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4.6 out of 5

"Honestly, this was one of the nicest places we have stayed for the cost. Beautiful views. It’s on a point between 2 beaches (sunset at one and sunrise ... " More

By a verified traveller on Thu 23 Sep 2021

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Hotel Description

Whitsunday Sands Resort places you steps from Horseshoe Bay Beach and within a short 5-minute stroll of Grays Bay. 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 lounge bar, 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 2.1 km (1.3 mi) from Kings Beach and 3.6 km (2.2 mi) from Mullers Lagoon Park.

Ocean Kitchenette Room

Bed Count 1 Queen Bed Maximum Occupancy 2 Max
AU$137* Per night/room 24 Oct. - 25 Oct.

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 260 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 (38)
5 out of 5
great

Posted by on 4 Oct. 2021

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6 Oct. 2021 by Janet

Many thanks Andrew for your 5/5 and for choosing to stay with us we really appreciate it so thank you :-) Stay safe and well Janet :-)

5 out of 5
Honestly, this was one of the nicest places we have stayed for the cost. Beautiful views. It’s on a point between 2 beaches (sunset at one and sunrise at the other without even leaving the hotel grounds). Self-contained room had good cooking facilities and a full-sized fridge. Even though we booked the last available room and there was still plenty of parking. If you have time, go for dinner at Cove nearby as it was beautiful. Thank you for the stay - it was so much nicer than we expected.

Posted by on 23 Sep. 2021

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4 Oct. 2021 by Janet

Many thanks for your amazing 5/5 and comments :-) we are so pleased you enjoyed your time here at the resort and the location which was so much more nicer than you expected :-) Stay safe and well Janet :-)

5 out of 5
Great spot with amazing views and customer service.

Posted by on 12 Sep. 2021

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13 Sep. 2021 by Janet

Many thanks Amy for your amazing score and comment, we really do appreciate it, so thank you :-) and for choosing to stay with us :-) Stay safe and well Janet :-)

5 out of 5
I loved how we could just walk down to the beach, everything was at out door step. The hotel was very comfortable to stay in felt like home!

Posted by on 5 Sep. 2021

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18 Sep. 2021 by Janet

Many thanks Jacinta for your 5/5 score and lovely comments :-) we are so pleased you had a comfortable and enjoyable time with us :-) Stay safe and well Janet :-)

5 out of 5
Amazing view, clean room, very quite. Parking straight outside the room. Grounds/gardens excellent.

Posted by on 12 Aug. 2021

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27 Aug. 2021 by Janet

Many thanks for such lovely comments and the 5/5 it means a lot to us :-) Stay safe and well Janet :-)

5 out of 5
Position , and good vibe

Posted by on 1 Aug. 2021

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4 Aug. 2021 by Janet

Many thanks for your amazing feedback and the 5/5 we really appreciate :-) stay safe and well Janet :-)

5 out of 5
Lovely service and staff and gorgeous location, we will be back for sure, what a perfect spot!

Posted by on 25 Jul. 2021

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28 Jul. 2021 by Janet

Many thanks for your wonderful comments we are so pleased you had a lovely stay with us and found the perfect spot :-) Stay safe and well Janet :-)

5 out of 5
Beautiful location, well maintained and spacious accommodation

Posted by on 22 Jul. 2021

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23 Jul. 2021 by Janet

Many thanks for 5/5 score and lovely comments :-) we really appreciate it :-) 'Stay safe and well Janet :-)

4 out of 5
THE VIEW

Posted by on 18 Jul. 2021

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21 Jul. 2021 by Janet

Thank you for your 4/5 and comment we really appreciate thank you :-)

5 out of 5
Relaxing and close to all the beautiful bays . Sunsets are spectacular

Posted by on 11 Jul. 2021

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11 Jul. 2021 by Janet

Many thanks for your lovely comments and the 5/5 it means a lot to us so thank you :-)

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. The business-friendly 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

  • 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. This Bowen motel provides 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 - 6:00 PM. To make arrangements for check-in please contact the property at least 24 hours before arrival using the information on the booking confirmation. If you are planning to arrive after 8:00 AM please contact the property in advance 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 - 6:00 PM.
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 arriving after 8:00 AM must make advance arrangements by contacting the property 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 Visa, Mastercard, American Express, Diners Club, 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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Frequently asked questions

*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.