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Habitat HQ

Hostel | 333 St Kilda Road, St Kilda Melbourne, Australia 3182

87.9% Overall Rating

472 out of 508 customers would recommend this property

Recent review (18/11/2015)

Jessica Ibrahim thinks…

"This is a fab and friendly hostel, very clean and comfortable. I met loads of great people and had a great stay in Melbourne"

Read all Habitat HQ reviews


  • Air Conditioning
  • Credit cards accepted
  • Car Parking
  • Self-catering Facilities
  • No curfew
  • Free city tour
  • Games room
  • Secure lockers
  • Lounge area
  • Internet / Wi-Fi
  • Pool table(s)
  • 24 hour reception
  • Safety deposit
  • 24 hour hot showers
  • Tours/Travel Desk
  • Washing machines
  • Wheelchair accessible
  • Fax
  • ATM / cash machine
  • Common area / room
  • Communal kitchen
  • Elevator / lift(s)
  • Internet café
  • Television room

What's Included

  • Luggage Room
  • Breakfast
  • Linen

Cancellation Policy

Customers can cancel their reservation free of charge up to 1 day before arrival (local time). Payments made to HostelBookers are non-refundable.

Check-In/Out Details

Earliest check-in: 14:00
Latest Check-out: 10:00

Group booking?

Group of 15 or more traveling to Melbourne?

Contact us directly

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Award winning accommodation in Melbourne’s eclectic beachside suburb, St Kilda! We are a short walk from the beach and a direct 20 min tram ride to Melbourne’s CBD. Our friendly team will make you feel right at home and help you discover St Kilda and Melbourne’s famous café culture, bars, fashion shops, sporting events and thriving music scenes. If you want to stay in the most modern & environmentally sustainable backpacker & budget accommodation property in Melbourne, then book your room now! Read more

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Shared Rooms Help! A shared room (typically a dorm) is a bedroom which you share with other people from the property. The number of beds in a room is shown in the room name, e.g. ‘5 Bed Dorm’, and you can book as many as you need. Some properties have male only dorms and female only dorms.

6 Bed Dorm - Mixed (Shared bathroom)

Breakfast included

6 Bed Dorm - Female only (Shared bathroom)

Breakfast included

6 Bed Dorm - Mixed (Private bathroom)

Breakfast included

4 Bed Dorm - Mixed (Shared bathroom)

Breakfast included

4 Bed Dorm - Mixed (Private bathroom)

Breakfast included

7 Bed Dorm - Mixed (Private bathroom)

Breakfast included
Private Rooms Help! A private room is a room that is not shared with other people from the property – in other words, you book and pay for all the beds in the room. If you are traveling alone, for example, but want to book a double room, you must pay for two people in order to book the whole room.

Double (Private bathroom)

Continental breakfast included

Twin (Private bathroom)

Continental breakfast included

Triple (Private bathroom)

Continental breakfast included

About Habitat HQ

FREE Internet WiFi or 1 hour internet on arrival
FREE Basic Breakfast daily
FREE Music Guitars
FREE Events daily including Open Mic Night
FREE Car parking for the duration of your stay

Stay at Habitat HQ, the backpackers of choice for independent travelers in Melbourne. Why?
*Hall of Fame in the Backpacker category Victorian Tourism Awards
*Winner Backpacker category Victorian Tourism Awards 2012, 2011 and 2010
*Winner Best Backpacker in Victoria Golden Backpack Awards 2012, 2011 and 2010
*Bronze in the Backpacker category Australian Tourism Awards 2011

Our hostel is located in St Kilda, Melbourne's eclectic beach side suburb. Offering a variety of accommodation options, our atmosphere is relaxed, friendly and spacious, with modern shared facilities.

Our guests choose to stay with us for authentic experiences that connect, engage and inspire them. Our intention is to provide exceptional experiences that enrich the lives of travelers and build memories of a lifetime.

*Modern, clean facilities. We pride ourselves on making our habitat your home.
*Huge lounge room, plenty of spaces to hang out and curl up beside our cosy fire
*Watch a DVD in our TV room.
*Sunny outdoor courtyard, great seating and sun beds
*Herb garden for you to use just help yourself
*Service - 24 hour reception, night security
*Events crew

FREE TRAVEL BOOKING SERVICE - Our super experienced staff will book your whole Oz trip experience at no charge.

SUSTAINABILITY - Concerned about your carbon footprint? Habitat HQ has been awarded the prestigious STAY WYSE 2012 Green Initiative Award. We are committed to making a positive impact on you and less of an impact on the environment.
December 2012

Accommodation Information

Winner of the Trip Advisor Certificate of Excellence 2013, VTA Hall of Fame, Silver Australian Tourism Award 2012, Golden Backpacks Award 2012.

We offer accommodation options for every traveler with 10, 8, 6 & 4 bed dorms, 6 share ensuite dorms or private ensuite motel style rooms. Your security is our priority. With CCTV camera's and 24 hour security, no need to be concerned if you're traveling alone!

Dorms have:

• Secure luggage lock up facilities
• Air-conditioning & heating
• Super comfy, inner spring mattresses
• Linen provided
• Wi-fi
•Under 18's not permitted in dorm rooms

Private Motel Style Rooms:

• Stylish bathroom
• Air-conditioning & heating
• Plasma TV with Cable
• Tea & coffee making facilities
• Free linen service
• Serviced daily
• WiFi
• Under 18's permitted in private rooms when accompanied by an adult

*All guests must provide a passport or photo driver's license on arrival
*A $10 key deposit is required for dorm accommodation
*A credit card swipe or $100 cash security bond is required on arrival for all private rooms
*Bookings of 4 or more people are not guaranteed to be in the same room
* Maximum group booking of 6 people. Any bookings over 6 people require Habitat HQ management approval. Group Terms & Conditions apply.

Location Information

In beachside St Kilda, on the fringe of Melbourne city, we are only a walk away to the beach & a direct tram ride to Melbourne CBD (20 mins)

Discover St Kilda & Melbourne's famous cafe culture, fabulous bars, restaurants, fashion shops, sporting events & thriving music scene