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Popular Hostels in Melbourne

Back of Chapel
Back of Chapel
50 Green Street, Melbourne, VIC, Australia
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5.2 km from city centre, Melbourne, VIC, Australia 

Back Of Chapel is located in Melbourne and offers free Wi-Fi. It is ideally positioned for guests wanting to sightsee in the area.

St Kilda Hostel
St Kilda Hostel
32 Carlisle Street, Melbourne, VIC, Australia
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6.3 km from city centre, Melbourne, VIC, Australia 

St Kilda Hostel is situated in Melbourne and offers complimentary wireless internet. It is located just a short stroll from a number of popular bars, clubs and restaurants.

Hostel Plus Collingwood
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.

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 
GoodBased on 9 reviews
7.3

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.

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 784 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.

Landing Pads Richmond
Landing Pads Richmond
151-153 Hoddle St, Melbourne, VIC, Australia
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2.2 km from city centre, Melbourne, VIC, Australia 

Landing Pads Richmond is set in Melbourne and is within a 10-minute walk of Jolimont Railway Station. Guests can also make use of free Wi-Fi.

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 
ExcellentBased on 2 reviews
8.4

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.

Why Not Backpackers
Why Not Backpackers
8.8 Excellent
5-9 Digger Street, Cairns, QLD, Australia
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1.3 km from city centre, Cairns, QLD, Australia 
ExcellentBased on 1 review
8.8

Calypso Inn Backpackers Resort is located in Cairns and features a free shuttle service. It also offers a sun deck, a coffee bar and an outdoor pool.

Collingwood Accommodation Melbourne
Collingwood Accommodation Melbourne
137-139 Johnston Street, Melbourne, VIC, Australia
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2.4 km from city centre, Melbourne, VIC, Australia 

Collingwood Accommodation Melbourne is a comfortable setting when in Melbourne and is close to everything the area has to offer. It is moments from The Tote Hotel.

Nate's Place Backpackers Melbourne
Nate's Place Backpackers Melbourne
7.9 Good
475 Spencer Street, Melbourne, VIC, Australia
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1.5 km from city centre, Melbourne, VIC, Australia 
GoodBased on 574 reviews
7.9

Less than a 20-minute stroll from Southern Cross Railway Station, Nate's Place Backpackers Melbourne provides guests with an ideal base when in Melbourne. It is ideally positioned for those wanting to discover the area's attractions.

Tips for booking a hostel in Melbourne

Cheapest month:June
Most expensive month:February
Average price in Melbourne:$43/night
Absolute cheapest price found:$10/night
Cheapest day:Tuesday
Most expensive day:Saturday
$34 - $77
Average price per night. Prices are not fixed and may vary with time.
$31 - $55
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Top rated Melbourne hostels

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St Kilda East Backpackers' Hostel
St Kilda East Backpackers' Hostel
4.7 Okay
2 Tantram Ave, Melbourne, VIC, Australia
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8.1 km from city centre, Melbourne, VIC, Australia 

Less than a 20-minute stroll from Ripponlea Railway Station, St Kilda East Lodge offers guests an ideal base while visiting Melbourne. It also offers a designated smoking area, a terrace and free Wi-Fi.

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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 also offers a sun deck, a Jacuzzi and a rooftop terrace.

5
Nomads All Nations - Hostel
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
United
8.9 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
7.7 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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Hub Hostel
Hub Hostel
7.4 Good
139-149 Flemington Road, Melbourne, VIC, Australia
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2.2 km from city centre, Melbourne, VIC, Australia 

Hub Hostel is situated in Melbourne and features complimentary wireless internet. It is conveniently positioned for those wishing to discover the area's attractions.

Cheapest hostels in Melbourne

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St Kilda Accommodation
St Kilda Accommodation
6.8 Good
55 Fitzroy St, Melbourne, VIC, Australia
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5.6 km from city centre, Melbourne, VIC, Australia 

St Kilda Accommodation is situated in Melbourne and features complimentary Wi-Fi. It is located just a short stroll from a number of popular bars, clubs and restaurants.

$14
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Planet Inn Backpackers
Planet Inn Backpackers
496 Newcastle Street, Perth, WA, Australia
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1.6 km from city centre, Perth, WA, Australia 

Situated in the heart of Perth, Planet Inn Backpackers boasts an accessible setting and is within walking distance of City West Railway Station. It also provides a 24-hour reception, luggage storage and free Wi-Fi.

$14
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The Village Melbourne
The Village Melbourne
6.9 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.

$14
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Pint On Punt Backpackers
Pint On Punt Backpackers
6.9 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.

$17
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Summer House Backpackers, Melbourne
Summer House Backpackers, Melbourne
7.5 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.

$17
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Hub Hostel
Hub Hostel
7.4 Good
139-149 Flemington Road, Melbourne, VIC, Australia
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2.2 km from city centre, Melbourne, VIC, Australia 

Hub Hostel is situated in Melbourne and features complimentary wireless internet. It is conveniently positioned for those wishing to discover the area's attractions.

$19
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St Kilda East Backpackers' Hostel
St Kilda East Backpackers' Hostel
4.7 Okay
2 Tantram Ave, Melbourne, VIC, Australia
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8.1 km from city centre, Melbourne, VIC, Australia 

Less than a 20-minute stroll from Ripponlea Railway Station, St Kilda East Lodge offers guests an ideal base while visiting Melbourne. It also offers a designated smoking area, a terrace and free Wi-Fi.

$20
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Barkly Backpackers
Barkly Backpackers
7.1 Good
102 Barkly Street, Melbourne, VIC, Australia
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6.1 km from city centre, Melbourne, VIC, Australia 

Steps from St Kilda Beach, Barkly Backpackers is located in Melbourne and offers comfortable accommodation. Guests can also enjoy free internet throughout the property.

$20
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Melbourne hostel FAQs

  • What is the cost of a hostel in Melbourne?

    On average, it’s $44/night for a hostel in Melbourne, though $29/night or less would be considered a good deal. The least expensive hostel our users have found recently was for $11/night in Melbourne. Try to avoid booking your hostel in October (the most expensive month). Booking in June (the cheapest month) could save you money.

  • What’s the best hostel in Melbourne?

    With an average review score of 8.9 (out of 10) from 16 HotelsCombined users, United is considered the best Melbourne hostel.

  • What hostel is closest to Melbourne Airport?

    Hub Hostel is 17.1 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?

    Melbourne CBD is the most popular area of Melbourne to stay in. In the past year, 11% of HotelsCombined users looking for Melbourne hostels searched within Melbourne CBD. Space Hotel 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 Queen Victoria Market?

    The most popular Melbourne hostel near Queen Victoria Market is The Village Melbourne. The Village Melbourne has a rating of 6.9/10 from 1,247 HotelsCombined users and it’s located just 0.3 km from Queen Victoria Market.

  • 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.