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Hillcrest Guest House

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“shared bathroom”(13 reviews)
“yogurt”(17 reviews)
“grassy hill”(18 reviews)
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What's included
Free Parking
Breakfast included
Air Conditioning
Pool
Non-Smoking Hotel
Free Wifi
Restaurant
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Kitchenette
Pets Allowed
3 Star Hotel
Hillcrest Guest House is an original Queenslander built in 1880. The house has recently been renovated to create a cool, welcoming feel, with original polished timber floors and beautiful tropical gardens. All rooms upstairs are shared facilities, there is also a kitchen and laundry...
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130 Hope St, Cooktown, Cook Shire, Queensland 4895, Australia
7.9 km to Cooktown Airport
10 restaurants are within a 0.5 km radius
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Went to Cooktown for the "Big Weekend " and more importantly the 100th birthday celebration a friends cousin. From first contact with owner Katrina by phone I knew we were in for a good place. Katrina was so pleasant and in person great !! The...More

Thank Tony F
Reviewed 9 June 2018 via mobile

Spent one night at Hillcrest Guest House. From the moment we walked in (Early) Katrina made us feel welcome as if we had known her for years. We stayed in a double room with a share bathroom. Both were immaculately clean, pleasant and had everything...More

Thank Scotan
Reviewed 18 May 2018

Stopping for one night in Cooktown we were looking for a reasonably priced place to stay that offers a good standard of accommodation, and we were lucky to find Hillcrest. We took a double room in the guest house, with NO En suite. This was...More

Thank auzzigirls
Reviewed 4 April 2018 via mobile

This was tge most welcoming place to stay I have ever stayed at. Had continental breakfast complimentary which was fabulous. Beautifully presented and clean and cheap. Loved our stay here. We will be staying here again on our trip to the tip of Australia. Loved...More

1  Thank Katrina M
Reviewed 4 April 2018

I couldn't agree more with the reviewers who've enthused about Katrina's hospitality from the moment of booking. From the first meeting, she felt like a friend - someone to trust, welcoming and professional. She has thought of everything traveller's might need and had thoughtfully turned...More

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Hillcrest Guest House is an original Queenslander built in 1880. The house has recently been renovated to create a cool, welcoming feel, with original polished timber floors and beautiful tropical gardens. ...More All rooms upstairs are shared facilities, there is also a kitchen and laundry which guests are welcome to use. There is one self contained unit and three en-suite units - detached from the house. The swimming pool is 9 metres long and was the first swimming pool in Cooktown where the school children were taught to swim. Less
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Pool
Free Parking
Breakfast included
Air Conditioning
Non-Smoking Hotel
Beachfront
Room Service
Restaurant
Bar/Lounge
Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Awards & Recognition
Certificate of Excellence
Certificate of Excellence
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Non-Smoking Rooms
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jjeJennifer
12 February 2015|
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Response from Katrina W | Property representative |
Hi Jenny, Thankyou for you enquiry and I am so sorry you have not received an answer. My first answer appears to have been lost. All double rooms except one ensuite room have queen size beds. Rooms 10, 11 & 12 are ensuite... More
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jjeJennifer
12 February 2015|
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Response from janet n | Reviewed this property |
Yes they do. Enjoy your stay. They might be the rooms on the front of the house sorry I cant remember, but all are very good.
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"I would not recommend it for impaired guests as the steps are plentiful."
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"We stayed in one of the detached 2 adjoining units which was lovely and private the remainder of the rooms..."
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"We had a corner room over looking the garden."
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"Ask for the studio."
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