Habitat HQ in St Kilda is Melbourne's best backpacker hostel accommodation having been voted number 1 in the Golden Backpacks Awards in 2011 & 2010 and wining the Victorian Tourism Award in 2011 & 2010.  Also a finalist in the Australian Tourism Awards 2010.

We are only a short stroll from St Kilda Beach, Acland Street and Fitzroy Street so you are close to all of St Kilda's famous attractions - the Espy Hotel, the peguins on the St Kilda breakwater, nightclubs, bars, restaurants and the Acland Street cake shops.

The tram stops right outside our premise on St Kilda Road and it is only a 15 to 20 minute ride on Melbourne's famous trams to the heart of the city & CBD. Balaclava railway station is only 10 minute walk away in Carlisle Street.

Accommodation options range from 4 to 10 bed dorms with share facilities to private rooms with ensuites and TV's.  At Habitat HQ our guests are provided with free light breakfast, free wifi, free walking tours, free car parking, free pancakes on Wednesday and activities on most days.  For a fun time where you will meet people from around the world, develop new friendships and will be provided knowledgeable information from the staff, come and stay at Habitat HQ.