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Sovereign Resort Hotel Cooktown

3.0 of 5 Resort   |   Corner of Charlotte and Green Streets | PO Box 100, Cooktown, Queensland 4895, Australia
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Ranked #1 of 4 Hotels in Cooktown
Certificate of Excellence 2014
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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English first
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12 reviews 12 reviews
8 hotel reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

A one night stay in a resort room, it is certainly a well maintained hotel. The pool and adjoining restaurant are beautiful. Whilst the rooms have obviously been recently refurbished there have been corners cut with cheap uncomfortable pillows and a definite absence of any furnishings to make the room cosy or welcoming, at a rate of $185 per night... More

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Sandhurst, United Kingdom
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151 reviews 151 reviews
54 hotel reviews
75 helpful votes 75 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

We got the last room available, so there was not much choice as to what we had. It turned out to be a beautiful setting with good quality, comfortable rooms and a free fairly fast WIFI service. Entry to the area was through locked gates which guaranteed privacy etc. we thoroughly enjoyed our two nights stay.

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Brendan C, General Manager at Sovereign Resort Hotel Cooktown, responded to this review

Hi JockBerks and thank you for your review. You review sums up our resort perfectly. Beautiful setting, good quality, comfortable rooms and thoroughly enjoyable. Cheers and thanks again. Brendan Cullen. More

Brisbane
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22 reviews 22 reviews
18 hotel reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

I stayed for two nights. It was a very comfortable stay. The hotel is in the centre of town, and looks to have been recently renovated around the pool. It's also a short walk / run up grassy hill in the morning to see the sunrise. The hotel complex and room has free wifi, which was quite quick. There is... More

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Brendan C, General Manager at Sovereign Resort Hotel Cooktown, responded to this review

Hi happy_trav7, Thank you for your review. Yes the renovations were just recently completed and are an ongoing exercise to maintain the high standard that travellers now come to expect from the Sovereign Resort. I am very happy you enjoyed yourself :) We look forward to seeing you next time your in Cooktown. Also, we now have a tour desk... More

Australia
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55 reviews 55 reviews
30 hotel reviews
39 helpful votes 39 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

After travelling through FNQ for 2 weeks in a 4WD the Sovereign Resort was just what we needed. We were in a deluxe room overlooking the river. Rooms were spacious with adjoining balconies which allowed us to talk to our "neighbours" while enjoying a drink. The rooms had everything we needed, were recently renovated and were very clean - we... More

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Brendan C, General Manager at Sovereign Resort Hotel Cooktown, responded to this review

Hi CatsPremiers2007, Like so many before you we understand what it is like to get to The Sovereign after travelling the cape for a couple of weeks. Comfy beds, great food and friendly service, not too mention the amazing resort pool, wow! I am so proud of all the staff here and will pass on your comments. Thank you :)... More

Bundaberg
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15 reviews 15 reviews
4 hotel reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Sovereign Resort is in itself like a reward - especially after a long and dusty trip to Cape York. Set in a tropical garden the accommodation and facilities are first class and the atmosphere is tranquil and wonderful. The hotel provides a public bar, bottle shop and very pleasant dining area. Service and food are great.

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Brendan C, General Manager at Sovereign Resort Hotel Cooktown, responded to this review

Hi JOsreview, We get a lot of comments like yours after the long trip down the cape, it really is a haven! We are so proud to be a part of the journey when they get here. The owners have had this resort for over thirty years and make sure that the premises are kept up to a magnificent standard.... More

Safety Beach, Australia
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18 reviews 18 reviews
12 hotel reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Stayed 2 nights in a lovely corner room overlooking the resort pool with its own balcony and very up-to-date décor. Very clean and spacious with a beautiful comfy bed. Reception very friendly and helpful - full of information and a friendly smile! Dinner was great in the restaurant too - good service and delicious food. Would highly recommend to anyone... More

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Brendan C, General Manager at Sovereign Resort Hotel Cooktown, responded to this review

Hi Helmickm, Thank you for your glowing review. Everyone here tries very hard to make sure customer service is second to none in this part of the world. Your comments will be shared with all the staff. Thank you again, Cheers, Brendan Cullen More

Sydney, Australia
1 review
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Dee welcomed us to her resort and gave us such good service. She went above and beyond in her quest to please her guests. We stayed for three nights in a two bedroom unit. The beds were very comfortable.

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Brendan C, General Manager at Sovereign Resort Hotel Cooktown, responded to this review

Hi John H, Thank you for your review, Dee loves being the hostess with the most-ess, I will be sure to pass this on. The 2br units are my favourite too! :) Look forward to seeing you again sometime. Cheers, Brendan Cullen More

Kippaxs
Top Contributor
116 reviews 116 reviews
50 hotel reviews
37 helpful votes 37 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Being welcomed by the proprietor is a nice start! But the room was a long walk from reception. It was well enough equipped without being a standout. The bar adjacent to the dining room had no snacks to go with drinks. Our main worry was the howling of the never-ending trade wind in the sliding doors, which we closed as... More

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Brendan C, General Manager at Sovereign Resort Hotel Cooktown, responded to this review

Hi Barnacles70 and thank you for your review. I am sorry to hear that you found the two acre resort difficult to navigate, perhaps a room closer to reception would of suited you better? If we had known we would certainly would of tried our utmost to make your stay more enjoyable. Snacks are also available in the restaurant bar... More

Sorrento, Australia
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20 reviews 20 reviews
10 hotel reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 30, 2014

The Sovereign Resort is the place to stay in Cooktown, great positioning the middle of town, great pools that was nice to relax around, cold beer in a nice bar, comfortable rooms and a nice firm bed. We also enjoyed our meals in the bar.

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Brendan C, General Manager at Sovereign Resort Hotel Cooktown, responded to this review

Thanks Scott M, You review is much appreciated as is your 'Tip", request a room with a view of the pool, what a great outlook! The beautiful free form resort pool really does impress everyone that stays here. Cold beer and good food coupled with great service are the essence of what we do. Thank you for your review. Come... More

Melbourne, Australia
2 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2014

I was amazed at the quality of the Sovereign Resort in Cooktown. Comfortable, relaxing and impeccably clean, this accommodation did not disappoint. We stayed with friends for 4 nights and ate at the restaurant as well as the more casual bar downstairs, which were both exceptional (along with a superb wine list). The rooms were spacious and recently renovated and... More

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Brendan C, General Manager at Sovereign Resort Hotel Cooktown, responded to this review

Hi Tim D, It is so very humbling to be getting so many wonderful reviews. The owners have done a wonderful job with this hotel and we simply carry on the legacy that is the Sovereign Resort Hotel here in Cooktown. I will be sure to mention your review to all the staff here. Thank you again. Cheers, Brendan Cullen. More

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Address: Corner of Charlotte and Green Streets | PO Box 100, Cooktown, Queensland 4895, Australia
Location: Australia > Queensland > Cooktown
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
Hotel Class:3 star — Sovereign Resort Hotel Cooktown 3*
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