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London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 9 January 2015

The hostel was only a 10 minute walk from the greyhound station so was easy to get to to with directions on hostel website. Up a bit of a hill which is a bit tiring but it's in a nice quiet location close to the Coles supermarket and a short walk to everything central, Staff were friendly and helpful, good...

Thank fcmarshall
Reviewed 11 November 2014 via mobile

Located about a 10 minute walk from the city centre, the location was perfect for us. The staff were really friendly and the hostel has a great atmosphere. the rooms were clean and had a tv and a fan, and the bathrooms were clean for the most part. Good cooking facilities. Would recommend

1Thank Emma K
Bradford, United Kingdom
Reviewed 10 November 2014

I stayed here for approximately 5-6 weeks from July to August 2014. It is a fairly nice hostel, in a good location. It is only a short walk in to the city centre, Coles supermarket is very close, Caxton Street (good for nice bars) is very close, as is the Suncorp Stadium. There is a nice social area/deck and the...

2Thank lexi82014
Manukau, Auckland, New Zealand
Reviewed 29 October 2014

stayed due to location to Sun Corp and Four Nations Tourney Service was great, friendly helpful staff and cleaning lady was hardcase Room was small and noisy as it was close to the main room but common areas were tidy and the deck had a great view. Room was well air conditioned and had a fan which was great but...

Thank MichelleMKT
Reviewed 22 October 2014 via mobile

If your searching for a small, clean, payable hostel in the citycentre of Brisbane take this one! Near the rome street and on the opposite of the Coles. Only a small walk to the citycentre and west bank. Rooms and toilet shouwer are clean and the common area has a pritty view over the suburbs. It also has a tv...

1Thank Eline H
Reviewed 20 October 2014 via mobile

Pros: Close to the city Clean rooms, showers and toilets Nice and friendly owner (?) Things to improve Talk to the staff about to be clear of how much the rooms really cost, I made a booking for a double room on the phone and asked for the price, the person I talked to told me it was 72 $...

1Thank Ellen C
Lovere, Italy
Reviewed 16 October 2014

Close to Roma street station, in Brisbane city, and not far from Caxton street, it provides a cheap and nice accomodation for everyone. The staff is friendly and usually rooms are clean. The hostel is very quite, sometimes even too much and the only negative aspect is the kitchen closing at 10pm. I spent 8 weeks there and, overall, it...

Thank MMac_88
Carrara, Italy
Reviewed 26 September 2014

I stayed in this hostel for more than 20 nights, after a big trip around Australia, and I totally enjoyed my stay. This is a little and cozy hostel where you can find new friends and you can feel like you are in a big family, even if you are a reserved person. I stayed in a 4 bed dorm....

Thank Giulia F
Zurich, Switzerland
Reviewed 15 September 2014

Located a 10-minute walk from Roma St station away, we were warmly welcomed. The staff was friendly and helpful. The room was small and quite clean but smelly. The mattress seemed quite old, therefore it wasn't that comfortable. The shower was annoying as you could only set hot or cold but nothing in between but was clean. You can reach...

1Thank Reto S
Quepos, Costa Rica
Reviewed 26 July 2014

We stayed as a couple here for two nights and enjoyed the atmosphere and relaxed vibe of the hostel. Here are the quick Pros and Cons of the place: Pros: *Friendly and helpful staff (Ben and Jeremy especially wonderful) *Large private room with shelving storage *Nice outdoor patio area with a great view over the city *Convenient location walking distance...

4Thank DGNZ88

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Address: 118 Petrie Tce, Brisbane, Queensland 4000, Australia
Region: Australia > Queensland > Brisbane Region > Brisbane
Price Range: $24 - $72 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 20
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“I was in room 19, near reception - comfy but road noise might bother some.”
, 19 Oct 2016 | Read review
“Rooms 10, 11 and 12 have tiled floors instead of carpets - good for summer months to keep rooms cooler.”
CAEGunn, 22 Jan 2016 | Read review
“The "mens" shower on the right when you enter the hostel is by far the best one in the hostel.”
markjX4988LY, 16 Aug 2015 | Read review
“a 4 bed dorm , because thats where i stayed in!”
756tejasp, 3 Mar 2015 | Read review
“If you find yourself in one of the rooms facing the road, do switch, it will make all the difference!”
B5073MLamandad, 5 Feb 2015 | Read review
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