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Walkhampton, United Kingdom
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148 reviews
37 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 40 helpful votes
Reviewed 12 February 2016

We had a 10th floor corner apartment. This gave us extra room in the kitchenette. The views from up here are lovely. The room was fine but the building is a bit dated. The corridor leading to the apartment was smelly - needed ventilation, but once in the apartment there was no problem. Reception staff were helpful but reception is... More 

1 Thank Richardt1008
Sydney, Australia
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22 reviews
3 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 11 February 2016 via mobile

Disappointed with our visit this time, this was our 2nd stay here. Booked the most expensive room 1101 corner suite on the 11 floor to have a lovely experience. Wifi did not work at any time with our 9 night stay. Was told by staff its because its a corner room with alot of concrete & thats Townsville. The whole... More 

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Tetbury, United Kingdom
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114 reviews
29 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 45 helpful votes
Reviewed 11 February 2016 via mobile

After checking out Townsville centre we were directed to The Strand where there are many self catering apartments. With everybody being so helpful in Australia we quickly found a tall apartment complex with fourteen floors. All the balconies overlook the sea and beach and onward to Magnetic Island and the port is to the left. We chose a room each... More 

1 Thank Pete K
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25 reviews
7 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
Reviewed 10 February 2016 via mobile

Perfect spot for New Years along the strand! I like all rooms have their own verandahs...excpet shame about the hot air blowing in your face from the aircon... Nice clean rooms! The pool area is excellent

Thank poss83
Fanoe, Denmark
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45 reviews
22 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 February 2016

it was a very nice room, seaview and all, everything was perfect, EXCEPT the very poor Wifi, being a travel journalist i need Wifi and specifically asked for this . what did i get : a nightmare. the staff could not and would not help me either. so i had to leave........

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Mooloolaba, Australia
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13 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 February 2016

Needs to be refurbished more like a backpackers, don't know how it got such good reviews, the only good points are the location, though the Strand can be noisy, and it is clean, but there was a faintly unpleasant smell in the corridors and room. The bed was only a double, the couch to small to sleep on.

Thank Linda D
Cairns Region, Australia
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14 reviews
3 hotel reviews
Reviewed 1 February 2016

Good value apartment for a short stay in the low season. Our studio apartment on the 4th floor was a little dated but had everything we needed for an overnight stay.The kitchenette was basic. Tea and coffee making,microwave and small fridge.

Thank jillr485
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8 reviews
5 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 23 January 2016 via mobile

We had a lovely stay - 7th floor, every single unit faces the water view, which was fabulous... The hotel is a little older, but is under renovations. Our room was clean and roomy enough with two adults and a child. The location is fabulous!! A great hotel two minutes walk away for excellent meals and entertainment, kids playground d... More 

Thank Brigitte M
Melbourne, Australia
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203 reviews
26 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 73 helpful votes
Reviewed 23 January 2016

The location of Aquarius is the best in Townsville. We stayed on the 13th floor which is the top floor. The views are fantastic over Cleveland bay. It's perfectly positioned on the strand which we loved. The strand is busy from 4 am daily to 10pm everyday with people walking there dogs exercising. We did not know what to expect... More 

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High Tatras
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41 reviews
31 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
Reviewed 17 January 2016 via mobile

Perfect location / beautiful sea view if you book your room on higher level (we stayed at 10th floor). Room with a average equipement. Unfortunatelly hotel does not provide breakfast. We highly recommend Juliette for breakfast with good offer. Plus: parking for free / wifi for free

Thank Tomas_Tatry

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  • Pool
  • Beachfront
  • Free Parking
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
About the property
  • Beachfront
  • Wheelchair Access
Things to do
  • Pool
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  • Kitchenette
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
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  • Air Conditioning
  • 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: RM376 - RM475 (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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“Try and get the upper floors for a better view.”
 of 5 bubbles mountainash65, 1 Dec 2016 | Read review
“great views”
 of 5 bubbles 48sharnaf, 4 Nov 2016 | Read review
“All rooms have the same view of the bay, level 6 and up has a view over the tree tops.”
 of 5 bubbles debjack2015, 26 Oct 2016 | Read review
“The further away from the Watermark hotel the better.”
 of 5 bubbles Ert53, 20 Oct 2016 | Read review
“all the rooms are facing the beach”
 of 5 bubbles 22GraceB, 1 Oct 2016 | Read review
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