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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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Jurong, Singapore
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18 reviews 18 reviews
13 hotel reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Where should I stay at Cardwell, a small town between Cairns and Townsville, after my visit to Hinchinbrook island and also the Edmund Kennedy National Park? I did a google and found Cardwell Beachfront Motel – the TA reviews looked ok! After an exciting mangrove trip to Hinchinbrook island (with John at Absolute North Charters – John knows almost every... More 

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Julatten, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We had the fortunate opportunity to book "The Ocean View Executive" room. Absolutely beautiful views looking out to the sea and Hinchinbrook Island from the private balcony. And to wake up to these views from your bed is just unbelievable. Steve and Janet are the friendliest people and the rooms are very clean and really comfortable. We'll definitely be back... More 

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Hervey Bay, Australia
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4 reviews 4 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Just spent six nights as guests of Steve and Janet at this Motel and was delighted with the friendliest attitude one could expect. Nothing was any trouble , in fact we even had our washing (smelly fishing gear) attended to at no cost. A complete opposite from the attitude I copped from the park up the road. If, no when... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Spent 2 nights here overlooking the islands & Hinchbrook. Host Steve(wife away) was great,so friendly & nothing too much trouble- very helpful. Enjoyed a drink with Steve &even delivered the best seafood to motel, wonderful service!!!! We could have stayed a wk or more- will be back.

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Hervey Bay Na
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 7, 2015

I have just stayed at this motel for 8 nights and Janet and Steve were the friendliest hosts I have ever had. They made my working trip more like a holiday and offered advice on where to go to eat and even brought in the washing for me!! Views were fantastic and rooms were clean.

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Armidale, Australia
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 27, 2015

Room 6 (oceanview exec) was such a delight with superb views of Hinchinbrook Island. The room was spacious and light with everything we needed for our very enjoyable 3-night stay. Steve and Janet are excellent hosts, friendly and helpful, who have given great attention to detail in outfitting their motel. Dips in the pool surrounded by tropical vegetation were refreshing... More 

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Perth, Australia
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39 helpful votes 39 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 22, 2015 via mobile

We stayed one night on way from Townsville to Cairns. Lovely little motel on beachfront with great views. Clean and comfortable room. We would stay again. Friendly and helpful owners. Would be an ideal spot for a few days.

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Bodmin, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 18, 2015

Unfortunately we only stayed here one night on the way to Cairns. We stayed in the ocean view room which I think is the Honeymoon Suite. I only have positive things to say about this place, the owners are friendly, the room is gorgeous, the view is breathtaking. We sat out on our balcony with a bottle of wine and... More 

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CardwellBeachMotel, Owner at Cardwell Beachfront Motel, responded to this review

Listening to the ocean at night is a very relaxing way to sleep Glad that you enjoyed your stay - sounds like you might be back! J&S More 

Darwin, Australia
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14 hotel reviews
33 helpful votes 33 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 1, 2015

We were looking forward to a beach swim after a 10hour drive and were shocked to be told to get out of the water due to crocodiles! Not sure why we weren't told this on check in as our room was ocean front... Clean, comfy and quiet the area is worth a visit.

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CardwellBeachMotel, Owner at Cardwell Beachfront Motel, responded to this review

We apologise that you were not reminded of the dangers of swimming in the ocean in the tropics. There are public signs within view of the motel, and warnings in the room information packs, although most overseas & southern state guests check with us before venturing into the sea. Fortunately, the Cardwell Beachfront Motel has a pristine swimming pool to... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 30, 2014

Excellent ambience, unable to fault the service,great value with wonderful views. An unspoiled piece of paradise to which we will definitely return. We stayed in the honeymoon suite with great outlook over the foreshore, the town has very nice cafes & friendly residents.

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CardwellBeachMotel, Owner at Cardwell Beachfront Motel, responded to this review

We look forward to seeing you back here Greg! J&S More 

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