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The Spencer Backpackers

Hostel | 475 Spencer Street, West Melbourne, VIC 3003 Melbourne, Australia 3003

68.9% Overall Rating

181 out of 291 customers would recommend this property

Recent review (08/01/2015)

"Pretty run down and dirty. Old squeaky wobbly bunks. Not great bathroom facilities which were not even close to clean. Lower end of hostels"

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  • Bar
  • Credit cards accepted
  • Self-catering Facilities
  • No curfew
  • Lounge area
  • Internet / Wi-Fi
  • Restaurant
  • 24 hour hot showers
  • Tours/Travel Desk
  • Washing machines
  • Common area / room
  • Communal kitchen
  • Internet access in public areas
  • Outside area
  • Television room

What's Included

  • Luggage Room
  • 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: 12:00
Latest Check-out: 10:00

Group booking?

Group of 15 or more traveling to Melbourne?

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The Spencer is a small, beautifully restored, historic hotel. A great place to base yourself while in Melbourne, we have all the facilities you need to make you feel at home. The Spencer is centrally located and is a short walk from everything. Free Wifi now available. Read more

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About The Spencer Backpackers

Centrally located, The Spencer provides a comfortable and friendly atmosphere where travelers will feel at home.

Relax on our rooftop garden or in the cozy downstairs bar as we will help you plan your sightseeing trips or your next destination.

Free WIFI now available.

Centrally located
Walk to city landmarks
Free tea and coffee
Close to trams and trains
Free linen
Modern kitchen
Great showers
Job search assistance
24 hour access and security
TV lounge with cable
Courtesy pickups
Rooftop area
Free internet access
Laundry facilities
Tour information

Location Information

We are only a short walk from Southern Cross train and bus terminal. The Victoria Market is nearby and the free city circle tram in just up the road. Walking is the best way to see Melbourne and almost everything is accessible by foot.