4.3 out of 5

"For my first time in Melbourne, I'm glad that I chose to stay at Space Hotel. It's so close to the CBD and Fitzroy where there are heaps of things to ... " More

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Hotel Description

Space Hotel - Hostel puts you in the heart of Melbourne, within steps of popular attractions like Old Melbourne Gaol and RMIT University. Highlights at this hostel include a restaurant, a bar/lounge, and a spa tub.

WiFi are featured in all 129 shared rooms.

Blue Moon Bar serves local cuisine and is open for lunch and dinner. Other amenities include a fitness centre, WiFi in public areas, and laundry facilities.

Attractions within a 10-minute walk of this Melbourne Central Business District hostel include Melbourne Central and Her Majesty's Theatre.

Standard Twin Room - Shared Bathroom

Bed Count 2 Twin Beds Maximum Occupancy 2 Max
AU$86 per night

Shared Dormitory - 8 Beds

Bed Count 1 Twin Bed Maximum Occupancy 1 Max

Standard Queen Room - Private Bathroom

Bed Count 1 Queen Bed Maximum Occupancy 2 Max

Deluxe Queen Room

Bed Count 1 Queen Bed Maximum Occupancy 2 Max

Executive Queen Room

Bed Count 1 Queen Bed Maximum Occupancy 2 Max

Semi Private Female Dormitory - 4 Beds

Bed Count 1 Twin Bed Maximum Occupancy 1 Max

Space Hotel - Hostel ratings based on 490 Verified Reviews

Review Summary
4.3 out of 5 4.5 out of 5.0
Room cleanliness 4.0 out of 5.0
Service & staff 4.0 out of 5.0
Room comfort 4.0 out of 5.0
Hotel condition 4.0 out of 5.0

Guest reviews for Space Hotel - Hostel

Everyone (350) Couples (76) Students (4) Family (56) Other (1)
4 out of 5
Surprisingly clean, new and comfortable for a hostel. Will stay again.

Posted by on 7 Apr. 2019

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Comment from Hotel Management

15 Apr. 2019 by Space Hotel Team

Thank you for taking the time to write a review,we look forward to welcoming you back for another enjoyable stay.

3 out of 5
I didn't like that there was no fridge in the private room. The air-conditioner wouldn't work. The literature stated that the guest could control the aircon in the private rooms but this wasn't the case and after informing reception that I couldn't change the aircon was told that it was controlled by them in reception. Asked them to cool the room down as it was too warm. Came back that evening to find nothing had changed so had to open the windows to cool the room down. Problem then that all the hoons and traffic noise kept me awake till the motorists had gone home and I was finally able to sleep.

Posted by on 5 Apr. 2019

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5 out of 5
Hands down the best place I’ve stayed in Melbourne over 15 odd years of visits. What a wonderful little gem of a place, booked in an emergency as an air bnb failed last minute and took a gamble on Space. Booked the private double and got upgraded for free, stayed in the family room and loved it so much I came back three days later. Great location, excellent condition, super clean and tidy, nice and quiet, staff were lovely and helpful. Space is now my new go to hotel for Melbourne.

Posted by on 27 Mar. 2019

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Comment from Hotel Management

15 Apr. 2019 by Space Hotel Team

Thank you for the wonderful review,it is always great to hear some positive feedback and that you enjoyed your stay so much you returned a second time. We look forward to welcoming you back again soon.

5 out of 5
The room was clean and tidy. Plenty of things to do within the hostel also. Had a great stay.

Posted by on 13 Feb. 2019

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Comment from Hotel Management

18 Feb. 2019 by Space Hotel Team

Wonderful review, thank you so much for taking the time to leave a 5 star rating. Kind Regards

5 out of 5
Great Great Great Great Great Great Great Great Great Great Great Great Great Great

Posted by on 1 Jan. 2019

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Comment from Hotel Management

25 Jan. 2019 by Space Hotel Team

We want all our reviews to be like this, so glad you enjoyed your stay with us and thank you for taking the time to tell us how great we are. We love to hear it. Kind Regards

5 out of 5
Great location in the CBD, within walking distance of a train station, and always a go-to stay for me when I go to Melbourne.

Posted by on 13 Dec. 2018

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Comment from Hotel Management

14 Dec. 2018 by Space Hotel Team

Thank you for continuing to stay with us here at Space Hotel and for taking the time to share some positive feedback.

4 out of 5
nice hostel,great facilities,excellent staff,good location,easy access to eating places,close to cbd and china town

Posted by , from qld on 28 Sep. 2018

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Comment from Hotel Management

2 Oct. 2018 by Space Hotel Team

Thank you for a lovely review Mark, glad you enjoyed your time at Space Hotel.

5 out of 5

awesome hostel, clean, friendly, modern, close

Pros: Cleanliness, friendliness, proximity to CBD, heating was great
Cons: nothing, really. for $35/night, this place is mint!
Location: On my first night, I went to the Catfish for dinner and a beer (awesome!) in Fitzroy nearby. Anything else is closeby in the CBD also.
For my first time in Melbourne, I'm glad that I chose to stay at Space Hotel. It's so close to the CBD and Fitzroy where there are heaps of things to do day and night, so walking distance to most good places. I went to Above & Beyond's concert at HiSense Arena, and it was very easy to get around, and when I got back to the hotel at 4am, there was no lockout; it was very easy to get back in and up to my room to go to sleep.

Posted by , from Brisbane on 10 Jun. 2018

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Comment from Hotel Management

2 Aug. 2018 by Space Hotel Team

Great review Jerome, thank you very much for taking the time to share your experience and we are glad to hear you were happy with your stay and had a enjoyable time in Melbourne. Many Thanks

5 out of 5
Had a loud club connected to the hotel but couldn’t hear a thing up in our room. Very clean room and amazing view. Also 24hours service/open door

Posted by , from cobram victoria on 18 Apr. 2018

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5 out of 5

Great location and room for the price

At just under $100 for a room, this hotel was really great. A short walk to Chinatown, which was perfect for the night out. Nice room and clean. It was also nice and quiet. Staff were friendly and professional. We even got upgraded to an executive room, which was a nice surprise.

Posted by on 16 Apr. 2018

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Property Features

Space Hotel - Hostel offers its guests a spa tub and a fitness centre. There's a restaurant on site. You can enjoy a drink at the bar/lounge. A computer station is on site and WiFi is available in public spaces for a fee. A rooftop terrace, a library, and tour or ticket assistance are also featured at Space Hotel - Hostel. Smoking is allowed in designated areas at this Melbourne hostel.

  • 1 building
  • 129 guestrooms or units
  • 8 levels
  • Dining venue
  • Bar or lounge
  • Terrace on the roof
  • Self-service laundry
  • Front desk (24 hours)
  • Storage area for luggage
  • Tour and ticket information
  • Concierge
  • Pool or billiards table
  • Library
  • BBQ grill(s)
  • Outdoor picnic space
  • Computer for guest use
  • ATM
  • Lift
  • Smoking in designated areas

Internet

Available in all rooms: WiFi (surcharge)

Available in some public areas: WiFi (surcharge)

Transport

  • Airport: Melbourne, VIC (MEL-Tullamarine) (23.3 km / 14.5 mi)
  • Train station: Flinders Street Station (1.4 km / 0.9 mi)
  • Metro station: Melbourne Central Station (0.5 km / 0.3 mi)
  • Parking:

Room Amenities

Space Hotel - Hostel offers 129 forms of shared accommodation with air conditioning. Each accommodation is individually furnished. In-room wireless Internet access is available for a surcharge. Housekeeping is provided on a daily basis.

  • Accommodations are shared
  • Housekeeping (daily)
  • Climate control (air conditioning)
  • Unique furnishings

Food & Drink

Blue Moon Bar – This pub specialises in local cuisine and serves lunch and dinner. Guests can enjoy al fresco dining (weather permitting). Happy hour is offered.

Accessibility

If you have requests for specific accessibility needs, please note them at check-out when you book your room.

Hotel Policies

Check-in

  • Check-in time starts at 2 PM
  • Minimum check-in age is 18

Check-out

  • Check-out by 10 AM

Payment types

Children and extra beds

  • Children are welcome.
  • Kids stay free! Children stay free when using existing bedding.
  • Rollaway/extra beds are not available.
  • Cribs (infant beds) are not available.

Pets

  • No pets allowed

Policies

Charges for extra guests may apply and vary according to property policy.

A cash deposit, credit card or debit card for incidental charges and government-issued photo identification are required upon check-in.

Special requests are subject to availability at the time of check-in. Special requests can't be guaranteed and may incur additional charges. No on-site parking is available. The name on the credit card used at check-in to pay for incidentals must be the primary name on the guest room reservation.

  • No rollaway/extra beds available
  • No cots (infant beds) available

Fees

 

The charges below are included in your overall room price:

  • Resort fee

We've listed all charges provided to us by the property, but they may vary based on length of stay or the room booked.

Optional extras

The fees and deposits listed below will be charged at the time of service, check-in, or check-out.

  • Fee for in-room wireless Internet: AUD 5 per 24-hour period (rates may vary)
  • Fee for wireless Internet in public areas: AUD 5 per night (rates may vary)
  • Nearby parking fee: AUD 25.00 per 24 hours
  • Late check-out fee: AUD 20 (subject to availability)

This may not be a comprehensive list. Fees and deposits are subject to change and might not include tax.

Hotel Names

  • Space Hotel Hostel/Backpacker Melbourne
  • Space Hotel Hostel/Backpacker
  • Space Hostel/Backpacker Melbourne
  • Space Hostel/Backpacker
  • Space Hotel Hostel Melbourne
  • Space Hotel Hostel
  • Space Melbourne

You should know

  • Please note that this property can refuse certain bookings for the purpose of group events or parties, which include pre-wedding stag/bachelor and hen/bachelorette parties.
  • The total price shown includes a resort fee.