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Sheffield, United Kingdom
Reviewed 28 February 2016 via mobile

I stayed here two nights alone with my baby. The boat transfer guys were brilliant and very helpful in attending to my luggage. When arriving the reception staff had lots of information and were friendly. My room was perfect, a ceiling fan, AC, a fridge and large bed. Coming from the uk the ac was really helpful. The bed was...

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Reviewed 20 February 2016 via mobile

There are many indications that the resort is running out of steam. There is nowhere to put your things in the shower- so keep a good hold of your soap. The shower doesn't look clean. There are very few options for food purchases, such that we paid $75 each to go back to Cairns to buy a stack of fresh...

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Kristina C, Front Office Manager at Fitzroy Island Resort, responded to this review

Hi Rodney B, My apologies that the Resort missed your expectations., we of course greatly appreciate all comments from our guests good, bad or indifferent as it is an important part of our process moving forward. The Resorts outlets (Foxy’s, Zephyrs & General Store) are clearly listed and described in all resort collateral and online. The shop is by no...

Cairns Region, Australia
Reviewed 18 February 2016

To start things off the area is really beautiful, but that's all the resort has going for it. Day 1 our shower drain was blocked and the room flooded after a short shower. Many of the ceiling lights in our room didn't work meaning some rooms were dark also. The room's phone was a dud also. The food prices were...

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Kristina C, Front Office Manager at Fitzroy Island Resort, responded to this review

Hi James B, It was extremely disappointing to hear you had a negative experience during your stay with us. It is standard practice at the property when and if an issue is noted these are dealt with timely and are remedied at a property level prior to guests departure to their satisfaction, Had we been aware of your concerns during...

Queensland, Australia
Reviewed 18 February 2016

Fitzroy island is worth a visit. The beaches are pretty and for us the hike to the summit and lighthouse were highlights. The underwater life - corrals etc is a bit disappointing, the coast is too exposed and there are too many visitors. We took a room that was generously described as a studio! No view, no balcony - pretty...

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Noosa, Australia
Reviewed 18 February 2016 via mobile

We were lucky enough to visit fitzroy island resort for valentine's weekend on a last minute cheap booking. I read the trip advisor reviews too late and was very dubious about what we would encounter. We booked a studio room for 2 nights and it wss lovely. ..yes a little musty when we walked in but open the windows and...

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2Thank sally M
Australia
Reviewed 15 February 2016 via mobile

We did a day trip to Fitzroy. Left Cairns at 8am returning at 5pm Staff on the boat were very helpful with giving info on what we could do in the island. There are transfer times during the day but I don't think a half day is enough for this island . We did glass bottom boat wet tour- after...

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1Thank oztravellerkhb
Cairns, Australia
Reviewed 9 February 2016

I love Fitzroy Island. it just beautiful place!! the resort is great!! we stayed at the ocean view room. It's clean, and organised very well. It is National park so of cause you have to not use too much water but that's respect for the nature and place. my Daughter loved this room and she stayed in our room for...

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1Thank kyoko548
Reviewed 8 February 2016 via mobile

I stayed at Fitzroy as a little surprise to my girls in a student free day. Although our ocean view room was actually staring into the back of a cabin where I could see the people inside it rocking there very loud screaming child to sleep the rooms were fully equipped and clean. I do think some of the service...

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1Thank Miriama K
Cairns
Reviewed 7 February 2016

The island is beautiful. The swimming/snorkelling is great. The Turtle rehab was interesting and I like Foxy's but the customer service is poor at the resort and at the dive place. I suspect that's due to the number of backpackers who have no real idea what they're doing and have no experience in customer service which is a shame because...

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2Thank Janet D
Melbourne, Australia
Reviewed 31 January 2016

I travelled as a group of four friends, Two of them are locals and I treated us to a night on the island. Checked in Sun Jan 24 and Checked out Mon Jan 25. After we got to Marlin terminal we found the berth we needed to be at and waited for the boat, We were issued resort guest tags...

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  • Beachfront
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  • Beachfront
  • Wheelchair Access
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Fitzroy Island is a tropical paradise of rainforest and coral beaches within the calm sheltered waters of the Great Barrier Reef Marine Park. The walking tracks through the rainforest, up to the summit and to the lighthouse offer a fabulous view over the Great Barrier Reef. Located only 29 km off the coast of Cairns, the island is a listed National Park and has only one resort. Just 45 minutes by boat, Fitzroy Island Resort offers guests the opportunity to intimately discover the magic and diversity of the Great Barrier Reef from land and sea, making it the perfect accessible base for snorkeling, diving and exploring the reef and rainforest. Ferry transfers to and from Fitzroy Island depart daily and tickets can be pre-booked from Fitzroy Island Resort. The affordable 4 star Resort offers a range of contemporary accommodation including Suites, Beach Cabins and Studios. The resort facilities include a contemporary restaurant, large pool with swim up bar, dive store, indoor cinema, Foxy’s bar and a general store. Discover the vibrant corals and marine life, forest birds, butterflies and the startling white sulphur-crested cockatoos. Create memories to last a lifetime. Pure tropical island magic…. Activities include:- Dive School- Aqua Jets- Mini submarines- Glass bottom sea kayaks- Kayaking- Snorkeling. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Fitzroy Island Resort

Address: The Esplanade, Fitzroy Island, Queensland 4870, Australia
Region: Australia > Queensland > Fitzroy Island
Price Range: $128 - $356 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4.5 star — Fitzroy Island Resort 4.5*
Number of rooms: 99
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