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Top 10 hotels in North Ward

Shoredrive Motel
3.5 out of 5
117 The Strand, North Ward, QLD
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$57
per night
Apr 14 - Apr 15
0.53 mi from city center
4.2/5Very Good! (330 reviews)

"The top of The Strand in Townsville is a great location due to the nearby rock pool and ocean swimming, I recommend getting up early and getting in one of those or both. Then you can also get in the motel pool for a final cool off. And that is just the start of your day. :)"…"

Reviewed on Dec 31, 2019

Shoredrive Motel
Summit Motel
2.5 out of 5
6 Victoria Street, North Ward, QLD
$42
per night
Apr 5 - Apr 6
0.56 mi from city center
4.3/5Excellent! (235 reviews)

"This property is good for budget stay, offers everything you need, the only negative I have is there isnt an allocated car spot, so it was first in best dressed situation, we were in tsvl picking up a ute full of furniture and were not prepared to park it out on the street .... had to wait for someone ..."…"

Reviewed on Dec 21, 2019

Summit Motel
Beach House Motel
3.5 out of 5
66 The Strand, North Ward, QLD
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$54
per night
Apr 14 - Apr 15
0.31 mi from city center
4.3/5Excellent! (253 reviews)

"central to all the activities offered and the Strand close to restaurants and shops for what we needed as a family"…"

Reviewed on Jan 15, 2020

Beach House Motel
Aquarius on the Beach
4 out of 5
75 The Strand, North Ward, QLD
$60
per night
Apr 6 - Apr 7
0.23 mi from city center
4.3/5Excellent! (1,481 reviews)

"Location was really good , pool was excellent , would have liked maybe some casual dining of some sort , overall very happy with staff and facilities"…"

Reviewed on Feb 21, 2020

Aquarius on the Beach
Boutique Apartments Strand Location
4 out of 5
9 Carter Street, North Ward, QLD
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0.72 mi from city center
5/5Exceptional! (1 review)

"Fabulous place to stay with my boys. Apartment was lovely with everything we needed. Very quiet location and walking distance to everything! Some lovely little touches from hosts - wine and chocolates and breakfast (continental) will definitely stay again and would recommend to anyone looking for ..."…"

Reviewed on Oct 4, 2019

Boutique Apartments Strand Location
Madison Ocean Breeze
3.5 out of 5
81 Mitchell Street, North Ward, QLD
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$52
per night
Apr 5 - Apr 6
0.27 mi from city center
4.5/5Wonderful! (153 reviews)

"Central location, rooms are bigger than normal and well equipped"…"

Reviewed on Mar 1, 2020

Madison Ocean Breeze
Townsville Seaside Apartments
3.5 out of 5
105 The Strand, North Ward, QLD
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0.39 mi from city center
3.7/5Good! (39 reviews)

"Position - Position - on The Strand - All sorts of activities on The Strand for kids and easy walk to quality restaurants"…"

Reviewed on Aug 6, 2019

Townsville Seaside Apartments
Waters Edge The Strand
4 out of 5
63 64 The Strand, North Ward, QLD
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$65
per night
Apr 14 - Apr 15
0.32 mi from city center
4.4/5Wonderful! (574 reviews)

"It was fine. It was fine. It was fine. It was fine. It was fine."…"

Reviewed on Mar 10, 2020

Waters Edge The Strand
Strand Motel
3 out of 5
51 The Strand, North Ward, QLD
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$53
per night
May 1 - May 2
0.47 mi from city center
3.8/5Good! (188 reviews)

"The swimming pool has a few broken tiles, but it’s still a great temperature and inviting. Room and bathroom were very clean."…"

Reviewed on Nov 29, 2019

Strand Motel
Quest Townsville on Eyre
4.5 out of 5
19-21 Leichhardt Street, North Ward, QLD
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$65
per night
Apr 17 - Apr 18
0.49 mi from city center
4.5/5Wonderful! (163 reviews)

"clean, comfortable rooms, friendly and professional service"…"

Reviewed on Mar 8, 2020

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Visiting North Ward

Travelers to North Ward give high marks for the beaches. Tourists can also enjoy so much more including its parks.

  • You'll find 373 Expedia hotels and other accommodations in the larger area of Townsville
  • The closest major airport is in Townsville, QLD (TSV), 2.6 mi (4.1 km) from the city center

Sightseeing and Staying in North Ward

The city's natural setting is picturesque, including the beaches and these places to visit: Strand Park, Queens Gardens, and The Strand. A couple of additional sights to add to your agenda are Army Museum North Queensland and Strand Waterpark.

As you plan your holiday retreat, you'll find 22 hotels and other lodging options available to choose from in North Ward. These are highly ranked ones based on our user reviews:

  • Castle Crest Motel - With a stay at this 3-star motel, guests can enjoy access to an outdoor pool and free parking, along with free WiFi. It's a favorite with Expedia travelers for its overall value and central location.
  • Townsville Holiday Apartments - Our customers love the location and clean, quiet rooms at this apartment. With a stay at this 3.5-star apartment, guests can enjoy access to an outdoor pool and free parking, along with free WiFi.
  • Quest Townsville on Eyre - With a stay at this 4.5-star apartment, guests can enjoy access to an outdoor pool and a fitness center, along with an in-room iPod dock. Expedia customers love its family-friendly amenities and spacious, comfortable rooms.

Dressing for North Ward

  • 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 North Ward 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 to stay in North Ward?
Yongala Lodge by The Strand is a favorite with Expedia customers. This 3.5-star property offers an outdoor pool and free WiFi. It is located a short 13-minute walk from Magnetic Island Ferry Terminal. Reviews from our site also recommend Summit Motel and Aquarius on the Beach as top options for your stay.
If I need to cancel my hotel reservation in North Ward, will I receive a refund?
Yes! Most hotel reservations are refundable if you cancel prior to the hotel’s cancellation deadline, which in most cases is within 24 or 48 hours of check in. If you booked a non-refundable reservation, it might still be possible to cancel it and receive a refund within 24 hours of booking. Enter your dates, click on “Search”, then you can use the “free cancellation” filter to get the best deals in North Ward.
Where can I learn more about changing or cancelling my trip to North Ward?
For more information about picking new dates or cancelling your trip to North Ward, head over to our customer service page.
What's the best accommodation for a budget-friendly stay in North Ward?
Based on reviews, Aquarius on the Beach is a popular hotel for our travelers who want a more economical choice, and features free WiFi and free parking. Other choices for your budget-friendly stay include Shoredrive Motel and Hotel Allen.
What's the best place to stay for a family trip to North Ward?
Waters Edge The Strand is a top 4-star apartment on Expedia for families, and features an outdoor pool and free parking. Other choices for your family trip include Hotel Allen and Ridgemont Motel. Also attractions in the area like Billabong Sanctuary and ReefHQ Aquarium are fun for kids of all ages.
What's the best hotel for a couple going to North Ward?
Aquarius on the Beach is a favorite 4-star hotel for couples, and features in-room kitchenettes and an outdoor pool.
What's the best pet-friendly hotel in North Ward?
Palm Waters Holiday Villas is a top apartment for people traveling with their pets, and offers an outdoor pool and a children’s pool for its human guests. Summit Motel is another good choice for you and your pet.
Where is the best hotel to stay close to Queens Gardens?
Adjacent to Queens Gardens, Madison Ocean Breeze is one of the top choices for your stay based on our traveler data, and this 3.5-star apartment offers an outdoor pool and free WiFi. Other good choices within a short distance include Madison Plaza Townsville and Aquarius on the Beach.
What about the best place to stay close to Jezzine Barracks?
One of the top choices for your stay is Shoredrive Motel, located next to Jezzine Barracks, and this 3.5-star property offers an outdoor pool and free WiFi. Aquarius on the Beach and Seagulls Resort are a couple of other good and close options.
What's the best place to stay to stay near the beach in North Ward?
Yongala Lodge by The Strand is a top 3-star beach property with an outdoor pool and a restaurant. Other good choices to stay near the beach include Summit Motel and Beach House Motel. Head to The Strand Beach or Jezzine Barracks for some quality time by the water.
What's the best luxury place to stay in North Ward?
Quest Townsville on Eyre is a 4.5-star apartment with an outdoor pool and free grocery shopping service, and it’s a popular choice for Expedia travelers looking for a pampered stay.
What is the best accommodation for staying close to Townsville, QLD Airport (TSV)?
Mercure Townsville is a popular 3.5-star hotel featuring a restaurant and an outdoor pool. It’s located a short 1.4 mi (2.2 km) from Townsville, QLD Airport. Other good choices close to the airport are Seagulls Resort and Dalrymple Hotel.

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