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  • Range: Budget,Mid Range

We Say

With Airlie Beach being the stepping stone to the magical 74 Whitsunday Islands and Great Barrier Reef, where else would you stay but Best Western Colonial Palms Motor Inn. Alternatively if you want to go for a leisurely drive there are plenty of scenic drives and National Parks. Only 400m from Airlie Beach Town Centre, you are within walking distance to numerous bars, restaurants and nightclubs. Best Western Colonial Palms Motor Inn, let us take your worries away by seeing the Whitsundays.

Best Western Colonial Palms Motor Inn is located on the corner of Shute Harbour Road and Hermitage Drive, only 500 mtrs past the township of Airlie Beach heading towards Shute Harbour.


Best Western Colonial Palms offers spacious rooms that let you spread out, just like if you were at home, but someone else cleans up after you. Also available is our one bedroom family apartments with kitchenette, ideal for those longer stays, when you don`t want to eat out every night. The tropical resort-style atmosphere, together with breathtaking views of Boathaven Bay, make it the perfect place to relax and unwind whether you are on business or holidays.

Standard Room

Spacious standard room with Queen size bed, some with Queen and single bed (twin), ensuite, tea & coffee making facilities, hair dryer, air-conditioned/fans, clock radio, remote control colour TV, Free Austar, iron & ironing board, fridge and mini bar, Modem ports, Direct dial STD/ISD, high speed Wireless Internet - Charges apply.

One Bedroom Apartment

One bedroom Apartments have queen size bed in a separate room, with 2 single beds & kitchenette in the main living area. All rooms have ensuite, clock radio, air-conditioning/ceiling fans, mini-bar, hairdryer, iron & ironing board, fridge, remote control colour TV, and free Austar, Modem ports, Direct dial STD/ISD, high speed Wireless Internet - Charges apply.

Deluxe Suite

Our deluxe suites have modern decor, king size beds, ensuite, LCD televisions with Austar, clock radio, air-conditioning/ceiling fans, mini-bar, hairdryer, iron & ironing board, fridge, kettle, direct dial STD/ISD phone and access to our high-speed wireless hotspot (charges apply).

eat & drink

The Palms Licensed Restaurant is Airlie`s best kept secret. Offering superb meals at affordable prices, casual and relaxed alfresco dining overlooking Boathaven Bay. There's a Cocktail bar and a large range of wines on hand to compliment your dining experience. Room Service is also available for evening meals.


Book all your cruises free of charge with our friendly staff who will help with all your day trips and cruises to make your stay hassel free. Most tours/cruises will either have a bus pickup at reception or from the nearby bus stop - only a minutes walk! We also check the internet daily for up-to-date weather forecast.

There is a choice of 2 slate lines Pools, spa (free of charge) and childrens wading pool are surrounded by palm trees.

No need to walk to town to check emails, we have an on-site fast internet cafe in our Restaurant, open office hours. Or if you have your own laptop, you can do this in the comfort of your own room.

Hotel Information

  • Check In: 1:00pm
  • Check Out: 10:00am
  • Air Conditioning: Yes
  • Bars: 1
  • Restaurants: 1
  • Nearest Carpark: On-site
  • Internet Options: Yes


  • Non-smoking Rooms
  • Connecting Rooms
  • Lift/Elevator
  • Pool
  • Fitness Centre
  • Spa
  • Apartments
  • Suites
  • Deluxe Rooms
  • Superior Rooms
  • Executive Rooms
  • Four Poster
  • King Bed
  • Queen Bed
  • Conference Rooms
  • Mini Bar
  • Fridge
  • In-Room Safe
  • Satellite
  • TV
  • Direct Dial Telephone
  • Modem Points
  • Ensuite
  • Bath
  • Shower
  • Trouser Press
  • Iron/Ironing Board
  • Tea/Coffee Making Facilities
  • CD Player
  • DVD Player
  • Radio
  • Laundry
  • Concierge
  • Child Minding
  • Disabled Facilities
  • Hotel Carpark
  • Health Club
  • Hair Dryer
  • Late Check Out Option
  • Valet Service
  • ATM Available
Street Address:
Hermitage Drive
Airlie Beach 4802 QLD
(Corner of Shute Harbour Road)

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