Breakfree Great Sandy Straits Aparthotel - Hervey Bay

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

Wi-Fi
Free parking
Luggage storage
24-hour

24-hour reception

Shuttle

Paid city shuttle

Fitness/ Gym

Exercise gym

Swimming pool

Outdoor swimming pool

Spa and relaxation

Jacuzzi

Sauna

Overview

The historical Breakfree Great Sandy Straits Aparthotel comprises modern rooms in the vicinity of Hervey Bay Botanic Gardens, Great Sandy National Park and WetSide Water Education Park.

Its location next to a boat dock allows to see a theater and a museum in Hervey Bay. Guests can get to Hervey Bay city center, which is 8 km away.

The hotel is surrounded by an oceanarium and restaurants.

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

Rooms

This hotel comprises of three-bedroom penthouse, two-bedroom first floor apartment and three-bedroom apartment that come with tropical décor as well as ironing facilities, a personal safe, a kitchen, a lounge area and climate control. Breakfree Great Sandy Straits Aparthotel offers rooms with the bay view. Guests can make use of dressing gowns, a shower and a hairdryer.

Eat & Drink

Serving Australian specialties, Harvey's on the Bay is about 150 meters away.

Services

The on-site comforts include a luggage storage, free parking and a designated smoking place.

Relax

Guests with children at Breakfree Great Sandy Straits Aparthotel can take advantage of a playroom, a family pool and cribs.

Internet

No internet access available

Guest Parking

Free private parking is possible on site.

Number of rooms:   80.

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Facilities

General

  • Non-smoking rooms
  • Wi-Fi
  • Free parking
  • Safe deposit box
  • Limited time reception
  • No pets allowed
  • Luggage storage

Sports & Fitness

  • Exercise gym
  • Tennis court

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
  • Garden area
  • BBQ facilities
  • Sauna
  • Jacuzzi

Room facilities

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

Bathroom

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

Self-catering

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

Pets

  • Pets are not allowed.

How to reach hotel

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Hotel Address:

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

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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

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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, 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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              • 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

                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, 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