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    The Spencer Backpackers

    475 Spencer St, Melbourne, Victoria 3003, Australia
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    • Excellent6%
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    • Terrible18%
    2 Jan 2017
    “Stay here minimum 1 night”
    17 Jul 2017
    “Cheap stay and comfortable beds”
    Free Wifi
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    Breakfast included
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    Reviewed 29 April 2014

    We had a great time here. Our room was basic, but clean and comfortable. Same with the bathrooms. The other guests seemed very friendly and it seemed the whole hostel would gravitate to the rooftop balcony outside the kitchen for evening drinks. Felt very homely.

    2  Thank Nikki W
    Reviewed 19 March 2014

    Anyone coming to a backpackers and expecting top quality is setting themselves up for failure. I visited with a few mates on an interstate trip and it was perfect for us. It's extremely cheap, in a great location for anyone wanting to experience Melbourne on...More

    2  Thank Jake R
    Reviewed 26 September 2013

    Awful place. Inconsiderate guests. Condom wrappers under the bed. Dirty carpets. Staff don't really care if you have a problem. Fortunately Melbourne is such a lovely place we didn't feel the need to stay in the room much. It's just a shame that when we...More

    1  Thank jonnyfarg
    Reviewed 28 August 2013

    Creaky floors and inconsiderate guests. Grotty. Would never stay here again. Even for the price. I didn't sleep all night as people were walking up and down the ridiculously creaky hallway constantly and outside making a heck of a racket. Pre-arranged check in was a...More

    Thank keef23
    Reviewed 23 July 2013

    We stayed 4 nights on this place and it wasnt horrible but it wasnt awesome too. We stayed on the room 31, next to the kitchen. Unfortunatly, the kitchen is really noisy because of the speakers and the music. If you want to sleep before...More

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    • 24
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    Room Tips
    "Ensuite double if you must stay here."
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    "Go private - dorms looked quite basic with lots of long term guests staying so not the tidiest."
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    "During summer the closer floors to the ground are cooler."
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    "Request to be away from staircase and reception area."
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