Renovated in 2011, Hillcrest Guest House is housed in a classic Queenslander building built in the 1880s. Just 2,300 feet from James Cook Museum, it offers a 30 feet swimming pool, free parking and free WiFi access.

Offering a self-contained studio and guest rooms with shared or private bathrooms, all accommodations is equipped with a fridge and a flat-screen TV. The studio is in the main house whereas the rooms with attached bathroom are set within the gardens and detached from the main house.

Self-service laundry facilities are available on site. Guests can prepare simple meals in the shared kitchen.

The daily continental breakfast includes cereals, toast, yogurt and fresh fruit.

Cooktown Hillcrest Guest House is 1.2 mi from the botanic gardens and 1.9 mi from Finch Bay. Various local shops and restaurants are 1,650 feet away.

Couples in particular like the location – they rated it 9.1 for a two-person trip.

Hillcrest Guest House has been welcoming Booking.com guests since Nov 27, 2012

Property Highlights

Top Location: Highly rated by recent guests (9.2)

Want a great night's sleep? This property was highly rated for its very comfy beds.

Free Private Parking Available On Site


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Hosted by Katrina Wright (Proprietor) and Laura Armstrong (Manager)

9.6
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Katrina Wright (Proprietor) and Laura Armstrong (Manager)
A tropical paradise tucked away in the heart of Cooktown, The Hillcrest Guest House, can be found nestled into the foot of Grassy Hill, just 500m away from the hustle and bustle of the town’s main street. Set within private luscious grounds, The Hillcrest Guest House is the perfect place to escape the normality of day to day living. The Guest House offers 12 very special rooms, each equipped with air-con, flat-screen TV and a fridge…for keeping your treats cool. Meanwhile, while you relax and recharge in the serene and wholesome environment that encompasses The Hillcrest Guest House, our staff will be on hand to provide a professional and personal service to ensure your stay is nothing but exceptional.
Language spoken: English
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Amenities of Hillcrest Guest House
Outdoors
  • Picnic area
  • Outdoor furniture
  • Garden
Kitchen
  • Shared kitchen
  • Refrigerator
Activities
  • Yoga classes
Living Area
  • Sitting area
Media & Technology
  • Flat-screen TV
Food & Drink
  • Kid-friendly buffet
  • Special diet meals (on request)
Internet
WiFi is available in all areas and is free of charge.
Parking
Free private parking is available on site (reservation is not needed).
  • Secure parking
Services
  • Shared lounge/TV area
  • Private check-in/out
  • Fax/Photocopying Additional charge
  • Laundry Additional charge
  • Meeting/Banquet facilities Additional charge
Front Desk Services
  • Invoice provided
Entertainment & Family Services
  • Board games/Puzzles
General
  • Designated smoking area
  • Air conditioning
  • Smoke-free property
  • Hardwood or parquet floors
Outdoor swimming pool
Free! All pools are free of charge
  • Open all year
  • Pool/Beach towels
  • Shallow end
Spa
  • Pool/Beach towels
Languages Spoken
  • English
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House rules Hillcrest Guest House takes special requests – add in the next step!

Check-in

2:00 PM - 6:00 PM

Check-out

Until 10:00 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 13 and above are considered adults at this property.

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Crib and extra bed policies

0 - 2 years
Crib by request
AUD 20 per child, per night
Extra bed by request
AUD 35 per child, per night
3+ years
Extra bed by request
AUD 35 per person, per night

Additional fees are not calculated automatically in the total cost and will have to be paid for separately during your stay.

The maximum number of extra beds and cribs allowed depends on the room you choose. Double-check your selected room for the maximum capacity.

All cribs and extra beds are subject to availability.

No age restriction

There's no age requirement for check-in

Mastercard Visa Hillcrest Guest House accepts these cards and reserves the right to temporarily hold an amount prior to arrival.


Smoking

Smoking is not allowed.

Pets

Pets are not allowed.

The fine print

Please let Hillcrest Guest House know your expected arrival time in advance. You can use the Special Requests box when booking, or contact the property using the contact details found on the booking confirmation.