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Safety index

90 out of 100

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Waters Edge The Strand

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8.5

Good (2,318 ratings)

Townsville, Australia - 

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1.05 km Castle Hill

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1.19 km Museum of Tropical Queensland

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1.26 km Magnetic Island Ferry Terminal

Hotel Overview

Waters Edge The Strand is a well-reviewed hotel located in North Ward, known for its scenic views and convenient location. Based on user reviews, the hotel offers a variety of amenities and experiences that cater to a wide range of needs and preferences.

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Hotel highlights

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Amenities

  1. Scenic Views: Guests praise the hotel for its breathtaking views of the surrounding water and landscapes.
  2. Location: Its location is highly valued for being close to local attractions and amenities.
  3. Swimming Pool: The swimming pool area is a highlight for many visitors, known for its cleanliness and inviting atmosphere.
  4. Room Comfort: Rooms are appreciated for their comfort, providing a restful experience for guests.
  5. Friendly Staff: The staff's friendly and helpful demeanor greatly enhances the overall stay experience.
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Area for improvement

  1. Noise Levels: Some visitors noted that noise from nearby areas can sometimes be disruptive.
  2. Parking Challenges: Guests have reported challenges with parking, both in terms of availability and convenience.
  3. Wi-Fi Connectivity: Wi-Fi connectivity issues have been a point of contention for several reviewers.
  4. Maintenance Issues: A few guests mentioned encountering minor maintenance issues within their rooms.
  5. Price Concerns: There are concerns about the price being somewhat high in comparison to the value received.

Amenities

Kitchen

Microwave

Pool

Free WiFi

Air conditioning

Air conditioning

Parking included

Parking included

Laundry

Laundry

Housekeeping

Score icon8.5

RateScore

Total 2,318 Reviews

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RateScore is average rating from most popular providers

Blended Web Rating

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8.3

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8.8

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booking

1,544 Reviews

8.3 / 10

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expedia

774 Reviews

8.8 / 10

Reviews

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Words are aggregated from hotel reviews across the web and listed by the most mentions.

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Location was mentioned 64 times

2% Negative98% Positive

Reviews based on Location

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Global447005580357 months ago

We only spent one night at the 'Waters Edge' but could have easily stayed for longer.|The room was quiet, comfortable and had all the facilities that would need for a longer stay.|After some bad experiences at other hotels we were please to find the room was clean and in good condition. The location is very good for the beach and there are cafes and bars nearby.|Free parking under the hotel was a nice bonus.

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KateM5411 months ago

The Strand was the perfect location to stay. Easy parking underneath the motel. There was a mix up with our phone booking and we were charged twice. Fortunately we saw this second charge come through and Michelle credited the second charge. Lovely view of the water and Magnetic Island from our room and the bed was very comfortable. Kitchenette was newish and would be handy if staying longer. The unit was very clean.|The bathroom is totally outdated with chipped tiles. There was a shower over the bath, with a shower curtain, the bath had lost all grip and there was no anti slip mat, it was very slippery and hard to stand in. Quite dangerous. There was a grip rail which is useless when trying to wash yourself. No tissues or shower cap, that’s a small thing but we were paying top $.

Hotel Quality

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General Info

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Total number of rooms 47

WiFi Quality

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Idle

20

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102

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18

Wifi Speed Is Good For

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web browsing

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HD online movies

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group video calls

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online streaming

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4K online movies

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online gaming

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What's nearby

Castle Hill

1.05 km

Museum of Tropical Queensland

1.19 km

Magnetic Island Ferry Terminal

1.26 km

Townsville Entertainment & Convention Centre

1.5 km

Queensland Country Bank Stadium

2.5 km

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Getting around

Townsville Station

4.5 km

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Airports Nearby

Townsville, QLD (TSV)

3.5 km

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Restaurants

Seaview Hotel

210 m

Juliette's Gelateria

630 m

McDonald's

420 m

Strand Souvlaki Bar

140 m

Anelay Rooftop Bar & Restaurant

Nearby

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Daytime safety

54 out of 100

Risky

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Nighttime safety

27 out of 100

Unsafe

Townsville safety index

Safety

Crime

90

Overall Safety Index

Very Safe

An average rating of the six safety categories

90 out of 100

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Women safety

Safe

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Likelihood of inappropriate behavior against women.

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69

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Physical safety

Very Safe

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Likelihood of injury due to harmful intent.

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100

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Property safety

Very Safe

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Likelihood of theft.

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81

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Political safety

Very Safe

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Potential for infringement of political rights or political unrest.

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91

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LGBTQ safety

Very Safe

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Likelihood of harm or discrimination against LGBTQ persons or groups and level of caution required at location.

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100

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Medical safety

Very Safe

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Likelihood of illness or disease, assessment of water and air quality, and access to reliable medical care.

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100

61

Overall Crime index

High

An average rating of the crime categories

61 out of 100

Property crime severity

High

71

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Mugging or robbery  54/100

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Car theft  65/100

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Car break-ins  63/100

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Home break-ins  65/100

Violent crime severity

Moderate

57

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Physical attacks  54/100

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Racism or religion motivated attacks  43/100

Other crime severity

High

71

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Insult or harassment in public  56/100

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Corruption or bribery  36/100

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Drug problem  68/100

Prices Around Property

Average Daily Costs Per Person

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Bottle of water 1.5L

$0.5 - $6

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Coffee

$2.4 - $3

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Beer 0.5L

$6.6

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Meal, inexpensive restaurant

$10.2 - $23.9

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Public transport, one-way ticket

$1.8 - $1.9

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Taxi 1km (normal tariff)

$0.7

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Meal for 2 people, mid-range restaurant, three-course

$35.9 - $71.7

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Bottle of mid-range wine

$7.2 - $38.8

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McMeal at McDonalds

$7.2 - $9

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Coke/Pepsi 0.33L

$1.8 - $3

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Public transport, monthly pass

$47.8

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Gasoline (1 liter)

$1 - $1.3

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Mobile phone monthly plan

$26.9 - $26.9

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Fitness club, monthly fee

$29.9 - $45.4

Weather In Townsville

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Precipitation In Townsville

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Air Quality

Good

PM2.57

PM1017

12

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Air quality is acceptable and pollution poses no health risk. Enjoy outdoor activities as normal.

Drinkable Water Quality

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Poor

Water quality is very low. Consider alternative water drinking options.

Traffic around property

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Light

Few vehicles on the road, relaxed and stress-free driving experience.

House Rules

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Check in after 14:00

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Check out until 10:00

Children welcome

No pets, service animals welcome

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