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Reviews of Habitat HQ

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

89.6% Overall Rating

466 out of 501 customers would recommend this property

Recent review (30/06/2015)

"the Hostel was tidy. The bathrooms Are new. Personal is friendly. Free breakfast, free wifi. Good living rooms inside and Outside. Every night Entertainment. near the beach"

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Facilities

  • 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

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89.6%

Overall Rating

466 out of 501 HostelBookers customers said that they would recommend 'Habitat HQ'

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96.8%
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82.9%
Atmosphere - 80% Staff - 80% Facilities - 100% Safety - 80%
Location - 60% Cleanliness - 100% Value - 80%

ERKAN TUNCAY

Alone

Business / conference

23 January 2012 ERKAN would recommend this property

Liked: The people who chose this hostel was great. And stuff helped me alot

Disliked: ERKAN left no negative feedback.

91.4%
Atmosphere - 100% Staff - 100% Facilities - 100% Safety - 100%
Location - 80% Cleanliness - 100% Value - 60%

Juan Moreno

Alone

City break

23 January 2012 Juan would recommend this property

Liked: Good location,

Disliked: a lot of noise, but it was for the other backpacker

82.9%
Atmosphere - 60% Staff - 100% Facilities - 80% Safety - 80%
Location - 80% Cleanliness - 100% Value - 80%

Rebecca Jackson

With friends / other travellers

Beach / sunbathing
City break
Partying / nightlife
Sightseeing & culture

15 January 2012 Rebecca would recommend this property

Liked: Good location in St Kilda, close to transport to get to the CBD. Really helpful travel desk who we booked a couple of trips with. Friendly people. Bathrooms really clean and showers good, Nice communal area and free breakfast and Tea and Coffee was brilliant.

Disliked: Really small rooms, not much room to store luggage and as a consequence an 8 bed girls dorm was pretty crowded due to the sheer volume of belongings. Also no bar/cafe/restaurant

91.4%
Atmosphere - 100% Staff - 100% Facilities - 100% Safety - 100%
Location - 80% Cleanliness - 80% Value - 80%

Joanna Kawecka

Alone

Backpacking / gap year
Beach / sunbathing

12 January 2012 Joanna would recommend this property

Liked: Very friendly staff, especially Chuck

Disliked: Liked everything

80.0%
Atmosphere - 80% Staff - 80% Facilities - 100% Safety - 80%
Location - 60% Cleanliness - 80% Value - 80%

Customer review

With friends / other travellers

Work / volunteering

09 January 2012 Customer would recommend this property

Liked: Met some nice people in the room, very nice place with good atmosphere!

Disliked: Hard to meet people outside of the room as they are all settled Into groups as they have been here for a while!

80.0%
Atmosphere - 80% Staff - 80% Facilities - 100% Safety - 100%
Location - 60% Cleanliness - 60% Value - 80%

Anja Eulitz

Alone

Sightseeing & culture

03 January 2012 Anja would recommend this property

Liked: comfy beds and free barbecue very friendly and helpful staff member Katie at reception

Disliked: bathrooms could have been cleaner, maybe better to clean twice a day for such a big hostel breakfast was gone at 9:45, should be available until 10am, especially when people returned late from St Kilda Internet should be free or at least more than 1h free, for guests staying longer than 1 night

94.3%
Atmosphere - 100% Staff - 100% Facilities - 100% Safety - 100%
Location - 80% Cleanliness - 100% Value - 80%

Shelley Du (Yang)

Alone

City break
Relaxation/spa

02 January 2012 Shelley would recommend this property

Liked: Most things. Responsive, lovely staff. Great vibe. Car park. Meticulous cleaning.

Disliked: Odd choice of blastering music on top of the volume at 3-5 AM, by the STAFF. Possibly dust mites as I am allergic to them and I'm getting reactions. Fridge difficult to navigate and often food disppear.

88.6%
Atmosphere - 100% Staff - 100% Facilities - 100% Safety - 100%
Location - 60% Cleanliness - 80% Value - 80%

Customer review

With friends / other travellers

Backpacking / gap year

28 December 2011 Customer would recommend this property

Liked: Great atmosphere. Secure. Kilda is next to you.

Disliked: A bit far from the city if that's your main goal.

94.3%
Atmosphere - 100% Staff - 100% Facilities - 100% Safety - 100%
Location - 60% Cleanliness - 100% Value - 100%

maria szeklicka

Alone

Backpacking / gap year

08 December 2011 maria would recommend this property

Liked: really nice staff ,but alittlebit far awway form thecity centre. but if you want to be close to the allthe coffeee shops atst kilda thatshouldbe just perfect . happy they had breakfasttooyum yum

Disliked: maria left no negative feedback.

85.7%
Atmosphere - 80% Staff - 100% Facilities - 80% Safety - 100%
Location - 60% Cleanliness - 100% Value - 80%

Customer review

Alone

Backpacking / gap year

27 November 2011 Customer would recommend this property

Liked: Very clean!! And helpful staff.

Disliked: Not close to the city and not very close to the beach either.

97.1%
Atmosphere - 100% Staff - 100% Facilities - 100% Safety - 100%
Location - 80% Cleanliness - 100% Value - 100%

Customer review

Alone

Backpacking / gap year

25 November 2011 Customer would recommend this property

Liked: Overall an excellent hostel. They offer a lot of activities in the evenings and group experiences. The hostel is fully equipped with a large kitchen, laundry, pool table, vending machines, many internet booths, lounge area etc. The rooms are relatively large, and there are enough bathrooms that you don't have to wait for a shower.

Disliked: They could increase the amount of space available for the luggage room as well as tidy this up a little.

97.1%
Atmosphere - 100% Staff - 100% Facilities - 100% Safety - 100%
Location - 80% Cleanliness - 100% Value - 100%

Customer review

Alone

Backpacking / gap year

22 November 2011 Customer would recommend this property

Liked: Good atmosphere, clean throughout and very friendly and helpful staff.

Disliked: Nothing.

97.1%
Atmosphere - 100% Staff - 100% Facilities - 100% Safety - 100%
Location - 100% Cleanliness - 80% Value - 100%

Customer review

Alone

Business / conference

30 October 2011 Customer would recommend this property

Liked: Very nice.

Disliked: Nothing.

82.9%
Atmosphere - 100% Staff - 80% Facilities - 80% Safety - 80%
Location - 80% Cleanliness - 80% Value - 80%

Customer review

Alone

Beach / sunbathing
City break
Partying / nightlife
Sightseeing & culture
Visiting friends or family

09 October 2011 Customer would recommend this property

Liked: Atmosphere

Disliked: Not much space in dorm for luggage

The property's response is...

85.7%
Atmosphere - 100% Staff - 100% Facilities - 80% Safety - 100%
Location - 60% Cleanliness - 80% Value - 80%

Nils Fischer

With friends / other travellers

Backpacking / gap year
Sightseeing & culture
Work / volunteering

06 October 2011 Nils would recommend this property

Liked: FREE WIFI, atmosphere, kitchen

Disliked: noisy beds, rather expensive

The property's response is...

85.7%
Atmosphere - 60% Staff - 100% Facilities - 100% Safety - 100%
Location - 60% Cleanliness - 80% Value - 100%

Customer review

Alone

Family Holiday

02 October 2011 Customer would recommend this property

Liked: Security was really good. Names are checked at the door after ten.

Disliked: the six dorm that I was in was a bit cramped especially with everyones suitcases. Four would have been better considering we were paying more.

The property's response is...

74.3%
Atmosphere - 80% Staff - 100% Facilities - 60% Safety - 100%
Location - 80% Cleanliness - 40% Value - 60%

Customer review

Alone

Backpacking / gap year

17 September 2011 Customer would recommend this property

Liked: They check the names on a list for entry in the hostel after 10pm so u feel quiet safe! great atmosphere in the lobby

Disliked: rooms are terrible small and really really dirty!!!

The property's response is...

100.0%
Atmosphere - 100% Staff - 100% Facilities - 100% Safety - 100%
Location - 100% Cleanliness - 100% Value - 100%

PRASHANT CHOUDHARY

Alone

Sightseeing & culture

09 September 2011 PRASHANT would recommend this property

Liked: Located close to st Kilda beach and not far on tram for the city. Nice events organized for each day with big space to interact.

Disliked: In night became too loud on one of the days.but only one ,may be of the type Of people checked in for that night

The property's response is...

82.9%
Atmosphere - 80% Staff - 80% Facilities - 100% Safety - 80%
Location - 80% Cleanliness - 80% Value - 80%

Customer review

Alone

Backpacking / gap year

22 August 2011 Customer would recommend this property

Liked: free wifi and breakfast

Disliked: nothing

88.6%
Atmosphere - 60% Staff - 100% Facilities - 100% Safety - 100%
Location - 60% Cleanliness - 100% Value - 100%

Grace Daw

Alone

Backpacking / gap year
City break
Sightseeing & culture

05 August 2011 Grace would recommend this property

Liked: its very clean, the staff and reception were very friendly

Disliked: Its a little intimidating trying to meet people as there are a lot of long-stayers

94.3%
Atmosphere - 100% Staff - 100% Facilities - 100% Safety - 100%
Location - 80% Cleanliness - 100% Value - 80%

Sean Scarangello

Alone

Backpacking / gap year
Partying / nightlife
Sightseeing & culture

26 July 2011 Sean would recommend this property

Liked: Security is huge here - cameras everwhere, need a keycard to get onto your level and again your room. After 10 or 11 pm front door locks and you need to provide your name and room number to get in. They have lockable cubbies so I could actually unpack! Soap in the bathrooms - bathrooms are really nice! the whole place is cleaned daily, it's insane. Staff were ultra friendly - recommend Chuck's city tour AND his pub crawl. They let you play your mp3 player over the pa, guitars provided free of charge. Atmosphere is relaxed. Definitely not aimed at being a party hostel (though you can certainly party while staying here). Really good spot - met awesome people.

Disliked: My room smelled of feet/body odor every morning - even after cleaning. About a 15-20 minute tram ride to the Melbourne CBD but St. Kilda is good enough if you don't want to end the night at 11:30(last tram ride)

97.1%
Atmosphere - 100% Staff - 100% Facilities - 100% Safety - 100%
Location - 80% Cleanliness - 100% Value - 100%

Andrea Spindel

Alone

City break
Partying / nightlife
Shopping
Sightseeing & culture

22 July 2011 Andrea would recommend this property

Liked: Staff were so friendly and helpful all the time. They made my stay really enjoyable.

Disliked: Location. Its far from the CBD so if youre wanting to be in the CBD every day or night in melb, its better to stay closer to the CBD

88.6%
Atmosphere - 100% Staff - 100% Facilities - 80% Safety - 80%
Location - 80% Cleanliness - 100% Value - 80%

Christian Obenhaupt

With friends / other travellers

Backpacking / gap year

09 July 2011 Christian would recommend this property

Liked: very clean, good place to hang out even for weeks as many people do, great service for booking further trips, really enjoyed the time here.

Disliked: internet connection is free but sometimes a real pain in the ass...should get a faster line...

82.9%
Atmosphere - 100% Staff - 100% Facilities - 80% Safety - 80%
Location - 80% Cleanliness - 60% Value - 80%

Customer review

Alone

Work / volunteering

07 July 2011 Customer would recommend this property

Liked: almost everything

Disliked: Bathroom

100.0%
Atmosphere - 100% Staff - 100% Facilities - 100% Safety - 100%
Location - 100% Cleanliness - 100% Value - 100%

Hendrik Schaefer

Alone

Backpacking / gap year
City break
Shopping

28 June 2011 Hendrik would recommend this property

Liked: very friendly and professional staff, very clean, free wifi, nice lounge with sofas and so on in basement

Disliked: 10 bed dorm was a bit too cramped (not enough space for everyone to put backpack etc)