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Banana Bender Backpackers

118 Petrie Terrace, Brisbane, Queensland 4000, Australia
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Ranked #25 of 108 Specialty Lodging in Brisbane
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5 hotel reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

If your searching for a small, clean, payable hostel in the citycentre of Brisbane take this one! Near the rome street and on the opposite of the Coles. Only a small walk to the citycentre and west bank. Rooms and toilet shouwer are clean and the common area has a pritty view over the suburbs. It also has a tv... More

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Pros: Close to the city Clean rooms, showers and toilets Nice and friendly owner (?) Things to improve Talk to the staff about to be clear of how much the rooms really cost, I made a booking for a double room on the phone and asked for the price, the person I talked to told me it was 72 $... More

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Lovere, Italy
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Close to Roma street station, in Brisbane city, and not far from Caxton street, it provides a cheap and nice accomodation for everyone. The staff is friendly and usually rooms are clean. The hostel is very quite, sometimes even too much and the only negative aspect is the kitchen closing at 10pm. I spent 8 weeks there and, overall, it... More

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Carrara, Italy
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I stayed in this hostel for more than 20 nights, after a big trip around Australia, and I totally enjoyed my stay. This is a little and cozy hostel where you can find new friends and you can feel like you are in a big family, even if you are a reserved person. I stayed in a 4 bed dorm.... More

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Zurich, Switzerland
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 15, 2014

Located a 10-minute walk from Roma St station away, we were warmly welcomed. The staff was friendly and helpful. The room was small and quite clean but smelly. The mattress seemed quite old, therefore it wasn't that comfortable. The shower was annoying as you could only set hot or cold but nothing in between but was clean. You can reach... More

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Quepos, Costa Rica
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7 hotel reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 26, 2014

We stayed as a couple here for two nights and enjoyed the atmosphere and relaxed vibe of the hostel. Here are the quick Pros and Cons of the place: Pros: *Friendly and helpful staff (Ben and Jeremy especially wonderful) *Large private room with shelving storage *Nice outdoor patio area with a great view over the city *Convenient location walking distance... More

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Auckland Region, New Zealand
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 22, 2014

I stayed at Banana Benders for a few months a few years back while backpacking around Australia and it was a cool place to stay. A great hostel to make friends and get work if you're planning on hanging around for a bit. Just avoid Nick, the English dude who works there...a complete and utter creep!

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 19, 2014 via mobile

My partner and I stayed here for a week in June, we were on a budget so booked in to a 4 share dorm at $170 per person for a week! Good price! Reception staff were very friendly and helpful. Rooms were clean and beds were made up for when we arrived, all areas of hotel were clean. Hostel is... More

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Taunton, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 16, 2014

This hostel was really special, the owner was friendly and gave us an upgrade from a 9 bed mixed dorm to a 4 bed female dorm as he thought we would be more comfortable. Very clean and small, and good value at $24/night! We felt very safe and secure here but also that we could party as much as we... More

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Melbourne, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 1, 2014

I stayed at Banana Benders for two months out of the year I spent backpacking through Australia, and it was by far and away the best hostel experience I've had. Everyone, from the staff to the people, was incredibly friendly, and if some reviewers were turned off by the staff (assuming they're referring to Ben or Chris, the owners), it... More

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Address: 118 Petrie Terrace, Brisbane, Queensland 4000, Australia
Location: Australia > Queensland > Brisbane
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Number of rooms: 20
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