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Sandpiper Motel

3 Murray Street, Apollo Bay, Victoria 3233, Australia
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Ranked #3 of 12 Hotels in Apollo Bay
Certificate of Excellence 2014
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5 of 5 stars reviewed 1 week ago
KS66215 Lenexa, Kansas
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    4 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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Lenexa, Kansas
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46 reviews 46 reviews
30 hotel reviews
29 helpful votes 29 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We were here for just one night and the weather was not great during our stay Oct 15th. The room was a good size and clean and comfortable. There was a mini fridge and a microwave which came in handy. As it was raining we were not able to use the balcony with table and chairs where we might have... More 

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David F, Owner at Sandpiper Motel, responded to this review

Thank you for the kind words. We are very happy with this review. More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The staff at Sandpiper made our stay at Apollo Bay absolutely amazing! The room was clean and spacious. They even let us stay a bit longer than check out so I could finish watching the Packers beat the Patriots!!! Thank you Sandpiper we will be back!!!

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Doesn't get any better than this! Reviews like this really make it all worthwhile. Thanks! More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I would like to thank the lovely receptionist who greeted us so warmly upon our stay along the great ocean road. Service was exceptional, even recommending nice dining locations and remembered us by name. Would definitely stay again!

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David F, Owner at Sandpiper Motel, responded to this review

Bronwyn will be delighted that her welcome is well recognised. It costs us nothing to be courteous and informative when you check in. It makes a big difference as the words of the this guest attest. Well done, Bronwyn! More 

Helsinki, Finland
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38 hotel reviews
32 helpful votes 32 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We stayed here only one night when travelling the Great Ocean Road and it was adequate for our needs, we arrived in the evening and left in the morning. Room was basic and clean. I think the location is good base for sightseeing. There are restaurants near by but found it a bit difficult to walk the street when dark.

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David F, Owner at Sandpiper Motel, responded to this review

Thank you for this review. Although the motel is not located in the centre of town it is only a short walk to all the facilities and there is a route to them which is well lit at night. Our staff will be only too happy to point out which way to walk. a benefit of being out of the... More 

Singapore, Singapore
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Spent a night at Sandpiper on Nov 10 and guess what, caught sight of a koala sneaking past our balcony and scrambling up the tree. What a treat ! Room was clean and neat with all the necessities to make the stay pleasant. Our hosts were pleasant and friendly. A definite consideration if we return to Apollo Bay again.

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David F, Owner at Sandpiper Motel, responded to this review

The resident koala appears every now and again. Great to see he/she is back again. They always attract attention when they are seen. Thanks for the positive review, as well. More 

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3 hotel reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 11, 2014

Booked for 2 nights in a room with a queen and single bed. Spotlessly clean, fantastic amenities, close to beach and town. All staff friendly and v helpful. Great nights sleep as bed v comfortable. Would definitely stay again.

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David F, Owner at Sandpiper Motel, responded to this review

Fantastic! Says it all for us. Thanks for these kind words. Good to see this guest would stay again. More 

Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
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1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 10, 2014

We had a great stay at the Sandpiper - it's close to the beach and shops, Bronwyn (the manager) was very helpful and informative - made us feel very welcome - and our room was spacious, comfortable and quiet. (The complimentary wi-fi was good too.) Would definitely stay here again!

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David F, Owner at Sandpiper Motel, responded to this review

Nothing more to say here, except for thanks very much for the very kind words. Come again soon! More 

Melbourne
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24 reviews 24 reviews
14 hotel reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 5, 2014

We stayed here in October for one night only as we were visiting friends but if we return to Apollo Bay we would certainly stay here again. We were told the room we were in was to be refurbished but for an overnight stay it was fine. Although we didn't see the other rooms it was obvious that they were... More 

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David F, Owner at Sandpiper Motel, responded to this review

We have a wide range of room styles to fit most eventualities. If you can't see what you want immediately then give us a call. The phone still works and it's easier to communicate your individual needs. Oh, and thanks to this guest for some very kind words! More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 30, 2014 via mobile

We stayed in room 17. The wind blew on the door handle making us feel like someone was trying to get in. The carpet could do with a clean or replacement. Could hear a pump kicking in every so often. That being said. The view was great, the bed was so comfy we didn't wake once we fell asleep, and... More 

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David F, Owner at Sandpiper Motel, responded to this review

Pleased this guest was able to enjoy their stay despite the little niggles mentioned. Thanks for the details. More 

Adelaide, Australia
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95 reviews 95 reviews
15 hotel reviews
26 helpful votes 26 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 29, 2014

Sandpiper came highly recommended by other travellers as we crossed paths in Port Fairy, so we booked in. \ On arrival, Bronwyn was very thoughtful, up-grading us into a sea view room which had just become available, even though we had booked a garden room. Without having to ask, she recommended restaurants and cafes in town. The room (16) not... More 

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David F, Owner at Sandpiper Motel, responded to this review

Fantastic review! Thanks for the compliments which will be passed on to all our team members. More 

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Address: 3 Murray Street, Apollo Bay, Victoria 3233, Australia
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Location: Australia > Victoria > Apollo Bay
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
Number of rooms: 20
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Sandpiper Hotel Apollo Bay
Sandpiper Motel Apollo Bay/Great Ocean Road

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