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Bluewater Harbour Motel

4.0 of 5 Motel   |   1 Powell Street, Bowen, Queensland 4805, Australia
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Ranked #2 of 8 hotels in Bowen
Certificate of Excellence 2013
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Rating summary
  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Location
    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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Mackay, Australia
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

Amazing old fashioned service. Beautiful clean spacious rooms. Access to BBQ area beside the pool, and all cooking needs available to borrow. My car battery died and was offered a car or a lift. Totally unexpected - Nothing was a trouble. Kids loved the pool and spa, close roller blade to Bowen waterfront park. Fab fab fab. We'll be back... More

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Darwin, Australia
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Had a night at the motel on our trip to Mackay. The room was very clean and tidy with under cover parking, management and staff are very friendly and helpful, breakfast was beautiful. Main Street and harbour are only a short walk. This place would be our first choice if we need a bed in Bowen.

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

Whoa what a great review. Thanks for highlighting our motels location and your kind words about ourselves. The crew here, all of us love the motel. The Bluewater Motel is the centre of our work and social life and so many of our guests now feel like part of our family. Reviews are so vitally important to motels I encourage... More

cairns
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32 reviews 32 reviews
7 hotel reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 16, 2014

We stop here recently on our way to the Gold Coast Would like to say how lovely and clean our room was a bit of a change from some Motels We had everything that need for a pleasant stay Made very welcome would stay here again

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

Hi Mosiewigs, Thanks for your review. Great to think that we helped you on your travels. Look forward to seeing you next time. Cheers, Kim Dale. More

Gold Coast
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 22, 2014

What a top spot in Bowen. The large and very clean rooms helped make our stay a most pleasant one.The staff were excellent and covered any requests most promptly. Would have to be the best accomodation in Bowen.

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

Great to see that we were so able to give to you great service on your visit to Bowen. Look forward to seeing you again. Kim Dale. More

Southport, Australia
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 9, 2014

Stayed here for a couple of nights with the family and enjoyed the spacious rooms which were comfortable, very clean and well presented. The kids loved walking to the water park and it is close to the main streets. Definately my pick of motels we stayed in on our trip up north from the Gold Coast.

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

Hi Rod, Thanks for your great review. I have been away for some months [ currently @ Southport ] and it is fantastic to see that Kimberley and her team are looking after our guests and our motel in the way that they always will. The Girls rely care and it shows. The Waterpark at Front beach is a real... More

Brisbane, Australia
2 reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 8, 2014

This modern, immaculate motel was a most welcome and pleasant surprise as we were desperate for a good night's sleep on the way to Townsville where our daughter was in Uni. Once we discovered tlle hospitality offered by Kim, Debbie and their team we chose to break our trip from Brisbane every time - and arrived in Townsville early the... More

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

Thank You for your review, We do have many regulars who break there trip to stay with us and it is very gratifying when people choose to come back so many times. Thank you for your support and we look forward to hosting you next time you are travelling. Many Thanks and Cheers, Kim Dale. More

Queensland, Australia
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 16, 2014 via mobile

Clean, great value for money. Close to main street for dining options. Honest and trustworthy operators - unbeknown to us our young daughter left iPad on bed, motel rang us very soon after we left and arranged for iPad to be returned.

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

HI KH, IT IS SO SUPER GOOD TO RECEIVE YOUR REVIEW. We have a truly great group of people in our team who do care about our guests. I have been travelling now for several months myself so I know what it is like to find a place were the crew put in that little bit extra to make your... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 14, 2014 via mobile

Stayed over night for a Business trip. Rooms are larger than most motels and mine was very clean and well presented. Staff very friendly and helpful. The motel is within walking distance to the city centre for meals. Plenty of room to park the car. Would stay here again.

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

THANK YOU IAN, We look forward to your next business trip. Our proximity to town is a great selling point for us as it is only a couple of minutes to the main Bowen eateries. Big rooms and undercover parking is also a strong point. Cheers, Kim Dale. More

Newcastle Australia
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17 hotel reviews
32 helpful votes 32 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 8, 2014

We've stayed at Bluewater Harbour Motel twice, for a week or more each time. We've found Kim and Debbie to be really friendly and welcoming. All the staff willingly give tourism advice and the atmosphere is bright and happy. It's well located, walking distance to the shops and the harbour, though you can't actually see the harbour from the motel.... More

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

Hi Ziggysmum, Our Garden Rooms are very nice as the garden is well looked after by Debbie who absolutely lives for her garden. Thank You Very much for your recent review of our motel. The Bluewater Harbour Motel is our pride and its just good to come to work everyday in our motel and with the team. Many Thanks, Kim... More

Townsville, Australia
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 12, 2013

I stay in Bowen 2 nites a week every week for 42 weeks of the year,and have to say that all the staff, from management to the cleaners are always very friendly and accomodating. Kim & Debbie the owners go out of there way to make sure that all there guest`s are happy and comfortable. Kimberly the manager always finds... More

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

Dear Wil R, Thank you for your kind words and we do very much appreciate your company when you are with us. Kim and Debbie More

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Additional Information about Bluewater Harbour Motel

Also Known As:
Bluewater Harbour Hotel
Address: 1 Powell Street, Bowen, Queensland 4805, Australia
Location: Australia > Queensland > Bowen
Amenities:
Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Free Parking Swimming Pool Wheelchair access
Hotel Style:
Ranked #2 of 8 hotels in Bowen
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
Hotel Class:4 star — Bluewater Harbour Motel 4*
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
Built new in June 2009 we are located adjacent to Bowen's CBD and only 500 meters from Front Beach and Bowen's Marina. Close to most of Bowen's pubs, clubs and eateries. This modern Four Star rated motel caters for corporate clients, holidays and travelers alike. ... more   less 
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