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Cstay
2 out of 5
32 Picnic Street, Picnic Bay, QLD
The price is AU$69 per night
4.7/5Exceptional! (56 reviews)

"Nice quiet property on Maggie Island. The two-person bedroom was clean, air-conditioned and nice inside. The place had a kitchen and fridge for our food. The owner was really nice."…"

Reviewed on 16 Feb. 2020

Cstay
Tropical Palms
3.5 out of 5
34 Picnic Street, Magnetic Island, Picnic Bay, QLD
Free cancellationReserve now, pay when you stay
The price is AU$142 per night
4.6/5Exceptional! (88 reviews)

"A simple, clean and affordable place just a short walk to the beach and a pub. The grassed area with BBQ and seating near the pool was great."…"

Reviewed on 6 Jan. 2020

Tropical Palms
Arcadia Village Motel
3 out of 5
7 Marine Parade, Arcadia Bay, Arcadia, QLD
Free cancellationReserve now, pay when you stay
The price is AU$145 per night
4.4/5Excellent! (307 reviews)
Service with a smile

"Excellent location close to all amenities and great little beach nearby. Host was wonderful and went out of her way to welcome and provide information. Early arrival was met with an early checkin which made for a full and great day"…"

Reviewed on 18 Mar. 2020

Arcadia Village Motel
Direct Hotels – Kensington at Central
4 out of 5
1-3 Kingsway Place, Townsville, QLD
Free cancellationReserve now, pay when you stay
The price is AU$105 per night
4.4/5Excellent! (650 reviews)

"Quiet location for the most part easily accessable to everything nice clean layout everything provided"…"

Reviewed on 25 Jun. 2020

Direct Hotels – Kensington at Central
The Ville Resort - Casino
4.5 out of 5
Sir Leslie Thiess Drive, Townsville, QLD
Free cancellationReserve now, pay when you stay
The price is AU$145 per night
4.3/5Excellent! (982 reviews)

"Had a great stay at The Ville. Staff were very welcoming and the hotel was clean and well presented. Would definitely recommend staying here when visiting Townsville. The views are amazing."…"

Reviewed on 25 Jun. 2020

The Ville Resort - Casino
Arcadia Beach Guest House
3 out of 5
27 Marine Parade, Arcadia, QLD
The price is AU$73 per night
4.3/5Excellent! (130 reviews)
Would recommend to everyone!

"Unreal location and really friendly staff! We stayed in the safari tent which was very nice and the bed was very comfy! Ian and Kev were class and gave us a lot of tips of what to do on the island!"…"

Reviewed on 27 Feb. 2020

Arcadia Beach Guest House
Aquarius on the Beach
4 out of 5
75 The Strand, North Ward, QLD
Free cancellationReserve now, pay when you stay
The price is AU$145 per night
4.3/5Excellent! (990 reviews)

"Great location, great view, older rooms , poor car parking"…"

Reviewed on 1 Mar. 2020

Aquarius on the Beach
Civic Guest House
2 out of 5
262 Walker Street, Townsville, QLD
Free cancellationReserve now, pay when you stay
The price is AU$57 per night
4.2/5Excellent! (81 reviews)

"Great location, friendly staff and everything we needed for a short stay"…"

Reviewed on 1 Mar. 2020

Civic Guest House
Park Regis Anchorage
4 out of 5
51 Palmer Street, South Townsville, QLD
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The price is AU$92 per night
4.2/5Excellent! (571 reviews)
Good choice in Townsville

"Very nice place with free and protected parking. Could walk to restaurants and The Strand. We really enjoyed Townsville, it’s beachfront walk, the great park with lots of exotic birds."…"

Reviewed on 16 Mar. 2020

Park Regis Anchorage
City Oasis Inn
4 out of 5
143 Wills Street, Townsville, QLD
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The price is AU$90 per night
4.2/5Excellent! (394 reviews)
Very convenient

"Very nice pool corner, in the shade of palmtrees. Much appreciated when warmth is overwhelming. Clean unit. Micro wave and toaster in room would be welcome. A short stroll from downtown and the Strand. Free carpark. Friendly staff Good value for money."…"

Reviewed on 4 Mar. 2020

City Oasis Inn
Rambutan Resort
5 out of 5
113 - 119 Flinders Street, Townsville, QLD
Free cancellationReserve now, pay when you stay
The price is AU$89 per night
4.2/5Very Good! (177 reviews)

"Very clean and comfortable. Great amenities. Staff are very helpful and friendly. Food and prices at coffee shop and restaurant are very reasonable."…"

Reviewed on 17 Mar. 2020

Rambutan Resort
Shoredrive Motel
3.5 out of 5
117 The Strand, North Ward, QLD
Free cancellationReserve now, pay when you stay
The price is AU$109 per night
4.2/5Very Good! (337 reviews)

"Very clean and quiet unit. Fan in the roon was either full or off. Room was airconditioned"…"

Reviewed on 5 Feb. 2020

Shoredrive Motel
Q Express
2.5 out of 5
36 Bowen Road, Rosslea, QLD
Free cancellationReserve now, pay when you stay
The price is AU$94 per night
4.1/5Very Good! (253 reviews)

"Room was clean and neat, question why 2 lamps when no powerpoint and maybe they missed it but no tea towel to dry dishes. Room was back from road and quiet"…"

Reviewed on 5 Jun. 2020

Q Express
Hotel Allen
3 out of 5
Eyre Street, North Ward, QLD
The price is AU$75 per night
3.9/5Very Good! (581 reviews)

"I liked that it had a pub down stairs 👍 and the rooms had good air conditioning 👌"…"

Reviewed on 4 Mar. 2020

Hotel Allen
Madison Plaza Townsville
4 out of 5
409 Flinders St., Corner Of Stanley And Flinders St., Townsville, QLD
Free cancellationReserve now, pay when you stay
The price is AU$93 per night
3.9/5Good! (1,948 reviews)

"Could do with a re-paint, doors look shabby and offsite parking is not undercover but overall and for price we were happy, clean room and great size for what we needed"…"

Reviewed on 4 Jul. 2020

Madison Plaza Townsville
Strand Motel
3 out of 5
51 The Strand, North Ward, QLD
Free cancellationReserve now, pay when you stay
The price is AU$115 per night
3.8/5Good! (191 reviews)

"Staff are very friendly and the rooms are clean. Location excellent"…"

Reviewed on 7 Mar. 2020

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As you start mapping out your travel itinerary, you realize there are a lot of things to see and do on your list. You plan on visiting the many landmarks that make Townsville unique, and know of a handful of restaurants that are dishing up meals you can’t miss out on. And you can’t forget your plans to tour the museums and art galleries. There are so many things to experience in Townsville, so why spend your entire holiday budget on your accommodation? There are plenty of cheap hotels in Townsville that will not only serve as a comfortable place to recharge between sightseeing, but that will provide exemplary service and welcoming amenities, too.

Instead of spending your whole bank account this trip, book cheap accommodation in Townsville that offers everything you need. Budget hotels offer the things you’d expect from a temporary stay, such as comfortable beds, spacious rooms, televisions with extensive channel offerings, and occasionally even additional features like kitchenettes and pools. If you’re not planning on spending much time in your room, why blow your entire paycheck? Instead, spend your hard-earned money on experiences that will truly make your stay memorable, like tickets to local concerts, plays, or sporting events.

Cheap Townsville hotels allow you to keep cash in your wallet for when you truly need it—like when you’re touring the area and come across an irresistible ice cream shop. Browse an extensive inventory of Townsville hotel deals here on Expedia, and prepare to enjoy your holiday to the fullest.

Frequently asked questions

What is Townsville like for travellers on a budget?
Townsville has cheap accommodation options and a range of things to see and do, making it a great getaway spot for budget travellers. In addition to its well-known attractions such as Magnetic Island Ferry Terminal, this destination is home to Strand Park and Castle Hill, which you can enjoy while spending very little.
What's the best accommodation for a budget-friendly stay in Townsville?
Based on reviews, Q Express is a popular 2.5-star property for our travellers looking for an economical choice, and features free WiFi and free parking. Other choices for your budget-friendly stay include Hotel Allen and Rambutan Resort.
What's the weather like in Townsville?
The hottest months are usually January and December, with an average temperature of 27°C, while the coldest months are July and June, with an average of 21°C. Average annual rainfall for Townsville is 1038 mm.
What is there to see and do in Townsville?
Townsville draws tourists with its island views and offers plenty to see and do without spending a fortune. You can budget for the top local attractions that interest you most, such as Magnetic Island Ferry Terminal, and then look for sights and activities that cost little or nothing at all. Explore and snap photos of landmarks like Catholic Diocese of Townsville, or enjoy the outdoors at Strand Park and Castle Hill.
What's the best way to get around Townsville?
The nearest airport is in Townsville, QLD (TSV), 3.1 mi (4.9 km) away from the city centre. However, if that doesn’t suit your budget, the next closest is 38.2 mi (61.5 km) away in Palm Island, QLD (PMK). Townsville might not have many public transport options to choose from so renting a car could be an economical alternative to explore more of the area.

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What's the best budget-friendly accommodation in Townsville?

Based on reviews, Q Express is a popular 2.5-star property for our travellers looking for an economical choice, and features free WiFi and air conditioning. Other good options to stay on the cheap include Rambutan Resort and Tropical Palms.

How is it staying in Townsville?

Families will find kid-friendly activities in Townsville, and visitors give high marks for the riverfront. Tourists can also enjoy so much more including its parks. A top sight in the city is Magnetic Island Ferry Terminal. In Townsville, there are 480 hotels and other accommodation to choose from.

Where is the best place to stay in Townsville?

Castle Crest Motel is ranked highly by Expedia customers. This 3-star property offers an outdoor pool and free WiFi. Other top choices based on reviews include Clarion Hotel Townsville and Cstay.

What are the top places to visit in Townsville?

Cultural venues in the city include Museum of Tropical Queensland, Perc Tucker Regional Gallery, and Maritime Museum of Townsville. Families come for attractions such as Billabong Sanctuary, ReefHQ Aquarium, and Australian Institute of Marine Science. The city is notable for landmarks like Catholic Diocese of Townsville, Mount Stuart, and Cultural Centre Townsville.

Where is the best place to stay with easy access to Magnetic Island Ferry Terminal?

Adjacent to Magnetic Island Ferry Terminal, The Ville Resort - Casino is one of the top choices for your stay based on our traveller data, and this 4.5-star hotel offers a casino and 3 restaurants. Other good options close by include Madison Plaza Townsville and Rydges Southbank Townsville.