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Civic Guest House Backpackers Hostel

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  • Excellent62%
  • Very good27%
  • Average8%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
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“bed dorm”(23 reviews)
“free wifi”(49 reviews)
“air con”(35 reviews)
AMENITIES
Free Wifi
Air Conditioning
Non-Smoking Hotel
Family Rooms
Laundry Service
Self-Serve Laundry
Shuttle Bus Service
2 Star accommodation
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Clean, chilled hostel with a well-equipped kitchen and friendly service. I really liked that it had various relaxed spaces to hang out in. The only reason I gave it "average" instead of "very good" is because we found it hard to get a good night's...More

Thank Lindsay B
Reviewed 4 August 2018 via mobile

We stayed in a private double room with a private bathroom. While the rooms and facilities are old, it was still a comfortable stay. The room had a ceiling fan, an aircon and a mini fridge. The backpackers has a huge shared outdoor area and...More

Thank Maeganfw
Reviewed 13 July 2018

I stayed at Civic Guest House with a group. We took over some entire dorm rooms, which were really nice with their own bathrooms and fridge, as well as a private room. The kitchen is large and well stocked with cooking equipment, and there are...More

Thank Carolyn K
Reviewed 22 June 2018

This hostel was so welcoming and comfortable it felt like a hotel. Staff were helpful and friendly. Rooms were comfortable and clean, the WiFi actually works. The atmosphere around this hostel is the best thing, great vibes making us feel safe and comfortable. Fantastic value...More

Thank _jamesellis0296
Reviewed 14 June 2018 via mobile

My partner and I stayed here as part of a tour round the world making our way up the east coast. It is 100% in our top 3 hostels we have stayed in on our travels. The staff were all really friendly and accomodating, everything...More

1  Thank Robyn W
Response from CathyKowner, Owner at Civic Guest House Backpackers HostelResponded 22 June 2018

Thank you Robyn. We love to hear that our guest have enjoyed their stay with us! Safe travels.

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Description
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 ...More 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. Less
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Hotel Amenities
HOTEL FEATURES
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Air Conditioning
Laundry Service
Non-Smoking Hotel
Self-Serve Laundry
Shuttle Bus Service
Pool
Beachfront
Room Service
Free Parking
Restaurant
Bar/Lounge
Spa
Breakfast included
Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
Awards & Recognition
Certificate of Excellence
Certificate of Excellence
Room types
Non-Smoking Rooms, Family Rooms
Hotel class
Awards & Recognition
Certificate of Excellence
Certificate of Excellence
Room types
Non-Smoking Rooms, Family Rooms
Number of rooms
29
Price range
US$ 13 - US$ 42 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Location
Australia > Queensland > Townsville
Hotel class
Awards & Recognition
Certificate of Excellence
Certificate of Excellence
Room types
Non-Smoking Rooms, Family Rooms
Number of rooms
29
Price range
US$ 13 - US$ 42 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Location
Australia > Queensland > Townsville
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Traveller (40)
Room & Suite (5)
Dining (1)
Pool & Beach (1)
Family and Play Areas (1)
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Teng-Lum
19 April 2015|
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Response from CathyKowner | Property representative |
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... More
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