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Yongala Lodge by The Strand

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Blackout curtains, iron/ironing board, cots/infant beds, rollaway beds
Blackout curtains, iron/ironing board, cots/infant beds, rollaway beds
Blackout curtains, iron/ironing board, cots/infant beds, rollaway beds
Blackout curtains, iron/ironing board, cots/infant beds, rollaway beds

Overview of Yongala Lodge by The Strand

Yongala Lodge by The Strand

3.5 out of 5

4.2/5 Very good

Guests rated this property 4.4/5 for cleanliness.

Popular amenities

  • Pool
  • Free WiFi
  • Parking included
  • Pet-friendly
  • Air conditioning
  • Laundry

Cleaning and safety practices

  • Cleaned with disinfectant
  • Social distancing
  • Sheets and towels washed at 60°C
11 Fryer Street, North Ward, QLD, 4810

Explore the area

  • Popular LocationMuseum of Tropical Queensland11 min walk
  • Popular LocationMagnetic Island Ferry Terminal13 min walk
  • Popular LocationQueens Gardens15 min walk
  • AirportTownsville, QLD (TSV)8 min drive

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About this area


Yongala Lodge by The Strand is located in Townsville. Strand Waterpark and Magnetic Island Ferry Terminal are worth visiting if an activity is on the agenda, while those wishing to experience the area's natural beauty can explore Strand Park and Castle Hill. Looking to enjoy an event or a match? See what's going on at Townsville Entertainment & Convention Centre or Queensland Country Bank Stadium.

What's nearby

  • Strand Waterpark - 3 min walk
  • Museum of Tropical Queensland - 11 min walk
  • Perc Tucker Regional Gallery - 12 min walk
  • Magnetic Island Ferry Terminal - 13 min walk
  • Queens Gardens - 15 min walk

Getting around

  • Townsville Station - 4 min drive
  • Townsville, QLD (TSV) - 8 min drive


  • Juliettes - 9 min walk
  • C-Bar Strand - 9 min walk
  • Tide Cafe - 9 min walk
  • Betty Blue & The Lemon Tart - 10 min walk
  • The Balcony Restaurant - 13 min walk

About this property

Yongala Lodge by The Strand

Beach fun, near Strand Waterpark
Along with an outdoor pool, this smoke-free motel has coffee/tea in a common area and laundry facilities. Free WiFi in public areas and free self parking are also provided. Other amenities include tour/ticket assistance and barbecues. All 18 rooms provide conveniences such as microwaves and coffee makers, plus free WiFi and LCD TVs. Other amenities available to guests include free tea bags/instant coffee, ceiling fans and showers. Housekeeping is available once per stay.
Yongala Lodge by The Strand offers 18 forms of accommodation with coffee/tea makers and an iron/ironing board. LCD televisions are featured in guestrooms.

Bathrooms include a shower. Guests can surf the web using complimentary wireless Internet access. Additionally, rooms include a ceiling fan and blackout curtains. Housekeeping is provided once per stay.

Recreational amenities at the motel include an outdoor pool.

Cleaning and safety practices

Enhanced cleanliness measures

Disinfectant is used to clean the property
High-touch surfaces are cleaned and disinfected
Sheets and towels are washed at 60°C or hotter

Social distancing

Social distancing measures in place
This information is provided by our partners.

Property amenities


  • Available in all rooms: Free WiFi
  • Available in some public areas: Free WiFi

Parking and public transport

  • Free self-parking on site
  • Wheelchair-accessible parking available
  • On-site parking includes off-street options

Food and drink

  • Coffee/tea in a common area

Things to do

  • Outdoor pool

Family friendly

  • Cots/infant beds (surcharge)
  • Laundry facilities
  • Microwave
  • Outdoor pool
  • Rollaway/extra beds (surcharge)

Guest services

  • Front desk (limited hours)
  • Housekeeping (once per stay)
  • Laundry facilities
  • Luggage storage
  • Tour/ticket assistance

Languages spoken

  • English


  • BBQ grill(s)
  • Terrace


  • If you have any requests for specific accessibility needs, please contact the property using the information on the reservation confirmation received after booking.
  • Wheelchair-accessible parking
  • Wheelchair-accessible path of travel


  • Smoke-free property

Room amenities


  • Air conditioning (climate-controlled)
  • Bed sheets
  • Blackout drapes/curtains
  • Ceiling fan
  • Cots/infant beds (surcharge)
  • Rollaway/extra beds (surcharge)


  • Shower


  • 32-inch LCD TV

Food and drink

  • Coffee/tea maker
  • Electric kettle
  • Free tea bags/instant coffee
  • Microwave
  • Toaster


  • Iron/ironing board

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Check-in from 2 PM - 6:00 PM
Minimum check-in age - 18


Check-out before 10 AM

Special check-in instructions

The front desk is open daily from 9:00 AM - 6:00 PM
This property doesn't offer after-hours check-in
Guests will receive an email 48 hours before arrival with check-in instructions; front desk staff will greet guests on arrival

Access methods

Staffed front desk


Pets are allowed for an extra charge of AUD 30.00, per pet, per night, plus a deposit of AUD 200.00 per stay
Dogs welcome
1 per room (up to 22 lbs/10 kg)
Pets cannot be left unattended
Specific rooms only, restrictions apply; pet-friendly rooms can be requested by contacting the property on the number on the booking confirmation

Children and extra beds

Children are welcome
Rollaway/extra beds are available for AUD 30.0 per night.
Cots (infant beds) are available for AUD 15.0 per night

Payment types

Important information

Optional extras

The following fees and deposits are charged by the property at the time of service, check-in or check-out.

  • Pet deposit: AUD 200.00 per stay
  • Pet fee: AUD 30.00 per pet, per night
  • Crib (infant bed) fee: AUD 15.0 per night
  • Rollaway bed fee: AUD 30.0 per night

The above list may not be comprehensive. Fees and deposits may not include tax and are subject to change.

You need to know

Extra-person charges may apply and vary depending on property policy
Government-issued photo identification and a credit card, debit card or cash deposit may be required at check-in for incidental charges
Special requests are subject to availability upon check-in and may incur additional charges; special requests cannot be guaranteed
This property accepts Visa, Mastercard and American Express; cash is not accepted
This property reserves the right to pre-authorise the guest's credit card prior to arrival.

We should mention

No pets and no service animals are allowed at this property
The property allows pets in specific rooms only and has other pet restrictions (surcharges apply and can be found in the Fees section); guests can arrange to bring pets by contacting the property directly, using the contact information on the booking confirmation

Property is also known as

Historic Yongala Lodge North Ward
Historic Yongala Lodge
Historic Yongala North Ward
Historic Yongala
Yongala Lodge Strand North Ward
Yongala Lodge Strand
Yongala Strand
Yongala By The Strand Ward
Yongala Lodge by The Strand Motel
Yongala Lodge by The Strand North Ward
Yongala Lodge by The Strand Motel North Ward

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Overall score and ratings


Very good

Rating 5 - Excellent. 67 out of 180 reviews
5 - Excellent 37%
Rating 4 - Good. 86 out of 180 reviews
4 - Good 48%
Rating 3 - Okay. 21 out of 180 reviews
3 - Okay 12%
Rating 2 - Poor. 5 out of 180 reviews
2 - Poor 3%
Rating 1 - Terrible. 1 out of 180 reviews
1 - Terrible 1%




Staff & service




Property conditions & facilities

4/5 Good

Travelled with family
Liked: Cleanliness, staff & service, amenities, property conditions & facilities
Nice and quiet away from the hussle and bussle of the Strand
Stayed 1 night in Jul 2021

2/5 Poor

Business traveller
Liked: Staff & service
Disliked: Amenities, property conditions & facilities
Sorry but not my cup of tea. The receptionist was super friendly. The historical part would be the queenslander at the front - looks like an old pub, however there is nothing historical about the accommodation in the brick buildings at the back. Fortunately at the last minute I decided not to wash my hair in the shower. Good job I didn't as there was no hairdryer and I would have turned up at a meeting looking like no tomorrow. No shower gel etc. Unforgivable for me was that the smoke alarm was removed from its location and was sitting on the side bench and ceiling fan made an annoying noise. Having said all that, there are not many accommodation options close to the Strand for $100 per night, so it might be a case of you get what you pay for.
Stayed 1 night in May 2021

5/5 Excellent

Travelled with partner
Liked: Cleanliness, staff & service, amenities, property conditions & facilities
Large, comfortable, affordable room. Property in excellent location. Friendly, helpful staff who were very accommodating of our needs. A really enjoyable visit and place to stay. Highly recommended.
Stayed 3 nights in May 2021

3/5 Okay

Stayed 6 nights in Apr 2021

5/5 Excellent

Business traveller, Travelled with partner
Liked: Cleanliness, staff & service, amenities, property conditions & facilities
Loved the older queenslander feel of the property
Stayed 1 night in Apr 2021