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Aussie Way Backpackers Hostel

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Reviewed 18 September 2014

Me and my friend stayed one night in 4suite room and had terance entry in our room! Staff is so kind and welcoming and hostel is cleen and homely. There is even litlle pool in the backyard and its so peaceful there! We are defenitly coming back if we are in Brisbane!

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Aussie-Way, Front Office Manager at Aussie Way Backpackers Hostel, responded to this review

Your words are very much appreciated, Serriina. It's always good to hear feedback, so thank you for having taken the time to do so. You're of course always welcome to come back!

Reviewed 16 September 2014

This hostel is great. Super friendly and small. Nice and quite, definitely not a party hostel. Facilities we're clean and modern, made me feel at home. Only negative was the internet not being free and when you did pay for it the connection wasn't great and didn't reach everywhere in the hostel. We stayed when they were quiet and had...

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Aussie-Way, Front Office Manager at Aussie Way Backpackers Hostel, responded to this review

Thank you for the feedback, Melissa, we really appreciate it. As for the internet: we're currently looking into options to make it better and hopefully we'll be able to provide a better service in the next few days. We're glad that you enjoyed your stay, we do try to make people feel at home!

Reviewed 2 September 2014

Spent 4 nights here in August 2014. Stayed in a double room with shared bathroom. We found the staff very welcoming and helpful, answering all our questions and sorting us with a parking permit for the car and early check-out. The neighborhood is very quiet and yet just 5 minutes from the bustling Caxton St district, and just a bit...

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Aussie-Way, Front Office Manager at Aussie Way Backpackers Hostel, responded to this review

Thank you for your feedback, R S, we're glad that you enjoyed your time here. We are indeed not the Hilton, but we also don't advertise as such as we are a quiet small hostel and pride ourselves on the friendly, laid-back atmosphere instead.

Maidstone, United Kingdom
Reviewed 26 August 2014

My stay at Aussie Way was one of contradictions and a bit of a mixed bag. On the one hand, the girl on reception was friendly and helpful. On the other, the signs around the hostel were full of warnings 'not to do' certain things. Which I can understand to a certain extent in what is backpacker accommodation, but having...

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Aussie-Way, Front Office Manager at Aussie Way Backpackers Hostel, responded to this review

Hello AJMartin001, and thank you for having taken the time for the thorough review. We're sorry to hear that your stay has not been as pleasant as it could have been, so perhaps some explanations are in place here. We are quite aware that there are many signs across the hostel. Most of them are duplicates of the same message...

Brussels, Belgium
Reviewed 12 August 2014

We stayed in two different rooms in the charming QLD house on Jessie street and it was absolutely fantastic. Quiet rooms, clean shared facilities (only 6 people share), close to the Barracks and Roma station, helpful staff. Recommend for couples who like peace, rest and quiet! The only negative would be wifi access: reception is not very good and it...

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Aussie-Way, Front Office Manager at Aussie Way Backpackers Hostel, responded to this review

Thank you Margarita A for your kind words, we're glad that you enjoyed your stay here. Thank you for your feedback as well on the WIFI. Unfortunately there is little to be changed there: our prices are similar to the hostels around us and the far ends of the hostel do have a slower connection, but there is adequate space...

St. Louis Park, Minnesota
Reviewed 5 August 2014 via mobile

Aussieway is super unique because it is set in a residential area. The building itself is classic and the rooms are cozy, without the sterile, military look that a lot of high volume hostels have. It is quiet all the time and despite not being super modern, it is always clean. The central location is perfect, just a 5 minute...

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Aussie-Way, Front Office Manager at Aussie Way Backpackers Hostel, responded to this review

Thank you for your warm words, Golzmckeegan. The view from our front porch is indeed one of the prides of this hostel, we're glad that you enjoyed it.

Hervey
Reviewed 15 June 2014

Me and my partner have really enjoyed our stay at Aussie way! The location is perfect, not to far from the city and just around the corner from Caxton street, also the transit centre is just a short walk away. The hostel is very clean and tidy, as they have a daily cleaner and the staff clean as well. We...

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Aussie-Way, Front Office Manager at Aussie Way Backpackers Hostel, responded to this review

Thank you for the feedback, Scott. We are indeed set on being clean and being quiet as we are situated in a residential area. Glad that you enjoyed your stay!

Reviewed 15 June 2014

I stayed at Aussie Way for a few days off the back of state of origin. It is just a few blocks up from Suncorp stadium and is within walking distance to the city as well as the barracks (they have some nicer cafes and a cinema there). This is the perfect place to stay if you want to opt...

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Aussie-Way, Front Office Manager at Aussie Way Backpackers Hostel, responded to this review

Thank you for the review, Thomas. We appreciate your kind words as our staff does try to keep the hostel very clean and to be helpful and friendly. We're glad that you enjoyed your stay!

London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 11 June 2014

We stayed here for two nights in late May 2014. We were going to State of Origin Game 1, and this place is perfect in terms of location to the stadium - 10 mins walk. It is a lovely old Queenslander, with a nice big bathroom. The kitchen is quite small but we didn't use it much. Like all old...

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Aussie-Way, Front Office Manager at Aussie Way Backpackers Hostel, responded to this review

Thank you for your review, LM631. We appreciate the feedback. And you are right about the rooms at the back (generally) being more quiet: the main building consists mostly out of dorms, whilst the other building is primarily for couples.

Brisbane, Australia
Reviewed 21 May 2014

This hostel has a very nice feel to it. Its in a nice location, walking distance to the city and close to Coles. Its not a partyhostel since you need to be quieter after i think 22.00, which is nice, makes sleeping easier. Rooms would have been nicer if the long stay guests would clean up their stuff more. But...

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Aussie-Way, Front Office Manager at Aussie Way Backpackers Hostel, responded to this review

Thank you very much for your feedback, traveler s, we really appreciate it. As we can't have our eyes at every place at all times, it indeed happens that people disregard our guidelines. Nevertheless, when we encounter people who do so: we generally ask them to follow the rules. This goes especially for smoking (we do not allow things other...

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  • Free Internet
  • Pool
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  • Pool
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  • Free Internet
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  • Self-Serve Laundry
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
This heritage-listed, colonial home was built circa 1872 and offers a charming and quiet place for backpackers and travellers to stay away from the hustle and bustle but close enough to be convenient. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Aussie Way Backpackers Hostel

Address: 34 Cricket St, Brisbane, Queensland 4000, Australia
Region: Australia > Queensland > Brisbane Region > Brisbane
Price Range: $27 - $296 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:1 star — Aussie Way Backpackers Hostel 1*
Number of rooms: 11
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“Go upstairs as some of the guests can be loud in the morning, but you lose that 1 bar of WiFi in the corner of the room downstairs.”
damienl703, 21 Aug 2015 | Read review
“If you use the pool in the morning you'll often have it to yourself. They also have a girls only dorm. Just ask.”
Jsmithmel, 31 Jan 2015 | Read review
“If you're a girl and there's room in the female dorm (dorm 8) then ask to be put in it. If you have any major downloading to do at the hostel wait until night time when no one is using it.”
EnglishBoo, 23 Jan 2015 | Read review
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