Daydream Island Resort

Whitsunday Islands, Whitsundays, QLD 4740 AU
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4.5 Star property Near Lovers Cove
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  • Pool umbrellas
  • Free WiFi
  • Number of poolside bars - 1
  • Number of outdoor pools - 1
  • Free buffet breakfast
  • Free breakfast
  • Fitness facilities
  • Smoke-free property
  • Children's pool
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12/01/2022 - 12/02/2022
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72
Fair

Summary of 1,695 reviews

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Rated 72/100 based on reviews from all travelers.

Fair family hotel. Great location.

Location

74/100
366 reviews

Great location. Great bars and restaurants nearby, but poor shopping.

Breakfast

65/100
198 reviews

Affordable, fairly tasty breakfasts.

Room

62/100
510 reviews

Average but big rooms with wonderful views, and okay beds. Complaints about maintenance and cleanliness in rooms and bathrooms. Guests complained about kitchenettes, minibars, TV's, and A/C. Subpar furniture and balconies. Shower can be a problem.

Service

52/100
771 reviews

Unprofessional, low rated restaurant service. Great childcare and friendly service. Recreation staff is nice. Decent reception, but less impressive bar service. Housekeeping and management are lacking. Room service could have been improved. Booking process should be better organized. Good tour guide. Service at the pool/beach should be improved.

WiFi

48/100
7 reviews

Wifi quality could be improved.

Bar

47/100
129 reviews

Poor bar with subpar drinks. The bar needs better service. Affordable beverage prices.

Food

44/100
536 reviews

Poor dining experience with uninteresting menus and bad side dishes. Food is pricey and snacks are subpar. Seafood, desserts and fruits were delicious. Dining area is poorly cleaned and there were complaints about the vegetables. Pizza is not the best. Bad poultry dishes.

Value

41/100
260 reviews

Value for money could be better. Food is a bit overpriced. Fair breakfast prices. Affordable beverage prices.

Cleanliness

32/100
265 reviews

Rooms, bathrooms and dining area all need more cleaning. Hotel facilities could use a good clean. Moderately clean pool area.

Rated 66/100 based on reviews from couples.

Good location.

Location

77/100
93 reviews

Great location. Not many options for shopping.

Breakfast

63/100
64 reviews

Breakfast is average.

Room

61/100
128 reviews

Room is acceptably new, and beds are so-so. Rooms need more cleaning and maintenance, with poorly rated minibars. Great views, but low quality air conditioning, televisions, and furnishing. Poor balconies and badly cleaned bathrooms. Shower can be a problem.

Service

45/100
167 reviews

Unprofessional, low rated restaurant service. Friendly service, but poorly rated management. Recreation staff is nice. Decent reception, but less impressive bar service. Room service could have been improved.

Value

41/100
46 reviews

Value for money could be better. Food is a bit overpriced.

Food

40/100
127 reviews

Guests complain about the dining, with a poor menu and high prices.

Cleanliness

29/100
58 reviews

Bathrooms and rooms are untidy. Hotel facilities could use a good clean.

Rated 66/100 based on reviews from families.

Delicious fish & seafood. Friendly service.

Location

74/100
60 reviews

Great location.

Breakfast

66/100
30 reviews

Breakfast is average.

Room

53/100
73 reviews

Room is acceptably new, and beds are so-so. Poorly cleaned and maintained rooms and poor bathrooms, but great views.

Bar

45/100
16 reviews

Poor bar with subpar drinks. The bar needs better service.

Service

45/100
119 reviews

Guests complain about the professionalism of the staff and management. Service is generally friendly, although bar service is poor. Recreation staff is nice. Reception is alright, but restaurant service is disappointing. Room service could have been improved.

Value

41/100
47 reviews

Value for money could be better. Food is a bit overpriced.

Food

41/100
81 reviews

Bad overall dining experience with a bad menu. Food is pricey and snacks are subpar.

Cleanliness

29/100
34 reviews

Rooms could be cleaner. Hotel facilities could use a good clean.

Rated 65/100 based on reviews from all travelers.

Fair family hotel. Great location.

Location

74/100
363 reviews

Great location. Great bars and restaurants nearby, but poor shopping.

Breakfast

65/100
198 reviews

Affordable, fairly tasty breakfasts.

Room

62/100
507 reviews

Average but big rooms with wonderful views, and okay beds. Complaints about maintenance and cleanliness in rooms and bathrooms. Guests complained about kitchenettes, minibars, TV's, and A/C. Subpar furniture and balconies. Shower can be a problem.

Service

52/100
768 reviews

Unprofessional, low rated restaurant service. Great childcare and friendly service. Recreation staff is nice. Decent reception, but less impressive bar service. Housekeeping and management are lacking. Room service could have been improved. Booking process should be better organized. Good tour guide. Service at the pool/beach should be improved.

WiFi

48/100
7 reviews

Wifi quality could be improved.

Bar

47/100
128 reviews

Poor bar with subpar drinks. The bar needs better service. Affordable beverage prices.

Food

44/100
532 reviews

Poor dining experience with uninteresting menus and bad side dishes. Food is pricey and snacks are subpar. Seafood, desserts and fruits were delicious. Dining area is poorly cleaned and there were complaints about the vegetables. Pizza is not the best. Bad poultry dishes.

Value

41/100
260 reviews

Value for money could be better. Food is a bit overpriced. Fair breakfast prices. Affordable beverage prices.

Cleanliness

32/100
264 reviews

Rooms, bathrooms and dining area all need more cleaning. Hotel facilities could use a good clean. Moderately clean pool area.

Rated 65/100 based on reviews from couples.

Good location.

Location

77/100
92 reviews

Great location. Not many options for shopping.

Breakfast

63/100
64 reviews

Breakfast is average.

Room

61/100
127 reviews

Room is acceptably new, and beds are so-so. Rooms need more cleaning and maintenance, with poorly rated minibars. Great views, but low quality air conditioning, televisions, and furnishing. Poor balconies and badly cleaned bathrooms. Shower can be a problem.

Service

45/100
165 reviews

Unprofessional, low rated restaurant service. Friendly service, but poorly rated management. Recreation staff is nice. Decent reception, but less impressive bar service. Room service could have been improved.

Value

41/100
46 reviews

Value for money could be better. Food is a bit overpriced.

Food

40/100
125 reviews

Guests complain about the dining, with a poor menu and high prices.

Cleanliness

30/100
57 reviews

Bathrooms and rooms are untidy. Hotel facilities could use a good clean.

Rated 63/100 based on reviews from families.

Delicious fish & seafood.

Location

74/100
60 reviews

Great location.

Breakfast

66/100
30 reviews

Breakfast is average.

Room

53/100
73 reviews

Room is acceptably new, and beds are so-so. Poorly cleaned and maintained rooms and poor bathrooms, but great views.

Service

45/100
119 reviews

Guests complain about the professionalism of the staff and management. Service is generally friendly, although bar service is poor. Recreation staff is nice. Reception is alright, but restaurant service is disappointing. Room service could have been improved.

Bar

45/100
16 reviews

Poor bar with subpar drinks. The bar needs better service.

Value

41/100
47 reviews

Value for money could be better. Food is a bit overpriced.

Food

41/100
81 reviews

Bad overall dining experience with a bad menu. Food is pricey and snacks are subpar.

Cleanliness

29/100
34 reviews

Rooms could be cleaner. Hotel facilities could use a good clean.

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Property description

When you stay at Daydream Island Resort in Whitsundays, you'll be by the ocean, just steps from Daydream Beach and Daydream Port. This 4.5-star resort is 14 mi (22.6 km) from Whitehaven Beach.

Satisfy your appetite at Graze Interactive Dining, one of the resort's 3 restaurants. Relax with a refreshing drink from the poolside bar or one of the 5 bars/lounges. A complimentary buffet breakfast is served daily from 6:30 AM to 10:00 AM.

Make yourself at home in one of the 277 air-conditioned rooms featuring minibars. Complimentary wireless Internet access keeps you connected, and digital programming is available for your entertainment. Bathrooms have complimentary toiletries and hair dryers. Conveniences include phones, as well as safes and desks.

Distances are displayed to the nearest 0.1 mile and kilometer.

Sandy Bay Beach - 0.1 km / 0.1 mi
South Molle Island Golf Course - 0.1 km / 0.1 mi
Molle Islands National Park - 0.1 km / 0.1 mi
South Molle Island Jetty - 0.1 km / 0.1 mi
Paddle Beach - 0.1 km / 0.1 mi
Bauer Bay Beach - 0.1 km / 0.1 mi
Oyster Beach - 0.1 km / 0.1 mi
Daydream Beach - 0.1 km / 0.1 mi
Coral Beach - 0.1 km / 0.1 mi
Daydream Port - 0.1 km / 0.1 mi
Daydream Reef - 0.2 km / 0.1 mi
Mermaids Beach - 0.2 km / 0.1 mi
Sunset Beach - 0.7 km / 0.4 mi
Coral Beach - 0.8 km / 0.5 mi
Shute Harbour Jetty - 3.3 km / 2 mi

The nearest airports are:
Proserpine, QLD (PPP-Whitsunday Coast) - 49.9 km / 31 mi
Hamilton Island, QLD (HTI-Great Barrier Reef) - 21.5 km / 13.4 mi

The preferred airport for Daydream Island Resort is Proserpine, QLD (PPP-Whitsunday Coast).

Featured amenities include dry cleaning/laundry services, a 24-hour front desk, and multilingual staff.

Head down to the water and enjoy a day at the private beach, or take advantage of other recreational amenities, which include an outdoor pool. Additional amenities at this resort include complimentary wireless Internet access, concierge services, and babysitting (surcharge). Getting to nearby attractions is a breeze with the area shuttle (surcharge).

Amenities / Features

  • Check-in: 2:00 PM
  • Check-out: 10:00 AM
  • Minimum age of oldest guest: 18
  • Gift shops or newsstand
  • Dry cleaning/laundry service
  • Shopping on site
  • Newspapers in lobby (surcharge)
  • Proposal/romance packages available
  • Babysitting or childcare (surcharge)
  • Lockers available
  • Pool umbrellas
  • Free WiFi
  • Number of bars/lounges - 5
  • Number of poolside bars - 1
  • Number of outdoor pools - 1
  • Number of swim-up bars - 1
  • In-room accessibility
  • Roll-in shower
  • Tours/ticket assistance
  • Accessible bathroom
  • Sailing on site
  • Free buffet breakfast
  • On private beach
  • Wheelchair-accessible on-site restaurant
  • Free breakfast
  • Multilingual staff
  • Daily
  • Coffee/tea in common areas
  • Laundry facilities
  • Rafting nearby
  • Elevator
  • Snorkeling on site
  • Children's club (surcharge)
  • Wheelchair accessible (may have limitations)
  • Beach umbrellas
  • Meeting rooms
  • Number of buildings/towers - 3
  • Total number of rooms - 277
  • Number of floors - 5
    • Wheelchair-accessible registration desk
    • Television in common areas
    • Windsurfing nearby
    • Helicopter/airplane tours on site
    • Marina on site
    • Garden
    • Wedding services
    • Beach towels
    • Water skiing on site
    • Boat tours nearby
    • Supervised childcare/activities (surcharge)
    • Area shuttle (surcharge)
    • Private picnics
    • Couples/private dining
    • Luggage storage
    • Porter/bellhop
    • Personal motorized watercraft on site
    • 24-hour front desk
    • Number of restaurants - 3
    • Safe-deposit box at front desk
    • Smoke-free property
    • Rowing or canoeing on site
    • Snack bar/deli
    • Children's pool
    • Kayaking on site
    • Motor boating on site
    • Beach sun loungers
    • Terrace
    • ATM/banking
    • Wheelchair accessible path of travel
    • Pool sun loungers
    • Concierge services

    Pet friendly?

    Pets not allowed

    Misc. fees / Policies

    • Early check-in is available for a fee (subject to availability, amount varies)
    • Late check-out is available for a fee (subject to availability, amount varies)
    • Rollaway bed fee: AUD 100.0 per day
    • Credit card charges are subject to a surcharge of 1.25 percent

    The above list may not be comprehensive. Fees and deposits may not include tax and are subject to change.

    • Up to 2 children 12 years old and younger stay free when occupying the parent or guardian's room, using existing bedding. Children may not be eligible for complimentary breakfast.
    • Only registered guests are allowed in the guestrooms.
    • The property has connecting/adjoining rooms, which are subject to availability and can be requested by contacting the property using the number on the booking confirmation.
    • Some facilities may have restricted access. Guests can contact the property for details using the contact information on the booking confirmation.
    • This property advises that enhanced cleaning and guest safety measures are currently in place.
    • Disinfectant is used to clean the property; commonly-touched surfaces are cleaned with disinfectant between stays; bed sheets and towels are laundered at a temperature of at least 60°C/140°F.
    • Social distancing measures are in place; staff at the property wear personal protective equipment; periodic temperature checks are conducted on staff; temperature checks are available to guests; guests are provided with hand sanitizer.
    • Individually-wrapped food options are available through room service.
    • This property affirms that it adheres to the cleaning and disinfection practices of Safe Travels (WTTC - Global).

    Cleaning policies

    Property is cleaned with disinfectant

    Staff wears personal protective equipment

    Guests are provided with free hand sanitizer

    Social distancing measures are in place

    Individually-wrapped food options are available

    Individually-wrapped food options are available through room service

    Staff temperature checks are conducted regularly

    Temperature checks are available to guests

    Bed sheets and towels are washed at a temperature of at least 60°C/140°F

    Commonly-touched surfaces are cleaned with disinfectant

    Property confirms they are implementing guest safety measures

    Property follows sanitization practices of Safe Travels (WTTC - Global)

    Property confirms they are implementing enhanced cleaning measures