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British Columbia
Reviewed 31 March 2016

Coming to Brisbane for a workshop and as a single traveller, I was looking for something economical as well as clean and comfortable. The Kookaburra Inn, located in a somewhat residential area on a quiet street more than met my expectations. From the moment I arrived the friendliness of the hosts was evident. They were so helpful and welcoming, answering...

1Thank Happytraveller604
Newcastle upon Tyne, United Kingdom
Reviewed 30 March 2016

The hostel is lovely, with a nice size single room with own fridge and sink. The room was very clean, with fresh sheets and towels each week. The wi-fi was fast, the shared kitchen and living areas clean and well stocked. The location is great with central Brisbane in easy walking distance and a large supermarket within a few minutes...

1Thank JJWyatt88
Reviewed 8 March 2016

A chilled backpacker place, surprisingly clean with a homely kitchen. Bathroom facilities are minimal which could lead to issues when busy. Intelligent and approachable hostess. Quiet location, though this entire little street is full of holiday accommodation, giving it a fun air

1Thank Sharon F
Sydney, Australia
Reviewed 20 February 2016

Wendy and Chris are very considerate hosts. The location is great, beds are comfortable, property is well maintained and cleaned. Wi-fi is excellent, kitchen facilities are all that is needed. Accommodation I can recommend.

1Thank Judith C
Delft, The Netherlands
Reviewed 17 February 2016

This hostel gets everything right. The people are very friendly and helpful, the rooms just nice and clean, and so are the central area's like the showers, toilets and kitchen. The atmosphere is friendly and it's quiet. The location is just outside the city centre, you can walk there in about 15 minutes. Just around the corner there's a large...

2Thank Ron D
Stockholm, Sweden
Reviewed 2 February 2016

Located on a quiet side street within walking distance to the tourist spots of CBD and the nightlife of Fortitude Valley, this is the quietest hostel I ever stayed at, very clean and with friendly and accommodating staff. The internet access is included and both speed and coverage is great, which is not always the case in Australia.

1Thank nonradioactive
Reviewed 30 January 2016

have stayed several occasions and has always been an enjoyable stay. clean rooms comfortable beds nice and convenient location to local supermarket and still within walking distance to CBD, train station etc.

Thank Cam N
Reviewed 30 January 2016 via mobile

I was looking for a silent nice Place for the perfect Start in Australia, because i was not Sure how my jet let would make me feel. And i'm so happy that i choosed this Accomodation. I had a nice small Room with a freezer ans a small cupboard witch was perfect for my clothes ans other things. Every Room...

Thank YaseLisa
Auckland, New Zealand
Reviewed 23 January 2016

I was unfamiliar with Brisbane, so being able to find somewhere close to the river and downtown was very important, and very helpful The place is small-ish, clean (room and bathrooms), with good shared spaces

1Thank Alison K
Melbourne, Australia
Reviewed 18 January 2016 via mobile

We stayed here for two nights in 01/2016. There's not much to say. The owner is very friendly and polite, the rooms and bathrooms are very clean, but aged. They could get a refurbishment. Two small kitchen, just one stove and therefore just 4 out of 5 stars. Nevertheless we enjoyed our stay and could relax well. All rooms are...

1Thank Philipp791

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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Nestled within the peaceful surrounds of inner Spring Hill, the Kookaburra Inn is a unique experience in the heart of beautiful Brisbane, Australia. Travellers alike have enjoyed the serene grounds of the Kookaburra Inn for many years, whether they are relaxing in one of the courtyards, enjoying the secluded privacy of the inn or simply enjoying the may ammenities that make the Inn a little more homely. The quiet leafy surrounds is the perfect place to unwind and enjoy the rest of a guest house with the convenience of a local capital city. Alternatively, you’re located in the heart of the River City and you can explore the many attractions that Brisbane has to offer, all while calling the Kookaburra your home base! Come and enjoy this unique atmosphere as we provide that little something special for your home away from home… ... more   less 

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Address: 41 Phillips Street | Spring Hill, Brisbane, Queensland, Australia
Region: Australia > Queensland > Brisbane Region > Brisbane
Price Range: $67 - $82 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — Kookaburra Inn 3*
Number of rooms: 18
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Kookaburra Hotel Brisbane
Kookaburra Inn Brisbane, Queensland
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“Some of the rooms open right onto the common area, but they have reasonable quiet hours and we weren't bothered at all.”
 of 5 bubbles Glomerata, 15 Jan 2017 | Read review
“Very hilly area, must like walking. Great if you have a vehicle.”
 of 5 bubbles MirandaC344, 30 Dec 2016 | Read review
“Some rooms are accessed by quite a few stairs - fine for me but may be an issue for some with disabilities.”
 of 5 bubbles lola_bean179, 11 Sep 2016 | Read review
“Rooms further away from kitchen quieter.”
 of 5 bubbles Y3606JFmichaels, 27 Aug 2016 | Read review
“Room 7 opposite toilet & shower, next to kitchen, queen double bed”
 of 5 bubbles alanpJ1535ZB, 22 Aug 2016 | Read review
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