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City (Townsville), Queensland Accommodation

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Adventurers Backpackers Resort  
(2 stars)

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79 Palmer Street, Sth Townsville, QLD, 4810

Adventurers Backpacker Resort is a large 100 room, two story budget accommodation. It consists of Dorms (6 bed), Singles, Doubles, Twins and Family rooms (for 4 or 5). The rooms are basic but very clean and all have ceiling fans, most of the rooms have airconditioning. There are 2 large bathrooms each floor, all rooms share bathrooms and showers (we do not have any ensuite rooms). We have a reception on the ground floor with a small shop that sells drinks, ice cream, newspapers food items and other essentials. There is also an internet cafe, a tour desk and TV hire in our reception area. Reception is open from 8:30am - 8.00pm everyday! Also on the ground floor is our large Kitchen, TV / lounge area and games room. (Tea and coffee is supplied in the kitchen for free). There is a rooftop pool on the second floor and separate male and female bathrooms and showers and laundry facilities on both the 1st and 2nd floors. There are also large communal areas with bench and table seating...

Aquarius On The Beach  
(AAA 4 stars)

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75 The Strand
TOWNSVILLE
Queensland, 4810

Aquarius On The Beach
With total beach frontage, we offer the most spectacular panoramic views from every room.

A half size basketball court, Strand Park, swimming enclosures, motorised beach sports, water fun park, rock pool, and fitness circuit are located along the two kilometer stretch - arguably Australia's best.

Aquarius on the Beach is the most outstanding beachfront, high rise hotel situated on the foreshores of Cleveland Bay overlooking beautiful Magnetic Island and the Coral Sea.

Not only do we recommend you take the time to soak up the magnificent view from your private balcony, we encourage you to enjoy the magical sites of nearby attractions.

Please Note: Some renovations are underway in the building however every effort will be made to ensure your stay is comfortable and enjoyable.

FEATURES:
Centrally positioned on the new look Strand - a 29 million dollar redeveloped beachfront and promenade - the Aquarius on the Beach provides the perfect location for families to entertain the kids for free, romantic couples to stroll along the boardwalk at sunset and for the business person to unwind from a hard days work.


ROOM FEATURES:
All rooms have their own private balconies, kitchenette, ensuite, and provide magnificent panoramic ocean views overlooking Cleveland Bay & Magnetic Island.

For the discerning guest, our recently refurbished Executive Deluxe rooms are scattered throughout the building affording you a spectacular view from the level of your choice. Featuring modern designer décor, with wall mounted Flat Screen TV and Micro-Compact Disc stereo system.


  • Colour Television
  • Free Cable Television
  • Clock Radio
  • Private Balcony
  • Air conditioning
  • Sofa Bed or Single Bed
  • Dining Table
  • Kitchenette
  • Crockery/Cutlery
  • Convection Microwave Oven
  • Toaster
  • Tea / Coffee facilities
  • Refrigerator
  • Iron / ironing Board
  • Hair Dryer


LOCATION:
Townsville combines the lure of the tropics with the attractions of a major city. From diving in the Great Barrier Reef, trying your luck at the Casino, rafting white water rapids or simply lazing on golden beaches, Townsville offers the best of all worlds.Located in North Queensland's "dry tropics

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Aquarius On The Beach  
(4 stars)

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75 The Strand, TOWNSVILLE, Townsville, Queensland, 4810

As one of Townsville's most prestigious and prominent hotels, the Aquarius offers an atmosphere that can be experienced nowhere else in the world. The city, one of Australia's fastest growing economic and tourism regions, now boasts Australia's newest and best beachfront boardwalk - The Strand. Located on the new look Strand, the Aquarius on the Beach is simply superb. Townsville combines the lure of the tropics with the attractions of a major city. >From diving in the Great Barrier Reef, trying your luck at the Casino, rafting white water rapids or simply lazing on golden beaches, Townsville offers the best of all worlds. Located in North Queensland's "dry tropics", Townsville and Magnetic Island boast an average of 320 days of sunshine each year. Combining this glorious sunshine with a relaxed lifestyle and a diversity of attractions - Townsville is the perfect choice for a North Queensland holiday experience. The City is the perfect stepping-off point to experience the wonders of the region - the outback, rainforests, magnificent waterfalls, tropical islands and of course, the Great Barrier Reef...

Banjo Paterson Motor Inn  
(3.5 stars)

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72 Bowen Road, Townsville, Queensland, 4810

Personal service from owner operators. Stay at a home away from home! 25 units all with air conditioning, Remote television, Free Austar, Toasters, Tea making facilities, Fridge & hair dryers. All spacious units, 6 units available with kitchenettes capable of sleeping up to 6 persons. A relaxing pool and BBQ area for guest use. Breakfast available seven days. Guest laundry on site. Pool & BBQ .... ALL ROOMS ARE DEFINATE NON SMOKING. Located close to sporting facilities, Hospitals, Race track, Golf Course and parks. Our fully Licenced restaurant is open where guests can dine on the best grain fed steaks available along with a selection of other delicious meals at a reasonable price.

Beach House Motel  
(3.5 stars)

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66 The Strand, Townsville, Queensland, 4810

The Beach House Motel is located on the world class Strand in Townsville, North Queensland - an exciting and vibrant city, the gateway to the spectacular Great Barrier Reef, Tropical Rainforests and outback life of North Queensland. The Townsville Strand beachfront promenade frames the city centre, and is regarded as one of the best inner city beachfronts in Australia. The Strand is lined with restaurants, cafes, bars, recreational facilities, and sweeping views of Cleveland Bay and Magnetic Island. With 26 Studio Suites, our rooms have every amenity to make your stay comfortable and relaxing. Our friendly staff has excellent local knowledge and can provide assistance with tour and travel arrangements.

Canopy Tropical Chalets  
(4 stars)

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42 Yates Street, MAGNETIC ISLAND, Townsville, Queensland, 4819

Canopy reflects the warm, all embracing natural charm of Magnetic Island. Surrounded by over 3000 native trees and shrubs, Mother Nature touches you at every turn. These spacious chalets reflect contemporary tropical design against the backdrop of the national park. Ideally suited to two people, however each chalet can accommodate up to four. Magnetic Island is directly off the coast from Townsville and accessed by a quick 25 min Ferry ride. Townsville is about 345 km south of Cairns and 300 km’s north of the Whitsundays, whilst Brisbane is 1280 km south, Sydney 2080 km and Melbourne 3000 km. If you are bringing your car over to the island then head to the Fantasea Magnetic terminal at Ross St South Townsville. Its a leisurely 45 min trip to Nelly Bay. Shaded verandah overlooking pool Outdoor setting BBQ facilites Undercover parking Hot Spot Internet connection ROOM FEATURES: Loft Bedroom – queen size bed Fold out sofa bed Quality full kitchen – Stainless steel appliances Large Screen TV, DVD, Austar connection Bathroom with Shower over the bath Separate toilet and laundry Washing machine and dryer Air conditioning Ceiling Fans Late Arrival If you are arriving after 5...

City Oasis Inn  
(4 stars)

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143 Wills Street, Townsville, QLD, 4810

City Oasis Inn is a 4 star resort style property, superbly located in the city centre of Townsville, North Queensland, Australia. City Oasis Inn offers a wide range of accommodation styles, well suited to corporate travelers due to the close proximity of government/corporate precinct. Holiday guests are easily accommodated, as they are only a short walk to local attractions. With a relaxing outdoor recreation area featuring a swing seat, free barbecue facilities and children's playground - this is the perfect place for families to unwind. The saltwater, lagoon style pool incorporates a heated spa and an open spa, as well as waterfall and children's wading area. This is surrounded by the lush tropical landscaped gardens. City Oasis Inn provides the ease of onsite laundry facilities as well as same day dry cleaning. Free off street car parking is also available. The licensed Sidewalk Café and Bar offers a relaxed atmosphere with indoor and alfresco dining. Guests can also enjoy the convenience of room service.

Comfort Inn Robert Towns  
(AAA 4 stars)

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261 Stanley St, Townsville, QLD, 4810

Comfort Inn Robert Towns

Located on the edge of the CBD and adjacent to Government offices, Townsville City Council and all major businesses. Only minutes to The Strand and the Magnetic Island ferry terminal, literally walking distance to everything. The Comfort Inn Robert Towns is a 4 star property with off-street courtyard parking and rooms on two levels. We have a fully licensed restaurant and lounge bar and an excellent small conference room ideal for groups of up to 20. There is a beautiful 13 meter swimming pool with shaded seating and barbecue area and fully refurbished health studio free to guests. We have an on site Gymnasium with all new equipment May 2006. Airconditioned and fans. We are also adjacent to the Castle hill walking and running tracks. Our rooms are spacious and quiet and the perfect location for either business or pleasure.

Leisure Inn Plaza Hotel  
(SLF 3.5 stars)

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Corner Flinders And Stanley Streets, Townsville QLD 4810, Townsville,

Leisure Inn Plaza Hotel

Conveniently located in Townsville's city centre on Flinders Mall, the Leisure Inn Plaza Townsville offers the comfort of 90 spacious room and suites. The property boasts an indoor swimming pool, spa, sauna, licensed restaurant and is an easy stroll to Townsville's restaurants, cafes, bars, city nightlife and Jupiters Casino. It is also easily accessible to the Great Barrier Reef and Magnetic Island, water sports and cruises, golf, fishing, the region's rainforests, national parks and colourful outback.

Mariners North Holiday Apartments  
(4.5 stars)

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7 Mariners Drive, TOWNSVILLE, Townsville, Queensland, 4810

Welcome to Bliss by the Sea...Luxury Holiday Apartments on the Waterfront Nowhere else in the world will you find the fascinating diversity of North Queensland. In just hours you can move from lush rainforest to the Great Barrier Reef, or from a luxurious resort on a tropical island to a cattle ranch in the golden Outback. - Large in ground swimming pool and spa. - Gazebo with B.B.Q facilities. - Full size Tennis Court. - Situated within the Breakwater Marina, this busy 240 berth marina with hardstand facilities is the starting point for Game Fishing Tournaments and Reef Excursions. You only need walk 100 metres for the adventure of a lifetime. ROOM FEATURES: - Apartments sleep up to 6 persons - Two Bedroom air conditioned apartments with two bathrooms (shower and bath) - Large living area with modern tropical furnishings. - Laundry with washing machine and dryer. - On-site resident managers, Geoff and Jill Schurmann, and a security card access system ensure maximum privacy. - Video and Television - Under cover parking is available for every apartment...

Palm Waters Holiday Villas  
(3.5 stars)

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13/36 Landsborough St, Townsville, QLD, 4810

Palm Waters Holiday Villas is the ideal location when next in Townsville. We are a family owned and managed villa complex which offers a very friendly and personalised environment in which to relax. We cater for singles, couples and families here for holidays and also the tradespeople and professionals here for work or business purposes. Located on the corner of Cook and Landsborough Streets North Ward. We are only 1.5 Km from the CBD, Sunday markets, Entertainment and Convention centre, ferry terminal, reef departures and The Great Barrier Reef Wonderland Aquarium and Museum. Walking distance to many good restaurants and food outlets and the beautiful botanical gardens of Queens Park. For the beach lovers the new look Strand, with the rockpool stinger nets and many playgrounds is only a short 5 minute walk away. Alternately if the sights and sounds of Townsville are just too much for you feel welcome just relaxing about Palm Waters' beautiful cool pool and surroundings. Our villas are fully self contained with air conditioners and ceiling fans...

Reef Lodge Backpackers  
(2 stars)

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4 Wickham street, Townsville, QLD, 4810

Welcome to Reef lodge Backpackers International . The new standard in quality, affordable backpacking accommodation, situated in the heart of beautiful Townsville, North Queensland, Australia. We offer budget accommodation in our highly featured hostel tailored to suit the traveler or backpacker who is looking for a safe, fun place to stay. Want to visit the incredible Great barrier Reef? We don't just provide accommodation, we can help organise all sorts of activities and trips, including snorkeling and diving on the reef for experienced and inexperienced divers, diving courses and countless other fun things to do both on land and sea!

Ridgemont Executive Motel & Restaurant  
(3.5 stars)

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15-19 Victoria St, Townsville, QLD, 4810

Quiet, central, with stunning views across the bay to Magnetic Island. The Ridgemont Executive Motel is located minutes walk from the city centre, strand, beachfront and major attractions. Offering a choice of motel, executive self contained and Deluxe one-bedroom units, the Ridgemont can cater for everyone! All rooms can be accessed without the need to climb stairs, although there are stairs available. We have a wonderful alfresco restaurant and bar, that is popular with guests and locals alike.

Shoredrive Motel

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117 The Strand, TOWNSVILLE, Queensland 4810

Shoredrive Motel
Perfectly positioned opposite the Rock Pool on the Townsville Strand.

Perfectly positioned opposite the Rock Pool on the Townsville Strand, the Shoredrive Motel offers clean and tidy budget accommodation closely situated to the Airport and the City Heart.

FEATURES:
· Restaurant
· Off-street parking
· Daily service of rooms
· Guest Laundry or Laundry service
· Outdoor swimmng pool


LOCATION:The StrandA wonderful stretch of sand and inviting tropical water await you at your doorstep. The strand stretches about 3 km, adorned with park and grassland, speckled with an array of shopping and restaurants.

ROOM FEATURES:
· Airconditioning and fans
· Austar cable television
· Fridge
· Tea and coffee making facilities
· Room service

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Spanish Lace Motor Inn  
(3 stars)

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106 Bowen Rd, Townsville, Qld, 4812

Guaranteed friendly service, Located just 5km to the CBD, the closest Motel to the Murray Sporting fields, two blocks to Townsville Golf Club, a few kilometres to both the General and Mater Hospitals and approx. 7 km to Townsville Airport make Spanish Lace Motor Inn THE place to stay. Free Broadband Wirelss Internet.

Taylors Beach Holiday Park  
(3 stars)

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91 John Dory Street, Taylors Beach, QLD, 4810

Taylors Beach Caravan Park is just 130km north of Townsville, 2 mins to boat ramp for access to Pelorus, Orpheus and another dozen islands and the Great Barrier Reef. Try fishing for barramundi, mangrove jack or mud crabs in the back creeks. Great water sking near by.

Waters Edge The Strand  
(SLF 4 stars)

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63 The Strand, Townsville, QLD, 4810

Previously known as Reef International, the freshly renovated Waters Edge The Strand is a recently refurbished motel style complex with one of the best locations in Townsville. Waters Edge The Strand is just a step away from the beautiful blue waters of Cleveland Bay. Waters Edge The Strand is situated on the award-winning re-developed Strand with the Bay just across the road. There are 45 self-contained airconditioned studios each with their own balcony and kitchenette facilities. There is also undercover parking, an outdoor swimming pool/spa,sundeck and barbecue. Waters Edge the Strand is your ideal motel accommodation choice when visiting Townsville. Accommodation Waters Edge The Strand offers stylish accommodation in a modern fresh decor. There are two distinct types of accommodation, all of which contain the following amenities. Air conditioning, Balcony, Shower over bath, Austar TV, Dial-up internet access via telephone line jack, Hairdryer, Iron and ironing board Kitchenette including fridge, hotplate, microwave, cutlery and crockery, Tea/coffee making facilities Studios All rooms have a balcony and there are primarily three types according to position: Courtyard Studios Standard Studios Ocean front Studios Most rooms have a queen-size bed but some do have a king split (configured as a king or two singles).

Information on City (Townsville), QLD

View of Townsville from the top of Castle Hill on the edge of town, looking out towards Magnetic Island
Photo 2007

Photos and information submitted by Gary Pope, Many Thanks

Situated on the north-eastern coast, Townsville is considered the 'Capital' of North Queensland.

In the neighbourhood: South Townsville (3km); Hermit Park (4km); Rosslea (5km); Magnetic Island (9km)

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