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Reviews: Anonymous

Location England, Gender Male, Age 34

  • Anonymous
  • England, Male, 25-30
  • Avid Traveller
Home at The Mansion, Melbourne, Australia
10.0
9th Feb 2015

Great friendly mix of travellers with plenty of opportunities to socialise in the relaxing bar out front. Good deals for guests ($7 pints and good coffee) and fun competitions to entertain everyone without being too overbearing or loud (the bar closes at 11). Easy walk into the CBD and local tram takes you into St Kilda. Clean and comfortable facilities (especially the spotless showers) topped off with friendly, knowledgeable staff. Very happy I chose the mansion!

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  • Anonymous
  • England, Male, 31-40
  • Avid Traveller
City Lodge, Auckland, New Zealand
9.7
30th Aug 2013

Great value for money, facilities are immaculate and the location very handy for either Queen St, K-Rd or Ponsonby.

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  • Anonymous
  • England, Male, 31-40
  • Avid Traveller
9.1
30th Jul 2013

Delightful staff and decent rooms. I had a spacious private ensuite and thought it was excellent value for money. Very friendly and helpful people, would definitely return.

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  • Anonymous
  • England, Male, 31-40
  • Avid Traveller
YMCA Hostel, Auckland, New Zealand
8.3
27th Jul 2013

The single rooms are decent value for money although the whole place is very sterile with little going on for the independent traveller. I'd still return though as the location was ideal just off K-road, ponsonby and a short stroll down to Queen st.

View Property Reply

Dear guest, Thank you for your feedback. Happy you think YMCA is a good value for money, we do have events happening not as much as a party Backpacker, we praise ourselves to be Friendly, Affordable and Comfortable. Glad you would come back. Kind regards, Andre Vidoto Centre Manager

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  • Anonymous
  • France, Male, 18-24
  • Avid Traveller
Bamber House, Auckland, New Zealand
10.0
26th Feb 2013

Fantastic crew and the best location for a visit to Auckland. You should do yourself a favour and give the city centre hostels a miss, They even cooked me beef pie & chips the night I was there, just $5. Bamber House has it all!

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  • Anonymous
  • England, Male, 25-30
  • Avid Traveller
Borders Beyond, Auckland, New Zealand
8.6
5th Apr 2012

Great value for money with decent honest staff looking after the place. Not for those seeking a 'flashpacker' experience as it's a bit of a rough diamond but easy to settle in and it feels like a home away from home. Plenty of space in the kitchen and really friendly guys and girls to hang out with (and not just French!). Space for the car and the neighbourhood is really quiet. I'll swing on by when I'm next in town. Merci beaucoup David & Eve!

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  • Anonymous
  • England, Male, 25-30
  • Avid Traveller
Hotel Waterloo & Backpackers, Wellington, New Zealand
7.4
3rd Apr 2012

Ideally located for the station! Disappointed to be told in the morning that the breakfast deal has to be booked the night before - no mention of this on check in, in the room directory or on the advert in the lift. The hsk staff were noisy in the mornings shouting Chinese to each other at the crack of dawn outside my room. Double private room was tiny, access into the bed only from one side and no way to control / turn on the radiator which would have been handy to dry clothes after the rains

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  • Anonymous
  • England, Male, 25-30
  • Avid Traveller
Habitat HQ, Melbourne, Australia
8.6
26th Mar 2012

A great respite from the asylum that is St Kilda and Melbourne in general (take a walk and you'll find half the population appear to be on day release and the other half on crack). The hostel is very clean with great social areas and the free wifi a big bonus. Very good social events and no long term drunks littering the place like so many other backpacker joints. Simple tram journey into the CBD from outside the hostel. Highly recommend! ...And I still love St Kilda even with all the loons....

View Property Reply

Hi there, thanks for your feedback. St Kilda is certainly a "colourful" community but that is part of it's charm. Even the undesirables are pretty harmless. We do pride ourselves on providing a fresh and fun environment for travelling guests and like it to be everyones' home away from home. We hope you made it to other areas of Melbourne and enjoyed all the fabulous experiences it has to offer. Good luck with your travels, enjoy Australia and please come back to visit if you are in Melbourne. Thanks Habitat Crew

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  • Anonymous
  • England,
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St Kilda Hostel, Melbourne, Australia
10.0
18th Jun 2010

Really enjoyed my stay, perfect location, nice sociable crowd and spacious rooms. Most dorms have just been painted and were spotless. Helpful staff compared to other places I've stayed in, upgraded me for free and helped me find a job! Will be returning for sure!

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  • Anonymous
  • England,
  • Avid Traveller
Base Brisbane - Embassy, Brisbane, Australia
6.0
6th Apr 2009

The fat long haired dude on reception was the most miserable git imaginable, clearly hates his job! Kitchen very average. A/C not great, but most areas were clean, cinema room cool and a free upgrade from 6-bed to a 4! Can bring your own alcohol too which is a bonus. Walk across to the State library (10 mins) for free WIFI.

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