Featuring free WiFi, a year-round swimming pool and a barbecue, CStay is located on Magnetic Island in Picnic Bay, 5.6 mi from Townsville.

Rooms come with a shared bathroom.

You will find a shared kitchen at the property.

Horseshoe Bay is 4.3 mi from CStay, while Arcadia is 2.4 mi from the property. The nearest airport is Townsville Airport, 6.8 mi from the property.

Couples in particular like the location – they rated it 8.9 for a two-person trip.

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  • The staff speaks English

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About CStay

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  • When is the best time to visit your property for the perfect beach holiday?

    During the Australian winter season.


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    Answered on October 2, 2019
  • Do I need a lock for the lockers?

    CStay does not have any on site lockers. All guests have private rooms. If you require a locker for whatever reason there are lockers at the ferry terminal in Nelly Bay. They cost $6 per day


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    Answered on October 2, 2019
  • Are sheets and towels included?

    Yes, these are included. any additional linen will be charged for, details are in teh Guest Information book in your room


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    Answered on October 2, 2019
  • Is it quiet at night?

    Yes


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    Answered on August 10, 2019
  • Can you use the kitchen facilities?

    yes you can


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    Answered on June 11, 2021
  • Do you have planned events or activities?

    CStay do not organise activities but are happy to assist you in making bookings with island companies who run a variety of fun activities.


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    Answered on October 2, 2019
  • Do you offer luggage storage?

    Yes, we do but luggage must be collected by no later than 4:30 pm or a $20 charge will apply


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    Answered on October 2, 2019
  • How much does it cost to rent a lock?

    We do not supply lockers or locks, sorry.


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  • Do you allow pets? We have a miniature Pomeranian called Zenna she weighs only 2.5kg and is very timid and quiet.

    no sorry no pets


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    Answered on October 8, 2020
  • Can I use my own sleeping bag?

    No, we are afraid not, you may not use sleeping bags in the rooms.


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Area Info *
Guests loved walking around the neighborhood!
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What's nearby
  • Magnetic Island Marina
    1.8 miles
  • Magnetic Island National Park
    2.9 miles
  • The Strand
    5.1 miles
  • Breakwater Marina
    5.2 miles
  • Reef HQ
    5.5 miles
  • Townsville Magistrates Court
    5.6 miles
  • Queensland Parliament Office
    5.6 miles
  • Townsville Supreme Court
    5.6 miles
Restaurants & cafes
  • Restaurant R&R Restuarant and Pub
    0.1 miles
  • Restaurant Mama Roma Restuarant
    0.2 miles
  • Cafe/Bar Alby's Chinese Restuarant
    0.2 miles
  • Cafe/Bar Picnic bay Golf Club
    0.2 miles
Top attractions
  • Sturt Business Centre
    5.6 miles
  • Townsville Yacht Club Marina
    5.7 miles
  • Townsville City Council
    5.7 miles
  • Family Court of Australia
    5.8 miles
  • ReefHQ Aquarium
    5.9 miles
  • Townsville Train Station
    6.6 miles
  • Townsville 400 Racetrack Start / Finish line
    6.7 miles
  • 547 Industry Park
    8.6 miles
  • Riverway
    11.5 miles
Beaches in the Neighborhood
  • Rocky Bay Beach
    2,550 feet
  • Nelly Bay Beach
    3,950 feet
  • Geoffrey Bay Beach
    2.1 miles
  • Alma Bay Beach
    2.9 miles
  • Whitfield Cove Beach
    3.2 miles
Public transit
  • Ferry Breakwater Terminal
    5.2 miles
  • Ferry Magnetic Island Ferry terminal
    5.5 miles
Closest Airports
  • Townsville Airport
    7 miles
How to get to CStay from Townsville Airport
    Taxi
    Free parking is available.
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Amenities of CStay Great facilities! Review score, 8.9
Outdoors
  • Picnic area
  • Outdoor furniture
  • Beachfront
  • Sun deck
  • BBQ facilities
  • Garden
Kitchen
  • Shared kitchen
Activities
  • Beach
  • Snorkeling Off-site
  • Horseback riding Off-site Additional charge
  • Cycling Off-site
  • Hiking Off-site
  • Library
  • Bicycle rental (additional charge)
  • Fishing Off-site
  • Golf course (within 2 miles) Additional charge
Internet
WiFi is available in public areas and is free of charge.
Parking
Free public parking is available at a location nearby (reservation is not needed).
  • Street parking
Services
  • Grocery deliveries Additional charge
  • Shared lounge/TV area
  • Baggage storage
  • Fax/Photocopying
Safety & security
  • Fire extinguishers
  • CCTV outside property
  • CCTV in common areas
  • Smoke alarms
  • Key access
General
  • Designated smoking area
  • Air conditioning
  • Non-smoking rooms
Outdoor swimming pool
Free! All pools are free of charge
  • Open all year
  • Fenced pool
  • Pool/Beach towels
  • Beach chairs/Loungers
  • Shallow end
Spa
  • Beach chairs/Loungers
  • Pool/Beach towels
Languages Spoken
  • Afrikaans
  • English
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Sustainability initiatives

This property has taken steps to provide more sustainable and eco-friendly travel

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Check-in

2:00 PM - 5:00 PM

Check-out

Until 10:00 AM

Cancellation/
prepayment

Cancellation and prepayment policies vary according to accommodations type. Please enter the dates of your stay and check what conditions apply to your preferred room.

Children & Beds

Child policies

Children of all ages are welcome.

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Crib and extra bed policies

There's no capacity for cribs at this property.

This property doesn't offer extra beds.

Age restriction

The minimum age for check-in is 18

Pets

Pets are not allowed.

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The fine print

Please note that this hotel has a strict 'No Smoking' and 'No noise after 22:00 Policy'. If guests do not comply with these conditions, the booking will be canceled and no refund given.

Guests are required to present a valid photo ID upon check in.

Please note that CStay requires a $100 credit card pre-authorization upon check in to cover any incidental charges.

Please note that children cannot be accommodations are not allowed to stay in dormitory rooms or shared accommodations. Children are only allowed to stay in private rooms.

FAQs about CStay

  • Yes, this hotel has a pool. See details about the pool and other facilities on this page.

  • Check-in at CStay is from 2:00 PM, and check-out is until 10:00 AM.

  • From the nearest airport, you can get to CStay by:

    • Taxi 25min

  • The nearest beach is 650 feet from CStay.

  • The prices at CStay may vary depending on your stay (e.g. dates, hotel's policy etc.). To see prices, enter your dates.

  • CStay is 350 feet from the center of Picnic Bay.

  • CStay offers the following activities/services (charges may apply):

    • Cycling
    • Hiking
    • Bicycle rental (additional charge)
    • Snorkeling
    • Library
    • Fishing
    • Golf course (within 2 miles)
    • Beachfront
    • Horseback riding
    • Beach

  • The following parking options are available to guests staying at CStay (subject to availability):

    • Parking
    • Street parking
    • Free parking