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Shelly Beach Motel

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510 Esplanade, Urangan, Hervey Bay, Queensland 4655, Australia
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Ranked #2 of 4 Hotels in Urangan
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 25, 2013
lisamerton Bicester, United Kingdom
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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Bicester, United Kingdom
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23 reviews 23 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 25, 2013

We stayed at the Shelly Beach motel the night before & after our Fraser Island trip and it ticked all the boxes. The rooms were all individually furnished to a lovely cosy standard, it is clear that the owners take real pride in their appearance. Everything was clean and nothing was too much trouble - we were even allowed to... More 

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Brisbane
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 17, 2013 via mobile

My husband and I only stayed here one night but we really enjoyed it and we wished we could have had longer. We had a top (3rd) floor 1 bedroom unit which had a very private balcony overlooking the esplanade and beach. The weather was unfortunately quite Rainey but we enjoyed a wine on the balcony and watching the world... More 

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Bristol, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 10, 2013 via mobile

Stayed at this motel for 4 nights in January 2013. Motel has a nice friendly atmosphere. Rooms are basic but clean and spacious. Tours from Fraser Island pick up from this motel. Nice restaurants within walking distance and best of all the beach at a stones throw away!

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Maryborough, Australia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 14, 2012

Stayed overnight in December 2012. It is an older motel, and does not have pay TV (if that is important to you) but did tick all the right boxes. The bed was very comfortable, rooms were clean with quirky decorating, decent sized refrigerator, microwave and sink, across the road from a family friendly beach, and minimal traffic noise despite being... More 

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Brisbane, Australia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 7, 2012

we do a bowls carnival each year at urangan have stayed at Shelly beach last 6 years love the two owners love the brekky,stay 3 nights each time , great little barbie area . allways the best part of our trip to Hervey Bay.great to wake up to in the mornings. Love you girls

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Wellington, New Zealand
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 28, 2012

I have stayed in a lot of motels. Decoration wise they are mostly always the same. But Shelly beach motel made a difference. There were decorations of, what I assume, souvenirs of trips of the owners. I liked all the different chairs in front of the units. The owners are friendly and helpful. We had a flat tyre but it... More 

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Thousand Oaks, California, United States
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 25, 2012

Okay, let me tell you right away that if you're used to staying at the Hyatt, you probably aren't going to be happy here. This little gem of a motel is a funky tiny motel run by two sisters (who live on the premises) who are an absolute hoot! While it ain't the Hyatt, our room was larger than most... More 

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Sydney, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 19, 2012

We needed a one night stay in Hervey Bay, so based on tripadvisor we booked one night at this Motel. The owners are super friendly and all the rooms are clean and tidy. They have also personalised each room. They are of course a bit dated, but the bed was reasonably firm and we enjoyed our stay. The price of... More 

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Brisbane, Australia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 13, 2012

Thanks to the wonderful sisters who run this delightful motel, your friendliness and kind hospitality will ensure we will be back again . I am on crutches at the moment, so a careful look reassured me all would be well, although care needed to be taken with the front and entry step and the shower entry. The position was great... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 8, 2012

We stayed here for one night in a queen room, cost $87. We arrived in the evening and left early the next morning so didn't spend a lot of time here. However, we found this motel served it's purpose for this short stopover well. The room was large, with a good kitchenette. Furnishing were dated. The bathroom windown couldn't be... More 

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