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Civic Guest House Backpackers Hostel

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262 Walker Street, Townsville, Queensland 4810 , Australia
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Ranked #2 of 17 Townsville B&B and Inns
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5 of 5 stars reviewed 2 days ago
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  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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Split, Croatia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

One of the best hostels I've stayed in Australia. Friendly staff, nice backpackers, clean rooms and kitchen and close to beach, shops and supermarket. Stayed in double room with own fridge and comfy bed. Only minus was the lack of warm blankets. It was a bit freezing during the night. This really felt like home for two days. I can... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Really good people, the staff is so friendly and funny. You can have the best time in townsville here!!! Good location close to everything. 10 min to the beach, 1 min to supermarket Very clean place. Good energy, feels like home. Shuffle to the ferry to magnetic island

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Really nice hostel, rooms were clean and comfortable. Good kitchen area and outside space. Great value and close to bars and supermarket. We had a double which had air con, fan and fridge.bathrooms nice and clean and even had a bath!

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Stunningly beautiful backpackers. Friendly owners and staff. Very clean close to everything i would highly recommend staying here. Rates are very reasonable. Situated in a quite street in Townsville. The showers are great, kitchen is spotless. All round excellent backpackers. Russell

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Richmond, Virginia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I stayed at the Civic Guest House with a large group of students traveling through Australia. We stayed in a 7-bed dorm, 4-bed dorm, and a private double. All of the rooms were very nice, probably the cleanest and nicest of all the hostels we have stayed at on this trip. Both of the dorms had their own bathroom and... More 

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Melbourne, Australia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Clean old style Queenslander, won awards for it's cleanliness, convenient position, pickup and delivery service in their shuttle bus but you must book it - you might be the only passenger. helpful front desk, moderate rooms but adequate, comfortable.

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Auckland, New Zealand
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

This hostel is one of the best I've ever stayed in. They offered pick up from the shuttle bus stop and were dropped right to the hostel. The staff are all super friendly and reception are beyond helpful- printing and scanning documents for me for free. The kitchen is big and clean with everything you need. There are couches and... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 14, 2015

I had a cracking time at this place all in I have to say. I unwittingly arrived the weekend of a big festival and was lucky enough to get a final room courtesy of a small shuffle from reception. The location with it not being on the main strip is superb and means you are away from the party crowd... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 7, 2015 via mobile

Stayed here for one night and found the hostel to be easily the tidyest backpackers I have been in since coming to Oz. Good location as its only a five minute walk to the heart of the town. Would very much recommend it.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 31, 2015

I had a great stay here. The staff is very friendly and helpful. Very clean rooms, and a great location in Townsville. I stayed in many hostels as I travelled around Queensland, and this was definitely one of my favorites. Would definitely stay again.

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