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Monday, 1st Nov - Tuesday, 3rd Dec

Backpacking isn’t complicated. In fact, it is simplicity which makes it so attractive. With only your pack on your back, there are no limits to what you can do or see, and finding a hostel in Melbourne is just as simple.

It is best to book a room at a hostel the day before rather than...

Terrific tips for Budget Hostel Accommodation

Monday, 1st Nov - Sunday, 3rd Mar

One of the great things about budget hostel accommodation is the cheap rates. It is useful to be able to compare room rates at a number of hostels in your preferred destination. Backpacking can be a wonderful experience, allowing you to get a lot more out of your dollar. Book a room in a hostel...

Hotel, Motel, Hostel – Backpacker Accommodation in Melbourne

Monday, 1st Nov - Monday, 8th Jul

Hostels are becoming increasingly popular worldwide and backpacker accommodation in Melbourne is no different. This article highlights and explains briefly why this is the case.

Hostels have long been the negative word in the hotel and travel industry, but times are certainly changing...

Top Standards - Backpacker Hostels in Melbourne

Monday, 1st Nov - Tuesday, 3rd Apr

With competition in the industry heating up and with millions of customers each and every year choosing cheaper, cost-effective accommodation, the standard and reputation of backpacker hostels in Melbourne is ever-increasing. The major hostel booking companies also have ratings systems which,...

Nothing but the Best (hostels) in Melbourne

Monday, 1st Nov - Wednesday, 30th Nov

Everyone around the world knows Sydney Australia. It is boasted as the ‘big’ international city in Australia. Sure Sydney has the iconic buildings, the Opera House, the Harbour Bridge, not to mention Bondi Beach made especially famous by its life guards, but Melbourne, just a hop skip and a jump...

Habitat HQ Winner in the Tourism Category CitiPower Port Phillip Business Excellence Awards

Friday, 22nd Oct - Saturday, 30th Jun

CitiPower Port Phillip Business Excellence Awards

Habitat HQ was honoured to be awarded the Business Excellence Award in the ‘Tourism’ category of the CitiPower Port Phillip Business Excellence Awards on Thursday 21st October.

Anna Heaton, General Manager, collected the award on...

Your Guide to Find Cheap Hostels in Melbourne

Friday, 1st Oct - Saturday, 31st Dec

Many of us have an undying urge to travel and explore places. But at times the urge needs to be compromised on due to budget constraints. Or many a times travel plans need to be organized according to the budget. So finally, if the budget plays an important role, the accommodation options...

Backpacking in Melbourne for Budget Travelling

Friday, 1st Oct - Saturday, 31st Dec

When most people hear the term budget travel, they often think first of the hordes of young backpackers who traverse Europe on shoestring budgets each summer. 

This image is very true; Backpacking is one of the best ways to see the most sights, in the shortest amount of time and for the...

When to choose the Hotel over the Backpackers hostel in Melbourne


Friday, 1st Oct - Saturday, 31st Dec

No one can claim he/she has not stayed in a hotel at least once in life. For those travelling for business, pleasure or for that matter, any other reason, hotels have come to become home away from their homes. The word hotel has originated from French, which referred to townhouse before being...

Backpacking Is Very Simplistic: A guide to Backpacker

Friday, 1st Oct - Saturday, 31st Dec

When making the decision to go backpacking, most people consider two main things – Where to go and what to take.

Firstly, you must decide where to go. For most backpackers in the USA, Australia is a top destination. Melbourne particularly appeals to young people who are looking for a...