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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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    4.5 of 5 stars
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

This is such a cosy hostel, more like a home from home! Everyone was really friendly and helpful! It is a bit of a way to the ferry but they do have a free shuttle a few times a day. Everything was so clean and the kitchen is really big! I'd definitely recommend.

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Mackay, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We only stayed one night. Will the friendly staff member is lovely. He made us feel very welcomed....everything is sooooo clean, big kitchen with free coffee and tea. The supermarket is not far and they have drop off and pick ups to the ferry terminal. I would definitely stay here again. Thank you Will !!!!

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

I came as a group of 3 from Northern Ireland, we got a 4 bed dorm for 6 weeks. As we were there for so long I feel as though we really saw the real deal. It is mainly a family run guesthouse, who were incredibly welcoming and accommodating to all our needs. It was very clean, great kitchen facilities... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Great place to stay. Warm welcome, clean rooms and bathrooms and well equipped kitchen. The bathrooms all had good quality hand wash too. Nice touch! The only downside was that other guests were very noisy at night but otherwise a very pleasant stay.

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Townsville, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We stayed 2 nights in this hostel and arrived really early (6 am) and were first lovely surprising to be welcomed by Barry the night watchmann. Staff is really great and helpfull, as all the people there. Room and share parts were really clean and well equiped (free coffee, free wifi, etc.). Clearly a lovely place to stay...

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Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I have stayed here 3 years in a row when I go to Townsville and have found this place to be extremely friendly, clean and with a well equipped share kitchen with good quality utensils and cookware, free tea and coffee available all day and night. It is only a couple of streets away from the main street of town,... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Im staying at civic guest house I think one of the best hotels the staff are so great and genuine and so helpful the kitchen so clean and rooms and all dorms are so clean and good place to stay in to stop and rest and plan your next stop over so quiet :) :)

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Melbourne, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 27, 2014

We stayed in this hostel for 2 nights in a double room. The room was very nice furnished and clean. The owner was very helpful and friendly!!! There is a fridge in every room and free wifi in the hostel. One of the best hostel I have ever been... Townsville is a little city, but with a beautiful harbour and... More

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 8, 2014

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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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 6, 2014

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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Address: 262 Walker Street, Townsville, Queensland 4810 , Australia
Location: Australia > Queensland > Townsville
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
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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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