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

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74%

Rating
328 Total Reviews
  • 70%Value For Money
  • 83%Security
  • 92%Location
  • 74%Staff
  • 65%Atmosphere
  • 69%Cleanliness
  • 65%Facilities

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49%

Small beds that smelt terrible, generally dirty looking hostel

  • 27th Jul 2015
  • Novice Nomad
  • Anonymous
  • England
  • Male, 25-30
  • (1 review)


74%

Unfortunately no free wifi, also you have to put a deposit on your cutlery


74%

A quiet hostel in central Brisbane, a great location and I really appreciated that it wasn´t noisy at all. So don´t choose it if you´re after a party hostel, if you are just looking for a place to stay the night it´s really great.


83%

Good quality Hostel right in the middle of the city. Quick Walk to the ESP.


83%

LARGE HOSTEL, MORE OF A HOTEL FEELING. EVERYTHING IS IN MINT CONDITION. NO HANGOUT AREA - PEOPLE ARE SENT TO BRISBANE CENTRAL FOR EVENTS. MOSTLY FOR WHO'S WORKING. HAS A SEPARATE BAR BESIDE IT. KITCHEN IS LARGE. CLOSE TO EVERYTHING @ THE CITY. BEST OF ALL THE "BASE" HOSTELS. WIFI PAID. LARGE LOCKERS IN THE ROOM.


83%

Good thing on luggage storage, room is clean but with a mouldy smell , would be excellent if there's free WiFi, afterall, hostel is for budget travellers, movie room is awesome, in the heart of city, friendly staff, clean showers, other than the WiFi issue, everything else are good !


80%

I've got no complaints. No breakfast facilities but its too small for that.


94%

A really good hostel. Great location, lots of facilities and good security. Only down side was that the rooms were a little small and no real communal area. Staff were very friendly. Would recommend


97%

Clean and tidy room and helpful staff who gave me some ideas of things to do in Brisbane. Was good to have a big kitchen and balcony area, would be good if the internet was free.

  • 27th Mar 2015
  • Novice Nomad
  • Anonymous
  • England
  • Female, 25-30
  • (1 review)


54%

As a regular hostel stayer I can truly say that this place was absolutely vile! Facilities were well below average, showers were dirty and the room was absolutely disgraceful - this truly gave me an idea of what prison would feel like! If you can stretch an extra $10 per night do not stay here.


80%

It's a good hostel and the location is perfect but you can't really meet a lot of new people if you are up to that. It's more like a hotel and has no real social area. But still a really nice hostel with a big kitchen and everything you need.


91%

Even though it was in the CBD it was the most peaceful hostel I've stayed at in Brisbane. Way better than your Roma St one (which I wouldn't recommend at all). The location of this one is great, right in the centre, but it was the friendly helpful courteous staff who made it a very comfortable home-away-from-home.

  • 26th Feb 2015
  • Novice Nomad
  • Anonymous
  • Ireland
  • Female, 41+
  • (1 review)


74%

Rooms were cleaner than expected and got a free upgrade. The problem of 2 powerpoints in a room for 4 is very ridiculous


63%

My room window has no handle, can't open! I hate a room window can't be opened, like a jail. The air con is far too cold! Even was given a extra blanket, still freezing... ... met other guest in the hostel, two women they said: their room is very cold too! Why people design window can't be opened? I couldn't sleep at all whole night. Air con is centre air con, can't be adjusted, if that's the case, shouldn't design window can't open. Handle for basin is loose, same as toilet flush button.


69%

The hostel is well located in the city and really easy to find. The building is quite old and the rooms are not equipped properly (2 plugs for 4 people under 1 bunk bed) so if you want to charge your phone and set up an alarm, you'll wake up the entire room. Globally it was ok only for a couple of days but it was definitely too expensive for what you get at the end.


60%

Such a dirty hostel! It didn't look like the rooms had been cleaned at all, the bed sheets had holes in, there was dust and dirt all over the floors and the curtains were broken in our dorm. It was in a great location but I would still never stay here again!




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