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On THE STRAND at the Beach
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0.58 mi from city center
5/5Exceptional! (4 reviews)

"The unit was beautiful, with all the luxuries of being in your own home. Perfect position and Great communication."…"

Reviewed on Jan 23, 2021

On THE STRAND at the Beach
Shoredrive Motel
3.5 out of 5
117 The Strand, North Ward, QLD
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The price is $78 per night from Mar 1 to Mar 2
0.57 mi from city center
4.2/5Very Good! (347 reviews)

"Nice motel for an overnight stay. Close to the Strand. Bathroom is dated however room is super clean and tidy. Thanks for your hospitality."…"

Reviewed on Sep 23, 2020

Shoredrive Motel
Strand Motel
3 out of 5
51 The Strand, North Ward, QLD
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0.34 mi from city center
3.8/5Good! (193 reviews)
Pleasant Stay

"Pleasant stay with good service. Rooms cleaned everyday with fresh towels. The car parking could have a better set up."…"

Reviewed on Sep 20, 2020

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Mercure Townsville
3.5 out of 5
166 Woolcock Street, Currajong, QLD
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The price is $83 per night from Mar 7 to Mar 8
2.48 mi from city center
4.2/5Excellent! (986 reviews)

"Upgrade to king room. Service all good will stay again next time."…"

Reviewed on Feb 14, 2021

Mercure Townsville
Peppers Blue on Blue
4.5 out of 5
123 Sooning Street, Nelly Bay, QLD
The price is $116 per night from Mar 1 to Mar 2
6.71 mi from city center
4.4/5Excellent! (619 reviews)

"All the creature comforts sans restaurant or bar, but blocks out the surroundings to the extent that you could be anywhere."…"

Reviewed on Dec 14, 2020

Peppers Blue on Blue
Watermark Oceanfront Luxury Spacious 3 Bdrm Apt
Strand Ocean Views Fast Wifi Foxtel Netflix Fully AC Large Pool
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0.07 mi from city center
4.8/5Exceptional! (4 reviews)
studio 1312

"My husband and I stayed in studio1312 aquarius townsville, 13th floor, the views were magnificent, outstanding, to wake up every morning looking at the ocean was incredible. The studio apartment was spotless. The hosts Bill and his wife cannot do enough for you. Checking in was so easy, Bill went ..."…"

Reviewed on Nov 28, 2020

Strand Ocean Views Fast Wifi Foxtel Netflix Fully AC Large Pool
Aquarius Top Floor Ocean Views Fast Free Wifi Foxtel/netflix AC Pool Parking
5/5Exceptional! (12 reviews)
Beach front holiday with stunning views

"Enjoy the sound of the waves in this comfortable studio apartment while you gaze at ocean views, including Magnetic Island. You have all the comforts of home, including a separate kitchen area. The ideal location is close to numerous cafes in Gregory Street as well as the restaurants on The Strand ..."…"

Reviewed on Jan 13, 2021

Aquarius Top Floor Ocean Views Fast Free Wifi Foxtel/netflix AC Pool Parking
Oaks Townsville Gateway Suites
4.5 out of 5
2 Dibbs Street, South Townsville, QLD
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The price is $107 per night from Mar 7 to Mar 8
1.03 mi from city center
4.3/5Excellent! (931 reviews)

"This has been a great place for us to stay for years . Great location . But room had stains on couch and curtains (maybe blood). No bin in kitchen. Bad lighting in bathroom"…"

Reviewed on Dec 29, 2020

Oaks Townsville Gateway Suites
All Inclusive Rental: Tidy Renovated Studio Apartment on the Strand Pool
Luxury Apartment, Perfect Location!
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0.07 mi from city center
Luxury Apartment, Perfect Location!
All Inclusive Rental: Tidy Renovated Studio Apartment on The Strand
Rydges Southbank Townsville
3.5 out of 5
23 Palmer Street, South Townsville, QLD
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The price is $90 per night from Mar 5 to Mar 6
1.06 mi from city center
3.9/5Very Good! (981 reviews)

"Front desk service was great, near eating facilities"…"

Reviewed on Dec 6, 2020

Rydges Southbank Townsville
Hotel Grand Chancellor Townsville
4.5 out of 5
334 Flinders Street, Townsville, QLD
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The price is $81 per night from Mar 5 to Mar 6
0.94 mi from city center
4.3/5Excellent! (620 reviews)

"Enjoyed my break away for a few days. Overall pleased with the service and facilities. Took advantage of an upgrade to a room with a balcony."…"

Reviewed on Jan 24, 2021

Hotel Grand Chancellor Townsville
Oaks Townsville Metropole Hotel
4.5 out of 5
81 Palmer Street, South Townsville, QLD
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The price is $92 per night from Mar 11 to Mar 12
1.19 mi from city center
4.4/5Excellent! (1,298 reviews)

"I liked the duel key rooms Spacious room Comfortable bed"…"

Reviewed on Feb 12, 2021

Oaks Townsville Metropole Hotel
Madison Ocean Breeze
3.5 out of 5
81 Mitchell Street, North Ward, QLD
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The price is $76 per night from Mar 1 to Mar 2
0.16 mi from city center
4.4/5Wonderful! (245 reviews)

"Location I liked , did not like pool it was to warm"…"

Reviewed on Feb 12, 2021

Madison Ocean Breeze
Waters Edge The Strand
4 out of 5
63 64 The Strand, North Ward, QLD
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The price is $95 per night from Mar 1 to Mar 2
0.15 mi from city center
4.4/5Wonderful! (604 reviews)
Exceeded expectations

"Amazing stay, great views, location. Didn't expect bed to be made and towels changed every day when we returned to room Lovely managers, let us leave car in garage after check out so we can go for breakfast Will be back"…"

Reviewed on Nov 3, 2020

Waters Edge The Strand
Quest Townsville
4 out of 5
30-34 Palmer Street, South Townsville, QLD
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The price is $126 per night from Mar 5 to Mar 6
1.06 mi from city center
4.4/5Wonderful! (390 reviews)

"Very close to restaurants and take aways. Pool with spa."…"

Reviewed on Feb 14, 2021

Quest Townsville
Rambutan Resort
5 out of 5
113 - 119 Flinders Street, Townsville, QLD
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The price is $61 per night from Mar 2 to Mar 3
0.89 mi from city center
4.1/5Very Good! (228 reviews)

"Easy smooth check in, lazed by the pool for the afternoon, cocktails are average but everything else was good."…"

Reviewed on Jan 27, 2021

Rambutan Resort
Madison Plaza Townsville
4 out of 5
409 Flinders St., Corner Of Stanley And Flinders St., Townsville, QLD
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The price is $58 per night from Mar 7 to Mar 8
0.99 mi from city center
3.8/5Good! (969 reviews)

"Property is clean, well serviced, and comfortable. It is also in a great location close to shopping, restaurants and cafes."…"

Reviewed on Feb 21, 2021

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Visiting The Strand

Travelers to The Strand give high marks for the beaches and top-notch restaurants. Walkable and welcoming, this city also attracts tourists with its cafés.

  • There are 9 hotels and other accommodations in The Strand
  • The closest major airport is in Townsville, QLD (TSV), 2.8 mi (4.6 km) from the city center

Sightseeing and Staying in The Strand

The city's natural setting is picturesque, including the beaches and these places to visit: The Strand, Strand Park, and Jezzine Barracks. Additionally, you might want to add Strand Waterpark to your agenda.

As you plan your holiday retreat, you'll find 9 hotels and other lodging options available to pick from in The Strand. Here are top ones based on our user reviews:

  • Townsville Holiday Apartments - With a stay at this 3.5-star apartment, guests can enjoy access to an outdoor pool and free parking, along with free WiFi. Expedia travelers love its location and clean, quiet rooms.
  • Waters Edge The Strand - Our customers love the quiet location and WiFi at this apartment. With a stay at this 4-star apartment, guests can enjoy access to an outdoor pool and free parking, along with an in-room kitchenette.
  • Aquarius on the Beach - This 4-star hotel features an outdoor pool, free WiFi, and free parking. Expedia customers like its beach locale and overall value.

Dressing for The Strand

  • 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 The Strand is 40.35 inches
  • December and January 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 The Strand?
Waters Edge The Strand is a favorite with Expedia customers. This 4-star hotel offers an outdoor pool and free WiFi. Traveler reviews also recommend Shoredrive Motel and Beach House Motel as top options for your trip.
If I need to cancel my hotel reservation in The Strand, will I receive a refund?
Yes, most hotel reservations are fully refundable provided that you cancel before the hotel’s cancellation deadline, which in most cases is within 24 or 48 hours of the scheduled arrival. If your reservation is non-refundable, you may still be able to cancel and be given a refund within 24 hours of booking. Plug in your dates, click on “Search”, then you can filter by “free cancellation” to get the best deals available in The Strand.
Where can I learn more about changing or cancelling my trip to The Strand?
For additional details about changing or cancelling your trip to The Strand, head over to our customer service page.
What's the best accommodation for a budget-friendly stay in The Strand?
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 good options to stay on the cheap include Strand Motel and Shoredrive Motel.
What's the best accommodation when traveling with kids to The Strand?
Beach House Motel is a top 3.5-star property on Expedia for families, and features an outdoor pool and free parking. Other good choices for your kid-friendly vacation include Waters Edge The Strand and Aquarius on the Beach. Kids of all ages will also enjoy a visit to Strand Waterpark.
What are some accommodations with pools in The Strand?
Aquarius on the Beach is a popular 4-star hotel featuring an outdoor pool, free parking, and an in-room kitchenette. A couple of other options that feature an onsite pool include Waters Edge The Strand and Shoredrive Motel.
What is the best spa hotel in The Strand?
Waters Edge The Strand is a top beach spa hotel with an outdoor pool. Kick back and relax in the spa tub. Another popular spa hotel in The Strand is Shoredrive Motel.
What's the top hotel in The Strand with an on-site water park or a water park nearby?
Boutique Apartments Beach Location is a popular 4-star hotel featuring free water park access, a children’s pool, and in-room kitchens. It’s located just steps from Strand Waterpark.
What's the best accommodation near 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.
How is it staying in The Strand?
Travelers to The Strand give high marks for the beaches and top-notch restaurants. Walkable and welcoming, this city also attracts tourists with its cafés. A top sight in the area is Magnetic Island Ferry Terminal. In The Strand, there are 21 hotels and other accommodations to choose from.
What should I see while I'm in The Strand?
The natural setting is picturesque, namely the stunning beaches, and these places to see: Strand Park, The Strand Beach, and Strand Rockpool. Additionally, you’ll find Magnetic Island Ferry Terminal in the area.
What's the seasonal weather like in The Strand?
The hottest months are usually January and December with an average temp of 81°F, while the coldest months are July and June with an average of 69°F. The rainiest months in The Strand are January, February, March, and December, with each month seeing an average of 8 inches of rainfall.

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