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Nomads Brisbane Hostel

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Zofingen, Switzerland
Reviewed 17 March 2016 via mobile

we booked a double/twin room for two nights in brisbane. after a perfect stay in base sydney we headed for brisbane. it was a horrible place to stay and we left after the first night! it felt like in prison though i bet prison is more comfortable. the first room we got had a ventilation pipe going through it. it...

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Manchester, United Kingdom
Reviewed 15 March 2016 via mobile

Got off to a great start.. Got upgraded to a double room for free! Stayed £ nights double room was really nice bit dull but very comfy like a hotel. Best location for the city walking distance everywhere. I didn't do the party hostel or use any the facilities so I cant comment but was clean and good experience for...

Thank CiaraM123
BaseBrisbaneCentral, Manager at Nomads Brisbane Hostel, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to write a review. Were glad you had a great stay and enjoyed our central location which cant be beat in Brisbane. We look forward to seeing you again. Safe travels from the Base Central team.

Reviewed 12 March 2016 via mobile

I would NEVER stay there again. Lets start with the one positive, the lady that checked me in was very friendly. The lift was broken (something i was told later was an almost permanent occurrence) so i had to drag my stuff up the stairs. The whole place was filthy and had an air of neglect. Everything was dirty and...

Thank Caris S
BaseBrisbaneCentral, Manager at Nomads Brisbane Hostel, responded to this review

Thank you very much for taking the time to leave us your feedback, we take all of our guest’s feedback negative or positive on board so that we can make any necessary improvements and improve our service for our guests. I am disappointed to hear your stay was not great and will address some of your issues we have porters...

Mackay, Australia
Reviewed 11 March 2016

8 in our group so booked an 8 room dorm. Arrived late in the evening and had an early departure. All exhausted after day of travelling. Air-conditioning wasn't working. Couldn't open any windows. Unbearably hot. Not a good experience

Thank CarenBrown
Brisbane, Australia
Reviewed 4 March 2016

room was immaculate, staff are friendly and extremely welcoming, best hostel i have ever stayed in 10/10. The food in down under bar is cheap and really good quality. the night life in down under is perfect, games everyday of the week, all for cash prizes with free entry. cheap drink aswell.

Thank Charlie F
Exeter, United Kingdom
Reviewed 29 February 2016

So I lived at this hostel for more than 2 months in February/March 2015. To be perfectly honest, the location is awesome, the bar downstairs is perfect for backpackers and cheap food in the restaurant above. The majority of the rooms are pretty spacious, I had some friends that were in some pretty cramped rooms however, so I guess that's...

Thank Koreynolds
BaseBrisbaneCentral, Manager at Nomads Brisbane Hostel, responded to this review

Thank you very much for taking the time to leave us your feedback, we take all of our guest’s feedback negative or positive on board so that we can make any necessary improvements and improve our service for our guests. We agree our location is second to none and makes the perfect base to explore or work in Brisbane. The...

Dunstable, United Kingdom
Reviewed 29 February 2016 via mobile

Not what we were expecting for a hostel. Pleased with our time there, staff are lovely and helpful. Noisy but we were expecting something like that anyway. Clean. Really good deals in the restaurant. Great value

Thank Sally F
BaseBrisbaneCentral, Manager at Nomads Brisbane Hostel, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to leave a review for the hostel. Our reception staff pride themselves on being helpful and truly enjoy what they do. The hostel is known as a party hostel and we are always willing to move guests to more peaceful floor. Were glad you enjoyed your stay and look forward to seeing you again....

Brisbane Region, Australia
Reviewed 25 February 2016

I booked online and was a little worried after reading reviews after booking. BUT I had a great time the Central hostel was safe, clean, staff were always helpful when they were not super busy which I as a waiter can relate. Building is one of the most beautiful buildings in Brisbane, it stands out like a beacon within the...

Thank Maxxxxxxxzzzzzzzzz
Reviewed 25 February 2016 via mobile

I stayed recently at this property in a single room and would strongly discourage anyone who is thinking of booking. Every amenity will cost you extra, this is fine. However there seemed to be zero availability of basic things like towels and utensils a lot of the time. Every day the transient staff will come and change your bin, whether...

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BaseBrisbaneCentral, Manager at Nomads Brisbane Hostel, responded to this review

Thankyou for taking the time to leave a review. Base Brisbane is the largest hostel in Brisbane and we need to take deposits for towels, cutlery etc to make sure everyone remembers to bring the items back and all guests are refunded when products are returned. Our housekeeping staff who clean all the rooms everyday are all long term employees....

Reviewed 24 February 2016

Really good location if you're looking for a central base to explore the city. Clean and tidy rooms and friendly staff. Only stayed here for the one night but is close to everything you need. I like the lift too.

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BaseBrisbaneCentral, Manager at Nomads Brisbane Hostel, responded to this review

Thanks for taking time from your travels to leave a review. Its always great to hear positive feedback and were glad you enjoyed your time at Base Central. We like the lift too. Safe travels from the whole Base Brisbane Crew.

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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Nomads Brisbane has everything a backpacker could want, with our five floors offering a wide variety of rooms to appeal to everyone from the newly-arrived to the newly-wed, including dormitory and private rooms. All rooms are secured via electronic keycards, while you can keep your valuables doubly secured with our supplied lockers. Linen is also provided so there's no need to bring your sleeping bag! But that's not all. Our rooftop terrace is the place in the Brisbane CBD to catch some sun, chill out, have a BBQ or just watch the world go by while you wait for your laundry in one of our three laundry rooms. If the sun's not your thing then we also have common areas to kick back, relax, and get some quality tv time; that or cook up a feast in our guest kitchen! If you're looking for work, why not let our Job Club give you a nudge in the right direction? Likewise, our friendly travel desk staff don't just know everything about the beautiful South-East Queensland - they can give you advice about anywhere in Australia, New Zealand and the South Pacific! Downstairs the Down Under Bar is where you can go full on, flat out! Come on down to Brisbane's most famous backpacker bar where you can win great prizes, dance the night away, or even meet Mr/Mrs Right (or Mr/Mrs Right Now!). If you're after something a little quieter then our Zi Bar does great food and coffee, with regular functions to keep you entertained. Dormitories are available to genuine backpackers only. Guests MUST be over 18 years old to stay at Nomads Brisbane Hostel. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Nomads Brisbane Hostel

Address: 308 Edward St, Brisbane, Queensland 4000, Australia (Formerly Base Brisbane Central)
Region: Australia > Queensland > Brisbane Region > Brisbane
Price Range: RM121 - RM284 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:2 star — Nomads Brisbane Hostel 2*
Number of rooms: 136
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Base Brisbane Central Hotel Brisbane
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“Don't get a room on the top floor (5th) if you want to sleep.”
sirrir, 24 Apr 2017 | Read review
“Higher floor not to get the noise from the bar”
guillaume2710, 4 Apr 2017 | Read review
“Just stay away from this place”
SoloDen1, 31 Mar 2017 | Read review
“8 bed dorms have best space/air con for your money, where the 10 bed dorm only had fans. Don't be on floor 1 if light sleeper.”
mrudy16, 17 Mar 2017 | Read review
“If you a problem ask the reception desk and they will help”
timbob2015, 18 Feb 2017 | Read review
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