About Wombat’s What’s behind it all?

Over the years we’ve created more than just a hostel chain. What we’ve built is an opportunity for friendly gatherings in an affordable accommodation, a travel community that comes together to share stories of exploration and not just share a living space for a few nights.

More than 300.000 travellers pass through our Wombat’s City Hostels in Budapest, London, Munich, Venice and Vienna every year.

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The Wombat’s story

…when we went to “Connor’s Irish Pub” in Melbourne. Since we had run out of money, we decided to spend most of the night there drinking a few beers, playing pool and waiting for the first bus to Alice Springs. After our first beer, we made our way over to the pool table, but a huge guy interfered…

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Wombat’s has all facilities needed to ensure a carefree stay away from home. We’ll lift that travelling stress off your shoulders, so you can concentrate on the fun stuff. Drop off your backpack, find your kindred spirits and start your adventure with us.



Receiving awards is a great honour for us. It validates our work and the effort we put into it.

Which means that, first off, we owe A BIG THANK YOU to you guys as our guests, because we have been  rated top by you for years.

The HOSCARS (HOStelworld Customer Annual Ratings) Hostel awards are given out every year to recognize the best hostels in the world.

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Best of awards

2018: Best Hostel Chain Worldwide
2018: Most Popular Hostels in Town
2018: Top 10 Extra Large Hostels Worldwide

Sleep with the best: Over 50 awards

Multiple HOSCAR winner

Wombat’s was awarded ‘Best Hostel Chain’ in 6 occasions and currently holds the Hoscar for ‘Best Large Hostel Chain’.

Working at Wombat’s

To us a hostel is not just a place, but a way of living, a philosophy. Making friends, partying and having a great time – That’s what we are all about. Yet we are also one of the world’s leading hostel brands and a reliable business partner.

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