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The Ville Resort - Casino
7.0 Good
67 Sir Leslie Thiess Drive, Townsville, QLD, Australia
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2.7 km from city centre, Townsville, QLD, Australia 
GoodBased on 5 reviews
7.0

The Ville Resort - Casino is situated just 10 minutes walk from Breakwater Terminal Bus Station and features air conditioned rooms with free wireless internet access, a mini bar and a private bathroom. Based in a popular part of Townsville, the resort boasts views of Magnetic Island, and is conveniently close to a multitude of eateries.

Aquarius on the Beach
8.0 Excellent
75 The Strand, Townsville, QLD, Australia
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2.2 km from city centre, Townsville, QLD, Australia 
ExcellentBased on 4,227 reviews
8.0

Featuring views of the ocean, Aquarius On The Beach is situated in North Ward and includes a swimming pool, an express check-in and check-out feature and an outdoor pool. There is also a gym with a swimming pool.

Mercure Townsville
7.7 Good
166 Woolcock Street, Townsville, QLD, Australia
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2.1 km from city centre, Townsville, QLD, Australia 
GoodBased on 1,229 reviews
7.7

Located in Townsville, the hotel is within a 10-minute drive of Townsville Airport and provides outdoor tennis courts and an outdoor pool. It also features a kids pool, an express check-in and check-out feature and a sun deck.

Waters Edge The Strand
8.6 Excellent
63 64 The Strand, Townsville, QLD, Australia
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2.1 km from city centre, Townsville, QLD, Australia 
ExcellentBased on 1,429 reviews
8.6

This comfortable hotel in Townsville offers complimentary Wi-Fi, as well as an express check-in and check-out feature and an outdoor pool. It is steps from The Strand and is close to the area's popular attractions and dining spots.

Seagulls Resort
7.3 Good
74 The Esplanade, Townsville, QLD, Australia
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2.7 km from city centre, Townsville, QLD, Australia 
GoodBased on 553 reviews
7.3

Boasting a swimming pool, an outdoor pool and outdoor tennis courts, Seagulls Resort is situated in Townsville and provides relaxed accommodation. It also features a Jacuzzi, water slides and a kids club.

Rydges Southbank Townsville
7.8 Good
23 Palmer Street, Townsville, QLD, Australia
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1.8 km from city centre, Townsville, QLD, Australia 
GoodBased on 1,947 reviews
7.8

Rydges Southbank Townsville offers a modern base in Townsville and features a swimming pool, complimentary wireless internet and free private parking on-site. It also provides a Jacuzzi, an executive floor and a coffee bar.

Q Resorts Paddington
7.8 Good
5 Kingsway Place, Townsville, QLD, Australia
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0.5 km from city centre, Townsville, QLD, Australia 
GoodBased on 453 reviews
7.8

This modern resort in Townsville offers free wireless internet, as well as an outdoor pool and a 24-hour reception. It also provides luggage storage, a BBQ/picnic area and a tour desk.

Grand Hotel and Apartments Townsville
8.4 Excellent
8-10 Palmer Street, Townsville, QLD, Australia
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1.7 km from city centre, Townsville, QLD, Australia 
ExcellentBased on 1,730 reviews
8.4

Grand Hotel and Apartments Townsville is located in Townsville and is close to the area's well-known attractions. It also provides an outdoor pool, babysitting/child services and a 24-hour reception.

Island View Motel
8.2 Excellent
15-19 Victoria Street, Townsville, QLD, Australia
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1.3 km from city centre, Townsville, QLD, Australia 
ExcellentBased on 198 reviews
8.2

Ridgemont Executive Motel and Restaurant is set in Townsville and is within a short walk of nearby landmarks, including Holiday Inn, Townsville and Perc Tucker Regional Gallery. The multiple amenities this relaxed motel has to offer include a kids pool, massage services and a tour desk.

Hotel Grand Chancellor Townsville
8.1 Excellent
334 Flinders Street, Townsville, QLD, Australia
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1.4 km from city centre, Townsville, QLD, Australia 
ExcellentBased on 1,597 reviews
8.1

Providing a rooftop pool and a rooftop terrace, Hotel Grand Chancellor Townsville is located in Townsville and is a brief stroll from Perc Tucker Regional Gallery. It is a short walk from the Museum of Tropical Queensland, Old Townsville Railway Station and Reef HQ, plus provides views of Magnetic Island.

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Average price in Townsville:$302/night
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$119 - $473
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Top Rated Townsville hotels

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Park Regis Anchorage
8.2 Excellent
51 Palmer Street, Townsville, QLD, Australia
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2.0 km from city centre, Townsville, QLD, Australia 

Set in Townsville, Park Regis Anchorage is a five-minute walk from Wharton Reef Light and offers a swimming pool. It also provides free public parking on site and is a short car trip from The Strand.

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Aligned Corporate Residences Townsville
8.1 Excellent
30-34 Palmer Street, Townsville, QLD, Australia
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1.8 km from city centre, Townsville, QLD, Australia 

Situated in Townsville, Quest is a short walk from Holiday Inn, Townsville and provides an outdoor pool. It is close to the area's tourist attractions and is minutes on foot from SeaLink Queensland - Ferry Services.

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Oaks Townsville Gateway Suites
8.1 Excellent
Townsville, QLD, Australia
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1.6 km from city centre, Townsville, QLD, Australia 

Situated in Townsville, the hotel is within a 15-minute drive of Townsville Airport and provides a Jacuzzi and an infinity pool. Only a short walk from Wharton Reef Light, it offers comfortable rooms equipped with a private balcony, tea and coffee making facilities and a refrigerator.

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Adventurers Resort - Hostel
5.9 Okay
79 Palmer Street, Townsville, QLD, Australia
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2.2 km from city centre, Townsville, QLD, Australia 

Offering views of Townsville, Adventurers Backpackers Resort is located near a variety of dining options, plus boasts a rooftop pool. It offers guests an ideal base with SeaLink Queensland - Ferry Services only a 10-minute stroll away.

$22
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Civic Guesthouse
8.1 Excellent
262 Walker Street, Townsville, QLD, Australia
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1.0 km from city centre, Townsville, QLD, Australia 

Civic Guesthouse provides a cosy setting when in Townsville. The various facilities this peaceful hostel has to offer include bicycle rental, a tour desk and luggage storage.

$22
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Reef Lodge Backpackers
7.2 Good
4 Wickham Street. Townsville Queensland, Townsville, QLD, Australia
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2.0 km from city centre, Townsville, QLD, Australia 

This Townsville hostel is located within a 10-minute stroll of Breakwater Terminal Bus Station. It offers complimentary Wi-Fi, a sun deck and an airport shuttle.

$23
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Hotel Allen
6.6 Good
Eyre Street, Townsville, QLD, Australia
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1.9 km from city centre, Townsville, QLD, Australia 

Situated in Townsville, Hotel Allen is within walking distance of The Strand and provides an outdoor pool. It is conveniently located for those wishing to visit local attractions.

$60
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Discovery Parks - Townsville
9.5 Excellent
Townsville, QLD, Australia
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5.8 km from city centre, Townsville, QLD, Australia 

This comfortable property in Townsville offers free wireless internet, as well as a playground and an outdoor pool. It also provides a tour desk, a garden and a games room.

$79
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Coral Lodge Bed And Breakfast Inn
8.4 Excellent
32 Hale Street, Townsville, QLD, Australia
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1.3 km from city centre, Townsville, QLD, Australia 

This comfortable bed & breakfast in Townsville provides complimentary wireless internet, as well as luggage storage and a swimming pool. It is conveniently positioned for those wishing to sightsee in the area.

$85
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Summit Motel
8.4 Excellent
6 Victoria Street, Townsville, QLD, Australia
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1.3 km from city centre, Townsville, QLD, Australia 

Featuring views of Castle Hill and Castle Hill, Summit Motel is located in a well-known area of Townsville and provides an outdoor pool and a swimming pool. It also offers a sun deck, an express check-in and check-out feature and meeting rooms.

$94
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Madison Plaza Townsville
7.0 Good
409 Flinders Street, Townsville, QLD, Australia
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1.2 km from city centre, Townsville, QLD, Australia 

Located in Townsville, Madison Plaza Townsville is within easy reach of The Strand and Magnetic Island. It also provides an indoor pool, limited hours room service and meeting rooms.

$98
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About Townsville

Spreading along the coast of north-eastern Queensland, Townsville is a beautiful outdoor destination with a bustling esplanade, lush botanical gardens, sand dunes and an interactive wildlife park. It’s also known as a gateway to the Great Barrier Reef and the Wet Tropics, a UNESCO World Heritage-listed collection of tropical rainforests.

Things to do in Townsville

Castle Hill is an enormous mound of pink granite and sits in the centre of Townsville watching over the city. You can join locals on walking tracks with stunning views of the skyline, Cleveland Bay and Magnetic Island, and then enjoy a dinner in the City Lane district.

It’s easy to spend all day at The Strand, as it has a lively esplanade with a pier, various children’s playgrounds and the Strand Water Park. Cafes, gelato stands and watersports shacks dot the waterfront, giving you plenty of options for adventure, from stand-up paddleboarding to skydiving. Feel like casting a line out? Head over to the jetty and fish for bream or grunter fish.

At the end of The Strand you’ll find Jezzine Barracks, a historic site for both the Australian military and Indigenous Australians. Enjoy the commissioned outdoor art, an ethnobotanical walkway and observation decks at Kissing Point Fort. Visit the 25-hectare Anderson Gardens to see the diverse collection tropical trees and palms and the World Cycad Collection.

The Museum of Tropical Queensland provides an array of simulated interactive experiences, from diving the Great Barrier Reef to exploring a rainforest and firing ship’s cannon. At Billabong Sanctuary, you can hold a koala bear or wombat, feed a cassowary and view native animals in wetlands and eucalypt forests.

Getting around Townsville

You can pick up a rental car in the city centre or at Townsville International Airport, about a 10-minute drive away. Local buses and taxis service the metropolitan area, while ferries provide transportation to Magnetic and Palm islands.

Facts about staying in Townsville

  • What is the best place in Townsville for bars and restaurants?

    When booking hotels in Townsville, Queensland, Australia, that are located around popular restaurants and bars, you should be booking them on and around Palmer Street. One such hotel is Kensington at Central, which is part of the Direct Hotel group. If you take a stroll up the road, you will come across a multitude of bars and restaurants, to satisfy your culinary cravings. Check out Grill'd. The menu's signature offering of burgers and sliders is made from carefully sourced produce. When looking for a venue with a bit of a buzz, you need to head towards Cactus Jack's. This festive dining spot is decorated with Mexican memorabilia, dishing up fajitas, nachos and margaritas by the jug. Go on a beer tour of the local craft-beer brewers at The TapHouse. Within walking distance from the hotel, the bar is all about craft beer, good food and a great atmosphere.

  • What is the best place for a family holiday in Townsville, Queensland, Australia?

    If you are travelling to Townsville with the kids, be sure to take them on an educational outing to Magnetic Island National Park. Spend the day outdoors walking through open eucalypt woodland of bloodwoods, stringybarks and gray ironbarks, while pointing out the rock-wallabies and variety of seabirds, waterbirds and forest birds. There are several highly recommended, family-orientated hotels near the park. The Tropical Palms Inn and the Cascade Motel are two of our recommendations. Another fun-filled day for the whole family can take place at the Great Barrier Reef Aquarium. This underwater world is one of the world's largest living-coral displays. This attraction is a short walk away from the Hotel Grand Chancellor. This is a Townsville hotel that caters for the whole family, with their large apartment-style rooms that can sleep up to six people.

  • What are the best things to do and see in Townsville?

    If you are deciding where the best place for Townsville accommodation is, you might want to base your choice on things to do in Townsville. The Strand, a palm-lined promenade skirting Cleveland Bay and its golden-sand beach, is the city's pride and joy. Take an early-morning stroll and catch the sunrise. Within walking distance of the tourist attraction is the four-star Robert Towns Hotel. If you packed your walking shoes, then a climb up Castle Hill will be a great adventure for you. In the centre of Townsville, Castle Hill is one of the city's most prominent landmarks. Once you reach the top, you can see across the city and beyond the curvaceous coastline.

  • Where are the best places to stay for wildlife education?

    When exploring Townville, Queensland, Australia, you will notice that most of the region is geared towards the conservation and education of the local wildlife and nature of the area. Living in harmony while encouraging healthy growth towards the preservation and expansion of the natural surroundings is the main focus of the activities available in Townsville. Places like the aquarium have plenty of marine life with educational programs, for tourists and local earth warriors with a focus on re-birthing coral. A great hotel near the aquarium is the Rydges Southbank Townsville Hotel.

  • What are the best hotels in Townsville?

    Summit Motel is a very popular hotel in Townsville, with a score of 8.4 from 593 reviews. Allure Hotel and Apartments (8.0 from 1,677 reviews) and Seagulls Resort (7.3 from 553 reviews) are also highly rated Townsville hotels based on recent feedback from HotelsCombined users.

  • What is a good hotel near The Strand?

    Summit Motel is a hotel near The Strand that is popular with HotelsCombined users, scoring 8.4 across 593 reviews.