Anyone that’s ever stayed at a hostel will tell you that the main draw of hostel life isn’t the great locations or even the affordable rates.

Rather, it’s the people.

Social at Melbourne hostel


When many people elect to stay in hostels, their first thoughts immediately go towards one thing: money.

Let’s address the elephant in the room: yes, hosted living is cheaper than staying in a hotel. It’s even more affordable than booking an Airbnb!

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It’s impossible to talk about Melbourne without talking about its music scene.

Melbourne backpackers


While we all barrack for different footy teams, there’s nothing that unites Melbourne more than our reputation as the world's most livable city (that, and a lifelong rivalry with Sydney!)

And if your definition of “living” means going out and having a good time, Melbourne definitely lives up to its title. This week, our Melbourne hostel shares some of the best restaurants and bars that line Southbank.

Melbourne hostel Southbank