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4.6 out of 5

"Proximity to gorgeous Horseshoe Bay and walking trails! There’s a small cafe walking distance from here and the food and coffee is amazing. " More

By a verified traveller on Fri 26 Feb 2021

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Hotel Description

Whitsunday Sands Resort places you steps from Horseshoe Bay Beach and within a 30-minute stroll of Kings Beach. Highlights at this beachfront motel include a restaurant, an outdoor swimming pool, and free self parking.

You can enjoy flat-screen TVs with cable channels, and all 44 rooms feature free WiFi, balconies or patios, and coffee/tea makers. In-room dining is easy with amenities like refrigerators, microwaves, and room service. Additionally, hair dryers, phones, and irons/ironing boards are available.

At the motel's own bar/lounge, you can stop for a drink. Spend the day at the beach and enjoy the onsite kids' swimming pool. Added amenities include free WiFi in public areas and laundry facilities. Continental breakfast is available daily between 8:00 AM and 9:00 AM.

With a stay at this 4-star Bowen motel, you'll be 3.6 km (2.2 mi) from Mullers Lagoon Park and 4 km (2.5 mi) from Bowen Golf Course.

Ocean Kitchenette Room

Bed Count 1 Queen Bed Maximum Occupancy 2 Max
AU$153* Per night/room 5 Mar. - 6 Mar.

1 Bedroom Deluxe King Apartment

Bed Count 1 King Bed Maximum Occupancy 2 Max

Ocean Kitchenette Spa Room

Bed Count 1 Queen Bed Maximum Occupancy 2 Max

Executive King Apartment

Bed Count 1 King Bed Maximum Occupancy 2 Max

Ocean Room

Bed Count 1 Queen Bed Maximum Occupancy 2 Max

1 Bedroom Deluxe Queen Apartment

Bed Count 1 Queen Bed Maximum Occupancy 2 Max

Whitsunday Sands Resort ratings based on 253 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 4.0 out of 5.0

Guest reviews for Whitsunday Sands Resort

Everyone (135) Couples (81) Business (1) Family (34)
5 out of 5
Proximity to gorgeous Horseshoe Bay and walking trails! There’s a small cafe walking distance from here and the food and coffee is amazing.

Posted by on 26 Feb. 2021

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27 Feb. 2021 by Janet

Many thanks for your lovely comment and the 5/5 score we really do appreciate it :-) Janet :-)

5 out of 5
IGreat views quiet and relaxing we would definatly be back again but for longer

Posted by on 13 Feb. 2021

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16 Feb. 2021 by Janet

Many thanks for the lovely comment and the 5/5 we really do appreciate it :-) Looking forward to welcoming you back until then stay safe and well :-)

5 out of 5

Posted by on 17 Jan. 2021

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3 Feb. 2021 by Janet

Many thanks for the 5 out 5 and for choosing to stay with us :-)

5 out of 5
Lovely resort right near the water. Great place to get away and our room had everything we needed. Highly recommend.

Posted by on 6 Jan. 2021

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12 Jan. 2021 by Janet

Thank you for choosing to stay with us and for your 5/5 rating and lovely comments and that you are highly going to recommend us , it means a lot so thank you :-) stay safe and well Janet :-)

5 out of 5
Fantastic location! Beautiful beaches and great view

Posted by , from Brisbane on 26 Dec. 2020

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27 Dec. 2020 by Janet

Many thanks Cathy for your 5/5 score and lovely comment :-) All the best for the New year :-) Stay safe and well :-) Janet :-)

5 out of 5
This resort is all about the location and what a beautiful place it is, literally surrounded by beaches, the sunset from Whitsunday Sands is one of the best sunset spots you’ll ever find.

Posted by on 20 Dec. 2020

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27 Dec. 2020 by Janet

What lovely comments a big thank you :-) and for the 5/5 scores we really do appreciate it :-) All the best for 2021 stay safe and well Janet :-)

5 out of 5
Great location and friendly welcoming atmosphere.

Posted by on 13 Dec. 2020

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15 Dec. 2020 by Resort

Many thanks for the 5/5 and lovely comment :-) and for choosing to stay with us :-) all the best and stay safe for the festive season

5 out of 5
Stunning views and peaceful surroundings! Will be back soon.

Posted by on 6 Dec. 2020

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8 Dec. 2020 by Sands

Awesome score of 5/5 and the lovely comment a big thank you :-) stay safe and well :-)

5 out of 5

Posted by on 28 Sep. 2020

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30 Sep. 2020 by Sands

Many thanks for your 5/5 score we really do appreciate it :-)

5 out of 5
Very freindly staff, with a great view. Would stay again

Posted by , from Mackay on 6 Sep. 2020

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9 Sep. 2020 by Sands

Many thanks for your lovely comments and 5/5 scores we really do appreciate it and so pleased to hear you would stay again. Stay safe and well Janet :-)

About the Whitsunday Sands Resort

Location 2A Horseshoe Bay Road, Bowen, QLD 4805

Property Features

Whitsunday Sands Resort offers its guests an outdoor pool and a children's pool. There's a restaurant on site. You can enjoy a drink at the bar/lounge. Public spaces have free WiFi. Whitsunday Sands Resort also features barbecue grills, a garden, and a picnic area. Self parking is free. This 4-star Bowen motel is smoke free.

  • 44 guestrooms or units
  • Dining venue
  • Bar or lounge
  • Breakfast available (surcharge)
  • Self-service laundry
  • Front desk (limited hours)
  • Storage area for luggage
  • Garden
  • BBQ grill(s)
  • Outdoor picnic space
  • No smoking on site

Family Friendly Amenities

  • Family property
  • Outdoor pool
  • Children's pool
  • Free WiFi
  • Laundry facilities
  • Refrigerator
  • Microwave

Internet

Available in all rooms: Free WiFi

Available in some public areas: Free WiFi

Parking

Free self parking

Transport

  • Airport: Proserpine, QLD (PPP-Whitsunday Coast) (84.7 km / 52.6 mi)
  • Train station: Bowen Station (9.6 km / 6 mi)
  • Parking: Free self parking

Room Amenities

Whitsunday Sands Resort offers 44 air-conditioned accommodations with coffee/tea makers and hair dryers. Rooms open to balconies or patios. 32-inch flat-screen televisions come with cable channels. Refrigerators and microwaves are provided. Guests can surf the web using the complimentary wireless Internet access. Business-friendly amenities include desks and phones. Additionally, rooms include irons/ironing boards and complimentary toiletries.

  • Private balcony or patio
  • In-room dining (limited hours)
  • Flat-screen television
  • Cable channels
  • Refrigerator
  • Microwave
  • Coffee maker
  • Hair dryer
  • Toiletries (free)
  • Telephone
  • Iron and ironing board
  • Desk
  • Blackout drapes
  • Air conditioning
  • Ensuite bathroom
  • Free tea bags/instant coffee
  • Wardrobe or closet

Food & Drink

For a fee, guests can enjoy continental breakfast daily from 8:00 AM to 9:00 AM.

Whitsunday Sands Resort has a restaurant on site.

Room service (during limited hours) is available.

Nearby Activities

An outdoor pool and a children's pool are on site.

Hotel Policies

Check-in

  • Check-in time starts at 1:00 PM
  • Minimum check-in age is: 18
  • Check-in time ends at 6:00 PM

Special check-in instructions:

The front desk is open daily from 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM. This property doesn't offer after-hours check-in. To make arrangements for check-in please contact the property at least 24 hours before arrival using the information on the booking confirmation. Guests must contact the property in advance for check-in instructions. Front desk staff will greet guests on arrival.

The front desk at this property is open daily from 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM.
This property doesn't offer after-hours check-in. To arrange for check-in, guests must contact the property at least 24 hours prior to arrival using the information on the booking confirmation. Guests must contact the property in advance for check-in information. 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 and debit cards. Cash is not accepted. Onsite parties or group events are strictly prohibited. For guests' safety, the property includes a smoke detector 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. Personal protective equipment, including gloves, will be available to guests. Social distancing measures are in place; staff at the property wear personal protective equipment; periodic temperature checks are conducted on staff; guests are provided with hand sanitizer. Contactless check-out is available. Individually-wrapped food options are available for dinner and through room service. Each guestroom is kept vacant for a minimum of 24 hours between bookings. This property affirms that it adheres to the cleaning and disinfection practices of Safe Travels (WTTC - Global).

  • No rollaway/extra beds available
  • No cots (infant beds) available
  • No lifts
  • Parking height restrictions apply
  • Service animals are allowed
  • Service animals are exempt from fees/restrictions
  • Debit cards
  • Events/parties not allowed
  • Staffed front desk
  • Property is cleaned with disinfectant
  • Staff wear personal protective equipment
  • Protective clothing is available for guests
  • Gloves are 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 not available
  • Property confirms they are implementing enhanced cleaning measures
  • Individually wrapped food options are available
  • Individually wrapped food options are available for dinner
  • Individually wrapped food options are available through room service
  • gap period enforced between guest stays 24 hours
  • Staff temperature checks are 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 follows sanitisation practices of Safe Travels (WTTC - Global)

Fees

Optional extras

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

  • Fee for continental breakfast: AUD 14.00 for adults and AUD 14.00 for children (approximately)
  • Credit card charges are subject to a surcharge of 1.9 percent

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

Hotel Names

  • Whitsunday Sands Resort Bowen
  • Whitsunday Sands Resort
  • Whitsunday Sands Bowen
  • Whitsunday Sands
  • Whitsunday Sands Resort Motel
  • Whitsunday Sands Resort Bowen
  • Whitsunday Sands Resort Motel Bowen

You should know

  • Please note that this property can refuse certain bookings for the purpose of group events or parties, which include pre-wedding stag/bachelor and hen/bachelorette parties.
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