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, Anzac Square, Tilt Train, and MacArthur Museum Brisbane.
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          TravelPod Member ReviewsBase Brisbane Central

          Reviewed by sarahtallulah

          Heaps good

          Reviewed Feb 22, 2016
          by (13 reviews) Leicester , United Kingdom Flag of United Kingdom

          After so many people along the coast telling me this was one of the worst hostels they stayed in due to the lack of air conditioning or fans in room, and it being like a sauna to sleep in, I was pleasently surprised. It was super friendly, loads going on hada rooftop cinema on Monday, staff were super nice and helpful; Kitchen although I did not use was always clean and stocked with enough utensils, would stay again for sure. My room even had air conditioning so not sure what other people were talking about.

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          Reviewed by simandnav

          Central clean and spacious hostel

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

          Perfect location

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          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

          Just stopped off in London Town

          A travel blog entry by sarahtallulah on Feb 22, 2016

          6 photos

          So we arrived in Brisbane on the afternoon bus, and so after dropping off the luggage and making a quick change it was off for a tourist trip of the cities Southbank and to grab a photo with the Brisbane sign, now as Renee and I wandered around Queens Plaza and I window shopped around it was not until we hit the bridge to go across to the Southbank …

          Day 31

          A travel blog entry by indrabaars on Dec 16, 2015

          18 photos

          Wakker worden in het torentje, opstaan en naar Telstra gelopen. Hier heb ik dan toch maar een Australische simkaart gekocht. Na dit enerverende uitstapje zijn wij met de bus naar de long pine koala sancturary geweest. Koala knuffelen, whoop whoop! Eenmaal in de dierentuin kwam ik erachter dat bijna elke dierentuin dezelfde soort dieren heeft.. Die …

          Day 30

          A travel blog entry by indrabaars on Dec 15, 2015

          7 photos

          Vandaag om 10 uur vertrokken vanuit het hostel. Nog even de stad in en toen richting Brisbane. Om 12 uur reden wij brisbane airport binnen en hebben wij de auto getankt en ingeleverd. Tot mijn verbazing hoefden wij niets voor de beschadigde wieldop te betalen aangezien alles verzekerd was. Wij hadden gewoon geen eigen risico, nihil stond op het …

          Everybody wants to be a cat..

          A travel blog entry by zoeandlaura2015 on Jul 15, 2015

          2 photos

          Arrive in Brisbane and after a rather exhausting walk we reach our Hostel
          Spend the day getting our bearings and book ourselves tickets for Magic Mike XXL. Surprisingly tickets were only $6! (3) and was shown on the largest screen in Australia - 25m And phwoarr that made for good viewing ;)

          The next day we did what we do best - …

          Tacky souvenirs and a cinema date

          A travel blog entry by zoeandlaura2015 on Aug 20, 2015

          We arrived in Brisbane late at Base hostel (can't believe this is the last time) had some food then got an early night.
          Our last full day in Australia was dedicated to souvenir shopping. We went to all of the tacky souvenir shops selling everything from tea towels to kangaroo testicles. With our stereotypical purchases in tow, we decided for …

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