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Trollhattan, Sweden
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This is by far THE BEST hostel i have EVER been to! Very good location in St Kilda. Just by a tram stop and a supermarket 200 m away and a short walk to all the bars, luna park and the beach. My girlfriend and I booked a double room for 2 nights and we wish we would have stayed...

Thank elian461
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

When we arrived we were put in a 5 bed room all boys, whom had been staying there for a while which is never usually a problem however the room smelt horrific!! We aren't ones to complain but we had to move rooms as it was so bad!! Perhaps there should be a no shoes in room rule or something?...

Thank Kirsty M
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Very good. One of the best. Only negatives bottom bunks a bit low, ensuites/bins not cleaned daily and shared bathroom facilities better than ensuites. I stayed in 2 rooms. Both very clean and the extension leads and baskets next to bed very useful. Spacious kitchen and communal areas.

Thank Claire J
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Habitat hq was well priced and reviewed as very good and we weren't disappointed! Staff on desk was always friendly! We stayed in two different rooms both were clean, spacious, comfy enough and had good sliding lockable drawers under the bed! Rooms were all locked with key cards which was great and the bathrooms were big, clean and modern! St...

Thank gstevens21
Reviewed January 7, 2017 via mobile

I stayed here for 4 nights with my girlfriend in a 6 bed mixed dorm. Thankfully no snorers and the people we shared with were really nice. The beds weren't that comfy, thin pillows and air con didn't work (thankfully it was cold outside the other 3 nights). En suite was good, although they don't clean it unless someone new...

Thank Greg S
Reviewed January 6, 2017 via mobile

I stayed in this hostel for one night only in a shared dorm, it was just amazing! The room had air-conditioning, the bed comfy and the toilet very clean and quite modern. The staff is awesome, when you need something they are really there for you. The shared areas are organized and clean, I really enjoyed the fact that there...

Thank Leighton M
Reviewed January 4, 2017

We didn't realise until we got there that it was a backpackers place. We stayed anyway as it was so clean and welcoming. We had a double room which was very nice and spotlessly clean. Towels , tea and coffee provided. Breakfast was included but we partake. Couple of blocks walk to all the eating areas and trams.

Thank Andrea H
Reviewed December 25, 2016 via mobile

I think this place is great! Clean the staff are friendly, and I really appreciate the free breakfast. I came over Christmas, and the staff had put together a BBQ lunch for the travellers. That was very sweet of them. The environment has a really good vibe, and it's close to the tram so getting around is easy. I would...

Thank PandaBear23
Mildenhall, United Kingdom
Reviewed December 22, 2016

Friendly and secure hostel, suitable for almost anyone on a backpacker budget. I stayed in a private room, which was very clean and comfortable. It is located within walking distance of St Kilda beach and makes travelling to and from the city a breeze.

Thank Robert B
Reviewed December 18, 2016 via mobile

Myself and a friend chose to stay here as we had a delayed flight into Melbourne which meant we wouldnt arrive til the early hours, and this hostel had a 24hr reception. When we checked in at 3am we had only booked the one night but knew we had to check out at 10am, so asked if it was possible...

Thank Sophie C
SimoneHabitatHQ, General Manager at Habitat HQ, responded to this review

Hi Sophie, I am really sorry to read that you felt let down by the customer service you received. Unfortunately with late check out, it is not possible when a new reservation is due to check in that day. Being peak season we are always fully booked, particularly our privates. I apologize if this was not explained to you in...

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Breakfast included
About the property
  • Wheelchair access
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
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  • Bar/Lounge
Room types
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
In your room
  • Air Conditioning
  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Public Wifi
  • Paid Wifi
  • Breakfast included
  • Laundry Service
  • Multilingual Staff
  • Self-Serve Laundry
  • Airport Transportation
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Habitat HQ is a Victorian Tourism "Hall Of Fame" and City of Port Phillip Business of the year 2014,budget accommodation and backpacker hostel located in St Kilda, Melbourne. Options available from 4, 6, 8 & 10 bed dorms to private double and triple rooms with en-suites. Free breakfast, free WiFi, large kitchen, lounge, TV room, outdoor courtyard, Cheap and secure car parking with 24 hour reception. We specialize in providing budget accommodation for international and domestic travelers and groups. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Habitat HQ

Address: 333 St Kilda Rd | Corner of Blanche St, St Kilda, Port Phillip, Victoria 3182, Australia
Location: Australia > Victoria > Greater Melbourne > Port Phillip > St Kilda
Price Range: $24 - $97 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:2 star — Habitat HQ 2*
Number of rooms: 44
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Habitat Hq Hotel St Kilda
Habitat HQ St Kilda, Greater Melbourne
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  • Can tickets for local attractions be purchased at the front desk?
  • Do you have to pay extra for a mini-fridge?
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“Rooms with ensuite are available”
 of 5 bubbles 284lynnes, Dec 13, 2016 | Read review
“Great for families as well as young travellers!”
 of 5 bubbles 912phaedrap, Nov 26, 2016 | Read review
“We were on third floor, on the south side. So any noise down stairs we couldn't hear”
 of 5 bubbles JackieFrancesGeorge, Nov 22, 2016 | Read review
“The elevator obviate climbing with luggage, so feel free to book higher floors.”
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 of 5 bubbles Galfr, Nov 19, 2016 | Read review
“The ground floor is very noisey”
 of 5 bubbles mattyb1609, Sep 22, 2016 | Read review
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