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The Strand Motel

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  • Excellent28%
  • Very good41%
  • Average16%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible11%
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What's included
Free Wifi
Free Parking
Air Conditioning
Beachfront
Pool
Non-Smoking Rooms
Kitchenette
Babysitting
Concierge
3 Star Hotel
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Location and contact
51 The Strand, Townsville, Queensland 4810, Australia
5.3 km to Townsville Airport
38 restaurants are within a 0.5 km radius
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1 room, 2 adults, 0 children
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The strand motel is in a perfect position to explore Townsville. Although the motel has some age to it, the room was neat and clean. Only a small room but all we needed as we were out and about. A short walk to the ferry...More

Thank Lees1967
Reviewed 18 May 2018 via mobile

We stayed at this motel last year on a road trip and did the same thing last night. It was like coming home. The convenience of being so close to the supermarket and cafes is only outweighed by the beautiful sunset view over the strand...More

Thank Lisa A
Reviewed 18 May 2018

The setting is wonderful right on the Strand with cafes and resturants in walking distance. Renovated room with everything you need. Nice and clean and the staff couldn't be more helpful. Room comes with a kitchenette and balcony overlooking the ocen.

Thank habanachooky
Reviewed 25 March 2018 via mobile

Although a budget hotel, my husband and I were very pleased to find a very clean and neat motel. There was enough space, especially with the small balcony off the room. I loved the tables using the old singer sewing machine bases. The complimentary coffee...More

Thank Kylie L
Reviewed 23 March 2018

One of the worst rooms I've ever stayed in. It is dated. Another guest mentions a renovated room. This comprised of painting a glass window for privacy. We stayed in the feature room on the web site. The reason I have given it a 1...More

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Response from StrandmanagerTsville, Manager at The Strand MotelResponded 25 March 2018

Would it not have been better to air these concerns right at the start - a room change or refund could have easily been arranged. Why let it fester and post a spiteful review weeks later?

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Hotel class
Hotel class
Room types
Non-Smoking Rooms, Kitchenette
Number of rooms
17
Price range
US$72 - US$88 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Location
Australia > Queensland > Townsville
Hotel Amenities
HOTEL FEATURES
Beachfront
Free Parking
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Pool
Air Conditioning
Babysitting
Children Activities (Kid / Family Friendly)
Microwave
Refrigerator in room
Room types
Non-Smoking Rooms, Kitchenette
Hotel class
Room types
Non-Smoking Rooms, Kitchenette
Number of rooms
17
Price range
US$72 - US$88 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Location
Australia > Queensland > Townsville
Hotel class
Hotel class
Room types
Non-Smoking Rooms, Kitchenette
Number of rooms
17
Price range
US$72 - US$88 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Location
Australia > Queensland > Townsville
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Greg H
31 December 2017|
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Response from StrandmanagerTsville | Property representative |
Hi, some web sites do not provide phone numbers as guests then may book directly with the hotel. In this case we do not advertise via tripadvisor and would recommend our direct web site. Regards
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brisbne
2 August 2017|
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Response from StrandmanagerTsville | Property representative |
Hi Sorry, we don't have any pet rooms. I think Spanish Lace Motel on Bowen Road does. Regards
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Room Tips
"There are no good rooms. We had the feature room and it was very poor."
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"Upstairs on the left hand side facing the water at the front was good."
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"We had a frail person with us and room 5 had easy shower access."
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"Rooms at the back where quieter."
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