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2 outdoor pools, open 8:00 AM to 8:00 PM, pool umbrellas, pool loungers
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Blackout curtains, iron/ironing board, cots/infant beds, rollaway beds
Blackout curtains, iron/ironing board, cots/infant beds, rollaway beds

Guest reviews

3.7 out of 5 Good
321 reviews
Guests rated this property 3.4/5 for cleanliness.

Popular amenities

Pool
Air conditioning
Restaurant
Breakfast Available
Business Services
Bar

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Explore the area

Popular LocationEimeo Beach4 min walk
Popular LocationBlacks Beach Park16 min walk
Popular LocationBucasia Beach3 min drive
AirportMackay, QLD (MKY)40 min drive

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  • Garden View Studio

    3.8/5 guest room rating

    Room amenities

    • 26 sq m
    • Sleeps 3
    More detailsGarden View Studio
  • Ocean View Suite

    3.6/5 guest room rating

    Room amenities

    • 26 sq m
    • Ocean view
    • Sleeps 4
    More detailsOcean View Suite
  • Pool View Suite

    Room amenities

    • 26 sq m
    • Sleeps 4
    More detailsPool View Suite
  • Family Room

    4.3/5 guest room rating

    Room amenities

    • Resort view
    • Sleeps 5
    More detailsFamily Room

About this area

Mackay

Located in Mackay, Dolphin Heads Resort is on the beach. Bluewater Lagoon and Queens Park Orchid House are local attractions and those in the mood for shopping can visit Northern Beaches Central Shopping Centre and Hibiscus Shopping Centre. Mackay Regional Botanic Gardens and Mackay Leisure Centre are also worth visiting. Make sure you don't miss outdoor adventures like rock climbing, cave exploring and ecotours, or hop on a bike for hire nearby and take a self-guided tour around Mackay.
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Popular Location

What's nearby

  • Eimeo Beach - 4 min walk
  • Blacks Beach Park - 16 min walk
  • Bucasia Beach - 3 min drive
  • Northern Beaches Bowls Club - 6 min drive
  • Northern Beaches Central Shopping Centre - 6 min drive

Getting around

  • Mackay Station - 21 min drive
  • AirportMackay, QLD (MKY) - 40 min drive

Restaurants

  • SALT — 1 min walk

About this property

Dolphin Heads Resort

Beachside hotel to enjoy 2 outdoor swimming pools and a white sand beach
Spend the day on Dolphin Heads Resort's beach or relax by one of the hotel's 2 outdoor swimming pools. All 50 rooms provide conveniences such as sofa beds and fridges, plus patios and flat-screen TVs with digital channels. Other amenities available to guests include DVD players, microwaves and room service (during limited hours). Housekeeping is available on request.
Dolphin Heads Resort offers 50 forms of air-conditioned accommodation which are accessible via exterior corridors, and features DVD players and complimentary bottles of water. Rooms open to patios. Fridges, microwaves and coffee/tea makers are provided.

Bathrooms include a shower, complimentary toiletries and hairdryers. Flat-screen televisions come with digital channels. Additionally, rooms include an iron/ironing board and a ceiling fan. Housekeeping is provided on request.

2 the outdoor swimming pools are on site along with a children's pool.

The recreational activities listed below are available either on-site or nearby; fees may apply.

Property amenities

Internet

  • Available in all rooms: Internet access (surcharge)

Parking and public transport

  • Limited parking spaces

Food and drink

  • Cooked-to-order breakfast available for a fee daily 8:00 AM–10:00 AM: AUD 5-22 for adults and AUD 5-12 for children
  • 1 restaurant and 1 coffee shop/cafe
  • 1 poolside bar and 1 bar
  • Room service available
  • Coffee/tea in a common area

Things to do

  • 2 outdoor pools
  • Beach volleyball
  • Children's pool
  • Volleyball

Family friendly

  • 2 outdoor pools
  • Children's pool
  • Cots/infant beds (surcharge)
  • DVD player
  • Laundry facilities
  • Microwave
  • Fridge
  • Rollaway/extra beds (surcharge)
  • Sofa bed

Conveniences

  • Banquet hall
  • No lifts

Guest services

  • Front desk (limited hours)
  • Housekeeping (on request)
  • Laundry facilities
  • Luggage storage

Languages spoken

  • English

Business services

  • 1 meeting room
  • Conference space

Outdoors

  • BBQ grill(s)
  • Beachfront location
  • Garden
  • Outdoor entertainment area
  • Outdoor furniture
  • Picnic area
  • Pool sunloungers
  • Pool umbrellas

Accessibility

  • If you have requests for specific accessibility needs, please note them in the special requests field on the booking page after selecting your room.
  • Accessible bathroom
  • In-room accessibility
  • Well-lit path to entrance
  • Wheelchair-accessible business centre
  • Wheelchair-accessible lounge
  • Wheelchair-accessible parking
  • Wheelchair-accessible path of travel
  • Wheelchair-accessible pool
  • Wheelchair-accessible registration desk
  • Wheelchair-accessible restaurant
  • Wheelchair-accessible van parking

More

  • Designated smoking areas (fines apply)

Room amenities

Bedroom

  • Air conditioning
  • Blackout drapes/curtains
  • Ceiling fan
  • Cots/infant beds (surcharge)
  • Linens
  • Rollaway/extra beds (surcharge)
  • Sofa bed

Bathroom

  • Free toiletries
  • Hairdryer
  • Shampoo
  • Shower
  • Soap
  • Toilet paper
  • Towels

Entertainment

  • Digital channels
  • DVD player
  • Flat-screen TV

Food and drink

  • Coffee/tea maker
  • Electric kettle
  • Free bottled water
  • Microwave
  • Fridge

Outdoor space

  • Patio

More

  • Access via exterior corridors
  • Connecting rooms available
  • Iron/ironing board

Policies

Check-in

Check-in between 1:00 PM and midnight
Minimum check-in age - 18

Check-out

Check-out before 10 AM
Late check-out subject to availability

Special check-in instructions

The front desk is open daily from 9:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Guests will receive lockbox information

Access methods

Staffed front desk, lockbox

Pets

Pets not allowed (service animals welcome)

Children and extra beds

Children are welcome
Rollaway/extra beds are available for AUD 30.00 per night.
Cots (infant beds) are available for AUD 10.00 per night

Payment types

Important information

Optional extras

The following fees and deposits are charged by the property at the time of service, check-in or check-out.

  • Breakfast fee: between AUD 5 and AUD 22 for adults, and AUD 5 and AUD 12 for children (approximately)
  • Late check-out is available for a fee (subject to availability, amount varies)
  • Crib (infant bed) fee: AUD 10.00 per night
  • Rollaway bed fee: AUD 30.00 per night
  • Credit card charges are subject to a surcharge

The above list may not be comprehensive. Fees and deposits may not include tax and are subject to change.

You need to know

Extra-person charges may apply and vary depending on property policy
Government-issued photo identification and a credit card, debit card or cash deposit may be required at check-in for incidental charges
Special requests are subject to availability upon check-in and may incur additional charges; special requests cannot be guaranteed

We should mention

Pool access available from 8:00 AM to 8:00 PM
The property has connecting/adjoining rooms, which are subject to availability and can be requested by contacting the property using the number on the booking confirmation

Property is also known as

Dolphin Heads Resort
Dolphin Heads Resort Hotel
Dolphin Heads Resort Dolphin Heads
Dolphin Heads Resort Hotel Dolphin Heads

Frequently asked questions

Can I cancel my reservation for free at Dolphin Heads Resort and receive a full refund?
Yes, Dolphin Heads Resort offers free cancellation on select room rates, because flexibility matters! Please refer to Dolphin Heads Resort cancellation policy on our site for more details about any exclusions or requirements.
Does Dolphin Heads Resort have a pool?
Yes, this property has 2 outdoor pools and a children's pool. Pool access is from 8:00 AM to 8:00 PM.
Is Dolphin Heads Resort pet-friendly?
No, only service animals are welcome at the property.
How much is parking at Dolphin Heads Resort?
Limited spots are available.
What time is check-in at Dolphin Heads Resort?
Check-in is from 1:00 PM to midnight.
What time is check-out at Dolphin Heads Resort?
Checkout is at 10 AM. Late checkout is available for a fee (subject to availability).
Where is Dolphin Heads Resort located?
Nestled on the beach, this Dolphin Heads hotel is within 1 mi (2 km) of Eimeo Beach and Blacks Beach Park. Bucasia Beach is 1.3 mi (2.1 km) away.
3.7
Good
321 reviews
5 - Excellent
78
4 - Good
130
3 - Okay
73
2 - Poor
32
1 - Terrible
8

3.4/5

Cleanliness

3.7/5

Staff & service

3.5/5

Amenities

3.4/5

Property conditions & facilities

3/5 Okay

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Stayed 1 night in Sep 2020

5/5 Excellent

Stayed 3 nights in May 2020

5/5 Excellent

Travelled with partner
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Great location on the beach and nice clean room. Many Thanks
Stayed 1 night in Mar 2020

5/5 Excellent

Travelled with family
Happy face iconLiked: Cleanliness, staff & service, amenities, property conditions & facilities
So happy with Dolphin Heads love the place just relaxing l willl be back again thank you
Stayed 2 nights in Jan 2020

2/5 Poor

Travelled with family
Happy face iconLiked: Amenities
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Great pool, very large with heaps of room for fun for all family members. The bar area is at the pool with easy access. The out standing feature is the fantastic ocean view from your room.
Stayed 2 nights in Dec 2019