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Whitsunday Islands, Australia
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16 reviews
4 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

The 'resort' has several buildings of about 8 rooms, all varying in age, style and room type. The pool is unimpressive and no larger than backyard pool, and doesn't have any shaded area at all. The restaurant on site is run seperately, but allow you to charge meals to your room. The rooms are large, clean, comfortable and well fitted... More 

Thank Fi-Fi4740
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35 reviews
9 hotel reviews
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Reviewed 12 October 2016 via mobile

Really enjoyed our stay here, we were here for about a week, stayed in the spa room which was great, plenty of room, massive spa, kitchenettes perfect, big fridge/freezer, Air con works well, good rooms. Whole resort seems surreal watching bush turkeys walk past you whilst on your way to the beach was cool. They even have resident peacocks grazing... More 

Thank madidapootoo
Leeds, United Kingdom
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9 reviews
5 hotel reviews
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Reviewed 26 September 2016 via mobile

Had a studio overlooking Grays Bay. Beautiful view and pleasant motel type room. Had small kitchenette with fridge and microwave and crockery etc. Had takeaway from onsite Indian restaurant which was delivered to our room which was really good although not the cheapest. I would suggest you buy a few beers and do the same!

Thank Helen D
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37 reviews
13 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
Reviewed 13 September 2016

This place is absolutely beautiful. The balcony overlooks the green lawns that lead down to the beach. The sunset from the balcony is stunning. Comfortable room also. Unfortunately we only stayed one night so hope to be back again. Great value. The Indian restaurant on site is also fabulous - real Indian. The Samosas are amazing.

Thank BrisbaneTraveller079
Mackay, Australia
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3 reviews
3 hotel reviews
Reviewed 4 September 2016 via mobile

Great location and affordable studio apartment!! Had the downstairs room, with a magic view to the beach... 30 metres of grass, straight on to the sand before hitting the ocean. 2 single beds and a queen. Nothing outstanding about the resort except the price and location.

Thank Sawdo2
South coast NSW
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160 reviews
95 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 62 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 September 2016

We stayed here as part of a large group for one night and found it very satisfactory. Good size rooms and shower. Rooms are a bit dated but clean and practical.Reception was friendly and obliging to the degree they ferried a number of our crew to the golf club when taxis did not turn up.Very quiet spot on the headland... More 

Thank Kcandthecook
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Reviewed 25 July 2016 via mobile

The proximity to the beautiful horseshoe bay beach and the great swimming there is a huge plus for this accommodation. The view from our room over gardens to the beach was stunning. The room was well set up with everything needed for a self catered over night stay.

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Tathra, Australia
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128 reviews
36 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 44 helpful votes
Reviewed 25 July 2016

This is an older style resort in a magic location but well worth a stay with some lovely gardens & lawn & spectacular beach access. The only downside is you are a little out of the main town but it is only a short drive. My accessible room was ideal with a well laid out bathroom & good space on... More 

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Brisbane, Australia
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79 reviews
43 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 42 helpful votes
Reviewed 26 June 2016 via mobile

Very sad to only be staying for one night. This place was paradise. The view and location is magical. The best spot in Bowen. A great hotel for a romantic night but could picture a great family holiday here also. The room was basic, but clean and tidy. And it's all about what's outside your door. Beautiful beach and garden.

1 Thank Kase87
Sunshine Coast
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25 reviews
9 hotel reviews
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Reviewed 23 May 2016 via mobile

Beautiful views from the room but the room was I need of a makeover. Only Indian food available in restaurant but it was very good. Fairly isolated spot so bring your supplies for breakfast and snacks.

1 Thank khicko

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Pool
  • Beachfront
  • Free Parking
  • Room Service
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
About the property
  • Beachfront
  • Wheelchair Access
Things to do
  • Pool
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
Room types
  • Kitchenette
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Family Rooms
  • Accessible rooms
In your room
  • Air Conditioning
  • Microwave
  • Refrigerator in room
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Internet
  • Public Wifi
  • Free Parking
  • Room Service
  • Self-Serve Laundry
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Whitsunday Sands Resort is located on a peninsula, providing direct access to beautiful Horseshoe Bay on the eastern side, and four secluded beaches on the western side. We offer self contained, studio and motel units set amongst acres of beautiful landscaped gardens. It's like an Island on the Mainland! Paradise has never been so easy and affordable. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Whitsunday Sands Resort

Address: 2A Horseshoe Bay Road, Bowen, Queensland 4805, Australia
Region: Australia > Queensland > Bowen
Price Range: €89 - €113 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4 star — Whitsunday Sands Resort 4*
Number of rooms: 44
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“All rooms have a view but a balcony (1st floor) gives the best view”
 of 5 bubbles BrisbaneTraveller079, 12 Sep 2016 | Read review
“Request a ground floor room unless you like stairs”
 of 5 bubbles Kcandthecook, 3 Sep 2016 | Read review
“The higher floors would have even better views”
 of 5 bubbles CrippAdvisor, 24 Jul 2016 | Read review
“We were in unit 404, which was on the first level and a corner unit great for seabreeze and views.”
 of 5 bubbles nikowgcf, 11 Nov 2015 | Read review
“103 perfect”
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