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Pillow top beds, desk, iron/ironing board, free WiFi
Pillow top beds, desk, iron/ironing board, free WiFi
Pillow top beds, desk, iron/ironing board, free WiFi
Pillow top beds, desk, iron/ironing board, free WiFi

The Waterloo Bay Hotel

3 out of 5

3.6/5 Good

Guests rated this property 3.8/5 for cleanliness.

Popular amenities

  • Free WiFi
  • Air conditioning
  • Restaurant
  • Business Services
  • Bar
  • Laundry

Cleaning and safety practices

  • Cleaned with disinfectant
  • 24-hour vacancy between guest room stays
  • Hand sanitiser provided

Explore the area

    Popular LocationWynumm Golf Club11 min walk
    Popular LocationManly Harbour Village3 min drive
    Popular LocationManly Boat Harbour4 min drive
    AirportBrisbane, QLD (BNE)21 min drive

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  • Superior Room, 1 Queen Bed, Ensuite

    5/5 guest room rating

    Room amenities

    • Sleeps 2
    • 1 Queen Bed
    More detailsSuperior Room, 1 Queen Bed, Ensuite
  • Standard Double Room Motel Room

    4/5 guest room rating

    Room amenities

    • Sleeps 2
    • 1 Queen Bed
    More detailsStandard Double Room Motel Room
  • Basic Double Room, 1 Queen Bed, Shared Bathroom

    4.2/5 guest room rating

    Room amenities

    • Sleeps 2
    • 1 Queen Bed
    More detailsBasic Double Room, 1 Queen Bed, Shared Bathroom
  • Basic Single Room, 1 Single Bed, Shared Bathroom

    5/5 guest room rating

    Room amenities

    • Sleeps 1
    • 1 Single Bed
    More detailsBasic Single Room, 1 Single Bed, Shared Bathroom
  • Serviced Apartment

    3.6/5 guest room rating

    Room amenities

    • Sleeps 4
    • 1 Queen Bed and 1 Single Sofa Bed
    More detailsServiced Apartment

About this area


Located in Brisbane, The Waterloo Bay Hotel is in the historical district and near the beach. Story Bridge is a notable landmark, and travellers looking to shop may want to visit Portside Wharf and Emporium. Travelling with kids? Consider South Bank Parklands, or check out an event or a game at The Gabba. Spend some time exploring the area's activities, including golfing.
Popular Location

What's nearby

  • Wynumm Golf Club - 11 min walk
  • Manly Harbour Village - 3 min drive
  • Manly Boat Harbour - 4 min drive
  • Fort Lytton National Park - 6 min drive
  • Holt Street Wharf - 13 min drive

Getting around

  • Brisbane Wynnum Central Station - 7 min walk
  • AirportBrisbane, QLD (BNE) - 21 min drive


  • Fig Bar & Restaurant — 1 min walk
  • Jackpot Lounge — 1 min walk
  • Caffeination Station - 6 min walk
  • Frenchies - 6 min walk
  • Pelican's Nest Cafe - 8 min walk
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About this property

The Waterloo Bay Hotel

Family-friendly Brisbane hotel in Wynnum with restaurant
A restaurant, 4 bars/lounges and a snack bar/deli are available at this smoke-free hotel. WiFi in public areas is free. Additionally, dry cleaning, laundry facilities and an arcade/games room are on-site. All 39 rooms provide conveniences such as fridges and coffee makers, plus complimentary wireless Internet access and flat-screen TVs with digital channels. Furnished balconies or patios, pillowtop and ironing boards are among the other amenities available to guests.
The Waterloo Bay Hotel offers 39 forms of air-conditioned accommodation with an iron/ironing board and free toiletries. Rooms open to furnished balconies or patios. Beds feature pillowtop mattresses. Flat-screen televisions come with digital channels. Guests can surf the web using complimentary wireless Internet access. Guests can make use of the in-room fridges and coffee/tea makers. Housekeeping is provided on a daily basis.
The recreational activities listed below are available either on-site or nearby; fees may apply.

Cleaning and safety practices

Enhanced cleanliness measures

Disinfectant is used to clean the property
Property is disinfected with electrostatic spray
High-touch surfaces are cleaned and disinfected
Sheets and towels are washed at 60°C or hotter

Social distancing

Contactless check-out
Cashless transactions are available for all charges at the property
Guest rooms kept vacant for 24 hours between stays
Social distancing measures in place
Contactless room service is available.

Safety measures

Personal protective equipment worn by staff
Hand sanitiser provided
Enhanced food service safety measures are in place
This information is provided by our partners.

Property amenities


  • Available in all rooms: Free WiFi
  • Available in some public areas: Free WiFi

Parking and public transport

  • No on-site parking available
  • On-site parking is wheelchair accessible

Food and drink

  • 1 restaurant
  • 4 bars/lounges

Things to do

  • Arcade/games room
  • Playground

Family friendly

  • Arcade/games room
  • Dry cleaning service
  • Laundry facilities
  • Playground
  • Fridge
  • Snack bar/deli


  • ATM/banking services
  • Free newspapers in reception
  • No lifts

Guest services

  • Daily housekeeping
  • Dry-cleaning service
  • Laundry facilities
  • Luggage storage
  • Tour/ticket assistance

Languages spoken

  • English

Business services

  • Meeting rooms


  • Garden
  • Terrace


  • If you have any requests for specific accessibility needs, please contact the property using the information on the reservation confirmation received after booking.
  • Accessible bathroom
  • Grab bar near toilet
  • In-room accessibility
  • Low-height worktop and sink
  • Raised toilet seat
  • Wheelchair-accessible parking
  • Wheelchair-accessible path of travel


  • Smoke-free property
  • TV in lobby

Room amenities


  • Air conditioning
  • Heating
  • Linens
  • Pillow-top mattress


  • Free toiletries
  • Towels


  • Digital channels
  • Flat-screen TV

Food and drink

  • Coffee/tea maker
  • Fridge

Outdoor space

  • Furnished balcony or patio


  • Desk
  • Iron/ironing board



Check-in from 2 PM - 9:00 PM
Early check-in subject to availability
Late check-in subject to availability
Minimum check-in age - 18


Check-out before 10 AM

Special check-in instructions

The front desk is open Monday - Friday (8 AM - 9:00 PM) and Saturday - Sunday (10 AM - 9:00 PM)
The check-in location differs from the property location; to check in, go to Celebrations Bottle Shop
If you arrive at the property after hours, you'll need to check in at an alternate location: key box
To make arrangements for check-in please contact the property at least 24 hours before arrival using the information on the booking confirmation
If you are planning to arrive after 9:00 PM please contact the property in advance using the information on the booking confirmation
Guests must contact the property in advance for check-in instructions; front desk staff will greet guests on arrival

Access methods

Staffed front desk


Pets not allowed (service animals welcome)

Children and extra beds

Children are welcome
Kids stay free! Up to 10 children stay free when using existing bedding
Rollaway/extra beds are available for AUD 10.0 per day.

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.

  • Rollaway bed fee: AUD 10.0 per day

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 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
No on-site parking is available
This property accepts credit cards, debit cards and cash
Safety features at this property include a smoke detector

We should mention

Only registered guests are allowed in the guestrooms

Property is also known as

Waterloo Bay
Waterloo Bay Hotel
Waterloo Bay Hotel Wynnum
Waterloo Bay Wynnum
The Waterloo Bay Hotel Hotel
The Waterloo Bay Hotel Wynnum
The Waterloo Bay Hotel Hotel Wynnum

Frequently asked questions

Can I cancel my reservation for free at The Waterloo Bay Hotel and receive a full refund?
Yes, The Waterloo Bay Hotel offers free cancellation on select room rates, because flexibility matters! Please refer to The Waterloo Bay Hotel cancellation policy on our site for more details about any exclusions or requirements.
How much does it cost to stay at The Waterloo Bay Hotel?
As of 21 Jan. 2021, prices found for a 1-night stay for 2 adults at The Waterloo Bay Hotel on 25 Jan. 2021 start from AU$109, including taxes and fees. This price is based on the lowest nightly price found in the last 24 hours for stays in the next 30 days. Prices are subject to change. Choose your dates for more accurate prices.
Is The Waterloo Bay Hotel pet-friendly?
No, only service animals are welcome at the property.
How much is parking at The Waterloo Bay Hotel?
This hotel doesn't offer parking.
What time is check-in at The Waterloo Bay Hotel?
Check-in is from 2 PM - 9:00 PM. Late check-in is available during limited hours.
What time is check-out at The Waterloo Bay Hotel?
Checkout is at 10 AM.
Where is The Waterloo Bay Hotel located?
This family-friendly Brisbane hotel is located near the airport, within 2 mi (3 km) of Manly Harbour Village and Manly Boat Harbour. Westfield Carindale and Sleeman Sports Complex are also within 9 miles (15 km). Brisbane Wynnum Central Station is 7 minutes by foot and Brisbane Wynnum Station is 11 minutes.
Rating 5 - Excellent. 50 out of 231 reviews
5 - Excellent 22%
Rating 4 - Good. 95 out of 231 reviews
4 - Good 41%
Rating 3 - Okay. 51 out of 231 reviews
3 - Okay 22%
Rating 2 - Poor. 19 out of 231 reviews
2 - Poor 8%
Rating 1 - Terrible. 16 out of 231 reviews
1 - Terrible 7%




Staff & service




Property conditions & facilities

5/5 Excellent

Happy face iconLiked: Cleanliness, staff & service, amenities, property conditions & facilities
The waterloo is a wonderful place to stay. Staff are always friendly and resolve to go that little bit extra. I do enjoy staying there
Stayed 1 night in Aug 2020

4/5 Good

Travelled with family and small children, Business traveller
Happy face iconLiked: Cleanliness, staff & service, amenities
It was good, reception were nice, hotel had good food. Better than expected for the price of $110 a night,
Stayed 3 nights in Aug 2020

3/5 Okay

Happy face iconLiked: Cleanliness, staff & service, property conditions & facilities
Sad face IconDisliked: Amenities
Was meant to have internet free lucky to get one bar only free to air tv could not watch movie hard lumpy bed pillows no good
Stayed 1 night in Jul 2020

4/5 Good

Travelled with group
Happy face iconLiked: Cleanliness, staff & service, property conditions & facilities, room comfort
nice little place near the water
It was good.
Stayed 1 night in Jul 2020

4/5 Good

Happy face iconLiked: Cleanliness, staff & service
Sad face IconDisliked: Room comfort
Take the Budget option except in Summer!
There are basically 3 different types of accommodation. The 'budget' option (approx $99) has parking outside the door and is on ground level which will suit most people. For both the 'superior' ($120) and 'apartment' ($130) - 2 completely different buildings to the 'budget', you don't get parking outside your door, you have to park in the main pub car park area, not quite so secure or convenient... The only drawback to 'budget' is that they have old-fashioned "wall-rattler" air conditioners. Staying in winter meant it wasn't really a problem, as in the 'budget' rooms they have lovely french doors that open onto a semi-private lawn area. But the old air cons are VERY noisy. The 'superior' rooms and 'apartment' rooms have proper split-system air cons. I would probably stay in them in summer if you want a good night's sleep! (The 'superior' rooms are identical in layout to the 'budget', except for better air con).
Stayed 2 nights in Jun 2020

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