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Base Brisbane Central

2.0 of 5 Hostel   |   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
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    2.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    2.5 of 5 stars
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Stayed here for 3 nights and was quite relieved to get out. The building is old which makes things look a lot dirtier than than they actually are. The showers are a bit rubbish as the pressure varies so you need to hunt down a decent one. The beds are squeaky as hell so if you come in late on... More

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

Hi Samatha B, 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 are currently refurbishing the bathrooms, levels 4 and 5 are the only levels without A/C. Our... More

Nuneaton, England, United Kingdom
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8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

I stayed her after staying in other base hostels. I think that this has been by far the worst base hostel I've stayed in. There are not enough plug sockets in the rooms 6 bed dorm 4 plug sockets not good enough. Very squicky bed and hard mattresses. The toilets are horrible they need completely redoing. The staff on the... More

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Dundee, United Kingdom
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20 hotel reviews
24 helpful votes 24 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

My husband and I stayed here in July for 2 nights. The staff were really helpful with stuff liking letting us check in early and organising return train journeys to the airport. This place is let down by how old the building is. The lift is quite frankly terrifying though it broke shortly after our arrival and remained broken for... More

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

it´s very cheap if you take a hole week. but it´s a real partyhostel so it´s sometimes a little bit loud. You can meet a lot of young guys who want all go out and have some fun. But the toiletts aren´t very clean, but they used to it. Rooms are clean, kitchen normally, too.

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Omg where do I start... This place is so over rated! Stayed here for a week recommended by STA TRAVEL! just a con 2 company's making money off each other! Should be half the price for what you get! The building needs knocked down ASAP .. The rooms all have open gaps above the doors so u can hear EVERYTHING... More

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

Hi Lexilothians, 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. Base Central is a heritage listed building so the awnings above the door do look good but also... More

Stockholm, Sweden
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29 hotel reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

OK, first of all I'm not the person who shall even think of staying at a place like the Base Brisbane Central. I´m born 1964 and think there is possible i was the oldest man ever stayed there. This is a backpacker place and if i was 20 i would have loved it. But now i need to make a... More

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

Hi bjoerne, Thank you for taking the time to leave a review and let us know how you feel. You are correct with the fact that we are a party hostel and promoted as a party hostel, though we can accommodate most with the help of a 24 hour reception desk that can help finding a quieter room etc. The... More

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Standard Base backpackers in terms of the rooms. And as always there were hot, powerful showers. The reception staff were helpful at organising a trip to the zoo and drawing directions on maps. The location is perfect for wandering around Brisbane and close to the train station to get around. The pub downstairs also serve great 12 dollar dinners that... More

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Birmingham, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 26, 2014

This isn't just a cheap place to stay, It's a place to come and get involved in backpacker life, with an amazing bar downstairs which has good food and drink at amazing prices. The hostel itself is an old building and obviously has some let downs, but none of that matters, as it's clean. Stay here if you want a... More

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

Hi Ryan27192, Thanks for taking the time to leave feedback, it's great to hear that you had such a great time and got involved with the hostel activities and partied down stairs in the down under bar. The reception and housekeeping staff prides themselves on keeping a great vibe and clean hostel. Safe Travels. More

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 16, 2014

The building was interesting looking and in a GREAT location. I stayed on level 4 and found it to be fairly quiet. There is a bar below the bar which THUMPING music though. Biggest complaint was all the rooms have this strange open air vent above the doors. Which means in the hallway you can hear people snoring, farting, or... More

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

Hi griffin8888, Thanks for taking time to leave a review. Were glad you enjoyed your stay at Base Brisbane Central. The location is one of the best in Brisbane and does make it easy for traveller's to get around and with a reception team that knows Brisbane and can point you where you want to go is a big plus.... More

Melbourne, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 15, 2014

Stayed at this hostel a few weeks back on my travels, and enjoyed every minute! I was with 3 friends so we got ourselfs a 4 share room which was very spacious and clean, and for the price we were more than happy. The hostel was all kept to a good clean standard and when we found out the age... More

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Address: 308 Edward Street, Brisbane, Queensland 4000, Australia
Location: Australia > Queensland > Brisbane
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Hotel Class:2 star — Base Brisbane Central 2*
Number of rooms: 136
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