5.7 out of 10

Bowen Hills

Ranked 237th best suburb in Brisbane
-27.4439834943133 153.038236002918
Great for
  • Medical Facilities
  • Public Transport
  • Internet Access
  • Pest Free
  • Nightlife
Not great for
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Who lives here?
  • Professionals
  • Singles
  • Trendy & Stylish
  • Retirees
  • Gay & Lesbian

Reviews

1/5 rating details
  • Neighbourly Spirit 1/5
  • Safe & Sound 2/5
  • Clean & Green 1/5
  • Pest Free 4/5
  • Peace & Quiet 1/5
  • Eating Out 2/5
  • Nightlife 2/5
  • Lack of Traffic 1/5
Oct 18, 2016

"Rude"

Stuck at this station for 15mins cause the driver was having a chat with to other people that worked there and 10mins late for a meeting great work Bowen hills
2/5 rating details
  • Neighbourly Spirit 2/5
  • Safe & Sound 2/5
  • Clean & Green 2/5
  • Pest Free 5/5
  • Peace & Quiet 1/5
  • Eating Out 5/5
  • Nightlife 5/5
  • Parks & Recreation 3/5
  • Shopping Options 5/5
  • Gym & Fitness 5/5
  • Internet Access 5/5
  • Lack of Traffic 1/5
  • Parking 1/5
  • Cost of Living 3/5
  • Resale or Rental Value 2/5
  • Public Transport 5/5
  • Medical Facilities 5/5
  • Schools 4/5
  • Childcare 5/5
Sep 08, 2016

"Convenient but noisy"

Bowen Hills is very convenient, but not too family-friendly in my opinion. Its mostly units and quite noisy with lots of traffic and ambulance / helicopter noises given the proximity to the hospital. Not much street parking. Good public transport with the RBWH busway and the train station, although you often see police around the train station and doesn't always feel safe. You are close to the RNA showgrounds so can walk to the Ekka when its on. I think this suburb is best suited to students / young professionals. Good cafes and restaurants close-by.
Pros
  • Close to everything - Walk to Fortitude Valley
  • Excellent Public Transport
Cons
  • Not family-friendly
  • Noisy
  • Lack of street parking
Recommended for
  • Professionals
  • Singles
  • Gay & Lesbian
  • Students
  • Trendy & Stylish
4/5 rating details
  • Neighbourly Spirit 5/5
  • Safe & Sound 4/5
  • Clean & Green 4/5
  • Pest Free 5/5
  • Peace & Quiet 4/5
  • Eating Out 5/5
  • Nightlife 5/5
  • Parks & Recreation 5/5
  • Shopping Options 5/5
  • Gym & Fitness 5/5
  • Internet Access 5/5
  • Lack of Traffic 3/5
  • Parking 4/5
  • Cost of Living 4/5
  • Resale or Rental Value 5/5
  • Public Transport 5/5
  • Medical Facilities 5/5
  • Schools 4/5
  • Childcare 4/5
2yrs+

"Couldn't ask for a better place!!"

Bowen Hills is a great suburb to live!! It is close to everything - you can walk to James Street to have lunch or shop or even walk home from a night out in the valley! Public transport couldn't be easier with the Bowen Hills train station being one of the main stops. There are brand new gym facilities as well as a large selection of clothing/baby/home/furniture shops and hairdresser/beauty businesses. Many homes in Bowen Hills have great views of the Brisbane River and also the City. You couldn't ask to live in a move convenient area!
Pros
  • Brisbane river/City views
  • Close to everything - Walk to Fortitude Valley
  • Excellent Public Transport
Cons
  • Mostly units
Recommended for
  • Professionals
  • Singles
  • Families with kids
  • Retirees
  • Gay & Lesbian
  • Students
  • Trendy & Stylish

Best Streets in Bowen Hills

1

Boyd St

4.5/5
"Nice inner city suburb, close to everything"
-27.4469461325 153.0392812604

Unranked Streets in Bowen Hills

Brookes St

3.5/5
"Valley Border to Bowen Hills"
-27.4517887366 153.0358251847

Gregory Tce

4.5/5
"Close to it all!"
-27.451602614 153.0310167315
"Noisy, plagued by construction, a downright awful place to live"
-27.4474652269 153.0358388451

Cintra Rd

4.5/5
"Super convenient location"
-27.4465841325 153.0393222416