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Sapphire Waters Motor Inn

3.5 of 5 Motel   |   32-34 Merimbula Drive | Cnr Reid St and Merimbula Dr, Merimbula, New South Wales 2548, Australia
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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11 reviews 11 reviews
11 hotel reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Overpriced in comparison with city counterparts. Rooms clean & comfortable but dated. Linen straight out of 1970's. Easy walk to town. No view. Staff friendly, check in & out a breeze. But was not given the executive room that I booked. Bathroom clean but dated. No Tv in view of bed.

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Nigel A, Public Relations Manager at Sapphire Waters Motor Inn, responded to this review

Thank you for your feedback. We are sorry to hear you had some concerns. If you had booked and paid for an executive room and did not receive one, this may have effected your opinion on the value of the room. If you had brought this to our attention during your stay, we would have most certainly rectified this. Our... More

Glasgow, United Kingdom
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71 reviews 71 reviews
23 hotel reviews
34 helpful votes 34 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 28, 2014

A hotel that is in a good position for you to wander in to town. The rooms are clean, neatly finished and bright. What makes it though is the friendliness of the staff, the receptionist was very, very helpfull.

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Nigel A, Public Relations Manager at Sapphire Waters Motor Inn, responded to this review

Thanks for your review and kinds words. We are well located and close to town, clubs and restaurants which makes it handy. We do try to be as helpful as possible, so thanks for noticing. More

Sydney, Australia
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26 reviews 26 reviews
10 hotel reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 23, 2014

I stayed there a couple of nights for business. The rooms are tidy, comfortable and quiet, with a glimpse of the water. I had a table to work at that is actually near a powerpoint which is nice. The bathrooms could do with an update & car park is a little bit of a squeeze.

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Nigel A, Public Relations Manager at Sapphire Waters Motor Inn, responded to this review

Thanks for your review and glad you enjoyed your stay. We do get a lot of business travellers staying with us because we offer special rates with cooked breakfasts and also include a mini bar token. The Free Wifi is also an attraction and the fact that we are walking distance to town and the clubs so getting dinner is... More

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1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 25, 2014

This Motor Inn was a wonderful surprise from the start and end of our stay. The receptionist was warm, friendly and helpful. Loved the fact that the free wifi password was on the key to the room for ease of access. Our room was bright, clean and very comfortable with two TVs and a kitchenette. The motel is in easy... More

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SapphireWaters, Owner at Sapphire Waters Motor Inn, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to post a review. It is appreciated and we hope to see you again on your next visit to the beautiful Sapphire Coast. More

Narooma
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3 reviews 3 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 13, 2014

Very nice Motor Inn, the room was just lovely with great views of Merimbula and the water. Loved how the lounge area was away from the bedroom. Balcony was just perfect, Sunday morning having a cuppa overlooking the bay with the sun shining, what a way to start the day. The room was clean and nicely presented and the shower... More

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Thank you for your review and we hope to see you again on your next stay. More

east midlands
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8 reviews 8 reviews
4 hotel reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 4, 2014

Spacious accommodation. Very easy to find. We could walk to nearby restaurant for an evening meal. We had a problem with a document which needed signing, scanning and re-emailing to the UK. Carol and her staff helped us big time with this. Lots of shops and facilities at Merimbula unlike most of the surrounding places, Would stay there again.

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SapphireWaters, Owner at Sapphire Waters Motor Inn, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to post your positive review. We hope we see you again on your next visit to Merimbula, More

Canberra, Australia
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20 hotel reviews
26 helpful votes 26 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 3, 2014

It was really nice to stay here for 4 nights at the Sapphire Waters Motor Inn - we had a spacious and comfortable room, upstairs with private balcony and a good view across the trees to the lake and ocean in the distance. The staff were very helpful and pleasant - special thankyou to Carol for her expert local knowledge,... More

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SapphireWaters, Owner at Sapphire Waters Motor Inn, responded to this review

Thank you for your positive review, and it good to hear you enjoyed all Merimbula has to offer More

Sydney, Australia
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9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 28, 2014

Great accomodation, very large and clean rooms, great bed, big tv and bathroom with rain-shower. We had a great time at one of the best accomodations we have been visited in Australia. Good location too. The people behind the desk were also very nice and helpfull! Thanks for the lovely stay!

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SapphireWaters, Owner at Sapphire Waters Motor Inn, responded to this review

Thank you for your review and I hope you enjoyed the rest of your visit to Australia. More

Melbourne, Australia
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7 reviews 7 reviews
3 hotel reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 28, 2014

My husband and I stayed here and it was great. After a short taxi ride from the airport to the Sapphire Waters, we were so relieved that we chose to forgo a rental car ($200+ for 2 nights) as the Inn is a short walk away from everything great about Merimbula. The hosts were lovely. There is also a good... More

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SapphireWaters, Owner at Sapphire Waters Motor Inn, responded to this review

Thank you for your review and we hope to see you again maybe one day. It was good to hear you enjoyed the kayaks on the lake. More

Turku, Finland
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 26, 2014

After the long day driving through the coast we arrived to Merimbula around 9pm - and realized that our planned accommodation was closed. After driving some more blocks around the town, we noticed this one pretty place that happened to be open when most were closed. And there was Carol telling us that we have just what you need :)... More

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SapphireWaters, Owner at Sapphire Waters Motor Inn, responded to this review

Thank you for your review. It was great to hear you enjoyed your stay with us. More

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Address: 32-34 Merimbula Drive | Cnr Reid St and Merimbula Dr, Merimbula, New South Wales 2548, Australia
Location: Australia > New South Wales > Merimbula
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
Hotel Class:3.5 star — Sapphire Waters Motor Inn 3.5*
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