Located on the verdant Queensland coast, Townsville is a modern metropolis that boasts 300 days of sunshine each year. A veritable getaway to the natural wonders of northern Queensland such as the Great Barrier Reef, Townsville is host to spectacular beaches, walking tracks and extraordinary flora and fauna. Choose function venues in Townsville for your next business destination to immerse yourself in the city’s distinct natural beauty and curate an incomparable experience for attendees. From lakes, beaches and rainforests to wildlife sanctuaries, the area has much to offer visitors for both business and leisure activities. Accor has a number of sensational Townsville conference venues, offering accommodation and event facilities for meetings, functions, team building and incentives. Ahead, see our guide to the best conference venues in Townsville for a variety of business needs.
Conference and Function Venues in Townsville
One superb example of Accor’s conference venues in Townsville is Mercure Townsville. Close to the city and just 2km from Townsville Airport, Mercure Townsville offers a range of accommodation, conference, and leisure facilities.
As a resort-style hotel, Mercure Townsville is surrounded by 11 acres of tropical gardens and has 144 contemporary, well-appointed guest rooms, with striking views of the lake, pool, or gardens. Its leisure facilities include the largest free-form hotel swimming pool in Townsville, a spa, tennis courts, and a newly refurbished restaurant and bar, great to relax at after an eventful day.
Mercure Townsville also features a range of outstanding conference facilities, with each modern, well-presented event space offering a variety of versatile function layouts and plenty of natural light. Event spaces include state-of-the-art audiovisual equipment such as drop down screens, projectors and TVs perfect for presentations and workshops. Rooms can accommodate up to 500 people with the option of U-shaped, boardroom, classroom and banquet style layouts.
Function Venues in Townsville for Weddings and Special Events
Located on the spectacular waters edge of Magnetic Island, host a memorable wedding celebration or special occasion at the Peppers Blue on Blue Resort, Magnetic Island. The contemporary five-star resort is surrounded by a pristine marina and picturesque mountains, with views from every angle. Create your dream wedding ceremony and reception with an array of elegant indoor and outdoor customiseable spaces. The Marina Deck offers stunning water views as well as the outdoor ceremony space on the pristine beach. For on-site reception venues, the Boardwalk Restaurant or stylish Indigo Room provide contemporary and modern spaces.
Accommodate your bridal party and travelling guests with an array of spacious guest rooms at the Pepper's Blue on Blue Resort, Magnetic Island. Rooms feature private balconies, fully equipped kitchens, separate living areas, and entertainment equipment such as TVs so that your guests can relax after a day of celebration. Featuring an onsite wellness centre and spa, guests can prepare for your event feeling relaxed and pampered. Capture your special day with wedding photos on the lush 9-hole golf course or by the clear waters edge. After a busy day of celebration, guests can enjoy a relaxing moment at the outdoor pool or refreshment at the Boardwalk Restaurant and Bar.
Nestled on the river's edge and just a short drive from the Castle Hill Lookout and Townsville Airport is the Mercure Townsville. Surrounded by manicured gardens host an elegant waterfront celebration or ceremony, with an array of simple indoor and outdoor venues. With classic white wooden chairs decorated with satin sashes and floral arrangements and white ceiling drapes, personalise the space with your vision of elegance. The Mercure Townsville is the only venue in Townsville to win the Australian Bridal Industry Academy Award, so you can rest assured you will receive impeccable service. With a range of catering and wedding packages available, enquire with the dedicated events team to plan your special day.
Function Venues Townsville FAQs
How far in advance should I book an event or function venue in Townsville?
When booking an event or function venue in Townsville, enquiring at least 3 months before the event date is a good rule of thumb. Larger events may require more notice.
What should I check for when choosing the perfect Function venue in Townsville?
To ensure you have everything you need for your event, prepare a list of essentials before enquiring about a venue space. For further information about any Accor function venues in Townsville, you can complete our online enquiry form.
Capacities for function venues in Townsville?
Event and function venues in Townsville base room capacities on 2-4 square meters per person. Capacities may change depending on floor layouts and seating arrangements. Enquire with dedicated event staff for specific capacity numbers.
How to select a sustainable Townsville venue?
Accor is fully committed to sustainability and has set ambitious goals to achieve this. By 2025, all hotels under the Accor brand will be eco-certified, and single-use plastics will be eliminated from the guest experience. Additionally, 90% or more of Accor team members will receive sustainability training. Accor has also taken significant steps towards reducing its carbon footprint and is committed to achieving net-zero carbon emissions by 2050. From hotel operations to restaurants, Accor prioritises sustainability and sources food and produce locally where possible, so choosing Accor means making a responsible and sustainable choice.
Can I earn loyalty Reward points when planning an event in Townsville?
Yes! With the Accor Meeting Planner, you can plan your perfect events and earn rewards. You’ll earn points for every meeting and event you book, and you can redeem those points later for work or pleasure.