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Central Kensington by Vivo

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Barcelona, Spain
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Reviewed October 10, 2016

We only stayed one night and despite the facilities are fine, our room was pretty small. We were carrying 2 big baggages and it was quite difficult to handle it due to lack of space. Apart from that, the room was clean and it had everything we needed, the bed was not extremely comfortable but can cope for one night.... More 

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Perth, Western Australia, Australia
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28 reviews
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Reviewed October 5, 2016 via mobile

First time stay at central Kensington and was pleasantly surprised . Arrived late and boys were tired. Called reception but was closed because of long weekend. Sonia called me back asap and I asked if we could have a later checkout. She was wonderful, very accommodating. Made the stay that more special. Clean rooms and functional kitchen. Recommend

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Qld
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 104 helpful votes
Reviewed September 28, 2016 via mobile

Have stayed here twice in the last few months and found the rooms clean and well appointed. The standard motel room is very small and suitable for an overnight stay, this week I opted for a one bedroom apartment which was much more comfortable for a few nights. The apartment has a large bathroom that includes an in cupboard laundry... More 

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Tolga, Australia
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4 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed September 15, 2016 via mobile

Nice and central but tiny, noisy, not really self contained as the cooking supplies were very sparse, hardest mattress in the world! Terrible nights sleep. Parking very good and security in general very good. Check in staff nice. The fixtures and fittings are poor quality and units not well thought out - no extraction fan in bathroom, washing machine but... More 

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Picton, New Zealand
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14 hotel reviews
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Reviewed August 18, 2016 via mobile

Brilliant one bedroom apartment in great location. Had everything supplied including fridge/freezer, dishwasher, washing machine and dryer. Quiet location with secure car park, lift access and swimming pool. Loved we had restaurants and movie theatre across car park and was close drive to Waterfront activities and water transport to Magnetic Island. Extremely clean, comfy bed, large balcony to enjoy breakfast... More 

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Brisbane, Australia
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33 reviews
15 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
Reviewed July 16, 2016

I stayed at this hotel for a couple of weeks and enjoyed it a lot. The room had all amenities and I found most everything to be in working order, it felt like a home away from home in no time. It had a great albeit small pool and is very close proximity to the many walking trails on Castle... More 

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Nanango, Australia
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Reviewed July 9, 2016

Wow! While here for the V8's we could sit on the balcony and watch the races while relaxing with a few drinks. It's such a central place to stay with lots of eating places right at your doorstep as well as the cinema. The room was very clean and comfortable with plenty of room and had nice modern furniture. Very... More 

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Reviewed June 19, 2016 via mobile

Hands down the worst hotel room I have ever stayed in. The rooms are absolutely TINY, there is barely space either side of the bed. The curtains were BROKEN and the carpets were filthy. And I don't just mean a few stains or wear and tear, the carpets and bedding were literally contaminated with some sort of mites/bed bugs. After... More 

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Brisbane, Queensland, Australia
2 reviews
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Reviewed April 1, 2016

Carpets filthy, Air conditioner remotes not working: batteries corroded, kitchen and bathroom lights not working, curtains not attached to runners on each end and thus could not close properly, kettle flip lid would not open, had to argue with Internet provider to get 'free' Internet as advertised, and most dangerous: The entrance door swelled up due to heavy weather and... More 

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15 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
Reviewed February 19, 2016

The apartment is clean, well designed (dining room could be bigger though) and well equipped. The bed is too hard for my liking but it was OKish. Entering the shower is a bit tricky and sqeezy but otherwise the apartment was good. Internet access is excellent as each room has it's own access point which includes wi-fi. The location is... More 

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Amenities

Highlights
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Pool
  • Free Parking
  • Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room
About the property
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
Things to do
  • Pool
  • Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room
Room types
  • Kitchenette
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Family Rooms
In your room
  • Air Conditioning
  • Microwave
  • Refrigerator in room
Internet
  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
Services
  • Free Parking
  • Self-Serve Laundry
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Situated in the newly developed Central Precinct, Central Kensington by Vivo Property is a stylish serviced apartment complex offering a variety of hotel rooms and modern, spacious one bedroom and two bedroom fully self-contained apartments. The Central Precinct is also home to a new state of the art cinema, Hogs Breath Cafe, Guzman & Gomez and Max Brenner. Breakfast and lunch is available at the onsite cafe. Central Kensington is also a short stroll from the CBD hub, Government and Legal buildings, Palmer Street dining, bars, shops and local attractions. Bus stops at the top of the driveway for travel to major shopping centres. Central Kensington also offers FREE unlimited WI-FI, undercover complimentary secure parking, and free use of pool and BBQ facilities. If you will be arriving out of hours, we will either text you or e-mail you details of our lock safe system for you to retrieve your keys, along with an information pack regarding the property. Property Information/Facilities •Complimentary WI-FI with unlimited downloads •Five minute walk to fully staffed Information/Booking Centre •Situated five minutes walk to CBD Business Hub, Woolworths, Post Office, Hotels and Liquor Outlets •Ten minute stroll to Reef HQ, the largest living aquarium in the southern hemisphere •At the doorstep of Townsville Railway Station •Council bus 50 metres walk from entrance •Outdoor pool with free use of BBQ facilities •Complimentary parking ... more   less 

Additional Information about Central Kensington by Vivo

Address: Central Kensington Apts 1-3 Kingsway Pl, Townsville, Queensland 4810, Australia (Formerly Q Resorts Kensington)
Location: Australia > Queensland > Townsville
Price Range: $54 - $89 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4 star — Central Kensington by Vivo 4*
Number of rooms: 53
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“Find another hotel/apartment to stay in”
 of 5 bubbles 532terryg, Apr 1, 2016 | Read review
“The rooms are very small, get an apartment definitely”
 of 5 bubbles smpja, Feb 19, 2016 | Read review
“Restaurants close by”
 of 5 bubbles JCA444, Feb 11, 2016 | Read review
“Comfortable”
 of 5 bubbles Cassie932, Sep 25, 2015 | Read review
“Get a one bedroom apartment.”
 of 5 bubbles kaz05095, Sep 14, 2015 | Read review
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