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    Island Palms Resort

    13 The Esplanade | Nelly Bay, Magnetic Island, Queensland 4819, Australia
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    • Excellent67%
    • Very good30%
    • Average3%
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    “relaxing week” (3 reviews)
    “bottle shop” (5 reviews)
    Free Parking
    Air Conditioning
    Non-Smoking Rooms
    Tennis Court
    Breakfast included
    4.0 Star Hotel
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    24 Dec.25 Dec.
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    Reviewed 1 week ago

    My family and I enjoyed a week at Island Palms. The resort has good sized comfortable 2 bedroom units with a kitchen - no stove. All units face the water but best request level 2 or 3 for water views.The managers are lovely, the pool...More

    1  Thank Ruth D
    Reviewed 11 August 2017

    We stayed in November, the ferry had broken down on the way over but the owners made sure they where there to pick us up from wharf even though it was way past their finish time which was much appreciated as walk from ferry not...More

    1  Thank tracybundy
    Response from IPmanagers, Manager at Island Palms ResortResponded 25 August 2017

    Thank you for the review. We hope the recent post was because you were reminiscing about your November holiday, and maybe planning another visit? See you next time round and Happy Holidays in between.

    Reviewed 15 July 2017

    We stayed for a week and loved it. The 2br units a very spacious, well equipped and very clean. All facing the pool. The complex is in tip top shape and management is very helpful. We loved it and would like to come back

    Thank downunder45
    Response from IPmanagers, Manager at Island Palms ResortResponded 27 July 2017

    Thank you for your feedback. And if you've holidayed since the start of 'winter' what stunning weather we've been having compared to the south - one of the best so called winters we can recall. Look forward to hosting you again next time.

    Reviewed 17 March 2017 via mobile

    Engagingly ordinary tropic resort. Seriously, that's the charm. It's not large. There's nothing particularly fancy or modern here. It's in a quiet location. It has a great pool. The rooms are plain but completely functional and quiet. The aircon is good. The owners are good....More

    Thank TwoSheds57
    Response from IPmanagers, Manager at Island Palms ResortResponded 6 April 2017

    So glad to hear you loved the unpretentiousness of Island Palms Resort and laid back, relaxing Magnetic Island. A GREAT place to unwind. Thank you for taking the time to share your impressions.

    Reviewed 23 September 2016 via mobile

    Large 2 bedroom apartments in a retro block of only 12 overlooking a lovely pool Family friendly 2 bathrooms and laundry in each apartment Balconies overlooking pool Fully fitted kitchen Perfect base for a Maggie breakMore

    Thank siggimacleod
    Response from IPmanagers, Manager at Island Palms ResortResponded 29 September 2016

    Thank you for your review. Yes, it's under 100 metres from one of our apartments until you put your toes in the water at Nelly Bay beach, but so many of our guests never get past the lovely swimming pool! Looking forward to welcoming you...More

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    • Pool
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    • Beachfront
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    • Free Parking
    • Room amenities
    • Air Conditioning
    • Refrigerator in room
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    • Pool
    • Tennis Court
    • Price range
    • USD 158 - USD 159 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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    • Kitchenette ,
    • Non-Smoking Rooms
    • Number of rooms
    • 12
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    • Queensland >
    • Magnetic Island
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    • Island Palms Resort Magnetic Island, Queensland
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    "All rooms are quiet but level 2 or 3 has better water views."
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    "Top room you get a view"
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    "if you dont like stairs ask for 1st floor"
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    "They all looked pretty good to us. Of course stay on the lower levels if you have mobility issues. We loved..."
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