Just 150 feet from The Strand Beach, Strand Motel offers amazing views of Magnetic Island and the Coral Sea. It features free WiFi and an outdoor pool.

The air-conditioned accommodations features a kitchenette or kitchen with a microwave, a refrigerator and tea and coffee making facilities. Each room type has a flat-screen TV with cable channels.

Strand Motel Townsville is located on The Strand, 15 minutes' walk from The Great Barrier Reef Aquarium. The Billabong Sanctuary is a 20-minute drive, and Magnetic Island is a 35-minute drive away. Coles Supermarket is just to the rear of the property, while a children's water park is 5 minutes' away, along The Strand.

Couples in particular like the location – they rated it 9.3 for a two-person trip.

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Top Location: Highly rated by recent guests (9.3)

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Max adults: 2
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  • 1 queen bed
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  • 1 twin bed and
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Guests must meet one or more requirements to stay in this property: Proof of full Covid-19 vaccination, a recent valid negative coronavirus PCR test, or recent proof of coronavirus recovery.

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About Strand Motel

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  • Are there any steps outside to apartment

    We have one two-bedroom unit that you can walk straight into from the side door, the other three all have steps going in to them.


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    Asked about: Budget Two-Bedroom Apartment - Beachfront • Answered on January 22, 2020
  • is there onsite parking

    We have an uncovered car park for guests to use. Some rooms on the ground floor have spaces right in front for ese of access, while upstairs parking is at the back. It does get a little tight when we are fully booked, but we have overflow parking.


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    Answered on December 30, 2020
  • Is there undercover/sunshade car parking available?

    All of our parking is open/uncovered unfortunately.


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    Answered on November 24, 2020
  • Is the photo accurate of the studio ? They was a comment that said it wasn’t. Thanks Lou

    Hi and thanks for your question. There are different rooms available. This Motel is an older style. The rooms are neat and clean with all conveniences. For the location and price they are excellent value. I hope this helps. Best wishes, Strand Motel


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    Asked about: Studio • Answered on August 13, 2021
  • When is the best time to visit your property for the perfect beach holiday?

    Come visit us during our reception hours from 8-6pm and we'll be more than happy to show you the property. Cheers!


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    Answered on October 23, 2019
  • Can you hear street noise from the rooms?

    Depends on the room and day of the week.


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    Answered on August 8, 2021
  • Hi your room with 2 single beds is there a double bed in there as well , Im accommodating 2 aduts and 1 5yo

    We do have a room with one queen bed and two singles, it would just depend on availability.


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    Answered on November 13, 2019
  • can I please cancel my booking please. Rose Leftwich. Thanks

    Yes, cancelled.


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    Answered on December 12, 2021
  • Is there a second bedroom with the double bed

    We have a few different configurations with our two-bedroom apartments. The one ground-level closest to the beach has a queen and a single bed in each bedroom. The one upstairs has a king bed and a single bed, with option to add another single. The apartment at the back of the property has two queen beds.


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    Asked about: Budget Two-Bedroom Apartment - Beachfront • Answered on February 3, 2020
  • Hi, what would be the latest check out time without incurring a fee please?

    Depends on how busy we are some days, 12:00 is usually the latest we go without charging late-checkout fees.


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    Answered on March 15, 2021
  • Is my pet Staffy aloud to stay

    Unfortunately we do not allow pets on the premises.


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    Answered on August 11, 2020
  • Hi are the studio apartments linked at all or are they completely separate. We are looking at booking for the 02/02/2022 - 07/02/2022. Thanks Melissa

    They are separate.


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    Asked about: Studio • Answered on October 4, 2021
  • Hi, how close are you to the football stadium?

    We are about a 10-15 minute drive from the stadium.


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    Answered on December 30, 2020
  • How from Cowboy's stadium and railway station

    We are a 10 minute drive from the railway station, maybe a 25 minute walk.


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    Answered on December 3, 2019
  • I'm booking for 15 people

    What is the question?


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    Answered on September 7, 2021
  • HOW FAR ARE YOU FROM THE CASINO . I HAVE A GUINEAPIG IN A CAGE R U PET FRIENDLY.

    Unfortunately we are not pet friendly. We are about a 15 minute walk from the casino, a short drive.


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    Answered on February 4, 2021
  • Has this room got an ocean view

    One of our Studio motel rooms has an ocean view. We also have two 2-bedroom flats and a 3-bedroom flats at the front, so it is based on availability.


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    Answered on June 22, 2020
  • Are you still open atm

    We are still operating and taking bookings.


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    Answered on May 13, 2020
  • Is there room in your overflow parking area for a large 4WD + 6/4 trailer. would prefer to keep them attached?

    No, we require that you unhitch the trailer so other guests are not inconvenienced


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    Answered on December 1, 2021
  • Are you pet friendly?

    We do not allow our guests to have pets.


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    Answered on April 26, 2021
Area Info *
Guests loved walking around the neighborhood!
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What's nearby
  • The Strand
    0.2 miles
  • Breakwater Marina
    0.4 miles
  • Townsville Magistrates Court
    0.4 miles
  • Townsville Supreme Court
    0.4 miles
  • Sturt Business Centre
    0.5 miles
  • Queensland Parliament Office
    0.5 miles
  • Townsville City Council
    0.5 miles
  • Family Court of Australia
    0.6 miles
  • Reef HQ
    0.7 miles
  • Townsville Yacht Club Marina
    0.7 miles
Restaurants & cafes
  • Cafe/Bar Strand View Cafe
    0 miles
  • Restaurant C Bar
    0.1 miles
Top attractions
  • Breakwater Terminal
    0.7 miles
  • ReefHQ Aquarium
    0.7 miles
  • Magnetic Island Ferry terminal
    0.7 miles
  • Townsville Train Station
    1.4 miles
  • Townsville 400 Racetrack Start / Finish line
    1.5 miles
  • 547 Industry Park
    4.7 miles
  • James Cook University
    6.5 miles
  • Riverway
    6.9 miles
  • Magnetic Island National Park
    7.9 miles
  • Billabong Sanctuary
    11.7 miles
Natural Beauty
  • Mountain Castle Hill
    0.9 miles
Beaches in the Neighborhood
  • The Strand Beach
    150 feet
  • Pallarenda Beach
    1.4 miles
  • Rocky Bay Beach
    5 miles
  • Nelly Bay Beach
    6 miles
Closest Airports
  • Townsville Airport
    3.3 miles
How to get to Strand Motel from Townsville Airport
    Taxi
    Free parking is available.
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1 Restaurant On Site

    Strand View Cafe

    Open for: Breakfast, Brunch

Amenities of Strand Motel
Outdoors
  • Beachfront
Activities
  • Beach
Food & Drink
  • Coffee house on site
  • Restaurant
Internet
WiFi is available in all areas and is free of charge.
Parking
Free private parking is available on site (reservation is not needed).
Services
  • Baggage storage
  • Laundry
General
  • Air conditioning
  • Family rooms
  • Non-smoking rooms
Outdoor swimming pool
Free! All pools are free of charge
Spa
Languages Spoken
  • English
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House rules
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Check-in

2:00 PM - 8:00 PM

Guests are required to show a photo ID and credit card at check-in

Check-out

7:00 AM - 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.

To see correct prices and occupancy info, add the number and ages of children in your group to your search.

Crib and extra bed policies

0 - 6 years
Crib by request
AUD 10 per child, per night

Additional fees are not calculated automatically in the total cost and will have to be paid for separately during your stay.

This property doesn't offer extra beds.

The maximum number of cribs allowed depends on the room you choose. Double-check the maximum capacity for the room you selected.

All cribs and extra beds are subject to availability.

Age restriction

The minimum age for check-in is 18

Pets

Pets are not allowed.

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The fine print

In accordance with government guidelines to minimize transmission of the coronavirus (COVID-19), this property can only accept bookings from essential workers/permitted travelers on dates where such guidelines exist. Reasonable evidence must be provided on arrival. If it isn't provided, your booking will be canceled on arrival.

In accordance with government guidelines to minimize transmission of the coronavirus (COVID-19), this property currently isn't accepting guests from certain countries on dates where such guidelines exist.

In accordance with government guidelines to minimize transmission of the coronavirus (COVID-19), this property may request additional documentation from guests to validate identity, travel itinerary, and other relevant info on dates where such guidelines exist.

It's not possible to stay at this property for coronavirus (COVID-19) quarantine purposes.

Please inform Strand Motel of your expected arrival time in advance. You can use the Special Requests box when booking, or contact the property directly using the contact details in your confirmation.

Guests are required to show a photo ID and credit card upon check-in. Please note that all Special Requests are subject to availability and additional charges may apply.

Guests must meet one or more requirements to stay in this property: Proof of full Covid-19 vaccination, a recent valid negative coronavirus PCR test, or recent proof of coronavirus recovery.

FAQs about Strand Motel

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

    • Parking on site
    • Private Parking
    • Parking
    • Free parking

  • The nearest beach is 150 feet from Strand Motel.

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

  • Strand Motel has 1 restaurant:

    • Strand View Cafe

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

    • Taxi 10min

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

    • Beachfront
    • Beach

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

  • Strand Motel is 2,950 feet from the center of Townsville.

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

  • Room options at Strand Motel include:

    • Studio
    • Apartment
    • Twin