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Yellow Submarine Backpackers

66 Quay St, Brisbane, Queensland 4000 , Australia
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed May 14, 2016 via mobile

Smelly,dark welcomed with blood stained bed covers and when I told reception i was moved to another bed and they did not change the stained covers just left them for the next person..kitchen is disgusting as are the showers and toilets booked in for 3 nights but only stayed 2 as I could not bare another moved to a backpackers... More 

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Nanango, Australia
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed April 13, 2016

On check in i gave my state issued australian license. then i'm asked if i have a passport. i'm totally confused as i am australian i don't need a passport. we were upstairs my boy friend had crutches, the girl raced upstairs not even bothering to help. once she got to the top she turned around and half apologised, still... More 

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Melbourne, Australia
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed March 15, 2016

Never stay in this place, it was the worst experience I've ever had, filthy dirty room with stained beds and bedding, doors that wouldn't even close and v.poor toilet and washing facility's DISGUSTING

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed January 23, 2016

This place just isn't hygienic. We tried to stay there for few nights, however the smell of mould in the room was overwhelming so decided to shorten our stay. There was this dodgy smell in the kitchen as well and staff didn't seem to bother much about their guests. Located quite far from the city too. Wi-fi never worked in... More 

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Barrie, Canada
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed December 31, 2015 via mobile

Lets start with we paid more for a pizza than we did to sleep here so we couldnt have high expectations. Upon arrival we had to ask for clean sheets as ours had CLEARLY not been washed. Window was broken, curtains smashed in, obscenities written on the wall in food or bodily fluids?! Air conditioning was a fan that could... More 

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Edinburgh, United Kingdom
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed December 24, 2015

Hostel was dirty, with mound growing in the bathrooms (that did not lock and had no lights). The shower was a dribble of water. The bed was stained. The staff were unfriendly and not helpful. The wifi connection did not work. The kitchen smelt like out of date food, and was dirty. Avoid

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London, United Kingdom
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed October 11, 2015

Definition of your bog standard hostel. Nowhere near fancy, but not the worst place I've ever stayed. Yes it's quite grimey, but its cheap and you get what you pay for. You do get free wifi and there is a good outside area to sit in and chill but there are other places in Brisbane (literally round the corner) to... More 

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Charlotte, North Carolina
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 26, 2015

I had an excellent stay at the Yellow Submarine. My girlfriend and I stayed in a double room in this large house turned youth hostel. The room was comfortable and quiet room simply furnished with a small desk and side table. The area of the hostel is quite pleasant, many other hostels are also in the same neighborhood but ours... More 

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Dilbeek, Belgium
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed July 30, 2015 via mobile

I had booked a room with two beds. When I got there, there was a guy on my bed (friend of the guy occupying the second bed) and lots of empty bottles of booze in the bin and food leftovers around. Since the room is tiny, there was a strong stench of alcohol. It's the guest's fault, I suppose, but... More 

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Santa Sofia, Italy
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 17, 2015 via mobile

I've been here for a couple of nights! It's cheap, not too bad and the staff is very kind! It's also enough close to the centre! Is not the best, kitchen is small - near the smoking area. Toilets were clean but they are very small too. Nice hostel just for a few nights and not more.

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Address: 66 Quay St, Brisbane, Queensland 4000, Australia
Location: Australia > Queensland > Brisbane Region > Brisbane
Price Range: $22 - $47 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 15
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