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The Strand Motel

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5 hotel reviews
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Reviewed October 19, 2016 via mobile

Great service. Fantastic location. Just wish I had time to check out the coffee shop. Older building, though comfortable bed good aircon tv and free wifi What more do you want. Oh and a balcony for smelly smokers 😀

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Thank Craig W
Mackay, Australia
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Reviewed August 20, 2016 via mobile

My partner and myself booked a room here for an overnight stay. We just wanted somewhere simple, and not over priced. We got cheap & nasty! I booked 3 or so days in advance. When we got there the owner/receptionist man seemed friendly. He started checking us in, and asked what time the next morning we would be leaving. We... More 

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StrandmanagerTsville, Manager at The Strand Motel, responded to this review

Normally I would let people comment, good and bad, without posting a response. But on this occasion a reply is warranted. The golden rule in life - people treat you as you treat them. You arrived on Saturday night and were rude and arrogant...a total upstart .... no apologies here. We are lucky that we have a pro-active council who... More 

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Reviewed July 23, 2016

Our hearts sank as we drove into the drive way. We were shown to an upstairs room which was off the most disgusting corridor I have ever experienced. The room had been recently painted but was so small it was hard to move around the bed. We didn't sleep all night for the noise from the pub 2 doors up... More 

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Thank Knightyt
Brisbane, Australia
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5 hotel reviews
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Reviewed July 7, 2016

I recommend this motel to anyone travelling to Townsville on a budget. I stayed in one of the back units. The motel manager, Rosemary was attentive and helpful. The room was clean and there was free wifi. We were able to walk to all the major attractions and the supermarket was only across the road.

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Thank Chelsea C
Lakes Entrance, Australia
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16 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed July 6, 2016

I booked this motel, and requested some information. John called to verify my request. Room, clean and welcoming. Loved the balcony with waterview, but quiet from traffic and nearby pub. For reasonable price, great location, slept well, and coles nearby. Will stay again.

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Thank downinglois
Guildford, United Kingdom
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Reviewed June 15, 2016

Stayed one night in May 2016. Very disappointed. The rooms are small, seem to be have been fitted out at the lowest possible cost. Equipment is very basic and the decor has faded. Overall impression is cheap & shabby. However, the location is central, the room was clean and relatively inexpensive although there are likely to be better options in... More 

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Thank Blubeckers13
Ipswich, Australia
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103 reviews
19 hotel reviews
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Reviewed May 22, 2016

It may not be 5 star but this motel is clean, beds are great and the shower second to none. The view from the balcony out over sea way is great.The location of the motel is handy to shopping centre, restuarants and coffee shops. You are staying right on the Strand. The motel has a pool. Whilst in room facilities... More 

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Thank tracey r
Melbourne, Australia
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196 reviews
81 hotel reviews
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Reviewed May 11, 2016

Don't be put off by the price, yes at the cheaper end of the accommodation market in Townsville. Spotlessly clean basic rooms. Great swimming pool. BUT - Location Location - this motel is right on the Strand. Close to cafes, restaurants and a large supermarket. I would stay here again.

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Corner Brook, Canada
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93 hotel reviews
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Reviewed May 3, 2016 via mobile

Had great stay here. Right off the beach. Close to everything. Had rustic appartment with two bedrooms living room and large kitchen. Well equipped for cooking and had washer dryer. Heat pump kept the place quite cool. Television great with good channel selection

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Thank Nlenigma
London, United Kingdom
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5 hotel reviews
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Reviewed April 12, 2016

View from all balconies is the sea one way and castle hill the other way! This is 11th hotel I have stayed in now touring the east coast and this ticks all our boxes. Sunny swimming pool, fairly quite, good wifi, decent balcony. Host was always super helpful.

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Amenities

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  • Pool
  • Free Parking
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Pool
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  • Kitchenette
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
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  • Air Conditioning
  • Refrigerator in room
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  • Free Internet
  • Public Wifi
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Free Parking

Additional Information about The Strand Motel

Address: 51 The Strand, Townsville, Queensland 4810, Australia
Location: Australia > Queensland > Townsville
Price Range: $72 - $82 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — The Strand Motel 3*
Number of rooms: 17
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“Don't even consider.”
 of 5 bubbles Knightyt, Jul 23, 2016 | Read review
“Balcony room away from pub and traffic noise.”
 of 5 bubbles downinglois, Jul 6, 2016 | Read review
“book an upstairs room and the marina side for the view”
 of 5 bubbles traceyr215, May 22, 2016 | Read review
“All rooms are of good standards.”
 of 5 bubbles paarldah, Oct 25, 2015 | Read review
“Ask for room upstairs (12, 13, 14)”
 of 5 bubbles sandrafE6230JE, Oct 4, 2015 | Read review
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