About Wombat’s What’s behind?

Over the years we’ve created more than a hostel chain, it’s a friendly gathering in an affordable accommodation. A travel community that comes together to share stories of exploration and do more than just share a living space.

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. Because 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 the first beer on the way to the pool table a huge guy interfered..

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Wombat’s has all the facilities needed to provide you a carefree stay away from home. We’ll take away the stresses of travelling, 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 us in our work and our actions.

Which means this is also A BIG THANK YOU to you guys as our guests, because we are best rated since years.

The HOSCARs (HOStelworld Customer Annual Ratings) Hostel awards take place every year to recognize the best hostels in the world.

All Awards

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 has won awards for best large and
best extra large hostel

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.

Current Vacancies

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