Seafront Queensland hotel located on the Tropic of Capricorn
The Leichhardt Hotel Rockhampton was the first hotel to be built in the Queensland city. As such its widely regarded by locals and visitors alike.
On the Australian east coast between Brisbane and Cairns, Rockhampton offers visitors a wide range of attractions and activities to enjoy. The hotel itself is located in the centre of the city, surrounded by the many shops, restaurants, and facilities.
The 4-star propertys 99 guestrooms provide guests with comfortable lodgings and a relaxing stay. Each room features an en-suite bathroom, as well as cable television with DVD player and tea and coffee making facilities. Superb views of the cityscape and the mountains of the Great Dividing Range to the west are available from many rooms.
The hotel includes a state-of-the-art bar, perfect for catching up with the latest sports or playing a relaxing game of pool. The hotel restaurant serves a fine menu, featuring many local favourites. Guests will also find the hotel is within the vicinity of a wide range of restaurants, which serve the tastes of just about any palette. The gaming room offers a destination for those that fancy a quick flitter on the latest jackpot machines.
The Leichhardt is also able to accommodate those looking to host a function or wedding, as well as business meetings.
Located at the centre of the city, the Leichhardt Hotel Rockhampton puts visitors in easy reach of boutiques, shop, stores and shopping arcades. The City Centre Plaza is just a short walk away. As well as shopping, the centre is a bustling hub of entertainment, offering restaurants, bars, nightclubs, and the likes. There is also an assortment of museums and galleries to stop by.
Its the natural environment that draws most visitors to the region. Located on the Tropic of Capricorn, the town offers a selection of fine, sandy beaches which in turn offer a wide range of activities. As well as sunbathing, sandcastle building, and surfing, these beaches also provide a fine platform to swim or row. They also double as a gateway to the Coral Sea and the Great Barrier Reef.
The Reef is one of the most popular attraction on the entire planet, and every year thousands of visitors head onto the waters to view the amazing sites. Rockhampton offers a number of sea and air tours.
The region around Rockhampton is also full of picturesque scenery and stunning landscapes. Visitors to the Queensland city can visit the likes of the Murray Lagoon and Mount Archer National Park.
Fitzroy River, which passes through the city, is also an enjoyable location. Along with the usual picturesque scenes, there is also Riverbank Parklands, another enjoyable location.
If all of this isnt enough, guests at the Leichhardt Hotel Rockhampton can make their way to the Rockhampton Zoo and Botanical Gardens or Keppel Island. The latter is a stunning island that lies 15 kilometres off of the coast. Visitors will find some spectacular locations punctuated by beautiful flora and fauna. Returning to the mainland after a short visit here may be easier said than done.