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Ipswich, Australia
Reviewed 29 June 2013

Stayed at Illawong Beach Resort for 5 nights with my daughter and granddaughter.....friendly helpful staff which is always a good start .....the villa was clean and adequate for our stay....close to airport....though a bit noisy, did not bother us as we live near the Amberley Airforce Base and are used to planes flying overhead.....the noise stopped at night anyway....nice and...

4Thank bestcp
Reviewed 17 April 2013

After reading some of the previous reviews I was quite prepared for the worst, but instead I was pleasantly surprised. Stayed with my children and grandchildren for the weekend. Our cabin faced the beach and was reasonably spacious. The only thing I would do next time is buy some more groceries and supplies as the restaurant is closed on the...

2Thank Ljh62
Capella, Australia
Reviewed 25 February 2013

The place was past its used by date. A bit run down and needed a really good clean. We were attached by bed bugs and left extremely itchy. Do not be fooled by the name resort, it definently isn't one anymore. It was sufficient but are definently penny pinching.

6Thank Pepsi987
Emerald, Australia
Reviewed 2 May 2012

I should have read the reviews before going though, as the airport was extremely close and the noise was horrible. With a 7 month old baby and 2 otehr small kids it wasn't a pleasant experience at all. The beach was lovely but the low tides were a pain with the water going out at least a couple of kilometre...

6Thank Doortjie
Moranbah, Australia
Reviewed 13 August 2011

Ok if you can get passed the not having the mod cons and undated furniture the actual location is pretty awesome i would return to this resort just for the fact that the villas are located right on the beach had a lovely view of the sea the rooms were very spacious the price was really good have stayed in...

4Thank 1600088Terry
Reviewed 9 February 2011

A nice location is spoilt by the unprofessionalism of the Managers of this resort. Their unscrupulous behaviour and lies have left a very sour taste in our mouth. We secured our booking with an Amex card and were never informed that additional charges would be incurred for the use of this card. When attempting to checkout at approx. 7.30am, the...

6Thank VeryUnhappyBrisbane
Reviewed 11 April 2010

I had read the reviews on this page before we went to Illawong beach and was very worried about what it would be like, however was pleasantly surprised. We stayed in a cabin right on the beach front with a grassed area for the kids to run around safely. The beach was approx. 10 metres away, at low tide there...

6Thank scosal
Reviewed 28 March 2008

The name sounded promising but when I got there, it was a bit of a disappointment. The place looks a bit dated and slightly run down. The new owners were lovely and did all they could to accommodate me but it was not very organised - they didn't have a room for me even though they had documentation that I...

3Thank Justanothertravella
Bundaberg, Australia
Reviewed 31 December 2006

Staff were extremely friendly and nothing seemed to be too much trouble. I should have read the reviews before going though, as the airport was extremely close and the noise was horrible. The spa wasn't heated and was too cold to go in, the pool wasn't heated either but the water was slightly warmer than the spa. The beach was...

4Thank sweetchops
Reviewed 26 October 2006

The location of the resort right next to the beach is very nice. The Villa's are comfortable though I was disappointed that there was no microwave in the kitchen. I was also a little disappointed that there ws no TV or airconditioner in the bedroom. My main gripe was that you are many kilometers from any facilities and there is...

3Thank shanesnow

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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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“ask for the view. any room near fence”
  • view from the room - fantastic
  • wake up to this everyday -  l could get used to this
 of 5 bubbles 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.”
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“Ask for a villa facing the ocean......”
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