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Banana Bender Backpackers

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118 Petrie Tce, Brisbane, Queensland 4000 Australia See on map
Non-Smoking Rooms
Self-Serve Laundry
2 Star accommodation
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Reviewed 5 July 2018 via mobile

It's a lovely hostel with great areas for relaxing. Everything was very clean and the staff were helpful. Only complaint would be the shower was just a drizzle and was either boiling hot or freezing cold.

Thank Rianne B
Reviewed 16 May 2018 via mobile

I really love this hostel. I even came back a second time because I loved the vibes and the people so much. And of course the rooms were nice and comfortable. Showers are clean and great too! I stayed in the 9 dorm room but...More

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Reviewed 25 February 2018 via mobile

Not a bad hostel and one of the cheaper ones in Brisbane. Location is not too bad about 10min walk to bus trains it center and 15mins to main city. Room were big and clean but very hot during our stay. Limited toilets and showers...More

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Reviewed 10 January 2018 via mobile

The only reason I'm giving this place 2 stars is because they have this extremely stupid policy of not returning your $20 key deposit if you check out after 10am. What a terrible policy. I was actually having a decent stay till I went to...More

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Reviewed 30 October 2017 via mobile

So we checked into Banana Benders after a terrible stay in another hostel in Brisbane! It was just what was needed, the bed was sooo comfortable (the best one I’ve slept in since being in Australia!) The staff were friendly and the hostel was clean!...More

Thank Katie M
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Self-Serve Laundry
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USD 30 - USD 62 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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Australia > Queensland > Brisbane Region > Brisbane
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Banana Bender Backpackers Brisbane, Queensland
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12 July 2016|
Response from Jack P | Reviewed this property |
Overnight parking is fine, sorry for the late reply. You can park down the street there just make sure you're facing the correct way up the one way streets when you do park because we revieved a fine for facing against the... More
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"I was in room 19, near reception - comfy but road noise might bother some."
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"Rooms 10, 11 and 12 have tiled floors instead of carpets - good for summer months to keep rooms cooler."
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"The "mens" shower on the right when you enter the hostel is by far the best one in the hostel."
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"a 4 bed dorm , because thats where i stayed in!"
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