Hostels in Melbourne, Austrália

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Get to know Melbourne (no more "I wish I knew this before")

We wrote a complete guide about backpacking Melbourne here. This guide is only available in English. Please click the link to read our handwritten guide.

FAQ about Melbourne Hostels

There are plenty of frequently asked questions about hostels in Melbourne. We've collected the most common questions and doubts when it comes to picking your preferred accommodation in Melbourne. The more you know, the better you can plan with confidence and ease, right?

A hostel in Melbourne costs on average $23 for a dorm. A hostel in Melbourne with private rooms costs on average $81. shows all 44 Hostels in Melbourne. Simply filter by neighborhood and price to find your perfect budget place to stay.
The Mansion Melbourne is the best rated hostel in Melbourne for female solo travellers. compares prices for 44 hostel in Melbourne, Austrália. We list for you other cheap places to stay in Melbourne such as
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This makes this very website the best place to find cheap accommodation in Melbourne.

Victoria Hotel Backpackers is the best rated hostel for partying in Melbourne.

It offers: Bar.

Your Packing List for Melbourne

Your Packing List for Melbourne

Pack smart, not hard

Hostel? Check! Now let's have at your hostel packing list for Melbourne and Austrália.

You may wonder what to pack when staying in hostels? There is a few absolute basics you always have to pick. Other items are more optional and depend more on your location. Here is the must-packing items when staying in hostels:

These are the basics, yet there is more. We wrote a big, detailed guide on what to pack, tech gear and things you won't need.

Get your full Packing List here

Melbourne Hostel Cheatsheet

Above we list every single hostel there is in the city. Let us take a broader look at what you can expect - and what not. We created this cheatsheet for you to get a more complete picture of the hostel quality in Melbourne, average prices and types of hostels to choose from.
44 Total number of hostels
$23 Average dorm price
$81 Average private room price
$17 Cheapest hostel in Melbourne
Pint On Punt Hotel is the cheapest
17 Party hostels in Melbourne
Victoria Hotel Backpackers is the best rated
Most Melbourne hostels are located in
Central, St. Kilda, Richmond
7.3 Average rating of all hostels

Other Nearby Cities

Brunswick (5 Km / 3 mi.)
Box Hill (14 Km / 9 mi.)
Oakleigh (14 Km / 9 mi.)
Glen Waverley (19 Km / 12 mi.)
Emerald (44 Km / 27 mi.)
Geelong (65 Km / 40 mi.)
Phillip Island (78 Km / 48 mi.)

Travel Tips for Melbourne - from the Community

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