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Minto Colonial Hostel

61 Gladstone Rd | Highgate Hill, Brisbane, Queensland 4051, Australia
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Minto Colonial Hostel
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Ranked #48 of 116 Specialty Lodging in Brisbane
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4 of 5 stars reviewed 1 week ago
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    4 of 5 stars
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Nice, quiet and safe neighbourhood. Guests are decent and try to avoid noise but as mentioned by all the other reviewers, the noise insulation isn't very good. Toilets were clean and nice. There's also a coin operated washing machine. The room though, is tiny, but that didn't affect me too much. In any case it's great value for money. Also... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I only stayed here one night, but I wanted a single room instead of a dorm so I didn't wake people when I departed early morning, and for a low price it was handy. The room was simple but was all I needed, and the bed was comfortable. It's a short walk from South Bank train station, a few hills... More 

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Brisbane, Australia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 22, 2015

It may be budget but if you like clean place close to South Bank this is the one. Friendly, helpful staff so I found for two days it was very relaxing. Lovely balcony to enjoy an evening drink and morning breakfast. There is no air conditioning but a fan in the room. If staying a while there is acoin operated... More 

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed March 12, 2015

The Minto hostel is located in a very nice looking colonial building. On arrival I had to call the receptionist by phone, therefore it is advised to have an Australian Sim card or enough money on your foreign phone. The nice thing about the rooms are the very high ceilings, and a great Thai restaurant in the neighbourhood, but what... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 23, 2014

I chose the Minto because of its appearance, the good reviews, and it's close location to South Bank. + It is a beautiful building, nice people staying there, great view from the terrace on CBD, bus stop to CBD close by, kitchen is clean. - It is after all a Queenslander and thus you can hear everything from the neighbouring... More 

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed November 3, 2014

When I came to this hostel. so dirty.really terrible..expensive price. picky bad staff. I dont wanna go again

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 23, 2014 via mobile

Pretty building inside and out, quiet, clean kitchen with a huge oven, good location about 20 minutes walk to South bank. Tv lounge with dining table is good to chill in the evenings. Showers clean. Would stay here again!

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 30, 2014

We chose the Minto Colonial for its appearance. Indeed the place is attractive ith wooden floors. Traditional bath tubs, in AUgust sometimes a bit chilly. Quiet, but small rooms. There were not many guests I must admit. Easy to walk to the Southbank and city centre, and sufficient parking space

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 30, 2014 via mobile

I stayed here for just over a week in June and was very pleased with everything during my stay. The hostel is reasonably priced, quiet and very clean. The manager was very friendly and helped with any problems I might have had. It's situated just outside the city centre but it is still within walking distance or you can get... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 29, 2014

My girlfriend and I stayed at Minto for three nights. We arrived late but this was not a problem at all. The room was small but well equipped with a small fridge and tv. Only disadvantage was that the window couldn't be opened. Moreover, my girlfriend woke up at night because of the traffic noise from the busy road in... More 

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