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Gonow Family Backpacker West End

145 - 147 Vulture Street, Brisbane, Queensland 4101, Australia
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  • Location
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    2.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    3 of 5 stars
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Vancouver, Canada
2 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
2 of 5 stars Reviewed November 17, 2014

The only reason this place gets a couple stars is the location. Central west end location is close enough to the CBD and transit routes to be worth the stay. Everything else about this place falls short, considering the price. We gave this place a chance and stayed here a couple times over a couple weeks, but the cons win... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed October 13, 2014 via mobile

Stayed here one night and that was enough. The male at reception was very helpful but I couldn't say that for the others. We had a room next to the workers there and didn't get no sleep, even though it stated everywhere to be quiet, no loud noises and no music. Considering they made the rules, they didn't follow them... More 

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gonowfamily, Manager at Gonow Family Backpacker West End, responded to this review

Dear Sir I am so sorry to let you have bad experiences to stay in our hostel. We did have quite rules for every customers. We are so sorry no control it well. We hope can satisfy every customers need. For the kitchen and shower room. We really sorry about the cleaning mistakes. We have 4 people in charge cleaning.... More 

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4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 5, 2014

We stayed here as a one day layover booking and I wish we could have stayed longer The staff were so freindly and everyone was so acomadating, we had to leave early on a 6 am flight so they made arrangements to check out early. The main kitchen area just feels like its a big family kitchen with everyone just... More 

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Palmerston North City, Manawatu-Wanganui, New Zealand
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7 hotel reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 16, 2014

The room is a little tiny, and the beds/bunk beds are not very solid, but it does not have a big effect on me - I went out the whole day and come back just for a bath and then sleep. The houses are clean and tidy, even in the kitchen. You are provided (free) bread, jam, and milk for... More 

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Melbourne, Australia
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9 hotel reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 12, 2014

Stayed at this place for a conference at the University of Queensland. Was in an excellent location, with some good bars and restaurants a short walk away. The room was fine (I stayed in a double room that had quite a comfortable bed). The only gripe was the thin walls in the building that made it quite noisy in the... More 

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Hong Kong, China
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 17, 2014

The staffs provide very good and detailed services to guests. Lite breakfast provided. However the location is a bit far away from the train station. When you are carrying a big backpack or suitcase, it is a bit hard to get to the hostel. A/C turn on after 9pm. The hostel mentioned that there is WIFI provided but I couldn't... More 

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Worcestershire, United Kingdom
1 review
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 2, 2013 via mobile

Stayed at go now not expecting it to be as good as it was after reading the reviews. Location was ideal. West end, had some nice bars and restaurants close by. Was 10 min walk to lagoon and 15 to city centre. Stayed in an 8 bed dorm. Was comfortable but not an amazing amount of space. But didn't expect... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 17, 2013 via mobile

Staff are very friendly and the wifi was good. The kitchen is large and whilst it can get busy just join in the action and get cooking, there are plenty of utensils. There are a lot of long term stayers, the Europeans tended to congregate outside under the gazebo and the Asians in the kitchen and on the balcony, but... More 

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Address: 145 - 147 Vulture Street, Brisbane, Queensland 4101, Australia
Location: Australia > Queensland > Brisbane
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Number of rooms: 17
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