When to book your budget hostel accommodation

Thursday, 25th Nov - Friday, 25th Nov

Although budget hostel accommodation is an informal way of traveling, there are still some guidelines of standard travel which need to be followed. ‘Reservation’ is one of the important ones! This is especially important during peak travel times such as summer holidays. In the past and during...

Men’s room, lady’s room

Thursday, 25th Nov - Friday, 25th Nov

If you are on a tight budget, backpacker hostels are a great option. It is a very popular way of traveling for college and university students, through Europe and all over the world. It offers an affordable way of seeing the world if you are willing to bunking up and sharing with other travelers...

Youth Hostel in Melbourne or a Backpacker

Sunday, 21st Nov - Monday, 31st Dec

YOUTH HOSTEL IN MELBOURNE OR A BACKPACKER

Decades ago when university students and youths first started to travel en masse, cheap and independently, they had two choices for accommodation - a youth hostel or to sleep in their van.

A youth hostel came with some restrictions and...

HABITAT HQ WINNER BACKPACKER CATEGORY VICTORIAN TOURISM AWARDS 2010

Tuesday, 16th Nov - Monday, 31st Dec

HABITAT HQ WINNER BACKPACKER CATEGORY VICTORIAN TOURISM AWARDS 2010

Awards challenge participants to excel in their chosen field. Habitat HQ strives to be the best backpacker in Melbourne and the number one choice for backpackers when choosing their accommodation in Melbourne.

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Habitat HQ Awarded Best Backpacker in Melbourne Victoria 2010

Friday, 5th Nov - Friday, 1st Nov

HABITAT HQ AWARDED BEST BACKPACKER IN MELBOURNE VICTORIA 2010

We are proud to announce that Habitat HQ was recognised as the best backpacker hostel in Melbourne Victoria at the Golden Backpack Awards in Sydney last night. This award is voted by guests so is a true reflection of the best...

Is a Backpackers hostel for you?

Tuesday, 2nd Nov - Wednesday, 2nd Nov

IS A BACKPACKERS HOSTEL FOR YOU?

Hostels have been around in one form or another for a long time. For various reasons, they have changed and adapted to the times, and now you can find backpackers hostels in Melbourne, which seem like hotels! In their original format, some hostels...

Your kitchen or mine?

Tuesday, 2nd Nov - Wednesday, 2nd Nov

BUDGET ACCOMMODATION - YOUR KITCHEN OR MINE?

The word budget can have negative connotations, especially when referring to accommodation. The place where you rest your head after a long day of traveling needs to be, at the very least, somewhere clean and comfortable. However, there is no...

Budget Accommodation in Melbourne St Kilda

Tuesday, 2nd Nov - Wednesday, 2nd Nov

BUDGET ACCOMMODATION IN MELBOURNE, ST KILDA

For those traveling to Australia internationally, it’s a long and rather expensive expedition. The cost of the airplane ticket alone is hard to come to terms with. But of course, once you land on the great island continent, you don’t think for...

Backpacker Hostel Etiquette

Monday, 1st Nov - Thursday, 19th Dec

BACKPACKER HOSTEL ETIQUETTE

Multiple room sleeping means multiple night-habits and potential night disturbances. It is for this reason, that good manners, or hostel etiquette is paramount when staying in group accommodation in Melbourne.

Most people are not used to sharing a room...

Traveller Advice like Mum's

Monday, 1st Nov - Thursday, 30th Jun

In your backpacking experience you will meet amazing people from all walks of life, learn a lot about yourself and make memories that will last forever, but whilst the most important thing to do is to enjoy yourself you also need to use your common sense and be prepared. A little forward...