Melbourne City Backpackers

Melbourne City Backpackers

197-199 King Street, Melbourne, VIC 3000, Australia
+61 396 701 111

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Melbourne City Backpackers
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About Melbourne City Backpackers

  • Hostel Room
    An affordable stay with shared facilities
  • Clean and Tidy
    This stay has listed several different cleanliness practices.
  • Freebies
    This stay includes Wi-Fi and Breakfast for free

Situated within a 10-minute walk of Southern Cross Railway Station, Melbourne City Backpackers is an ideal base when visiting Melbourne. It provides free Wi-Fi, an airport shuttle and a 24-hour reception.

The hostel treats guests to luggage storage, a ticket service and a concierge. A tour desk, laundry facilities and a safe are also provided.

The rooms at Melbourne City Backpackers feature a shared garden and all the essentials for a comfortable stay. Those staying in the rooms also have access to a shared bathroom.

The hostel is situated amongst the area's well-known sightseeing attractions, including Docklands Stadium, Collins Street and Crown Casino and Entertainment Complex, which are a short walk away. Queen Victoria Market and Festival Hall are a brief walk away.

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Amenities at Melbourne City Backpackers

  • Free Wi-Fi
  • Wi-Fi available in all areas
  • Internet
  • Laundry facilities
  • Complimentary breakfast
  • 24-hour front desk
  • Safe
  • Disabled access
  • Concierge service
  • Computer use available


  • Free Wi-Fi
  • Wi-Fi available in all areas
  • Internet
  • Linens
  • Towels
  • Fire extinguisher
  • Air-conditioned
  • Towels/sheets (extra fee)
  • Smoke alarms
  • Dustbins
  • Heating

Health and safety

  • Hand sanitiser in guest accommodation and key areas
  • Daily housekeeping
  • Safe
  • Contactless check-in/check-out
  • Staff follow all safety protocols as directed by local authorities
  • Disinfection of high-touch surfaces
  • Physical distancing rules
  • First-aid kit
  • CCTV in common areas

Services and conveniences

  • Ticket service
  • Safety deposit box
  • Concierge service
  • Tour desk
  • 24-hour front desk


  • Shared kitchen
  • Breakfast included
  • Vending machine (drinks)
  • Vending machine (snacks)

Accessibility and suitability

  • No smoking
  • Disabled access
  • Non-feather pillow

Things to do

  • Bicycle hire
  • Table tennis
  • Board games/puzzles


  • Reading light
  • Socket near the bed


  • Lockers
  • Storage available

Parking and transportation

  • Airport shuttle (surcharge)

Media and entertainment

  • Shared lounge/TV area


  • Shared bathroom


  • Laundry facilities


  • Computer use available

Family friendly

  • Complimentary breakfast

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197-199 King Street, Melbourne, VIC 3000

What's nearby

  • Collins Street0.4 mi
  • Royal Arcade0.5 mi
  • Block Arcade0.5 mi
  • Bourke Street Mall0.5 mi
  • Queen Victoria Market0.6 mi
  • Southbank Promenade0.6 mi
  • Eureka Tower0.7 mi
  • Flinders Street Station0.7 mi
  • Old Melbourne Gaol0.8 mi
  • Federation Square0.8 mi
  • Melbourne Arts Centre0.8 mi
  • National Gallery of Victoria0.9 mi



Check in anytime after 14:00, check out anytime before 10:00


Cancellation/pre-payment policies vary by room type and provider.

FAQs when booking at Melbourne City Backpackers

  • Melbourne City Backpackers is located at 197-199 King Street in Melbourne CBD, 0.7 miles from the centre of Melbourne. Collins Street is the closest landmark to Melbourne City Backpackers.

  • Check-in time is 14:00 and check-out time is 10:00 at Melbourne City Backpackers.

  • Yes, Melbourne City Backpackers offers free Wi-Fi.

  • Melbourne City Backpackers is 6.7 miles from Melbourne Essendon. Melbourne City Backpackers is 11.9 miles from Melbourne.

  • KAYAK scours the web for all room deals available at Melbourne City Backpackers in Melbourne and lets you compare them to find the best rate for your stay. Many different travel sites will offer discounts or deals at different times for rooms at Melbourne City Backpackers and KAYAK will provide you with prices from a huge range of travel sites. That means that you can always find a great deal for Melbourne City Backpackers.

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Distance to city centre

0.7 mi

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Distance to airport

11.9 mi