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Akama Resort

5.0 of 5 Resort   |   625 Esplanade | Urangan, Hervey Bay, Queensland 4655, Australia
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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179 reviews 179 reviews
62 hotel reviews
86 helpful votes 86 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

Used as a base for a trip to Fraser Island. Foolishly I had hired a 4x4 on the Gold Coast but hadn't checked whether the rental company would allow me to take it on the Island. Reception spotted I had a rental, told me to check and, when I found I couldn't take the car, immediately found me a place... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

One of the biggest 1br. apartments in the world - immaculate & modern. Great position virtually on the marina [ where the whale watching boats depart ] & excellent restaurants on the water. Proprietors very friendly & helpful. We spent 4 days there - a great place to stay.

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Newcastle, New South Wales, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

Stayed in a 2br pool view apartment as no ocean view left. We were very happy. From my initial enquiry, assisting with booking activities, checking-in and out everything was positive. The apartment was very large as were both the bathrooms. The only thing we couldn't find was an iron but never bothered to ask as hey we were on holidays... More

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Brisbane, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We have just come back from a weekend in Hervey Bay and can't speak highly enough of Akama Resort. The apartment was huge... (A plus with two kids when the weekend was windy and raining) Great view... Exquisitly clean and modern. Location is perfect...just across the road from the Marina and a only a quick walk to catch the boat... More

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

Hello Renae K Thanks for the excellent review. It was so nice to see that you all had such a great time out visiting the whales – an experience the children will always remember. It was a pleasure to read that you enjoyed your time with us and that you plan to return (we will have apartment 520 waiting for... More

Sydney, Australia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We stayed at Akama for two nights as a couple for a last minute getaway and to do some whale-watching. From the first interaction, I was impressed by Akama. The staff member who took my enquiry (Regina) was incredibly helpful, friendly, knowledgeable and polite. It was so good to make a booking with a local person who knows (and clearly... More

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

Hi moonwolf242 Wow – thanks for the great review. Such a lovely couple – it was a pleasure assisting you while you were here. It was a pity the weather wasn’t the best but as you have stated, just a chance to relax and enjoy the peace and quiet was still worth the visit. The Hervey Bay Boat Club is... More

Hamilton, New Zealand
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9 reviews 9 reviews
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2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Beautiful 2 bedroom apartment. Very modern and clean with excellent facilities. Close to Marina and walking distance to quite a few restaurants. Only complaint would be that the 2nd bedroom had single beds made into a queen bed and these were hard and not particularly comfortable. The managers were really helpful and obliging and recommended great whale watching boat which... More

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

Hi NicolaJane1961 Thanks for taking the time to post a review. So pleased that you enjoyed your apartment and that you had such a great time out with the Humpbacks. It would be our pleasure to welcome you back to Akama in the future – apartment 102 will be waiting for you. Kind regards, Chris, Henriette and Regina More

Brisbane, Australia
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6 reviews 6 reviews
5 hotel reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Within a five minute walk of the marina and restaurants, what this resort lacks from not being alongside the marina is more than made up by the helpfulness of the managers, Chris and Henriette, as well as the quality fit-out and size of the self-catering apartments. With such a great whale watching season this year we're hopeful of returning in... More

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

Hello mandm_from_brizvegas Thank you for the great review. So pleased to read that you enjoyed your stay. The Whale Watching season means lots of very happy guests and some wonderful comments coming back to us about their experiences. We look forward to welcoming you back again soon and hopefully another trip out to see the Humpbacks. Best wishes and kind... More

Tamworth, New South Wales, Australia
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6 reviews 6 reviews
3 hotel reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Returning south on from a Qld road trip with our three teenage children, we had not booked accommodation ahead as we weren't sure what location we might end up in. As such, with tired and hungry travellers in our party, we discovered the Akama Resort on-line and presented ourselves at reception with fingers crossed (most of the town accommodation was... More

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

Hello Narelle W Thanks for the very kind review. We are looking forward to welcoming you all back in October - your Whale Watching cruise has been booked………you will have a great time out on the beautiful waters of Hervey Bay with the magnificent Humpback whales. Guests returning after each trip have been having some wonderful close encounters and some... More

Melbourne, Australia
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12 reviews 12 reviews
4 hotel reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We stayed 4 nights in mid April. This resort is in a nice quiet spot, just a short stroll to the mariner and beach. The room and outdoor area (balcony) were both great, with more than enough room and very comfortable. We had a ground floor room with a massive outdoor area and just a few steps to the pool.... More

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

Hello Dazm70 Thanks for the great review. So glad you enjoyed your time with us. Our poolside apartments are perfect for families with the direct access to the pool as you have stated. With the pool being heated we have been finding our ‘winter’ guests have also been impressed. We hope you have the chance to visit us again -... More

Dunedin, New Zealand
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8 reviews 8 reviews
4 hotel reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Outstanding accommodation close to the boat harbour . Good walking track to beach and pier . Can walk to restaurants however some a bit far to walk to but the quality of the accomodation and the facilities make this such a great place to stay . Really gorgeous and friendly helpful staff. We will stay again .

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

Hi mlbardwell Thank you for the lovely review. You are right; this is a great location just across from the harbour. The cycle/walking path that runs the full length of the Esplanade is very popular with our guests, it’s always nice to see our visitors heading off for a stroll to watch the sunset over the water. We hope you... More

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Address: 625 Esplanade | Urangan, Hervey Bay, Queensland 4655, Australia
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Location: Australia > Queensland > Fraser Coast > Hervey Bay
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
Hotel Class:5 star — Akama Resort 5*
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Akama offers a dress circle location for anyone wanting to experience the very best of Hervey Bay and Fraser Island. Akama Resort is right across the road from Hervey Bay Marina - clubs, shopping, restaurants and Whale Watching vessels.The apartments are luxuriously spacious with high ceilings and a flow through design to very generous balconies - push back the concertina doors and open your apartment up to the views and tropical breezes. ... more   less 
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