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The Melbourne Connection

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  • Excellent4%
  • Very good13%
  • Average11%
  • Poor11%
  • Terrible61%
8 Oct 2017
“friendly but basic”
4 weeks ago
“Dirty & run down. Worst backpacker accommodation I've ever stayed in.”
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Reviewed 3 September 2016

I travel a lot and I understand that for the price I pay I cant expect much but the standard of this place is lower than a public toilet!!! When I asked for refund because I didn't wanted to stay there as the place is...More

7  Thank natalka_natkaniec
Reviewed 26 August 2016

The place is very dirty. They don't have cleaning staff, they have some young people doing it in exchange for living there. We went in winter and we were freezing. No heating system. The only good thing is that it was very well located, close...More

2  Thank Gabriela T
Reviewed 8 August 2016 via mobile

AVOID AT ALL COSTS! I'm currently sat in the warm eating the free popcorn, watching a classic movie and laughing with the friendly staff...obviously I am NOT at the Melbourne Connection Hostel!!! Arrived to a key that didn't work without 'give it a wiggle', a...More

1  Thank Rebecca S
Reviewed 28 July 2016

The rooms were dirty and smelly. Toilets were even more dirtier, i ended up taking a new hotel as i was not able to sleep in the room, the linen and blankets were not washed at all. Staff was very rude and unhelpful.

2  Thank 22ssach
Reviewed 1 July 2016

Before booking a room in this place, I should have first read the reviews. This is absolutely the worst hostel that I've ever lived in. The first day I was there, as I passed by the kitchen, I noticed that it was filthy and smelly...More

2  Thank Shaun L
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Hotel description
Melbourne Connection is a small, friendly hostel. Minutes walk from Southern Cross Station. Perfectly based for your stay in Melbourne.
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US$18 - US$76 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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US$18 - US$76 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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Room & Suite (7)
Central Business District
Full of discovery and delight, Melbourne’s laneways
tease the imagination long after you’ve put your weary
feet up to rest. They weave through the heart of the
city: cafes, bars, restaurants and boutiques,
throbbing with conversation and espresso coffee. You
never quite know what you’ll find around the next
corner: cobblestone alleys, old beer barrel hoists and
even vats of simmering organic soup. There is the air
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"better choose a bunk bed located upstair as the kitchen and eating area gets noisy even after 11pm"
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