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Hamilton Island, QLD, Australia
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Discover well-known properties in Hamilton Island that are favored by visitors more than others. There are 456 hotels in Hamilton Island and price data was last updated on November 29, 2023. The average price for a hotel in Hamilton Island is $806/night.
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12 Resort Drive, Hamilton Island, QLD, Australia
Reef View Hotel overlooks the sea, features stylish rooms and offers outdoor tennis courts. It also provides a bowling alley, squash courts and a free shuttle service.
Free Wi-Fi
1573 reviews
0.2 mi from city centre
9 Resort Drive, Hamilton Island, QLD, Australia
Boasting a remarkable beachfront location, Beach Club offers luxury accommodation with an infinity-edge pool framed by palm trees and tropical gardens. It also provides free Wi-Fi, a free shuttle service and a beauty centre.
416 reviews
0.3 mi from city centre
3 Resort Drive, Hamilton Island, QLD, Australia
Featuring a beauty centre, Palm Bungalows offers modern rooms close to Whitsunday Island. It also provides a free shuttle service, luggage storage and a 24-hour reception.
Free Wi-Fi
455 reviews
0.4 mi from city centre
20 Whitsunday Boulevard, Hamilton Island, QLD, Australia
Just a 10-minute car ride from Great Barrier Reef Airport, Qualia provides convenient accommodation and offers a swimming pool. It also features body treatments, a beauty centre and room service.
Free Wi-Fi
1.4 mi from city centre

Tips for booking hotels in Hamilton Island

Gain useful insights and advice for booking the perfect stay in Hamilton Island. Price data is based on averages over the past 12 months and was last updated on November 29, 2023.
Cheapest month:August
Most expensive month:September
Average price in Hamilton Island:$806/night
Cheapest price found:$189/night
Cheapest day:Monday
Most expensive day:Wednesday
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Hotel prices in Hamilton Island

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3 Resort Drive, Hamilton Island, QLD, Australia
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20 Whitsunday Boulevard, Hamilton Island, QLD, Australia
9 Resort Drive, Hamilton Island, QLD, Australia
12 Resort Drive, Hamilton Island, QLD, Australia

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Other accommodations in Hamilton Island

Find the perfect hostel, theme hotel, or vacation rental for your stay in Hamilton Island. There are 456 hotels in Hamilton Island and price data was last updated on November 29, 2023. The average price for a stay in Hamilton Island is $806/night.
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20 Whitsunday Boulevard, Hamilton Island, QLD, Australia
1.4 mi from city centre
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Where to stay in Hamilton Island

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About Hamilton Island

One of more than 70 islands comprising the Whitsundays on the Queensland Coast, Hamilton Island lies near the heart of Australia’s Great Barrier Reef. This car-free playground offers pristine beaches, diving expeditions, golf, fishing and a dedicated kid’s zone for the little ones.

Things to do in Hamilton Island

Partially covered in preserved bushland, Hamilton Island gives you a rare chance to see koalas, kookaburras and wallabies in their natural environments. Book a tour guide to explore the interior of the bushland or hike up to Passage Peak for unfettered views of the picturesque Whitsundays archipelago.

Hamilton Island Marina is an informal gateway to the Great Barrier Reef, providing personal watercraft and high-speed catamarans for a day trip to Whitehaven Beach and Whitsunday Islands National Park. You can also join a fishing expedition or hire your own dinghy with bait and tackle included.

Turquoise waters lap the shores Catseye Beach, where the entire family can enjoy snorkelling, watersports, stand-up paddleboarding, kayaking and mastering the waves on mini-catamarans. Need some downtime? Head to the Hamilton Island resort pool for swim-up cocktails, sun-drenched loungers and pool volleyball.

Getting around Hamilton Island

With no cars allowed on the island, walking is a common way to get around, especially on the resort side where most of the eateries, bars and activities are located. There is also a free island shuttle or you can hire private two or four-seater golf buggies.

Facts about staying in Hamilton Island

Find useful tips and insights about staying in Hamilton Island to help you make the most of your experience. FAQs were last updated on November 29, 2023.
  • What is the best place in Hamilton Island for bars and restaurants?

    Once you have booked your hotel in Hamilton Island, you will want to explore the area and indulge in the best dining experiences available. If you ask the locals, you will hear the name Coca Chu. Known as the island’s most loved restaurant. Here you can feast on Asian-inspired dishes with a modern Australian twist. Fine dining is a given in Hamilton Island, so book a table at The Yacht Club’s Bommie Restaurant to see it for yourself. Local seafood, including reef fish and Mooloolaba bugs, are top choices on the menu. Stick to upper-class living and book a holiday at Qualia. A short walk away from these two famous restaurants, the hotel has a pool and a day spa.

  • What is the best place for a family vacation in Hamilton Island?

    If you are on holiday with the whole family, you will be looking for things to do on Hamilton Island with the kids. If your kids enjoy the outdoors and water sports, then you have picked the right destination. One of the most popular water activities for kids is water tubing. Hop on an inflatable water tube and get towed behind a speedboat while attempting to hang while the drivers do their best to get screaming and laughing out of you. Take the kids to the Hamilton Beach Go-Karting track if you need a break from the ocean but not from adrenaline. Older kids can drive a cart alone, and the younger kids can ride with a partner as they race around the track to victory. Most of the activities designed for family fun are around the bustling marina. Family-orientated hotels located at the marina include the Whitsunday Apartments and the Palm Bungalows.

  • What are the best things to do and see in Hamilton Island?

    When you’re thinking of things to see on Hamilton Island, you might want to pack your hiking boots. The island is home to plenty of hiking trails that meander through its unforgettable, verdant terrain. For more experienced hikers, head up to Passage Peak on the northeast section of the island. We recommend Reef View Hotel if you plan to stay on the northeast side of the island. Get in touch with your wild side, visit the Hamilton Island Wildlife centre, and meet Aussie creatures close up, like koalas and wombats. The Whitsunday Apartments are a great choice of Hamilton Island hotels for travellers who want to be close to the wildlife centre.

  • Where are the best places to stay for snorkelling?

    Hamilton Island is located on a section of the Great Barrier reef, so luxury snorkelling tours attract loads of tourists to Hamilton Island. Book yourself onto a luxury snorkelling boat operated by one of the many local companies and enjoy a full day of snorkelling at some of the best moorings around Bait Reef. The boats you will go out on are like mini cruises, with onboard lounge seating, hot and cold shower facilities, and even snacks and champagne on request. Most all the boats launch from the marina. If snorkelling is the main focus of your visit to the island, then Hamilton Island accommodation near the marina is where you will want to book. Poinciana 112 hotel is conveniently within walking distance to the marina.

  • What are the best hotels in Hamilton Island?

    Reef View Hotel (8.0/10 from 1,573 reviews), Beach Club (9.2/10 from 416 reviews), and Palm Bungalows (8.6/10 from 455 reviews) are all highly rated places to stay in Hamilton Island.

  • What is a good hotel near Catseye Beach?

    Reef View Hotel is a popular hotel near Catseye Beach that is highly recommended, with a score of 8.0 across 1,573 reviews.

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