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Bluewater Harbour Motel

#2 of 9 Hotels in Bowen
Certificate of Excellence
1 Powell Street, Bowen, Queensland 4805, Australia
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Rating summary
  • 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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6 reviews 6 reviews
4 hotel reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I stayed in Bluewater harbour motel this week for one night on business. The rooms are well equipped with coffee making facility, microwave, fridge etc. There is a table and area to set up a laptop. The beds are very comfortable. There is no traffic noise, so ideal for work or leisure. The staff are helpful and friendly

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newcastle
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Accomodation was awesome. Rooms were clean, tidy and very specious. Excellent value for money. As soon as we checked in we were made to feel very welcome - the service was incredible! Would 100% recommend Bluewater to someone looking for accom in Bowen and will definately be staying there again myself. Parking was a bit of a struggle as the... More 

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Gold Coast, Queensland, Australia
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4 hotel reviews
22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Whilst traveling through Bowen I just happened to find Blue Water morel . The rooms were spotlessly clean well appointed, the owner operators were friendly and helpful . If I was looking for a holiday place in Bowen I would definitely choose Blue Water . Oh and the bed was so comfortable :)

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Gosford, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 2, 2015

Kim Debbie and Kimberly made every effort to make me feel welcome, from having the air con turned on prior to my arrival and a complementary cold beer to cool down, Stayed in many motels but the Blue Water Harbour is the best 4 star I have come across, Also a great cooked breakfast in the morning,I will defiantly stay... More 

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Rockhampton, Australia
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26 hotel reviews
53 helpful votes 53 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 26, 2015

I turned up there on a Sunday and asked about meal options for the evening. I was told that the restaurant was closed for that night and I expected to be directed to a noshery in town. Instead I was invited to join Kim and Deb out the back of the motel for a barbecue. Brilliant steaks, lovely salads and... More 

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

Whoa what a great review. It is really easy to enjoy the company of our guests especially if we are having a BBQ on a Sunday night. We have a great crew here this weekend celebrating a wedding and having a lot of fun. Steve hoping that you can come back to us soon. Kim Dale. More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 15, 2015 via mobile

Great quiet motel with private patio area. Unfortunately only breakfast but spoke to owner and will be offering dinner shortly. Short walk to grab dinner from hotels and to beachfront. Very clean and friendly motel

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

Yes our point of pride has always been the cleanliness and presentation of our motel. Our team take real pride in their work and your appreciation of their efforts is so loved by us here at Bluewater Harbour Motel. Thank you for your support. Kimberley, Kim and Debbie. More 

2 reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 24, 2015

Stayed here on a off chance after being at a loose end, booked for two nights and stayed for 5. The owners and staff are super friendly, couldn't do more for us. They made us feel so welcome and helped out everywhere possible and made our stay here. Would recommend this motel to anyone in Bowen. If you want a... More 

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

Hi Kids, Its really easy to look after nice people like yourselves. I hope that the rest of your stay in Australia is so good. Really good how you were using our pool and BBQ area and how you enjoyed the Kings prawns that I gave you to BBQ. Much better than chops hey. Keep enjoying your travels. Kimberley, Kim... More 

Cairns
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 18, 2015 via mobile

We stay here every couple of years when we are driving south from Cairns. The owner is friendly and welcoming. It's clean and very comfortable. Chocolates on the beds, filtered coffee maker and free wifi which is rare in Australia. Wouldn't stay anywhere else in Bowen.

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

Hi Pennie, We are always so happy to have yourself and your family back with us. Yes you can't beat the Filter coffee and the chockies on the bed. We can never be happy with our efforts as we have to work on our efforts every day to make sure that we can make our clients stay a happy one.... More 

Townsville, Australia
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6 reviews 6 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 14, 2015

Spacious, well-appointed and organised room with comfy recliner and small private courtyard. Couldn't ask for more helpful and friendly host. Very good value for money and we wouldn't bother looking elsewhere if we stayed in Bowen again.

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

Peter the leather lounge chairs in the Business Class rooms are really special. It was Debbie's idea to have them and she was cleaver enough to ensure that the rooms were big enough to be able to stretch out. The Court Yards are great with there outdoor furniture. This was a lovely review and thank you very much for being... More 

Melbourne, Australia
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 31, 2015

My husband & I stayed at the Bluewater Harbour Motel from the 13/1/15-16/1/15 & we would highly recommend this establishment to any would be traveller. We are from Melbourne & were in Bowen visiting a relative. We have stayed at many hotels in & around Melbourne (some fantastic & some just plain Eewwww). We can vouch that this hotel met... More 

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

Isn't Awesome a great way to describe the service that Miss Kimberley and her team gives to our clients. Debbie and I travel and its great for me to read the reviews on Trip Advisor that the crew are getting that show how our clients appreciate what they are doing while we are away. They really are a good team... More 

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