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Aquarius on the Beach
Certificate of Excellence
Rockhampton, Australia
Level 3 Contributor
18 reviews
8 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
“Wonderful accommodation and location”
Reviewed 8 April 2013

Stayed at this property 8th April 2013. Customer service was great and we were made very welcome as well as being offered a room on a high level for the view. Rooms were clean, modern and well appointed and the bed was comfortable. I cannot fault this property and highly recommend it to anyone.

  • Stayed April 2013, travelled as a couple
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Ipswich, Queensland, Australia
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25 reviews
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Reviewed 18 March 2013

I travel to Townsville frequently and this is my favourite by far! I have stayed in many hotels in The Ville. This one offers friendly service..no matter who is on front desk! Great Views. Clean and Tidy...every time! Parking could be better, but good that street parking is free. A Gluten Free/Soy Milk Option for Breakfast would make this place perfect for me!

  • Stayed January 2013, travelled on business
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Brisbane
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9 reviews
5 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 14 March 2013

Recently stayed here for one night on business, the place is nicely located on the esplanade but noisy at night due to hooning up and down all night. Room was small and outdated but pretty clean. Shower was over the bath. Be warned parking is limited and had to park on the street.

Room Tip: Level 11- nice views
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  • Stayed March 2013, travelled as a couple
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Level 3 Contributor
10 reviews
7 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
Reviewed 24 February 2013

Stayed on the 12th floor amazing view over the strand! The room was faultless, very clean, comfortable, everything worked well, tidy...it was perfect and very worth the price $220 aud for 2 nights and got a free bottle of wine...also saw spawn breezie there (international hip hop artist) so it must be good if the stars stay here too! :) Best hotel in townsville by far!!

Room Tip: Id suggest 9th floor and up to get a nice good view of the strand and ocean
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  • Stayed February 2013, travelled as a couple
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Palm Beach, Australia
Level 3 Contributor
11 reviews
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
Reviewed 18 February 2013

Stayed last weekend, one of the tallest hotels on the strand with the best view of Magnetic island.
The room was great, we had the executive suite which I hear have all been renovated, they are on the higher floors we were on the eleventh floor not large rooms but clean and comfy.
Pool was good and all cafes a walk away, you have to eat at" longboards" try the fish tacos they were great. All in all loved the strand and the location of Aquarius will defiantly go back and stay again.

Room Tip: room 110 was our room
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  • Stayed February 2013, travelled as a couple
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11 reviews
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Reviewed 16 February 2013

Other than having a great view I would not recommend this place to anyone. It was truly terrible! It looked nothing like the advertised pictures and was a real disappointment being on holidays and staying there.

  • Stayed February 2013
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Chester
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8 reviews
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Reviewed 22 January 2013

The room itself was pretty average, but it was clean and well equipped and the bed was comfortable. The shower was quite low pressure but that's really the only fault I could find. The aircon was great and quiet. And the check in staff were really nice.

I don't think there is a huge choice of places to stay in Townsville, and from what I could see this was the best location-wise - sea view and right on the Strand.

  • Stayed January 2013, travelled as a couple
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Property: Aquarius on the Beach
Address: 75 The Strand, Townsville, Queensland 4810, Australia
Region: Australia > Queensland > Townsville
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Ranked #6 of 41 Speciality Lodging in Townsville
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): £
Hotel Class:4 star — Aquarius on the Beach 4*
Number of rooms: 130
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