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Loved staying here. Great location and friendly staff, however it seems that everyone who stays here has to part of a clique! Brilliant if you can play an instrument as they've got open mic night and guitars, boxs etc. If you've got a overinflated ego or you can brown-nose someone without losing your dignity then this is place for you! We ended up just keeping ourselves to ourselves, didn't really have the 'hostel' vibe! We've stayed in probably 30 hostels this year through South America
Friendly staff, very clean. Lots of events happening every day. Really enjoyed my stay. Only negative thing to say about this place is that although the wifi is free, it's very slow.
It's a great hostel with nice big kitchen which easy to make friends. But music in the night is extremly loud and no place to relax, the dorm has no much place for bags... and really not happy with the price, the hostel just suddenly raised price 4 dollars more everyday without mention it at all. ITS NOT NICE, AND MAKE ME FEEL LIKE THIS HOSTEL JUST WANT MONEY BUT NOT CARING ABOUT OFFERING NICE SERVICE OR PLACE. Disaapointed actually.
We were surrounded by Frenchies during our stay here. But i deff recommend this hostel. Most of the best hostels i've stayed in were in Melbourne! Good place and perfect to go see the penguin parade :D
Did not like this place at all, felt very uncomfortable, had a really weird atmosphere: there were two large long-stay groups who didn't really speak or include at all. Also there was barely any room to move in the dorm with people's bags so it was not nice to spend time in the room either. Found it very cramped. Staff told me to check credit on tram card at local shop
Staff were superb! Best I have experience in Australia! Music most nights was exceptional and a joy to watch! Tea was awful but that's the same in all of Australia!
Really good hostel! I would come back every time. It's just a bit far from the city.
Great for party animal.
- Novice Nomad
- Female, 25-30
- (1 review)
Habitat has incredibly friendly staff, but the short-stay backpacker in Australia should know that its free parking offer means a big likelihood that 40-50% of the guests are young work&travel folks from mostly Europe, who hang around most day, party all evenings throughout the week and don't really leave you any opportunity to find a quiet spot to plan your travel or just read a book. There's a TV room with books. but it's constantly occupied. It would be great if you got a reading room, HQ!
Nice clean hostel, free breakfast and wifi for length of stay is a nice touch. Modern and clean with decent sized rooms and kitchen, even has an oven which was great! Would have stayed longer but found the hostel very clicky. Many people are long termers so it feels like being back at high school with groupings. Entertainment most nights but wouldn't recommend to lone travellers - hard to mingle.
Great hostel! But as in other places in Australia, most of the guests are young people on working holiday who actually live in the hostel. So the atmosphere might not be the best if you are little bit older and just passing by. By the way, the hostel has the busiest but at the same time cleanest kitchen I've seen in a long time!
Super clean hostel and very organized! Only stayed here for a couple nights, good area outside to drink but no drinking in the rooms, I'd recommend this place, clean, secure, social what more could you ask for?
The backpacker is nice and well located in St Kilda to go and see pingouins. I was a bit unlucky with my dorm as it was full of girls going out all night long and coming back at different hours completely drunk every night... The room was a complete mess, i couldnt even access my bed without stepping on one of their stuff...
It was a great hostel but if you`re traveling alone it`s quite hard to know people beacause they are all in group. I woudn`t suggest the people traveling alone there to go there... But for the rest excellent!
That was the best hostel I have stayed! I had a double bed room with my boyfriend for only 35 a night with a great and clean bathroom! Felt like in a hotel! Thank you :)
Amazing hostel! Great atmosphere, very friendly and knowledgable staff. Bathrooms were clean, common spaces were awesome! Always a lot going on but was quiet enough to sleep through the whole night! I will definitely be back!
Lovely hostel with friendly and helpful staff. Been staying here a few times And highly recommend it :)
- Novice Nomad
- Female, 18-24
- (1 review)
nice place!!! loved the free bf one day with pancakes! good atmosphere... drinks in the hostel are cheep they have nice activities as well... a lot of party in the evenings but there is also the outside area and the quite tv room if you dont feel like Party!
Best hostel in Melbourne. By far. Atmosphere, staff and value for money all so great. The rooms are clean, never had problems with the facilities (free wifi in rooms!!!). Great entertainment in the evening, really can't fault this place. Love it :)))
Nah, nah it was good mate.
- Novice Nomad
- Male, 25-30
- (1 review)