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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 28, 2016 via mobile

Fairly quiet hostel close to Roma Street station and Suncorp Stadium. Quiet enough to get a great nights sleep but still an enjoyable social chilled atmosphere too. Friendly helpful staff, good cleaning standards and plenty of showers and bathrooms to use. They have a cool tv room with loads of DVDs and sofas, pool table and the deck area is... More 

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Melbourne, Australia
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 16, 2016

It was a little bit far away. But the environment was good and close to few cafes. So when you wake up and wanna find breakfast, it is absolutely convenient. Most stuffs are quite nice, friendly and helpful. However the shower wasn't too nice because of the water pressure. In general, it is a good hostel and with decent price.

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Melbourne, Australia
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 7, 2016

I stayed just for one night in July 2016. The hostel is a 15min walk from the Busstaion (premier/greyhound) and so from the centre aswell. There are shops just 5 min from the hostel, aswell as a cinema. The room was big enough, everything was clean. The kitchen is small, but I think aswell big enough (its a small hostel).... More 

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed July 4, 2016 via mobile

I could've rated this hostel 1 star just for how awfully rude management is, but I decided to give it 2 because it's somewhat decent and the rest of the staff are all lovely people. Common areas are nice although too small, showers are an absolute joke, and don't even think about being able to cook properly as you can't... More 

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Newcastle upon Tyne, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 19, 2016 via mobile

Good hostel with decent prices. Fridge and kitchen area is generally a bit small but haven't really had any problems cooking here. There is a large area to chill with several charging points which can be a very nice atmosphere. Isn't a loud hostel at all so can get a decent nights sleep. Washing is 4$/per load, same with drying.

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Lyon, France
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 26, 2016

The room was clean as well as the bathroom. Beds are comfortable and large. It really worth it. The accommodation is close to bars and pub. Very nice staff and helpful ! Kitchen was not really well equipped.

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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed May 21, 2016

the worst in one year whw. well out of the cbd, small kitchen overcrowded at every time, small fridge full packed, little amount of tools. kitchen closes at 9.30 p.m. and reopen at 7 a.m., so if you want cook you cannot stay out till late. People shirtless should not be allowed in the kitchen! unsanitary! Rooms doesn't have security... More 

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Management response:

Hi Lorenzo, It always saddens us on the rare occasion that a guest doesn't enjoy their stay. Bananas takes feedback very seriously but we find your description of your experience a little petty. Laundry - Our laundry is open 9am - 8PM. Some days when we have lots of check-outs we may ask guests to wait until 12PM so we... More 

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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 2, 2016 via mobile

Absolutely loved this place. It became my home whilst in Brisbane. I was in a 4 bed dorm which was spacious and had your own locker which is great for storing your passport etc. The WiFi even reached the rooms which was great! It has a nice kitchen, TV room, pool table and deck area which has a lovely view.... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 21, 2016 via mobile

We stayed here for one night and the guy at reception was so helpful as soon as we arrived! We had a private room with use of the communal bathrooms, it's actually a private shower room with a lock which is great for privacy! The hostel was very clean, tidy and quiet and ideally located for Roma Street. South Bank... More 

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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 22, 2016

We stayed at Banana Benders for 3 nights in a double room with a shared bathroom and toilet. All the facilities were clean and tidy. The air condition costs an extra fee and we didn't want to pay for it, so the room was very stuffy all the time, although there was a fan on the ceiling of the room.... More 

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Additional Information about Banana Bender Backpackers

Address: 118 Petrie Tce, Brisbane, Queensland 4000, Australia
Location: Australia > Queensland > Brisbane Region > Brisbane
Price Range: $19 - $61 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 20
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