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Moonlight Bay Resort

4 Napier Street, Rye, Victoria 3941, Australia
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3 of 5 stars reviewed 1 week ago
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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Melbourne, Australia
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38 reviews 38 reviews
11 hotel reviews
35 helpful votes 35 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Firstly let me agree with other writers, lovely owners! Friendly, helpful etc.. But.... Moonlight Bay it is not! It's a street back from the Bay. In fact from our room no view at all except a Pool. We were upgraded into a two bedroom suite, with spa, no. 16 I think. All very nice chipboard cupboards, typical sterile hotel chain... More

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Croydon, Australia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

I took 3 children to stay over new years and we had an amazing stay. The staff were lovely, facilities were perfect and the location was better than I could have imagined. Right in the middle of all of the attractions of rye, we were a short walk from everything. The apartment we stayed in had a beautiful spa, kitchen... More

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Vermont, Australia
3 reviews 3 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 13, 2014

An excellent location .very friendly,helpful management .our unit was beautifully presented and had everything needed for a most enjoyable holiday.the heated pool was a winner for our 5 year old granddaughter.we will go back

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New Zealand
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21 reviews 21 reviews
10 hotel reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 8, 2014

We managed to get the last room available and stayed here for three days. Our room was spacious and clean and the bed very comfortable. The manager was excellent. She pointed out places to eat, where the nearest supermarkets were, and as we were getting ready to leave, gave us useful ideas on where to head for next. The location... More

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6 hotel reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 7, 2014

Stayed for a couple of nights in a 2 bedroom apartment. The apartment was a good size with open plan kitchen lounge with tv 2 sofas and a dining table, the kitchen had oven, microwave kettle and toaster as well as range of cooking utensils and cutlery. Large bathroom with shower / spa bath. The bedroom were good size, the... More

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Auckland Region, New Zealand
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35 hotel reviews
83 helpful votes 83 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 2, 2014

Our 1 bedroom unit was clean and spacious with a small shared deck.Staff very friendly. Very attractive heated pool. Great location near the beach and shops and restaurants. Staff very friendly. Excellent value for money.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 11, 2014 via mobile

We stayed here for a couple of nights. Very warm welcome from Abbey, we were even given a choice of 3 different rooms but decided on room 18. Didn't try out the heated pool but looked inviting. It was just a walk across the road to the lovely beach and a pier. Couldn't fault our stay.

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Melbourne, Australia
3 reviews 3 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 5, 2014

Found this property by luck...left original accom which was so bad and found Moonlight Bay Resort. Manager Abby was so helpful...stayed in a very well appt apartment, very clean, quiet. Excellent location and still quiet. Beautiful pool, parking on site. would absolutely recommend and would have no doubt as to staying there next time. Highly recommended and value for money.... More

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Melbourne, Australia
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3 hotel reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 9, 2014

We stayed here for 4 days at the end of Jan, staff were great and the motel is central to the Rye shops and an easy drive to Sorrento or Frankston. Pool was wonderful. Motel was very quiet and had easy access although people do seem to have trouble parking in their correct spot. all in all would absolutely stay... More

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Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 23, 2014

Stayed 2 nights in mid Jan 2014.Had a lovely 2 bdr unit room 16.Very clean new and fresh with everything you need supplied.Management was very obliging and for that time of the year the place wasnt loud.We had super hot fantastic weather and the cooling worked excellent.Great location right across the road from main beach.Would definetly recommened and stay again.

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Address: 4 Napier Street, Rye, Victoria 3941, Australia
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Location: Australia > Victoria > Mornington Peninsula > Rye
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Located 100 metres to the beach, restaurants, shops, hotel & RSL. Spacious and elegantly decorated one & two bedroom fully self-contained apartments, most with large spa baths, and modern spa studios surround a sparkling heated outdoor pool & spa (heated Nov - April). Complimentary barbecue area, undercover parking, laundry facilities and WiFi. Only minutes to Peninsula Hot Springs, Golf courses, wineries and Mornington Peninsula's finest tourist attractions. Friendly hospitality in your home away from home. ... more   less 
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