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Aquarius on the Beach

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Located on The Strand, this older building has been updated and is a great place to stay. Great views and close to bars and restaurants and spotlessly clean. Staff were most helpful. Off street parking available however in peak times, car park fills and customers are forced to park in the street which is well lit and still free. Recommended.

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17 hotel reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Stayed at the Aquarius on a roadtrip for one night, great location and views to Magnetic Island. We enjoyed a walk on the Strand in the evening and Breakfast at a Strand restuarant next morning. Good room quality, reasonable rates and excellent location.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Great Location directly on the Strand, nice room with a beautiful view, and friendly staff. Great restaurants, Bars and beach nearby. Highly recommend day trip to Magnetic Island. Wifi works but can be annoying by constantly having to reestablish connections.

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Thank Karen M
Sydney
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We stayed 2 nights in June 2016. Great location on Strand. Interesting older building which has been modernised. Nice service, but a different feeling to a normal hotel. Room good with facilities e.g microwave, fridge etc. good balcony with views over strand etc. hotel next door good for meals, drinks. Entertainment from next door a bit intrusive but not too... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Usually a die hard Rydges fan we opted to step out of our comfort zone and stayed at Aquarius as we wanted sea views and we were so happy we did. Rooms were lovely and spacious and well equipped. Had options for food readily available all along the strand as well as enjoy afternoon walks. Staff were friendly and helpful... More 

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aquariustsv, General Manager at Aquarius on the Beach, responded to this review

Thank you for the feedback. We're very pleased you enjoyed your stay and hope to see you again. We're very proud of our local team and they'll be delighted with your thoughtful words. More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We chose Aquarius on the Beach for it's location and we weren't disappointed. Located on The Strand, Townsville's seafront promenade and with sea views from every apartment balcony it was a joy to awake to the sunrise casting shadows across the nearby Magnetic Island. The apartments were very well appointed and completely self contained. The only drawback being a warning... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

If you enjoy the strand then this place is great. However while we were there our "free" wifi didn't work and our air con unit wasn't working well enough to keep room cool during the day nor at night.We were on level 7 so if we opened the ranch slider there was a lot of street noise and pub music.... More 

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aquariustsv, General Manager at Aquarius on the Beach, responded to this review

To give you great discounts we do sometimes have weekly rates available for longer staying guests that don't include daily service. We promote these as 'unserviced' rates but we do a full service every 7 days if you are staying for 2 weeks, for example. Because the rates are heavily discounted from our daily rates we won't bother you during... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Our annual accommodation of choice did not disappoint again this year. We spent nine days on level 11 and the views are the very best, day and night, high above the road traffic. Rooms are well appointed, basic, but the location makes up for everything. Friendly, helpful staff.

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Melbourne, Australia
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7 hotel reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Aquarius is the only high rise on the Strand in Townsville. All rooms have ocean views. We stayed on level 4 and had great views over the ocean. Our room was modern, clean, a comfortable bed and a kitchenette. Table and chairs out on the balcony were great. One small criticism would be that as they don't have 24hour reception... More 

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Perth, Australia
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18 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 32 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I have stayed a number of times at this property as an alternative to staying in one of the Palmer St properties. On this trip, a new shuttle bus service from the airport to this property and other hotels, motels and ferry for Magnetic Island has just started. This is more convenient that waiting in queues for a taxi. Staff... More 

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  • Pool
  • Beachfront
  • Free Parking
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Beachfront
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  • Pool
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  • Kitchenette
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  • Air Conditioning
  • Refrigerator in room
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  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Free Parking

Additional Information about Aquarius on the Beach

Address: 75 The Strand, Townsville, Queensland 4810, Australia
Location: Australia > Queensland > Townsville
Price Range: $80 - $135 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4 star — Aquarius on the Beach 4*
Number of rooms: 130
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