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Lincoln, Rhode Island
Reviewed 15 April 2015

we had great expectations for this resort, this property had perfect scores in service, design, location, rooms and food, which gave this resort the number one hotel, resort in the world by Conde Nast couple of years ago. I believe the story really starts with Hamilton Island, which was my biggest surprise, I knew that Hamilton Island had the airport...

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Hamilton I, General Manager at Qualia Resort, responded to this review

Dear Maria Y, Thank you for your kind words and detailed review. It’s delightful to read all the aspects where we exceeded your expectations. We are honoured to have long pavilion Restaurant compared to some of the top New York establishments. I look forward to welcoming you back again once your ready for the brief 24 hour flight. Please don't...

Gold Coast
Reviewed 11 April 2015

Staying at Qualia was such an amazing experience. We went for our honeymoon and decided pretty much on the first day that this was going to be a regular anniversary destination. We stayed in the Leeward Pavilion and to be honest I think I would probably stay in this one again, despite the fact you can also get other rooms...

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Hamilton I, General Manager at Qualia Resort, responded to this review

Dear Melinda B, Thank you for the review and joining us for your honeymoon. I'm elated to read the team has went above and beyond making your time with us such an amazing experience. We look forward to welcoming you back for your anniversary. Warm regards, Garrett W. Donovan Resort Manager

Reviewed 9 April 2015 via mobile

We stayed at Qualia for 3 nights and really loved our time there. There were a lot of really nice touches like not having to wait for our bags at the airport (they were picked up for us), the champagne on arrival, the bottle of champagne waiting for us in our room, the inclusion of soft drinks/coffees and ice cream...

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Hamilton I, General Manager at Qualia Resort, responded to this review

Dear ajmackie1, Thank you for providing us with a review of your recent stay at qualia. I'm please to know you enjoyed your time with us and took full advantage of the plunge pool. I appreciate your feedback regarding the poolside offering and it will be utilised moving forwards. Thank you once again. Warm regards, Garrett W. Donovan Resort Manager

London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 7 April 2015

Qualia is possibly the most beautiful place I have ever stayed at. The colour of the sky and sea with the lush green vegetation and the tasteful architecture all combine to make sitting around watching the world go by a new pleasure to indulge in. The photos do not lie. A beautiful setting alone wouldn’t make the experience so memorable...

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Hamilton I, General Manager at Qualia Resort, responded to this review

Dear wannabejunkie, Thank you for providing us with a review of your recent stay at qualia. I'm pleased to read you have embraced many aspects we have to offer, and I do appreciate your feedback for areas to improve. Warm regards, Garrett W. Donovan Resort Manager

United Kingdom
Reviewed 6 April 2015

We spent 3 nights in a Leeward Pavillion in March. The staff of the hotel were helpful and friendly from the moment we arrived at the airport until we left. The level of service is exceptional from all staff. The resort is absolutely fantastic with great facilities. We had a fantastic view of the sea from the balcony and the...

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Hamilton I, General Manager at Qualia Resort, responded to this review

Dear Chris D, Thank you for taking the time to share your review. Its a great pleasure to read that not only the facilities but the team have made such a memorable experience for you at qualia, and I look forward to welcoming you back again. Warm regards, Garrett W. Donovan Resort Manager

Reviewed 6 April 2015 via mobile

Having travelled to some of the best hotels in the world, I think it is safe to say that qualia does not compare! Pool area lovely and relaxing but very crowded in peak times... Not flexible or accommodating for flight times .. Was made to check out right on 11am when flight was delayed to 3pm... Staff gave attitude and...

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Hamilton I, General Manager at Qualia Resort, responded to this review

Dear luxurytravella, Thank you for sharing your perspective, it’s quite disheartening to discover you have left dissatisfied and didn't find the value of a windward pavilion, we appreciate you sharing your personal preference. Please don't hesitate to contact me personally via GDonovan@qualia.com.au if there is anything further. Thank you again. Warm regards, Garrett W. Donovan Resort Manager

Washington DC
Reviewed 5 April 2015

every now and then it so happens that overall rating you are giving to a place doesn't reflect totality of your experience there. Qualia is one such place. Our overall experience here was better than 3 stars but there were quite a few deficiencies and taking away 2 stars felt like the fair thing. First of all positives 1. Beautiful...

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Hamilton I, General Manager at Qualia Resort, responded to this review

Dear Kabeer, Thank you for taking the time to provide us with your review. I’m pleased to read that the facilities and staff have had a positive impact during your stay with us. The other areas addressed have been taken into consideration and since have been adjusted. We appreciate your feedback. Warm regards, Garrett W. Donovan Resort Manager

london
Reviewed 4 April 2015

We stayed here for 2 nights during our holiday to Australia - this place is without doubt one of the most special places I have visited in the world. The lodge we stayed in was without doubt the best hotel room that my partner and I have ever had the opportunity to sleep in - words cannot describe how much...

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Hamilton I, General Manager at Qualia Resort, responded to this review

Dear designmatt, I’m elate to read you had an indescribable experience at qualia and our resort had such a positive impact on you and your partner. I look forward to welcoming you back when you return to Australia. Warm regards, Garrett W. Donovan Resort Manager

Melbourne, Australia
Reviewed 3 April 2015

If I could, through this interweb, convey the purest sound of paradise and have the sensation of harmonious wellbeing and luxurious love delivered to you in sprays of golden light, then I will have gone half way to describing qualia. . . . . go there, enjoy.

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Hamilton I, General Manager at Qualia Resort, responded to this review

Dear Kanooksta, Thank you for sharing such a delightful and tranquil review of qualia. I look forward to welcoming you back again in the near future. Warm regards, Garrett W. Donovan Resort Manager

Westchester, New York
Reviewed 31 March 2015

Going to the Great Barrier Reef? Want to go to a world class resort at the same time? Qualia is the place. Hamilton Island is a privately developed island in the Australian Great Barrier Reef protected world heritage site. It is owned by the Oakley family who made their fortune with Rosemount wine and is the high end resort on...

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Hamilton I, General Manager at Qualia Resort, responded to this review

Dear Myra S, Thank you for sharing the details of your previous stay. I’m thrilled to read that the facilities and team have made such a memorable experience fro you and your husband. I look forward to welcoming you back and you must try the spa next time. Warm regards, Garrett W. Donovan Resort Manager

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Amenities

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Pool
  • Restaurant
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
  • Beachfront
  • Room Service
  • Breakfast included
  • Free Parking
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Spa
About the property
  • Beachfront
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
  • Wheelchair Access
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  • Pool
  • Restaurant
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Spa
  • Hot Tub
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
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  • Air Conditioning
  • Minibar
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  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
Services
  • Room Service
  • Business Centre with Internet Access
  • Shuttle Bus Service
  • Breakfast included
  • Free Parking
  • Airport Transportation
  • Dry Cleaning
  • Laundry Service
  • Concierge
  • Multilingual Staff
  • Conference Facilities
  • Meeting Rooms
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Situated in the Whitsundays, qualia puts the wonders of the Great Barrier Reef right on your doorstep. Its sun-drenched northern aspect provides the ideal location to appreciate the passing beauty of each day, surrounding guests with some of the most stunning and spectacular waters to be found anywhere in the world. What’s more, with a direct flight taking only 2-3 hours from international gateway cities on Australia’s east coast, qualia truly is a world-class destination without the journey.qualia offers a choice of 60 individual pavilions, each with breathtaking views. There are spacious one-bedroom freestanding pavilions (Windward and Leeward) that provide an indulgentspace to relax in and unwind, with either a sundeck or private infinity edge plunge pool. Or, there’s the uncompromising luxury and privacy of the Beach House with its own guest pavilion. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Qualia Resort

Address: 20 Whitsunday Boulevard, 4803, Australia
Region: Australia > Queensland > Whitsunday Islands > Hamilton Island
Price Range: $1,063 - $1,444 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:5 star — Qualia Resort 5*
Number of rooms: 60
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Also Known As:
Qualia Hamilton Island
Qualia Hotel Hamilton Island
Qualia Resort Hamilton Island, Whitsunday Islands
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“If you can afford a Windward Pavilion, do it. Private plunge pools are the best.”
 of 5 bubbles 114debraw, 18 Jan 2017 | Read review
“Windward pavilions are better in many ways”
 of 5 bubbles sanae3741, 11 Jan 2017 | Read review
“We stayed in two rooms, a Leeward Room (50), very private, lovely and then we upgraded to Room 8 with a private plunge pool. Both excellent.”
  • These photos are all from Room 8. Every room has this amazing view.
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 of 5 bubbles tgs74, 11 Jan 2017 | Read review
“Winward Pavillion is perfect for couples”
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  • Greeted with a champagne upon arrival
 of 5 bubbles _KK_Syd, 4 Jan 2017 | Read review
“You might see if you can get a room near to and facing the same way as Pebble Beach if you want a sunset view.”
  • Bedroom, Room 1
  • Lounge area, Room 1
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 of 5 bubbles JeffWins2014, 30 Dec 2016 | Read review
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