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Kookaburra Inn

41 Phillips Street | Spring Hill, Brisbane, Queensland, Australia
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Ranked #12 of 60 Brisbane B&B and Inns
Certificate of Excellence 2014
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4 of 5 stars reviewed 1 week ago
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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 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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12 reviews 12 reviews
12 hotel reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Stayed there for 4 nights during a Dancing congress which was happening close by, I booked a private room with shared bathroom, thanks to tripadvisor as on that time all hotels were booked out and I trust people reviews and went to this hotel , booked it over phone and the lady was very helpful and gave me nice tips... More

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10 reviews 10 reviews
3 hotel reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Really quiet, clean hostel. Great facilities - fridge in our room, kitchen on each floor. Sink and shower in individual room giving great privacy. Pleasant outdoor seating and free wi fi. Towels provided. Really close to the river and main shopping street. Shuttle to airport.

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Melbourne, Australia
16 reviews 16 reviews
9 hotel reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 22, 2014

My partner and I really enjoyed our stay! The room was clean, tidy, loads of facilities; dining area, kitchen, living room with tv, another cooking area upstairs, laundry (detergent provided, $4 washing $3drying), unlimited wifi, great location (5-20min walk from everything), they gave us a parking permit for the car (ring in advance as they only have a few permits),... More

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Sydney, Australia
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33 reviews 33 reviews
33 hotel reviews
26 helpful votes 26 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 31, 2014

Stayed here for two nights while visiting Brisbane. ..two huge hairy dogs came running at us..we love dogs so we were happy to see them but the whole place just smells of old dog mixed in wth spray to try hide it..I couldnt stand in reception due to the smell n communal areas stank too. .lovely dogs..not there fault. There... More

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Bargara, Australia
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84 reviews 84 reviews
20 hotel reviews
40 helpful votes 40 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 29, 2014

Very clean and comfortable room with fridge, washbasin and fan. Good size modern shower room. Courtyards front and back. Handy location 15 mins walk to Central or Roma St. Lovely welcoming hosts including giant Alsation. Reasonably priced as well, so most definitely ticks all the boxes!

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11 reviews 11 reviews
4 hotel reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 4, 2014

Stayed here for one night - was everything we needed and more. Excellent location, there was parking, aircon and free wifi. Was a bit dubious about the shared facilities but it was very quiet and the bathrooms were clean and not too busy. Room was basic but came with a fridge so we were happy, staff were lovely and helpful.... More

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Brisbane, Australia
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6 reviews 6 reviews
5 hotel reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 4, 2014 via mobile

I arrived late after office closing time, and the boss had left a , lovely envelope on the front door inside the gates with directions to my room, roomkey and wifi password. Staff is supernice, lots of lovely backpackers and pretty clean room. Only negative was they were painting at the time, so it smelled of paint, also no aircon... More

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Doncaster, UK
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8 hotel reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 5, 2014

We stayed at the Kookaburra Inn for 5 days in December 2013 and would definitely recommended it. It’s in a great location as its only about 10-15 minutes’ walk to the main train station in Brisbane and from there you can easily walk to anywhere. Were welcomed by the lovely owner and her two happy dogs. She took the time... More

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Brevard, North Carolina
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129 reviews 129 reviews
33 hotel reviews
63 helpful votes 63 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 27, 2013

Our planned arrival was delayed due to encountering an auto accident on the highway and by becoming lost in the Spring Hill area of Brisbane, where the Kookaburra Inn was located. Despite our considerable delay, our hosts were very welcoming and helpful. We found the rooms charming, the baths and kitchen more than adequate and the atmosphere very nice. We... More

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28 reviews 28 reviews
8 hotel reviews
22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 28, 2013

In between flights, we stayed for one night at the hostel. It is basic, by its very nature, but clean and comfortable. The owner is very helpful. Facilities are on a help-yourself basis, but, as a very economic central stopover, it was fine. It's worth taking a walk down to Chinatown for a taste of some fine food.

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Address: 41 Phillips Street | Spring Hill, Brisbane, Queensland, Australia
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Location: Australia > Queensland > Brisbane
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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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