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Somewhere to Stay

3.0 of 5 Hostel   |   Cnr Brighton Rd & Franklin St | West End, Brisbane, Queensland 4101, Australia
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  • Location
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    3 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    2.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    2.5 of 5 stars
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Melbourne, Australia
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

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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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 4, 2014 via mobile

First time backpacker, landed in Brisbane no room sorted, rang them at night and within minutes they pointed me to connxions bus service, single room was basic but bed was comfy. Bring a set of warm socks to sleep in during winter. Free shuttle bus to the city every hour and the staff are alway ready to give advise or... More

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Edinburgh, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 26, 2014

Rooms dont have air con, but they do have fans! Yeah they are a bit messy but the hostel is great, they have hostel cats!!! Staff were really friendly, and the long stay group were great! kitchen was a bit crowded at times, but some rooms have fridges and balconies with epic views. great location in the west end, good... More

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Perth, Western Australia, Australia
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 28, 2014

I've stayed at a lot of backpackers across the country and Somewhere to Stay does have a lot going for it: large rooms, free wifi, large open areas, pool, good cooking facilities, not a bad pricing for your stay and very close proximity to the city eateries and larger supermarkets.Staff are helpful and knew the area, transport facilities and what... More

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Holland
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 28, 2014

It's a nice place, but the building looks quite worn out. The room I was in was too small for all the stuff that everyone had. The kitchen around diner time was way too crowded. But the balcony view over Brisbane was very nice, a good place to hangout

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Southampton, United Kingdom
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 18, 2014 via mobile

I stayed in this hostel for 3 nights in April. It was okay but I DEFINITELY wouldn't stay any longer. Location is okay .. about 15 min walk to the city .. they do a shuttle bus every hour but not in evenings or on bank holidays. My room definitely needed redecorating ... Paint was peeling off the walls, window... More

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Cairns, Australia
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed March 1, 2014

Pretty big Hostel with lots of funky art on the wall we stayed in a double room which was good enough bed was ok but no aircon. Kitchen was just so small with not many utensils- think you have to hire them from reception or something but no one told us. People had to prepare their food outside then take... More

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Nottingham
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 22, 2014

Stayed here for over 2 weeks in Jan 2014. The people who work there are really nice and friendly, always happy to help. Also the TV room was a good place to chill & there was a football table & small pool to keep you're self amused. The people who stayed there was also friendly as laid back when I... More

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Sydney, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 17, 2014

I have to say, this is one of the best backpacker I have ever being to in Brisbane - Gold Coast. Really good price for a 3 people room, The location is really convenient as well, really close to restaurants and supermarkets. The people there are quite noisy however, can hear couples making love next room during the mid night.... More

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 27, 2013

If you are not looking for a palace, then this place is fine. Excellent, and very friendly service, and a fifteen minute walk to Southbank. A giant old Queenslander with loads of character. Rooms were not exactly spotless, but there is a big kitchen, pool. TV room and a shuttle bus to/from the hotel. A bit of maintenance and a... 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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