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Bowen Terrace International Accommodation

#76 of 164 Hotels in Brisbane
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3.0 of 5
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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Bundaberg, Australia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

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 1 week ago

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 1 week ago

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 1 week ago 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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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We booked a 2 bed as we are travelling as a couple and don't want to be in shared dorms, arrived to a 4 bed dorm with 2 top bunks on deprecate bunks free! One of the people already in the dorm we later discovered was a live in cleaner although she didn't open her mouth or make eye contact... More 

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

We are so glad you found Bowen Terrace to be nice and relaxed homely feel. Not crowded like many others, free wifi, a pool, selection of books for guests to read, nice decking area to sit at, not a bad location We love the term HOME AWAY FROM HOME because that's what we want people to feel. Once again we... More 

Brisbane, Australia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We recently stayed here for a couple of nighs and enjoyed our stay. Had everything you need, nice and clean, room was big, friendly staff and atmosphere, the place was close to bars and transport which made it easy to get around and enjoy ourselves, Would stay there again.

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

Hi Simon Thankyou for your lovely review, we are pleased you had a nice time and hope to see you again. Maria More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Stayed for 1 week and was a great place to base ourselves in Brisbane. Easy access to the city and has a great park a short distance away which also has markets on the weekend. Manager is very knowledgeable and approachable which always makes they stay so much easier. She helped us find lots of hidden spots in Brisbane. Would... More 

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

It was a pleasure to have you to stay, we love hosting little families as we feel suited to accommodate you with a big kitchen you can use anytime its just like being at home. Hope to see you again and glad you enjoyed the Markets. Maria More 

Curitiba, PR
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We have stayed for one night only and was not a good night, the room was not so clean, it was very hot and we couldn´t open the window because it was between the room and the common area. I had some alergic problems.

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

Hi Guys I wonder if you would be good enough to contact me direct to your problem with the window adjoining the common area, we don't actually have any rooms like this, all rooms have windows but they all open to the outside and none are near the communal areas. Maria ( owner ) More 

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed February 27, 2015

It's a hostel folks. In a downstairs bedroom woken through must of the night by footsteps upstairs. Motel rates are the same but with private bathroom. Still lying here awake. No matter if the room is clean, if you have constant stomping feet above it's rotten. Don't know how I'm going to study at Uni intensive today. Thanks very much

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

I am so sorry you had a bad night sleep, we try our best to provide a quiet place to stay, we do find that the dorms are a bit noisier with more people in them, maybe our private single rooms would suit you better next time, we hope to get the chance to show you. We are glad you... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 25, 2015

Lovely standard of accommodation for the price. Slept really well (and I'm not always a great sleeper.) might be a bit warm for some people as no-aircon and the fan was a bit noisy but was perfect temperature for me. Clean rooms & bathroom facilities. Didn't use the kitchen area so can't comment on that. The shared seating area out... More 

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

Thankyou for the lovely review We are glad you found the single rooms nice, we find its a really good inexpensive way to travel on your own but with some privacy. The deck out the back is awesome and we are glad your used it. Maria More 

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