Rockhampton, Gladstone and Central Queensland

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The Criterion Hotel Motel Rockhampton is an iconic symbol in the history of Hotels in Australia. Specializing in Accommodation, Steak, Beer, Food & Entertainment. Its famous cousin the ‘Breakky Creek’ Brisbane was built in same year 1889 with very similar architecture, the Criterion having one extra floor. Following the Canoona gold rush of the 1850’s the embryo of the Criterion Hotel, Palmers store was situated on the banks of the Fitzroy River opposite the Criterion.