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The epitome of North Queensland luxury. An experience like no other, in a place like no other.

Australia’s latest luxury hotel has arrived on the sundrenched coast of Townsville. Featuring 132 suites, two signature restaurants, day spa, and Ardo’s iconic rooftop pool and bar with views that will stop you in your tracks.

From the edge of the Coral Sea amongst the spectacle of tropical North Queensland, Ardo is luxury redefined.
“Inspiration began with the hotel’s exceptional location. Every aspect of its design has been considered to showcase the uninterrupted ocean view and the stunning sunsets that come from its unique position on the breakwater.”
Dubois Architects
Ardo brings elevated relaxation and rejuvenation to an unexpected paradise waiting to be discovered.
Ardo is the latest addition to the tourism portfolio of Morris Group which includes sister property, The Ville Resort-Casino, located next door on the Townsville Breakwater. Morris Group also owns and operates Morris Escapes, a suite of boutique properties spread across the distinct and diverse landscapes of Queensland: Orpheus Island Lodge, Pelorus Private Island, Mt Mulligan Lodge, and Beechmont Estate.

Luxury is redefined for those who seek style and substance in perfect balance.

Book a stay in one of our sprawling suites. Perfectly placed to worship every movement of the sun, allowing the spectacle of North Queensland to stretch out from bedside to the horizon.