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Melbourne, Australia
Reviewed 2 May 2016

Book studio room 104 via accomtownsville.com.au to make sure you get a newly refurbished room and an extra-large balcony! Walking out onto the huge balcony every morning was an absolute joy! Great cooking facilities in the kitchen and nice homely touches.

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1Thank Julie H
Australia
Reviewed 30 April 2016

Stayed at the Aquarius for two nights in April based on the recommendation of friends. The Aquarius is a high rise hotel block on The Strand with all rooms looking directly out to sea including views of Magnetic Island. A great aspect and a lovely location to stay when in Townsville. The room on Level 9 was a good sized...

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1Thank JeremyPaul99
Sydney, Australia
Reviewed 28 April 2016

All rooms have a balcony overlooking The Strand, which is the main beach at Townsville. Reception staff are very helpful, try to steer clear of rooms ending in 02, 03, they are opposite the lifts. Not that the lifts are noisy, it is the guests coming in late that make the noise.

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1Thank bobsworks
Reviewed 27 April 2016

We arrived and were greeted by two very friendly receptionists, who wasted no time getting us checked in and telling us that we had a free room upgrade to the topmost floor. Our room was clean and tidy, and the house keepers were very friendly when they knocked on the door and asked if they could make up our room....

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1Thank Bianca W
Adelaide, Australia
Reviewed 26 April 2016

Comfortable suite,queen size bed microwave, sink, bar fridge,adequate size bathroom good shower pressure with oversize showerhead 2 seat sofa,round 800mm table with 2 chairs adequate wardrobe NO full length mirror in suite.Adequatesize balcony.No servicing of rooms on Anzac Day.A couple of minutes walk to restaurants & coffee shops.

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1Thank 72jess
Brisbane Region, Australia
Reviewed 25 April 2016

I know this place has been here since the 70s but that shouldn't mean it is not maintained better. Cracks in the handbasin and toilet. Mould in the shower. Carpet that was threadbare. Scuff marks dating back to when the Beatles stayed. And a front desk manager with a serious attitude problem. Apart from that the location is ok. Just...

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2Thank NorthernNov
Mount Isa
Reviewed 25 April 2016 via mobile

An older place that is in not to bad a condition . The location is its best selling point in that it is far enough away from the hustle and bustle of the city but close enough to walk there . My studio had a large bathroom and kitchenette , comfortable bed but the best feature by far was the...

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2Thank MichaelBMountIsa
Townsville, Australia
Reviewed 23 April 2016 via mobile

Complicated for wifi connections and too many username if we want to use it. The receptionist need to be smile and explains more to the customers about what we can and what we can around the hotel area and so the facilities that guest can use or provides

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1Thank bowie76
Ballina, New South Wales, Australia
Reviewed 21 April 2016

Comfortable,clean,modern,great views. Helpful and friendly management and staff. Definitely a place to stay. Central to all activities, coffee, restaurants on the strand. Good little shops just up the road. Will be back.

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2Thank Ruth R
Townsville, Australia
Reviewed 20 April 2016

rooms 1010 & 1011 were amazing up high with the best view and no trees blocking them, get central location into town and great places to dine along the strand. uninterrupted beach views from the higher floors, well maintained and renovated.

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  • Pool
  • Beachfront
  • Free Parking
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • 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
Region: Australia > Queensland > Townsville
Price Range: ₹ 5,707 - ₹ 9,220 (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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“All rooms have ocean views”
jacl1403, 16 Apr 2017 | Read review
“get a higher floor, it's quieter. The Strand is used by rev heads to do laps”
Rolland_Buttar, 31 Mar 2017 | Read review
“Get a room that has the best 4G signal, cus the WiFi doesn't work”
rosieox, 15 Mar 2017 | Read review
“Ask for a high floor on the ocean. Perfect.”
StupidOttawa_ontario, 9 Mar 2017 | Read review
“Balcony room and well lit”
698vanessa, 6 Feb 2017 | Read review
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