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London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 11 October 2015

Definition of your bog standard hostel. Nowhere near fancy, but not the worst place I've ever stayed. Yes it's quite grimey, but its cheap and you get what you pay for. You do get free wifi and there is a good outside area to sit in and chill but there are other places in Brisbane (literally round the corner) to...

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Charlotte, North Carolina
Reviewed 26 August 2015

I had an excellent stay at the Yellow Submarine. My girlfriend and I stayed in a double room in this large house turned youth hostel. The room was comfortable and quiet room simply furnished with a small desk and side table. The area of the hostel is quite pleasant, many other hostels are also in the same neighborhood but ours...

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Dilbeek, Belgium
Reviewed 30 July 2015 via mobile

I had booked a room with two beds. When I got there, there was a guy on my bed (friend of the guy occupying the second bed) and lots of empty bottles of booze in the bin and food leftovers around. Since the room is tiny, there was a strong stench of alcohol. It's the guest's fault, I suppose, but...

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Dublin, Ireland
Reviewed 17 June 2015 via mobile

I've been here for a couple of nights! It's cheap, not too bad and the staff is very kind! It's also enough close to the centre! Is not the best, kitchen is small - near the smoking area. Toilets were clean but they are very small too. Nice hostel just for a few nights and not more.

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1Thank gaia_pm
Finland
Reviewed 25 April 2015

Stayed there few nights when arrived in Brisbane. We chose this hostel because of the price, it was cheapest option. Wouldn't go there again. We had double room and it was small, noisy and very hot to sleep (as it was January). The kitchen was one big mess, didn't want to cook anything there as it was really dirty. Toilets...

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Washington DC, District of Columbia
Reviewed 21 April 2015

This was not too far of a walk from the Greyhound/Premier Bus Station at the Transit Center. It is tucked away on a back road behind most other hostels. The girls dorm room was fairly large with bunk beds. The beds weren't very comfortable but average for a hostel. The kitchen is very tiny but there are large common areas...

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Reviewed 20 April 2015

i'm a boy, i'm not a fussy boy, not at all!!! this was the worse "hotel/backpachers" i ever been... dirty, stinky, I DIDN'T have a shower, it was dirty, the shower curtain was yellow (i suppose they were white)...small kitchen, few and shabby stuff....please pay bit more and choose another hotel...

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1Thank kevinADP
Reviewed 14 April 2015 via mobile

After a 6 hour coach journey you'd expect to arrive somewhere which is at least clean and tidy. THIS WAS NOT THE CASE!!! To get to the place you have to walk down a dodgy road, which felt really unsafe! You get to the hostel and are "welcomed" by miserable, rude and depressing people who just don't care as long...

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2Thank elcho286
Reviewed 6 April 2015 via mobile

Ill start off with.. When i was a kid i snuck out and stayed in abandoned squaters houses with teens that were more sanitary then this!! I needed one night in brisbane, payed $60 for a double room to myself and the disapointment is unbelievable (and ive backpacked around the world in some shockers) by far the worst experience of...

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3Thank millza20
London
Reviewed 4 April 2015

I never write reviews about hostels but I really want to warn girls off this hostel. My friend and I who usually don't really care too much about cleanliness felt so unsafe here! It is placed in the backstreets of Brisbane, so many dodgy people around. Old men lurked outside the hostel constantly and the atmosphere was horrible. Got bitten...

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Address: 66 Quay St, Brisbane, Queensland 4000, Australia
Region: Australia > Queensland > Brisbane Region > Brisbane
Price Range: $15 - $55 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:2 star — Yellow Submarine Backpackers 2*
Number of rooms: 15
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“Try to get room from the inner court. If you get one from the outer, the trains will keep you awake all the time.”
 of 5 bubbles Nezratul, 17 Feb 2015 | Read review
“2-bed dorm on the second floor - Silent & Cheap, nice for couples.”
 of 5 bubbles CaptainXB, 22 Jul 2014 | Read review
“Try to take a room with a window away from the train tracks.”
 of 5 bubbles MissGelinder, 19 Apr 2014 | Read review
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