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Maroochydore, Australia
Reviewed 28 September 2016

Stayed for a night for work in August. The room was really clean. The bed was super comfortable. The staff were really easy going and helpful. I would definitely stay here again if in the area working.

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Cairns, Queensland, Australia
Reviewed 20 September 2016

Top little spot, friendly staff, very clean and comfortable. Reasonably priced. The accommodation is both backpackers and motel rooms. Position is great, right on the corner of Cooktown's main street and the road leading to Cairns. 3 minutes by car takes you to the main park and waterfront.

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Thank Dennis C
Reviewed 4 September 2016

We could not fault the place, the owner was very helpful and our room was clean. The bed was very comfortable and we had lovely big towels. If I was coming up here again I would definitely stay here, thanks again for making our trip so enjoyable.

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Hobart
Reviewed 28 August 2016

This motel is nicely placed on the edge of town and provides a good value and comfortable room & bathroom with shower. The aircon worked well and we had a self contained room for 2 nights with a large fridge and all necessary equipment. There are also lower budget backpacker rooms with access to kitchen facilities

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Berlin, Germany
Reviewed 26 July 2016 via mobile

We stayed for 5 nights quiet cheep in a double room with shared fascilities. For 60$/night. Beautiful garden with lovely spot to sit. The staff is very friendly. The owner who manage it is very helpful and caring. He did his best to clean after some disrespectful people. We felt very cosy snd comfortable. Would stay there again.

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Thank HisDisciple
Brisbane, Australia
Reviewed 28 January 2016

This place in Cooktown is only a short walk from town. Greeted by a croc at the entrance (relax, it's not real!) the place offers a wide range of options from dorm rooms to motel rooms and fully self-contained apartments. I opted for a double room for $60 with shared bathroom & kitchen and found it good value for money...

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Margate, Australia
Reviewed 24 January 2016 via mobile

Rooms have everything you need for self catering. Good cookware, hairdryer, iron, small oven, hot plates, microwave. Small and basic and very clean and pest free. Ceiling fans and a/c all worked well. Laundry onsite, swimming pool. Very helpful management. Walking distance to shops and food outlets. I'll stay here again.

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Reviewed 24 July 2015 via mobile

My collegue and I stayed for 2 pleasant weeks at Pam's place. The kitchen and bathroom were exceptionally clean, our bin was emptied daily, and our towels and bedding changed regularly. We found Scott and the guys down-to-earth, pleasant and eager to help. Pam's Place is not a 5 star establishment nor does Scott pretend it to be. It is...

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Cairns, Australia
Reviewed 11 July 2015

I have regularly travelled to Cooktown on business and always stay at Pam's Place. The rooms are always neat, clean and tidy as follows the staff friendly, courteous and willing to do anything to make my stay a good one. The service has been so excellent that I even took my family on a holiday to stay there last Christmas....

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1Thank Derek P
Sydney, Australia
Reviewed 4 July 2015

This place is much more a worker's hostel than a travellers hostel. It was neat and clean and tidy with lovely places to sit and read and a great kitchen BUT... the manager is a bully. He yells at his staff, he is dismissive of his customers and he humiliated one of the young girls by admonishing her for some...

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CooktownMotel, Owner at Pam's Place, responded to this review

Very strange, we do not have staff, my partner and myself run and manage the property. . I think it is important for people not to make a derogatory comment on a matter that they have no knowledge of. The person you refer to in your misinformed comment apologised to me the following day for her behaviour.

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Additional Information about Pam's Place

Address: Cnr Boundary & Charlotte St, Cooktown, Queensland 4871, Australia
Region: Australia > Queensland > Cooktown
Price Range: $61 - $65 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 42
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“Romm 7 or 8 are the quietest”
 of 5 bubbles DennisC812, 20 Sep 2016 | Read review
“If you like country side, come to cooktown and stay in Pam's Place.”
 of 5 bubbles 471junia, 12 Oct 2014 | Read review
“Would recommend a double or twin self contained room, all rooms are very quiet”
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 of 5 bubbles Rickyb595, 5 Oct 2014 | Read review
“Motel with kitchenette and great for long stays, motel with en-suite great for couples the communal kitchen is brilliant. If your a back packer the dorms are a good size with a fridge and air con.”
 of 5 bubbles jamescG2631DG, 7 Sep 2014 | Read review
“different tariffs ranging from backpackers to lovely self-contained, en suite units.”
 of 5 bubbles KFowler2014, 3 Sep 2014 | Read review
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