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Cardwell Beachfront Motel

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1 Scott Street, Cardwell, Queensland 4849, Australia
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  • Location
    5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    5 of 5 stars
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Oxford, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Arriving in Cardwell late afternoon, I checked out TripAdvisor to find somewhere to stay: the reviews didn't lie, this is an excellent choice. The welcome was warm and genuine from the very active and engaged hosts: I can't remember the last time someone showed me to a motel room to check everything was ok for me, but Steve the owner... More 

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Pakenham, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The beach front hotel has Clean comfortable rooms and the hosts are friendly providing excellent customer service. Room 2 has a super comfy mattress just what you need after a long hike. The hotel is very close to Hinchinbrook Island and the Thornsborne walk

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The motel is clean, comfy and as the name says, right on the beach. However it's not a swimming beach because of crocs and the pool is tiny. But Steve and Janet were friendly and delightful. A great place for a stopover or a base for travelling around.

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Gore, New Zealand
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Steve and Janet made us feel very welcome when we called in late looking for a unit. We stayed in the honeymoon suite which had a balcony looking out to sea fantastic unit of a high standard and lovely bed. Thanks for a great stay on our way to Cairns and your lovely company at the local pub for dinner.... More 

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Hobart, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Wonderful hosts with a great motel - the perfect spot to stay before and after walking on Hinchenbrook Island Clean comfortable rooms and a welcoming cold beer on return from the walk!! We were able to do washing and repack so our travels were made so much easier by our fabulous hosts

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Tuross Head, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 weeks ago

Great value for money motel with amazing sea/island views. Our room was not big but absolutely immaculate and Steve & Janet have presented it very well. We sat on the verandah and enjoyed the view having breakfast and dinner which we cooked on the bbq. Janet & Steve were wonderful hosts and very welcoming. We were only passing thru, saw... More 

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Brisbane, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 weeks ago

Whilst travelling from Cairns, we stopped in at Cardwell late one evening and we were glad we spotted a wonderful beachfront motel, with stunning views to the ocean. A warm welcome from Steve and Janet made our stay even more memorable. Our unit was right on the end with a verandah which looked out to Hinchinbrook Island - a wonderful... More 

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Waiheke Island, New Zealand
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 24, 2015

I guess we did what others before have done, booked a cheaper room And then saw the top of the range apartment - no contest - and no regrets! Stunning would be an understatement, and the bed was akin to sleeping on A cloud. Coupled with the easygoing and friendly attitude of Steve and Janet Makes a return visit when... More 

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Townsville, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 23, 2015

Janet and Steve are fantastic hosts, always smiling and go the extra mile to please you. The Cardwell Beachfront Motel is in such a beautiful ,location, right on the coast overlooking the magnificent Hinchinbrook Island and northern parts of the channel.

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Cairns, Australia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2015

This motel is conveniently located by the beach in Cardwell. The owners, Steve & Janet, take very special care in presenting their motel rooms. Each room is very tidy, clean and comfortable. There is a self contained kitchen with all you need. You don't need to lug anything into your room except for a change of clothes. Although the motel... More 

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