Commonwealth Hotel


Can I bring my dog?
No, not in the beer garden. We do have a few tables out the front of the cafe where you can sit with your dog.
Can I request to have a shaded table?
Yes but this can not be guaranteed! We try our best but please bring a hat and sunscreen just in case.
Can I bring a cake?
Yes, you can and there is no charge.
Can I bring my own food?
No, except for a cake.
Can I decorate my table(s)/ Area?
Sure can, we just ask for no confetti or pinata’s… this is because of the amount of litter.
Can we use the pool?
Certainly can!!! Our pool is free to use from 7am till dark.
Does the Hotel have Aircon?
No, but we are lucky to have a great breeze.
Do you have Pokies?
No, we have no gambling at the venue.
Can I make a large group booking?
Sure can, please contact us on or visit our functions page.
Can we turn down the music for speeches?
Not in the beer garden as this is a shared space.
Can I bring my own music?
No, we have live music every Friday evening and Saturday and Sunday from lunchtime through till dinner.
Can I bring my pub crawl to your venue?
Please don’t! We are a family friendly hotel and pub crawls do not fit in well with our vibe.
How do I become an awesome commie employee?
Please send your resume to or come pop in and say Hi.

Opening Hours

Sun – Wed:  07:00AM to 10:00PM

Thu – Sat: 07:00AM to 11:45PM


44-46 Allen Street

South Townsville, 4810 QLD

Make a Reservation

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or call 07 4721 3367

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We would like to say thank you to the Commonwealth Hotel for making our daughter's 18th birthday celebration amazing on Saturday night. The staff were amazing (as always), the food was brilliant, the musician was fabulous.

Andrea S.

Absolutely amazing food and atmosphere!!! Great family environment for the kids, just like they were playing in "Grandmas" backyard!

Shelley G.

Great food and atmosphere, we had a beautiful night. The kids enjoyed the playground, we will most definitely be back soon! Thankyou for the great hospitality.

Stephanie F.