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Waters Edge The Strand

63-64 The Strand | North Ward, Townsville, Queensland 4810, Australia
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4 of 5 stars reviewed 1 week ago
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  • Location
    5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    3.5 of 5 stars
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    3.5 of 5 stars
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    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
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    3.5 of 5 stars
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Ballarat, Australia
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5 reviews 5 reviews
5 hotel reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Great location close to town huge room if i were to have a grip about anything it would be internet charges, I really think wifi should be included in the price given that even mcdonalds have free wifi

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australia
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45 reviews 45 reviews
33 hotel reviews
58 helpful votes 58 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I just spent 2 nights at this hotel in Townsville. LOVED it. The hotel is aging well but they have lovely managers that welcome you like your family when you arrive. The rooms are basic stuff but were very clean and comfortable. The car-parking is free and easily assessible. The location is great. You look over the water and the... More

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Christchurch, New Zealand
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13 reviews 13 reviews
6 hotel reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 22, 2014

Really clean and friendly hotel right on the waterfront . I think we paid a little extra to have ocean view room but it was worth it. Very friendly manager. Seemed quiet and had good facilities in the room. Tea & coffee, fridge , hot plate & microwave . Virtually next door to some good cafés and supermarket around the... More

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Cairns, Australia
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17 reviews 17 reviews
9 hotel reviews
22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 13, 2014

To get a self contained apartment for one night for $120 and it be on the foreshore as well, was too good to pass up. We arrived after reception was closed and there was a phone at the door to get the code for the external key safe where our welcome letter and key were in an envelope with our... More

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Hobart, Australia
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59 reviews 59 reviews
12 hotel reviews
21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 13, 2014

We had a nice apartment at the front of the complex overlooking the beach, a bit tired ,and the extra bed for our son very saggy, but the view made up for it. Excellent secure parking, close to shops and restaurants and over the road from the beach. Nice looking pool too. But the public areas (lifts and corridors) very... More

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Brisbane, Australia
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55 hotel reviews
71 helpful votes 71 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 3, 2014 via mobile

Myself and a colleague arrived at this motel at 6.45 pm to find you have to ring a booking line to retrieve your key from a safe after hours! After several tense minutes while he searched for both our bookings on the system we were able to get in. So I would recommend not chancing this as he also told... More

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Brisbane, Australia
1 review
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed June 14, 2014

For the cost this place offers poor value for money. Unfortunately I booked this place based on what I saw/read online. What you don't see is the staircase you have to climb to get to the reception level - not much fun when you're lugging a 24Kg suitcase! And that's just the start. They advertise that they have wifi. But... More

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Atherton, Australia
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4 reviews 4 reviews
4 hotel reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 4, 2014

I stayed overnight here recently for a Cowboys game. This hotel was fabulous! Very good location and the rooms were roomy and very clean, comfy bed and I had a great view of the ocean / esplanade. The kitchenette was a bonus too even though I didn't use it. Great value for money. The reception lady was really friendly and... More

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Cairns, Australia
2 reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 2, 2014

I loved the location, having an ocean view room on the top floor and being on the waterfront. I felt welcomed, and the staff were all really friendly and helpful. The car parking was ideal and pool/BBQ area is well kept and very inviting! The room was clean and comfortable, and I felt as a housekeeper myself, the standard was... More

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Brisbane, Australia
1 review
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed May 30, 2014

kept waking up with sore hips from the bed. No hot water at 4.30am when I woke to shower. While standing waiting for hot water to come on noticed someone else's hair on the soap dispensers in the shower. (yuk!) Called the operator and she advised they had been having problems with the hot water and she would get some... More

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Address: 63-64 The Strand | North Ward, Townsville, Queensland 4810, Australia
Location: Australia > Queensland > Townsville
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
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