South Melbourne Backpackers

Join us at Drop Bear Inn

Drop Bear Inn is much more than somewhere to throw your bag and lay your head. Our clean, comfortable rooms are a great place to catch some rest at the end of a big day. But before you get there you can enjoy everything the inn has to offer: A lounge to chat with other travellers, a fully appointed kitchen to prepare your meals, a bar to have a few drinks and unwind.

Most importantly, our friendly staff who are all excited to make sure you get the most out of your stay!


Room Types and Rates

Dorm Room:  From $24 per night to $145 per week

Double Room: $385 per week


At Your Service

Our friendly and fun staff includes locals and backpackers, just like you, who love everything Melbourne has to offer and are more than willing to share the benefit of their experience and travels. We want you to love our city like we do; so don’t be scared to ask us where to find the fun!

Come Visit Us

Drop Bear Inn is located at:

143 York Street
South Melbourne
VIC 3205

Call: +61 3 9690 2220

Unique Points


We’re located in beautiful South Melbourne, right next to the famous South Melbourne Market. A mere block away you can catch a ride on Melbourne’s iconic light rail network straight into the city or head to the north side of Melbourne to chow down on great food and live music in Fitzroy, Carlton and Collingwood. In the other direction St Kilda Beach is only a short ride away where you can enjoy great beaches, coffee, bars and cafés. Whatever you want to see while in Melbourne you’ll be right in the centre of the action!


Clean, Comfortable and cozy! Wherever in the world you’re from, Drop Bear Inn is your home away from home. Where better to stay while enjoying all Melbourne has to offer than right in the middle of the action? South Melbourne Market, beautiful Albert Park, St Kilda Beach and all the excitement of Melbourne are just outside your door!

Fun Vibe

Settle down with a drink and meet your new friends in our comfortable lounge area or around a table in our beer garden, listen to some great local live music or some tracks from the jukebox while you show off your skills with the pool cue or the video games. Wherever you’re from and whatever you’re doing you’re in for a memorable night at the Drop Bear Inn!


The bar at South Melbourne’s Drop Bear Inn is a great place for backpackers and locals alike to chill and mingle with people from all over the world with a cold beer and a warm atmosphere. Our open and friendly bar features live music, pool tables, games, lounges and a fantastic outdoor beer garden to relax and enjoy the Melbourne sun!


Interested in booking a room?

Call us on +61 3 9690 2220


If you have any questions please Contact us here