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“The Only Place To Stay In Bowen”

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Bluewater Harbour Motel
Ranked #1 of 8 Hotels in Bowen
Certificate of Excellence
Townsville, Queensland, Australia
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“The Only Place To Stay In Bowen”
Reviewed June 5, 2012

I come to Bowen every 2 weeks for a night and the only place I stay is the Bluewater Harbour Motel.

The service is excellent, the motel is modern and spotless, the staff are really friendly and the food is just great.

I can't recommend it highly enough but don't leave it until the last minute, it is very popular and fills up quickly

  • Stayed June 2012, traveled on business
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Reviewed May 18, 2012

Stayed 2 nights as a solo female at the Bluewater and really can't fault the experience in any way. My room was large (3 single beds), very comfortable and spotless. It had a microwave, coffee maker, toaster and kettle as well as a hairdryer. The bed was very comfortable and ample blankets and pillows provided. I couldn't hear a thing from adjoining rooms and there was no traffice noise. However apart from the comfort, the staff couldn't have been more obliging, helpful and friendly. I was made to feel welcome and very well looked after.

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  • Stayed May 2012, traveled on business
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Bowen, Australia
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Reviewed April 9, 2012

Well what to say about this 4 star accommodation.
After staying just last year, the staff were very friendly, helpful and were very accommodating.
the room was very clean, comfortable beds, pillow was soft. great night sleep.

i would recommend this motel to anyone who visits Bowen.

  • Stayed June 2011, traveled solo
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Reviewed March 22, 2012 via mobile

Had a good stay here, staff were friendly and close to where I was going.

Comfy beds and a nice breakfast, recommend.

Stayed March 2012
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Gold Coast, QLD
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Reviewed December 23, 2011

I stayed here at Bluewater Harbour Motel just recently and I received excellent service (even offered me and my work college a lift to the local hire car company), clean rooms (even leaving some nice chocolates/biscuits in my room!), reasonably priced and great quality meals - especially needed after a long day at work! Thanks again for making my stay at Bowen a rememberable one!!

  • Stayed December 2011, traveled on business
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Reviewed December 12, 2011

Idea for business trip, clean rooms, reliable internet, quiet location, comfortable beds, food to the rooms, helpful staff... what more would want on a business trip. Only downside is no view but I would take this motel over others in Bowen. So popular you need to book weeks ahead.

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  • Stayed February 2011, traveled on business
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Reviewed October 20, 2011

Stayed at Bluewater Harbour Motel for 2 nights and will be back next week. Extremely friendly reception staff who made me feel very welcome. Delicious, tasty meals and highly recommend the egg & bacon muffin for breakfast... One of the best I have tasted!! An easy walk to the beach.

  • Stayed October 2011
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Property: Bluewater Harbour Motel
Address: 1 Powell St, Bowen, Queensland 4805, Australia
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Location: Australia > Queensland > Bowen
Amenities:
Beach Beverage Selection Business Center with Internet Access Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Free Parking Children Activities (Kid / Family Friendly) Kitchenette Swimming Pool Wheelchair access Airport Transportation
Hotel Style:
Ranked #1 of 8 Hotels in Bowen
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Hotel Class:4 star — Bluewater Harbour Motel 4*
Number of rooms: 19
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
Built by Kim and Debbie in 2008 we offer the best in Country Hospitality. Located close to Bowen's Town Centre and Front Beach our Corporate Style Motel is perfect for Business and Family Holidays. Let the Kids Cool Down at the close by Free Front Beach Water-Park that has Electric BBQues, Picnic Area, Play Ground and fantastic Skate Park for the older Kids. The Bluewater Motel has Extra Large One and Two Bedroom Motel units and we also have Two Bedroom Villas available. Wonderful Steak and Seafood in our Dining Room and Bar. Open Monday to Thursday for meals or Room Service. We are Central to all of Bowens Pubs and the Free Water Park at front Beach. Stroll to the North Coast Cruising Yacht Club for the wonderful view and Food Freaks Restaurant. All units are Ground Floor with Undercover Car Parking. Let the kids enjoy our 12 Meter Salt Water pool and cook up a family feast on one of our two covered BBQue areas. Our Motel Manager, Kimberley Rigley has a great team who will ensure that you will enjoy your stay. ... more   less 
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