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Space Hotel - Hostel
8.1 Excellent
380 Russell Street, Melbourne, VIC, Australia
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0.4 km from city centre, Melbourne, VIC, Australia 
ExcellentBased on 1,198 reviews
8.1

Treating guests to exclusive access of a private cinema, Space Hotel is situated in the heart of Melbourne and is close to popular dining venues and shopping destinations. It has a fitness centre, as well as a sun deck, a 24-hour reception and a rooftop terrace.

The Village Melbourne
6.6 Good
167 Franklin Street, Melbourne, VIC, Australia
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0.7 km from city centre, Melbourne, VIC, Australia 
GoodBased on 1,644 reviews
6.6

Featuring an on-site bar, this central Melbourne hostel is set just a short stroll from Melbourne Central Shopping Centre and Queen Victoria Market. Surrounded by local bars and restaurants, it is a short stroll from Melbourne Central Railway Station.

United
8.5 Excellent
6 Degraves Street, Melbourne, VIC, Australia
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0.7 km from city centre, Melbourne, VIC, Australia 
ExcellentBased on 176 reviews
8.5

Located in Melbourne CBD, this hostel is a 10-minute walk to Federation Square, Collins Street and the Arts Centre. It is close to St Paul's Cathedral, eateries and shops.

Melbourne Metro Yha
7.8 Good
78 Howard Street, Melbourne, VIC, Australia
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1.4 km from city centre, Melbourne, VIC, Australia 
GoodBased on 650 reviews
7.8

Located amongst a range of well-known attractions, shops and dining options, Melbourne Metro YHA is ideal for guests wanting to discover Melbourne and its surroundings. It is situated a short stroll from Queen Victoria Market.

Summer House Backpackers, Melbourne
7.1 Good
109 Barkly Street, Melbourne, VIC, Australia
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6.1 km from city centre, Melbourne, VIC, Australia 
GoodBased on 442 reviews
7.1

Set just a short stroll from St Kilda Beach, this modern hostel offers both a restaurant and a bar. It is also within walking distance of Melbourne's well-known tourist spots.

Elizabeth Hostel
5.4 Okay
490-494 Elizabeth Street, Melbourne, VIC, Australia
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0.7 km from city centre, Melbourne, VIC, Australia 
OkayBased on 500 reviews
5.4

Elizabeth Hostel benefits from a central Melbourne location, perfect for exploring the local bars and nightlife. Guests can also enjoy free internet in all areas.

Base Backpackers Melbourne Hostel
7.6 Good
17 Carlisle Street, Melbourne, VIC, Australia
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6.3 km from city centre, Melbourne, VIC, Australia 
GoodBased on 380 reviews
7.6

Situated within walking distance of Balaclava Railway Station, Base Backpackers St Kilda offers guests an ideal base while in Melbourne. It is set in the area's popular nightlife district, which is only a few minutes walk from Luna Park and Acland Street.

Melbourne City Backpackers
7.4 Good
197-199 King Street, Melbourne, VIC, Australia
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1.1 km from city centre, Melbourne, VIC, Australia 
GoodBased on 1,078 reviews
7.4

Melbourne City Backpackers benefits from a central Melbourne location, perfect for discovering the local bars and nightlife. Those staying at the property can also take advantage of free Wi-Fi during their stay.

Hostel Plus Collingwood
2.0 Mediocre
177 Johnston Street, Melbourne, VIC, Australia
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2.5 km from city centre, Melbourne, VIC, Australia 
MediocreBased on 1 review
2.0

Located amongst well-known tourist hot spots, shops and restaurants, Hostel Plus Collingwood is ideal for guests wishing to discover Melbourne and its surroundings. It is also found just moments from The Tote Hotel.

Europa Melbourne - Hostel
7.7 Good
310-314 Queen Street, Melbourne, VIC, Australia
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0.6 km from city centre, Melbourne, VIC, Australia 
GoodBased on 1,281 reviews
7.7

Situated within walking distance of Southern Cross Railway Station, Europa Melbourne provides guests with an ideal base while in Melbourne. This hostel is set in the heart of the city.

Tips for booking a hostel in Melbourne

Cheapest month:August
Most expensive month:February
Average price in Melbourne:S$ 65/night
Cheapest price found:S$ 15/night
Cheapest day:Thursday
Most expensive day:Saturday
S$ 29 - S$ 126
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S$ 26 - S$ 82
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Top rated Melbourne hostels

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Melbourne Central Yha
8.2 Excellent
562 Flinders Street, Melbourne, VIC, Australia
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1.4 km from city centre, Melbourne, VIC, Australia 

Featuring a rooftop terrace, the hostel is situated in Melbourne CBD and is a short walk from Melbourne Aquarium. It is ideally located in the city centre.

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Space Hotel - Hostel
8.1 Excellent
380 Russell Street, Melbourne, VIC, Australia
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0.4 km from city centre, Melbourne, VIC, Australia 

Treating guests to exclusive access of a private cinema, Space Hotel is situated in the heart of Melbourne and is close to popular dining venues and shopping destinations. It has a fitness centre, as well as a sun deck, a 24-hour reception and a rooftop terrace.

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Nomads All Nations - Hostel
8.7 Excellent
2 Spencer Street, Melbourne, VIC, Australia
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1.5 km from city centre, Melbourne, VIC, Australia 

Set in Melbourne CBD, All Nations Backpackers - Melbourne is an entertainment and events based backpackers hostel located in a heritage-listed building. Surrounded by local bars and restaurants, it is a short walk from Southern Cross Railway Station.

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United
8.5 Excellent
6 Degraves Street, Melbourne, VIC, Australia
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0.7 km from city centre, Melbourne, VIC, Australia 

Located in Melbourne CBD, this hostel is a 10-minute walk to Federation Square, Collins Street and the Arts Centre. It is close to St Paul's Cathedral, eateries and shops.

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Base Backpackers Melbourne Hostel
7.6 Good
17 Carlisle Street, Melbourne, VIC, Australia
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6.3 km from city centre, Melbourne, VIC, Australia 

Situated within walking distance of Balaclava Railway Station, Base Backpackers St Kilda offers guests an ideal base while in Melbourne. It is set in the area's popular nightlife district, which is only a few minutes walk from Luna Park and Acland Street.

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The Village Melbourne
6.6 Good
167 Franklin Street, Melbourne, VIC, Australia
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0.7 km from city centre, Melbourne, VIC, Australia 

Featuring an on-site bar, this central Melbourne hostel is set just a short stroll from Melbourne Central Shopping Centre and Queen Victoria Market. Surrounded by local bars and restaurants, it is a short stroll from Melbourne Central Railway Station.

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Urban Central Accommodation - Hostel
4.8 Okay
334 City Road, Melbourne, VIC, Australia
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2.0 km from city centre, Melbourne, VIC, Australia 

Located in Southbank, this relaxed hostel is within easy walking distance of the Spencer Street Bridge. It is ideally positioned for guests wanting to sightsee in the area.

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The Melbourne Connection Travellers Hostel
4.0 Okay
205 King Street, Melbourne, VIC, Australia
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1.1 km from city centre, Melbourne, VIC, Australia 

Located amongst a variety of popular tourist attractions, boutiques and eateries, The Melbourne Connection Travellers Hostel is ideal for guests wishing to discover Melbourne and its surroundings. This modern hostel is set in the heart of the city.

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Summer House Backpackers, Melbourne
7.1 Good
109 Barkly Street, Melbourne, VIC, Australia
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6.1 km from city centre, Melbourne, VIC, Australia 

Set just a short stroll from St Kilda Beach, this modern hostel offers both a restaurant and a bar. It is also within walking distance of Melbourne's well-known tourist spots.

S$ 15
Avg. per night
Europa Melbourne - Hostel
7.7 Good
310-314 Queen Street, Melbourne, VIC, Australia
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0.6 km from city centre, Melbourne, VIC, Australia 

Situated within walking distance of Southern Cross Railway Station, Europa Melbourne provides guests with an ideal base while in Melbourne. This hostel is set in the heart of the city.

S$ 16
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Pint On Punt Backpackers
6.8 Good
42 Punt Road, Melbourne, VIC, Australia
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5.1 km from city centre, Melbourne, VIC, Australia 

Less than a 20-minute walk from Prahran Railway Station, Pint On Punt Backpackers offers guests a convenient base when in Melbourne. It also offers luggage storage, a swimming pool and free Wi-Fi.

S$ 16
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The Village Melbourne
6.6 Good
167 Franklin Street, Melbourne, VIC, Australia
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0.7 km from city centre, Melbourne, VIC, Australia 

Featuring an on-site bar, this central Melbourne hostel is set just a short stroll from Melbourne Central Shopping Centre and Queen Victoria Market. Surrounded by local bars and restaurants, it is a short stroll from Melbourne Central Railway Station.

S$ 19
Avg. per night
Elizabeth Hostel
5.4 Okay
490-494 Elizabeth Street, Melbourne, VIC, Australia
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0.7 km from city centre, Melbourne, VIC, Australia 

Elizabeth Hostel benefits from a central Melbourne location, perfect for exploring the local bars and nightlife. Guests can also enjoy free internet in all areas.

S$ 19
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Melbourne City Backpackers
7.4 Good
197-199 King Street, Melbourne, VIC, Australia
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1.1 km from city centre, Melbourne, VIC, Australia 

Melbourne City Backpackers benefits from a central Melbourne location, perfect for discovering the local bars and nightlife. Those staying at the property can also take advantage of free Wi-Fi during their stay.

S$ 19
Avg. per night
Melbourne Metro Yha
7.8 Good
78 Howard Street, Melbourne, VIC, Australia
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1.4 km from city centre, Melbourne, VIC, Australia 

Located amongst a range of well-known attractions, shops and dining options, Melbourne Metro YHA is ideal for guests wanting to discover Melbourne and its surroundings. It is situated a short stroll from Queen Victoria Market.

S$ 21
Avg. per night
Base Backpackers Melbourne Hostel
7.6 Good
17 Carlisle Street, Melbourne, VIC, Australia
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6.3 km from city centre, Melbourne, VIC, Australia 

Situated within walking distance of Balaclava Railway Station, Base Backpackers St Kilda offers guests an ideal base while in Melbourne. It is set in the area's popular nightlife district, which is only a few minutes walk from Luna Park and Acland Street.

S$ 22
Avg. per night

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Melbourne hostel FAQs

  • What is the cost of a hostel in Melbourne?

    Melbourne hostels are S$ 66/night, on average. However, you may find that prices fluctuate depending on the time of year. In April is often the cheapest month to book, and in May is the most expensive month to book a hostel in Melbourne. Our users recently found hostels for S$ 16/night - which is currently the lowest price. Keep in mind that we would consider anything in Melbourne for S$ 50/night or less a good deal.

  • What’s the best hostel in Melbourne?

    Based on rated reviews, the best hostel in Melbourne is Nomads All Nations - Hostel. 4 users from HotelsCombined gave the Nomads All Nations - Hostel a 8.7/10 rating.

  • What hostel is closest to Melbourne Airport?

    It is 18.0 km to get from Melbourne Airport to Melbourne Metro Yha (the nearest Melbourne hostel to the airport).

  • What area of Melbourne is most popular to stay in?

    Melbourne CBD is the most popular area of Melbourne to stay in. In the past year, 4% of HotelsCombined users looking for Melbourne hostels searched within Melbourne CBD. Space Hotel - Hostel is a popular hostel in Melbourne CBD if you choose to stay in the area.

  • What is the most popular hostel in Melbourne closest to Melbourne Central?

    If you’re looking for a hostel near Melbourne Central while in Melbourne, then opt for the popular Space Hotel - Hostel with a 8.1/10 review score from 1,198 users. The distance from Melbourne Central to Space Hotel - Hostel is 0.4 km.

  • Should I stay in a Melbourne hostel?

    Hostels in Melbourne tend to have a more active social scene than hotels, so they’re perfect for outgoing travellers looking to meet other people. Melbourne hostels are, on average, cheaper than other stays in the city due to their dorm-style sleeping quarters. However, this means you can spend your money elsewhere such as on local tours and events.

  • Does Melbourne have hostels with “hottub” listed as an amenity?

    Yes, Melbourne has 1 hostel with “hottub” as a featured amenity. Based on our data, Space Hotel - Hostel is the most popular Melbourne hostel with this amenity.