Quoted by the Lonely Planet backpacker guide as \'the perfect package\', our award winning venue is central to Melbourne city, beach and St Kilda. Urban Central Backpackers is second to none for service, facilities and hygiene.
Our rooms consist of communal dormitories, ensuite dormitories, private double and family rooms.
With the option of female, male or mixed sex, all dormitories sleep a maximum of 4 guests. All dormitories offer a free personal locker with your own power point enabling you to charge your phone, ipod, camera, etc knowing it will be secure. Each bed has clean, fresh linen and a towel along with a personal reading light. All mattresses are fully sprung (no foam rubber in sight!). The room has individual air conditioning or heating and access is through top of the range security cards.
-FREE Tea, Coffee and Milk
-FREE Rice and Pasta
-FREE Weekly Meal
-FREE Towel and Linen
Free breakfast is available every day from 7.30am to 9.30am; a choice of cereal, toast and orange juice. Tea and coffee is available all day, every day. We also offer rice and pasta free of charge and a free weekly meal is provided every Monday.
Our popular in house Urban Bar has the cheapest drinks in town and offers daily happy hour with $6 jugs of Beer and glasses of wine and bubbly for $2.50. There\'s free entertainment every night including quizzes, competitions, live music and stand up comedy; there are pool tables, table football and a plasma and big screen for movies and televised events.
Other facilities include cheap high speed internet, two TV areas with Plasma screens, excellent cooking facilities and a travel desk which offers expert information on Melbourne and unique tour packages and discounts only available to Urban Central guests.
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- 24 hour reception
- 24 hour security
- Air Conditioning
- Breakfast Included
- Card phones
- Common Room
- Hair Dryers For Hire
- Jobs Board
- Key Card Access
- Linen Included
- Luggage Storage
- Outdoor Terrace
- Pool Table
- Reading Light
- Tours Travel Desk
- Towels For Hire
- Towels Included
- Washing Machine
- Wheelchair Accessible
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.
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From Tullamarine Airport: The best way to get to us is via Skybus from outside the terminal. This bus will take you to Southern Cross Station in Melbourne City.
From Avalon Airport: You can get the Sunbus Shuttle into Southern Cross Station in Melbourne City.
From Southern Cross Station on a tram: walk onto the street you will be on the corner Spencer and Collin's Streets. Heading south get on Tram Number 112 to St Kilda. After a few minutes you will pass Crown Casino on your left followed by a set of traffic lights. When you see a green and yellow 'BP' Petrol Station on your right ring the tram bell to get off at the next stop (Get off at stop 126). You will get off just after the traffic lights (City Road). We are the grey building across the road from McDonalds.
From Southern Cross Station walking: walk onto the street you will be on the corner Spencer and Collin's Streets. Walk right down Spencer street which will take you over the river and after a few minutes you will pass Crown Casino on your left followed by a set of traffic lights. Keep walking past the lights and you will soon see a green and yellow 'BP' Petrol Station, we are next to that on City Road.
Taxi from Southern Cross: Taxis go from outside the station often. It will cost you about $10 for a taxt to Urban Central.
- Casino - Yarra River - South Melbourne Market - Supermarkets - Cinemas - Restaurants - Albert Park