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Base Brisbane - Embassy Reviews

214 Elizabeth St, Brisbane, Qld. 4000, Brisbane, Australia

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262 Total Reviews
  • 64%Value For Money
  • 80%Security
  • 89%Location
  • 75%Staff
  • 57%Atmosphere
  • 65%Cleanliness
  • 69%Facilities

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Nice and clean place

  • 15th Apr 2014
  • Novice Nomad
  • Anonymous
  • Germany
  • Female, 18-24
  • (1 review)


Base Embassy is a really quiet hostel and the rooms dont look really nice. But its actually a really clean and comfortable hostel. Can recommend..


This hostel is horrible! Just the smell alone is enough to make you want to leave immediately. It's dark and dingy and there is no atmosphere what so ever. Definitely worth paying a little bit extra to stay somewhere a bit nicer. Would not return to this hostel.


Nice and cool rooms (air conditioned which was good) comfortable beds, made me sleep too long sometimes :-) Very central, Just two minutes walk to the main shopping street I enjoyed my stay!

  • 27th Jan 2014
  • Novice Nomad
  • Anonymous
  • Germany
  • Female, 18-24
  • (1 review)


The building is old and not maintained well. Facilities are few. Cleanliness is difficult in such an old building and is not satisfactory.

  • 18th Dec 2013
  • Novice Nomad
  • Anonymous
  • Australia
  • Male, 41+
  • (1 review)


The rooms are nice enough but the kitchen is very basic and not very clean.


Our stay at the Base was alright - the rooms are not that big but they are clean and tidy. I also liked the kitchen facilities and the bathrooms - both were clean as well. The best about the Base Embassy is probably that it's located right in the heart of the city; it's barely a three minute walk to the Elizabeth mall!


This hostel really is the most central hostel in Brisbane, right in the heart of the CBD. On the downsides, the bathrooms and kitchen were not very clean. If you stay, make sure to wash your dishes BEFORE you use them, and make sure to have some footwear for the shower.

  • 24th Nov 2013
  • Novice Nomad
  • Anonymous
  • USA
  • Male, 31-40
  • (1 review)


This is a very bad hostel. I slept 1 week without curtain! Just 2 sockets for 6 people. Kitchen really dirty.


Stayed one night. Staff were friendly and helpful regarding arranging transport to the airport etc. The rooms had good sized lockers. The kitchen could have been a bit cleaner but I think this is more down to certain individuals then the hostel. It's cleaned daily.


Staff really really friendly!!!!!!

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