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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Rooms available at Melbourne City Backpackers

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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
  • Safe
  • Contactless check-in/check-out
  • Staff follow all safety protocols as directed by local authorities
  • 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


  • Shared bathroom
  • Shared toilet


  • Reading light
  • Socket near the bed

Things to do

  • Table tennis
  • Board games/puzzles


  • Lockers
  • Storage available

Family friendly

  • Complimentary breakfast
  • Books, DVDs, music for children

Parking and transportation

  • Airport shuttle (surcharge)

Media and entertainment

  • Shared lounge/TV area


  • Laundry facilities


  • Computer use available

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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.

FAQs when booking at Melbourne City Backpackers

  • 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.

  • 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.

  • No, Melbourne City Backpackers does not offer free parking.

  • No, Melbourne City Backpackers does not offer free airport shuttle service.

  • Melbourne City Backpackers is 10,8 km from Melbourne Essendon. Melbourne City Backpackers is 19,2 km from Melbourne.

  • No, Melbourne City Backpackers does not have a pool on-site.

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Distance to city centre

1,1 km

Location rating


Nearest airport


Distance to airport

19,2 km