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King Street Backpackers

Hostel | 197-199, King Street, Melbourne, Australia 3000

73.4% Overall Rating

167 out of 215 customers would recommend this property

Recent review (09/01/2015)

"Location, staff friendlyness, air condition (it was 40 degrees outside during my stay), the free breakfirst that start early. The bed side lamp is practical."

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  • Air Conditioning
  • Credit cards accepted
  • Self-catering Facilities
  • No curfew
  • Secure lockers
  • Lounge area
  • Internet / Wi-Fi
  • 24 hour reception
  • Safety deposit
  • 24 hour hot showers
  • Tours/Travel Desk
  • Washing machines
  • Wheelchair accessible
  • Common area / room
  • Communal kitchen
  • Television room

Purchasable Extras

  • Towel USD 1.44

What's Included

  • Luggage Room
  • Breakfast
  • Linen

Important Information

Free Wifi for guests until November 1st 2014

Cancellation Policy

Customers can cancel their reservation free of charge up to 2 days before arrival (local time). Payments made to HostelBookers are non-refundable.

Check-In/Out Details

Earliest check-in: 10:00
Latest Check-out: 10:30

Group booking?

Group of 15 or more traveling to Melbourne?

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Melbourne CBD located; Short walking distance from Southen Cross Station (Airport Skybus, interstate coaches, and city trains and trams); 24 hour reception; Friendly local staff; Free breakfast, tea/coffee and internet. Read more

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Shared Rooms Help! A shared room (typically a dorm) is a bedroom which you share with other people from the property. The number of beds in a room is shown in the room name, e.g. ‘5 Bed Dorm’, and you can book as many as you need. Some properties have male only dorms and female only dorms.

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16 Bed Dorm - Female only (Shared bathroom)

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About King Street Backpackers

King Street Backpackers is located in the heart of one of the most liveable cities in the world. Just 200 meters from Melbourne's transport hub, Southern Cross train station and bus terminal, we provide the most conveniently located budget accommodation in the city, but that's not all..

Free continental breakfast every day
Free tea and coffee facilities
Free half hour internet access on our computers every day
Free city map
Free luggage storage
Free use of reception’s safe for valuables
Free big breakfast on Tuesday mornings
Free pasta dinner on Wednesday nights
Free pancakes on Sunday mornings
Free DVD hire
Free linen included
Free use of hostel guitar (no stairway to heaven)

But wait, there’s more:
• 200 Meters from Skybus airport shuttle
• 200 Meters from Southern Cross Bus and Train Station (that’s a two minute walk!)
• Less than 10 Minutes walk from Docklands Stadium
• Five minutes walk to Free Tram and Bus Tourist Shuttles
• 24 Hour Reception
• Cheap wi-fi access all the time
• Laundry Facilities
• Local, knowledgeable, friendly staff
• Modern, Commercial Kitchen
• Relaxed, Clean and Safe atmosphere
• 24 Hour Security Cameras

King Street Backpackers has a large modern kitchen, bright and clean rooms, and loads of areas to catch up with friends or just chill out. Our staff have extensive local knowledge, and with our relaxed, clean and safe atmosphere, we are confident that once you've stayed with us, you will keep coming back. We can help you with everything from finding a job to where to see penguins!

Located just streets away from some funky shopping spots, great sporting stadiums, the famous Crown Casino and the relaxing surrounds of the Yarra River. Famous (or infamous?) for its many well hidden nightspots and quirky tourist gems, Melbourne is known for its vibrant and independent culture.