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Quality Suites Pioneer Sands

4.5 of 5 Hotel   |   19 Carters Lane | Towradgi, Wollongong, New South Wales 2518, Australia
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Ranked #2 of 16 hotels in Wollongong
Certificate of Excellence 2013
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4 of 5 stars reviewed 1 week ago
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  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Location
    3.5 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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Hobart, Australia
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45 reviews 45 reviews
12 hotel reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Having to go to Wollongong for a wedding we looked around for suitable accommodation. Pioneer Sands was the only 4 star accommodation that had a bedroom suite available. The day before we arrived we had a call from the hotel confirming we were still going to arrive, which was a nice touch. We arrived at noon and the receptionist was... More

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Stayed for 1 night. left a gold ring on the table, went down for a swim came back up after the cleaners were finished cleaning, the ring wasn't there. Didn't notice till I got home, tried to call them but the receptionist said they'll give me a call, never ended up happening.-_- wouldn't recommend leaving valuables around at all!

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Sydney, Australia
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59 reviews 59 reviews
47 hotel reviews
54 helpful votes 54 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 weeks ago

We were treating my elderly mother to a scenic drive along the Sea Cliff Bridge and through the lovely countryside down to Berry. There was little upmarket accommodation in the Illawarra region offering two bedroom suites. Pioneer Sands looked fine and scored fairly good reviews so we booked, asking for a quiet suite at the rear, away from the road... More

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Sydney Australia
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114 reviews 114 reviews
60 hotel reviews
122 helpful votes 122 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 3, 2014

A few minutes drive out of the hear of Wollongong this hotel is in a modern complex and caters well for larger groups of 4-5. The apartment was large and very clean and comfortable. The service from reception is exvellent. The buffet breakfast was fresh and had a good variety.

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Forbes, Australia
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13 reviews 13 reviews
6 hotel reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 1, 2014

We loved our stay here! such a treat. Perfect quiet location but very close to the CBD. Great parking facility underground. Such luxury for the price. For our honeymoon elsewhere we paid double (NSW) and the room was not half of this. Such a little apartment: new kitchen new bathroom comfortable bed air con tv in room tv in lounge... More

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Wollongong, Australia
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5 reviews 5 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 7, 2014

Stayed there last yr in Nov. We couldn't check in on time so they made special arrangement for us.The rooms were very clean, parking very secure and staff were very polite. We had a restful night the air con was excellent.

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sydney
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18 reviews 18 reviews
9 hotel reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 29, 2014

We stayed for 1 night over the long weekend. We arrived early for our 2pm check in on Australia Day & our room was ready. Very quiet hotel but kept very well. Our room was on the 3rd floor & upon opening door we were impressed with how clean & fresh the room was. Bed lovely & comfy, my only... More

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Corvallis, Oregon
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85 reviews 85 reviews
10 hotel reviews
35 helpful votes 35 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 28, 2014

We stayed three nights in a 2-room suite at the Quality Suites Pioneer Sands. As our daughter was staying on the pull-out sofa bed, we wanted to close the door to our bedroom, but the air conditioner was in the living room and not in the bedroom. So door remained open and none of us slept well because of the... More

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Central Coast, NSW
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18 reviews 18 reviews
14 hotel reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 23, 2014 via mobile

Either the reviews got our expectations too high, or maybe the advertising of a one-bedroom efficiency set us up for disappointment! The room was clean and spacious, with a balcony overlooking the road. However, the furniture was sparse- a computer table doubled as the dressing table, and also had the only power point other than in the bathroom to boil... More

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england
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5 hotel reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 18, 2014 via mobile

Had a one bedder but it faced west (car park view) and got so much afternoon sun it was unbearable until the air con kicked in. The bedroom needed longer still to cool down. Condition of the room was ok.

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Additional Information about Quality Suites Pioneer Sands

Address: 19 Carters Lane | Towradgi, Wollongong, New South Wales 2518, Australia
Location: Australia > New South Wales > Wollongong
Amenities:
Bar / Lounge Beach Business Center with Internet Access Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room Free Parking Kitchenette Suites Swimming Pool Wheelchair access
Hotel Style:
Ranked #2 of 16 hotels in Wollongong
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
Hotel Class:4.5 star — Quality Suites Pioneer Sands 4.5*
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
Wollongong's newest boutique accommodation & conference and events destination for 2010 and beyond - The Quality Suites Pioneer Sands - is ideally located on the Sydney side of Wollongong at only 55 minutes drive from Sydney Airport. Be one of the first to enjoy our contemporary one and two bedroom serviced apartments with large open plan space flowing onto balconies with ocean, escarpment or Wollongong skyline views. All apartments feature modern finishes, Austar cable on LCD TV's, internet, air conditioning and fully self contained kitchen facilities. Other facilities include a cafe, outdoor pool, gym spa and sauna, and onsite business services. This new coastal retreat could be your next business stop over. ... more   less 
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