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    BASE Backpackers St Kilda

    17 Carlisle St, St Kilda, Port Phillip, Victoria 3182, Australia
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    04/06/2017 05/06/2017
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          • Excellent24%
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          Reviewed 5 December 2015

          Nastily stained sheets in a hot muggy room with a window that faces a hot north facing wall directly above the noisy smoking area of the downstairs nightclub. An air-conditioning unit that is set manually to about 35 degrees C, leaving the only way to...More

          2  Thank _ashram77_
          Response from BASESTK, Guest Relations Manager at BASE Backpackers St Kilda

          G'day there _ashram77_ We really appreciate the time you took to leave us a review. Our reception area is manned 24/7 and are always happy to help with complaints like the ones you have above. Our staff should have been notified so we could have...More

          Reviewed 1 December 2015

          Compared to other hostels in this group it is far ahead. Reception staff very mixed and all asked appeared to have just come. If you are into fun it isn't to bad. Location good. WiFi patchy. Kitchens reasonable and fairly clean.More

          Thank WickedGiant
          Response from BASESTK, Guest Relations Manager at BASE Backpackers St Kilda

          G'day there WickedGiant! Thank you for taking the time to leave us a review. We appreciate all feedback given and it sounds like you had a pretty good time with us which is exactly what we aim for! I am concerned to read that you...More

          Reviewed 17 November 2015 via mobile

          This hostel is the best hostel I've stayed in to date after 3 months through SE Asia. The rooms are basic, however there large enough, with decent storage drawers and a huge bathroom. The cleaners visit everyday and make the room spotless. The bar downstairs...More

          Thank Tom H
          Response from BASESTK, Guest Relations Manager at BASE Backpackers St Kilda

          G'day there Tom H, Thank you for taking the time to leave us such a pleasant review! We appreciate your comments and we hope that you enjoy the rest of your travels. Best wishes, BASE MANAGEMENT

          Reviewed 10 November 2015

          Clean rooms & great beach location, however a dirty kitchen cleaned only by working backpackers, limited washing up liquid & not nearly enough utensils. I counted 4 saucepans, 3 of which were too small for my needs. There were 5 forks & i had to...More

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          2  Thank curlyfries2015
          Response from BASESTK, Guest Relations Manager at BASE Backpackers St Kilda

          Hi there curlyfries2015, We appreciate you taking the time to leave us feedback. As you can imagine it's a constant struggle with most hostels regarding our kitchen. We try to have it tidy and stocked up but it can sometimes feel like a losing battle....More

          Reviewed 10 November 2015

          Friendly staff, some a lot friendlier than others. Wifi was a bit crap but was on the 3rd floor so this was expected. Location was fantastic, close to the beach, nightlife on your doorstep and all in all a great experience. Would definitely visit again!More

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          Thank jasminej96
          Response from BASESTK, Guest Relations Manager at BASE Backpackers St Kilda

          G'day jasminej96, Thank you for leaving us a review! We appreciate all feedback given and it seems like you had a great time with us which is exactly what we aim for! We hope to see you again the next time you're in Melbourne. Best...More

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          • Top amenities
          • Bar/Lounge
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          • Self-Serve Laundry
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          • US$15 - US$110 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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          • Non-Smoking Rooms
          • Number of rooms
          • 237
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          Naomi P
          Hi, I am looking to book a week long stay from this Saturday night. I fly into Melbourne international at about 615pm. Do you offer free transfers to the hostel? Thank you :) x
          10 February 2016|
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          Response from Rakfay |
          if your staying for 3 nights or more you get a refund on the sky bus ticket to the hostel! it's about $19 just give them your ticket when you arrive!
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          Lydia2234
          What time is check in ? We're arriving on the 16th and land at 5 am ! Will we have to pay for accommodation for the 15th to ensure we have somewhere to sleep upon arrival ? Also how much is it for a Transfer
          4 August 2015|
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          Snowsurfgazelle
          I have booked to stay in the sanctuary room ... Wanted to check are there hair dryers, straighteners, toiletries , towels and linen free of charge ? Am only in Melbourne for 3 nights and want to pack minimum stuff from uk. Also I know you pick up from the airport, but do you do drop offs as well. Lastly in one if the reviews a girl mentioned free champagne in this room ... Is that something you normally do? Thanks for your help , kelly
          26 February 2015|
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          Response from BASESTK | Property representative |
          Hey Kelly, We can arrange both inbound and outbound trips to Tullamarine Airport, if you stay 3 nights or longer you get your inbound trip direct to Base for free! And that's a 'yes' to all those things you mention in... More
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