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Rainbow Sands Resort

42-46 Rainbow Beach Road, Rainbow Beach, Queensland 4581, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 14, 2014
Cathie L Birrong, NSW
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  • Location
    4 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    3.5 of 5 stars
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Birrong, NSW
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7 reviews 7 reviews
7 hotel reviews
21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 14, 2014

My husband and I stayed at Rainbow Sands for two nights and found it very spacious and clean. We chose to stay in an apartment rather than the motel room and were very glad we paid the extra $10-$15. The decor is slightly dated but the size of the apartments more than makes up for this. The bathroom/laundry was very... More

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Sydney, Australia
4 reviews 4 reviews
3 hotel reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 8, 2014

Spent 5 days and nights here in January 2014. Everything was clean and comfortable. Because we went with our 17 and 21 year old sons we booked two adjacent rooms. We had the larger one which had a full kitchen, thank goodness, because we needed to prepare breakfast, packed lunches and dinner every day (saved a lot of money that... More

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Surfers Paradise, Australia
13 reviews 13 reviews
5 hotel reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 26, 2014

We stayed here over Christmas and had a great time. Between my extended family and myself, we booked 2 apartments and 3 motel rooms. None of us had any problems. The pool is great for the kids, the rooms were clean and well-equipped and the location is superb. The beds were comfortable, the owners friendly and check-in and -out was... More

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Tyalgum, Australia
15 reviews 15 reviews
9 hotel reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 23, 2014

Nice enough room but that was pretty much overshadowed by the fact that someone had left bait in the fridge and the fridge had not been cleaned properly.So the bait juice was still in it. Every time we opened the fridge we had the stench of old fish to contend with. We ended up burning incense. Not nice. On our... More

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12 reviews 12 reviews
7 hotel reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 22, 2014

We booked our room here less than 24 hours before arriving to rainbow beach one of very few places that had vacancy's, which I was grateful for but a bit dubious as why was it still half empty, but what a lovely place, everything you could want and more for the extremely competitive price, only $16 dollars per night more... More

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4 reviews 4 reviews
4 hotel reviews
22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 28, 2014

Stayed here while on a tour and was impressed with the standard. It is a motel so basic but room was big with kitchenette, a small balcony and a really nice new bathroom. Great value for money and would recommend to couples, families or backpackers

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Queensland, Australia
19 reviews 19 reviews
7 hotel reviews
23 helpful votes 23 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 17, 2014

Budget accomodation at a budget price so don't expect too much. The rooms appeared to be clean enough - although I'm bit dubious about our bedroom. The manager was very friendly however and it was close enough to Rainbow Beach for our spontaneous overnight stay.

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Rayleigh, United Kingdom
3 reviews 3 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
2 of 5 stars Reviewed September 8, 2013

We booked to stay here for the night before going to Fraser Island. All hopes of a good nights sleep went out the window when we sat on the mattress. Sleeping on a lump of concrete might have been more comfortable!!! The air conditioning unit didn't work and there was definitely no sound proofing as sound travelled from every room... More

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Caboolture, Australia
14 reviews 14 reviews
4 hotel reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 23, 2013

Booked this location as it was one of the cheapest options to stay for a wedding at Rainbow Beach. Room was generally clean, however, cutlery and crockery didn't look to be washed from the last use. Very basic room, no iron or hairdryer, bed wasn't the most comfortable and had booked a queen bed only to receive a double bed... More

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Hervey Bay, Australia
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18 hotel reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 19, 2013 via mobile

Great location. Air conditioner didnt work, thank goodness for the lovely breeze. Slept in lounge on fold out couches as the bedroom was as hot as a sauna and the fan only worked on one speed... incredibly slow! good sized rooms. Electricution hazard in the bathroom, power point taped onto the wall with masking tape. Budget accomodation at 4 star... More

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Address: 42-46 Rainbow Beach Road, Rainbow Beach, Queensland 4581, Australia
Location: Australia > Queensland > Fraser Coast > Gympie Region > Rainbow Beach
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