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Townsville, Australia
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Wife and I had been there before maybe about a year or so, decided to try again for lunch wish we hadn't. Only good thing was the nice sever that's it. Wife had a chicken burger bun was hard the chicken was cold and looked like the ones you get from Coles out of a frozen Packet. My pork ribs...

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Townsville, Australia
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Really don't bother, with food it's low rate. If you like pokies or gambling on the horses... it's all there. Bar snacks are provided, a bonus! Nothing much else to offer, beer garden is ok. Accommodation is cheap and it's close to the strand

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Australia
Reviewed 30 October 2016 via mobile

.... when you book the cheapest place in town. The double room feels quite old and not maintained very well, with marks on the walls, light shades missing, chipped soap holders etc. In saying that, the bed was really comfortable, the shower good and hot and the bar fridge cold. Most of the staff were really friendly and helpful. One...

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Thank NW28
Townsville, Australia
Reviewed 29 October 2016 via mobile

Whilst not expecting a lot from a $14.95 "Full Buffet Breakfast" my two mates who accompanied me commented that cholera carts in Asia look more appetizing. The usual bacon, eggs, baked beans, spaghetti, toast and savory mince were all there, but there was a noticeable omission of fresh products, as everything looks to have come out of pre-packaged cans, boxes...

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Brisbane, Australia
Reviewed 10 July 2016 via mobile

This room was half the price of the next best option ($70). Had two single beds, private bathroom and tea / coffee / tv / aircon. It had a tiny balcony and unfortunately the balcony door was impossible to secure. I'm not overly security conscious but I think the average person would be very disconcerted by pub accom that you...

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1Thank WorldlyWombat
Trinity Beach, Australia
Reviewed 27 June 2016

Can't fault the location. Everything we needed was within easy walking distance. Plenty of parking and the pool looks great. And that is about as much as I can say for the positives. Checked in they had no record of my booking. I showed them the confirmation on my phone even offered them the booking ref number, when I asked...

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Thank 06magoo
Gold Coast
Reviewed 2 June 2016

We decided to go somewhere near to our accommodation but were disappointed. The service was very good and staff were very friendly but the meals weren't of a very good standard. I ordered fish which was overcooked. My husband ordered chicken parmigiano and although it was a very generous serving it was only ordinary. The chips were awful. Wouldnt go...

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Thank Dianne and Tom M
Cairns, Australia
Reviewed 29 May 2016

Located in The Strand esplanade tourism precinct Hotel Allen is close to shops and restaurants. It is a sports oriented hotel with plenty of TV screens and gaming machines. I have stayed in the motel style rooms out the back several times. Accommodation is adequate (certainly not flash) and location and value excellent. On weekends tariff will often include extensive...

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Thank Greg A
Townsville, Australia
Reviewed 25 May 2016

Basic accommodation at a great rate in an old hotel. Excellent location close to shops, cafes and the strand. Friendly staff. Excellent food at the restaurant. Buffet breakfast only available on the weekends.

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Cairns, Australia
Reviewed 8 May 2016

The bed was clean and the room didnt smell. There was stuff in the toilet bin when i got there and gum in the bottom of the shower. Ive stayed in better for that price, though nothing killed me and i didnt get infested with anything from the bed.

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  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Free Parking
  • Pool
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  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Pool
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  • Free Parking

Additional Information about Hotel Allen

Address: Corner Eyre and Gregory Sts, Townsville, Queensland 4810, Australia
Region: Australia > Queensland > Townsville
Price Range: £36 - £55 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — Hotel Allen 3*
Number of rooms: 61
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“Stay somewhere else”
 of 5 bubbles 06magoo, 26 Jun 2016 | Read review
“Buffet breackfast only on the weekend.”
 of 5 bubbles jwigan, 25 May 2016 | Read review
“Only stay there if you cant find another place”
 of 5 bubbles jamesy276, 15 Sep 2015 | Read review
“great if needing be close to sports grounds”
 of 5 bubbles kerrywindred, 3 Aug 2015 | Read review
“The upstairs rooms are probably the quieter of them, although I had a ground floor "pool" room for two nights and it was ok.”
 of 5 bubbles HamishW4, 7 Feb 2015 | Read review
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