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Las Vegas, Nevada
Reviewed 1 week ago

The room was very nice and quite large. It was clean with a kitchenette. It was walking distance to downtown and the ferry to Magnetic Island. There was a balcony that overlooked the bay and it was nice to sit out there in the evening. The 'free' WiFi did not work. We could not even log into the router, let...

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San Diego
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This is an economy hotel with a great view. It is clean, has the essentials, but is very basic and is priced accordingly so no complaints. If I had it to do again I would stay elseware. There is a restaurant and bar next door that has pretty good food.

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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

One of the better places to view a Townsville sunrise (from a balcony). Located right on The Strand, quick access to a few bars and restaurants. Still a 20 minute walk from the CBD though. We had one of the unrenovated rooms and were expecting a dump, but were pleasantly surprised with the standard and quality. Wifi was average but...

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

Thanks Brogan. We have to disagree though. The Aquarius on tthe Beach is not one of tthe better places to view a Townsville sunrise from a balcony! Its the BEST! Cheers. Look forward to seeing you again.

Brisbane, Australia
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We stayed at teh Aquarius for two nights and were very comfortable. whilst the hotel is starting to show its age it was clean and the staff friendly. and above all affordable. not the top end of the comfort scale but still allows for a good rest after a long day sight seeing

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

Ask for one of our rooms with a King Coil Comfort Topper bed next time you stay. They are like sleeping on a giant marshmallow, wrapped in a cloud with a smooth satin lining.... Well, maybe that's stretching it a bit. But they ARE really, really compy.

ottawa,ontario
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We very much enjoyed our stay at Aquarius. Please be aware however that reception closes early. It seems to be a common thing here in Australia. Our oceanfront room was perfect. Spacious, clean, amazing view. Comfy beds. Great kitchen amenities, furniture, bathroom...what more could you want?

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

We're glad you enjoyed your stay with us here in "Townsville",... which I guess can easily be confused with Airlie Beach. Island views, sunny beaches... but yep, definitely Townsville. As long as you enjoyed yourselves, that's the main thing. Enjoy the rest of your travels.

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

The place has nice views and the room has everything that you need. It's down on the strand so it's convenient to get to restaurants and the beach. The staff at the front desk were really helpful and the rooms were cleaned daily, also FREE PARKING!

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

Thanks James. Look forward to welcoming you again.

Chongming County, China
Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

Good clean room for a reasonable price. In town for business trip so I only stayed for one night. Great location on the waterfront with great views, good parking and close to many food options. Bed was comfy and even though there were storms passing through when I stayed, the room was suprisingly quiet.

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

Glad you had a quiet night's rest Megan. Watching the electrical storms rolling in from your balcony can sometimes be quite spectacular too.

Sydney, Australia
Reviewed February 10, 2017 via mobile

Brilliant location on the Strand Beach precinct in Townsville rewards residents with views to Magnetic Island and beyond Renovated rooms are small , but comfortable and well appointed. Service is excellent Pool, location close to pubs and restaurants make for a very pleasant resort style stay

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

Thanks Warwick. We hope you get a chance to visit again.

Newmarket, United Kingdom
Reviewed February 8, 2017

This place is an ugly high rise hotel that spoils the Townsville sea front sky line but for any one staying it does afford spectacular views of Magnetic Island and the towns' water frontage. The views from the balconies are everything and if the hotel offers you non sea view rooms then I would advise to to bother. The room...

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

Thanks for the kind words Phil. We will never offer you non-sea view rooms because of ALL of our rooms face the ocean. Every Room on Every Floor, Every Time.

Sydney, Australia
Reviewed February 6, 2017

I found the Aquarius on the Beach apartments always a go to when staying in Townsville. The Apartments are located right on the strand opposite to the beach with great views from a balcony room, if you can secure one. The hotel has private parking for ones who travel with a vehicle, and also central for public transport to the...

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Amenities

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  • Pool
  • Beachfront
  • Free Parking
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
About the property
  • Beachfront
  • Wheelchair access
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  • Pool
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Kitchenette
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  • Air Conditioning
  • Microwave
  • 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: The Aquarius 75 The Strand, Townsville, Queensland 4810, Australia
Location: Australia > Queensland > Townsville
Price Range: $86 - $139 (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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“Get a room that has the best 4G signal, cus the WiFi doesn't work”
 of 5 bubbles rosieox, 1 week ago | Read review
“Ask for a high floor on the ocean. Perfect.”
 of 5 bubbles StupidOttawa_ontario, 2 weeks ago | Read review
“Balcony room and well lit”
 of 5 bubbles 698vanessa, Feb 6, 2017 | Read review
“Balconies are very small and if one is not at ease with hights can be quite a challenge sitting out.”
 of 5 bubbles rich052017, Jan 7, 2017 | Read review
“Try and get the upper floors for a better view.”
 of 5 bubbles mountainash65, Dec 1, 2016 | Read review
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