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“Wonderful Gem in Townsville”

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Classique Bed and Breakfast
Ranked #4 of 17 Townsville B&B and Inns
Reviewed December 23, 2013

If you are visiting Townsville, look no further than this bed and breakfast. The bed and breakfast is run by hosts that are truly a pleasure to be around, and that excel oustandingly in the service they offer. Beautifully restored and comfortable rooms, with charming and welcoming hosts that go out of their way to make sure you feel at home away from home. A truly outstanding find, would definitely recommend to others and would return here again if visiting Townsville again in the future.

  • Stayed: December 2013, traveled as a couple
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Thank Swarvie
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Russell E, Owner at Classique Bed and Breakfast, responded to this reviewResponded March 13, 2014

Thanks ,glad that you enjoyed it up here , and we hope to see you again soon , next time that you are visiting Townsville.

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Reviewed November 25, 2013

From the moment Iva insisted on picking us up from the airport we had a good feeling about our choice of accommodation . With her welcoming smile & pleasant manner it just got better & better . A beautifully maintained well appointed traditional qld guest house with plenty of space, large rooms, pressed steel ceilings ... Russell's "tropical breakfast"( I counted 13 different tropical fruits) and great coffee on the deck looking up to Castle Hill set us for good day.......We couldn't have asked for more .

  • Stayed: November 2013, traveled as a couple
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Thank jody1963
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Russell E, Owner at Classique Bed and Breakfast, responded to this reviewResponded January 1, 2014

we are pleased that you enjoyed your stay with us and the healthy tropical breakfast on the deck and we hope to welcome you back soon

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Reviewed November 20, 2013

The hosts Russell and Iva are very welcoming. The breakfasts were just so yummy and they even catered to my gluten free diet. The room was lovely and comfortable especially the bed. Loved our stay and would recommend.

  • Stayed: November 2013, traveled as a couple
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Thank DWPAussie
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Russell E, Owner at Classique Bed and Breakfast, responded to this reviewResponded January 1, 2014

we are pleased that you enjoyed your bed and breakfast at Classique , hope to see you again

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Reviewed November 16, 2013

If you are visiting tropical Townsville, then Classique B&B is the perfect place to stay.

Iva and Russell are fantastic hosts - friendly, interesting, and knowledgeable about the local area. They go out of their way to make your stay exceptional.

The B&B itself is stunning.

It's an old style queenslander full of intriguing nooks and cranny's. The air-conditioned bedrooms are spacious and comfortable. The bathrooms are beautiful. The antique decor is gorgeous. A truly wonderful place.

Also, the breakfast is the best in Townsville. The exotic local fruit is fresh and delicious. The jams are mouthwatering. And the coffee is amazing!

The B&B is just a quick walk from town/restaurants/shops. There is ample parking. And you can come and go as you please.

Exceptional!

  • Stayed: November 2013, traveled as a couple
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Thank David L
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Russell E, Owner at Classique Bed and Breakfast, responded to this reviewResponded December 26, 2013

Thank you for a great write up not only for us but for North Queensland , we are glad you enjoyed your stay and hope to see you again soon.

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Reviewed October 30, 2013

The other reviews here led us to stay at Classique B n B and I am so glad we took the advice of others here. From the moment we stepped out of the car, Iva welcomed us into her beautifully restored Queenslander and the kettle was on. The whole house is stunning and the bedrooms inviting. The bed was super comfortable. Russell's breakfast was outstanding, sweet tropical fruits very well presented and we ate on the deck, a perfect start to our day.

Iva happily shared her knowledge of the history of the house as well as giving several dinner recommendations. She is also a font of knowledge on local and not so local tourist attractions and picked up on our taste in what we like to see. We will definitely stay here again if we ever find ourselves back in Townsville. It was like staying with friends.

  • Stayed: October 2013, traveled on business
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Thank AnnieH_8
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Russell E, Owner at Classique Bed and Breakfast, responded to this reviewResponded November 16, 2013

We are really pleased that you enjoyed your stay here , especially so with all the travelling that you have done , and yes we would love to welcome you back again

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Reviewed October 16, 2013

This B & B is a true gem in paradise. Iva and Russell are outstanding hosts and nothing is too much trouble. Home cooked treats with your tea/coffee, an extra towel for the spa, great advice about local sights and restaurants, driving you/from to restaurants, sights, the ferry, the airport. They go above and beyond expectations. The fresh local fruit for breakfast is beautifully presented
and the coffee made to your liking. The rooms are clean and well presented and the bed is very comfortable.

Room Tip: All three rooms had their own unique decor. Any room would be great.
  • Stayed: October 2013, traveled with friends
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Thank Greenpresh
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Russell E, Owner at Classique Bed and Breakfast, responded to this reviewResponded October 23, 2013

It was a pleasure having you all here , and what a good idea to stay here one night, then a week on Magnetic Island ,and finish off with another night at Classique. Thank you again for choosing us and we hope to welcome you back soon.

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Reviewed October 1, 2013

I stayed at Classique B&B in mid sept while I was doing an around Australia holiday.
Firstly I must pass on what a wonderful hosts Eva & Russell are, they truly enjoy having you as there guest and go out off there way to make you feel at comfortable in every way. Right from the start this was obvious, when Russell offered and picked me up from the airport & he also dropped me back when leaving.
The house is a wonderful beautifully restored Queenslander ,which is very comfortable.
Russell's breakfasts are wonderful , with a plate of exotic tropical fruits (12 plus varieties)to enjoy every morning along with many other B/fast goodies.
Classique is a wonderful place to stay, it ticks all the boxes and I highly recommend staying with Eva & Russell.

  • Stayed: September 2013, traveled solo
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Thank Peter K
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Russell E, Owner at Classique Bed and Breakfast, responded to this reviewResponded October 4, 2013

Thanks for your comments , that was a big trip you where on , so I am pleased that you found Classique a relaxing part of your journey , thank you again for staying with us.

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Additional Information about Classique Bed and Breakfast

Address: 495 Sturt St, Townsville, Queensland 4810, Australia
Location: Australia > Queensland > Townsville
Amenities:
Free Breakfast Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Free Parking
Hotel Style:
Ranked #4 of 17 B&Bs / Inns in Townsville
Price Range: $129 - $132 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4 star — Classique Bed and Breakfast 4*
Number of rooms: 3
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
Classique Bed and Breakfast is a hosted accommodation in a historic Queenslander ,with original timber floors and high ceilings and provides three queensize guest rooms with full en-suite facilities.Located in Townsville close to city and beaches.Tropical breakfast is served on the deck overlooking the spa.Winner of the North Queensland Tourism Awards for hosted accommodation 2010 ... more   less 
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