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Akama Resort

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625 Esplanade | Urangan, Hervey Bay, Queensland 4655, Australia
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    5 of 5 stars
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

I stayed at akama for business purposes, however had my family with me too, while I was at work my family was able to head out and enjoy the sights of Harvey Bay. We loved the spacious unit easily fitting us all in we were able to make this place home for a week. Close to the beach, great pool... More 

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Akama, General Manager at Akama Resort, responded to this review

Hi Susan S Thank you for the very kind review. It was a pleasure to welcome you and your family to Akama Resort and so nice to read that you were able to mix business with pleasure. We are always pleased to hear that our guests find our apartments spacious and family friendly and to be able to open up... More 

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10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I forgot to write a review of this place which I visited last October whilst in Hervey Bay for the 'whale watching'. For us Brits used to iffy 'holiday lets' and sometimes overpriced ( and over 'starred') hotels this place was a revelation. Fabulous accommodation incorporating everything you could possibly want - stylish, clean, large, comfortable etc etc. and all... More 

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Akama, General Manager at Akama Resort, responded to this review

Hi RSSEnglish Traveller Thanks so much for the lovely review. It is always great to read that our well-travelled guests enjoyed their visit to Akama Resort. We hope you had the chance to spend some time out on the water with the magnificent humpbacks – we are looking forward to the upcoming 2015 season…………..can’t wait to share this amazing experience... More 

Perth, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 15, 2015

I stayed at the Akama Resort last year and I loved every moment of it! Hervey bay is a beautiful place to visit and the folks at the Akama went above and beyond to ensure my holiday was everything I wanted it to be. I highly recommend the Akama to anyone visiting Hervey bay, you won't regret it! I'll already... More 

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Travelbarista, General Manager at Akama Resort, responded to this review

Hello Shannon S Wow – thanks for the great review. We are so proud of our beautiful coastal town so we were especially pleased that you mentioned how much you enjoyed Hervey Bay. We look forward to welcoming you back to Akama Resort for your next holiday. Kind regards, Chris, Henriette and Regina More 

Bunbury, Australia
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 14, 2015

We had a wonderful and relaxing stay at Akama. We spent most of our time lazing around the pool or in the spa. The hosts sold us a trip to Fraser Island and it was well worth the trip. All and all a lovely two weeks. I can't wait to go back.

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Akama, General Manager at Akama Resort, responded to this review

Hi Suret Beicher Thanks so much for the very kind review. You were such a lovely couple - it was a pleasure to welcome you to Akama. The size of our apartments makes it so comfortable for longer stays and we always enjoy hearing about our guests experience after they have visited Fraser Island. We hope you have the opportunity... More 

Melbourne, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 9, 2015

Stayed at Akama Resort in October. Excellent accommodation. They recommended a Fraser Island tour for us - this was quite an experience - we loved it. We will stay here again for sure. Fraser Island was beautiful and so was Hervey Bay. We can't wait to go back real soon.

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Akama, General Manager at Akama Resort, responded to this review

Hi BDA A Thank you for the review – much appreciated. So pleased that you had the opportunity to visit Fraser Island during your time here – this is an amazing island with some of the most beautiful fresh water lakes and creeks you’ll see anywhere in the world. We were pleased to read that you intend coming back to... More 

Edmonton, Canada
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8 reviews 8 reviews
4 hotel reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 8, 2015

We wife and I stayed here over Christmas in 2014 for our honeymoon and loved it. After booking online from so far away, you are always skeptical and praying that your accommodations are as beautiful as they look. This place met our needs wonderfully. The resort staff were very friendly to us upon arrival and gave us a very informative... More 

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Akama, General Manager at Akama Resort, responded to this review

Hi Dave K Thank you for taking the time to post such a lovely review. Great to read that you enjoyed your visit and that the apartment met your expectations. You really managed to fit quite a bit in during your stay – visiting both Fraser and Lady Elliot Island is an amazing experience – to be able to see... More 

Camden, Australia
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27 reviews 27 reviews
6 hotel reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 24, 2015

We took the smaller Penthouse on the top floor, for 2 families with 3 children between us. The balcony was small but useable with a supplied BBQ and the 3 bedroom unit was very comfortable. It is just acros the road from Urangan Harbour so is very convenient if you are going out whale watching. The pool area is good... More 

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Akama, General Manager at Akama Resort, responded to this review

Hi Alan S Thanks for the review – much appreciated. We were pleased to read that you enjoyed your stay at Akama Resort. You’re right, we are very fortunate to be in such a great location opposite the Marina and the views across our bay from the 6th floor are amazing. We hope you come back to visit us again... More 

Maroochydore, Australia
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9 reviews 9 reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 24, 2015

Arrived yesterday and am really impressed by the quality of the resort. The apartments are large and well equipped and very comfortable. Decent pool and spa with BBQ area. All in all very nice and well worth a stay if you are in the area. It's easy to get Round and within walking distance of the boatclub which serves fair... More 

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Akama, General Manager at Akama Resort, responded to this review

Hi Roger T Thanks for taking the time to post a review. So pleased that you are enjoying your time with us at Akama Resort. The poolside apartment gives you your own private access to the pool area but as you can see, you can still maintain a degree of privacy. Thanks for your help yesterday with the small issue... More 

Bunbury, Australia
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56 reviews 56 reviews
16 hotel reviews
36 helpful votes 36 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 22, 2015

The moment you walk in you will be blown away at how stunning this accommodation is. We were staying in a 3 bedroom apartment on the 5th floor and it was huge !!! i could have stayed there for weeks. The living area had bifold able doors that opened up onto a balcony over looking the pool and beach it... More 

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Akama, General Manager at Akama Resort, responded to this review

Wow – thank you so much Kaylah D. It is always a pleasure to assist guests with information about our beautiful region and all that it has to offer. Our location opposite the harbour has some real advantages – easy walk across to the Boat Club and restaurants and great views from our balconies. We hope you have the opportunity... More 

Bundaberg, Australia
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7 reviews 7 reviews
7 hotel reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 18, 2015

The rooms are very well appointed,large, comfortable and beautifully set out. I rang to inquire about the "Summer Deal", asking where the rooms would be situated...being a deal I realized they wouldn't be ocean views..The lady told me they were located on different levels with views of the side street or park which was fine, all I requested was not... More 

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Akama, General Manager at Akama Resort, responded to this review

Hi Gayle A Thank you for taking the time to post a review. It was nice to read that you felt the apartment was well appointed. It was unfortunate that you were located on the ground floor and I can assure you that if we had the availability at the time we would have offered you a higher floor. We... More 

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