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Woodduck Backpackers

390 Upper Roma Street, Brisbane, Queensland 4000, Australia
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5 of 5 stars reviewed 2 weeks ago
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  • Location
    4 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    3 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    3 of 5 stars
  • Service
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    3.5 of 5 stars
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Munich, Germany
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I really enjoyed my stay at Woodduck last month. It is located near the Transit Centre and only 15 min from the City Centre or South Bank. The hostel has a great atmosphere because it's not that big. The rooms are very nice and big enough. I liked the wooden floor the most. As cleaned twice a day I also... More

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Leeds, United Kingdom
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Nice enough hostel but the manager is possibly the worse person i have come across in my life, which is a shame because everything else is good. My friend had accidentally smoked in the wrong area (outdoors) whilst drunk and instead of deducting or taking his deposit (like most reasonable hostels would do), the manager waltzed into our room the... More

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Cambridge, United Kingdom
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 20, 2013 via mobile

Stay here for 3 nights in November. Was put into a 12 bed room, which was split into 2 rooms. One with 4 beds, the other with 8. They were very cramped. One plug with an extension cord with 5 plugs was not enough for 12 people. There is just one big kitchen/"living space" which felt like being in a... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 5, 2013

The beauty of Woodduck is it's size, with no more than 70 people there at a time it's a great place to meet new people and get to know them properly. I stayed in Woodduck for 5 months whilst working to save money and continue travelling and I always felt safe and comfortable there. Chris always makes sure everyone is... More

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Casablanca, Morocco
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61 hotel reviews
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed September 21, 2013

The worst hostel we had in Australia. A fake double room in the middle of a dormitory so you have to enter the dormitory to enter your double room The room had a window on the street, very noisy because of the traffic. The kitchen was not clean and the common area was old and in a bad state (sofas... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 18, 2013

Originally we were only suppose to be saying for 2 nights but as soon as we checked in we knew we wanted to extend our stay!. Great staff friendly and helpful. Nice living area great to sit around and get to know everyone. Get the feel that most people have been staying here a while and I can see why.... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 11, 2013 via mobile

I stayed in this hostel for a very long time. If your looking for a tight knit hostel to meet long term friends this is the place to go. The hostel is not a party hostel so you aren't forced to do anything. There are events available almost every night so you did have the choice. Family feel, very homely!!... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 8, 2013 via mobile

I stayed there 2 months, its the best hostel I have stayed. All the rooms are very clean, beds are confi, staff is really friendly and helpful. the guests are also really nice, made a lot of friends. They have nightmanagers and entertainment managers, so u never get bored. But you have also the opportunity to relax because its not... More

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Sheffield, United Kingdom
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11 hotel reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 4, 2013

Felt so relaxed as soon as I had made my bed, liked the fact I was given linen at reception, you know it is def clean! was shown to my room and shown which bed was mind, such a kind girl! spacious room for an 8 share, nice to converse and have a laugh with fellow travellers in the lounge... More

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Staines, United Kingdom
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 1, 2013

I had the cheapest room available Room 12. The room was the tidiest one i have ever been to in my 2 year travels, the beds seem to be new and was very comfortable, what surprised me is the amount of room available in the room at the Woodduck backpackers, the room i was in they could quite easily put... More

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Additional Information about Woodduck Backpackers

Address: 390 Upper Roma Street, Brisbane, Queensland 4000, Australia
Location: Australia > Queensland > Brisbane
Hotel Style:
Ranked #44 of 97 Specialty lodging in Brisbane
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
Brisbane's Woodduck Backpackers is a small, quiet & friendly hostel located just 600m from the Brisbane transit centre & Greyhound drop off. This is the newest hostel in the Woodduck chain, so expect refurbished rooms and new mattresses!!! The hostel has everything on offer you need from shared & female only dorms, to private rooms with en-suite. There is a large TV with FOXTEL in our common room and a great outdoor terrace overlooking the Brisbane River and City. For those looking for a prefect base to explore Brisbane & the surrounding areas at a very reasonable price, this is the hostel for you. Brisbane is not only the first place where you can actually hold a koala if you are heading north from Sydney, but it is also the perfect place to explore the Gold Coast, Byron Bay, Noosa, Mt Tambourine, Moreton Island, Fraser, Whitsundays and of course Queensland's premier tourist attraction, Australia Zoo!!! ... more   less 
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