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3.6 out of 5

"Great price for single room especially in such a central location. " More

By a verified traveller on Thu 23 Jul 2020

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Hotel Description

Nomads Brisbane Hostel places you in the center of Brisbane, within a short 5-minute stroll of popular places like King George Square and Brisbane City Hall. Highlights at this hostel include a restaurant, a nightclub, and a bar/lounge.

All 136 rooms feature WiFi and safes. Bathrooms are shared.

This smoke-free hostel offers free WiFi in public areas, a rooftop terrace, and a 24-hour front desk. Added amenities include a coffee shop/café and laundry facilities. There's also the convenience of an airport shuttle.

Attractions within a 10-minute walk of this Brisbane Central Business District hostel include Queen Street Mall and Eagle Street Pier.

Double or Twin Room, Shared Bathroom

Bed Count 1 Full Bed Maximum Occupancy 2 Max
AU$53* Per night/room 22 Aug. - 23 Aug.

Shared Dormitory (8 Beds)

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Shared Dormitory (6 Beds)

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Shared Dormitory (4 Beds)

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Single Room, Shared Bathroom

Bed Count 1 Twin Bed Maximum Occupancy 1 Max

Basic Shared Dormitory, Mixed Dorm

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Nomads Brisbane Hostel ratings based on 120 Verified Reviews

Review Summary
3.5 out of 5 3.5 out of 5.0
Room cleanliness 3.0 out of 5.0
Service & staff 3.5 out of 5.0
Room comfort 2.5 out of 5.0
Hotel condition 2.5 out of 5.0

Guest reviews for Nomads Brisbane Hostel

Everyone (108) Couples (6) Students (1) Family (5)
4 out of 5

Posted by on 25 Jun. 2021

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5 out of 5
Great price for single room especially in such a central location.

Posted by , from Gold Coast on 23 Jul. 2020

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2 out of 5
Run down, dirty. Shower facilities had broken tiles, wrong labels hot water. Lift not working

Posted by on 28 Feb. 2020

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Comment from Hotel Management

29 Mar. 2020 by james

Thank you for your review, we are sorry to hear you didn't enjoy your stay here with us. reception is always open, so if there’s ever any issues, next time please just let one of our staff members know so we can fix/clean it right away for you.

1 out of 5
Great location , old heritage building so understand cannot fix many things . Very dirty at times Some very rude staff who seem to hate Aussies Some great staff members Aswell

Posted by on 15 Jan. 2020

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Comment from Hotel Management

29 Jan. 2020 by nomads

Thank you for your review, we are sorry to hear you didn't enjoy your stay here with us. all of our facilities (kitchen, bathrooms and showers) are cleaned 4 times a day, however if there is ever any issues just let one of our friendly staff members know and they will be more than happy to clean/ fix anything. Thank you

1 out of 5
Location is great , some staff are awesome Some of the English ones have massive problems with aussies

Posted by on 15 Jan. 2020

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Comment from Hotel Management

29 Jan. 2020 by nomads

Thank you for your review, our hostels location is great with it being right across from central station. we hope to see you again soon. Thank you

1 out of 5
Liked the location which suited me , close to central station. I used nomads for 3-4 months in between going back to Melbourne and Sunshine Coast to visit my terminally ill brother on Sunshine Coast . I regularly purchased single room or 4 bed dorm night by night so I must have spent thousands there . After first few weeks I asked staff if I could leave my big bag there as I will be back next day which was fine . I regularly extended in the morning if I knew I was staying in Brisbane that day or I checked out if there was a chance of me being called up to Sunshine Coast . Often I would hang out in common rooms like many others who had checked out and awaiting transport etc etc . I would often rebook late in evening , either coming back from coast or if in brissy . The regular night shift guy was very pleasant to deal with and knew my booking would always come through if he seen me there . The last time I stayed there I checked out ad usual and was in and out of common room through out day . I didn’t end up making a booking that night as I was told about a 24 hour Internet cafe so I decided to work there for the night . I had to come back to my bag after midnight to get a SIM card , which took 2 mins then I left . Seems a couple of the ani Australian staff members didn’t like this and felt need to get me banned by the manager . I was not told , back on sunny coast a couple days and rebooked and found out trying to check in . Spent 4 k at that place - lovely

Posted by on 15 Jan. 2020

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Comment from Hotel Management

29 Jan. 2020 by nomads

Thank you for your review, our hostels location is great with it being right in the heart of brisbane's CBD. if ever there was a problem/issue remember our reception is open 24 hours. one of our friendly staff members would be more than happy to help. Thank you

1 out of 5

Posted by on 7 Jan. 2020

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Comment from Hotel Management

29 Jan. 2020 by nomads

Thank you for your review, we are sorry to see you didnt enjoy your stay here with us. reception is always open, so if there’s ever any issues, next time please just let one of our staff members know so we can fix it right away for them. Thank you

2 out of 5
, too hot, fan broken would not use it again For me too many stairs

Posted by on 5 Feb. 2019

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Comment from Hotel Management

12 Mar. 2019 by Ali

Hi and thanks for your review. Sorry we couldn't help you with your fan, we can replace any broken fans that we do have straight away. We do hope we can improve your next stay. Cheers

1 out of 5

Posted by on 19 Nov. 2018

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Comment from Hotel Management

23 Nov. 2018 by Ali

Hi and thanks for your review. It would be great to hear from you and see what we can improve on. Cheers, Nomads

3 out of 5
Ok hostell, close to central station, bath rooms shared with entire floor, cinda old bathrooms

Posted by on 21 Aug. 2018

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Comment from Hotel Management

23 Aug. 2018 by Ali

Hi thanks for your review. Our bathrooms have been recently renovated however we have kept them in the heritage style that goes with our building. We hope that we can see you again soon. Cheers, Nomads

About the Nomads Brisbane Hostel

Location 308 Edward Street, Brisbane, QLD 4000

Property Features

Along with a restaurant, there's a coffee shop/café on site. You can enjoy a drink at the bar/lounge. A computer station is on site and WiFi is free in public spaces. An airport shuttle during limited hours is available for a fee. A nightclub, a rooftop terrace, and tour/ticket assistance are also featured at Nomads Brisbane Hostel. This Brisbane hostel is smoke free.

  • 1 building
  • 136 guestrooms or units
  • 5 levels
  • Dining venue
  • Nightclub
  • Bar or lounge
  • Coffee shop
  • Terrace on the roof
  • Self-service laundry
  • Front desk (24 hours)
  • Storage area for luggage
  • Front-desk safe
  • Tour and ticket information
  • Computer for guest use
  • Television in lobby
  • ATM
  • Bellhop
  • Elevator
  • Smoking in designated areas
  • No smoking on site

Internet

Available in all rooms: WiFi (surcharge)

Available in some public areas: Free WiFi

Transport

  • Airport: Brisbane Airport (BNE) (19.4 km / 12.1 mi)
  • Train station: Brisbane Central Station (0.5 km / 0.3 mi)
  • Property shuttles: Airport shuttle

Room Amenities

Nomads Brisbane Hostel offers 136 accommodations with safes and blackout drapes/curtains. This Brisbane hostel provides wireless Internet access for a surcharge. Guests have access to shared bathrooms. Bathrooms include showers. Housekeeping is offered daily and hair dryers can be requested.

  • Bathrooms are shared
  • Shower
  • Housekeeping (daily)
  • Hair dryer available
  • Safe
  • Blackout drapes
  • Wheelchair accessible

Food & Drink

Nomads Brisbane Hostel has a restaurant on site.

Hotel Policies

Check-in

  • Check-in time starts at 2 PM
  • Minimum check-in age is: 18
  • Check-in time ends at midnight

Special check-in instructions:

Front desk staff will greet guests on arrival.

Front desk staff will greet guests on arrival.

Check-out

  • Check-out by 10 AM

Payment types

Children and extra beds

  • Children younger than 18 are not allowed at this adults-only property. All guests 18 and older are welcome.
  • Rollaway/extra beds are not available.
  • Cribs (infant beds) are not available.

Pet Policy

  • No pets allowed

Policies

Charges for extra guests may apply and vary according to property policy.

A cash deposit, credit card, or debit card for incidental charges and government-issued photo identification may be required upon check-in.

Special requests are subject to availability at the time of check-in. Special requests can't be guaranteed and may incur additional charges.

No onsite parking is available. This property accepts credit cards. Cash is not accepted. Noise-free guestrooms cannot be guaranteed. This property advises that enhanced cleaning and guest safety measures are currently in place. Disinfectant is used to clean the property; commonly-touched surfaces are cleaned with disinfectant between stays; bed sheets and towels are laundered at a temperature of at least 60°C/140°F. Social distancing measures are in place and guests are provided with hand sanitizer. Contactless check-in and contactless check-out are available.

  • No rollaway/extra beds available
  • No cots (infant beds) available
  • Minimum guest age is 18
  • Noise-free rooms not guaranteed
  • Caters to adults only
  • Debit cards not accepted
  • Staffed front desk
  • Property is cleaned with disinfectant
  • Staff do not wear personal protective equipment
  • Protective clothing is not available for guests
  • No shield between guests and staff in main contact areas
  • Guests are provided with free hand sanitiser
  • Social distancing measures are in place
  • Contactless check-in is available
  • Property confirms they are implementing enhanced cleaning measures
  • Individually wrapped food options are not available
  • No gap period between guests' stays
  • Staff temperature checks are not conducted regularly
  • Temperature checks are not available to guests
  • Bed sheets and towels are washed at a temperature of at least 60°C/140°F
  • Commonly touched surfaces are cleaned with disinfectant
  • Property confirms they are implementing guest safety measures
  • Contactless check-out is available
  • Property does not follow sanitisation practices of any association

Fees

Guests will be asked to pay the following charges at the property:

  • Deposit: AUD 50.00 per stay

We've listed all charges provided to us by the property.

Optional extras

The fees and deposits listed below will be charged at the time of service, check-in, or check-out.

  • Fee for in-room wireless Internet: AUD 4 per 24-hour period (rates may vary)
  • Airport shuttle fee: AUD 20 per person (one-way)
  • Late check-out is available for a fee (subject to availability)
  • Credit card charges are subject to a surcharge

This may not be a comprehensive list. Fees and deposits are subject to change and might not include tax.

Hotel Names

  • Base Brisbane Central
  • Nomads Brisbane
  • Base Hostel Brisbane Central
  • Brisbane Central Base
  • Brisbane Central Hostel
  • Base Brisbane Central Hotel Brisbane
  • Base Brisbane Central Hostel
  • Nomads Brisbane Hostel Brisbane
  • Nomads Brisbane Hostel Hostel/Backpacker accommodation
  • Nomads Brisbane Hostel Hostel/Backpacker accommodation Brisbane

You should know

  • Nomads Brisbane Hostel offers transfers from the airport (fees may apply). Please contact the property at the number on the booking confirmation with your arrival details prior to travel.
  • This is an adults-only property and guests under 18 years old aren't allowed.
  • Registered guests are the only ones allowed to be in guestrooms.
  • Alcohol isn't allowed at Nomads Brisbane Hostel.
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Frequently asked questions

*Price based on the lowest price found within past 24 hours and based upon one night stay for two adults over the next thirty days. Prices and availability subject to change. Additional terms may apply.