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Bluewater Harbour Motel

4.0 of 5 1 Powell Street, Bowen, Queensland 4805, Australia
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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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Ingham, Australia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Great place to stay, management and staff are very friendly, clean, quiet street close to the town area and will stay on a return trip back to Airlie Beach. We stayed in the Serviced Apartments and the lay out of the apartment is great. Tv's in lounge room and both bedrooms, a/c throughout washing machine/dryer. Just Great!

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

I cannot say enough good things about this place. I called ahead to let them know that we would be late and was told not to rush and that the AC had already been turned on in our room for us. After a long drive and late arrival, We were greeted by the owner, Kim. He wouldn't even let me... More

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Brisbane, Australia
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11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 10, 2014 via mobile

Was in Bowen for project summit and was treated to excellent accommodation, clean spacious room with aircon and personally love a ceiling fan,friendly staff, great food....what more do you need! Will be back on my next trip to Bowen which will be soon.

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

Fantastic, This is our fourteenth consecutive best possible score from our clients. Full credit to our manager Miss Kimberley Rigley and her fantastic crew. I believe that the conference was a huge success and there was a great deal of enthusiasm for Bowen and the future. Many Thanks, Kim Dale. More

Lucerne, Switzerland
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74 reviews 74 reviews
26 hotel reviews
58 helpful votes 58 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 20, 2014

Thank you guys for providing us with a beautiful room to rest after a long drive! The hotel is in a quiet neighbourhood, parking is easy. The rooms are modern, well appointed, spacious and comfortable, with a big terrace to chill out. Staff is very friendly and helpful . Breakfast included, and so is WiFi.

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

Hi Pineapple Girl 88, Hey i am really happy that you so appreciated our motel and the service that we provide. Its great to have happy people stay and especially when they enjoy my breakfast cooking. 13 maximum scores in a row how great is that for a little country motel but it is very nice too. Many Thanks, Kim... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 15, 2014 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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188Kimbo, Owner at Bluewater Harbour Motel, responded to this review

Hi Joanne, Hey it was great to have yourself and your work colleague stay with us. The real coffee in the rooms and the Business Class Courtyards are appreciated by our clients and I think that you guys scrambled for the Chocolates on your beds. Really good to have you stay with us, Many Thanks, Kimberley, kim and Debbie. More

Melbourne, Australia
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18 reviews 18 reviews
11 hotel reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 3, 2014

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 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 27, 2014

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 August 23, 2014

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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10 reviews 10 reviews
8 hotel reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 19, 2014

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

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131 reviews 131 reviews
60 hotel reviews
91 helpful votes 91 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 17, 2014 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

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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*
Number of rooms: 19
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