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Aussie Way Backpackers Hostel

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04/06/2017 05/06/2017
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Buckinghamshire, United Kingdom
Reviewed 17 March 2016

Stayed there for a week. Great staff who were friendly and helpful. Quiet place in a residential area but still only 10 minutes walk to Roma Street and maybe 35 minutes to South Bank. The room was spacious with air con, and the free wi-fi sometimes worked in the rooms though it was better in the lounges - which were...

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

Thank you for taking the time to write your review, we're glad to hear that you enjoyed your time here! We hope to see you again.

Tampere, Finland
Reviewed 18 February 2016

I absolutely loved the whole building from the inside and the outside. So so beautiful, something else compared to an average hostel! Aussie Way is located at a residential area among other similar styled buildings. There's an amazing view towards the hills from the balcony. It has a calm, family atmosphere due to a big number of working travelers that...

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

Thank you for your review. See you next time! Manager Aussie Way Hostel

Leeds, United Kingdom
Reviewed 31 January 2016 via mobile

Nice clean hotel with friendly people and staff there. Always managed to have a good night's sleep there as it's usually quiet on a night time. Only down fall is you can't drink alcohol on the premises. But other than that I would defo return for another stay.

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

Thank you for the review, we're glad that you had a good stay. Please do feel free to come back! Pubs and restaurants are just around the corner...

Brisbane, Australia
Reviewed 26 January 2016 via mobile

Really nice and quiet hostel. Friendly staff. Not a party hostel so works well for people that are working. Hostel is small so it's easy to make new friends. Dorms are good size, only for 4 people. There is free wifi. I enjoyed my time in this hostel!

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

We're very glad that you had such a good time. Safe further travels!

world
Reviewed 19 January 2016

Before entering, I already recognised the different style of the building. It seems like walking in a house of a big family and it kinda is. The staff was still there for my late checking (8:30pm). I was lucky because kitchen closes at 9pm and reopens around 7:30am. This one minus point for me since I am an early bird....

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

Thank you for your review! We're very glad that you enjoyed your stay and of course, you're always welcome to come back.

York
Reviewed 17 January 2016

This hostel is perfect for people wanting to get there bearings in Brisbane in a quiet hostel with everything in walking distance. There are bars round the corner on Claxton Street (try Brewski for some real ales & ciders) which come alive at night, a local shopping centre and cinema. It has its own pool and t.v room with free...

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

Thank you for your kind words! We're glad that you had a great stay and we hope the best for your future travels.

Reviewed 31 December 2015

The hostel is a beautiful building and it has a great location and has a nice pool. just a 5 minutes walk from the station and a 10 minuet walk from the city. The rooms where spacious and we met some nice guests. Also nearby is Caxton Street, a nice little row of shops and bars with a good atmosphere....

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

Thank you for your review, you raise a lot of issues. We actually held a large spring-clean before we noticed your review and all the difficult-to-get-to places are clean now. I'm not sure what you mean by "unfriendly" signs. There are a few to raise awareness of certain issues. Yes: we are a quiet hostel and we advertise as such....

Bath, United Kingdom
Reviewed 17 December 2015 via mobile

My boyfriend and I stayed here in September 2015 for 2 nights. It was the first hostel of our trip and we chose this one because I had stayed here back in 2005 and liked it. All I can say is that this place has gone downhill. The staff were stand-offish when we arrived. We were in a 4 bed...

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

Thank you for your review. You apparently slept in the family room which does house 5 people, but we very rarely place 5 dorms in that room. So it sounds like you came at an exceptionally busy time in which we had little choice but to add one person to your room. We're sorry about that. That would also explain...

Reviewed 9 November 2015 via mobile

Just your average hostel. Located close to train and greyhound bus terminal. They have a strict no noise after 10 pm policy and that even includes talking at an average level so do not stay here if you plan on partying or stay up late. It is great if you are looking for a quiet night. The office is in...

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

Thank you for your review. You are very right in stating that we are a quiet hostel and that's precisely what we advertise as. We are situated in a residential area and thus have to be quiet by law. The upstairs have bathrooms as well, so there usually isn't that much waiting time at any given time.

Sydney, NSW
Reviewed 9 November 2015

I found this place pretty easily from Roma Street station. It looks nice from the outside, the area is quiet, it's pretty close to bars and restaurants and a big supermarket, and reception staff were friendly. I didn't get to use the pool (I was out most days and eating in the nights before going straight to sleep), but on...

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

Thank you for your kind words! We are sorry that you were unfortunate with your roommates. This is unfortunately little to be helped (we cannot select our guests that way), although staff do talk to people when a room is too messy. We have three male showers, so perhaps you did not check the upstairs bathrooms out? We're also sorry...

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  • Pool
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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: $24 - $138 (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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“I know who Lukes father is.”
dickhammer, 28 Jan 2017 | Read review
“Good wifi, Comfortable Beds”
452sebastiank, 18 Jan 2016 | Read review
“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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