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The Melbourne Connection

Traveller (34)
Room & Suite (7)
  • Excellent4%
  • Very good13%
  • Average11%
  • Poor11%
  • Terrible61%
8 Oct 2017
“friendly but basic”
3 days ago
“Dirty & run down. Worst backpacker accommodation I've ever stayed in.”
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Reviewed 3 April 2013

We booked four nights on this hostel, but left after the first. They had overbooked, so the two of us had to share one bed with no sheets. There were bed bugs, no air-condition, the bathrooms hadn't been cleaned in weeks and the staff in...More

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Reviewed 27 March 2013

I have been living at melbourne Connection hostel in the centre of city for the past month and have found it very accomadating and hospitable for my transition into a new city. The staff aswell as the other guest have welcoming and friendly. The location...More

Thank Dave G
Reviewed 27 March 2013

I have stayed at this Hostel for the last 3 weeks, its cheap, right in the city centre and the kitchen is fairly well equiped. They have a small range of DVD's so on the days that i dont want to explore i can just...More

Thank Christopher D
Reviewed 24 March 2013

Stayed one night after a last minute decision to go to the grand prix the same week, so obviously most places were booked out. Appreciate that they still kept the price reasonable, and the location 5 min walk from Spencer St station is great, but...More

Thank BabSweden
Reviewed 23 March 2013

On top of the fact that this place is the worst hosteI I have ever seen (messy, loud, dirty and terrible state, plus pople allowed to smoke inside ) , staff people are ROBBERS! Me and my friend we booked the night to stay in...More

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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.
Price range
US$20 - US$78 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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Price range
US$20 - US$78 (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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