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Brisbane Australia
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202 reviews
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 119 helpful votes
Reviewed 19 August 2016

This is a large motel catering for tour groups and others. Bedding and en suite were comfortable. Our room had a wonderful view over the river and we ate dinner across the road in Restaurant 1770. It was excellent. Cooktown is understandably touristy with so much history, such beautiful views and some wonderful old buildings. We walked the length of... More 

Thank Marilyn50
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4 reviews
Reviewed 5 August 2016 via mobile

We stayed overnight at the Seaview Motel Cooktown. I can't think of a motel that is better value for money. The staff are very helpful and we got 10% off our dinner at the 1770 restaurant because we are staying at the Seaview. Our room is very comfortable and the view is outstanding. I would definitely stay here again.

Thank MelbourneOzigirl
Mt Eliza, Australia
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25 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 2 August 2016

We stayed upstairs, and the view of the beach and the boats in the mornings from my bedroom, was spectacular!!! The staff are very accommodating and make your stay an enjoyable one. Sandra at reception is very knowledgable of the area, and very pleasant to deal with.

Thank Barbaratimmermans1
CooktownSeaviewMotel, Manager at Seaview Motel, responded to this review

Hi Barbara, Thankyou for your Wonderful review. Glad that I could help of help to you. And that you enjoyed your stay at the Seaview. Cheers Sandra More 

Cairns, Australia
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105 reviews
40 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 40 helpful votes
Reviewed 23 July 2016 via mobile

It was a last minute decision to head to Cooktown for the weekend to catch up with friends who were travelling through. There is only one play we always stay and that is the Seaview as they have the best views in town. We stayed upstairs in a deluxe room and they are the best they have. So comfortable with... More 

Thank Cruiserkids
CooktownSeaviewMotel, Manager at Seaview Motel, responded to this review

Hi Cruiserkids. What can I say, thankyou for your wonderful review. look forward to seeing your again. Cheers Sandra More 

Yarra Valley, Australia
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14 reviews
5 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 16 July 2016 via mobile

Great view from the deck outside my room. Very neat and clean rooms. Nice clean pool, motel is walking distance to restaurants and wharf area. Only stayed one night but would go back if in the area again. Was good to have a table and chairs outside our room to sit and enjoy the view.

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Burradoo, Australia
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41 reviews
8 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
Reviewed 12 July 2016

We selected a deluxe upper floor room over looking the waterfront. Room very clean and neat with crisp linen and spotless bathroom. Must have been renovated recently. Very plain and could do with a bit of subtle artwork on the walls. Can't complain though. A short walk to the centre of town.

Thank Keith J
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29 reviews
8 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
Reviewed 7 July 2016

We booked 1 night at the self contained rooms, located in the upper part of the Seaview Motel. The room had 2 double beds with the essentials for FNQ (fan, air conditioner),a kitchenette and a new bathroom, all very clean and tidy. We were fortunate to watch a beautiful sunset over the Endeavour River and I only wish we could... More 

Thank GPont
CooktownSeaviewMotel, Manager at Seaview Motel, responded to this review

Hello GPont, The sunsets are spectacular at the Seaview Motel. Glad that you enjoyed your stay. Thankyou for your lovely review. Regards Sandra More 

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12 reviews
5 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 July 2016 via mobile

We booked into a 2 story 2 bedroom unit very clean, comfortable with plenty of room for 2 couples or a family. Had a great view over looking the bay. However the downstairs shower pipes made enough noise to wake the dead. Aircon on and very welcoming. Staff very friendly and restaurants within walking distance

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Brisbane, Australia
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41 reviews
18 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
Reviewed 26 June 2016

Booked into the standard room ($110 p/n) as mid range were booked out and found ourselves with queen sized bed in a good sized clean room overlooking the water on the bottom level. What a charmer. The motel has a large number of rooms with most overlooking the water from different levels. The office staff were very helpful and it... More 

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CooktownSeaviewMotel, Manager at Seaview Motel, responded to this review

Hello Cleveland Kids, Thankyou for your kind review, and so glad you enjoyed your stay. Regards Sandra More 

Perth, Australia
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135 reviews
49 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 65 helpful votes
Reviewed 11 June 2016 via mobile

Stayed for one night only in single storey unit Lovely lawn area in front with beautiful view of Sunset and a clean pool to relax in Room exceptionally clean and all you could ask for Foxtel tv and at the quiet end of town easy walk into town Recommended as good value

Thank DavidvPerth
CooktownSeaviewMotel, Manager at Seaview Motel, responded to this review

Hi David, The views and sunset are stunning, Glad you enjoyed and had a relaxing time at the Seaview. Thankyou for your review. Cheers Sandra More 

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Additional Information about Seaview Motel

Address: 178 Charlotte Street, Cooktown, Queensland 4895, Australia
Region: Australia > Queensland > Cooktown
Price Range: $138 - $333 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 43
Also Known As:
Seaview Hotel Cooktown
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“Up the back.”
 of 5 bubbles Dandy2007, 27 Nov 2016 | Read review
“Higher rooms have a better view”
 of 5 bubbles Deblonay, 4 Nov 2016 | Read review
“higher floors may have better views”
 of 5 bubbles Suzanne818, 7 Sep 2016 | Read review
“Ask for a room with a view”
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 of 5 bubbles Marilyn50, 19 Aug 2016 | Read review
“Town houses are the best by far, as it's a home away from home.”
 of 5 bubbles Barbaratimmermans1, 2 Aug 2016 | Read review
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