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Franklin Villa

3.0 of 5 Guest house   |   35 Brighton Road | Highgate Hill, Brisbane, Queensland QLD 4101 , Australia
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Ranked #20 of 61 Brisbane B&B and Inns
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    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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31 reviews 31 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW 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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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

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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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

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
14 reviews 14 reviews
3 hotel reviews
5 helpful votes 5 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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Sunshine Coast
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4 hotel reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 4, 2014

My daughter and I stayed in the White Room at Franklin Villa last night as an early Mother's Day treat and had an awesome time. Franklin Villa is in an excellent location, within easy walking distance to all the eateries in West End which we indulged in for Saturday lunch, dinner and Sunday morning breakfast. We arrived at Franklin Villa... More

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

Thank you for your kind words on Franklin Villa. Glad you had a lovely stay with your daughter and we look forward to seeing you again. Kind Regards Franklin Villa More

Milton Keynes, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 24, 2014

Undoubtedly the most unusual place we've ever stayed in. It felt like going back in time but with an element of the Adams Family residence!! Loved it but it reminded us that we would could never live in an old property! I chose it for our 3 night stay at the end of a 5 week tour of NZ &... More

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Queensland, Australia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 1, 2013

My husband and I stayed at Franklin Villa in October during the week. This place has loads of character and I wished that we had more time to look around the property but we were only there for one night and arrived late in afternoon and left very early the next morning. Rooms were spacious and clean with tea making... More

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 14, 2013

This villa has character for sure, but needs some modernising. The website promised a gym, which ended up being some home weights on a rack at the end of a concrete driveway, covered in cobwebs, behind the owners' car. The "private" bathroom ended up having glass windows (not frosted) looking onto the public verandah, only covered with some flimsy curtains.... More

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15 hotel reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 21, 2013

We stayed at Frankin villa in June 2013 with 4 other friends whist following the British and Irish lions tour of Australia. The accommodation is very unique. The whole house is like a Aladdin cave with lots of unusual artefacts spread throughout the whole house. It's an old colonial style house lovingly restored by the owners over many years of... More

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Sydney, Australia
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 14, 2013 via mobile

Chose this hotel because of proximity to friends' house and to avoid the soulless modern hotels on Southbank. The house is lovely but the room was tired and a bit tatty. The decor generally is just a bit too quirky. Air conditioning failed and had to be restored which was bad for a Brisbane summer. Spent the night worrying it... More

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

Dear Amy, Thank you for your detailed feedback. Our sincere apologies that you were uncomfortable for your stay. It was a cold snap. We do put extra blankets in the cupboards for cold nights like these however the cleaner had not done this.There is an option in the rooms for reverse cylce heating. It is unfortunate that you didn't call... More

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Address: 35 Brighton Road | Highgate Hill, Brisbane, Queensland QLD 4101 , Australia
Location: Australia > Queensland > Brisbane
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
Hotel Class:3 star — Franklin Villa 3*
Number of rooms: 5
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