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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Just had a beautiful relaxing week at Shelly Bay Resort. Directly opposite the peaceful calm waters of Hervey Bay in a quiet but convenient section of the Esplanade, this was a perfect family location. Our kids are 9 and 7 but younger and older kids would enjoy it too. Fantastic restaurants and cafes were right on our doorstep. Our 2...

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Donna N, Manager at Shelly Bay Resort, responded to this review

Hi Brioiny thank you so much for taking the time to write a wonderful review. We all work so hard as a team to ensure that every guest and their families have an extraordinary stay with memories to treasure. We all did a happy dance. Once again from the team at Shelly Bay thank you and we look forward to...

Gold Coast, Australia
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Popped up to Hervery Bay to just check out the place and found this great littel hotel/resort. After checking out many hotels online finally found one, on the water front and at a place where you could swim. The location is the best along the esplanade. It is away from the larger resorts at the southern end but has several...

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Donna N, Manager at Shelly Bay Resort, responded to this review

Graeme thank you for taking the time to write an amazing review. We are truly happy you had such a wonderful weekend away. Please let us know when you are in town again as we look forward to welcoming you back. Renata

Buderim, Australia
Reviewed 16 March 2017

I stayed in a great apartment at Shelley Bay resort for a week in March 2017. It is right on the esplanade opposite the best beach in Hervey Bay with great views. The apartment was modern, the bed comfortable and it was immaculately clean. They even had the aircon on for me when I arrived as it was a really...

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Donna N, Manager at Shelly Bay Resort, responded to this review

Thank you for posting a great review. It is always a pleasure to know that our guests enjoy their stay and take advantage of the terrific location. We are also blessed with an amazing team who truly love what they do. We look forward to welcoming you again soon. Renata

Gold Coast
Reviewed 14 March 2017

We had a very pleasant stay here - not a 5-star place as it's a bit older, but very pleasant, very clean, comfortable and very convenient. Bedroom was a bit small but peaceful for sleeping and the bed was good. Bathroom also has a washer/dryer, kitchen was quite well equipped. Living area and balcony were lovely - looking out to...

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Donna N, Manager at Shelly Bay Resort, responded to this review

Thanks for the amazing review! We are so pleased that you had a great stay and enjoyed our terrific location right on the Esplanade! See you again soon Renata

Reviewed 26 February 2017

Recently stayed at The Shelly Bay Resort and the owner / Managers were amazing. Being fully booked out all weekend and flat out the entire time nothing was a hassle for them. The rooms were excellent, spotless clean and very compfy. Great view over the bay. We left some cloths in the cupboard and they we personally post free of...

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Donna N, Front Office Manager at Shelly Bay Resort, responded to this review

Thank you Darren N for the amazing review. We are blessed with an amazing team who love what they do. We love it when our guests are happy, see you again soon. Renata

Cannington, United Kingdom
Reviewed 15 February 2017

Great apartment to enjoy our holiday and the area. We travelled to the Great Barrier Reef which was one of my life time aims. Fabulous treat and a wonderful way of getting over jet lag from England to Australia travel.

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Donna N, Manager at Shelly Bay Resort, responded to this review

We are so lucky to have the most incredible little island to experience the Great Barrier Reef, Lady Elliot Island is right on our doorstep (well a quick scenic flight will have you there in no time) We are so pleased that you were able to tick this little gem off your list annel852017! Shelly Bay Resort is the perfect...

queensland
Reviewed 2 February 2017

Greeted on arrival by Andrew, he couldn't have been more helpful. The apartments however were really disappointing. Only one bathroom, no dishwasher and the biggest disappointment was the views. No matter what apartment all you're going to see is tarmac and trees with glimpses of water through the trees. Had an issue with housekeeping which was quickly attended to, without...

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Donna N, Manager at Shelly Bay Resort, responded to this review

Reboi, thank you for taking the time to post your review. We are sorry that your stay did not meet your expectations, we too are disappointed that there was a housekeeping issue which we addressed immediately and discussed further with our housekeeping staff. We offer comfortable and affordable one and two bedroom accommodation with all apartments facing the Bay. We...

Mandurah, Australia
Reviewed 29 January 2017

We stayed here in November to visit Fraser Island and surround area. It was a great place to stay overlooking the beach front. Very comfortable bed, plenty of hot water and all the facilities needed for a comfortable stay. The staff were helpful and there are plenty of restaurants within walking distance.

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Donna N, Manager at Shelly Bay Resort, responded to this review

Thank you Lesley0906 for your review. We think we have a terrific location too. Perfect for exploring the area and the beautiful Sandy Straits. Day trips to the amazing Fraser Island and the little jewel on the reef, Lady Elliot Island are easy to do from Shelly Bay Resort and that leaves the evenings to stroll the Esplanade or dine...

Bendigo, Australia
Reviewed 24 January 2017

Good location with a few restaurants within walking distance or a short drive to many more shops and the pier. The resort has a nice pool and the beach is directly across the road. Our room was large, two air conditioners, a nice balcony and washing machine / dryer facilities. Would definitely stay here again.

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Donna N, Manager at Shelly Bay Resort, responded to this review

Thank you Dionne L for posting a great review. It is always a pleasure to know that our guests enjoy their stay and take advantage of the terrific location. With some of Hervey Bay's best restaurants right at our door and the beach across the road. All the ingredients for a perfect getaway. Hope to see you again soon, regards...

Reviewed 23 January 2017

Shelly Bay Resort isn't a high rise but don't think that's a down fall. We spent 3 days here and loved it !! The room is so clean, fresh and has everything you need for a short or long stay. We were on the third floor ( highest ) & we still had a great view of the beach/ocean. The...

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Donna N, Manager at Shelly Bay Resort, responded to this review

Thank you Shazfar1964 for the great review. We love to hear when our guests have a terrific experience. We also think we are in a great location - just far enough away from the busy part of the Esplanade but close enough to walk to pick up any items that you might need. We have had some hot days this...

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Amenities

Highlights
  • Pool
  • Free Parking
  • Restaurant
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
About the property
  • Wheelchair Access
Things to do
  • Pool
  • Restaurant
Room types
  • Kitchenette
  • Suites
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Family Rooms
  • Smoking rooms available
In your room
  • Air Conditioning
  • Refrigerator in room
Internet
  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
Services
  • Free Parking
  • Self-Serve Laundry
  • Children Activities (Kid / Family Friendly)
  • Dry Cleaning
  • Laundry Service
  • Concierge

Additional Information about Shelly Bay Resort

Address: 466 Charlton Esplanade, Hervey Bay, Queensland 4655, Australia
Region: Australia > Queensland > Fraser Coast > Hervey Bay
Price Range: $134 - $187 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4 star — Shelly Bay Resort 4*
Number of rooms: 26
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Shelly Bay Hotel
Shelly Bay Resort Hervey Bay, Fraser Coast
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#4 Top resorts Hotel in Hervey Bay
#4 Luxury Hotel in Hervey Bay
#5 Romantic Hotel in Hervey Bay
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“Ask for an Ocean view room, usually 2nd or 3rd floor”
212graemef, 29 Mar 2017 | Read review
“Higher floors will have a view of the water. You walk right past the ground/first floor rooms to get to reception - a bit intrusive.”
GC_bear7, 13 Mar 2017 | Read review
“Some 1st floor units will have people looking in on you.”
reboi, 2 Feb 2017 | Read review
“Ask for the third floor”
Shazfar1964, 23 Jan 2017 | Read review
“Get one on the ends of the hotel - extra windows!”
  • From the kitchen out to the beach across the road
collectspam, 11 Jan 2017 | Read review
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