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Hobart, Australia
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8 reviews
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Reviewed 14 April 2016

Just spent a delightful long weekend at Athelstane with family from Hobart, Perth and Brisbane. Our second stay with Stanley and Marion (previous stay was in 2008) who welcomed us like old friends and were terrific hosts in every way. Outstanding breakfasts featuring just about every fruit in season, and Stanley put us on to a great cafe for the... More 

Thank philiptyrell
Weybridge, United Kingdom
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34 reviews
16 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
Reviewed 15 December 2015

Only stayed one night here but what a treat! Beautiful traditional Queenslander house, impeccably and traditionally furnished. Lounge and swimming pool available. Excellent bed, linen and towels and modern bathroom. Marion and Stan are friendly and helpful and serve a plentiful, delicious breakfast. (Tea and coffee making facility in bedroom.) Location is in a quiet residential road about 5 mins... More 

Thank WippyAnn
Vancouver, Canada
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24 reviews
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Reviewed 19 October 2015

We found Australia B and B's harder to come by than other countries and often not set up like a real B and B. Stan and Marion have got the formula right. Lovely decorated large room with fabulous bathroom. Lots of little extras here and there. Excellent breakfast. Highly recommended as a place to stay in Rockhampton. We were on... More 

Thank encyclopediabrown
Leipzig, Germany
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11 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 16 October 2015 via mobile

We were travelling up north from Brisbane and while visiting Rockhampton stayed in this lovely house. Marion and Stanley do an amazing job and although struggling a bit after the cyclone earlier this year, house and garden still look beautiful, also the interior and service are fabulous. If we could have stayed for more than one night we would have... More 

Thank Born-4-luxury
Cooroy, Australia
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5 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 3 May 2015

This beautiful and elegantly decorated, authentic Queenslander house immediately became the bench mark against which all other accommodation will be measured. Fresh, white, fluffy towels, scrupulously clean rooms and a myriad of small but considerate touches helped to make this a very special experience. Stan has achieved the perfect balance between warmth and unobtrusiveness, while Marion's professional standard of cooking... More 

Thank kelliea6687
Czarny Las, Poland
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20 reviews
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 30 December 2014

My wife and I were driving from Cairns to Brisbane in November 2014, and only stayed one night as a stopover. What a mistake! We were SO impressed and wished we had planned to stay longer. Everything about Athelstone was perfect - the décor (my wife's colours!) the gardens, the room, the breakfast, and Stan and Marion were perfect hosts... More 

Thank Nicholas69
Boyne Island, Australia
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30 reviews
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 December 2014

After reading the reviews we had an overnight stay at Athelstane House. What a beautiful home built in 1885 with clean and comfortable ensuited bedrooms and an elegant lounge and dining where you can choose to play games or read. When we arrived late afternoon we sat on the verandah in large comfortable wicker chairs and enjoyed the view, the... More 

Thank Margaret B
Sydney, Australia
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44 reviews
38 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
Reviewed 16 September 2014

I stayed one night at Athelstane House and I was impressed. My room was spotlessly clean, extra large with polished timber floor and a large, comfortable bed. My bedroom opened on to the front verandah thus I kept the blinds drawn across the glass double doors for privacy but regretted missing out on natural light coming into my room at... More 

Thank TheWhistler15
Sydney, Australia
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27 reviews
11 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
Reviewed 24 August 2014 via mobile

Everything about Athelstane is quality, the beautiful and tasteful restoration of the house, the serene surroundings, the convenient location, the wonderful hosts, and a fantastic breakfast. We wouldn't stay anywhere else.

Thank Ray C
Brisbane, Australia
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9 reviews
4 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 5 August 2014

Wonderful weekend stay at Athelstane House. So welcoming and friendly and yet very discrete. We felt we were at home. So much better than a hotel and I loved the veranda chairs. Just right for a sundowner glass of wine. Close enough to walk to Allenstown pub for a great steak.

Thank Dianne1305

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Additional Information about Athelstane House

Address: 165 Caroline Street, Rockhampton, Queensland 4700, Australia
Region: Australia > Queensland > Rockhampton
Number of rooms: 9
Also Known As:
Athelstane House Rockhampton, Queensland
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“Two French doors leading onto a wide verandah, allow for light and breeze ... as well as allowing an impressive view of Rockhampton.”
 of 5 bubbles kelliea6687, 2 May 2015 | Read review
“I would ask for the room out the back with lots of windows opening onto the garden.”
 of 5 bubbles TheWhistler15, 16 Sep 2014 | Read review
“Every room looked good”
 of 5 bubbles Dianne1305, 4 Aug 2014 | Read review
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