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Home Travellers Motel

32 Carlisle St,, St Kilda, Port Phillip, Victoria 3182, Australia
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    3.5 of 5 stars
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Balmoral, Australia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We booked the double room with en suite. Really nice! Spacious, good bed, clean and nice extras like tv, coffee, tea, microwaves, soaps etc. Room for improvement in the shower, heat of the water fluctuates a lot, reception not manned a lot of times but when you ring the bell somebody arrives soon enough. Bit noisy because some people celebrating... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I stopped by Melbourne for a night on ma trip Sydney to Adelaide and I decided to book a room in Home Travellers Motel for the night. It was a really good choice as the location is near of many point of interest. The night included a wine and cheese tasting that I had the opportunity to have with others... More 

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Cranford, New Jersey
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The rooms are ok if you can overlook the peeling paint, mold, and stained towels. My issue was we went to check in (private room) and were informed there was new ownership so not only was our reservation lost they refused to honor the rate of 75 dollars insisting we now pay 85! The best part was as I explained... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 22, 2015 via mobile

before i stayed here i had never managed to stay in the one hostel for more than 6 nights..... that all changed when i came to home travellers motel! When i arrived the staff were very helpful as to helping me with any questions i had and made me feel very comfortable very quickly! I booked for a week originally... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 22, 2015 via mobile

Great hostal with great people and staff. Perfect for backpackers like myself. Cheap and cheerful and it's exactly what is says on the tin. Good location and not far from the beach at all. Highly recommended

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Brisbane Region, Australia
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed May 23, 2015

This hostel is marketed as homey, quiet alternative. Staff were very friendly and I had the double room with its own ensuite. Tea, coffee, milk, kettle, toasters and cups were provided. That's the positives. If you don't mind noise, don't need frills like heating or lighting, and don't mind about a bit of grime then this is OK for you.... More 

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Alexander H, Manager at Home Travellers Motel, responded to this review

Hi, I'm so sorry your stay was so below par. Although I was not present on the particular Friday night you stayed with us I can firmly say that every night at Home Travellers is not like the one you described. Occasionally (some Fridays or Saturdays) our guests like to have a bit of a party but all staff working... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 11, 2015

I enjoyed my stay at Home. It is a basic hostel but comes at a fair price. Nothing fancy but has a homely feel to it. Extremely social enviroment, perfect for travellers to meet new people and feel comfortable for the duration of your stay. I would recommend it, location is perfect. Close to beach, nightlife, city centre and right... More 

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Brighton, United Kingdom
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 7, 2015

Great location in st kilda close to bars, restaurants and the beach/Luna Park. I would go as far as saying the staff were fantastic and they had free parking too. Unfortunately we had numerous problems with noise at stupid hours.. I get partying and having a laugh. But when some idiot decided to have the loudest drunk conversation outside your... More 

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Alexander H, Manager at Home Travellers Motel, responded to this review

Hi! Thanks for reviewing. I'm really sorry about the noise disturbance. As you speculated, we do take midnight noise seriously. I'm like you and cant stand when people do that! It's unfortunate that some people can be so selfish. Next time, have a chat with reception as we do offer ear plugs for instances just like this :) That aside,... More 

Helsinki, Finland
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 3, 2015 via mobile

Home travellers was just like home. I was supposed to be there five days but ended up staying for five weeks. There was amazing people and i had so much fun. The staff was just great and always helping if u needed anything. The rooms were cleaned everyday and so was the kitchen. Can't really complain for anything.

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Alexander H, Manager at Home Travellers Motel, responded to this review

Hey Piatta Thanks for reviewing :) Was great having you all here- I hope your east coast trip is going as planned. Let me know when you're back in Melbs...You will be! See you then. Alex More 

Berlin, Germany
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed March 31, 2015

We stayed in an 8 bed dorm for three nights (30$ pp/night) and that was enough for our taste. Every dorm has its own bathroom which is good and there is a spacious though still too small kitchen where you can also store your groceries. The staff was also pretty helpful but still there were a few things that really... More 

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