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Reviews of Bunk Backpackers

Hostel | 11-21 Gipps Street, Fortitude Valley, Brisbane, Australia 4006

84.1% Overall Rating

344 out of 415 customers would recommend this property

Recent review (09/09/2014)

"Amazingly close to the heart of Brisbane's nightlife and not too far from the city core. Also free the free breakfast really speaks for itself"

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Facilities

  • Air Conditioning
  • Bar
  • Credit cards accepted
  • Car Parking
  • Self-catering Facilities
  • No curfew
  • Free city tour
  • Games room
  • Secure lockers
  • Lounge area
  • Internet / Wi-Fi
  • Nightclub
  • Pool table(s)
  • 24 hour reception
  • Restaurant
  • 24 hour hot showers
  • Swimming Pool
  • Tours/Travel Desk
  • Washing machines
  • Wheelchair accessible
  • Hot tub / jacuzzi
  • Bicycle hire
  • ATM / cash machine
  • Bar(s)
  • Communal kitchen
  • Elevator / lift(s)
  • Internet access in public areas
  • Internet café
  • Television room

Purchasable Extras

  • Towel USD 9.04

What's Included

  • Luggage Room
  • Breakfast
  • Linen

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Group of 15 or more traveling to Brisbane?

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84.1%

Overall Rating

344 out of 415 HostelBookers customers said that they would recommend 'Bunk Backpackers'

Atmosphere
82.4%
Location
87.2%
Facilities
81.6%
Cleanliness
77.6%
Staff
88.8%
Value
85.6%
Safety
85.6%
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74.3%
Atmosphere - 80% Staff - 100% Facilities - 80% Safety - 100%
Location - 60% Cleanliness - 60% Value - 40%

Customer review

25 September 2009 Customer would recommend this property

Liked: The cleanless in the common area could be better.

Disliked: Customer left no negative feedback.

100.0%
Atmosphere - 100% Staff - 100% Facilities - 100% Safety - 100%
Location - 100% Cleanliness - 100% Value - 100%

thomas lacey

10 September 2009 thomas would recommend this property

Liked: everything! by far the best place ive been, the only thing i would say is that the beds are a bit creeky so can be hard sometime to get some sleep. but i would defo recommend this place to others!!!

Disliked: thomas left no negative feedback.

82.9%
Atmosphere - 80% Staff - 60% Facilities - 80% Safety - 100%
Location - 100% Cleanliness - 80% Value - 80%

Customer review

06 September 2009 Customer would recommend this property

Liked: Clean, easy to find and in a great location. the privacy screens are great in theory, but do make meeting other people in your room hard as everyones tucked away in their compartment, and it did seem to make people forget that people were there/sleeping so made more noise than a usual dorm when they got back.

Disliked: Customer left no negative feedback.

62.9%
Atmosphere - 60% Staff - 80% Facilities - 60% Safety - 60%
Location - 60% Cleanliness - 60% Value - 60%

Customer review

05 September 2009 Customer would recommend this property

Liked: ok but gets busy

Disliked: Customer left no negative feedback.

71.4%
Atmosphere - 60% Staff - 80% Facilities - 40% Safety - 80%
Location - 100% Cleanliness - 60% Value - 80%

Customer review

21 August 2009 Customer would recommend this property

Liked: I stayed at Bunk for over two weeks in Winter 2009. The staff (especially Kana) were helpful (with the one exception of the job desk guy), and the rooms though crammed, were decent. The only downsides about the place are: 1. the cockroaches (but I heard from other travellers that had stayed at Base and other hostels in Brisbane that Bunk's bug problem isn't nearly as bad as the other places), 2. the kitchen could use more mugs and utensils (I think people kept taking them to their rooms) and 3. the laundry machines don't clean your clothes well (I had to put them through the wash twice to get them clean - with the dryer that comes to about $9AU).Perks about the place: there's an elevator so you don't need to lug your luggage up the stairs, each bed has it's own light, and it's pretty secure (each room has storage lockers, there are small storage lockers in the lobby for your passport etc, and the doors are locked at night).

Disliked: Customer left no negative feedback.

88.6%
Atmosphere - 80% Staff - 80% Facilities - 100% Safety - 100%
Location - 80% Cleanliness - 100% Value - 80%

Customer review

06 August 2009 Customer would recommend this property

Liked: This hostel has great facilities but I found the dorms to be quite cramped. Staff very friendly and helpful though.

Disliked: Customer left no negative feedback.

82.9%
Atmosphere - 80% Staff - 100% Facilities - 80% Safety - 80%
Location - 100% Cleanliness - 60% Value - 80%

Ellie Losty

04 August 2009 Ellie would recommend this property

Liked: the pool and the hot tub :) the easy walking distance to things...the bar wasn't too bad :) free pool until a certain time...only thing was the beds were crackly and noisy and the sheets kept coming off...other than that it was a good hostel

Disliked: Ellie left no negative feedback.

82.9%
Atmosphere - 80% Staff - 100% Facilities - 80% Safety - 80%
Location - 60% Cleanliness - 80% Value - 100%

Customer review

02 August 2009 Customer would recommend this property

Liked: Friendly and helpful stuff

Disliked: Customer left no negative feedback.

51.4%
Atmosphere - 60% Staff - 100% Facilities - 20% Safety - 60%
Location - 60% Cleanliness - 20% Value - 40%

wright leslie

18 July 2009

Liked: Staff were fab, dorm rooms had screens

Disliked: wright left no negative feedback.

60.0%
Atmosphere - 80% Staff - 80% Facilities - 60% Safety - 80%
Location - 20% Cleanliness - 20% Value - 80%

Customer review

17 July 2009 Customer would recommend this property

Liked: It was in china town. and you had to walk up a hill to get there.

Disliked: Customer left no negative feedback.

65.7%
Atmosphere - 80% Staff - 40% Facilities - 80% Safety - 80%
Location - 60% Cleanliness - 60% Value - 60%

Customer review

16 July 2009 Customer would recommend this property

Liked: This hostel has smelly rooms, squeeky beds and you can hear everything going on in the rooms beside you,but apart from that good atmosphere in the hostel.

Disliked: Customer left no negative feedback.

97.1%
Atmosphere - 100% Staff - 100% Facilities - 100% Safety - 100%
Location - 80% Cleanliness - 100% Value - 100%

Alex Turner

15 July 2009 Alex would recommend this property

Liked: Awesome staff, kitchen much cleaner than many I have seen, good choice of rooms depending on budget, great atmosphere.

Disliked: Alex left no negative feedback.

85.7%
Atmosphere - 60% Staff - 60% Facilities - 100% Safety - 100%
Location - 100% Cleanliness - 100% Value - 80%

Ruth Smith

12 July 2009 Ruth would recommend this property

Liked: The renovated dorms were the best I have ever stayed in

Disliked: Ruth left no negative feedback.

80.0%
Atmosphere - 100% Staff - 80% Facilities - 100% Safety - 40%
Location - 100% Cleanliness - 100% Value - 40%

Customer review

01 July 2009 Customer would recommend this property

Liked: Party

Disliked: Customer left no negative feedback.

71.4%
Atmosphere - 60% Staff - 80% Facilities - 80% Safety - 80%
Location - 60% Cleanliness - 80% Value - 60%

Customer review

22 June 2009 Customer would recommend this property

Liked: Internet too expensive

Disliked: Customer left no negative feedback.

97.1%
Atmosphere - 100% Staff - 100% Facilities - 100% Safety - 100%
Location - 80% Cleanliness - 100% Value - 100%

Alex Turner

21 June 2009 Alex would recommend this property

Liked: The kitchen was always clean, the staff always helpful, the bar is really good.

Disliked: Alex left no negative feedback.

94.3%
Atmosphere - 100% Staff - 100% Facilities - 100% Safety - 100%
Location - 80% Cleanliness - 80% Value - 100%

Customer review

20 June 2009 Customer would recommend this property

Liked: good

Disliked: Customer left no negative feedback.

94.3%
Atmosphere - 100% Staff - 100% Facilities - 100% Safety - 100%
Location - 60% Cleanliness - 100% Value - 100%

Alex Turner

18 June 2009 Alex would recommend this property

Liked: Everything!

Disliked: Alex left no negative feedback.

71.4%
Atmosphere - 80% Staff - 60% Facilities - 80% Safety - 80%
Location - 60% Cleanliness - 60% Value - 80%

Customer review

05 June 2009 Customer would recommend this property

Liked: The bar here is pretty good, and there are good facilities available.

Disliked: Customer left no negative feedback.

97.1%
Atmosphere - 100% Staff - 100% Facilities - 100% Safety - 80%
Location - 100% Cleanliness - 100% Value - 100%

Customer review

27 April 2009 Customer would recommend this property

Liked: The location.

Disliked: Customer left no negative feedback.

80.0%
Atmosphere - 40% Staff - 80% Facilities - 100% Safety - 100%
Location - 60% Cleanliness - 100% Value - 80%

Customer review

22 April 2009

Liked: Very clean. Huge hostel tho and felt a bit sterile. Dorms were cramped with nowhere really to put your luggage.

Disliked: Customer left no negative feedback.

91.4%
Atmosphere - 80% Staff - 100% Facilities - 80% Safety - 80%
Location - 100% Cleanliness - 100% Value - 100%

Customer review

19 April 2009 Customer would recommend this property

Liked: nice staff and really clean

Disliked: Customer left no negative feedback.

74.3%
Atmosphere - 60% Staff - 80% Facilities - 80% Safety - 80%
Location - 80% Cleanliness - 60% Value - 80%

Customer review

11 April 2009 Customer would recommend this property

Liked: Cool bar, good rooms, overall a good hostel

Disliked: Customer left no negative feedback.

91.4%
Atmosphere - 100% Staff - 100% Facilities - 100% Safety - 80%
Location - 100% Cleanliness - 80% Value - 80%

Customer review

02 March 2009 Customer would recommend this property

Liked: Modern and clean (despite a few little cockraches - probably the result of people eating and storing food in their rooms even though guests are asked not to). Good location.

Disliked: Customer left no negative feedback.

97.1%
Atmosphere - 100% Staff - 100% Facilities - 100% Safety - 100%
Location - 80% Cleanliness - 100% Value - 100%

Customer review

21 February 2009 Customer would recommend this property

Liked: Big, modern, has everything you need, and a backpackers bar right beside it!

Disliked: Customer left no negative feedback.