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The Strand Motel

3.0 of 5 Motel   |   51 The Strand, Townsville, Queensland 4810, Australia
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Ranked #24 of 40 Hotels in Townsville
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4 of 5 stars reviewed 5 days ago
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    3.5 of 5 stars
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Melbourne, Australia
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8 reviews 8 reviews
4 hotel reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Arriving after dark in Townsville with no accommodation booked we took our chances with a place called the Strand Motel as it seemed it would be within our budget. Even though it was closed and after hours the friendly owner happily let us a room. Being dark we had no idea about our surrounds but we were having such a... More 

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Munich, Germany
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Originally we were on our way to Cairns and only planned to stay one night. In the end we liked the strand motel and the owners that much that we changed plans and stayed for four nights. The owners are absolutely friendly, helpful and really caring. Our room had a nice sea view balcony, air conditioning, a small "kitchen" (refrigerator,... More 

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Queensland, Australia
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 17, 2014 via mobile

We booked this motel on line for a two night stay,on arrival the appearance is not really startling,however the book in process was good , the room was clean ,it had been updated as much as the building would allow. Bed was excellent there was no noise even though it is right on the Strand. In general the price was... More 

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12 hotel reviews
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 2, 2014

This hotel doesnt look very good from the outside and even being shown to my room i was a bit worried what i was going to find inside. Its an old building and next to a vacant block which does it no favours. However it was cheap and I was only stopping one night and booked it online. Inside I... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 7, 2014

Me and two friends scored this gem on our trip to Townsville for a festival and some diving. It is not 5 star living but the owners are uber friendly, location could not be any better and the price for the three of us was very reasonable. Places to eat and drink are very close by as well as all... More 

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Macleay Island, Australia
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39 hotel reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 29, 2014

Don't be fooled by the outside of this place.....the rooms are fresh and the position to die for! Right on the strand with a popular hotel close by, plenty of places to eat, a supermarket, doctors, dentists and within walking didstance to town, this place is tops. I have stayed here many times and will always stay when I'm in... More 

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Palmerston North, New Zealand
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 20, 2014

Stayed here for a few nights in Dec '13 for family occasion, great location, friendly, helpful owners,. Reminded us of holidays when we were kids at the bach at Foxton Beach NZ. Planning another holiday next year will definitely be coming back to stay at The Strand.

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South Island
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16 hotel reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 30, 2013

Would recommend this accommodation if you are not into flash and expensive motels. The Strand is clean and tidy, great bed. Very helpful owner who offers you a unit upstairs with a view or downstairs. This place is in a great location, shops and eating places just a very short walk away. Beach is just across the road. The price... More 

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Adelaide, Australia
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3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 14, 2013

I stayed 5 nights here. I thoroughly enjoyed my stay. The owner was the most friendly, helpful and accommodating host I've ever met. The rooms were exceptionally clean, the beds very comfortable and the location is brilliant. I will definitely be staying here next time I'm in Townsville.

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Cairns, Australia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 13, 2013

We stayed here 1 night. We found it to be Clean, Compact & Conveniently located. Would stay here again. The owner was very friendly and accomodating, offering us a strand view room or a quiet room at the back. Was also helpful with directions when we were leaving

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Address: 51 The Strand, Townsville, Queensland 4810, Australia
Location: Australia > Queensland > Townsville
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Hotel Class:3 star — The Strand Motel 3*
Number of rooms: 17
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