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Sails On Horseshoe

13-15 Pacific Drive | Horseshoe Bay, Magnetic Island, Queensland 4819, Australia
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Ranked #6 of 6 hotels in Magnetic Island
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4 of 5 stars reviewed 3 days ago
bonny007 Christchurch, New Zealand
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    3.5 of 5 stars
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    3.5 of 5 stars
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    3.5 of 5 stars
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    3.5 of 5 stars
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Christchurch, New Zealand
13 reviews 13 reviews
6 hotel reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Fabulous6 days in paradise, really loved the location & view. In the middle of Northern Queensland winter it was 26 degrees most days , fine & sunny.. Bliss. Walk across the road to swim in the ocean . Decor a little tired but perfectly adequate for our needs.

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Melbourne, Australia
11 reviews 11 reviews
3 hotel reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 3, 2014

We went when it was so quiet, very little tourists. Had the island to ourselves. room was spotless and reception was so la be and friendly, easy going staff. Location away from noisy shops. Like a private ebach at your door step. In ground pool at the back door.Full kitchen. Can't wait to return.

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Brisbane, Australia
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6 reviews 6 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 14, 2013

Stayed at the Sails on Horseshoe for 8 nights over Easter. Apartment was furnished although probably a little moldy (Tropical Climate). As my kids are prone to allergies we washed all the bedding again (dona's/blankets only) & this fixed the mold smell. We were right next to the pool gate so would not suggest having that apartment as you can... More

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billings, mt
11 reviews 11 reviews
3 hotel reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 24, 2013

Very nice condo equipped with everything we needed. We enjoyed having the well equipped kitchen and the the outdoor grilling area to prepare our own meals of local produce and fish. Horseshoe Bay is a great place to stay on the island and Sails on Horseshoe was perfect for our needs. Lorakeets visited our balcony every morning and the quiet... More

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Newcastle, Australia
2 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 30, 2013 via mobile

After a challenging process to checkin with a slightly confusing website and a false start when we arrived having being placed in the wrong room, everything went up from there. The room itself we stayed in with my wife, our one year old and parents in law was probably the flagship room of the premises. It was a two bedroom... More

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Sunshine Coast Australia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 7, 2012

For relaxing and unwinding, it ticked all the boxes - over the road from the beach, the calming sound of the ocean, ground level unit - we stayed for a week outside of school holidays and certainly enjoyed the pool, garden and friendly, accommodating staff. The unit facilities - fans & air-con in each room all worked; full kitchen &... More

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23 reviews 23 reviews
10 hotel reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 15, 2012

The accommodation, whilst basic, our unit was superbly located right on the beachfront and it was so relaxing to hear the water lapping the shores. The unit was also very conveniently location and you really didn't need to leave Horseshoe Bay to relax and unwind.

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11 reviews 11 reviews
10 hotel reviews
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed November 5, 2012

The room had not been cleaned properly - for a long time. The furniture was old and dirty and needed to be replaced. In general the rooms we looked at needed to be refurbished. Management was approachable and accepted our complaints and gave us a full refund. We moved to different accommodation which was stunningly beautiful yet cost less.

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15 reviews 15 reviews
8 hotel reviews
26 helpful votes 26 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 1, 2012 via mobile

Magnetic is not a place for great accommodation. The snazzy new places are in the wrong of town, near the ferry terminal, and look awkward in their surroundings. The old stuff is pretty old and often is beside the main road. But for us, southern family of four with two teenagers, this seemed just right. Nice, helpful manager, despite school... More

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26 reviews 26 reviews
6 hotel reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 2, 2012 via mobile

Location: unbeatable. On the beach, close to town, the locals are so friendly we just felt like we lived there Booking: through WOTIF. Easy. However, at my fault I realized we would not arrive at the hotel till 11:30pm. After 2-3 hours of calling frantically, I got a call back to tell me that the key would be left in... More

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Address: 13-15 Pacific Drive | Horseshoe Bay, Magnetic Island, Queensland 4819, Australia
Location: Australia > Queensland > Magnetic Island
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
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