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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 #20 of 31 hotels in Rockhampton
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    3 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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Brisbane
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55 reviews 55 reviews
13 hotel reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We were a small group for dinner and we came across this magnificent old pub.....tastefully renovated inside and out and the steakhouse was well worth the trip. Tables or Booths for larger groups was well received, good bar service nearby and efficient ordering of the food made for a pleasant evening all round. Service was attentive, meals came out in... More

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Mackay, Queensland, Australia
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45 reviews 45 reviews
12 hotel reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Dropped in here by chance after walking into one place and straight back out the door. We were driving around and found the Criterion. Very nice atmosphere matched with very nice adequately priced meals served with great service and a smile. What more could you want ?

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Caloundra, Australia
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11 hotel reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 11, 2014 via mobile

I've been staying at the hotel for work for the past 10 years and the rooms in the motel section are always clean, comfortable, quiet and safe for single female travellers. And look, I love staying here but the rooms might need a refurb soon. The carpets are a little stained and the rooms just look a little tired. But... More

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26 helpful votes 26 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 7, 2014

Stayed for a work trip and was pleasantly surprised had dinner at the bar back room and it was a great steak we were going to go somewhere else the second night but as the food was so good we decided to eat again and guess what the first night wAs no fluke had another great meal and a great... More

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 4, 2014

Good location in Rockhampton, close to everything with plenty of restaurants close by The steak restaurant in the hotel is what you would expect for a local pub, reasonable food at an average price. Rooms are large with a pull out couch and single bed in the attached room beside the bedroom, austar and wifi included. The biggest let down... More

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Hervey Bay
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15 hotel reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed April 20, 2014

I have eaten here several times in past months. The food is consistently below what I expect. It is ok at best, and quite expensive for a pub main meal ($30+). Disappointed to say I really can't recommend eating here. Visit definitely for a drink and to admire the historic character.

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kildare
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed February 10, 2014

we were not staying in this hotel but the restaurant had been recommended to us. we entered the restaurant through the restaurant door. on our way in there were no signs for dress code. we had our meal which i would have to say was good. we had a few drinks afterwards until a disco started. we then decided to... More

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Mackay, Australia
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed January 29, 2014

Went to the Criterion for dinner for a work function, booked well in advance. It took around 45 minutes to order and get drinks, they did say they were trying to get more staff in but like I said the function was booked well in advance and the wait for drinks was only the beginning of one of the worst... More

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Brisbane, Australia
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63 reviews 63 reviews
18 hotel reviews
41 helpful votes 41 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 2, 2014

The Criterion is the quintessential iconic Australian hotel. Overseas travellers probably get a bit confused over the term 'hotel' as mostly it is used in the historic sense and very few Australian hotels offer accommodation and those that do generally have not updated them since the 1950s. The rooms at The Cri are comfortable and clean and historic. There are... More

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Manchester, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 22, 2013

My girlfriend and I stayed here for one night whilst travelling down the east coast! We had planned on staying in a hostel round the corner, however when we went it was disgusting .... For not much more we checked in at this hotel, the woman was lovely and showed us our room! The hotel is old but it gives... 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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