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328 Upper Roma Street, Brisbane, Queensland 4000, Australia
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Chill Backpackers
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Ranked #76 of 111 Specialty Lodging in Brisbane
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3 of 5 stars reviewed 4 weeks ago
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  • Location
    4 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    3 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    3 of 5 stars
  • Service
    3.5 of 5 stars
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    3 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4 of 5 stars
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Essex, UK
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9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The staff here was really friendly, we were suppose to stay in a 4 bed dorm but got upgraded to a private on arrival. The room was ok, it was a little small and could do with updating but the hostel was clean. It had a nice outdoor roof terrace. Free1/2 hour wifi. Only downside was the kitchen was way... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 19, 2014

This hostel has a laid back and friendly atmosphere. The staff were really friendly and helpful, the bathrooms were kept clean (I can't comment on the kitchen as I didn't use it). It also has a lovely terrace, with a fantastic view of the city, which is great for socialising with other guests in the hostel.

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Stockholm, Sweden
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9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 18, 2014

Me and my friend stayed here for two nights. We had booked a dorm room but got upgraded to a private, which was really nice. Our room smelled a bit damp, and was very cold because of the AC, otherwise it was clean and great to have a room for ourselves! It was a bunk bed and the bottom bed... More 

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Wildeshausen, Germany
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed November 11, 2014

When I arrived at this hostel I asked if I can first have a look around, because I heared good and bad things from other persons who stayed there before. My first impression was pretty good - so I checked in! Unfortunately I didnt had a look into the rooms itself... They are very small and stuffy ( you cant... More 

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Melbourne, Australia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 6, 2014 via mobile

Chill is a compact hostel compared to what is on offer around Brisbane, but it's location is very convienient, being less than five minutes walk away from Roma Street Station. The share facilities are male + female, share kitchen, and great rooftop relaxation. My only gripes is there doesn't seem to be an option for secure online booking, and reception... More 

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Dublin, Ireland
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed September 29, 2014 via mobile

Pay crazy prices for wifi access, really rude staff, terribly unhelpful and unwelcoming! Tiny tiny rooms! Never stay here it is absolutely awful. Basically trying to rob money off backpackers rather than be helpful and a good host! Worst hostel possible. Chill" it should be called hell". And everyone in the hostel is miserable and complaining about the lack of... More 

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed August 11, 2014

Chose Chill because it was rated pretty high by Lonely Planet. It is in a great location, very close to Roma Station. We came in late, so the 24 hour reception was appreciated. We also took advantage of the free, long-term luggage storage (left bags for 2 weeks), and no problems there. BUT it does not look 'new' as described... More 

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Dubai, United Arab Emirates
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6 reviews 6 reviews
6 hotel reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed August 6, 2014

Horrible.... the room was very tiny. No wifi...v hv to pay...only free for 1 hour while v stayed 3 nights. Kitchen was disgusting n very very dirty...stinking all the time. Utensils very old n dirty. Unable to sleep...loud noise in the corridors. Bring ur own utensils. Bathroom was ok.

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 2, 2014

Ideally located in heart of city, walking distance to city attractions, Dave has been very helpful suggested city n ferry tours and nearby amenities.Does get noisy after 12 pm in the corridors - friendly n smiling staff. Kitchen and lounge area is busy and bustling more than city.

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed July 19, 2014

Hostel is in a fairly good location and has a nice rooftop terrace, was really let down by the quality of the accommodation. The beds aren't very comfortable and the room was dark and smelly, due to only one small window that wouldn't open. There was also doors missing from bathroom cubicles and I had 2/3 cold showers due to... More 

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Address: 328 Upper Roma Street, Brisbane, Queensland 4000, Australia
Location: Australia > Queensland > Brisbane
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Number of rooms: 56
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