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Urban Central Backpackers

Hostel | 334 City Road, Southbank, Melbourne, Australia .

84.1% Overall Rating

685 out of 741 customers would recommend this property

Recent review (13/08/2015)

"Bed room and bath room are both clean and at good quality. Good atmosphere at the common area such as bar and kitchen. Staffs are friendly and really helpful"

Read all Urban Central Backpackers reviews

Facilities

  • Air Conditioning
  • Bar
  • Credit cards accepted
  • Self-catering Facilities
  • No curfew
  • Secure lockers
  • Lounge area
  • Internet / Wi-Fi
  • Pool table(s)
  • 24 hour reception
  • 24 hour hot showers
  • Tours/Travel Desk
  • Washing machines
  • Wheelchair accessible
  • Fax
  • Laundry service
  • ATM / cash machine
  • Common area / room
  • Communal kitchen
  • Elevator / lift(s)
  • Internet café
  • Television room

What's Included

  • Luggage Room
  • Breakfast
  • Linen
  • Towel

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: 14:00
Latest Check-out: 10:00

Group booking?

Group of 15 or more traveling to Melbourne?

Contact us directly

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Overview

Top rated Urban Central provides maximum 4 bed dorms’, we cook an evening BBQ and offer free linen, free rice & pasta, tea & coffee. Urban Central is central to Melbourne city, beach and St Kilda. Our venue is second to none for service, facilities and hygiene.
- Welcome gift on arrival
-FREE Daily Breakfast
-FREE Tea & Coffee
-FREE Rice, Pasta
-FREE Towel and Linen
With the option of female or mixed dormitories our rooms sleep a maximum of 4 guests. Each room offers a free personal locker with your own power point enabling you to charge your phone, iPod, iPad, 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, with individual air conditioning/heating. Access to rooms is via our top of the range security cards. Read more

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About Urban Central Backpackers

With the option of female or mixed dormitories our rooms sleep a maximum of 4 guests. Each room offers a free personal locker with your own power point enabling you to charge your phone, iPod, iPad, 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, with individual air conditioning/heating. Access to rooms is via our top of the range security cards.

You can also choose to stay in a four bedroom dorm with an ensuite with disabled facilities. Or if you would prefer a private room, we have double or twins rooms and family rooms that sleep up to four people. So we are bound to have a room to suit you.

Our popular in house bar has the cheapest drinks in town and offers daily happy hour with cheap jugs of beer, glasses of wine and bubbly at awesome prices. There is plenty of free entertainment including quizzes, theme nights, live music. We also have pool tables, multiple T.Vs screening a variety of shows and big screen for all live international sporting games & events.

Urban Central is ideally located in Melbourne a short walk to the vibrant Southbank adjacent to the famous Crown Casino and Melbourne Convention and Exhibition Center. The city is a 10 minute walk away with public transport on our doorstep & St Kilda is also only a short tram ride away. Shopping around Urban Central is very easy. We have a convenience store next door, Mc Donald’s across the rd., three supermarkets a 5 min walk away, South Melbourne shopping strip with cafes and shops and market all within walking distance.

TERMS AND CONDITIONS -
**Please note that we require ID from ALL guests. ID must either be a passport, driver license or key pass.
** A $10 Cash key deposit will also be needed from all guests also.
** Check in time is after 2pm. If you arrive early you are welcome to store your bags. If booking for more than one person please note that you will have to arrive at the same time and pay together.
** Please also note that while we always try to fit group bookings into the same rooms, we do not guarantee this.
** Under 18 year olds' cannot share in dormitory rooms.
** No Cancellations or refunds during event times
** Full charge for late cancellations and no shows

Accommodation Information

Since opening late 2005 Urban Central has achieved the following awards from various industry organizations:
Best backpacker award finalist 2014
Best backpacker award finalist 2013
Best backpacker award finalist 2012
Best backpacker award finalist 2011
7th best hostel Australia 2010
Best backpacker night finalist 2010
Best backpacker award winner 2009
Best value award in 2009
Best backpacker night finalist 2009
Best backpacker award finalist 2008
Best backpacker night finalist 2008
Best cleanliness award in 2008
Top 10 rated hostel for facilities in 2007
RACV 4 star rated
Top 3 hostels in Oceania 2006
Top rated for friendliness in 2006
Top rated recommended hostel 2006