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Sovereign Resort Hotel Cooktown

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Cairns
Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Our hotel recommended we dine here on Good Friday, being the only restaurant in town that would be open. After a long drive and an afternoon in the sun, we eagerly headed off to the restaurant for dinner. As we were early, we settled in to the comfy couches for pre-dinner drinks. The kids enjoyed a mocktail each. We were...

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Cairns, Queensland, Australia
Reviewed 1 week ago

Close to everything in Cooktown. Views of sea from second floor... however my son's android tablet couldn't connect to wifi at all, even though I had the same device...and post 9pm, mine wouldn't either... which marred an otherwise great stay. Visitors need to bear in mind that Cooktown is remote.... but this hotel still has superb food and hospitality

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Cairns, Queensland, Australia
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We used an online booking site. On arrival we did not receive the bedding configuration that I had booked and they said they didn't receive any details on the bedding configuration. They could not change what we had but gave us a rollaway bed promptly (it was very hard to sleep on). The pool looked lovely, and if you like...

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Reviewed 16 March 2017 via mobile

I booked here for 2 nights with my wife as we've not been to Cooktown before and was really surprised. The hotel is right in the heart of the main street of town with beautiful views and everything about the hotel was immaculate. The rooms were great the gardens were beautiful and excellent pool area. There is a restaurant and...

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Perth, Australia
Reviewed 13 March 2017

Arrived on a Saturday, stayed for 1 night in 2 bed/2 bathroom apartment on ground floor. Rooms are dark until lights warm up then the lighting is fine. Very spacious and modern, lovely bathrooms. A couple of lights weren't working and being a weekend no maintenance staff on shift but wasn't a problem. Swam in the pool in late afternoon,...

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Warwick, Australia
Reviewed 3 February 2017

Had a delightful dinner here. Good food. Cocktails were good. Unfortunately there weren't enough staff on duty and everything happened very slowly. Plenty of aeroguard was used but there were hardly any insects

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Reviewed 21 January 2017 via mobile

I know; you're probably thinking I've lost it. There's no way this place has the best pool in Australia. I'd argue it.... the size of it is extraordinary and the landscape is just incredible. Coming back from a hot day out means a real experience awaits. Hard to leave it once you're in.. did I mention pool service? Add to...

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Yarraville, Australia
Reviewed 18 January 2017

Loved this small community. Flew in from Cairns on Hinterland Aviation, would like to rate the airline as excellent but is not an option on your site. Flight is about 40 minutes and arrives at tiny airport, as you would expect. Hinterland also allow about 20kgs of luggage making my journey easy. Terminal is excellent and unexpectedly comfortable. On arrival...

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Cairns Region, Australia
Reviewed 17 January 2017

My partner and I shared a "Resort Room" with Queen size bed in a room just off the swimming pool. A very pleasant stay. Good quality fittings and very quiet area. The staff/owners/managers were very nice to deal with. We would stay at this accommodation again.

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Daintree Region, Australia
Reviewed 6 January 2017 via mobile

The Sovereign is a beautiful, well appointed resort that we will be using whenever we go to Cooktown. We stayed in a two bedroom apartment (2 children under 6) whilst my parents stayed in a resort room. The staff got us into rooms as close as possible even though we didn't specifically ask which was thoughtful. Both room types were...

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“Floor one direct access to restaurant and pool”
NicoleT657, 12 Apr 2017 | Read review
“Reception/check in is on Green st, NOT Charlotte St.”
  • View from shared balcony.
kathy1932, 4 Apr 2017 | Read review
“Apartments on higher floors have access to verandah.”
rowenab827, 13 Mar 2017 | Read review
“I am a solo traveller and was happy to have no stairs but had instead a room overlooking the pool and no stairs.”
Nola1948, 18 Jan 2017 | Read review
“Any room really would be ok but overlooking the pool is nice.”
580StefanB, 17 Jan 2017 | Read review
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