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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 
ExcellentBased on 1,530 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
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 739 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.

Space Hotel - Hostel
Space Hotel - Hostel
8.2 Excellent
380 Russell Street, Melbourne, VIC, Australia
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0.4 km from city centre, Melbourne, VIC, Australia 
ExcellentBased on 1,395 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.

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 405 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.

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.

Habitat Hq - Hostel
Habitat Hq - Hostel
8.6 Excellent
333 St Kilda Road, Melbourne, VIC, Australia
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6.3 km from city centre, Melbourne, VIC, Australia 
ExcellentBased on 2 reviews
8.6

Habitat HQ is set in Melbourne and is within a short walk of nearby attractions, including the St Kilda Botanical Gardens and St Kilda Beach. It also offers a 24-hour reception, luggage storage and free Wi-Fi.

Ritz For Backpackers
Ritz For Backpackers
6.4 Good
169B Fitzroy Street, Melbourne, VIC, Australia
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5.4 km from city centre, Melbourne, VIC, Australia 
GoodBased on 1 review
6.4

Ritz For Backpackers 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.

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.

Flinders Backpackers
Flinders Backpackers
8.5 Excellent
35 Elizabeth Street, Melbourne, VIC, Australia
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0.7 km from city centre, Melbourne, VIC, Australia 
ExcellentBased on 866 reviews
8.5

Located in the heart of Melbourne, Flinders Backpackers is a short walk from Flinders Street Station, and provides easy access to local dining and nightlife options. It is moments from Collins Street.

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 
OkayBased on 1 review
4.8

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.

Tips for booking a hostel in Melbourne

Cheapest month:July
Most expensive month:February
Average price in Melbourne:$44/night
Absolute cheapest price found:$10/night
Cheapest day:Wednesday
Most expensive day:Saturday
$20 - $62
Average price per night. Prices are not fixed and may vary with time.
$32 - $56
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 - Hostel
Space Hotel - Hostel
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.

8
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.

$15
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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.

$18
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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.

$22
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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.

$22
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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.

$24
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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.

$24
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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.

$24
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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.

$25
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Melbourne hostel FAQs

  • What is the cost of a hostel in Melbourne?

    $45/night is an average price for a hostel in Melbourne throughout the year. Hostel prices do vary, and you’ll find that in October is the most expensive month to book, and in June is the cheapest month to book. Our users recently found Melbourne hostels for as low as $11/night. In general, Melbourne hostels for $26 or less are a good deal.

  • What’s the best hostel in Melbourne?

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

  • What hostel is closest to Melbourne Airport?

    The closest Melbourne hostel to Melbourne Airport is Melbourne Metro Yha, which is 18.0 km away.

  • 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, 5% of HotelsCombined users looking for Melbourne hostels searched within Melbourne CBD. United 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 Village Melbourne happens to be the most popular Melbourne hostel near Queen Victoria Market among our users. The The Village Melbourne has a current rating of 6.8 from 1,343 HotelsCombined travellers. Queen Victoria Market is also conveniently located just 0.3 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.