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10 Best Hotels in Townsville

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
1.1 km from city centre
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
Grand Hotel and Apartments Townsville
4.5 out of 5
8-10 Palmer Street, South Townsville, QLD
Free cancellationReserve now, pay when you stay
The price is AU$103 per night
0.43 km from city centre
4.5/5Wonderful! (967 reviews)

"Always clean and tidy! Great location, staff are always lovely"…"

Reviewed on 27 May 2020

Grand Hotel and Apartments Townsville
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
0.45 km from city centre
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
Rydges Southbank Townsville
3.5 out of 5
23 Palmer Street, South Townsville, QLD
Free cancellationReserve now, pay when you stay
The price is AU$109 per night
0.49 km from city centre
3.9/5Very Good! (989 reviews)

"Staff excellent too ok bathroom too small and needs updating"…"

Reviewed on 1 Mar. 2020

Rydges Southbank Townsville
Oaks Townsville Gateway Suites
4.5 out of 5
2 Dibbs Street, South Townsville, QLD
Free cancellationReserve now, pay when you stay
The price is AU$129 per night
0.41 km from city centre
4.4/5Excellent! (901 reviews)

"Awesome place to stay. Nice and close to everything. Friendly staff and clean rooms"…"

Reviewed on 15 Jun. 2020

Oaks Townsville Gateway Suites
Oaks Townsville Metropole Hotel
4.5 out of 5
81 Palmer Street, South Townsville, QLD
Free cancellationReserve now, pay when you stay
The price is AU$119 per night
0.89 km from city centre
4.4/5Excellent! (1,260 reviews)

"Great room, quiet, clean, close to everything, will stay again"…"

Reviewed on 27 May 2020

Oaks Townsville Metropole Hotel
Madison Ocean Breeze
3.5 out of 5
81 Mitchell Street, North Ward, QLD
Free cancellationReserve now, pay when you stay
The price is AU$112 per night
1.04 km from city centre
4.4/5Wonderful! (177 reviews)

"Second time visiting. Fantastic reception. Very helpful and friendly. Close to everything and spacious clean apartment."…"

Reviewed on 10 Jul. 2020

Madison Ocean Breeze
Peppers Blue on Blue
4.5 out of 5
123 Sooning Street, Nelly Bay, QLD
The price is AU$161 per night
11.72 km from city centre
4.4/5Wonderful! (595 reviews)

"Great location, amenities are plentiful, clean throughout and solid buffet breakfast included. Excellent point to explore Magnetic Island from."…"

Reviewed on 15 Mar. 2020

Peppers Blue on Blue
Q Resorts Paddington
4.5 out of 5
5 Kingsway Place, Townsville, QLD
Free cancellationReserve now, pay when you stay
The price is AU$132 per night
1.27 km from city centre
4.3/5Excellent! (438 reviews)

"We had a great 2 nights stayed at Q Resorts Paddington. We enjoyed staying there ..beautiful and spacious apartment. Highly recommended"…"

Reviewed on 30 Jun. 2020

Q Resorts Paddington
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
1.23 km from city centre
4.3/5Excellent! (991 reviews)

"Great location opposite strand water front Great views Hotel well maintained Staff very friendly and helpful Close to lots restaurants."…"

Reviewed on 11 Jul. 2020

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Visiting 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.

  • There are 228 hotels and other accommodations in Townsville
  • The closest major airport is in Townsville, QLD (TSV) 4.9 from the city center
  • The next closest is in Palm Island, QLD (PMK) 61.5 away

Sightseeing and Staying in Townsville

Families come for attractions such as ReefHQ Aquarium, Anderson Park Botanical Gardens, and Townsville Palmetum. The city's natural setting is picturesque, including the riverfront and these places to visit: Queens Gardens, Strand Park, and Castle Hill. Boating is one of the top activities, while Magnetic Island Ferry Terminal, Magnetic Island Golf Course, and Massage on Magnetic are favorite sights to visit.

In Townsville, you'll find 228 hotels and other lodging options so you'll have plenty of choices for a perfect vacation. These are top ones based on Expedia user reviews:

  • Maggies Beachfront Apartments - This 4.5-star apartment features an outdoor pool, free WiFi, and free parking. It's a favorite with Expedia travelers for its beach locale and comfortable beds.
  • Magnetic Sunsets - With a stay at this 3-star bed & breakfast, guests can enjoy access to free breakfast and an outdoor pool, along with an in-room kitchenette.
  • Island Palms Resort - With a stay at this 4-star apartment, guests can enjoy access to an outdoor pool and free parking, along with an in-room kitchen. Expedia customers like its helpful staff.

Getting Around Townsville

If you'd like to explore more of the area, ride aboard a train from Townsville Station, Ayr Station, or Home Hill Station. Townsville might not have many public transit choices so consider renting a car to explore the city.

Dressing for Townsville

  • Between January and March, daytime temperatures average 89°F, while nighttime temperatures stay around 71°F
  • From April to June, the average is 86°F during the day and 57°F at night
  • July through September sees average temperatures of 83°F during the day and 56°F at night
  • In October-December, you can expect 89°F as the daytime average and 67°F as the nighttime average
  • Average annual rainfall for Townsville is 40.35 inches
  • January and December are usually the hottest months averaging 88°F, while July and June are usually the coldest with an average temperature of 58°F

Frequently asked questions

What's the best place for a stay in Townsville?
Castle Crest Motel is ranked highly by Expedia customers. This 3-star property offers an outdoor pool and free WiFi. Reviews from our site also recommend Clarion Hotel Townsville and Cstay as top choices for your trip.
If I need to cancel my hotel reservation in Townsville, will I receive a refund?
Yes! The majority of hotel room reservations are refundable if you cancel before the hotel’s cancellation deadline, which is usually within 24-48 hours of the scheduled arrival. If your reservation is non-refundable, you might still have the option to cancel and receive a refund within 24 hours of booking. Add your dates and click on “Search”, then you can use the “free cancellation” filter to get the top deals on offer in Townsville.
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 free parking. Other good choices for your budget-friendly stay include Hotel Allen and Rambutan Resort.
What's the best hotel for families in Townsville?
Beach House Motel is a top 3.5-star property on Expedia for families, and features an outdoor pool and free parking. Other choices for your child-friendly holiday include Rydges Southbank Townsville and Tropical Palms. Also, attractions such as Riverway Lagoon and Billabong Sanctuary are fun for children of all ages.
What's the best accommodation for a romantic getaway to Townsville?
Orpheus Island Lodge is a favourite 5-star resort for couples, and features rainfall showerheads and a full-service spa. Other good options for your romantic getaway include Peppers Blue on Blue and Arcadia Village Motel.
What's the best pet-friendly place to stay in Townsville?
Summit Motel is a top property for people travelling with their pets, and offers an outdoor pool and private pools for its human guests. Other good choices for you and your pet’s trip include Tropixx Motel & Restaurant and The Robert Towns.
What's the best accommodation option to stay near the beach in Townsville?
Castle Crest Motel is a top 4-star beach hotel with an outdoor pool and free parking. Cstay is another good option to stay near the beach. Head to Horseshoe Bay Beach or Alva Beach Park for some quality time by the water.
What's the best luxury accommodation option in Townsville?
The Ville Resort - Casino is a 4.5-star hotel with 3 restaurants and 3 bars, and it’s a popular choice for Expedia travellers looking for a pampered stay. Another upscale option for your stay is Grand Hotel and Apartments Townsville.
What's the best golf hotel in Townsville?
Jacana Apartments is a 4-star apartment featuring an outdoor pool and in-room kitchens, and it’s a top choice for golfing nearby. Visit Magnetic Island Golf Course or Ayr Golf Course to perfect your golf swing.

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