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The Criterion Hotel

corner of Quay & Fitzroy Sts | PO Box 291, Rockhampton, Queensland Q 4700, Australia
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  • 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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Fraser Island, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

A treat to stay at the Cri' in Rocky'. Fantastic period Hotel , great location overlooking the Fitzroy River. Friendly, welcoming management and staff. Amazing restaurant , excellent steaks and meals at affordable prices. I stayed in a Hotel room to experience the quaint surroundings from shared balcony. Room was clean and bed comfortable, shower and basin in room ,... More 

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Brighton, Sussex, UK
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Glad I found this hotel (it was recommended in a guidebook) as it provided a good place to stay after a pretty long drive along the Bruce Highway. Overlooks the river so decent views and close to city centre/art gallery etc. Easy to park outside. Helpful staff. Large room with high ceilings and decent shower room. Reasonable rates. This place... More 

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Brisbane, Australia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 3, 2015

Visited Rockhampton recently for business and a group of us had drinks and dinner at the Criterion Hotel. Large variety menu with very tasty meals and service was very good. Would definitely go back again.

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed June 29, 2015

we all ordered the 250 gram steak our choice was veges and mash and 1ordered chips and 1 baked potatoes with the steak some slices of onion chunks of capsicum cupla small pieces of zuchini the meal with baked potatoe turned out to be jacket potatoe with no butter or sour cream offered the chips where ok the meal with... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 23, 2015 via mobile

Visiting Rockhampton for work, a friend suggested going as it was close to my hotel. Steak cooked to perfection and my friend's ribs looked delicious to which he also confirmed. Will definitely dine there again.

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Rockhampton, Australia
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 12, 2015

Great atmosphere and friendly staff. Food is always amazing and they have a great cocktail menu. You can't go to the cri with friends without sharing (or devouring all by yourself) and big plate of cri fries. They are definitely the best food to accompany a few beverages.

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NSW
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 20, 2015

We were not staying here. We ate dinner in the restaurant twice because we enjoyed the atmosphere so much. I also had lunch by myself and took a book to read. There were several t.v. screens to look at. Some had sport, some had music playing. It was quite entertaining and this made it very easy to eat here on... More 

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Victoria Point, Australia
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58 reviews
23 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 19, 2015

Older hotel with a more modern motel section which boasts well appointed studio apartments and secure parking. In addition, the restaurant great steaks as a fine choice of other means. Live entertainment is also provided on some nights.

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Newcastle upon Tyne, United Kingdom
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 48 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 11, 2015

We stayed here as a last minute emergency stop following Cyclone Marcia. No frills, free wifi. Given the circumstances we were in it was nice having a safe place to stay the night. It was relatively clean and the hotel offers free off street parking.

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Poole, United Kingdom
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 18, 2015

We were disappointed in the motel room as it didn't have any windows (except a few glass blocks high up) and so it was obvious the room hadn't had any fresh air for a while, plus of course very little natural light. However it was clean and the staff were friendly. They also emailed me a few days before our... More 

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