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4.2 out of 5

"Aquarius is located with an excellent view of Magnetic Island, The Strand and the casino and harbour lights. Restaurants Hotels and grocery shopping a ... " More

By a verified traveller on Mon 30 Nov 2020

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Hotel Description

At Aquarius on the Beach you'll be within just a 5-minute stroll of Strand Park and within 20 minutes of Castle Hill. Highlights at this beach hotel include an outdoor swimming pool, and in-room kitchenettes and balconies.

You can enjoy flat-screen TVs with cable channels, and all 130 rooms feature hair dryers, phones, and irons/ironing boards. In-room dining is easy with kitchenettes that come equipped with refrigerators and microwaves.

This business-friendly hotel offers free WiFi in public areas, a business center, and a terrace. Additionally, you'll find laundry facilities, a garden, and dry cleaning/laundry services. There's also the convenience of free self parking.

With a stay at this 4-star North Ward hotel, you'll be 1.8 km (1.1 mi) from Magnetic Island Ferry Terminal and 2.7 km (1.7 mi) from Queensland Country Bank Stadium.

Executive Deluxe Studio

Bed Count 1 Queen Bed Maximum Occupancy 2 Max
AU$127* Per night/room 6 Dec. - 7 Dec.

Executive Deluxe Superior View

Bed Count 1 Queen Bed Maximum Occupancy 2 Max

Horizon View Studio Units

Bed Count 1 Queen Bed Maximum Occupancy 2 Max

Executive Deluxe Beach View Floors 1 - 3

Bed Count 1 Queen Bed Maximum Occupancy 2 Max

Executive Deluxe Corner Suite

Bed Count 1 Queen Bed Maximum Occupancy 2 Max

Bay View Studio Units

Bed Count 1 Queen Bed Maximum Occupancy 2 Max

Aquarius on the Beach ratings based on 462 Verified Reviews

Review Summary
4.2 out of 5 4.0 out of 5.0
Room cleanliness 4.5 out of 5.0
Service & staff 4.5 out of 5.0
Room comfort 4.0 out of 5.0
Hotel condition 4.0 out of 5.0

Guest reviews for Aquarius on the Beach

Everyone (337) Couples (95) Business (1) Family (28)
2 out of 5
Room was not clean found bra under bathroom sink , crap in the fridge and a huge leak in the bathroom that needed 3 towels to clean it up

Posted by , from Townsville on 4 Dec. 2020

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4 out of 5
Aquarius is located with an excellent view of Magnetic Island, The Strand and the casino and harbour lights. Restaurants Hotels and grocery shopping are very close as is the CBD.

Posted by , from Brisbane on 30 Nov. 2020

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4 out of 5
It was good. It was central near cafes etc Lovely view of Magie Inland

Posted by on 29 Nov. 2020

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5 out of 5
the view of the beach, the park and also a great walk way across the road on the shore. and close to cafes and coffee shops

Posted by , from Ingham Qld on 29 Nov. 2020

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3 out of 5
The staff were lovely but the hotel is very outdated. Old furnishings, there was some sort of liquid sprayed up the walls an not cleaned. The room stunk of cigarette smell. Was supposed to be on site parking but nowhere near enough so I had to leave my car in the street behind the complex.

Posted by on 24 Nov. 2020

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3 out of 5

Posted by on 20 Nov. 2020

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5 out of 5
Great location and views the rooms are very well done, had a great experience, always enjoy staying here when we go to Townsville

Posted by , from Qld on 2 Nov. 2020

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4 out of 5
The Room available before set check in time and clean

Posted by on 1 Nov. 2020

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4 out of 5

Posted by on 24 Oct. 2020

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5 out of 5
Easy after hours check in. Clean and awesome location

Posted by , from Townsville on 22 Oct. 2020

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About the Aquarius on the Beach

Location 75 The Strand, North Ward, QLD 4810

Property Features

Public spaces have free WiFi. A business center and a meeting room are available. An outdoor pool, a terrace, and tour/ticket assistance are also featured at the business-friendly Aquarius on the Beach. Limited free parking is available on a first-come, first-served basis. This 4-star Townsville hotel is smoke free.

  • 130 guestrooms or units
  • 13 levels
  • Built in 1972
  • Poolside lounge chairs
  • Business facilities
  • Conference space
  • Dry cleaning
  • Self-service laundry
  • Storage area for luggage
  • Front-desk safe
  • Tour and ticket information
  • Terrace
  • Garden
  • Television in lobby
  • Elevator
  • No smoking on site

Family Friendly Amenities

  • Family property
  • Outdoor pool
  • Free WiFi
  • Kitchenette
  • Laundry facilities
  • Refrigerator
  • Microwave

Internet

Available in some public areas: Free WiFi

Parking

Free self parking , Parking (limited spaces) , Free parking nearby

Transport

  • Airport: Townsville, QLD (TSV) (5.8 km / 3.6 mi)
  • Train station: Townsville Station (4.5 km / 2.8 mi)
  • Parking: Free self parking

Room Amenities

Aquarius on the Beach offers 130 accommodations with hair dryers and irons/ironing boards. Rooms open to balconies. Accommodations at this 4-star hotel have kitchenettes with refrigerators, microwaves, and cookware/dishes/utensils. Bathrooms include bathtubs or showers and complimentary toiletries. Flat-screen televisions come with cable channels.

  • In-room kitchenette
  • Private balcony
  • Flat-screen television
  • Cable channels
  • Refrigerator
  • Microwave
  • Electric kettle
  • Kitchenware
  • Bathtub or shower
  • Cribs (surcharge)
  • Rollaway beds (surcharge)
  • Hair dryer
  • Toiletries (free)
  • Telephone
  • Iron and ironing board
  • Climate control (air conditioning)
  • Ensuite bathroom
  • Connecting rooms available

Nearby Activities

Recreational amenities at the hotel include an outdoor pool.

Hotel Policies

Check-in

  • Check-in time starts at 2 PM
  • Minimum check-in age is: 18
  • Check-in time ends at 5:00 PM

Special check-in instructions:

The front desk is open during the following times:

  • Monday - Sunday: 9:00 AM - 5:00 PM
If you are planning to arrive after 7:00 PM please contact the property in advance using the information on the booking confirmation. Front desk staff will greet guests on arrival.

This property's front desk is open during the following times:

  • Monday - Sunday: 9:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Guests arriving after 7:00 PM must make advance arrangements by contacting the property using the information on the booking confirmation. Front desk staff will greet guests on arrival.

Check-out

  • Check-out by 10 AM

Payment types

Children and extra beds

  • Children are welcome.
  • Rollaway/extra beds are available for AUD 30 per stay.
  • Cribs (infant beds) are available for AUD 30 per stay.

Pet Policy

  • No pets allowed, but service animals are welcome

Policies

WiFi is limited to 250 MB of data per guestroom, per day. Fees apply for additional usage.

Charges for extra guests may apply and vary according to property policy.

A cash deposit or credit card for incidental charges and government-issued photo identification may be required upon check-in.

Special requests are subject to availability at the time of check-in. Special requests can't be guaranteed and may incur additional charges. Guests must contact this property in advance to reserve cribs/infant beds, rollaway/extra beds, and sofa beds. This property accepts credit cards and debit cards. Cash is not accepted. Heating is not provided. Onsite parties or group events are strictly prohibited. For guests' safety, the property includes a smoke detector in each accommodation. This property advises that enhanced cleaning and guest safety measures are currently in place.Disinfectant is used to clean the property; commonly-touched surfaces are cleaned with disinfectant between stays; bed sheets and towels are laundered at a temperature of at least 60°C/140°F.Social distancing measures are in place; guests are provided with hand sanitizer; cashless payment methods are available for all transactions.Contactless check-in and contactless check-out are available.Each guestroom is kept vacant for a minimum of 24 hours between bookings.The property affirms that it adheres to the Safe Travels (WTTC - Global) sanitization guidelines.

  • Cash or credit card deposit required
  • Service animals are allowed
  • Service animals are exempt from fees/restrictions
  • Debit cards
  • Events/parties not allowed
  • Staffed front desk
  • LGBTQIA friendly
  • Property is cleaned with disinfectant
  • Staff do not wear personal protective equipment
  • Protective clothing is not available for guests
  • No shield between guests and staff in main contact areas
  • Guests are provided with free hand sanitiser
  • Social distancing measures are in place
  • Contactless check-in is available
  • Property confirms they are implementing enhanced cleaning measures
  • Individually wrapped food options are not available
  • gap period enforced between guest stays 24 hours
  • Staff temperature checks are not conducted regularly
  • Temperature checks are not available to guests
  • Bed sheets and towels are washed at a temperature of at least 60°C/140°F
  • Commonly touched surfaces are cleaned with disinfectant
  • Property confirms they are implementing guest safety measures
  • Contactless check-out is available
  • Property follows sanitisation practices of Safe Travels (WTTC - Global)
  • Guest accommodation is not sealed after cleaning
  • Electrostatic spray is not used for disinfection
  • Cashless transactions are available
  • Masks are not compulsory at the property
  • Contactless food service / room service is not available
  • Reservation is not required for facilities on site
  • Mobile key entry is not available
  • Food service not has not been amended for enhanced safety

Fees

Guests will be asked to pay the following charges at the property:

  • Deposit: AUD 100.00 per accommodation, per stay
  • Breakage deposit: AUD 100 per stay

We've listed all charges provided to us by the property, but they may vary based on length of stay or the room booked.

Optional extras

The fees and deposits listed below will be charged at the time of service, check-in, or check-out.

  • Crib (infant bed) fee: AUD 30 per stay
  • Rollaway bed fee: AUD 30 per stay

This may not be a comprehensive list. Fees and deposits are subject to change and might not include tax.

Hotel Names

  • Aquarius on the Beach Hotel
  • Aquarius Beach Hotel Townsville
  • Aquarius Beach Townsville
  • Aquarius On The Beach Hotel Townsville
  • Aquarius Beach Hotel North Ward
  • Aquarius Beach North Ward
  • Aquarius on the Beach North Ward
  • Aquarius on the Beach Hotel North Ward

You should know

  • Pool access available from 6 AM to 8:00 PM.
  • Registered guests are the only ones allowed to be in guestrooms.
  • Connecting/adjoining rooms are subject to availability and can be requested by contacting the property at the number on your booking confirmation.
  • Free WiFi in public areas has a 1-device limit.
  • This property welcomes guests of all sexual orientations and gender identities (LGBTQIA friendly).

National Rating

This property has been awarded a star rating from the Australian Star Ratings Agency, Star Ratings Australia.

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