We were voted the best hostel in Victoria '07 and '08 and finalist '09, '10 and '11 at the TNT Golden Backpack Awards.
At Nomads Melbourne, we offer you a unique backpacking experience. Our totally refurbished building is located at the top end of the CBD, right in front of the Queen Victoria Market. With many popular Melbourne attractions, beautiful gardens, fantastic shopping and dining, and a wealth of public transport options close by, Melbourne at its best is at your doorstep.
Enjoy budget accommodation in style. Your backpacking experience comes complete with contemporary in-house bar -café, cinema lounge, laundry facilities, a small guest kitchen (we provide free pasta, rice, tea and coffee) and a sun deck.
You can book travel tours at our MAD travel desk and keep in touch with friends and family with internet terminals, Wi-Fi and international telephone access. With our free luggage storage facilities, 24-hour reception and a host of friendly staff, Nomads Melbourne will make your stay in Melbourne a breeze.
Our accommodation options include deluxe ensuite king rooms, single or multi-share private rooms and four-to-10-bed dormitory rooms. All come with fresh white linen, operable windows, fans and heating as well as security swipe cards and elevator access to all five floors.
At our Industry Bar and Lounge, you can relax on the lounges with an espresso over breakfast, chill during the day with music and a game of pool, and then dance the night away while sampling the wide range of beers, wines and spirits and soaking up the vibe. Enjoy a free drink on us every night!
Daily events at our hostel include Mexican Mondays (with free killer pool), Trivia Tuesdays (bar tabs up for grabs), Madass Wednesdays (with salsa dancing and karaoke with a free shot for singers), Bombastic Thursdays (jump on board the Jaeger train!), Ladies’ Night Fridays (free champagne for ladies between 5.30pm and 6.30pm; plus beer specials every time the bell rings), Sambuca Saturdays (half-price Sambuca shots happy hour) and Chill-in Sundays, with free open pool from 3pm.
Nomads members: please note these are non-member prices. Present a valid Mad Card and receive discounts on dorms beds and private rooms. Ask reception on check in about our Mad membership and save on travel, tours accommodation and more!
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Hostel Facilities & Policies
- 24 Hour Reception
- Airport Transfers
- Free Breakfast
- Card Phones
- Common Room
- Credit Cards Accepted
- Telephone/Fax Facilities
- Free City Maps
- Free WiFi
- Hair Dryers
- Hair Dryers For Hire
- Hot Showers
- House Keeping
- Internet Access
- Jobs Board
- Key Card Access
- Self-Catering Facilities
- Late check-out
- Laundry Facilities
- Linen Included
- Security Lockers
- Luggage Storage
- No Curfew
- Non Smoking
- Outdoor Terrace
- Pool Table
- Postal Service
- Reception (limited hours)
- Steam Room
- Tea & Coffee Making Facilities
- Tours/Travel Desk
- Towels For Hire
- Vending Machines
- Washing Machine
- Wheelchair Friendly
Cancellation PolicyThis 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 InfoThis property has specific Terms & Conditions.
Upon check-in all guests must provide Photo ID and credit card.
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From the Airport:
Simply catch the Skybus (AU$16 one way) direct to Southern Cross Station. From Southern Cross it's a 10-15 minute walk, or else transfer to the free shuttle bus which will drop you straight at our door.
If you're on foot, follow the signs to Flagstaff Garden, turn up William St (away from La Trobe St), then take the first right onto A'Beckett St.
The free City Circle Tram can drop you off on the corner of Queen St and Latrobe St, from where we are a 1 block walk, up Queen St and left onto A'Beckett.
Closest Train Station - Flagstaff Station
Closest Tram Stop - Flagstaff Station
Queen Victoria Market, city circle tram stop and Melbourne Central shopping precinct.....CBD location.