BreakFree Great Sandy Straits

17 Buccaneer DriveHervey Bay4655Australia
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About BreakFree Great Sandy Straits

Offering uninterrupted views of the pristine ocean, BreakFree Great Sandy Straits resort is a relaxed establishment centred around the easygoing lifestyle of Hervey Bay and situated a minute's stroll from the beach.

Airy and fresh, each room at BreakFree Great Sandy Straits resort provides a balcony or patio. In addition, rooms offer a TV and air conditioning for guests to stay cool in hot weather.

An array of on-site facilities keep travellers of all kinds entertained. Whether it is a dip in the two pools or a tennis match on one of two courts, there is something for everyone.

Trade in a night of cooking for a enjoyable night out to eat at one of the restaurants off site. Nearby, Cafe Balaena is open for all meals and everything in between.

Shopping lovers can celebrate the 200m distance to shopping districts. Otherwise, those seeking relaxation can find it at Hervey Bay Botanic Gardens, just 1.9km away.


17 Buccaneer Drive, Hervey Bay, 4655, Australia
Telephone: +61 741289999 | Fax: +61 741251688 | Official Homepage

Top amenities

  • WiFi in lobby
  • WiFi in rooms
  • Pool
  • Spa
  • Parking
  • Pets
  • A/C
  • Restaurant
  • Hotel bar
  • Gym

All amenities

Hotel facilities

  • Beach / Sun umbrellas
  • Deck chairs / Lounge chairs
  • Direct beach access
  • Express check-in / out
  • Laundry service
  • Non-smoking rooms
  • Outdoor swimming pool
  • Parking garage
  • Washing machine
  • Wellness center / Spa
  • WiFi in lobby

Room facilities

  • Air conditioning
  • Balcony / Patio
  • Bathroom with bathtub
  • Bathroom with shower
  • Cable TV
  • Electric kettle
  • Hairdryer
  • Kitchen / Kitchenette
  • Microwave
  • Refrigerator
  • Telephone
  • Television
  • WiFi in rooms

Wellness / Spa

  • Sauna

For children

  • Child / Baby crib

Arrival / Departure

  • Check-in: 14:00
  • Check-out: 10:00

Positive Reviews

Short Walk to Shops

The hotel is centrally located in Hervey Bay and many guests commented that they liked that they could leave the car and easily walk to nearby local shops and restaurants during their stay.  Guests also mentioned that the hotel was in great position to access the marina where many whale watching tours departed from.

Great Views

Many of the apartments feature balconies with views across the water and for guests who stayed in these units the water views were a highlight.

Good Facilities

The hotel has a range of activities for guests to choose from with a tennis court, two pools and kids games room.  Guests travelling with their kids commented that they were never bored of something to do and others also commented that the amenities were well maintained.

Negative Reviews

Limited Linen

Guests were a bit disappointed that the standard allocation was a towel per person and these were not washed or replaced during extended stays. Additional towels were available on request for an additional fee, which most guests were not happy abotut.

Old Appliances

According to guests who stayed here the appliances in the apartment should be replaced as they are obviously old and some are beyond their prime.  Guests complained that the TV, microwave and kettle were struggling to function properly.

Cleaning Issues

Guests left comments about the standard of cleaning at the hotel. Complaints included dusty surfaces, stained and tatty carpets and grimy old furnishings.

Rating Overview

Rating trivago Rating Index based on 834 reviews across the web
8 /10
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    7.7 /10
8 out of 10 based on 834 reviews