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Sand Dunes Resort

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130 Mudjimba Esplanade, Marcoola, Queensland 4564, Australia (Formerly Mantra Sand Dunes)
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Rating summary
  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

The place is very relaxing with beach nearby and pool for the kids. BBQ facilities were sufficient and functional. With guest service we were very disappointed at the receptionist/s as returning guest. We booked to stay in three bedroom luxury beach house as we had young couples with new born babies and requested weeks in advance that if there was... More 

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Sand_Dunes_Resort, General Manager at Sand Dunes Resort, responded to this review

Thank you for your review and we are pleased you enjoyed your stay with us once again. Unfortunately we are not always able to fulfill requests from guests, due to many demands on the resort and rooms available at time of booking. Not all our single beds are zippable and can be made into king beds. By putting beds together... More 

Brisbane, Australia
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13 reviews 13 reviews
7 hotel reviews
25 helpful votes 25 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Marcoola is a beautiful sea side town with the beach practically at your door within a few minutes walk. I love going to Marcoola for the quiet atmosphere and cool sea breezes. We stayed at Sand Dunes Resort and unfortunately picked a weekend with screaming children and a bucks party. The resort does have a phone for security which I... More 

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Brisbane, Australia
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7 hotel reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We stayed here over the New Year 2015 holiday period in a 2 bedroom apartment. Originally we were on the 3rd level, Unfortunately air conditioning in the main living area was not working properly. After informing staff on day 2 of this issue, they informed us that no other apartments were available but were very kind and helpful in offering... More 

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Queensland, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 8, 2015

We have stayed at this resort multiple times always requesting the beach house with the gorgeous timber four poster bed and Balinese styling. We love the space, perfect for a small or large family, especially the little courtyard that is safe for tiny humans. The beach house we choose has a well stocked DVD collection which is a fun bonus... More 

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Tamworth, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 25, 2015

We stayed at sand dunes from January 17th to January 24th and we loved it.We stayed in a 3 bedroom swim out to pool villa.The villa was immaculate and well spaced out and the kids loved the ease of getting into the pool from out patio.The reception staff were lovely and nothing was ever a problem.We thoroughly enjoyed our time... More 

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Singleton, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 19, 2015

Stayed in this resort for 5 nights from 13 january to 17 January 2015 in 3 bedroom unit with swim out into the heated pool.The Spa is hot. Didn't try the cold pool was happy close to our unit and the heated pool.The air-conditioning is bliss after having day trips out to Australia zoo, shopping, beach the air-conditioning was lovely... More 

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Brisbane, Australia
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14 reviews 14 reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 12, 2015

We stayed at Sand Dunes Resort over the New Year and was very happy with the apartments and overall our stay was lovely. We booked a 4 bedroom apartment which was very spacious (especially the kitchen and dinning area). The kitchen had all the bits and bobs to make and eat our dinners. The lovely pool was a step off... More 

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Surfers Paradise, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 4, 2015

We stayed in a ground floor 2 bedroom unit for 4 nights and it was awesome! The pool is absolutely incredible, huge lagoon style, one heated, one not and a large spa. Our little boy loved the easy pool access and having the little private courtyard to play and BBQ in was fantastic! The apartment itself was nicely appointed and... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 4, 2015

We have stayed there 3 years in a row we just love the resort and pool/spa and beach and nice quiet location! A few good restaurants in the area is all we need, it keeps the place quiet and family friendly.

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Queensland, Australia
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed November 20, 2014

Booked early August for 3 nights 3 bedroom beach house with roof top jacuzzi stay in NOV . Deposit paid and reconfirmed booking two weeks prior to date. Sands Phoned 3 hours PRIOR to checking in and said SORRY there's been a 'catastrophe' ( which suggests only one thing! ) we have to change your booking to a two bedroom... More 

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Sand_Dunes_Resort, General Manager at Sand Dunes Resort, responded to this review

Unfortunately at times resort managements are faced with maintenance situations within units that are beyond their control and attempt to resolve them, so as not to inconvenience guests. However on this occasion we had to offer alternate accommodation within the resort to these guests plus offered 2 free nights in a luxury beach house with $30 of meal vouchers to... More 

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