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Aquarius on the Beach

75 The Strand, Townsville, Queensland 4810, Australia
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4 of 5 stars reviewed 3 days ago
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4 of 5 stars
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    3.5 of 5 stars
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    3.5 of 5 stars
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    3.5 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
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18 reviews 18 reviews
8 hotel reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Right on The Strand, a wide, attractively landscaped region opposite the beach, this hotel is a winner. We booked a room and were offered one on the eighth floor but it had a single bed instead of a a couch so we were offered another room on the ninth but it had a shower over the bath when we had... More

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Brandon, Queensland, Australia
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Great view, good location, great service from staff. Off street parking. 2 blocks away from a very busy Coffee Club, fish and chip shop, Seaview Hotel and other restaurants/takeaways. 5 minute car ride away from Jupiters Casino and Magnetic Island Ferry and nightclub strip. Street a bit busy, but didn't hear noise when balcony door was closed. Room had a... More

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Sydney, Australia
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6 hotel reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Unfortunately this hotel is in desperate need of an update. Stayed 2 nights and the only good thing was the location and beach views across to Magnetic Island. Room and bathroom were dated and the thin walls meant we could clearly hear the family and children in the room next door at night. A full hotel meant a lengthy wait... More

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The room we were allocated was well past it use by date. We decided we could not and would not stay in the room due to the cramped conditions, stains on carpet, chipped furniture and the odour. Even the hallway had stains and a strange odour. We decided to leave and contacted our booking agent to organise a refund for... More

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Rockhampton, Australia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Overall this was a great place to stay, the view is just spectacular although if heights bother you then probably be best not to go too high. Our room was refurbished so quite modern, reasonably small but adequate enough as there were only three of us. Handy to sports complex, supermarket, takeaways and the ever popular Strand which was full... More

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Newcastle, Australia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I have to say that this was a gamble well worth taking as it looked like it could be a bit dodgy and old. The place looks like a big domino on the side of the road and from the outside looks dated and old, but prepare to be pleasantly surprised. First of all, you can't beat the location. You... More

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Brighton
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7 hotel reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We stayed here for one night on our way down to Airlie Beach. The room had a great view of the sea and the esplanade. The room was clean and the bed was comfortable. The bathroom was a bit dated and rundown. Good service and pleasant stay- would recommend.

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7 hotel reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 3, 2014

The Aquarius on the Beach has 2 rooms refurbished and unrefurbished we stayed in the refurbished rooms. The room has all you need with a kitchenette. It has great views and is in a great location. Staff were friendly and helpful. We will stay here again.

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Mount Isa
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4 hotel reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 28, 2014 via mobile

I recently stayed at the Aquarius for two weeks and having stayed here before, I knew that it was a great spot. The rate was excellent,the room comfortable and of course the view and location are exceptional. The only let down for me was the constant procession of chain smoking neighbours. The smoke from neighbouring balconies makes it way into... More

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 21, 2014

We stayed here for two nights. Great location. We walked to the ferry terminal in 25 mins at a leisurely pace. Can walk to a few eateries but not that much of a choice. The room was quite dirty and didn't look like it had been vacuumed. The bathroom had hairs in the plug so felt a bit disappointed in... More

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Address: 75 The Strand, Townsville, Queensland 4810, Australia
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Location: Australia > Queensland > Townsville
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