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Bundaberg, Australia
Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

We stayed four nights in a first-floor triple hotel room with mod cons (fridge, t.v., aircon. and a fresh new ensuite) and experienced the charm of antique decor and 'olde-world' courtesy. "The Cri" is in a good position: beside the river, close to city centre, buses and shops.The current road-works improving the area around the impressive heritage buildings along the...

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Brisbane, Australia
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We found this place while we walked around the river and we spent a good time. It was on Thursday afternoon and excitement was good. Not to much noise which give you the chance of hang out with your friends. The only downside was the scheme they have for ordering in the restaurant, you have to line up close to...

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Rocky
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

I ordered fish and chips which was full of flavour. Friends had steak which was cooked just how they had asked for it. Great customer service. Would recommend to families, couples or groups. I will be returning to the Criterion soon.

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RynoTheCri, Owner at The Criterion Hotel Motel, responded to this review

Hey SweetieRocky.... Glad you enjoyed your Cri experience. We pride ourselves on our service and food and its great to get such a nice review thanks for taking the time. See you next time. Cheers Ryno

Lake Macquarie
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We are pleased we chose the Criterion Motel. We did not realise that the Council work going on would make it quite tricky getting to the property. When all the Council work is completed, it will be terrific. We finally managed to park the car. By this time, the heat was quite intense so we were very happy to find...

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RynoTheCri, Owner at The Criterion Hotel Motel, responded to this review

Thanks for the kind words....YES it was stinking Hot and YES when the roadworks are complete it will look beautiful. Iam glad you enjoyed your stay. Travel Safe Cheers Ryno.

Reviewed October 1, 2016

The Criterion is right on the Fitzroy river and just a block away from the main street shops and a major shopping centre. Although some roadworks and landscaping are currently underway, there is easy access to a lovely walking path along the river. The hotel is lively, with different themes daily... Trivia, live music, food etc. Its a good very...

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RynoTheCri, Owner at The Criterion Hotel Motel, responded to this review

Glad you enjoyed your stay thanks for the king words travel safe, hope to see you next time. Cheers Ryno

Newcastle, Australia
Reviewed September 30, 2016

.Loved the look of this hotel as soon as I saw it, built in the 1890's with very traditional architecture.People who have been here is a "who's who" of celebs from The Queen to Rod Laver the "Rocket". Sat around and admired the place but could't stay for eats. Huge menu to choose from and the place started to get...

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RynoTheCri, Owner at The Criterion Hotel Motel, responded to this review

Thanks for the kind words Iam happy you liked the Hotel. Hopefully next time you can try our steaks. Cheers Ryno

Valla, Australia
Reviewed September 20, 2016

The 'Cri' offers a range of accommodation to suit most people. The food choices are varied, but the steaks are my favorite, tender and cooked to perfection you can't go wrong. There is good entertainment and it's in a central location. Great place to stay!

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RynoTheCri, Owner at The Criterion Hotel Motel, responded to this review

Cheers for the review...see ya next time your intown.

Brisbane, Australia
Reviewed September 17, 2016

When you stay in Rockhampton stay at the Criterion, you can stay in the accommodation above the pub or its motel with secure parking. I prefer the accommodation above the pub as it is a little dated but I think that adds to the charm and experience. The Criterion also offers a great restaurant with good food, friendly staff and...

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RynoTheCri, Owner at The Criterion Hotel Motel, responded to this review

So glad you enjoyed your stay and the old school part of the Criterions Accommodation it is a little dated but we are slowly touchin it up and iam so happy with the crew at the moment they are all doing a bang up job. See you next time... Cheers Ryno

Brisbane, Australia
Reviewed August 30, 2016

The staff checking us in were lovely and couldn't do enough to help us, the motel rooms were quite large, very clean and quiet, with secure parking. The pub meals were great, the bar was friendly with great service.

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RynoTheCri, Owner at The Criterion Hotel Motel, responded to this review

Thanks for the kind words we are so glad you enjoyed yourself... see you next time. Cheers the Cri

Sydney, Australia
Reviewed August 22, 2016

My room was in the nosebleed section. 4 flights up carrying my suitcase and I am not young! It was a definite problem going up and down every day. The breakfast was less than basic for a good price. The server was overwhelmed with 7 customers in the bar to be served. Juice had to be requested. Avoid the food...

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RynoTheCri, Owner at The Criterion Hotel Motel, responded to this review

Hi Diane Iam sorry you did not enjoy your stay I have sent you a private message for some more information regarding your stay so I can address all concerns I will do my very best to fix the problems. Cheers

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Free Parking
About the property
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
  • Wheelchair access
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  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Suites
  • Family Rooms
In your room
  • Microwave
  • Air Conditioning
  • Refrigerator in room
  • Minibar
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  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Laundry Service
  • Free Parking
  • Dry Cleaning
  • Meeting Rooms
  • Business Center with Internet Access
  • Self-Serve Laundry
  • Conference Facilities
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
The Criterion Motel Rockhampton offers modern motel accommodation with 19 rooms and great location in the heart of Rockhampton, across from the Fitzroy River. Our accommodation is suitable for all types of travellers who are looking for well-equipped rooms in a fantastic location. Rooms are modern in style and feature comfortable bedding, ensuite bathrooms, kitchenettes, air-conditioning and LCD televisions. Guests can enjoy the convenience of complimentary WiFi, Foxtel, tea & coffee facilities, guest laundry and secure off-street parking. Spoil yourself with one of our lovely Spa Suites - perfect for romantic getaways, a family holiday or corporate travellers looking for a place to relax after a long working day. Our motel accommodation is located behind a classic family-owned Australian Pub where guests can enjoy a hearty breakfast, quick lunch or delicious pub grub at reasonable prices. With a range of bar areas to choose from, and a wide selection of beverages, the Cri is your place to catch up with friends. Located next to the Fitzroy River, The Criterion provides great location for guests wanting to explore the Rockhampton area or for those just stopping by. Rockhampton (aka 'Rocky'), the Beef Capital of Australia is located on the Tropic of Capricorn and is the gateway to the Southern Great Barrier Reef. Highlights include the Mt Archer National Park, Rockhampton Zoo, Capricorn Caverns limestone caves and the Rockhampton Botanic Gardens. The Cri is a must see when in Rockhampton! Come and experience the friendly atmosphere, our modern motel accommodation and fantastic dining options at the Criterion Hotel. ... more   less 

Additional Information about The Criterion Hotel Motel

Address: 150 Quay Street, Rockhampton, Queensland 4700, Australia
Location: Australia > Queensland > Rockhampton
Price Range: $53 - $117 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — The Criterion Hotel Motel 3*
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“Some upstairs rooms appear to have outward facing balconies and an inner balcony area with tables & chairs.”
 of 5 bubbles 340russelg, Oct 1, 2016 | Read review
“The motel offers secure parking”
 of 5 bubbles martinbZ5405PN, Sep 17, 2016 | Read review
“Make sure you get a room on the first floor unless it is the weekend when the noise will keep you awake all night.”
 of 5 bubbles dianegraceh, Aug 22, 2016 | Read review
“The heritage room on level 3 has a full bath”
 of 5 bubbles ACC330, Aug 22, 2016 | Read review
“We asked for a quiet room away from the main road but were still woken by the partygoers below.”
 of 5 bubbles D627NDsuec, Jun 7, 2016 | Read review
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