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Pint On Punt Backpackers
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 
GoodBased on 365 reviews
6.8

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 a tour desk, a swimming pool and free Wi-Fi.

Space Hotel
Space Hotel
8.2 Excellent
380 Russell Street, Melbourne, VIC, Australia
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0.4 km from city centre, Melbourne, VIC, Australia 
ExcellentBased on 1,377 reviews
8.2

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.

All Nations Backpackers Melbourne
All Nations Backpackers Melbourne
8.7 Excellent
2 Spencer Street, Melbourne, VIC, Australia
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1.5 km from city centre, Melbourne, VIC, Australia 
ExcellentBased on 4 reviews
8.7

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.

United
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 1,506 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.

The Village Melbourne
The Village Melbourne
6.8 Good
167 Franklin Street, Melbourne, VIC, Australia
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0.7 km from city centre, Melbourne, VIC, Australia 
GoodBased on 1,349 reviews
6.8

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.

Melbourne Metro Yha
Melbourne Metro Yha
8.0 Excellent
78 Howard Street, Melbourne, VIC, Australia
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1.4 km from city centre, Melbourne, VIC, Australia 
ExcellentBased on 729 reviews
8.0

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.

Base Backpackers Melbourne Hostel
Base Backpackers Melbourne Hostel
7.8 Good
17 Carlisle Street, Melbourne, VIC, Australia
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6.3 km from city centre, Melbourne, VIC, Australia 
GoodBased on 395 reviews
7.8

Base Backpackers St Kilda provides a comfortable setting when 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.

Elizabeth Hostel
Elizabeth Hostel
5.9 Okay
490-494 Elizabeth Street, Melbourne, VIC, Australia
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0.7 km from city centre, Melbourne, VIC, Australia 
OkayBased on 585 reviews
5.9

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.

Melbourne City Backpackers
Melbourne City Backpackers
7.5 Good
197-199 King Street, Melbourne, VIC, Australia
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1.1 km from city centre, Melbourne, VIC, Australia 
GoodBased on 1,162 reviews
7.5

Situated less than a 10-minute stroll from Southern Cross Railway Station, Melbourne City Backpackers offers guests a convenient base while visiting Melbourne. This hostel is set in the heart of the city.

The Melbourne Connection Travellers Hostel
The Melbourne Connection Travellers Hostel
3.7 Mediocre
205 King Street, Melbourne, VIC, Australia
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1.1 km from city centre, Melbourne, VIC, Australia 
MediocreBased on 2 reviews
3.7

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.

Tips for booking a hostel in Melbourne

Cheapest month:July
Most expensive month:February
Average price in Melbourne:₹ 2,274/night
Absolute cheapest price found:₹ 522/night
Cheapest day:Wednesday
Most expensive day:Saturday
₹ 996 - ₹ 3,107
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₹ 1,617 - ₹ 2,794
Average price per night. Prices are not fixed and may vary with time.

Top rated Melbourne hostels

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The Witch's Hat
The Witch's Hat
8.4 Excellent
148 Palmerston St Perth Western Australia, Perth, WA, Australia
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1.3 km from city centre, Perth, WA, Australia 

Located in Perth, The Witch's Hat is within easy reach of 100 St Georges Terrace and Burswood Entertainment Complex. This hostel is set in the heart of the city.

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Melbourne Central Yha
Melbourne Central Yha
7.3 Good
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 and is a short walk from Melbourne Aquarium. It is ideally located in the city centre.

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Space Hotel
Space Hotel
8.2 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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All Nations Backpackers Melbourne
All Nations Backpackers Melbourne
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
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
Base Backpackers Melbourne Hostel
7.8 Good
17 Carlisle Street, Melbourne, VIC, Australia
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6.3 km from city centre, Melbourne, VIC, Australia 

Base Backpackers St Kilda provides a comfortable setting when 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
The Village Melbourne
6.8 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
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 also provides a terrace, a sun deck and a shopping mall.

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The Village Melbourne
The Village Melbourne
6.8 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.

₹ 746
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Pint On Punt Backpackers
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 a tour desk, a swimming pool and free Wi-Fi.

₹ 896
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Base Backpackers Melbourne Hostel
Base Backpackers Melbourne Hostel
7.8 Good
17 Carlisle Street, Melbourne, VIC, Australia
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6.3 km from city centre, Melbourne, VIC, Australia 

Base Backpackers St Kilda provides a comfortable setting when 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.

₹ 1,120
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Elizabeth Hostel
Elizabeth Hostel
5.9 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.

₹ 1,120
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Melbourne City Backpackers
Melbourne City Backpackers
7.5 Good
197-199 King Street, Melbourne, VIC, Australia
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1.1 km from city centre, Melbourne, VIC, Australia 

Situated less than a 10-minute stroll from Southern Cross Railway Station, Melbourne City Backpackers offers guests a convenient base while visiting Melbourne. This hostel is set in the heart of the city.

₹ 1,194
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Europa Melbourne - Hostel
Europa Melbourne - Hostel
7.6 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.

₹ 1,194
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Summer House Backpackers, Melbourne
Summer House Backpackers, Melbourne
7.4 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.

₹ 1,269
Avg. per night
Melbourne Metro Yha
Melbourne Metro Yha
8.0 Excellent
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.

₹ 1,343
Avg. per night

Where to stay in Melbourne

Melbourne hostel FAQs

  • What is the cost of a hostel in Melbourne?

    Hostels in Melbourne will cost ₹ 2,275 per night on average. However some users found hostels for as low as ₹ 545 per night. A good deal on a Melbourne hostel would be ₹ 1,286 per night or less. Keep in mind that booking in October may be more expensive, whereas booking in June is the cheapest month of the year.

  • What’s the best hostel in Melbourne?

    While there may be other highly-rated hostels in Melbourne, All Nations Backpackers Melbourne is currently the best, based on 4 HotelsCombined reviews and an average rating of 8.7/10.

  • What hostel is closest to Melbourne Airport?

    Melbourne Metro Yha is 18.0 km away from Melbourne Airport, making it the closest Melbourne hostel to the city’s most popular airport.

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

    The most popular neighbourhood to stay in Melbourne is Melbourne CBD, according to our data. 6% of users who searched for hostels in Melbourne looked for properties in Melbourne CBD. If you’re interested in staying in Melbourne CBD, consider the Space Hotel - the neighbourhood’s most popular hostel.

  • What is the most popular hostel in Melbourne closest to Melbourne Convention and Exhibition Centre?

    Urban Central Accommodation - Hostel happens to be the most popular Melbourne hostel near Melbourne Convention and Exhibition Centre among our users. The Urban Central Accommodation - Hostel has a current rating of 4.8 from 1 HotelsCombined traveller. Melbourne Convention and Exhibition Centre is also conveniently located just 0.4 km from this hostel.

  • Should I stay in a Melbourne hostel?

    Aside from the fact that Melbourne hostels tend to be more affordable than other stay types, they also have a more lively social scene. This social environment is perfect for individuals, couples, and even families who are looking to meet fellow travellers in Melbourne.