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BASE Backpackers St Kilda

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04/06/2017 05/06/2017
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dublin
Reviewed 26 August 2015 via mobile

We stayed here for a week when we first arrived in oz. we met some amazing friends here who after two years we keep in touch. This is a party hostel an cost 30 dollars a night. With this hostel you will fin that you are constantly paying money for different things like wifi, towels etc. but it's kept clean.

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

G'day there nicole21Dublin, We really appreciate you taking the time to leave us a review. It sounds like you had a great time with us and made some friends for life - which is exactly what we aim for. Although we do charge for some amenities but you'll find our prices very competitive, and the service/product itself of top quality....

Posthausen, Germany
Reviewed 14 August 2015 via mobile

Good hostel for everyone who wants to make party. Rooms are nice and tidy but it's really loud. Breakfast is for $ 5 but shops are in walking distance as well. Kitchen is well equipped. Staying spontaneous longer and extend the stay is normally no problem. Very nice people working there.

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

Hello, Thanks for taking the time to let us know about your stay with us. Love the fact that you ended up staying longer than originally planned and that you found our wonderful team helpful. Make sure you come back and visit us soon.

North Vancouver, Canada
Reviewed 14 August 2015

I booked the private ensuite after an unexpected trip to Melbourne came up leaving me no time to plan to stay with friends, i had very fond memories of staying at The Base during the Melbourne Commonwealth Games almost 10 Years so decided be fun to return. After a stressful trip and waiting in traffic for hours after a construction...

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

Hello - Thanks so much for your lovely review that's awesome you came back again after all those years. Great to hear that you got to enjoy everything the hostel has to offer including the bar. I have already addressed your comments with our clean team and we are going to look over the hall ways over the coming weeks....

Reviewed 9 August 2015 via mobile

The bar downstairs can get noisy but I couldn't hear this from my room and you kind of expect it from a hostel. The 24/7 reception was a great help as I didn't get into the airport till 10pm and got to the hostel past midnight. The only thing I'd recommend is helping the person if obviously travelling solo when...

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

Hello - Thanks so much for taking the time out to let us know about your stay here. We are so happy to hear that you enjoyed your time with us. We can certainly take on your comments about the check in to the rooms. Unfortunately we do not always know what time people are arriving so it makes it...

Cheltenham, United Kingdom
Reviewed 7 August 2015 via mobile

Love this place. Had a great time here, the bar and music was fab, great atmosphere. Excellent location, good value for money. Fantastic hostel, ideal for the beach and getting the tram into the city. Great coffee houses around for breakfast and lovely cosmopolitan area to chill out in.

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

Hello - Thanks so much for your lovely review. We are stocked to hear that you enjoyed your stay with us. We certainly think we have one of the best locations going. Make sure you come back and visit us again next time you are in Melbourne. Enjoy the rest of your travels.

Reviewed 24 July 2015 via mobile

From: Petta Nelson [mailto:pettanelson@hotmail.com]  Sent: Wednesday, 22 July 2015 7:32 PM To: base stkilda Subject: feedback about stay   Hi I would like to say that as an older woman staying at Base is not always easy. I am a traveller from way back and its more my insecurities than any thing else. Adam at the desk over the 4 days we stayed 17th...

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

Hello - Thanks so much for your lovely review. We are so glad that you enjoyed your stay with us. Adam was especially pleased with your lovely words, he certainly is a charmer. We hope to see you again in St Kilda soon

Pravisdomini, Friuli-Venezia Giulia, Italy
Reviewed 11 July 2015

We stayed in a private double room with queen bed and private ensuite bathroom. It was clean. Some of the staff at the reception was very friendly and helpful, they can arrange for you pick up bus from the hostel to the airport when you leave and when we arrived in Melbourne the bus from the airport to the hostel...

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

Hello - Thanks for taking the time to let us know about your stay here in base St Kilda. Since your stay all our staff now take guests up to their rooms and do a little tour around the hostel to ensure that all common areas and facilities are explain so that you don't miss out on anything awesome. We...

Newbury, United Kingdom
Reviewed 1 July 2015

The location of Base within St.Kilda was great, just on the outskirts close to the beach and pier with easy links to the city via tram. I was staying with a friend from 29th May to 1st June (3nights) and were put in a sanctuary room on 3rd floor. All the staff we met were very helpful and friendly, including...

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

Hello - Thanks for your review. Great to hear that you enjoyed your stay with us. We certainly do have a great location right in the heart of St Kilda. I am thrilled to hear that you loved our staff as I believe that we do have a great team here. I will look into the points you made a...

Pretoria, South Africa
Reviewed 30 June 2015

We stayed in a private double room with double bed and private en-suite bathroom. It was very clean. I have never stayed in such a cool backpackers! BASE is definitely meant for the younger crowd. There's ear plugs in the bedroom - they regularly announce activities by speaker phone! It's not too central, but you can easily enough travel by...

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

Hello = Thanks for your great review you rock!! We are stoked that you enjoyed your stay with us and enjoyed everything that we have to offer here at Base St Kilda. Make sure you come back and visit us again soon

Reviewed 13 June 2015 via mobile

Disgusting place to be, didn't feel welcome or at home. No control over excessively drunk and aggressive people leaving the venue. Not a place to party or to stay. Go elsewhere... Anywhere would be better than base in St Kilda. They give St kilda a bad name

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

Hello - Thanks for taking the time out to let us know about your stay. Feedback like this really helps us to improve our facilities. I was very surprised to read your comment about people leaving the bar as we have security on every night who do a great job of keeping control over our bar. We have a new...

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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
BASE Backpackers St Kilda offers the best in high quality Budget St Kilda accommodation. With a range of small and large mix dorms, private Queen Rooms and the exclusive Girls only Sanctuary dorms, we have a room for all fun loving budget conscious travelers, we are the closest hostel in Melbourne to the iconic St Kilda Beach & have the PUMPING Red Eye Bar on site. ... more   less 

Additional Information about BASE Backpackers St Kilda

Address: 17 Carlisle St, St Kilda, Port Phillip, Victoria 3182, Australia
Region: Australia > Victoria > Greater Melbourne > Port Phillip > St Kilda
Price Range: £12 - £85 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:2 star — BASE Backpackers St Kilda 2*
Number of rooms: 237
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BASE Backpackers St Kilda Greater Melbourne
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“check out the 3rd floor or ask about the weekly rate”
mark1234562017, 22 May 2017 | Read review
“Stay in a dorm cause it's the easiest way to meet people!”
606orlam, 16 May 2017 | Read review
“dorms for party people, private rooms for chilled travels”
501chlo_m, 10 May 2017 | Read review
“Seriously stay on a floor/ room as far away from the bar as possible, and hopefully your bed isn't as awful as ours was...”
lizajean496, 9 May 2017 | Read review
“I was on the 2nd floor and couldn't hear the party downstairs from my room”
HelenaT85, 28 Apr 2017 | Read review
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