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Townsville, Australia
Reviewed 9 January 2016

We booked this place at last minute as we had business to attend to in Airlie, we thought as though the business would only take a few hours, we would make a romantic weekend of it. We checked the photos on Wotif, Lastminute, etc.. etc.. it seems as though all the photos on the internet are of one room (possibly...

5Thank Rob B
Hobart, Australia
Reviewed 1 January 2016

I have just spent 9 nights at this "retreat" and I would certainly never stay there again. If we hadn't paid for our accommodation upfront through our travel agent we would have sought alternate accommodation. It is marketed as a 4 star exclusive adults only retreat. It is outdated, needs maintenance and is very noisy due to its location on...

2Thank Nazz B
Melbourne, Australia
Reviewed 12 November 2015

Just turn right and cross at the roundabout 5mins walk to ferry terminal to the whitsunday islands.5 mins walk to town centre airline beach. Clean well kept room and friendly staff Kim. 40 mins drive to proserpine airport. Most comfortable bed and pillow. Serviced daily, free wifi (slow). Dvd player in room and various austar channels . Suit couples or...

Thank JenDaveML
Darwin, Australia
Reviewed 22 October 2015 via mobile

These apartments were perfect for our stay in Airlie. 10min walk from town so out of hustle and bustle, 10min walk to day trip cruises. Apartment had everything you could need to be self sufficient. Very modern and clean. Lovely balcony spa and separate pool area. Great value for money and no noise policy means lovely and peaceful at night!...

Thank Billie-Jo77
Cairns, Australia
Reviewed 18 August 2015 via mobile

Pros. Location Bed comfortable Room a good size Some FOXTEL channels Staff friendly Cons. We paid $780.00 for three nights, differently overpriced. No where to hang your towels after showering Bathroom vanity has no where to put your things except a toothbrush Bathroom vanity too low Vaneer off and peeling on the bedside tables Dinning room table and chairs rickety...

3Thank Topbabe
Uden, The Netherlands
Reviewed 26 July 2015

Well organised and nicely decorated, spacious appartment (the Penthouse). Plenty of room for 6. Be aware that the main Shute Harbour Road passes right in front of the balcony, so be prepared for a lot of noise...

Thank Laurens D
Hamilton & Waikato Region, New Zealand
Reviewed 6 July 2015

The main reasons for booking here were the R18 and no noise policy, plus spa bath and supposed luxury surroundings as we were after a quiet stay. We were met by Kim who is the major asset to this establishment. On entry to our room we noted the furniture was past its use by date and looked grubby, walls needed...

5Thank Ishkaa
Perth, Western Australia, Australia
Reviewed 27 May 2015 via mobile

Stayed for two nights here. Great little self contained apartment. Everything we needed was supplied (although we could have done with some salt and pepper sachets) but that's just a little thing. Two person spa on the balcony. The window opens so you can watch TV while in there which I liked. The balcony doesn't have a million dollar view...

Thank Shantelilace
Queensland, Australia
Reviewed 27 May 2015

This is a very nice place to stay. Lovely well appointed large rooms. Great location close to everything. I would have given this place top rating if only the spa had worked. Everything else was great and the first accommodation I have been to with a reasonably price mini bar!

Thank Lianne L
WWBB29, General Manager at at Waterfront Whitsunday Retreat, responded to this review

Dear Lianne, Thank you for taking the time to review at Waterfront Whitsunday Retreat. We are delighted to read you enjoyed your stay at our boutique hotel, I am sorry you had issues with the spa on your balcony. We have since checked every spa and all appear to be working. If you have a moment to email Kim, stay@waterfrontwhitsudnay.com.au...

North West England, United Kingdom
Reviewed 19 May 2015

Loved it. We could have stayed for months!mwe stayed in the two bed apartment which was infacg a penthouse! Was fantastic. We didn't want to leave this lovely place, with lots of space for 3 of us. Hot tub on the balcony and a short walk from the main road. What more could you want :)

1Thank Christina I
WWBB29, General Manager at at Waterfront Whitsunday Retreat, responded to this review

Dear Christina, Thank you for taking the time to review at Waterfront Whitsunday Retreat. We are delighted to read you enjoyed your stay at our boutique hotel, indeed the top floor Jacuzzi Penthouse is stunning, especially the 6 person Jacuzzi on the deck overlooking the Port of Airlie and Coral Sea. I will be certain to pass your lovely feedback...

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Pool
  • Spa
  • Beachfront
  • Free Parking
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  • Beachfront
  • Wheelchair Access
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
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  • Pool
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  • Hot Tub
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  • Kitchenette
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
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  • Air Conditioning
  • Microwave
  • Refrigerator in room
  • Minibar
  • Free Internet
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  • Laundry Service
  • Multilingual Staff
  • Self-Serve Laundry
  • Free Parking
  • Airport Transportation
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  • Meeting Rooms
  • Business Centre with Internet Access
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
at Waterfront Whitsunday Retreat sets new standards of luxury award winning couples only boutique accommodation in the Whitsundays. Adjoining Airlie Beach and nestled on Pioneer bay which features pristine turquoise waters surrounded by breathtaking rainforest, guests can expect a high level of privacy coupled with exceptional unobtrusive personalised service. The luxury retreat comprises an exclusive collection of just five, one bedroom balcony spa suites and an incredible top floor Jacuzzi penthouse, with views over Port of Airlie and the Coral Sea. The luxury spa suites feature contemporary inspired interior furnishings that exude style and tropical ambience, natural timber louvers, spacious balcony with corner spa, Brand new king size beds, gourmet galley kitchen and pebbled ensuite bathrooms. The penthouse features a unique four posted king bed, the master bathroom featuring a double person rain shower, generous powder room complete with private balcony overlooking lush rainforest, a gourmet kitchen, black marble bar complete with wine fridge and stainless steel fixtures. Externally the penthouse enjoys an expansive balcony complete with six person Jacuzzi. Redefining intimate levels of service suites are serviced daily whilst the retreat boasts a private sun deck, deep water horizon pool, guest BBQ, lush tropical gardens, a-la-carte in room massage, facial and beauty treatments, unlimited FREE wireless internet, tour booking desk, great barrier reef touring, concierge and personalised limousine transfers. Exuding luxury, romance and tropical ambiance, at Waterfront Whitsunday Retreat offers the travel connoisseur a perfect blend of relaxation, intimacy and personalised service for an unparalleled couples only retreat experience. PLEASE NOTE : For the enjoyment of all guests, Waterfront Whitsunday Retreat 18+ enforces a strict NO NOISE NO PARTY POLICY. ... more   less 

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Address: 438 Shute Harbour Rd, Airlie Beach, Queensland 4802, Australia
Region: Australia > Queensland > Airlie Beach
Price Range: $160 - $260 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4.5 star — at Waterfront Whitsunday Retreat 4.5*
Number of rooms: 6
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“You have to climb the stairs but higher floors have better views.”
 of 5 bubbles CrippAdvisor, 24 Jul 2016 | Read review
“coming out of arlie, through the round about, the driveway is just before the bus stop on the other side of the road.”
 of 5 bubbles 2ctalking, 27 Jun 2016 | Read review
“Maybe the Jaccuzi rooms are nicer?”
 of 5 bubbles 506toniv, 29 Feb 2016 | Read review
“All rooms face the main road. Higher (3levels) better view . But for penthouse which can accommodate up to 6.”
 of 5 bubbles JenDaveML, 12 Nov 2015 | Read review
“Ask for a room with a spa that works.”
 of 5 bubbles EllBeeEll, 27 May 2015 | Read review
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