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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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Newbury, United Kingdom
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

I stayed with a friend for 3 nights from 3rd to 6th June. We checked in early but were shown to our room which was very helpful, although we didn’t receive the tour of laundry and toilets etc that we were in other hostels. We were on the 1st floor in an 8 dorm, but there were only 4 of... More 

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Sydney, Australia
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

Stayed in the jungle room, this room was smelly, hot but cleanish. The beds were so squeaky. The bathrooms were ok but some of the shower taps didn't work and the sink leaked. The kitchen was disgusting and had 2 knifes for a 4 storey hostel. You get woke up at 10 am every morning by a speakerphone which is... More 

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Italy
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16 reviews
5 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

The worst hostel I have ever been to. Very dirty, rooms are smelly, been updated to a 6 beds dorm and it was even worst than the 8 beds dorm. Kitchen is unbelievably dirty and there's only 4 stoves for the huge amount of people that are in the hostel. After you try to cook there you will smell like... More 

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

I stayed at the Base Backpackers for only two nights (Thankfully for no longer ) over the long weekend. It was very old and outdated and had the famous backpacker hostel smell which was awful. I stayed in a double room, which was clean and very minimal, the showers/bathroom were clean but the actual showers on the third floor were... More 

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Wellington, New Zealand
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I had a female only room and it was so great! You get little shampoos and vouchers for free bubbly at the bar downstairs. Room mates were very considerate with me getting up for work early. The place is not dirty at all to my knowledge. There's cleaners that go through the kitchen after each meal time and the dorms... More 

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Sidcup, United Kingdom
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3 reviews
3 hotel reviews
2 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

When I first arrived I had booked a 4 bed mixed dorm. The bed they tried to put me had dirt, hair and pubic hair all over the sheet. I went down to reception to complain and they gave me a clean sheet to change the sheets myself. After seeing the bed I no longer wanted to sleep in that... More 

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Singapore
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 58 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The no holds barred lowdown: Credit when it's due: This place is located just opposite central station. Within Walkable distance to all the main attraction in central Brisbane. With malls and food being readily available, this place gets top marks for location. Amenities: water pressure is good, warm and comfortable. For a shared bathroom it's actually provides decent cleanliness. The... More 

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Sydney, Australia
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed May 22, 2015

Considering this is such a big chain of hostels, i was pretty disappointed with my stay here.The hostel is based in a good location, close to the bus and train station. I stayed in a 6 bed mixed dorm. The room was a decent size and had lockers, but was very grubby and dated. The mattress on the bed was... More 

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

Hi Kristylou37, 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 have 24 hour reception that is more than happy to make sure fellow guests keep there volume... More 

Wakefield, United Kingdom
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 13, 2015

I stayed in this hostel on a Thursday for one night. I was speaking to the awesome staff (Chloe) and mentioned it was my last night in Australia. She made the extra effort to be nice and make my final night wonderful. The room was clean, tidy and easy to find. The Travel desk was amazing and lots of great... More 

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

Thank you for taking time to review our Base Central hostel. I will pass on your praise of our staff, we all enjoy making the extra effort and it's great to hear back from guests. The bars downstairs really help with the vibe of the hostel and it's great to read you also enjoyed your time there as well. Safe... More 

Toowoomba, Australia
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 4, 2015

The staff here are super friendly and the building exterior is gorgeous turn-of-the-century architecture. Inside, there's a beautiful old elevator (gotta be careful though, if someone doesn't shut the doors properly on another floor, the elevator won't move...just how the old ones worked). I stayed on the first floor and it was quite comfortable - a little noisy while the... More 

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