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Featured Hostels in South Melbourne

Estimated price for 1 night/2 adults

Space Hotel - Hostel
Space Hotel - Hostel
2.0 out of 5.0 380 Russell Street, Melbourne, VIC
Free cancellation
Reserve now, pay when you stay
RM225
4.2/5 (1,588 reviews)

Near to train station, eatery places and shopping. Reasonable rates, clean rooms, good facilities and friendly staff.

Reviewed on 23 Mar,2019
Located in Melbourne Central Business District, this hostel is steps away from Old Melbourne Gaol and RMIT University. Melbourne Central and Her Majesty's Theatre ...
Europa Melbourne - Hostel
Europa Melbourne - Hostel
2.0 out of 5.0 310-314 Queen Street, Melbourne, VIC
Free cancellation
RM206
3.8/5 (130 reviews)

no window in the room. Lack of ventilation in the building.. Individual bathroom & toilet units nice touch, are cleaned regularly. WiFi only works in the hall/reception area

Reviewed on 22 Apr,2019
Located in Melbourne Central Business District, this hostel is within a 5-minute walk of Hardware Lane and Melbourne Central. Bourke Street Mall and Queen Victoria ...
United Backpackers Melbourne
United Backpackers Melbourne
2.0 out of 5.0 250 Flinders Street, Melbourne, VIC
Free cancellation
RM211
3.9/5 (164 reviews)

Check in at reception seemed to assume that I stayed before or at least had prior hostel experience (which I have very little of). No signage for where laundry/kitchen/common room etc were located. was told at time of check in but wasn't super clear. I wasn't a huge fan of the laundry being in the ...

Reviewed on 15 Apr,2019
Located in Melbourne Central Business District, this hostel is steps away from Yarra Riverfront and Flinders Lane. Federation Square and Forum Theatre are also ...
Como Court by Crest
Como Court by Crest
2.0 out of 5.0 53 Barkly Street, St Kilda, VIC
Free cancellation
RM211
3.9/5 (104 reviews)

The front desk staff, Georgie and Lily were fantastic 👍 What a great example of good customer service. They recommend the restaurant where we stopped in for lovely dessert. Well done all

Reviewed on 15 Mar,2019
Situated in St Kilda, this hostel is within a 5-minute walk of St Kilda Road and Fitzroy Street. St. Kilda Beach and Luna Park are also within 1 mile (2 km). ...
Nomads All Nations - Hostel
Nomads All Nations - Hostel
2.0 out of 5.0 2 Spencer Street, Melbourne, VIC
Free cancellation
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RM200
3.2/5 (275 reviews)

Staff were super helpful and up beat. The rooms were clean and up kept well

Reviewed on 15 Feb,2019
Located in Melbourne Central Business District, this hostel is within a 5-minute walk of Yarra Riverfront and SEA LIFE Melbourne. Melbourne Convention and Exhibition ...
Nomads Melbourne
Nomads Melbourne
2.0 out of 5.0 196-198 A'Beckett St, Melbourne, VIC
Free cancellation
RM215
3.3/5 (198 reviews)

Stayed in the private room with own bathroom Bigger then I was expecting

Reviewed on 21 Jan,2019
Located in Melbourne Central Business District, this hostel is within a 10-minute walk of Flagstaff Gardens, Queen Victoria Market and Melbourne Central. Bourke ...
Melbourne Metro YHA - Hostel
Melbourne Metro YHA - Hostel
3.0 out of 5.0 78 Howard Street, North Melbourne, VIC
Free cancellation
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RM183
4.0/5 (150 reviews)

Nice rooftop view. Not far from cbd. Kitchen is a little too small especially when prime time.

Reviewed on 22 Feb,2019
Situated in Northern Suburbs, this hostel is within a 10-minute walk of Queen Victoria Market and University of Melbourne. Melbourne Central and Marvel Stadium ...
15 Charles Abbotsford Mansion - Hostel
15 Charles Abbotsford Mansion - Hostel
2.0 out of 5.0 15 Charles Street, Abbotsford, VIC
Free cancellation
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RM105
3.4/5 (29 reviews)

Nice old building close to local shops clean informative close to public transport close to the CBD

Reviewed on 29 Mar,2019
Situated in the suburbs, this hostel is within 1 mi (2 km) of Carlton and United Breweries, Bridge Road and Yarra Bend Park. Abbotsford Convent and Fitzroy Gardens ...
The Greenhouse Backpacker
The Greenhouse Backpacker
2.0 out of 5.0 Level 6/228 Flinders Lane, Melbourne, VIC
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3.8/5 (17 reviews)

Cheap place to crash super close to the town hall.

Reviewed on 31 Oct,2018
Located in Melbourne Central Business District, this hostel is within a 15-minute walk of Federation Square and Melbourne Central. Melbourne Cricket Ground and ...
Elizabeth Hostel
Elizabeth Hostel
1.5 out of 5.0 490-494 Elizabeth Street, Melbourne, VIC
RM168
2.8/5 (124 reviews)

Overall it was a good hostel . Toilets were in average condition showers were ok and these affected my reveiw.

Reviewed on 22 Jan,2019
Located in Melbourne Central Business District, this hostel is within a 10-minute walk of Queen Victoria Market, Melbourne Central and RMIT University. Bourke ...
Nate's Place Backpackers Melbourne
Nate's Place Backpackers Melbourne
2.0 out of 5.0 475 Spencer Street, West Melbourne, VIC
Free cancellation
RM178
3.6/5 (87 reviews)

staff are very accommodating! convenient location!

Reviewed on 24 Apr,2019
Located in Melbourne Central Business District, this hostel is within a 15-minute walk of Festival Hall and Queen Victoria Market. Marvel Stadium and Melbourne ...
Urban Central Accommodation - Hostel
Urban Central Accommodation - Hostel
2.0 out of 5.0 334 City Road, Southbank, VIC
RM234
3.9/5 (347 reviews)

The central location was amazing for the price that we paid

Reviewed on 10 Feb,2019
Located in Melbourne Central Business District, this hostel is within a 10-minute walk of Yarra Riverfront, Melbourne Convention and Exhibition Centre and South ...
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    City Park Hotel

    City Park Hotel

    308-310 Kings Way, South Melbourne, VIC
      3.5 out of 5.0
       
       
      3.6 out of 5 (601 reviews)

      City Park HotelRM296

      5 May-6 May

      City Park HotelRM296

      What Is a Hostel?


      If you're hoping to find an affordable place to stay in South Melbourne, a hostel in town could be a great choice. These dorm-style accommodation options come in many shapes and sizes, but all of them have a few qualities in common:

      • Budget-friendly prices
      • A social atmosphere
      • Shared rooms (though many hostels offer private room options too)

      By choosing a hostel in South Melbourne, you can spend less on lodging and use more of your budget for going out during your stay.


      When Is the Best Time to Visit South Melbourne?


      Good weather's definitely a plus when you're discovering new places, so here's a little information about the local climate:


      • The hottest months are typically February and January, while July and June are the coldest months
      • January-March: Daytime temperatures average 27° C and night-time temperatures average 10° C
      • April-June: 20° C is the daytime average and 5° C is the night-time average
      • July-September: Daytime averages are around 18° C and night-time averages are around 5° C
      • October-December: The average temperatures are 24° C during the day and 7° C at night
      • Average rainfall is 12 inches in a year

      What Can I Do in South Melbourne?


      Depending on how you want to spend your time, you might like these places:

      Top Sights
      • Melbourne Cricket Ground
      • St. Kilda Beach
      • National Gallery of Victoria
      Natural Features
      • Royal Botanic Gardens
      • Alexandra Gardens
      • Birrarung Marr Park
      Cultural Attractions
      • Melbourne Museum
      • Malthouse Theatre
      • Australian Centre for Contemporary Art

      In general, South Melbourne is known for its:

      • Cycling
      • Art
      • Entertainment
      • Temples

      How to Get to South Melbourne and Around the Area


      You can fly into the nearest airport in Melbourne, VIC (MEB-Essendon), 8.1 mi (13 km) away from the city centre. Another option is Melbourne, VIC (MEL-Tullamarine), which is 12.8 mi (20.7 km) away.