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Kookaburra Inn

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3.0 of 5
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41 Phillips Street | Spring Hill, Brisbane, Queensland, Australia
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  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Location
    4 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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Geraldton, Australia
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Great location, walking distance to CBD and Fortitude Valley. Clean and tidy shared kitchen and bathroom. Room is basic but clean. The walls are quite thin so noise travels easily and there were no heaters in the bedroom. Recommend bringing earplugs if noise bothers you and a portable heater as it can get quite cold in winter. Other than that,... More 

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Brisbane, Australia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

I enjoyed my stay at KI. The most important thing for me was its helpful staff who were available any time you needed them. I happened to meet Christine more often who helped me with my late check-in.

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Hong Kong, China
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I love the tranquility of this hostel, as it’s just located in a residential area. It’s not a good idea to go back there too late as somehow it’s a bit dangerous walking alone from main street to Phillips Street except you drive. My room is small but clean and well-facilitated. There’s a sink inside so that I didn’t have... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

From sitting in the sun on the street deck in central inner city bustle and finding peace amongst the residential buildings surrounding, to comfortable beds and really pleasant workers. This is true value for money. Highly recommended

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Nice place--good room, comfortable, relaxing, right near the center of the action in Brisbane. The staff was really helpful and let me know all I needed for my brief time here. Stayed two days and this was the right place for me. Thanks kooka!

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Kent, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2015

We stayed for 1 night on our way up to Cairns from Sydney but plan to be back on our return it was that good. Excellent bedroom, friendly and helpful staff, kitchen was small but we had no problem with this as the hostel is not large/did not seem to have many guests staying when we did. Highly recommend for... More 

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Darwin, Australia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 27, 2015

I was doing a hop to a few countries on my way to the UK solo and Wendy and her husband were fantastic, helpful in whatever way possible...from before arrival letting me know options of ways to get there as arrival was late, too many to list she's a wee gem, sets the atmosphere, to waving me off on departure.... More 

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Maroochydore, Australia
2 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 26, 2015

Stayed in a double room with my best friend. It was small and clean with enough places to put your things. It was very quiet - we knew there were other guests, but rarely saw them. I assume we were sharing a bathroom with around five other guests, but we never had to wait around. We are animal people, so... More 

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Aarhus, Denmark
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
1 of 5 stars Reviewed July 16, 2015

The room was decent enough, and there was good wifi connection, but the smell was horrible! I can still smell dog everywhere, it was really really disgusting. I did not feel like sleeping there! I would not recomend this!

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kookaburra-inn, Manager at Kookaburra Inn, responded to this review

Hi Mat, Sorry that you were unhappy - had you come to reception I would have found other accommodation that was more suitable for you. Kind regards, wendy MANAGER. More 

Cairns, Australia
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 2, 2015

Good location, within walking distance or city and rail stations, if you enjoy walking. Basic but pleasantly clean premises. Bedroom was clean and came equiped with a fridge which was useful. The manageress, Wendy, was helpful and welcoming. I would definitely stay at the Kookaburra again

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