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3.0 of 5 Hostel   |   Cnr Brighton Rd & Franklin St | West End, Brisbane, Queensland 4101, Australia
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3 of 5 stars reviewed 2 weeks ago
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  • Location
    3.5 of 5 stars
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    3 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    2.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    2.5 of 5 stars
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42 reviews 42 reviews
30 hotel reviews
69 helpful votes 69 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Excellent staff, they all have genuin smiles on their faces and eager to help you out if needed. The rooms however weren't the best. People who stay here seems to stay for the long run, so therefore the rooms arn't clean, at all. The whole place is quite run down, but we did appreciate the big and many fridges, together... More 

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed January 11, 2015

The whole place was riddled with security cameras which I suppose is meant to make guests feel safe but it just made us feel paranoid and a bit like criminals in a jail. The pool was very uninviting. When we checked in there was no one at reception, all the staff were huddled outside reception smoking cigarettes, not a good... More 

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Brisbane, Queensland, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 8, 2015

Ive found the atmosphere at somewhere to stay incomparable to any other. If you want a laid back chilled atmosphere in a great location where everything is provided you should stay here. the people are friendly and the staff are excellent and looking fresh.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 21, 2014

Great hostel 15 mins walk from Brisbane CBD, staff very friendly and helpful, free pickup service (from station) and free bus into City. Stayed at the hostel many times over 2 years and would do again. Facility's could do with upgrading. Large socialising areas so if your up for a party this is your place !!!

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Bergen, Norway
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 23, 2014 via mobile

You get what you paid for here, so, not much. The location is quite good, the staff was friendly, but that doesn't make up for the rest. I stayed in an 8 bed dorm room for almost one week. Very, very basic. There were only two fans in the room, and I don't mean ceiling fans. Needless to say it... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 13, 2014 via mobile

We stayed for a couple of nights in November, then came back 2 days later! We had a double room with air-con....great as it was so hot! The room was clean and staff fantastic. Didn't use the kitchen so can't comment. We used hostel world to book and the guy said they over charged so reduced the price....can't get better... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 10, 2014

I recommend staying here. I love this place!!!! Stayed for a month and it felt like home. Luckily I got to stay in balcony rooms almost the whole time, they are definitely the nicest both view-wise and room-wise. The staff is amazing! Never been at a place with such friendly staff, they are always there to help. TV room with... More 

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Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
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14 hotel reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 23, 2014

We stayed here for one night in September in a private room. The building is very old looking and made of wood, so it looks a bit grubby and cobwebby and not very appealing. The room was very very basic, pretty much just two single beds. There were no lockers and the room didn't seem really secure but we had... More 

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Coventry, United Kingdom
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11 hotel reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 19, 2014

Myself and 3 others stayed here as our base to get to work. We were on a working holiday visa and hadn't got long term accomodation and were very fortunate to book out the 4bed dorm. It had one double bed, a bunk bed, TV, fridge and air con. I was quite impressed at the comfort of the room but... More 

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Melbourne, Australia
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 15, 2014

The West End area was great to have close by, and the bus to southbank and the library (and to the transit centre) were really useful. the whole hostel could really use an upgrade and it seemed like there was only one bathroom to fight over on the second floor(?) Staff were really friendly and happy to help with any... More 

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Address: Cnr Brighton Rd & Franklin St | West End, Brisbane, Queensland 4101, Australia
Location: Australia > Queensland > Brisbane
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Hotel Class:3 star — Somewhere to Stay 3*
Number of rooms: 61
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