Melbourne City Backpackers

Melbourne City Backpackers


197-199 King Street, Melbourne, VIC, Australia

GoodBased on 907 reviews

S$ 37

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Melbourne City Backpackers Information

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 City Centre1.1 km
Nearest airportMelbourne
Distance to airport19.2 km


Check-in time14:00
Check-out time10:00
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


  • Computer use available
  • No smoking
  • Reading light
  • Hand sanitiser in guest accommodation and key areas
  • Disabled access
  • 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
  • Dustbins
  • 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
  • 24-hour front desk
  • Storage available
  • CCTV in common areas


  • Bicycle hire
  • Table tennis
  • Board games/puzzles


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

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Discover Melbourne

Most popular landmarks

Melbourne Central0.9 km
Queen Victoria Market0.9 km

Getting Around

Melbourne Southern Cross0.3 km
Melbourne Docklands1.4 km
Melbourne 454 Docklands Drive1.5 km
Melbourne New St10.4 km
Melbourne North Brighton Station10.8 km
Melbourne Brighton11.0 km

FAQs when booking at Melbourne City Backpackers

Is pricing at Melbourne City Backpackers comparable to 2 star hotels in Melbourne?

There is a 48% difference in the average nightly rate of 2 stars hotels in Melbourne and the average nightly rate at Melbourne City Backpackers. The rate at Melbourne City Backpackers is just S$ 68/night and is considered a very good deal when staying in Melbourne.

How close is Melbourne City Backpackers to the nearest airport, Melbourne Airport?

With a distance of 19.2 km between Melbourne City Backpackers and the nearest airport, Melbourne Airport, the drive typically takes about 0h 14m depending on traffic. Be sure to check traffic trends near the hotel and airport as some areas experience higher traffic than others and can increase your expected travel time.

What is the best way for guests to get from Melbourne Airport to Melbourne City Backpackers?

Taking a taxi or rideshare service from the nearest airport, Melbourne Airport, to your hotel is often the most cost-effective transportation solution.

How close is Melbourne City Backpackers from the Melbourne city centre?

Melbourne City Backpackers is just 0.6 km away from the centre of Melbourne CBD, Melbourne. From Melbourne City Backpackers you can easily get to other popular landmarks such as Flemington Racecourse.

What is the Melbourne City Backpackers phone number?

You can reach the front desk of Melbourne City Backpackers at +61 396 701 111.

Does Melbourne City Backpackers have Wi-Fi available?

Yes, Melbourne City Backpackers has Wi-Fi available to hotel guests.

What is the check-out time at Melbourne City Backpackers?

Melbourne City Backpackers check-out time is 10:00, though late check-out may be accommodated if agreed in advance with the hotel reception.

How much does it cost to stay at Melbourne City Backpackers, Melbourne?

Melbourne City Backpackers room prices depend on your dates, room type and availability. The average price found recently is S$ 68/night, with the best deals starting from S$ 29/night. To see current deals, enter your dates in the form above.

Does Melbourne City Backpackers have a laundry service?

Melbourne City Backpackers does have a laundry service. Contact the property for details.

How far is Melbourne City Backpackers from Queen Victoria Market?

The popular Queen Victoria Market is just over 0.9 km from Melbourne City Backpackers.

Is Melbourne City Backpackers close to Flinders Street Station?

1.1 km - making Flinders Street Station a reasonable walk or short drive/taxi from Melbourne City Backpackers.