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38A Russell St, West End, Brisbane, Australia

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24 Total Reviews
  • 80%Value For Money
  • 74%Security
  • 82%Location
  • 77%Staff
  • 57%Atmosphere
  • 80%Cleanliness
  • 69%Facilities

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Great clean rooms, fantastic location, helpful staff


Location is good and convenience as restaurants and supermarkets are near by. Only one thing that Wifi connection is not good, otherwise great place to stay.


Awful! Were given the wrong address. No reception or staff to help us. Never saw the owner/staff during our stay. Very cold. Leaky ceilings. Hovering noises/very loud at night. Incorrect bedding. Not an enjoyable stay.

Owner Comment (Hide)
I am sorry you did not enjoy your stay with us. I would like to take this opportunity to respond to your comments: 1. We are located 38a Russell St, West End QLD 4101, on the corner of Browning and Russell st as stated on our website, which address were you given by our staff? 2. We actually upgraded you from a 6 bed shared room to a 4 bed shared room, were you not happy about the upgrade. I hope we can improve our service so other people can enjoy their stay here. Thank you


Was clean and tidy. Our room had a light shining in from the foyer right onto my bed which made it difficult to sleep. A fridge in the foyer was humming all night adding to the sleeplessness. Loud vacuum-type sounds going at small hrs of the morning stopping us from sleeping. A gap under the door to outside letting all the cold in. In room fridge was loud too. Also you are given your own toilet paper to use Other than that, it came with a couple of extra blankets and kitchen was alright.

  • 8th Jul 2014
  • Novice Nomad
  • Anonymous
  • New Zealand
  • Couple, 25-30
  • (1 review)


some rooms is a great place to meet friends. I had a great time there, having dinner party, hang out together. Staffs are all super nice and of course patrick as well. it feels like a big family and it definitely goes to one of my best backpackers I have ever stay!!

  • 7th Jul 2014
  • Novice Nomad
  • Anonymous
  • China
  • Female, 18-24
  • (1 review)


Helpful location,15mins easy walk to centre.Difficult to find as no sign or number on the house.There's no formal reception


would recommend this place if you are working looking for a quiet hostel.clean place,small and easy going. good area. not for meeting other travellers


If you're looking for basic, clean accommodation with no frills, but only a 15 minute walk to the CBD via South Bank, then this is the place for you. It is a very utilitarian place, but very functional, and a good start point to explore the city and maybe search for more permanent accommodation .Patrick the owner is very nice and helpful. While we were there we met a good mix of fellow travellers from Hong Kong, Taiwan, Germany and Ireland (we are English.) It is on the edge of the West End.

  • 5th Jun 2014
  • Novice Nomad
  • Anonymous
  • England
  • Couple, 41+
  • (1 review)

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