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BASE Backpackers St Kilda

2.0 of 5 Hostel   |   17 Carlisle Street, St Kilda, Port Phillip, Victoria 3182, Australia
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5 of 5 stars reviewed 2 weeks ago
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  • Location
    4 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    3 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    3.5 of 5 stars
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3 reviews 3 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Stayed here a few times when I've been in st.Kilda. Think its a fantastic hostel with really friendly staff and attracts really amazing people staying. Deferentially a top party hostel and really good location for the beach and to get into the CBD aswell.

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BASESTK, Guest Relations Manager at BASE Backpackers St Kilda, responded to this review

G'day Andrew B! Cheers for leaving us such an amazing review! We're glad you had such an awesome time with us and we hope the next time you're in Melbourne you come and stay with us! Best wishes & safe travels, BASE MANAGEMENT More 

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9 reviews 9 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Nice rooms, bathroom inside the room is great. More of a hostel for kids who just turned drinking age, being 23 it was definitely like being taken back in time. Amazing location. Very "clicky" groups, especially the people who work there. All in all a good stay for a hostel.

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BASESTK, Manager at BASE Backpackers St Kilda, responded to this review

Hi Thanks for choosing to stay at Base Backpackers Melbourne, St Kilda. We appreciate you taking the time to compete the online survey. It sounds like you pretty much enjoyed your stay with us which is great to hear and what we aim for! We hope to again welcome you back to Base St Kilda or another Base property in... More 

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3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Stayed here for 5 nights on my first stint In Aus, was definitely the best place Iv Stayed, due to the people. Stayed in a mix 10 dorm. They always have things going on. Each room get there own bathroom. Rooms are a decent size. And clean. Only thing I would say is the Chinese cleaners come in really busy... More 

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BASESTK, Guest Relations Manager at BASE Backpackers St Kilda, responded to this review

G'day Carlyzia d! Thanks for leaving us such a fantastic review! It sounds like you had an absolute blast with us which is what we aim for :-) We hope to see you again the next time you're in Melbourne. Best wishes & safe travels, BASE MANAGEMENT More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We booked this hostel expecting a nice, chilled, sociable and good value for money hostel. A really good point was that the all-girl rooms were in a separate "sanctuary" area and we received a nice towel, shampoo and conditioner and free champagne. However, the hostel was definitely centred towards people who just wanted to get drunk every night and party... More 

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BASESTK, Guest Relations Manager at BASE Backpackers St Kilda, responded to this review

G'day kelli345 We appreciate the time you took to leave us a review. Although it doesn't seem that our Hostel was exactly what you were aiming for you still enjoyed our Female Only Sanctuary Rooms. You're correct! We definitely are centered towards party animals and have been voted for having the Best Backpacker Night in Victoria and Best Party Hostel.... More 

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13 reviews 13 reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

I came to Melbourne not knowing anyone and thanks to the super social atmosphere at base I have made so many friends. The staff are incredibly friendly, knowledgable and fun. They seem to really go the extra mile to help everybody have a good time. The only downside for some, may be that it can be quite noisy if you... More 

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BASESTK, Guest Relations Manager at BASE Backpackers St Kilda, responded to this review

G'day RobVanilla, Thank you for leaving us such an amazing review! We are really happy to hear that you enjoyed your stay so much and we enjoyed having you here :-) Please come and join us again the next time you're in Melbourne! Best wishes & safe travels, BASE MANAGEMENT More 

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15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 9, 2015

If you want party, drinks and are aged 18-28 then it's for you. If you aren't a big drinker or aren't looking for parties, stay away. We much preferred another hostel in the city. Our room mates were lovely but came back very late each night and one night got in as we were leaving after being out all night... More 

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BASESTK, Guest Relations Manager at BASE Backpackers St Kilda, responded to this review

Hi there Nikki C! Thank you for taking the time to leave us an honest review. Although we weren't quite suited to you it does seem that you still appreciated our facilities. We hope that if you're ever up for one of our awesome theme nights you come and join us again :-) Best wishes & safe travels, BASE MANAGEMENT More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 5, 2015

Super fun Hostel in St.Kilda. The bar here is always busy and has some great deals on food and booze. I stayed with 2 mates in a 4 bed dorm with ensuite. Rooms are clean and comfortable enough. Reasonably priced as well. Staff were friendly and very helpful, nothing was too much trouble. Will be staying here again very soon!

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BASESTK, Guest Relations Manager at BASE Backpackers St Kilda, responded to this review

G'day Johnjohn1080! Thanks for leaving us an awesome review! We appreciate all feedback given and it seems like you had a fantastic time with us which is exactly what we aim for :-) We hope the next time you come to Melbourne you stay with us again. Best wishes & safe travels, BASE MANAGEMENT More 

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1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 4, 2015 via mobile

We stayed here on new years eve! We stayed in a deluxe suite with a balcony! I have to say it's one of the best hostel's that we have ever stayed in! It was really clean, secure (have to have a card to access the elevator) and the staff were all just so friendly and fantastic! Would definitely recommend this... More 

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BASESTK, Guest Relations Manager at BASE Backpackers St Kilda, responded to this review

Hi there Chrissy C! Wow what a fantastic review! It's great to see that you had such a great time. We hope you enjoyed yourselves and we hope you come back and see us again! Best wishes & safe travels, BASE MANAGEMENT More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 28, 2014

Let me get that straight: very clean, nice staff, great location, but if you are not looking forward to bar games which include nakedness and other rather sexual games - stay away. But if you like having a rather Lloret (Spain) atmosphere give it a go, you will have an awesome time.

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BASESTK, Guest Relations Manager at BASE Backpackers St Kilda, responded to this review

Hi there Katrin G! Thanks for leaving us an honest review. You must have been here for Bar Wars on our Wednesday nights! We really pride ourselves on our party hard atmosphere and it's great to see it doesn't go unnoticed. Best wishes and safe travels! BASE MANAGEMENT More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 19, 2014

I travelled half a year through OZ and had My best Time in the xBase Hostel in St. Kilda, its loud, sure but it's simply a party hostel, don't expect anything else. Staff is nice and competent, bar prices are pretty cheap And the rooms are big And clean. Would stay there again

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BASESTK, Guest Relations Manager at BASE Backpackers St Kilda, responded to this review

Hi there Nathan S! Thanks for taking the time to leave us a review - it's great to see you had such a great time with us! We really strive to have a fun, safe and clean environment for travelers so it's great to hear such positive feedback. We hope the next time you're in Melbourne you come and stay... More 

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Address: 17 Carlisle Street, St Kilda, Port Phillip, Victoria 3182, Australia
Location: Australia > Victoria > Greater Melbourne > Port Phillip > St Kilda
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Hotel Class:2 star — BASE Backpackers St Kilda 2*
Number of rooms: 237
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