The Best Hostels for Melbourne Beaches

1. Base St Kilda

Located in the hip and happening St Kilda area, the Base St Kilda hostel lies just 400m from the beach. After a day of sunbathing and swimming, guests can unwind at the hostel’s lively Red Eye Bar with live music, DJ’s and nightly events such as free BBQ and trivia games. Ladies who need a bit of pampering can enjoy the female only sanctuary dorms with free shampoo and conditioner, towels, AND free champagne from 6pm-7pm every night.

2. Habitat HQ

Just a short walk away from the St Kilda seaside, beach bunnies can also top up their tans at the Habitat HQ hostel‘s sunny courtyard. Guests can start their beach holiday with free pick-ups from the airport and a choice of 4, 6, 8 and 10 bed dorm accommodations. Habitat HQ is close to all the action, with countless cafes, bars, restaurants and a vibrant live music scene nearby.

3. The Ritz For Backpackers

Located in the heart of St Kilda, The Ritz for Backpackers has one of the best locations in Melbourne. This hostel is only a short walk to the beach and a quick tram ride to the city, which stops right outside the hostel. Other perks include free pancake breakfasts, a traditional British pub downstairs, an outdoor deck, and planned activities 7 days a week such as BBQ nights, free wine and cheese nights, plus a ‘meet the Neighbours star’s’ night!

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