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Waltzing Matilda Motel

109 Margate Parade | Margate Beach, Redcliffe, Queensland, Australia
Waltzing Matilda Motel
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Rating summary
  • Location
    4 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    3 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    3 of 5 stars
  • Service
    3 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    3 of 5 stars
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14 reviews 14 reviews
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18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed December 20, 2014 via mobile

Great location, scrupulously clean, but nothing is getting fixed. It seems as though the motel owners are waiting for the opportunity to redevelop. The shower is very low pressure, taps drip and are difficult to turn off, the basin was very rusted. No fly screens and the a/c was very loud. Having said that, it was relatively cheap for the... More 

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Dalby, Australia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 7, 2014

Ok so it's a bit old! But it is clean management are lovely. Was asked when I booked if upstairs was ok and if I knew about the place. I said so long as there is a bed, shower and toilet I am good. That's was I got and we are happy. I have paid more money for worse accomodation.... More 

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Tauranga, New Zealand
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 5, 2014

70s charm with a helpful, friendly atmosphere. A swim before breakfast and great sleep at night in comfortable beds with the sound of the sea. If you're going to stop off in Redcliffe, it's the place to stay.

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Newcastle, Australia
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31 helpful votes 31 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 26, 2014

I wrote a review for this motel a few years ago. This property has had a few managers since then. One especially terrible one has moved on and the currant ones are trying very hard with what they have been handed. I have noted a few bad reviews, some even bagging the town itself which i feel is a bit... More 

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Brisbane, Queensland, Australia
1 review
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 1, 2014

Beautiful views great owners. shops just a short drive away. Owners were very helpful Shower was a little small for a family room and that is the only negative i have. I had stayed there in the past and it is a much nicer place to stay not the new owners are doing it up.

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Redcliffe, Australia
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3 reviews 3 reviews
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2014

I have stayed in many hotels in my lifetime...And this would have to be the worst by far!! I have not used trip advisor before but because of this horrid experience i needed to let other people know...! I paid for a night and the rates were not to bad, average cost but I would have certainly paid more for... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 28, 2014

Let's start with the good points: this motel is on the Esplanade, so a short cross of the road and you're walking on the beach. Lovely. The room we had was probably their best room, upstairs over the restaurant and blockout curtains opened to reveal floor to ceiling windows looking out over a serene Moreton Bay and islands. The room... More 

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New Plymouth, New Zealand
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 8, 2014 via mobile

A very old motel that would have been smart in its day, the new manager/owner had just taken it over and apologised for the state of it but assured us it was clean... it was. The decor was very dated, the bathroom had 'delightful' pink tiles with the odd grey one to set them off, think '80s, but the shower... More 

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29 helpful votes 29 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed June 9, 2014

Oh dear. My mother always taught me if I couldn't say something nice, then say nothing, but this is not called Trip Advisor for nothing. Well let's get the negatives out of the way, as there is definitely light at the end of the tunnel. It's not quite what we expected - a kind of rustic, out of the way... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 3, 2014

My husband and I stayed here with our two children at Easter and it was fabulous. We stayed in a sea view family room which was lovely. The view was amazing, and the room was huge. It was spotlessly clean and had all the amenities that we needed. We have stayed in budget hotels without even a fridge being available... More 

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Additional Information about Waltzing Matilda Motel

Address: 109 Margate Parade | Margate Beach, Redcliffe, Queensland, Australia
Location: Australia > Queensland > Greater Brisbane > Moreton Bay Region > Redcliffe
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Number of rooms: 20

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