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Moonlight Bay Resort

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4 Napier Street, Rye, Victoria 3941, Australia
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Melbourne, Australia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Stayed here recently with my wife. I had booked 2 nights over the Australia Day weekend, but unfortunately after trying to check in, discovered that I'd booked for February, not January. The staff were excellent in changing the booking and fortunately had one room left which they discounted to the amount I had already paid. The rooms are basic and... More 

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Conveniently located within walking distance to the beach, shops and restaurants. Just 10 mins drive to Portsea for an amazing waterfront dining experience, as well as to the Sorrento Pier for boarding the sea-ferry across to begin our GOR journey. The property is definitely in need of a major makeover. The apartment is spacious but the furnishings looked tired and... More 

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terrylyncadan, Owner at Moonlight Bay Resort, responded to this review

Hope you'll return to the magnificent Mornington Peninsula to experience many other unique dining venues as well as fabulous tourist attractions. Being beachside, the wind doth blow !!!!! and often is peacefully tranquil. Yes, wish we could guarantee perfect Wifi. We too, in reception, often have to be patient for Wifi. I'm still trying the couches to try to find... More 

Albury, Australia
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
1 of 5 stars Reviewed January 1, 2016 via mobile

Great location if you want to be across the road from the beach and carnival for a family of you don't mind being in close quarters. I booked a king studio apartment The photos in the website didn't match the room at all. Thought I was on a totally different place. Air con didn't work properly King bed had huge... More 

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24 hotel reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 25, 2015 via mobile

My wife and I stayed for two night at this clean, spacious and strategic location of Rye, Mornington Peninsula. There is a huge living and dining room with well-equipment kitchen (my wife loves to cook) and a clean bedroom. The owners Lyn & Terry are very friendly and giving us good advice on several sightseeing places. Just across the road... More 

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terrylyncadan, Owner at Moonlight Bay Resort, responded to this review

Thank you for your positive review. It is always a delight to have appreciative guests such as yourselves. We hope you may be able to return to enjoy the magnificent Mornington Peninsula and all it has to offer. More 

Melbourne, Australia
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 21, 2015

Hotel was very comfortable. Staff were super friendly and efficient. Location was great. Parking available.Rooms were very clean and spacious. Saltwater pool was great fun and also very clean. Reasonably priced. I will def be back and I highly recommend staying there!

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Doncaster, Australia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 6, 2015 via mobile

Spur of the moment adventure with my partner lead us to Rye, we booked in with Moonlight Bay Resort without realising it was a motel until we actually drove past the building. Upon entering the room it's hard to look away from the art work, it's an eyesore to say the least. The room has all you need for a... More 

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terrylyncadan, Owner at Moonlight Bay Resort, responded to this review

Yes, we totally agree that some of the artwork needs replacing, so hope you'll enjoy our decorative refurbishments to take place in the next few months. Our beds are industry 'king split' and glad they were comfortable. It is policy at Moonlight Bay to take your first night's tariff to secure your booking. If you choose to stay in the... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 16, 2015 via mobile

Last minute night away with friend . Abby at Moonlight was extremely helpful and lovely. Beds were so comfortable, best night sleep. Heated pool was heated. Spent hours in it. Totally recommend moonlight. Hope to return soon again. Close to everything. Thank you Abby.

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terrylyncadan, Owner at Moonlight Bay Resort, responded to this review

Thank you for your positive comments. We're all delighted you enjoyed such a comfortable stay at Moonlight Bay and we reiterate your comments about Abbey, our lovely, live-in Manager. We look forward to your return in the future. More 

Melbourne, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 26, 2015 via mobile

Just spent couple nights at Moonlight and was impressed with the top quality service I received. First of all location is brilliant as it was few meters from the beach and close to all shops any family needed. Abbey the receptionist was pleasant to deal with and always willing to go far and beyond with a smile. She even recommended... More 

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terrylyncadan, Owner at Moonlight Bay Resort, responded to this review

It is inspirational for all at Moonlight Bay to read such positive comments. Thank you. We agree that Abbey supports you in your requests and goes out of her way to have your stay with us be great. Moonlight Bay and Staff look forward to making you welcome in the future. More 

Kyabram, Australia
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 11, 2015

Loved staying here for two nights with my boyfriend for his birthday. Staff are super helpful and accommodating and even helped me by hiding a surprise cake for me when i neeeded it! Pool was awesome! Nice and warm; perfect for the currsnt weather. Only downer was that the walk in shower had a terrible shower head and sprayed water... More 

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Thank Alisha V
terrylyncadan, Owner at Moonlight Bay Resort, responded to this review

So glad you enjoyed your stay at Moonlight Bay. We agree that Staff will always be supportive, helpful and friendly. Know what you mean about the shower, which we're pleased to say is being remedied and renewed in that particular room. "Open" shower in this case was not a success!!!! We look forward to making you welcome in the near... More 

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36 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 70 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 20, 2015

We came across this property while driving down the Mornington Peninsula from Melbourne. We took a 2-bedroom unit that was quite spacious. The room was also immaculately clean. The sheets were freshly pressed and all of the amenities were there. The on-site manager was very nice and helpful. Rye is a lovely little town with a nice variety of shops... More 

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terrylyncadan, Owner at Moonlight Bay Resort, responded to this review

Thank you for your positive review. It is uppermost with owners and staff at Moonlight Bay to provide clean, comfortable apartments and we're inspired that you noticed. We agree that our on-site Manager, will always be friendly and supportive to your requests. Hopefully you can visit the magnificent Mornington Peninsula again, to enjoy unique dining and tourist venues. We look... More 

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