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Sydney, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 21, 2016

What a magic place. Very old style house with plenty of bedrooms. we had the Loft and the view from the fold out windows of the city was great. The Manager has lived there for 23 years and service was sensational. A short walk to Southbank, shops and anything else you needed.

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Bernadette P, Owner at Franklin Villa, responded to this review

Thanks Mario glad you enjoyed Franklin Villa. All the best. More 

Oxford, United Kingdom
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 12, 2016

Franklin Villa is a beautifully restored house from the 1890s and is packed with charm. Great views over Brisbane particularly at night. A game of snooker after a delicious meal on Boundary Road.? Friendly hosts. Home from home. Came back for more.

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Bernadette P, Owner at Franklin Villa, responded to this review

Thank you for your lovely comments. See you again. More 

Sydney, Australia
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63 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 2, 2016

I stayed in the Blue Room for one night and had a very positive experience. Nick greeted me on arrival and showed me around and, when I realized shortly thereafter that there was a problem with the fridge in my room, he was very quick to come take care of it for me. The furnishings in the room were classic... More 

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Bernadette P, Owner at Franklin Villa, responded to this review

Thank you for your review and for choosing Franklin Villa. We hope to welcome you back soon. More 

Sydney, Australia
1 review
1 of 5 stars Reviewed April 1, 2016

I honestly can't believe that anyone would have the audacity to offer this room for rent as a hotel room. I arrived at 8pm to find the whole hotel in near darkness and was met by a slightly confused girl who managed to show me through the hotel and down a very dark, narrow, uneven stone path to the Retro... More 

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Bernadette P, Owner at Franklin Villa, responded to this review

Thank you Martha, we're sorry to hear you didn't enjoy your stay in the retro. We have taken your detailed comments on board. More 

London, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 26, 2016

Franklin Villa was fantastic. A real gem. We stayed in the top room, which has amazing views back over Brisbane. Only thing I'd say is that it was bit further to walk to South Bank and the station than I had expected, but worth the walk.

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Bernadette P, Owner at Franklin Villa, responded to this review

Thank you for staying at Franklin Villa. See you next time. Cheers More 

Guildford, United Kingdom
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 15, 2016

In a quiet residential street near the bustling and trendy West End district of Brisbane you will find the city's most extraordinary B&B. Franklin Villa is a huge house built in 1854 and lovingly restored by current owners Mr & Mrs Proctor to its original Victorian splendour. The architectural gem is a perfect example of Queensland colonial architecture. Breakfast is... More 

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Bernadette P, Owner at Franklin Villa, responded to this review

So nice to have you stay again Mal and Roger. Thank you for your kind comments and look forward to seeing you again on your return to Australia. More 

Zhengzhou, China
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 21, 2016

Because of tight schedule, we just stayed in Brisbane for one day and I only succeeded to book two rooms for three of us. The environment is so nice with old style three floor buildings, good air, comfortable room. There is also a room for snoke. All is nice!

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Bernadette P, Owner at Franklin Villa, responded to this review

Thank you for your kind comments and happy that you enjoyed your stay at Franklin Villa. Hopefully when you are next in Australia you can stay longer. All the best. More 

Hervey Bay, Australia
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 20, 2016

We stayed in the Master Suite. It was exactly as advertised. The private spa does have views of the city (as well as its own shower for cooling off after luxuriating in the bubbly heat). There is even a tiny private balcony, which we didn't use, because we ate at the corner table on the main verandah for our floor,... More 

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Bernadette P, Owner at Franklin Villa, responded to this review

Dear Bettjoy, Thank you for your kind words and glad you enjoyed your stay and the facilities. We look forward to seeing you again on your next visit to Brisbane, More 

Swansea, United Kingdom
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11 reviews
4 hotel reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 9, 2016

We found the room to be very comfortable and practical for a week’s long stay in Brisbane. It was in a great location; good for access to the city and in a quiet residential location. The house itself was amazing; a beautifully maintained historical period house, with so many lovely touches and aspects to enjoy – the history of the... More 

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Bernadette P, Owner at Franklin Villa, responded to this review

Thank you Suzi, so glad you enjoyed your stay at Franklin Villa. Sorry we were away but even hoteliers need some R&R! Look forward to welcoming you back on your next trip to Australia. More 

Byron Bay, Australia
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 4, 2016

This is our 3rd visit to Franklin Villas. It is always an enjoyable experience. The hosts are discreet but helpful and the rooms are clean with a great homely atmosphere in the house. Breakfast is good and the pool is great.

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Bernadette P, Owner at Franklin Villa, responded to this review

Thank you for your review look forward to seeing you again. Happy 2016! More 

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Amenities

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  • Pool
  • Free Breakfast
  • Free Parking
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Pool
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  • Minibar
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Franklin Villa is a renovated Victorian residence 5 minutes walk from the heart of West End and 5 minutes drive to Brisbane City. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Franklin Villa

Address: 35 Brighton Road | Highgate Hill, Brisbane, Queensland QLD 4101, Australia
Location: Australia > Queensland > Brisbane Region > Brisbane
Price Range: $122 - $297 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — Franklin Villa 3*
Number of rooms: 5
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