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Waltzing Matilda Motel

109 Margate Parade | Margate Beach, Redcliffe, Queensland, Australia
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  • 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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Coffs Harbour
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21 reviews 21 reviews
13 hotel reviews
40 helpful votes 40 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

My husband and I stayed with our 12 year old son overnight. Motel is well located, clean and comfortable. View is amazing from the upstairs balcony. Manager was friendly and the whole stay was very pleasant. Would definitely recommend and stay there again.

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Thurso, United Kingdom
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10 reviews 10 reviews
6 hotel reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Stayed here with my elderly grandmother, her needing the disabled facilities, so I am grateful that they were available. However all night long however was next door was flushing their toilet and it was so loud it woke us all up, and the plumbing clatter and banged for a good 10mins after the initial flush. Also a reading light didnt... More 

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Fraser Coast, Australia
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4 reviews 4 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 15, 2015

Stayed here after dropping son of at airport , save driving home late - friendly helpful managers , good $$ , old style rooms but clean and had a good night sleep , ocean view was beautiful to see in the morning while having a cuppa. Will stay again as pleasant stay .

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10 hotel reviews
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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9 reviews 9 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
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
1 review
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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45 reviews 45 reviews
44 hotel reviews
33 helpful votes 33 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
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
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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Qld
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26 reviews 26 reviews
14 hotel reviews
77 helpful votes 77 helpful votes
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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