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    Civic Guest House Backpackers Hostel

    262 Walker St, Townsville, Queensland 4810, Australia
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      2 adults
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          Overview
          • Excellent62%
          • Very good27%
          • Average8%
          • Poor2%
          • Terrible1%
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          “free wifi” (49 reviews)
          “bed dorm” (21 reviews)
          “air con” (33 reviews)
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          Breakfast included
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          2.0 Star Hotel
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          Reviewed 7 May 2016

          this was really a lovely Hostel. super friendly staff, clean hostel, many places to sit quitly inside or outside, modern kitchen, good beds! when i went to magnetic, they took me to the ferry, and when i told her about me forgotting to pack only...More

          1  Thank Kienie
          Reviewed 5 May 2016

          This was, by far, the best backpacker accommodation me and my friend stayed at in Australia. The staff were super, super kind, sweet and helpful, there was free wifi (albeit not everywhere in the building, but there was a nice area at the front of...More

          1  Thank leandralocke
          Reviewed 19 April 2016

          We were greeted by the lovely South-African managers if we'd know them for years - great experience. It was poorly hot and humid this time of the year - the rooms are equipped with air/con. we even had a fridge and an own bathroom. I...More

          Thank Philipp791
          Reviewed 17 April 2016

          We stayed one night at Civic Guest House in a 4 beds room. The hostel was clean and quiet. The staff was friendly and helpful. It's in the city centre so good location and you can park for free during the weekend. The only bad...More

          Thank Justine G
          Reviewed 13 April 2016

          Veeeery clean (especially the kitchen, never seen anything like that in a hostel!), welcoming staff and nice place, there is also a little reading room :) air conditioning and fridge in the bedroom. 100% recomended

          Thank Gamberuga16
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          Amenities
          • Top amenities
          • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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          • Shuttle Bus Service
          • Laundry Service
          • Self-Serve Laundry
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          • Air Conditioning
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          • US$19 - US$45 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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          • 29
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          • Queensland >
          • Townsville
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          Questions & AnswersAsk a question
          Teng-Lum
          Does the Deluxe Twin Private room have two separate beds? I plan to share the room with a friend but we must have separate beds.
          19 April 2015|
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          Response from ZenobiaStrijdom | 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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