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Sovereign Resort Hotel Cooktown

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Corner of Charlotte and Green Streets | PO Box 100, Cooktown, Queensland 4895, Australia
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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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Cairns
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40 reviews
4 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

Despite stating I had a mobility problem when I made the booking (and fortunately having a copy of the booking with me) the receptionist had put us in room 212, 34 steps up from the road where we had to park the car and where the curb is dangerously crumbling and insisted these details did not carry through to her... More 

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Sydney, Australia
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9 reviews
7 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

This is definitely the best hotel in Cooktown (and from what we saw pretty much the only upscale option other than perhaps renting a holiday house). The restaurant is fairly good, a little expensive but has a nice refined vibe. The locals can get a little rough on Friday nights, but it was only noticeable with our patio door open.... More 

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sovereign resor... s, Front Office Manager at Sovereign Resort Hotel Cooktown, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to write a review. We take on board your criticisms and hope that it didn't affect your stay here. We try to make everyone's stay here as enjoyable as possible and hope we are very proactive when dealing with individual issues and we are in the process of fixing the issues that you have... More 

Sydney
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75 reviews
35 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 90 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

The Sovereign Resort which is right in the main street and looks fairly new with good views of Cooktown down to the estuary.. Our room was excellent as it was the last room in the block with a veranda which looked out over this large pool. The room was large and very clean and well laid out. We had dinner... More 

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sovereign resor... s, Front Office Manager at Sovereign Resort Hotel Cooktown, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to write a review. We are very proud of our resort and are constantly striving to make the travelers stay here a memorable one. We are fortunate enough to have wonderful local suppliers here to help us showcase the regions amazing produce. More 

Sydney, Australia
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16 reviews
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We recently stayed just one night in the Sovereign Resort Hotel and were absolutely delighted with the facilities. The room was impeccably clean as was the building as a whole. Although we did not use the pool the area looked just beautiful. Despite being on the main road through Cooktown the room was quiet and we slept well. We had... More 

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sovereign resor... s, Front Office Manager at Sovereign Resort Hotel Cooktown, responded to this review

Thank you for your glowing review. We are very proud of our resort and are constantly striving to make the travelers stay here a memorable one. We are fortunate enough to have wonderful local suppliers here to help us showcase the regions amazing produce. Thank you for your recommendation. More 

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12 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Stayed 29/6/15. Arrived in Cooktown tired and hungry after our flight from Melbourne and a 4 and a half hour drive from Cairns. Basic but very comfortable accommodation. I think we had the best room: ask for the upstairs corner room - lovely views across the water and along the main street. Cedar shutters gave a tropical feel.

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sovereign resor... s, Front Office Manager at Sovereign Resort Hotel Cooktown, responded to this review

Thank you for your review. We are happy to be able to provide a lovely place for you stay and do our best to provide the best service that we can. More 

Cairns
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26 reviews
6 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The accommodation with pool was fantastic, but I want to talk about the dinner! We started off with a drink at the bar downstairs, failed to win the meat tray, and headed upstairs whilst the band was setting up. The wine list was impressive, as was the menu. The seviche melted away in the mouth...yum! I had the special of... More 

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sovereign resor... s, Front Office Manager at Sovereign Resort Hotel Cooktown, responded to this review

Thanks Kristian for your review. Yes, we love what we do and it makes it all worthwhile when we get wonderful reviews like yours. We are fortunate enough to have wonderful local suppliers here to help us showcase the regions amazing produce. Thanks again and hope to see you at some other time. More 

Cairns Region, Australia
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This was my first time in Cooktown and I did expect a bit more! The sovereign is a lovely clean place to stay, but there is not much to do. Glad I can say I have been to Cooktown! And I saw their local market in the Main Street on Saturday.

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sovereign resor... s, Front Office Manager at Sovereign Resort Hotel Cooktown, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to write your review. What a shame you didn't enjoy your stay in Cooktown. We are sorry your experience was not a satisfactory one as there is quite a bit to see in Cooktown. Should you ever decide to come again there are day trips up the river, the Museum , Grassy hill the... More 

Melbourne, Australia
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5 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We had a lovely time in this hotel. The room was really good and the kids loved the pool. The food was good and the reception staff were really helpful. It was a little on the expensive side though. Would stay again though.

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sovereign resor... s, Front Office Manager at Sovereign Resort Hotel Cooktown, responded to this review

Thank you for your glowing review. It truly is our pleasure to provide quality service. This is made quite easy with quality surroundings, quality food and quality staff. More 

Copenhagen, Denmark
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 22, 2015

This hotel is well located in Charlotte street. Our room, located on the top floor of the accommodation building was light, airy and spacious. The staff, warm and hospitable. This is a hotel with a difference, beautiful pool, restaurants and close to local sights. Cook town is unspoilt, set in magnificent natural surrounds. Great seafood, and a wonderful French patisserie... More 

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sovereign resor... s, Front Office Manager at Sovereign Resort Hotel Cooktown, responded to this review

Thank you for your glowing review. We love what we do and it makes it all worthwhile when we get wonderful reviews like yours. More 

Alexandra Headland, Australia
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 12, 2015

We were travelling with a group tour, accommodation was great, good size room, clean,quite, restaurant service and quality was first class,this was the opinion of all on tour, close to limited shopping, no hesitation in recommending

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sovereign resor... s, Front Office Manager at Sovereign Resort Hotel Cooktown, responded to this review

Thanks Lachlan for taking the time to write your review. We are glad that you and your group enjoyed your stay at the Sovereign Resort and thank you for your recommendation. More 

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