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Marlin Cove Holiday Resort

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4.0 of 5
2 Keem St, Trinity Beach, Queensland 4879, Australia
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  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Location
    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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2 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

The apartment we stayed in at Marlin Cove was perfect! Extremely comfortable, lovely furnishings and ammenities: even the kitchen utensils were of high quality! The lagoon style pool was beautiful and a big hit with the family. Staff were extremely helpful and friendly. We would definately recommend this establishment. Only around 15-20mins from Cairns, Trinity Beach is a beautiful location... More 

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marlincovehr, Front Office Manager at Marlin Cove Holiday Resort, responded to this review

Hi Mary P, Thank-you so much for your overwhelmingly positive review of your stay at Marlin Cove Resort. We look forward to having the opportunity to welcome you back in the future :-) Kind Regards, Stephanie Hughes Guest Services Manager More 

south africa
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29 reviews 29 reviews
27 hotel reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We booked a 2 bedroom apartment but was given a 3 bedroom apartment when we arrived. The apartment was spacious and had airconditioners in the lounge and all bedrooms. Walking distance to swimming beach and convenience store. The apartment is cleaned on arrival and not during your stay. Extra charge for cleaning during your stay. We paid for wifi but... More 

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marlincovehr, Front Office Manager at Marlin Cove Holiday Resort, responded to this review

Good Afternoon, Thank-you so much for taking the time to share your positive comments of your stay at Marlin Cove Resort with the TripAdvisor community. I do sincerely apologise you had trouble with your internet connection during your stay. In order to ensure this happens as little as possible, we are proud to be able to offer 24/7 technical support... More 

Stafford, Virginia
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4 reviews 4 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The site manager, Stephanie, was awesome. Before arriving, we told her what we wanted and she suggested an itinerary. We tweaked it through email and she booked it. Before booking it, I checked prices and with her local connections she was able to book it for less than we could otherwise find online. The resort itself was very nice. If... More 

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marlincovehr, Guest Relations Manager at Marlin Cove Holiday Resort, responded to this review

Hi Lance, Thank-you so much for your positive comments regarding your stay here at Marlin Cove Resort. We had a blast hosting your group, and look forward to hopefully being able to welcome you back in the future! Kind Regards, Stephanie Hughes Guest Services Manager More 

FNQ
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70 reviews 70 reviews
11 hotel reviews
45 helpful votes 45 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 15, 2015

We were really happy with our 2brm 2 bath apartment. The bedrooms were spacious which is a nice bonus not to be walking into the walls all the time and the couch was actually comfortable to sit on! Great BBQ area and lovely pool. Younger families may find the beach and restaurants and bit far to walk but I have... More 

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marlincovehr, Guest Relations Manager at Marlin Cove Holiday Resort, responded to this review

Good Afternoon, Thank-you so much for taking the time to share your experiences fo your stay at Marlin Cove Resort. I have passed your positive comments on to the rest of the team here, and I know they will be just as thrilled with them as I am. Thank-you again! Kind Regards, Stephanie Hughes Guest Services Manager More 

Gold Coast, Queensland, Australia
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5 reviews 5 reviews
3 hotel reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 8, 2015

Very nice refurbished (superior 2 bed) apartment. Still smelt new! Has everything. Grounds were tropical yet very well maintained. Lagoon, lap pool, sauna were lovely (spa not working). Stayed for two days before Christmas and could have spent more time however, as always, weighing up saving money on accommodation vs hiring a car. Could walk to a few restaurants from... More 

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marlincovehr, Guest Relations Manager at Marlin Cove Holiday Resort, responded to this review

Hi Sonia B, Thank-you for taking the time to share your positive experience of Marlin Cove Resort with the TripAdvisor community. We apologise for any incovenience caused by the spa - it was very frustrating for us as well to have it out of order for three days in school holidays! Kind Regards, Stephanie Hughes Guest Services Manager More 

Geelong
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45 reviews 45 reviews
40 hotel reviews
50 helpful votes 50 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed December 9, 2014

We stayed in a 2 bedroom apartment for 3 nights. On first entering the apartment we were greeted by an overwhelming smell of stale cigarette smoke. We would have requested to change rooms, but as we had arrived on a Saturday evening, there was no one physically at reception and thought it would be a hassle. There was no one... More 

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marlincovehr, Guest Relations Manager at Marlin Cove Holiday Resort, responded to this review

Hi maryr1, Our sincere apologies that you did not enjoy your stay with us to the fullest. Please be assured, if you do decide to return to Marlin Cove Resort, we do have on-site management 24/7, and it is absolutely no hassle to contact them at any time. I am concerned regarding the issue you mentioned of the neighbours arguing.... More 

Daintree, Queensland, Australia
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9 reviews 9 reviews
3 hotel reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 24, 2014

I booked a few nights here for myself and my family after returning from the Gold Coast before heading home and was very impressed with the place. I booked this from the gold coast and it seems (very unusually!!) I made a mistake on the booking dates....the wonderful management staff were incredibly understanding and smoothed out what could have been... More 

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marlincovehr, Guest Relations Manager at Marlin Cove Holiday Resort, responded to this review

Hi TessLL, On behalf of all the team here at Marlin Cove Resort, we wish to thank you for your positive reflection of your stay with us, and for taking the time to share your thoughts with the TripAdvisor review community. We look forward to welcoming you back in the future! Kind Regards, Stephanie Hughes Guest Services Manager More 

Wollongong, Australia
Top Contributor
71 reviews 71 reviews
55 hotel reviews
41 helpful votes 41 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 31, 2014

I booked the MCR with a bit of intrepidation based on some of the more negatve comments in TA, however it was a good deal and worth the risk. We stayed in a 1 bedroom unit overlooking the pool. It was well away from traffic noise and very quiet. The bedroom was large, the bathroom/toilet are was large, heaps of... More 

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marlincovehr, Guest Relations Manager at Marlin Cove Holiday Resort, responded to this review

Hi Dodger52, Thank-you so much for taking the time to share your comments with the TripAdvisor community, and for your positive reflection on Marlin Cove Resort. We look forward to seeing you back here in the future! Kind Regards, Stephanie Hughes Guest Services Manager More 

Sydney, Australia
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13 reviews 13 reviews
6 hotel reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 5, 2014

We stayed at the Marline Cove Resort at the end of our trip to Cairns and found the apartment to be clean, comfortable and modern. The reception were very helpful and the location was good. The reason we haven't given it 5* is because there was a workman directly next door to us using his electric saw until past 6pm!... More 

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marlincovehr, Guest Relations Manager at Marlin Cove Holiday Resort, responded to this review

Good Afternoon, Thank-you for taking the time to share your thoughts on Marlin Cove Resort with the TripAdvisor community. We do impose strict guidelines on any and all works completed in the Resort, and we thank you for bringing the violation of these guidelines to our attention promptly. Kind Regards Stephanie Hughes Guest Services Manager More 

sa
2 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 5, 2014

We stayed at marlin cove for 2 weeks on our holiday. we arrived early hoping to just drop our bags an go food shopping...to our surprise, we were able to go straight to our room...Friendly staff , Guys do a great job around the resort keeping it tidy.A nice place to stay.. Was a little disappointed in the cleaner's (... More 

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marlincovehr, Guest Relations Manager at Marlin Cove Holiday Resort, responded to this review

Good Afternoon, Thank-you for taking the time to share your reviews with the TripAdivsor community, and we're glad you enjoyed your stay with us. I've passed your comments on to the housekeeping team to look into. Kind Regards Stephanie Hughes Guest Services Manager More 

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