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Melbourne, Australia
1 review
Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Excellent accomodation. Arrived and was given an upgrade to the 13th floor. Spectacular views over magnetic island. Very clean. Would reccommend to any one who wishes to stay on the Strand in Townsville.

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

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4 reviews
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Lovely location overlooking the strand and the waterfront. Very close to cafes, restaurant and bars. 6 klm from airport. Great walking tracks along the beachfront. Staff very friendly and courteous. Room is very comfortable and well appointed.

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

We're glad you enjoyed your stay Carolyn. More 

Leeds, United Kingdom
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248 reviews
97 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 142 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago

This tall tower block - glaring red from a distance! - has a chequered history and towers over all other buildings on The Strand. En suite rooms/units all face the sea but vary in shape and size as formerly all different owners, We stayed twice as we travelled the coast and asked to have room 812 again on our 2nd... More 

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

We certainly stand head and shoulders above the rest. And we like to think of it as somewhere, between "Tangerine" and "Paprika". "Red" is soooo last year. Thanks for the feedback. More 

1 review
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The hotel was great. We booked and paid through a travel agent. Imagine our angst when we received a bill for our accommodation over two months later and the hotel was not happy and didn't even apologise for their error

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

Dear Mr Lazell, As discussed in personal correspondence with you: The invoice you "reviewed" some months later, was the invoice we gave you on departure showing the items that you paid for at that time. Accommodation WAS paid by the agent with whom you booked. We did not ask you for further payment nor did we take any, nor did... More 

Perth, Western Australia, Australia
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28 reviews
6 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Well what can I say. The view is fabulous you can't beat it. The room is small but has everything you need. Parking was an issue as it was full last night when we arrived however we were able to park across the road on the strand which has no restriction. Recommend it and the price is reasonable only twin... More 

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Thank Carol P
aquariustsv, Manager at Aquarius on the Beach, responded to this review

Glad you enjoyed your stay Carol. All rooms have Queen beds (ask about our rooms with Comfort toppers too - they are dreamy). Most rooms also have a Pull-out sofa bed or single as well. More 

Chipping Norton, Australia
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93 reviews
17 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Rooms are bright and clean. Beds were comfortable and the location on the Strand is perfect, as it sits right next to the Watermark Hotel. Staff at check in were really efficient, and answered any question over the course of our stay in a friendly and professional manner. Highly recommend Aquarius if going to Townsville.

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Thank Gary J
aquariustsv, Manager at Aquarius on the Beach, responded to this review

Thanks Gary. We hope to see you again. More 

Scamander, Australia
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75 reviews
18 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Well the view is amazing and easy comfortable walk to food and the strand. I stayed 16 nights for work and after 8 days had to request a service which was the only one I received as they come 4 days after the first service while I was asleep never to return. Strictly one towel per person and one water... More 

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

Thanks for the feedback scamander7215 (Karen) and thanks for all the extra posts about the excellent eateries and things to do nearby to the Aquarius on the Beach (Check it out readers - https://www.tripadvisor.com.au/members-citypage/scamander7215/g255073). We are always interested in improving and as per my response to your roommate Narelle further down, it is important to emphasise that the rate offered... More 

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4 reviews
3 hotel reviews
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Good rooms, beds are hard but clean and tidy. Mainly stayed for the wonderful view and the walking distance to everything close by. Reception staff are very friendly. Best views are from the 4th floor or above.

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Thank Sharna F
aquariustsv, Manager at Aquarius on the Beach, responded to this review

Thanks for taking the time to share your thoughts Sharna More 

Toormina, Australia
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76 reviews
7 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

What a great hotel! Location was good walking distance to the strand activities like kids waterpark and pools. Room itself was lovely and modern. Comfy bed and pillows. Beautiful pool overlooking strand ocean. Reasonably priced. And best for last ... the customer service was so nice and friendly. Highly recommended.

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Thank Katrina77777
aquariustsv, Manager at Aquarius on the Beach, responded to this review

Thanks Katrina, I've passed your thoughtful comments onto the team. Cheers More 

Townsville, Australia
1 review
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Clean room with all one could need for a comfortable stay with a stunning view of the strand. Close to many places to dine, have drinks and relax. Close to city centre and attractions, such as sailing and sea rides. Staff are friendly and also helpful Highly recommended.

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Thank Starzin86
aquariustsv, Manager at Aquarius on the Beach, responded to this review

Thanks Starzin86. We'll look forward to welcoming you again. More 

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Amenities

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  • Pool
  • Beachfront
  • Free Parking
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
About the property
  • Beachfront
  • Wheelchair access
Things to do
  • Pool
Room types
  • Suites
  • Kitchenette
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
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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: The Aquarius 75 The Strand, Townsville, Queensland 4810, Australia
Location: Australia > Queensland > Townsville
Price Range: $85 - $107 (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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“Try and get the upper floors for a better view.”
 of 5 bubbles mountainash65, 3 days ago | Read review
“great views”
 of 5 bubbles 48sharnaf, 4 weeks ago | Read review
“All rooms have the same view of the bay, level 6 and up has a view over the tree tops.”
 of 5 bubbles debjack2015, Oct 26, 2016 | Read review
“The further away from the Watermark hotel the better.”
 of 5 bubbles Ert53, Oct 20, 2016 | Read review
“all the rooms are facing the beach”
 of 5 bubbles 22GraceB, Oct 1, 2016 | Read review
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