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South Seas Motel

3.5 of 5 Motel   |   12 Merimbula Dr, Merimbula, New South Wales 2548, Australia
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 15, 2014
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4 of 5 stars
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English first
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31 reviews 31 reviews
15 hotel reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 15, 2014

A good price, a good location if you want to be close to town (walking distance of restaurants), however just an average stay. The most disappointing thing was the lack of hot water in the morning. It was good at night, but barely warm in the morning. This downgraded our stay to just average.

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Dublin, Ireland
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9 reviews 9 reviews
9 hotel reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 8, 2014

Very good location, friendly host, nice back garden with swimming pool. Everything we needed we had in the room, fridge cooker etc. (we cooked dinner for 5) Wished we stayed longer, supermarket few steps down the road, very nice and peaceful village

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Mooroolbark, Australia
2 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed January 14, 2014

Am sorry would not stay here again.. the Room was old the lining of the cupboard was falling off. It had no windows to open . And we had no air cond, only a fan..... I will say the location was close to shops .

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Amsterdam, The Netherlands
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37 reviews 37 reviews
25 hotel reviews
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed December 29, 2013

The location of the motel is great. It has a central location which makes it easy to walk to nearby restaurants. However the rooms are outdated and really clean. There are holes in the wall where old devices have been placed, also the carpet and the shower wasn't clean. The "air conditioning" is more of a fan as it produces... More

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Lavington, New South Wales, Australia
1 review
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 2, 2013

Stayed 2 nights for work. I chose for location and it was great choice. In the heart of Merimbula. I found it nice and quiet, and easy walk to banks, liquor stores, clubs and shopping centres. Once there you dont have to drive at all unless you want a beach. But at night when you want to go for dinner... More

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6 reviews 6 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 30, 2013 via mobile

Whenever my husband and I can get away for a quick last minute break or spend a long Christmas holiday, SouthSeas are the first we call. We have been coming here for years! The managers are always extremely lovely & friendly, they go the extra mile, nothing is too much trouble. Perfect location in the heart of Merimbula, walk to... More

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2 reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed June 28, 2013 via mobile

Poor excuse for a hotel. Clean rooms very dated. Continental breakfast was supplied in a plastic bag. First impression on the web are not what you get when you are there. Would only recommend if you were batching for one night.

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Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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29 reviews 29 reviews
11 hotel reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 3, 2013

The hotel is conveniently situated on the main street of the town from where one can easily walk around and explore the beautiful town of Merinbula. There are close by restaurants and eating places and ample space just to relax and chill out.

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Copenhagen, Denmark
2 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed April 30, 2013

Stayed one night at this hotel, on our way to Melbourne. When we checked in we asked if there was wifi. The answer was yes. We payed 80 AUS for the night, went to our room and turned on our Ipad, because we had to find a hotel in Melbourne for the following day. There was no wifi in the... More

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southseas05, Owner at South Seas Motel, responded to this review

Dear Mr Stockmarr..We regret that your stay was not satisfactory but we did our best to help you and let you stay in the reception to use our internet for free for a length of time as it was raining and the wifi did not have a signal in the room and when we asked you to leave as we... More

Swinefleet, East Yorkshire, United Kingdom
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11 reviews 11 reviews
9 hotel reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 31, 2013

Stayed one night but definitely considering coming back. Well located within a short walk of the waterfront and shops, takeaways etc Got a free upgrade to a very nice room. Very clean and well presented. The place doesn't look much from the front but it's nice inside and they look after you well. The breakfast was pretty good also. There's... More

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Address: 12 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 — South Seas Motel 3.5*
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South Seas Motel, offers self-contained Deluxe Motel accommodation and standard in the CBD of Merimbula on the ‘Sapphire Coast’ of Southern New South Wales. We are situated, halfway between Sydney and Melbourne on the Sydney Melbourne Coastal Drive Route. South Seas accommodation is undoubtedly Merimbula’s best located Motel located in the CBD just 50 meters from the Merimbula Post Office. You can leave the car at the motel, it’s just a brief walk to everything from the Shopping Centre, Supermarket, Club Sapphire, RSL, Restaurants, Picture Theatre and Merimbula Lake all located within 150 meters of the Motel and Apartments.Stay in and relax in the Garden and Spacious Lawns Area or on the Sundeck beside the large Solar Heated Salt Water Swimming Pool. Perhaps dining outside is more inviting, use the free BBQ facilities and dine in the large secluded outside dining area or use the newly renovated Function Room that seats 70+ people for your next, Wedding, Corporate Event, Convention, Group or Coach Booking. Groups are well catered for with discounted Package Deals available for Fishing, Golf, Bowls, Whale Watching, Coach Tours, Wedding, Corporate Event, Convention, Group or Coach Booking.South Seas offers 20 rooms with something to suit everyone from Travellers or Executives to short breaks, long stays or planning your next extended or family holiday. Deluxe and Executive motel units have individual cooking facilities; most Standard rooms have scenic balcony views. All rooms have Tea and Coffee, Toasters and Microwaves and direct dial Telephones. South Seas also offers a cooked al-a-cart breakfast delivered daily to your room or groups can dine together in the function room if they so desire. Wi-Fi Internet and BBQ are offered free to all guests.South Seas Motel offers clean, comfortable, quality accommodation and in a central location at a fraction of the cost.Interstate coaches stop directly opposite the Motel, while Merimbula Airport is within 2km. Why not enjoy your next visit to Merimbula by staying at the South Seas Motel. ... more   less 
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