Melbourne City Backpackers

Melbourne City Backpackers


197-199 King Street, Melbourne, VIC, Australia

GoodBased on 811 reviews


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About Melbourne City Backpackers

Situated within a 10-minute walk of Southern Cross Railway Station, Melbourne City Backpackers is a convenient base while visiting Melbourne. This hostel is set in the heart of the city.


Good to Know

To Downtown0.7 mi
Nearest airportMelbourne Essendon
Distance to airport6.7 mi


Check-in time2:00 PM
Check-out time10:00 AM
InternetFree Wi-Fi
Payment & CancellationPolicies vary by room type and provider.
Front desk number+61 396 701 111

Amenities at Melbourne City Backpackers

Top Features

Free airport shuttle
Free Wi-Fi
Pet friendly


  • Computer use available
  • No smoking
  • Reading light
  • Hand sanitizer in guest accommodation and key areas
  • Increased accessibility
  • Lockers
  • Linens
  • Towels
  • Safety deposit box
  • Adults only
  • Fire extinguisher
  • Laundry facilities
  • Air-conditioned
  • Non-feather pillow
  • Shared bathroom
  • Safe
  • Shared kitchen
  • Shared lounge/TV area
  • Smoke alarms
  • Towels/sheets (extra fee)
  • Heating
  • Trash cans
  • Complimentary breakfast
  • Breakfast included
  • Staff follow all safety protocols as directed by local authorities
  • Physical distancing rules
  • Disinfection of high-touch surfaces
  • Vending machine (drinks)
  • First-aid kit
  • Vending machine (snacks)
  • Socket near the bed
  • 24hr front desk
  • Storage available
  • CCTV in common areas


  • Bicycle rental
  • Table tennis
  • Board games/puzzles


  • Ticket service
  • Daily housekeeping
  • Concierge service
  • Airport shuttle (surcharge)
  • Contactless check-in/check-out

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Reviews for Melbourne City Backpackers

GoodBased on 811 verified guest reviews

Pros +
  • "Friendly staff, good location!" (in 149 reviews)
  • Super friendly staff and good breakfast! (in 146 reviews)
  • Very close to Southern Cross station (in 49 reviews)
Cons -
  • Dirty room and amenities. (in 55 reviews)
  • We got bed bugs. (in 44 reviews)
  • "Very dusty, entrance late at night feels a little unsafe" (in 25 reviews)

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Where is Melbourne City Backpackers

Most Popular Landmarks

Flagstaff Gardens0.3 mi
Marvel Stadium0.4 mi
Collins Street0.4 mi
Melbourne Central0.5 mi
Melbourne Central Shopping Centre0.6 mi
Queen Victoria Market0.6 mi

Getting Around

Melbourne Southern Cross0.2 mi
Melbourne 454 Docklands Drive0.9 mi
Melbourne Docklands0.9 mi
Melbourne Deer Park10.3 mi
Melbourne Southland Sc11.2 mi
Melbourne Radcliffe Av.11.4 mi

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