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Rainbow Beach Resort

12 Rainbow Shores Drive, Rainbow Beach, Queensland 4581, Australia (Formerly BreakFree Rainbow Shores)
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Brisbane Region, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

I've been to Rainbow Beach many times, but only now have I tried RBR. Absolutely sensational. So peaceful and quiet. 2 min drive from town. Wonderful staff, fantastic value, beautiful accommodation. Cool breeze on the hottest days of summer, so didn't even use air cond. Icing on the cake was the service of Janine. I left 2 items behind, and... More 

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Thank Rigo W
ttank, General Manager at Rainbow Beach Resort, responded to this review

Hi Rigo W, Glad you gave our resort a try and that you enjoyed your recent stay with us. it is pleasing to receive guests comments as it lets us gauge our progress with being at all times guest centric. Your comments have been passed onto Janine who will be chuffed with such a nice comment. Our kids eat free... More 

Ormeau, Australia
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

When I booked direct with the resort online I made a note that we would 'prefer a ground floor unit as we had young children'. What we received was a 2 level 3rd floor unit, a nightmare to trudge up and down with the kids. In the unit was a bedroom located in a loft up some very steep stairs... More 

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ttank, General Manager at Rainbow Beach Resort, responded to this review

Thanks Jo for your review. A separate e-mail has been sent to you in line with our discussions. There are at present no 3 Bedroom apartments on the ground floor and this should have been conveyed to you when your request came through for which we humbly apologise. There were a number of alternates that could have been offered and... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 weeks ago

Rainbow Beach itself is beautiful, great location, Rainbow Beach Resort was a disappointment and not what it used to be 18m ago. The grounds are not kept very well with several trip hazards in clear view; i.e. tree stumps, sticks, mountains of leaves, the unit we stayed in was not fully air conditioned which is what we paid for and... More 

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Thank CharlieM C
ttank, General Manager at Rainbow Beach Resort, responded to this review

Hi Charlie M C - round 2 now re the accommodation. You mention you had been here previously - there were no railings 18 months ago around the decks and there are none now, nor proposed. The meet Qld code. We have not previously had a guest fall off a deck in their chair - the table and outdoor furniture... More 

Greater Brisbane, Australia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 2, 2016 via mobile

We booked this place for a honeymoon getaway despite the mixed reviews on this site. We weren't sure what we'd get for the very affordable price but boy were we surprised. This place is great! We stayed in the Bluewater Villas just across from the onsite restaurant and cafe bar. There are 4 pools, tennis court and the beach is... More 

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Thank BPandGL
ttank, General Manager at Rainbow Beach Resort, responded to this review

Thanks BP & GL for your review, Glad to hear you had a great time & thanks for being able to accommodate you on your honeymoon. We have a programme of fogging to assist with mitigating the midgies or sand flies which works well. We have a beautiful beachfront location on a beautiful beach & an easy stroll into the... More 

London, United Kingdom
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed January 1, 2016

We are a couple looking for a relaxing beach holiday. We were situated in a room 3 floors up overlooking the pool which, due to its shallowness compared to other pools, was a great place for the toddlers and kids to swim. Great for the kids, not so great for us who wanted to relax in the room and were... More 

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Thank Travo_87
ttank, General Manager at Rainbow Beach Resort, responded to this review

Hi Travo 87, Thanks of your review. We are a kids friendly resort and yes they do have fun. Families certainly enjoy the product and good to see families enjoying themselves. Air-conditioning rooms are readily available if booked. Whist the pool is well used during the day, the beach which is a 5-minute walk away offers a beautiful quiet sanctuary... More 

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Hue, Vietnam
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 30, 2015 via mobile

We just spent 9 days over Christmas in a 3 bedroom unit at Rainbow Beach Resort. Absolutely beautiful location for a family holiday. Great meals at the Plantation restaurant. Tennis, 3 pools, gym & only 300 mt to the beach. We spent time driving on the beach to double island point. Thoughly recommend.

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Thank Syd O
ttank, General Manager at Rainbow Beach Resort, responded to this review

Hi Syd O, Thanks for your review which will be passed on to the team. Our International Buffet offering currently being run during these school holidays at $25 per adult (kids under 12 eat free with each paying adult) has hit a real chord and is a great time for families to spend some time together leisurely over an all-you-can-eat... More 

Queensland, Australia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 15, 2015

A holiday at Rainbow Beach is much like seaside holidays many of us enjoyed when we were children. With a small population, beautiful unspoiled beaches. National Parks, and a slow pace of life it is a good place to visit and relax. The accommodation we found at Rainbow Beach Resort was very good and well priced. We had a first... More 

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Thank Joanne B
ttank, General Manager at Rainbow Beach Resort, responded to this review

Thanks Joanne B for your review, It is certainly a beautiful and unique part of the world and an extraordinary place in which to engage with loved ones and families in a pristine environment. The beach behind our resort cannot be used by four-wheel-drive vehicles making it very safe for families being literally no matter where you are on the... More 

Alexandra Headland, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 13, 2015 via mobile

I want to focus on The Pavilions Restaurant and Bar at Rainbow Beach Resort in this review. My husband and I and our grown children and grandchildren and my sister and her family have now stayed at this resort for a week in December for three years. Yes they cater brilliantly for accommodation that suits us and every age is... More 

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Thank Suzanne I
ttank, General Manager at Rainbow Beach Resort, responded to this review

Dear Suzanne, Thank you for a fantastic review, which will be passed onto the team. Shirley is a unique and really cares about 'her' restaurant and patrons. Fresh flowers are cut regualrly and she has great pride. Our chef has been with us since August and we try and use fresh local produce where we can. He has developed a... More 

Gold Coast, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 5, 2015

We stayed here for two nights while on a road trip North. The apartments were very spacious, modern and comfortable. A short walk to the beach..Great location to explore the surrounding areas. We do a bus tour of Fraser Island which l highly recommend. We ate at the resort restaurant both nights and the food was excellent with staff providing... More 

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Thank ADAM S
ttank, General Manager at Rainbow Beach Resort, responded to this review

Thanks Adam S for your review. Glad you enjoyed your stay, and your positive comments will be passed onto the team. Kids Eat Free and the $15 Food & Beverage vouchers and Kids Activity Packs appear to have hit the mark. With the property backing onto a magnificent beach it does tick a lot of boxes. Fraser Explorer Tours Day... More 

Buderim, Australia
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 8, 2015

Comfortable and lovely Resort - Beautiful pool and gardens - Excellent food and service - will come again - Watch the Midges!! ( sand flies bite! ) Keep the screens closed!! Ask for room on top level for views and make a reservation in the restaurant and have a horse ride on the beach!!! Stepping stone to the beautiful Fraser... More 

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Thank Judy B
ttank, General Manager at Rainbow Beach Resort, responded to this review

Thanks Judy B for your review, We are certainly lucky to come to work in this resort and to look after our guests, as it is a great place to chill out on one of the world's best beaches. Glad you enjoyed the food & service at Pavilion Bar & Restaurant. Yes, the midgies at times, can be annoying, however... More 

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