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Whitsunday Sands Resort

Horseshoe Bay Road, Bowen, Queensland 4805 , Australia
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  • Location
    5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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Brisbane, Australia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

We have stayed here on a number of occasions over the past 20 years, primarily because of the location - Horseshoe Bay on one side and sweeping beaches on the other (with the most spectacular sunsets). Our ground floor unit had been recently refurbished and came complete with all the amenities (including a QS bed) a traveller would expect -... More 

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Sydney, Australia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We were lucky enough to have chosen this lovely little resort for our 3 night stay in Bowen. As others have mentioned, this isn't a new, modern resort but it certainly has plenty of charm & character. Our room on the upper floor was clean, a good size & had a small, well equipped kitchen. From our balcony, across the... More 

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Melbourne, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We stumbled across this resort while looking for a single night en route to Cairns. Stayed in a 'motel' unit and loved it. Highlight was the small balcony with a great view across some beautiful tropical gardens to the bay. The bay was no more than 30 metres away. Room was well sized for a motel room, with room for... More 

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Coolum
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We were lucky to find a room here late one Friday afternoon. Although the resort isn't new and trendy the room was perfect; spacious, comfortable and clean. Everything was well maintained and very well appointed. We sat on the deck of our room with a glass of wine and watched the sun set over a beautiful rocky bay. It was... More 

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Brisbane, Australia
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 weeks ago

Only a quick overnight stay for me unfortunately. The rooms were very clean, bed was comfortable and the rooms were very quiet (couldn't hear the people staying next door which was unusual in a hotel and muc appreciated). Views were great, towels were large and soft, indian restaurant on site. Rooms were slightly tired, but that did not bother me... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 26, 2015

After years of driving past the Bowen exit we finally pulled in to stay the night as it was getting late. We happened across this absolute little treasure of a resort. Granted it is not a new flashy resort but the rooms are spacious and clean. The bed comfy, the staff very obliging and the view well it is amazing.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 23, 2015

My husband and I stayed for one night at the resort. The room was quite basic but extremely comfortable and cosy. It contained your general items, jug, tea, coffee, hairdryer, TV, towels etc. We were very impressed with the free Austar, movie and sports channels to name a few. There were also extra towels which you don't often get at... More 

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Tolga, Queensland, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 17, 2015

I'm almost reluctant to review this little secret hideaway ... in the hope that when we return it still offers the quaint charm it has during our visit. This is no five star resort with swim up pool bar and fancy-shmancy day spa (head to the monstrosity next door if this style of accommodation is more to your liking). What... More 

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Brisbane, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 18, 2015

Just sad we'd chosen this as a one night stop over on our way through and arrived early evening. Amazing views from the room and adventurous walk around the rocks and beach at tour doorstep. No sign of any rock wallabies but lovely place to stay. Room equipped with a few more extras than you normally would including a toaster... More 

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Wollongong, Australia
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 24, 2015

These are very old fashioned motel units, but they do have an awesome view. It did have a modern tv which was good. It's a short walk to the beach and there is a cafe down the road and a chinese restaurant next door. There was nothing really bad about this place, but it dudnt have any wow factor. I... More 

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