Breakfree Great Sandy Straits Aparthotel - Hervey Bay

17 Buccaneer Drive, Urangan,Qld 4655, Hervey Bay, Australia, 4655  show map
 4 stars
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Breakfree Great Sandy Straits Aparthotel - Hervey Bay

 Wi-Fi
 Free parking
 24-Hour

24-hour reception

 Swimming Pool

Outdoor swimming pool

 Fitness/Gym

Exercise gym

 Sports activities

Tennis court

 Spa and relaxation

Jacuzzi

 No Smoking

Non-smoking rooms

Overview

Offering a swimming pool, a spa center and a tennis court, Breakfree Great Sandy Straits Aparthotel lies in a resort area of Hervey Bay near to Hervey Bay Transit Centre, WetSide Water Education Park and Great Sandy National Park.

The city center is 8 km away from the hotel. This venue is situated 500 meters away from Reefworld Aquarium and Roy Rufus Artificial Reef Dive Site.

Quick access to an aquarium and restaurants is provided.

Guests can reach Breakfree Great Sandy Straits Aparthotel by car from Hervey Bay airport in 5 minutes.

Rooms

The property comprises 80 modern rooms appointed with an iron with ironing board, multi-channel TV, a kitchen, a refrigerator and individual climate control as well as an oven, an electric kettle and a dishwasher. Some rooms come with a view of Hervey Bay. They offer private bathrooms with a shower, a hairdryer and free toiletries.

Services

Guests will benefit from ironing service, 24-hour reception and laundry along with parking, a baggage storage and a designated smoking area.

Relax

The hotel caters to families with a playground, a family pool and a game room.

Internet

No internet access available

Guest Parking

Free private parking is possible on site.

Number of rooms:   80.

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Facilities

General

  • Wi-Fi
  • Free parking
  • 24-hour reception
  • Non-smoking rooms
  • No pets allowed
  • Luggage storage

Sports & Fitness

  • Tennis court
  • Exercise gym
  • Tennis

Services

  • Paid city shuttle
  • Self-service laundry
  • Tours/Ticket assistance

Meeting facilities

  • Computer rental

Children's facilities

  • Paid cribs/Baby cots (on request)
  • Children's play area
  • Game room

Leisure facilities

  • Outdoor swimming pool
  • Beach towels
  • Jacuzzi
  • Sauna
  • BBQ facilities
  • Garden area

Room facilities

  • In-room air conditioning
  • Heating
  • Tea and coffee facilities
  • Sitting area
  • Dressing area
  • Balcony
  • Rollaway/Extra bed
  • Ironing facilities

Bathroom

  • Private bathroom
  • Bath/Shower
  • Washing machine
  • Hair dryer

Kitchen facilities

  • Microwave
  • Refrigerator
  • Electric kettle
  • Cookware/Kitchen utensils

Media

  • Flat-screen TV
  • DVD player
  • AM/FM alarm clock

Policies

Check-In

  • from  2 pm

Check-Out

  • until  10 am

Children and extra beds

  • All children under the age of 2 may stay at the price of AUD 10 per person per night in a crib. 
  • All children under the age of 12 may stay at the price of AUD 35 per person per night in an extra bed. 
  • Maximum capacity of extra beds in a room is 1. 

How to reach hotel

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Hotel Address:

17 Buccaneer Drive, Urangan,Qld 4655, Hervey Bay, Australia, 4655

Get directions
City Center
  • Hervey Bay
    4.7 mi
Airports
  • Hervey Bay (HVB)
    2.6 mi
  • Bundaberg (BDB)
    45.7 mi
Restaurants
  • Cafe Balaena (cuisine: Australian)
    500 ft
  • Harvey's on the Bay (cuisine: Australian)
    500 ft
Hotel information
  • Check-In:
    from  2 pm
  • Check-Out:
    until  10 am
  • Number of rooms:
    80

Hotel Awards

AustralianHOTEL AWARDSHighly RecommendedHervey BayBreakfree Great Sandy Straits

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          How to reach hotel

          hotel Breakfree Great Sandy Straits Aparthotel - Hervey Bay Hervey Bay location
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          Hotel Address:

          17 Buccaneer Drive, Urangan,Qld 4655, Hervey Bay, Australia, 4655

          Get directions
          City Center
          • Hervey Bay
            4.7 mi
          Airports
          • Hervey Bay (HVB)
            2.6 mi
          • Bundaberg (BDB)
            45.7 mi
          Restaurants
          • Cafe Balaena (cuisine: Australian)
            500 ft
          • Harvey's on the Bay (cuisine: Australian)
            500 ft
          Hotel information
          • Check-In:
            from  2 pm
          • Check-Out:
            until  10 am
          • Number of rooms:
            80

          Hotel Awards

          AustralianHOTEL AWARDSHighly RecommendedHervey BayBreakfree Great Sandy Straits

          According to guest reviews, the hotel has been rated as
          Best Design Hotels in Australia

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          Near the hotel

          • Reefworld Aquarium and Shark Swim - 1900 ft
            Pulgul St, Hervey Bay

            Restaurants nearby

            • Cafe Balaena - 500 ft

              Address: 7 Buccaneer Drive Hervey Bay
              Phone: 07 4125 4799

              72% likes this, based on 283 reviews
              Cuisine: Australian

            • Boathouse Seafood Cafe - 500 ft

              Address: Buccaneer Drive
              Phone: 07 41289885

              62% likes this, based on 56 reviews
              Cuisine: Australian
              Price Range: USD 9 - USD 12

            • Harvey's on the Bay - 500 ft

              Address: Shop 8/11 Buccaneer drive

              55% likes this, based on 37 reviews
              Cuisine: Australian

            Hotel information
            • Check-In:
              from  2 pm
            • Check-Out:
              until  10 am
            • Number of rooms:
              80

            Hotel Awards

            AustralianHOTEL AWARDSHighly RecommendedHervey BayBreakfree Great Sandy Straits

            According to guest reviews, the hotel has been rated as
            Best Design Hotels in Australia

            Use Badge

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            Breakfree Great Sandy Straits Reviews

            Guest reviews are submitted by our customers after their stay at Breakfree Great Sandy Straits

            Average guest rating

            7.4out of 10
            Very good
            Based on 43 reviews

            Individual guest reviews

            • Family with children
              6.2

              This was the second time we have stayed here. The gardens are lovely and the pools are great. The location is fantastic! Very family friendly. Close to eating places, and shops.

              This was the second time we have stayed here.(last time was 9 years ago) It has gone down hill a quite considerably as far as cleanliness and overall maintenance of the rooms goes. It is the most unclean apartment I have ever stayed in. Every thing could do with a thorough going through such as the clock didn't work. The kitchen was stocked with odd pieces. the stove and dishwasher are very dated and dirty. The glasses hanging in the rack where dirty. The carpet was badly stained. The picture over the bed was thick with dust.The couch was so dirty we placed a blanket over it. If you moved a piece of furniture it was very dirty under neath it.There were no block out curtains in the bedrooms, very important when on holiday!

            • Family with children
              4.6

              The location is the only thing going for this property, We did not enjoy our stay and will not stay there again

              Where should I start, I don't know of too many places where the reception does office hours only, upon our arrival at 5:45 approx there was a line up of about 5 different couples/families to check in via a phone outside where you had to get your room key out of a box, then proceeded to our room where we went up 2 flights of stairs with luggage and 7 year old twins, more dissapontment to come when we finally arrived at our room and to open the door to a musky smell that was like opening my nanna's locked up old chest of collectables, everything just felt grotty, the floor was greesy to walk on the tiled splash back above the stove was filthy the mouldy grout and dirty shower screen we definately undesirable and a health concern ( Luckily I'm not an asthmatic) the beds ok bedding ?????? did not feel comfy sitting on the lounge without a towel over it and got smashed with sandflies or mites ???just made my skin crawl. Needs a huge overhaul does nothing for the Break Free reputation, Has a bad name through out Hervey Bay, everyone you spoke to had the same opinion. Such a shame because of its beauiful position, It should be alot better. Aaa rating well over starred.

            • Older travelers
              8.8

              comfort, location, view, relaxing

              being requested for a deposit upon arrival, after having paid for the unit 3 months in advance. Found very little information at resort and in unit in regards to sight seeing locations, shoping centres and restaurants around hervey bay

            • Family with children
              4.2

              Great view, quiet rooms, comfortable.

              Upon check in, I asked for 2 sets of keys as we had 3 adults and 1 child in 2 bedroom unit. No 2nd set of keys were available, and as you need a key to open gate, a key to open security door and a key to open unit, this was VERY inconvenient. I had to constantly check if any keys were available, and finally the 2nd day (we were only staying 2 nights) the keys were available. Also, apartment kitchen was not as clean as I feel it should have been. An empty juice container was also left on kitchen bench. Two lamps were not working, you couldn't lock balcony door in main bedroom and the security door on balcony door to living room was not fitted correctly and was very hard to open and close for both my elderly mother in law and small child. The receptionist - Clare was neither friendly or helpful with the key matter - she was quite surly and didn't appear to care or offer alternatives or an apology. No apology was forthcoming from either herself or the Manager - whom she said she would contact.

            • Older travelers
              9.6

              The round spa thingy!! It was cool!!

              The fact that the reception is not open for proper hours, like all other resorts/hotels I have been in. it is very poor to shut at 5pm and not reopen til 0830am!! Unbelievable in this day and age!!

            • Group of friends
              8.2

              Great location and apartment. Close to the harbour, marina and restaurants.

            • Family with children
              7.4

              The location of the hotel was excellent. The room was very spacious and the spa with a sea view was awesome.

              The room smelt of fish, the carpets were very stained and the doona covers were dirty on the beds.

            • Older travelers
              7.0

              The price was very good for the fact that we stayed during the September Holidays. The proximity to the marina was also what we wanted as our primary reason for staying in Hervey Bay this time was to go on a Whale Tour. The view from the room was lovely abliet we were the furtherest block away from the main view. The kitchen was more spacous that we thought given that the room was a studio room.

              We stayed in room 179b. My husband was constantly frustrated with the key that opened the main door into our complex. The key would not work, so we put a small rock in the doorjam. Biggest complaint was lack of a lift as we had to trundle up several flights of stairs with our luggage then open several doors to get to our room. The bed was very uncomfortable with the base moving around at the slightest touch. The top mattress kept moving off the base. The spa bath/shower was a challenge to in/out of and the mechanism for turning the shower water on versus the bath water took some mucking around each time. The resident in the room beside us we think was smoking a lot as we could smell cigarette smoke all the time in the stair well and filtering thru the air conditioning.

            • Older travelers
              9.6

              Fabulous location to watch boats and sea activities. Restaurants and shopping very handy a great place all round.

            • Older travelers
              4.2

              we had a room that i belive was not cleaned before we went in,the microwave was dirty with greece the quilt cover had really bad stains on it and when i bought it to the attention of the cleaners she took it so fast but did not get it replaced the lounge was so bad with the smell of urine and bleed on it when i told reception the first day nothing was day the 2nd day the cleaner talk the quilt that was not replaced the 3rd day still no respose the 4th day i whet to reception again i told them i was very disappointed that no one even rang and spoke to me and that i will be putting my responce on the net for all to see one hour later the manegar rang asked me what could he do clean the lounge it could not be cleaned it was that bad and i did take photos, thay put a different lounge in for are last two days when you sat on it you could not get out you narely hit the floor so no i would never stay with them again it was to little to late the did not give a rats about us and will tell evereyone i have stayed in alot of places never have i had to complain and to this degree.

            • Older travelers
              7.0

              The views from the room of the ocean, the setting is beautiful

              The room was not cleaned well, shower curtain was filthy, floors were dirty, bedspread had stains on it.

            • Older travelers
              8.8

              Very well equipped studio, great view. Felt very secure.

              The shower curtain could do with a clean or change. Shortage of microwave dishes.

            • Single
              10.0

              Friendliness and courtesy of reception staff organising transport to conference and booking in and out. New Manager introduced himself and was extremely helpful Met some permanent local people staying at the accommodation who stopped for a chat. My ground floor apartment had a beautiful view of the Bay and early sunrises

              My visit was for 4 days only- wished I could have stayed longer

            • Family with children
              5.4

              The location is perfect

              The room facilities were poor. TV and DVD not working properly and no staff on site to contact. Booked room for 6 adults and only 1 parking space provided. No information in room about emergency procedures or safety measures. No info in games room about where to locate pool ques etc and again no staff available to help. No info on how to call reception/outside line etc. On checking out i bought these issues to the staff that were finally there and they were totally uninterested in hearing my concerns.

            • Family with children
              7.4

              Very Quiet and relaxing. Convenient for Whale Watching and Fraser Island.

            How to reach hotel

            hotel Breakfree Great Sandy Straits Aparthotel - Hervey Bay Hervey Bay location
            Show big map »

            Hotel Address:

            17 Buccaneer Drive, Urangan,Qld 4655, Hervey Bay, Australia, 4655

            Get directions
            City Center
            • Hervey Bay
              4.7 mi
            Airports
            • Hervey Bay (HVB)
              2.6 mi
            • Bundaberg (BDB)
              45.7 mi
            Restaurants
            • Cafe Balaena (cuisine: Australian)
              500 ft
            • Harvey's on the Bay (cuisine: Australian)
              500 ft
            Hotel information
            • Check-In:
              from  2 pm
            • Check-Out:
              until  10 am
            • Number of rooms:
              80

            Hotel Awards

            AustralianHOTEL AWARDSHighly RecommendedHervey BayBreakfree Great Sandy Straits

            According to guest reviews, the hotel has been rated as
            Best Design Hotels in Australia

            Use Badge