Base Backpackers Melbourne Hostel

Base Backpackers Melbourne Hostel

17 Carlisle Street, Melbourne, VIC 3182, Australia
+61 385 986 200

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Base Backpackers Melbourne Hostel
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About Base Backpackers Melbourne Hostel

  • Hostel Room
    An affordable stay with shared facilities
  • Clean and Tidy
    This stay has listed several different cleanliness practices.
  • Freebies
    This stay includes Wi-Fi for free

Located within walking distance of Balaclava Railway Station, Base Backpackers St Kilda offers guests an ideal base while in Melbourne. Only a short walk from Luna Park, it offers comfortable rooms equipped with a private bathroom.

A wide range of premium services are available for guests of Base Backpackers St Kilda, like a concierge, a travel agency and a car rental desk. Facilities include complimentary Wi-Fi, a 24-hour reception and an airport shuttle.

Recently refurbished, the hostel has 53 comfortably furnished rooms. Guests can also make use of a communal kitchen.

The hostel provides a restaurant, where guests are welcome to sample authentic local dishes. Guests wanting to socialise can take advantage of Red Eye Bar, conveniently situated on-site. Guests can also try one of the various bars and restaurants in the vicinity.

Base Backpackers St Kilda is within a short walk of St Kilda Beach. It is ideally set for sightseeing in local area, with Acland Street and the Palais Theatre within a five-minute walk.

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Amenities at Base Backpackers Melbourne Hostel

  • 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

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17 Carlisle Street, Melbourne, VIC 3182

What's nearby

  • Shrine of Remembrance4.1 km
  • Royal Botanic Gardens4.1 km
  • National Gallery of Victoria5 km
  • Melbourne Arts Centre5.2 km
  • Melbourne Cricket Ground5.2 km
  • Eureka Tower5.2 km
  • Southbank Promenade5.4 km
  • Federation Square5.5 km
  • Flinders Street Station5.5 km
  • Collins Street5.8 km
  • Block Arcade5.9 km
  • Royal Arcade6 km



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


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

FAQs when booking at Base Backpackers Melbourne Hostel

  • Base Backpackers Melbourne Hostel is located at 17 Carlisle Street, 6,3 km from the centre of Melbourne. Shrine of Remembrance is the closest landmark to Base Backpackers Melbourne Hostel.

  • Check-in time is 15:00 and check-out time is 11:00 at Base Backpackers Melbourne Hostel.

  • Yes, Base Backpackers Melbourne Hostel offers free Wi-Fi.

  • Base Backpackers Melbourne Hostel is 16,9 km from Melbourne Essendon. Base Backpackers Melbourne Hostel is 25,2 km from Melbourne.

  • No, pets are not allowed at Base Backpackers Melbourne Hostel.

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Distance to city centre

6,3 km

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Distance to airport

25,2 km