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Townsville, Australia
2 reviews
Reviewed October 5, 2016

We had a lovely weekend in an upstairs renovated studio apartment. There was nothing between us and the beach except for the pool, a path and a few trees. We could sit on the veranda and listen to the waves ... so relaxing. The Manager was very welcoming and helpful - the shower tap starting dripping overnight and it was... More 

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Ormeau,Gold Coast Australia
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9 reviews
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Reviewed September 24, 2016

We would not recommend this place to anyone. Needs to be pulled down. The photos make this place look lovely on their web sight. False advertising!!!!!!!! We had no choice after driving all day.We were bitten all over from -----who knows what. It was so dirty we wouldn't even make a cup of tea-----even though we had our own cups... More 

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Melbourne, Australia
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21 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
Reviewed August 18, 2016

We found this place on one of the booking sites. What a huge mistake. This place is terribly run down. Huge gap under front door. Which allows anything to crawl under. The kitchen living room is old and not pleasing to the eye when you enter the room. I knew as soon as I had opened the door, it was... More 

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Brisbane, Queensland, Australia
1 review
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Reviewed July 28, 2016

Nice outside but not so good inside. Spacious for the price but be warned. Couch in unit 4 horrible, dirty, stained, as well as the cushions need to be thrown in the bin. The worst squeaky single beds ever. Bathroom amenties are smelly, mouldy and not the best. Curtains mouldy and outdated. Fridge revolting. Needs a women's touch. Lot's of... More 

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1 Thank Chris R
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4 hotel reviews
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Reviewed July 7, 2016

Just awful, cobwebs all over, including some with spiders, lizard running across floor under what they would call a couch? No water pressure, furniture so old and filthy. Some sort of little insects biting all night.. Maybe if they don't gut them and refurb, they may like to get pest control in at least.. Road is very busy and noisy... More 

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Reviewed June 22, 2016 via mobile

The oweners have done a great job updating the units. Modern style furniture & linen. Modern kitchen & bathroom was a nice suprise for the $ paid. However ours smelled REALLY bad. At first glance the room was clean however if the little things are not kept on top of this place will go downhill VERY fast. Definitely needs a... More 

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Cairns, Australia
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Reviewed June 16, 2016 via mobile

After reading the reviews, I knew I was taking a risk. My argument was that time has lapsed since the last review and maybe the management had made some improvements... And they have! I booked an ocean view unit which indeed offered an ocean view. The unit itself is tastefully furnished, clean & modern. The unit shares the balcony with... More 

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Dalyan, Turkey
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4 hotel reviews
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Reviewed March 30, 2016 via mobile

We stayed for one night in March after a very long drive. We arrived at the motel and were shown to our room. The room was very very dated and smelled terrible. The bathroom smelled mouldy and damp, there was dust and cobwebs everywhere, but the basic bedding appeared clean, and as there was not much choice of accommodation in... More 

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Townsville, Australia
1 review
Reviewed January 19, 2016 via mobile

Lovely little place away from everything (while right next to everything) wonderful service and cheap as chips!! I have stayed here 5 times now and will not stay anywhere else in Bowen ever again. Caught some really nice fish 20m from my room.

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Bath, United Kingdom
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8 hotel reviews
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Reviewed January 3, 2016 via mobile

The photos make this place look pleasant and its beachside location is good. However, the units themselves are dated, run-down, badly managed and not maintained. We arrived late and needed to wait quite a while for someone to arrive with a key. The room itself was in urgent need of a makeover and not entirely clean, although at least the... More 

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Amenities

Highlights
  • Pool
  • Beachfront
  • Free Parking
About the property
  • Beachfront
Things to do
  • Pool
Room types
  • Kitchenette
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Family Rooms
In your room
  • Refrigerator in room
  • Air Conditioning
Services
  • Children Activities (Kid / Family Friendly)
  • Free Parking

Additional Information about Beachside Holiday Units

Address: 38 Horseshoe Bay Rd | QLD, Bowen, Queensland 4805, Australia
Location: Australia > Queensland > Bowen
Price Range: $58 - $90 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3.5 star — Beachside Holiday Units 3.5*
Number of rooms: 8
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“Ask for one of the beach front upstairs unit if you are a couple.”
 of 5 bubbles elinor1958, Oct 5, 2016 | Read review
“Do not book this property.”
 of 5 bubbles MarleneM350, Sep 24, 2016 | Read review
“Just don't bother”
 of 5 bubbles 508Barb, Aug 18, 2016 | Read review
“Don't book here.”
 of 5 bubbles Jordy2010, Jul 7, 2016 | Read review
“..., book elsewhere - and I hate writing poor reviews!”
 of 5 bubbles AoNangDiver, Sep 29, 2015 | Read review
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