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City Palms Motel

3.0 of 5 Motel   |   55 Brunswick St | Fortitude Valley, Brisbane, Queensland 4006, Australia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 6, 2014
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Rating summary
  • Location
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    2.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    2.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    3 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    3 of 5 stars
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Noosa, Australia
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15 reviews 15 reviews
10 hotel reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 6, 2014

This little place is just great value. Free internet, long office hours and cheap prices are the backbone of this little hotel. It has limited parking, but side street parking is plentiful if you are prepared for a short walk.

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Lismore, Australia
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38 reviews 38 reviews
7 hotel reviews
45 helpful votes 45 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 3, 2014

This was my third time in this hotel. i checked out to day (3/5/14). the previous night was noisy (created by some young people). from about 9:00 to about 12:00. TV was not working for some time. so i had to put up with the noise. the young people booked three or four rooms. kept their rooms open and were... More

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Perth WA
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124 reviews 124 reviews
11 hotel reviews
47 helpful votes 47 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 30, 2014

I was on my own so chose this hotel thinking it would be a safe walk to the James Street precinct. Its just that bit far out of town up the hill towards the hospital. My room had a generator that came on at 6.30am and it was loud and then kept coming on regularly after that. I would have... More

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Auckland Region, New Zealand
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10 reviews 10 reviews
5 hotel reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 10, 2014

We stayed here as it was close to the train to the airport and we had an early morning flight. Stayed in one of the back rooms (105) and you'd never have known you were on a busy road. Room was really clean and tidy, bathroom ditto. Paid less here per night than a double at backpackers in the centre... More

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Southport, United Kingdom
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3 hotel reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 9, 2014 via mobile

We stayed at city palms motel for 3 nights room 29, We found it a lovely little place. room was small ( but how big do you need a room to rest and shower!) nice and clean with little kitchen, microwave, iron,flat screen tv, free wi fi and air con ..... Perfect for the price and good location near town... More

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Brisbane, Australia
1 review
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 4, 2014

Some of these reviews are very harsh! I paid $62 for a double bedroom with ensuite, free wifi and kitchonette - Ie probably the cheapest hotel room in brisbane, and walking distance to the valley. yes it is a bit rundown and yes you can hear some noise, but nothing to stop a good sleep. No issues with the girl... More

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Brisbane, Australia
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3 hotel reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 11, 2014

We have stayed here twice, for a night out in Brisbane's Fortitude Valley. Cleaner needs to use less bleach as the smell was overpowering and be more observant as we found hairs in the bathroom. A few spare pillows would be useful as well..but having said that, it is basic accomodation that serves it's purpose if you intend on just... More

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Sydney, Australia
2 reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 20, 2013

Stayed here for a few nights recently. For the price I think it's pretty good. It's clean, simple. The staff were helpful. The building is cheaply constructed and the interiors and plain. The walls are - as mentioned previously - paper thin and you'll hear every door close and every conversation had in the corridor word for word. A group... More

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Melbourne, Australia
2 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed November 10, 2013 via mobile

I stayed at City Palms for two nights. The rooms are nice for the price and facilities are good. I had no issue with the manager like some reviews. They held my bag before check in which was a big bonus! My issues though - Not a big one, but terrible pillows! - My biggest issue was noises. The walls... More

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Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
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4 reviews 4 reviews
4 hotel reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed September 9, 2013

After glowing reviews I have written on this motel, I called to make a booking the other day and found that the previous managers were no longer there. The guy who answered the phone was rude and speaking over me and not listening to what I was asking him. The rate he quoted me was more expensive that what was... More

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Address: 55 Brunswick St | Fortitude Valley, Brisbane, Queensland 4006, Australia
Location: Australia > Queensland > Brisbane
Amenities:
Children Activities ( Kid / Family Friendly ) Kitchenette Spa
Hotel Style:
#7 Spa Hotel in Brisbane
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Hotel Class:3 star — City Palms Motel 3*
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