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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$116 per night
4.6/5Wonderful! (457 reviews)

"I loved the historical nature of the building and the fact that the room reflected this!"…"

Reviewed on 30 Mar. 2020

Denison Boutique Hotel, Ascend Hotel Collection
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$143 per night
4.6/5Wonderful! (79 reviews)

"Clean, comfortable and very central to everything. Check in was smooth and the owner very friendly and happy to help. The standard room was spacious and immaculate. We would definitely stay again in the future."…"

Reviewed on 27 Jul. 2020

Quality Hotel Regent Rockhampton
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$89 per night
3.9/5Good! (394 reviews)

"Great location, close to shopping and good value pricing.Check in was a breeze with an online pre check in process in place.Room as described with everything functional. Room And Bathroom was also very clean and comfortable bedding provided. Room was located away from highway so was nice and quiet.Parking ..."…"

Reviewed on 18 Jul. 2020

The Cosmopolitan Motel and Serviced Apartments
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. 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 65 hotels bookable on Expedia, including 4 hotels designated as historic or close to historic sites.
What are the must-see historical sites and other places to visit in Rockhampton?
Rockhampton is notable for landmarks like Rockhampton Heritage Village. 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 Aboriginal Dreamtime Cultural Centre.
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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