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Grand Hotel

6 Victoria Parade | Cnr Hastings Street, Thursday Island, Queensland 4875, Australia
Grand Hotel
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4 of 5 stars
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Mareeba, Australia
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43 reviews 43 reviews
23 hotel reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The Grand Hotel rooms are a good size with solid and well appointed, easy on the eye furnishings. Everything is in good order. The rooms at the front have a great view. Service is friendly and available when needed. The hotel has a very pleasant bar with a lovely deck area open to the breezes and well shaded. The restaurant... More 

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Far North Queensland
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 7, 2015

Recently stayed here and would recommend this hotel to others. For T.I. standards the rooms are clean and comfortable, however it does depend on which room. Ask for an ocean view room. The hotel is well located in walking distance to the McDonalds Ferry terminal. A buffet breakfast is included in the room rate.

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 16, 2015

We checked in to be told we had been 'upgraded' to a larger room which turned out to be the disabled room at the bottom of the stairs. Yes, the room was large but it had NO view and one tiny window. Lucky the aircon worked and we weren't staying more than one night but I would have loved to... More 

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Brisbane, Australia
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9 hotel reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 26, 2014

Stayed here whilst on work trip. Was able to walk from the ferry terminal to the hotel. Rooms were clean and well appointed. Was lucky enough to be there for Schnitzel night! Meal was out within minutes and you cannot complain about the size or taste. Meal was delicious. Tried the restaurant but found it to be a little expensive... More 

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Jindabyne, Australia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 13, 2014

This is the best place I have stayed on TI, and over the years I have stayed at all of them. Rooms are small but clean and the service is good. My only complaint is the large smokers deck area is too close to the rest of the bar/restaurant areas.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 20, 2014

I have been visiting TI for close on 3 years for work, I have previously been booked at another Motel but this time I chose The Grand as not happy with the other. Well the Grand is great. Fast check in and out, free good WiFi, great restaurant, good bar, nice room, great buffet breakfast. I will always stay there... More 

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Brisbane, Australia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 19, 2014

The location is great - close to McDonald's Ferry terminal and the Main Street area. Meals in the restaurant and adjoining pub were very good. Buffet breakfast is included and was great quality. Hotel staff were very friendly and helpful. Room was great and exceeded my expectations (ocean view at the front if the property). Very clean and well maintained.... More 

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Brisbane, Australia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 25, 2014

Nice enough motel with great views out towards Horn Island. Less than 100m from the Horn Island/Seisia ferries. Good food at good prices in the downstairs restaurant at every meal. Free wifi for a limited duration each day.

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Nelson Bay, Australia
3 reviews 3 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 3, 2014

Grand Hotel is a beautiful place to stay overlooking the bay; friendly staff, beautiful fluffy towels & bottled water each day in our room. Free use of laundry. Superb food in the restaurant the chef should be complimented - he is outstanding.

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Brisbane, Australia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 24, 2014 via mobile

Friendly people. The hotel has two options for dinner - a good restaurant with amazing food given how remote this island is, and a friendly bar with basic hamburgers etc. The breakfast is OK but not brilliant. If possible find the extra money for a sea view room - I was in 19 a corner room just spectacular and very... More 

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