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Waters Edge The Strand

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Reviewed yesterday NEWvia mobile

Right on the strand, near great little cafes. Customer service is unbeatable. Nice and tidy, spacious rooms. Lovely pool area. Couldn't ask for a better getaway for our little family. We will be back again :)

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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I stayed here for a few nights on business, the location is great for a run in the morning or evening. A few good places to eat near by and a nice pub just 100m away. The rooms are clean and tidy and the owners are just great, they were extremely helpful. Going back this March and will continue to...

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Thank Simon W
Brisbane, Australia
Reviewed 19 February 2017

I did a little research before deciding to book Waters Edge, The Strand. I made the right choice. Very reasonably priced. Great location, opposite the sea front, great room, I had a courtyard room which had access to the pool, views from the pool area are great. The courtyard was very spacious. So convenient for restaurants, pub, ice cream parlour...

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Thank Lorna056
Reviewed 6 February 2017

Really enjoyed the location of the hotel. Rooms are fresh, modern and tidy. Self contained with jug, fridge and small kitchen. reasonably affordable. Close to shopping and bars and local cafes and restaurants and of course the beach!

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Thank Jaz C
Melbourne, Australia
Reviewed 27 January 2017 via mobile

We stayed at the Waters Edge in self contained room. It ws very comfortable and had everything you need for your stay apart room service meals. It is located right opposite the beach and has a huge selection of cafes and great restaurants all within a few minutes walk. It also has security access with your room key for after...

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Thank Michael P
Forrest Beach, Australia
Reviewed 24 January 2017 via mobile

Needed to get away for a night and walked into Waters Edge. Sue was amazing, could see I was upset and was just so lovely to me. Had a room I could afford and while I was there I watched her be incredible to every patron of the place. I will always come back here when in Townsville just because...

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Thank ozcandlish
Townsville, Australia
Reviewed 6 January 2017 via mobile

Cant recommend more highly. Lovely friendly greeting from Sue, The Manager. Fabulous self contained room, clean, fresh and modern. Highly recommend and will definately be back. Right on The Strand and available to buy beers and wine at reception.

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Thank Lisa H
Reviewed 26 December 2016 via mobile

Brilliant accommodation really couldn't fault it. Staff were amazing. Will definitely be going back there. Big rooms, car park, comfy bed and great facilities. If you are looking for something quick nice and easy give it a go.

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Thank Ricky F
Reviewed 6 December 2016 via mobile

Loved the hotel. The room was fantastic. The staff very friendly - everything was exceptional. Planning to go back next year for a birthday and will be staying at The Strand again. It was also very reasonably priced considering the rooms were so immaculate. Close to town. Each literally at ur front door. It was beautiful- highly recommended.

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Thank Bella P
Reviewed 17 November 2016 via mobile

Perfect position to stay on The Strand. Close to all the cafes. Very friendly and helpful staff. Sue was lovely. Had a front room overlooking the Strand with a lovely view. Enjoyed the pool and spa. Would definately recommend and will visit again.

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  • Pool
  • Free Parking
  • Beachfront
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
About the property
  • Beachfront
  • Wheelchair Access
Things to do
  • Pool
Room types
  • Kitchenette
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
In your room
  • Air Conditioning
  • Microwave
  • Refrigerator in room
Internet
  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Paid Wifi
  • Paid Internet
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  • Free Parking
  • Self-Serve Laundry

Additional Information about Waters Edge The Strand

Address: 63 The Strand Esplanade, Townsville, Queensland 4810, Australia
Region: Australia > Queensland > Townsville > North Ward
Price Range: $110 - $164 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4 star — Waters Edge The Strand 4*
Number of rooms: 48
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“Beach view rooms, on the ground floor are closer to the pool”
 of 5 bubbles , 6 Feb 2017 | Read review
“Ensure Air Conditioning is not facing your bed hard to avoid a draft all night.”
 of 5 bubbles robertcV9220OS, 20 Oct 2016 | Read review
“Best rooms are the oceanviews ones at the front, we could hear the surf crashing on the beach at high tide, but is wasn't noisy.”
 of 5 bubbles 944lynr, 16 Oct 2016 | Read review
“We love the rooms overlooking the ocean - but you do need to use the airconditioner at night as an open door / window would be too noisy.”
 of 5 bubbles judysS6330HN, 21 Sep 2016 | Read review
“The sea facing room was lovely, allow for a little street and nearby bar noise, not late.”
 of 5 bubbles JaneB939, 12 Sep 2016 | Read review
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