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Hillcrest Guest House

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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. 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.
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Property amenities
Pool
Free Parking
Breakfast included
Non-Smoking Hotel
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Non-Smoking Rooms
Air Conditioning
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All reviews shared bathroom yogurt grassy hill the owner the main house breakfast was included queen suite plunger coffee one night the main street breakfast fruit shared facilities short walk lots of fresh fruit covered area queenslander style following morning
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Reviewed 4 November 2018

Only wished we had more time to stay in Cooktown but very lucky we picked here to stay. Extremely friendly & helpful host, Katrina, who sadly for all is moving on ! Had a clean & comfy room with sweet shared facilities, great pool &...More

Date of stay: October 2018
1  Thank Skeney57
Reviewed 21 October 2018 via mobile

Thank you Katrina, you have a beautiful place. Our family had such a special time at Hillcrest. We felt instantly relaxed and at home. You are helpful & knowledgeable. I loved my yoga 🧘🏻‍♀️😍. Your breakfasts are beautiful, great start to the day. Loved the...More

Date of stay: October 2018
Thank cle076076
Reviewed 20 October 2018

Hillcrest guest house was honestly the highlight of our trip to Cooktown. What a fantastic place to stay, only a short walk to town for dinner and a beautiful breakfast provided the following morning. The rooms and bathrooms were so clean and inviting, we had...More

Date of stay: September 2018
Thank Beverley_Jones
Reviewed 15 October 2018

The hospitality shown to us was outstanding. Katrina the owner is so welcoming and friendly. Other hosts could certainly do with some lessons from her. We stayed in an ensuite room which was very clean and well equipped. The bed was so comfortable and the...More

Date of stay: October 2018
Thank mareetrigg58
Reviewed 5 October 2018 via mobile

The welcome was warm and genuine. The house itself had been upgraded and expanded to allow for a good number of rooms including those with access to common facilities as well as rooms with an ensuite. Ours was clean and comfortable. The included breakfast was...More

Date of stay: October 2018
Thank David A
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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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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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"The studio room is well worth the extra."
ianbJ9131JY
23 Sep. 2018
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"Try for a self contained room"
geoff96
2 Aug. 2018
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"I would not recommend it for impaired guests as the steps are plentiful."
ErnieG920
17 Oct. 2017
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"We stayed in one of the detached 2 adjoining units which was lovely and private the remainder of the rooms..."
sherylm541
3 Sep. 2017
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PRICE RANGE
USD 79 - USD 99 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
LOCATION
AustraliaQueenslandCook ShireCooktown
NUMBER OF ROOMS
12
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