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Quebec City, Canada
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24 reviews
7 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I went there because they write they have a transportation to the airport but they dont! You have to call/book online by yourself with the agency who do it. They pick you up at the hostel for 15$. But it's not the hostel, like they pretend. We have to pay a deposit for the cutlery and plate because there are... More 

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Thank Valllll
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16 reviews
11 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 October 2016 via mobile

I've stayed in many hostels in Brisbane in the past 8 months but this one is definitely the worst. The staff is really uninterested and not helpfull. The hostel is run down, old and needs a renovation. The rooms are noisy. We slept near the entrance and when someone came in the walls were shaking. The music is really loud,... More 

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Thank Beau G
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13 reviews
4 hotel reviews
Reviewed 13 September 2016 via mobile

Me and 2 friends stayed here for our first few nights in Australia. The staff are really friendly, they have some good facilities, the only thing that we had any problems with were the people staying in the 20 bed dorm we were in. People were pretty loud at night when you were having a night in and people would... More 

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Thank Emb00018
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Reviewed 13 September 2016 via mobile

We hadn't booked a room online in advance we just walked in off the street, so we didn't know what to expect. The view of the house from the sidewalk looked nice and clean. But once inside it was awful. Our room was filthy, with other peoples stuff everywhere. I would never in my life stay here again! If I... More 

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Thank Jakob L
London, United Kingdom
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8 reviews
8 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 27 August 2016

I stayed here on my first few nights in Australia, was a great place to overcome my jet lag, quiet like rooms, little bit bland though could do with a few more cupboards and storage racks in the room. Wifi was free and easy to access. The outside deck had an amazing view of the Brisbane skyline. Toilets and showers... More 

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Thank alex17242
London, United Kingdom
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3 reviews
3 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 21 August 2016 via mobile

We are currently staying at Brisbane CITY backpackers. The staff are friendly and helpful. Rooms are good value for money - Providing there isn't a vent in the room. Me and my girlfriend have paid extra to stay in a double room for it only to be wasted as its impossible to sleep. The room has a huge vent trailing... More 

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Thank joshua h
Falkirk, United Kingdom
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8 reviews
3 hotel reviews
Reviewed 22 July 2016

Stayed here in a small dorm, for a week. Had a great time, always something going on and offers on booze in the bar. Place was clean and tidy, everyone who worked there was friendly. After a week moved to a cheaper part of town, and a slightly quieter hostel, but I can't fault City Backpackers, they also put on... More 

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Thank kristyreyn0lds
Lincoln, United Kingdom
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19 reviews
8 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
Reviewed 29 June 2016 via mobile

Stayed here recently in a group of 3 for 4 days. On arrival we was told we had an upgrade meaning that we were in a smaller room for the 3 of us fab! Given bed linen and such and went to check out the room. Clean and tidy no issues. Come nighttime the air conditioning was that cold that... More 

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Thank elisha88james
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45 reviews
26 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
Reviewed 9 May 2016

Stayed in a double room for a few nights, thought we were getting quite a good deal with the room. The room was right at the front on the hotel where the main alleyway that EVERYONE walked through morning, noon and night (yes even at 4am). Room was very hot even though it was meant to be air conditioned. When... More 

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Thank TravellingTeacher22
Winnipeg, Canada
1 review
Reviewed 5 May 2016 via mobile

While traveling with a few friends we decided to stop at City Backpackers for a few nights, and turned out loving the place so much that we booked a few more. The staff is wonderful. Very helpful, fun and friendly people. The atmosphere of the place can't be beat, the roof top pool allows for you to hang out and... More 

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Amenities

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  • Pool
  • Bar/Lounge
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  • Pool
  • Bar/Lounge
Services
  • Self-Serve Laundry

Additional Information about City Backpackers

Address: 380 Upper Roma St, Brisbane, Queensland 4000, Australia
Region: Australia > Queensland > Brisbane Region > Brisbane
Price Range: $28 - $84 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 62
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“Recommended for only a couple of nights”
 of 5 bubbles alex17242, 26 Aug 2016 | Read review
“Away from the main corridor”
 of 5 bubbles TravellingTeacher22, 8 May 2016 | Read review
“beware of room 40!”
 of 5 bubbles 327helenw, 7 Apr 2016 | Read review
“A private room's the go! Don't take a dsorm room as the bathroom proves inadequate & no proper tv to watch either!”
 of 5 bubbles avivab2014, 28 Feb 2016 | Read review
“6 bed dorm is nice enough. 4 bed AC is obviously a bit better but both nice.”
 of 5 bubbles Mawerinho, 1 Feb 2016 | Read review
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