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Franklin Villa

3.0 of 5
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35 Brighton Road | Highgate Hill, Brisbane, Queensland QLD 4101, Australia
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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Murwillumbah, Australia
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5 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

Although very convenient to Southbank and a grand old building the "villa with garden view" had some drawbacks. If you are a light sleeper the pool pump running right outside the door at night and the lack of ability to block out the light results in a poor night's sleep. The bed was very comfortable. When we were there the... More 

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Wollongong, Australia
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This amazing hotel is like being in The Adams Family house! Awesome! It is so well set up with many quaint and unusual items decorating the place. We stayed in the loft...right at the top of the building..with an awesome room..right across south bank to the city. The only downside was the compact bathroom...my husband is 6 foot tall, and... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 20, 2015

Love this place, love this city. I was having so many dramas trying to find a good place to stay, and I wanted it to be special because I'm in Brissy to have surgery so I wanted to feel comfortable, pampered and have a nice place to recover. I knew the accommodation was going to make or break it. Then... More 

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Bernadette P, Owner at Franklin Villa, responded to this review

Thank you Sandy for your lovely comments and we are so happy that you love Franklin Villa as a home away from yours. We hope you have a speedy recovery and look forward to welcoming you back soon. All the best. Bernadette Proctor More 

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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 30, 2015

Brilliant. Exquisite renovation of 1890s gem. Stunning views, gorgeous apartment, heated lap pool, midnight game of pool, little private nooks everywhere. And little touches that respect the intelligence of guests, like kitchen, garden BBQ, micro gym. Fabulous 10/10. Couldn't stay longer bcoz someone booked out whole place for a month. Don't blame them!

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NSW
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5 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 2, 2014

Travelling to Brisbane had me searching for weeks but nothing grabbed me. Finally came across Franklin Villa and booked it immediately. 3 ladies in our early 30s meeting for a catch up and this place was perfect. Easy to drive there. Parking on street was ample and always had a spot available over the weekend. I booked directly on the... More 

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Budelsdorf, Germany
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 11, 2014

We stayed as a family of 5 in the garden cottage, beautifully decorated, air con, able to cook breakfast by the pool, walked into West End and Q Pac. Kitchen well appointed in the main house with big verandahs overlooking the city. Cant wait to go back.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 16, 2014 via mobile

franklin villa is a marvellous place located 10 min walk to Brisbane's South bank precinct, we stay in the loft room which is at the very top and a little difficult to reach if have walking difficulties as there are no lifts only stairs, but when there it's worth it, there's a small ensuite and sitting area which has a... More 

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Brisbane, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 8, 2014

To be honest, I'm still at Franklin Villa until tomorrow but I love the place so much I've decided to give it a full 5 stars right away. First up, the location is handy to all the attractions of West End; you're only a 5 minute stroll from cafes and shops on Boundary St. Next, the room (we have the... More 

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Brisbane
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17 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 6, 2014

We booked this very last minute, and when we arrived the management didn't even know we were booked(not their fault) Cabin was nice, was a but disappointing we couldn't use the mezzanine floor. Place was quirky , but the girlfriend loved it, which is the important part. very clean, and cute, Will stay there again,

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Newcastle, Australia
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14 reviews
3 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed June 17, 2014 via mobile

I have never been so cold in my entire life, and I have camped in a tent in Iceland! My partner and I planned a romantic weekend away, which included a 1 night stay at Franklin Villa. We chose the villa based on the location, with easy walking to the West End or South Bank, and from the photographs of... More 

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