Bunk Backpackers Hostel Brisbane

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Average rate: $15 - Hotel class: 1 star
11-21 Gipps Street, Brisbane, Australia

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Bunk Backpackers Hostel Brisbane Reviews

christl3 christl3
171 reviews
ENORMOUS hostel Jan 14, 2013
Bunk has some great character aspects upon first entering the hostel - there is a clear-glass panelling along the reception desk with gruesome 3d images of a croc devouring an unsuspecting and disembowled Barbie, there is multiple 3d Australia maps on the walls with miniature, small scale representations of there is to see in different places, there are funny posters and general interesting art works decorating the walls.

It is expensive. We paid $31 per night for a 6-bed dorm which seemed pretty normal in Brisbane. The room was en suite but i would have preferred to pay less and have shared bathroom facilities.

The room was clean enough but the beds were THE LOUDEST and creakiest beds known to man. They are made from metal and any time anyone turned over in their sleep during the night it woke me!

The wifi costs $4 for 24 hours. The air con is always on in the the rooms all day at a very bearable and comfortable temperature of 23 degrees. Although, my boyfriend was coming down with something on our final night and he was burning up in the bed. When i asked the receptionist if she could turn the air conditioning down a few degrees so would not, claiming if they turned it down it would 'break'! What air con is only made to endure 23 degree output? None that i'd ever come across.

The reception can be busy and it can take a while to get served.

The kitchen is well-equipped. You get a free alcoholic beverage (cocktail) upon arrival.
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wanderlust2011 wanderlu…
22 reviews
Coolest decor i have seen in a hostel! :-S Nov 11, 2011
I stayed here for 3 nights. The first thing you will notice is the decor when you walk into the reception.. you cannot take your eyes off the barbie dolls, the funky chairs, the staff are even the most colourful i have seen :-)

I was in a big dorm, ten beds i think! But it was separate in two halfs which made it seem smaller with a shower room and toilet in the dorm. Because the beds are divided you get more privacy. There are lockers for your personal items.

The staff are very helpful.. They organised my australia zoo trip and my friends safari trip with no hassles.

The overall vibe in this hostel is cool. Birdys Bar is below and is worth checking out for backpackers. Bunk is in a great location in the valley for nightlife and walking distance to the cbd.

The only downside was we were waiting a long time for the bus to pick us up from the bus station to take us to the hostel but i wouldnt let that defer you from this place :-)
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Bunk Backpackers Hostel Brisbane Overview

Bunk Backpackers is a 3 star hostel and an excellent Brisbane accommodation for backpackers and leisure travelers. An oasis for travelers, the Bunk Backpackers hostel has everything you need for fun and relaxation to make your vacation entirely enjoyable. The hostel features an on-site cafe and bar serving local fare as well as a private pool and hot tub. The Bunk Backpackers hostel is famous for its nightly bar events, live music, and weekly pool parties with a DJ, BBQ, and beer for meeting fellow travelers or mingling with locals. A state-of-the-art kitchen is also available for guests to prepare meals. Supermarkets or fresh fruit and vegetable stands are just a short walk from the Bunk Backpackers hostel. There is also an on-site laundry room with coin-operated machines and Internet cafe. Brisbane offers bus and railway for public transportation and is a major hub for world-class entertainment, nightlife, and outdoor activities. Guests at the Bunk Backpackers hostel can easily visit the Koala Sanctuary and Botanical Gardens or do like the locals do and go to a rugby match. Hotel RatingThis property does not have an official STAR Rating from AAA Tourism Pty Ltd. For the benefit of our customers, we have provided a rating based on our rating system.

Bunk Backpackers Hostel Amenities

  • High-speed Internet
  • Parking
  • Swimming pool
  • Disabled Access
  • Tour Desk
  • Elevator / Lift
  • 24 Hour Reception
  • Dry Cleaning
  • Air Conditioned
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Multilingual Staff
  • TV
  • Laundry service
  • Excursions
  • Nightclubs
  • Facsimile
  • Internet Connection (wireless)
  • Shower
  • En suite
  • Pool Outdoor
  • Vending Machines
  • Self Laundry

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