Original North Australian is ideally located just a 5-minute walk from Bowen’s beach and water park. Guests enjoy free WiFi and all rooms feature a patio with an outdoor dining area.

Original North Australian Motel is a 3-minute drive from Center Point Plaza shopping center. It is a 10-minute drive from the Tourism Information Center, where you can see the giant mango sculpture.

All rooms are air-conditioned and feature a dining/seating area and a flat-screen TV. There is a fridge and tea and coffee making facilities. The bathroom includes free toiletries.

Couples in particular like the location – they rated it 8.6 for a two-person trip.

Original North Australian has been welcoming Booking.com guests since Mar 20, 2015

Property Highlights

Top Location: Highly rated by recent guests (8.8)

Free Private Parking Available On Site


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Closest beaches
  • Bowen Beach

    8.7 Excellent beach
    1,600 feet from property
  • Kings Beach

    8.6 Excellent beach
    1.2 miles from property
  • Queens Beach

    8.5 Very good beach
    1.9 miles from property
Property questions and answers
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The property usually replies within a few days
  • Hi do you allow smoking outside on the patio?
    Yes, we do. The ashtrays are kept in the room as people walking through the carpark steal them of the tables outside the rooms.
    Answered on May 1, 2021
  • Hi I am chasing my Invoice from my stay here last week. Michael HAwkins
    I will resend to you, please check your junk box
    Answered on December 9, 2021
  • do you have pet friendly rooms please Do you have a room for 29/6?
    Good Morning, No I'm sorry not pet friendly. I do have a room available, but no pets.
    Answered on June 29, 2020
Area info *
Amenities of Original North Australian
  • Towels
  • Private Bathroom
  • Toilet
  • Free toiletries
  • Shower
  • Linens
  • Wardrobe or closet
  • Alarm clock
  • Outdoor furniture
  • Patio
  • Electric kettle
  • Refrigerator
Living Area
  • Dining area
  • Sitting area
Media & Technology
  • Flat-screen TV
  • Radio
WiFi is available in all areas and is free of charge.
Free private parking is available on site (reservation is not needed).
  • Secure parking
  • Accessible parking
  • Daily housekeeping
  • Laundry Additional charge
Front Desk Services
  • Invoice provided
Safety & security
  • Fire extinguishers
  • Smoke alarms
  • Key access
  • Designated smoking area
  • Air conditioning
  • Smoke-free property
  • Tile/Marble floor
  • Private entrance
  • Soundproof rooms
  • Fan
  • Family rooms
  • Non-smoking rooms
Languages Spoken
  • English

House rules

Original North Australian takes special requests – add in the next step!


2:00 PM - 6:00 PM


6:30 AM - 10:00 AM


Cancellation and prepayment policies vary according to accommodations type. Please enter the dates of your stay and check what conditions apply to your preferred room.

Children & Beds

Child policies

Children of all ages are welcome.

Children 18 and above are considered adults at this property.

To see correct prices and occupancy info, add the number and ages of children in your group to your search.

Crib and extra bed policies

Cribs and extra beds aren't available at this property.

No age restriction

There's no age requirement for check-in


Pets are not allowed.

Mastercard Visa Eftpos Original North Australian accepts these cards and reserves the right to temporarily hold an amount prior to arrival.

The fine print

Please note that check-in is available from 14:00 - 18:00. Please let the property know at the time of booking if you will be arriving outside of these hours. You can use the Special Requests box when booking, or contact the property using the contact details found on the booking confirmation.

Please inform Original North Australian of your expected arrival time in advance. You can use the Special Requests box when booking, or contact the property directly using the contact details in your confirmation.

FAQs about Original North Australian

  • Room options at Original North Australian include:

    • Twin
    • Double

  • The prices at Original North Australian may vary depending on your stay (e.g. dates, hotel's policy etc.). To see prices, enter your dates.

  • Original North Australian is 1,000 feet from the center of Bowen.

  • Check-in at Original North Australian is from 2:00 PM, and check-out is until 10:00 AM.

  • From the nearest airport, you can get to Original North Australian by:

    • Car 1h 10min

  • Original North Australian offers the following activities/services (charges may apply):