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Franklin Villa

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35 Brighton Road | Highgate Hill, Brisbane, Queensland QLD 4101, Australia
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Zhengzhou, China
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Because of tight schedule, we just stayed in Brisbane for one day and I only succeeded to book two rooms for three of us. The environment is so nice with old style three floor buildings, good air, comfortable room. There is also a room for snoke. All is nice!

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

Thank you for your kind comments and happy that you enjoyed your stay at Franklin Villa. Hopefully when you are next in Australia you can stay longer. All the best. More 

Hervey Bay, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We stayed in the Master Suite. It was exactly as advertised. The private spa does have views of the city (as well as its own shower for cooling off after luxuriating in the bubbly heat). There is even a tiny private balcony, which we didn't use, because we ate at the corner table on the main verandah for our floor,... More 

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

Dear Bettjoy, Thank you for your kind words and glad you enjoyed your stay and the facilities. We look forward to seeing you again on your next visit to Brisbane, More 

Swansea, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We found the room to be very comfortable and practical for a week’s long stay in Brisbane. It was in a great location; good for access to the city and in a quiet residential location. The house itself was amazing; a beautifully maintained historical period house, with so many lovely touches and aspects to enjoy – the history of the... More 

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

Thank you Suzi, so glad you enjoyed your stay at Franklin Villa. Sorry we were away but even hoteliers need some R&R! Look forward to welcoming you back on your next trip to Australia. More 

Byron Bay, Australia
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 4, 2016

This is our 3rd visit to Franklin Villas. It is always an enjoyable experience. The hosts are discreet but helpful and the rooms are clean with a great homely atmosphere in the house. Breakfast is good and the pool is great.

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

Thank you for your review look forward to seeing you again. Happy 2016! More 

Brisbane, Australia
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 22, 2015

We had a wonderful stay at Franklin Villa! Gabbie, the beautiful bride-to-be said she was delighted with the welcoming staff, amazing high-tea experience and relaxing overnight stay. Charlotte, the flower-girl-to-be was ecstatic with her lovely high-tea treat! All the other ladies who attended could not stop chatting and laughing for hours! We look forward to many more memorable events held... More 

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

Glad you enjoyed Franklin Villa and the High tea. All the best for the big day! More 

Sydney, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 17, 2015

We booked 3 rooms recently as part of a brief stay in Brisbane for an event. The property exceeded our expectations and is certainly the most quirky place I have stayed in! Rooms were large, clean and full of character. Common areas were a awesome with plenty of space all over the property to chill out

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Brisbane Region, Australia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 5, 2015

There could not be anywhere in Brisbane to stay with a perfect combination of amenity, hospitality and historic character with wonderful views of Brisbane City . Excellent outdoor living areas includes pool, spacious dining areas and beautiful balcony, which opens into the lush green surroundings. What impressed most was the public areas with easy access to all guests. Here you... More 

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

Hi Richard, Thank you so much for your wonderful review of Franklin Villa. We are so happy you enjoyed your stay and wanted to offer you a reduced rate for your next stay as a token of our appreciation. Ring or email us on your next visit to arrange. Thank you again. More 

Melbourne, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 16, 2015

Franklin Villa is a beautiful old mansion in the West End of Brisbane. Extremely good value for money, great location and great facilities. Friendly hosts and the main house is filled with the most amazing eclectic furniture and objects.

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

Glad you enjoyed Franklin Villa. Thank you for your kind comment Julia. Look forward to seeing you again. More 

Stanthorpe, Australia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 8, 2015

This is a beautiful house, our room was upstairs. Overlooked the city, had a balcony. The bed was very comfortable, we didn't like the shower over the spa bath, very difficult to get in and out of, as you had to step up into it. There is a lovely lounge to have a quiet sit and a billiard room if... More 

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

Thank you for staying at Franklin Villa Faith. Might I suggest If the Spa bath isn't your thing maybe next time try the cottage near the pool or the white room has a lovely bathroom with a claw foot bath and shower. Look forward to seeing you next time. Cheers Bernadette More 

Sarasota, Florida
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 15, 2015

Whenever possible I skip the corporate chains for a genuine local experience. That's what I found at the 5-story Franklin Villa, a peaceful Victorian Queenslander just two blocks off the well-known West End Boundary Rd. Owners Bernadette and Nick have done an amazing job of restoring this beautiful villa, which includes sweeping verandahs with fantastic cross breezes and lovely views... More 

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

Thank you for your kind words Fiona and so glad you enjoyed your stay. Hope you're enjoying Cairns and we look forward to seeing you again when in Australia. All the best. More 

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