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Yellow Submarine Backpackers

66 Quay St, Brisbane, Queensland 4000 , Australia
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  • Location
    3 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    2.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    3 of 5 stars
  • Service
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    2.5 of 5 stars
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23 hotel reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

After traipsing about for an hour we finally found the hostel. Nice enough staff but the place is not the best. This was the cheapest hostel we found in Brisbane and it showed. Our double room was dirty, the fan hadn't been cleaned of dust ever and there was a strange musty odour. Shared bathroom was ok I suppose but... More

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

Stayed here for a night but room was dirty. Not enough showers and the only place to wash your hands is in the kitchen. The (Chinese) staff was friendly but didnt understood a word we said. I assume. We parked in front of the hostel after we checked weather it was free at reception, by the lack of any signalisation.... More

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London, United Kingdom
16 reviews 16 reviews
16 hotel reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed October 13, 2014 via mobile

Stayed here for 3 nights and felt like we were locked up in jail. The staff were helpful and polite. The shower was awful due to no hot water, dirty, smelt of wee and occasionally had sick in the sink. The toilet upstairs didn't even had a light or lock so people won't even know it was engaged. The kitchen... More

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Stuttgart, Germany
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4 hotel reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 22, 2014

Small hostel that is run by nice Chinese guys. Situated 20 mins away from City Hall, 30 mins to the Botanic Gardens. Good when you are on a tight budget, especially if you are a couple and want some privacy. The kitchen was a little bit messy at times, however, the showers were always clean. I think it will depend... More

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Noosa, Australia
4 reviews 4 reviews
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed July 19, 2014

I knew this hostel was cheap so not to expect anything amazing but it was really dingy. The staff were lovely but our room looked similar to a basement in fact I think it was the basement. I didn't trust leaving my bag out so left that locked as well as on the top bunk. Walked by the kitchen and... More

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49 helpful votes 49 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed June 28, 2014

Myself and my girlfriend are travelling around Australia and we went for this place in Brisbane due to its location and price, when we checked in the receptionist spoke very bad English so I struggled to understand him and vice versa so not the greatest start! We were shown to our room which was 'below ground' the room was big... More

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Perth, Australia
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed June 1, 2014 via mobile

We are travelling and working around Australia and needed somewhere cheap to stay when we first arrived so decided on the yellow submarine. First impressions were 'what have we come to' as there are a few hostels in that area that are a lot newer & look nicer... But we went inside and the staff were very welcoming and friendly.... More

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Stockholm, Sweden
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6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 19, 2014

Stayed there for 3 nights and was very happy with the Yellow Submarine Hostel. It's quiet big so there's plenty of room so it doesn't get crowded. The rooms are clean and the beds are made for you when you arrive, which I loved! It's close to Roma street Train station and takes about 10 - 15minutes to walk into... More

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed April 16, 2014

The staff is kind and friendly and it's cheap. But this backpacker is very disgusting, it smell very bad (sewers and moldy)in the rooms and bathrooms, guy's are cooking without shirts (big hairy boys, very awful) and the nearest train station is very noisy.

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Gold Coast, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 22, 2014

A friend and I stayed st yellow Submarine for a night to attend a music festival. They advised free parking only no spaces so we had to park quite a way down the road. We got back to the room post festival and settled in to bed...then the train came...every 30 minutes for most of the night, it squeeled as... More

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Address: 66 Quay St, Brisbane, Queensland 4000 , Australia
Location: Australia > Queensland > Brisbane
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Number of rooms: 15
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