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Safety index

86 out of 100

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Bunk Backpackers

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7.6

Fair (219 ratings)

Brisbane City, Australia - 

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280 m Howard Smith Wharves

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1.19 km Royal Brisbane & Women's Hospital

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1 km Roma Street Parkland

Hotel Overview

Bunk Backpackers is a popular accommodation option located in Fortitude Valley, known for its vibrant atmosphere and a host of amenities tailored towards backpackers and young travelers. Here are the key highlights and drawbacks from user reviews.

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Hotel highlights

  1. Vibrant Atmosphere: Most reviewers love the lively and social vibe of the place, making it easy to meet new people.
  2. Location: Its location in Fortitude Valley is highly praised for being close to nightlife, public transport, and dining options.
  3. Affordable: Guests appreciate the affordability of the accommodation, making it a great value for budget travelers.
  4. Facilities: The range of facilities, including a pool and a bar, receives positive feedback for enhancing the stay experience.
  5. Staff: The friendly and helpful staff are frequently mentioned as a highlight of the hostel.
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Area for improvement

  1. Cleanliness: A common issue mentioned is the cleanliness of some rooms and communal areas needing improvement.
  2. Noise Levels: Due to its vibrant atmosphere and location, some guests find the noise levels at night to be a drawback.
  3. Room Size: Several reviews mention that the rooms can feel cramped, especially the dormitory-style accommodations.
  4. Maintenance: There are occasional comments about the need for better maintenance or updates in certain areas.
  5. Wi-Fi Quality: Some guests have expressed dissatisfaction with the reliability and speed of the Wi-Fi connection.

Amenities

Microwave

Game room

Living/Dining area

Free WiFi

Housekeeping

Air conditioning

Air conditioning

Laundry

Laundry

24/7 front desk

24/7 front desk

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RateScore

Total 219 Reviews

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RateScore is average rating from most popular providers

Blended Web Rating

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7.6

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expedia

219 Reviews

7.6 / 10

Hotel Quality

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The quality chart is based on how hotel ratings changed over time.

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General Info

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Total number of rooms 56

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Number of floors 5

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Number of buildings/towers 2

WiFi Quality

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Ping, ms

Idle

12

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61

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29

Wifi Speed Is Good For

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web browsing

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HD online movies

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group video calls

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online streaming

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4K online movies

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online gaming

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Location Area Map

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What's nearby

Howard Smith Wharves

280 m

Royal Brisbane & Women's Hospital

1.19 km

Roma Street Parkland

1 km

Treasury Casino

1.5 km

XXXX Brewery

2 km

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Getting around

Brisbane Fortitude Valley Station

350 m

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Airports Nearby

Brisbane Airport (BNE)

7 km

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Restaurants

Royal George Hotel

140 m

Rics Bar

210 m

Golden Palace Chinese Restaurant

Nearby

Red Lotus

210 m

Tatsu Ramen Gyoza Bar

210 m

Street View

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Daytime safety

79 out of 100

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Nighttime safety

50 out of 100

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Brisbane City safety index

Safety

Crime

86

Overall Safety Index

Very Safe

An average rating of the six safety categories

86 out of 100

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Women safety

Safe

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Likelihood of inappropriate behavior against women.

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71

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Physical safety

Very Safe

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Likelihood of injury due to harmful intent.

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95

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Property safety

Safe

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Likelihood of theft.

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64

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Political safety

Very Safe

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Potential for infringement of political rights or political unrest.

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87

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LGBTQ safety

Very Safe

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Likelihood of harm or discrimination against LGBTQ persons or groups and level of caution required at location.

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100

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Medical safety

Very Safe

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Likelihood of illness or disease, assessment of water and air quality, and access to reliable medical care.

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37

Overall Crime index

Low

An average rating of the crime categories

37 out of 100

Property crime severity

Moderate

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Mugging or robbery  29/100

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Car theft  28/100

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Car break-ins  35/100

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Home break-ins  35/100

Violent crime severity

Low

35

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Physical attacks  33/100

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Racism or religion motivated attacks  25/100

Other crime severity

Low

36

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Insult or harassment in public  36/100

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Corruption or bribery  31/100

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Drug problem  49/100

Prices Around Property

Average Daily Costs Per Person

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Bottle of water 1.5L

$0.5 - $2.4

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Coffee

$2.4 - $4.2

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Beer 0.5L

$2.7 - $6

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Meal, inexpensive restaurant

$9.6 - $29.3

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Public transport, one-way ticket

$2.1 - $4.8

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Taxi 1km (normal tariff)

$1.3 - $1.7

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Meal for 2 people, mid-range restaurant, three-course

$50.8 - $143.4

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Bottle of mid-range wine

$7.2 - $14.9

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McMeal at McDonalds

$8.4 - $10.8

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Coke/Pepsi 0.33L

$1.8 - $3

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Public transport, monthly pass

$90.9 - $149.4

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Gasoline (1 liter)

$1 - $1.4

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Mobile phone monthly plan

$12 - $29.9

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Fitness club, monthly fee

$20.9 - $71.1

Weather In Brisbane City

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Precipitation In Brisbane City

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Air Quality

Good

PM2.57

PM1015

24

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Air quality is acceptable and pollution poses no health risk. Enjoy outdoor activities as normal.

Drinkable Water Quality

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Poor

Water quality is very low. Consider alternative water drinking options.

Traffic around property

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Moderate

Traffic is moving at a steady pace, smooth driving without significant delays.

House Rules

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Check in after 13:00

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Check out until 10:00

Children welcome

No pets, service animals welcome

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