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Orchid Guest House

Guesthouse | 34 Hale Street, Townsville, Australia 4810

Recent review (14/08/2015)

"It was close to town while still being more comfortable than most hostels and at a better rate than most hostels"

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  • Air Conditioning
  • Car Parking
  • No curfew
  • 24 hour hot showers
  • Washing machines
  • Reception (limited hours)
  • Common area / room
  • Communal kitchen
  • Outside area

What's Included

  • Luggage Room
  • Linen
  • Towel

Cancellation Policy

Customers can cancel their reservation free of charge up to 2 days before arrival (local time). Payments made to HostelBookers are non-refundable.

Check-In/Out Details

Earliest check-in: 12:00
Latest Check-out: 10:00

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Orchid Guest House is located in the heart of Townsville. It is a great value for backpackers or budget travellers looking for a quiet hostel. Relaxing in a tranquil setting amongst the palm trees and orchids is in this hostel as important as having a peaceful sleep. Read more

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About Orchid Guest House

Orchid Guest House is an old Queenslander-style building. Owner Fran Ames is living downstairs on site and always tries to make the stay as comfortable as possible. In a homely atmosphere, guests can prepare their meals in a fully equipped kitchen and can choose to eat inside or outside in the tropical garden.

Accommodation Information

Singles/Twins/Doubles/Ensuites - 3 or 4 bed dormitories
(not suitable for children under six years)
Rooms air/con and fan - TV & fridge all rooms - beds made up with linen
Free washing machine - fully equipped kitchen
Cleanliness guaranteed - Free pick-up from City centre (7am- 7.30pm)
Free off - street parking

There is a designated smoking area outside. Alcohol is allowed in moderation until 9.30 pm. Guests are asked to be quiet after 10 pm.

Location Information

The hostel is located just 600 metres distant from the Flinders Mall, where you find the Sunday Market. You also find the night clubs and shopping there. The popular Irish pubs are a block further. The supermarket is just 500 metres. While staying in Townsville a visit to Magnetic Island is a must, as is Billabong Sanctuary.
The wonderful Strand Beach, The Aquarium, Museum and cultural centre are only 10 to 20 mins by foot.
Townsville also has to offer good diving schools, where you get prepared for great dive and snorkelling trips to the reef. Divers! Don’t miss out the world renowned Yongala wreck dive.