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“Worth the climb” 5 of 5 bubbles
Review of Sunlit Waters Studio Apartments

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Sunlit Waters Studio Apartments
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Perth, Australia
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42 reviews
26 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
“Worth the climb”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 7, 2013

Very accommodating staff who held onto our luggage while we spent a day and night on a boat. Rooms are spacious and clean. There is a fantastic view of the harbour. If you (and your vehicle) can handle the steep climb to the top of the hill then this place is for you.

  • Stayed August 2013, traveled as a couple
    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 4 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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Thank Rowan I
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  • Sleep Quality
    5 of 5 bubbles
  • Location
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Rooms
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    5 of 5 bubbles
  • Cleanliness
    5 of 5 bubbles
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Lithgow, Australia
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73 reviews
29 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 32 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 3, 2013

The view from Sunlit Waters is magnificent ,this was our third time here ,Stuart and Lisa make you feel so welcome.The studio appartments are very clean and well kept ,you have a small kitchen to do cooking if you wish or there is also a barbecue which everyone can use .Threre is also a laundry for everyone to use with iron and ironing board in it ,and a clothes line if you don't want to use the dryer.It also has a great pool ,and all the balconys overlook the pool with everyone having their own balcony setting.We will definitely go back again .

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  • Stayed July 2013, traveled as a couple
    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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Thank retireeLithgow
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Level Contributor
29 reviews
7 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 25, 2013 via mobile

Great location, a 5 minute walk to the Main Street (although a steep hill on the way back so be prepared)!
Large rooms with great balconies with an amazing view over Abel Point marina, good spot to watch the boats come in.
Free wifi and a super little pool too. We even got a lift down to the bus station!
Excellent value, less than what some of the hostels were charging where you wouldn't have got any sleep on the Main Street!
A great place!

  • Stayed July 2013
    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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Thank Gsigsi
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Adelaide, Australia
1 review
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 19, 2013

This is our third return to Sunlit Waters. As usual we had a lovely relaxing stay for a week. Rooms are always kept extremely clean with rubbish being emptied every day. Both Stuart & Lisa work hard to accommodate any requirements you may need. We were going to Long Island for a couple of nights at the end of our stay and Stuart offered to drive us to Shute Harbour and pick us up on our return. The views from all rooms are spectacular and is positioned very close to town but away from major noise.

  • Stayed July 2013, traveled as a couple
    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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Thank adam n
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London, United Kingdom
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13 reviews
4 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 15, 2013

Excellent value, wonderful apartments. I believe they are all identical so you don't need to worry too much about which room you get.
I thought it would be a little far away from Airlie for restaurants and shops but it is really only 5-10mins from the main street, although there is a steep hill (which we can thank for the excellent views) I also thought when there that perhaps staying any closer to the main street would be pretty noisey and maybe not be so good for sleep.
Staff were friendly and helpful. We stayed one night then went away for a couple of days to an island and returned for another night. They kindly allowed us to leave our suitcases there and we even accidentally left some maple syrup in the fridge which when cleaning they found and then gave back to us on our second stay. Although this isn't much effort for them it was really appreciated and you probably would not get that everywhere.

  • Stayed July 2013, traveled as a couple
    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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Thank Willch85
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Brisbane
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5 reviews
5 hotel reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 12, 2013 via mobile

Our family of 4 stayed in the one bedroom studio after reading trip advisor reviews. We were not disappointed! It is a brilliant value alternative to an apartment. The view is stunning , the position perfect (close to town but not in with the backpackers), the room was spotless and Lisa went above and beyond when we needed help!! We had to phone to book, but so happy we did!

  • Stayed June 2013
    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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Thank trippa63
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brisbane
Level Contributor
12 reviews
8 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed June 7, 2013

stayed at the Sunlit as a family of 5, location was awesome walking distance to Main Street and water front. The view from balcony amazing. Highly recommended this little immaculate kept and the managers are extremely friendly and helpful.

  • Stayed June 2013, traveled with family
    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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2 Thank lee202
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Property: Sunlit Waters Studio Apartments
Address: 20 Airlie Cres, Airlie Beach, Queensland 4802, Australia
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Location: Australia > Queensland > Airlie Beach
Hotel Style:
Ranked #6 of 54 Specialty Lodging in Airlie Beach
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Number of rooms: 7
Also Known As:
Sunlit Waters Studio Apartments Airlie Beach/Whitsunday Islands

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