Overview of Hostel
Come and find out why travellers keep reviewing United Backpackers as the best hostel in Melbourne and even Australia! It’s no secret we have the best location right opposite the iconic Flinders Street Station in the absolute heart of Melbourne, but we also offer you brand new facilities, heaps of s
From Tullamarine Airport (Domestic & International)
The easiest way to get to us from the airport is on the Skybus. It leaves from outside the terminal and goes directly to Southern Cross Station. Between certain hours you can request a transfer from Southern Cross to our door or we are just one Stop on the train, or an easy 20 minute walk. You don’t need to book and it leaves every 15 minutes 24 hours a day 7 days a week and will set you back $19.50 per person one way.
A taxi from the airport will set you back between $50-$65 depending on time of day and traffic.
From Avalon Airport (Some Jetstar Flights)
SITA coaches meet every flight from Avalon Airport and they are $22pp. You can get more information on their website.
You can catch any Bus or Train direct to Flinders St Station which is directly across the road from us!
You can also catch the Free City Circle Tram if coming from elsewhere in the CBD and this stops right at our door!
Secure Parking is the closest and cheapest public car park to United Backpackers. It is “Flindersgate” 172 – 192 Flinders Street, just 250m away. For info and rates head to http://www.secureparking.com.au/car-parks/australia/vic/melbourne/flindersgate.
United Backpackers is Melbourne's best located hostel - smack bang in the heart of the city. Located directly opposite the iconic Flinders Street Station on Melbourne's coolest laneway and within easy walking distance to all that Melbourne has to offer. The free City Circle Tram even stops right outside our door!
Conditions & Policy
All guests must provide a passport or current Australian driver’s license on arrival with a valid credit card to check in. Proof of age cards are not accepted. Check in time is 2pm Private ensuite rooms require a credit card pre authorisation of $100 on arrival. Any guest under the age of 18yrs must be accompanied by their legal guardian and be in a private ensuite room. A one night cancellation fee applies to any reservation cancelled within 24 hours of arrival. Groups of 4-8 require a credit card pre-authorisation of $300 on arrival. If people in groups are arriving separately, the first person to arrive needs to pay in full for the whole group. We do not accept groups over 8 people. Reservations are not guarantees in the same room. Our property has a 24 hour reception.