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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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Noosa, Australia
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

stayed here for 2 days , first room was not up to standard dirty and lounge was ripped and the stuffing was hanging out of it , so they moved us to a another room was better but but only just , main complete is they will not release our security bond back $200 as there do not release it... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

My husband and I have stayed at the Beach Retreat 3 times and on each occasion the price and location has overridden any concerns about the state of the rooms. For our most recent stay we only paid $315 (Aus) for 3 nights, so we really can't complain too much given the view of the ocean. However, if we had... More 

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Brisbane, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

we had a partial view room but it was so close to the beach and a small walk to the shops and restaurants that I didn't mind. They wasn't many kids there which was great so you could have a peaceful time at the pool. the price and value for money was spot on.

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Sliema, Malta
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We were on a flying visit and wish we had more time. Get an apartment with a kitchen where possible and this will be your home from home. Right on the beach Great views Great facilities Will definitely go again

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Brisbane, Australia
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 6, 2016 via mobile

Ive stayed here 3 times now: first the good points: The location is excellent: across the road from the patrolled beach. Just a few minutes walk to a choice of cafes and restaurants for lunch dinner or both. In my humble opinion (i was an onsite manager for 7 years) - the gardens looked nice, the pool was sparkling, the... More 

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Adelaide, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 4, 2016 via mobile

My partner and I are on our final night of a 7 night stay and have decided that we will be staying here on any future Sunshine Coast trips. Our Unit 35 has been practical and super spacious, perfectly located in the complex with amazing ocean views... Even by leaving the bathroom door open the reflection in the lounge room... More 

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed January 3, 2016 via mobile

Looking at the pictures on any sites, the place looks fabulous, but looks are deceiving. The air conditioning outdoor units are old and noisy, so sleeping at night is difficult without continually being woken up. The fire alarm system is hooked directly to the fire service, so if you intend to cook you have to have the bedroom door shut... More 

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Brisbane Region, Australia
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed December 20, 2015

I have stayed at The Beach Retreat numerous times over the last ten or so years and have found the reception staff and management to be welcoming, courteous and respectful. However under the new management the treatment of guests is appalling. I agree with the below comments about the officious reception staff. Taking a $200 bond for a one night... More 

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Gladstone, Australia
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 17, 2015 via mobile

Spending one night only on way to Brisbane, the location is very central and walking distance to eateries, surf club and great views of the beach from unit. Although the unit has everything you could want and need especially for a long stay, I find the bed very very hard and got very little sleep because of this. There is... More 

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Sydney, Australia
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 8, 2015

The staff were friendly and helpful, the hotel is well located but could use a little TLC. The room was clean, the bed comfortable but the room was tired. A fresh coat of paint and some new carpet or floor tiles would do the job. Free parking under the building was good

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