Base Brisbane Central

Address: 308 Edward Street, Brisbane, Queensland, 4000, Australia | 2 star hostel
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This 2 star hostel, located on 308 Edward Street, Brisbane, is near City Hall, Tilt Train, Anzac Square, and Brunswick Street.
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      TravelPod Member ReviewsBase Brisbane Central

      Reviewed by simandnav

      Central clean and spacious hostel

      Reviewed Nov 10, 2013
      by (24 reviews) , United Kingdom Flag of United Kingdom

      Perfect location

      This review is the subjective opinion of a TravelPod member and not of

      Reviewed by ria-han

      Loved it !

      Reviewed Jul 11, 2013
      by (8 reviews) , Australia Flag of Australia

      I arrived in Brisbane to two of my friends, Martin and Roisin. They were staying in Base working for accommodation, so they new the staff at there and got on great with them! Gradually got to know them all and started working for accommodation myself, which eventually ended up to me working as paid staff doing house keeping! Stayed there for 3months, living, working and going out down under. Best 3 months, had so much fun as we had a little family with everyone living there !!

      This review is the subjective opinion of a TravelPod member and not of

      Reviewed by wandertroete


      Reviewed Oct 25, 2012
      by (9 reviews) Cologne , Germany Flag of Germany

      Etwas ranzig, aber gut!
      Dachterasse, tvraum, downunderbar im keller!

      This review is the subjective opinion of a TravelPod member and not of

      Reviewed by jenny_emily

      base central

      Reviewed Apr 21, 2012
      by (3 reviews) , United Kingdom Flag of United Kingdom

      clean bedding, friendly atmosphere, kitchen a little rank and lacked plates etc, great bar underneath.

      This review is the subjective opinion of a TravelPod member and not of

      Reviewed by jenni-louise

      Sufficient for our needs, amazing location

      Reviewed Feb 26, 2012
      by (18 reviews) Narre Warren South, Victoria , Australia Flag of Australia

      My friend accompanied me to Brisbane to see the Matisse exhibition; I am a backpacker and she is a four-star, must-have-hairdryer girl so this was a real experience for her. She was initially shocked at the smell in the baggage room where we stowed our bags until 2pm check-in, and also at the size of our tiny single rooms, but by the time we checked out 2 nights later she was won over to my way of travelling (mostly). We spent only the nights in our rooms so the size was irrelevant - there was room for a single bed, bedside table and large suitcase, a hook on the wall for a towel and secure locks. The building is heritage listed and divine, the shower block cleaned twice daily, the kitchen massive and well-set-out, and there's a rooftop area for chilling out with a beer or two, complete with loungers and a barbeque. It is directly opposite Central Station and close to the bus station at King George Square, and the staff were friendly and helpful even though they were getting hammered by a crowd of people checking in for a festival. The lounge/tele watching area was smelly and grungey. My friend was able to borrow a hairdryer for a $20 deposit, which was returned when she gave it back. All in all, adequate accommodations in a gorgeous old building, in an excellent and central location.

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      Reviewed by panf007

      Backpacker Central

      Reviewed Dec 28, 2010
      by (20 reviews) Pinawa , Canada Flag of Canada

      Located in an old classic Queensland building, centrally located in Brisbane, this place is packed to the max. Rooms are small and moldy, can be noisy at night. The pub downstairs have drinking nights every night of the week, good or bad, depending on your taste.

      The people working here either don't give a damn about you, or they are too busy yelling at others while you wait for your turn.

      Basically if you are looking for a S#@T Hole to crash a few days, this is your place.

      This review is the subjective opinion of a TravelPod member and not of

      TripAdvisor Reviews Base Brisbane Central

      2.50 of 5 stars Fair

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