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

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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!

Choose hostel Melbourne

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

Melbourne backpackers

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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

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