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The Criterion Hotel Warwick

∼ Established 1917∼

84 Palmerin St, Warwick, QLD


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The infamous Three Bullet Bar
and the Lounge Bar


Delicious and wholesome meals
created by our home-style cooks


25 comfortable rooms



35 new state-of-the-art
Poker machines and Keno


Pool Tables and
Juke Box


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“See you at the Cri”


There’s no reason to leave the Criterion Hotel Warwick
for a great dining experience.
The Hotel is the perfect place for
lunch, dinner, snacks and dessert.

6.00pm – 8.00pm MondayThursday

6.00pm – 8.30pm Friday & Saturday

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Make the Criterion Hotel Warwick your base as you explore the wonderful historical & wine regions of Warwick and Stanthorpe regions.

Offering comfortable Hotel style accommodation with modern facilities. Discover the irresistible charm of yesteryear, genuine country style hospitality as you enjoy the old world surroundings. Experience serene rural landscapes when you spend the day visiting the wineries and slip quietly into the national parks for an eco-experience second to none.

 There’s everything from basic budget rooms and en-suite luxury through to a self contained apartment.  Our basic hotel rooms have shared  bathrooms; you can choose the front elevation where you have direct access to the beautiful verandah. For peace and tranquility opt for the East Wing Rooms which are located at the quieter section of the hotel. For a special atmosphere choose one of our Verandah Rooms. For those on a budget there’s a selection of Main Passage rooms situated along the hall.

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Front Verandah Suites

Front Verandah Rooms

Sweeping wide verandah’s.
A perfect place to sit back and relax and enjoy the evening.
French doors open onto a large Victorian verandah, from all these rooms.

East Verandah & Main Passage Rooms

East Verandah Rooms

Traditional pub rooms at the quieter back area of the hotel.

Main Passage Rooms

Roomy and quiet, traditional pub rooms with a hand basin.

Princess Suite

 Princess Suite

A beautifully appointed air-conditioned suite with an original wrought iron, brass queen size bed and a superb feature en-suite bathroom with claw foot bath & shower, separate lounge including TV, fridge and tea & coffee making facilities.



Perfect for long term stays.  A spacious set of rooms with an original wrought iron brass queen size bed and separate bathroom with laundry area. A kitchen and dining & lounge area with TV. Air conditioned with its own separate entrance and an allocated carport space.

Five days or more . . .

We offer a discount if you wish to stay five days or more.

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For a conference with a difference The Criterion Hotel Warwick is the perfect location. The Hotel’s experienced team is perfectly complemented by flexible and well-equipped function room.

The Hotel’s idyllic setting is sure to inspire and motivate.

Private function room hire…

Talk to us about all of your function needs, we will happily cater for everything from a book launch, conference, that special birthday or your  memorable dream wedding.

The Criterion boasts two wonderfully private and well-equipped function rooms:

The Ballroom

Seating up to 72 guests or for a more informal cocktail party between 100 and 120 people. Featuring a private bar and access to the beautiful  Victorian style verandah for pre-dinner drinks and canapés.

Allman Room

Spacious seating for up to 45 guests or approximately 75 for cocktail parties.



 A place in history – it’s your time

The Criterion has a charismatic history as a hotel dating as far back as 1867. In March of 1994, The Criterion became a place of cultural  significance and was rightfully placed on the Heritage List. The splendid Main Bar is created from beautiful silky oak with a curved central bay  featuring mirrored shelving.  Needless to say, workmanship like this is seldom seen in modern times. The light from the beautiful leaded windows gives the feeling of a by-gone age and the pressed metal ceilings are another stunning highlight of this characterful building. There is some dispute  whether the six faces looking down are of the Virgin Mary or Cherubs watching over the blessed patrons. Maybe you can decide?

The historic hotel retains a substantial amount of the original features including the splendid main staircase. In the 1940’s, the public bar was reminiscent of a scene straight out of a western and, when the ceiling was pierced by three shots from the rifle of a returned serviceman, luckily there was no-one upstairs! But, from then on, it has been known as the “The Three Bullet Bar”. The bullet holes remain today!

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Criterion Hotel Warwick
84 Palmerin St, Warwick, QLD

P:  (07) 4661 1042 

F:  (07) 4661 8090


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