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Base Backpackers St Kilda
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      Reviewed September 20, 2011

      I booked Base backpackers in Melbourne online on impulse after seeing that it had Karaoke/ ladies night every Thursday! I was not dissappointed! The location, cleanliness, staff, and overall atmosphere were 5star!! I ended up staying a few weeks before moving to an apartment directly opposite and frequented Base for nights out for the duration of most of my year there!I would highly reccommend it as a place to stay for anyone visiting magical Melbourne! Its just around the corner from the beach, trams and bustling St.Kilda life which I challenge anyone not to fall in love with! It caters for single travellers, of all ages and couples (double rooms available) and is a fantastic place to meet people form all over the world. It even provides ladies only dorms for those single girls travelling alone. Individual lockers under each bed mean that all your valuables stay secure also. The decor is fun and funky and really modern throughout! I met my flat mates in my first week there and remain friends with them still!I'd return in the morning! enjoy!!

      • Stayed: October 2010, traveled solo
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      1  Thank JacquiO32
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      Reviewed September 5, 2011

      Went to Base St Kilda's with 8 friends during winter '11. If i could describe it in 1 word, it would be 'Happening'. Having its own bar at the lobby and the music thumping away at midnight, this hostel is every party animal's ideal lodge. But dont worry, the music doesnt really disturb anyone as rooms seem to be soundproof (or maybe we are heavy sleepers)

      Rooms very economically priced. Service was excellent, staff were very friendly and cheery. Rooms were very warm despite the winter (some other hostels werent that warm really), and beds were comfortable. Being at St Kilda, the hostel isnt exactly near melbourne's main shopping district, however having rented a car, that didnt really matter to us (driving around aussie is a must anyway). It is walking distance from St Kilda beach, and there is a Coles supermart nearby.

      The hostel should invest in a parking garage if possible for convenience, as there werent many lots to be found at night and my group had to park our vehicle opposite coles.

      • Stayed: June 2011, traveled with friends
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      2  Thank mj1027
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      Reviewed July 29, 2011

      High and many thanks to the great staff at Base Melbourn the best best Base I have stayed at no matter what age you are you just have fun a very Welcoming place lots of activity's and a great start for my great Australian adventure would highly recommend for backpackers. The beach is beautiful and there is a great salt water spa baths in St kilda and fun fare.

      • Stayed: May 2011, traveled solo
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      1  Thank richard20g
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      Reviewed July 18, 2011

      Can't miss base! Big red building in st kilda and right near the beach and round the corner from luna park so it's got an amazing location. Staff were always really helpful, rooms were decent and clean (we stayed in girls sanctuary room which was amazing! they bring you tea in bed on the weekend!!!!), travel desk booked everything for us and was more than happy to, the bar was pretty good, lifts always worked which is nice!, good internet area, breakfast is a rip off though dont recommend also had a nice communal area with kitchen. Only bad thing was you had to get used to sleeping above a bar, but nothing good earplugs didnt fix and it wasn't too bad. One of the nicest hostels I stayed in.

      • Stayed: January 2011, traveled with friends
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      Reviewed July 17, 2011

      Having stayed at the Base Hostel Sydney, we weren't disappointed by our stay at the Melbourne Base. Staff very friendly and helpful. As with the Sydney Base, we booked a priavte en suite which was wel segregated from the dorms/communal areas. We were never disturbed by the parties from the bar/club downstairs. Located really near to a tram stop which was easy to travel into the city from. Would definitely recommend Base for reasonably priced, well located accommodation!

      • Stayed: August 2010, traveled as a couple
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      1  Thank northernmonkey29
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