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Sportsman Hotel
Ranked #117 of 168 Hotels in Brisbane
Reviewed 12 September 2013

Stayed here twice, nothing changed for the last couple of years. Room was average bit small, sharing showers was awful. NOT suitable for family. But great location, walk-able to train station. You paying for a beer don't expect taste like a champagne! Good for emergency stop over.

  • Stayed: January 2013, travelled solo
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3  Thank FozzieAD
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Reviewed 17 June 2013

have stayed here 4 20 years
and it needs work
so its old
it is cleanish
but it IS cheap'
have never have had problems with bugs
rooms are noisy early morning with traffic and rubbish removal
you pay for what u get
i stay there when i am in brisbane
love the tackyness

  • Stayed: January 2013, travelled with family
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1  Thank Fitriani86
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Reviewed 4 April 2013

The crust and grunge that covers this place will be for archeologists to figure out. I have never seen a more filthy, poorly maintained place being offered travellers in my life. Everybody there is so Indifferent to ..name the topic.. The kitchen is filthy. The showers spit water at you. And the critters have taken over. It is odd how nobody seems to know nor care about Pride. Was I meant to say gay before that. Save your money go elsewhere.

  • Stayed: April 2013, travelled solo
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4  Thank talldd
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Reviewed 14 November 2012

The hotel is very gloomy, infact it is not a hotel it is more like a prison/hostel/place to crash! However there is a porn film feel to it that if you have a bit of fantasy you can kind of enjoy it. All communal bathrooms here and be prepared to have Lady Gaga banging through the floor all night. If you can stand that and get to sleep after surviving gloom then the place is fine. Do not come here expecting a cozy gay place as this if far from it. No internet here and no breakfast. You do not get what you pay for and generally i would not recommend staying here. On my arrival i found a used condom in my bedside draw. Not for everyone but seriously some people like this kind of thing xxx

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  • Stayed: August 2012, travelled as a couple
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2  Thank sbobwilliams
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Reviewed 30 December 2011

very very friendly staff and customers. enjoyed the 8 ball night cheers guys. nick

  • Stayed: December 2011, travelled solo
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1  Thank benz2538
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Reviewed 29 December 2009

I was looking forward to staying here as the location is so convenient to so much that Brisbane has to offer. I put my luggage in the room, and at the time was thinking that the place seemed a bit grubby but thought it would it do for my short stay in Brisbane. Getting back around midnight I was horrified to observe some very unwelcome insects crawling over the bed. Wondering what I should do I finally decided to go down to the local 24 hr store and buy insectide and dowse the bed with it (still got severely bitten), and put my luggage into garbage bags and gas those as well. In the morning I talked with the manager who seemed quite sympathetic, however, as he wasn't the owner he had doubts about whether the problem would be fixed, although he said I should get a refund. I cancelled my final nights stay and couldn't wait to get out of the place! On leaving I went to claim a refund but was met with a different and very rude staff member who not only refused to refund me but was also abusive. I would NEVER stay in this place again and urge others to stay well clear.

  • Stayed: July 2007, travelled solo
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6  Thank NewKiwiChristchurch
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Reviewed 3 December 2009

I agree with the previous review.
The Staff are great and I felt safe and comfortable.
The place is very basic but clean and is very real retro which I liked.
The rates are great.

  • Stayed: September 2009, travelled solo
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1  Thank snuglug
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Address: 130 Leichhardt St | Spring Hill, Brisbane, Queensland 4000, Australia
Region: Australia > Queensland > Brisbane Region > Brisbane
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Ranked #117 of 168 Hotels in Brisbane
Price Range: £27 - £33 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 10

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