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Shoredrive Motel
Ranked #36 of 41 Hotels in Townsville
Reviewed 19 August 2017 via mobile

Super spot down at the lagoon end of The Strand in Townsville.
Directly opposite a patrolled beach with man made lagoon just 50m away.
Owners are incredibly friendly and accommodating, rooms clean and comfortable

Stayed: August 2017, travelled solo
Thank clinton25
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Shoredrive M, Manager at Shoredrive Motel, responded to this reviewResponded 21 August 2017

Good Morning !
Thank so much for you review of your stay at the Shoredrive Motel.
We are very lucky to be in such a good spot, and we hope to see you at the Shoredrive the next time you are in Townsville,
Warm regards,
Sally

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Reviewed 10 August 2017

Booked this room at short notice due to travelling home from Cape York because of family illness.
The room was spotlessly clean, bathroom was large and very clean with nice fluffy towels, large TV, comfy bed, free wifi.
The manager greeted us in the car park on our arrival and was very accommodating and helpful in finding us a parking spot for our camper trailer.
Nice places to eat within a couple of minutes walk.
Very happy with our stay and would highly recommend.

Room Tip: Premium Queen Room
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  • Stayed: August 2017, travelled as a couple
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Shoredrive M, Manager at Shoredrive Motel, responded to this reviewResponded 11 August 2017

Good Morning !
We are glad to enjoyed your stay with us and we wish you safe travelling !
Regards, Alan

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Reviewed 11 July 2017

We paid waaaaay to much for this motel which what makes it worse. Only accommodation let in Townsville for the V8 weekend and it was terrible.
Felt very unsafe with door handles being loose and dodgy and leaving our stuff there all day. Room was very outdated and felt dirty.
Great location but still not worth it.

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  • Stayed: July 2017, travelled as a couple
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Thank Sammy F
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Reviewed 9 July 2017 via mobile

This motel has been half renovated.
We were given an "un-renovated" room.
It was disgusting outside. Rat poo meet us at the front door. Door knob loose.
Inside was stepping back into the 70's. Paint peeling, old aircon rattling. Seen better bathrooms in truck stops.
Felt very unsafe, particularly with kids.
Perfect scene for a prospective police raid. Lol.
Checked out after finding better suitable accomodation.
This was the only accomodation available at time of booking due to v8 races in Townsville.
I will say however management was very understanding and refunded money. We never requested it.
Ring motel directly to ensure renovated room. Better still stay elsewhere as there is better accomodation out there.

Stayed: July 2017, travelled with family
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Reviewed 25 June 2017

We stayed for 3 nights and were very impressed with the whole setup. The room was fine, the price was fine, all in all a very pleasant place to stay. Being on the Strand, it was handy to everything, but was still quiet.

  • Stayed: June 2017, travelled as a couple
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Thank sue2082016
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Additional Information about Shoredrive Motel

Address: 117 The Strand, Townsville, Queensland 4810, Australia
Region: Australia > Queensland > Townsville
Amenities:
Restaurant Spa Swimming Pool
Hotel Style:
Ranked #36 of 41 Hotels in Townsville
Price Range: $102 - $149 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3.5 star — Shoredrive Motel 3.5*
Number of rooms: 43
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