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38 reviews
21 hotel reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

A nice hostel to stay in Brisbane for cheap. Each floor has only one toilet and shower, but we didn't experience any problems with that. The shared kitchen is a standard house kitchen, so a bit small if more people want to make food. A nice plus is the pool in the backyard. It's not that big, but very nice... More 

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Aussie-Way, Front Office Manager at Aussie Way Backpackers Hostel, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to write a review. You described exactly our aim: a nice and affordable hostel for a backpacker. We are aware of the smaller kitchen, but as we are situated in a heritage building, there is unfortunately nothing we can do about it. We're glad that you were able to enjoy the pool and that... More 

Bangkok, Thailand
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98 reviews
17 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 30, 2016

The hostel is decent. No breakfast. Internet only in the common room. No 24 hours reception which was a bit concern for me at first, but it was ok. The location was alright and it was very quiet at night.

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Thank areeyaant
Aussie-Way, Front Office Manager at Aussie Way Backpackers Hostel, responded to this review

Thank you for your review. We're glad that you enjoyed the quietness of our hostel and had a good stay. We aim to be a very affordable accommodation for backpackers, so our price doesn't include a breakfast or 24h reception. There is staff readily available between 8AM and 10PM, and a night manager in case of emergencies. We're sorry to... More 

London, United Kingdom
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23 reviews
5 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 25, 2016 via mobile

My first reaction to this place was not great, in fact I started looking at other places, the same night. However, once I got into the rhythm of the place and met some of the residents, I stayed 4 nights in total. It is more of a boarding house than a hostel in many ways, as many of the guests... More 

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Aussie-Way, Front Office Manager at Aussie Way Backpackers Hostel, responded to this review

Thank you for a very thorough review. It's good for us to see what people think we could improve on, so your comments will be passed on to management. Most of the practices you were frustrated with are established because we are situated in a residential area. We can not afford to have noisy nights, which an open kitchen and... More 

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38 reviews
9 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 15, 2016

The hostel looked really nice and had a great atmosphere. Everything was really clean and the wifi was great. They have a comfortable TV-room in a shack in the back with possums living on the roof, which is really nice. It's walking distance from the center, but mainly it's a nice location to start any trip in or around Brisbane.... More 

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Thank Tom D
Aussie-Way, Front Office Manager at Aussie Way Backpackers Hostel, responded to this review

Thank you for leaving a review! We're pleased to hear that you had a pleasant stay and were able to enjoy our entertainment room. We hope to see you again soon! More 

United Kingdom
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91 reviews
14 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 30 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 13, 2016

Not the greatest place I have ever stayed, the rooms were cramped and hot, the facilities were very basic but it was cheap enough to stay for a couple of days and there were plenty of lockers available in the dorm to store backpacks. As this was a mixed dorm there were some nighttime activities that were unwelcome!

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Thank Alicehelena1208
Aussie-Way, Front Office Manager at Aussie Way Backpackers Hostel, responded to this review

Thank you for leaving a review. We're sorry that you had some unpleasant experiences in your dorm, we do not condone this, but can't monitor people's behavior -- especially not in their rooms. Perhaps you could have talked to staff about this? We're also sorry to hear that you found our rooms cramped and hot, most reviews agree that the... More 

India
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11 reviews
6 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 17, 2016 via mobile

My first time in Australia! This hostel is super clean and very much organised. The staff is friendly and helpful. The rooms are spacious, I stayed in a four share dorm, but believe me it's a good space and doesn't feel like a typical share dorm. The only thing that bothered me a little is that the bathroom (on my... More 

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Aussie-Way, Front Office Manager at Aussie Way Backpackers Hostel, responded to this review

Thank you for leaving us a review. We're very glad that you enjoyed your stay, we do pride ourselves on customer service and cleanliness of the site. We're grateful for your remarks, and they will be passed on to our manager to be reviewed. We hope to see you again soon! More 

Hamburg, Germany
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23 reviews
13 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 14, 2016

A nice little hostel in a quiet neighborhood not to far away from city centre. Nice Veranda and cosy living room and outdoor area. The kitchen is a little bit to small and it's getting crowded sometimes. If you have a car, there is no long-stay-parking available. Leave the car around the Toowong or Taringa train station area are take... More 

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Thank mybraintravels
Aussie-Way, Front Office Manager at Aussie Way Backpackers Hostel, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to write a review, we are very glad that you enjoyed your stay here. We are aware that our kitchen isn't very large, however we are unable to change that due to the building being a heritage building. As for the car parks: we do try to accommodate everyone with a car. We have... More 

Sydney, Australia
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21 reviews
8 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 16, 2016

Stayed there for a week. Great staff who were friendly and helpful. Quiet place in a residential area but still only 10 minutes walk to Roma Street and maybe 35 minutes to South Bank. The room was spacious with air con, and the free wi-fi sometimes worked in the rooms though it was better in the lounges - which were... More 

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Aussie-Way, Front Office Manager at Aussie Way Backpackers Hostel, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to write your review, we're glad to hear that you enjoyed your time here! We hope to see you again. More 

Tampere, Finland
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6 reviews
5 hotel reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 17, 2016

I absolutely loved the whole building from the inside and the outside. So so beautiful, something else compared to an average hostel! Aussie Way is located at a residential area among other similar styled buildings. There's an amazing view towards the hills from the balcony. It has a calm, family atmosphere due to a big number of working travelers that... More 

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Thank Elisa K
Aussie-Way, Manager at Aussie Way Backpackers Hostel, responded to this review

Thank you for your review. See you next time! Manager Aussie Way Hostel More 

Leeds, United Kingdom
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13 reviews
8 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 30, 2016 via mobile

Nice clean hotel with friendly people and staff there. Always managed to have a good night's sleep there as it's usually quiet on a night time. Only down fall is you can't drink alcohol on the premises. But other than that I would defo return for another stay.

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Thank Lisa W
Aussie-Way, Front Office Manager at Aussie Way Backpackers Hostel, responded to this review

Thank you for the review, we're glad that you had a good stay. Please do feel free to come back! Pubs and restaurants are just around the corner... More 

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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
This heritage-listed, colonial home was built circa 1872 and offers a charming and quiet place for backpackers and travellers to stay away from the hustle and bustle but close enough to be convenient. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Aussie Way Backpackers Hostel

Address: 34 Cricket St, Brisbane, Queensland 4000, Australia
Location: Australia > Queensland > Brisbane Region > Brisbane
Price Range: $20 - $102 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:1 star — Aussie Way Backpackers Hostel 1*
Number of rooms: 11
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