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brisbane
Reviewed 15 January 2017

What a fantastic place to stay. Thank you to Renata, you were awesome. Nothing is too much trouble for her and her customer service is second to none. There is not one bad thing to say about this place. All apartments have views to the beach which is straight over the road and everything you need for your holiday.The apartments...

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Donna N, Manager at Shelly Bay Resort, responded to this review

Wow! Thank you Michelle P for such an terrific review. Renata is a wonder woman and loves to ensure that all our guests well looked after. She will be super happy to read your review and know that her service impacted so positively on your stay. Glad you enjoyed the location, we think it is great too! So close to...

Brisbane Region, Australia
Reviewed 11 January 2017

Every aspect of the stay was awesome. All the small details were great, on top of the large parts which were also great. We loved our entire stay, from the fantastic unit itself, to the quality food we consumed in record amounts, to the fantastic beach and surrounds, to the facitlies (tennis court and awesome pool) of this resort, and...

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Donna N, Manager at Shelly Bay Resort, responded to this review

Great pictures we are so pleased you had a wonderful stay. Such a great location.... close to the beach, cafes and some of the best dining in Hervey Bay. Thank you for taking the time to post your feedback, we look forward to welcoming you again soon. Renata

Currimundi, Australia
Reviewed 29 December 2016

We stayed for 3 nights from 24 December. Renata and Andrew were warm and welcoming upon our arrival. Gave us an early check in...thank you. The room was very comfortable with beautiful water views from the balcony...heavenly. Just a small suggestion..perhaps the ceiling fans, bathroom taps and tv could be updated, otherwise, fabulous. Great stay.

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Donna N, Manager at Shelly Bay Resort, responded to this review

Thanks Delsatk for posting your review. We are glad you had a great stay and enjoyed the chilled out atmosphere that you get when by the seaside. Being right on the Esplanade you can take advantage of the safe swimming beach, go for a stroll along the path that runs right along the Bay or just pop into one of...

QLD Australia
Reviewed 28 December 2016

Booked family members here for Christmas. Even though it was booked through Booking.com, Renata made immediate contact to confirm details of our booking. We had some special needs and her assistance ensured that our stay was hassle free. We loved the rooms, clean and with a great view and the tropical feel of the resort in general. Would definitely recommend...

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Donna N, Manager at Shelly Bay Resort, responded to this review

We are so glad your family enjoyed their time at Shelly Bay Resort, especially at such an important family time of year. Renata does a terrific job at welcoming our guests and working with our housekeeping team to make sure that an special needs are met. Thanks you for taking the time to post your review Darbyds and we hope...

Brisbane, Australia
Reviewed 11 December 2016 via mobile

Stayed here for business recently and I was so impressed. I was met with the most important thing when constantly travelling for work - a warm and genuine welcome! Nothing was too much trouble, Renata clearly explained everything to me and had my tax receipt ready and waiting for me as requested on my booking. She gave me a card...

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Donna N, Manager at Shelly Bay Resort, responded to this review

Thank you Marea F for taking the time to post your review. Renata is a treasure and she will be super chuffed to read your review. We are blessed to have a terrific team who really love what they do and take the time to ensure our guests have everything they need. We look forward to your next visit to...

Hervey Bay, Australia
Reviewed 10 December 2016

A place like Shelly Bay is defined, firstly, by the reception staff. We can not overstate how friendly and helpful Renata and Donna have been to us across our whole stay. At various times throughout our stay, they solved any little needs, including extensive info on the area and providing extra small items we needed at any time of day....

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Donna N, Manager at Shelly Bay Resort, responded to this review

What wonderful feedback thank you, and thank you for taking the time to write your review. We are very pleased to hear you are having an amazing time. We are very lucky to have so many team members who genuinely love what they do and it is always wonderful to read when they have had a positive impact upon a...

Gold coast
Reviewed 2 December 2016

We appreciated the warm, friendly response we received to our initial phone enquiry through to the lovely unit we stayed in for 6 nights (and were sorry to leave ) Lovely Renata at Reception, was extremely warm and helpful, likewise Managers Andrew and Donna were around to help in any way they could. We had a lovely, clean and comfortable...

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Donna N, Manager at Shelly Bay Resort, responded to this review

Hi Allan & Angela Thank you for leaving such a fantastic review. We are thrilled you enjoyed your stay so much and it is wonderful to read that we all made such a positive impact on your stay. We also look forward to welcoming you back very soon. Merry Christmas and a Happy New Year. Renata, Donna, Andrew & The...

Brisbane, Australia
Reviewed 15 November 2016

The couple who run this place are awesome, from the first friendly greeting to help & advice on all things local, excellent customer service. Our 2 bedroom apartment was great nicely decorated with a HUGE comfortable master bed. This is located right across from the beach. We will come back for sure

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Donna N, Manager at Shelly Bay Resort, responded to this review

This is fantastic feedback thank you. We have a team who love what they do and we gain a lot of saisfaction when we get it right. We look forward to wlecoming you back. Renata

Brisbane
Reviewed 13 November 2016 via mobile

Stayed with family in a 2 bed apartment, very well presented rooms. We found the hosts friendly and approachable, they arranged holiday activities including whale watching trip and provided us with dining recommendations. Resort was very clean and kept tidy with a well maintained pool. Excellent value for money with good views of the ocean. I taught my sons how...

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Donna N, Manager at Shelly Bay Resort, responded to this review

Glenn thank you for the glowing review. At Shelly Bay, we love what we do and the staff will be over the moon to know how much of a fabulous time you and your family had. We look forward to welcoming you again soon and enjoying some of that whiting. Renata

Fraser Coast, Australia
Reviewed 13 November 2016

Excellent staff, helpful and happy... Beautiful room, very clean and loved the design of it... Located beautifully, multiple restaurants surrounding and directly across from the beach front 😊 Overall, a great place, will definitely be going back again soon 😊

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Donna N, Manager at Shelly Bay Resort, responded to this review

Thank you for leaving a review. We love our location and we are glad it worked for you too. We have a team who love what they do and we gain a lot of satisfaction when we get it right. We look forward to welcoming you back soon. Renata

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Amenities

Highlights
  • Pool
  • Free Parking
  • Restaurant
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
About the property
  • Wheelchair Access
Things to do
  • Pool
  • Restaurant
Room types
  • Kitchenette
  • Suites
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Family Rooms
  • Smoking rooms available
In your room
  • Air Conditioning
  • Refrigerator in room
Internet
  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
Services
  • Free Parking
  • Self-Serve Laundry
  • Children Activities (Kid / Family Friendly)
  • Dry Cleaning
  • Laundry Service
  • Concierge

Additional Information about Shelly Bay Resort

Address: 466 Charlton Esplanade, Hervey Bay, Queensland 4655, Australia
Region: Australia > Queensland > Fraser Coast > Hervey Bay
Price Range: RM421 - RM593 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4 star — Shelly Bay Resort 4*
Number of rooms: 26
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“Ask for an Ocean view room, usually 2nd or 3rd floor”
212graemef, 29 Mar 2017 | Read review
“Higher floors will have a view of the water. You walk right past the ground/first floor rooms to get to reception - a bit intrusive.”
GC_bear7, 13 Mar 2017 | Read review
“Some 1st floor units will have people looking in on you.”
reboi, 2 Feb 2017 | Read review
“Ask for the third floor”
Shazfar1964, 23 Jan 2017 | Read review
“Get one on the ends of the hotel - extra windows!”
  • From the kitchen out to the beach across the road
collectspam, 11 Jan 2017 | Read review
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