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13 The Esplanade | Nelly Bay, Magnetic Island, Queensland 4819, 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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Cairns, Australia
2 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 5, 2014

Island palms resort is set in a serene bay just off the City of Townsville. We travelled to the Island by the car ferry, which was good value and enable us to have access to a vehicle to visit the many island attractions. The resort has 12 two bedroom, two bathroom units fully equipped with cooking facilities. Units are well... More

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IPmanagers, Manager at Island Palms Resort, responded to this review

Thank you for your review, and you offered great resort information and travel/island tips for new visitors. More

Sydney, Australia
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7 reviews 7 reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 10, 2014

Just spent a lovely 2 weeks with our grandchildren and their mothers. Accommodation was everything we needed, and the supermarket right behind too. Perfect pool and perfect weather too. Managers were helpful at all times with hints and details. Definitely going back for more!! We swam daily, and even gave the tennis and table tennis a go. Go for the... More

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IPmanagers, Manager at Island Palms Resort, responded to this review

Glad you had a good holiday experience, and thank you for taking time to write a review. It was a delight seeing your multi-generational family holiday ... would be great to see more of it. Our apologies for this slow response, and hope we get to host you again. More

Townsville, Australia
Senior Contributor
22 reviews 22 reviews
8 hotel reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 7, 2014 via mobile

Stayed for a week for our anniversary. We loved it. It was sooo relaxing. We didn't want to leave. The managers were fantastic, kind and helpful. We had a lot of rain the week we stayed and the manager brought round umbrellas for us and also DVDs for us to choose from. They were great with our kids too. They... More

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IPmanagers, Manager at Island Palms Resort, responded to this review

Such a pity about the rain during your stay, but it has certainly kept everything green. And so glad we found your son's camera, hopefully he has some great Island Palms & Magnetic Island memories to look back on. Hope to see you for another anniversary. More

Avenel, Australia
1 review
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 28, 2014

What a place, magnificent! From the moment you get off the ferry the friendliness begins. Island Palms Resort is lovely, clean and newly refurbished and has everything you need. The managers are fabulous and other guests were great. Maggie Island has great food spots and you get the double bonus of eating great food whilst enjoying the spectacular views. A... More

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IPmanagers, Manager at Island Palms Resort, responded to this review

Thank you for making the time to post on TripAdvisor. Very pleased to hear you enjoyed your holiday enough to plan a return. And by the sounds of it - the Island economy also says Thank You! More

Saratoga NSW Australia
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37 reviews 37 reviews
9 hotel reviews
22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 17, 2013

A beautiful island retreat surrounded by lush gardens and amazing wildlife. Everything you could possibly ask for in a holiday destination. The perfect hosts Sheena and John will ensure your stay is memorable. The rooms are spacious, modern,tidy and well equipped. Car rentals are available from the resort at reasonable rates. The island is serviced by an efficient bus service... More

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IPmanagers, Manager at Island Palms Resort, responded to this review

Thank you for posting on this useful tool. Glad you once again enjoyed your home away from home - maybe don't leave it as long next time? No better place to forget the worries of the real world. More

Launceston, Tasmania, Australia
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3 reviews 3 reviews
3 hotel reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 31, 2013

Our first stay on Magnetic Island . The 2 Bed large unit was really well appointed even down to an Ice bucket .BBQ and Pool excellent .The pool was heated and magnificent the only extra we personally would have liked would have been a TV in main bedroom. Probably not really suitable for any one who has difficulties with stairs... More

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IPmanagers, Manager at Island Palms Resort, responded to this review

Thank you for you posting and we're sure other readers will find your observations helpful, especially noting the stairs only access to our property. We take extra special care ensuring this is very clearly outlined in any profile of the property. Wishing you many more holidays. More

Crafers, Australia
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6 reviews 6 reviews
6 hotel reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2013

Stayed at Island Palms resort with our 27 year old son, who managed a few days with us, which was lovely. Enjoyed the helpfulness of both John and Sheena... what professionals. Recommend hiring a car from the resort as not a bad price and means you can explore almost the whole island. To be honest when I saw the outdated... More

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IPmanagers, Manager at Island Palms Resort, responded to this review

Thank you for your comments, we're sure other travellers will find them helpful. Your comments about our property's "outdated" appearance was certainly timely, painters have been here for just over 2 weeks and we hope to have the full exterior finished by the end of this month. We're putting progressive pictures on our Facebook page and when completed will certainly... More

Sydney, Australia
1 review
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 7, 2013

This was my first trip to Magnetic Island June 2013 and Island Palms was the perfect accommodation for me as an over 55 solo traveler. The apartment was spotless, with a well equipped kitchen, large flat screen TV in the lounge room, two bedrooms with en suite bathrooms, air conditioning and enough space for a family of four or more.... More

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IPmanagers, Manager at Island Palms Resort, responded to this review

And it was a delight meeting you too, a great perk of the job .. meeting happy holiday makers. The Island certainly shone for you that week. Hope to see you back here - you'll definitely have to do the snorkelling next time. Regards, Sheena & John More

Wallaroo, Australia
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3 reviews 3 reviews
3 hotel reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 8, 2013

This was an exchange time share, we travelled from Adelaide South Australia to this Island and what a pleasant surprise. We were picked up from the ferry by the resort managers and taken for a very short drive to the resort. Our unit was as requested not to far from the stairs and what a lovely surprise when we opened... More

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Christchurch, New Zealand
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16 reviews 16 reviews
6 hotel reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 23, 2013

We stayed for a week at Island Palms and really enjoyed the quiet and relaxed lifestyle. John and Sheena are extremely friendly and were helpful in booking tours, airport connections etc. The Island Palms is an older complex and the out side is in need of a repaint. However the room was comfortable and well appointed with plenty of dishes... More

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Address: 13 The Esplanade | Nelly Bay, Magnetic Island, Queensland 4819, Australia
Location: Australia > Queensland > Magnetic Island
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$

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