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Reviews of Bunk Backpackers

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

81.9% Overall Rating

380 out of 455 customers would recommend this property

Recent review (07/07/2015)

Karol Ann Jacques thinks…

"Staff very friendly, fun games every night! So many Backpackers at the hostel, makes it easy to meet people all over the world!"

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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
  • 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)
  • Common area / room
  • Communal kitchen
  • Elevator / lift(s)
  • Internet access in public areas
  • Internet café
  • Outside area
  • Television room

Purchasable Extras

  • Towel USD 7.02

What's Included

  • Luggage Room
  • Breakfast
  • Linen

Important Information

Hostelbookers Sale Please note that all sales bookings are final and non-refundable. The property may charge your card in advance for the full amount of your stay. Payment protection is also not available in connection with these bookings. In the event that you cancel your booking the accommodation provider shall be entitled to retain the total outstanding costs of your booking. All rooms that are included in the sale are identified in their room type as [“!!! Sale !!! Non Refundable”].

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81.9%

Overall Rating

380 out of 455 HostelBookers customers said that they would recommend 'Bunk Backpackers'

Atmosphere
79.2%
Location
76.8%
Facilities
83.2%
Cleanliness
82.4%
Staff
84.8%
Value
81.6%
Safety
85.6%
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97.1%
Atmosphere - 100% Staff - 100% Facilities - 100% Safety - 100%
Location - 80% Cleanliness - 100% Value - 100%

Customer review

Alone

Backpacking / gap year
Events / festivals
Partying / nightlife
Sightseeing & culture
Sports, adventure or outdoor activities

28 August 2015 Customer would recommend this property

Liked: Really great atmosphere loved the

Disliked: Customer left no negative feedback.

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

Sandro Auer

Alone

Backpacking / gap year

21 August 2015 Sandro would recommend this property

Liked: it provides everything a hostel needs

Disliked: too less space in reception area to use WiFi

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

Customer review

Alone

Sightseeing & culture

19 August 2015 Customer would recommend this property

Liked: Bar and pool on site.

Disliked: Light was super dim and hard to see in the rooms.

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

Hugo Amor

Alone

City break

17 August 2015 Hugo would recommend this property

Liked: AEFSFZ

Disliked: Hugo left no negative feedback.

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

Customer review

Alone

Business / conference

14 August 2015 Customer would recommend this property

Liked: Good

Disliked: Big dorm

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

Jens Winther

Alone

Backpacking / gap year

12 August 2015 Jens would recommend this property

Liked: Party hostel. Tight rooms, but good bar

Disliked: Tight rooms, lots of noise. No aircon

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

Sean Madigan

Alone

Backpacking / gap year
Partying / nightlife
Sightseeing & culture

09 August 2015 Sean would recommend this property

Liked: Great value and friendly staff

Disliked: Cleaners don't clean under the empty bunks.

77.1%
Atmosphere - 20% Staff - 20% Facilities - 100% Safety - 100%
Location - 100% Cleanliness - 100% Value - 100%

carolyn mckenzie-craig

Alone

Business / conference

07 August 2015 carolyn would recommend this property

Liked: location

Disliked: staff rude

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

Karol Ann Jacques

With friends / other travellers

Backpacking / gap year

07 July 2015 Karol Ann would recommend this property

Liked: Staff very friendly, fun games every night! So many Backpackers at the hostel, makes it easy to meet people all over the world!

Disliked: Sometimes cold showers, wi-fi didn't work except in the lobby (not worth paying for). No one at the tour desk..

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

christopher gravino

Alone

Partying / nightlife
Work / volunteering

30 June 2015 christopher would recommend this property

Liked: Very helpful for all the stuf you need

Disliked: Nothing

22.9%
Atmosphere - 20% Staff - 20% Facilities - 40% Safety - 20%
Location - 20% Cleanliness - 20% Value - 20%

Customer review

Alone

Backpacking / gap year
Business / conference
Events / festivals
Partying / nightlife
Work / volunteering

22 June 2015

Liked: The free wifi is ok, but only in the reception area

Disliked: Everything

100.0%
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Customer review

Alone

Backpacking / gap year

14 June 2015 Customer would recommend this property

Liked: The atmosphere. The rooms with a plug socket by each bed. Value for money

Disliked: My shower was freezing cold!

40.0%
Atmosphere - 40% Staff - 60% Facilities - 60% Safety - 40%
Location - 20% Cleanliness - 40% Value - 20%

Aneka Ganatra

With friends / other travellers

Backpacking / gap year

29 May 2015

Liked: The bar area was nice and the staff were pretty helpful/ friendly.

Disliked: Having been reviewed so well on Hostelbookers I was surprised to find that the hostel was so disappointing. "Free wifi" was confined to the communal area and barely worked even there, after paying for wifi I found it didn't work in my room. The 10 bed dorm was absolutely tiny to the extent that I couldn't actually get my backpack round the room to my bed and I then discovered an ant infestation on the brick wall by my bed (there were also ants in the bathroom). Also had a big issue with noise as the room was located (practically inside) the bathroom and so could hear not only all the drunk roommates coming in but things like the hand dryer going off throughout the night.

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

Bob Pearse

Alone

Work / volunteering

29 May 2015 Bob would recommend this property

Liked: The Bar is that good that people come to the bar that are not even staying at the hostel. Great atmosphere within hostel and bar.

Disliked: Bob left no negative feedback.

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

Customer review

Alone

Backpacking / gap year
Partying / nightlife
Work / volunteering

25 May 2015 Customer would recommend this property

Liked: Very sociable and in a great location

Disliked: no general lounge, wifi could be better in the rooms

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

Customer review

Alone

City break

22 May 2015 Customer would recommend this property

Liked: Friendly staff

Disliked: But noisy

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

Customer review

Alone

Backpacking / gap year

20 May 2015 Customer would recommend this property

Liked: The hostel itself was very updated, it felt more like a hotel than hostels that Ive stayed before.

Disliked: Location was a bit far off CBD and the rooms can get a bit musky when its a full crowd because the bolted in windows.

91.4%
Atmosphere - 100% Staff - 100% Facilities - 100% Safety - 100%
Location - 100% Cleanliness - 80% Value - 60%

Daniel Allenby

Alone

Backpacking / gap year

08 April 2015 Daniel would recommend this property

Liked: Upbeat with lots of backpackers who want to chat and associate with others. This , I believe, develops from a trickle down effect because of the staff. A good first impression makes it easier for others to open themselves up.

Disliked: The dorm beds are quite squeaky... a simple maintenance on them (tightening the allen bolts) would help in the biggest way. The noise level around the place struggles a bit later on in the night/early morning as it's not patrolled upstairs... pretty much hostel life in general though. Dorms will always be a struggle but in general this place hits the nail on the head. Good place to stay.

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

Marina Siebenand Alves

Alone

Backpacking / gap year

06 April 2015 Marina would recommend this property

Liked: Friendly staff, room/ bathroom/ kitchen very clean and spacious. Free breakfast, free wifi downstairs at reception. 15min walk to Brisbane city centre, 5min walk to next train station. Lots of offers and activities. One of the best hostels I've stayed in.

Disliked: Marina left no negative feedback.

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

Beth Dunn

Alone

Backpacking / gap year

02 April 2015 Beth would recommend this property

Liked: Great atmosphere, helful staff, nice room, good bathrooms.

Disliked: Bit annoying that I couldnt get the wifi I'd paid for in my room..

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

Customer review

With friends / other travellers

Backpacking / gap year

15 March 2015 Customer would recommend this property

Liked: Plug and light by each bed. Free breakfast. Clean rooms. Air con. Good size kitchen. Free wifi in communal areas.

Disliked: I stayed in an 8 bed dorm and there was only 1 toilet and 1 shower in the room which meant people were often queuing to use these. Our room was full of people who were living at the hostel whilst working here. This meant they were not interested in talking to us and made the room feel awkward. Not allowed own alcohol in the hostel, meaning a night out can get very expensive. Quite a walk to the city beach and shops.

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

Customer review

Alone

Backpacking / gap year
Business / conference
City break
Shopping

15 March 2015 Customer would recommend this property

Liked: Close to train access Free breakfast was simple but a nice thing to have Staff were helpful, especially with getting around

Disliked: Maybe some more activities for those travelling solo to meet other people in the same boat

91.4%
Atmosphere - 100% Staff - 100% Facilities - 80% Safety - 100%
Location - 60% Cleanliness - 100% Value - 100%

Customer review

Alone

Backpacking / gap year

06 March 2015 Customer would recommend this property

Liked: It was nice and clean and the staff were great

Disliked: No it was great

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

Mike Knowles

With my spouse / partner

Backpacking / gap year

02 March 2015 Mike would recommend this property

Liked: Great atmosphere. Lovely staff and a decent room. Free wifi downstairs or pay extra for wifi in your room, which we did. 5 minutes walk to the train station. Free breakfast. Good kitchen. Decent bar. Loved it.

Disliked: Nothing really, this was the best hostel on our trip so far.

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

Dan Jiang

Alone

Backpacking / gap year
City break
Sightseeing & culture

01 March 2015 Dan would recommend this property

Liked: It was the best hostel in Australia for me. There is a division of quiet space and socializing space. Great location. airport ticket at the front desk is helpful. And very funny staff. Being on a quiet floor helped and ensuite bath and toilet is good and clean.

Disliked: Dan left no negative feedback.