Brisbane Backpackers Resort Reviews
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Very dirty. Does not have the youthful atmosphere because the facilities are so run down. Showers are very weak, close to unusable. Unforgivable mistake of checking a stranger into our room although all the beds are booked by my group. The manager is very sincere though therefore we let it go.
Staff did not communicate with each other. We were rudely awoken after arriving at 3am and ordered to pay within the hour even though we were staying for three nights and they had our passports. We were put in a 8 bed dorm and were the only people not living there, there was nowhere to put your stuff and you had to constantly step over stuff. The room was never cleaned properly, it was really warm, smelt awful and the bathroom was one of the worst I have seen after 2 months travelling.
Pool was lovely. Bathroom in the room was pretty dirty and the bed was rock hard but it was only a short walk to south land. Not a very social hostel either.
Cheap and cheerful. The bar is really cheap in the hostel and there is daily deals. They run a bus every hour into the city which is great
We specifically booked this hostel for the air con but in our room it was blowing out hot air! We asked if it was going to be fixed and were told it would be but it wasn't so it was unbearable to be in the room. Security is lax as you can access other rooms via the balcony.The room itself was clean but there was condom wrappers by the pool. The benches were very sticky to sit on and a guy passed out next to us (from alcohol). The transfer bus was useful although it wasn't around when we arrived
Atmosphere is relaxed, staff were friendly. There is a free pick-up to and from transit centre every hour. Close to Southbank. En-suite bathrooms were not cleaned 2 days in a row, no lockers in dorms.