Base Backpackers

17 Carlisle Street, St Kilda, Victoria, 3182, Australia | 2 star hostel
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Travel Blogs from St Kilda

G'day Mate: Week One in the Land Down Under

A travel blog entry by lharbert


I realise that I'm pretty late in writing these now! It's been three weeks since we first arrived here and we are pretty settled. Nevertheless, here is what went on in week one... After a flight that involved bumps, hilariously dubbed over films (they dub over 'swear' words in films with words that sound vaguely similar= ass/hands was one example …

The loveable city of Melbourne.

A travel blog entry by _downunder2012


We had a very long and uncomfortable bus journey to the culture packed city of Melbourne, in Victoria. Melbourne is known for its funky art work, laid back city vibe and the great food that the cafes and restaurants have to offer. We had been told by a lot of people that they adored Melbourne and that it's such a loveable city. Many people …

The sun has got his hat on.

A travel blog entry by redkeels


Again, not much to report today apart from spending 6 hours on the beach soaking up the much needed rays as Melbourne is renowned for it's 4 seasons in 1 day. So if the sun is out, make the most of it as it could be gale forces winds, rain and miserable within a couple of hours!

On the way back from the beach I popped to one of the cake …

Hello Melbourne

A travel blog entry by redkeels


So today I was flying from Canberra to Melbourne. The flight only took about 1 hr, which is a godsend as the Greyhound bus takes about 9 hrs. I think the best option was chosen even if it cost a little more.

I caught the shuttle bus into Melbourne centre and then had to get the tram to St Kilda where I was staying for a couple of days. I …

Day Three

A travel blog entry by rachx3h

Today has been such a long day, I was Ill this morning after last night, but Marion and I went for a subway and ate it on the beach, she then suggested we walked to a local town on a street called chapel street so we walked there and then got carried away and ended up walking Into the centre of Melbourne which is a half an hour tram journey away …

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This 2 star hostel, located in the St. Kilda area of St Kilda, is near St Kilda Beach, Luna Park, Rippon Lea Estate, and The Astor Theatre.
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    TravelPod Member ReviewsBase Backpackers St Kilda

    Reviewed by hannahandsam


    Reviewed Nov 20, 2012
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    BASE St Kilda

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    Reviewed by alilittler

    Comfy but noisy!

    Reviewed Oct 21, 2010
    by (5 reviews) Chester , United Kingdom Flag of United Kingdom

    Clean and tidy room although not as much space as Brisbane Base.
    Decent breakfast for $5 but kept awake all night by the noisy bar!

    This review is the subjective opinion of a TravelPod member and not of

    TripAdvisor Reviews Base Backpackers St Kilda

    3.50 of 5 stars Very Good

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