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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 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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Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
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20 reviews 20 reviews
17 hotel reviews
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 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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2 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

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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8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
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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6 reviews 6 reviews
6 hotel reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
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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26 reviews 26 reviews
12 hotel reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
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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67 reviews 67 reviews
25 hotel reviews
38 helpful votes 38 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 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 3 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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Brighton, United Kingdom
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36 reviews 36 reviews
19 hotel reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Excellent location, shops all around and train station is literally across the road. Great staff, nice clean rooms and bathrooms. I liked the old fashion life and the roof top terrace! The nights they put on are really good I was there for movie and free popcorn!

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Wellington, New Zealand
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This place is very cheap and you get what you pay for. I don't know why their website shows clean towels and soap in the rooms because that's simply not the case. I stayed in a private room and it reminded me a lot of a prison cell with its sagged mattress and window that wouldn't open. The bathrooms are... More 

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Edinburgh, United Kingdom
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7 reviews 7 reviews
7 hotel reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 11, 2015 via mobile

This hostel is ideally located for people wanting to see the city of Brisbane and what it has to offer. As it mainly focuses on dorm rooms I believe lack of attention has been paid to the double rooms. The rooms were very clean and modern however paying 80 dollars a night you would at least expect a sink in... More 

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

Hi Scott C, Thank you for taking the time to leave a review and let us know your thoughts on the hostel this information is invaluable so we can make improvements to the hostel. The location is one of the best in Brisbane and having a reception team with great knowledge of Brisbane makes getting around and getting to know... More 

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