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Civic Guest House Backpackers Hostel

262 Walker Street, Townsville, Queensland 4810 , Australia
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Ranked #2 of 14 Townsville B&B and Inns
Certificate of Excellence 2014
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4 of 5 stars reviewed 2 weeks ago
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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Melbourne, Australia
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16 hotel reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I stayed here for 3 nights in a 4 bed dorm. The room and rest of the hostel is impeccably clean. You also have a fridge in your room to store all food in so that the bugs stay away. The kitchen was big enough and well stocked though it did tend to get very hot in there! The staff... More

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Townsville, Australia
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1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Is a nice place whit nice people..... the staff is always there when you need them, make you feel part of the family.... clean and confortable...... I made good friends there.... is the 3 time I stay in the same place..... and i will keep coming back all the time.

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Sydney
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

This hostel is just awesome! It literally is the cleanest one I've ever been in with the most amazing kitchen and the loveliest owner. From the second you check in until the day you leave you're gonna feel like home in this welcoming atmosphere! Me and my friend stayed there for a bit and really enjoyed every minute. We got... More

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18 hotel reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

The staff were friendly enough and the facilities were fine, but it was a very quiet. We stayed here before going to magnetic island, which was amazing, but the rest of Townsville seems very boring. Unless you are working in Townsville i would avoid it, it's not for backpackers. This hostel was ok, but should not be one of the... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Stayed there one night before going to Magnetic. Expected a typical hostel and was surprised how clean and tidy it is there. Also the kitchen was amazing. Everything you need was in there and mostly all new stuff that works perfectly! The friendly owner who welcomed us as soon as we arrived offered us to give us a lift to... More

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Cairns, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We were picked up from the ferry terminal, our driver showed us a bit around and gave us some tips how to spent our day. Although we were there 2 hours before check-in time, we were allowed to move directly into our clean and nice double room. Afterwards we were shown around and that simply took our breath away: The... More

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Montreal, Quebec, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 16, 2014

I stayed in a lot of hostels while in Australia, and Civic Guesthouse was BY FAR the cleanest one. It is very cute and not located too far out of town. Unfortunately, not really a party hostel, but Townsville is not really a party town, so if you are looking for a place to take it easy and relax, this... More

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Cambridge, United Kingdom
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4 hotel reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 9, 2014

This is a great hostel really clean and in a great location. The owner is so lovely and will go our of her way to help you out if you need anything you just have to ask she even gave us a tour of the town when picking us up from the bus stop! Highly recommend staying here.

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Ipswich, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 4, 2014

Great hostel, very good location, very comfortable. The staff are what make this place, they deserve no less than 100%. If there's one thing I'd change with the hostel it would be the internet, it's only available by reception, getting a booster down by the kitchen area would be good. Thanks for the great sleeps!

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Glasgow, United Kingdom
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54 helpful votes 54 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 30, 2014

We stayed here for quite some time in a four bed shared room and really enjoyed our time here. The staff are really brilliant, each member was great, nothing is too much to ask and they are always there to help. The main lady is so lovely too! The place is spotless, always clean, and the shared kitchen is great,... More

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Address: 262 Walker Street, Townsville, Queensland 4810 , Australia
Location: Australia > Queensland > Townsville
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
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Bar / Lounge Beach Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Kitchenette Shuttle Bus service
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Recently renovated and now voted one of the TOP 10 HOSTELS in Australia, the Civic Guest House is a friendly, charming hostel in the heart of Townsville offering clean, safe and cosy accommodation for the budget conscious traveler. Free Wi-Fi and a friendly service are what we consider a must. We also offer free transport to/from the Ferry and Greyhound bus terminal.Our aim is to provide our guests with a comfortable and quiet place to stay in a relaxed and friendly environment. You can chill out in the lounge room, prepare a meal in our large communal kitchen, or have a game of chess in the new game room. Conveniently located in a quiet street in Townsville's CBD, the Civic Guest House Backpackers Hostel gives you a broad choice of room options ranging from shared dorms to private double rooms with en-suite bathrooms.Townsville is a great place to experience a laid-back tropical city lifestyle while enjoying the fantastic wildlife and exceptional sights of the Great Barrier Reef and Magnetic Island. Take a tour, enjoy numerous free activities in and around town, or simply relax by the beach. ... more   less 
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