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 MacArthur Museum Brisbane.
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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 !!

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    Reviewed by wandertroete


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

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

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    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.

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    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.

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    TripAdvisor Reviews Base Brisbane Central

    2.50 of 5 stars Fair

    Travel Blogs from Brisbane

    Sports day

    A travel blog entry by earthwanderers on Mar 14, 2015

    8 photos

    We are loving Brisbane! We've had another great couple of days. It's 10pm here right now, and we've not long got back from the rugby: Queensland against the Brumbies. Despite Queensland losing 29-0, it was a good match and we really enjoyed watching the game, and having a few beers each. It's now 10pm, so only 3 hours until the Leicester game is on …

    En route to Brisbane!

    A travel blog entry by earthwanderers on Mar 09, 2015

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    It's 13.11 and we are on our way to Brisbane, leaving the lovely Surfers Paradise. We're slightly annoyed seeing as we aren't on a Greyhound bus, which is what we paid for, and are instead on a small white bus with no wifi or usb socket - but hey ho, the bus is only 1 hour long. We've really enjoyed our few days in Surfers Paradise, they have been …

    The Journey

    A travel blog entry by emma.harvey on Jan 27, 2015

    Knowing I had to be up early, I went to bed just after 10... Surprise, surprise, I didn't sleep a wink! So 2 hours later I got up, got myself ready, crammed the last few bits and pieces into my already overfull rucksack and left home about 1am... So strange knowing I won't be going back there again for the best part of this year.

    The …

    A day in Brisbane

    A travel blog entry by chris93savory on Jun 09, 2015

    8 photos

    After a very bland, soggy but apparently healthy porridge breakfast, we walk southeast from our hostel into Brisbane town centre along Queen Street, the main pedestrianised high street for shopping, and spend what feels like hours in Forever 21 which has a sale on, only to walk out empty handed and rueing setting foot inside. We continue South and …

    Brisbane by the river

    A travel blog entry by poracapase on Oct 05, 2013

    OK, comienzo con mi intento fallido de conectar Biloela con Brisbane..

    Tome el bus en Biloela rumbo a Rockhampton y me dejo en una estacion de servicio donde tomaba el siguiente bus hacia Brisbane. Por alguna razon, y algo inusual en Australia, el bondi se demoro.. O al menos eso es lo que me dijeron en la gas station (unica parada de …

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