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    BASE Backpackers St Kilda

    17 Carlisle St, St Kilda, Port Phillip, Victoria 3182, Australia
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    2017-08-06 2017-08-07
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    • Excellent24%
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    Reviewed 3 April 2016 via mobile

    The hostel overall is okay. People should know before they stay that base tend to have a bar open to the early hours so noise is going to be expected. We could hear it in our room on the top floor but faintly. Nothing a...More

    Thank Rhys L
    Reviewed 29 March 2016

    As a person who frequently stays in hostels I can say without a doubt Base St. Kilda is the worst hostel I have ever stayed in. The hostel is filled with young people that lay in bed on their phones all day and party all...More

    3  Thank db1551
    Reviewed 18 March 2016 via mobile

    This is one of the worst Base's I have stayed in. Dorms aren't that clean, kitchen is dirty, bar is very busy and common area is not very sociable. Definitely stay in st.kilda but chose a different hostel. There are other hostels near by which...More

    1  Thank Hc195
    Reviewed 13 March 2016

    Stayed here with a group of six friends. We were looking for a fun, relaxed hostel to stay in and were extremely disappointed. The staff was unwelcoming. They charged for EVERYTHING (including "locking" up our stuff for a few extra hours - there was no...More

    Thank glassernicole
    Response from BASESTK, Manager at BASE Backpackers St KildaResponded 16 March 2016

    Hi there, It's really disappointing to hear the staff were unwelcoming. We are a fun and relaxed hostel and the regular feedback we get especially regarding our staff is usually very positive. We don't hide our small charge regarding locker storage for departing guests only....More

    Reviewed 9 March 2016 via mobile

    Stayed for a few nights in March and left with a mixed feeling about the place! On the plus side, it was a great location and very clean and modern. Beds were very comfy and nice rooms. The travel desk was also great and the...More

    Thank misstravels222
    Response from BASESTK, Manager at BASE Backpackers St KildaResponded 17 March 2016

    Hi there, Thanks for the positive feedback! Sounds like overall you had a great stay with us. Our travel girls and team is amazing! Day in and day out they help travelers realize their dreams making Base Travel one of the most sought after places...More

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    • St Kilda
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    Naomi P
    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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    25 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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    "My locker wasn't working - so I requested a different room (and ended up having a 4 person room to myself..."
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    "Get drunk and who cares!"
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    "Not there for the view. Highest level at 3rd, not disturbed by the party downstairs."
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    "check out the 3rd floor or ask about the weekly rate"
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