Brisbane Backpackers Resort

110 Vulture Street, West End Brisbane4101Australia
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About Brisbane Backpackers Resort

The Brisbane Backpackers Resort is located in a quiet part of Brisbane close to vibrant West End and a short 35 minute walk into the city.

Budget rooms and dorms are available and each has air-conditioning, provided linen, fridge, balcony and en-suite. Deluxe dorms include a TV and female only dorms are also available.

The Brisbane Backpackers Resort runs a free shuttle into the city and from the Roma Street Transit centre and SouthBank. The tour desk on-site can also help to arrange backpacker trips to local attractions such as Stradbroke Island.  Guests also have exclusive use of the pool and spa.

Self-cater all meals in the fully equipped kitchen which has gas cookers, microwaves and cutlery or grab a bite at the on-site restaurant which serves cheap meals for those on a budget.

The Brisbane Backpackers Resort is within walking distance to Southbannk where there are regular markets and a lagoon and parklands. West End is also close by which has super trendy bars and nightlife.

Contact

110 Vulture Street, West End , Brisbane, 4101, Australia
Telephone: +61 61738449956 | Fax: +61 61738449295 | Official Homepage

Top amenities

  • Free WiFi in lobby
  • Free WiFi in rooms
  • Pool
  • Spa
  • Parking
  • Pets
  • A/C
  • Restaurant
  • Hotel bar
  • Gym

All amenities

Hotel facilities

  • 24-hour reception
  • Airport shuttle
  • Car park
  • Deck chairs / Sun loungers
  • Free WiFi in lobby
  • Hotel bar
  • Laundry service
  • Non-smoking rooms
  • Organised activities
  • Outdoor swimming pool
  • PC with internet
  • Pool bar
  • Restaurant
  • Washing machine
  • Wellness centre / Spa
  • WiFi in lobby

Room facilities

  • Air conditioning
  • Balcony / Terrace
  • Bathroom with shower
  • Fan
  • Free WiFi in rooms
  • Fridge
  • Internet
  • Kitchen / Kitchenette
  • Television
  • WiFi in rooms

Wellness / Spa

  • Whirlpool / Hot tub

Accessibility

  • Accessible parking

Arrival / Departure

  • Check-in: 14:00
  • Check-out: 10:00

Positive Reviews

Good Bar, Cool Vibe

Many travelling backpackers who stayed here positvely reviewed the hotel for its good bar and bar staff mentioning that there is definatley a good atmoshpwere and it was a cool place to hang out after a long day sightseeing.

Good Value for Money

A lot of backpackers watching their budget commented that this hostel was really good value for money so close to the city - with clean rooms and good amenities, when compared to other hostels in Brisbane city that can see the budget blown due to inflated prices.

Close to the City

The hostel is a 30 minute walk into the Queens Street mall and Southbank and the Lagoon beach which was popular with backpackers is only a 10 minute walk from the hostel.  This easy proximity was mentioned by a number of backpackers as the hostel's best feature.

Negative Reviews

Noisy and Hot

A common feature of reviews left about the hostel was that it was hot, as the air-conditioning was not functioning properly and that it was loud due to the younger backpackers banging about when arriving back to the hostel in the early hours.

Staff Could be Better

A number of backpackers were really frustrated with the lack of help they received from staff, whether it be to fix broken amenities, help them when they were locked out of their room or give  directions around the city; it seems from reviews that staff did not really know what was going on.

Bad Wi-Fi

Backpackers who rely on Wi-Fi to stay connected to friends, family and other travellers were really disappointed in the lack of Wi-Fi in and around the hostel with many opting to pay for a service to ensure that they remained online.

Rating Overview

Rating trivago Rating Index ® based on 702 reviews across the web
7.4 /10
  • hostelbookers
    7.7 /10
  • ebookers.ie
    2.0 /10
  • Other Sources
    7.5 /10
7.4 out of 10 based on 702 reviews