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The Beach Retreat Coolum

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1750 David Low Way, Coolum Beach, Queensland 4573, 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 of 5 stars
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Brisbane, Australia
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5 hotel reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

This new family retreat, is right across the beach and with a cool playground. The retreat itself has a small wading pool with a little beach entrance, covered with sail shade. The location is one of the best attractions, with a short stroll to the main shops of Coolum + Coles and Maccas + other extra designer shops selling unusual... More 

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Sydney, Australia
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35 reviews 35 reviews
22 hotel reviews
25 helpful votes 25 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Stayed here last weekend for 3 nights and had been here several years ago. It's still a nice good value place. It's not the Ritz but a nice clean comfortable apartment. Just stroll across the road to the beach. Easy stroll down to local shops where you can get FREE Sunshine Coast wifi. Front desk staff were pleasant and welcoming.... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 15, 2015

We stayed as 2 families for the Easter Weekend and it was absolutely fabulous. It was our second visit and expected the stay, but this was even better! We managed to get a newer apartment that had a dishwasher and oven. Something a family needs.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 13, 2015

We stayed for 3 nights with our 2 kids. We had a back unit which still had ocean glimpses and it was HUGE! The kids had their own room with a spa, table, bed and large TV. We were able to relax in our separate area. The location is fantastic, opposite a beach with lifesavers and within walking distance of... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 11, 2015

We only stayed one night in Coolum. Kinda wish we stayed longer as we don't get to stay in ocean view apartments that often. I think all apartments get ocean view because of the way the building is set up. Curved into a U shape. The balcony was really spacious, big enough for 4 chairs and a table. The hotel... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 10, 2015 via mobile

Stayed at the Beach Retreat Coolum for 5 nights and it was great. Local shops and restaurants are only a few mins walk as is the main beach. Walk up or drive 1 minute to the little bays just south of the main beach which are even more beautiful (and quieter!). Staff were friendly. Unit was nice, clean, good size... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 31, 2015

We were accomodated last minute by the friendly reception staff - we stayed in a 3 bedroom ocean view apartment and it was absolutely perfect. The room was well cleaned, decor was fresh and modern, it felt like a hotel, we couldn't have been happier. The kids lagoon pool is wonderful and the spa and sauna is a touch of... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 28, 2015

Stayed 2 nights with my wife in a studio room. Accomodation is quite adequate but not congested. A large comfortable double bed with a fridge and tea / coffee making facilities. If you cannot do steeple chase then get a room with a walk in shower otherwise you have to climb over the jacuzzi tub in the bathroom. Reception staff... More 

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Caloundra, Australia
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3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 27, 2015

My partner and I have stayed here three times, more out of convenience and necessity (places in Coolum are hard to come by) than anything else. The balcony is a strong point, as is the sauna, which is delightful. The rooms are spacious enough, and reasonably clean. The location is a huge plus; right on the beachfront and esplanade. The... More 

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Outback Queensland, Australia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 23, 2015

The rooms are starting to show their age but they are clean, tidy and comfortable. The unit had all the requirements for a relaxing time away, even a dishwasher, washing machine and dryer. The pool and bbq areas are nice and clean as well. We were lucky enough to have a room that looked out over it and the ocean.... More 

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