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Hillcrest Guest House

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11/06/2017 12/06/2017
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New Zealand
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Hillcrest Guest House was a very comfortable place to stay. The breakfast was great. The room was small but well appointed and immaculately clean. The hosts were friendly and helpful. Highly recommended.

Thank Hubb13
London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Simply amazing! From arrival to departure I cant speak HIGHLY ENOUGH! We were greeted in a very friendly way - was almost like staying at a MATES!!! We were invited on a boat cruise by a local couple via the hotelier and thought we'd give that a go for the night - and were glad we did! - an amazing...

Thank beecus
Mount Isa, QLD
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

My daughter and I stayed for only one night but we were afforded the same level of friendliness, courtesy and service as I am sure longer staying guests are given. A continental breakfast is included: fresh fruit salad, homemade banana bread, plunger coffee as well as the basic toast, cereal, tea and milo. A common kitchen is available to cook...

Thank Chickababe04
Cairns, Australia
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We were part of a large group staying and had paid for own ensuite and family bedding. We were quite impressed by the value, although the room was downstairs there were a few heavy walkers during the night, but they were part of our group. The location was great, only a short drive into town. Breakfast was very nice although...

Thank Alyce28red
Bondi, Australia
Reviewed 18 April 2017 via mobile

Stayed just the one night in a queen room with shared bathroom. We were met on arrival with a lovely warm welcome from Katrina who showed us around the property and to our room. The room was spacious, spotlessly clean and had views over the tropical gardens. I was surprised to see robes and also a decent size fridge. We...

Thank natnats
Innisfail, Australia
Reviewed 13 April 2017 via mobile

A beautiful old Queenslander nicely renovated to make your stay comfortable but not losing any of its charm. Rooms were large and very clean as were the other amenities and shared areas. A very nice cold breakfast was provided, freshly prepared fruit salad, cereal, etc. The owner Katrina is the perfect host, knowledgeable, helpful with a few tips on things...

Thank Pointer61
Reviewed 9 April 2017 via mobile

Great place relaxed lots of space to relax at pool and in the gardens. Very serene, great kitchen and breakfast. Rooms are excellently kept. Loved our stay. Katrina is a great host giving a guided tour on arrival.

Thank W9991RApauld
Cairns, Australia
Reviewed 5 April 2017 via mobile

This gorgeous Queenslander is nestled at the start of Cooktown's famous Grassy Hill and is a five-minute walk into town. Spotlessly clean, the large rooms are freshly painted and tastefully decorated and include all the mod cons - split system air-conditioning and flat-screen TV. The shared bathroom is very modern and again spotless and there's endless supplies of fresh towels...

Thank Journo78
Reviewed 3 April 2017

We spent a couple of nights in Hillcrest Guest House - it was a very clean, comfortable room with a nice balcony and view of the garden. They have a nice small pool that was very welcome after a long hot day out and about. It's an easy drive along the main attractions. The staff at the hotel were very...

Thank Maryrosa1989
Melbourne, Australia
Reviewed 9 January 2017 via mobile

A lovely stay here. We were greeted by a nice young lady who checked us in. The room and facilities were perfect and we couldn't have asked for more. Unfortunately, the following morning an older lady 'k' was on reception and came out with a couple of uncomfortable and unsolicited comments that tainted things somewhat as she had a perfectly...

Thank Jimoceans

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Official Description (provided by the 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 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. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Hillcrest Guest House

Address: 130 Hope St, Cooktown, Cook Shire, Queensland 4895, Australia
Region: Australia > Queensland > Cook Shire > Cooktown
Price Range: $105 - $136 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — Hillcrest Guest House 3*
Number of rooms: 12
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“mid range price but service way way WAY above that !!!”
beecus, 6 May 2017 | Read review
“Family room under main building is new and very large”
Alyce28red, 30 Apr 2017 | Read review
“A room on the top floor will give you easier entry from the street with your luggage.”
roskoedj, 9 Dec 2016 | Read review
“If you can manage a shared bathroom, book a room in the main guest house building.”
  • Back of guest house past which you need to walk to get to meals and pool.
  • The 'queen suite' we were offered.
  • The block containing the two 'queen suites'
Sonnysmaster, 5 Dec 2016 | Read review
“The outside queen room with its own ensuite is very private”
DebbieAltona, 7 Oct 2016 | Read review
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