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“Overall good hostel, recommend”
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Somewhere to Stay
Ranked #104 of 141 Specialty Lodging in Brisbane
Reviewed December 23, 2013 via mobile

The hostel isn't that close to the center but they have shuttles.
Kitchen is kinda big, lots of dining tables.
Very good tv room with lots of movies, football table, pool..
Good atmosphere, very nice staff, a lot of activties.
Only thing is people tend to stuck there so the rooms may be very messy.

  • Stayed: November 2013
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Thank nadavsil
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Reviewed December 12, 2013

ok, service was good, guys were friendly and helpful, no complaints...
but the room was horrible. we shared a room between three of us. no aircon, and it was really hot that time... but at least a fan, so at night you're sweating...
it felt... i don't know... dirty somehow? the sheets and everything...
the bed made noises even when you breathe, I'm not talking when we moved! so we didn't really sleep well. plus the place itself was quite noisy... we were lucky to be in a relatively quite place though...
you wanna stay with the family? not a good choice, it's quite loud there and the best is probably for young backpackers
ah, yeah, the location is pretty good, like 10-15 minute to the main street of west end with all the restaurants :)

  • Stayed: December 2013, traveled with friends
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Reviewed November 23, 2013

Everything is good in this hostel but the most important thinks is the staff! The are REALLY friendly and they every try to help you as soon as possible for everything.
The shuffle for the city is really good, the rooms are big and clean.
The pool is perfetc and always full of amaysing people...
came there!!!!!

  • Stayed: October 2013, traveled solo
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Thank Pasticcinaaaa
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Reviewed August 10, 2013

The hostel is average in terms of rooms/cleanliness etc. But good enough for a hostel. The staff are very friendly and will help you out with anything you need. The hostel has a swimming pool but it looked really dirty. You would be better to go to the lagoon on Southbank where you can swim for free. You can walk to Southbank but the hostel also runs a free bus there and to the city. You have to pay for Wifi which is not cheap but I found that this is common in hostels in Australia. Good, quiet location with beautiful views of the city.

  • Stayed: March 2013, traveled with friends
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Thank kirstya2222
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Reviewed August 2, 2013

A good place to base yourself for Brisbane. There is nothing posh about it but has everything you need. Slightly out of town location made easy by regular shuttle bus. Staff friendly and helpful. Kitchen clean and well equipped, plenty of space for lounging/ chatting/ hanging out. Pool and garden area currently being re-done.
I was staying in winter and my main criticism would be that the blankets offered are inadequate to keep you warm, I needed to don several extra clothes.

  • Stayed: August 2013, traveled solo
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Thank Tamsin R
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Reviewed August 1, 2013 via mobile

The crew was great here, and THE shuttle bus was really Nice. There's no wifi here, unless you pay for it... Rooms are small and not too good. THE vibe was cool, mostly young guests. There are a lot of Cats in this hostel!

  • Stayed: July 2013
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Thank Dutchie19851
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Reviewed July 22, 2013

Stayed here with two friends when we first arrived in Brisbane, we booked a 3 bed room which was ideal, it had a double bed and a bunk bed. The building itself is old but it also has allot of character which is hard to find in hostels these days.

There is a pick up and drop off service which runs regularly to the city which is handy as the city is quite far away.

One of the nicer places we stayed in Australia.

  • Stayed: August 2012, traveled with friends
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Thank TobyKing91
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Address: Cnr Brighton Rd & Franklin St | West End, Brisbane, Queensland 4101, Australia
Location: Australia > Queensland > Brisbane Region > Brisbane
Amenities:
Free Parking Shuttle Bus service Suites Swimming Pool Wheelchair access
Hotel Style:
Ranked #104 of 141 Specialty Lodging in Brisbane
Price Range: $28 - $63 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:2 star — Somewhere to Stay 2*
Number of rooms: 61
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
An amazing tropical style resort hostel. Dorms starting from $19 and private rooms from $49 pn. Situated 20 mins walk from Brisbane City, our hostel is located in the laid-back suburb of West End. An eclectic mix of shops, cafes, restaurants and bars are just a few minutes stroll from the hostel. Relax in our salt water pool or catch our free bus service to the city or Southbank and soak up the atmosphere. ... more   less 
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