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Bluewater Harbour Motel

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Newcastle, Australia
Reviewed 22 August 2016

We booked a few rooms for a sidecar event being held that weekend and couldn't of chosen a better motel , they were so accommodating to all our needs , very friendly and helpful nothing was too much trouble , make sure u try the breakfast , the rooms were big and had everything in them u would need ,,...

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188Kimbo, Owner at Bluewater Harbour Motel, responded to this review

Hi Sacha62, Your side car event is , like all of our sporting events, really important to our little town so we are super happy to support the event and to support your guys who compete. Hope to see you back next year. Cheers Kimberley, Kim and Debbie.

Reviewed 29 July 2016

Perfect fit for a business trip. Far enough out of the town centre to be quiet; close enough to the town centre to be convenient. Kimberley and the staff were friendly and accommodating. Room was exceptionally clean with all amenities in good working order. Great price.

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188Kimbo, Owner at Bluewater Harbour Motel, responded to this review

Hi William G, Kimberley does such a good job and she is always so helpful and happy. Location was so important to us when we looked for sites to build the motel. This spot ticked more boxes than any other site that we had looked at. Thank you for your kind review. Kimberley, Kim and Debbie.

Reviewed 26 July 2016

Stayed here on our way North & were made to feel very welcome. Nothing was too much trouble for thee friendly staff. Large room was extremely clean & very comfortable, We enjoyed our stop over so much that we rebooked for our return journey. Everything was exactly the same for our 2nd stop over. Will definitely stay again & recommend...

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188Kimbo, Owner at Bluewater Harbour Motel, responded to this review

Hi Trevor B, Thanks Trevor Our goal in everything is to be consistent in everything that we do with keeping the motel in top condition our greatest priority. It is really gratifying that so many of our clients come back to us. Cheers, Kimberley, Kim and Debbie.

Reviewed 24 July 2016

I stayed just overnight. But was made very welcome by Kim. Dinner, in the room, was delicious. With the dessert, including ice cream, being delivered some 20 mins after the main course. Everything was spotlessly clean and very comfortable

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188Kimbo, Owner at Bluewater Harbour Motel, responded to this review

Hi Jeremy N, I love talking about my cooking so thanks for telling people that my diner was delicious. Deb Lynch and the girls do such a good job of cleaning the motel. We are very lucky to have such a good crew working here who care so much for our motel. Many Thanks, Kimberley, Kim and Debbie.

Caloundra, Australia
Reviewed 20 July 2016 via mobile

We stayed one night in this motel and were very happy , the staff were very accommodating and helpful in giving us a room at short notice . The room was very clean , quiet , and all the room amenities and fixtures are A1 . We would definitely recommend this motel to anyone for a stay in Bowen .

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188Kimbo, Owner at Bluewater Harbour Motel, responded to this review

Hey Thank You mackb51, So kind of you for your generous recommendation. You can tell that we are so very proud of our motel and the crew that we have here who do so much to ensure that the motel is super clean and tidy. Customers are pretty important too and we do so appreciate what you have written. Many...

Gold Coast, Australia
Reviewed 13 July 2016

We stayed here for 1 night while passing through town and had a thoroughly enjoyable experience. Kim (the host) was marvellous, making sure we had all we needed for nightcap and brekky, rooms were well equipped, clean, lovely surroundings, neat and tidy gardens with palms, and a little outdoor setting for each room. Our rooms weren't interconnecting but we arrived...

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188Kimbo, Owner at Bluewater Harbour Motel, responded to this review

Thanks Guys, Really nice to see that you enjoyed your stay with us. The kids always enjoy a room to themselves. We take great pride in our gardens so to see that they are so enjoyed is truly appreciated. Many Thanks, Kimberley , Kim and Debbie.

Reviewed 6 July 2016 via mobile

We arrived late into Bowen and ch checked trip advisor and found the Bluewater Harbour Hotel. We were ready to accept anything but was pleasantly surprised at the size of the rooms and how clean and well kept the rooms were. To top it off the owner Kim was the most welcoming and pleasant owner we have come across on...

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188Kimbo, Owner at Bluewater Harbour Motel, responded to this review

Hi Paul P, It really shows how much our team put into there daily work and that they care so much for not just the motel but for Debbie and myself when our clients repeatedly praise how clean and well maintained the motel is. We are very lucky to have such a great group to work with. Hey thank you...

Gold Coast, Australia
Reviewed 6 July 2016

Spent a week here 2 weeks ago. Have been here before & always will stay here if travelling through Bowen. Rooms very spacious,clean & quiet. Special touch is that rooms have a recliner chair so as to watch TV in comfort. Very relaxing. Short walk to town hotels etc. Was here when second state of origion match was on &...

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188Kimbo, Owner at Bluewater Harbour Motel, responded to this review

Hi John T, We always know how to enjoy the State of Origin series. Debbie and I aren't great football followers but we love our guests coming into our dining room and watching with us. Soon our Bar will be finished and the Big Screen will be up in the Beer Garden. Then the Football nights will improve. We are...

Gold Coast
Reviewed 4 July 2016 via mobile

What a great value motel. We booked for a family of 6 and were given 2 well sized interconnecting rooms both with ensuites- 1 with a queen & the other with 4 single beds. They were self-contained with 2 burner cooker, fridge, microwave & even coffee machine etc. Staff were very friendly. Only stayed 1 night but would have liked...

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188Kimbo, Owner at Bluewater Harbour Motel, responded to this review

Hi Jenny, What a great endorsement of our two bedroom motel units. Thanks for that Jenny. Kimberley and her team do the best job here of looking after our motel and especially they look after our guests. When Debbie and I designed the motel experts told us that the rooms that we wanted were too big and that the building...

Townsville, Australia
Reviewed 2 July 2016

Highly recommend a stay at this motel very clean, comfortable & affordable. Classic Australian hospitality always welcomed with a cold XXXX beer on check-in, very close to main street. Great size rooms, big TV & undercover parking. Kim & Deb go above & beyond to make your stay great,

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188Kimbo, Owner at Bluewater Harbour Motel, responded to this review

Hey John M, Thanks for such a lovely review of our motel and your endorsement of our welcoming of our clients. Deb and I have a great time here at our motel and we love to share our time with our clients. Many Thanks and Cheers, Kimberley, Kim and Debbie.

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Amenities

Highlights
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Parking
  • Pool
  • Beachfront
About the property
  • Wheelchair Access
  • Beachfront
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
Things to do
  • Pool
Room types
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Accessible rooms
  • Kitchenette
  • Family Rooms
In your room
  • Air Conditioning
  • Microwave
  • Refrigerator in room
Internet
  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Public Wifi
Services
  • Free Parking
  • Self-Serve Laundry
  • Children Activities (Kid / Family Friendly)
  • Airport Transportation
  • Dry Cleaning
  • Meeting Rooms
  • Business Centre with Internet Access
  • Laundry Service
  • Conference Facilities
  • Breakfast Available
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
AAA Tourism Rated FOUR STAR built new by us in 2008. Located close to Bowen's Town Centre and Front Beach our Corporate Style Motel is perfect for Business and Family Holidays. Let the Kids Cool Down at the close by Free Front Beach Water-Park that has Electric BBQues, Picnic Area, Play Ground and fantastic Skate Park for the older Kids. The Bluewater Motel has Extra Large One and Two Bedroom Motel units and we also have Two Bedroom Villas and a Three Bedroom Townhouse available. Fantastic Breakfasts Seven Days a Week. Stay close by and enjoy meals from Bowen's Restaurant/Hotels. Its just a short walk to The Central Hotel, The Larikin Hotel, The Dennison Hotel and the historically significant Grandview Hotel. Stroll to the North Coast Cruising Yacht Club for the wonderful view and Food Freaks Restaurant. All units are Ground Floor with Undercover Car Parking. Let the kids enjoy our 12 Meter Salt Water pool and cook up a family feast on one of our two covered BBQue areas. Our Motel Manager, Kimberley Rigley has a great team who will ensure that you will enjoy your stay. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Bluewater Harbour Motel

Address: 1 Powell St, Bowen, Queensland 4805, Australia
Region: Australia > Queensland > Bowen
Price Range: RM382 - RM456 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4 star — Bluewater Harbour Motel 4*
Number of rooms: 19
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“Garden room would seem quieter as there is no parking in front of the room.”
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“All rooms are on the ground floor which is good. There is no traffic noise so room selection is not an issue”
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