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Amaroo On Mandalay is located on beautiful Magnetic Island. Amaroo On Mandalay is the perfect place for a relaxing get away, located just eight kilometres off Townsville, on picturesque Magnetic Island. Amaroo On Mandalay strikes the perfect balance between the seclusion of an island paradise and modern comfort. Amaroo On Mandalay is set amongst 10 acres of lush tropical gardens and manicured lawns, backing on to a World Heritage National Park. Amaroo On Mandalay adds a touch of luxury to its idyllic setting.
From the door of your apartment, it is a short across the road to the golden sands of beautiful Horseshoe Bay. Sails has one-bedroom and two-bedroom fully self-catering units all of which have a separate lounge/dining area and a balcony or garden with table and chairs for alfresco dining. They have a pool with spa, barbecues with a dining area, free use of beach towels, beach chairs and eskies, free internet and free undercover parking. It is a two minute walk to restaurants, coffee shop, pub and convenience store and a large range of water sports.
Beach House Motel is a family owned and operated motel right in the heart of the Townsville Strand. It is surrounded by a wide variety of local attractions and activities and is only a short walk to the restaurant and cafe precinct. Beach House motel is a very clean, comfortable and relaxing motel that is perfect for all travellers. You'll find it impossible not to fall in love with views out over Magnetic Island and Cleveland Bay. Take a stroll along the Strand or just sit back and relax. With a choice of fully renovated self-contained rooms or traditional motel rooms you are sure to find something that fits your needs and budget. The convenient off street parking allows you easy access to your room. All rooms feature free Foxtel Sports, LCD television, air-conditioning, microwave, fridge, tea/coffee making facilities, toaster on request, renovated bathroom, free wi-fi.
Situated in the newly developed Central Precinct, Central Holborn by Vivo Property is new and stylish serviced apartment complex offering variety of modern and spacious one, two and three bedroom fully self-contained apartments. The Central Precinct is also a home to new state of the art BCC cinema, Hogs Breath Café, Guzman & Gomez and Max Brenner. AM2PM Convenience shop is just next door and for your convenience open until late. Central Holborn is also a short stroll from the Central Business District hub, Government and legal buildings, Palmer Street dining, bars, shops and local attractions. Bus stops at the top of the driveway for travel to major shopping centres. Free unlimited WI-FI, undercover complimentary secure parking, use of pool and barbecue facilities.
Welcome to Mariners North Holiday Apartments Townsville, where you enjoy guaranteed ocean views from every apartment. As the one and only 'absolute oceanfront accommodation' located anywhere in Townsville, Mariners North Holiday Apartments takes pride of place on The Strand on prestigious Mariners Peninsula - the most exclusive location in the city. Every apartment has the most amazing ocean views from The Strand and Cleveland Bay clear out to picturesque Magnetic Island and beyond. Situated on The Strand - Mariners North Holiday Apartments has everything within easy strolling distance including the Breakwater Ferry Terminal - main departure point for Magnetic Island, Breakwater Marina - base for all charter boats to the Great Barrier Reef, the Central Business District, Palmer Street Dining Precinct, Casino and Entertainment Centre. Every apartment is fully self-contained, with two full sized bathrooms, a spacious open plan living area and a generous private balcony with stunning ocean views. They come complete with air-conditioning, fans, large modern kitchen, fully equipped laundry, Austar television, DVD, security access and secure undercover parking. Venture outside your apartment and enjoy a range of resort style facilities including a saltwater pool, spa and full size tennis court.
Central Kensington by Vivo Property is situated in the newly developed Central Village Precinct. Offering a variety of hotel rooms and modern one and two bedroom fully self-contained apartments. The Central Village Precinct is home to a new state of the art BCC cinema, variety of dinning options including - Hogs Breath Café, Guzman & Gomez and Max Brenner. Convenience shop is also located next door open until late every night. Central Kensington is a short walk from the Townsville Central Business District hub, Government and legal buildings, Palmer Street dining, bars, shops and local attractions. The Bus Stop is located 50 metres from reception for travel to major shopping centres. Guests will enjoy free unlimited WiFi, free secure parking, and free access to pool and barbecue facilities.
Townsville Central Hotel is a hotel in the heart of the city. Located on vibrant Palmer Street, guests can enjoy a range of dining options at the surrounding cafes, bars and restaurants. Townsville’s main shopping mall, Flinders Mall, is close by and there is easy access to the city’s entertainment highlights. Centro Bar and Grill is located within the hotel and guests may choose to dine or enjoy a quiet drink. Centro is open for breakfast and dinner. Staying at Townsville Central Hotel also offers access to the popular Strand Park, with a swimming pool, lovely beaches, community art displays and public events. Many of Townsville’s attractions are nearby including the beautiful Magnetic Island which is just a short ferry ride from the city. All guests enjoy free: WiFi and on-site parking. Enjoy your stay!
Now dog and pet friendly, Big4 Aussie Outback Oasis is a popular accommodation choice for visitors or workers to the Charters Towers region. The property is set on 10 acres of parkland and is a birdwatchers paradise. Opened in early 2000, the park has been immaculately maintained over the past 15 years. They have 20 Cabins with five styles to choose from. From their Family Chalets or Studio Villas to their Workers Cabins, they provide the very best in quality and cleanliness for their guests. The Villas are self-contained and well equipped for longer stays with modern furnishings. Free wi-fi is available to all guests. Foxtel is connected to all rooms. Guests can also take advantage of the 21 metre resort style pool and saltwater rock pool or just relax on their deck overlooking the beautiful gardens. Caravan sites are a combination of large slab or grass sites with many being drive-through. They cater for all types of rigs - small, big and enormous. You'll love using their spotlessly clean amenities and laundry. In the winter months, the Park plays host to guest entertainers, Meet and Greet afternoons by the camp fire and themed Meal Nights.
The multi award winning Grand Hotel and Apartments Townsville is ideally located in the heart of Townsville's premier dining precinct and close to the Strand, Castle Hill, central Central Business District precinct, Casino and all of Townsville's attractions. To enjoy the best restaurants, service and north Queensland produce, Palmer Street is the place to be, even better, you can charge back to your hotel room. Well appointed Superior King rooms, One Bedroom Apartments and Two Bedroom Apartments all feature air-conditioning, en-suite bathrooms, high speed and wi-fi internet access and private balconies. Apartments are fully self-contained with kitchen and laundry facilities. Guests have access to the sundeck swimming pool and spa area and a full modern gymnasium. The hotel also offers room service, free off street parking in addition to secure undercover car parking (daily charges apply).
Gateway on Palmer is Townsville's next generation in resort-style accommodation. Located on the waterfront and conveniently close to the Central Business District fringe, Gateway caters to all travellers, both leisure and business. Gateway on Palmer boasts a fully equipped gym along with sauna and spa, swimming pool on podium level with views over the river and city. Offering the very best in luxury and location, Gateway's spacious, modern and luxurious apartments with spectacular river and ocean views are sure to impress.
Townsville hotels come no more spacious, affordable and comfortable than Oaks M on Palmer, making it the perfect Townsville hotel choice for those wanting to make the most of this exciting coastal city with prime access to local attractions, and the comfort of fully serviced and spacious apartment living. The property is ideally located on the cosmopolitan Palmer Street dining precinct, an easy stroll from restaurants, cafes, city night life and Jupiters Casino.
Quest Townsville offers a competitive and spacious alternative to hotel style accommodation with a mix of studio, one bedroom and two bedroom serviced apartments, all with balconies overlooking the Marina, pool or harbour. A short stroll from the Central Business District, Strand and Beaches, making it an ideal accommodation option for both the business and leisure traveller. Studio apartments are open plan with kitchenette, dining, lounge area and include a private balcony. One bedroom apartments provide a fully equipped kitchen (microwave,oven and dishwasher), separate bedroom with a queen size bed with a private balcony. Two bedroom apartments are simply a combination of a studio apartment and a one bedroom apartment with an interconnecting door. Quest Townsville provides complimentary under-cover parking, Foxtel, recreational facilities including an in-ground pool with spa and barbecue. Complimentary use of Anytime Fitness Gym is provided, just a short, warm up stroll from the property. Complimentary wi-fi is also available for your convenience throughout the property .
The Ville Resort - Casino is superbly located on the breakwater boasting a variety of accommodation rooms overlooking either Magnetic Island and the Coral Sea or Marina and city. Enjoy some of the best dining options Townsville has to offer at The Ville's restaurants. The property features bars, 24 hour reception, room service, conferencing facilities and 300 car parks as well as concierge services. For the entertainment enthusiasts The Ville is the place to be with live entertainment and Townsville's only casino. They are entering the final exciting stages of their 42 million dollar redevelopment and, as such, you may experience some construction noise or closure of some facilities. So far, the stunning results of these upgrades includes an infinity-edge pool with swim-up bar and private cabanas, new functions and events areas, new restaurants and bars and all with extensive decking and views to Magnetic Island. They apologise for any inconvenience during these exciting times and appreciate your understanding as they work to create a luxurious new resort experience for you to enjoy.
Stay at the iconic Hotel Grand Chancellor Townsville in the heart of the central business and entertainment district and enjoy all that Townsville has to offer. A short stroll from your accommodation you will find award winning restaurants, nightlife, entertainment and major tourist attractions such as the Strand, Castle Hill and Reef HQ Aquarium. Conveniently located across the street are local bus services that will take you to the Townsville Crocodiles basketball games and the North Queensland Cowboys Rugby League clashes. Relax in your spacious guest room and enjoy the picturesque views of Magnetic Island and Castle Hill. Wireless Internet access is readily available in your room and you can admire sweeping views across the city from our rooftop before plunging into the sparkling rooftop pool for a relaxing swim. If you are looking for the perfect location to host your next event in Townsville, whether it be a conference, birthday party or a wedding, our versatile function rooms cater for up to 180 people. All meeting rooms feature natural light and wireless Internet access, with catering also available. Hotel Grand Chancellor Townsville offers food and beverage options that include The Sugar Shaker Restaurant and 24 hour room service.
Located amidst the magical waters of the Great Barrier Reef, Orpheus is a secluded island hideaway accommodating just 28 indulged guests. Access is either via a 30 minute helicopter journey from Townsville, or a 1.5 hour journey from Cairns. Orpheus showcases a plethora of once in a lifetime experiences! Its principal dive sites boast 1,100 of the 1,500 species of fish on the reef; the local waters are a fisherman's playground and home to the most sought after reef fish species in the world; and guests can take the helm of a motorised dingy complete with gourmet picnic hamper and discover the many pristine coves and reefs that fringe Orpheus. Alternatively, Orpheus provides the perfect backdrop for a more private interlude if guests wish to simply relax and succumb to a unique indigenous-inspired treatment at the Gwandalan Day Spa. Accommodation rates include all gourmet meals, celebrating a bounty of locally-sourced and freshly grown and caught seasonal delights, a selection of Australian wines and beers, and a daily Orpheus experience (snorkelling, fishing, island cruises). Not to be missed is the signature Dining with the Tides experience, an intimate dinner for two under a starlit canopy on the island's jetty.
This luxurious hostel is the ultimate spot to kick back and relax, boasting a stunning rooftop pool surrounded by cabanas and pool lounges, as well as an outdoor bar and restaurant. Rambutan Townsville YHA has a range of accommodation options including mixed gender dorms, private dorms and king rooms. You can enjoy free Wi-Fi in all common areas and access a full kitchen and laundry facilities.
Kernow Charters Towers offers a high standard of one and two bedroom serviced apartments with a unique, homely, heritage feel and a bit of history thrown in. Set on 200 acres and only five minutes from the centre of the town, the 15 newly refurbished apartments have King and Queen beds throughout, and all bedrooms have ensuites. There are spacious living areas with polished timber floors, flat-screen televisions, fully-furnished modern kitchens for those that like to cook, and laundry facilities in each. Free wireless internet and Netflix are available, and each unit has either a private courtyard, deck area and/or garden, and many have direct access to the resort-style pool. With each apartment being unique there is always a new experience to return to. Their first 15 apartments are the first stage of a lifestyle development which will incorporate a clear lagoon, sporting and recreational activities, and an events venue for weddings, conferences and exhibitions. Go and relax with them and while there, embrace the outback town of Charters Towers with its historic buildings, history of gold mining and all a small town has to offer. Kernow Charters Towers is located a short drive 125 kilometres west of Townsville.
Welcome to affordable holiday accommodation on magnificent Magnetic Island, just eight kilometres offshore from the city of Townsville, Queensland, Australia. If you want to party hard, CStay is not what you're looking for. CStay is not your luxurious resort with all the trimmings. Nor is it your low budget, no frills back-packers accommodation. CStay sits very comfortably right in between. CStay offers 16 private rooms in a guest house style establishment with renovated shared facilities. Rooms are either double or twin with air-conditioning and bar fridge. Explore the island during the day and make new friends with like-minded people at night as you cook up a feast of local delicacies in the fully-appointed communal kitchen. Enjoy your creations next to the sparkling pool and barbecue area. However, if you're looking for peace, quiet, clean, affordable accommodation, and a base from where to explore the mysteries and treasures of Magnetic Island, you've just found your home away from home.
Rydges Southbank Townsville is centrally located on Palmer Street in the heart of Far North Queensland's capital. The beautiful accommodation rooms offer views of Townsville City, Castle Hill and Ross River Marina. The hotel provides a full range of facilities including the iconic Southbank Grill and Bar and the Southbank Convention Centre. Comfortable accommodation with our luxurious Rydges Dream Beds along with a resort style pool and spa, FREE wifi and on site car parking are enhanced by friendly staff, exceptional service and keen attention to detail. In room facilities include 24 hour reception, mini bars, tea and coffee making facilities, iron and ironing board and room service. This hotel is the perfect gateway to Magnetic Island and the Great Barrier Reef and only a short stroll to all the key attractions of Townsville
Bush Oasis Caravan Park - Your sanctuary to restore your inner balance. Catering to the mature audience and international tourists. Situated within close proximity to Townsville beachfront and restaurants (10 to 15 minute drive). Enjoy the sanctuary of their "Adults Only Pool" complete with waterfalls. They have large sites, clean facilities and regular social nights (May to September) in their camp kitchen which has barbecue facilities, television, large fridge and cutlery. Situated just off the Bruce Highway with turning lanes they are easily accessible for the largest vehicle. Within walking distance to Billabong Sanctuary and the Tourist Information Centre situated directly across the road. Fairfield Waters shopping center is only a seven minute drive to collect your essentials. It's only a short drive to Alligator Creek National Park where you may swim in one of the waterholes, walk the numerous tracks or become the photographer with many landscape and animal life shots at your fingertips. Arrive as a guest and depart as friends as Martin and Fiona welcome you to enjoy their park, making many new acquaintances during your stay.
Bluewater Caravan Park is a pet friendly park set amongst 55 acres of native bushland and landscaped gardens and boasts the largest sites in North Queensland. The park is just 20 minutes north of the Townsville Central Business District. It is the ideal location to base yourself for day trips to local sandy beaches, Paluma and Girringun National Parks and magnificent Magnetic Island. Accommodation options include fully self-contained studio rooms and tourist cabins, large unpowered and powered sites with some offering the convenience of an ensuite. Facilities include a swimming pool, fully equipped camp kitchen with free gas barbecue and fire pit. The kiosk offers cold drinks, milk and ice as well as a free book exchange. The three amenities blocks have coin operated laundries. An easy access dump point is located within the park.
Welcome to Secura Lifestyle Magnetic Gateway Townsville, a tranquil holiday park only 10 minutes drive south of Townsville, Queensland and is ideally suited for all your holiday activities. Nestled amongst shady native trees and beautiful bird life, providing the perfect relaxing setting for you to unwind on your tropical holiday. Enjoy comfortable ensuite air-conditioned cabins which can accommodate up to four people. Shady caravan and tent sites are available, complemented by spotless and well-maintained amenities block and barbecue areas. Whether you are stopping for one night or just want a place to set up base while you explore all the attractions of Townsville, Secura Lifestyle Magnetic Gateway Townsville has everything you need. Their guests also enjoy a variety of special offers with local businesses, including discounts at popular tourist attractions. Their friendly staff can assist with recommendations on events and activities in and around Townsville. Winter nomad activities include an open-air cinema, live entertainment, bocce, aqua-aerobics and much more!
Secura Lifestyle The Lakes Townsville is a tropical getaway in the heart of Townsville. Their central location is perfect for travellers to explore Townsville and it is only a short drive to attractions like The Strand, Jezzine Barracks and the Marina with easy access to Magnetic Island. Accommodation options include a range of Unit, Villa, Cabin and Bungalow accommodation to suit all budgets. Their powered sites all have their own ensuite and 9m x 5m double cement slab (30 feet). Pets are welcome on caravan sites at management's discretion. Conveniently located adjacent to a variety of food and shopping outlets, the park is only a five-minute walk to Castletown Shopping World. Buses depart every half hour from Castletown to all major attractions in Townsville. Their guests also enjoy a variety of special offers with local businesses, including discounts at popular tourist attractions. Check with their friendly staff on check-in.
Rowes Bay Beachfront Holiday Park truly has the premier location in Townsville, offering a spectacular beachfront outlook with stunning views of Magnetic Island. Only a short distance from the popular Strand or the city centre, they offer all your caravan, camping and accommodation needs in beautiful Tropical North Queensland. They are Townsville's top tourist park, a family park with all the mod cons and they are really big on customer service. The accommodation features modern Two Bedroom Deluxe Villas and Motel Style Studio Rooms, as well as open plan Villas with en suites, and Cabins, with or without en suites. Many are well positioned to take advantage of the beautiful sea views and breeze the location provides. For recreational vehicles such as caravans, motor homes, campervans, camper trailers as well as tents, there are fully serviced, powered sites and large multi use unpowered grassy sites. All the sites are set in cool tropical surrounds and are conveniently located to one of three amenities blocks, their swimming pool, playground and camp kitchen. They can even help you with tickets for local tours and attractions!
Quest Townsville on Eyre offers stylish and spacious serviced apartment accommodation, with flexible designs for individuals, families or colleagues travelling together. Ideal for the short stay or extended stay business or leisure traveller. All their apartments feature quality king beds (or king-singles if you prefer), modern bathrooms, fully equipped kitchen including stainless steel Fisher and Paykel appliances, full laundry including washer and dryer, spacious lounge and dining area, work desk, LED flat screen television, Foxtel, WiFi access, in-room safe and reverse cycle air-conditioning. Undercover, secure car parking, onsite gym, swimming pool, barbecue area and conferencing facilities.
Located 27 kilometres north of Townsville is the secluded beachside suburb of Saunders Beach. A hidden treasure, this resort offers eight fully self-contained ground level units that cater for singles, families, groups and we are also wheelchair friendly. If you don't wish to self cater they have a Licensed Steakhouse within walking distance that offer dine in or take away meals. This resort offers a salt water heated pool (heated in the winter months), undercover parking, barbecues, full laundry facilities, a games rooms with an adult and children's library and Foxtel, basketball hoop and all this located 20 metres from the waters edge so you can be lulled to sleep at night by the crashing waves. The beautiful golden sands are a pleasure to walk on looking out at the outlaying islands. Fishing, boating and swimming is a must in the warm waters and fossicking for shells can always turn up some lovely shells. A true piece of paradise looking out at the palm trees - come and see for yourself!
Classique Bed and Breakfast is a historic Queenslander style accommodation, different from a motel or hotel. Enjoy old fashioned hospitality with a complimentary tropical breakfast in a tranquil setting on the deck. You are welcome to play pool, snooker or darts in the games room or relax in the outdoor spa. This magnificent old Queenslander has hoop pine timber floors, high pressed metal ceilings and French doors set into bay windows on the enclosed veranda. All the bedrooms have queen size beds and all are ensuite. Castle Hill is on their doorstep and the property is located only minutes away from the city and beaches. Day trips to the rainforest, gold fields and Great Barrier Reef are available. Local attractions include golf, museums, environmental parks and casino. A visit to the Billabong Sanctuary, Reef HQ Aquarium or a trip to Magnetic Island is recommended. Townsville is the host of many events and festivals, such as Townsville V8 Supercars, Australian Festival of Chamber Music, NQ Field days, Magnetic Island Race Week,Townsville Mercedes Benz Fashion Festival, WNBL Townsville Fire, and North Queensland Cowboys.
Experience the unique allure of one of Australia’s most relaxed escape destinations, Peppers Blue on Blue Resort on Magnetic Island. Just 20 minutes by ferry from Townsville, Magnetic Island is a blend of native Australian bushland, breathtaking beaches and sandy bays. Your suite at Peppers Blue on Blue Resort will be your private sanctuary. With the choice of Hotel Rooms, Studios, One, Two and Three Bedroom Apartments and Penthouses, you will be perfectly accommodated throughout your stay on Magnetic Island. Take full advantage of the contemporary design and stunning seascapes, boasting uninterrupted marina views. Studios and One Bedroom Apartments feature kitchenettes, balconies and complimentary WiFi. Two and Three Bedroom Apartments and Penthouses also have the added benefit of full gourmet kitchens. Peppers Blue on Blue Resort is the perfect place to experience the great outdoors – whether you’re fishing or diving, exploring reefs or rainforests, biking or boating. For those desiring more leisurely pursuits, laze around the magnificent saltwater lagoon, stroll along the marina or dine at Boardwalk Restaurant and Bar.
Balgal Beach Holiday Units are beachfront, self-contained and set in tropical gardens around the pool and barbecue area. Relax in paradise - strolling along the beach, in the pool, or playing golf at the local club. Nature lovers can observe up to 140 species of birds and 13 species of native frogs seasonally. Enjoy the free tour looking for nocturnal wildlife with torches. Terry and Roslyn have owned the property since 2003 and have created eco-friendly gardens which are a haven for wildlife. Initiatives such as removing cane toads assist in the everyday conservation of the natural environment. They are on-site to personally assist with enquiries and also enjoy just having a chat:) Balgal Beach - a Townsville northern beaches suburb - is located 50 kilometres north of Townsville Central Business District and is central for day trips to Ingham, Wallaman Falls, Paluma or numerous nearby islands. The combination of well-equipped units, peaceful location and family friendly atmosphere ensure a relaxed stay. Looking for a place to stay to relax and unwind? - Here's your getaway to 'relax in paradise'. Licensed eateries, shop and post office, fuel, boat ramp and stinger enclosure are all within a five minutes drive.
Park Regis Anchorage is a welcoming oasis in the heart of Townsville, Australia's largest tropical city. Park Regis Anchorage's great location, in the cosmopolitan Palmer Street dining precinct, means guests are an easy stroll from restaurants, cafes, bars, city nightlife and The Ville Resort and Casino. The hotel is also on the doorstep to the world famous Great Barrier Reef and Magnetic Island, water sports and cruises, golf, fishing, rainforests, national parks and colourful outback. Return from a day of business meetings, laid-back activities or thrill-seeking adventure and kick back in the comfort of Park Regis Anchorage's spacious and modern Hotel Rooms, One and Two Bedroom air-conditioned apartments. All rooms have WiFi access, cable television. Most of the guest rooms have recently been refurbished incorporating stylish design elements whilst still retaining the hotel's signature relaxed, tropical Queensland surrounds. The rooms have been fitted with modern indoor and outdoor furniture, new beds and designer bedding and LCD televisions.
Pristine water ways, stunning reefs and untouched islands provide the backdrop to this delightful resort. Located in Tropical North Queensland, Lucinda is the home of Hinchinbrook Resorts. Lucinda is 150 kilometres north of Townsville and 300 kilometres south of Cairns. The Hinchinbrook Region is renowned for containing some of the most outstanding and spectacular islands, reefs and waters of the Great Barrier Reef World Heritage Area. The area abounds with fish and coral as well as unforgettable scenery. Nature enthusiasts can stroll the resort grounds and nearby national parks where they can absorb themselves in bird watching or the sights of the many waterfalls. Anglers and boating enthusiasts can take advantage of the large boat ramp with ample trailer parking and for in-house guests boat mooring along the surrounding pontoons makes that big day out on the water a bit easier to come home to. You can truly enjoy the stunning natural beauty, rich history and fabulous attractions that await them. People of all ages will enjoy the many attractions of the Hinchinbrook area, whether here on business, seeking relaxation or something more adventurous.
Island Leisure Resort is a small boutique resort. Their self-contained Polynesian bure-style units have a kitchen, air-conditioning, ceiling fans, television and outdoor dining patio. The resort is immersed in one acre of beautifully landscaped tropical gardens with a huge lagoon pool and spa. Other facilities include a full size tennis court, games room, licensed snack bar, poolside barbecue area, guest laundry and library. Free wireless internet is available to resort guests. You can choose from Queen or Superior Queen Bures accommodating a maximum of two adults and Family Bures accommodating a maximum of two adults and two children (up to 15 years). Only 50 metres to the beach and five minutes walk to restaurants and shops, a full tour desk and management are on site. Ideally located in Nelly Bay, a 15 minute walk from the ferry terminal or jump on the island buses at the front of the ferry terminal (a small charge applies). Limited taxis are available.
Mercure Townsville is set amidst 11 acres of tropical gardens on the shores of Lake Curralea. Ideally located, it is popular with guests from Australia and overseas. The 162 well appointed rooms offer free WiFi, views across the lake, swimming pool or lush tropical gardens, and provide all the amenities needed for a holiday or business trip. Relax in Townsville's largest free form swimming pool with spa, or for the more energetic, enjoy the two full size day and night tennis courts before taking a leisurely stroll around the lakeside environment. The Mercure's own restaurant, Celsius, offers casual dining in a relaxed atmosphere. With a wide choice of a la carte cuisine, buffet breakfast and children's meals it is suitable for all occasions. Opening on to a beautiful poolside deck area, Celsius is ideal for a leisurely breakfast or a relaxing drink on those warm, North Queensland nights. This resort style hotel also offers excellent facilities for weddings, meetings, conference groups and corporate travellers, with ample parking for guests, visitors and conference delegates.
Tropical Palms Resort offers 12 self-contained rooms for family holidays up to two adults and three children in beautiful Picnic Bay. Tropical Palms Resort is just a 100 metre walk to the Picnic Bay Jetty, safe swimming beach, Picnic Bay Hotel and other restaurants. It is also only a short walk to the famous Magnetic Island Golf Course. All rooms are self-contained with kitchenette, air-conditioning, television, DVD players and en suite bathrooms. There is a swimming pool, barbecue and al fresco dining area. Tropical Palms Four Wheel Drive Hire offers modern, well maintained, air-conditioned four wheel drive cars to explore Magnetic Island, including the more secluded, beautiful bays. House guests receive a discount on car hire. All island tours and attractions are arranged from reception. Discounted package deals are available, including room, car hire, ferry transfers and breakfast.
Ideally situated in the centre of Townsville, they are a four star property only minutes from the vibrant Townsville Central Business District, The Strand and Castle Hill. They have a range of spacious room types to suit all guests, including motel style rooms, larger rooms with a kitchenette, pet friendly rooms and even a beautifully appointed miners cottage. Guests can also enjoy their award winning lagoon style pool, lush tropical gardens, free barbecue facilities and free wi-fi.