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“Great value, clean, spacious, helpful staff and great views!”

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Sunlit Waters Studio Apartments
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Reviewed 15 July 2013

Excellent value, wonderful apartments. I believe they are all identical so you don't need to worry too much about which room you get.
I thought it would be a little far away from Airlie for restaurants and shops but it is really only 5-10mins from the main street, although there is a steep hill (which we can thank for the excellent views) I also thought when there that perhaps staying any closer to the main street would be pretty noisey and maybe not be so good for sleep.
Staff were friendly and helpful. We stayed one night then went away for a couple of days to an island and returned for another night. They kindly allowed us to leave our suitcases there and we even accidentally left some maple syrup in the fridge which when cleaning they found and then gave back to us on our second stay. Although this isn't much effort for them it was really appreciated and you probably would not get that everywhere.

  • Stayed: July 2013, travelled as a couple
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Reviewed 12 July 2013 via mobile

Our family of 4 stayed in the one bedroom studio after reading trip advisor reviews. We were not disappointed! It is a brilliant value alternative to an apartment. The view is stunning , the position perfect (close to town but not in with the backpackers), the room was spotless and Lisa went above and beyond when we needed help!! We had to phone to book, but so happy we did!

  • Stayed: June 2013
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Reviewed 7 June 2013

stayed at the Sunlit as a family of 5, location was awesome walking distance to Main Street and water front. The view from balcony amazing. Highly recommended this little immaculate kept and the managers are extremely friendly and helpful.

  • Stayed: June 2013, travelled with family
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Reviewed 6 June 2013

Stayed here with my son as we were travelling round Australia for a month. Stuart and Lisa couldn't have been more helpful and arranged a trip for me to the barrier reef and also Stuart took us to the bus pick up on our checkout. The apartment was fantastic and the best we stayed in on our travels. Nothing was too much trouble and the views from the balcony were amazing. I even became used to the hill down to and back up to the apartment definitely wouldn't stop me staying again or recommending it to anyone who is looking for a great place to stay in Airlie beach.

  • Stayed: May 2013, travelled with family
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Thank Val I
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Reviewed 1 June 2013 via mobile

The view from all rooms is nothing short of stunning, with easy pool and pool side chair access for all.
Service was friendly and helpful, located at the top of a steep hill but only short five minute walk to town.
The price is amazing in comparison to other locations in town and we would highly recommend.

  • Stayed: May 2013
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Reviewed 21 May 2013

We stayed here towards the end of April as we were attending a wedding. The rooms are a good size & all very clean. Lisa & Stuart could not have been more helpful, even confirming our airport pickup with the tour operator. The view from the balcony outside the room was stunning & every morning we had parrots outside at the pool. The prices are very reasonable & having seen where some of the other wedding guests were staying (and the prices they paid) I'm very glad we stayed here. There is a steep hill to get to the apartments, but if you're not up for the walk a taxi from the main street costs about $8.

All in all a wonderful place to stay & I wouldn't hesitate to stay here again if we return to the Whitsundays.

  • Stayed: April 2013, travelled as a couple
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Thank Neubauten
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Reviewed 22 April 2013

Used Trip Advisor and Lonely Planet to find a place to stay in Airlie as heard there were some very basic and loud backpacker places. We wanted a room for before and after a whitsunday cruise. We ended up coming back for another stop just because we liked it. Was surprised by how reasonable the price was when I called, then was stunned when we got there and saw the pool (its like a little infinity pool), the view and the quality of the rooms. Stuart and lisa helped arrange the transfer, found us a room at short notice, advised us about wicked campers...(they were so right) and got us onto Tim Tams. Who knew. Sitting in the late evening under the stars, on the edge of the floodlit pool, dipping our feet and looking through the palms across the bay was one of those unexpected and perfect holiday moments.

  • Stayed: March 2013, travelled as a couple
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Thank jen h
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Address: 20 Airlie Cres, Airlie Beach, Queensland 4802, Australia
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Region: Australia > Queensland > Airlie Beach
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Ranked #6 of 56 Speciality Lodging in Airlie Beach
Price Range: £69 - £84 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — Sunlit Waters Studio Apartments 3*
Number of rooms: 7
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