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Watermark Glenelg

631 Anzac Highway, Glenelg, South Australia 5045, Australia
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  • Location
    4.5 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
    4.5 of 5 stars
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24 reviews 24 reviews
7 hotel reviews
33 helpful votes 33 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

We were in Adelaide for the long weekend and decided to stay in Glenelg rather than the city. It was a great decision as we love to be by the sea and Glenelg is a great little area. The Watermark had everything we needed for a couple of nights and was the perfect location as it was right opposite the... More 

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Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

My family and I drove up from Melbourne to Adelaide we wanted to stay at the Glenelg beach so we booked a room for a week at the Watermark hotel. As soon as we got there I was put off by what I saw it looked completely different to what it does in the photos. The first two nights we... More 

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David E, Owner at Watermark Glenelg, responded to this review

I wouldn’t normally respond to negative posts as I believe that our business benefits from all types of constructive feedback, but since this person has drawn such a long bow I would like the right of reply. At The Watermark Glenelg we provide 3.5 star motel style accommodation (as assessed by AAA Tourism). Our location is close to the beach,... More 

Aldinga Beach, Australia
17 reviews 17 reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

A family Birthday Lunch at the Restaurant. This place is designed for families and it's "pay and serve yourself" is ideal for fussy family members. They can get what they want and as much as they want. The food is average as catering for a great crowd must be difficult but the food areas were kept clean and replenished so... More 

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Geelong, Australia
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45 reviews 45 reviews
11 hotel reviews
36 helpful votes 36 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed December 21, 2014

We stayed in the family room of the Hotel for 4 nights. The room itself was good. Plenty of room, good sized kitchen, bathroom and bedroom. The location was great. Short walk to the beach and Jetty Road. Negatives: The family room is right at the entrance of the hotel. You have a constant flow of cars and people moving... More 

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Perth, Australia
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58 reviews 58 reviews
25 hotel reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 1, 2014

We had an overnight stay here on our way across Australia. Very good sized room, comfortable bed, hot shower, continental breakfast supplied in the room. We ate dinner in the restaurant which was excellent. A little porch which was very pleasant for a quite drink and relax after a long drive. The staff were very helpful and friendly. Short walk... More 

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Adelaide, Australia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 27, 2014

We, four adults, stayed in the 3 bedroom unit, downstairs. We stayed for one week. The room was clean and serviced everyday. The beds were comfortable. There were extra heaters, blankets, pillows and towels. Towels were changed everyday. Walking distance to the beach. The staff were friendly and helpful. Wi-fi was possible in this unit but was available using a... More 

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Melbourne, Australia
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37 reviews 37 reviews
11 hotel reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 18, 2014

What a lovely place. The reception staff were all very friendly. The rooms are ideal for a one nighter or longer. They are clean comfortable. Would recommend this place if you are looking for somewhere central to stay in Glenelg. Walking distance to the tram into the city as well as walking to local Coles Supermarket. Can be a little... More 

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Senior Contributor
21 reviews 21 reviews
6 hotel reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed October 16, 2014

Sorry but I cant recommend this one. They have been very creative with their photos by not showing any peeling paint, chipped laminex or faded curtains as they are hard to miss once you get there. I guess it depends what you are expecting. On the plus side the room is very clean and the bed fairly comfortable so full... More 

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Melbourne, Australia
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31 reviews 31 reviews
6 hotel reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed September 26, 2014

For the price I was expecting something a bit better. Very basic room (we had a double, even though booking.com said it was King) no free power points unless you unplug the clock or lamp. The shower was terrible! Hardly any water pressure and a good minute waiting for it to warm up. I'm not sure if it's an Adelaide... More 

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Nhill, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 6, 2014

The rooms were very comfortable, clean and modern with wifi. A 5 minute walk to the beach and eateries and a huge park across the street with ocean views from the room. The staff were extremely friendly and helpful! Will definitely be staying here again!

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Address: 631 Anzac Highway, Glenelg, South Australia 5045, Australia
Location: Australia > South Australia > Greater Adelaide > Glenelg
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
Number of rooms: 15
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