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Civic Guest House Backpackers Hostel

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Certificate of Excellence


Certificate of Excellence
Recently renovated and now voted one of the TOP 10 HOSTELS in Australia, the Civic Guest House is a friendly, charming hostel in the heart of Townsville offering clean, safe and cosy accommodation for the budget conscious traveler. Free Wi-Fi and a friendly service are what we consider a must. We also offer free transport to/from the Ferry and Greyhound bus terminal.Our aim is to provide our guests with a comfortable and quiet place to stay in a relaxed and friendly environment. You can chill out in the lounge room, prepare a meal in our large communal kitchen, or have a game of chess in the new game room. Conveniently located in a quiet street in Townsville's CBD, the Civic Guest House Backpackers Hostel gives you a broad choice of room options ranging from shared dorms to private double rooms with en-suite bathrooms.Townsville is a great place to experience a laid-back tropical city lifestyle while enjoying the fantastic wildlife and exceptional sights of the Great Barrier Reef and Magnetic Island. Take a tour, enjoy numerous free activities in and around town, or simply relax by the beach.
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Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Laundry Service
Non-smoking hotel
Public Wifi
Self-Serve Laundry
Shuttle Bus Service
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Air conditioning
Family Rooms
Non-smoking rooms
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Three of my friends and I stayed here when it was really flooded and we got stuck in Townsville for a week. This hostel was brilliantly accommodating. The staff, particularly the manager, was so lovely and tried to make us as comfortable as possible and helped us out with lifts
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It’s only been a few days since we left Cathy and everyone at civic but we miss it already! Our first nights stay was the night before we transferred to Magnetic Island (didn’t stay 24hrs due to bad weather) and as soon as we were picked up by Cathy using their free shuttle from
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This hostel is great for the price. The kitchen is the best I’ve used so far, loads of utensils & very clean! The staff are super friendly, handing out free ice pops in the heat! One thing I will say is it advertises as a quiet hostel, both two nights I was there I struggled to
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I stayed 3 nights in the hostel. Everything was perfect. It is well located, very clean and the room have air conditioned. I was surprised to see showers AND bathtubs in a hostel so I took one with cold water, so refreshing with this heat ! The staff is super friendly, they
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I loved Civic Guest House! Perfect location in the city centre and they have shuttles every day that can bring you to the Greyhound stop and the Ferry Terminal (for your day trip to Magnetic Island). The rooms were nice and clean and so were all the communal areas! Theres a
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The open area in the back with kitchen and laundry
free pool table and games room, plus beautiful timber tables everywhere!
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Twin Room
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Guest Kitchen
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Double with Ensuite
Dear Teng, apologies for the delay in my reply. The Deluxe twin double room have two separate beds. You are welcome to send me an email if you still need a booking with us you are welcome to go to the Civic Guesthouse website and send us an email. Kind Regards, Zenobia
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"i like the eight mix bedroom, big, clean, and cool air conditioner."
"Don't use email to communicate with staff."
"All rooms are perfect because they are all big enough and each has a frige"
"Ask for an ensuite...."
"Try and book an en suite if you can."
US$ 15 - US$ 43 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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