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    Rydges Southbank Townsville

    23 Palmer St, Townsville, Queensland 4810, Australia
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    Reviewed 16 March 2016

    Nothing can beat a hard days work. Finishing and arriving at hotel, great service with a cold bear and great smile, great swim in the pool, lovely meal and great view to wake up too. Surrounded by many restaurants that I didn't even try as...More

    Thank Jason N
    Response from Rydges T, Front Office Manager at Rydges Southbank TownsvilleResponded 20 March 2016

    Dear Jason N, Thank-you for your most recent review. The team will be very appreciative of you fantastic review of our hotel, we are very pleased that we did not disappoint on any aspect of your stay. I hope to welcome you back in the...More

    Reviewed 8 March 2016

    Great place to stay when touring the area. Food is excellent they have great chefs. The rooms are comfortable. The staff are helpful and attend to detail, I would recommend this hotel not only for the high standard of service but also for the locationMore

    Thank jamesSligo_Ireland
    Response from Rydges T, Front Office Manager at Rydges Southbank TownsvilleResponded 20 March 2016

    Dear jamesSligo_Ireland, We greatly appreciate your review of your most recent stay with us here at Rydges Southbank Townsville. I am pleased to hear that the staff were helpful, attentive and did not disappoint in delivering outstanding meals in the Southbank Grill, having a great...More

    Reviewed 3 March 2016 via mobile

    My family and I stayed in this hotel for five nights for a family gathering. We chose this location for its convenience and great rates. I had an awesome view of Palmer street and a beautiful view of the marina. Beds were extremely comfy and...More

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    Response from Rydges T, Front Office Manager at Rydges Southbank TownsvilleResponded 8 March 2016

    Dear 1DMcD1, Thank-you for such a kind review of Rydges Southbank Townsville, it is greatly appreciated. Its pleasing to read that you that we did not disappoint on any aspect of your stay! Our team here at the hotel prides themselves on providing an amazing...More

    Reviewed 2 March 2016

    Recently I had the pleasure of attending a wedding which was held at Rydges event's venue.It was only a small wedding but there was more than enough room for a bigger crowd if needed. The buffet was exerlent as was the Rydges staff. I stayed...More

    2  Thank 605Teresa
    Response from Rydges T, Front Office Manager at Rydges Southbank TownsvilleResponded 8 March 2016

    Dear 605Teresa, We appreciate your great review of your recent stay with us at Rydges Southbank Townsville. We are delighted to hear your experience was most enjoyable! I am glad to read that our food and beverage offerings did not disappoint at all, our kitchen...More

    Reviewed 28 February 2016 via mobile

    Room and beds were fantastic. Do not eat at the restaurant it is awful. Both times I have stayed there the breakfast was terrible. I have them a second chance however it was no better. Food always cold, products not made fresh and cheapish. Waitresses...More

    Thank MartyDJM
    Response from Rydges T, Front Office Manager at Rydges Southbank TownsvilleResponded 8 March 2016

    Dear MartyDJM, We appreciate you taking the time to provide us with this feedback. I'm very sorry for the mishaps during your stay, in particular in the Southbank Grill. We pride ourselves on our Rydges Rise breakfast and it is disappointing to read that it...More

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    12 November 2016|
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    no they don't ,would recommend the grand chancellor it is also very nice but ask for high room with verandah. cheers
    Room Tips
    "Go for a higher floor"
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    "Overlooking the pool area or Palmer St are good - if you overlook the pub next door it's pretty grim!"
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    "Inform staff when checking in that you will not accept substandard bathroom."
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