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66-90 Victoria Parade, Melbourne, Australia

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1735 Total Reviews
  • 86%Value For Money
  • 86%Security
  • 88%Location
  • 93%Staff
  • 82%Atmosphere
  • 89%Cleanliness
  • 83%Facilities

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great atmosphere, wobbly / noisy bunks, my bed did not have a powerpoint within reach, cleaning fluid they use is a bit strong, i nearly choked!


Awesome building to use as an hostel, full of character and ideal location. We had a private room which was very spacious and had a tv which is a real treat when backpacking. Facilities such as laundry and private bathrooms were plentiful and the staff where very approachable and helpful. Definitely worth considering if visiting Melbourne


Lovely hostel. Only "bad" thing is that mattress are a bit springy.

  • 26th Dec 2015
  • Novice Nomad
  • Anonymous
  • Denmark
  • Male, 18-24
  • (1 review)


Nice hostal, good price. The rooms are too small though and beds are not very stable.


Probably the nicest double room we've stayed in! Very nice building and very helpful. Was a very sociable hostel as well


Liked it. Good hostel. Would stay again. Showers okay and facilities good.


I expected nicer facilities, bring that the hostel was a converted mansion, but was very run down. The mattress in the double ensuite was thin, and springs dug out backs. The carpet could have been changed 5 years ago, with a deep clean at the very least. No AC the rooms, so be mindful when booking in the summer. The staff were extremely nice, and there's a bar connected to the hostel, with decent prices for guests. Overall, not worth the price tag. I wouldn't stay here again.

  • 15th Dec 2015
  • Novice Nomad
  • Anonymous
  • USA
  • Couple, 25-30
  • (1 review)


During my travels all around Australia in 2012, Home@TheMansion was my absolute favourite hostel for it's beautiful building, homely atmosphere and kick-ass location near Fitzroy, so I returned in late 2015 and found it to be even better then the last time with it's cute bar out front and it's constant cleanliness. What. A. Hostel.


Really cool hostel in a great spot! Bathrooms are wicked clean and spacious. A lot of long term guests but loads of friendly faces. Close to the metro and tram with some beautiful parks nearby. Overall ace hostel, and the staff are super helpful. Just got back from a great ocean road trip and the tips sheet the staff gave us literally made our trip. Saw my first koala and kangaroo because of it! Bars nice and English bartender, believe it was Chris, is a funny guy! Thanks guys!


lovely hostel, lovely people, great location. sad to leave


Your fairly regular hostel with the typical amenities. Was full of people there on long terms stays looking for employment. Overall pretty good stay.


The staff are fantastic! The work hard to keep the place clean, are extremely helpful and knowledgeable. Above all very welcoming!!


Really really good experience to live there, good location, nice staff, quite clean kitchen and bathroom, everything just perfect


The kitchen area is a bit small. Great overall atmosphere though.


Home@the mansion does indeed feel like a home, far from home. There's a crowd of people staying on short-term, some on longer-term, there are events organized so people can meet, and it feels quite natural. So a nice place to meet people, good location (near cbd, near fitzroy, near carlton gardens to rest), glad I picked this place.


Very good hostel. Would stay there again and again!


+ Easy access to downtown and 2d hand shopping area - rooms on the big avenue side are noisy because of the traffic and such a pity that they are not mantaining the beauty of such old building (indoors) (ugly carpet everywhere, empty spaces....)


Clean, friendly and in a great location. Would stay here again and again!


Really great place to stay, clean, friendly, good location, good price. Would recommend.


Clean, quiet and great location. Would recommend this place if you're looking for somewhere central, clean and not a big party hostel. All staff are chilled and helpful. Rooms are cleaned at least once a day. Only downfall is it can be pretty difficult to get room in the kitchen to cook but it's not too bad. Would stay here again

  • 22nd Oct 2015
  • Novice Nomad
  • Anonymous
  • England
  • Couple, 18-24
  • (1 review)

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