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The Greenhouse Backpacker

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  • Excellent25%
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  • Average23%
  • Poor7%
  • Terrible5%
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“free breakfast”(48 reviews)
“free walking”(9 reviews)
“common room”(9 reviews)
Free Internet
Breakfast included
Non-Smoking Rooms
Concierge
Accessible rooms
Self-Serve Laundry
Free Parking
2 Star Hotel
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Reviewed 5 days ago

...if it's your first time here, it bundles up with currency exchange and cop shop. The reception is on the top floor, which isn't stated anywhere, not clearly anyway. Major coup here is it's cheap. I stayed in a twin room by myself and paid...More

Thank bawdo
Response from Brendan R, Public Relations Manager at The Greenhouse BackpackerResponded 3 days ago

Hi Bawdo, Thanks for your comments. It's a shame you didn't notice our wall length mural, front door signage and large "Reception Level 6" sign as you were waiting for the lift. Good to hear you found us in the end! I'm glad you enjoyed...More

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The hostel is just 5minutes away from the Flinders Street Station and it's not too difficult to find. It's located right above a police station, so that would have easily make anyone feel extra safe! Stayed there for 3 nights and was very happy with...More

Thank nurulshima14
Response from Brendan R, Public Relations Manager at The Greenhouse BackpackerResponded 3 days ago

Hi nurulshima14, Great to hear that you enjoyed your stay! We hope that you come and stay with us again next time you are in Melbourne.

Reviewed 15 March 2018 via mobile

Great location in the CBD, easy check in and checkout process. Great staff and the room was okay.. hey its hostel not hotel! overall it was okay.. we stay in private room. The room comes with a/c and locker and safe box! I like the...More

Thank Ak Md N
Response from Brendan R, Public Relations Manager at The Greenhouse BackpackerResponded 3 weeks ago

Hi Ak Md N, Glad to hear you enjoyed your stay at the Greenhouse. As well as our tap card access, being situated right above a police station certainly makes for a safe experience! Hope to have you back soon!

Reviewed 5 March 2018

Environment-friendly hostel. The location is near to the free tram route and also train station. We booked a private room which is nice and clean as well as the bathroom. The frontdesk staffs were helpful and nice. There are free breakfast at the canteen but...More

Thank nasriquesz m
Response from Brendan R, Public Relations Manager at The Greenhouse BackpackerResponded 3 weeks ago

Hi Nasriquesz m, Thanks for your review! Nice to hear you enjoyed your stay, and we hope to have you back soon.

Reviewed 28 February 2018

This hostel is in a great location on Flinders lane. The rooms are dark and miserably lit, the windows are small and let little light in. The bedsheets/beds could do with reviving, as could the bathrooms etc - rather dated. The hostel was relatively clean...More

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Free Internet
Breakfast included
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Breakfast included
Self-Serve Laundry
Concierge
Multilingual Staff
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US$26 - US$76 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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Non-Smoking Rooms, Accessible rooms
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Price range
US$26 - US$76 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel class
Room types
Non-Smoking Rooms, Accessible rooms
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Traveller (111)
Room & Suite (28)
Dining (7)
Family and Play Areas (6)
Nearby
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
...More
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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...?
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Grainne1992
16 August 2017|
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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
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teresa_wan
16 April 2016|
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Response from ayie92 | Reviewed this property |
Green house back packers , all toilet is shared, but it's usually clean:)
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