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Flinders Station Backpackers

Hostel | 35 Elizabeth Street, Melbourne, Australia 3000

83.8% Overall Rating

215 out of 291 customers would recommend this property

Recent review (27/01/2015)

"Great location, a large hostel with rooms across several floors so noise wasnt a problem. All the amenities you could want and free breakfast. Great value for money."

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  • Bar
  • Credit cards accepted
  • Self-catering Facilities
  • No curfew
  • Games room
  • Secure lockers
  • Lounge area
  • Internet / Wi-Fi
  • Nightclub
  • Pool table(s)
  • 24 hour hot showers
  • Washing machines
  • Fax
  • Laundry service
  • Bar(s)
  • Common area / room
  • Communal kitchen
  • Elevator / lift(s)
  • Internet access in public areas
  • Internet café
  • Outside area
  • Television room

Purchasable Extras

  • Luggage Room USD 4.37

What's Included

  • Breakfast
  • Linen

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: 13:00
Latest Check-out: 10:00

Group booking?

Group of 15 or more traveling to Melbourne?

Contact us directly

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Planning to visit Melbourne? Need somewhere to stay? Stay with us! Come and see the friendly, local staff at Flinders Station Hotel! Located in the heart of Melbourne’s central business district; just a few minutes walk from Flinders Street Station and all other public transport. 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.

4 Bed Dorm - Mixed (Shared bathroom)

Breakfast included, Self-catering

4 Bed Dorm - Female only (Shared bathroom)

Breakfast included, Self-catering

3 Bed Dorm - Mixed (Shared bathroom)

Continental breakfast included

3 Bed Dorm - Female only (Shared bathroom)

Continental breakfast included
Private Rooms Help! A private room is a room that is not shared with other people from the property – in other words, you book and pay for all the beds in the room. If you are traveling alone, for example, but want to book a double room, you must pay for two people in order to book the whole room.

Double (Private bathroom)

Breakfast included, Self-catering

Double (Shared bathroom)

Breakfast included, Self-catering

Twin (Shared bathroom)

Breakfast included, Self-catering

Budget 2 person (Shared bathroom)

Continental breakfast included

About Flinders Station Backpackers

Flinders Backpackers is located in the heart of Melbourne CBD, which makes it the perfect location for every traveller!

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 NEW 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.

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.

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

After a day of exploring what Melbourne has to offer come home to some great events including bingo with great prizes, trivia, movie night with free popcorn and free meal nights.

No free Wi-Fi 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:

Reception is closed everyday between 2.30-3.30pm and 10.30-11.30pm. No check ins will be possible during this time.

All guests must have international government issued photo ID in the form of a driver’s license or passport, a credit card and $20 security deposit at time of check in

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

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

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.

Please Take Note Before Booking:

Guests must have an international drivers license or passport and a credit card for presentation at check in.

All guests must be over 18yrs of age. Sorry no children

Check in is 1pm

Reception is closed everyday between 2.30-3.30pm and 10.30-11.30pm. No check ins will be possible during this time.

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.