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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 #2 of 4 hotels in Cooktown
Certificate of Excellence 2014
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3 of 5 stars reviewed 5 days ago
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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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Kippaxs
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116 reviews 116 reviews
50 hotel reviews
34 helpful votes 34 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

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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Sorrento, Australia
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10 hotel reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

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
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

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

Darwin
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Best place to stay in Cooktown and by far, the best restaurant in town. We stayed there with friends and couples and couldn't recommend the 'Sov' more highly. The staff were fantastic, the food was second to none and the rooms were very comfortable. When I visit Cooktown again, I wouldn't stay anywhere else.

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

Thank you Abelfarrel, The majority of our rooms were recently refurbished and the quality of the finish is superb. It is a surprise to a lot of travellers the standard that we showcase here. Beautiful rooms, wonderful surroundings and the Balcony Restaurant, simply stunning! Cheers and thanks, Brendan Cullen. More

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3 reviews 3 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 16, 2014

The Sovereign resort in Cooktown is the only place to stay, Brendan and his wife will do anything to make your stay a pleasant and memorable one and even have free pick up and drop off at the airport. The food and the service are 5 star ! The rooms are clean and very comfortable with many rooms being upgraded... More

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

Hi Brett D, Thank you for your review. It truly is all our pleasure to provide quality service. This is made quite easy with quality surroundings, quality food and quality staff, not forgetting of course the recent upgrade of the accommodation which too is of outstanding quality. We look forward to seeing you again in the future. Thank you again.... More

Melbourne, Australia
Top Contributor
73 reviews 73 reviews
21 hotel reviews
37 helpful votes 37 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 2, 2014

Stayed here last year as part of a trip to Cairns and beyond.Cooktown is basically the last outpost before the trip to the cape,so i did not expect to find accomodation and food of this standard.The rooms are extremely large and comfortable and the staff friendly.The grounds and pool surrounds are magnificent and very tropical in appearance.I intend to drive... More

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

Hi Kevin D, Thanks for the review. You stayed in August last year, this was prior to the renovations carried out on the accommodation side of the resort earlier this year, you should see it now. Spectacular! The staff are still friendly and the restaurant is achieving wonderful reviews. We look forward to serving you again. Cheers and thanks, Brendan... More

Sydney
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2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2014

We visited Cooktown a few weeks ago and it has been years since we last visited. We have not stayed at the Sovereign before but totally loved it and will go back again & again. The rooms are so clean, renovated and well presented and roomy. The grounds beautiful and the food in both the cafe & restaurant are amazing!!!... More

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

Hi Ann65Sydney and thank you for your review. Yes, we love what we do and it makes it all worthwhile when we get wonderful reviews like yours. Now the renovations have been completed and the season is upon us we can really showcase what Cooktown has to offer. I will pass on your compliments to all. Cheers and thanks, Brendan... More

Rockingham, Australia
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32 reviews 32 reviews
27 hotel reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 18, 2014

We were surprised by the standard in a remote place like Cooktown. There was nothing that i could say i was not impressed with. It all was so well presented from the restaurant/bar to the pool area and rooms. Most of all was the evening meal. I don't say this lightly but we had the steak and it was one... More

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

Thank you Axell33 for your review. We are very proud of our resort and are constantly striving to make the travellers stay here a memorable one. We are fortunate enough to have wonderful local suppliers here to help us showcase the regions amazing produce. Cheers and thanks, Brendan Cullen General Manager More

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 15, 2014 via mobile

The place has been beautifully refurbished so the rooms are delightful. Staff are nice . We experienced several French backpackers who said they find everyone so friendly so you can the same in return

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

Thank you KentonFarrow for your review. The room refurbishment was finished in late May 2014 and they are proving to be a very special part of the Sovereign Resort's accommodation facilities. Thank you again for your kind words. Cheers, Brendan Cullen General Manager More

Adelaide, Australia
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28 reviews 28 reviews
19 hotel reviews
59 helpful votes 59 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 9, 2014

We have just had a lovely 2 day stay. Absolutely lovely staff and owners. We stayed there with friends and were given rooms looking over the Main Street. The rooms were spacious and clean with the beds very firm and comfortable. Everything there we could possibly need. Do not miss the restaurant as the food, and the staff who serve... More

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

Thank you Joy P for your review. I am very proud of all my staff and the effort the put in, especially when we get such wonderful reviews. We look forward to serving you again. Cheers, Brendan Cullen General Manager 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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