51 The StrandTownsville4810Australia
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About Strand

In the heart of Townsville on the coast of Cleveland Bay, Strand Motel offers budget-friendly beachfront accommodations. Visitors can enjoy panoramic views of the Coral Sea and are steps from local beaches, shops, and restaurants.

Bright and airy lodgings consist of standard rooms, studios, and apartments. All include air conditioning, kitchenettes, refrigerators, tea and coffee-makers, and flat-screen televisions with Foxtel programming.

Guests are welcome to take advantage of on-site laundry facilities and off-street parking. The property features an outdoor swimming pool as well. Free Wi-Fi is available throughout the motel.

A few local eateries are GYO Japanese Restaurant, Juliette's Gelateria, Longboard Bar and Grill, and The Ultimate Burger Experience, all located within one block of the premises.

Strand Motel is less than one mile from Queens Gardens, Magnetic Island Ferry Terminal, and ReefHQ Aquarium. The centre of Townsville is a ten-minute walk away.


51 The Strand, Townsville, 4810, Australia
Telephone: +61(7)47721977 | Fax: +61(7)47713029 | Official Homepage

Top amenities

  • WiFi in lobby
  • Free WiFi in rooms
  • Pool
  • Spa
  • Parking
  • Pets
  • A/C
  • Restaurant
  • Hotel bar
  • Gym

All amenities

Hotel facilities

  • Car park
  • Deck chairs / Sun loungers
  • Direct beach access
  • Non-smoking rooms
  • Outdoor swimming pool
  • Washing machine

Room facilities

  • Air conditioning
  • Balcony / Terrace
  • Bathroom with shower
  • Cable TV
  • Central heating
  • Electric kettle
  • Fan
  • Flatscreen TV
  • Free WiFi in rooms
  • Fridge
  • Kitchen / Kitchenette
  • Microwave
  • Television
  • WiFi in rooms

Arrival / Departure

  • Check-in: 14:00
  • Check-out: 10:00

Positive Reviews

Superb Location at an Excellent Price

Guests said that a stay at this motel was an excellent deal, especially for the area, which is relatively expensive. They said that they were happy to find themselves located just off the Strand, steps away from the boardwalk and the beach, close to the most popular attractions, and with supermarkets and great eateries in their immediate vicinity.

Friendly and Attentive Staff

Guests mentioned that customer service at this motel was excellent. They said that the staff was warm and helpful, and ensured that guests had everything they needed.

Clean and Comfortable Room with a View

Happy guests said that their rooms were clean and comfortable, and that the useful amenities provided functioned well. They said that Wi-Fi was good, and that the air-conditioning was appreciated. Guests particularly appreciated their private balconies, and the splendid views to the sea, or towards the hills. They added that the beds were comfortable, and that the showers were wonderful. Guests also mentioned that they appreciated having a great swimming pool and a coffee shop on site.

Negative Reviews

Don't Judge a Book

Guests mentioned that the motel was lodged in an older building and looked unattractive and run-down from the outside. They suggested that renovations and refurbishment were due.

Small Rooms

Guests said that they were disappointed that their rooms were smaller than expected.

Noisy at Night

Guests mentioned that it could get noisy at night, as there was a pub close by, and lots of activity until late.

Rating Overview

Rating trivago Rating Index based on 244 reviews across the web
7.7 /10
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    7.8 /10
7.7 out of 10 based on 244 reviews