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Shoredrive Motel
3.5 out of 5
117 The Strand, North Ward, QLD
Free cancellationReserve now, pay when you stay
The price is £61 per night
1.34 mi from city centre
4.2/5Very Good! (337 reviews)

"Very clean and quiet unit. Fan in the roon was either full or off. Room was airconditioned"…"

Reviewed on 5 Feb 2020

Shoredrive Motel
Jacana Apartments
4 out of 5
1-15 Sporting Drive, Thuringowa Central, QLD
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7.13 mi from city centre
4.6/5Exceptional! (243 reviews)

"The location is fabulous. You are within walking distance to a lovely big shopping centre, lots of different eating places and best of all you are right on the river. Fantastic view from your own private balcony. A very tranquil setting."…"

Reviewed on 23 Mar 2020

Jacana Apartments
Beach House Motel
3.5 out of 5
66 The Strand, North Ward, QLD
Free cancellationReserve now, pay when you stay
The price is £64 per night
0.64 mi from city centre
4.3/5Excellent! (255 reviews)

"Great value and location. Older style motel but so worth it. Staff really friendly and being on the Strand means o my a short walk to cafes and restaurants. Excellent. Slur for money and recently had a face lift, well worth a try."…"

Reviewed on 17 Jan 2020

Beach House Motel
Rambutan Resort
5 out of 5
113 - 119 Flinders Street, Townsville, QLD
Free cancellationReserve now, pay when you stay
The price is £50 per night
0.24 mi from city centre
4.2/5Very Good! (177 reviews)

"Very clean and comfortable. Great amenities. Staff are very helpful and friendly. Food and prices at coffee shop and restaurant are very reasonable."…"

Reviewed on 17 Mar 2020

Rambutan Resort
Madison Plaza Townsville
4 out of 5
409 Flinders St., Corner Of Stanley And Flinders St., Townsville, QLD
Free cancellationReserve now, pay when you stay
The price is £52 per night
0.28 mi from city centre
3.9/5Good! (1,946 reviews)

"Room was clean and close to everything. Check in/out was very quick and smooth."…"

Reviewed on 3 Jul 2020

Madison Plaza Townsville
Seagulls Resort
3 out of 5
74 The Esplanade, Belgian Gardens, QLD
The price is £55 per night
1.54 mi from city centre
4.1/5Very Good! (759 reviews)

"Seagulls was clean, the bed was comfy and the shower had good pressure."…"

Reviewed on 5 Mar 2020

Seagulls Resort
Madison Ocean Breeze
3.5 out of 5
81 Mitchell Street, North Ward, QLD
Free cancellationReserve now, pay when you stay
The price is £62 per night
0.64 mi from city centre
4.4/5Wonderful! (176 reviews)

"Close to everything, Strand, cafes, restaurants. Very clean. exceptional service."…"

Reviewed on 21 Jun 2020

Madison Ocean Breeze
Oaks Townsville Gateway Suites
4.5 out of 5
2 Dibbs Street, South Townsville, QLD
Free cancellationReserve now, pay when you stay
The price is £72 per night
0.25 mi from city centre
4.4/5Excellent! (901 reviews)

"Awesome place to stay. Nice and close to everything. Friendly staff and clean rooms"…"

Reviewed on 15 Jun 2020

Oaks Townsville Gateway Suites
Billabong Lodge Motel
3 out of 5
96 Bowen Road, Rosslea, QLD
Free cancellationReserve now, pay when you stay
The price is £66 per night
3.21 mi from city centre
4.5/5Wonderful! (111 reviews)

"These guys are doing it tough with the virus but doing it right"…"

Reviewed on 25 Mar 2020

Billabong Lodge Motel
Waters Edge The Strand
4 out of 5
63 64 The Strand, North Ward, QLD
Free cancellationReserve now, pay when you stay
The price is £72 per night
0.63 mi from city centre
4.4/5Wonderful! (581 reviews)

"Location to all amenities and beach, clean good size rooms"…"

Reviewed on 8 Jun 2020

Waters Edge The Strand
Hotel Grand Chancellor Townsville
4.5 out of 5
334 Flinders Street, Townsville, QLD
Free cancellationReserve now, pay when you stay
The price is £61 per night
0.17 mi from city centre
4.3/5Excellent! (573 reviews)

"loved the location of the hotel all clean beds and interior"…"

Reviewed on 8 Jun 2020

Hotel Grand Chancellor Townsville
Oaks Townsville Metropole Hotel
4.5 out of 5
81 Palmer Street, South Townsville, QLD
Free cancellationReserve now, pay when you stay
The price is £66 per night
0.55 mi from city centre
4.4/5Excellent! (1,260 reviews)

"Great room, quiet, clean, close to everything, will stay again"…"

Reviewed on 27 May 2020

Oaks Townsville Metropole Hotel
Direct Hotels – Kensington at Central
4 out of 5
1-3 Kingsway Place, Townsville, QLD
Free cancellationReserve now, pay when you stay
The price is £58 per night
0.79 mi from city centre
4.4/5Excellent! (650 reviews)

"Quiet location for the most part easily accessable to everything nice clean layout everything provided"…"

Reviewed on 25 Jun 2020

Direct Hotels – Kensington at Central
Aquarius on the Beach
4 out of 5
75 The Strand, North Ward, QLD
Free cancellationReserve now, pay when you stay
The price is £81 per night
0.76 mi from city centre
4.3/5Excellent! (991 reviews)

"Great location, great view, older rooms , poor car parking"…"

Reviewed on 1 Mar 2020

Aquarius on the Beach
Mercure Townsville
3.5 out of 5
166 Woolcock Street, Currajong, QLD
Free cancellation
The price is £61 per night
2.33 mi from city centre
4.2/5Excellent! (992 reviews)

"I chose to stay at the Mercure as I was visiting friends in Townsville and it was the closest hotel to them. For people visiting Townsville, it probably isn’t the best location as it is out of town in a retail park. The rooms are laid out motel-style - people with limited mobility may struggle; mine ..."…"

Reviewed on 9 Mar 2020

Mercure Townsville
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Visiting Townsville

Families will find kid-friendly activities in Townsville, and visitors give high marks for the riverfront. Tourists can also enjoy so much more including its parks. A top sight in the city is Magnetic Island Ferry Terminal.

  • There are 480 hotels and other accommodation options in Townsville
  • The closest major airport is in Townsville, QLD (TSV), 3.1 mi (4.9 km) from the city centre
  • The next closest is in Palm Island, QLD (PMK), 38.2 mi (61.5 km) away

Sightseeing and Staying in Townsville

Cultural venues in the city include Museum of Tropical Queensland, Perc Tucker Regional Gallery and Maritime Museum of Townsville. Families come for attractions such as Billabong Sanctuary, ReefHQ Aquarium and Australian Institute of Marine Science. The city is notable for landmarks like Catholic Diocese of Townsville, Mount Stuart and Cultural Centre Townsville.

In The Strand, you can choose from 480 accommodation choices and hotels to make planning easier for your holiday retreat at an affordable rate. Here you'll find top ranked ones based on our user reviews:

  • Castle Crest Motel - With a stay at this 3-star motel, guests can enjoy access to an outdoor pool and free parking, along with free WiFi. It's a favourite with Expedia travellers for its overall value and convenient parking.
  • Cstay - Our customers like the beach locale and clean, quiet rooms at this hostel. This 2-star hostel features an outdoor pool, free WiFi and laundry facilities.
  • The Colonial Rose Motel - This 3.5-star motel features a restaurant, an outdoor pool and free WiFi. Expedia customers like its dining options and clean, comfortable rooms.

Other top sights in Townsville include Magnetic Island Ferry Terminal.

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.

Dressing for Townsville

  • Between January and March, you can expect average temperatures of 31°C during the day and 22°C at night
  • From April to June, the average during the day is 30°C, whilst the average at night is 14°C
  • July to September has daytime averages of 29°C with night-time averages of 14°C
  • Between October and December, you can expect daytime averages of 31°C and night-time averages of 19°C
  • About 1037.60 millimetres of rain falls on Townsville each year
  • Usually December and January are the hottest months with an average of 31°C, whereas July and June are often coldest, averaging 15°C

Frequently asked questions

What's the best place for a stay in Townsville?
Castle Crest Motel is ranked highly by Expedia customers. This 3-star property offers an outdoor pool and free WiFi. Reviews from our site also recommend Clarion Hotel Townsville and Cstay as top choices for your trip.
If I need to cancel my hotel reservation in Townsville, will I receive a refund?
Yes! The majority of hotel room reservations are refundable if you cancel before the hotel’s cancellation deadline, which is usually within 24-48 hours of the scheduled arrival. If your reservation is non-refundable, you might still have the option to cancel and receive a refund within 24 hours of booking. Add your dates and click on “Search”, then you can use the “free cancellation” filter to get the top deals on offer in Townsville.
What's the best budget-friendly accommodation in Townsville?
Based on reviews, Q Express is a popular 2.5-star property for our travellers looking for an economical choice, and features free WiFi and free parking. Other good choices for your budget-friendly stay include Hotel Allen and Rambutan Resort.
What's the best hotel for families in Townsville?
Beach House Motel is a top 3.5-star property on Expedia for families, and features an outdoor pool and free parking. Other choices for your child-friendly holiday include Rydges Southbank Townsville and Tropical Palms. Also, attractions such as Billabong Sanctuary and ReefHQ Aquarium are fun for children of all ages.
What's the best accommodation for a romantic getaway to Townsville?
Orpheus Island Lodge is a favourite 5-star resort for couples, and features rainfall showerheads and a full-service spa. Other good options for your romantic getaway include Peppers Blue on Blue and Arcadia Village Motel.
What's the best pet-friendly place to stay in Townsville?
Summit Motel is a top property for people travelling with their pets, and offers an outdoor pool and private pools for its human guests. Other good choices for you and your pet’s trip include Tropixx Motel & Restaurant and The Robert Towns.
What's the best accommodation option to stay near the beach in Townsville?
Castle Crest Motel is a top 4-star beach hotel with an outdoor pool and free parking. Cstay is another good option to stay near the beach. Head to Horseshoe Bay Beach or Alva Beach Park for some quality time by the water.
What's the best luxury accommodation option in Townsville?
The Ville Resort - Casino is a 4.5-star hotel with 3 restaurants and 3 bars, and it’s a popular choice for Expedia travellers looking for a pampered stay. Another upscale option for your stay is Grand Hotel and Apartments Townsville.
What's the best golf hotel in Townsville?
Jacana Apartments is a 4-star apartment featuring an outdoor pool and in-room kitchens, and it’s a top choice for golfing nearby. Visit Magnetic Island Golf Course or Ayr Golf Course to perfect your golf swing.

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