Not only is St Kilda the perfect beach getaway when visiting Melbourne, Australia, it boasts a vivacious night life.
From diverse restaurants serving locally prepared entrees to dance clubs with DJs playing the top hits, St Kilda gives travelers the chance to experience the culture of the laid back beach area. And there is no better accommodation in the heart of all the fun than Base Melbourne.
The unique-style hostel is located just steps away from the beaches and a short block to restaurants, pubs, boutique shops and clubs within St Kilda.
With a range of dorm rooms to choose from, Base Melbourne offers travelers a clean, modern and fashionable place to stay while exploring Melbourne. Each room is equipped with its own private bathroom including quality shampoo and conditioner. Large floor-to-ceiling windows brighten up each room, or black-out curtains will help block the light for an uninterrupted sleep, and a few of the ensuites feature outdoor patios with great views of St Kilda.
For a more private experience, Base Melbourne offers travelers double rooms with private bathrooms inside. These ensuites feature queen-sized beds dressed in Egyptian cotton sheets and duvet cover, a TV and an electric kettle to enjoy morning coffee or afternoon tea. The rooms are spacious and comfortable to share with another person, or to enjoy on your own.
An all-you-can-eat continental breakfast is served daily at a fair price, or the hostel has a fully equipped kitchen for travelers to make and enjoy their own food. There is a TV lounge, communal area with a pool table and comfortable couches and oversized bean bags to sit back and relax inside the hostel. Base Melbourne also features air condition throughout the building and wireless Internet is available on a daily or weekly basis at a surcharge.
Base Melbourne adds to St Kilda's famous night life with a bar on site. Red Eye Bar serves daily specials on food and drinks and then turns into a real party at night. Featuring ladies night, karaoke and a nightly DJ spinning the best tracks, Red Eye Bar is a great place to hang out and have fun.
Aside from the famous party scene in St Kilda, Base Melbourne is located within walking distance to tram stops and a short tram ride into the city, or to trendy Acland or Fitzroy streets. Or for a relaxing beach holiday, the hostel is steps from the Esplanade with many bars, restaurants and ice cream kiosks along with the pristine beaches of St Kilda.
And to take advantage of water sports at the local beaches, or other fun activities around Melbourne and within Victoria, Base Melbourne provides its guests with a travel desk to book any travel arrangements necessary, or recommend activities and trips to participate in while traveling through the state. Base Melbourne's travel experts are both friendly and knowledgeable no matter what it is you are looking to do during your travels.
The 24-hour reception and strong security makes Base Melbourne a safe and accommodating place to stay for travelers. The helpful staff and fun atmosphere make this hostel a top accommodation to experience the culture and night life of Melbourne.
Travel tip shared by Ashley Curtin for Travel Dudes.