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Reviewed 23 March 2017

We stayed just one night whilst touring as it was easy to access the Highway. Very friendly helpful staff and a very comfortable and clean room, in a well cared for Motel. Our unit had an excellent shower with an opaque glass shower cubicle and good quality toilet paper ( it's the little things that count! ) plus one of...

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Graeme S, Owner at Billabong Lodge Motel, responded to this review

Thank you Susan, We love the little things when we travel, so its nice to hear that they matter to you. We will certainly try and keep up the good work.

Batemans Bay, Australia
Reviewed 26 November 2016

On a recent road trip, we stayed at the Billabong Lodge Motel which is part of the Golden Chain Motel network, and is rated three and a half stars in the motel directory. We were happy with all aspects of the room, except for the rather noisy "window rattler" type air conditioner. The room had been revamped as well as...

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Brisbane, Australia
Reviewed 5 October 2016

Graeme takes pride in how the place looks along with great customer service. Great work on the upgrades Graeme, the rooms look great and the bed was very comfy. I think this was our third stay here over a period of years and we will be back.

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Brisbane, Australia
Reviewed 2 October 2016

Here for a few days for a netball carnival. Walking distance to the courts, which was the main reason for booking here. Great Motel though. Comfy beds and reasonably quiet. Good location, near shops and restaurants. Would stay here again.

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NSW
Reviewed 12 July 2016 via mobile

Rang last minute and booked the family room. Queen bed and 3 singles in the one room with kitchenette and ensuite. Very clean and tidy. Although motel is located on busy road, noise was not an issue. Manager was very friendly and helpful and there was room to park with the trailer. Dinner was available from the nearby Chinese restaurant,...

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1Thank KrysNsw
Mackay, Australia
Reviewed 6 May 2016

The Billabong is ideally located on the highway into Townsville and has easy and safe parking. I can recall staying here over 30 years ago when my kids were much younger and competing in inter-city sporting carnivals. Whilst the facility is aged by today's standards, the double room was in excellent condition and it was easy to see that maintenance...

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2Thank mildew1949
Melbourne, Australia
Reviewed 12 November 2015

Spent two nights here, in a Deluxe King room. Upon arrival reception was friendly, and car parking next to the door although It is a park anywhere policy. Room was spacious, the bed was comfortable and had everything we needed. Cooking utensils, such as toaster, jug and electric frypan The air con was an old unit and a little rattly...

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Cloncurry
Reviewed 26 October 2015

We stayed in a family room, 3 Adults and 2 Children. The room was very large and very well kept. The kids loved the pool with a slide. The owner operator was so friendly could not do enough for us. Their WiFi was of top quality, had no problems.

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Reviewed 3 September 2015 via mobile

A great motel to stay at that is safe, secure, clean and comfortable. Excellent customer service by the owner operator who takes pride in ensuring guests are welcome and happy. I checked into this motel in the evening after leaving a different motel due to not feeling comfortable with the security, cleanliness and clientele. Nothing was too much trouble for...

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Brisbane, Australia
Reviewed 30 August 2015

On a recent road trip from Brisbane to Cairns and back, we stayed in four different motels in four different towns. The Billabong Lodge Motel in Townsville was by far the best of the lot. The owner greeted us and was extremely friendly and very helpful, suggesting food options within a short distance of the motel. The motel grounds and...

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Amenities

Highlights
  • Pool
  • Room Service
  • Free Parking
  • Spa
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
About the property
  • Wheelchair Access
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
Things to do
  • Pool
  • Spa
  • Hot Tub
Room types
  • Suites
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Kitchenette
  • Family Rooms
  • Accessible rooms
In your room
  • Air Conditioning
  • Microwave
  • Refrigerator in room
Internet
  • Free Internet
  • Public Wifi
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
Services
  • Laundry Service
  • Concierge
  • Self-Serve Laundry
  • Children Activities (Kid / Family Friendly)
  • Room Service
  • Free Parking
  • Dry Cleaning
  • Babysitting
  • Breakfast Available
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
A little jewel away from the hustle and bustle of the city centre, but close enough to be there in 10 minutes if you need to. We are a family run Motel with 25 kitchenette units many with King beds and comfy lounge chairs. Undercover parking onsite, and a great pool with spa and slide for the kids. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Billabong Lodge Motel

Address: 96 Bowen Road | Rosslea, Townsville, Queensland 4812, Australia
Region: Australia > Queensland > Townsville
Price Range: RM335 - RM436 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3.5 star — Billabong Lodge Motel 3.5*
Number of rooms: 29
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#3 Family Hotel in Townsville
#3 Spa Hotel in Townsville
#4 Romantic Hotel in Townsville
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“Rooms are clean,comfortable bed and off street parking.”
RayBoan, 4 Oct 2016 | Read review
“The back rooms would be better to get away from the main road”
mildew1949, 5 May 2016 | Read review
“I believe all rooms are of high quality.”
paarldah, 25 Oct 2015 | Read review
“all rooms are good”
86russellr, 11 Aug 2015 | Read review
“Kitchen facilities were available for just $5 extra so worth this charge”
SGPG, 20 Jul 2014 | Read review
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