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Blue Tongue Backpackers

515 Brunswick St | Fortitude Valley, Brisbane, Queensland 4006, Australia
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Ranked #75 of 107 Specialty Lodging in Brisbane
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 4, 2014
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Rating summary
  • Location
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    3 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    2.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    3 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    3 of 5 stars
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English first
San Francisco, California
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4 reviews 4 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
1 of 5 stars Reviewed May 10, 2014

The hostel is not clean. Conditions were unsanitary in the kitchen and bathroom. The owner will kick you out if you complain about anything. He is extremely violent and impulsive and will literally throw your belongings out the door. If you upset him he will scream expletives at the top of his lungs at you. I thought he was going... More

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Brisbane
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 4, 2014

Thought I'd try this place out as seemed reasonable for the room. No aircon anywhere ! Room had window without net or blind Fridges full and small kitchen. Was quiet at night. Staff very rude big put off as they live there too. Microwave was clean tho!

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Melbourne, Australia
1 review
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 22, 2013

Stayed for around 6 weeks a few months ago. The place itself is nice enough, has a lot of personality and is pretty standard hostel fare, plus it's way cheaper than anything you can get in the area. It's a little run down maybe but nothing really dirty or terrible, I loved the place, kind of a big cool old... More

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Hamilton, New Zealand
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3 reviews 3 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 9, 2012

Great place to stay as not too big and not too small. Easy access with bus stop just outside this place, take 196 or 199 to go to city. IGA supermarket close by which is open 6am to midnight each day. Internet is close by, $2 -20 min or $2 - 30 min at "the Mall" which is about 10... More

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Carmarthen, United Kingdom
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 11, 2011

no matter if you staying for 1 night or 1 year, this hostel will suit most peoples wants and needs, its clean, tidy, well maintained, the staff are very friendly and happy to help where possible. I stayed here for a few months and had a great time, if your a normal down to earth person then you will have... More

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Townsville
1 review
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed February 27, 2011

I had some good expectations of this place, i had booked via email and had found the staff to be nice and reasonable online. Once arriving to the place i thought it looked a lot worse than the photos on the website, but didn't really worry because it was cheap and you get that sometimes. Upon going in and being... More

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Cairns, Australia
1 review
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 7, 2011

Found this place to be nice and different from the others. Good facilities, nice people and friendly atmosphere. Was a bit put off by having to give a deposit for cutlery set but it was only $10 and soon realised that more hostels should do it, it meant the kitchen was always clean and tidy as people actually did there... More

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Sydney, Australia
1 review
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 18, 2011

Awesome hostel, nice and small which gives it a family feel, everybody there bar 1 or 2 we're lovely. Great garden to socialise at night, i think the last reviewer got it wrong about the cats cos i thought the same until someone pointed out they we're possums!!! Also only hostel i've been to that has an oven! Would of... More

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Winnipeg, Canada
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3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed November 29, 2010

Smelly place full of cats, rusty pipes, noise and too many porn videos. Stayed one night and gone early the next morning. The picture on the website must have been taken the first day they opened.

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Brisbane, Australia
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 28, 2010

Booked in for 2 nights stayed 2weeks, when i first arrived i was a bit dubious as it looks a little rundown from the outside, however once i got inside realised it was just part of the character of the place. Arrived at 8am wasn't meant to check in till 2pm but the lovely guy on reception (Chris) got my... More

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Address: 515 Brunswick St | Fortitude Valley, Brisbane, Queensland 4006, Australia
Location: Australia > Queensland > Brisbane
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