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Flinders Backpackers Hostel

35 Elizabeth st, Melbourne, Australia

Welcome to the 2017, 2018 and 2019 winner of Hostelworld’s HOSCAR award for Melbourne’s most popular hostel! 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

82% Overall Rating 245 out of 338 customers would recommend this property based on 338 reviews

Atmosphere 78%

Cleanliness 75%

Facilities 78%

Location 96%

Safety 82%

Staff 89%

Value 79%

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Facilities

  • Free Breakfast
  • Free Wi-Fi
  • Lockers
  • Self-Catering Facilities
  • 24 Hour Reception
  • ATM
  • Bar APM-96
  • Board Games
  • Book Exchange
  • Ceiling fan
  • Common Room
  • DVDs
  • Elevator
  • Free City Maps
  • Free Internet Access
  • Hair Dryers For Hire
  • Hot Showers
  • Internet Access
  • Iron / Ironing Board"
  • Jobs Board
  • Key Card Access
  • Laundry Facilities
  • Linen Included
  • Nightclub
  • Pool Table
  • Reading Light
  • Restaurant
  • Tea/Coffee Making Facilities
  • Towels for hire
  • Washing machine
  • WiFi

Important Information

*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.

*Check In time is after 2pm on the day of arrival. Sorry no early check ins.

*Reservation cancelations must be make 24 hours before check in (1pm the day before arrival) via EMAIL. Failure to cancel or show up for you reservation will result in the credit card used to make the reservation charges the FULL PRICED RATE of one night per person booked. No deposit paid will be taken into account.

*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 as well as the noise from the two bars in the building.

*There is NO air conditioning in any of our rooms or common areas

*14, 16, 18 Bed Dorms do not have bathroom on the same level as the rooms

*The hostel is not always able to accommodate group bookings together in the same room

*The hostel has strict no alcohol hours

*Weekly rates are available but are NOT able to be booked through Hostelworld, Hostelbookers, Hostels.com

*No luggage room but Luggage Lockers are available for $2 for 6 hours

*Flinders Backpackers has the right to refuse stay at the time of check in

Check-in / Check-out

Earliest check-in: 14:00

Latest Check-out: 10:00

Policies

  • Age Restriction

Group booking?

Group of 15 or more traveling to Melbourne?

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Welcome to the 2017, 2018 and 2019 winner of Hostelworld’s HOSCAR award for Melbourne’s most popular hostel! 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

Basic 4 Bed Mixed Dorm

Sleeps 4

Room types

Shared Room

Bathroom

Shared Bathroom

Grade

Basic

Basic 4 Bed Female Dorm

Sleeps 4

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Shared Room

Bathroom

Shared Bathroom

Grade

Basic

Basic 16 Bed Mixed Dorm

Sleeps 16

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Shared Room

Bathroom

Shared Bathroom

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Basic

Basic 6 Bed Mixed Dorm

Sleeps 6

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Shared Room

Bathroom

Shared Bathroom

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Basic

Basic 3 Bed Mixed Dorm

Sleeps 3

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Shared Room

Bathroom

Shared Bathroom

Grade

Basic

Basic 6 Bed Female Dorm

Sleeps 6

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Shared Room

Bathroom

Shared Bathroom

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Basic

Basic 14 Bed Mixed Dorm

Sleeps 14

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Shared Room

Bathroom

Shared Bathroom

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Basic

Basic 18 Bed Mixed Dorm

Sleeps 18

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Shared Room

Bathroom

Shared Bathroom

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Basic

Superior 6 Bed Mixed Dorm

Sleeps 6

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Shared Room

Bathroom

Shared Bathroom

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Superior

Superior 8 Bed Mixed Dorm

Sleeps 8

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Shared Room

Bathroom

Shared Bathroom

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Superior

Superior 10 Bed Mixed Dorm

Sleeps 10

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Bathroom

Shared Bathroom

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Superior

Superior 12 Bed Mixed Dorm

Sleeps 12

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Shared Room

Bathroom

Shared Bathroom

Grade

Superior

Private Rooms

Standard Double Bed Private Shared Bathroom

Sleeps 2

Room types

Private Room

Bathroom

Shared Bathroom

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Standard

Basic Twin Private Shared Bathroom

Sleeps 2

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Private Room

Bathroom

Shared Bathroom

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Basic

Deluxe Double Bed Private Ensuite

Sleeps 2

Room types

Private Room

Bathroom

Private Bathroom

Grade

Deluxe

Deluxe Twin Private Ensuite

Sleeps 2

Room types

Private Room

Bathroom

Private Bathroom

Grade

Deluxe

Basic 3 Bed PRIVATE Shared Bathroom

Sleeps 3

Room types

Private Room

Bathroom

Shared Bathroom

Grade

Basic

About Flinders Backpackers

Welcome to the 2017, 2018 and 2019 winner of Hostelworld’s HOSCAR award for Melbourne’s most popular hostel!

Air Conditioning in our premium dorm rooms!!

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 from Flinders St. Station, South Bank and Federation Square.

Boasting the best ALL YOU CAN EAT free breakfast in the city, we include unlimited make-your-own PANCAKES. What a great way to start your morning!
We have a HUGE common area for guests to enjoy, including a TV room, FREE pool table and a fully equipped kitchen with walk-in cool room.

All our rooms have individual bed side lights and USB power plugs.

Free WIFI

ACTIVITIES AND EVENTS
Some events we have for all our guests include:
Weekly Free Meal Nights
Walking Tour everyday
Weekly Movie Nights
Weekly Goon Night
Karaoke and Trivia nights at our bar downstairs
Bingo Night

We offer great value accommodation across seven 8 floors with 2, 3, 4, 6, 8, 12, 14, 16 and 18 bed dormitory rooms twin and double and triple private rooms all with shared bathroom facilities.

Double and Twin rooms with private bathrooms available.

Standard dorm rooms (Fan Only): Each dorm room has individual security lockers, bed side lights and USB power plugs, fans, secure card entry, linen, pillows and blankets provided. Towels are also available for hire.

Premium Dorm Rooms (Air Conditioning): Each dorm room has individual security lockers, bed side lights and USB power plugs, fans plus air conditioning, secure card entry, linen, pillows, blankets and towels provided. Exclusive use of brand new bathrooms which include shampoo and conditioner.

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.

We offer great value accommodation across seven 8 floors with 2, 3, 4, 6, 8, 12, 14, 16 and 18 bed dormitory rooms twin and double and triple private rooms all with shared bathroom facilities.

Double and Twin rooms with private bathrooms available.

Standard dorm rooms (Fan Only): Each dorm room has individual security lockers, bed side lights and USB power plugs, fans, secure card entry, linen, pillows and blankets provided. Towels are also available for hire.

Premium Dorm Rooms (Air Conditioning): Each dorm room has individual security lockers, bed side lights and USB power plugs, fans plus air conditioning, secure card entry, linen, pillows, blankets and towels provided. Exclusive use of bran new bathrooms which include shampoo and conditioner.

14, 16 & 18 Bed Dorm: Please note that there is no bathrooms on the same level as these rooms

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.