Balance Location with Services to find the perfect Melbourne Backpackers Hostel

Thursday, 31st Mar - Friday, 15th Apr

When travelling Australia on a shoe-string budget, and hoping to explore Melbourne in an affordable manner, you may wonder how to find the best backpackers hostel in Melbourne. So get online to those travel websites and think creatively so that you can find excellent Melbourne hostel...

St Kilda’s Backpackers are the Best Hostels in Melbourne

Thursday, 31st Mar - Friday, 15th Apr

St Kilda’s Backpackers are the Best Hostels in Melbourne

Have you considered staying in budget hostel accommodation instead of a Melbourne hotel? Popular with backpackers and younger travellers, these rooms are often booked at rock-bottom prices, but lack many of the comforts that other...

Live like a local at Melbourne’s Best Backpackers Hostel

Wednesday, 30th Mar - Friday, 15th Apr

Budget hostel accommodation isn’t permanent, nor is it luxury. It can be for one or two nights, a week or three weeks. It may even need to be for a few months. Such backpacker hostels can easily be found if you know where to look. The best way to source Melbourne’s best backpackers hostel is...

Backpackers Hostel Research is Imperative to your Holiday Plans

Wednesday, 30th Mar - Thursday, 14th Apr

Backpackers hostel accommodation will likely take the biggest portion from your travel budget. You’re also likely to spend more time searching for backpacker accommodation in Melbourne more than any other aspect of your holiday plans. If you can save expenses on reserving your backpacker hostel...

Grand Prix Races into Melbourne in March

Monday, 21st Mar - Wednesday, 21st Mar

Melbourne city is Australia’s event capital and the Qantas Australian Grand Prix 24th – 27th March draws international attention down under with the arrival of the biggest names in Formula 1 racing the Albert Park circuit. This year Aussie Mark Webber and the world’s premier drivers, including...

Melbourne International Comedy Festival shares laughs for free!

Monday, 21st Mar - Wednesday, 21st Mar

Laugh out loud as Melbourne city spotlights its home grown comedic talents and becomes the stage for comedy legends from every corner of the world. In its 25th year, the Melbourne International Comedy Festival is back & bigger than ever. Venues in Melbourne’s city & surrounds roll out...

Looking for a bed for the Grand Prix weekend

Tuesday, 15th Mar - Wednesday, 28th Mar

If you are looking for a bed for the Grand Prix in Melbourne, you need to book early. This is one event that fills Melbourne's hostels backpackers and hotels.

The Melbourne Grand Prix week runs from Monday 21st March and culminates with the race on the afternoon of Sunday 27th March....


Monday, 14th Mar - Wednesday, 14th Mar



Habitat HQ voted by guests as the best backpacker in Melbourne in the Golden Backpack Awards 2010 and winner of the Victorian Tourism Award for the best...

Melbourne Budget Hostels during Autumn

Monday, 28th Feb - Thursday, 31st Mar

For most people, you know it’s autumn when the nights get cooler, the days grow shorter, and the leaves change to a golden hue. Yep, the year’s rapidly heading towards the cold winter months, but you are about to tour Melbourne! Don’t worry, this is the best time of year to visit this fun-loving...

Melbourne Hostel FAQ Guide – Part 1

Monday, 28th Feb - Thursday, 31st Mar

Youth Hostels History

The first youth hostel was founded by Richard Schirrmann in 1909, Germany. Schirrmann was a German teacher who organised extended field trips for his students. During one of these excursions, a sudden rainstorm forced his group to seek shelter in an empty school....