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  • Excellent74%
  • Very good0%
  • Average13%
  • Poor13%
  • Terrible0%
  • Nov. 28, 2016
    “Not the best”
  • Jun. 11, 2016
    “Awesome people and location”
115 Cecil St, Melbourne, Victoria 3205 Australia See on map
Free Wifi
Free Parking
Breakfast included
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Reviewed November 28, 2016 via mobile

First I want to say that the staff were really nice, had no complaints there! Them and the location are the reason for the two stars. Other than that I didn't like the hostel. It's unfortunate that me and my boyfriend got put in a...More

Date of stay: November 2016
1  Thank Charlotte W
Reviewed June 11, 2016 via mobile

Full of long term backpackers. Awesome crowd, it felt like visiting family. Made friends and plans right away and had a great time. The building is old and the accommodation is average, but it's the cheapest backpackers in town and it's pretty clean. The staff...More

Date of stay: June 2016
Thank Becca F
Reviewed November 28, 2014

Okay, this is probably more of a backpackers hostel with a public bar, but then anything with the words 'Drop Bear' in its name has to be cool in my books. I actually have lots of stories about Drop Bears, but I won't be telling...More

Date of stay: November 2014
2  Thank MrDavetheSarks
Reviewed October 20, 2014

The reason I love hostels is for the reason they are a great way to meet people when I get lonely as a solo traveler, and with Mel as the owner and Dave as the Manager they make it even easier as they know everyone...More

Date of stay: September 2014
Thank Terri W
Reviewed July 9, 2014 via mobile

I arrived at the drop bear in after it was recommended by a friend. We arrived as a group of 3 and had planned to stay there for a few weeks and then find an apartment. 18 months later leaving it was like leaving my...More

Date of stay: May 2014
Thank Fiona M
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Located in the heart of South Melbourne, the Drop Bear Inn is an affordable home away from home. Close to daily essentials, public transport, Melbourne's CBD and the iconic South Melbourne Market. Our friendly More fun staff provide you with events throughout the week in the bar, a free BBQ every Wednesday, free WIFI and more. Book one week in a share room and receive your first night free! Less
Hotel Amenities
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Room Service
Free Parking
Breakfast included
Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
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US$16 - US$36 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Australia > Victoria > Melbourne > South Melbourne
Room types
Number of rooms
Price range
US$16 - US$36 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Australia > Victoria > Melbourne > South Melbourne
South Melbourne
South Melbourne hosts the city’s oldest continuous
market, founded in 1867. Rows of neatly arranged
fruit, vegetables and flowers splash yellows, greens
and reds along the entire perimeter, where the whole
neighbourhood gathers for Saturday feasts. Inside the
hall, shoppers hover over the mouth-watering displays
of delicatessens and specialty food shops. Further in,
a bazaar full of giftware, clothing, and kitchen
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