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Colonial Rose Motel

23 Bowen Rd, Townsville, Queensland 4812 Australia
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#21 of 42 hotels in Townsville
We have a restaurant on site open Monday to Friday, Breakfast is available every day of the year. Our rooms are very clean, recently renovated with 32 inch Flat Screen Televisions with local and Pay stations included and all rooms have new quiet split system air-conditioners. We have single, Double. Twin, Family and executive rooms available. Conveniently located within walking distance, is a small shopping centre with a supermarket and Restaurants food outlets near by. Major shopping centres, the Townsville CBD and airport are approximately 10 minutes by car. Colonial Rose Motel is a family owned and operated business hosted by Emma & David Hannah. Together with their helpful staff, they are dedicated to providing friendly and personalised service to all guests, ensuring an enjoyable stay. So when next staying in Townsville, remember the Rose – Colonial Rose Motel.
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Property amenities
Free parking
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Bar / lounge
Golf course
BBQ facilities
Baggage storage
Dry cleaning
Pool / beach towels
Outdoor pool
Breakfast in the room
Kids' meals
Wine / champagne
Non-smoking hotel
Outdoor furniture
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Room features
Blackout curtains
Air conditioning
Room service
Coffee / tea maker
Bath / shower
Wake-up service / alarm clock
Complimentary toiletries
Hair dryer
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Room types
Non-smoking rooms
Family rooms
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Languages Spoken
English, Dutch


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52Somewhat walkable
Grade: 52 out of 100
21Restaurantswithin 1 km
1Attractionwithin 1 km
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Jeanette C wrote a review Nov 2020
Queensland, Australia66 contributions5 helpful votes
After a long drive from Rockhampton with road closures when we arrived in Townsville we drove around until we found this gem. Last room available was a family room but we didn’t care. The service provided was fantastic. We were fortunate that the restaurant was open. NB not open on weekends. We were able to enjoy a lovely meal with amazing service without leaving the motel. Room clean . Comfortable bed. Just 1 small issue- the kitchenette had no dishcloth or tea towel & no face washer provided. These were only small details otherwise highly recommended.
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Date of stay: November 2020Trip type: Travelled as a couple
neil2252014 wrote a review Aug 2020
Port Macquarie, Australia24 contributions9 helpful votes
After five weeks of travelling from Port Macquarie to Darwin and then arriving in Townsville this motel would have to rank as the best - certainly in terms of value for money. The room is very large, clean and although the motel was fully booked it was very quiet. There was a shopping centre 100 metres down the road which was very convenient. The young woman at reception was very pleasant and helpful. It makes a difference to be greeted warmly as it is not always the case. Overall a traveller could not do better than the Colonial Rose motel
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Date of stay: August 2020
Room Tip: We had an upstairs room but I think all rooms would be ok
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lynn h wrote a review May 2020
Cairns, Australia19 contributions16 helpful votes
Due to a family member's unexpected hospitalisation I chose to stay at the Colonial Rose Motel due to its close proximity to the hospital. This proved to be an excellent choice. The motel is owner operated by Emma and David, they are extremely friendly and very helpful. My accommodation was very clean with comfortable beds, modern bathroom, microwave, crockery, cutlery etc which was very welcome considering my extended stay. Unfortunately my stay coincided with the coronavirus pandemic which required the dining room to be closed, however daily breakfast was available with room service dinner. The dishes I chose were delicious, especially the Sweet Chilli Coconut Prawns with Jasmine Rice. Whether visiting Townsville or just passing through this motel is the one to try. A small shopping complex including Coles is within a very short easy 5 minutes or less walk. A huge thank you to Emma, David and their friendly staff for making my 13 day stay during a worrying time so enjoyable.
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Date of stay: May 2020
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daspez wrote a review Nov 2019
Brisbane, Australia3 contributions
Clean, comfortable and secure place to stay and rest. We have stayed twice. Coles is 100 meters walking distance up the road for milk and groceries. WiFi works and is good speed. Lots of Parking. Management are extremely helpful and accommodating. We would recommended to anyone.
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Date of stay: November 2019Trip type: Travelled as a couple
Jill W wrote a review Oct 2019
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Very friendly and accommodating hosts. Lovely clean rooms with lots of USB ports and power points for charging up multiple devices. Car parking at your room door, so lugging laptops etc is made a lot easier. Breakfast available to your room and restaurant open nightly with great food. Everything I look for in a motel as a travelling sales person Highly recommend this motel
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Date of stay: October 2019Trip type: Travelled on business
US$87 - US$90 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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Frequently Asked Questions about Colonial Rose Motel
Which popular attractions are close to Colonial Rose Motel?
Nearby attractions include Jet Flight Simulator Townsville (1.0 km) and Label Traders Market (0.7 km).
What are some of the property amenities at Colonial Rose Motel?
Some of the more popular amenities offered include free wifi, a pool, and an on-site restaurant.
Which room amenities are available at Colonial Rose Motel?
Top room amenities include air conditioning, a refrigerator, and blackout curtains.
What food & drink options are available at Colonial Rose Motel?
Guests can enjoy an on-site restaurant, a lounge, and barbeque facilities during their stay.
Is parking available at Colonial Rose Motel?
Yes, free parking is available to guests.
What are some restaurants close to Colonial Rose Motel?
Conveniently located restaurants include The Sun Hotel, Cuisine On Bowen, and Mr Young Chinese restaurant.
Are there opportunities to exercise at Colonial Rose Motel?
Yes, guests have access to a pool during their stay.
Which languages are spoken by the staff at Colonial Rose Motel?
The staff speaks multiple languages, including English and Dutch.
Are there any historical sites close to Colonial Rose Motel?
Many travellers enjoy visiting Kissing Point Fort (6.0 km) and National Trust Heritage Centre (2.7 km).
Is Colonial Rose Motel accessible?
Yes, it offers wheelchair access and reduced mobility rooms. For specific enquiries, we recommend calling ahead to confirm.