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Warrnambool, Australia
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 break

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IPmanagers, Manager at Island Palms Resort, responded to this review

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 back next year.

Reviewed 23 July 2016

This was a very relaxing tranquil place to stay, close to Nelly Bay and Shops around the corner. A very clean basic apartment with 2 bedrooms and 2 bathrooms, good size fridge, microwave, dish washer and stove top ( Just what you need for a relaxing holiday.) The pool was a really nice temperature, not to hot not too cold....

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IPmanagers, Manager at Island Palms Resort, responded to this review

Thank you for the review. Great that you mentioned the temperature of our pool. We heat it during our cooler months, one of our better investments! Some find it hard to imagine how chilly the pool water could get here from about May through to August - it's due to the cooler night temperatures. Happy future holidays!

Melbourne, Australia
Reviewed 15 July 2016

Great location, right opposite the beach, IGA and bottle shop only one street away. We rented a car for the week which was very reasonable. Pool was heated which was a plus in July. Unit had everything that we needed. Resort managers very friendly Resort staff personnel very helpful. Trevor told us all the Best snorkeling spots which made it...

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IPmanagers, Manager at Island Palms Resort, responded to this review

So glad the island and Island Palms Resort resulted in a happy experience for you. Tell all your friends about us! And thank you for mentioning Trevor .. he is passionate about the island and a fount of local knowledge, and enjoys sharing it.

Buderim, Australia
Reviewed 5 July 2016

What a gem just on our doorstep, the fact that the island is surrounded by coral reefs is awesome, no worries about having to catch a boat out to the reef. Beautiful well sign posted walks around the island, with magnificent views. Being able to hire a car from the Island Palm resort was also an added bonus, and able...

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IPmanagers, Manager at Island Palms Resort, responded to this review

Thank you for sharing your experience, and as always, we're very pleased when guests have enjoyed their Island Palms Resort accommodation, and embraced the natural features of our special island home. See you another time.

Melbourne, Australia
Reviewed 20 May 2016

I've just been thinking about our recent trip, we had such a great stay at Island Palms, Magnetic Island is just delightful and I thought I have to write a review! The apartments are just spotless and have everything you need. Big things like great air con, washing machine, dishwasher, huge comfy bed and lots of little things too, clothes...

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IPmanagers, Manager at Island Palms Resort, responded to this review

Well, after that review, we might just have to have a holiday at Island Palms Resort ourselves! Most importantly, we are extremely pleased you had such a lovely stay. Holidays are precious. We recall the weather during your stay was something many would have complained about, but we would watch you setting off on on the many island walks, clad...

Melbourne, Australia
Reviewed 18 May 2016

Fabulous place to stay, you will not be disappointed. Enjoy yourself, a most convenient location with the beach just acrross the road, you can walk to the shops and ferry terminal or if you want, the bus passes the front of the resort. .

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IPmanagers, Manager at Island Palms Resort, responded to this review

Yes, we do have a great location. We think nothing kicks off the start of a day better than a stroll along the length on Nelly Bay beach. Thank you for your review, and we hope you choose to stay at Island Palms Resort another time.

Coombabah, Australia
Reviewed 2 November 2015 via mobile

John and Sheena many thanks for a wonderful relaxing holiday at Island Palms. We had a first floor unit which looked out to the palm trees, very private balcony and lots of room. Everything you need in the kitchen that you could possibly need if you get the urge to cook 😀. No need for a car as the weekly...

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IPmanagers, Manager at Island Palms Resort, responded to this review

You are very welcome! And glad you had such a relaxing holiday, the island is certainly a perfect place to allow that to happen. See you another time!

Townsville, Australia
Reviewed 28 October 2015

We stayed in a 2 bedroom, 2 bathroom fully self contained apartment overlooking a lovely pool & Spa and bar-b-que, while on the other side, sea views. The unit complex is close to the ferry terminal and shops and set back in quiet palm filled grounds. The bus service, which meets every ferry, is right at your front door. Taxis...

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IPmanagers, Manager at Island Palms Resort, responded to this review

Thank you for that ... composed like travel article writing is your profession! We're sure others will find it helpful.

Reviewed 7 September 2015

We travelled with our friends to enjoy a relaxing week on Magnetic Island. Weather was superb. Accommodation excellent . Spacious unit with 2 bedrooms and 2 bathrooms. Well equipped kitchen and a laundry hidden behind bi fold doors. convection micro wave electric cooker, refrigerated air con in every room. Beautiful quiet location. out of school holiday time so the place...

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IPmanagers, Manager at Island Palms Resort, responded to this review

Glad you had such an enjoyable holiday, and liked staying at Island Palms Resort - hope to see you again!

australia
Reviewed 6 August 2015

We are a group of three generations , mum, daughter and granddaughter . Arrived on the island this morning , was already invited to check in early so we were here at 11:00 and were greeted with such a smiling Sheena. Was so pleasantly surprised by the room, it's very large and has everything you could need for a great...

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IPmanagers, Manager at Island Palms Resort, responded to this review

An award to you for the quickest review to date! Sinking in to our pool makes many declare they don't want to leave. Thank you for your review and we hope to host your multi-generational family again.

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  • Pool
  • Free Parking
  • Beachfront
About the property
  • Beachfront
Things to do
  • Pool
  • Tennis Court
Room types
  • Kitchenette
In your room
  • Air Conditioning
  • Refrigerator in room
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  • Paid Wifi
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  • Free Parking
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Island Palms has been providing quality Magnetic Island accommodation for almost 30 years. Our large 2 bedroom, 2 bathroom, air-conditioned, fully self-contained apartments provide very comfortable accommodation for up to 6 occupants. Enjoy our very attractive outdoor swimming pool (heated in the winter months for your comfort), play half-court tennis or table tennis, stroll along Nelly Bay beach which is only 150m from the apartments. If you are after a fun filled family holiday or a peaceful couples getaway, Island Palms is the perfect Magnetic Island Accommodation for you. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Island Palms Resort

Address: 13 The Esplanade | Nelly Bay, Magnetic Island, Queensland 4819, Australia
Region: Australia > Queensland > Magnetic Island
Price Range: $145 - $220 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4 star — Island Palms Resort 4*
Number of rooms: 12
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“if you dont like stairs ask for 1st floor”
 of 5 bubbles KatBin, 14 Jul 2016 | Read review
“They all looked pretty good to us. Of course stay on the lower levels if you have mobility issues. We loved the view from our balcony.”
 of 5 bubbles Edithvale, 20 May 2016 | Read review
“First floor was good but better views on the 2nd and 3rd floors. No lifts.”
 of 5 bubbles ErnieG920, 27 Oct 2015 | Read review
“Top floor as long as you don't mind stairs. Our room overlooks the pool and great view to the water. Room 6”
 of 5 bubbles tanmaree1972, 5 Aug 2015 | Read review
“Unit 12. 3rd level at the front, back from road, looks over beach and Nelly Bay, stairs only helps burn off lovely food from local eateries.”
 of 5 bubbles AussiecoupleMelb, 20 May 2015 | Read review
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