Townsville is one of the leading gateways to the world-famous Great Barrier Reef and Magnetic Island, which is known for its secluded beaches. Generally, it is popular among tourists because of its year-round sunshine and abundant national parks. The Strand, a famous beachfront promenade, attracts tourists with its laidback, tropical vibe. If you are into outdoor recreation, you can explore Nelly Bay and Geoffrey Bay by snorkeling along a self-guided, marked trail. Another activity worth trying is climbing the spectacular Castle Hill, one of the city’s most iconic landmarks. There is no doubt that this city is one of the country’s major family holiday destinations. If you wish to bring the whole family, including your pets, here are the best pet-friendly Airbnbs in Townsville, Australia.
1. Airy apartment with a secure garage (from USD 162)
Providing over 190 sq m (2,045.14 sq ft) of living space, this airy 3-bedroom apartment has an open floor plan with a living room, gourmet kitchen, and dining area. The indoor living space leads to a 28 sq m (301.39 sq ft) balcony where you can unwind and enjoy impressive skyline views. Your stay here includes access to an in-ground swimming pool and resort-style entertaining area. Moreover, this rental comes with a secure garage.
Pets are also welcome here. Feel free to bring your whole family, including your four-legged friends.
Walk to Strand Relaxing Ocean and river views On MTownsville, Queensland, AustraliaSuperhost
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Amenities & Room:a spacious airy apartment with all the amenities and facilities you could wish forwould definitely recommend this apartment to anyone looking for accommodation in townsville
Cleanliness:excellent clean apartment with great viewsgreat place to stay in townsville very clean and modern and everything we neededan excellent location within a very clean modern and accessible apartment blockRead more reviews
Location:highly recommended worth it and great location working distance in the centergreat location wonderful homely apartment that’s pet friendlywe could easily walk to the strand and the casinogreat communication and central locationgreat unit with lovely outlook and in great location
2. Two-bedroom cottage with high ceilings (from USD 66)
This two-bedroom cottage is situated at the base of Castle Hill, only a short walk from North Queensland Stadium, Strand Beach, and numerous cafes. Promising a cozy home away from home, it features 9.84-ft (3-m) high ceilings and modern facilities, including a living room with a sofa bed, a well-equipped kitchen, and laundry facilities. The host can provide an infant’s cot if you are staying with kids.
This property is also pet-friendly. Upon booking, you only need to inform the host if you wish to bring your pets.
Townsville ShinesTownsville, Queensland, AustraliaSuperhost
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Amenities & Room:the interiors are really beautiful and cozy
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3. Chic cottage near the CBD (from USD 73)
Located in Railway Estate, this chic two-bedroom cottage is only a five-minute drive from Townsville’s central business district (CBD) and a seven-minute drive from Strand Beach. It features a living room with a state-of-the-art entertainment system, a fully functional kitchen, and a two-way bathroom with a small laundry area. Moreover, there is a spacious outdoor entertaining area that’s perfect for lounging.
This rental also comes with a fully fenced yard where your pets can freely run around. Pets are allowed here, provided that they stay outside at all times.
Cosy 2 bedroom 5 mins to CBD Netflix self check inRailway Estate, Queensland, Australia
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Amenities & Room:wifi is great and fast enough for movies and video callsvery comfortable unit easy to find and all the main amenities etc insideit had a good quality washing machine a great shower and a lovely sinkvery modern and comfortablea very comfortable and stylish place to stay in a quiet part of townsville
Cleanliness:very clean and i was comfortable using itsteve’s place is very clean and tidy inside however a little small for 3 peopleit’s all clean and worksit was a great clean and well presented homewhat a lovely place very modern and clean nice cold water in the refrigerator
Host:host is quick to respond and helpfuloverall great property great quality and a great host with a fast response timesteve was awesome to deal with always quick to reply and was extremely accommodatinga great little get away helpful hostas always steve was a fantastic host and the property was excellentRead more reviews
Location:great location & ideal for familiesthe location is greatgreat location with everything you needperfect location for our staygreat little place close to the city
4. Four-bedroom house near a dog park (from USD 161)
This 4-bedroom house is ideally positioned in Railway Estate, only 1 km (0.62 mi) from North Queensland Stadium and Victoria Park, and 2 km (1.24 mi) away from the city’s CBD. Sleeping up to eight guests, it offers a master bedroom with a king-sized bed. Two bedrooms have one queen-sized bed each, while another has a double bed. This property permits guests to bring pets. Conveniently, an off-leash dog park is only 0.7 km (0.43 mi) away.
MODERN CONTEMPORARY QLDER- (NETFLIX) SELF CHECK INTownsville , Queensland, Australia
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Amenities & Room:air conditioning was great steve was a pleasure to deal withthe tv mounted on the back deck wall was a nice touchthe beds were comfy the living rooms were alluring encouraging us to relaxgreat renovated queenslander with nice deck and comfortable shared living areahad fast wifi for me to work as well as to source places of interest to visit
Cleanliness:everything was clean and freshstylish clean and comfortablespacious clean and well appointeda very clean comfortable & lovely place to stayplace was very clean and had everything we needed
Host:lovely home & lovely hostgreat place awesome hoststeve was an excellent host that responded promptly to our questionssteve was a great hostthe correspondence with the host was superb and we had no issues with anythingRead more reviews
Location:good location as it is near citygreat location close to city and the strandlovely house in a great locationvery nice place to stay central locationeasy to find and in a good location just a short cab ride away from the cbd
5. The Cosy Nook (from USD 57)
Providing budget-friendly accommodations for small families and groups staying in Railway Estate, this cozy three-bedroom house sleeps up to six guests. It is set in a quiet neighborhood 2 km (1.24 mi) away from the heart of Townsville. Two bedrooms are furnished with one queen-sized bed each, while one bedroom has a double bed. Further, this rental has a driveway, although it is quite steep. If you want to bring your pet, they are allowed to stay.
The Cosy Nook, fast Wifi , NetflixRailway Estate, Queensland, Australia
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Amenities & Room:what a lovely comfortable house-airconditioned-nicely (website hidden by airbnb) easy to get into town and the strand
Cleanliness:pias house is super cleanthe house was very cleanclean well presented and easy to accessincredibly clean with everything you need and morethe place is clean and we have everything we need for the stay
Host:pia was a great host and prompt with communicationpet friendly is also a bonus would recommend without hesitationcommunication with pia was excellent she was very accommodating in bringing extra household items requestedit is very pet friendlygreat little spot and location cant fault it :) pia was a great host and very accommodatingRead more reviews
Location:great location only short drive to cbdin a perfect locationquiet neighbourhood perfect holiday house close to everythingnice and quiet with convenience stores just minutes walk away and five minutes drive to townsville citygreat little place in a nice quiet location
6. Charming West End oasis (from USD 52)
This two-bedroom apartment is located in West End, only a seven-minute drive from the heart of Townsville. It offers all the comforts of a modern home, including a living room, a well-equipped kitchen, and laundry facilities. Further, there are two separate courtyards that are perfect for outdoor entertainment with your family and friends. With a fully fenced outdoor area, this property is suitable for families with kids and pets. You can be confident about staying with your pets here.
City oasis, pets ok*, free wifi, Netflix & libraryWest End, Queensland, Australia
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Amenities & Room:complementary water and small snacks comfortable living area and couch
Cleanliness:very clean and tidy placebeautiful self contained unit had everything you could ever need and was so clean and tidythe unit was clean tidy and affordableclean and lots of space for good valuewe had high ceilings and a very clean apartment
Host:julie is obviously an experienced host who provided excellent informationjulie is a great host very friendly and approachablejulie is a fabulous host easy to communicate withabsolutely incredible place and fantastic service from hostpets were made to feel welcome and host went above and beyond to make us feel welcomeRead more reviews
Location:amazing value in a handy locationwonderful value for money location was fantastic - super close to the strand and the hospitaljulie's place is in a great location near the airport and the strandgreat little apartment in a good locationgreat location very easy to find and to check in
7. Lovely home with a swimming pool (from USD 218)
Situated in Castle Hill, this lovely three-bedroom house is only a five-minute drive from the heart of Townsville. Ensuring you a relaxing stay, it features a lounge leading to an entertaining pool deck and a swimming pool surrounded by a spectacular, private, tropical backyard. The deck is equipped with a TV and barbecue facilities. Subject to approval, this rental may allow pets. The outdoor area is generous enough to accommodate your playful four-legged friends.
Luxury holiday house with pool near Strand!Castle Hill, Queensland, Australia
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Amenities & Room:lovely big house with amazing amenities and great deck and poolprovisions in the kitchen and coffee machine was a welcome additionluxury with beautiful pool and beautiful backyard
Cleanliness:lovely clean and spacious homethe place was very clean and close to everythingwendy's house is amazing absolutely beautiful peaceful spacious and clean
Host:the host was awesome and willing to answer any questionswendy was a welcoming host who was easy to communicate withwendy is a top host and the house is amazingwendy was the best host ever always making sure we were comfortable and had everything we neededgenerous hosts kind neighbour's great value for moneyRead more reviews
Location:great location and awesome staya fantastic location and beautiful homegreat location and good for familiesquiet location and great outdoor areait is the perfect location for a lovely quiet getaway and yet still close to town
8. The Pineapple House Townsville (from USD 78)
This two-bedroom bungalow is designed to make business and leisure travelers feel at home in North Ward, only about a five-minute drive from Townsville. Accommodating a maximum of six people, it offers a master bedroom with a queen-sized bed and another bedroom with two single beds. For extra sleeping space, the living room is equipped with a sofa bed.
Pets are allowed here, thanks to the enclosed rear courtyard. They can enjoy playing outside without you having reasons to worry. Moreover, there are shared barbecue facilities at your disposal.
Close to Strand, Family Friendly.North Ward, Queensland, Australia
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Amenities & Room:our family of 4 including our fur baby loved this clean & comfortable accommodationnice little communal area upon entry with bbq table and chairs
Cleanliness:everything was fresh and clean with charming decorationsthe space worked well for us it was clean cozy and pleasantspotlessly clean with all the essentials for a self catering staywell equiped kitchen very clean and quiet neighbourhoodvery clean & quiet with everything you need supplied
Host:host is responsive and helpfulthe host is a very nice person and greeted us warmlyandrea is friendly and was very responsive to our textshosts were appreciative of our change of circumstances & our need to alter our bookingandy and brett are truly super hostsRead more reviews
Location:great location/proximity to the strandgreat location close to the strandwonderful place - great locationgreat area close to the strandwe highly recommend this location
9. Charming apartment with a lovely view (from USD 84)
With a strategic position in a quiet neighborhood in North Ward, this charming two-bedroom apartment is only a five-minute walk from the heart of Townsville. It has a lounge room with access to a balcony, a fully functional kitchen, a dining area, and a laundry area with a washing machine and dryer. For your convenience when hitting the beach, the host also offers beach caps, beach towels, and beach umbrellas that you can use.
This rental is pet-friendly. You need not worry if you wish to stay with your pets.
Rosie's HomeNorth Ward, Queensland, AustraliaSuperhost
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Amenities & Room:beautiful apartment in north wardrosie’s home is fantastic the apartment is huge and nicely decorated with lots of thoughtful provisions for our staylight and airy apartment with great views in a fantastic locationthe apartment is very clean & well appointed with wifi which was much appreciated
Cleanliness:super place- very clean & comfortablesparkling clean with modern decorclean with a well appointed kitchenthe space is clean and comfortablewell equipped clean and comfortable
Host:the hosts were very responsive and accommodatinghaving said that the hosts were responsive to my issuesRead more reviews
Location:perfect location close to everythingthe location is great you can walk everywherebrilliant location and spacious apartmentan amazing close unit to everything central if you love foodwonderful apartment in a perfect location
10. Boutique beach apartment
This two-bedroom apartment in North Ward is only a two-minute walk from the beach, about a ten-minute walk from numerous cafes and restaurants, and about a five-minute drive from the heart of the city.
Designed to guarantee you a worry-free stay, it offers a seating area, a well-equipped kitchen, a dining area, two private bathrooms, and laundry facilities. Each bedroom has a queen-sized bed. If you wish to bring your pets, fret not as they may be allowed to stay upon request.
BOUTIQUE APARTMENTS BEACH LOCATION PETS ON REQUESTNorth Ward, Queensland, AustraliaSuperhost
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Amenities & Room:unit has comfortable furniture with great interior design extrasgood selection of bathroom amenitiesthe unit is immaculate extremely comfortable with all mod consyou can't go wrong with this 2 bedroom & 2 bathroom unitwould highly recommend to anyone wanting a comfortable quiet beach side holiday
Cleanliness:modern and clean town houseextremely clean and well positioned accommodationthe apartment was clean spacious and nicely decoratedvery clean and more than helpfulthe place was sparkling clean and very homey
Host:hosts are super friendly and helpfulthe little added extras supplied by the hosts were greatly appreciatedsteve was a fantastic host with a great sense of humourwe could not have asked for better hostsarne & steve are outstanding hosts¡ the apartment was really confortable and super stackedRead more reviews
Location:great location neat & tidy placegreat spot close to everythingnice apartment located close to the waterparkfantastic location and close to everything you needgreat location just back from the stand close to everything but not too noisy
Take a breather in Townsville
Townsville offers many enjoyable activities for the entire family. Bring your loved ones, including your pets, and check out these pet-friendly Airbnbs in Townsville, Australia.
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