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    Dolphin Heads Resort

    6 Beach Road | Dolphin Heads, Mackay, Queensland 4740, Australia
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    • Excellent22%
    • Very good21%
    • Average26%
    • Poor15%
    • Terrible16%
    Travellers talk about
    “ocean view” (10 reviews)
    “resort staff” (2 reviews)
    “kids swim” (2 reviews)
    Free Parking
    Air Conditioning
    Beachfront
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    3.5 Star Hotel
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    1 - 5 of 158 reviews

    Reviewed 3 weeks ago

    The rooms were basic and needed a little modernising other than that they were comfortable the Wait and Barstaff were super friendly as was the receptionist and manager our flight left at 4pm on Sunday. thinking we had to book out at 11.am at least...More

    Thank Vicki B
    Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

    The Resort was fantastic the rooms were a lityle dated but very comfortable and clean the waitstaff Joel in particular was very attentive and friendly.The pools and surtojnds were ckean and well mantained and the management Ricky snd his wife were amazing our flight didnt...More

    Thank 384vickib
    Reviewed 6 November 2017

    Cons: Room was outdated and not very clean. Curtains and patio door indoor/outdoor tracking is in dire need of cleaning. Cupboards, floors and drawers need cleaning. Disappointed with the room. No internet service. Pros: Wonderful ocean view from room. Very friendly and helpful staff! Great...More

    2  Thank Daisy052
    Reviewed 22 October 2017 via mobile

    Nice place to stay as it's right on the beach. Need a car as not much within walking distance. Ask for a beach front room - well worth it to wake up to the view! You can also get adjoining rooms for families. Some room...More

    1  Thank jsimp46
    Response from DolphinHeadsResort01, General Manager at Dolphin Heads ResortResponded 24 October 2017

    Thank your for your review. We agree with you, to wake up to the sounds of the ocean and a view so magical it is a wonderful place to stay. Hope to see you again soon!

    Reviewed 24 September 2017

    Left my run a bit late for booking a dozen rooms for the Elton John concert in Mackay and ended up at Dolphin Heads Resort. Ours was a tricky group, with me being a bit disorganised when booking and clients and staff coming at various...More

    Thank FrenchmanRockhampton
    Response from DolphinHeadsResort01, Reception at Dolphin Heads ResortResponded 27 September 2017

    Thank you for taking the time to review our resort, we appreciate your feedback. We are very happy to hear that you enjoy your stay at Dolphin Heads Resort. We would love to welcome you back to the resort in the near future. Thank you...More

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    • Top amenities
    • Pool
    • Beachfront
    • Free Parking
    • Restaurant
    • Bar/Lounge
    • Room Service
    • Hotel Amenities
    • Free Parking
    • Meeting Rooms
    • Room Service
    • Laundry Service
    • Banquet Room
    • Conference Facilities
    • Room amenities
    • Air Conditioning
    • Microwave
    • Refrigerator in room
    • Things to do
    • Pool
    • Restaurant
    • Bar/Lounge
    • Outdoor pool
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    • Price range
    • US$83 - US$126 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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    • #7 On the Beach Hotel in Mackay
    • Room types
    • Non-Smoking Rooms
    • Number of rooms
    • 50
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    • Queensland >
    • Mackay
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