Banana Bender Backpackers

Star Rating
2 out of 5
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4.1 / 5Very Good
36 reviews


  • Free WiFi
  • Breakfast included
  • Kitchen
  • Bar


What's nearby

  • Popular Location
    Suncorp Stadium
    7 min walk
  • Popular Location
    XXXX Brewery
    13 min walk
  • Restaurant
    Eat Street Northshore
    12 min drive
  • Airport
    Brisbane, QLD (BNE)
    16 min drive

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  • Standard Double Room, Shared Bathroom

    Room Amenities

    • Sleeps 2
    • 1 Double Bed
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  • Basic Triple Room

    5/5 guest room rating

    Room Amenities

    • Sleeps 3
    • 1 Twin Bed and 1 Twin Bunk Bed
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  • 4 Bed Shared Female Dorm

    5/5 guest room rating

    Room Amenities

    • Sleeps 1
    • 1 Twin Bed
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  • Basic Shared Dormitory, 4 Bedrooms

    5/5 guest room rating

    Room Amenities

    • Sleeps 1
    • 1 Twin Bed
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  • Single Room, Shared Bathroom

    Room Amenities

    • Sleeps 1
    • 1 Twin Bed
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  • 6 Bed Mixed Dorm

    Room Amenities

    • Sleeps 1
    • 1 Twin Bed
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  • 9 Bed Mixed Dorm

    5/5 guest room rating

    Room Amenities

    • Sleeps 1
    • 1 Twin Bed
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  • Twin Room, Shared Bathroom

    Room Amenities

    • Sleeps 2
    • 1 Twin Bed
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  • Bed in 2 bed-Male Dormitory Room

    Room Amenities

    • Sleeps 1
    • 1 Twin Bed
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About this area

Petrie Terrace

Banana Bender Backpackers is located in Petrie Terrace. King George Square and Story Bridge are notable landmarks, and some of the area's activities can be experienced at Eagle Street Pier and Brisbane Cruise Terminal. South Bank Parklands and Wheel of Brisbane are not to be missed.

Popular Location

What's nearby

  • Suncorp Stadium - 7 min walk
  • XXXX Brewery - 13 min walk
  • Roma Street Parkland - 13 min walk
  • Brisbane City Hall - 16 min walk
  • King George Square - 16 min walk

Getting around

  • Brisbane Roma Street Station - 9 min walk
  • Brisbane, QLD (BNE) - 21 min drive


  • Eat Street Northshore - 12 min drive

About this property

Banana Bender Backpackers

Hostel with free breakfast, walk to Suncorp Stadium
This hostel features a bar/lounge, a microwave in a common area, and a refrigerator in a common area. Free continental breakfast and free WiFi in public areas are also provided. Additionally, laundry facilities and a TV in a common area are onsite. All rooms are shared and offer free WiFi and ceiling fans. Guests will also find refrigerators, stovetops, and rice cookers.
Banana Bender Backpackers offers 20 shared accommodations with safes and rice cookers. Guests can make use of the shared/communal kitchen.
Bathrooms include showers. This Petrie Terrace hostel provides complimentary wireless Internet access.

Property amenities


Available in all rooms: Free WiFi
Available in some public areas: Free WiFi

Parking and transportation

No onsite parking available
Street parking

Food and drink

Free continental breakfast available daily 7:30 AM–9 AM
1 bar

Things to do

Billiards/pool table

Family friendly

Laundry facilities

Guest services

Front desk (limited hours)
Laundry facilities
Luggage storage

Languages spoken





Designated smoking areas (fines apply)
Shared microwave
Shared refrigerator
TV in lobby

Room amenities


Ceiling fan



Food and drink

Cleaning supplies
Rice cooker
Shared kitchen
Waffle maker


Shared accommodations



Check-in between noon - 10 PM
Late check-in subject to availability


Check-out before 10 AM

Special check-in instructions

  • The front desk is open daily from 7 AM - 10 PM. <br />If you are planning to arrive after 10:00 PM please contact the property in advance using the information on the booking confirmation.


  • Pets not allowed

Children and extra beds

  • Children are welcome.
  • Rollaway/extra beds are not available.
  • Cribs (infant beds) are not available.

Property payment types


Important information


You'll be asked to pay the following charges at the property:

  • Cash deposit: AUD 20.00 per stay

We have included all charges provided to us by the property. However, charges can vary, for example, based on length of stay or the room you book.

Optional extras

The following fees and deposits are charged by the property at time of service, check-in, or check-out.

  • Credit card charges are subject to a surcharge

The above list may not be comprehensive. Fees and deposits may not include tax and are subject to change.

You need to know

Extra-person charges may apply and vary depending on property policy.
Government-issued photo identification and a cash deposit are required at check-in for incidental charges.
Special requests are subject to availability upon check-in and may incur additional charges. Special requests cannot be guaranteed.
  • No onsite parking is available.

We should mention

Only registered guests are allowed in the guestrooms.

Property is also known as

  • Banana Bender Backpackers Hostel Petrie Terrace
  • Banana Bender Backpackers Hostel Petrie Terrace
  • Banana Bender Backpackers Petrie Terrace
  • Banana Bender Backpackers Petrie Terrace
  • Banana Bender Backpackers Hostel/Backpacker accommodation
  • Hostel/Backpacker accommodation Banana Bender Backpackers
  • Banana Bender Backpackers Hostel

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Service and Staff
Property condition

4/5 Good

  • Liked: Cleanliness, staff & service, amenities

Great location with a short walk to shops. Staff a friendly and helpful. Very busy road in the mornings which made it hard to sleep. Blinds are old and open with the fan on, curtains would have been nice

Stayed 4 nights in Nov 2019


  • Disliked: Amenities, property conditions & facilities

firstly, to reply to the automated txt you post in reply to people's reviews: we DID talk to your staff and they appeared to have limited English to understand what our problem was. Below are pros and cons of our stay: Pros Super location, well meaning staff, Unlimited wi-fi, Free breakfast, Good background music, public areas are reasonably well looked after, a welcome present of 2 "Snickers" bars. Cons Noisy rooms/paper thin walls. We had to be moved twice and we were told we were the first people to complain which according to the reviews and talking to other guests is not true. AVOID ROOMS 14 AND 17 AT ALL COSTS. First is facing never ending traffic, the second one boarders the toilet, where people bang the door day and night. Aircon IS EXTRA. NO TOWELS, except for hire $2. Our sheets were absolutely THREADBARE, you could see through them (please see photos). I haven't slept on anything like this even when I traveled in third world countries. Sheet protectors were stained. If you require people to strip their sheets to return to you at the end of their stay, be prepared what they might see. No hot water for hand washing in at least one communal bathroom. No shelves/hand drying facilities in bathrooms. No freezer-only fridge, which is acting only like a cooler. Under bed where we always check when we pack, was filthy. After a first awful night, we were told if we move out, we won't be refunded, so we stayed for 4 nights and left exhausted.

Stayed 4 nights in Aug 2019

4/5 Good

  • Liked: Cleanliness, staff & service, room comfort

Not a modern Flashpackers but has a pleasant rustic vibe with a communal deck good for watching the sun set.

Stayed 1 night in Aug 2019

4/5 Good

  • Liked: Property conditions & facilities
  • Disliked: Cleanliness

Our bathroom was dirty in the sink a lot of hair. It was impossible to brush the teeth. Also there is not blanket.

Stayed 1 night in May 2019


  • Disliked: Cleanliness

outside was very noisy.terrible!! I was not comfortable so I checked out 1night. I wanted to refund for 3nights left. but they said no.

Stayed 4 nights in Apr 2019

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