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Base Brisbane Central

308 Edward Street, Brisbane, Queensland 4000, Australia
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    2 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    2.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    2.5 of 5 stars
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    2.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    2.5 of 5 stars
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Brisbane, Australia
2 reviews
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

Staff gr8 . Cleanliness of base brisbane is very low. Thick Dust all over floor. Mopping dirt from one side to other side. Bathrooms Yuk. Signs stating water is previous yet every shower,tap and toilet are dripping and leaking . This backpackers is a BIG BUSSINESS and that's cool but it has no good vibe every $ is squeezed out... More 

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

It's crazy how it's considered the cultural norm for hostels like this to just sail on by and keep making money from twenty something year old European backpackers and nobody bats an eye. So this is one of the cheapest hostels to stay in the Brisbane CBD and all for good reason. No room can escape the dulcet tones of... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Enjoyed my stay at Base. The single room I had was nice enough and had clean sheets. The staff were really friendly and helpful but i feel both the showers and toilets in this place really need replacing. They were both old and barely functional with plaster cracking everywherw and graffiti scrawled across all the amneties. The location couldnt be... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We stayed here in a 4 bed dorm before we had to pick up our spaceships rental car! The hostel is at the Central Train station so from the airport all you need to do is walk to the overground train and jump on, its $17 i believe and about a 35 minute journey to central. The hostel situated across... More 

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Honestly for the price paid you couldn't expect much, but the hostel needs: - more cleaning - to close the bathroom windows at least during winter nights when you try to have a shower and freeze - fix the lockers inside the rooms and put AT LEAST one per person, because there's no point in having 3 broken lockers for... More 

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Newport, United Kingdom
2 reviews
2 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I stayed in this hostel for about a week whilst visiting Brisbane, the location is pretty good, right next to the train station and a walk away from Southbank. The staff are friendly enough, and the rooms seem clean enough. I stayed on the 1st floor in sanctuary room 101, although there was nothing really 'sanctuary' about it, the room... More 

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Harrogate, United Kingdom
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Needed a bed for the night in Brisbane so came across the base backpackers hostel. The one pro is that it is right next to central station. However, many more cons. No free wifi, the staff were pretty unfriendly and the hostel was basic as it comes. You even have to rent out a knife, fork and mug and I... More 

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Woy Woy, Australia
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Was in a 8-bunk bed share room called "The Jungle Room". The fire alarm went off at 1am, and we all went outside. It was a false alarm. But, although there was a 24 hour Concierge, there was no-one that told us it was okay to go back inside. We had to ask other Backpackers if it was safe. Very... More 

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Rio de Janeiro
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 22, 2015

Just a regular hostel. The building is quite old, the walls in my bedroom could use new painting. Kitchen was a bit small but ok, bathroom and shower were alright as well. Staff was friendly. But what makes this hostel go from average to very good is its very convenient location. Right in front of Central station, with several bars,... More 

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed July 21, 2015

Before my friend and I came to Australia, we pre booked this hostel for a week as it appeared to be one of the most popular in the City. On arrival, the receptionist was lovely and helpful (only experience of this our entire stay) and we stayed on the third floor in the Jungle Room. Room was a decent size... More 

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