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Kookaburra Inn Reviews

41 Phillips Street, Spring Hill, Downtown, Brisbane, Queensland, Australia

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358 Total Reviews
  • 87%Value For Money
  • 85%Security
  • 87%Location
  • 97%Staff
  • 81%Atmosphere
  • 88%Cleanliness
  • 83%Facilities

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Wendy and Chris were friendly and helpful, and the facilities were spotless and never crowded.


A nice place to stay, the owner was lovely and helpful, the showers and toilets were clean and tidy and the private double room excellent! They do have two dogs tho, so if your a bit like me and you don't really like dogs around you might not be happy (only downside)


Everything totally perfect


Fine Atmosphere Clean rooms and Shared facilities


Good central location for exploring Brisbane


Very friendly staff, extremely clean hostel. Nice chilled atmosphere.


Good location, 15minute walk or so into town with very friendly staff. The kitchen wasnt that clean and was very small.


Welcoming hosts and clean, comfortable rooms.


This is definitely not a party hostel, but it's great for couples who want a quite time and see Brisbane, the staff are extremely helpful and friendly and it's walking distance to Central station so getting around is no problem


Really nice, quiet hostel. Fridge in room, excellent wifi. Only negative was no oven or toaster. We really enjoyed our stay there.


Even though we arrived late due to an auto accident on the highway down from Rockhampton and getting lost in Spring Hill, our hosts, who were waiting for us and to go out to dinner; were very gracious and helpful. We loved the atmosphere of the Inn. We knew nothing about the place; but it was much better than we had expected. Three cheers for Kookaburra Inn!!! Very quiet, charming and homey!


Nice quiet accommodation, good value for money so close to the city centre. very friendly staff as well who were very nice about our unfortunate late arrival at 2am


Fantastic position and staff. Thankyou


Lovely quiet little hostel, perfect for settling in after three days of travelling! Great staff, make you feel welcome. Not your typical hostel of constant noise and hustle and bustle, really relaxed atmosphere. Its unlikely you'll ever have to wait to use any of the facilities, such as cooking or needing the bathroom. Its unfortunate there aren't more hostels like this. If your after a party hostel this isn't it, this is for those who want to chill and have a perfect base to explore from.

  • 29th Nov 2013
  • Novice Nomad
  • Anonymous
  • England
  • Male, 18-24
  • (1 review)


Best value for money in Brisbane and really friendly staff. Cool dogs too.

  • 21st Nov 2013
  • Novice Nomad
  • Anonymous
  • Australia
  • Male, 25-30
  • (1 review)


Good location. Fine for what I needed, but had expected a bit more based on reviews. Own fridge and sink was nice to have in room, but wifi not always strong enough to skype. Had to slam bedroom door to shut each time. Wendy very friendly on reception, happy for late arrival and to leave bags on day of departure, much appreciated thanks.


Nice little hostel. Great if you have your own car because of parking. Approx. 5-10 minutes walk to the city/harbour, where you can take the red fairy (for free) to explor Brisbane (hop-on-hop-off).

  • 5th Nov 2013
  • Novice Nomad
  • Anonymous
  • Germany
  • Female, 25-30
  • (1 review)


Great staff, from the front office to the cleaning lady.

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