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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
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    2.5 of 5 stars
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    2.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    2.5 of 5 stars
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Leeds, United Kingdom
1 review
2 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

This hostel has the convenience of being in the hub of Brisbane, a miniscule walk away from the train station and offers all the basics you can expect from a hostel, but most importantly there is an Irish Bar inbuilt. Yes, you can do a Celtic jig and down a Guinness before collapsing into your campbed. City Backpackers has a... More

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I initially checked in here arriving in Brisbane for a job interview however I ended up staying for three months (couldn't afford elsewhere). If you want to pay for your cutlery, use dirty cooking tools, use a toilet that someone has thrown up all over, listen to fights in the hallway, live with cockroaches, waste money on a dryer that... More

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Christchurch, Canterbury, New Zealand
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24 reviews 24 reviews
7 hotel reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Disgusting!! we stayed here with some friends we had a concert at suncorp stadium so only needed a room close by. But yuck!! I our rooms smelt of piss badly. there were pee stains on the mattresses it was like a jail cell. I slept fully clothed the sheets had stains on them and smelt. the food at the bar... More

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Manchester, United Kingdom
5 reviews 5 reviews
5 hotel reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 17, 2014

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
2 reviews
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
13 helpful votes 13 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
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
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
1 review
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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7 reviews 7 reviews
6 hotel reviews
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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Address: 380 Upper Roma St, Brisbane, Queensland 4000, Australia
Location: Australia > Queensland > Brisbane
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Number of rooms: 62
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