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    The Greenhouse Backpacker

    228 Flinders Lane | Level 6, Melbourne, Victoria 3000, Australia
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    Reviewed 3 December 2017 via mobile

    Wouldn’t stay here again. It’s in an old office building so most of the rooms (even the private rooms) have no windows. You can hear every door open in the hallway. Extremely loud. Had ear buds, still couldn’t sleep.More

    Thank Diveaman
    Response from Brendan R, Front Office at The Greenhouse BackpackerResponded 5 December 2017

    Hi Diveaman. Sorry to hear you had a bad sleep! Unfortunately due to us being located right in the heart of the Melbourne CBD, we have a few limitations as to what we can do to our building. If we can have you back the...More

    Reviewed 2 December 2017

    I booked for a private room because they suggest on their website that if you want privacy and no noisy, they offer the option of a private room, so I made an update to such room and was HORRIBLE!! Extremely NOISY, but you can’t imagine...More

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    Response from Brendan R, Front Office at The Greenhouse BackpackerResponded 7 December 2017

    Hi Jose. We are sorry you had a bad time at the hostel. We do our best to ensure every guest has a great stay, though sometimes we cannot control the noise that other guests make. We received your letter and attempted to send you...More

    Reviewed 6 November 2017 via mobile

    Enjoyed our stay here, was perfect for price. Pro's 1. Location was great Right in the heart of Melbourne, step outside the door into the thick of things, Flinders Street Train Station only 2 minutes walk. Coles and Woolworths right there to buy food and...More

    Thank Suzan N
    Response from Brendan R, Front Office at The Greenhouse BackpackerResponded 5 weeks ago

    Hi Suzan, Great to hear that you enjoyed your stay! We hope to have you again next time you are in Melbourne.

    Reviewed 19 October 2017

    However, due to the high ration of "long term residents" the place can be rather noisy...they treat the place as their own home not being considerate of short-stayers. Nevertheless, the place has an ideal location (right next to and above the CBD police station) has...More

    Thank SydneyTravelalot
    Reviewed 4 October 2017 via mobile

    after attending an evening event in melbourne i needed a place to stay overnight, right in the cbd. so my choice was once again the greenhouse backpacker where i had stayed on several occasions over the years. the absolute top feature is the location: in...More

    Thank Evelyn T
    Response from Jonathan L, Guest Relations Manager at The Greenhouse BackpackerResponded 9 October 2017

    Hi Evelyn, Thanks for the awesome review! We were thrilled to read about how much you enjoyed your stay with us. We hope to welcome you back soon.

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    GreenLeadersGold level
    • Top amenities
    • Free Internet
    • Breakfast included
    • Hotel Amenities
    • Breakfast included
    • Self-Serve Laundry
    • Concierge
    • Multilingual Staff
    • Price range
    • US$28 - US$78 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
    • Room types
    • Kitchenette ,
    • Non-Smoking Rooms ,
    • Accessible rooms
    • Number of rooms
    • 64
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    • Central Business District
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    Rachael B
    21 November 2017|
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    Response from Evelyn T | Reviewed this property |
    no, generally not. although i cannot say for sure whether they might have one or two rooms with private bathroom...?
    16 August 2017|
    Response from beachlover3691 | Reviewed this property |
    I dont know how many rooms dont have a window. We had a window but there was no view. To be hobest you dont spend much time in tbere for a view
    16 April 2016|
    Response from ayie92 | Reviewed this property |
    Green house back packers , all toilet is shared, but it's usually clean:)
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    "The third floor may be the quietest floor."
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    "Some rooms don't have windows, ask at the reception"
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    "double room was a great choice"
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