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Aquarius on the Beach

75 The Strand, Townsville, Queensland 4810, Australia
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4 of 5 stars reviewed 1 week 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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17 reviews 17 reviews
12 hotel reviews
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

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 1 week 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 2 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 2 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
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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 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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Guildford
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86 reviews 86 reviews
22 hotel reviews
75 helpful votes 75 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 19, 2014

We loved our stay at the aquarius, being woken up by the rising sun most mornings (by choice, we left the curtains open). The staff are friendly, efficient and very helpful. Check in was smooth and simple. Our room was a good size with kitchenette, table and chairs and sofa as well as the big comfy bed. It also had... More

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Brisbane, Australia
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7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 19, 2014

such an amazing view! walking distance to restaurants, thai, indian take away, bottle shop and Bi-lo supermarket from rear of building….lots of car parking! Would be nice if the balconies were non smoking too, as with the door open you can smell smoke from other balconies…not a biggie though…appreciate non-smoking rooms aircon and Austar was appreciated, comfy bed!

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Brisbane, Australia
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28 hotel reviews
22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 14, 2014

I've stayed at the Aquarius for overnight business trips 3 times over the past 12 months. On each occassion I have found the staff to be down-to-earth and friendly, and the rooms to be clean and more than adequate for my needs (which includes a decent mattress!). Opening the curtains in the morning to the amazing view over Maggie Island... 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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