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Hostels in Melbourne, Australia

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Popular hostels in Melbourne

Discover well-known properties in Melbourne that are favoured by visitors more than others. There are 5,396 hotels in Melbourne and price data was last updated on 25 May 2024. The average price for a hotel in Melbourne is $52/night.
The following hostels are among the most sought after in the Melbourne area. Users can use the filters present to refine their search even further.
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733 Punt Road South Yarra, Melbourne, VIC, Australia
South Yarra Hostel is situated in Melbourne and is within a 10-minute walk of South Yarra Railway Station. Those staying at the property can also make use of complimentary wireless internet.
Free Wi-Fi
Airport shuttle
6.0
Good
205 reviews
Location
3.5 km from city centre
270 King St, Melbourne, VIC, Australia
City Lifestyle Apartel provides comfortable accommodation in the heart of Melbourne. Surrounded by local bars and restaurants, it is within walking distance from Southern Cross Railway Station.
Pool
Free Wi-Fi
4.0
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5 reviews
Location
1.0 km from city centre
15 Charles Street, Melbourne, VIC, Australia
This comfortable hostel in Melbourne offers complimentary Wi-Fi, as well as luggage storage and an airport shuttle. It is surrounded by a variety of popular eateries and is minutes on foot from City Circle Tram.
Free Wi-Fi
Parking
Airport shuttle
6.9
Good
376 reviews
Location
2.5 km from city centre
78 Howard Street, Melbourne, VIC, Australia
Situated in Melbourne, the hostel is an easy drive from Melbourne Convention and Exhibition Centre and provides on-site parking. It is located a brief walk from Queen Victoria Market.
Free Wi-Fi
Airport shuttle
7.9
Good
720 reviews
Location
1.4 km from city centre
24 Grey Street, Melbourne, VIC, Australia
Boasting a rooftop terrace, Nomads St Kilda Beach is located in Melbourne and provides comfortable accommodation. Guests can also make use of complimentary wireless internet.
Free Wi-Fi
Airport shuttle
Location
5.6 km from city centre

Tips for booking hostels in Melbourne

Gain useful insights and advice for booking the perfect stay in Melbourne. Price data is based on averages over the past 12 months and was last updated on 25 May 2024.
Cheapest month:April
Most expensive month:December
Average price in Melbourne:$52/night
Cheapest price found:$17/night
Cheapest day:Thursday
Most expensive day:Saturday
$34 - $83
Average price per night / 3-star hotel. Prices are not fixed and may vary with time.
$27 - $52
Average price per night / 3-star hotel. Prices are not fixed and may vary with time.

Top-rated Melbourne hostels

Browse through properties in Melbourne that have received the highest ratings from guests. There are currently 5,396 properties in Melbourne and data was last updated on 25 May 2024.
Our users rated these hostels as some of the best places to stay in Melbourne. Make sure to read hostel descriptions and reviews to find the right property right for you.
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2 Tantram Ave, Melbourne, VIC, Australia
8.1 km from city centre
Free Wi-Fi
Parking
$53
Avg. per night
562 Flinders Street, Melbourne, VIC, Australia
1.4 km from city centre
Free Wi-Fi
$29
Avg. per night
380 Russell Street, Melbourne, VIC, Australia
0.4 km from city centre
Free Wi-Fi
$33
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250 Flinders Street, Melbourne, VIC, Australia
0.7 km from city centre
Free Wi-Fi
$35
Avg. per night
17 Carlisle Street, Melbourne, VIC, Australia
6.3 km from city centre
Free Wi-Fi
Airport shuttle
$28
Avg. per night
167 Franklin Street, Melbourne, VIC, Australia
0.7 km from city centre
Free Wi-Fi
$25
Avg. per night
197-199 King Street, Melbourne, VIC, Australia
1.1 km from city centre
Free Wi-Fi
Airport shuttle
$24
Avg. per night

Cheapest hostels in Melbourne, Australia

Discover affordable stays in Melbourne that provide a quality experience without breaking the bank. Hotels in Melbourne can be found for as low as $17 per night. There is currently one property in Melbourne that can be booked for this price. Summer House Melbourne Backpackers is one of the hotels that can be booked for the lowest price in Melbourne. Price data was last updated on 25 May 2024
These are the lowest prices we've found on hostels in Melbourne at the moment. Prices will typically fluctuate depending on the dates selected, star rating of hostel, and hostel location.
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109 Barkly Street, Melbourne, VIC, Australia
6.1 km from city centre
Free Wi-Fi
Airport shuttle
$17
Avg. per night
55 Fitzroy St, Melbourne, VIC, Australia
5.6 km from city centre
Free Wi-Fi
$19
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490-494 Elizabeth Street, Melbourne, VIC, Australia
0.7 km from city centre
Free Wi-Fi
Airport shuttle
$20
Avg. per night
102 Barkly Street, Melbourne, VIC, Australia
6.1 km from city centre
Free Wi-Fi
Parking
$23
Avg. per night
310-314 Queen Street, Melbourne, VIC, Australia
0.6 km from city centre
Free Wi-Fi
Airport shuttle
Air conditioning
$23
Avg. per night
13 Blyth Street, Brunswick, VIC, Australia
0.3 km from city centre
Free Wi-Fi
Air conditioning
$26
Avg. per night

Hostel prices in Melbourne

Get a sense of the average price and most popular properties to stay in Melbourne to help you budget for your trip accordingly. Hotels that are booked the most in each class receive the “Most popular” badge. Hotels with the “Best value” badge are the most popular hotels in Melbourne at attractive prices. Price data was last updated on 25 May 2024.
hostels located in the Melbourne area sorted by price and hostel class. You'll also find the most popular and best value properties within each hostel class.
2 stars
2 stars and under
733 Punt Road South Yarra, Melbourne, VIC, Australia
167 Franklin Street, Melbourne, VIC, Australia
310-314 Queen Street, Melbourne, VIC, Australia
3 stars
3 stars
380 Russell Street, Melbourne, VIC, Australia
250 Flinders Street, Melbourne, VIC, Australia

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Other accommodations in Melbourne

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131-135 Bourke Street, Melbourne, VIC, Australia
0.3 km from city centre
Pool
Free Wi-Fi
$113
Avg. per night
26 Caravel Lane, Melbourne, VIC, Australia
2.3 km from city centre
Free Wi-Fi
$95
Avg. per night
100 Exhibition Street, Melbourne, VIC, Australia
0.5 km from city centre
Free Wi-Fi
Airport shuttle
$90
Avg. per night
Melbourne, VIC, Australia
5.8 km from city centre
Air conditioning
$87
Avg. per night
Melbourne, VIC, Australia
2.4 km from city centre
Air conditioning
$95
Avg. per night
Whiteman Street,8, Melbourne, VIC, Australia
1.7 km from city centre
Pool
Free Wi-Fi
$178
Avg. per night
1 Southgate Avenue, Melbourne, VIC, Australia
1.1 km from city centre
Pool
Free Wi-Fi
$151
Avg. per night

Where to stay in Melbourne

Explore different neighbourhoods and areas within Melbourne to find the perfect location for your stay. Map data was last updated on 25 May 2024.
Whether you're visiting Melbourne for leisure or business, utilize the map to find hostels close to your ideal location. More information on a given hostel can be accessed by clicking the hostel's name within the map.

Facts about staying in Melbourne

Find useful tips and insights about staying in Melbourne to help you make the most of your experience. FAQs were last updated on 25 May 2024.
  • What is the cost of a hostel in Melbourne?

    $53 per night is how much hostels in Melbourne cost, on average. $18 per night was the lowest price recently found by HotelsCombined users - but anything for $31 per night or less is a good deal. Melbourne hostel prices fluctuate throughout the year, with December being the most expensive month to book, and in June being the cheapest.

  • What’s the best hostel in Melbourne?

    Selina Central Melbourne is the best Melbourne hostel according to HotelsCombined users. Selina Central Melbourne has a rating of 8.3/10 from 1,082 reviews.

  • What hostel is closest to Melbourne Airport?

    The closest Melbourne hostel to Melbourne Airport is The Village North Melbourne, which is 18.0 km away.

  • What area of Melbourne is most popular to stay in?

    While there are other neighbourhoods throughout Melbourne, 12% of HotelsCombined users searched for hostels in Melbourne CBD in the past 12 months, making it a popular choice. Elizabeth Hostel is our most popular hostel in this area.

  • What is the most popular hostel in Melbourne closest to Queen Victoria Market?

    The Village Melbourne is the most popular hostel in Melbourne that’s close to Queen Victoria Market (the city’s most popular landmark). There are 0.3 km from The Village Melbourne to Queen Victoria Market. While there may be other hostels near Queen Victoria Market, The Village Melbourne is highly rated (6.7/10) by 2,172 users.

  • Should I stay in a Melbourne hostel?

    Staying at a hostel is beneficial if you’re looking to travel to Melbourne on a budget. Spending less on accommodations means you can spend more on activities, food, and souvenirs. You may find that some hostels in Melbourne offer amenities similar to those that hotels provide, such as continental breakfasts, 24/7 check-in, an on-site bar, and free Wi-Fi - so there’s often no need to forego any travel comforts.

  • Does Melbourne have hostels with “Kitchen/kitchenette” listed as an amenity?

    Yes, there are hostels in Melbourne with “Kitchen/kitchenette” as a listed amenity. According to our data, 12 hostels have the “Kitchen/kitchenette” amenity in the Melbourne area. Space Hotel is a popular hostel among HotelsCombined users who are looking for this particular feature.

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