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City Backpackers

380 Upper Roma St, Brisbane, Queensland 4000, Australia
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  • Location
    3 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    2.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    2.5 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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Manchester, United Kingdom
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5 reviews 5 reviews
5 hotel reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I stayed in this hostel 3 nights, the rooms were clean there was good atmosphere, but the reception staff are terrible especially at evening, its as if they just ask random people of the street to work as nobody seems to know what they are doing and the guy that works evenings is rude and obvious has better things to... More

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Brisbane, Australia
1 review
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
1 of 5 stars Reviewed July 11, 2014

good ambiance but only because backpackers are nice. Managers are rude with you, they treat you like crap. Be careful with your money as well, they will find any excuse to take your money. It s the first time I am very angry because of a hostel.

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Canberra, Australia
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24 reviews 24 reviews
4 hotel reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 26, 2014

It was a decent hostel. I stayed during the week so it wasn't to noisy but I did hear that the Friday/Saturday nights were loud. The women's bathroom was not very clean. There was always hair in the shower stalls and no paper towels to dry your hands after using the toilet. There were also ants crawling around the sinks.... More

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Rio de Janeiro, RJ
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45 reviews 45 reviews
13 hotel reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 28, 2014

Very good hostel. Well located in the city centre, near the train station. There is a store of Coles Supermarket just 300 m far from the hostel. There is a very good pub with a vivid nightlife. Rooms are clean and the housekeeping is fine. The only flaw in my opinion is the Wi-Fi internet, very poor quality, although it's... More

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4 reviews 4 reviews
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed May 25, 2014

I stayed with my bf and friends for 3 nights in the hostel. The check-inn was confusing and unorganized. The rooms are quite small, we had a 6 dorm, not enough space for everyone's things. Really noisy and busy hostel. Showers and toilets were clean but too small. The kitchen was so packed and dirty. Besides the wifi didn't work... More

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Brisbane, Australia
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed May 19, 2014

Here is the worst hostel I've ever been. I slept into a 30 beds room (smelly).... Ok it's more a monkey cage than a human room. Expect to get wake up by people who snore or arrive drunk at 4am. Then the owner wrote everywhere free wifi.... YEAH... it's free but it doesn't work at all and even if it... More

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Byron Bay, Australia
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2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed April 21, 2014 via mobile

I stayed here for 2 nights in a girls 6 bed dorm. On arrival I checked in fine and was given my key, but just given brief directions to where my room was...not shown. As soon as I opened the dorm door I was hit by a horrible smell, it smelled like my dad's gym bag! It was as if... More

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London
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25 hotel reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 13, 2014

Found this hostel okay, was only here for one night however I probs would stay here again if I was to go back to Brisbane. The rooms were big, a bit dated and squeaky beds tho. The air con was great! The staff were lovely on check in and were more than happy to help with the questions we asked.... More

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed March 30, 2014

We are totally disgusted in this filthy place. Arrived in brisbane after having this accommodation booked in for a few weeks. We got to backpackers to be barely "greeted" by a staff member wearing a very stained wonder woman costume and didn't stop eating her icecream while talking to us. Told her we were checking in and she told us... More

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Auckland Region, New Zealand
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4 hotel reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed March 25, 2014

This hostel is, by far, my worse experience in Australia. At first, one of the worker showed us the all the backpacker and honestly it looks good. They say that they clean the place twice a day and that there is always someone to help you if needed. There is a bar, a swimming pool, a pool... it looked good!... More

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Address: 380 Upper Roma St, Brisbane, Queensland 4000, Australia
Location: Australia > Queensland > Brisbane
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
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