Resort style hotel located in the Queensland city of Townsville
Overlooking Lake Curralea and offering easy access to many of the citys premium attractions, the Mercure Inn Townsville is an ideal destination for those hoping to enjoy the Queensland scenery or heading for the Great Barrier Reef.
Located just outside of the main CBD, the 4-star establishment is well-appointed, featuring modern dcor and pleasant amenities.
The hotels 144 guestrooms are equipped with a multitude of facilities, including en-suite bathroom with shower and/or bathtub. Guests can expect to find a television with cable/satellite channels as well as on-demand features. A direct dial telephone, radio, data port (for internet usage), iron, minibar, and tea and coffee making facilities are all included as standard. To maintain a comfortable stay, rooms are fitted with air-conditioning, manual temperature control, and windows that open allowing for fresh air to circulate throughout.
Families visiting the Queensland hotel may find interconnecting rooms and a babysitting/kids club service of use.
The hotel features an outdoor swimming pool that boasts the accolade of largest free form swimming pool in Townsville. Under the beaming sun, the pool is an ideal place to take a refreshing dip or to have some playful fun. The poolside, which is amidst lush tropical flora, is a fine place to take a rest from the busy world.
Other leisure facilities include outdoor tennis, billiards and snooker. Guests can elect to dine at the Celsius Restaurant and Bar, the hotels restaurant which opens for early morning breakfast and early evening dinner. Guests can expect a menu featuring many local ingredients.
The Mercure Inn Townsville also caters for business travellers and larger parties. A number of function facilities exist to allow for easy accommodation for the likes of business meetings or weddings.
Located within a short distance of the hotel are a number of the citys picturesque settings and popular attractions. As well as Lake Curralea, which the hotel looks over, the Rugby Union Club can be found close by as can the Showground and Greyhound racing track. A wide range of shops are also within touching distance, including the Hyde Park Shopping Centre and Castleton Shopping Centre, as well as a number of individual stores.
Many of the citys other popular destinations can be reached with minimal fuss, including the international airport, Town Common Conservation Park and, of course, the coastline.
The Townsville coastline features a number of picturesque beaches as well as a multipurpose harbour. From here many tourists to the region board a boat or seaplane and head out into the Coral Sea. Here the number of spectacular sights is beyond count, thanks to the Great Barrier Reef. Many visitors take snorkelling and scuba diving trips to view the stunning array of corals and marine life.
Magnetic Island, which lies eight kilometres off the coast, is a popular destination thanks to its stunning geography and easy ferry access. The island is awash with a multitude of rock formations, forests, beautifully coloured foliage, and wildlife. Guests at the Mercure Inn Townsville that make their way here will not be left disappointed.