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Las Vegas, Nevada
Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

The hotel is right in the middle of town. Easy walk to many restaurants and right next to the "second largest swimming pool in the southern hemisphere". The floor is all tile and there are many places with the grout missing. The air conditioner could not keep up with the heat. The WiFi only worked the first night (and it...

Thank rosieox
Curitiba, PR
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

This is a simple beach hotel with a great location, spacious rooms, fully equipped kitchen and easy access through a gate to the lagoon. The room is simple but works well with reasonable bed, basic furniture and bathroom. I recommend this hotel for short stays and as stopover to boat cruises.

Thank DC-3Viator
Reviewed 13 February 2017 via mobile

The room I was in was very basic but all I needed. The room and facilities were very clean the service was very nice. The location is great as well. I can highly recommend this place to pretty much anyone.

Thank Anki L
London, England
Reviewed 8 February 2017

Step out the motel gate, walk 20 paces and the waters of Airlie lagoon will have begun lapping at your knees. The lagoon is rightly the focal point of Airlie (where the sea waters are potentially deadly), and it's great to have such a facility on your doorstep. Head out the other way from the motel and you're in the...

1Thank Mutandis
Dublin, Ireland
Reviewed 4 February 2017

Stayed here in November 2016. I walked in looking for a room and was greeted by a nice man who helped me and arranged a room at a good price, he was very helpful and happy to accommodate me. The rooms are a little dated but functional, the location is amazing, right on the main street in the heart or...

Thank eblac
Reviewed 28 January 2017 via mobile

I stayed at WHITSUNDAY ON THE BEACH for new years. Its was great, heaps of space in the room, comfortable beds, perfect kitchenette, and very secure off street parking. Access straight onto the lagoon is another positive! Would really recommend for anyone to stay, suits all people! Lovely reception too which is always a bonus!

Thank Scott W
Reviewed 5 December 2016 via mobile

This was a great little motel. Was renovated and is clean. Met all our expectations and would recomend this motel for couples and those with children. Motel had direct access to the beach and esplanada. Quick access for children. Great swimming area for young children as well as adults. Lots of local reataurants as well as food stores to purchase...

Thank Della C
Reviewed 18 October 2016

Our family of 5 stayed just over a week at Whitsunday on the Beach and we would highly recommend it. The location is amazing, right in the middle of all the action - the Lagoon is literally out of the back door - no street to cross - direct access. Shops, eateries, nightclubs, everything is close and easy to access....

Thank BecB3
Reviewed 16 October 2016

We stayed for three nights. Parked the car and didn't get back into it until ready to leave. Rooms are a great price, basic but very roomy. A little kitchenette which is a bonus. Great restaurants next door or just down the road. Pub across the road, but when glass doors closed didn't hear a thing. Walk out the back...

1Thank Joanne770
Reviewed 15 October 2016

Located on the high street but backs on to Lido. Room large and comfortable with separate bedroom. Parking is tight but fine. Only down side the large patio glass doors at the front are not very "private" so curtains are closed most of time. The Lady at front desk was very pleasant and helpful. We used the laundry that was...

Thank BasilHenry

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Parking
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  • Non-Smoking Hotel
  • Wheelchair Access
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  • Kitchenette
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Family Rooms
  • Accessible rooms
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  • Air Conditioning
  • Microwave
  • Refrigerator in room
  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Public Wifi
  • Free Parking
  • Self-Serve Laundry
  • Airport Transportation
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Airlie Beaches only Motel accommodation that backs onto the Airlie Beach Lagoon. All units are self contained with patios and balconies. Secure parking in the centre of the complex. No taxis to catch or hill to climb as we are in the centre of Airlie Beach. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Whitsunday on the Beach

Address: 269 Shute Harbour Road, Airlie Beach, Queensland 4802, Australia
Region: Australia > Queensland > Airlie Beach
Price Range: $127 - $189 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — Whitsunday on the Beach 3*
Number of rooms: 19
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Whitsunday On The Beach Airlie Beach/Whitsunday Islands
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“Ask for a ground floor room”
 of 5 bubbles BasilHenry, 14 Oct 2016 | Read review
“Best to get a room upstairs for a private balcony”
 of 5 bubbles LM4565, 7 Oct 2016 | Read review
“Shaded rooms on left from reception may be cooler in the afternoon”
 of 5 bubbles 791shawnt, 3 Mar 2016 | Read review
“First floor overlooks lagoon”
 of 5 bubbles HughJorgan2, 7 Oct 2015 | Read review
“ASk for price first”
 of 5 bubbles jhuid, 11 May 2015 | Read review
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