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Brisbane City YHA

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392 Upper Roma St, Brisbane, Queensland 4000, Australia
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Brisbane City YHA
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Ranked #17 of 117 Specialty Lodging in Brisbane
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4 of 5 stars reviewed 6 days ago
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    4 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Big clean modern hostel a 15 minute walk from the happening places of Brisbane. Room faced the railway so could be a little loud but this was fine during the night. Kitchen facilities were good and there was a great seating area outside with brilliant views of the city.

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Kilkenny, Ireland
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

I stayed at for 4 nights and had a great stay, I got a private room and it was clean and bright. the staff were really helpful and helped me plan different trips and told me what buses and trains I need to get to get to my destination. The Hostel has an ideal location beside the main rail and... More 

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Melbourne, Australia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I arrived very tired and wondered whether if I could sleep in a room facing the main railway and a busy road. I could, as it got quiet not long after the evening peak period. Just a couple of freight trains came through overnight. The location is just 200m from a supermarket and a 600m direct walk to Roma Street... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Though their location is central its a 10 to 15min walk from the clock tower and a 20 mins walk to queen Street which is the happening place as most of the cafes,restaurants and shops are. Its not the perfect place to stay here during the winter if your not used to winters. U should then stay at mercure which... More 

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Nottingham, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Stayed here for one week when I first arrived in Brisbane in May - really clean dorms and kitchen. Deck area is nice which is open until late along with the kitchen. Staff at reception were really helpful, girl from the UK (up north somewhere) was a great help with questions I had about banking and tax. The only possible... More 

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Brisbane, Australia
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

when you pay extra for a private room you expect it to be to a good standard, well its not. every 5 minutes a train went by and because the air con didn't work we had to open the window, increasing the noise of the trains. some staff seemed polite but still no chance i would return. Also to make... More 

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YHA_Hostels, Guest Relations Manager at Brisbane City YHA, responded to this review

Dear Lewis, Thank you for reviewing your recent stay at our Brisbane hostel. Please accept my sincerest apologies for the inconvenience you encountered with the train noises during your stay. We do have a 24 hour reception desk that you can approach at any time and the staff would have endeavoured to move you to a more suitable room if... More 

Melbourne, Australia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

If you are going to Brisbane ( IF ), and you need to stay in a hostel, then go straight to the YHA with no doubts. The price is few bucks more expensive than the other hostels you find in Roma st, but definitely the best, under all the aspects. Clean, great stuff, huge, great rooms and great rooftop.

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Dublin, Ireland
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed June 27, 2015

My boyfriend and I stayed at the YHA in June for three nights. Overall we were left unimpressed by the hostel for a number of reasons. 1. Our private double room was on floor 1. The room lacked any comfort in that it was more like a hospital ward than a bedroom. The lighting was awful and similar to a... More 

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YHA_Hostels, Guest Relations Manager at Brisbane City YHA, responded to this review

Dear Emma, Thank you for reviewing your recent stay at Brisbane City YHA. I was disappointed to read that our hostel did not meet your expectations. We try to leave our guests with a wonderful experience each and every time they visit and this is not the usual feedback we receive. I am sorry to read that the private room... More 

Cowes, England, United Kingdom
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 19, 2015 via mobile

We did stay in a double room but we used the shared bathrooms. The room was basic but perfectly adequate and didn't feel like a hostel room! The bathrooms were always spotless and there was always hot water, there were hairdryers which was also a bonus! The facilities were brilliant, the tv lounges, games room, laundrette and reception were fantastic.... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 8, 2015

My boyfriend and I have been travelling for four months and have always stay at YHA. This is by far the best one we have stayed at. We had a private room which was small but a perfect size room to sleep before a day of exploring. It was a big kitchen area and plenty of quiet spaces to relax.... More 

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