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Akama Resort

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06/04/2017 06/05/2017
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Central Queensland
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Travelling north to Gladstone early evening and very tired, I diverted to HBay and booked Ramada online. Such ease. Parked my car and checked in by a super friendly/efficient chappy. Easy parking and easy access to lift from carpark. Although the apartment was not ocean front, level #2 was high enough to see and hear the ocean. The room size...

Thank MissCroc
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We search this resort at Trip Advisor and booking as our last destination in our Australia Trip. It is very close to the Whales Watching Cruise Pier and well facilities resort which make us relax and enjoy our stay in Hervey Bay.

Thank Aldous A
Akama, Manager at Akama Resort, responded to this review

Thanks for staying at Akama Resort and taking time to write a review. Hopefully we will see you on your next Australian visit.

Seattle, Washington
Reviewed April 9, 2017 via mobile

Hervey Bay is a great town to base out of for trips to Fraser Island, Lady Elliott, and Bundaberg . We stayed in a two bedroom apartment in the resort for six nights. Dana and Robin were wonderful and super helpful and flexible. We had booked four night and ended up adding on two more. The apartments are spacious and...

Thank Brenda B
Akama, Front Office Manager at Akama Resort, responded to this review

Hi Brenda and Cpt. Jimmy, Thank you for taking time to write this kind review. It was a pleasure to have you stay with us and be able to assist you with your tours. It’s great to hear that you enjoyed our spacious apartments along with our beautiful region. We look forward to welcoming you back if you ever return...

Neuss, Germany
Reviewed March 20, 2017

We had booked a 2 bedroom apartment and were lucky to get # 19 on the 5 th floor. The view was magnificent. As other guests have mentioned, the apartment was carefully maintained and the lady at the reception desk was very friendly and competent. We are more than happy to recommend this resort.

1Thank Jürgen H
Akama, Manager at Akama Resort, responded to this review

Hello Jurgen H, Thank you for this positive review. So nice to read that you enjoyed your Hervey Bay visit and that you found Akama Resort to be carefully maintained. We aim to please and appreciate guests who notice. Hope the girls had an amazing experience on their Fraser Island Hummer Tour and safe travels to the four of you....

Reviewed March 10, 2017

My wife and have been travelling Australia and New Zealand for the last 8 weeks staying in fairly high end apartments and hotels throughout and I must say that the out front winner as the best is The Akama..... When we first arrived we were met by Robyn and given great service regarding information regarding the area.....( the local Boat...

Thank MandC
Akama, Manager at Akama Resort, responded to this review

Wow – thanks for the excellent review. Great guests like you make our job so easy. You really made the most of your visit to the region - some relaxing around the pool and a trip Fraser Island. It was a pleasure to welcome you to Akama Resort. Enjoy the rest of Australia. Regards Robyn and Dana

Reviewed March 1, 2017

This is an apartment hotel with no restaurant. We had a two bedroom two bathroom apartment with a pool view. It was very spacious and airy, with good aircon. Only downside was that the second bedroom was very small with an aircon unit taking up most of the balcony (and the accompanying noise). Apartment was clean and well serviced, although...

Thank Bernybear
Akama, Manager at Akama Resort, responded to this review

Thanks for taking the time to post a review – much appreciated. It’s always pleasing to read that guests enjoy our clean, spacious self-catering apartments. The full chefs kitchen and laundry seem to always be appreciated. Having the Marina Precinct and Boat Club within walking distance also gave you the added bonus of enjoying a meal out. We hope you...

Brisbane Region, Australia
Reviewed February 17, 2017

We stayed at Akama Resort for the Queensland Youth Surf Life Saving Championships. Its the best self contained apartment we've stayed in, it had everything a real home away from home experience. After a hard day competing on the beach the kids could have a swim and we used poolside BBQ. Overall a great experience.

Thank groover699
Akama, Manager at Akama Resort, responded to this review

Thanks for the great review. It was a pleasure to welcome you to Akama Resort for your recent stay. It was a very busy weekend so we are glad you had a chance to enjoy the pool and relax a bit. We look forward to seeing you again – hopefully, for a holiday next time. Kind regards Dana and Robyn

London, United Kingdom
Reviewed February 10, 2017

This is a apartment rental only. Self Catering and no services whatsoever. No towel or linen change, no rubbish collection...nothing...no security, just a daily reception is for 7 hours daily. Room keys open everything( garage, rooms, front dorm, pool.

Thank LondonWolfeee
Akama, Manager at Akama Resort, responded to this review

Hello Wolf, As per our website we are an officially accredited 5 star SELF CATERING property. Extra towels are available at reception upon request. Bin chutes are available on each level located next to the lift for guests convenience. Office hours are 8.30 - 5.30 M-F, 8.30 - 3.00 Sat and 8.30 to midday Sunday however the manager lives on...

Sydney, Australia
Reviewed January 15, 2017

Akama is a great resort located near the marina. The deluxe penthouse is true 5 star accomodation with a huge amount of space, a great balcony with bbq and beautiful views across to Fraser Island. The manager, Robyn, was very helpful and a wonderful host. The property is well maintained and has a large swimming pool. We will book again...

Thank C B
Akama, Manager at Akama Resort, responded to this review

Hello C B, Thank you for this wonderful review. It is guests like you who make our job such a pleasure – so friendly and so excited about your visit to this beautiful region. We look forward to seeing your lovely family again when you next return to Hervey Bay. Regards Robyn and Dana

Cumbernauld, United Kingdom
Reviewed January 12, 2017

We stayed here in January on the 5th floor room20 and it was wonderful,the apartment itself was luxurious and fully equipped ,the views were magnificent,the pool and complex were spotlessly clean .and I would reccommend this resort to anyone,you will not be disappointed.

Thank Pattonna
Akama, Manager at Akama Resort, responded to this review

What a lovely review – thank you very much. It was a pleasure to welcome you to Akama Resort. Great to read that you made full use of the apartment and you enjoyed the views. Hopefully, we’ll see you again one day. Regards Dana and Robyn

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  • Pool
  • Free Parking
  • Beachfront
  • Spa
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
About the property
  • Wheelchair access
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
  • Beachfront
Things to do
  • Pool
  • Spa
Room types
  • Kitchenette
  • Suites
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Family Rooms
In your room
  • Air Conditioning
  • Refrigerator in room
  • Microwave
  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Parking
  • Self-Serve Laundry
  • Laundry Service
  • Babysitting
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Akama offers a dress circle location for anyone wanting to experience the very best of Hervey Bay and Fraser Island. Akama Resort is right across the road from Hervey Bay Marina - clubs, shopping, restaurants and Whale Watching vessels.The apartments are luxuriously spacious with high ceilings and a flow through design to very generous balconies - push back the concertina doors and open your apartment up to the views and tropical breezes. Heated pool and spa, keyless entry, undercover secure car parking and Free WiFi. Book with us direct for the best discounted offers and exclusive apartment types. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Akama Resort

Address: 625 Esplanade | Urangan, Hervey Bay, Queensland 4655, Australia
Location: Australia > Queensland > Fraser Coast > Hervey Bay
Price Range: $131 - $190 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:5 star — Akama Resort 5*
Number of rooms: 23
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Also Known As:
Akama Hotel Hervey Bay
Akama Resort Hervey Bay, Fraser Coast
Hotel Style:
#1 On the Beach Hotel in Hervey Bay
#1 Family Hotel in Hervey Bay
#1 Romantic Hotel in Hervey Bay
#2 Spa Hotel in Hervey Bay
#2 Luxury Hotel in Hervey Bay
#2 Top resorts Hotel in Hervey Bay
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“Waterview rooms somewhat better, but pool view perfectly fine.”
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“Best views higher up”
Pattonna, Jan 12, 2017 | Read review
“Higher the floor the better the view of the water”
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“ocean view”
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