9 Cheapest Hostels in Melbourne

9 Cheapest Hostels in Melbourne

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If you're planning a trip to Melbourne and looking for budget-friendly accommodations, you're in luck. Melbourne has a plethora of hostels that offer comfortable and affordable stays. These hostels are perfect for budget-conscious travelers who want to explore the city without breaking the bank.

The cheapest hostels in Melbourne offer a range of amenities, including shared and private rooms, communal kitchens, free Wi-Fi, and social areas where you can meet other travelers. They are ideal for solo travelers, backpackers, and groups who want to experience the city's vibrant culture, arts, and entertainment scenes.

Whether you're looking for a basic dormitory-style room or a private ensuite, you'll find a hostel that fits your needs and budget. These hostels are located in convenient locations, close to public transportation, restaurants, cafes, and tourist attractions. By choosing one of the cheapest hostels in Melbourne, you can save money on accommodations and spend more on exploring the city.

Sorted by Price: The Cheapest Hostels in Melbourne

  1. Bev & Mick's International Backpackers at Mcmahon's - from $9.54
  2. St. Kilda Accommodation - from $11.05
  3. Elizabeth Hostel - from $11.54
  4. St Kilda East backpackers' hostel - from $11.79
  5. Pint On Punt Hotel - from $12.54
  6. Barkly Backpackers - from $12.70
  7. OZiHOUSE South Yarra - from $12.89
  8. The Exford Hotel - from $13.05
  9. Tram Stop 14 Backpackers - from $13.24

On the map: Hostel Locations in Melbourne

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How much are hostels in Melbourne?

Let us talk about prices. Here is a graph showing you average prices for a bed in a dorm and for a private room. Simply mouse-over to see rates for each month.

Prices can vary a lot, especially on high-season, weekends, and special holidays such as New Years Eve.

Average Dorm Price per Month in Melbourne

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Average Private Room Price per Month in Melbourne

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When to book a hostel in Melbourne?

Let us have a closer look on some statistics and graphics.

  • The cheapest months to travel to Melbourne is August. Hostels in Melbourne cost $26 in August.
  • The most expensive month is March with $34.
  • Total number of hostels in Melbourne: 39
  • Total number of Party Hostels in Melbourne: 22
  • Total number of hostels in Melbourne with a +8.5 top-rating: 14
  • Most hostels are located in the neighborhoods of Central, St. Kilda, Fitzroy.


Melbourne is a great destination for budget-conscious travelers, and there are plenty of affordable hostels to choose from. These hostels offer clean and comfortable accommodations at a fraction of the cost of a traditional hotel, making them an ideal choice for backpackers, solo travelers, and anyone on a tight budget.

What makes these hostels particularly appealing is the social atmosphere and community feel. Many of them offer common areas and activities where guests can meet and mingle with other travelers, creating a fun and friendly vibe. Additionally, many hostels are located in trendy and vibrant neighborhoods, putting guests right in the heart of the action and making it easy to explore the city on foot or by public transportation.

Whether you're a backpacker looking to make new friends, a solo traveler seeking a welcoming community, or simply a budget-conscious tourist looking to save money on accommodations, there's a hostel in Melbourne that's right for you.

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