Flinders Backpackers

35 Elizabeth st, Melbourne, Australia, Distance from city centre: 0.4km
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Rating: 87%from 4 reviews

  • 85%Atmosphere
  • 90%Staff
  • 80%Security
  • 80%Cleanliness
  • 95%Location
  • 90%Value for money
  • 90%Facilities
Welcome to the winner of Hostelworld’s HOSCAR award for Melbourne’s most popular hostel!

Flinders Backpackers is located in the heart of Melbourne CBD, which makes it the perfect location for every traveller! Staying with us will have you living amongst Melbourne’s funky café and shopping district while only being a few minutes’ walk away from Flinders Station, South Bank and Federation Square.

With the best, ALL YOU CAN EAT free breakfast in the city with variety plus you don’t have to even worry about it running out! Breakfast includes make your own PANCAKES (as many as you want), a variety of breads, milks (including soy), 4 different cereals and seven types of spreads for your toast. What a great way to start your morning!

We have a HUGE common area for guest to enjoy with a Movie room with a 70” TV and endless movie selection, FREE pool table and a fully equipped kitchen with walk-in cool room.

ACTIVITIES AND EVENTS
Some events we have for all our guests include:
• Weekly Free Meal Nights (Pesto Pasta, Chicken Curry, Spaghetti Bolognaise and MEXICAN)
• FREE Walking Tour everyday
• Weekly Movie Nights (FREE POPCORN)
• Weekly Goon Night (FREE Goon Punch Friday’s)
• FREE Comedy, Karaoke and Trivia nights at our bar downstairs
• FREE Bingo Night

We offer great value accommodation across seven floors with 2, 3, 4, 6, 14, 16 and 18 bed dormitory rooms, twin (basic twin has a bunk bed and a standard twin two single beds) and doubles private rooms all with shared bathroom facilities.

No free WiFi within the hostel but some of the cheapest Internet around at $2 hour, $5 a day, and $20 a week.

Book 7 nights consecutively and receive a 7-day internet code for free!

JOINT BAR located in our building has FREE WIFI available for guest use.

Our rooms: Every dorm room has individual security lockers, fan, secure card entry, linen, pillows and blankets provided. Towels are also available for hire.

*All guests must be 18 years or older. Sorry no children.

*All guest must have a VALID DRIVERS LICENCE OR PASSPORT, a credit card and $20 cash security deposit at time of check in. If you do not have these your booking will be cancelled and you will not be checked in.

*Check In time is after 2pm on the day of arrival. Sorry no early check ins.

We have a 24 hour reception but no check-ins before 2pm, Thank you.

*Reservation cancelations must be make 24 hours before check in (1pm the day before arrival) AND VIA EMAIL (phone cancellations will not be accepted). Failure to cancel in the required time or not arrive for you reservation will result in the credit card used to make the reservation charged the FULL PRICED RATE of one night per person booked. No deposit paid will be taken into account.

*Flinders Backpackers is in the heart of the busy CBD. As such, guests may be disturbed by noise due to trams, traffic, and people on the busy streets surrounding the hostel as well as the noise from the two bars in the building.

*There is NO air conditioning in any of our rooms or common areas

*Heating is only available in our private rooms and level 3 common area. Extra blankets are available free of charge from reception for guest that are cold.
*14, 16, 18 Bed Dorms do not have bathroom on the same level as the rooms

*The hostel is not always able to accommodate group bookings together in the same room

*The hostel has strict no alcohol hours

*Weekly rates are available but are NOT able to be booked through Hostelworld, Hostelbookers, Hostels.com

*No luggage room but Luggage Lockers are available for $2 for 6 hours

*Flinders Backpackers has the right to refuse stay at the time of check in
Prices are per person per night.

Availability & Rates

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Hostel Facilities & Policies

  • 24 Hour Reception
  • 24 Hour Security
  • Age Restriction
  • ATM
  • Bar
  • Board Games
  • Book Exchange
  • Free Breakfast
  • Cable TV
  • Ceiling Fan
  • Common Room
  • Elevator
  • Telephone/Fax Facilities
  • Free City Maps
  • Free City Tour
  • Hair Dryers For Hire
  • Hot Showers
  • Internet Access
  • Internet café
  • Jobs Board
  • Key Card Access
  • Self-Catering Facilities
  • Laundry Facilities
  • Linen Included
  • Security Lockers
  • Luggage Storage
  • Microwave
  • Nightclub
  • Pool Table
  • Postal Service
  • Restaurant
  • Tea & Coffee Making Facilities
  • Towels For Hire
  • Utensils
  • Washing Machine

Cancellation Policy

This property has a 1 day cancellation policy. Failure to cancel within this time will result in a cancellation charge equal to the first night of your stay.

Must-Read Hostel Info

This property has specific Terms & Conditions.

*All guests must be 18 years or older. Sorry no children.

*All guest must have a VALID DRIVERS LICENCE OR PASSPORT, a credit card and $20 cash security deposit at time of check in. If you do not have these your booking will be cancelled and you will not be checked in.

*Check In time is after 2pm on the day of arrival. Sorry no early check ins.

We have a 24 hour reception but no check-ins before 2pm, Thank you.

*Reservation cancelations must be make 24 hours before check in (1pm the day before arrival) AND VIA EMAIL (phone cancellations will not be accepted). Failure to cancel in the required time or not arrive for you reservation will result in the credit card used to make the reservation charged the FULL PRICED RATE of one night per person booked. No deposit paid will be taken into account.

*Flinders Backpackers is in the heart of the busy CBD. As such, guests may be disturbed by noise due to trams, traffic, and people on the busy streets surrounding the hostel as well as the noise from the two bars in the building.

*There is NO air conditioning in any of our rooms or common areas

*Heating is only available in our private rooms and level 3 common area. Extra blankets are available free of charge from reception for guest that are cold.
*14, 16, 18 Bed Dorms do not have bathroom on the same level as the rooms

*The hostel is not always able to accommodate group bookings together in the same room

*The hostel has strict no alcohol hours

*Weekly rates are available but are NOT able to be booked through Hostelworld, Hostelbookers, Hostels.com

*No luggage room but Luggage Lockers are available for $2 for 6 hours

*Flinders Backpackers has the right to refuse stay at the time of check in

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Airport: (Tullamarine airport)
VHA airport shuttle: Picks up at the airport and drops off at our hostel front door, mention Flinders Station Hotel at the time of ticket purchase to get the special price of $18 one way. To pre book tickets email bookings@vhaairportshuttle.com.au or call 03 8566 8525.

Skybus shuttle bus service, operating 24 hours a day, picks up from out the front of each terminal and will drop you off at Southern Cross Station Ticket will cost $18.00.

Airport: (Avalon Airport) Sita Couches operates a shuttle service between Avalon Airport and Southern Cross Station in Melbourne City. It meets all arriving and departing major flights. Tickets cost $22.

From : Southern Cross Station/Bus Terminal

Tram - take tram number 86 or 96 up Bourke Street and then change to any southbound tram along Elizabeth Street.

Train: Take any train to Flinders St Station and exit to Elizabeth St. We are a short walk half a block northbound up Elizabeth Street on the left side and are located on the Corner of Flinders Lane.

Taxi: from the airport will cost approximately $50 - $70

Located Near

Our address is 35 Elizabeth St Melbourne, Victoria, 3000. We are located on the corners of Elizabeth St and Flinders Lane. The entry door to the hostel is between the bootle shop and money exchange.Take the elevator to level three to find reception.

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