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Reviews of Base Brisbane - Central

Hostel | Corner Ann & Edward Streets, Brisbane, Australia .

65.5% Overall Rating

334 out of 475 customers would recommend this property

Recent review (27/03/2014)

Emma Davies thinks…

"Loved the location and price of the hostel. Beds were comfy enough and was given a blanket when asked."

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Facilities

  • Air Conditioning
  • Bar
  • Credit cards accepted
  • No curfew
  • Secure lockers
  • Internet / Wi-Fi
  • Nightclub
  • Pool table(s)
  • 24 hour reception
  • Safety deposit
  • 24 hour hot showers
  • Tours/Travel Desk
  • Washing machines
  • Wheelchair accessible
  • ATM / cash machine
  • Café
  • Common area / room
  • Communal kitchen
  • Television room

Purchasable Extras

  • Breakfast USD 5.62

What's Included

  • Luggage Room
  • Linen

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65.5%

Overall Rating

334 out of 475 HostelBookers customers said that they would recommend 'Base Brisbane - Central'

Atmosphere
56.8%
Location
88.8%
Facilities
58.4%
Cleanliness
54.4%
Staff
67.2%
Value
62.4%
Safety
70.4%
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71.4%
Atmosphere - 60% Staff - 80% Facilities - 60% Safety - 100%
Location - 100% Cleanliness - 60% Value - 40%

Cristal Hills

With friends / other travellers

Backpacking / gap year

04 March 2013 Cristal would recommend this property

Liked: Staff nice enough, rooms/bathroom clean enough. Air con which was a plus. Jeremy the job man us ace!!

Disliked: Cristal left no negative feedback.

The property's response is...

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

john kendrick

Alone

Visiting friends or family

25 February 2013 john would recommend this property

Liked: Convenient location for the station and the 24 hour reception

Disliked: Late night noise and dirty showers

The property's response is...

74.3%
Atmosphere - 100% Staff - 60% Facilities - 60% Safety - 60%
Location - 100% Cleanliness - 60% Value - 80%

Jennifer Armstrong

Alone

Backpacking / gap year
Sightseeing & culture
Sports, adventure or outdoor activities
Visiting friends or family

03 February 2013 Jennifer would recommend this property

Liked: The location is great!

Disliked: The staff were not very helpful.

The property's response is...

42.9%
Atmosphere - 60% Staff - 20% Facilities - 20% Safety - 60%
Location - 100% Cleanliness - 20% Value - 20%

Customer review

With friends / other travellers

Sightseeing & culture

13 January 2013

Liked: Not much apart from good location

Disliked: No air conditioning that worked. Club in the basement could be heard on the third floor up to 4am both nights. Combined with no air con doesnt equal a good nights sleep.

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

Customer review

With friends / other travellers

Backpacking / gap year
Beach / sunbathing
Partying / nightlife
Sightseeing & culture

04 January 2013

Liked: Great location, in CBD and just a short walk to Queen Street Malls, the Botanical Gardens, opposite Central Station. I guess its quite cheap so you get what you pay for. Good value for money at Down Under Bar - cooked breakfast $7 and meals for $10.

Disliked: So noisy!! In every other hostel I've stayed out, its noisy but at least is quite after 12am/1am latest and corridors are usually patrolled or have security cameras. I had one of the worst night sleeps ever, people skate-boarding down the corridor at 5am!! What is worst is that you can hear into every room because there is a window/screen with holes in above every door! The kitchen is quite poorly equipped, had to wait often for cutlery and washing up is never done apart from by people who work there cleaning the kitchen! Need tougher rules like in other hostels!

The property's response is...

48.6%
Atmosphere - 60% Staff - 100% Facilities - 20% Safety - 20%
Location - 100% Cleanliness - 20% Value - 20%

Peter Barnes

Alone

Work / volunteering

11 November 2012

Liked: Central location

Disliked: Dirty toilets , broken lift , dirty and poor showers, over priced for the condition of the premises

The property's response is...

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

Customer review

With friends / other travellers

Sightseeing & culture

25 October 2012 Customer would recommend this property

Liked: No comment

Disliked: No comment

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

Chiang Cheng

With friends / other travellers

Backpacking / gap year

23 October 2012 Chiang would recommend this property

Liked: I think If you need a a good night sleep you would pay the extra for a hotel! But if your looking to meet new friends and have a drink on the roof (one of the best views in Brisbane) this is the place to stay, bar is always a few stairs down can be heard till late. A true backpacker experience.

Disliked: Stay away from level 1, a bit to messy. Down Under Bar great meal deals!

The property's response is...

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

Customer review

With friends / other travellers

Sightseeing & culture

26 September 2012 Customer would recommend this property

Liked: Good location

Disliked: The manual lift is too scary sometimes

The property's response is...

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

XIAOYUE BAI

Alone

Sightseeing & culture

22 September 2012 XIAOYUE would recommend this property

Liked: I think everything depends on what kind of roommate u are sharing the room with. .. One thing to my poorest satisfaction is the quilt. Although it's warm enough, but the cover is really dirty

Disliked: XIAOYUE left no negative feedback.

The property's response is...

42.9%
Atmosphere - 40% Staff - 60% Facilities - 20% Safety - 20%
Location - 100% Cleanliness - 40% Value - 20%

Customer review

With friends / other travellers

Sightseeing & culture

17 August 2012

Liked: The location and the building from the outside were very nice. Also, the Zi Bar situated underneath is very nice and has very good value for money food and drinks offers.

Disliked: Just about everything

The property's response is...

28.6%
Atmosphere - 40% Staff - 20% Facilities - 40% Safety - 40%
Location - 20% Cleanliness - 20% Value - 20%

Customer review

Alone

Shopping

26 July 2012 Customer would recommend this property

Liked: Location, friendliness by staff

Disliked: Nothing

The property's response is...

88.6%
Atmosphere - 60% Staff - 100% Facilities - 100% Safety - 100%
Location - 100% Cleanliness - 100% Value - 60%

Customer review

Alone

Sightseeing & culture

14 July 2012 Customer would recommend this property

Liked: central, clean, safe

Disliked: no wheelchair access, meaning now access for your suitcase internet very very slow and you still got charged for it

The property's response is...

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

Customer review

Alone

Work / volunteering

12 July 2012 Customer would recommend this property

Liked: Location

Disliked: Noisy

The property's response is...

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

Fareiny Morni

Alone

Business / conference

09 July 2012 Fareiny would recommend this property

Liked: Location was absolutely superb!

Disliked: Noisy neighbours.

The property's response is...

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

Ciaran Rawlinson

With friends / other travellers

Backpacking / gap year
City break
Partying / nightlife
Sports, adventure or outdoor activities
Work / volunteering

19 June 2012 Ciaran would recommend this property

Liked: Good location. Good weekly prices.

Disliked: Kitchen is too small for the number of people living there.

The property's response is...

54.3%
Atmosphere - 60% Staff - 60% Facilities - 40% Safety - 40%
Location - 100% Cleanliness - 40% Value - 40%

Customer review

With friends / other travellers

Backpacking / gap year

16 June 2012

Liked: Location

Disliked: Noisy, dirty, no space in room

The property's response is...

62.9%
Atmosphere - 60% Staff - 80% Facilities - 60% Safety - 60%
Location - 80% Cleanliness - 60% Value - 40%

Peter Bett

With my spouse / partner

Backpacking / gap year

24 May 2012 Peter would recommend this property

Liked: Friendly staff and quirky building

Disliked: Funny smell in room and hallways. Pretty noisy in the morning which is not at all unusual for a hostel

The property's response is...

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

Customer review

With friends / other travellers

Visiting friends or family

21 May 2012 Customer would recommend this property

Liked: Accommodation was comfortable, bathrooms were clean.

Disliked: Customer left no negative feedback.

The property's response is...

54.3%
Atmosphere - 20% Staff - 80% Facilities - 60% Safety - 60%
Location - 80% Cleanliness - 40% Value - 40%

NIKITA ODDY

Alone

Business / conference

14 April 2012

Liked: It is next to the train station, there is a 24 hour check in desk, and the girls' bathroom has swipe key access.

Disliked: It smelt bad, the rooms have a vent above the door that lets in lots of light and noise,and the bedding (blanket) looked shabby.

60.0%
Atmosphere - 60% Staff - 60% Facilities - 60% Safety - 40%
Location - 80% Cleanliness - 60% Value - 60%

Customer review

With my spouse / partner

Romantic getaway

06 April 2012 Customer would recommend this property

Liked: It was centrally located. It was literally kiddie corner from central station which made transit really very easy. Located above a bar which made it easy to get out for the night as well.

Disliked: Shortly after arrival me and my girlfriend were changing and someone entered the room. The front desk put two different parties in my private room. It made my girlfriend very uncomfortable for her first hostel experience.

77.1%
Atmosphere - 80% Staff - 80% Facilities - 80% Safety - 80%
Location - 80% Cleanliness - 60% Value - 80%

Customer review

Alone

Visiting friends or family

25 March 2012 Customer would recommend this property

Liked: its very central

Disliked: it was quite noisy because of other travellers at night time

68.6%
Atmosphere - 60% Staff - 60% Facilities - 60% Safety - 60%
Location - 100% Cleanliness - 60% Value - 80%

Customer review

With my spouse / partner

Sightseeing & culture

13 March 2012

Liked: the location

Disliked: elevator,showers and carpets need an upgrade desperately.

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

Sara Lowe

With friends / other travellers

Beach / sunbathing
Events / festivals
Partying / nightlife
Shopping
Sports, adventure or outdoor activities
Visiting friends or family

07 March 2012 Sara would recommend this property

Liked: The staff were very friendly! I also LOVE the bar underneath (we went on the recommendation of one of the staff members and were very impressed!)

Disliked: N/A

65.7%
Atmosphere - 40% Staff - 80% Facilities - 80% Safety - 80%
Location - 100% Cleanliness - 40% Value - 40%

Customer review

Alone

City break

07 March 2012

Liked: Location is great, very close to central station and city. It has an elevator and I had a heavy suitcase so that was great!!

Disliked: The rooms smell, the kitchen is very dirty and there are few bathrooms per floor. My room was very far from the bathroom. The bed linens were not clean and the beds do not have a light as in many other base hostels, so if you want to sleep you have to turn off the room light and the rest of the people cannot do anything, or the other way...