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devon
Reviewed 29 March 2011

My husband and I stayed here for 3 nights and had the most enjoyable time . Apartment absolutely spotless and great location. Loved the spa bath on our deck and the infinity pool. Room absolutely amazing spotlees with granite worktops huge flat sceen tv and all you need for your stay even complimentary breakfast . Easy walk to town to...

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Santa Barbara, California
Reviewed 7 March 2011

After reading many great reviews about this hotel, my husband and I decided to book. We expected a really nice place with great views of the ocean. The rooms are quite nice however, the location is right on the main street with barely an ocean view (a very large complex across the street blocks the view, and what view there...

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Waterfr0ntWhitsunday, Owner at at Waterfront Whitsunday Retreat, responded to this review

Dear AleCat, Thank you for your recent review, I am disappointed to read you were not satisfied with the location of the property. Waterfront Whitsunday Retreat is located 200m from the centre of Airlie Beach village and just 50m from the Port of Airlie a 5 star marina precinct which recently opened. The view from the property is overlooking Boathaven...

Darwin, Australia
Reviewed 3 March 2011

Checked into the beautiful three bedroom penthouse and just gasped at the amazing view overlooking the ocean. Walked straight out to the full length balcony, every way you looked was the perfect view of the crystal clear blue ocean. After enjoying the view, it was time to check out the actual penthouse. This was stunning to say the least. All...

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Brisbane
Reviewed 20 December 2010

My wife and I spent 2 nights here in early December. Had a memorable stay as the resort was well situated close to the town centre which allowed us to walk to a variety of restaurants. The rooms were well appointed with very comfortable beds. While we were there a blackout occured and the onsite staff provided candles which we...

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Rockhampton, Australia
Reviewed 9 December 2010

We stayed in the 3 bedroom penthouse apartment, after easily finding the place and a quick and easy check in, we walked up the stairs and 'oh my god' was the only thing said for the first 5 minutes we were in the room. We walked in to a huge living area that looked out to the full length balcony...

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Chelmsford, United Kingdom
Reviewed 12 August 2010

We had the most wonderful stay at the Waterfront Retreat. The penthouse was fantastic. IWe loved the location as it was just a very short walk to the local shops and bars. All trips we booked were door to door service and we had a bus stop right across the road for us to travel around independantly. The driveway was...

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WWBB29, Owner at at Waterfront Whitsunday Retreat, responded to this review

Port of Airlie opened in April 2011, welcome to the latest Airlie Beach Fashion & Dining Precinct. Discover a place where you are just a short walk from shops, restaurants and recreational facilities. Port of Airlie is loctaed 50 meters from at Waterfront Whitsunday Retreat. Port of Airlie Retailers include: • Billabong • The Coffee Club • Aimer Accessorys •...

St Helens, Australia
Reviewed 23 June 2010

We have stayed at many accommodation places throughout the Queensland area and this resort was by far the best we have ever stayed in. My husband and I went away for some very much needed R&R and this was the perfect place for it with absolutely beautiful rooms and views and top class amenities we didn't even feel it necessary...

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mackay
Reviewed 22 June 2010

the rooms were luxurious and spacious, the spa was wonderfully relaxing and the whole experience is one we cant wait to do again

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Bogangar
Reviewed 22 June 2010

Very comfortable and quiet place to stay. The unit was clean and well serviced every day. The staff were freindly and helpful. The closeness in proximity to the centre of town made the stay easy for meals and to be able to see the area without too much bother of transport. The whole of the Whitsunday Islands were magnificent and...

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Sydney, Australia
Reviewed 10 June 2010

My husband and I stayed at the Waterfront Whitsunday Retreat for 7 days, having booked a Honeymoon Lifetime Anniversaries Package. The service was above and beyond from the minute we checked. Scott was exceptional as the Hotel Manager and we personally would like to thank him for making our stay hassle free and ensuring all our tours and package extras...

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Free Parking
  • Spa
  • Beachfront
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  • Non-Smoking Hotel
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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: $190 - $258 (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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Also Known As:
Waterfront Whitsunday Retreat Airlie Beach
Waterfront Whitsunday Retreat Hotel
At Waterfront Whitsunday Retreat Airlie Beach/Whitsunday Islands, Australia
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#4 On the Beach Hotel in Airlie Beach
#5 Luxury Hotel in Airlie Beach
#6 Family Hotel in Airlie Beach
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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.”
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