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Minto Colonial Hostel

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Sheffield, United Kingdom
Reviewed 1 week ago

Nothing special. Rooms are small with dated bunk beds. Kitchen is well equipped however, as the countless signs decorating the walls will tell you, you are not allowed to cook, use the kettle or sink after 9:30pm. Not really great if you're in town for work and finish late. Over the road is a 24hr convenience store and a few...

Thank Max H
Brisbane, Australia
Reviewed 1 week ago

Clarry very helpful....only needed to stay one night. Friendly patrons and also helpful. Were in room 4 which is at the front of the home but not woken by traffic. Comfy bed...this is a great place to stay if staying late in the city and need the ambiance of home!

Thank clarelove
Vienna, Austria
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I had an excellent stay at Minto Colonial Guest House. Clarry and his team are super easy to get along with, extremly fast in terms of communication and exceptionally friendly. Even my early morning arrival posed no problem and they made it possible for me to enter my room earlier given its availability. I would go back here any time....

Thank Gregor M
Alresford, United Kingdom
Reviewed 21 March 2017 via mobile

On this website wifi is advertised as being free, however when we checked in we were told free wifi is only for one night stays, so we had to pay $25 for a week for wifi. This was not what we had expected. We were able to use the wifi during the day, but after 9:30pm the wifi slowed down...

Thank Clord92
Los Angeles, California
Reviewed 14 February 2017

I am staying here for a month as I am going overseas and need short term accommodation. Clarey the owner has been very helpful, the placed it cleaned daily and the location is not far from the city. Plenty of on street parking. I have found it very quiet, especially at night, ask for a downstairs room if you need...

Thank W3444ISamandah
Gold Coast, Australia
Reviewed 14 November 2016

I absolutely loved everything about Minto! The place was quaint, the facilities were clean, and the people-- both staff and other people staying there the same time I was-- were friendly. I even got to meet the owner's dog, Bruno. There's a bus station just around the corner, a 10 minute walk to Southbank train station and a 15 minute...

Thank maiaaaaa
Newcastle upon Tyne, United Kingdom
Reviewed 17 July 2016 via mobile

My boyfriend and I stayed here for around 3 weeks in June/July whilst we were looking for work in Brisbane. We enjoyed our stay at Minto for this time. The hostel is cleaned everyday which is great, in particular for the bathrooms and kitchen. The kitchen is the best kitchen I've seen in a hostel, with everything you need, including...

Thank RC130
Reviewed 13 April 2016 via mobile

My friends and I stayed here last month. The staff were friendly and helpful giving us a couple of different room options as there were 3 of us. We had a lovely room which opens onto the varanda and the building is beautiful. The price was fair. What let's it down a little is the walls are thin and you...

Thank FussyEaterBigDrinker
Reviewed 11 December 2015

I had a great stay at Minto, made an early booking and everything worked out perfectly. Smooth arrival from commuter station close by, a bit of a hike with the backpack but not too bad, good room (bunk beds) on ground floor. Noticed other reviews complaining about noice from bathroom, had the room straight across and there were no issues...

Thank Eaze
Reviewed 9 November 2015 via mobile

I didn't end up staying at this hotel as there was a mix-up with the bookings that was at least partly my fault but Clarry was an absolute legend finding alternative accommodation for us at a nearby similar colonial house - and this was on a very busy weekend for Brisbane due to the cricket. Thanks Clarry!

Thank Dru H

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  • Self-Serve Laundry
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Minto is a delight to the senses. Enjoy the colonial charm, feel the breezes on the veranda or chill out in front of the TV in the common room. We at Minto are committed to providing clean, comfortable accommodation approaching guest house quality. Other features include a fully equipped huge Chef's kitchen & fast wireless Internet (a small fee applies). A stay at Minto will ensure a pleasant, harmonious place to stay and study in peace. 14 mins walk from the excitement of some of Brisbane's best nightlife, 10 mins walk to South Bank rail station. A short walk to the Convention centre and CBD, 50 meters to the bus & 100 m to convenience stores and restaurants and take-aways are close by. The on-site caretaker is available to facilitate pleasant day to day operations. Please note: Bathroom facilities are shared; 3 bathrooms between 12 rooms. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Minto Colonial Hostel

Address: 61 Gladstone Rd | Highgate Hill, Brisbane, Queensland 4101, Australia
Region: Australia > Queensland > Brisbane Region > Brisbane
Price Range: RM184 - RM251 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:2 star — Minto Colonial Hostel 2*
Number of rooms: 12
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“Ask for a downstairs room - quiet”
W3444ISamandah, 13 Feb 2017 | Read review
“Rooms at the back of the house are quieter...room 7 probably the pick.”
Kathee2206, 28 Sep 2015 | Read review
“Not next to a bathroom”
90julianb, 17 Sep 2015 | Read review
“Avoid the front rooms if you don't like traffic noise.”
38sally, 5 Sep 2015 | Read review
“Room 4 has french doors onto the balcony, which lets in the evening breeze.”
clarelove, 21 Mar 2015 | Read review
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