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Brisbane, Australia
Reviewed 16 December 2014

It isimpossible to sleep there !!! Every single night there is a party outside, which lasts until 7 am usually. Because of that it is impossible to fall asleep and you wake up repeatedly during the night. People are running along the hallway, screaming and smashing doors. Although we are staying in a private room we do not get any...

1Thank 295Kat
London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 16 October 2014

Stayed here for 4 nights and was really impressed. The girl who worked there and did everything was really nice and helpful. Rooms were clean, tidy and good value for money. Bathroom were up to a good standard decor wise and clean. The only downsides were the doors to the rooms weren't the safest and another member of staff needs...

1Thank Louie U
San Francisco, California
Reviewed 11 May 2014

The hostel is not clean. Conditions were unsanitary in the kitchen and bathroom. The owner will kick you out if you complain about anything. He is extremely violent and impulsive and will literally throw your belongings out the door. If you upset him he will scream expletives at the top of his lungs at you. I thought he was going...

4Thank StrayKat22
Reviewed 4 April 2014 via mobile

Thought I'd try this place out as seemed reasonable for the room. No aircon anywhere ! Room had window without net or blind Fridges full and small kitchen. Was quiet at night. Staff very rude big put off as they live there too. Microwave was clean tho!

Thank WaAussietraveller85
Melbourne, Australia
Reviewed 22 July 2013

Stayed for around 6 weeks a few months ago. The place itself is nice enough, has a lot of personality and is pretty standard hostel fare, plus it's way cheaper than anything you can get in the area. It's a little run down maybe but nothing really dirty or terrible, I loved the place, kind of a big cool old...

6Thank RyanD987
Hamilton, New Zealand
Reviewed 9 August 2012

Great place to stay as not too big and not too small. Easy access with bus stop just outside this place, take 196 or 199 to go to city. IGA supermarket close by which is open 6am to midnight each day. Internet is close by, $2 -20 min or $2 - 30 min at "the Mall" which is about 10...

Thank GeoRich
Carmarthen, United Kingdom
Reviewed 12 April 2011

no matter if you staying for 1 night or 1 year, this hostel will suit most peoples wants and needs, its clean, tidy, well maintained, the staff are very friendly and happy to help where possible. I stayed here for a few months and had a great time, if your a normal down to earth person then you will have...

Thank Knobert64
Reviewed 28 February 2011

I had some good expectations of this place, i had booked via email and had found the staff to be nice and reasonable online. Once arriving to the place i thought it looked a lot worse than the photos on the website, but didn't really worry because it was cheap and you get that sometimes. Upon going in and being...

3Thank MichaelGrinstead
Cairns, Australia
Reviewed 8 February 2011

Found this place to be nice and different from the others. Good facilities, nice people and friendly atmosphere. Was a bit put off by having to give a deposit for cutlery set but it was only $10 and soon realised that more hostels should do it, it meant the kitchen was always clean and tidy as people actually did there...

1Thank adventurousgem
Sydney, Australia
Reviewed 19 January 2011

Awesome hostel, nice and small which gives it a family feel, everybody there bar 1 or 2 we're lovely. Great garden to socialise at night, i think the last reviewer got it wrong about the cats cos i thought the same until someone pointed out they we're possums!!! Also only hostel i've been to that has an oven! Would of...

1Thank mcbackpackingtheworl

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Additional Information about Blue Tongue Backpackers

Address: 515 Brunswick St | Fortitude Valley, Brisbane, Queensland 4006, Australia
Region: Australia > Queensland > Brisbane Region > Brisbane
Price Range: $19 - $58 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 58
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“Only stayed in two rooms and they were ok.”
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