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Rockhampton Historic Hotels & Accommodation

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Best Rockhampton Historic Hotels

Quality Hotel Regent Rockhampton
4.5 out of 5
192 Bolsover Street, Rockhampton, QLD
Free cancellationReserve now, pay when you stay
The price is AU$144 per night from 28 Feb. to 1 Mar.
4.6/5Wonderful! (96 reviews)

"Property has great character and has been well presented"…"

Reviewed on 21 Feb. 2021

Quality Hotel Regent Rockhampton
Denison Boutique Hotel, Ascend Hotel Collection
4 out of 5
233 Denison Street, Rockhampton, QLD
Free cancellationReserve now, pay when you stay
The price is AU$139 per night from 28 Feb. to 1 Mar.
4.6/5Wonderful! (473 reviews)

"Absolutely gorgeous old building that is thankfully being used for everyone to enjoy. Very comfortable giant bed, cute $10 breakfast. Would definitely recommend and would stay here again"…"

Reviewed on 5 Jan. 2021

Denison Boutique Hotel, Ascend Hotel Collection
The Cosmopolitan Motel and Serviced Apartments
3.5 out of 5
11 Albert Street, Rockhampton, QLD
Free cancellationReserve now, pay when you stay
The price is AU$90 per night from 6 Mar. to 7 Mar.
3.8/5Good! (423 reviews)

"It was very convenient to where i needed to be. Close to shops and some good restaurants."…"

Reviewed on 3 Jan. 2021

The Cosmopolitan Motel and Serviced Apartments
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Criterion Hotel Rockhampton
3 out of 5
150 Quay Street, Rockhampton, QLD
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3.4/5Good! (26 reviews)
Work 2 night stopover

"The Hotel staff were friendly the room was old but I like that sort of thing It was quiet Most of all the food was outstanding quality and value I will be a regular I will try for a room on the first floor in future 4 flights of stairs with bags is a bit difficult especially for older patrons"…"

Reviewed on 10 Aug. 2016

Criterion Hotel Rockhampton
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There are many things to love about Rockhampton. Home to great restaurants, a thriving arts scene, and plenty of outdoor spaces, there are truly an unlimited number of ways to enjoy your holiday. In addition to its modern-day marvels, Rockhampton is also known for its rich history. Choose to immerse yourself in local life firsthand by booking your stay at one of the best historic hotels in Rockhampton.

Historic accommodation in Rockhampton will lend an air of glamour to your stay. As you stroll through the lobby, notice the refined lighting fixtures and intricate floor detailing that have been preserved over the years. The elegant amenities extend to your room, where you may enjoy vintage styling and opulent touches that make you feel as though you’ve stepped back in time. After taking the time to unpack and relax in your room, venture out into the streets of Rockhampton to explore the many landmarks and museums that also bring you back to yesteryear.

Whether you spend your time brushing up on local lore or simply want to experience the stately atmosphere of a Rockhampton historic hotel, we’ve got you covered. We have an array of properties offering the amenities and vintage vibes you crave, and that are well-suited for both solo travel and for meeting the needs of you and your entire travel party. Boasting contemporary luxuries as well as well-preserved pieces of history, we have Rockhampton accommodation in a historic setting that will make your next holiday one for the books.

Frequently asked questions

What should a history buff expect from a stay in Rockhampton?
Those coming to Rockhampton may want to book one of the historical tours to learn more. While you’re visiting, you may want to admire the scenic riverfront.
What's the best hotel in Rockhampton to be near historical sites?
Based on our travel expertise, The Cosmopolitan Motel and Serviced Apartments is a top 3.5-star property for history buffs booking on Expedia, and it features a restaurant and an outdoor pool. Aboriginal Dreamtime Cultural Centre is a short 13-minute drive away. Other choices near historic sites include Quality Hotel Regent Rockhampton and Denison Boutique Hotel, Ascend Hotel Collection.
How many historical hotels are there in Rockhampton?
In Rockhampton, there are 62 hotels bookable on Expedia, including 7 hotels designated as historic or close to historic sites.
What are the must-see historical sites and other places to visit in Rockhampton?
Landmarks like Aboriginal Dreamtime Cultural Centre and Rockhampton Heritage Village in Rockhampton might be worth a visit. Cultural venues include Rockhampton Art Gallery, Pilbeam Theatre and Archer Park Station & Steam Train Museum. A couple of additional sights to add to your itinerary are Stockland Shopping Centre and Nissan Navara Arena.
What is a historic hotel like in Rockhampton?
By booking a historic hotel, guests can spend a night or two someplace that has an officially recognised historic designation. A palace, castle, stately home or even a lodge, pub or skyscraper can be turned into a historic hotel as long as it has special significance. Traditional architecture and period features are often preserved in the guestrooms or communal spaces of these historic hotels in Rockhampton, giving a historical feel.
What is the difference between a historic hotel and a heritage hotel?
You’ll often hear the term “heritage hotel” in Asia and Europe, wheareas the term “historic hotel” is more commonly used in the U.S. overall though the terms are similar. The architecture and actual building of historic hotels are generally the most important aspect. For a heritage hotel, mainly, it’s cultural value along with how it influenced the community.
Do historic hotels in Rockhampton have modern facilities?
Hotel interiors feature the modern conveniences and safety features you might expect, but every effort is made to preserve historic facades and treasured traditions. Smart TVs, WiFi, updated bathroom facilities and the normal amenities found in most hotels should be available at a historic hotel. Rest assured that when you select a historic hotel in Rockhampton, you won’t be staying at a place that’s uncomfortable or rundown.

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