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Observation Rise

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183 West Coast Highway, Scarborough, Stirling, Western Australia, Australia
Observation Rise
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4 of 5 stars
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 15, 2015

Arrived after 5pm, no one had told us how to get into our room, fortunately a manager was on call (contacted via another resident) who took us to the room. Room 312 - Great Ocean views, adequate room, however relaxing on the balcony was spoilt by the road noise - this unit to 2nd in from the busy highway, Had... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 29, 2015

Stayed here over Christmas 2014 with husband and 3 teenagers booked a 3 bed apartment as we like to have a bit of space which it did It was very nice and had a great balcony - with views over the rooftop to the sea Higher up appartments would have had amazing views but we liked this as it was... More 

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Vicki R, Front Office Manager at Observation Rise, responded to this review

Dear Msmhairi, Thanks so much for your recent review and we are delighted you enjoyed your stay at Observation Rise over the festive break. It is really pleasing to hear positive feedback when the accommodation ticks all the boxes for our guests and we are glad you managed to get an apartment near the tennis courts. There is so many... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 29, 2014

We stayed in apartment R312 for 8 days with two teenagers. The living space was large, master bedroom very roomy and 2nd bedroom had a double and a single bed. View was wonderful from the living area and the master bedroom. Two great pools and a large spa as well as a full sized and two half sized tennis courts... More 

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Vicki R, Front Office Manager at Observation Rise, responded to this review

Dear Pauline, Thanks so much for your recent review of your stay at Observation Rise and we are absolutely delighted you and your family enjoyed your time with us. We agree, the views are pretty amazing and we are glad you had time to relax and enjoy all the facilities within the complex. You chose a great time to stay... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 24, 2014

Fantastic location! Opposite a beautiful beach and on the same street as all the cafes, restaurants and bars. Coles is about a 5 minute walk away which came in handy Pools were great especially the indoor pool as we had cooler weather Staff were very accommodating and allowed us a late check out for no extra charge as no one... More 

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Vicki R, Front Office Manager at Observation Rise, responded to this review

Dear Lizeebee, Thanks so much for taking the time to write such a detailed review about your recent stay at Observation Rise. E107 is definitely a popular apartment due to the location, proximity to the beach and the spacious courtyard due to its ground floor location. We hope your feedback assists others who might be trying to decide where to... More 

Melbourne, Australia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 16, 2014

What a great find, the unit we had was self contained, two bedrooms, TV / DVD player, washing machine, dryer. Every thing you need when staying away from home. As each unit is owner by different people, they are all different, ours the furniture was abit uncomfortable, and very plain, a tv in each room would be good instead of... More 

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Vicki R, Front Office Manager at Observation Rise, responded to this review

Dear Deanne, Many thanks for taking the time to write a review for Observation Rise and we are pleased you enjoyed your stay with us. Our self-contained apartments suit many travellers who prefer a more independent, relaxed accommodation option and we appreciate you taking the time to review our accommodation so others know what to expect if they choose to... More 

Perth, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 23, 2014

So over Easter we stayed here and it was fantastic. My husband and my 3 children and there friend just had a ball. We went out every night for dinner as it is so close to everything. Stroll to the beach every morning. The indoor pool, spa and sauna was a big hit with us all. We will definitely be... More 

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Vicki R, Guest Relations Manager at Observation Rise, responded to this review

Dear coz_n_drew, Thanks so much for taking the time to write a review about your recent experiences at Observation Rise. We are delighted your family had such an enjoyable time here over Easter and the beach, pool and spa are definitely very popular with all our residents and guests. We hope to welcome you all back again very soon. Kind... More 

Melbourne, Australia
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63 helpful votes 63 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 5, 2014

We just spent 10 nights at this wonderful beach front resort and loved it. 2 adults, 2 kids in a 3 bedroom penthouse apartment with uninterrupted 180 degree views of the Indian Ocean and its beautiful sunsets. We were in apartment E402 in the esplanade block and it was beautiful. Modern, well maintained and equipped and very comfy beds. Bonus... More 

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Vicki R, Manager at Observation Rise, responded to this review

Hi JK_family_of_4, Thank you very much for you review. We are so happy that you had a great expereince staying here and are able to share that with everyone else. Sorry that the food in Scarborough was not the best, but hopefully by your next stay they will have lifted this up to a higher standard, with all the new... More 

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9 hotel reviews
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 1, 2014

We've stayed here once before in April 2012. We booked an apartment for a 10 day stay over Christmas 2013. We stayed in M313, a 3 bedroom apartment overlooking the pool, with a small sea view. We really like Observation Rise. The location is great. Scarborough Beach is beautiful, apart from the sharks! And the accomodation is roomy with good... More 

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Vicki R, Manager at Observation Rise, responded to this review

Dear KiwiMum14, Glad you enjoyed your stay here with us over the Christmas break. As you said there are new places popping up all down Scarborough's coast line now offereing a range of new eateries to those coming to visit us. We look forward to your return and your next stay with us. Vicki. More 

Sydney, Australia
2 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 1, 2013

I Stayed with my family at Observation Rise for 2 weeks, we were visiting Perth from Sydney, value for money it was fantastic, stayed in a beautiful 3 bedroom apartment, with 2 bathrooms, the rooms were all large and very homely, Our view was was to die for ask for apartment 407 the sunsets each night we re just a... More 

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed April 25, 2013

In summary, avoid and check out sandcastles just a few hundred metres away - it is newer and cleaner and not run down.... While Observation Rise has ideal location and great outdoor beach-like pool and indoor warm pool hot spa and sauna and gym, but especially AVOID apartment "E105" for the following reasons: FIRST the positives: Yes, great sunsets each... More 

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