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Base Brisbane Central

308 Edward Street, Brisbane, Queensland 4000, Australia
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Rating summary
  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    2 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    2 of 5 stars
  • Service
    2.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    2.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    2.5 of 5 stars
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed today NEW via mobile

We called the hostel to ask for directions before arriving and firstly someone hung up the call, then when we got through the man rudely said that he was not willing to talk to us on the phone when he had a queue of people ahead of him and then hung up again. We were in a room next to... More 

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Glasgow, United Kingdom
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Got a cheap deal for Base and couldn't resist it...wish I had! My friend and I arrived on a busy Monday afternoon and it took almost 50 mins to check-in which wasn't great (especially when your back is breaking with a huge backpack!) but the staff on reception were the saving grace - so friendly and helpful! Eventually got our... More 

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Stayed here for couple nights while in brisbane,was recommended to me,wish I had stayed somewhere else......they advertise one price on Internet and charge a different price when you arrive,rip off...the room I had didn't have any air con or fan,it was roasting hot every night,we had to open window which made room very noisey,and I looked like room hadn't been... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

I heard such bad things about this hostel, and so when I arrived I asked if I could upgrade to an all girl dorm and I think that was definitely worth it. I was on the first floor in room 15 and it was huge! Loads of space, my bunk was really comfortable hAd nice soft sheets. The room was... More 

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Dirty and very loud. You can hear the music from the bar downstairs constantly. The rooms aren't ever cleaned and feel sweaty, hot, and sticky. They also smell bad. Kitchen is hot and crowded so it's impossible to make dinner at a regular hour. I tried to stay out of the hostel as much as possible.

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The Base at Brisbane is the worst accommodation experience I've had. I stayed on the fourth floor, in a single room. The room is like a jail cell, a terrible single bed, a fan and a window that I am not sure is entirely safe. The pillow was the worst, like it had 3 cotton wool balls in it. I... More 

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Brisbane, Australia
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Booked 3 nights at this hostel and after seeing the room I wish I could have cancelled. Check-in was smooth, that's the best I have to say. They charge you for wifi, who does that anymore? 4$ for "standard wifi", in other words, taking your money, or 7$/24 hours for high speed. The room was extremely simple, just a bed... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The only good thing about the place was that at least the bed sheets were clean! The place is very run down, and as soon as you enter the stench is the first thing that hits you! The carpets have obviously not been cleaned for a century or so! The Sanctuary, where me and my friend was staying, was on... More 

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BaseBrisbaneCentral, Front Office Manager at Base Brisbane Central, responded to this review

Hi, Thank you very much for taking the time to leave us your feedback, we take all of our guest’s feedback negative or positive on board so that we can make any necessary improvements and improve our service for our guests. We would like you to know our reception is right in the middle of a major refurbishment and new... More 

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

As soon as you walk in the building you will be hit by a massive wack of how disgusting it smells... and this continues throughout the corridors and in the room. The staff are VERY hit and miss. The facility's are poor, only 1 computer working out of 3. 1 toilet working and 2 out of 4 showers in the... More 

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The rooms are something you'd only really sleep in after a big big night. Probably a good party hostel as there is a pub right next door but beds are small, rooms and bathrooms need a bloody good clean. And usually stuff like that doesn't worry me too much. Not a nice place to stay but staff were friendly. Good... More 

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