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The remainder of the amount due will be charged to your credit card on arrival. Should numbers or room selection change, the per person deposit times the number of people who actually travelled will be deducted from the total accommodation charge levvied by the hostel.

The following group types are not accepted by this hostel: Junior / Primary School, Stag/Hen/Bachelor Party If you have misrepresented the type of group you are booking for, your booking may be cancelled by the hostel."

Any cancellations resulting from agreement to these terms and conditions under false pretences will result in loss of deposit.

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Civic Guest House Backpackers Hostel

Book more than 7 days in advance for Free Cancellation.
  • Wonderful Location
  • Superb Staff
  • Excellent Cleanliness
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Property Description

Winner of Tripadvisor 2018 award. The Civic Backpacker Guest House is a friendly, hostel in the heart of Townsville offering clean, safe and cheap accommodation. Free WiFi, Free Transport to/from the Ferry and Greyhound bus terminal, Free pool table.

Our aim is to provide our guests with a comfortable and quiet place to stay in a relaxed and friendly environment. You can chill out in the lounge room, prepare a meal in our large communal kitchen, or have a game of chess in the new game room.

Conveniently located in a quiet street in Townsville's CBD, Civic Guest House Backpackers Hostel gives you a broad choice of room options ranging from shared dorms to private double rooms with en-suite bathrooms.

Townsville is a great place to experience a laid-back tropical city lifestyle while enjoying the fantastic wildlife and exceptional sights of the Great Barrier Reef and Magnetic Island. Take a tour, enjoy numerous free activities in and around town, or simply relax by the beach a few minutes walk away.

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Reviews & Ratings

  • Value For Money 8.9

  • Security 8.6

  • Location 8.1

  • Staff 9.3

  • Atmosphere 8.4

  • Cleanliness 8.7

  • Facilities 8.6


Latest Reviews

  • 10.0

    Superb

    25 Dec 2018
    This is just a lovely place to stay! I totally recommend this hostel.
    Austria, Female, 18-24
  • 9.4

    Superb

    26 Dec 2018
    Positive: very clean, large common areas, air con, large kitchen, long reception hours Negative: no wifi in rooms
    Switzerland, Female, 25-30
  • 9.1

    Superb

    14 Jan 2019
    PROS: One of the cleanest hostels ive ever been in.Good kitchen utensils and lots of toilets.Free shuttlebus.very quiet, good nights sleep if u wnt to chill. CONS:kitchen closes at 10pm. washing and dryer 4 dollars each and dont dry ur clothes properly,no free powder either. we love the chilled quiet hostels but i was facetiming my mum bk home and the american guy frm reception came down to the smoking area and told me i was too loud on the phone at like 10pm!and told me to leave!joke!
    Scotland, Couple, 25-30
  • 8.6

    Fabulous

    03 Jan 2019
    Nice place with lovely staff. Very quiet not much happens however quite nice if you just want to relax
    England, Male, 18-24
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Facilities

Free
  • Free City Maps
  • Free Internet Access
  • Free WiFi
  • Linen Included
General
  • Adaptors
  • Air Conditioning
  • BBQ
  • Bicycle Parking
  • Book Exchange
  • Ceiling Fan
  • Common Room
  • Cooker
  • Fridge/Freezer
  • Hair Dryers
  • Hot Showers
  • Iron / Ironing Board
  • Microwave
  • Outdoor Terrace
  • Parking
  • Self-Catering Facilities
  • Washing Machine
Services
  • 24 Hour Security
  • Bicycle Hire
  • Internet Access
  • Laundry Facilities
  • Luggage Storage
  • Shuttle Bus
  • Tours/Travel Desk
  • Towels for hire
Food & Drink
  • Tea & Coffee Making Facilities
  • Vending Machines
Entertainment
  • Board Games
  • DVD's
  • Games Room
  • Pool Table

Policies

  • Age Restriction
  • Credit Cards Accepted
  • No Curfew
  • Taxes Included

Things to Note

Reception hours:
8:30am to 12:00pm
2:00pm to 11:30pm

Check in from 2:00pm
Should you arrive outside these hours, please contact us the day before arrival to organise late check in.
Passport, proof of age, current drivers licence must be presented upon check-in.

Checkin time:
2:00pm to 11 30pm. Check in after 11 30 pm is via night safe - please advise if you need a late key.
Checkout time:
Private rooms: 10:00am - Dorms: 9:30am
Should you wish to check-in or check-out outside these hours, just give us a call. We will do our best to accommodate you.

All bookings require a valid credit card to be confirmed. Please note that we can only accept Visa or Mastercard.
Dorm age limit is 18 to 35 years ONLY.
Children are welcome in private rooms only and must be accompanied by an adult. Children up to 12 years of age must stay in a private room with own bathroom. Children 12 to 18 years may stay in private rooms with shared bathroom.

Cancellation Policy
A minimum of 24 hours notice is required for cancellations. In other words, cancellations made before 2pm the day before arrival are free of charge. After that time, charges will be applied up to the full cost of the reservation.
Bookings made the same day cannot be cancelled.

Smoke-free Property
The Civic Guest House is a smoke-free property due to fire and safety regulations.


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