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Reviewed 20 September 2015 via mobile

Thankfully I only stayed for one night but if I was due to stay anymore I would have changed to another hostel. The reception area is unwelcoming, the lift was broken, the floors were dirty and the bathroom was absolutely disgusting, there were stains all over the shower. It definitely had not been cleaned in a week or two. The...

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Reviewed 19 September 2015 via mobile

Stayed here for just one night.. Wish it could have been longer. Room was spacious and very clean (NO bugs) amazing shower and really comfy bed! The bar next door does some great cheap food too! Also it's round the corner from the bus terminal so you don't have to lug your bags far. The staff in this hostel are...

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Reviewed 7 September 2015

All of their receptionists are crazy individuls, all but one are friendly, helpful and professional. They have 2 lifts and no staircase. Having stayed there 4 times throughout 2 months, I found one lift is always broken, the other one is the slowest ever, I have never wasted so much time waiting for a lift! The hostel is OK, I...

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Posthausen, Germany
Reviewed 26 August 2015 via mobile

I stayed here luckily just for two nights in a 8 dorm mixed. The room was absolutely crowded and not enough space at all. It was boiling in the room, the aircon wasn't really working. Instead of a window for fresh air there is an air refresher which blows chewing gum smell every half an hour in the room.. the...

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Suzie T, Manager at Base Brisbane Uptown, responded to this review

Hello, Thank you for your feedback, we really do appreciate you taken the time to right us a review to help us improve our hostel. We have just recently had new mattresses put in the rooms. so all our guest can sleep well at night. We are a new team here at Base and as the manager I have implemented...

Reviewed 20 August 2015 via mobile

Stayed here for 2 nights in room 20. Positive: close to transport centre. That's all I'm afraid. Negatives: It was an 8 bed dorm which seemed to be a long term or staff dorm and was not cleaned for months. As you walked along the ground you could feel the dirt moving underneath you. This room smelt so bad the...

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Suzie T, Manager at Base Brisbane Uptown, responded to this review

Hello, Thank you for your review, we appreciate that you have taken the time to give us your feed back. It is important to us and we value every ones feedback. It helps us improve our hostel. I'm so sorry to hear you were dis satisfied with our hostel. We are a new team here at the hostel and as...

Reviewed 18 August 2015 via mobile

This hostel is very close to the bus terminal which was why I chose it. It also has a bar on the ground floor, The Guilty Rogue, which serves a good pizza and gives a 20% discount to guests. I'm out of nice things to say. The elevator is slow but mandatory, stairs are for an emergency and only lead...

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Suzie T, Manager at Base Brisbane Uptown, responded to this review

Hi, Thank you so much for you feedback, we do appreciate all feedback we receive, whether negative or positive, it helps us to see what area's we need to improve on. Since moving here to be the new manager, I have implemented a lot of new things. One thing I have done is hire a new house keeping manager, as...

Reviewed 17 August 2015 via mobile

The staff (suzi) especially were amazing. They helped me with everything I need, sorting my room out, travel times, and use of my telly! The room was more than adequate, beautifully presented. Hostel in brilliant location and even tho it could do with a paint in general I thought it was a really good stay! 👍

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Suzie T, Manager at Base Brisbane Uptown, responded to this review

Hi Holly, Thank you very much for your review, we really do appreciate the fact you have taken the time to give such awesome feedback. I'm stoked that you loved your time at the hostel. You are welcome here any time. We have currently painted and decorated level 1, it is looking great, still got a bit to do but...

Ashdod, Israel
Reviewed 9 August 2015

Good location- walking distance from pretty much everything that was happening, right next to the train station. I stayed at a double room (no roommates) which was clean, quiet and nice and I had a positive experience over all... One of the floors did look pretty bad and I did hear some people complain about their experience at the hostel...

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Suzie T, Manager at Base Brisbane Uptown, responded to this review

Hello, Thank you so much for your review, we really appreciate the time you have taken to write us some feedback. I'm the new manager here at Base, since I started in July I have employed a whole new team from a house keeping manager to reception and cleaning staff. We are working hard everyday to improve the standard of...

Sydney, Australia
Reviewed 8 August 2015 via mobile

I stayed in a 8 bedroom dorm in this place. There was barely any room for bags, this with only 6 of the beds full. My first night I woke up to the sound of piss hitting the carpet from some cretin in my room (there was an ensuite). However, this is not the hostel's fault and I must thank...

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Suzie T, Manager at Base Brisbane Uptown, responded to this review

Hello. Thank you very much for your feedback, it really is important to us and we appreciate the fact you have taken time to write us a review. I'm sorry to hear about what happened to you, although we can not take responsibility for what happened to you, we can however, sympathise. There is always one "cretin" (love your choice...

Reviewed 29 July 2015

Positives: -Decent (but not amazing) location -When it's open the bar is (apparently, closed when I was there) good I'm afraid those are the only real positives of note Negatives: -Staff were very not nice, not welcoming and not very approachable -Deposit just to get things to cook with, which you then need to watch carefully for the rest of...

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Suzie T, Manager at Base Brisbane Uptown, responded to this review

Hello, Thank you so much for your review. It's great to get some feedback on our property, so we can go on and better our hostel. I'm sorry you felt disappointed in our hostel. I would firstly like to say I'm the new manager here at Base. Since coming here in July I have implemented a whole new team, from...

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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Choose from a great range of dorms or private rooms, all fully ensuited, air-conditioned and sound proofed! We will help you go out and explore wonderful Brisbane or if you prefer catch up on some emails enjoy our common area with Foxtel TV, cook in the kitchen or pop downstairs to the Tin Bar & Grill, make friends, go for a drink and see where the mood takes you. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Base Brisbane Uptown

Address: 466 George St | Cnr Herschel & Roma Streets, Brisbane, Queensland 4000, Australia (Formerly Tinbilly Travellers)
Region: Australia > Queensland > Brisbane Region > Brisbane
Price Range: $40 - $157 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:2 star — Base Brisbane Uptown 2*
Number of rooms: 45
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