Airlie Beach accommodation | Where to stay on the Whitsunday Coast

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Easily accessible by car or plane into Proserpine airport, Airlie Beach has a host of accommodation options that are close to Shute Harbour to hop on a tour around the islands, to the picturesque Whitehaven Beach and out to the Great Barrier Reef. Compare hotels right here for options that offer free cancellations and accept coupon codes so you can save on your stay.

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How did we pick these Airlie Beach hotels?

Our editorial team selected the Airlie Beach hotels on this list based on price, location and real customer feedback from hotel booking sites and review platforms. Where applicable, we used our own personal experiences to make recommendations.

Where to book Airlie Beach hotels

Name Product Are there free cancellations? When do you pay? Can you use a coupon code? Book a hotel with...
Wotif - Airlie Beach
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Pay when you arrive at the property,Pay in advance to use a coupon code
Hostelworld - Airlie Beach
Payment due date varies by hotel,Pay when you book
Yes - Airlie Beach
Pay when you arrive at the property
Expedia - Airlie Beach
Payment due date varies by hotel,Pay when you book,Pay when you arrive at the property,Pay in advance to use a coupon code

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Where to stay in Airlie Beach and on the Whitsunday Coast

  • Airlie Beach town: For stays closest to the marina where most Whitsundays day trips depart from and hostel accommodation. Town is also ideal for close access to the public lagoon.
  • Whitsunday Coast/Proserpine airport: For easy access to flights and hire cars
  • Cannonvale: For affordable private accommodation options, plus access to more amenities and larger shops and supermarkets.
  • Jubilee Pocket: For holiday park and caravan accommodation.
  • Shute Harbour: For access to Coral Beach walking track and ferries to Hamilton Island. Ferries also depart from the marina in Airlie Beach.

Which sites let me book Airlie Beach accommodation with free cancellation?

These sites let you make a refundable booking for your trip to Airlie Beach, so there's less risk of losing the cost of your stay or deposit. Some sites only offer free cancellation on select Airlie Beach hotels or at a slightly higher rate, so it's best to check the terms on your booking before confirming your stay.

Most sites, like Wotif or Expedia, will clearly state whether each Airlie Beach hotel is non-refundable.

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Which sites let me use a coupon code to book Airlie Beach accommodation?

Using one of our coupon codes at these sites will save you money on your Airlie Beach stay. Some may ask you to pay for your stay upfront rather than on arrival in order to apply the code to your Airlie Beach booking, but the same cancellation policy does apply so if you are able to cancel, you'll be able to get refunded.

Which sites let me book Airlie Beach accommodation without a credit card?

If you don't have a credit card to make your Airlie Beach booking, but would like to reap the rewards of one, compare credit cards that offer hotel rewards here.

Which Airlie Beach hotel booking sites have rewards programs?

Get access to cheaper prices, collect points toward free stays and get extra perks like Wi-Fi or breakfast if you book your Airlie Beach accommodation on sites like these:

  • Wotif: Part of the same family, Wotif lets you access the same benefits as the Expedia Rewards program. You'll get access to lower rates and earn points, which can be used toward discounted stays in the future. Depending on how often you make bookings, you'll be able to get bigger discounts and earn more perks like breakfast.
  • Agoda: PointsMAX lets you earn up to 6,000 points for your stay that you can put toward a preferred loyalty or frequent flyer program, including KrisFlyer and Velocity.
  • Trip Coins is's rewards program where you can earn $1 for every 100 Trip Coins. It's free to join the program. Membership tiers from Silver, Gold, Platinum and Diamond have different perks to enjoy.
  • Collect one stamp for every night's stay. Once you stay for 10 nights, you'll be able to redeem one free night up to the average value of your previous 10 nights.
  • Access lower rates as a member and earn Expedia points on bookings, which can be used toward discounted stays in the future. Different levels of membership get you access to deeper discounts and perks, such as free breakfasts.
  • Marriott: The Marriott Bonvoy Benefits program lets you earn points towards free nights, access special member rates, get free Wi-Fi with your stay and check into your room via the mobile app. There are different status levels depending on how often you stay, starting with Silver Elite (10 nights per year).

Looking for more places to stay and things to do in the Whitsundays? Check out our guide to Hamilton Island accommodation and our favourite things to do in the area.

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