Austria’s Next Topmodel and Popstars go wombats!

Austrian Top Model

Last weekend we had some pretty special guests at our wombats CITY HOSTELS in Vienna: At “The Naschmarkt” hostel the finalists of the casting show “Austria’s Next Topmodel” stayed for two nights during the final show and party. Although the young beauties Gina, Lana, Melisa and the winner Antonia were super-busy with all the ceremonies, read more …

womTunes: vote for Bensh at the Amadeus Music Award

womTunes: vote for Bensh at the Amadeus Music Award

After winning a lot of hostel awards recently, wombats is now entering the stage of music awards… …well, it’s rather not wombats itself but our lovely receptionist Benjamin-Zsolt Zombori: his music project “Bensh” is nominated for the Amadeus Austrian Music Awards. Due to massive radio airplay of three singles and their recent album release “Clues” they read more …

Vienna in One Day: a Sightseeing Quickie

Vienna in One Day: a Sightseeing Quickie

Vienna is full of great sights and things to see. BUT: if you are on a short trip, time might be scarce… SOLUTION: just take this list of our personal recommendations to explore the Austrian capital in just one day. However, you will either have to get up early or be really quick. If you read more …

Carnival in wombats!

Carnival in wombats!

Every year a blast! Carnival is one of the funniest times for us in “everyday hostel life”. Good mood, nice people, great parties and lots of fun – we love it as much as our guests love it! Here’s a small selection of pics from our carnival parties, themed as „Sexy Nurse“ and „Toga-Party“. But beware: read more …

A 6 steps guide for moving to Austria

A 6 steps guide for moving to Austria

You need information about moving to and living in Vienna? Here is the right stuff for you: the online community “feelslikehome” helps foreigners with their first steps in the Austrian capital – free of charge. Moreover, feelslikehome is aiming at teaming up people to receive group discounts to save money in the first weeks after read more …

10 Things to Know About Nightlife in Berlin

Berlin club

Berlin is famous for its awesome nightlife: countless bars, pubs and events, combined with one of the best club scenes of the world. When travellers arrive at our wombats CITY HOSTEL Berlin, one of the first things they want to know is where they should go out… As for us, we think that too much read more …

Walking in Vienna: Sightseeing off the Beaten Track

Walking in Vienna: Sightseeing off the Beaten Track

Vienna now has it’s first urban walking community: WildUrb encourages urban people to walk and to discover urban space by foot, to create sustainable, funny and interesting perspectives of enjoying urban space. When I first saw WildUrb I thought “wow, that exactly the spirit we stand for, that’s perfect for travellers to get into a read more …

And the Hoscar goes to… WOMBATS!!!

And the Hoscar goes to... WOMBATS!!!

For the hostel business the “Hoscar” is the same as the “Oscar” for the movie industry: the world’s most prestigious awards. It stands for “Hostelworld.com Customers Annual Ratings. This means, it is voted by more than 1 million customers a year, who book their bed via Hostelworld.com and rate their hostel on criteria like character, read more …

Hell yeah! wombats opens a hostel in Budapest!

Hell yeah! wombats opens a hostel in Budapest!

Budapest is one of the most upcoming and most awesome city for travellers: So many historical sights, the beautiful Danube in the centre, a great nightlife and countless things to do. That’s why we are veeeeery proud to announce that a new Budapest hostel will open right in the centre of the city. And it read more …

Winter in Vienna – sightseeing tips from our expert (pt.2)

Winter in Vienna – sightseeing tips from our expert (pt.2)

Our wombats Vienna guide and expert Charles gives you his personal recommendations for your stay in the Austrian capital. This is part two of the “things to do in Vienna in winter” series – the first part can be found here. Culture & Arts – Gustav Klimt Vienna is celebrating the 150th birthday of Gustav read more …

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