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Aquarius on the Beach

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75 The Strand, Townsville, Queensland 4810, Australia
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4 of 5 stars
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Greater Wellington, New Zealand
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

great hotel nice and tidy and clean great staff pool was great as was the view nice and close to the beach and bars and resturants really enjoyed our 1 night stay wish it could of been longer thanks for making it enjoyable

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Brisbane, Australia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Stayed here many years ago and it needed renovating in a major way. Noticed that work was being done so took a chance and booked 2 nights. I was very surprised stayed in executive room and it was very nice. All renovated down to the balcony rails and sliding doors to the balcony. New split system aircon and all new... More 

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Brisbane, Queensland, Australia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

The room I stayed in could do with a renovating touch! But after all it was a special. The beautiful view overlooking the Strand and towards Magnetic Island made up for it. Pleasant to sit on the balcony at night watching the harbour lights. Its located at the Strand with easy access to everything one needs. Will go back again.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We stayed in a newly refurbished room. Staff were friendly especially Jen the receptionist. We had daily room service and room was very clean. View from 12th floor was amazing. Spend most nights with going to sleep with balcony doors open listening to waves. Great position. We had just over two weeks there and will be back.

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Sydney, Australia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 18, 2015

Nice hotel with great ocean views of Townsville beach,right on Esplanade. Swimming enclosure out front Magnetic Island and harbour great on line rates. Room was average but very tired. Walk to restraumts

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Bundaberg, Australia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 15, 2015

Right on the waterfront overlook in the bay and Magnetic island.A short walk to restaurants and shopping centre.We were on the 12th floor.The room had a great kitchen,comfy bed and balcony with a great view.We had a few issues,which was rectified straight away and we were totally satisfied with their service.We would stay again,great value for money.

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Brisbane, Australia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 3, 2015

My husband and I stayed at Aquarius on the Beach for 3 nights in January - we got a great rate online and thought the property was great value for money. The location was fantastic, balcony overlooking Magnetic Island, restaurants nearby, swimming enclosure out the front and right on the esplanade. We found the room to be big enough for... More 

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed January 29, 2015

We decided to stay close to beach and get this as a base to set up my daughter for her studies at JCU. We specifically chose a place with wifi, because we needed to search accommodation options, search for vehicles, places and eating places. Well!!!!! Two days into our stay wifi stopped working. Management were disinterested and truly unprofessional in... More 

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Margate, Australia
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28 hotel reviews
22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 25, 2015 via mobile

Room was average but very tired. It had everything you would need. TV, bed, bathroom, iron, etc. even sink & fridge. However the curtain didn't cover the window so street light and Qld early sun meant my room was lite up all night. The people in the room next to me played the tv blaring until very late in the... More 

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Brisbane
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 21, 2015

Overall, location is just great. It is situated next to the sea. The Strand offers great dining options and great for walks and the gym is free for clients (check with hotel). A definite choice when I am up in Townsville. Aquarius is also a short ride from the airport, and a short walk from the town centre.

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