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Cranford, New Jersey
Reviewed 3 August 2015 via mobile

The rooms are ok if you can overlook the peeling paint, mold, and stained towels. My issue was we went to check in (private room) and were informed there was new ownership so not only was our reservation lost they refused to honor the rate of 75 dollars insisting we now pay 85! The best part was as I explained...

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Reviewed 22 June 2015 via mobile

before i stayed here i had never managed to stay in the one hostel for more than 6 nights..... that all changed when i came to home travellers motel! When i arrived the staff were very helpful as to helping me with any questions i had and made me feel very comfortable very quickly! I booked for a week originally...

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Thank itsamario
Reviewed 22 June 2015 via mobile

Great hostal with great people and staff. Perfect for backpackers like myself. Cheap and cheerful and it's exactly what is says on the tin. Good location and not far from the beach at all. Highly recommended

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Brisbane Region, Australia
Reviewed 23 May 2015

This hostel is marketed as homey, quiet alternative. Staff were very friendly and I had the double room with its own ensuite. Tea, coffee, milk, kettle, toasters and cups were provided. That's the positives. If you don't mind noise, don't need frills like heating or lighting, and don't mind about a bit of grime then this is OK for you....

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Alexander H, Manager at Home Travellers Motel, responded to this review

Hi, I'm so sorry your stay was so below par. Although I was not present on the particular Friday night you stayed with us I can firmly say that every night at Home Travellers is not like the one you described. Occasionally (some Fridays or Saturdays) our guests like to have a bit of a party but all staff working...

Reviewed 11 May 2015

I enjoyed my stay at Home. It is a basic hostel but comes at a fair price. Nothing fancy but has a homely feel to it. Extremely social enviroment, perfect for travellers to meet new people and feel comfortable for the duration of your stay. I would recommend it, location is perfect. Close to beach, nightlife, city centre and right...

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Brighton, United Kingdom
Reviewed 7 May 2015 via mobile

Great location in st kilda close to bars, restaurants and the beach/Luna Park. I would go as far as saying the staff were fantastic and they had free parking too. Unfortunately we had numerous problems with noise at stupid hours.. I get partying and having a laugh. But when some idiot decided to have the loudest drunk conversation outside your...

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Thank Spinks7
Alexander H, Manager at Home Travellers Motel, responded to this review

Hi! Thanks for reviewing. I'm really sorry about the noise disturbance. As you speculated, we do take midnight noise seriously. I'm like you and cant stand when people do that! It's unfortunate that some people can be so selfish. Next time, have a chat with reception as we do offer ear plugs for instances just like this :) That aside,...

Helsinki, Finland
Reviewed 3 May 2015

Home travellers was just like home. I was supposed to be there five days but ended up staying for five weeks. There was amazing people and i had so much fun. The staff was just great and always helping if u needed anything. The rooms were cleaned everyday and so was the kitchen. Can't really complain for anything.

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Alexander H, Manager at Home Travellers Motel, responded to this review

Hey Piatta Thanks for reviewing :) Was great having you all here- I hope your east coast trip is going as planned. Let me know when you're back in Melbs...You will be! See you then. Alex

Berlin, Germany
Reviewed 31 March 2015 via mobile

We stayed in an 8 bed dorm for three nights (30$ pp/night) and that was enough for our taste. Every dorm has its own bathroom which is good and there is a spacious though still too small kitchen where you can also store your groceries. The staff was also pretty helpful but still there were a few things that really...

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Hull
Reviewed 30 March 2015 via mobile

Stayed here as a solo female traveller on Holiday, really looked forward to it, good point was I had a large room with fridge & own bathroom. However the front door didn't shut properly, there is mould on the windows & corners of room, tired scruffy decor, my kettle didn't work & I asked reception & was told they would...

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Wolfenbuttel, Germany
Reviewed 25 March 2015 via mobile

I can highly recommend this hostel to people who are looking for a nice and relaxed stay in st Kilda. The atmosphere is really good, the staff is friendly and the rooms are always clean plus every room has its own bathroom. The kitchen is alright, there are just a bit to less dishes so sometimes you have to improve...

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  • Free Parking
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
At Home Travellers Motel we offer clean, comfortable and secure accommodation in the heart of St.Kilda, Melbourne. Sick of the big hostels where you feel like a number? We enjoy what we do and therefore you will receive the best and friendliest customer service! With a blend of dorm rooms and motel style private rooms we have a room to suit the lone traveller and couples alike! Our dorm rooms comprise of 4, 5, 6, 8, 9 or 12 bed rooms. Nearly every room has an en-suite bathroom; TV and linen is supplied. Private rooms are spacious with a queen size bed (or 2 single beds), en-suite bathroom, TV, fridge, microwave, toaster, kettle and tea & coffee. Linen including towels is supplied. Of course we have all the usual facilities you'd expect to find and more!* Communal kitchen & TV room* Free DVD hire* BBQ area* Complimentary theme nights* Laundry* Internet access ($4 per hour)* Wifi ($2 per hour with personal laptop)* Free parking (subject to availability)* Table tennis* Tour information & bookings. Meet your fellow travellers at our Wednesday 'Wine & Cheese Night' or at the bbq for 'Sausage Sizzle Sundays'. If you're just visiting Melbourne for a few days or planning to get a job to fund your travels we will ensure you have all the relevant information to make your stay as enjoyable as possible! ... more   less 

Additional Information about Home Travellers Motel

Address: 32 Carlisle St, St Kilda, Port Phillip, Victoria 3182, Australia
Region: Australia > Victoria > Greater Melbourne > Port Phillip > St Kilda
Price Range: $25 - $97 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:2 star — Home Travellers Motel 2*
Number of rooms: 20
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“Check the room before you pay to ensure you know what you have agreed to.”
 of 5 bubbles SoloSingleF, 23 May 2015 | Read review
“Do not stay here.”
 of 5 bubbles AlexandraM241, 24 Feb 2015 | Read review
“If you are open-minded and have no problem to stay with other friends in a big room, take the cheapest...all rooms are quite similar only the size varies.”
 of 5 bubbles jakobt646, 12 Jan 2015 | Read review
“Just don't do it.”
 of 5 bubbles 336lr, 27 Dec 2014 | Read review
“Given people leave their belongings lying around on the floor hence it's a messy shared room,the double's the solution & the t.v might actually work in a private room with your own neat & clean bathroom!(The towel on the floor 7 the water on the floor wasn't good & items in the shower which looked unclean & likely to cause accidents re open razors lying on the shower recess!).”
 of 5 bubbles avivab2014, 3 Oct 2014 | Read review
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