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Pelicans Rest Shellharbour

7 Boollwarroo Parade, Shellharbour, New South Wales 2529, Australia
Pelicans Rest Shellharbour
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  • Location
    5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    5 of 5 stars
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 16, 2015

Pelicans rest is exactly what you are promised, when I booked this trip away for me and my partner it sounded perfect and very affordable when we arrived it was exactly that, only a minute walk from the beach and a room that has everything you need, It made our valentines weekend an amazing trip to remember

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 3, 2014

I would love to keep this a secret but I will share. Pelicans Rest is a lovely self-catering unit consisting of a very comfy bed, sofa, tables and chairs, fully equipped kitchen, free wi-fi, the bathroom area is huge with a spa bath and a bonus is a lovely balcony to sit on and enjoy brekky or even cook on... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 22, 2014 via mobile

2nd time here but won't be the last. We'll be back again in the future. Excellent location for a couple of "baby boomers". Nice and quiet. Courtesy bus to local clubs is a god-send. Off street parking and all the other things expected for this type of accommodation.

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Sydney, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 5, 2014

We were warmly welcomed by Laurie, who showed us through the property and even went to the trouble to deliver an extra pitcher of milk for my child's breakfast, unasked, so that I didn't have to walk to the local store to get some after our arrival on Friday night. The unit was immaculate, comfortable and beautifully finished, and the... More 

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Sydney, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 16, 2014 via mobile

Clean, quiet, spacious, well equipped and a fantastic location where you can walk to everything, what more could you ask for! Barb was a most welcoming host. We loved the apartment, the DVD library and the spa, which was big enough for two. If visiting Shellharbour, this is the place to stay.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 13, 2013

Yes it was my fault about the location as we were arriving by train, thought this place was only a short walk from the train station do not know what planet I was on there but anyway made the most of my time here. Firstly the accommodation itself is spotless and looked brand new even though it has been operating... More 

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Pelican713, Owner at Pelicans Rest Shellharbour, responded to this review

Yes, it seems our quiet location is a little further from the train station than you thought, but nice to hear you still enjoyed the area. The new Shellcove Railway Station will be a little closer when it opens next year. A car is a definite asset for exploring the area - unless you just want to relax and unwind... More 

Sydney, Australia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 30, 2013

The location was fantastic (a short walk to the beach and main street), the unit was comfortable, nicely furnished and well equipped. Barbara phoned while we were on-route to ensure she was there to meet and greet us. Parking was no problem and as it was a ground floor unit, carrying bags in did not pose a issue. Overall, a... More 

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Pelican713, Owner at Pelicans Rest Shellharbour, responded to this review

Hello and thankyou for taking the time to comment on your stay. Always glad to hear that our guests have had a comfortable stay. More 

London
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed April 13, 2013

A beautiful, well appointed and clean room, ruined by an extremely rude owner. Sadly he does not know how to engage with guests. We were offended because we were treated as if we were not welcome, and yet we were paying guests.

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Pelican713, Owner at Pelicans Rest Shellharbour, responded to this review

Thank you for your feedback. I am disappointed to learn that you did not have a pleasant experience on check in. I can assure you that this is not at all normal. We both take pride in welcoming guests to our accommodation and feel privileged that they have chosen to stay with us. That aside, I hope you enjoyed beautiful... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 16, 2013

Beautuful location, great room, easy access to all amenities and wonderful hosts and Barb and Laurie! If you stay in the illawarra and want a truely hospitable experience and not pay the earth got to pelican's rest! Try some paddle boarding while you are there - teh beach is literally 2 seconds away! excellent stay!

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Pelican713, Owner at Pelicans Rest Shellharbour, responded to this review

Thankyou so much for your comments. Really glad you enjoyed your stay. More 

Stouffville
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 30, 2012

We stayed at Pelicans Rest for one night before flying out of Sydney back to Canada. Our room was very clean and comfortable. It included a small efficiency kitchen but we opted to walk a short walk into town for our meals. We would recommend this accommodation very highly.

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Pelican713, Owner at Pelicans Rest Shellharbour, responded to this review

Thankyou. We are pleased you enjoyed your stay. Glad you had a safe trip home to Canada and hope you have the opportunity to visit Oz again. Happy New Year. More 

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