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Brisbane, Queensland, Australia
Reviewed 1 week ago

Accommodation was only5 minutes from airport ,10minutes from town. You need your own car for sure. Units are clean and well self-contained. Only thing needed was a small washing machine & dryer. Awesome sea breezes from every unit and easy access to walk along the beach. I will stay again and highly recommend

Thank GVV1071
Newcastle, Australia
Reviewed 29 August 2016

What a great place to stay, quiet, picture perfect, well appointed, clean and modern. The staff were very friendly and accommodating. Loved that we were right on the beach, and only 10 minutes from the CBD. Will definitely be back.

2Thank suellynhine
Mackay Region, Australia
Reviewed 13 June 2016

Had a surprise party at Illawong Resort and it was great. The staff helped out where they could with the setup and the food they prepared was great.We used the grass area next to the beach which was prepared nicely The room was next to the beach and the breeze and view of the lights at night was awesome. Thanks...

Thank robertybob2016
Mackay, Australia
Reviewed 20 May 2016

Perfect location with clean cabins and very friendly staff. Nothing is too much trouble. The sound of the ocean is very soothing, while sitting out the front of a cabin relaxing. Perfect for families or couples.

2Thank Jeanette T
Eungella, Australia
Reviewed 20 April 2016

Value for money, cheap clean and close to the beach. We found the staff helpful and the location was stunning we enjoyed falling to sleep with the sound of the ocean crashing on the shore such a treat, we will be back.

1Thank Travellingtambo
Hamilton, Waikato, New Zealand
Reviewed 23 November 2015

resort away from the city centre but very close to the beach. had the two bedroom unit and there was nothing to complain about. could be better though and be renovated, it must be past its prime it is not prime resort it was once

1Thank Daniel C
Reviewed 18 March 2015

We have stayed in many different types of accommodation around the world, some lovely and some not so much. I have never felt so compelled to write a review after the terrible experience we had at this 'resort.' Where do I start...... The place was filthy. There were dead spiders and cockroaches throughout the place, the bathroom had rust, mould...

6Thank Letsgoonaholiday
Mt Gravatt
Reviewed 19 February 2015 via mobile

It was the worst stay I have ever in my life. The units were very tinny and would be hard for family to enjoy the space. I am not too sure if am the only unlucky guest, but the unit we had was extreemly unclean, smelly and depressing. Beds and linens were smelly and we found sweating spots on the...

5Thank 881mohammada
Beerwah, Queensland, Australia
Reviewed 6 October 2014

This is a very nice resort, away from everything & close to the beach. Perfect veiw right @ your door step. Just some dumb extra charges for linen but most places have that. When l come back i will be staying here again no problems. It's next to the airport but suck it up!!!!

2Thank Kelly S
Melbourne, Australia
Reviewed 30 January 2014

My husband and I stayed for a week recently, advertised as a luxury resort with villas and modern kitchen, it is not a resort and the villa are privately owned units; Our unit kitchen had no dishwasher, one tea towel for a week, fridge turned off for our arrival at 8pm with arm load of groceries temperature near 30 deg....

10Thank Lorraine O

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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
The Illawong Beach Resort is located on the beachfront of Mackay, QLD. The resort is minutes from the airport and a short drive to the Mackay CBD. The resort boast villa style accommodation within the tropical surrounds of the complex. There is an outdoor swimming pool and spa surrounded by palm trees to enjoy on those warm afternoons. Onsite management is available 24 hours a day. The Illawong Beach Resort has 37 fully self contained two bedroom villas overlooking the waterfront, or by the pool. Each villa can accommodate up to 4 people. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Illawong Beach Resort

Address: 73 Illawong Drive, Mackay, Queensland 4740, Australia
Region: Australia > Queensland > Mackay
Price Range: $98 - $180 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — Illawong Beach Resort 3*
Number of rooms: 37
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“quite, self contained”
GVV1071, 17 Apr 2017 | Read review
“front row of bungalows have the best views”
suellynhine, 29 Aug 2016 | Read review
“Wonderful views and not expensive.”
864jeanettet, 19 May 2016 | Read review
“ask for the view. any room near fence”
  • view from the room - fantastic
  • wake up to this everyday -  l could get used to this
G1530MSkellys, 5 Oct 2014 | Read review
“No tip as I believe you would personally have to view the units to ensure it was of suitable quality.”
lorraineo786, 29 Jan 2014 | Read review
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