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Smugglers on the Beach

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36 Sandy Beach Rd | Korora, Coffs Harbour, New South Wales 2450, Australia
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4.5 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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34 reviews 34 reviews
22 hotel reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

OK, I have to agree with other reviewers, it's not the Nautilis, but neither is the price. Water pressure is pretty average, the bed is not excellent (OK though), and the units are a bit dated. But this facility is VALUE for money. We were looking for somewhere quiet and out of the way, self contained, but didn't want to... More 

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Sydney, Australia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Although off the beaten track and a short drive North of Coffs Harbour Smugglers is clean and tidy if not a little tired. However, what it lacks in modern features is made up in quiet solitude and lovely service from the staff. If you are looking for a quiet few days Smugglers is a really cost effective bolt hole.

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Baulkham Hills, Australia
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7 reviews 7 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

We stay at Smugglers quite regularly. Quiet location. Always lovely and clean and the staff are so pleasant. Great amenities with the pool and half court tennis and a good laundry. Easy access to the beach. The units are spacious and have everything we need (except a dishwasher) but that is not a biggie for us.

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Canberra, Australia
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9 reviews 9 reviews
3 hotel reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Stayed overnight while travelling between Canberra and Gold Coast, a wonderful stopover. On arrival we were told that we had been upgraded to a 2 bedroom apartment so I did not have to share a room with my mother - 2 happy guests. The apartment was very spacious with super comfortable beds. Beach at the front so very relaxing to... More 

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Forster, Australia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Just 2 negatives the window above the bed only has verticals so room is to light for a sleep in easy fix with a drape couches in living room old and dated and not very comfortable... otherwise a great place to stay

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Armidale, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

This is a really nice place for a quiet family getaway. Handy kitchen with everything you need if you are in the mood for cooking. Sit on the balcony with a nice glass of wine and listen to the waves. Staff were friendly and helpful and the place was spotless. They even had recycling facilities which was great.

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Armidale, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We initially had 2 nights booked over a Friday and Saturday night, but had to change to one night the day before. Smugglers were fine with this and did not charge a cancellation fee. The room was clean and pleasant with a nice outlook. With 3 small children a pool is top priority for us and it was a great... More 

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Sydney, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We stayed in Smugglers for a second time and have - yet again - enjoyed it! The apartment is very spacious very and contains everything what you might possibly need. Our young kids did enjoy the swimming pool and we all loved how close to the beach this resort is. Also the proximity to local attractions and shopping center is... More 

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Aldavilla, New South Wales, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I stayed at Smugglers for 2 weeks with a weekend at home in between for work. The customer service provided by Sandy was outstanding, she even emailed me a map of how to get to work from Smugglers. All my email correspondence was answered promptly and pleasantly. I found the units to be very clean and the my stay was... More 

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Melbourne, Australia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Stayed one night on business as all the other accommodation was booked out. Ended up that this was a much better choice! Quiet, clean and whilst it has been there for awhile it has been updated recently. Would be a great place to bring the family for a summer holiday.

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