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Bluewater Harbour Motel

4.0 of 5 Motel   |   1 Powell Street, Bowen, Queensland 4805, Australia
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Ranked #1 of 9 Hotels in Bowen
Certificate of Excellence 2014
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4.5 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 yesterday NEW via mobile

Lovely place to stay, clean rooms with filter coffee in the room. Outdoor court neat and quiet. Wonderful staff, helpful with finding somewhere nice to eat. Bathroom clean and shower roomy. Easy parking outside room. New facilities.

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Melbourne, Australia
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11 hotel reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We were told we were upgraded to a business class room. Nice big room – queen bed and single bed, chairs and good table, clean, well kept. Small enclosed outdoor area at back of room. Close to town People pleasant.

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188Kimbo, Owner at Bluewater Harbour Motel, responded to this review

Hi Judy, Thank You for your wonderful review. Trip Advisor is a great Service for motels like ours and to receive lovely reviews from clients who genuinely use the system as you do help all of us to Travel Better and enjoy our travels. I always check out motels on Trip Advisor and we also pay a great deal of... More

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3 hotel reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Bluewater Harbour Motel is a quality motel tucked away in the wonderful little coastal town of Bowen. The motel is modern, clean, tidy, well looked after, & the room was large. Being well off the Bruce Highway and away from main roads it was very quiet in the room, yet it is close to Bowen town & the ocean. The... More

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188Kimbo, Owner at Bluewater Harbour Motel, responded to this review

Hi Bustyle, Gee we are grateful for your review. We really do try to give a terrific level of service that you would not normally get from a Rural/Country motel. Reviews like yours have helped us to hone our service delivery. I think that our best motivation is that we really do enjoy being here and doing what we are... More

Perth, Australia
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7 reviews 7 reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This is a great little motel, the owners are friendly and rooms impeccable. Highly recommend to anyone staying in the Bowen region for business or leisure. Within walking distance to the harbour and centre of town, the motel also allows charge back to your room from several Bowen businesses.

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188Kimbo, Owner at Bluewater Harbour Motel, responded to this review

Thanks Mazz, Really Mazz Bowen is a great find. We are just happy to be part of the fabric of this great little town. Today we will be finishing the last of our work around our pool so the third shade sale will go up over the Pool Dinning area next to the new BBQ area. We do concentrate on... More

Lakes Entrance, Australia
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9 reviews 9 reviews
7 hotel reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We have stayed here on two separate occasions. Both times the room was spacious and well equipped. We heard no extraneous noise at all during the night, no barking dogs, no traffic and no voices. The motel is situated within walking distance of the main street. For the quality of the room the price was reasonable. We didn't have breakfast... More

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188Kimbo, Owner at Bluewater Harbour Motel, responded to this review

HEY WHAT A NICE COMMENT, I am so glad that you enjoy the quiet surroundings of our property. Its pretty unique to be 300 meters away from Bowen's Post Office and Council buildings[ main Street] and still have the park along our eastern side. Its great when we see the Kangaroos and Wallabies in the Park and on the sporting... More

Top Contributor
123 reviews 123 reviews
57 hotel reviews
82 helpful votes 82 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Having travelled thousand of couple and stayed in a mixture of motels the Bluewater is the best we have stayed at. The size of the room is very spacious, you are not tripping over each other thoughtful touches such as a table and chairs to sit at a comfy chair, super large TV, flittered coffee, even the option of in... More

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188Kimbo, Owner at Bluewater Harbour Motel, responded to this review

Hi Judy, Gee its nice to be so appreciated by you guys. When we were designing our motel we had to fight off the protests from the Architect and the builders who all wanted us to drop the room sizes to the standard normal motel size but Debbie prevailed and insisted on the rooms being a decent size. We had... More

Melbourne, Australia
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12 reviews 12 reviews
7 hotel reviews
36 helpful votes 36 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 31, 2014

This was a terrific find. Decided to spend the night in Bowen. I walked into the driveway where I was meet by Kim. He showed me a room and gave me an upgrade. The room was very comfortable with a lovely chair to sit in. Kim told us where to go for our evening meal. He also gave us a... More

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188Kimbo, Owner at Bluewater Harbour Motel, responded to this review

Hi Lesley, Yes Bowen is heaven and we love great visits from happy people who are enjoying there stay here with us. Thanks for being such great guests and for appreciating the little things that we do for all of our guests. We really do enjoy owning the motel and yes I do love cooking breakfast for people here in... More

gold coast. QLD
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12 reviews 12 reviews
8 hotel reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 7, 2014

A fabulous find thanks to Trip Advisor! Fantastic size room and really clean. We had a very comfortable nights sleep in a quiet area. The bathroom was also spacious and clean. The after dinner mints on the bed were a pleasant surprise! We will definitely stay again when in town.

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188Kimbo, Owner at Bluewater Harbour Motel, responded to this review

Hi Robelle D, When I am travelling I always use Trip Advisor. It is a great service and it will get better as more of us get into using it. I like its simplicity. I really like to confirm to Restaurants and Motels when we have had outstanding service from the staff and good value for money. The Dinner Mints... More

Brisbane, Australia
Top Contributor
52 reviews 52 reviews
22 hotel reviews
28 helpful votes 28 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 4, 2014

Stayed here for business for one night. Room is large very modern and clean, nice courtyard. Great location, can walk to Harbour and town. Staff are very friendly and two complimentary beers on arrival was a very nice touch. There was also after dinner mints on the bed. Very comfortable stay and will return.

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188Kimbo, Owner at Bluewater Harbour Motel, responded to this review

Whoa what a nice review. Our location is ideal being so close to the harbour and the town centre. We do work hard at providing great service to the business travellers . Bowen is such a pretty place with so much in this Front Beach and Town centre area but we also have nine other beautiful beaches none of them... More

Emerald, Australia
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14 reviews 14 reviews
14 hotel reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2014

Thanks for the great hospitality and great brekkie , would recommend to any business or family traveller. Nice and quiet location, well priced for a fair deal. Staff very to deal with both on the phone and face to face. Nice touch of the mint chocolate on the pillow to cleanse the Palette before bed

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188Kimbo, Owner at Bluewater Harbour Motel, responded to this review

Thanks Happy Golfer, Yes the Chocolates are DEADLY HEY. I really work hard at providing an exceptional breakfast. I cook everything fresh. Don't you hate getting served food that was cooked a hour or so earlier. Breakfast is my job as I believe that the morning is the bet part of the day. It also gives to me time that... More

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Additional Information about Bluewater Harbour Motel

Address: 1 Powell Street, Bowen, Queensland 4805, Australia
Location: Australia > Queensland > Bowen
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
Hotel Class:4 star — Bluewater Harbour Motel 4*
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