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Seagulls Resort on the Seafront

4.0 of 5 Resort   |   74 The Esplanade, Townsville, Queensland, Australia
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Ranked #24 of 39 Hotels in Townsville
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4 of 5 stars reviewed 4 days ago
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  • Location
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    3.5 of 5 stars
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    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4 of 5 stars
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Wellington, Wellington, New Zealand
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

I stayed here for 3 nights while in town for a sports tournament. The bed was incredibly comfortable - was better than an average hotel bed and just what I needed after running around in the sun all day. The pool area is also beautiful. The room itself is a little bland and not the best place to hang out,... More

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Croydon, Australia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We stayed 1 nite.very welcoming.reception girl was funny and informative.room is ok.location nice an quiet.pool is fantastic.bring mozzie spray.lots of those little suckers out there. mattress wasn't good.

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Brisbane
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6 reviews 6 reviews
4 hotel reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Nice hotel with a great tropical feel and very clean. Staff were very friendly and restaurant was excellent. Good overnighter for the business traveller, but there would probably be better for the leisure seeker.

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed October 11, 2014

I would have loved to give seagulls a great review and to fair the staff were very helpful and the pool was great. But... as some people have noted seagulls really is more a motel than a resort. The rooms are small, dark and the owners are far from generous when it comes to providing any comforts (eg. No salt... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 26, 2014 via mobile

Myself and several friends stayed for one week. The gardens were kept to an impeccable standard and it felt like a tropical Forrest. Plenty of wildlife present. The food was absolutely delicious, and was served very quickly. On Sunday and Monday night they offered a thai buffet for $26 which was great value but very very delicious too. Definitely on... More

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Moranbah, Queensland, Australia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 15, 2014

Seagulls is a hidden tropical oasis in the heart of Towsville. I have stayed here many times with my family and will definitely be back! It is great value for money especially with a large family. Their family rooms have a double bed and 2 sets of bunks, as well as a kitchen where we cook our own meals. I... More

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed September 8, 2014

We have been going to seagulls for more than 20 years. The restaurant had historically been of a very high standard - a la carte ....... Tonight ....... 3 Bain Marie with some deep fried chicken, curry and rice and a couple of pieces of coffee cheese cake on a tray ....... 8.39pm the waitress approaches us and the other... More

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Brisbane, Australia
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 6, 2014 via mobile

Mixed experience. Great location, old rooms, old box aircon, fuzzy Austar and a cheap tv. Some staff were exceptional, others had a bit of an attitude. I do love all the greenery and the layout of the complex though. Future potential lays ahead if they ever decide to revamp the rooms, fittings and adjust staff attitudes to be more friendly... More

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Gold Coast, Queensland, Australia
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed August 30, 2014

I was disappointed with Seagulls, it seems like they cut corners all over the place. Some of the staff were fantastic, but some were absolutely awful and really did not want to help you at all. The breakfast is worth skipping (The Odyssey on the Strand is the place to go in Townsville) as the selection was pretty limited, the... More

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Townsville, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 26, 2014

I recently had cause to book a small conference room at Seagulls for a full day. My inquiry was promptly dealt with and I received detailed information on the facilities and rates applicable to the room hire. During a visit to confirm the booking I discussed my requirements with Greg McVinish, the conference and events sales manager, and we agreed... More

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Address: 74 The Esplanade, Townsville, Queensland, Australia
Location: Australia > Queensland > Townsville
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
Hotel Class:4 star — Seagulls Resort on the Seafront 4*
Number of rooms: 69
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