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4.2 out of 5

"awesome sized room - and extra bedroom. that was great. unfortunately main bed was very hard. everything else was great. having a chromecast was aweso ... " More

By a verified traveller on Fri 04 Jun 2021

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Hotel Description

Direct Hotels – Islington at Central places you in the center of Townsville, within just a 15-minute stroll of Castle Hill and Catholic Diocese of Townsville. Highlights at this property include an outdoor swimming pool, and in-room kitchens and washers/dryers.

Each apartment is individually decorated and features a TV with digital channels, along with free WiFi, a furnished balcony, and a living room. In-room dining is easy with a kitchen that comes equipped with a refrigerator, a microwave, and a stovetop. A dining area, a DVD player, and a coffee/tea maker are also available. Weekly housekeeping is available.

Enjoy the steam room and pool loungers. Additionally, you'll find free WiFi in public areas and laundry facilities. There's also the convenience of free self parking.

With a stay at this 4-star Townsville property, you'll be 1.8 km (1.1 mi) from Magnetic Island Ferry Terminal.

Apartment, 1 Bedroom

Bed Count 1 Queen Bed Maximum Occupancy 2 Max
AU$159* Per night/room 20 Jun. - 21 Jun.

Apartment, 2 Bedrooms

Bed Count 1 Queen Bed Maximum Occupancy 4 Max

Apartment, 3 Bedrooms

Bed Count 1 Queen Bed Maximum Occupancy 6 Max

Direct Hotels – Islington at Central ratings based on 209 Verified Reviews

Review Summary
4.2 out of 5 4.0 out of 5.0
Room cleanliness 4.0 out of 5.0
Service & staff 3.5 out of 5.0
Room comfort 4.5 out of 5.0
Hotel condition 4.0 out of 5.0

Guest reviews for Direct Hotels – Islington at Central

Everyone (91) Couples (47) Family (68)
5 out of 5
awesome sized room - and extra bedroom. that was great. unfortunately main bed was very hard. everything else was great. having a chromecast was awesome!

Posted by on 4 Jun. 2021

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5 out of 5

Posted by on 3 Jun. 2021

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4 out of 5
Presented Well disappointed on ground floor after booking Well in advance. Master bed worn needs replacement

Posted by on 3 May 2021

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4 out of 5
Pool for the kids, aircons in the units were good.

Posted by on 12 Apr. 2021

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5 out of 5
Having read old reviews after booking, I was worried about what to expect but the single bedroom apartment was large, clean and modern. The staff were friendly and helpful, and even allowed me to check in early after a quick phone call. I also liked that there was secure underground parking.

Posted by on 8 Feb. 2021

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4 out of 5
the apartment was clean but needed a bit of attention. the the front of the microwave was missing so was unsure if it worked ,the lounge needed to be recovered.but a nice quite complex and with security gates on the car park and the entry to the complex. very good. with in walking distance of cowboys leagues club many restaurants and hotels. nice views of the Ross river and the new stadium

Posted by , from Brisbane on 2 Nov. 2020

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4 out of 5

Posted by on 28 Sep. 2020

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Comment from Hotel Management

21 Oct. 2020 by Islington at Central

Thanks for the great score!!

1 out of 5
Stains on blankets, foxtel wasn't working and when these issues were brought up when we left no effort was made to reconcile

Posted by , from Australia on 25 Sep. 2020

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Comment from Hotel Management

28 Sep. 2020 by Islington Direct Hotels

Thank you for providing feedback for your recent stay at Central Islington Apartments by Direct Hotels. Please be assured that I have discussed your feedback with the housekeeping contractor and their staff as this is certainly not the standard we expect.

4 out of 5
Nice apartment, very clean. Quite close to everything

Posted by , from Mackay QLD on 16 Aug. 2020

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Comment from Hotel Management

22 Aug. 2020 by Islington at Central

Hi Ro, Thanks for reviewing your recent stay with us. We're happy to hear you liked our apartments and we will be sure to pass on your comments to the cleaning staff. We hope to welcome you back again in the future. Kind regards, Direct Hotels - Islington at Central

5 out of 5
The hotel was good with communication. Wotif was terrible.

Posted by on 4 Jul. 2020

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Comment from Hotel Management

22 Aug. 2020 by Islington at Central

Thank you for your review. We appreciate your feedback. Kind regards, Direct Hotels - Islington at Central

About the Direct Hotels – Islington at Central

Location 4 Aplin St, Townsville, QLD 4810

Property Features

Direct Hotels – Islington at Central offers its guests an outdoor pool and a steam room. WiFi is free in public spaces. Tour/ticket assistance, barbecue grills, and a garden are also featured at the business-friendly Direct Hotels – Islington at Central. Self parking is free. This 4-star Townsville apartment is smoke free.

  • 30 guestrooms or units
  • 9 levels
  • 3 buildings
  • Poolside lounge chairs
  • Dry cleaning
  • Self-service laundry
  • Express check-out
  • Storage area for luggage
  • Front-desk safe
  • Tour and ticket information
  • Garden
  • BBQ grill(s)
  • Outdoor picnic space
  • Elevator
  • No smoking on site

Family Friendly Amenities

  • Family property
  • Outdoor pool
  • Number of living rooms
  • Free WiFi
  • Kitchen
  • Laundry facilities
  • Separate dining area
  • Washer/dryer
  • Full-sized refrigerator/freezer
  • Microwave
  • DVD player

Internet

Available in all rooms: Free WiFi

Available in some public areas: Free WiFi

Parking

Free self parking

Transport

  • Airport: Townsville, QLD (TSV) (5.8 km / 3.6 mi)
  • Train station: Townsville Station (1.4 km / 0.9 mi)
  • Parking: Free self parking

Room Amenities

Direct Hotels – Islington at Central offers 30 air-conditioned accommodations with washers/dryers and DVD players. Rooms open to furnished balconies. These individually decorated and furnished accommodations have separate living rooms. Premium digital television is provided. Accommodations at this 4-star apartment have kitchens with full-sized refrigerators/freezers, stovetops, microwaves, and separate dining areas. Bathrooms include showers, complimentary toiletries, and hair dryers. Guests can surf the web using the complimentary wireless Internet access. Business-friendly amenities include desks and phones. Additionally, rooms include coffee/tea makers and irons/ironing boards. Housekeeping is provided weekly.

  • In-room kitchen
  • Washer and dryer
  • Private balcony (furnished)
  • Separate bedroom
  • Dining room
  • Living room
  • Television
  • Digital channels
  • Premium channels
  • DVD player
  • Refrigerator (full size)
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Stove
  • Dishwasher
  • Coffee maker
  • Kitchenware
  • Shower
  • Cribs (surcharge)
  • Rollaway beds (surcharge)
  • Housekeeping (weekly)
  • Hair dryer
  • Toiletries (free)
  • Telephone
  • Iron and ironing board
  • Desk
  • Blackout drapes
  • Air conditioning
  • Ceiling fan
  • Ensuite bathroom
  • Unique furnishings
  • Unique decor
  • Wardrobe or closet

Nearby Activities

Recreational amenities at the apartment include an outdoor pool and a steam room.

Hotel Policies

Check-in

  • Check-in time starts at 2:00 PM
  • Minimum check-in age is: 18
  • Check-in time ends at 6:00 PM

Special check-in instructions:

The front desk is open during the following times:

  • Monday - Friday: 8:00 AM - 6:00 PM
  • Saturday - Sunday: 9:00 AM - 4:00 PM
To make arrangements for check-in please contact the property at least 24 hours before arrival using the information on the booking confirmation. If you are planning to arrive after 6:00 PM please contact the property in advance using the information on the booking confirmation. Guests must contact the property in advance for check-in instructions. Front desk staff will greet guests on arrival.

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

  • Monday - Friday: 8:00 AM - 6:00 PM
  • Saturday - Sunday: 9:00 AM - 4:00 PM
To arrange for check-in, guests must contact the property at least 24 hours prior to arrival using the information on the booking confirmation. Guests arriving after 6:00 PM must make advance arrangements by contacting the property using the information on the booking confirmation. Guests must contact the property in advance for check-in information. 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 45.0 per night.
  • Cribs (infant beds) are available for AUD 35.0 per stay.

Pet Policy

  • No pets allowed

Policies

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

A 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.

This property accepts credit cards and debit cards. Cash is not accepted. 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. The property is professionally cleaned; 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. Contactless check-in and contactless check-out are available.

  • Debit cards
  • Staffed front desk
  • Property uses a professional cleaning service
  • Property is cleaned with disinfectant
  • Contactless check-in is available
  • Property confirms they are implementing enhanced cleaning measures
  • No gap period between guests' stays
  • 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 does not follow sanitisation practices of any association

Fees

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

  • Deposit: AUD 500.00 per accommodation, per stay

We've listed all charges provided to us by the property.

Optional extras

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

  • Late check-out fee: AUD 100.00 (subject to availability)
  • Crib (infant bed) fee: AUD 35.0 per stay
  • Rollaway bed fee: AUD 45.0 per night
  • Credit card charges are subject to a surcharge

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

Hotel Names

  • Central Islington Apartments Vivo Apartment Townsville
  • Central Islington Apartments Vivo Apartment
  • Central Islington Apartments Vivo Townsville
  • Central Islington Apartments Vivo
  • Islington Apartments
  • Central Islington by Vivo
  • Direct Hotels – Islington at Central Apartment
  • Direct Hotels – Islington at Central Townsville
  • Direct Hotels – Islington at Central Apartment Townsville

You should know

  • Registered guests are the only ones allowed to be in guestrooms.

National Rating

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

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