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4.2 / 5Very Good
263 reviews


  • Pool
  • Free WiFi
  • Free parking
  • Kitchen


What's nearby

  • Popular Location
    Catholic Diocese of Townsville
    10 min walk
  • Popular Location
    Museum of Tropical Queensland
    15 min walk
  • Popular Location
    Townsville 400 Racetrack Start / Finish line
    3 min drive
  • Airport
    Townsville, QLD (TSV)
    7 min drive

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  • Apartment, 1 Bedroom

    Room Amenities

    • 646 sq ft
    • Sleeps 2
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  • Apartment, 2 Bedrooms

    Room Amenities

    • 861 sq ft
    • Sleeps 4
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  • Apartment, 3 Bedrooms

    Room Amenities

    • 861 sq ft
    • Sleeps 6
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About this area


Located in Townsville, Direct Hotels – Islington at Central is in the city centre and near the beach. Catholic Diocese of Townsville and National Trust Heritage Centre are local landmarks, and some of the area's activities can be experienced at Magnetic Island Ferry Terminal and The Strand Beach. Looking to enjoy an event or a game while in town? See what's happening at Townsville Entertainment & Convention Centre or Cluden Racecourse. Our guests love the property's location for the sightseeing.

Popular Location

What's nearby

  • Catholic Diocese of Townsville - 10 min walk
  • Museum of Tropical Queensland - 15 min walk
  • ReefHQ Aquarium - 17 min walk
  • Townsville 400 Racetrack Start / Finish line - 3 min drive
  • Castle Hill - 8 min drive

Getting around

  • Townsville Station - 17 min walk
  • Townsville, QLD (TSV) - 7 min drive

About this property

Direct Hotels – Islington at Central

4-star apartments near Magnetic Island Ferry Terminal
An outdoor pool, a 24-hour fitness centre and a steam room are available at this smoke-free apartment building. Free WiFi in public areas and free self parking are also provided. Additionally, dry cleaning, laundry facilities and a 24-hour front desk are on-site. Each apartment provides a kitchen with a fridge, an oven, a hob and a microwave. Cable TV and a DVD player provide a bit of entertainment, and guests can also appreciate conveniences, such as a living room and a dining area. Weekly housekeeping is available.
Direct Hotels – Islington at Central offers 30 forms of air-conditioned accommodation with DVD players and coffee/tea makers. Rooms open to furnished balconies. This accommodation offers separate living rooms. Premium cable televisions are provided. Accommodation at this 4-star apartment has kitchens with full-sized fridge/freezers, hobs, microwaves and separate dining areas. Bathrooms include a shower, complimentary toiletries and hairdryers.
Guests can surf the web using complimentary wireless Internet access. Business-friendly amenities include desks and telephones. Additionally, rooms include an iron/ironing board and a ceiling fan. Housekeeping is provided on a weekly basis.
Recreational amenities at the apartment include an outdoor pool, a steam room and a 24-hour fitness centre.

Property amenities


Near the beach


Outdoor pool
Steam room


Free WiFi

Parking and transport

Free self-parking

Family friendly

Cots (infant beds): AUD 35.0 per stay


Fridge (full size)
Coffee/tea maker
Electric kettle


Alarm clock
Rollaway/extra beds: AUD 45.0 per night


Shower only
Free toiletries

Living spaces

Living room
Dining room
Sitting area


DVD player

Outdoor areas

Furnished balcony
Picnic area


Dry cleaning/laundry service
Laundry facilities

Work spaces



Air conditioning
Ceiling fan


No pets allowed


Wheelchair-accessible path of travel
Smoke-free property

Services and conveniences

Tour/ticket assistance
Housekeeping (weekly)
Iron/ironing board
Luggage storage
Safe at front desk
24-hour front desk

Location highlights

Near the sea
Near the airport
In the business district
In the city centre

Things to do

24-hour fitness centre


30 rooms
9 floors
3 buildings



Check-in available 24 hours
Minimum check-in age - 18


Check-out before 10 AM
Late check-out subject to availability
Express check-out

Special check-in instructions

  • The front desk is open during the following times:<br /><ul><li>Monday-Friday: 9 AM-5 PM</li></ul> If you are planning to arrive after 5 PM, please contact the property at least 24 hours in advance using the information on the booking confirmation.


  • Pets not allowed

Children and extra beds

  • Children are welcome.
  • Rollaway/extra beds are available for AUD 45.0 per night.
  • Cots (infant beds) are available for AUD 35.0 per stay.

Property payment types

Diners Club
American Express

Important information

Optional extras

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

  • Late check-out fee: AUD 100.00 (subject to availability)
  • Crib (infant bed) fee: AUD 35.0 per stay
  • Rollaway bed fee: AUD 45.0 per night
  • Credit card charges are subject to a surcharge

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 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.

Property is also known as

  • Central Islington Apartments Vivo Apartment Townsville
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  • Central Islington s Vivo

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Service and Staff
Property condition

5/5 Excellent

  • Liked: Cleanliness, staff & service, amenities, property conditions & facilities

Stayed 3 nights in Dec. 2019

5/5 Excellent

  • Liked: Cleanliness, staff & service, amenities, property conditions & facilities

We would recommend this hotel. The only issue was the air con broke, but we were moved to a new appartment the next morning.

Stayed 10 nights in Dec. 2019

4/5 Good

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    Stayed 1 night in Nov. 2019

    4/5 Good

      The view of the stadium, the Creek and the city lights. Walking distance into the city.

      Stayed 1 night in Nov. 2019


      • Liked: Staff & service, room comfort

      Overall, wouldn't recommend. 2 bedroom apartment for four adults only has one room key and one car space. For the price of the room, much better value can be found elsewhere

      Stayed 1 night in Nov. 2019

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