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Reviewed 3 March 2015

It is difficult to expand on what all other reviewers have written but this is a magical place, the staff are fantastic and so friendly it was lovely to meet the general manager Matthew whilst we were checking in. The minute you step off the plane everything is done for you,the suitcases are collected and delivered to your room, glass...

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Hamilton I, General Manager at Qualia Resort, responded to this review

Dear Pamela009, It was a pleasure to meet you during your recent stay and I am so pleased that poor weather notwithstanding, that you thoroughly enjoyed your time spent at qualia. As you rightly say – it is a special place! While it is a long way from Europe, I hope that once again, we might have the pleasure of...

Reviewed 28 February 2015 via mobile

When my husband and I decided we needed a few days away . We didn't need to think about where we wanted to go . Qualia was our answer since we had visited Qualia about 18 months again for 3 night stay . It does not disappoint as soon as you get to Hamilton Island the wonderful staff of Qualia...

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Hamilton I, General Manager at Qualia Resort, responded to this review

Dear Kerry C, Thank you for taking the time to provide us with your Trip Advisor review, and furthermore, for choosing to return again to qualia. We are delighted to know that we continue to provide you with incredible experiences. I thank you for identifying my colleagues - Tara and Christopaul. I am sure they will be very proud to...

bellmore
Reviewed 28 February 2015

You feel like a king! The staff is wonderful, the beautiful grounds, beautiful room and beautiful views! It's great!!!! We can't wait to go back! Hamilton Island is amazing and Qualia if definitely the place to stay

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Hamilton I, General Manager at Qualia Resort, responded to this review

Dear jillians39, Thank you for your wonderful review here on Trip Advisor. We are thrilled that you have had such an amazing experience on Hamilton Island and within qualia. We simply look forward to welcoming you back again. Warm regards, Matthew T General Manager – qualia Hamilton Island

San Francisco, California
Reviewed 25 February 2015 via mobile

We just stayed here to kick off a long holiday. All I can say is I hope the rest of our trip is this outstanding. Every moment of our stay was truly excellent. I'd go so far as to say qualia is probably one of the best, if not the best, resorts or hotels I've ever been to. It is...

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Hamilton I, General Manager at Qualia Resort, responded to this review

Dear Eljt, Thank you for providing such favourable feedback on Trip Advisor following your stay with us. It is wonderful to learn that the team consistently went above and beyond to accommodate your needs. I would hope that what shines through is that our team genuinely love working at qualia! We just hope that the remainder of your long holiday...

Sydney, Australia
Reviewed 24 February 2015

My wife and I spent 3 nights at Qualia for our 10 year anniversary in Feb 2015. This Hotel is amazing and literally 10 out 10. We could not fault it. Yes it is expensive and we are by no means millionaires but wanted something special for this special occasion. So we booked Qualia and I was worried/concerned about "If...

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Hamilton I, General Manager at Qualia Resort, responded to this review

Dear Mathew C, Thank you very much for your kind review! It was such a pleasure to meet you during your recent special anniversary break with us – congratulations once more! I am delighted the whole qualia team were able to create such a wonderful experience for you both – one I hope we might be able to repeat in...

Brisbane, Australia
Reviewed 23 February 2015

Our second trip to qualia, this time for 7 nights, and it really was just amazing again. Our last trip was two years ago (Jan 2013) and I really can't speak highly enough of the resort: the rooms, the grounds, the staff, the experience, it's worth every dollar. Pleased to say that across the board the standard was just as...

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Hamilton I, General Manager at Qualia Resort, responded to this review

Dear Adam V, It was such a pleasure to read your review of your recent week long return visit to qualia. I am always very reassured when we continue to pass muster by our returning guests who have already amassed a collection of experiences from a previous visit. I am pleased you participated in a number of additional experiences this...

Staunton, Virginia
Reviewed 22 February 2015

Qualia, on Hamilton Island in Australia's Whitsunday Islands, and near the Barrier Reef, was quite amazing - the rooms are large, extremely well-finished, and comfortable, with lots of attention to detail. All of the rooms appeared to have great views of the water and come with a golf buggy. Though I generally prefer places with fewer rooms (Capella on Lord...

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Hamilton I, General Manager at Qualia Resort, responded to this review

Dear Light42, Thank you for your feedback following your recent stay. I appreciate that less is very often more in regards to the size of a resort. The sensitive situation of each pavilion at qualia however, is such that they afford maximum privacy and one never is aware of how busy or full the resort actually is. The work of...

Bangor, United Kingdom
Reviewed 22 February 2015

It's difficult to add much to all the superlatives that already appear in almost everyone else's reviews. I don't recognise any of the criticisms. Everything about Hamilton Island is stunning and the attention to detail in Qualia Resort is amazing. We stayed in a Windward Pavilion which was enormous, gorgeously furnished and with amazing sea views and found the private...

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Hamilton I, General Manager at Qualia Resort, responded to this review

Dear Stewart J, It was truly a pleasure to read your very favourable review. While we aim for absolute perfection in everything we do, we do acknowledge that we don’t always get everything right. It was reassuring to learn then, that every aspect of your recent stay here at qualia was very much just as it should be. I am...

Geneva, Switzerland
Reviewed 20 February 2015

We had our honeymoon here and it was the most delightful experience. Seven nights of pure decadence and bliss. The staff were extremely accommodating and attended to our every need. This is not the place to go if you're looking for a cerebral experience, but if you want a week of unwinding, drinking champagne, eating fresh seafood and escaping to...

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Hamilton I, General Manager at Qualia Resort, responded to this review

Dear Nico L, Many congratulations on your recent wedding and may I thank you for choosing to spend a full seven nights with us at qualia on your honeymoon! I hope and trust that the collection of experiences you were very much a sensory indulgence if not quite a cerebral experience. With my warm wishes for your future happiness! Kind...

Brisbane, Australia
Reviewed 20 February 2015

To Matthew and his amazing staff, especially Eve and Anna, thank you for the most amazing and privileged experience to stay at Qualia Resort. The resort is something out of a tropical paradise story book. Sensational gardens, pebble beach pool area, and immaculately clean pavilions. As experienced resort managers ourselves, to have this quality in an island setting is extraordinarily...

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Hamilton I, General Manager at Qualia Resort, responded to this review

Dear Angela and Dean, It was such a pleasure to read your very kind review and your acknowledgement of the efforts of the fine people I have the privilege of working with each day – those who are so passionate about creating extraordinary experiences for all our qualia guests. I am so pleased on this occasion your expectations were exceeded!...

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Pool
  • Restaurant
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
  • Beachfront
  • Room Service
  • Breakfast included
  • Free Parking
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Spa
About the property
  • Beachfront
  • Wheelchair Access
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
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  • Pool
  • Restaurant
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Spa
  • Hot Tub
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
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  • Air Conditioning
  • Minibar
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  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Room Service
  • Business Centre with Internet Access
  • Shuttle Bus Service
  • Breakfast included
  • Free Parking
  • Airport Transportation
  • Dry Cleaning
  • Meeting Rooms
  • Laundry Service
  • Concierge
  • Multilingual Staff
  • Conference Facilities
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Situated in the Whitsundays, qualia puts the wonders of the Great Barrier Reef right on your doorstep. Its sun-drenched northern aspect provides the ideal location to appreciate the passing beauty of each day, surrounding guests with some of the most stunning and spectacular waters to be found anywhere in the world. What’s more, with a direct flight taking only 2-3 hours from international gateway cities on Australia’s east coast, qualia truly is a world-class destination without the journey.qualia offers a choice of 60 individual pavilions, each with breathtaking views. There are spacious one-bedroom freestanding pavilions (Windward and Leeward) that provide an indulgentspace to relax in and unwind, with either a sundeck or private infinity edge plunge pool. Or, there’s the uncompromising luxury and privacy of the Beach House with its own guest pavilion. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Qualia Resort

Address: 20 Whitsunday Boulevard, 4803, Australia
Region: Australia > Queensland > Whitsunday Islands > Hamilton Island
Price Range: $1,082 - $1,561 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:5 star — Qualia Resort 5*
Number of rooms: 60
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Qualia Hotel Hamilton Island
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“High up away from the beach gives a much better view”
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“Windward Pavilion 06 is possibly the best location. If choosing a Leeward Pavilion try to get one as far as possible from the helipad.”
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