Australia may have travel restrictions in place due to COVID-19.

Find out moreOpens in new tab or window

Search Hamilton Island, Queensland Hotels from AU$355

Search over 1 million properties and 550 airlines worldwide

Members save 10% more on select hotels, cars and activities. Sign up.

Free cancellation on most hotels. Because flexibility matters.

10 Best Hotels in Hamilton Island

Whitsunday Apartments
4 out of 5
14 Resort Drive, Hamilton Island, QLD
The price is AU$355 per night
1.27 km from city centre
4.5/5Wonderful! (2,029 reviews)

"We had a sea view room and this was excellent, we enjoyed sitting on the couch with our coffee and watching the ferries go past. We liked having our own kitchen facilities, though the stove top, toaster and kettle were looking pretty dated. Wonderful staff that were always helpful."…"

Reviewed on 1 Apr. 2020

Whitsunday Apartments
Reef View Hotel
4 out of 5
12 Resort Drive, Hamilton Island, QLD
The price is AU$390 per night
1.2 km from city centre
4.2/5Excellent! (997 reviews)

"Great view Good location Property is older but being kept up ok"…"

Reviewed on 9 Mar. 2020

Reef View Hotel
Palm Bungalows
3 out of 5
3 Resort Drive, Hamilton Island, QLD
The price is AU$440 per night
1.22 km from city centre
4.5/5Wonderful! (355 reviews)

"Our bungalow was centrally located to the pool, beach, resort facilities and walking distance from the town centre."…"

Reviewed on 1 Apr. 2020

Palm Bungalows
Beach Club
4.5 out of 5
9 Resort Drive, Hamilton Island, QLD
The price is AU$780 per night
1.25 km from city centre
4.8/5Exceptional! (233 reviews)
Just lovely

"great location, great service, good food and restaurant. Only tiny niggle is if you use the courtesy room for late check-out on a hot day be prepared for no aircon."…"

Reviewed on 15 Feb. 2020

Beach Club
Hamilton Island Holiday Homes
3 out of 5
Hamilton Island, Hamilton Island, QLD
Get Rates
1.14 km from city centre
4.1/5Very Good! (30 reviews)

"Great apartment with wonderful views and excellent pools. The split level apartment worked well with 3 teenage boys."…"

Reviewed on 7 Jan. 2020

Hamilton Island Holiday Homes
Beach Lodges
3.5 out of 5
Resort Drive, Hamilton Island, QLD
Get Rates
1.22 km from city centre
4/5Very Good! (20 reviews)

"Amazing ensuite great location great view. Comfortable experience from before the ferry had docked, during and right up until we stepped foot on our return ferry to depart."…"

Reviewed on 20 Feb. 2020

Beach Lodges
Anchorage Complex
3.5 out of 5
6 Banksia Court, Hamilton Island, QLD
Get Rates
1.44 km from city centre
5/5Exceptional! (2 reviews)

"Great place to stay. Would definitely go back."…"

Reviewed on 19 Jun. 2018

Anchorage Complex
Sunset Waters Apartments
3.5 out of 5
3 Banksia Court, Hamilton Island, QLD
Get Rates
1.42 km from city centre
3.9/5Good! (10 reviews)

"The property needs a good renovation, door handles falling off, mattress uncomfortable, outdoor area very untidy, outdoor umbrella moldy, tea towels look second hand"…"

Reviewed on 11 Nov. 2019

Sunset Waters Apartments
Casuarina Cove
3.5 out of 5
Acacia Drive, Hamilton Island, QLD
Get Rates
1.48 km from city centre
3.3/5 (3 reviews)

"The view from the property and location were great . The swimming pool was not in operation and this information was not relayed to me prior to our trip . We had a young family , and needed a pool close by."…"

Reviewed on 22 Oct. 2019

Casuarina Cove
Stunning Beach Front Apartment
Hamilton Island, QLD
Get Rates
1.31 km from city centre
4.7/5Exceptional! (67 reviews)
GREAT QUIET LOCATION

"This is a very impressive unit. The location is superb. With hindsight we would not have booked this top floor unit as both my wife and I have some leg issues and found going up and down the stairs 3-4 times a day was pretty difficult. Beds were very comfortable and the buggy was amazing. Unfortunately, ..."…"

Reviewed on 10 Mar. 2020

Stunning Beach Front Apartment
Don't see what you're looking for?
See all available properties in Hamilton Island
View all properties
Lowest nightly price found within the past 24 hours based on a 1 night stay for 2 adults. Prices and availability subject to change. Additional terms may apply.

Visiting Hamilton Island

Couples looking to get away will find a romantic atmosphere in Hamilton Island, and visitors give high marks for the beaches. This welcoming city also attracts tourists with its golf courses. A top sight in the area is Whitehaven Beach.

  • There are 33 hotels and other accommodations in Hamilton Island
  • The closest major airport is in Hamilton Island, QLD (HTI-Great Barrier Reef) 0.3 from the city center
  • The next closest is in Proserpine, QLD (PPP-Whitsunday Coast) 44 away

Sightseeing and Staying in Hamilton Island

The city's natural setting is picturesque, including the beaches and such places to visit as Catseye Beach and Heart Reef. Exploring the coral reef, exploring the waterfront, and golfing are top activities, while sights to visit include Hamilton Island Marina and Hamilton Island Golf Club. A couple of additional sights to add to your agenda are Hamilton Island Target Sports and WILD LIFE Hamilton Island.

As you plan your vacation, you'll find 33 hotels and other lodging options to pick from in Hamilton Island. Here's a top accommodation based on Expedia user reviews:

  • Beach Club - Our customers like the pool and helpful staff at this resort. This 4.5-star resort features a marina, free breakfast, and a restaurant.

A top sight outside the city is Whitehaven Beach, located 7.9 mi (12.8 from the city center.

Dressing for Hamilton Island

  • Between January and March, you can expect the daytime average to be around 87°F and the nighttime average to be 70°F
  • From April to June, temperatures average about 83°F during the day and 56°F at night
  • July through September averages 81°F during the day and 56°F at night
  • In October-December, the average temperature is 87°F during the day and 65°F at night
  • Hamilton Island gets about 1.89 inches of rain per year
  • Hottest months are usually December and January with an average temperature of 87°F, while the coldest months are July and June with an average of 57°F

Frequently asked questions

What's the best place to stay in Hamilton Island?
Based on our traveller data, Whitsunday Apartments is one of the top choices for your stay. This 4-star aparthotel offers an outdoor pool and free WiFi. Other good choices for your visit include Reef View Hotel and Palm Bungalows.
If I need to cancel my hotel reservation in Hamilton Island, will I receive a refund?
Yes, the majority of hotel reservations are fully refundable if cancelled before the hotel’s cancellation deadline, which is usually within 24-48 hours of check in. If your reservation is non-refundable, it might still be possible to cancel it and get a refund within 24 hours of booking. Put in your dates and click on “Search”, then use the “free cancellation” filter to get the best deals available in Hamilton Island.
What's the best place to stay on a budget in Hamilton Island?
Based on reviews, Reef View Hotel is a popular hotel for our travellers who want a more economical choice, and features free WiFi and free parking.
What's the best place to stay for a family holiday in Hamilton Island?
Hamilton Island Holiday Homes is a top 3-star holiday home on Expedia for families, and features an outdoor pool and a children’s club. Other good options for your family trip include Reef View Hotel and Palm Bungalows. Also, children of all ages will enjoy a visit to WILD LIFE Hamilton Island.
What's the best accommodation for a romantic holiday in Hamilton Island?
Reef View Hotel is a favourite 4-star hotel for couples, and features a full-service spa and a poolside bar. Other good options for your romantic getaway include Beach Club and Palm Bungalows.
What's the best place to stay for a beach holiday in Hamilton Island?
Reef View Hotel is a top pick for your beach holiday. Head to Catseye Beach or Coral Cove for some quality time by the water.
What's the best high-end place to stay in Hamilton Island?
Beach Club is a 4.5-star resort with a poolside restaurant and a full-service spa, and it’s a popular choice for Expedia travellers looking for a pampered stay.
What's the best boutique-style hotel in Hamilton Island?
Beach Club is a favourite 4.5-star resort with Expedia travellers looking for stylish accommodation, and features a poolside restaurant and a poolside bar.
What's the best hotel for a golf holiday in Hamilton Island?
Reef View Hotel is a top 4-star hotel that has an adjacent golf course and features free WiFi. Other good options if you’d like to stay near a golf course include Palm Bungalows and Beach Club. You can tee off at Hamilton Island Golf Club during your trip.

Recent Reviews in Hamilton Island

More trip options