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Bowen Terrace International Accommodation

365 Bowen Terrace | New Farm, Brisbane, Queensland 4005, Australia
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4 of 5 stars
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Brisbane, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

I recently stayed in one of the single bedrooms of this gorgeous old Queenslander. It was just so sweet and cosy. Very clean and perfect location for getting out and about around inner city Brisbane. Definitely would go back!

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Townsville, Australia
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This was the most interesting hostel I have stayed in. It was a cool old Queenslander style building and had a nice pool. The room was nice, the place was clean and tidy. The security was not great. Front door was left open most of the time and the keys to the room I was staying in were left in... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 27, 2015

My partner and I stayed here for a few nights , we absolutely loved it! Very clean rooms , fresh lining and a great space to feel like living in an old style Queensland (Australian) house. It gets a bit hot , but that is something that no one can control as the weather in Brisbane is humid hot anyways!... More 

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Los Angeles, California
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 29, 2015

I had a short stay in Brisbane (2 nights) and came upon this budget stay. If you don't mind shared bathroom, and simple comfort, this is a great solution. The house is over 100years hold, creaky, but charming. The neighborhood is wonderful (the area is New Farm) and has easy walking to cafes, restaurants, busses, and river ferries. The staff... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 13, 2015 via mobile

My boyfriend and I were travelling and needed a place to stay as he had a Skype interview. We stumbled across this place. this guest house has so much character. We really enjoyed our evening there. if your looking for a good honest place to stay then I would recommend this quaint little gem. its a budget place so don't... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 4, 2015

The location is great! It's close to cafés and restaurants in a beautiful part of Brisbane! The staff are very friendly and helpful. The building has a lot of character being a beautiful old Queenslander. The Storey Bridge is just nearby and looks spectacular at night. This is a good value for money alternative to a regular hotel or motel.

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BowenTerrace, Owner at Bowen Terrace International Accommodation, responded to this review

Thankyou for taking the time to review us, we are glad you loved our Queenslander and enjoyed the cafes so close to us, we are definitely a nice alternative to a motel or hotel with that bit of extra character. More 

Bundaberg, Australia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 12, 2015

This is a good budget priced option for those looking for a safe and central location close to Brisbane CBD but with the quiteness of the suburbs and a lovely old character house with a swimming pool. The Wi-Fi could be better but it is free so I wasn't very bothered. There seems to be plenty of free parking close... More 

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BowenTerrace, Owner at Bowen Terrace International Accommodation, responded to this review

Hi Matt Thanks for taking the time to write a review. Its great you found Bowen Terrace safe and central, we try and make it a safe quiet experience for people, and of course we are proud to offer a traditional Queenslander for people to stay in. Hope to see you back again. Maria More 

Nottingham, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 9, 2015

My partner and I stayed at Bowen terrace for the Easter holiday for 3 nights. We stayed in a queen double room which was spacious, well equipped had its own shower and toilet. There was a very relaxed atmosphere, shared kitchen facilities and Maria was helpful when asked for advice about Brisbane and getting about. New farm as a location... More 

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BowenTerrace, Owner at Bowen Terrace International Accommodation, responded to this review

Hi Guys It was great to have you stay over Easter and pleased you had a good time, you are right we are just on the side of the city but still close enough not to be a problem. Maria More 

London, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 8, 2015

Stayed in a single room which was excellent for the price. WIFI is included which is actually pretty quick + Tea, Coffee. As a direct comparison I stayed at the Base hostel in town 2 weeks ago in a 4 bed dorm. If you add up the cost of that plus a days WIFI the difference is barely anything and... More 

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BowenTerrace, Owner at Bowen Terrace International Accommodation, responded to this review

Thankyou for your great review, we do pride ourselves on our clean facilities and our chilled atmosphere, we definitely don't try and compete with the big backpackers in price but feel we are still good value and the free wifi is definitely a bonus. Hope to have you back to stay Maria More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 8, 2015 via mobile

Had a nice time at Bowen, met some great people and had a good laugh. The hostel is pretty quiet and is in a nice quiet location. Could do with a slight modern touch but for value of money was pretty good. Free wifi in any location of the hostel is a bonus on my books. Would recommend this to... More 

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BowenTerrace, Owner at Bowen Terrace International Accommodation, responded to this review

Thankyou for your lovely review, its interesting you found some great people here to share your stay, we do seem to attract nice people. Bowen Terrace is nice and quiet which is what we strive to have, we try and mix just a little bit of modern with traditional, the house is coming up 100 years and a traditional Queenslander... More 

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