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What Is a Hostel?
If you're hoping to find a low-cost place to stay in Melbourne, one of the 31 hostels here could be a great option for you. No two hostels look exactly the same, but these dormitory-style accommodations all offer the following:
- Shared rooms (though many hostels offer private room options too)
- Budget prices
- A social setting
Hostels are a great way to stay in Melbourne for a good value, so you can save your budget for sightseeing. You can check out this destination's cultural highlights, such as its art galleries and museums.
Hostels in Melbourne
Ready to book a hostel in town? These options have the best reviews from our travelers and could be a good place to start:
Space Hotel - Hostel - Located steps from RMIT University. Property features include a restaurant, a bar, and a rooftop terrace.
Europa Melbourne - Hostel - Close to public transit, this property is within a 5-minute walk of Melbourne Central Station. Property features include free WiFi, a rooftop terrace, and a shared/communal kitchen. You'll find showers in all rooms.
15 Charles Abbotsford Mansion - Hostel - Close to public transit, this property is within a 5-minute walk of North Richmond Station. Guests can enjoy free on-the-go breakfast, free WiFi, and tour/ticket assistance. You'll find towels, showers, and free toiletries in all rooms.
Como Court by Crest - Guests can enjoy free WiFi, a 24-hour front desk, and air conditioning. Rooms come with towels, showers, and free toiletries.
United Backpackers Melbourne - Close to public transit, this property is within a 5-minute walk of Flinders Street Station. You can take advantage of free WiFi and a bar, as well as a 24-hour front desk.
When Is the Best Time to Visit Melbourne?
Good weather's definitely a plus when you're experiencing new places, so here are some stats about the seasons:
- The hottest months are typically February and January, while July and June are the coldest months
- January-March: Daytime temperatures average 80° F and nighttime temperatures average 50° F
- April-June: 68° F is the daytime average and 41° F is the nighttime average
- July-September: Daytime averages are around 64° F and nighttime averages are around 41° F
- October-December: The average temperatures are 75° F during the day and 45° F at night
- Average rainfall is 0.47 inches in a year
What Can I Do in Melbourne?
Depending on your interests, you might appreciate these places:Top Sights
- Melbourne Cricket Ground
- St. Kilda Beach
- Bourke Street Mall
- Royal Botanic Gardens
- Dandenong Ranges National Park
- Flagstaff Gardens
- National Gallery of Victoria
- Melbourne Museum
- Union Lane
In general, Melbourne is known for its:
How to Get to Melbourne and Around the Area
You can fly into the nearest airport in Melbourne, VIC (MEB-Essendon), located 7 mi (11.2 km) away from the city center. An alternative is Melbourne, VIC (MEL-Tullamarine), situated 11.7 mi (18.9 km) away. After you've arrived, you may want to use public transit during your trip. Walk to nearby metro stations like Flagstaff Station, Melbourne Central Station, and Parliament Station. To see more of the surrounding area, take a train from Flinders Street Station, Southern Cross Station, or Showgrounds Station.