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So you have decided on a holiday in Townsville, but where to stay? The range of accommodation in Townsville, Australia is plentiful, so you should be able to find something to suit your taste and budget.
As with many other cities in Australia, Townsville has heaps of backpacker accommodation and most beds start from around $20. The Backpackers in Townsville are pretty competitive, so many include free shuttle bus and transfers as well as pools, internet, telephone and tour desk facilities.
If you're shooting straight over to Magnetic Island, you'll find a similar deal, with the added benefit of having a beach at your front door!
If you have a bit more cash to splash around, there are a number of 4-star hotels in town. The most iconic of Townsville's hotels is the Holiday Inn or 'Sugar Shaker' as it is commonly known. Located on the Flinders mall, this old dear is reminiscent of the sugar dispensers found in cafes of old, for reasons known only to the architect.
The up-market yet laidback Jupiters Townsville Hotel and Casino offers fantastic 360-degree views, as well as numerous opportunities to part with your money.
If you're after a more independent holiday experience, renting an apartment or house may be more your style. Apartments in Townsville and Magnetic Island are widely available and can be easily sourced on the internet.
From seaside on Magnetic Island to marina side in Townsville, apartment prices start from $110 per night.
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The range of accommodation in Townsville, Australia is plentiful, so you should be able to find something to suit your taste.
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