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Melbourne City Backpackers
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Melbourne City Backpackers

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

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based on 1455 reviews
1 455 reviews

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About Melbourne City Backpackers

  • Hostel Room
    An affordable stay with shared facilities
  • 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

  • Adults only
  • Free Wi-Fi
  • Wi-Fi available in all areas
  • Airport shuttle
  • Internet
  • Laundry facilities
  • Complimentary breakfast
  • Hairdryer
  • 24-hour front desk
  • Safe


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


  • Hairdryer
  • Toilet
  • Toilet paper
  • Shared bathroom
  • Shower

Accessibility and suitability

  • No smoking
  • Disabled access
  • Adults only
  • Non-feather pillow


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

Things to do

  • Bicycle hire
  • Table tennis
  • Board games/puzzles


  • Reading light
  • Socket near the bed


  • Lockers
  • Storage available

Health and safety

  • Daily housekeeping
  • Safe

Services and conveniences

  • Safety deposit box
  • 24-hour front desk

Parking and transportation

  • Airport shuttle

Media and entertainment

  • Shared lounge/TV area


  • Laundry facilities

Family friendly

  • Complimentary breakfast

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197-199 King Street, Melbourne, VIC 3000

What's nearby

  • Collins Street0.6 km
  • Royal Arcade0.8 km
  • Block Arcade0.8 km
  • Bourke Street Mall0.8 km
  • Queen Victoria Market0.9 km
  • Southbank Promenade1 km
  • Eureka Tower1.1 km
  • Flinders Street Station1.1 km
  • Old Melbourne Gaol1.2 km
  • Federation Square1.3 km
  • Melbourne Arts Centre1.3 km
  • National Gallery of Victoria1.5 km



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


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

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FAQs when booking at Melbourne City Backpackers

  • Where is Melbourne City Backpackers located?

    Melbourne City Backpackers is located at 197-199 King Street in Melbourne CBD, 1,1 km from the centre of Melbourne. Collins Street is the closest landmark to Melbourne City Backpackers.

  • When is check-in time and check-out time at Melbourne City Backpackers?

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

  • Does Melbourne City Backpackers offer free Wi-Fi?

    Yes, Melbourne City Backpackers offers free Wi-Fi.

  • How far is Melbourne City Backpackers from the airport?

    Melbourne City Backpackers is 11,2 km from Melbourne Essendon. Melbourne City Backpackers is 19,6 km from Melbourne.

  • How does KAYAK find such great Melbourne City Backpackers hotel deals?

    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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Value for money


Distance to city centre

1,1 km

Nearest airport

Melbourne Essendon

Distance to airport

10,8 km