Townsville accommodation can cater for any holiday need. Due to Townsville city’s ever growing popularity, its accommodation is fast becoming known for its quality, superb range and excellent location. The town has become the unofficial capital of North Queensland complimented by all year round tourism ventures and an abundance of outdoor activities. It is adjacent to the central section of the Great Barrier Reef and just offshore lies Magnetic Island. Although there is a vast amount of Townsville accommodation available, it is by no means clustered, the city has been intelligently designed since the very beginning. The area is often used as a base to explore further north or further south, or simply to stay in the city, and enjoy many of Townsville’s attractions, including a visit to Magnetic Island via a day trip.
The town’s city and Magnetic island are a must if you’re visiting or passing the area, if you wish to stay on the island please visit our list of places to stay for it. The island has long become established as a holiday destination with properties in operation to cater for all levels of service. Most of Townsville’s holiday accommodation is situated around or along The Strand – a seaside foreshore, not surprising since it presents a magnificent view of the Port and Magnetic Island.
Along the oceanfront facing Magnetic Island, on the Strand and in the Palmer Street precinct facing the Ross creek marina, are some top quality holiday destinations, hotels and apartments. Aquarius On The Beach is the only beachfront, three and a half star, high rise hotel in Townsville. In the heart of the CBD lies several 4 star properties including Park Regis Anchorage – a Leisure Inn Hotel, Townsville Plaza Hotel, while others such as the Holiday Inn, are situated in the shopping district. 4kms from the town centre lies the Mercure Inn, set on 4.5 hectares of lush tropical gardens, the resort provides a base outside the city centre whilst still being near enough to enjoy. Resorts such as Seagulls Resort and Quest apartments are highly sort after due to their balance of quality, service and location. In Palmer St on the south side of Ross River is the restaurant precinct and a number of new hotels. Quest Apartments, The Ibis Hotel, Oaks on Palmer and Oaks M as well as several others are there to choose from.
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