Very good 7.6
Based on 31 reviews

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About Daydream Island Resort and Spa

Description

Located in the Great Barrier Reef on one of the few inhabited islands of the mesmerizing Whitsundays, Daydream Island Resort and Spa is indeed set on a tropical island. If you are looking for a unique and adventurous holiday or an eventful family vacation, don't look elsewhere because this is the place! Boasting 296 spacious rooms with modern décor and cooling tiled floors, this 4.5-star property also provides excellent amenities for your comfort, including PlayStation video games, a safety deposit box, and individually controlled air-conditioning. They also feature excellent resort facilities like three outdoor lagoon-style swimming pools, two saunas and three outdoor spas, an on-site solarium, a 19-hole interactive mini golf course, and two pool bars. An excellent place for all, it will give you a fantastic holiday.
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Features

Internet

  • free Wi-Fi in all rooms
  • Wi-Fi in public areas

Transportation

  • airport transfer
  • shuttle service

Fitness & recreation

  • fitness center
  • sauna
  • spa
  • massage
  • steamroom
  • games room

Swimming & soaking

  • hot tub
  • outdoor pool

Water sports

  • snorkeling
  • boats
  • watersports equipment rentals
  • canoe
  • private beach
  • diving
  • fishing
  • water sports (motorized)
  • water sports (non-motorized)

Land sports

  • mini golf course
  • hiking trails
  • tennis courts

For kids

  • children's playground
  • kids club
  • pool (kids)

Food & beverage

  • convenience store
  • room service
  • restaurant
  • coffee shop
  • poolside bar
  • bar

Pets

  • pets allowed

Cleaning services

  • daily housekeeping
  • laundromat

Guest services

  • postal service
  • chapel
  • express check-in/check-out
  • luggage storage
  • babysitting
  • newspapers
  • tours
  • concierge

On-site facilities

  • gift/souvenir shop
  • wheelchair accessible
  • facilities for disabled guests
  • family room
  • garden
  • elevator
  • salon
  • shops
  • smoking area

Health and security

  • infirmary
  • 24-hour front desk
  • safety deposit boxes

Business & money services

  • photocopying
  • fax machine
  • printer
  • meeting facilities
  • ATM

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Chinese (Mandarin)
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Policies

Please note that no physical extra bed in room. The extra bed charge is to accommodate a 3rd and 4th person. Bedding Configuration - one king bed and one double sofa bed; or two queen beds.

Children up to 14 years sleep at no additional charge within sleeping maximum capacity of the room. Maximum of 4 guests per room.

Child and extra bed policy
Children 0-14 year(s) Stay for free if using existing bedding.
  • Extra beds are dependent on the room you choose, please check the individual room policy for more details.
When booking more than 5 rooms, different policies and additional supplements may apply.
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Useful info

Airport Transfer Fee: 52 AUD
Check-In From: 2:00 PM
Check-Out Until: 10:00 AM
Number of Bars: 3
Number of Floors: 3
Number of Restaurants: 3
Number of Rooms : 296
Room Voltage: 240
Time to Airport (Minutes): 80
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Recent customer comments

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Very good



  • Hotel Condition/Cleanliness 7.5
  • Facilities 7.5
  • Location 9.0
  • Room Comfort/Standard 7.8
  • Service 7.7
  • Value for Money 6.8
  • Food/Dining 6.5

Chanya B.
Thailand
June 26, 2016
Good holiday for family
Very well organized resort. Smiling staffs. Good pools and hot spas. Beautiful views, a lot of activities

Mary S.
Australia
May 24, 2016
Nice Island to visit
Taste of food was very ordinary and plain but edible. Expensive for what you can. Swimming was great and beautiful scenery. Nice photos. Not big island so people everywhere you go. Great for families with small children.

greg P.
Australia
April 28, 2016
Great value.
We had a splendid time away with very hospitable staff. Unfortunately the facilities are quite dated. Overall, an excellent holiday destination.

Kerrie S.
Thailand
April 04, 2016
Not that happy
Over priced and in need of a revamp, had mould on curtains and in bathroom, frayed bath towels and dirty tiles around skirting boards, the bed was very comfortable, we could hear the springs in the mattresses when getting into bed, food very average and over priced, not a lot of options for kids meals and the Captains Club well yuk! dirty and smelly but wonderful staff.

Jason M.
Australia
March 29, 2016
We had a great time
The best things about Daydream is the affordability of the dining options and activities as well as the daily servicing of our room. Staff were welcoming and helpful
On Daydream you can do as little or as much as you want. Even though there was just the two of us, there were plenty of families taking advantage of the facilities as well as a wedding party there for the weekend! We thoroughly enjoyed ourselves and definitely plan on going back

Maro G.
Australia
February 03, 2016
Fantastic family holiday
Family friendly, activities, food
We had a fantastic stay. If You have kids that You want to entertain and never get bored that's where you take them. Food was amazing in the waterfall restaurant. Swimming pools are nice and always kept clean. It is very hot not to have an air conditioner in the restaurant or in the reception though. That was the only negative.

Robert H.
United Kingdom
January 21, 2016
Held to ransome on an island
The bed was comfortable. Good TV service. Housekeepers were good
What kind of Holiday resort closes the bar at 8:45? Everything on the island costs extra. Crazy golf is $10. Snorkels hire is $10. The kiddies playgroup costs $50 FOR 4 HOURS! $47 DOLLARS for a carvery which had some formed gammon,some fatty roast pork, overcooked roast beef, and broiled chicken. I asked if there was any rare roast beef. The reply was "That's it mate." Customer service does not seem to be part of their culture.

Joanne G.
United Kingdom
January 03, 2016
Christmas break
Location, pool, friendly.

Yu T.
Hong Kong
November 28, 2015
Relaxing resort
Friendly staff, clean and tidy room, wide range selection on breakfast

Chris V.
United States
October 27, 2015
Great but a little disapppointing.
location from Arlie Beach and the Great Barrier Reef. 2. The wildlife was great to see while snorkeling at the resort and the wallabies. 3. The living reef was a great attraction. The staff was very i
The room was great and the sights to see around the island. One complaint I have is that early in the morning(between 6&7) there were children in the hallway being children. Which is of course noisy. I also was not happy with the dinner options when you are doing activities off the island. Having not been there before we did not know that bookings in the Mermaid restaurant were "mandatory". We had a limited budget and could not afford to eat and had no desire to eat at the buffet. We had brought some food with us for lunches so we ate what we had left for Dinner.


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