Queensberry Hill YHA, Melbourne was the Winner of the 'Best Backpacker Accommodation' prize at the 2003 Victorian Tourism Awards. This YHA hostel offers premium backpackers facilities including a cafe, backpacker travel agent, 24-hour internet, self-catering kitchen, laundry
, luggage lockers
and bicycles for hire
. Free for guests are a mail holding service, a swimming pool pass, use of rooftop barbecue area with 360 degree city views, car parking (subject to availability) and a library of videos and entertainment.
: Skybus ($13) runs to/from the airport &
every 1/2 hour during: Mon-Fri 8am to 4pm,
Sat 8.30am - 4pm, Sun 9am - 5pm.
Outside these hours Skybus runs 24 hrs a day to/from Spencer St Station in the city.
1.4 km to station - from Spencer Street walk east along Bourke Street two blocks to William Street and then catch tram number 55.
26 km to airport - around $38 to hostel in a taxi or $13 for Skybus to the city with a free mini-bus transfer to hostel during the day time (check with Skybus driver).