Address: 197-199 King Street, Melbourne.
Ph: (03) 9670 1111
Freecall: 1800 671 115
King Street Backpackers
King Street Backpackers is located in the heart of the second most livable city in the world, (we were voted best in 2003-04 and Vancouver will have to watch out this year!). Just 200 meters from Melbourne’s transport hub, Southern Cross train station and bus terminal, we provide the most conveniently located budget accommodation in the city, but that is just the start.
King Street Backpackers a large modern kitchen, bright and clean rooms, and loads of areas to catch up with friends or just chill out. Our staff have extensive local knowledge, and with our relaxed, clean and safe atmosphere, we are confident that once you’ve with us, you will keep coming back. We can help you on everything from finding a job to where to view penguins!
Located just streets away from some funky shopping spots, great sporting stadiums, the famous Crown Casino and the relaxing surrounds of the Yarra River, there is a festival every week in Melbourne. With great live music, amazing restaurants and vibrant culture, Melbourne won’t disappoint. There’s also many well hidden nightspots and quirky tourist gems in Melbourne. Perhaps that’s why we weren’t judged the most livable city in 2005…they’re just too well hidden, but not for you!So whether passing through Melbourne, embarking on study or work here or dropping in with plans as open as the road, you’ve won’t be disappointed.
With rooms that can comfortably fit up to 6 people, free internet available to those not fussed by wireless, a relaxing lounge area that is located close to the kitchen and also very close to the reception area – and a whole lot more, King Street Backpackers is confident that you will be satisfied with the facilities available on hand.
How to find us:
From Tullamarine Airport: – Melbourne international airport is approximately 20kms via freeway from the city. SkyBus operates 24hrs a day leaving the airport every 20 minutes dropping passengers off at Southern Cross Station 200m from King Street Backpackers. The cost is $15.00 per person.
From Avalon Airport: – Avalon domestic airport is located approximately 55kms via freeway from the city. SunBus meets every arrival at Avalon, the trip to Southern Cross Station takes about an hour from the airport.
From Southern Cross Station: – Exit the station and walk north along Spencer Street to the corner of Bourke Street. Cross Spencer Street with the lights and walk east up the left hand side of Bourke Street to the next set of traffic lights. This is King Street just turn to the left and walk the short distance along to King Street Backpackers.