Located on the coast of north-east Queensland, Townsville is one of the main economic hubs in the state.
Home to a diverse range of industries, such as manufacturing, processing, and retail, one of the main attractions for visitors to Townsville is the city's proximity to Magnetic Island. Travellers staying at any of the hotels in Townsville can enjoy access to a vast selection of excellent restaurants, bars, shops and entertainment facilities.
For visitors looking for affordable hotels in Townsville, ibis Townsville is the ideal choice. Centrally located in the heart of the city, the hotel is within walking distance to one of the main shopping precincts, Flinders Mall. Also close-by is the Strand development, which is made up of excellent beaches, a swimming pool, and features community art and public events. The hotel offers a range of modern rooms, a cafe, and two meeting rooms seating up to 80 people.
Close to the city, Mercure Townsville is situated lakeside, within 11 acres of tropical gardens. Offering spacious, well-appointed rooms with views across the lake, pool or gardens, this resort-style hotel provides guests looking for hotels in Townsville, with the perfect surroundings for business or leisure travel. The resort features the largest hotel freeform swimming pool in Townsville, spa, tennis court, newly refurbished restaurant, and conference facilities for up to 380 people.
Visitors to the area can enjoy a trip to the Billabong Sanctuary Wildlife Park or the Museum of Tropical Queensland, wander through Gold Island National Park or Queens Gardens or you can check out the wonders of the Great Barrier Reef from the safety of dry land at Reef HQ Aquarium. Or if you fancy getting your feet wet, test your diving skills at the SS Yongala Dive Site, thought to be one of the best wreck dives in the world.