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Summer House Backpackers, Melbourne, St Kilda

2-star2 stars
109 Barkly StreetSt KildaVIC3182Australia
Adults-only hostel with free breakfast and restaurant
  • Free breakfast and free WiFi
Value for money
Best value for money
Great location
Bar and Beverages
Bar is awesome
Regular internet service
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Summer House Backpackers, Melbourne, St Kilda

from $23
  • Basic Shared Dormitory, 1 Bedroom
  • Mixed Dormitory - 6 Beds
  • Standard Queen Room
  • Twin Room
  • Studio
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At a glance

Key facts

Hotel size

  • This hotel has 40 rooms
  • This hotel is arranged over 2 floors


  • Check-in time 2 PM-11 PM
  • Check-out time is 10 AM
The front desk is open daily from 8 AM - 11 PM
To make arrangements for check-in please contact the property at least 24 hours before arrival using the information on the booking confirmation.
Airport shuttle service is available at scheduled times during limited hours. Contact the property in advance to get details. Please note that due to nightclub being open on Friday, Saturday nights and Public Holiday Eves, rooms will be subject to highly elevated noise levels. The property has private functions which may run midweek and may also affect noise levels.

Required at check in

  • Credit card or cash deposit required

  • Government-issued photo ID required

  • Minimum guest age is 18
  • Minimum check-in age is 18

Travelling with others


  • No cribs (infant beds)


  • Pets not allowed


  • Free WiFi in public areas

  • Free WiFi in rooms



  • Airport shuttle at scheduled times *


  • No parking

Other information

  • Smoke-free property
  • No alcohol allowed onsite
  • Caters to adults only
* See small print for additional details or extra charges

In the hotel

Food and drink
  • Free breakfast
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/lounge
Things to do
  • Bicycle rentals nearby
  • Golfing nearby
  • Segway rental/tour nearby
  • Skydiving nearby
  • Nightclub
  • Billiards or pool table
  • Front desk (limited hours)
  • Number of buildings/towers - 1
  • Year Built 2007
  • Elevator/lift
  • ATM/banking
  • Designated smoking areas (fines apply)

In the room

Home comforts
  • Air conditioning
Be entertained
  • TV
Stay connected
  • Free WiFi
  • Daily housekeeping

Special features


Public Bar - This sports bar specializes in local cuisine and serves lunch, dinner, and light fare. Happy hour is offered.

Next Level Rooftop Bar - Onsite rooftop bar. Open select days.

Summer House Backpackers, Melbourne, St Kilda’s small print

Also known as

  • Hotel Barkly Hostel St. Kilda
  • Summer House Backpackers Melbourne Hostel St Kilda
  • Hotel Barkly Hostel St Kilda
  • Barkly St Kilda
  • House @ Hotel Barkly Hostel
  • Summer House Backpackers Melbourne St Kilda
  • Summer House Backpackers Melbourne


This property's policy is to refuse certain bookings for the purpose of group events or parties, including pre-wedding stag/bachelor and hen/bachelorette parties.

Noise-free guestrooms cannot be guaranteed.

Only registered guests are allowed in the guestrooms.

For transfers, guests must contact the property on arrival at the number on the booking confirmation.

The name on the credit card used at check-in to pay for incidentals must be the primary name on the guestroom reservation.

Optional extras

Airport shuttle service is offered for an extra charge of AUD 19 per person (one way)

We have included all charges provided to us by this hotel. However, charges can vary, for example, based on length of stay or the room you book.

What’s around Summer House Backpackers, Melbourne, St Kilda


  • St. Kilda Beach (13-minute walk)
  • Luna Park (7-minute walk)
  • Acland Street (7-minute walk)
  • Palais Theatre (9-minute walk)
  • Astor Theatre (22-minute walk)
  • Alfred Hospital (32-minute walk)
  • Elwood Beach (34-minute walk)
  • Prahran Market (36-minute walk)

Getting around

  • Melbourne, VIC (MEL-Tullamarine) 29-min drive
  • Melbourne, VIC (AVV-Avalon) 48-min drive
  • Southern Cross Station 13-min drive
  • Spotswood Station 19-min drive
  • Newport Station 19-min drive
  • Onsite parking not available
  • Airport shuttle

Summer House Backpackers, Melbourne, St Kilda

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