Habitat HQ - Hostel

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Double Room- Private Bathroom | Soundproofing, free WiFi, bed sheets, wheelchair access
Soundproofing, free WiFi, bed sheets, wheelchair access
Double Bed & Bunks & Ensuite | Soundproofing, free WiFi, bed sheets, wheelchair access
Double Bed & Bunks & Ensuite | Soundproofing, free WiFi, bed sheets, wheelchair access

Overview of Habitat HQ - Hostel

Habitat HQ - Hostel

2.0 star property
Hostel with bar/lounge, near Acland Street

8.2/10 Very good

169 verified Hotels.com guest reviews

Property highlights

  • Parking available
  • Free WiFi
  • Airport transfer
  • Air conditioning
  • Shared kitchen
  • Laundry facilities
333 St Kilda Road, St Kilda, VIC, 3182
Main amenities
  • Daily housekeeping
  • Near the beach
  • Internet in the lobby
  • Self parking
  • Bar/lounge
  • Airport shuttle
  • Terrace
  • 24-hour front desk
  • Air conditioning
  • Garden
  • Library
  • Computer station
Feel at home
  • Cookware, dishware, and utensils
  • Garden
  • Terrace
  • Daily housekeeping
  • Laundry facilities
  • Elevator

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About this area

What's nearby

  • In St Kilda
  • Crown Casino and Entertainment Complex - 12 min drive
  • Melbourne Convention and Exhibition Centre - 12 min drive
  • Melbourne Cricket Ground - 12 min drive
  • Collins Street - 13 min drive
  • Rod Laver Arena - 14 min drive
  • Queen Victoria Market - 16 min drive
  • Marvel Stadium - 16 min drive
  • Melbourne Central - 18 min drive
  • University of Melbourne - 20 min drive
  • Monash University - 25 min drive

Getting around

  • Melbourne, VIC (MEB-Essendon) - 27 min drive
  • Melbourne Airport (MEL) - 31 min drive
  • Avalon Airport (AVV) - 50 min drive
  • Spotswood Station - 13 min drive
  • Flinders Street Station - 13 min drive
  • Southern Cross Station - 13 min drive
  • Balaclava Station - 12 min walk
  • Ripponlea Station - 19 min walk
  • Windsor Station - 19 min walk
  • Airport shuttle (surcharge)

About this property

Habitat HQ - Hostel

Hostel in the heart of St Kilda
Take advantage of a roundtrip airport shuttle, a terrace, and a garden at Habitat HQ - Hostel. Stay connected with free in-room WiFi, and guests can find other amenities such as a library and laundry facilities.
Other perks include:
  • Self parking (surcharge), a 24-hour front desk, and karaoke
  • A computer station, an elevator, and a TV in the lobby
  • Evening entertainment, a billiards/pool table, and barbecue grills
  • Guest reviews give good marks for the helpful staff and walkable location
Room features
All guestrooms at Habitat HQ - Hostel offer comforts such as air conditioning, in addition to amenities like free WiFi and sound-insulated walls.
Extra conveniences in all rooms include:
  • Communal kitchens with ovens, stovetops, and cookware/dishes/utensils
  • Heating and daily housekeeping


English, French, German, Spanish

At a glance

Hotel size

  • 44 rooms
  • Arranged over 2 floors


  • Check-in time from 2:00 PM - 5:30 AM
  • Minimum check-in age - 18
  • Check-out time is 10 AM
  • Late check-out subject to availability

Restrictions related to your trip

  • Check COVID-19 restrictions

Special check-in instructions

  • This property offers transfers from the airport (surcharges may apply); guests must contact the property with arrival details before travel, using the contact information on the booking confirmation
  • Guests must contact the property in advance for check-in instructions; front desk staff will greet guests on arrival
  • To make arrangements for check-in please contact the property ahead of time using the information on the booking confirmation
  • For more details, please contact the property using the information on the booking confirmation
  • All guests must show a valid passport. This is the only form of identification that is accepted at this property.

Required at check-in

  • Credit card required for incidental charges
  • Government-issued photo ID may be required
  • Minimum check-in age is 18


  • No cribs (infant beds)


  • Pets not allowed


  • Free WiFi in public areas
  • Free WiFi in rooms


  • Onsite self parking (AUD 5.00 per day)
  • Wheelchair-accessible parking on site
  • Onsite parking limited


  • Airport shuttle at scheduled times*

Other information

  • Designated smoking areas (fines apply)
  • No stag/bachelor or hen/bachelorette parties

Property amenities

Food and drink

  • Bar/lounge
  • Barbecue grills
  • Shared microwave
  • Shared refrigerator
  • Snack bar/deli

What to do

  • Evening entertainment
  • Karaoke
  • Pool table
  • Beach nearby

Working away

  • Computer station


  • 24-hour front desk
  • Tour/ticket assistance
  • Laundry facilities
  • Luggage storage
  • Multilingual staff


  • 1 building/tower
  • ATM/banking
  • Garden
  • Picnic area
  • Terrace
  • Library
  • Fireplace in lobby
  • Television in common areas


  • Elevator
  • Accessible bathroom
  • In-room accessibility
  • Roll-in shower
  • Wheelchair accessible
  • Wheelchair-accessible parking
  • Grab bar near toilet


  • English
  • French
  • German
  • Spanish

Room amenities

Home comfort

  • Air conditioning and heating

Sleep well

  • Soundproofed rooms
  • Bed sheets provided

Freshen up

  • Shower only

Stay connected

  • Free WiFi

Food and drink

  • Shared kitchen access
  • Stovetop
  • Oven
  • Cookware, dishes, and utensils


  • Daily housekeeping

Fees & policies

Optional extras

  • Wired Internet access is available in public areas for AUD 10.00 per 24-hour period (rates may vary)
  • Airport shuttle service is offered for an extra charge
  • Late check-out can be arranged for an extra charge of AUD 10.00 (subject to availability)


  • Self parking costs AUD 5.00 per day


This property's policy is to refuse certain bookings for the purpose of group events or parties, including pre-wedding stag/bachelor and hen/bachelorette parties.

Noise-free guestrooms cannot be guaranteed.

Only registered guests are allowed in the guestrooms.

Guests can rest easy knowing there's a fire extinguisher, a smoke detector, and a first aid kit on site.

Please note that cultural norms and guest policies may differ by country and by property. The policies listed are provided by the property.

The name on the credit card used at check-in to pay for incidentals must be the primary name on the guestroom reservation.

This property accepts credit cards, debit cards and cash.

Also known as

Habitat HQ Hostel
Habitat HQ Hostel St. Kilda
Habitat HQ St. Kilda
Habitat HQ
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Habitat HQ St Kilda
Habitat HQ - Hostel St Kilda
Habitat HQ - Hostel Hostel/Backpacker accommodation
Habitat HQ - Hostel Hostel/Backpacker accommodation St Kilda

Frequently asked questions

Does Habitat HQ - Hostel offer free cancellation for a full refund?
Yes, Habitat HQ - Hostel does have fully refundable room rates available to book on our site. If you’ve booked a fully refundable room rate, this can be cancelled up to a few days before check-in depending on the property's cancellation policy. Just make sure to check this property's cancellation policy for the exact terms and conditions.
Are pets allowed at Habitat HQ - Hostel?
Sorry, pets aren't allowed.
Is parking offered on site at Habitat HQ - Hostel?
Yes. Self parking costs AUD 5.00 per day. Parking spots may be limited.
Is airport shuttle service offered by Habitat HQ - Hostel?
Yes, an airport shuttle is available.
What are the check-in and check-out times at Habitat HQ - Hostel?
You can check in from 2:00 PM - 5:30 AM. Check-out time is 10 AM. Late check-out is available for a charge of AUD 10.00 (subject to availability).
Is there an onsite casino at Habitat HQ - Hostel?
No, this hostel doesn't have a casino, but Crown Casino and Entertainment Complex (12-min drive) is nearby.
What is there to do at Habitat HQ - Hostel and nearby?
Habitat HQ - Hostel has a picnic area and a garden.
Are there restaurants at or near Habitat HQ - Hostel?
Yes. Nearby restaurants include The St Kilda Dispensary (5-min walk), Dr Jekyll (6-min walk), and The Local Taphouse (7-min walk).
What's the area around Habitat HQ - Hostel like?
Habitat HQ - Hostel is a short 11-minute walk from St Kilda Road and 12 minutes' walk from Luna Park. Travelers say the area is walkable and good for shopping.

Overall score and ratings


Very good




Staff & service




Property conditions & facilities

10/10 Exceptional

Fun place and great location
The hotel was perfectly located for a tram into Melbourne. The staff is very friendly and the rooms are clean and comfortable. The weekly BBQ is the highlight of the stay. The hotel is an easy walk to St. Kilda beach.
Irvin, 5-night trip
Verified Hotels.com guest review

8/10 Very good

Relaxed vibe around the place. Really friendly staff. Convenient location.
1-night family trip
Verified Lastminute guest review

8/10 Very good

It was a fun place to stay, close to public transport and a nice walk to the beach.
nikki, 5-night family trip
Verified Wotif guest review

10/10 Exceptional

Great location across from tram. Easy walk to the beach area and other interesting streets. Private room was comfortable, slightly larger than the average hostel private rooms. Even had a laptop safe in the room. Ive stayed in smaller for more $. It’s social but not rowdy.
3-night trip
Verified Hotels.com guest review

10/10 Exceptional

We only stayed one night as I took my 11yr old dauggter ti her first live football match. The staff at Habitate HQ were kind enough to make sure they put us in the football themed room, which pleased my daughter no end. We found the staff (Carly I think her name is) to be very friendly and accomodating. The room was very clean and the bathroom spotless. We will definately be back and I will be bringing my wife and son also. (Just bot to the football as they dont like it!) 😂😂😂🏈🏈
1-night family trip
Verified Expedia guest review

10/10 Exceptional

It was a laid back atmosphere.Everyone was friendly and helpful. The staff was wonderful.
1-night trip
Verified Expedia guest review

10/10 Exceptional

It's excellent hostel. Convenient location and inexpensive
5-night trip
Verified Wotif guest review

10/10 Exceptional

Nice place and staff ,highly recommended.convienint
4-night trip
Verified Wotif guest review

10/10 Exceptional

as good as it gets for a hostel type accommodation. cleanliness approaches hotel level. roomy common area which stays open until the wee hours. 24 hours reception. en-suite for some of the rooms! Extremely friendly staff. little basket for each bed for cellphone & charger is a nice touch.
1-night trip
Verified Expedia guest review

10/10 Exceptional

Great clean Hostel
It was a short but pleasant stay at the Habitat HQ. I had a lovely private room with everything you could need and it was at the back so very peaceful. Even though it could do with a new lick of paint it was very clean and comfortable. I would defiantly come back. The girls at reception were really friendly and welcoming.
Amanda, 1-night trip
Verified Hotels.com guest review