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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
  • Value
    2.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    2.5 of 5 stars
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Birmingham, United Kingdom
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10 reviews 10 reviews
8 hotel reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

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

Boston, Massachusetts
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5 reviews 5 reviews
4 hotel reviews
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

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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3 reviews 3 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 weeks ago

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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17 reviews 17 reviews
11 hotel reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 14, 2014

Great hostel had a single room on level 4 no noise from the traffic great bathroom facilities very clean receptionist was very helpful and building has a lift it's old but beats walking up the stairs the only downside was other guests slamming doors at 7am wod highly recommend

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

Hi Marcus S, Thanks for taking time from your travels to leave such a positive feedback. The reception and housekeeping staffs pride themselves on being helpful, friendly and keeping the hostel clean. The lift is very old and is heritage listed along with the rest of the building which. Some guests can forget that there staying in a hostel and... More

Petersham, Australia
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15 reviews 15 reviews
7 hotel reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 13, 2014

I've read other people's reviews where they say it was terrible & disgusting ... but I don't agree. I guess everyone has different expectations but when I'm paying $50 a night I can overlook some negatives. Having said that ... I really didn't experience any negatives at all. Checkin was friendly & my room was ready when I arrived even... More

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Sydney
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 11, 2014 via mobile

Friendly staff, great location being close to everything, room was very clean and bright. And I took part in some of the daily activities that they provide, which were really good fun and well organised.

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Toronto, Canada
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6 reviews 6 reviews
5 hotel reviews
27 helpful votes 27 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed August 9, 2014

I really regret staying here even though it was only for one night. I stayed in the single rooms, which are located on the incredibly sketchy and poorly lit roof. There is no rooftop terrace or patio. It is just a regular dirty roof with some random very small rooms located on part of it. The bathrooms were absolutely disgusting.... More

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

Hi Christine W, 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. The roof was going through major refurbishments at the time of your stay and now has a... More

Monte Vista, Colorado
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5 reviews 5 reviews
4 hotel reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
1 of 5 stars Reviewed July 30, 2014

We stayed at X-Base Brisbane Central for one night. It has a great location across from the train station, but it was dark, dirty, noisy, and a fire trap. It is in an old building that has not been updated, with three bathrooms per floor. It may be fun if you're under 20, but not so much if you actually... More

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

HI Tim A, Thank you very much for taking the time to leave us your feedback. Were glad you found the location handy no other hostel in Brisbane can beat our location. The building is heritage listed and is going through refurbishments at the moment. Each floor has 5 bathrooms with some closed at the moment for re-modelling. Base Central... More

Geelong, Australia
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13 reviews 13 reviews
3 hotel reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 28, 2014

The location was excellent. Really close to (and I mean exactly in front of ) the main station where you can get the train for the airport (20 min by train). Close to the shops and other cool places (check the bar below the hostel!) I would not say that it was the best and the cleanest place I've ever... More

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed July 27, 2014 via mobile

I couldn't believe how dirty everything was I had to cancel my booking of 5 nights the day after I arrived Is really loud The staff is unbelievably rude And the room just disgusting Please avoid this place

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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*
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