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Caribbean Motel

3.5 of 5 Motel   |   353 Harbour Drive, Coffs Harbour, New South Wales 2450, Australia
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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 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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6 reviews 6 reviews
5 hotel reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

I have just had a night at the Carribean Motel near the jetty at Coffs Harbour. It is a nice clean well situated Motel, which has been refurbished. The staff were friendly and helpful, and the breakfast whilst nothing flash, more than adequate, with the choice of a cooked breakfast ( which I didn't have). i had a huge spa... More

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Armidale, Australia
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3 hotel reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

If you are looking for a well managed, spotlessly clean, reasonably priced accommodation with a broad range of restaurants, Coffs Marina and the Park Beach all within a very short walk, then we highly recommend staying at this great motel. My wife and I have enjoyed the hospitality, quality and location of the Caribbean Motel on many occasions during the... More

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Clare J, Owner at Caribbean Motel, responded to this review

Thank you very much for your positive review, we really appreciate it. We look forward to welcoming you again at the Caribbean Motel. More

Sydney, Australia
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15 reviews 15 reviews
13 hotel reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

well maintained and renovated for an older building, staff were good, room was good and clean. it does have the smallest tightest car park of any motel I have used, anything larger than a twin cab ute would have to go on the street, not aided by the fact most people dont know what the painted lines in a car... More

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Clare J, Owner at Caribbean Motel, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to post a review. I'm glad you were happy with our staff, cleanliness and maintenance levels, Regarding our spa rooms, besides the spa bath they are more spacious than our standards and have balconies and an easterly aspect, some with harbour views as well....and yes some of the parking spots are a bit tight,... More

Canberra Australia
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17 reviews 17 reviews
10 hotel reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 23, 2014

Great position, it has been refurbished, and is nicely appointed, comfy beds, and the Jetty Restaurant strip is across the road. the parking spots are tight, not much room to manoeuvre. We have stayed here many times, from the quick over night stay to a few days. Great position from which to see everything Coffs has to offer and to... More

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Clare J, Owner at Caribbean Motel, responded to this review

We really appreciate your review, thank you. We look forward to seeing you again soon. More

Armidale, Australia
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12 reviews 12 reviews
8 hotel reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 22, 2014

I stay here regularly for business and the best thing about this motel is it is not on the Pacific Highway which is incredibly noisy. There is a bit of nightlife around here with a good pub and several eating establishments of varying standard across the road so weekends can be a little noisy but not anywhere near the highway... More

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Clare J, Owner at Caribbean Motel, responded to this review

Thank you for making our motel your regular choice of accommodation in Coffs Harbour. Our location away from the highway and near the restaurant strip does make us a popular choice with many regulars. I'm glad you were happy with our wi-fi, we have put in extra equipment this year and now also have NBN. Most mobile phones work well... More

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4 reviews 4 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 12, 2014

The hotel is near the pier hotel and the twisted sisters cafe which are both nice. The hotel has a pool and free wifi. The wifi speeds are very good exceeding 20 megabits a second. Unfortunately the water is noisy and goes through the walls of the lower apartments. It was very noisy and it wasnt a very good sleep

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Clare J, Owner at Caribbean Motel, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to review us. I'm glad you were happy with our fast wi-fi and location. Regarding the water noises if you could let us know what room you were in we could look into the issue. Many thanks. More

Brisbane, Australia
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24 reviews 24 reviews
9 hotel reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 21, 2014

I usually travel to Coffs Harbour every couple of months and this time I thought I would stay somewhere different and decided on the Caribbean Motel. It is very well positioned within walking distance to the jetty and also Muttonbird Island. There are heaps of restaurants just across and down the road so no shortage of different types of food... More

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Clare J, Owner at Caribbean Motel, responded to this review

Thank you very much for your review. I'm glad you decided to stay with us on your last trip and you were happy with your choice! We look forward to seeing you again. More

Wyong, Australia
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6 reviews 6 reviews
4 hotel reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 14, 2014 via mobile

This motel is walking distance to the station, we came up by rail, walking distance to restaurants and the Jetty and to the Jetty Memorial Theatre the focus of our visit. Reception was friendly and helpful, our room, was clean and very well presented. The motel was very centrally located for us and even minded our bags for us after... More

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Clare J, Owner at Caribbean Motel, responded to this review

Thank you for recommending us. I'm happy you found our motel clean, friendly and well located. We look forward to seeing you again. More

Sydney, Australia
2 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 14, 2014

Stayed at this Motel en route from Noosa to Sydney and intend to stay here on future trips to and from the Sunshine Coast. Our room was nicely appointed with beds that were beautifully presented and comfortable. Room spotlessly clean with a large bathroom. This motel was well located, reasonably priced and beats some of those motel establishments dotted along... More

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Clare J, Owner at Caribbean Motel, responded to this review

We appreciate you taking the time to post a review. Many visitors like yourself are breaking up their journey between QLD and NSW destinations. Hopefully you'll be able to stay longer next time, Coffs Harbour has many activities and facilities to enjoy :) More

Sydney, Australia
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6 reviews 6 reviews
5 hotel reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 12, 2014

I was in Coffs for a combination of work and a road trip with my 83 yo mother so I wanted a good quality, well-located apartment motel she could hang out in while I was out for the day. Caribbean Motel met that requirement in full and was a clean, efficient, no fuss, well-appointed place. The location is perfect if... More

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Clare J, Owner at Caribbean Motel, responded to this review

Thanks for taking the time to post your review. Many of our guests find our location near the harbour and restaurants very handy, as you did. I hope we see you again. More

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Address: 353 Harbour Drive, Coffs Harbour, New South Wales 2450, Australia
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Location: Australia > New South Wales > Coffs Harbour
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
Hotel Class:3.5 star — Caribbean Motel 3.5*
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The AAA rated 3.5 star Caribbean Motel is ideally located in the Jetty area, with numerous restaurants across the road and the Jetty beach a few minutes walk away. Buffet or room service breakfast is available. The motel is a couple of minutes walk from the train station or a 5 minute cab ride from the airport. Reception is open 7am until 9pm, late check in can be arranged. ... more   less 
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