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33 Creek Street South
Bendigo Victoria | AUSTRALIA
+61 (0)3 5443-7680
+61 (0)4 2907-8955

Tips for Budget Travellers

Backpacker or hostel style accommodation has its own relaxed and social quality. Here we've put together information in the form of a few tips and FAQs to help make your stay at the Bendigo Backpacker more enjoyable.

Where is the city of Bendigo, Australia?

Bendigo is in the central region of the state of Victoria, in the south-eastern area of Australia. It's situated about 150 km north-west of Melbourne and is easy to reach via car or train.

Map of Victoria showing Bendigo and other large regional cities

What type of accommodation is Bendigo Backpackers?

Bendigo Backpackers provides shared facility budget accommodation suitable for individuals and small groups. This central hostel is an attractive and comfortable converted home in downtown Bendigo, offering short stay accommodation with a large communal kitchen, as well as sitting rooms, dining room, and a courtyard area in which to socialise and relax. It has 6 private bedrooms, which vary in size, and a number of shared bathrooms. [More about our affordable rooms and facilities]

We provide friendly and affordable accommodation to stay in while holidaying or working in central Victoria. A great place from which to explore Bendigo’s historical, cultural and scenic attractions. We warmly welcome Australian and international travellers!

How central is the Backpackers to downtown Bendigo?

Bendigo Backpackers is situated in a quiet, residential area just two blocks (approx. 300 metres) from the centre of Bendigo, close to shopping, dining and entertainment — and easy walking distance to the train station! [View map of our location]

How long can I stay at Bendigo Backpackers?

Minimum stay: 1 night
Maximum stay: 7 nights
Check in: 2 pm
Check out: 11 am
Availability & Bookings: Visit

Do I need to bring bed linen?

All bed linen is supplied.

Can I prepare my own food?

Our kitchen facilities make preparing your own food a practical and inexpensive option while you’re travelling. This is particularly useful if you’re vegan or need to accommodate dietary considerations such as gluten intolerance, or other food allergies.

What features and facilities are provided?

Bendigo Backpackers is air-conditioned, smoke-free, wheelchair accessible, and offers free wi-fi. We also have ducted heating, free laundry facilities (you must provide your own washing powder), and a courtyard garden.

What tips would make my stay more enjoyable?

Here are a few tips to help make your stay more enjoyable at Bendigo Backpackers:

  • Headphones are great for watching movies or listening to music on your own device.
  • If you want to use the free laundry, don't forget to bring your own laundry detergent.

Why stay at Bendigo Backpackers?

Bendigo Backpackers is the perfect place to stay for those travelling on a budget; not only do we provide friendly, clean and secure accommodation, we offer a central location and the chance to meet new people.

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