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Base Backpackers Melbourne Hostel

17 Carlisle Street, Melbourne, VIC 3182

+61 385 986 200

based on 380 reviews


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About Base Backpackers Melbourne Hostel, Melbourne

Value for money
Within a 20-minute walk from Balaclava Railway Station, Base Backpackers St Kilda provides guests with a convenient base when in Melbourne. It is also situated just moments from Luna Park. The hostel has been recently refurbished and provides free Wi-Fi, a 24-hour reception and an airport shuttle. In sunny weather, an outdoor terrace offers a nice spot to relax. There are 53 rooms at Base Backpackers St Kilda, each offering all the necessities to ensure a comfortable stay. All individual bathrooms include a shower. The hostel's restaurant is the perfect spot to relax after a day's sightseeing, with a selection of local and American dishes available. Guests can enjoy a varied drinks selection at Red Eye Bar. Guests can also try one of the various bars and restaurants in the vicinity. This St Kilda hostel is situated in an area popular with tourists and is about a 10-minute walk from St Kilda Beach. The Palais Theatre and Acland Street are both within walking distance.

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Hostel Amenities & Facilities

  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Free Wi-Fi
  • Wi-Fi available in all areas
  • Internet
  • Night club
  • Laundry facilities
  • ATM on-site
  • Golf
  • 24-hour front desk

Health and safety

  • Daily housekeeping
  • Contactless check-in/check-out
  • Physical distancing rules
  • First-aid kit
  • Process in place to check health of guests
  • CCTV in common areas
  • CCTV outside property
  • Hand sanitiser in guest accommodation and key areas
  • Use of cleaning chemicals that are effective against coronavirus
  • 24-hour security
  • Guest accommodation is disinfected between stays
  • Safe
  • Staff follow all safety protocols as directed by local authorities
  • Disinfection of high-touch surfaces


  • Free Wi-Fi
  • Wi-Fi available in all areas
  • Internet
  • Linens
  • Towels
  • Fan
  • Fire extinguisher
  • Shampoo
  • Smoke alarms
  • Heating
  • Body soap
  • Air-conditioned
  • Dustbins
  • Conditioner

Things to do

  • Beach access
  • Bicycle hire
  • Board games/puzzles
  • Golf
  • Evening entertainment
  • Karaoke
  • Table tennis
  • Pool table
  • Night club

Services and conveniences

  • Earplugs
  • ATM on-site
  • Ticket service
  • Car hire
  • Concierge service
  • Safety deposit box
  • Tour desk
  • 24-hour front desk

Accessibility and suitability

  • Disabled access
  • Lift
  • Multi-lingual staff
  • Accessible by lift
  • No smoking
  • Pets not allowed
  • Designated smoking area


  • Shared kitchen
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Vending machine (drinks)
  • Vending machine (snacks)


  • Shower
  • Toilet
  • Toilet paper
  • Private bathroom


  • Family rooms
  • Lockers
  • Carpeted
  • Storage available


  • Laundry facilities
  • Ironing service
  • Iron and ironing board

Media and entertainment

  • Library
  • Shared lounge/TV area


  • Terrace/Patio
  • Balcony

Parking and transportation

  • Airport shuttle (surcharge)


  • Fax/photocopying

Places of interest near Base Backpackers Melbourne Hostel

Attractions in Melbourne, Australia curated by momondo

Base Backpackers Melbourne Hostel location: 17 Carlisle Street, Melbourne, VIC 3182


St. Kilda Beach0.7 km
Prahran Market2.6 km
Elwood Beach2.6 km
Rod Laver Arena5.0 km

Restaurants and Cafés

Hemp Kitchen0.1 km
Lona St Kilda0.2 km
Bocconcini0.3 km
Machi Restaurant & Bar0.4 km


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Base Backpackers Melbourne Hostel room booking info

Check in/Check out

Check in anytime after 15:00, check out anytime before 11:00


Cancellation/pre-payment policies vary by room type and provider.

Frequently asked questions

  • 2-star hotels in Melbourne typically cost $101/night, but Base Backpackers Melbourne Hostel is typically available for $25/night, and is rated equally to its competitors.

  • There are 25.2 km between Melbourne and Base Backpackers Melbourne Hostel. The drive to and from the airport should be about 47min, depending on traffic. Take into account high traffic times, especially near more metropolitan areas.

  • If you’re looking for a simple travel option from Melbourne to Base Backpackers Melbourne Hostel, consider calling a taxi or rideshare service to take you to the hotel as well as around the city during your visit.

  • Yes, Base Backpackers Melbourne Hostel does have a restaurant where you can sit down to eat or order something to take away. There are also many other quality food options in Melbourne for those looking for something different.

  • Judging by our data, Base Backpackers Melbourne Hostel does not have a pool on site, but hotels regularly make additions and changes to their venues and do not always notify us. It would be best to call Base Backpackers Melbourne Hostel at +61 385 986 200.

  • Base Backpackers Melbourne Hostel is 6.3 km away from the city centre of Melbourne, where you can find interesting sights such as Melbourne Town Hall.

  • If you have questions or concerns about your stay at Base Backpackers Melbourne Hostel, call +61 385 986 200 to speak with a front desk representative.

  • Yes, Base Backpackers Melbourne Hostel has Wi-Fi available to hotel guests.

  • For Base Backpackers Melbourne Hostel, the required check-out time is 11:00. Check-in may be available from 15:00. Any special requests should be made with the concierge.

  • Depending on the room type you prefer and your travel dates, the cost will differ. Average price per night at Base Backpackers Melbourne Hostel, Melbourne is $61, but you may find great deals as low as $22. You can find rates for your trip in the form above.

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