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4.6 out of 5

"Clean, friendly staff - very accommodating we had campers and they had parking for them enabling us to keep them off the road during our stay. " More

By a verified traveller on Mon 05 Oct 2020

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Hotel Description

Bluewater Harbour Motel places you in the center of Bowen, within just a 15-minute stroll of Bowen Skate Park and Bowen Water Park. Highlights at this motel include a restaurant, an outdoor swimming pool, and free self parking.

All 19 individually decorated rooms feature flat-screen TVs with digital channels, and you can enjoy free WiFi, free wired Internet, and coffee/tea makers. In-room dining is easy with amenities like microwaves and room service. Nice touches to enhance your stay include rainfall showerheads and free toiletries, while premium linens invite a good night's rest. Ceiling fans, hair dryers, and irons/ironing boards are also available.

For a drink, you can stop by the motel's own bar/lounge. Enjoy the pool loungers along with access to free bike rentals and mountain biking. 1205 square feet (112 square meters) of event facilities include a conference center, and other business amenities include a business center. Added amenities include free WiFi in public areas, a free manager's reception, and coffee/tea in a common area. There's also free extended parking, along with the convenience of an airport shuttle.

Places within a 15-minute walk of this 3-star Bowen motel include Bowen Jetty and Bowen Harbour.

Room, Garden Area (Red Spot Special)

Bed Count 1 Queen Bed Maximum Occupancy 2 Max
AU$118* Per night/room 5 Mar. - 6 Mar.

Room, Garden Area (WENDMIN2)

Bed Count 1 Queen Bed Maximum Occupancy 4 Max

Room, 2 Bedrooms

Bed Count 2 Queen Beds Maximum Occupancy 7 Max

Room, 2 Bedrooms (WENDMIN2)

Bed Count 2 Queen Beds Maximum Occupancy 7 Max

Family Room, Multiple Beds

Bed Count 1 Queen Bed Maximum Occupancy 4 Max

Business Room

Bed Count 1 Queen Bed Maximum Occupancy 2 Max

Bluewater Harbour Motel ratings based on 167 Verified Reviews

Review Summary
4.6 out of 5 4.5 out of 5.0
Room cleanliness 4.5 out of 5.0
Service & staff 4.5 out of 5.0
Room comfort 4.5 out of 5.0
Hotel condition 4.5 out of 5.0

Guest reviews for Bluewater Harbour Motel

Everyone (85) Couples (34) Business (1) Family (44)
5 out of 5

Posted by on 1 Jan. 2021

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5 Jan. 2021 by Kimbo.

Whoa Guys, Thank you for your reviewing and approving of our Beautiful Motel. Debbie myself and our Crew love the place as you do. Cheers Kim.

3 out of 5

Posted by on 28 Nov. 2020

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1 Dec. 2020 by Kimbo

What can we say? Thank You

5 out of 5
Clean, friendly staff - very accommodating we had campers and they had parking for them enabling us to keep them off the road during our stay.

Posted by , from Gladstone on 5 Oct. 2020

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6 Oct. 2020 by Kimbo.

Hi Kirsten hey that is just such a lovely comment about us and mentioning the parking is so very helpful for us. Thank You, Kimbo.

5 out of 5
We enjoyed our stay. Rooms were very spacious and worked well with our family of five! Thank you

Posted by on 5 Oct. 2020

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6 Oct. 2020 by Kimbo

Thank You Guys, Kim.

4 out of 5

Posted by on 13 Sep. 2020

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5 Oct. 2020 by Kimbo.

hey thank you so much appreciated.

5 out of 5

Posted by on 5 Sep. 2020

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8 Sep. 2020 by Louise

Thank you for your positive feedback. We are glad you enjoyed your stay and look forward to having you stay again really soon.

3 out of 5
Very central could walk to town centre and local establishments

Posted by , from Brisbane on 19 Jun. 2020

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20 Jun. 2020 by Kimbo

Thank You K. The location close to Front Beach but only 350 metres from the Post Office were important considerations when we brought this land to build a motel. Cheers

5 out of 5
The managers of the property were exceptionally nice people. The room was clean and quiet. Nice size TV.

Posted by on 10 May 2020

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11 May 2020 by Kimbo.

Hi Guys, Thank you very much for your kind words. Cheers, Kim Dale.

5 out of 5
Can’t fault the service, amenities or the location.

Posted by on 14 Jan. 2020

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15 Jan. 2020 by Kim Dale.

Hey Jess thank you. See you when your back in Bowen working.

5 out of 5
Very clean. Staff very friendly. We were there for a wedding. So plenty of activity on our part as we were dressing the bride there. Extra towels an coffee supplied with no fuss.

Posted by on 6 Jan. 2020

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6 Jan. 2020 by Kimbo.

Hi Mayvis, Everyone had a great time at Karen's wedding. i am glad that you stayed with us. Cheers, Kim.

About the Bluewater Harbour Motel

Location 1 Powell Street, Bowen, QLD 4805

Property Features

Bluewater Harbour Motel offers its guests an outdoor pool and complimentary bicycles. There's a restaurant on site. You can enjoy a drink at the bar/lounge. A free manager's reception is offered. WiFi and wired Internet are free in public spaces. Business amenities include a business center and a meeting room. Event space at this motel measures 1205 square feet (112 square meters) and includes a conference center. A library, a terrace, and tour/ticket assistance are also featured at the business-friendly Bluewater Harbour Motel. An airport shuttle (available on request) is available for a fee. Free self parking is available. Smoking is allowed in designated areas at this 3-star Bowen motel.

  • 1 floor
  • 19 guestrooms or units
  • 3 buildings
  • 1205 sq ft of conference space
  • 112 sq m of conference space
  • Built in 2008
  • Dining venue
  • Bar or lounge
  • Manager's reception (free)
  • Towels for the beach
  • Poolside lounge chairs
  • Umbrellas for the pool
  • Conference center
  • Business facilities
  • Coffee in lobby
  • Dry cleaning
  • Self-service laundry
  • Front desk (24 hours)
  • Express check-in
  • Express check-out
  • Storage area for luggage
  • Tour and ticket information
  • Library
  • Terrace
  • Garden
  • BBQ grill(s)
  • Outdoor picnic space
  • Television in lobby
  • Smoking in designated areas

Family Friendly Amenities

  • Family property
  • Outdoor pool
  • Free WiFi
  • Laundry facilities
  • Microwave

Internet

Available in all rooms: Free WiFi , Free wired Internet

Available in some public areas: Free WiFi , Free wired Internet

Parking

Free long-term parking , Free self parking , Free RV, bus, truck parking , Free parking nearby , Offsite parking reservations required

Transport

  • Airport: Proserpine, QLD (PPP-Whitsunday Coast) (80.9 km / 50.3 mi)
  • Train station: Bowen Station (6.1 km / 3.8 mi)
  • Property shuttles: Airport shuttle
  • Parking: Free self parking, extended parking, and RV/bus/truck parking

Room Amenities

Bluewater Harbour Motel offers 19 accommodations, which are accessible via exterior corridors and feature coffee/tea makers and hair dryers. These individually decorated accommodations include desks. Beds feature premium bedding. 42-inch flat-screen televisions come with digital channels. Bathrooms include showers with rainfall showerheads, and complimentary toiletries. This Bowen motel provides complimentary wired and wireless Internet access. Additionally, rooms include irons/ironing boards and ceiling fans. Housekeeping is provided daily.

  • In-room dining (limited hours)
  • Flat-screen television
  • Digital channels
  • Microwave
  • Coffee maker
  • Kitchenware
  • Luxury bedding
  • Shower
  • Rainfall showerhead
  • Housekeeping (daily)
  • Hair dryer
  • Toiletries (free)
  • Iron and ironing board
  • Desk
  • Exterior corridor access
  • Climate control (air conditioning)
  • Ceiling fan
  • Unique decor
  • Wardrobe or closet

Food & Drink

The motel hosts a free manager's reception on select days.

Bluewater Harbour Motel has a restaurant on site.

Room service (during limited hours) is available.

Hotel Policies

Check-in

  • Check-in time starts at 2:00 PM
  • Minimum check-in age is: 18
  • Check-in time ends at 9:00 PM

Special check-in instructions:

Front desk staff will greet guests on arrival.

Front desk staff will greet guests on arrival.

Check-out

  • Check-out by 10 AM

Payment types

Children and extra beds

  • Children are welcome.
  • Rollaway/extra beds are available for AUD 16.0 per night.
  • Cribs (infant beds) are available for AUD 5.0 per day.

Pet Policy

  • No pets allowed, but service animals are welcome

Policies

Charges for extra guests may apply and vary according to property policy.

A cash deposit, credit card, or debit card for incidental charges and government-issued photo identification may be required upon check-in.

Special requests are subject to availability at the time of check-in. Special requests can't be guaranteed and may incur additional charges.

This property accepts credit cards. Cash is not accepted. For guests' safety, the property includes a fire extinguisher and a first aid kit in each accommodation. This property advises that enhanced cleaning and guest safety measures are currently in place. Disinfectant is used to clean the property; commonly-touched surfaces are cleaned with disinfectant between stays; bed sheets and towels are laundered at a temperature of at least 60°C/140°F; guestroom doors are sealed after cleaning; the property is cleaned and disinfected with electrostatic spray. Social distancing measures are in place; staff at the property wear personal protective equipment; a shield is in place between staff and guests in main contact areas; periodic temperature checks are conducted on staff; temperature checks are available to guests; guests are provided with hand sanitizer; cashless payment methods are available for all transactions. Enhanced food service safety measures are in place. This property affirms that it adheres to the cleaning and disinfection practices of Intertek Cristal (3rd party expert - Global).

  • No lifts
  • Service animals are allowed
  • Service animals are exempt from fees/restrictions
  • Debit cards not accepted
  • Staffed front desk
  • Property is cleaned with disinfectant
  • Staff wear personal protective equipment
  • Protective clothing is not available for guests
  • Shield between guests and staff in main contact areas
  • Guests are provided with free hand sanitiser
  • Social distancing measures are in place
  • Contactless check-in is not available
  • Property confirms they are implementing enhanced cleaning measures
  • Individually wrapped food options are not available
  • No gap period between guests' stays
  • Staff temperature checks are conducted regularly
  • Temperature checks are available to guests
  • Bed sheets and towels are washed at a temperature of at least 60°C/140°F
  • Commonly touched surfaces are cleaned with disinfectant
  • Property confirms they are implementing guest safety measures
  • Contactless check-out is not available
  • Property follows sanitisation practices of Intertek Cristal (3rd party expert - Global)
  • Guest accommodation is sealed after cleaning
  • Electrostatic spray is used for disinfection
  • Cashless transactions are available
  • Masks are not compulsory at the property
  • Contactless food service / room service is not available
  • Reservation is not required for facilities on site
  • Mobile key entry is not available
  • Food service has been amended for enhanced safety

Fees

Optional extras

The fees and deposits listed below will be charged at the time of service, check-in, or check-out.

  • Airport shuttle fee: AUD 50 per person (roundtrip)
  • Early check-in fee: AUD 20 (subject to availability)
  • Late check-out fee: AUD 50 (subject to availability)
  • Crib (infant bed) fee: AUD 5.0 per day
  • Rollaway bed fee: AUD 16.0 per night
  • Credit card charges are subject to a surcharge

This may not be a comprehensive list. Fees and deposits are subject to change and might not include tax.

Hotel Names

  • Bluewater Harbour
  • Bluewater Harbour Bowen
  • Bluewater Harbour Motel
  • Bluewater Harbour Motel Bowen
  • Bluewater Motel
  • Bluewater Harbour Hotel
  • Bluewater Harbour Motel Motel
  • Bluewater Harbour Motel Bowen
  • Bluewater Harbour Motel Motel Bowen

You should know

  • Bluewater Harbour Motel offers transfers from the airport (fees may apply). Please contact the property at the number on the booking confirmation 48 hours prior to arrival with your arrival details.
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