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BreakFree Great Sandy Straits

17 Buccaneer Drive, Urangan, Hervey Bay, Queensland 4655, Australia
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    3.5 of 5 stars
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Doncaster, Victoria, Australia
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39 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 21, 2015

A fabulous location - we stayed in apartment 135 which was on the second floor. This apartment had a fabulous view of the sand, sea, Round Island, Big Woody Island and Fraser Island on the horizon. It was also very close to the access to the beach which was exactly what we wanted as we wanted to swim every day.... More 

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Melbourne
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 19, 2015

We had a ground level room which was very spacious and the back door lead onto the pool area and beyond that straight onto the beach! Great views of the beach and easy access. 5 minute walk to the Marina with restaurants and a few small shops. Secure parking, quiet area away from roads and clean rooms. Loved our stay... More 

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Tasmania, Australia
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 27, 2015

We rented a 3br townhouse for 2 couples and 2 toddlers. The apartment was great, everything we needed kitchen, laundry etc. plenty of room in the bedrooms for portacots. We were able to negotiate a better price than the booking sites directly with the resort. Great sunny warm balcony for reading books, we had one over looking the beach, which... More 

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Coffs Harbour, Australia
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5 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 18, 2015

Spent 5 nights at Resort via a Groupon voucher. $370 for 1 bedroom spa unit overlooking Hervey Bay. Room was very pleasing and well appointed. The spa was fantastic with full view of the Bay while tubbing up. The resort facilities were excellent as was the location. My only criticism was that you had to pay to use the BBQ's... More 

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Sunshine Coast, Australia
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 28, 2015

This time, we were there for just 3 nights for the ANZAC break. Stunning views as usual and just 10 meters to the water. Can't fault the housekeeping. If only the owner of this Unit upgrade the kitchen's cutlery and utensils and provide a cutting/chopping board, it would make this fully self contained Unit a much better stay. There should... More 

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Reading, England, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 22, 2015

We had a 3 bedroom apartment over looking the sea. The apartment was great, it had everything we needed, although a small coffee table to put cups of tea and coffee on would be good. Great location easy access to the beach and shops, we had a fab holiday

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Brisbane, Australia
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 30 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 18, 2015

I couldn't find better for the price! Joined the hotel chain's clubcusoon and got 5% off the already cheap rates during Easter School Hols for a 5 night stay. Units I'm guessing are individually owned so would all be furnished differently. We had #37 on middle floor overlooking the Marina. It was comfortable, clean & everything worked. We had it... More 

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Rockhampton, Australia
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 15, 2015

We had a lovely break in our one bedroom apartment. It was modern, clean and very relaxing. The staff were excellent. Thank you Margaret and David for your help. Within walking distance of cafes and the Boat Harbour Club for meals. Beautiful grounds, and the beach is right there in front of you. No roads to cross. We stayed three... More 

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Melbourne, Australia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 6, 2015

Overall we thought this resort was good value. We were in unit 1, which is on the ground floor with an immediate view over the harbour. There is a garage for your car and you walk out of the garage across a courtyard into the unit. The entrance from the garage brings you straight into the bedroom, which is a... More 

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Ibrahim S, Manager at BreakFree Great Sandy Straits, responded to this review

Dear HolidayBears69 Thank you for taking the time to provide us with your detailed review of your experience We are pleased that you have found BreakFree Great Sandy Straits offering good value in a great location We certainly have taken notes of your constructive feedback and will review it with our team to enhance and improve our service We look... More 

Toronto, Canada
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 20, 2015

Room was spacious and comfortable. Noticed some cockroaches and emailed hotel about them and did not get a response. As not from Australia not sure if cockroaches are normal in this part of country or if they have a problem.

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Ibrahim S, Manager at BreakFree Great Sandy Straits, responded to this review

Dear DougandCharon Thank you or your feedback We do apologise for the communication breakdown We are pleased that you found your unit to be spacious and comfortable, unfortunately despite our best efforts and a regular pest control schedule cockroaches are present. sorry for any inconvenient Kind Regards Ibrahim More 

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