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corner of Quay & Fitzroy Sts | PO Box 291, Rockhampton, Queensland Q 4700, Australia
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The Criterion Hotel
Ranked #18 of 35 Hotels in Rockhampton
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Rating summary
  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    3.5 of 5 stars
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

I stayed here a few times and loved it. Loved the friendly staff but my last stay there i felt the ghost and seen a quick qlimpse so did not stay again but did go back for a drink. I still highly recommend staying there as it is close to everything.

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Solihull
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

For the price we paid we were not impressed with the motel type accommodation We drove down and stayed 1 night then carried on our journey. The accommodation was extremely dark and felt like you were in a prison cell. There were several faults with the accommodation ie toilet continual running, taps dripping and lights not working (all these were... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 6, 2015

Dined at this iconic hotel in Rockhampton with family recently. Fun surroundings and outstanding steaks. Definitely a place to try. Best to book a table as its a favourite with the locals. Central location near the river.

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cairns
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 20, 2014

Good motel style rooms behind the hotel proper - clean, comfortable, quiet. I have stayed for years and consider it to be of a good all rounder. The original hotel has some history through the decades. It has character and the pub part is real and the pub food is always good.

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Townsville, Australia
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6 hotel reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 19, 2014

Stopped in here by chance on a road trip. It was a great surprise. The food was great and reasonably priced. The hotel itself is a throwback to a different time and some of the facilities were a bit worn but that was part of the charm. Nightclub across the road was fun but it could be a little loud... More 

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Nuremberg, Germany
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 23, 2014

My friend and I stayed in this hotel for one night. We didn't know what to expect but I have to say that this was one of those hotels that I will always remember for sure. The place is a little bit worn out but not in a bad way. The hotel has a wonderful historic touch and you feel... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 18, 2014 via mobile

We had a nice stay in the old hotel, above the pub. We really enjoyed the old but beautifull stairs, corridors, room,... Old but very clean. But above all: (all) the staff is amazingly friendly. We forgot our ereader and sending it to a post office along the way was not a problem. Thanks!

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Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
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6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 11, 2014

We stayed overnight in one of the rooms and had dinner at the pub downstairs. We loved the historic building and old architecture which was kept well intact. This is not luxury accommodation but this is reflected in the pricing which was in our opinion very fair. We loved the big veranda outside the room and the view on the... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 10, 2014

My wife and I stayed one night at the Criterion along with our 7 month old baby. We had requested a period suite with river view after reading other reviews. It exceeded our expectations in almost every way! The room was very spacious, with a queen bed in the bedroom and two twin beds in the main room. The high... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 3, 2014 via mobile

We stayed here twice planning to spend both times in the old heritage rooms. While we had a great sized heritage room with a fabulous view of Mount Archer and access to the balcony the room was not clean- the windows were filthy. We decided to change to one of the motel style rooms. This was a huge improvement. It... More 

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Address: corner of Quay & Fitzroy Sts | PO Box 291, Rockhampton, Queensland Q 4700, Australia
Location: Australia > Queensland > Rockhampton
Also Known As:
Criterion Hotel Rockhampton

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