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Guest reviews

3.7/5 Good
143 reviews
Guests rated this property 3.6/5 for cleanliness.

Popular amenities

Free WiFi
Air conditioning
Restaurant
Kitchen
Breakfast Available
Bar

Cleaning and safety practices

Cleaned with disinfectant
Contactless check-in
Hand sanitizer provided

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Explore the area

Popular LocationLuna Park4 min walk
Popular LocationSt Kilda Beach7 min walk
Popular LocationRoyal Botanic Gardens14 min drive
AirportMelbourne, VIC (MEL-Tullamarine)32 min drive

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  • Shared Dormitory, Women only

    5/5 guest room rating

    Room amenities

    • 258 sq ft
    • Sleeps 1
    More detailsShared Dormitory, Women only
  • Double Room- Private Bathroom

    4.6/5 guest room rating

    Room amenities

    • 129 sq ft
    • Sleeps 2
    More detailsDouble Room- Private Bathroom
  • Mixed Dormitory with Private Bathroom- 4 Beds

    5/5 guest room rating

    Room amenities

    • 194 sq ft
    • Sleeps 1
    More detailsMixed Dormitory with Private Bathroom- 4 Beds
  • Mixed Dormitory with Private Bathroom- 8 Beds

    5/5 guest room rating

    Room amenities

    • 215 sq ft
    • Sleeps 1
    More detailsMixed Dormitory with Private Bathroom- 8 Beds
  • Twin Room

    Room amenities

    • 215 sq ft
    • Sleeps 2
    More detailsTwin Room
  • Shared Dormitory

    5/5 guest room rating

    Room amenities

    • 258 sq ft
    • Sleeps 1
    More detailsShared Dormitory
  • Shared Dormitory, Mixed Dorm

    Room amenities

    • 258 sq ft
    • Sleeps 1
    More detailsShared Dormitory, Mixed Dorm
  • Shared Dormitory, Non Smoking, Ensuite

    Room amenities

    • 172 sq ft
    • Sleeps 1
    More detailsShared Dormitory, Non Smoking, Ensuite

About this area

Melbourne

Located in Melbourne, Base Backpackers Melbourne Hostel is in the entertainment district and near the beach. Melbourne Central and Queen Victoria Market are worth visiting if shopping is on the agenda, while those wishing to experience the area's natural beauty can explore St Kilda Beach and Brighton Beach. Enjoy an event or a match at Rod Laver Arena, and consider making time for Luna Park—a top attraction that's not to be missed.

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Popular Location

What's nearby

  • Luna Park - 4 min walk
  • St Kilda Beach - 7 min walk
  • Royal Botanic Gardens - 14 min drive
  • Rod Laver Arena - 15 min drive
  • Aami Park - 17 min drive

Getting around

  • Spotswood Station - 13 min drive
  • Balaclava Station - 17 min walk
  • Melbourne, VIC (MEL-Tullamarine) - 35 min drive

Restaurants

  • Flinders Lane - 7 min drive

About this property

Base Backpackers Melbourne Hostel

Adults-only Melbourne hostel in St Kilda, walk to St Kilda Beach
A restaurant, a bar/lounge and concierge services are available at this hostel. Free WiFi in public areas and a free manager's reception are also provided. Additionally, laundry facilities, a 24-hour front desk and a library are on-site. Rooms offer complimentary wireless Internet access and showers.
Base Backpackers Melbourne Hostel offers 52 forms of accommodation with air conditioning. Guests can surf the web using complimentary wireless Internet access. Guests can make use of the shared/communal kitchen. Rooms have partially open bathrooms. Bathrooms include a shower.

Cleaning and safety practices

Enhanced cleanliness measures

Disinfectant is used to clean the property
High-touch surfaces are cleaned and disinfected
Sheets and towels are washed at 60°C or hotter

Social distancing

Contactless check-in and check-out
Social distancing measures in place

Safety measures

Personal protective equipment worn by staff
Masks available
Hand sanitiser provided
This information is provided by our partners.

Property amenities

Internet

  • Available in all rooms: Free WiFi
  • Available in some public areas: Free WiFi

Parking and public transport

  • No on-site parking available
  • Return airport shuttle (surcharge)

Food and drink

  • Continental breakfast available for a fee daily 7:30 AM–10:00 AM: AUD 1 for adults and AUD 1 for children
  • 1 restaurant
  • 1 bar
  • Free daily reception

Family friendly

  • Laundry facilities

Conveniences

  • ATM/banking services
  • Lift
  • Front-desk safe
  • Library

Guest services

  • 24-hour front desk
  • Concierge services
  • Laundry facilities
  • Luggage storage
  • Multilingual staff
  • Tour/ticket assistance

Languages spoken

  • English

Accessibility

  • If you have requests for specific accessibility needs, please note them in the special requests field on the booking page after selecting your room.
  • In-room accessibility

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  • Designated smoking areas
  • TV in reception

Room amenities

Bedroom

  • Air conditioning

Bathroom

  • Bathroom (partially open)
  • Shower

Food and drink

  • Shared kitchen access

Policies

Check-in

Check-in between 2 PM and 4:00 AM
Late check-in subject to availability
Minimum check-in age - 18

Check-out

Check-out before 10 AM

Special check-in instructions

Front desk staff will greet guests on arrival
All guests must show a valid passport. This is the only form of identification that is accepted at this property.

Access methods

Staffed front desk

Pets

Pets not allowed (service animals welcome)

Children and extra beds

Children younger than 18 are not allowed at this adults-only property; all guests 18 and older are welcome
Rollaway/extra beds are not available.
Cots (infant beds) are not available

Property payment types

Important information

Optional extras

The following fees and deposits are charged by the property at the time of service, check-in or check-out.

  • Fee for continental breakfast: AUD 1 for adults and AUD 1 for children (approximately)

The above list may not be comprehensive. Fees and deposits may not include tax and are subject to change.

You need to know

Extra-person charges may apply and vary depending on property policy
Government-issued photo identification and a credit card, debit card or cash deposit may be required at check-in for incidental charges
Special requests are subject to availability upon check-in and may incur additional charges; special requests cannot be guaranteed
No on-site parking is available
The name on the credit card used at check-in to pay for incidentals must be the primary name on the guestroom reservation
This property advises that enhanced cleaning and guest safety measures are currently in place
Disinfectant is used to clean the property; commonly-touched surfaces are cleaned with disinfectant between stays; bed sheets and towels are laundered at a temperature of at least 60°C/140°F
Personal protective equipment, including masks, will be available to guests
Social distancing measures are in place; staff at the property wear personal protective equipment; guests are provided with hand sanitiser
Contactless check-in and contactless check-out are available
Please note that cultural norms and guest policies may differ by country and by property; the policies listed are provided by the property

We should mention

Guests under 18 years old are not permitted at this adults-only property
Only registered guests are allowed in the guestrooms

Property is also known as

Base Backpackers Melbourne Hostel St Kilda
Base Backpackers Melbourne Hostel
Base Backpackers Melbourne St Kilda
Base Backpackers Melbourne

Frequently asked questions

Can I cancel my reservation for free at Base Backpackers Melbourne Hostel and receive a full refund?
Yes, Base Backpackers Melbourne Hostel offers free cancellation on select room rates, because flexibility matters! Please refer to Base Backpackers Melbourne Hostel cancellation policy on our site for more details about any exclusions or requirements.
Is Base Backpackers Melbourne Hostel pet-friendly?
No, only service animals are welcome at the property.
How much is parking at this property?
This hostel doesn't offer parking.
What time is check-in at Base Backpackers Melbourne Hostel?
Check-in is from 2 PM to 4:00 AM. Late check-in is available during limited hours.
What time is check-out at this hostel?
Checkout is at 10 AM.
Does this property provide a shuttle to the airport?
Yes, there's an airport shuttle.
Where is Base Backpackers Melbourne Hostel located?
Located in St Kilda, this hostel is within a 10-minute walk of Luna Park and St Kilda Beach. Crown Casino and Entertainment Complex and Brighton Beach are also within 6 mi (10 km). Balaclava Station is 17 minutes by foot and Ripponlea Station is 24 minutes.

Guest reviews

Overall score and ratings for Base Backpackers Melbourne Hostel

3.7
5 - Excellent
43
4 - Good
46
3 - Okay
32
2 - Mediocre
12
1 - Poor
10
3.6
Cleanliness
3.8
Service and Staff
4.0
Amenities
3.6
Property condition

4/5 Good

  • Liked: Cleanliness, staff & service, property conditions & facilities, room comfort
Perfect location for tour

We chose the hostel because of it was close to the beach, places to eat and drink, and for our next day tour. The hostel was clean and had a great laundry facility. Breakfast was a typical hostel one. The staff was very helpful.We enjoyed our stay there.

Stayed 2 nights in Feb 2020

3/5

  • Liked: Staff & service
  • Disliked: Cleanliness

Stayed 1 night in Apr 2020

5/5 Excellent

  • Liked: Cleanliness, staff & service, property conditions & facilities, room comfort

Was CRAZY so that I had to have my second night at a hotel. It was a fun place but just too crazy for sleeping earlier than 2.00 am. Super friendly staff!!

Stayed 2 nights in Feb 2020

4/5 Good

  • Liked: Cleanliness, staff & service

Great staff, good friendly vibe. water in shower was tepid not hot, air conditioner did not work. Double room did not have double bed

Stayed 3 nights in Jan 2020

4/5 Good

  • Liked: Cleanliness, amenities, property conditions & facilities

Good place to socialise and make friends! Good transport links to the city

Stayed 4 nights in Nov 2019