Get an overview of this hotelFamily-friendly hotel with 3 outdoor pools and fitness center


This family-friendly Airlie Beach hotel is located by the ocean, within 1 mi (2 km) of Airlie Beach Lagoon and Abell Point Marina. Cannonvale Beach and Bicentennial Park are also within 3 mi (5 km).

Hotel Features

Along with 3 outdoor pools, this hotel has a fitness center and a spa tub. Free WiFi in public areas, free self parking, and free train station pick-up are also provided. Other amenities include a rooftop terrace, spa services, and a children's pool.

Room Amenities

All 49 soundproofed rooms feature free WiFi and pillowtop beds. Guests can enjoy deep soaking tubs, and other standard amenities include kitchens with refrigerators and stovetops. Weekly housekeeping is available.

Renovations & Closures

The following facilities are closed seasonally each year. They will be closed from 5 March to 30 June:
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Dining venue

Hotel Amenities

Hotel Amenities

At Water's Edge Resort features 3 outdoor swimming pools, a spa tub, a fitness center, and a children's pool. High-speed wireless Internet access is complimentary. For a surcharge, the property provides a roundtrip airport shuttle (available on request), a ferry terminal shuttle, and a shopping center shuttle. This luxury hotel also offers a rooftop terrace, spa services, and tour/ticket assistance. Concierge services, limo/town car service, and wedding services can be provided. Onsite self parking is complimentary. The property may provide extended parking privileges to guests after check-out (surcharge).

  • 24-hour front desk 
  • Airport transportation (surcharge) 
  • Arcade/game room 
  • Babysitting or childcare 
  • Babysitting or childcare (surcharge) 
  • Barbecue grill(s) 
  • Beach towels 
  • Pool umbrellas 
  • Children's pool 
  • Free newspapers in lobby 
  • Concierge services 
  • Dry cleaning/laundry service 
  • Elevator/lift 
  • Ferry terminal shuttle (surcharge) 
  • Fitness facilities 
  • Free self parking 
  • Free WiFi 
  • Garden 
  • Laundry facilities 
  • Limo or Town Car service available 
  • Luggage storage 
  • Multilingual staff 
  • Number of buildings/towers - 2 
  • Number of floors - 5 
  • Number of outdoor pools - 3 
  • Picnic area 
  • Pool sun loungers 
  • Porter/bellhop 
  • Rooftop terrace 
  • RV, bus, truck parking 
  • Safe-deposit box at front desk 
  • Shopping center shuttle (surcharge) 
  • Spa services on site 
  • Spa tub 
  • Total number of rooms - 49 
  • Tours/ticket assistance 
  • Free train station pickup 
  • Wedding services 
  • Year Built 2000 

Family Friendly Amenities

  • Arcade/game room  
  • Babysitting or childcare (surcharge)  
  • Children's pool  
  • DVD player  
  • Free Wi-Fi  
  • Full-sized refrigerator/freezer  
  • In-room childcare (surcharge)  
  • Kitchen  
  • Laundry facilities  
  • Microwave  
  • Outdoor pools  
  • Separate dining area  
  • Separate living room  
  • Soundproofed rooms  


Available in all rooms: Free WiFi

Available in some public areas: Free WiFi


Free self parking, RV, bus, truck parking

Room Amenities

  • Access via exterior corridors 
  • Air conditioning 
  • Blackout drapes/curtains 
  • Climate control 
  • Coffee/tea maker 
  • Free toiletries 
  • Cookware, dishware, and utensils 
  • Cribs/infant beds (surcharge) 
  • Deep soaking bathtub 
  • Designer toiletries 
  • Desk 
  • Digital TV service 
  • Dishwasher 
  • DVD player 
  • Flat-panel TV 
  • Free WiFi 
  • Full-sized refrigerator/freezer 
  • Furnished balcony or patio 
  • Hair dryer 
  • In-room childcare (surcharge) 
  • In-room massage available 
  • In-room safe 
  • iPod docking station 
  • Iron/ironing board 
  • Kitchen 
  • Microwave 
  • MP3 docking station 
  • Phone 
  • Pillowtop mattress 
  • Premium bedding 
  • Premium TV channels 
  • Private bathroom 
  • Second bathroom 
  • Separate bedroom 
  • Separate dining area 
  • Separate living room 
  • Shower/tub combination 
  • Soundproofed rooms 
  • Stovetop 
  • Weekly housekeeping provided 

Nearby Things to Do

3 outdoor swimming pools are on site along with a children's pool. Other recreational amenities include a spa tub and a fitness center.

The recreational activities listed below are available either on site or nearby; fees may apply.

  • Segway rental/tour on site 
  • Golfing nearby 
  • Snorkeling nearby 
  • Kayaking nearby 
  • Sailing nearby 
  • Scuba diving nearby 
  • Hiking/biking trails nearby 
  • Parasailing nearby 
  • Skydiving nearby 
  • Bicycle rentals on site 
  • Helicopter/airplane tours on site 
  • Scooter/moped rentals on site 
  • Boat tours nearby 
  • Ecotours nearby 
  • Golf lessons available nearby 

Spa Services

  • Hot stone massage 
  • Deep tissue massage 
  • Swedish massage 
  • Prenatal massage 
  • Thai massage 
  • Sports massage 
  • Massages on beach 
  • Manicures and pedicures 
  • Body wraps 
  • Aromatherapy treatments 
  • Hydrotherapy treatments 
  • Ayurvedic treatments 
  • Massages 
  • Body treatments 
  • Facial treatments 
  • Body scrubs 


To make requests for specific accessibility needs, complete the “Special or Accessibility Requests" section of “Trip Preferences" when you book your hotel.

  • Accessible bathroom 
  • Accessible path of travel 
  • Accessible parking 
  • In-room accessibility 
  • Roll-in shower 

Hotel Policies


Minimum check-in age is 18

Special check-in instructions:

For after hours check-in guests must utilise the phone at reception desk to contact the manager.


Check-out time is 10 AM

Payment types

Children and extra beds

  • Children are welcome.
  • Kids stay free! One child under 12 years old stays free when using existing bedding.
  • Rollaway/extra beds are available for AUD 40 per night.
  • Cribs (infant beds) are available for AUD 10 per night.

You need to know

Extra-person charges may apply and vary depending on hotel policy.

Government-issued photo identification and a credit card are 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.

Only service dogs are allowed

24-hour check-in


Optional extras

The following fees and deposits are charged by the property at time of service, check-in, or check-out.
  • Airport shuttle fee: AUD 20 per person (one way)
  • Airport shuttle fee per child: AUD 20.00 (one way), (from 1 to 12 years old)
  • Early check-in fee: AUD 25
  • Late check-out fee: AUD 25
  • Crib (infant bed) fee: AUD 10 per night
  • Rollaway bed fee: AUD 40 per night
  • Onsite credit card charges are subject to a surcharge
The above list may not be comprehensive. Fees and deposits may not include tax and are subject to change.

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We should mention

This property's policy is to refuse certain bookings for the purpose of group events or parties, including pre-wedding stag/bachelor and hen/bachelorette parties. This property offers transfers from the airport and train station (surcharges may apply). Guests must contact the property with arrival details 24 hours prior to arrival, using the contact information on the booking confirmation. One child 12 years old or younger stays free when occupying the parent or guardian's room, using existing bedding.

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