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Queen Room | Blackout curtains, soundproofing, iron/ironing board, free WiFi
Twin Share Room | Blackout curtains, soundproofing, iron/ironing board, free WiFi
Twin Share Room | Blackout curtains, soundproofing, iron/ironing board, free WiFi
Queen Room | Blackout curtains, soundproofing, iron/ironing board, free WiFi
Flat-screen TV

Overview of Original North Australian

Original North Australian

2.5 star property
No-frills motel in Bowen

8.6/10 Fabulous

102 verified Hotels.com guest reviews

Popular amenities

  • Free parking
  • Free WiFi
  • Air conditioning
  • Refrigerator
  • Laundry facilities
Map
55 Herbert Street, Bowen, QLD, 4805

Room options

About this area

Getting around

  • Bowen Station - 6 min drive
  • Euri Station - 12 min drive
  • Ohanlons Siding Station - 26 min drive

Restaurants

  • Central Hotel - 2 min walk
  • Jochheims Pies - 3 min walk
  • Denison Hotel - 4 min walk
  • Fellows Fish Bar - 4 min walk
  • Grand View Hotel - 4 min walk

About this property

Original North Australian

Original North Australian is a great choice for a stay in Bowen. Guests will have free perks such as WiFi and self-parking. The helpful staff and location get good marks from fellow travellers.

Languages

English

Cleaning and safety practices

Enhanced cleanliness measures

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

Check-in

Contactless social distancing and check-out
Cashless transactions are available for all charges at the property
Social distancing measures in place

Safety measures

Hand sanitiser provided
This information is provided by our partners.

At a glance

Hotel size

  • 13 rooms

Arriving/Leaving

  • Check-in time from 2:00 PM until 6:00 PM
  • Minimum check-in age – 18
  • Check-out time is 10 AM

Restrictions related to your trip

  • Check COVID-19 restrictions

Special check-in instructions

  • The front desk is open Monday - Friday (10:00 AM - 6:00 PM)
  • Guests planning to arrive outside of normal check-in hours must contact the property in advance for check-in instructions and key retrieval information; front desk staff will greet guests on arrival
  • To make arrangements for check-in please contact the property ahead of time using the information on the booking confirmation
  • If you are planning to arrive after 5 PM please contact the property in advance using the information on the booking confirmation

Required at check-in

  • Credit card, debit card or cash deposit required for incidental charges
  • Government-issued photo ID may be required
  • Minimum check-in age is 18

Children

  • No cots (infant beds)

Pets

  • Pets not allowed
  • Service animals welcome

Internet

  • Free WiFi in public areas
  • Free WiFi in rooms

Parking

  • Free on-site self-parking

Property amenities

What to do

  • Beach nearby

Services

  • Laundry facilities

Accessibility

  • No lift (single-level property)

Languages

  • English

Room amenities

Be entertained

  • Flat-screen television

Home comfort

  • Air conditioning
  • Ceiling fan
  • Coffee/tea maker
  • Iron/ironing board (on request)

Sleep well

  • Blackout curtains
  • Soundproofed rooms
  • Bed sheets provided

What to enjoy

  • Furnished patio

Freshen up

  • Private bathroom
  • Rainfall shower heads
  • Shower only
  • Free toiletries
  • Towels

Stay connected

  • Free WiFi

Food and drink

  • Fridge

More

  • Daily housekeeping

Fees & policies

Hygiene & cleanliness

This property advises that enhanced cleaning and guest safety measures are currently in place.

Disinfectant is used to clean the property; commonly touched surfaces are cleaned with disinfectant between stays; bed sheets and towels are laundered at a temperature of at least 60°C/140°F.

Social distancing measures are in place; guests are provided with hand sanitiser; cashless payment methods are available for all transactions.

Contactless check-in and contactless check-out are available.

Policies

This property does not have lifts.

Guests can rest easy knowing that there's a fire extinguisher, a smoke detector and a first aid kit on site.

This property accepts credit cards, debit cards and cash.

Also known as

Sails Main Motel Bowen
Sails Main Motel
Sails Main Bowen
Sails Main
Sails On Main
Original Australian Bowen
Original North Australian Motel
Original North Australian Bowen
Original North Australian Motel Bowen

Frequently asked questions

Does Original North Australian offer free cancellation for a full refund?
Yes, Original North Australian does have fully refundable room rates available to book on our site. If you’ve booked a fully refundable room rate, this can be cancelled up to a few days before check-in, depending on the property's cancellation policy. Just make sure that you check this property's cancellation policy for the exact terms and conditions.
How much does it cost to stay at Original North Australian?
As of 29 Jan 2023, prices found for a 1-night stay for 2 adults at Original North Australian on 5 Feb 2023 start from AU$104, 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.
What are the cleanliness and hygiene measures currently in place at Original North Australian?
This property confirms that disinfectant is used to clean the property. Furthermore, guests are provided with hand sanitiser and social distancing measures are in place. Please note that this information has been provided by our partners.
Are pets allowed at Original North Australian?
Sorry, pets aren't allowed, but service animals are welcome.
Is parking offered on site at Original North Australian?
Yes, there's free self parking.
What are the check-in and check-out times at Original North Australian?
You can check in from 2:00 PM - 6:00 PM. Check-out time is 10 AM. Contactless social distancing and check-out are available.
Are there restaurants at or near Original North Australian?
Yes. Nearby restaurants include Jochheims Pies (3-min walk), Denison Hotel (4-min walk) and Fellows Fish Bar (4-min walk).
Does Original North Australian have any outdoor private spaces?
Yes, every room features a furnished patio.
What's the area around Original North Australian like?
Original North Australian is a short 1-minute walk from Great Barrier Reef and 13 minutes' walk from Bowen Harbour. Travellers say that this motel is in a good location.

Reviews

8.6

Fabulous

9.0/10

Cleanliness

8.8/10

Staff & service

8.3/10

Amenities

8.3/10

Property conditions & facilities

8.5/10

Eco-friendliness

Reviews

10/10 Exceptional

Sarina, 1-night trip
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10/10 Exceptional

Kim, 2-night trip
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6/10 Good

Small very basic room. Okay for a quick overnight stay.
1-night trip with friends
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8/10 Very good

The only thing that wasn't appropriate was there was no door on the shower and my friend went outside while I showered.
Sue, 1-night trip with friends
Verified Expedia guest review

10/10 Exceptional

Polokisi, 1-night trip
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10/10 Exceptional

Irene, 1-night trip
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10/10 Exceptional

Close to town
Greg, 1-night trip with friends
Verified Expedia guest review

10/10 Exceptional

bed are great and the rooms are very clean
kym, 1-night trip
Verified Wotif guest review

10/10 Exceptional

Clean rooms. Nice staff Awesome Bar & Grill
Shayanne, 1-night family trip
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10/10 Exceptional

Raquel, 1-night trip
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