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The Criterion Hotel

corner of Quay & Fitzroy Sts | PO Box 291, Rockhampton, Queensland Q 4700, Australia
The Criterion Hotel
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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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Reading, United Kingdom
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47 reviews 47 reviews
37 hotel reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

Old traditional style hotel, has a variety of rooms of which I took the cheapest single. It has several different types of room in the main hotel building and modern motel style rooms out the back (which I did not see). My cheap room had air conditioning and shower but WC is shared. Also included a light breakfast. Has good... More 

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6 hotel reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I have been astaying off and on at The Cri since 2008. It is always clean, always good value, handy to get a taxi the airport, plus has a good restaurant and bar. I enjoy the history that is associated to this hotel and personally prefer to stay upstairs in the original hotel rooms. This is a great location on... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

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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11 hotel reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed February 12, 2015

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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Brisbane
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25 reviews 25 reviews
9 hotel reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 6, 2015 via mobile

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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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

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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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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