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“Edward Lodge never fails to please, it's always a delight to stay.” 5 of 5 bubbles
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Edward Lodge
Ranked #3 of 66 Brisbane B&B and Inns
Certificate of Excellence
Australia
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7 reviews
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“Edward Lodge never fails to please, it's always a delight to stay.”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 26, 2010

My partner and I have stayed in Edward Lodge many times over the last couple of years. The Lodge's hosts, Robyn and Noel, are always welcoming, friendly, warm and helpful. Charming rooms, superb quiet, clean location that allows you to feel part of a community rather than a 'fly-through', interesting local riverside area, great restaurants, cinema a 5-minute drive away, with public transport by both City Cat ferry and bus into main city areas. Highly recommended!!

  • Stayed September 2010, traveled as a couple
    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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Indiana
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed December 14, 2009

I greatly enjoyed the location of the lodge. It's in a residential neighborhood that's a short walk from restaurants (including Indian and Thai), a full grocery store, gourmet food store, post office, chemist, and newsagent. Frequent buses to the CBD stop nearby, and New Farm Park is one block away, with clear views of fruit bats at dusk. It's the perfect place for a peaceful rest from sterile hotels, and it was the only place I stayed in 6 Australian cities that actually delivered the free internet service it promised. (Australia is dismal that way; if you're traveling for business, get a 3G USB modem and prepaid SIM because almost none of the wireless will work or be fast enough.)

Minuses: the windows are old, opening outward, and so have no screens. TV noise carries easily in the little courtyard.

  • Stayed November 2009, traveled on business
    • 4 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 4 of 5 bubbles
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    • 4 of 5 bubbles
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    • 4 of 5 bubbles
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Thank cathy1099
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london
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 17, 2009

We lgot into Brisbane after 9pm, our first trip to Australia. The lodge was about 25 mins from the airport and the owner met us downstairs. Friendly and unassuming, Noel and his wife made us feel very much at home. We got a large room downstairs with two double beds and the kitchen was lovely. Since we stayed 5 nights, I was able to use the washing machine in the laundry room and we got clean linen whenever we asked for it.
Noel was very helfpful with information about places to see and things to do.
Not far from the ferry or the bus, it is the perfect location for those who like a bit of quiet at night and the atmosphere is gentle and the owners are kind and helpful.
Glad we began our trip there and would stay there again if we ever got the opportunity to visit Australia.

  • Stayed July 2009, traveled with family
    • 4 of 5 bubbles
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    • 4 of 5 bubbles
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    • 4 of 5 bubbles
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    • 4 of 5 bubbles
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    • 4 of 5 bubbles
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Thank indiLondon
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed May 20, 2009

We arrived at midnight, Noel was very kind to wake up and helping to set-up the rooms for us (5 person in a family room). The price is good, place is quiet, light breakfast is not bad, we had a home-feel.

The house design is oriental look, it will be very comfortabe when having BBQ at the back yard.

  • Stayed May 2009, traveled as a couple
    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 4 of 5 bubbles
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    • 4 of 5 bubbles
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    • 4 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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Thank hahaHK
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Byron Bay
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5 reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 24, 2008

I stayed at Edward Lodge in Feb 2008, new owners and the service was good, while the room were not serviced everyday this suited me as I was resting, very very clean,lovely ambiance to this property wonderfull gardens, not complaints at all, would recomend

Stayed February 2008
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Additional Information about Edward Lodge

Property: Edward Lodge
Address: 75 Sydney St | New Farm, Brisbane, Queensland 4005, Australia
Location: Australia > Queensland > Brisbane Region > Brisbane
Amenities:
Free Breakfast Kitchenette Airport Transportation
Hotel Style:
Ranked #3 of 66 B&Bs / Inns in Brisbane
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
Hotel Class:3.5 star — Edward Lodge 3.5*
Number of rooms: 10
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
Accommodation in Brisbane at Beautiful New Farm - Your boutique hotel! Situated in the leafy heart of New Farm, Edward Lodge is a Brisbane accommodation favourite for travellers of all kinds: families coming for a visit, old friends catching up and a romantic weekend enjoying the city. Built in 1912 Edward Lodge offers quiet enjoyment along with top notch Brisbane accommodation for our guests. Each one of our guest rooms has been individually designed with a private bathroom designer decorated to reflect the tradition and ambience of the building. This comfortable, boutique hotel offers spacious rooms, filled with light and atmosphere. The fittings and soft furnishings are carefully chosen to be consistent with 1912 style but with a 21st century interpretation. You'll love the colours which complement and enhance the rich interiors of the property. We've also paid attention to the things which make the travellers life worthwhile, well-proportioned rooms, the comfortable beds, crisp linens, soft towels and exclusive toiletries. And did we mention that a fresh continental breakfast is included when you stay at Edward Lodge, no extra charge? Featuring Byron Bay products, it's all ready for you each morning in our light, bright breakfast room downstairs, please help yourself. . And complimentary Wi Fi is included. ... more   less 
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