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Athelstane House

165 Caroline Street, Rockhampton, Queensland 4700, Australia
Athelstane House

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  • Location
    5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    5 of 5 stars
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Cooroy, Australia
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3 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 3, 2015

This beautiful and elegantly decorated, authentic Queenslander house immediately became the bench mark against which all other accommodation will be measured. Fresh, white, fluffy towels, scrupulously clean rooms and a myriad of small but considerate touches helped to make this a very special experience. Stan has achieved the perfect balance between warmth and unobtrusiveness, while Marion's professional standard of cooking... More 

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Czarny Las, Poland
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 30, 2014

My wife and I were driving from Cairns to Brisbane in November 2014, and only stayed one night as a stopover. What a mistake! We were SO impressed and wished we had planned to stay longer. Everything about Athelstone was perfect - the décor (my wife's colours!) the gardens, the room, the breakfast, and Stan and Marion were perfect hosts... More 

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Boyne Island, Australia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 2, 2014

After reading the reviews we had an overnight stay at Athelstane House. What a beautiful home built in 1885 with clean and comfortable ensuited bedrooms and an elegant lounge and dining where you can choose to play games or read. When we arrived late afternoon we sat on the verandah in large comfortable wicker chairs and enjoyed the view, the... More 

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Sydney, Australia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 16, 2014

I stayed one night at Athelstane House and I was impressed. My room was spotlessly clean, extra large with polished timber floor and a large, comfortable bed. My bedroom opened on to the front verandah thus I kept the blinds drawn across the glass double doors for privacy but regretted missing out on natural light coming into my room at... More 

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Sydney, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 24, 2014 via mobile

Everything about Athelstane is quality, the beautiful and tasteful restoration of the house, the serene surroundings, the convenient location, the wonderful hosts, and a fantastic breakfast. We wouldn't stay anywhere else.

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Brisbane, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 5, 2014

Wonderful weekend stay at Athelstane House. So welcoming and friendly and yet very discrete. We felt we were at home. So much better than a hotel and I loved the veranda chairs. Just right for a sundowner glass of wine. Close enough to walk to Allenstown pub for a great steak.

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Brisbane, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 7, 2014

A great Friday night spent at Athelstane House in the deluxe suite. A comfortable bed, good amenities, friendly hosts and a range of breakfast options. My partner had "Marion's world famous scrambled eggs" and I had the fruit platter and burcher muesli. Both delicious. We will have to come back to try the sautéed mushrooms. Too many breakfast options. We... More 

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Canberra
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 29, 2013

If you want to feel like a king once in your life, and surround yourself in a lovely environment, stay here! Clean, quiet, beautifully apointed house & gardens which the hosts love to share with you. Australia's contender for 'the number one B&B in the world'. Great hosts, fabulous breakfast. Stayed over five nights on two occassions. We will be... More 

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Koblenz, Germany
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 27, 2013

We only stayed for one night in The Athelstane House cause Rockhampton was just a stop-over during our "Aussie-Trip". What an extremly beautiful, tastefully decorated and furnished, super-friendly managed B&B, it was a place to relax, unwind and rest for a very happy evening. The rooms are very pretty furnished, everything is extremly clean and the owners really CARE for... More 

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Hampshire
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 22, 2013 via mobile

Faultless bed and breakfast accommodation. Quite, relaxed, refined and unpretentious. Excellent and comfortable furnishings in the bed room and then common areas. Good breakfast food, served on the terrace outside our room. Handy for the Zoo, Botanical Gardens and Golf Course. Only drawback is the only decent food in walking distance is in a noisy pub which quite detracts from... More 

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