The 5 Best Party Hostels in Melbourne (2018)

The 5 Best Party Hostels in Melbourne (2018)
Melbourne is the second largest city in Australia and is the cultural capital of the country. There is no shortage of museums, sporting events, and entertainment options throughout the city. Like many destinations in Australia, it's a popular stop off for the backpacker crowd. Some people visit to attend a sporting event while others use it as a base for exploring the surrounding areas. There are plenty of party hostels for those looking to socialize and have a good time. You can consider any of those listed below.
How much do hostels in Melbourne cost?
Average Dorm Price $21 ($14 to $44)
Average Double Private Room Price (in a hostel) $59 ($32 to $108)

Looking for a party in Melbourne? Here are the best hostels:

Dorm Bed: AUD28.00
Private Room: AUD44.50
Overall Rating: 77%
This is the most popular party hostel in Melbourne. It has an onsite bar, the Red Eye Bar, which has live music and DJs regularly. There are nightly events including free barbecues for guests, trivia nights, and ladies night. There are also meal nights that offer cheap dining options for guests.

Other amenities for the hostel include a travel desk with travel information, a large common area and television, a full kitchen for guests to use, secure lockers, 24 hour security, and a luggage storage area.

Females have access to the female only area where shampoo and conditioner is provided and free champagne is available from 6pm until 7pm among other things.

17 Carlisle St St Kilda , Melbourne, Australia,
Dorm Bed: AUD25.00
Private Room: AUD44.50
Overall Rating: 87%
United Backpackers as the best hostel in Melbourne has a great location just opposite of the iconic Flinders Street Station in the heart of Melbourne, and they also offer brand new facilities, plenty of space to chill or play including the basement bar and rest assured they also have free Wi-Fi in common areas. This hostel is full of personality with Melbourne's laneway culture, funky decor, and quirky art throughout. What makes it even better is the great atmosphere, free events and tours every day, top notch security, and amazing local staff who are always happy to help. The basement bar, Lost & Found, is open 7-nights a week offering a different event each night. Perfect for solo-travelers who want to meet others. They also offer free food on certain nights. Free city maps, Wi-Fi, linen, and breakfast are included and towels are available for hire.

250 Flinders Street , Melbourne, Australia,
Dorm Bed: AUD25.00
Private Room: AUD30.00
Overall Rating: 80%
Built in 1901, this hostel is like nothing you have ever seen: It is a castle with just 16 rooms. Situated right next to Brunswick St, the free city circle tram-line, Carlton Gardens and just minutes from China Town, Federation Square and the MCG, the hostel location is great for getting to see the best of the city. The hostel has just 16 rooms and 94 beds and offers a more personal experience. If you are a lone traveler, the cafe bar Victoria's Secret is the perfect place to meet fellow travelers. There are 16 spacious rooms, with high ceilings, stain glass windows and a ton of natural light.

The hostel does not accept guests under the age of 18. Free city maps and Wi-Fi are included.

66-90 Victoria Parade , Melbourne, Australia,
Dorm Bed: $19.59
Private Room: $26.53
Overall Rating: 85%
Located in one of the best parts of Melbourne, the Ritz is right in the middle of the beach suburb of St. Kilda. This is near some of the area's best nightlife and also close to many shops, restaurants, pubs, and cafes. It's just a short walk from the beach and there's a tram you can take into the city.

Just downstairs you'll find a British Pub that has nightly dinner specials and evening activities. You can also relax in the hostel's television lounge, play pool with other guests, or catch up with friends at the internet cafe.

There are regular activities going on including free wine and cheese nights, pool competitions and frequent party nights. They also offer discounted tours to guests. This is a great hostel if you're looking for fun and relaxation all in one place.

169 Fitzroy Street St. Kilda Beach , Melbourne, Australia,
Dorm Bed: $27.87
Private Room: $36.89
Overall Rating: 86%
The Nunnery is a beautiful old building with exquisite shared and private rooms as well as lounge areas for chilling and courtyards for hanging out in the sunshine. Situated in super hip Fitzroy and only a short 10min stroll to the city, 19th century charm meets the freshness of modern day Melbourne in this totally unique hostel. It's great for travelers looking to experience the best of Melbourne's live music, cafes, and bars located in and around Fitzroy as well as the famed laneway nightlife of the city. The Nuns (staff) help create a relaxed and social home away from home, offering free breakfast every day as well as free weekly pub crawls, soup nights, and BBQ's with wine also supplied. This beautiful old Nunnery was built in 1888 and features intricate stain glass windows, grand staircases, and outdoor balconies with some great views of the city and surrounding area. The lovely vintage charm and character has been maintained over the years, adding to the relaxed and friendly atmosphere of the hostel. They offer both exquisite dormitory rooms as well as a beautiful private rooms in the Guesthouse next door which has its own kitchen and bathroom for those wanting the privacy of their own room. Free city maps, linen, towels, and breakfast are included and bicycles are available for hire.

116 Nicholson Street Fitzroy , Melbourne, Australia,
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