About Back of Chapel

Back of Chapel Backpackers Hostel is a 150 year old Victorian terrace, which has recently been renovated. We are Located in the South-Eastern suburb of Windsor in Melbourne, Australia.


Back of Chapel Backpackers is nestled in the core of Chapel Street, which is a vibrant, cultural and popular tourist area in Melbourne. Chapel Street provides an historic setting with diverse dining in many cafes, restaurants and bars as well as innovative architecture with exciting arts and cultural venues.

Back of Chapel has been rated in the top 3 best Backpacker Hostels in Melbourne according to guest’s reviews left on Tripadvisor, Lonely PlanetHostelz, Hostel World and Hostel Bookers! We are Melbourne’s premiere boutique hostel!

Our Services

  • Complimentary Breakfast
  • Free Unlimited WiFi
  • Clean Linen provided
  • Hot Showers with Rainfall Heads
  • Large HD TV with (Foxtel)

Special Offers

Special Weekly Prices


6 Bed Dorm Room – $170 Per week


4 Bed Dorm Room – $195 Per week

Check In

11:00 AM

Check Out

10:00 AM

Cancellation / Prepayment

Peak Season (November – May) 

7 Day Notification

Off Peak Season

48 Hour Notification

About Us


Back Of Chapel is now operating at:

733 Punt Road South Yarra 3141 in Melbourne Australia.

Back Of Chapel Backpackers is a small budget Hostel. We have an extensive history of backpacking and have traveled to many countries over the years. Our Melbourne born manager, Aaron can swap stories with you of journeys through some of the earths finest places or direct you to the most fun areas of Melbourne.

Melbourne city is Australia’s center of live music, clubbing with more clubs per capita than anywhere else in the world, cheap food, bars, cafes, cheap shopping and, oh yeah, did I mention food? Did I mention beer? Bars, pubs and restaurants surround us in both Chapel St and St Kilda.

Back of Chapel’s staff are extremely well traveled, informative. Drive down the Great Ocean Road, Melbourne’s premier beach enclave, hike Wilson’s Prom and its awesome rain forests, see the penguins at Phillip Island or St kilda!, scoff wine in the Yarra Valley vineyards and OK, if you really have to, you can go down “Neighbours” Ramsey St., exclusive to Melbourne, we’ll show you the way.

Back of Chapel Backpackers is a budget hostel in Melbourne, where only your feet have to do the walking and catching a tram is just for fun, everything is just minutes away. There’s easy access to the Australian Open (tennis centre), the Australian Grand Prix (10 minutes walk), Aussie Rules Football, Melbourne outdoor festivals (EarthcoreBig Day Out, Falls Music FestivalSt. Kilda and Brunswick St. festivals and heaps more). If it’s Melbourne shopping you want, the best of designers are at our door.

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