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    Orchid Guest House

    34 Hale St, Townsville, Queensland 4810, Australia
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    • Excellent55%
    • Very good33%
    • Average8%
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    2.5 Star Hotel
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    Reviewed 24 November 2017

    Had a lovely stay in this place. Very homely and comfortable, and it's quite cool in spite of the hot Townsville sun. We got $5 off per night because we booked directly through the Orchid's website. Highly recommended.

    Thank Alex N
    Response from Frances A, Owner at Orchid Guest HouseResponded 5 days ago

    Thanks for taking the time to review. I am glad you enjoyed your stay

    Reviewed 28 October 2017

    We staid at Orchid Guest House in a four bed dorm for a week and loved our stay. The room was spacious, clean and had a big fridge and a TV. The kitchen is fully equipped, we were especially happy about the oven. After coming...More

    Thank MaddieSepp
    Response from Frances A, Owner at Orchid Guest HouseResponded 30 October 2017

    Thanks for your lovely review Maddie. I am always happy to hear that my guests have had a good stay. Fran

    Reviewed 21 October 2017 via mobile

    Fran is nice and very kindly dropped us to/from the bus station (lovely touch!). The facilities are basic and would be very stretched if the guest house was fully occupied. Unfortunately when we stayed the place was empty; great for using the kitchen/bathroom but the...More

    Thank Kara B
    Response from Frances A, Owner at Orchid Guest HouseResponded 23 October 2017

    Thanks for taking the tie to review Kara. Sorry you did not find a lot of others to talk to. Some guests enjoy a bit of solitude. It is a quiet time for tourists at the moment. I have very few problems with the facilities...More

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    Reviewed 21 September 2017 via mobile

    Loved our stay - walking distance from center and also a very short walk from beginnings of footpaths to climb Castle Hill. The kitchen was fully equipped including oven, stove and all and any utensils. Fran is amazing for keeping up with the whole place...More

    Thank A TripAdvisor Member
    Response from Frances A, Owner at Orchid Guest HouseResponded 25 September 2017

    I am so please you enjoyed your stay. Thanks for taking time to review. If you do enough house work and garden you never have to join a gym. Cheers Fran

    Reviewed 17 August 2017 via mobile

    We wanted to stay in a different type of place on our Australian adventure: Orchid Guest House fit the bill. We stayed in family bungalow. It is funky and nothing matches. Beds are semi comfortable. Kitchen has all amenities - husband thought very clean but...More

    Thank Ally G
    Response from Frances A, Owner at Orchid Guest HouseResponded 19 August 2017

    Thanks for taking the time to review . I always have any maintenance done as soon as possible Glad you enjoyed your experience. Fran

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    • Free Parking
    • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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    • Free Parking
    • Self-Serve Laundry
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    • Air Conditioning
    • Refrigerator in room
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    • US$29 - US$60 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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    • Non-Smoking Rooms
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    • 8
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    "I would think all rooms are quiet due to location in quiet street, and also close to CBD."
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    "there is a perfect room for every guest"
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    "Bungalow for 5 is perfect!!!"
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