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Flinders Backpackers Hostel

35 Elizabeth st, Melbourne, Australia

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. Read more

88% Overall Rating 237 out of 327 customers would recommend this property based on 327 reviews

Atmosphere 84%

Cleanliness 79%

Facilities 86%

Location 98%

Safety 90%

Staff 92%

Value 85%

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What's Included

  • Breakfast
  • Linen

Facilities

  • Free Breakfast
  • Lockers
  • Self-Catering Facilities
  • 24 Hour Reception
  • ATM
  • Airport Transfers
  • Bar
  • Board Games
  • Book Exchange
  • Ceiling fan
  • Common Room
  • DVDs
  • Dryer
  • Elevator
  • Free City Maps
  • Hair Dryers
  • Hair Dryers For Hire
  • Hot Showers
  • Internet Access
  • Iron / Ironing Board"
  • Jobs Board
  • Key Card Access
  • Laundry Facilities
  • Linen Included
  • Nightclub
  • Outdoor Terrace
  • Pool Table
  • Postal Service
  • Restaurant
  • Tea/Coffee Making Facilities
  • Telephone Fax Facilities
  • Tours/Travel Desk
  • Towels for hire
  • Vending Machines
  • Washing machine

Purchasable Extras

  • Luggage Room 6.15MYR

Important Information

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

To check in all guests must have:
- VALID DRIVERS LICENSE OR PASSPORT
- Credit card
- $20 security deposit
If you do not have these your booking will be cancelled and you will not be checked in.

24 hours notice is required for all cancellations prior to checked. 24 hours is considered by 1pm the day before arrival. Any cancellations made within 24 hours of arrival will be charged the full rate of the first night to the credit card used to secure the booking.

All cancellations must be made by email to info@flinderbp.com.au and a cancellation conformation sent once received.
There is a strict NO refund policy for all "In house guests" (Guests that are already checked in)and no refunds on bookings paid in advance.

Please note that we are not a party hostel as such we have strict no drinking hours and smoking in the premises is totally prohibited.

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.

Friday and Saturday nights guests may also have sleep disturbed by the nightclub in the basement of the building.

Check in time is after 1pm

Reception is closed everyday between 2.30-3.30pm and 10.30-11.30pm

Check-in / Check-out

Earliest check-in: 13:00

Latest Check-out: 10:00

Policies

  • Age Restriction

Group booking?

Group of 15 or more traveling to Melbourne?

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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. Read more

Shared Rooms

Standard 4 Bed Mixed Dorm

Sleeps 4

Room types

Shared Room

Bathroom

Shared Bathroom

Grade

Standard

Standard 4 Bed Female Dorm

Sleeps 4

Room types

Shared Room

Bathroom

Shared Bathroom

Grade

Standard

Basic 16 Bed Mixed Dorm

Sleeps 16

Room types

Shared Room

Bathroom

Shared Bathroom

Grade

Basic

Basic 6 Bed Mixed Dorm

Sleeps 6

Room types

Shared Room

Bathroom

Shared Bathroom

Grade

Basic

Basic 3 Bed Mixed Dorm

Sleeps 3

Room types

Shared Room

Bathroom

Shared Bathroom

Grade

Basic

Basic 3 Bed Female Dorm

Sleeps 3

Room types

Shared Room

Bathroom

Shared Bathroom

Grade

Basic

Basic 6 Bed Female Dorm

Sleeps 6

Room types

Shared Room

Bathroom

Shared Bathroom

Grade

Basic

Private Rooms

Standard Double Bed Private Shared Bathroom

Sleeps 2

Room types

Private Room

Bathroom

Shared Bathroom

Grade

Standard

Standard Twin Private Shared Bathroom

Sleeps 2

Room types

Private Room

Bathroom

Shared Bathroom

Grade

Standard

Basic Twin Private Shared Bathroom

Sleeps 2

Room types

Private Room

Bathroom

Shared Bathroom

Grade

Basic

Deluxe Double Bed Private Ensuite

Sleeps 2

Room types

Private Room

Bathroom

Private Bathroom

Grade

Deluxe

About Flinders Backpackers

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.

BOOK 7 NIGHTS AND GET A FREE WEEKLY INTERNET CODE*

Every guest gets a FREE breakfast with make your own PANCAKES every morning to start his or her day off right.

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 ping-pong table and a fully equipped kitchen with walk-in cool room.

ACTIVITIES AND EVENTS
Some events we have for all our guests include:
• Weekly Bingo Night (FREE Food and Alcohol prizes)
• Weekly Free Meal Nights (Pesto Pasta, Chicken Curry, Spaghetti Bolognaise and MEXICAN)
• Weekly Movie Nights (FREE POPCORN)
• Weekly Goon Night (FREE Goon Punch Friday’s)
• FREE Melbourne City Walking Tours
• FREE Comedy, Karaoke and Trivia nights at our bar downstairs
• Poker and Pool competitions also at our bar downstairs!

We offer great value accommodation across seven floors with 2, 3, 4, 6, and 16 bed dormitory rooms, twin and doubles private rooms all with shared bathroom facilities.

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

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

Please take note before booking:

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.

Booking cancellations must be make 24 hours before check in (1pm the day before arrival) or the credit card used to make the booking will be charges a 'no show' fee of 1 night rate per person booked.

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. Friday and Saturday night’s guests may also be disturbed by noise from the bar in the basement level.

*Weekly internet code has a 5GB download limit

Accommodation Information

Our hostel is clean and friendly with a relaxed atmosphere and features:

All our guests are able to enjoy our free breakfast every morning in our communal kitchen between 7.30 and 9.30am.

Double En suite Rooms: Double bed, bed side tables with lamp, Tv with Foxtel sports, heater, fan, small attached bathroom with shower, free towels and linen provided.

Double Room: Double bed, Tv with foxtel sports, fan, shared bathroom and free linen provided.

Twin Room: Two single beds, Tv with foxtel sports, fan, shared bathroom and free linen provided.

2 Bed Dorm (Budget Private): Bunk Bed, fan, table and chair, locker, shared bathroom and free linen provided.

3 Bed Dorm: Bunk Bed and single or two bunk beds but only for 3 guests, fan, lockers, shared bathroom and free linen provided.

4 Bed Dorm: two Bunk Beds, fan, locker, shared bathroom and free linen provided.

16 Bed Dorm: Please note that there is no bathrooms on the same level as the 16 bed dorms, strictly no drinking and a maximum of 7 days stay.

Location Information

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

Cancellation Policy

Customers can cancel their reservation free of charge up to 1 day before arrival. After this date, charges will be applied by the property up to the first nights cost of the reservation, unless otherwise stated in the property’s conditions. Deposits paid are non refundable.