Today, after multi-million dollar renovations in 2016, the Gladstone Reef Hotel now has 52 hotel rooms with free parking, air conditioning, free Wi-Fi, rooftop pool, 3 bars, gaming room with 40 pokies and an award-winning restaurant.
Originally the Commercial Hotel, the Gladstone Reef Hotel can trace its origins back to pre-1900. The Commercial Hotel was one of Gladstone’s first public bars, opening for business in August 1856.
The 1970’s ended The Commercial Hotel era when the hotel became The Telford Hotel with more renovations and changes.
The 1990’s saw the hotel became The Gladstone Reef Hotel, boasting 49 hotel rooms and 2 bars and a rooftop pool.