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Sanctuary Resort Motor Inn

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250 Pacific Highway, Coffs Harbour, New South Wales 2450, Australia
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  • Location
    4 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4 of 5 stars
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Brisbane, Australia
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

This place is on the main highway and my heart fell when I realised we would be in a location that was so far away from anything. In fact I ended up having to rent a car as the next day I would have been left totally stranded once my colleague left for Sydney (I had originally planned to leave... More 

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Tamworth, Australia
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Went into the Restaurant waiting area - looked up and saw 2 huge Wasp/Hornets nests inside the roof. And spider webs from the table condiments to the windows on some tables. Room was ok, pillows were like rocks though.

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Greater Melbourne, Australia
2 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

This was one of the most unkept motels we have ever stayed in and we travel a lot. The dust on the top of the curtains was so think it completely covered the fabric the furniture outside the back door was so dirty that after I cleaned it it still needed a towel on the chair to make it ok... More 

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11 reviews 11 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Very friendly service, large king room spotlessly clean. Great little balcony. Comfortable bed. Buffet breakfast in restaurant. Overall a great overnight stop on our way north. Would recommend to anyone staying in Coffs Harbour

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Gold Coast, Australia
2 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

Friendly service,dinner & breakfast in the restaurant was fantastic and inexpensive refurbished room was very clean & comfortable loved the shampoo conditioner and body wash in the shower...great value would definitely recommend staying at the Sanctuary don't not drive past this motel.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 7, 2015

We have just spent one night here on our way back home and have to say we were very impressed. The staff were very helpful having our room ready two hours early after our early arrival. The room was clean and modern with a nice bathroom. We were also able to order dinner and have it brought to our room.... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 7, 2015

The room was clean and staff pleasant. It was a bit dated and our room seemed to have a few mozzies. Unfortunately there was also quite a bit of road noise. It was a little further away from the main town than I had hoped. The kids did enjoy the pool and free Wifi was a bonus.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 5, 2015

Excellent motel! Not much to look at from the outside, but it has all been refurbished inside. Very modern and extremely clean and well maintained. The young manager was very lovely and hospitable in accommodating us with a room at such short notice without any hesitation, especially the Easter long weekend. Lovely kitchenette and coffee making facilities were just what... More 

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Tannum Sands, Australia
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed April 1, 2015

This hotel was rated 4 star on the website we booked it through....deffinately not. Old and daggy with little notes written in nikko on light switches and the airconditioner explaining their operation. Classy!! The room had a distinct odour, not pleasant. The bed was uncomfortable.

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Sydney, Australia
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36 helpful votes 36 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 28, 2015

As many others have written, the buildings of this hotel are dated. However, the furnishings have been modernised and every attempt has been made to make this a comfortable and modern-feeling hotel. The rooms themselves are spacious, clean while being fitted with a modern lounge and a firm bed. The bathroom feels bit 1970s but it's big and very functional.... More 

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