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Habitat HQ

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4.5 of 5
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333 St Kilda Rd | Corner of Blanche St, St Kilda, Port Phillip, Victoria 3182, Australia
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Free Breakfast + Wifi
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  • Location
    4 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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48 reviews
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 38 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

wonderful hostel, cosy tv room, large outside bbq area to smoke, comfy comon area, good quality rooms and beds. The whole thing is like an episode of Jersey Shore, just more people. Many beautiful important people with drama and strong egos, fun to watch and possible to ignore. Fair prices for alcohol, nice wine. free wifi and it would be... More 

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Simone E, General Manager at Habitat HQ, responded to this review

Hi Dave, Thank you for taking the time for leaving your review! Sounds like you were entertained by our diverse and fantastic clientele! We DO have FREE WIFI which is available 24hrs a day, in your room and in communal areas for all our guests..I apologize if you were not aware of this during your stay. We look forward to... More 

Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Stayed for 4 days before our flight home. Room is cleaned daily, ensuite shower room is like-new. We would expect 4 lockers for a 4-bed room instead of 2 though. Bunk is a little bit noisy and we were unlucky to have a roommate that would only go to bed at 1am and woke us up with his loud snore,... More 

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Simone E, General Manager at Habitat HQ, responded to this review

Thank you so much for taking the time to leave you great review. You did get unlucky with the snorer...we have earplugs at reception for your next visit! I hope to have you back again soon Happy and Safe travels Simone and the Habitat team More 

Brisbane, Australia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Habitat was cheap and pleasant place to stay during our busy trip to Melbourne. It has a tram stop across the road and the staff were very helpful. The room was clean and private and we weren't kept awake by other travellers. We had the private room and ensuite and were impressed with the security and facilities available.

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Simone E, General Manager at Habitat HQ, responded to this review

Hi Jacinta, Thank you for taking the time to leave your great review! We hope to have you both back again, soon. Happy and safe travels Simone and the Habitat team More 

Balingup, Australia
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 19, 2015

Lovely and value. It was really perfect experience for staying here!!! Room is clean, service is good, friendly environment. Compared with some backpacker's accommodation, here is nothing to say... AWESOME!

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Simone E, General Manager at Habitat HQ, responded to this review

Thank you so much for leaving your fantastic review! I am so pleased to hear that you enjoyed our staff and facilities and I hope you come and visit us again! Simone and the Habitat team More 

Uppermill, United Kingdom
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61 reviews
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 7, 2015

A good base for a stay in St Kilda. The place is close to tram stop for easy access into the city of Melbourne (20 min) Its only a short 10min walk into the hub od St Kilda. The place is run very well and you will find it very busy. I stayed in a 8 person room, which was... More 

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Simone E, General Manager at Habitat HQ, responded to this review

Thank you for your great review. I am so pleased you enjoyed your time with us. Itai runs a fantastic open mic and we are always really thrilled by the amazing talents of our guests! I hope you got up to show yours! A tip for your next visit: our WiFi is Free with a really good coverage and speed... More 

County Galway, Ireland
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 7, 2015

Lovely spot, great atmosphere, nice brekky and a free sausage sizzle the evening I arrived. It was as clean as you could expect from a hotel/hostel anywhere and staff were very friendly, especially the irish girl at reception. Restaurants, shops and pubs nearby and convenient to St Kilda beack, great location.I will definitely stay here again when in Melb

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Simone E, General Manager at Habitat HQ, responded to this review

Thanks for your great review Jimmy! You timed it right arriving on the night of our Free BBQ! I will pass on your kind words to Sinead our Irish reception super star! I look forward to welcoming you back some time soon Happy and safe Travels Simone and the Habitat team More 

Deniliquin
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 6, 2015

I was pleasantly surprised at the private rooms at this Backpacker accommodation. The furnishings were modern and the bed comfortable. The room had everything you need for one night and was on the 3rd floor, separate from the communal areas for the travellers. It also had a basic bar, and continental breakfast (serve yourself) was included. Private parking also free.

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Simone E, General Manager at Habitat HQ, responded to this review

Thank you for your review. It is so pleasing to hear that you enjoyed your stay and found our facilities above your expectations! I wish you happy and safe travels and hope you visit again soon Simone and the Habitat team More 

Koroit, Australia
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 5, 2015

It was my first time staying in a hostel & I was nervous after reading reviews about the horror of Hostels but I was pleasantly surprised when I arrived here!((: PROS. - Free parking (in a safe gated area) - Warm welcome at reception - Spacious room (stayed in a 4 person all female dorm) - Lockers available in dorm... More 

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SimoneHabitatHQ, General Manager at Habitat HQ, responded to this review

Thank you for giving us your great review, and thank you for choosing us at your first Hostel experience. I am so pleased that it was such a positive experience for you! We hope to have you back again soon, Happy and safe travels Simone and the Habitat team More 

Wellington, New Zealand
1 review
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 4, 2015

Even though I am an older traveler compared to the "children" that fill up the spaces there (as in over 60), I am always welcomed with a big smile and no request I make is too much trouble for the staff. Habitat HQ is in an excellent position for exploring the city as it is on the tram line or... More 

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SimoneHabitatHQ, General Manager at Habitat HQ, responded to this review

Thank you for leaving your great review Paul. It is always a pleasure to have you and Deborah stay with us. I will take your comment on board about the announcements, a very fair comment.....perhaps we can time them a bit earlier so we don't scare people out of their reveries! My staff and I look forward to having you... More 

Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
1 review
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2015

The services provided were excellent - friendly receptionists, strong wifi connection, free access to the kitchen and clean room. The family room is just nice for four people and the en suite bathroom is clean. HabitatHQ also provided with a car park area which can be accessed anytime (with password given). It is also located at the strategic area -... More 

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SimoneHabitatHQ, General Manager at Habitat HQ, responded to this review

Thank you for your great review Lina! It was a pleasure to have you and your family stay with us and I am so pleased to hear that you enjoyed our facilities and found our staff to be friendly! We look forward to having you all back again soon! More 

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