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Whitsunday Sands Resort
4 out of 5
2A Horseshoe Bay Road, Bowen, QLD
The price is AU$167 per night from 29 Jan. to 30 Jan.
23.48 km from city centre
4.5/5Wonderful! (350 reviews)

"Wonderful sunset and sunrise from balcony. Close to beach and cafe and restaurants close by."…"

Reviewed on 16 Jan. 2021

Whitsunday Sands Resort
Queens Beach Motor Hotel
3 out of 5
101 Golf Links Road, Bowen, QLD
The price is AU$89 per night from 17 Jan. to 18 Jan.
21.61 km from city centre
3.7/5Good! (55 reviews)

"Everything you need for a stopover. Clean bathroom, a good shower, a comfortable bed and a powerful aircon. The location was a plus, there’s a petrol station just a few steps away with a convenience store and a nice pub in the hotel."…"

Reviewed on 28 Dec. 2020

Queens Beach Motor Hotel
Bluewater Harbour Motel
3 out of 5
1 Powell Street, Bowen, QLD
Free cancellationReserve now, pay when you stay
The price is AU$129 per night from 17 Jan. to 18 Jan.
20.23 km from city centre
4.6/5Wonderful! (246 reviews)

"A fantastic and super clean motel, with large rooms. Nice and quiet. Was great for our overnight stop and would stay here again if we ever end up in Bowen again!"…"

Reviewed on 20 Oct. 2020

Bluewater Harbour Motel
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Horseshoe Bay Resort
4 out of 5
1 Horseshoe Bay Road, Bowen, QLD
The price is AU$95 per night from 29 Jan. to 30 Jan.
23.53 km from city centre
4.2/5Excellent! (59 reviews)

"The area was beautiful and easy to access walking tracks and beaches. Staff were all polite and helpful. The wildlife was amazing to see roaming freely"…"

Reviewed on 24 Sep. 2020

Horseshoe Bay Resort
Bowen Arrow Motel
2.5 out of 5
18512 Bruce Highway, Bowen, QLD
Free cancellationReserve now, pay when you stay
The price is AU$110 per night from 17 Jan. to 18 Jan.
16.07 km from city centre
4.6/5Exceptional! (61 reviews)

"Highly recommended with Easy Check In and Out and clean room. Prefer the insect killer to be put out from the food amenities."…"

Reviewed on 2 Jan. 2021

Bowen Arrow Motel
Queens Beach Tourist Village
4 out of 5
160 Mt Nutt Road, Bowen, QLD
Free cancellationReserve now, pay when you stay
The price is AU$116 per night from 22 Jan. to 23 Jan.
21.51 km from city centre
4.6/5Wonderful! (154 reviews)

"Very suitable for our short stay. Friendly staff. Clean accommodation."…"

Reviewed on 26 Oct. 2020

Queens Beach Tourist Village
Harbour Lights Tourist Park
3.5 out of 5
40 Santa Barbara Parade, Bowen, QLD
The price is AU$85 per night from 17 Jan. to 18 Jan.
20.02 km from city centre
4.3/5Excellent! (85 reviews)

"This was just an overnight stay. Was satisfactory. However like everything in North Queensland at the moment is not value for money. Overpriced."…"

Reviewed on 29 Nov. 2020

Harbour Lights Tourist Park
Castle Motor Lodge
3 out of 5
6 Don Street, Bowen, QLD
Free cancellationReserve now, pay when you stay
The price is AU$135 per night from 17 Jan. to 18 Jan.
19.33 km from city centre
4.3/5Excellent! (69 reviews)

"Wonderful place to stay, staff were exceptional, and the meal in the restaurant was marvelous. Had a nice relax by the pool, I felt very safe there, lovely room."…"

Reviewed on 11 Jan. 2020

Castle Motor Lodge
Ocean View Motel Bowen
3.5 out of 5
18317 Bruce Highway, Bowen, QLD
Free cancellationReserve now, pay when you stay
The price is AU$121 per night from 17 Jan. to 18 Jan.
15.94 km from city centre
4.3/5Excellent! (57 reviews)

"Great view, friendly service and tidy and clean room"…"

Reviewed on 2 Oct. 2020

Ocean View Motel Bowen
Port Denison Motor Inn
3.5 out of 5
11 Dalrymple Street, Bowen, QLD
The price is AU$130 per night from 17 Jan. to 18 Jan.
19.42 km from city centre
4.6/5Exceptional! (51 reviews)

"Good location and clean property, worth the money."…"

Reviewed on 1 Jan. 2021

Port Denison Motor Inn
Coral Cove Apartments
4.5 out of 5
2-B Horseshoe Bay Road, Bowen, QLD
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23.43 km from city centre
4.8/5Exceptional! (32 reviews)

"Scenery and location relaxing place. Lots to do if interested or just chill out with a few drinks and enjoy the beautiful beaches and sunsets."…"

Reviewed on 23 Aug. 2020

Coral Cove Apartments
The Pearly Shell Motel
3 out of 5
2 Don Street, Bowen, QLD
The price is AU$100 per night from 19 Jan. to 20 Jan.
19.38 km from city centre
4.1/5Very Good! (47 reviews)

"The property had the most unkept appearance inside and out. Stained filthy carpet and drapes. Nothing pleasant about it except walking distance to food outlets"…"

Reviewed on 15 Feb. 2020

The Pearly Shell Motel
Rose Bay Resort
4.5 out of 5
2 Pandanus Street, Bowen, QLD
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22.98 km from city centre
4.7/5Exceptional! (93 reviews)

"Amazing location and so quiet and peaceful ,stunning views from the balcony. Could stay at the resort and never leave with great snorkeling around the rocks at the end of the beach and lovely clean beach to walk and relax on as well as swim. Worth the walk up to the path behind the resort for amazing ..."…"

Reviewed on 13 Oct. 2020

Rose Bay Resort
Ocean Breeze Units
3 out of 5
5 Marshall Street, Bowen, QLD
The price is AU$93 per night from 17 Jan. to 18 Jan.
21.57 km from city centre
3/5 (44 reviews)
Friendly reception

"Large spacious unit. Not in perfect condition but comfortable."…"

Reviewed on 12 Feb. 2020

Ocean Breeze Units
The Beach House
3 out of 5
6 Bayside Ct, Whitsunday Region, Bowen, QLD
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16.73 km from city centre
The Beach House
Beachside Holiday Units
3.5 out of 5
38 Horseshoe Bay Road, Bowen, QLD
The price is AU$110 per night from 28 Jan. to 29 Jan.
22.39 km from city centre
3.7/5Good! (146 reviews)
Beautiful Bowen

"The property is beautifully located right on the beach. It's an older style of building but our apartment was very spacious and had been renovated in the bathroom. Everything else was meticulously clean. The TV and wifi were good as well. I'd recommend this property as good value.Will stay here next ..."…"

Reviewed on 28 Aug. 2020

Beachside Holiday Units
 NRMA Bowen Beachfront Holiday Park
4 out of 5
Cnr Horseshoe and The Soldiers, Bowen, QLD
The price is AU$170 per night from 27 Jan. to 28 Jan.
21.94 km from city centre
4.5/5Wonderful! (77 reviews)
Comfy, cosy, coffee and great staff.

"Arriving at Bowen Beachfront Park we were greeted by super lovely reception staff. We immediately felt so welcome. The park is secure and well laid out. They really look after families offering outdoor movie nights, kids activities and space for playing. Their pool area is fantastic. Our cabin was ..."…"

Reviewed on 13 Oct. 2020

NRMA Bowen Beachfront Holiday Park
Sails On Main
2.5 out of 5
55 Herbert Street, Bowen, QLD
Free cancellationReserve now, pay when you stay
The price is AU$110 per night from 17 Jan. to 18 Jan.
19.81 km from city centre
3.7/5Good! (26 reviews)

"Great stay, conveniently in the middle of Bowen."…"

Reviewed on 9 Aug. 2020

Sails On Main
Sky View Units
3.5 out of 5
47 Horseshoe Bay Road, Bowen, QLD
The price is AU$143 per night from 17 Jan. to 18 Jan.
22.33 km from city centre
4.3/5Excellent! (56 reviews)
The best hosts

"Unfortunately our home was burgled while we were away in beautiful Bowen . Jackie the owner was so understanding and amazingly understanding. Such amazing , caring , thoughtful owners . The best place to stay in Bowen"…"

Reviewed on 15 Jan. 2020

Sky View Units
Tropical Beach Caravan Park
4 out of 5
Howard Street, Bowen, QLD
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21.85 km from city centre
4.3/5Excellent! (7 reviews)
Only one night

"Reception was friendly and efficient. The staff were friendly and helpful. Sorry it was only one night but needed to travel on!"…"

Reviewed on 30 Jun. 2017

Tropical Beach Caravan Park
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Visiting Bowen

Visitors can enjoy all that Bowen has to offer including the waterfront, water parks, and coffeehouses. The tucked away and quaint setting also entices those visiting the city.

  • There are 22 hotels and other accommodations in Bowen
  • The closest major airport is in Proserpine, QLD (PPP-Whitsunday Coast) 63.4 from the city center

Sightseeing and Staying in Bowen

The city's natural beauty is on display at Mullers Lagoon Park, Kings Beach, and Horseshoe Bay Beach. A couple of additional sights to add to your agenda are Bowen Jetty and Bowen Harbour.

As you plan your vacation, you'll find 22 hotels and other lodging options to select from in Bowen. Below are top ranked ones based on Expedia user reviews:

  • Coral Cove Apartments - With a stay at this 4.5-star apartment, guests can enjoy access to a restaurant and an outdoor pool, along with an in-room kitchen. It's a favorite with Expedia travelers for its dining options and beach locale.
  • Rose Bay Resort - Our customers like the beach locale and helpful staff at this apartment. With a stay at this 4.5-star apartment, guests can enjoy access to an outdoor pool and free parking, along with free WiFi.
  • Bluewater Harbour Motel - With a stay at this 3-star motel, guests can enjoy access to a restaurant and an outdoor pool, along with free WiFi. Expedia customers like its overall value and clean, comfortable rooms.

Getting Around Bowen

To explore the surrounding area, hop aboard a train at Bowen Station or Euri Station. Bowen may not have many public transit options to choose from so consider renting a car to explore the city.

Dressing for Bowen

  • Between January and March, you can expect the daytime average to be around 88°F and the nighttime average to be 71°F
  • From April to June, temperatures average about 85°F during the day and 58°F at night
  • July through September averages 82°F during the day and 57°F at night
  • In October-December, the average temperature is 88°F during the day and 66°F at night
  • Bowen gets about 37.28 inches of rain per year
  • Hottest months are usually December and February with an average temperature of 88°F, while the coldest months are July and August with an average of 59°F

Frequently asked questions

Where is the best place for a stay in Bowen?
Coral Cove Apartments is ranked highly by Expedia customers. This 4.5-star hotel offers a restaurant and an outdoor pool. Other top choices based on traveller reviews include Bowen Arrow Motel and Bluewater Harbour Motel.
If I need to cancel my hotel reservation in Bowen, will I receive a refund?
Yes! Most hotel bookings are fully refundable as long as you cancel before the accommodation’s cancellation deadline, which often is within 24-48 hours of your check-in date. If you booked a non-refundable reservation, you might be able to still cancel and get a refund within a 24-hour period of your booking. Enter your dates, click on “Search”, then use the “free cancellation” filter to view the best options available in Bowen.
What's the best place to stay on a budget in Bowen?
Based on reviews, Queens Beach Motor Hotel is a popular 3-star property for our travellers looking for an economical choice, and features free WiFi and an outdoor pool. Other choices to stay on the cheap include The Pearly Shell Motel and Bowen Arrow Motel.
What's the best accommodation option for a family holiday in Bowen?
Port Denison Motor Inn is a top 3.5-star property on Expedia for families, and features free parking and laundry facilities. Other options for your family trip include Castle Motor Lodge and Queens Beach Motor Hotel. Also, children of all ages will enjoy a visit to Bowen Water Park.
What's the best pet-friendly accommodation option in Bowen?
Merinda Village Hotel is a top hotel for people travelling with their pets, and offers a restaurant and a bar/lounge for its human guests. Other good choices for you and your pet include Bowen Arrow Motel and Ocean View Motel Bowen.
What's the best accommodation option to stay near the beach in Bowen?
Coral Cove Apartments is a top 4.5-star beach hotel offering an outdoor pool and a restaurant, located within a short 2-minute walk of Horseshoe Bay Beach . Other good options for your beach trip include Sails On Main and Port Denison Motor Inn.
What's the best luxury hotel in Bowen?
Coral Cove Apartments is a 4.5-star hotel with a restaurant and a bar, and it’s a popular choice for Expedia travellers looking for an elegant place to stay. Another upscale option for your holiday is Whitsunday Sands Resort.
What's the best place to stay if I'm looking to play golf in Bowen?
Queens Beach Motor Hotel is a top 3-star property that has an adjacent golf course and features free WiFi. You can tee off at Bowen Golf Course during your trip.
What are some accommodation options with pools in Bowen?
Bowen Arrow Motel is a top property with an outdoor pool, free WiFi and free self-parking. A couple of other options with an on-site pool include Castle Motor Lodge and Whitsunday Sands Resort.

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