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Civic Guest House

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Standard Room, Non Smoking (Double Room with Ensuite) | In-room safe, free WiFi
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Standard Room, Non Smoking, Shared Bathroom (Double Room with Air Con) | In-room safe, free WiFi

Overview of Civic Guest House

Civic Guest House

2.0 star property
No-frills hostel in Townsville

8.6/10 Fabulous

100 verified guest reviews

Property highlights

  • Parking available
  • Free WiFi
  • Airport transfer
  • Non-smoking
  • Air conditioning
  • Shared kitchen
The price is AU$56
Price available on 22/12/2022
262 Walker Street, Townsville, QLD, 4810
Main amenities
  • Daily housekeeping
  • Near the beach
  • Airport shuttle
  • Terrace
  • Air conditioning
  • Garden
  • Arcade/games room
  • Library
  • Front desk safe
  • Self-serve laundry
  • Picnic area
  • Barbecue grills
Feel at home
  • Fridge
  • Garden
  • Terrace
  • Daily housekeeping
  • Laundry facilities
  • Arcade/games room

Room options

About this area

What's nearby

  • Great Barrier Reef - 1 min drive

Getting around

  • Townsville, QLD (TSV) - 12 min drive
  • Townsville Station - 21 min walk
  • Airport shuttle (surcharge)


  • Two Brothers Cafe - 8 min walk
  • A Touch of Salt - 8 min walk
  • Coffee Dominion - 8 min walk
  • Betty Blue & The Lemon Tart - 9 min walk
  • The Balcony Restaurant - 9 min walk

About this property

Civic Guest House

When visiting Townsville, Civic Guest House is a great choice to consider. A terrace and a garden are other highlights.



Cleaning and safety practices

Enhanced cleanliness measures

Disinfectant is used to clean the property
High-touch surfaces are cleaned and disinfected
The property is disinfected using an electrostatic spray
Sheets and towels are washed at 60°C or hotter
Guest accommodation is sealed after cleaning
Follows the industry cleaning and disinfection practices of COVID-19 Guidelines (CDC) and Intertek Cristal (third-party expert - Global)

Social distancing

Cashless transactions are available for all charges at the property
Social distancing measures in place

Safety measures

Personal protective equipment worn by staff
Temperature checks given to staff
Temperature checks available for guests
This information is provided by our partners.

At a glance

Hotel size

  • 29 rooms


  • Check-in time from 2 PM until 9:30 PM
  • Minimum check-in age – 18
  • Check-out time is 10 AM

Restrictions related to your trip

  • Check COVID-19 restrictions

Special check-in instructions

  • The front desk is open Monday - Sunday (8:30 AM - noon) and Monday - Sunday (2 PM - 9:30 PM)
  • Guests must contact the property in advance for check-in instructions; front desk staff will greet guests on arrival
  • This property doesn't offer after-hours check-in
  • To make arrangements for check-in please contact the property at least 24 hours before arrival using the information on the booking confirmation

Required at check-in

  • Credit card, debit card or cash deposit required for incidental charges
  • Government-issued photo ID may be required
  • Minimum check-in age is 18


  • No cots (infant beds)


  • Pets not allowed
  • Service animals welcome


  • Free WiFi in public areas
  • Free WiFi in rooms


  • Free off-site parking nearby


  • Airport shuttle*

Other information

  • Smoke-free property
  • No alcohol served on site

Property amenities

Food and drink

  • BBQs

What to do

  • Beach nearby


  • Tour/ticket assistance
  • Laundry facilities
  • Luggage storage


  • Safe-deposit box at front desk
  • Garden
  • Picnic area
  • Terrace
  • Library
  • Television in common areas
  • Arcade/games room


  • English

Room amenities

Home comfort

  • Air conditioning
  • Ceiling fan

Freshen up

  • Towels

Stay connected

  • Free WiFi

Food and drink

  • Fridge
  • Shared kitchen access


  • Daily housekeeping
  • In-room safe

Fees & policies

Optional extras

  • Airport shuttle service is offered for an extra charge
  • Credit card charges are subject to an extra charge of 3 per cent

Hygiene & cleanliness

This property advises that enhanced cleaning and guest safety measures are currently in place.

The property is cleaned and disinfected with electrostatic spray; disinfectant is used to clean the property; commonly touched surfaces are cleaned with disinfectant between stays; bed sheets and towels are laundered at a temperature of at least 60°C/140°F; guest room doors are sealed after cleaning.

Social distancing measures are in place; staff at the property wear personal protective equipment; periodic temperature checks are conducted on staff; temperature checks are available to guests; cashless payment methods are available for all transactions.

This property affirms that it adheres to the cleaning and disinfection practices of COVID-19 Guidelines (CDC) and Intertek Cristal (third-party expert - Global).


Only registered guests are allowed in the guestrooms.

This property does not have lifts.

Guests can rest easy knowing that there's a fire extinguisher, a security system and a first aid kit on site.

The name on the credit card used at check-in to pay for incidentals must be the primary name on the guestroom reservation.

This property accepts credit cards. Cash is not accepted.

Also known as

Civic Guest House Hostel Townsville
Civic Guest House Hostel
Civic Guest House Townsville
Civic Guest House
Civic Guest House Townsville
Civic Guest House Hostel/Backpacker accommodation
Civic Guest House Hostel/Backpacker accommodation Townsville

Frequently asked questions

Does Civic Guest House offer free cancellation for a full refund?
Yes, Civic Guest House does have fully refundable room rates available to book on our site. If you’ve booked a fully refundable room rate, this can be cancelled up to a few days before check-in, depending on the property's cancellation policy. Just make sure that you check this property's cancellation policy for the exact terms and conditions.
How much does it cost to stay at Civic Guest House?
As of 30 Nov 2022, prices found for a 1-night stay for 2 adults at Civic Guest House on 22 Dec 2022 start from AU$56, including taxes and fees. This price is based on the lowest nightly price found in the last 24 hours for stays in the next 30 days. Prices are subject to change. Choose your dates for more accurate prices.
What are the cleanliness and hygiene measures currently in place at Civic Guest House?
This property confirms that guests must provide documentation related to COVID-19 at check-in. Furthermore, disinfectant is used to clean the property, social distancing measures are in place and staff are given personal protective equipment. Please note that this information has been provided by our partners.
Are pets allowed at Civic Guest House?
Sorry, pets aren't allowed, but service animals are welcome.
Is parking offered on site at Civic Guest House?
No, unfortunately, but there's free parking nearby.
Is an airport shuttle service offered by Civic Guest House?
Yes, an airport shuttle is available.
What are the check-in and check-out times at Civic Guest House?
You can check in from 2 PM - 9:30 PM. Check-out time is 10 AM.
What is there to do at Civic Guest House and nearby?
Civic Guest House has an arcade and a picnic area, as well as a garden.
Are there restaurants at or near Civic Guest House?
Yes. Nearby restaurants include Two Brothers Cafe (8-min walk), A Touch of Salt (8-min walk) and Coffee Dominion (8-min walk).
What's the area around Civic Guest House like?
Civic Guest House is a short 1-minute walk from Great Barrier Reef and 2 minutes' walk from Castle Hill.

Overall score and ratings






Staff & service




Property conditions & facilities



10/10 Exceptional

Perfect stay
This place is extremely friendly and clean. Absolutely loved it for the quick stay I had and I will definitely be back. Ideal location.
Maebh, 1-night trip
Verified guest review

8/10 Very good

Good to stay for couple of days
Olivier, 2-night romance trip
Verified Lastminute guest review

8/10 Very good

I loved how clean the premises are, very high standard.
Ingrid, 1-night romance trip
Verified Wotif guest review

8/10 Very good

The room 10 with bathroom was a bit noisy. Between room 10 and the toilet there is a "rest room", people come here to have a sky or a chat with others, I have to see them and ask them to leave the place, cause we couldn't sleep cause of the noise.
Olivier, 2-night romance trip
Verified Lastminute guest review

8/10 Very good

Friendly staff
Trevor, 3-night family trip
Verified Wotif guest review

10/10 Exceptional

Every thing about this place was amazing very clean close to bus stops to the Ferry terminal and also walking distance if you don’t mind a nice walk Lynda was very welcoming thank you 10/10
Jacqueline, 1-night trip
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10/10 Exceptional

Samuel, 1-night trip
Verified Wotif guest review

10/10 Exceptional

I liked the friendliness of the staff , & I liked that I was able to borrow a book from their reading room. Civic Guest House was a pleasant place to stay.
1-night trip
Verified Expedia guest review

10/10 Exceptional

1-night romance trip
Verified Wotif guest review

10/10 Exceptional

Good location and relaxed atmosphere👍
Great stay, close to town, relaxed atmosphere and would stay again thanks to the staff for a great stay👍👍
Mark, 4-night trip
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