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"Rooms are clean and well maintained, the only issue we had was the shower wouldn't hold its temperature, other than that we enjoyed our stay. " More

By a verified traveller on Fri 02 Apr 2021

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Hotel Description

At Sails On Main you'll be within just a 10-minute stroll of Bowen Water Park and Bowen Jetty. Highlights at this motel include in-room free WiFi and furnished patios.

Flat-screen TVs, coffee/tea makers, and ceiling fans are featured in all 13 soundproofed rooms. Nice touches to enhance your stay include rainfall showerheads and free toiletries.

This smoke-free motel offers free WiFi in public areas. Additionally, you'll find laundry facilities. There's also the convenience of free self parking.

Sights within a 15-minute walk of this Bowen motel include Bowen Skate Park and Bowen Harbour.

Queen Room

Bed Count 1 Queen Bed Maximum Occupancy 2 Max
AU$90* Per night/room 20 Apr. - 21 Apr.

Twin Share Room

Bed Count 1 Full Bed Maximum Occupancy 3 Max

Sails On Main ratings based on 15 Verified Reviews

Review Summary
3.4 out of 5 3.5 out of 5.0
Room cleanliness 4.0 out of 5.0
Service & staff 4.0 out of 5.0
Room comfort 3.0 out of 5.0
Hotel condition 3.5 out of 5.0

Guest reviews for Sails On Main

Everyone (10) Couples (4) Family (1)
4 out of 5
Rooms are clean and well maintained, the only issue we had was the shower wouldn't hold its temperature, other than that we enjoyed our stay.

Posted by on 2 Apr. 2021

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Comment from Hotel Management

6 Apr. 2021 by Sails on Main

Thank you for your review and we apologise for the issue with the hot water. We hope to see you again in the near future. 😊

5 out of 5
The rooms have been renovated since I last stayed and the price was very reasonable.

Posted by on 22 Mar. 2021

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Comment from Hotel Management

24 Mar. 2021 by Sails on Main

Thank you for your great review, hope to see you again in the near future 😊

4 out of 5

Posted by on 17 Feb. 2021

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Comment from Hotel Management

24 Mar. 2021 by Sails on Main

Thank you for your great review, hope to see you again in the near future 😊

3 out of 5
Toilet could have been cleaner was ok bed was very comfy

Posted by on 18 Dec. 2020

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Comment from Hotel Management

12 Jan. 2021 by Sails on Main

Apologies for the toilet. Unfortunately, we have hard water in Bowen and it down mark are a period of time. Our housekeepers do scrub the toilets and basin daily.

5 out of 5

Posted by on 15 Dec. 2020

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Comment from Hotel Management

12 Jan. 2021 by Sails on Main

Thank you for your positive review. :)

1 out of 5
Never got the chance to stay here. We arrived to book in, no one on site, rang the number to find out how to check in and was told our booking had been cancelled. We didn't get a reason or even a phone call to notify us of the cancellation before arriving there and no one was going to be back in town until the following week. Luckily there was a room at Port Denison Motor inn and the people there went above and beyond to look after us. Will know not to bother booking with sails on the main next time we visit.

Posted by on 8 Oct. 2020

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4 out of 5
It was a pleasant stay. The toilet light flickered, but it was a nice clean room.

Posted by , from Mackay on 25 Jul. 2018

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1 out of 5
Its not bigger enough for a family need bigger room its way to small the staff was quiet rude as well

Posted by , from Collinsville qld on 22 Sep. 2017

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4 out of 5

Central to Bowen township

Pros: Being comfortable.
Cons: Power points better positioned.
Location: Central and walking distance to beach, shops and the Grandview hotel where the food is exceptional.
walking distance to the beach front and Jetty. If you have children it's walking distance to the water park. Being central to the Bowen township is convenient to some cute little shops. We enjoyed that the Sails cafe is attached and is open for breakfast until 3pm. The cafe has a beautiful decor and has atmosphere. The room is plain but clean. It was a wonderful place to relax and feel comfortable. The staff are warm and very friendly. It felt like coming home. There is nothing flashy about the rooms, but they are very clean and the mattress was comfortable. The power points were not well positioned and we brought our own extension cord for us to set a sleep apnea machine beside the bed. There is no view from the hotel room. Free Wi Fi was a bonus.

Posted by on 1 May 2017

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2 out of 5

Some pros but outweighed by cons

Pros Good location Excellent large tv Good comfortable bed Cons Air con on its last legs. Could not cool the room even after on for a few hours. Hot water shower very hard to moderate. Burns likely Little shelf area to put stuff No reading lamps for the bed

Posted by on 12 Nov. 2016

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Property Features

Sails On Main offers its guests laundry facilities. Public spaces have free WiFi. Self parking is free. This Bowen motel is smoke free.

  • 13 guestrooms or units
  • Self-service laundry
  • No smoking on site

Family Friendly Amenities

  • Free WiFi
  • Soundproofed rooms
  • Laundry facilities
  • Refrigerator

Internet

Available in all rooms: Free WiFi

Available in some public areas: Free WiFi

Parking

Free self parking

Transport

  • Train station: Bowen Station (5.8 km / 3.6 mi)
  • Parking: Free self parking

Room Amenities

Sails On Main offers 13 air-conditioned accommodations with coffee/tea makers and complimentary toiletries. Rooms open to furnished patios. Flat-screen televisions are featured in guestrooms. Bathrooms include showers with rainfall showerheads. This Bowen motel provides complimentary wireless Internet access. Additionally, rooms include ceiling fans and blackout drapes/curtains. Housekeeping is offered daily and irons/ironing boards can be requested.

  • Private patio (furnished)
  • Flat-screen television
  • Refrigerator
  • Coffee maker
  • Shower
  • Rainfall showerhead
  • Housekeeping (daily)
  • Toiletries (free)
  • Iron and ironing board available
  • Blackout drapes
  • Sound-insulated rooms
  • Air conditioning
  • Ceiling fan
  • Ensuite bathroom

Hotel Policies

Check-in

  • Check-in time starts at 2:00 PM
  • Minimum check-in age is: 18
  • Check-in time ends at 6:00 PM

Special check-in instructions:

The front desk is open during the following times:

  • Monday - Friday: 10:00 AM - 6:00 PM
If you are planning to arrive after 5 PM please contact the property in advance using the information on the booking confirmation. Front desk staff will greet guests on arrival.

This property's front desk is open during the following times:

  • Monday - Friday: 10:00 AM - 6:00 PM
Guests arriving after 5 PM must make advance arrangements by contacting the property using the information on the booking confirmation. 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 not available.
  • Cribs (infant beds) are not available.

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, debit cards, and cash. For guests' safety, the property includes a fire extinguisher, a smoke detector, 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. Social distancing measures are in place; guests are provided with hand sanitizer; cashless payment methods are available for all transactions. Contactless check-in and contactless check-out are available.

  • No rollaway/extra beds available
  • No cots (infant beds) available
  • No lifts
  • Service animals are allowed
  • Service animals are exempt from fees/restrictions
  • Debit cards
  • Staffed front desk
  • Property is cleaned with disinfectant
  • Staff do not wear personal protective equipment
  • Protective clothing is not available for guests
  • No 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 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 not conducted regularly
  • Temperature checks are not 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 available
  • Property does not follow sanitisation practices of any association
  • Guest accommodation is not sealed after cleaning
  • Electrostatic spray is not 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 not has not been amended for enhanced safety

Hotel Names

  • Sails Main Motel Bowen
  • Sails Main Motel
  • Sails Main Bowen
  • Sails Main
  • Sails On Main Motel
  • Sails On Main Bowen
  • Sails On Main Motel Bowen
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*Price based on the lowest price found within past 24 hours and based upon one night stay for two adults over the next thirty days. Prices and availability subject to change. Additional terms may apply.