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    Base Backpackers St Kilda

    17 Carlisle St, St Kilda, Port Phillip, Victoria 3182, Australia
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    • Excellent32%
    • Very good28%
    • Average21%
    • Poor11%
    • Terrible8%
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    Reviewed 10 May 2017

    Although my partner and I we quite aware we were booking to stay in a drinking/party environment, never in my life have I had a more uncomfortable stay.....camping in our car the night before was a better experience in all honesty. The staff were lovely...More

    Thank lizajean496
    Response from BASESTK, General Manager at Base Backpackers St KildaResponded 11 May 2017

    Hi lizajean496, First of all thanks for your review. It's a shame that other guests stopped our review from being better this time. Being a party hostel we do get a few people that enjoy a drink and might forget their manners from time to...More

    Reviewed 3 May 2017 via mobile

    Good friendly staff, comfy bed, nice room. Good stay! Would probably stay there again and would recommend to others wanting a cheap hostel. But didn't like the fact that the bathroom had no toilet paper.. like was the $30 a night not enough to ensure...More

    Thank siobhanofarrell
    Response from BASESTK, General Manager at Base Backpackers St KildaResponded 4 May 2017

    Gutted!! Missed out on the 5th star due to toilet paper and house keeping! Next time you're in St Kilda Siobhan come and say hi and we'll have that sorted. Happy Travels!

    Reviewed 1 May 2017 via mobile

    After travelling for 3 months prior we are used to noisy rooms however this place took it to another level. Although we had a double room on the second floor we heard everything. The music playing from downstairs, the trams coming past all night long,...More

    Thank Nic B
    Response from BASESTK, General Manager at Base Backpackers St KildaResponded 2 May 2017

    Hey Nic, Sorry about the lack of information about breakfast and the party atmosphere we try to create that you might not have known about before you booked. At Base we market ourselves as a party hostel and we try and get as many people...More

    Reviewed 30 April 2017 via mobile

    Me and my boyfriend firstly booked two beds in the eight bed dorms which is the worst nights sleep we have ever had. The other people in our dorms were residentials who left their dirty clothes all over the room and who only cared about...More

    Thank TravellingCouple98
    Response from BASESTK, General Manager at Base Backpackers St KildaResponded 2 May 2017

    Hey Guys, Thanks for your stay and your review. Glad to hear our staff upgraded you after you spoke to them. We are definitely a party hostel and pride ourselves on having entertainment in our bar every night. Hope you have an awesome time in...More

    Reviewed 28 April 2017

    I love St Kilda, and Base is located so central, walking distance to everything, which was great! I stayed in a private room for 5 nights, and the room was just perfect. Clean, a nice en-suite, towels and shampoo/conditioner provided! Downstairs in the bar/common area...More

    Thank HelenaT85
    Response from BASESTK, General Manager at Base Backpackers St KildaResponded 2 May 2017

    Hi HelenaT85, Thanks for the stay and awesome review, next time get yourself to yoga instead of partying in the bar all night!! Cheers

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    Géraldine M
    1 September 2017|
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    Response from BASESTK | Property representative |
    Hey, there are lots of residential street around us that if you find a car park it's all yours! We also have undercover car parking here at the hostel for $10 per night.
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    10 February 2016|
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    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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