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Bluewater Harbour Motel

#1 of 9 Hotels in Bowen
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1 Powell Street, Bowen, Queensland 4805, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

We took our 2 kids, and it was a comfortable and quiet sleep. The place was fairly occupied by other tenents yet the noise level was absolutely zero. The kids loved the spacious pool, and the room facilities were adequate to cook toast, make tea and coffe or use the microwave to reheat chinese takeout. We never had a chance... More 

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Biloela, Australia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 4, 2016

A friend and I stayed here for two days in January 2016. At the time I had a fractured leg and was able to book the disability room. Upon arrival I was not able to negotiate the step up into reception but the receptionist seated me outside and we conducted check in efficiently. The booking process had been easy. I... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 1, 2016 via mobile

The Bluewater Motel is good value and has a range of flexible room setups. We had a self contained room joined to a second room for the kids. The rooms were spacious, well set up and clean. Booked directly with the hotel on their website. Checkin was easy and there were no issues.

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Cairns, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 1, 2016

My husband and I stayed one night on our way from Cairns to Brisbane, and we were pleasantly surprised when we drove in. It looked quite new, very clean, rooms were large with a little kitchenette and utensils, big shower and bathroom. Owners were very friendly and helpful, it even had a decent laundry. The pool was big and clean,... More 

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Cairns, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 29, 2015

Met at reception by Kim who was very friendly and helpful. Lots of parking available. Quiet location. Our room was huge and spotlessly clean. It was very modern with free wi-fi. Fresh milk and real coffee was provided. Seriously though the room was very well equipped. It may only be a motel but we have stayed in five star hotels... More 

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed December 5, 2015 via mobile

Got back to our room at 1am only to find we could not get in as our key card receiver would not work . After half an hour of trying ,,an by this time I was not happy anymore we decided to wake up management to let us into our room , the gentleman that answered our plea for help... More 

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Brisbane, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 23, 2015

I always stay here when on business in the area. The managers and staff are fantastic and remembered me from the last time. The rooms are very spacious, clean and well kept. They have all the amenities that are needed for the stay. Great place to stay.

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Thank Charm5701
188Kimbo, Owner at Bluewater Harbour Motel, responded to this review

What an awesome review Charm 5701, We have a lot of fun here and we really enjoy our work. What makes our life so good is the wonderful clients that we have, such as yourself, who appreciate that we really do work as a team with the simple goal of making your stay here feel like you are at a... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 23, 2015 via mobile

Was welcomed like an old friend and shown to my room by the owner. Rooms are big and bed is comfortable. The owners had turned on the air con to cool the room before I arrived considering it was a very warm day. The location is very central to Bowen and visitors can walk to the CBD. Unfortunately I could... More 

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

Thank You sstew66, Great review and thank you for appreciating that we have the Air Conditioning on for our clients upon there arrival. We do this a 4PM each day. It just makes it so much better to arrive to a cool room. Hope to see you back soon. Kimberley, Kim and Debbie. More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 15, 2015 via mobile

My wife and I had a wonderful weekend in Bowen at the Bluewater Motel with Kim and Debbie Dale such lovely hosts and a very nice comfortable motel with all you need as in self contained rooms WiFi internet and Cable Television thank you very much.

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

What a lovely review. Weekends are generally quiet here so we very often have weekend special deals for two or more days stay. Its great to have Kevin A have a lovely time staying with us. Many Thanks, Kimberley, Kim and Debbie. More 

Brisbane, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 28, 2015 via mobile

Used this motel for a 3 day business trips and was running late to check in. No worries key organized, special meal prepared and left in my room with a complimentary beer. Host and staff super friendly and rooms modern and clean Overall a great motel

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

Thank You Wayne L, Its great to have Corporate clients staying at our motel. We really do work hard to get our service level right for all of our clients. Many Thanks, Kimberley, Kim and Debbie. More 

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