Criterion Hotel Rockhampton is an older, heritage property that offers traditional pub-style rooms, some with private private bathrooms and some with shared bathroom facilities.

Guests can enjoy the on-site restaurant and vibrant bar, which features late-night live music on Friday and Saturday.

The property is just 1,650 feet from local shops, supermarkets and cafes. Callaghan Park Racecourse is a 14-minute walk away. The nearest airport is Rockhampton Airport, 2.5 mi from the property.

Every room at this hotel is air conditioned and is fitted with a TV. Rooms offer either a private or shared bathroom.

You will find a cash machine at the property.

Couples in particular like the location – they rated it 9.3 for a two-person trip.

Criterion Hotel Rockhampton has been welcoming guests since Aug 24, 2015

Property Highlights

Top Location: Highly rated by recent guests (9.2)

FREE parking!


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4 reasons to choose Criterion Hotel Rockhampton

  • Prices you can't beat!
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  • The staff speaks English
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Hotel area info *
Guests loved walking around the neighborhood!
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Restaurants & cafes
  • Restaurant Bush Inn Steakhouse
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  • Cafe/Bar Newsroom
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Natural Beauty
  • Ocean/Sea Emu Park
    24.9 miles
  • River The Fitzroy River
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Closest Airports
  • Rockhampton Airport
    2.2 miles
  • Gladstone Airport
    56.6 miles
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Amenities of Criterion Hotel Rockhampton
  • Outdoor furniture
  • Live sports events (broadcast)
  • Happy hour Additional charge
  • Bar crawls
  • Golf course (within 2 miles) Additional charge
Food & Drink
  • Coffee house on site
  • Wine/Champagne Additional charge
  • Kids' meals Additional charge
  • Special diet meals (on request)
  • Snack bar
  • Bar
WiFi is available in all areas and is free of charge.
Free public parking is available at a location nearby (reservation is not needed).
  • Accessible parking
  • Street parking
Front Desk Services
  • Private check-in/out
  • Baggage storage
Cleaning Services
  • Daily housekeeping
  • Suit press Additional charge
  • Ironing service Additional charge
  • Dry cleaning Additional charge
  • Laundry Additional charge
Business Facilities
  • Fax/Photocopying Additional charge
  • Meeting/Banquet facilities Additional charge
Safety & security
  • Fire extinguishers
  • CCTV outside property
  • CCTV in common areas
  • Smoke alarms
  • Security alarm
  • Key access
  • 24-hour security
  • Designated smoking area
  • Air conditioning
  • Smoke-free property
  • Packed lunches
  • Family rooms
  • Non-smoking rooms
  • Room service
Languages Spoken
  • English
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Sustainability initiatives
This property has taken steps to provide more sustainable and eco-friendly travel

House rules Criterion Hotel Rockhampton takes special requests – add in the next step!


1:00 PM - 10:00 PM

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


6:30 AM - 10:00 AM


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.

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

The minimum age for check-in is 18


Pets are not allowed.

Maestro Mastercard Visa Eftpos American Express Criterion Hotel Rockhampton accepts these cards and reserves the right to temporarily hold an amount prior to arrival.

The fine print

Street parking is strictly limited, additional free public parking is available a 5-minute walk from the property along the river front.

You must show a valid photo ID and credit card upon check in.

Please note that there is a 1.8% charge when you pay with an American Express credit card.

Please note that this property does not accept payments with Diners Club credit cards.

Please note that this property is strictly nonsmoking, including on balconies.

Please note that the Criterion has live entertainment on Thursday nights until 23:00 and Friday and Saturday nights from 21:00 until early morning. For more information please speak to staff upon check in.

Please note it is mandatory to include guests estimated time of arrival when making the booking

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 Criterion Hotel Rockhampton 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.

Bar is closed from Wed, Mar 25, 2020 until Sat, Jun 06, 2020

FAQs about Criterion Hotel Rockhampton

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

  • Criterion Hotel Rockhampton is 800 feet from the center of Rockhampton.

  • Check-in at Criterion Hotel Rockhampton is from 1:00 PM, and check-out is until 10:00 AM.

  • Room options at Criterion Hotel Rockhampton include:

    • Single
    • Double
    • Triple
    • Quad
    • Studio

  • Criterion Hotel Rockhampton offers the following activities/services (charges may apply):

    • Golf course (within 2 miles)
    • Happy hour
    • Bar crawls
    • Live sports events (broadcast)