Within walking distance from the beach and close to a range of shops, Civic Guesthouse offers free WiFi. This peaceful accommodation offers a free shuttle service 4 times a day from the Greyhound/Premier bus and Magnetic Island Ferry terminal. bus terminal.

Civic Guesthouse is a 20-minute walk from Reef HQ Aquarium and a 5-minute walk from Cowboys League Club. Townsville Airport is 9 minutes’ drive away.

Guests enjoy access to a fully equipped shared kitchen, and bathroom and laundry facilities. For your entertainment, there is also a games room and bicycles for hire.

Couples in particular like the location – they rated it 8.5 for a two-person trip.

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  • Hi just wondering have U got a double bed rooms and looking for stay 2 nights thanks

    Hello I need more information from you. When do you expect to arrive? How many people? Do you want own bathroom and airconditioner? Prices vary from what you want.


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    Asked about: Standard Twin Room with Shared Bathroom • Answered on January 15, 2020
  • hi, I was just wondering if there is laundry facilities on the premises

    Yes, we have coin operated washing machine and dryer for all guests to use. Also ample clothes line space for sunny days.


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    Asked about: Double Room with Shared Bathroom • Answered on January 15, 2021
  • Do you open for late night check-in? Say after 10pm?

    Yes we offer late check in. We have a night safe for arrivals after 9 30 pm. Please let us know ahead of your late arrival so we can prepare a key and notify you of the location of the night safe.


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    Answered on November 10, 2020
  • Hi Civic Guesthouse team, I am just wondering if there is a freezer in the kitchen. Kind regards, Bianka

    Yes, 3 of the kitchen fridges have freezers. Also some of the smaller, room fridges also have a freezer compartment.


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    Answered on December 28, 2020
  • I am a single male over 35 years old, looking to stay from 28th Dec to 2nd Jan. Do you have a room share option available? Thank you.

    Yes, we have some options for sharing over 35 years. Best to call the Guest House, so we can explain directly with you


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    Answered on December 28, 2020
  • do you have rooms with a bathroom or at least a toilet? Also how would I get from the train station to you? Thanks

    Our Deluxe private rooms have their own bathroom and toilet. From the train station we are approximately a 20 minute walk/$8 Uber or $2 bus with 100 metre walk.


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    Answered on October 7, 2021
  • Hello, do you cater for late (10pm) check in?

    Yes we do. Notification will be sent on the day of your arrival and a late key will be placed in our secure safe with directions on how to access the building after 10pm.


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    Answered on March 19, 2021
  • Does the 6-Bed Mixed Dormitory Room have Air-conditioning?

    Yes. All Dormitories rooms are Air-conditioned.


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    Asked about: Bed in 6-Bed Mixed Dormitory Room • Answered on March 8, 2020
  • Do you offer luggage storage?

    We offer free luggage storage. Please ask reception


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    Answered on January 8, 2020
  • Can we check in after hours tonight?

    Yes late check is available via our night safe. This must be organised before 7 PM on the day of your arrival.


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    Answered on June 11, 2021
  • Hi, do the rooms have a TV'S?

    Sorry, none of our rooms have a private TV. We do have a large smart TV in the lounge area.


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    Asked about: Deluxe Double Room with Shower • Answered on October 7, 2021
  • Is the deluxe double room have a private bathroom

    Yes our deluxe room have their own private bathroom and toilet


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    Answered on October 7, 2021
  • Do you accommodate over 35s in the private rooms? Do you have non-see through curtains in the twin rooms?

    Our private rooms are for anyone over the age of 18 years. Our windows do have curtains on them and also they are frosted so there is privacy.


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    Answered on March 19, 2021
  • Do u have any idea of parking charges ?

    Parking is $1 per hour near the Guest House. You are able to park outside and along the street after 17:00 hours for free until 9:00 am the next morning. Weekends are free. Hope this helps.


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    Asked about: Bed in 6-Bed Mixed Dormitory Room • Answered on March 19, 2021
  • Hi, It says you have an airport shuttle. Can you please provide more information in regards to costs. Pick up / drop off times etc. Cheers Cat

    The airport shuttle is a private business that drops/picks up from our door. The cost is $10/person or $15/couple. We can organise your booking (require flight details and a mobile number)or guests can book direct -google Townsville airport shuttle


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    Asked about: Bed in 6-Bed Mixed Dormitory Room • Answered on October 7, 2021
  • Hi There team at Civic Guest house, are you pet friendly? I am travelling with my beloved family dog, Sunday, she is vaccinated, well trained, behaved, and clean and well socialised, and gentle, I am doing a lot of driving to my friends resort at palm cove and needing a place that will allow my dog

    Unfortunately our Guest House does not accept pets.


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    Answered on October 20, 2020
  • DO you have rooms twin room with private bathroom

    Sorry, all of our rooms with private bathrooms have double beds.


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    Answered on January 16, 2022
  • Hi there. Just confirming that there's an airport shuttle service to your guest house? What times do they run and is it extra cost? Thanks

    Hello, Yes, the Airport shuttle service picks up and drops off to our door. Their hours of operation are from 7 AM to approximately 8 PM. Best to contact them directly with your flight details to arrange your transfer. 0478 160 036.


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    Answered on June 11, 2021
  • Is this a byo hostel ?

    Do you mean BYO alcohol? If so, yes. We do not have a bar so guests are able to drink their own alcohol responsibly.


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    Answered on January 16, 2022
  • Hi, is there a desk in the private room?

    Some rooms have desk. Please feel free to give us a call to discuss and hopefully we can accomodate your needs.


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    Asked about: Deluxe Double Room with Shower • Answered on January 16, 2022
Area Info *
Guests loved walking around the neighborhood!
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What's nearby
  • ReefHQ Aquarium
    0.1 miles
  • Family Court of Australia
    0.2 miles
  • Townsville City Council
    0.2 miles
  • Townsville Supreme Court
    0.3 miles
  • Townsville Magistrates Court
    0.3 miles
  • Sturt Business Centre
    0.3 miles
  • Queensland Parliament Office
    0.4 miles
  • Townsville Yacht Club Marina
    0.6 miles
  • Reef HQ
    0.7 miles
Restaurants & cafes
  • Restaurant City Lane Restaurants and Bars
    0.3 miles
Top attractions
  • Townsville 400 Racetrack Start / Finish line
    0.7 miles
  • Magnetic Island Ferry terminal
    0.8 miles
  • Breakwater Marina
    0.8 miles
  • The Strand
    0.9 miles
  • Breakwater Terminal
    1 miles
  • 547 Industry Park
    4.4 miles
  • James Cook University
    5.8 miles
  • Riverway
    6.4 miles
  • Magnetic Island National Park
    8.6 miles
  • Billabong Sanctuary
    11.3 miles
Natural Beauty
  • Mountain Castle Hill walk start
    0.4 miles
Beaches in the Neighborhood
  • The Strand Beach
    3,700 feet
  • Pallarenda Beach
    1.6 miles
  • Rocky Bay Beach
    6 miles
Public transit
  • Train Townsville Train Station
    0.7 miles
Closest Airports
  • Townsville Airport
    3.2 miles
How to get to Civic Guesthouse from Townsville Airport
    Private shuttle
    Parking available
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Amenities of Civic Guesthouse
Outdoors
  • Picnic area
  • Outdoor furniture
  • Sun deck
  • BBQ facilities
  • Terrace
  • Garden
Kitchen
  • Shared kitchen
Activities
  • Library
  • Darts
  • Pool table
  • Game room
Internet
WiFi is available in all areas and is free of charge.
Parking
Public parking is available at a location nearby (reservation is not needed) and charges may apply.
  • Accessible parking
  • Street parking
Transportation
  • Airport drop-off Additional charge
  • Airport pickup Additional charge
Front Desk Services
  • Invoice provided
  • Lockers
  • Baggage storage
Entertainment & Family Services
  • Board games/Puzzles
Cleaning Services
  • Laundry Additional charge
Business Facilities
  • Fax/Photocopying Additional charge
Safety & security
  • Fire extinguishers
  • CCTV outside property
  • CCTV in common areas
  • Smoke alarms
  • Security alarm
  • Key access
  • 24-hour security
  • Safe
General
  • Shuttle service
  • Shared lounge/TV area
  • Airport shuttle (additional charge)
  • Vending machine (snacks)
  • Vending machine (drinks)
  • Shuttle service (free)
  • Designated smoking area
  • Air conditioning
  • Smoke-free property
  • Non-smoking rooms
Languages Spoken
  • English
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Sustainability initiatives

This property has taken steps to provide more sustainable and eco-friendly travel

House rules
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Check-in

2:00 PM - 9:30 PM

Guests are required to show a photo ID and credit card at check-in

Check-out

6:00 AM - 9:30 AM

Cancellation/
prepayment

Cancellation and prepayment policies vary according to accommodations type. Please enter the dates of your stay and check what conditions apply to your preferred room.

Children & Beds

Child policies

Children of all ages are welcome.

Children 3 and above are considered adults at this property.

To see correct prices and occupancy info, add the number and ages of children in your group to your search.

Crib and extra bed policies

There's no capacity for cribs at this property.

This property doesn't offer extra beds.

Age restriction

Check-in is only possible for guests between 18 and 35 years old

Pets

Pets are not allowed.

Maestro Mastercard Visa Eftpos American Express Debit card Civic Guesthouse accepts these cards and reserves the right to temporarily hold an amount prior to arrival.

The fine print

Please be advised as per QLD Business restrictions, from the 17th December we will only be taking bookings from guests who are fully-vaccinated. Please make sure to have COVID-19 vaccination records for all guests available upon arrival at The Civic Guest House.

Please note that children aged 0-12 can only be accommodated in a private room with its own bathroom. Children ages 12-17 can be accommodated in a private room with shared bathroom or private room with its own bathroom. Guests under the age of 18 and over the age of 35 cannot be accommodated in the mixed dormitory rooms.

Please note that the below surcharges are applicable when you pay with Visa, Mastercard, American Express or International Bank cards. Australian Visa Mastercard - 1.5% surcharge. American Express or International cards - 3.5% surcharges.

Due to the coronavirus (COVID-19), make sure you're booking this property in accordance with the destination's local government guidelines, including (but not limited to) the purpose of travel and maximum group size.

In accordance with government guidelines to minimize transmission of the coronavirus (COVID-19), this property may request additional documentation from guests to validate identity, travel itinerary, and other relevant info on dates where such guidelines exist.

In response to the coronavirus (COVID-19), additional safety and sanitation measures are in effect at this property.

Due to the coronavirus (COVID-19), this property is taking steps to protect the safety of guests and staff. Certain services and amenities may be reduced or unavailable as a result.

Due to the coronavirus (COVID-19), this property has reduced reception and service hours.

Due to coronavirus (COVID-19), this property adheres to strict physical distancing measures.

It's not possible to stay at this property for coronavirus (COVID-19) quarantine purposes.

Guests are required to show a photo ID and credit card upon check-in. Please note that all Special Requests are subject to availability and additional charges may apply.

Please inform Civic Guesthouse of your expected arrival time in advance. You can use the Special Requests box when booking, or contact the property directly using the contact details in your confirmation.

FAQs about Civic Guesthouse

  • Civic Guesthouse offers the following activities/services (charges may apply):

    • Pool table
    • Game room
    • Library
    • Darts

  • Civic Guesthouse is 1,300 feet from the center of Townsville.

  • The following parking options are available to guests staying at Civic Guesthouse (subject to availability):

    • Parking
    • Street parking
    • Accessible parking

  • From the nearest airport, you can get to Civic Guesthouse by:

    • Airport shuttle (arranged by property) 10min

  • Check-in at Civic Guesthouse is from 2:00 PM, and check-out is until 9:30 AM.

  • The prices at Civic Guesthouse may vary depending on your stay (e.g. dates, hotel's policy etc.). To see prices, enter your dates.