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Aquarius on the Beach

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Reviewed 15 June 2016

We recently did a 17 day trip to Queensland, which included driving 2000 + km. Part of vacation was booked and part not booked. We ended up in Townsville one afternoon, as we tried to be off the road by 1500 or 1600 at latest. We went to Information Centre in Townsville to get a hotel reservation, and my criteria...

1Thank Snoebunny
Reviewed 15 June 2016 via mobile

Enjoyed listening to the sea through my balcony window all night long plus a bit of traffic along the stand. Room was clean and well cared for. Laundry on the first floor also worked well. No food at present bit it looks like they are renovating the kitchen.

1Thank Andrew F
Reviewed 14 June 2016

My husband and I went down for the Cowboys-Broncos game, and were pleased with the reasonable prices - well, reasonable for that particular weekend anyway. We booked with an external booking company, and later had to cancel the 2nd night, which was done with no hassles at all from the hotel or external company. We called ahead on the day...

1Thank KarlzyP
Cairns, Australia
Reviewed 10 June 2016

We were lucky to have a newly renovated room. Certainly a big step up from years ago.. The room is modern, with new bedding covers. Bathroom has free toiletries. Microwave, Tea/Coffee facility's. 14 floors high. Great Fish & Chip shop down the corner, Restaurants all along the Strand..

1Thank mary J
New South Wales, Australia
Reviewed 9 June 2016

We stayed in this hotel for one night and were very happy with its location, as is was facing the strand, gave us views of the ocean and magnetic island, also very close to many restaurants and shops. Once we found a parking spot for our car, we just walked everywhere. (Parking area provided at the back is fairly small)...

1Thank Carla H
Reviewed 5 June 2016

Very good hotel offering amazing views on the beach and the "Strand". Location is perfect with lots of good restaurants nearby. Rooms are a bit old and need some updates, parking tends to be full most of the times. Staff are very helpful and give great attention to all guests. Free wifi but slow and disconnects frequently Despite some minor...

1Thank X M
Bowral, Australia
Reviewed 28 May 2016 via mobile

This hotel has the best location of any in Townsville, right on the Strand with amazing views from the balcony. They are still renovating so the Horizon rooms are on high floors but are daggy in decor. If you move lower to the 'executive' rooms it's more noisy from the road but the rooms are nicer. However I don't know...

1Thank Claire T
Reviewed 18 May 2016 via mobile

We stayed at Aquarius on the Beach for two nights last week, we checked in late afternoon receptionist was friendly but didn't go out of her way to give us any further information (must have been shift changeover!). Can't fault the room at all, it was spacious, clean, the bathroom had a bath and the balcony gave us great views...

1Thank CaptainNic
Brisbane, Australia
Reviewed 17 May 2016 via mobile

I could not find one bad thing about this hotel , the rooms were exceptionally clean and the view was absolutely wonderful Upon arriving I was greeted by the staff at the front desk who were very welcoming and friendly and assured me they could help in any way if I needed anything. I highly recommend.

1Thank JWTravel976
Reviewed 13 May 2016 via mobile

Exceptional reception staff. Big fridge. Clever housekeeping staff. They disconnected everything I was charging on mistaken assumption it might damage devices. The location is wonderful but recall Australian provincial towns are spread out.

1Thank Paul W

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  • Beachfront
  • Free Parking
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Beachfront
  • Wheelchair Access
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Kitchenette
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  • Microwave
  • Refrigerator in room
  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Parking

Additional Information about Aquarius on the Beach

Address: The Aquarius 75 The Strand, Townsville, Queensland 4810, Australia
Region: Australia > Queensland > Townsville
Price Range: RM331 - RM566 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4 star — Aquarius on the Beach 4*
Number of rooms: 130
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“All rooms have ocean views”
jacl1403, 16 Apr 2017 | Read review
“get a higher floor, it's quieter. The Strand is used by rev heads to do laps”
Rolland_Buttar, 31 Mar 2017 | Read review
“Get a room that has the best 4G signal, cus the WiFi doesn't work”
rosieox, 15 Mar 2017 | Read review
“Ask for a high floor on the ocean. Perfect.”
StupidOttawa_ontario, 9 Mar 2017 | Read review
“Balcony room and well lit”
698vanessa, 6 Feb 2017 | Read review
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