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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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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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Mandurah, Australia
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9 reviews 9 reviews
7 hotel reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

This motel were very accommodating when I booked a room last minute due to an unsatisfactory backpackers that I had checked into. The room I booked for 4 nights was unavailable the first night so the staff put me in a bigger room without me having to pay the difference.

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Maroochydore, Australia
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3 reviews 3 reviews
3 hotel reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

The City Palms is a no frills motel, a 10 minute walk from The. Brunswick Street Station. There are heaps of dining options in Chinatown, and as the room comes with a serviceable kitchen including a microwave, so self catering is a possibility. But it's the little things that really impress. There's a spa on the premises and unlimited free... More

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Gore, New Zealand
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7 reviews 7 reviews
5 hotel reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
2 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The price was right but disappointed that we had to pay extra to have a carpark. There was no street spaces possible in the busy area. Road noise was annoying. When cooking dinner the two of us had to share utensils as there wasn't enough to go round. Disappointing as the BBQ has bottle had run out and when I... More

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12 reviews 12 reviews
9 hotel reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Great value for Money that's for sure, for $55/night you get a good room. BUT young people parting from midnight to almost day light robbed us of sleep for all 3 nights we stayed there! Party goers constantly running up and down the hall with stereos opening and shutting doors all night. We couldn't ring reception as the room phone... More

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Noosa, Australia
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22 reviews 22 reviews
15 hotel reviews
18 helpful votes 18 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
46 helpful votes 46 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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127 reviews 127 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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5 reviews 5 reviews
3 hotel reviews
14 helpful votes 14 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
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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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Additional Information about City Palms Motel

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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