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Bucasia, Australia
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Fantastic staff, made us feel very welcome with very prompt service! The good was beautiful as is the view! Every time we have been out here with large numbers of people there's nothing but the best given.. This time we took my family out that were visiting from Brisbane and they fell in love with it.. we actually left another...

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1Thank madavaslat
Mackay Region, Australia
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Fresh Fish of the Day was cooked to perfection. It melted in my mouth and the serving size was generous. The BEST hot chips I have had in my life. Salad isn't just your usual side dish either - it's amazing. Would highly recommend 😄

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DolphinHeadsResort01, Receptionist at Dolphin Heads Resort, responded to this review

Thank you for those kind words! We are glad that you enjoyed the Fish of the Day! The hot chips are AMAZING!! Hope to see you again soon! Thanks! Dolphin Heads Resort & Salt Café, Bar and Restaurant Team

Mackay, Australia
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Had the most wonderful New Years Eve at Dolphin Heads Resort. The setting with the fairy lights and finger-food by the water was magic, the staff were so friendly, the musicain and his choice of songs was terrific and our kids loved the dancers with the fire! Recommend this gorgeous resort to everyone!

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DolphinHeadsResort01, Receptionist at Dolphin Heads Resort, responded to this review

Hi There! Thank you so much for those kind words, We are very glad that you enjoyed your time here and spent it with us into the New Year! Hope to see you again soon! Thanks, Dolphin Heads Resort & Salt Café, Bar and Restaurant Team

Mackay Queensland
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We have just had our family reunion Christmas at Dolphin Heads. We thoroughly enjoyed our stay with family members staying from one night to four nights. Our room was ocean fronting and had been recently renovated as was most of the others. Yes, some of the rooms are a bit tired, but that goes back to the individual unit owners...

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DolphinHeadsResort01, Receptionist at Dolphin Heads Resort, responded to this review

Thank you for those kind words! We are so glad that you enjoyed your stay and the Christmas Lunch we had to offer. We hope to see you again soon! Thanks, Dolphin Heads Resort Team

Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Had a lovely day great for families was extremely busy but a great concept A couple of negatives had to wait over 90 minutes for meals we were told 45 mins when we ordered we forgot to order garlic bread so ordered it separately which came 15 mins after meals seemingly cooked as per ordering which is fine but to...

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2Thank Nantoafew
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Was lovely to meet up with friends midweek and enjoy the relaxing peace and quiet. This place is getting quite hectic and overwhelming on weekends. We waited over an hour and a half for hot drinks a couple of weekends back

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Mackay, Australia
Reviewed 11 December 2016 via mobile

My friends and I head there every now and then for a Sunday swim/beers and enjoy the DJ playing good vibes. The facilities at the ocean end of the pool area could do with some upgrades and a few dollars off the expensive (standard) beers would see us return more frequently and might pull larger crowds. I can't comment on...

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3Thank Brad_Eveleigh
Darwin, Australia
Reviewed 3 December 2016 via mobile

This place is completely run down and badly in need of maintenance and modernization There is rot on a lot of timber and rust on metalwork everywhere. We actually stayed here 15 years ago on our honeymoon and I swear nothing has been touched since. Terrible. Go somewhere else!

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9Thank 175phild
Reviewed 29 November 2016

The place is a mess , I travel a lot and I have stayed in some disgusting places throughout Thailand etc but this place takes the cake . The railings on the stairs are rotten so very dangerous, you could lean on it and fall through it . We had our Bluetooth speaker stolen from our room . They let...

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7Thank James H
DolphinHeadsResort01, Owner at Dolphin Heads Resort, responded to this review

James was a long term rental that was asked to leave on Tuesday. James was given 3 warnings about his behaviour and on one occasion staff felt the need to call police if he didn't quieten down. His Bluetooth speaker was stolen from his patio on the ground floor which he left outside over night. The power was not interrupted...

Reviewed 28 November 2016

The accommodation is comfortable. The room my father-in-law stayed in had recently been renovated so it was nicer. The staff are really friendly and helpful but unfortunately whenever there was more than a couple of tables of people the food took forever to come out. Lovely place to stay if you are looking to just relax and get away from...

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DolphinHeadsResort01, Receptionist at Dolphin Heads Resort, responded to this review

Hi Peter, Thank you for your review, we are sorry that the food took a little longer then usual to come out. We are glad that you enjoyed your stay and had a relaxing get away. Hope to see you back here soon! Kind regards, Dolphin Heads Resort Team

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Amenities

Highlights
  • Pool
  • Beachfront
  • Free Parking
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Room Service
  • Spa
About the property
  • Beachfront
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  • Pool
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Spa
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  • Air Conditioning
  • Refrigerator in room
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  • Free Parking
  • Meeting Rooms
  • Room Service
  • Laundry Service

Additional Information about Dolphin Heads Resort

Address: 6 Beach Road | Dolphin Heads, Mackay, Queensland 4740, Australia
Region: Australia > Queensland > Mackay
Price Range: ₹ 6,295 - ₹ 9,827 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3.5 star — Dolphin Heads Resort 3.5*
Number of rooms: 50
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“Ocean view rooms are awesome.”
 of 5 bubbles 864jeanettet, 14 Nov 2016 | Read review
“Beach views are great but beware the easterly wind straight off the ocean.”
 of 5 bubbles priesty1, 26 Sep 2016 | Read review
“although there is no trolley in foyer ask and they will give you one.”
 of 5 bubbles havagoodtime, 6 Sep 2016 | Read review
“Great views from the ocean view rooms; large pool; heart shaped spa; friendly staff; friendly ducks! ; easy access to the beach.”
 of 5 bubbles Lady_Dorothy, 23 Aug 2016 | Read review
“As we are a family of 6 they have rooms that join up.”
 of 5 bubbles sherriehession, 18 May 2016 | Read review
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