Family-Friendly Hotels in Townsville, Queensland

Townsville, Queensland, Australia

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Top Townsville Family-Friendly Hotels

Seagulls Resort
3 out of 5
74 The Esplanade, Belgian Gardens, QLD
£51
per night
Feb 18 - Feb 19
4.1/5Very Good! (739 reviews)

"Clean and Tidy. Child Friendly loved it! Easy to get to"…"

Reviewed on 3 Jan 2020

Seagulls Resort
Jacana Apartments
4 out of 5
1-15 Sporting Drive, Thuringowa Central, QLD
£85
per night
Mar 9 - Mar 10
4.6/5Exceptional! (233 reviews)

"The location of this property is excellent. Everything you could possibly need is only minutes away. Being right in the river is an add bonus. The view from your balcony is wonderful."…"

Reviewed on 17 Oct 2019

Jacana Apartments
Madison Plaza Townsville
4 out of 5
409 Flinders St., Corner Of Stanley And Flinders St., Townsville, QLD
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£41
per night
Feb 19 - Feb 20
3.9/5Good! (1,848 reviews)

"Really nice hotel and the people who work there were fabulous and very helpful, especially me who's a bit of a lost sheep sometimes, The rooms were touched up each day by great ladies. The only thing was i couldn't find a bar area or pool type area but its right in the middle of town and very nice ..."…"

Reviewed on 4 Feb 2020

Madison Plaza Townsville
Direct Hotels – Holborn at Central
4 out of 5
4 Kingsway Place, Townsville, QLD
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£77
per night
Feb 21 - Feb 22
4.3/5Excellent! (569 reviews)

"A modern open plan unit with a very functional layout."…"

Reviewed on 2 Nov 2019

Direct Hotels – Holborn at Central
Park Regis Anchorage
4 out of 5
51 Palmer Street, South Townsville, QLD
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£49
per night
Mar 8 - Mar 9
4.2/5Excellent! (558 reviews)

"The apartment was spacious and clean with cooking facilities."…"

Reviewed on 19 Nov 2019

Park Regis Anchorage
The Ville Resort - Casino
4.5 out of 5
Sir Leslie Thiess Drive, Townsville, QLD
£88
per night
Feb 24 - Feb 25
4.4/5Excellent! (1,781 reviews)

"The service and resort was second to non I would highly Recommend it."…"

Reviewed on 17 Dec 2019

The Ville Resort - Casino
Beach House Motel
3.5 out of 5
66 The Strand, North Ward, QLD
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£59
per night
Feb 21 - Feb 22
4.3/5Excellent! (248 reviews)

"central to all the activities offered and the Strand close to restaurants and shops for what we needed as a family"…"

Reviewed on 15 Jan 2020

Beach House Motel
Mariners North Holiday Apartments
4 out of 5
7 Mariners Drive, Townsville, QLD
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4.6/5Exceptional! (249 reviews)

"Good location, beautiful sea views. Good sized rooms. Clean toilets, kitchen well equipped, pool clean, out of hours check in was smooth, car parking safe."…"

Reviewed on 10 Dec 2019

Mariners North Holiday Apartments
The Robert Towns
4 out of 5
261 Stanley Street, Townsville, QLD
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£49
per night
Feb 18 - Feb 19
3.8/5Good! (375 reviews)

"Good size rooms with all the basics, central location, good off street paking suitable for high vehicles."…"

Reviewed on 1 Sep 2019

The Robert Towns
Waters Edge The Strand
4 out of 5
63 64 The Strand, North Ward, QLD
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£67
per night
Feb 18 - Feb 19
4.4/5Wonderful! (566 reviews)

"Excellent location and cleanliness, supervised by a friendly couple, who ensured all requests were addressed efficiently without fuss and volunteered helpful comment on a nearby community activity and a visit to beautiful Magnetic Island."…"

Reviewed on 9 Dec 2019

Waters Edge The Strand
Townsville Holiday Apartments
3.5 out of 5
80 Mitchell Street, North Ward, QLD
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4.5/5Wonderful! (193 reviews)

"We were all very happy with conditions & a great place to get everywhere we Needed to go. Also very comfortable beds for a good night sleep"…"

Reviewed on 12 Apr 2018

Townsville Holiday Apartments
Hotel Allen
3 out of 5
Eyre Street, North Ward, QLD
£39
per night
Feb 18 - Feb 19
3.9/5Very Good! (575 reviews)

"Good value for money, great location and lovely meals"…"

Reviewed on 11 Jan 2020

Hotel Allen
Palm Waters Holiday Villas
3 out of 5
Corner of Cook and Landsborough St, North Ward, QLD
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4.2/5Excellent! (80 reviews)
Friendly service.

"Nice, comfortable and relaxing. Good location. Close to the Strand and city."…"

Reviewed on 2 Nov 2019

Palm Waters Holiday Villas
Itara Apartments
4.5 out of 5
1-15 Sporting Drive, Thuringowa Central, QLD
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4.6/5Exceptional! (223 reviews)
Pre-wedding boys catch up

"Worked out perfectly - great spot to allow ease of attending wedding at Heritage Tea Rooms"…"

Reviewed on 16 Aug 2019

Itara Apartments
Rydges Southbank Townsville
3.5 out of 5
23 Palmer Street, South Townsville, QLD
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£64
per night
Feb 23 - Feb 24
3.9/5Very Good! (1,057 reviews)

"Very central to restaurants and walking distance.Car parking great.Nice views."…"

Reviewed on 15 Feb 2020

Rydges Southbank Townsville
Aquarius on the Beach
4 out of 5
75 The Strand, North Ward, QLD
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£66
per night
Mar 2 - Mar 3
4.3/5Excellent! (1,466 reviews)

"How close it was to a lot of eateries and the strand is beautiful"…"

Reviewed on 31 Jan 2020

Aquarius on the Beach
Tropical Palms
3.5 out of 5
34 Picnic Street, Magnetic Island, Picnic Bay, QLD
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£71
per night
Feb 28 - Feb 29
4.6/5Exceptional! (87 reviews)

"Large, clean rooms. Very friendly and helpful staff. Nice small pool."…"

Reviewed on 12 Dec 2019

Tropical Palms
Arcadia Village Motel
3 out of 5
7 Marine Parade, Arcadia Bay, Arcadia, QLD
Free cancellationReserve now, pay when you stay
£72
per night
Feb 18 - Feb 19
4.4/5Wonderful! (301 reviews)

"Good location on the waterfront with bay views. Access to shops, variety of food outlets, close to bus transport and outdoor activities close by."…"

Reviewed on 2 Feb 2020

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Where should we stay in Townsville?

If you've been thinking about a holiday with your children, Townsville is a good choice. The boating, campsites and island setting are just some of the things that make this an interesting destination for family trips. Arrange a flight into Townsville, QLD (TSV), which is the closest airport, or Palm Island, QLD (PMK), which is located 38.2 mi (61.5 km) from the city centre. Townsville has 73 child-friendly hotels and other types of accommodation so you have plenty of options when deciding where you'd like to stay.

Holidaying families have positive things to say about these places to stay:

Madison Plaza Townsville: Offers an indoor pool, laundry facilities and free WiFi. Guests like the overall comfort at this 4-star hotel.

Park Regis Anchorage – Features 2 outdoor pools, a restaurant and free parking. The central location and helpful staff make this 4-star hotel popular with guests.

The Ville Resort - Casino – Offers 3 restaurants, free parking and babysitting services. Guests like the overall comfort and central location at this 4.5-star hotel.

Palm Waters Holiday Villas – Offers a children's pool, in-room kitchens and free parking. Guests like the central location and helpful staff at this 3-star apartment.

When should we visit Townsville?

You're probably hoping for good weather for your family trip. Use these tips to decide when to pack up the children and head to Townsville.

  • Hottest months: January, December, February and November, with an average temperature of 31°F
  • Coldest months: July, June, August and May, with an average temperature of 15°F
  • Driest months: July, September, August and June, with an average rainfall of 9.75 inches
  • Rainiest months: January, February, March and December, with an average rainfall of 202.25 inches

What should we see and do in Townsville?

While you and your family are visiting Townsville, you may want to explore some child-friendly attractions such as Perc Tucker Regional Gallery, Museum of Tropical Queensland and Strand Waterpark. Make sure that you have lots of time for activities such as ReefHQ Aquarium and Maritime Museum of Townsville.

Townsville is also known for the:
  • Riverfront
  • Coral reefs
  • Camping
  • Parks
  • Diving
  • Recreation options
  • Boating

Getting around Townsville

If you want to see more of the area, ride aboard a train from Townsville Station, Ayr Station or Home Hill Station. Townsville may not have many public transport choices so consider a car rental to maximise your time.

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