We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.
We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.

Banana Bender Backpackers

118 Petrie Terrace, Brisbane, Queensland 4000, Australia
Hotel amenities
Banana Bender Backpackers
Best prices for your stay
Enter dates for best prices
Check In Check Out
Show Prices
Compare best prices from top travel sites
Ranked #30 of 115 Specialty Lodging in Brisbane
A recent review
5 of 5 stars reviewed 1 week ago
Goodband86
Add Photo Write a Review

74 Reviews from our TripAdvisor Community

Traveler rating
    26
    30
    13
    4
    1
See reviews for
Families
0
19
26
Business
0
Rating summary
  • Location
    4 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4 of 5 stars
Traveler tips help you choose the right room.   Room tips (10)
Date | Rating
  • Chinese (Simplified) first
  • English first
  • French first
  • German first
  • Italian first
  • Portuguese first
  • Spanish first
  • Any
English first
  • All months
    (74)
  • Mar-May only
    (17)
  • Jun-Aug only
    (12)
  • Sep-Nov only
    (20)
  • Dec-Feb only
    (25)
All months
Senior Reviewer
10 reviews 10 reviews
9 hotel reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Stayed at this hostel twice as was so good! Little bit of a walk out the main town but not too far and has a map, the owner was very helpful and drew all the places to visit on the map and sent me down to the travel agent where booked my whole trip for my stay. I arrived at... More 

Was this review helpful? Yes 1
Senior Contributor
48 reviews 48 reviews
12 hotel reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We stayed there for 3 days, nice hostel. You have everything what you need, nice rooms. It takes approx. 15-20 mins to the central (walking). Clean Rooms/ Friendly Staff/ you can buy beer at reception. Bathrooms were quite small but clean..

Was this review helpful? Yes
Reviewer
3 reviews 3 reviews
3 hotel reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 14, 2015 via mobile

Nice, mostly clean hostel, only 500 meters from the central station and in walking distance to the cbd. Coles is less than five minutes away. Nice service, the only thing that really annoyed me was their two hour lunch break, so I had to wait more than ninety minutes until I could check in after getting there at 2:30. The... More 

Was this review helpful? Yes
Brisbane, Australia
1 review
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 3, 2015

I stayed there for a week in february first week and at the end of it , i felt like it was the best backpackers hostel i have stayed in brisbane. i have stayed in 3 others , and compared to them this one had the best reception and really helpful people in terms of asking for something you dont... More 

Was this review helpful? Yes 1
Perth, Australia
Reviewer
4 reviews 4 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 14, 2015

I was 2 times there and it was everytime really good! Everything clean, stuft was friendly and the people wäre really nice! Would go back anytime! Its just no partyhostel at all and there are almost only Hermans.

Was this review helpful? Yes
2 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 5, 2015

Located close to Caxton street and a cute but expensive little mall, this hostel is the option for those who don't want to party but want to be close to the action. It's clean, it's well maintained, the rooms are always almost partially empty . . . . which can leave it a little dead during the week. Most of... More 

Was this review helpful? Yes
London, United Kingdom
Senior Reviewer
7 reviews 7 reviews
6 hotel reviews
3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 9, 2015

The hostel was only a 10 minute walk from the greyhound station so was easy to get to to with directions on hostel website. Up a bit of a hill which is a bit tiring but it's in a nice quiet location close to the Coles supermarket and a short walk to everything central, Staff were friendly and helpful, good... More 

Was this review helpful? Yes
Reviewer
4 reviews 4 reviews
4 hotel reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 10, 2014

Located about a 10 minute walk from the city centre, the location was perfect for us. The staff were really friendly and the hostel has a great atmosphere. the rooms were clean and had a tv and a fan, and the bathrooms were clean for the most part. Good cooking facilities. Would recommend

Was this review helpful? Yes 1
Bradford, United Kingdom
Contributor
16 reviews 16 reviews
7 hotel reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 10, 2014

I stayed here for approximately 5-6 weeks from July to August 2014. It is a fairly nice hostel, in a good location. It is only a short walk in to the city centre, Coles supermarket is very close, Caxton Street (good for nice bars) is very close, as is the Suncorp Stadium. There is a nice social area/deck and the... More 

Was this review helpful? Yes 1
Manukau, Auckland, New Zealand
Contributor
16 reviews 16 reviews
7 hotel reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 29, 2014

stayed due to location to Sun Corp and Four Nations Tourney Service was great, friendly helpful staff and cleaning lady was hardcase Room was small and noisy as it was close to the main room but common areas were tidy and the deck had a great view. Room was well air conditioned and had a fan which was great but... More 

Was this review helpful? Yes
Questions? Get answers from hotel staff and past guests. Ask a question

13 photos of this hotel

Traveler photos: See what travelers like you saw

Viewed
All traveler photos (11)
Viewed
Room/suite (1)
Viewed
Hotel & grounds (1)
Viewed
Other (9)

Management photos: Courtesy of the property manager

Viewed
All management photos (2)
Viewed
Other (2)
Check In Check Out
Show Prices
Hotels you might also like...
Questions? Get answers from hotel staff and past guests. Ask a question

Amenities

Enter dates for best prices
Check In Check In Check Out Check Out
Price Your Stay