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4.3 / 5Very Good
568 reviews


  • Pool
  • Free WiFi
  • Free parking
  • Kitchen


What's nearby

  • Popular Location
    Catholic Diocese of Townsville
    19 min walk
  • Popular Location
    Townsville 400 Racetrack Start / Finish line
    6 min drive
  • Airport
    Townsville, QLD (TSV)
    10 min drive
  • Popular Location
    Castle Hill
    12 min drive

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1800 781 504
  • Apartment, 1 Bedroom

    Room Amenities

    • 1 bedroom
    • 1 bathroom
    • City view
    • Sleeps 2
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  • Apartment, 2 Bedrooms

    Room Amenities

    • 2 bedrooms
    • 1 bathroom
    • Water view
    • Sleeps 4
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  • Apartment, 3 Bedrooms

    Room Amenities

    • 3 bedrooms
    • 1 bathroom
    • Water view
    • Sleeps 5
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About this area


Located in Townsville, Direct Hotels – Holborn at Central is in the city center and on a river. Magnetic Island Ferry Terminal and The Strand Beach are worth checking out if an activity is on the agenda, while those looking for area attractions can visit ReefHQ Aquarium and Anderson Park Botanical Gardens. Looking to enjoy an event or a game while in town? See what's happening at Townsville Entertainment & Convention Centre or Cluden Racecourse.

Popular Location

What's nearby

  • Catholic Diocese of Townsville - 19 min walk
  • Townsville 400 Racetrack Start / Finish line - 6 min drive
  • Cultural Centre Townsville - 7 min drive
  • Museum of Tropical Queensland - 7 min drive
  • Castle Hill - 12 min drive

Getting around

  • Townsville Station - 13 min walk
  • Townsville, QLD (TSV) - 10 min drive

About this property

Direct Hotels – Holborn at Central

4-star riverfront apartments near Museum of Tropical Queensland
Along with 3 restaurants, this apartment building has a meeting room and laundry facilities. Free WiFi in public areas and free self parking are also provided. Additionally, free newspapers and barbecue grills are onsite. Each apartment provides a kitchen with a refrigerator, an oven, a stovetop, and a dishwasher. For a bit of entertainment, a flat-screen TV comes with cable channels, and guests can also appreciate conveniences like a living room and a dining area. Weekly housekeeping is available.
Direct Hotels – Holborn at Central offers 78 air-conditioned accommodations with coffee/tea makers and hair dryers. Rooms open to furnished balconies. Accommodations offer separate living rooms. Accommodations at this 4-star apartment have kitchens with full-sized refrigerators/freezers, stovetops, separate dining areas, and cookware/dishes/utensils. Bathrooms include showers and complimentary toiletries.
This Townsville apartment provides complimentary wireless Internet access. Flat-screen televisions come with premium cable channels. Additionally, rooms include irons/ironing boards and ceiling fans. Housekeeping is provided weekly.

Property amenities


Free WiFi

Parking and transportation

Free self parking
Limited parking

Family friendly

Cribs (infant beds): AUD 10.0 per night


Refrigerator (full size)
Coffee/tea maker


3 restaurants


Shower only
Hair dryer
Free toiletries

Living spaces

Living room
Dining room


Flat-screen TV with cable service

Outdoor areas

Furnished balcony
Barbecue grill


Laundry Facilities

Work spaces

1 meeting room


Air conditioning
Ceiling fan


No pets allowed


Wheelchair-accessible path of travel

Services and conveniences

Limited housekeeping
Iron/ironing board
Luggage storage
Free newspapers (lobby)

Location highlights

On the river
Near a train station
In the business district
In the city center


78 rooms
1 building
Built in 2011



Minimum check-in age - 18

Special check-in instructions

  • The front desk is open during the following times:<br /><ul><li>Monday - Friday: 8 AM - 8 PM</li></ul> <ul><li>Saturday - Sunday: 9 AM - 5 PM</li></ul>
  • This hotel’s reception is open daily from 8 AM to 8 PM on weekdays, from 9 AM to 5 PM on weekends, and is closed on public holidays. Guests planning to arrive outside of normal check-in hours must contact this property in advance to arrange check-in. Please contact the office using the information on the reservation confirmation received after booking.


  • Pets not allowed

Children and extra beds

  • Children are welcome.
  • Rollaway/extra beds are not available.
  • Cribs (infant beds) are available for AUD 10.0 per night.

Payment types

American Express

Important information


You'll be asked to pay the following charges at the property:

  • Deposit: AUD 200.00 per stay

We have included all charges provided to us by the property. However, charges can vary, for example, based on length of stay or the room you book.

Optional extras

The following fees and deposits are charged by the property at time of service, check-in, or check-out.

  • Crib (infant bed) fee: AUD 10.0 per night

The above list may not be comprehensive. Fees and deposits may not include tax and are subject to change.

You need to know

Extra-person charges may apply and vary depending on property policy.
Government-issued photo identification and a credit card, debit card, or cash deposit are required at check-in for incidental charges.
Special requests are subject to availability upon check-in and may incur additional charges. Special requests cannot be guaranteed.
    Please note that cultural norms and guest policies may differ by country and by property. The policies listed are provided by the property.

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Service and Staff
Property condition


  • Liked: Amenities, property conditions & facilities
  • Disliked: Cleanliness

The floor was very dirty because my feet were black after walking around for a couple of hours.

Stayed 1 night in Nov. 2019

4/5 Good

  • Liked: Cleanliness, staff & service, property conditions & facilities, room comfort

Great location and clean, comfortable room.

We really enjoyed our stay but were a little confused as to why were put into the Kensington next door? The photos on the site are not of the Kensington and we only booked because of the awesome looking pool area and were a disappointed that the Kensington pool area was the size of the average house pool. In saying all of that, we loved it and the room was clean, comfortable and quiet, we were just a little annoyed about the pool issue, but everything else was amazing. The location is great with cinemas and eateries with 500mtrs and the Strand only a 5 minute drive away, we will certainly be back but I think they need to make it clear about the adjacent hotel when you book so that there are no surprises and clarify where you will actually be staying, like I said, everything else was great.

Stayed 10 nights in Sep. 2019


  • Liked: Cleanliness, staff & service, amenities

Although quite modern the unit was quite banged up and some of the furniture needs replacing - badly peeling leather on bedhead for example.

Stayed 1 night in Sep. 2019


  • Liked: Staff & service, amenities
  • Disliked: Cleanliness, property conditions & facilities

Great location , great service, rooms are becoming worn, unmaintained. I had to request my family be relocated due to the aircon tripping the fuse box every couple of minutes. The apartment we were relocated to had issues too. Main bedroom aircon didn’t work, forcing us to sleep in the lounge area. It’s a shame, really enjoy staying there, but probably won’t be back until it has a refurbish. Staff were awesome though.

Stayed 1 night in Sep. 2019


  • Liked: Cleanliness, staff & service, amenities

Very convenient location. Ideal parking. Adequate room size. However the 3 bedroom apartment we had was extremely noisy it was like the walls and floors were made of cardboard. We knew when above us was in their wrdrobe, doing the dishes and having a shower. There was construction noise during the day however being avid cowboys fans we know the end goal and that it was temporary.

Stayed 5 nights in Aug. 2019

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