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Guests staying at this 3.5-star motel can choose from a range of well-presented rooms to satisfy their travelling needs. Each spacious room features comfortable beds, large bathrooms with hairdryer and complimentary toiletries, complimentary high-speed reliable wireless internet access, reverse cycle split system air conditioning, 43-inch flat screen smart televisions, iron and full-size ironing board, refrigerators and tea/coffee making stations and more. The Best Western Ambassador Motor Lodge also offers undercover off-street parking, a laundry and dry-cleaning service, a fully-equipped self-service laundry, plunge pool and barbecue area.

The Best Western Ambassador Motor Lodge is located within walking distance to many restaurants and cafes.

The Best Western Ambassador Motor Lodge is ideally located on the Esplanade opposite a lovely sandy beach, ocean walk and bike path. Enjoy one of our barbecue packs or picnic platters at a choice of pristine family-friendly beaches and parks located close by. We are also only a 200-meter walk from the major shopping and business district and within close proximity to several tourist attractions like WetSide Water Education Park. The Best Western Ambassador Motor Lodge makes a wonderful base for exploring all of Hervey Bay.

Front Desk Hours: Weekends and public holidays: 8 a.m. to 12 p.m. and 2 to 6 p.m.

Best Western Ambassador Motor Lodge, 296 Esplanade, Pialba Q 4655.

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Popular rooms offered at this hotel.

Hotel Amenities

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Cleaning Standards

Industry-Leading Cleaning Standards

Modified Breakfast

Breakfast Service & Selections 

Low Rate Guarantee

Low Rate Guarantee

Hotel Policies

Pet Policy
No pets allowed


Hotel location and the surrounding area

Nearby Attractions

Area Business

  • 0.30 kilometer(s) from The Reject Shop
  • 0.30 kilometer(s) from Office Works
  • 0.35 kilometer(s) from Woolworths Supermarket
  • 0.60 kilometer(s) from Hervey Bay RSL
  • 0.65 kilometer(s) from Mortgage Choice
  • 0.7 kilometer(s) from Wide Bay Australia
  • 0.85 kilometer(s) from Coles Supermarket
  • 1.00 kilometer(s) from Big W
  • 1.10 kilometer(s) from Bendigo Bank
  • 1.60 kilometer(s) from Aldi Supermarket
  • 1.70 kilometer(s) from Suncorp Bank
  • 1.70 kilometer(s) from ANZ Bank
  • 1.80 kilometer(s) from Westpac Bank
  • 2.00 kilometer(s) from Dick Smith Electronics
  • 2.00 kilometer(s) from Bank of Queensland
  • 2.30 kilometer(s) from IGA Supermarket
  • 2.60 kilometer(s) from Target
  • 2.70 kilometer(s) from JB Hi Fi


  • 0.05 kilometer(s) from Whale Festival, Annual Whale Festival and Electric light parade. The second weekend at the Pialba Seafront Oval is the Family Funfest with live entertainment, carnival rides and activities, food stalls and much more.
  • 0.65 kilometer(s) from Hervey Bay Historical Museum, The Hervey Bay Historical Museum comprises fourteen buildings showcasing memorabilia of the past. Incorporated in the complex is a fully restored 1910 Church, blacksmith shop, old school room, and slab cottage which house over three thousand exhibits. Spend an afternoon at this interesting venue and soak up the history of a bygone era.
  • 1.00 kilometer(s) from Country Music Social Group, All Country music lovers invited to join us and have a wonderful afternoon of entertainment by our talented 5 piece band and Group Members. We invite all artists to come and join in. Just bring along your Chord Charts and sing with our band or you might prefer to play your own instrument.
  • 1.10 kilometer(s) from Fraser Coast Discovery Sphere, Highlights of the centre include an immersive "underwater encounter" with humpback whales and a full sized reproduction of a whale skeleton.
  • 2.40 kilometer(s) from Minature Railway, A unique miniature railway village of M and K Model Railways.
  • 5.70 kilometer(s) from Botanic Gardens and Orchid, The Botanic Gardens are a cool relaxing spot to visit, have a picnic or watch the bird life. With a collection of around 20,000 orchids in the Orchid House, walks and ponds you could make a day of this outing on your visit.
  • 6.10 kilometer(s) from Regional Art Gallery, Displays of both local and visiting exhibitions.
  • 6.70 kilometer(s) from Vic Hislop's Shark Show, Vic Hislop is Australias and possibly the worlds most experienced and prolific shark hunter, enjoying international renown for his work. Have a look through his museum with displays, newpaper clippings, photos and lots more in this awesome show. Bring your camera along as photos are welcomed!
  • 6.80 kilometer(s) from Hervey Bay Seafood Festival, This fantastic event is an interesting array of trade, government department and industry displays covering all aspects of the industry. Informative and entertaining presentations and demonstrations from experts in the fields of seafood handling, preparation, cooking and serving. Plenty of entertainment combined with an increasing number of food outlets offering an incredible array of fresh local seafood creates a relaxed and enjoyable atmosphere.
  • 7.30 kilometer(s) from Great SandyStraits Marina, There are restaurants and cafes within the harbour as well as souvenir and other shops. The Hervey Boat Club will welcome you with a wholesome meal for a reasonable price. You can sit in the lounge for a quiet drink or play the pokies.
  • 8.30 kilometer(s) from Neptune's Reef World, Australias largest collection of living coral, marine life, sharks, sting rays and friendly turtles. Fun for the whole family.
  • 13.00 kilometer(s) from Big Woody Island, Located in the scenic Great Sandy Strait between Fraser Island and Hervey Bay, this island features a historic lighthouse, a eucalypt forest, mangroves and a variety of birdlife.
  • 13.50 kilometer(s) from Roy Rufus Artificial Reef, The largest artificial reef in the southern hemisphere, covering about 3 square kilometers, with over 63 drops from 1968 to 1987. Some drops consist of car bodies, tyres, stoves, pipes, boilers, and some old ships, and barges.
  • 32.00 kilometer(s) from Fraser Island, Fraser Island is a "World Heritage" listed region and is the world's largest sand island. Fraser Island offers a range of activities and natural landscapes to keep all who visit entertained and enthralled.
  • 131 kilometer(s) from Lady Elliot Island, The southern gateway to the Barrier Reef.


  • 0.60 kilometer(s) from Hervey Bay RSL Club, Bar/Lounge, International, Open for: lunch, dinner,
  • 1.80 kilometer(s) from Hoolihans Irish, Full Service, International, Open for: lunch, dinner, Hoolihans Irish Restaurant & Bar
  • 2.90 kilometer(s) from Wild Lotus Restaurant, Full Service, Seafood, Open for: lunch, dinner
  • 2.90 kilometer(s) from Aegean Waters French, Full Service, French, Open for: dinner
  • 3.70 kilometer(s) from Coast Restaurant, Full Service, International, Open for: lunch, dinner
  • 5.60 kilometer(s) from Gatakers Landing, Full Service, Seafood, Open for: lunch, dinner
  • 5.80 kilometer(s) from Viva Italia, Full Service, Italian, Open for: lunch, dinner
  • 5.90 kilometer(s) from The Bayswater Hotel, Full Service, International, Open for: lunch, dinner
  • 5.90 kilometer(s) from Salt Café, Cafe, International, Open for: breakfast, lunch
  • 6.00 kilometer(s) from Pier Restaurant, Full Service, Seafood, Open for: dinner
  • 7.10 kilometer(s) from The Waterfront, Full Service, International, Open for: breakfast
  • 7.50 kilometer(s) from Café Balaena, Cafe, International, Open for: breakfast, lunch, dinner


  • 1.20 kilometer(s) from USQ, University of Southern Queensland
  • 3.30 kilometer(s) from TAFE, Wide Bay Institute of TAFE

Nearby Cities

  • 35.90 kilometer(s) from Maryborough, Queensland
  • 123 kilometer(s) from Bundaberg, Queensland
  • 199 kilometer(s) from Sunshine Coast, Queensland
  • 290 kilometer(s) from Brisbane, Queensland
  • 290 kilometer(s) from Gladstone, Queensland


  • 0.05 kilometer(s) from Swimming, Stunning family friendly beaches, directly across the road! Over 18km of pristine beaches to choose from in the area.
  • 0.05 kilometer(s) from Bicycle Hire, Take a ride along the picturesque foreshore. A broad nature strip with a bike path meandering among the trees traces the entire stretch of sandy beach from the Urangan Pier to the last of the grand old beach houses at Point Vernon.
  • 0.05 kilometer(s) from Pialba Beach, Picturesque family friendly beaches, directly across the road!
  • 0.05 kilometer(s) from Beach Fishing, The beach at Hervey Bay stretches for many kilometres and, if beach fishing is your thing, you can fish anywhere along the full length of the beach.
  • 0.55 kilometer(s) from Wetside Water Park, Australia's largest collection of living coral, marine life, sharks, sting rays and friendly turtles. Fun for the whole family.
  • 1.00 kilometer(s) from Camel Safari Tours, Experience something a little bit special upon a camel as you tour the bay.
  • 2.50 kilometer(s) from Hervey Bay Golf Club, The Hervey Bay Golf & Country Club boasts fabulous facilities for members and guests alike, with the native setting of the challenging 18-hole championship course, its well bunkered greens and excellent practice area.
  • 3.10 kilometer(s) from Golf N Games Waterslide, is an entertainment venue for everyone. It boasts the longest waterslide in Queensland and has an 18-hole mini-golf course set in tropical gardens - the games room houses the latest in family entertainment. Drinks, ice creams and snacks are available. Golf'N'Games is the ideal place for the young and young at heart to spend a few hours or the whole day
  • 5.10 kilometer(s) from Bird Watching, Every year thousands of migratory shorebirds visit Hervey Bay and the Great Sandy Strait from destinations as far away as Japan, Alaska and Siberia. The sand and mudflats are important feeding grounds for nearly twenty different species of long distance fliers. In fact, the Great Sandy Strait is recognised as a Wetland of International Important (Ramsar site).
  • 5.90 kilometer(s) from Hervey Bay Go Kart Track, Go Kart hire. 20 karts rounding 650m long & 8m wide sealed hot mix track. Viewing deck. Cold drinks & chips available. Free parking. Min driver height 1.5m. Full track supervision. Fun for all.
  • 6.00 kilometer(s) from Fishing off Urangan Pier, The 800m long Urangan Pier gives shore-based anglers the opportunity to fish deeper waters for whiting, bream, flathead, reef fish and pelagics including giant trevally, tuna and mackerel.
  • 6.00 kilometer(s) from Urangan Pier, Initially built to handle sugar and oil, it is now a popular spot for fishermen and walkers.
  • 7.30 kilometer(s) from Glass Bottom Boat, Krystal Klear Charters is a 40ft glass bottom boat tour which runs daily from the Great Sandy Straits Marina in Hervey Bay - departure times vary according to tidal conditions. The five hour tour is a personalised experience with a maximum of 38 passengers. Approximately two hours is spent on the reef snorkelling, fish feeding and coral viewing. Dolphins are sighted most days and we guarantee numerous turtles in the warmer months.
  • 7.40 kilometer(s) from Whale Watching Tours, Between the months of August and October, visitors can delight in the sights of humpback whales using Hervey Bays’ calm waters to rest and recuperate while migrating to Antarctica. Other marine life such as dolphins, turtles and dugongs are also sighted regularly.
  • 7.60 kilometer(s) from Parasailing, Soar like a bird above the sparkling waters of the Great Sandy Strait & Hervey Bay, gliding past panoramic views of our golden coastline and tropical islands.
  • 13.50 kilometer(s) from Roy Rufus Artificial Reef, The largest artificial reef in the southern hemisphere, covering about 3 square kilometers, with over 63 drops from 1968 to 1987. Some drops consist of car bodies, tyres, stoves, pipes, boilers, and some old ships, and barges.
  • 24.20 kilometer(s) from Wide bay Equestrian Park, Comprises 200 acres of beautiful Australian bushland. Horse riding is their specialty and first time riders are especially catered for.


  • 0.85 kilometer(s) from Pialba Place Shopping, Located right in the heart of Hervey Bay, Pialba Place is Hervey Bay’s premiere shopping destination for fashion, variety and value. With Coles, Big W, Australia Post, Medicare and over 40 specialty stores, one-stop shopping has never been easier.Open 7 days a week with late night trading on Thursday evenings and over 800 parking spaces including Hervey Bay’s only all weather underground carpark, Pialba Place is the centre for choice and convenience!
  • 1.80 kilometer(s) from Stockland Hervey Bay, When it comes to shopping, the best shopping centre in Hervey Bay is Stockland (Centro). Centrally located at 6 Central Avenue, Pialba, with direct access off Boat Harbour Drive. The centre is the largest fully enclosed shopping centre in Hervey Bay and includes major retailers Target, Supa IGA and Sam's Warehouse as well as 40 specialty stores. Parking for more than 950 cars including a large number of disabled car park spaces close to the entrances. The centre is open seven days a week.
  • 3.40 kilometer(s) from Eli Waters Shopping
  • 5.40 kilometer(s) from Urangan Central, At Urangan Central Shopping Centre there are a large range of shops available to customers, these include: A video store, Pizza store, Pharmacy, Butcher, Hair Salon, Australia Post, Newsagency, Bakery, Bottle Shop, Clothing retailers, Woolworths and various ATM's are also available on site.
  • 7.60 kilometer(s) from Urangan Markets, Markets at the Urangan Marina Complex every Friday night with a free jumping castle. They start at 4pm till 8pm.


  • 2.00 kilometer(s) from car rental
  • 0.45 kilometer(s) from Wide Bay Transit Buses
  • 6.00 kilometer(s) from Urangan Pier, bike hire and motor scooter hire is also available on a daily basis here in Hervey Bay and they are a great way to get around and see the sights.
  • 10.00 kilometer(s) from Hervey Bay Airport, a door to door shuttle service is run by Bundaberg Shuttle Service. Prices start from a $25.00 fee.
  • 200 kilometer(s) from Sunshine Coast Airport, coach services run daily to Hervey Bay.
  • 289 kilometer(s) from Brisbane Airport, two major airlines service Hervey Bay with direct flights from Brisbane. Flight time is 45 minutes.
  • 43.00 kilometer(s) from Maryborough West Railway Station, Wide Bay Transit operates a Queensland Rail Trainlink Service from Hervey Bay and Maryborough to Maryborough West Railway Station, and return.