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Reviews of St Kilda Hostel Melbourne Hostel

32 Carlisle Street, St Kilda, Melbourne, Australia

Atmosphere 68%

Cleanliness 54%

Facilities 62%

Location 87%

Safety 65%

Staff 78%

Value 75%

What's Included

  • Linen
  • Luggage Room

Facilities

  • Air conditioning
  • Free Breakfast
  • Free Wi-Fi
  • Self-Catering Facilities
  • 24 Hour Reception
  • BBQ
  • Bicycle Parking
  • Cable TV
  • Common Room
  • Free City Maps
  • Free Parking
  • Hair Dryers
  • Hair Dryers For Hire
  • Hot Showers
  • Housekeeping
  • Internet Access
  • Jobs Board
  • Laundry Facilities
  • Linen Included
  • Luggage Storage
  • Parking
  • Telephone Fax Facilities
  • Tours/Travel Desk
  • Towels for hire
  • Vending Machines
  • Washing machine
  • Wheelchair Friendly
  • WiFi

Purchasable Extras

  • Towel 2.24USD

Check-in / Check-out

Earliest check-in: 11:00

Latest Check-out: 10:00

Policies

  • Credit Cards Accepted

Group booking?

Group of 15 or more traveling to Melbourne?

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Atmosphere 68%

Cleanliness 54%

Facilities 62%

Location 87%

Safety 65%

Staff 78%

Value 75%

Showing 1-10 of 12 reviews

51% Overall Rating
  • Atmosphere - 40%
  • Cleanliness - 20%
  • Facilities - 60%
  • Location - 60%
  • Safety - 60%
  • Staff - 60%
  • Value - 60%
51% Overall Rating

Anonymous
29 Nov 2016

Travel Type:
Alone

Trip Type:
Sightseeing & culture

Age Range:
31-40

Liked: Mostly the well equiped kitchen and the location in St Kilda. Though is pretty far from Melbourne itself.

Disliked: Very unclean and all the guests smoking everywhere.

31% Overall Rating
  • Atmosphere - 20%
  • Cleanliness - 20%
  • Facilities - 20%
  • Location - 80%
  • Safety - 40%
  • Staff - 20%
  • Value - 20%
31% Overall Rating

Anonymous
09 Jan 2016

Travel Type:
Alone

Liked: Location is really good. Close to everything, easy to catch buses/trams and surrounded by restaurants and pubs.

Disliked: It is extremely dirty. Everything in the bedroom smells bad, the bathroom was very dirty and the sink was literally hanging (broken). Wifi doesn't work properly, it crashes at all the time. Also, there's no common area, so it's hard to socialise with people.

51% Overall Rating
  • Atmosphere - 60%
  • Cleanliness - 20%
  • Facilities - 40%
  • Location - 80%
  • Safety - 40%
  • Staff - 60%
  • Value - 60%
51% Overall Rating

Anonymous
22 Nov 2015

Travel Type:
Alone

Trip Type:
Backpacking / gap year

Liked: Not much I'm afraid! The staff were friendly and the location was within easy walking distance of the beach.

Disliked: Really poor standards of cleanliness! It was disgusting!!! But it was cheap so unfortunately you really do get what you pay for. Also be careful in St. Kilda as an area there are some spots in town that it's best not to be in as a single girl after dark, information that I wasn't aware of before I booked.

74% Overall Rating
  • Atmosphere - 100%
  • Cleanliness - 20%
  • Facilities - 60%
  • Location - 100%
  • Safety - 60%
  • Staff - 80%
  • Value - 100%
74% Overall Rating

Anonymous
06 Nov 2015

Travel Type:
Alone

Trip Type:
Backpacking / gap year

Liked: The atmosphere of the hostel was really nice as it is a small hostel

Disliked: It was not very clean and there are no lockers in rooms

Customer would recommend this property

89% Overall Rating
  • Atmosphere - 80%
  • Cleanliness - 80%
  • Facilities - 100%
  • Location - 100%
  • Safety - 100%
  • Staff - 60%
  • Value - 100%
89% Overall Rating

Anonymous
05 Oct 2015

Travel Type:
With my spouse / partner

Trip Type:
Romantic getaway

Liked: Great location just a minute walk st kilda and luna park. Great vslue for money.

Disliked: Kitchen needs cleaning.

Customer would recommend this property

54% Overall Rating
  • Atmosphere - 40%
  • Cleanliness - 40%
  • Facilities - 40%
  • Location - 80%
  • Safety - 40%
  • Staff - 100%
  • Value - 40%
54% Overall Rating

Anonymous
01 Oct 2015

Travel Type:
With a large group / tour

Trip Type:
Relaxation / spa, Shopping, Sightseeing & culture

Liked: Close to tram station

Disliked: Terrible environment. Not conply with the picture on website

66% Overall Rating
  • Atmosphere - 60%
  • Cleanliness - 40%
  • Facilities - 60%
  • Location - 100%
  • Safety - 80%
  • Staff - 60%
  • Value - 60%
66% Overall Rating

Anonymous
29 Sep 2015

Travel Type:
Alone

Trip Type:
Events / festivals, Sports, adventure or outdoor activities

Liked: Close to transport links

Disliked: It felt dirty, stains on curtains etc.

63% Overall Rating
  • Atmosphere - 60%
  • Cleanliness - 20%
  • Facilities - 60%
  • Location - 100%
  • Safety - 80%
  • Staff - 60%
  • Value - 60%
63% Overall Rating

Anonymous
13 Sep 2015

Travel Type:
With my spouse / partner

Trip Type:
Backpacking / gap year

Liked: Nice and big roomOwn bathroom/shower in the roomClose to st kilda beachClose to tram stop to Melbourne CBDfree WIFI, speed quite ok

Disliked: Very noisy as rooms are in front of communal areaDirty when we got in the bathroomNo free ride from the airport to the hostel even if mentioned in the reservationSent 3 e-mails to the hostel, never got any answer

Customer would recommend this property

80% Overall Rating
  • Atmosphere - 80%
  • Cleanliness - 80%
  • Facilities - 60%
  • Location - 100%
  • Safety - 60%
  • Staff - 80%
  • Value - 100%
80% Overall Rating

Anonymous
11 Sep 2015

Travel Type:
Alone

Trip Type:
City break

Liked: I liked the fact that the rooms were basically converted 1970s individual Australian-style motel rooms. They just take out the double bed, fridges, dining table and put in multiple bunks. So every room got its own private bathroom and shower, rather than one you share with everyone in the hostel. Also the common room areas had a good vibe from backpackers and there was (limited) space to park your car.

Disliked: Not a great deal about the property was bad. The kitchen was a mess but that's not really the fault of the staff, but backpackers who don't tidy up after themselves. The only other thing was the unexpected $30 fee for the room key. This is a deposit and you get that back with its safe return but I had no idea that you had to fork out $30, as it wasn't advertised nor have other backpackers I have stayed with done the same.

Customer would recommend this property

80% Overall Rating
  • Atmosphere - 80%
  • Cleanliness - 80%
  • Facilities - 80%
  • Location - 80%
  • Safety - 80%
  • Staff - 80%
  • Value - 80%
80% Overall Rating

Anonymous
20 Aug 2014

Travel Type:
Alone

Trip Type:
Backpacking / gap year

Liked: Nice people and kind and CLEAN!

Customer would recommend this property


The property's response is

Hi!
Thanks for reviewing!
We really enjoy what we do here. Sincerely I'm glad you appreciate our little hostel :)

Safe travels,
Home crew

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