Habitat Hq - Melbourne

333 St Kilda Road, Melbourne, VIC, Australiashow map
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FabulousBased on  52 reviews
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Overview

The comfortable Habitat Hq Hotel is placed just a short walk from the beachfront.

The property is set 10 minutes' walk of the city center. A convenient setting near a tram stop offers good public transport connections.

Jewish Holocaust Centre is 2.4 km from the hotel and Royal Botanic Gardens Victoria is about 3.9 km away.

Essendon airport is situated within a 30-minute drive from Habitat Hq Hotel.

Rooms

Habitat Hq Hotel offers soundproof rooms with climate control, wireless internet, TV with satellite channels, a safe and ironing facilities as well as a dishwasher and coffee/tea makers.

Eat & Drink

A complimentary continental breakfast is served daily. The spacious lounge bar features billiards and a terrace. Habitat Hq Hotel is placed in St Kilda district, within a 5-minute walk of the pizzeria Gabbies Pizza.

Services

The on-site comforts include a designated place for smoking, an ATM and a luggage storage.

Relax

A courtyard, a picnic area and barbeque grills are offered on site.

Internet

Wireless internet is available in the entire hotel for free.

Guest Parking

Private parking is possible on site at AUD 4 per day.

Number of rooms:   44.

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Facilities
Wi-Fi
Parking

AUD 4 per day

Luggage storage

Luggage storage

Locker room

24-hour services

24-hour reception

Food/ Drinks

Bar/ Lounge area

Snack bar

Shuttle

Paid airport shuttle

Laundry
TV

Flat-screen TV

Sports & Fitness

  • Billiard tables

Services

  • Paid airport shuttle
  • Laundry
  • Tours/Ticket assistance

Dining

  • Snack bar
  • Bar/ Lounge area

Business

  • Business centre
  • Fax/Photocopying

Children

  • Board games
  • Game room

Facilities for people with disabilities

  • Toilet for disabled

Spa & Leisure

  • Karaoke
  • Entertainment
  • Garden area
  • BBQ facilities
  • Leisure/ TV room
  • Library

Room features

  • Air conditioning
  • Heating
  • Soundproofed rooms
  • Terrace
  • Tea and coffee facilities

Bathroom

  • Free toiletries

Self-catering

  • Shared kitchen
  • Electric kettle

Media

  • Flat-screen TV

Room decor

  • Carpeted floor
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Good to know
Check-infrom 14:00-23:59FREECheck-outuntil 10 amFREE
Children & extra bedsAll children0 - 1 yearExisting beddingFREEThere are no extra beds provided in a room. 
PetsPets are not allowed.
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Location
  • Nearby
  • Restaurants
  • City landmarks
Luna Park MelbourneLuna Park Melbourne2700 ft
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Land Of SiamLand Of Siam400 ft77 Inkerman St
Hide + CheekHide + Cheek400 ft77 Inkerman Street
Gabbies PizzaGabbies Pizza400 ft302 St Kilda Rd
Mr WolfMr Wolf1100 ft9-15 Inkerman St
Grosvenor Wine Bar & BistroGrosvenor Wine Bar & Bistro1200 ft10 Brighton Road
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Prahran StationPrahran Station1.1 mi
Prahran StationPrahran Station1.1 mi
South Yarra Train StationSouth Yarra Train Station1.9 mi
South Yarra Train StationSouth Yarra Train Station1.9 mi
Chapel StreetChapel Street1.4 mi
Hisense ArenaHisense Arena2.9 mi
Rod Laver ArenaRod Laver Arena3.0 mi
Melbourne Arts CentreMelbourne Arts Centre3.0 mi
St Kilda Sea BathsSt Kilda Sea Baths3700 ft
Melbourne Convention and Exhibition CentreMelbourne Convention and Exhibition Centre3.3 mi1 Convention Centre Pl
Federation SquareFederation Square3.4 miCorner Swanston and Flinders Streets
Australian Centre for the Moving Image Australian Centre for the Moving Image 3.4 miFlinders Street Federation Square
Flinders Street StationFlinders Street Station3.5 miCnr Flinders & Swanston Sts
St Paul\'s CathedralSt Paul\'s Cathedral3.5 miCnr Flinders & Swanston Streets
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Getting around
Airports
Moorabbin (MBW)9.9 mi
Essendon (MEB)15.4 mi
Train
Prahran Station1.2 mi
Underground
Melbourne Central Station4.0 mi
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Reviews
7.8
FabulousBased on  52  reviews
  • 5.0
    Guest rating

    Good base for getting into Melbourne. Friendly helpful young ladies on reception desk.

    I had a private room with enjoy quite shower room. The clothes hanging space was filled with a chair holding a try with kettle and tea and coffee sachets. Naturally I had to move this out to hang my clothes up. I did request a small table if they had one but none was forthcoming. I think a small table is essential for safety for using the kettle as it was not very secure on a slopeing chair and leaves hostel open to legal proceedings for injury.

  • 5.0
    Guest rating

    Free Wi-Fi

    Dirty kitchen, stuffy rooms.

  • 7.0
    Very good

    Most of the staff are very friendly and it's a great place to make new friends.

  • 7.4
    Very good

    I like the place ...coz it is easy to go to the city...by tram.. I like the events that Habitat HQ gave to the customers every day is different event..how lovely but..please ..let me know... did you see my glasses ..? coz I remembered that I'd forgotten to take my glasses..when check out And when I remembered that...my position had been in Canberra..again but..it's never mind..if my glasses was not in your hotel maybe..I did my mistakes at any place... I'm sorry to ask about that... really..I'd just..made sure .. no problemo Now..I'm n my daughter are in Indonesia again... we just arrived last night

    Just... about the towel.. that the hotel only prepared the new towel after 4 nights..staying for me... bcause I always..use e new and clean towel...every day is changing so that's why..every morning..I go to laundry to wash all towels..that we used but..never mind... no worries about that

  • 9.6
    Exceptional

    Good location, clean, friendly staff, good facilities.

  • 7.4
    Very good

    good kitchen facilities, clean bathroom,bedding was all good

    access and signage if travelling by car...access to building if travelling by car...

  • 9.2
    Superb

    Private room with ensuite was really nice and despite being on main road and in backpacker hostel was very quiet. Really easy to get to with tram stop right outside. Free wifi and luggage storage for a day came in handy too!

    Kitchen/dining area quite busy/crowded.

  • 10.0
    Exceptional

    we came from Tas a little exhausted to spend the 2 last days of our 6 weeks vacations and expected to rest and enjoy the buoyant city, we've found a haven as room and highly effective-smiley staff helping in all our needs. we're now back in our Provence and already planning next down under summer visit, staying much longer and on at least 2 periods within our trip thanks to all we've been encountering, especially the fellow from the reception who went to our room to catch and release outside the huge hairy spider in the window curtain! gina & claude

    the only little thing has been the last night door slamming from our neibourgh, insignificant may it seems...says a lot for us... may travelers be chatted about it at check-in ?

  • 8.0
    Fabulous

    Very chilled out and friendly. We complained about the bed - it was very uncomfortable. And the complaint was dealt with very well. Will be very happy to stay again.

  • 5.4
    Guest rating

    I stayed 4 nights at Habitat with a friend. The hostel was okey, I liked that the rooms were cleaned and that you got Wifi for free!

    I didn't like the kitchen, it was big and messy. Lack of pans etc. It was also dirty and the fridges were totally full the whole time. The location was bad,it took almost 40 min to the CBD and it wasn't that close to St. Kilda Beach as I thought. I recommend to stay in CBD or closer to St Kilda Beach, Habitat is kind of in between.

  • 7.8
    Fabulous

    We didn't realise this was backpacker style of accomodation. So it was a bit of a shock when we arrived. However we were happy with the cleanliness and the staff were helpfully.

  • 7.8
    Fabulous

    The hostel had a great kitchen area for all guests to use. There were a lot of appliances that could be used and it was easy to make your own food while staying at the hostel.

    Both nights that I stayed there my roomates came home around 4am, making a lot of noise and turning on lights. Although they were not able to smoke in the room because it was non-smoking, they would go out and smoke, bringing the scent back into the room. It was difficult to get a good night's sleep. If there were separated dorms for older guests or guests who needed to wake up early and work as well as dorms for the "party crowd" it might have made my stay better.

  • 7.8
    Fabulous

    Good locations, backpackers minded.

    Many people staying over for a long period of time, so not always easy to interact. Needs more frequent cleaning of bathrooms and deep cleaning of rooms. They should put a ban on carpets in rooms, that is disgusting!

  • 10.0
    Exceptional

    Very good rooms, very quiet

  • 6.2
    Good

    It was an excellent location, the staff were nice and the room/ hostel was very safe. We had a double private room and it was very quiet which was good as we had not been looking for the backpacking scene but had actually only stayed due to location and have just relocated to Aus so price was reasonable as we will be a few weeks before we find a rental. No spiders :)

    The bed covers were washed out and didn't feel very nice to sleep in but the rest of the room was clean. The room didn't have a safe which was not ideal for us as we has things we had brought over which were quite expensive and special to us and we didn't have that peace of mind when we were going out but the room felt safe which was good. We did ask reception but I think we were misunderstood (strong scottish accent) as we were told yes the room is very safe the windows have to wind open...lol

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Highlights
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FabulousBased on  52 reviews
Hotel Awards

According to guest reviews, the hotel has been rated as  Hotels Recommended by Guests in Australia

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Good to know
Check-infrom 14:00-23:59FREECheck-outuntil 10 amFREE
Children & extra bedsAll children0 - 1 yearExisting beddingFREEThere are no extra beds provided in a room. 
PetsPets are not allowed.
Cancellation
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Getting around
Airports
Moorabbin (MBW)9.9 mi
Essendon (MEB)15.4 mi
Train
Prahran Station1.2 mi
Underground
Melbourne Central Station4.0 mi
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