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is a beautiful, unspoilt, small historic coastal town surrounded by stunning countryside. It is also Australia’s closest town to the Great Barrier Reef. With its laid- back atmosphere and friendly people, this is the perfect base to explore the rugged beauty of the Lower Cape, noted for its pristine environment and Aboriginal culture.

One of Australia’s most historically significant townships, Cooktown nestles between Mount Cook and the Endeavour River. It was here in 1770 that Lt James Cook, in desperate need of safe haven, beached the “HM Barque Endeavour”, and named the river after his ship

The Sovereign Resort Hotel is a beautiful AAA 4-star rated resort situated in the heart of Cooktown, close to all historic sights, shops, wharf and museum. We have resort style rooms, deluxe rooms and 2 bedroom apartments, all air-conditioned with queen sized beds. The Sovereign Resort Hotel boasts a beautiful free form swimming pool set amidst award winning landscaped tropical gardens.

Every day spent here is an opportunity to seek out the region's secrets. Fish the pristine rivers, estuaries and the Great Barrier Reef. Explore the town and region and discover the ancient Aboriginal culture.

Or maybe just relax and let Cooktown’s ambience and old world charm be part of a truly unique experience..

From early January 2014 till March 2014 it will be an exciting time for us as The Sovereign Resort Hotel, as we will be refurbishing many of our rooms and the decking around our lovely lagoon pool.

This means that there will be improvement works in certain areas of the Hotel during day time hours.

While our renovations are taking place, we would like to offer our Guests a 20% discount on our normal accommodation rates.

Please call us on 07 40430500 for any enquiries
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