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Brisbane Region, Australia
Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

We stayed at Akama Resort for the Queensland Youth Surf Life Saving Championships. Its the best self contained apartment we've stayed in, it had everything a real home away from home experience. After a hard day competing on the beach the kids could have a swim and we used poolside BBQ. Overall a great experience.

Thank groover699
London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 1 week ago

This is a apartment rental only. Self Catering and no services whatsoever. No towel or linen change, no rubbish collection...nothing...no security, just a daily reception is for 7 hours daily. Room keys open everything( garage, rooms, front dorm, pool.

Thank LondonWolfeee
Akama, Manager at Akama Resort, responded to this review

Hello Wolf, As per our website we are an officially accredited 5 star SELF CATERING property. Extra towels are available at reception upon request. Bin chutes are available on each level located next to the lift for guests convenience. Office hours are 8.30 - 5.30 M-F, 8.30 - 3.00 Sat and 8.30 to midday Sunday however the manager lives on...

Sydney, Australia
Reviewed 15 January 2017

Akama is a great resort located near the marina. The deluxe penthouse is true 5 star accomodation with a huge amount of space, a great balcony with bbq and beautiful views across to Fraser Island. The manager, Robyn, was very helpful and a wonderful host. The property is well maintained and has a large swimming pool. We will book again...

Thank C B
Akama, Manager at Akama Resort, responded to this review

Hello C B, Thank you for this wonderful review. It is guests like you who make our job such a pleasure – so friendly and so excited about your visit to this beautiful region. We look forward to seeing your lovely family again when you next return to Hervey Bay. Regards Robyn and Dana

Cumbernauld, United Kingdom
Reviewed 12 January 2017

We stayed here in January on the 5th floor room20 and it was wonderful,the apartment itself was luxurious and fully equipped ,the views were magnificent,the pool and complex were spotlessly clean .and I would reccommend this resort to anyone,you will not be disappointed.

Thank Pattonna
Akama, Manager at Akama Resort, responded to this review

What a lovely review – thank you very much. It was a pleasure to welcome you to Akama Resort. Great to read that you made full use of the apartment and you enjoyed the views. Hopefully, we’ll see you again one day. Regards Dana and Robyn

Toronto, Australia
Reviewed 30 December 2016 via mobile

We have spent our Christmas Eve and day holiday in this splendid resort. Everything was just right and as expected and advertised . Manager was always so helpful even at 10 pm when we didn't have a key they very with smile helped us to open the door. Overall if I'm in Hervey Bay Area Akama resort is place to...

Thank Jindra S
Akama, Manager at Akama Resort, responded to this review

Thanks for the great review Jindra– much appreciated! Lovely to know that your family enjoyed your Christmas break at Akama. Hopefully we will see you again when you next visit the region. Regards Robyn and Dana

Brisbane, Australia
Reviewed 20 December 2016

We chose the Penthouse at Akama Resort for our family get-together because it provided three full size bedrooms, a fully equipped kitchen with full size fridge and a large family room. The veranda overlooking the water was a bonus. We had six adults plus a 14 month old baby and the spacious apartment was fantastic. The space it provided meant...

Thank Greg W
Akama, Manager at Akama Resort, responded to this review

Thanks Greg W for the fantastic review! So pleased to read that you were happy with our clean spacious apartment and that the family enjoyed their stay. We look forward to welcoming you back to Akama Resort for your next get together maybe in Whale Season. Don’t forget to mention your previous stay for the ‘return guest discount’. Regards Robyn...

Gold Coast, Australia
Reviewed 12 December 2016

Stayed on the 5th floor in a 3 bed apartment & it was lovely. Beautifully presented apartment, you could tell the team at Akama are very proud of the apartments, everything was clean, tidy, well maintained & presented. Absolutely loved our stay here with our visiting parents from the UK. The pool was very nice, the gardens were nicely maintained...

Thank David D
Akama, Manager at Akama Resort, responded to this review

Thanks for the excellent review. We love to hear that our guests appreciate the clean spacious apartments and the amenities here at Akama. We hope your parents enjoy the rest of their trip ‘Downunder’. Merry Christmas from Robyn and Dana

Reviewed 9 December 2016 via mobile

From the moment we checked in Robyn warmly welcomed our family. The apartments are very spacious, exceptionally clean & kitchens are well appointed. Balconies are large and accommodating Could easily stay for extended periods of time. Pool clean and welcoming. Parking very secure. Would highly recommend.

Thank BrisbaneLana
Akama, Manager at Akama Resort, responded to this review

Wow Lana – thanks for the excellent review. Great guests like you make our job so easy. It was a pleasure to welcome your lovely family to Akama Resort. You are welcome back anytime. Regards Robyn

Reviewed 26 November 2016 via mobile

Akama is an amazing set of apartments. Our three bedroom unit was immaculately clean, modern and comfortable. There was everything there from the tv to the coffee plunger. Plenty of space for me my wife and our three children. The management were more than helpful, advising us on trips and places to visit. We booked our Fraser Island trip through...

Thank David H
Akama, Owner at Akama Resort, responded to this review

Hi David H Thankyou David for your kind review on our amazing apartments. It was a pleasure to welcome your lovely family to Akama. Yes, you are right – the sub-tropical climate does mean we have some early sunrises – the block out blinds do help, however an early start to the day is usually inevitable. I’m glad you enjoyed...

Cairns, Australia
Reviewed 26 November 2016

A fantastic location and the room was very spacious with a large balcony, lovely pool and outdoor spa - the kids loved it! Within walking distance to restaurants, the boat harbour for whale watching and Fraser Island tours. Very comfortable king size bed, modern well equipped kitchen with dishwasher, large bathrooms and laundry with washing machine and dryer. It has...

Thank sandyklimt
Akama, Manager at Akama Resort, responded to this review

Wow - what a fantastic review. Glad you enjoyed the region and your Akama experience. We look forward to welcoming you back when you next visit and hopefully we will be able to fulfill that wish with a Lady Elliot Island trip. See you for Whale Season. Regards Robyn

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Pool
  • Free Parking
  • Beachfront
  • Spa
About the property
  • Wheelchair access
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
  • Beachfront
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  • Pool
  • Spa
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  • Kitchenette
  • Suites
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Family Rooms
In your room
  • Air Conditioning
  • Microwave
  • Refrigerator in room
  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Paid Wifi
  • Free Parking
  • Self-Serve Laundry
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Akama offers a dress circle location for anyone wanting to experience the very best of Hervey Bay and Fraser Island. Akama Resort is right across the road from Hervey Bay Marina - clubs, shopping, restaurants and Whale Watching vessels.The apartments are luxuriously spacious with high ceilings and a flow through design to very generous balconies - push back the concertina doors and open your apartment up to the views and tropical breezes. Heated pool and spa, keyless entry, undercover secure car parking and Free WiFi. Book with us direct for the best discounted offers and exclusive apartment types. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Akama Resort

Address: 625 Esplanade | Urangan, Hervey Bay, Queensland 4655, Australia
Region: Australia > Queensland > Fraser Coast > Hervey Bay
Price Range: £107 - £148 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:5 star — Akama Resort 5*
Number of rooms: 23
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Also Known As:
Akama Hotel Hervey Bay
Akama Resort Hervey Bay
Hotel Style:
#1 On the Beach Hotel in Hervey Bay
#1 Romantic Hotel in Hervey Bay
#1 Family Hotel in Hervey Bay
#2 Top resorts Hotel in Hervey Bay
#2 Luxury Hotel in Hervey Bay
#2 Spa Hotel in Hervey Bay
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