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Civic Guest House Backpackers Hostel

262 Walker St, Townsville, Queensland 4810 Australia
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Recently renovated and now voted one of the TOP 10 HOSTELS in Australia, the Civic Guest House is a friendly, charming hostel in the heart of Townsville offering clean, safe and cosy accommodation for the budget conscious traveler. Free Wi-Fi and a friendly service are what we consider a must. We also offer free transport to/from the Ferry and Greyhound bus terminal.Our aim is to provide our guests with a comfortable and quiet place to stay in a relaxed and friendly environment. You can chill out in the lounge room, prepare a meal in our large communal kitchen, or have a game of chess in the new game room. Conveniently located in a quiet street in Townsville's CBD, the Civic Guest House Backpackers Hostel gives you a broad choice of room options ranging from shared dorms to private double rooms with en-suite bathrooms.Townsville is a great place to experience a laid-back tropical city lifestyle while enjoying the fantastic wildlife and exceptional sights of the Great Barrier Reef and Magnetic Island. Take a tour, enjoy numerous free activities in and around town, or simply relax by the beach.
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This hostel is great for the price. The kitchen is the best I’ve used so far, loads of utensils & very clean! The staff are super friendly, handing out free ice pops in the heat! One thing I will say is it advertises as a...More

Date of stay: November 2018
Thank 798fayek
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I stayed 3 nights in the hostel. Everything was perfect. It is well located, very clean and the room have air conditioned. I was surprised to see showers AND bathtubs in a hostel so I took one with cold water, so refreshing with this heat...More

Date of stay: November 2018
Thank Morgan P
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I loved Civic Guest House! Perfect location in the city centre and they have shuttles every day that can bring you to the Greyhound stop and the Ferry Terminal (for your day trip to Magnetic Island). The rooms were nice and clean and so were...More

Date of stay: November 2018
Thank Sterre S
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We stayed for two nights in a private room with en-suite. Room was basic but clean with a fridge and opening window. Very friendly proprietor and although the hostel was full of guests, it was quiet and had a nice atmosphere. Plenty of areas to...More

Date of stay: October 2018
Thank hillsgirly
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Considering it’s rather low price, u get a lot! Staff are overly nice and make u feel as welcome as possible. Rooms are clean. WiFi (though only in common room) works well. Really good air con in the room. Shuttle to the bus/ferry and back....More

Date of stay: November 2018
Thank Tai G
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Teng-Lum
19 April 2015|
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Response from CathyKowner | Property representative |
Dear Teng, apologies for the delay in my reply. The Deluxe twin double room have two separate beds. You are welcome to send me an email if you still need a booking with us you are welcome to go to the Civic Guesthouse... More
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"i like the eight mix bedroom, big, clean, and cool air conditioner."
yanpingw2018
31 Dec 2017
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"Don't use email to communicate with staff."
361narellet
15 Oct 2017
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"All rooms are perfect because they are all big enough and each has a frige"
maaji_81
11 Apr 2017
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"Ask for an ensuite...."
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19 Jan 2017
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PRICE RANGE
US$13 - US$43 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
LOCATION
AustraliaQueenslandTownsville
NUMBER OF ROOMS
29
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