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Blue Waters Apartments

3.5 of 5
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220 Marine Parade, Labrador, Queensland 4215, Australia
Blue Waters Apartments
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3 of 5 stars reviewed 2 weeks ago
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4 of 5 stars
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Melbourne, Australia
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5 reviews
3 hotel reviews
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Cheap as chips for 2 bedroom 2 bathroom!! Remember it's self contained so you buy your own toilet paper etc!!!!!! Bad - Mould on both showers Washing machine filthy - Needs a good scrub outside & especially inside the machine!!! & behind the machine!! Gross!!!! Also left black Lint on clothes! Dryer broken.

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BlueWatersApartments, Manager at Blue Waters Apartments, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to write a review Melissa. You are correct that Self-Contained accommodation is very good value for money as various consumables are provided on a user pays basis. The apartment is stocked with tea, coffee, UHT tubs of milk, soap, 3 types of detergents, kitchen cleaning agents, toilet paper, linen, sugar, etc etc. Naturally this... More 

Victoria, Australia
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26 reviews
8 hotel reviews
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Good location, but service and facilities were lacking. We were not told that the roads would be closed on our last day, which meant we had to park our hire car off site on the other side of the highway. We also found that there were maintenance occurring whilst we stayed there (painting) which we were again not told about.... More 

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BlueWatersApartments, Manager at Blue Waters Apartments, responded to this review

I am very surprised at your comments Jason, as you had many opportunities to discuss any matters with me during your stay. I am still not sure what "service" issues you are thinking of. I would like to clarify your comments relating to the painting. We have essentially finished a complete painting of the building and the vast majority of... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Very nice apartments. They are clean and tidy. The staff were very friendly. Very affordable for families. The kids loved that the pool was heated when we were there in the winter months. We will definitely stay there again.

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BlueWatersApartments, Manager at Blue Waters Apartments, responded to this review

Thank you Susan for your review and comments. So pleased that the kids enjoyed our heated, tropical lagoon style pool. It is heated to 30 deg C and is a big hit all year round. We hope to see you again some time. More 

Merimbula, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 11, 2015

Dear Darren and Judy. We just wanted to thank you for a fantastic stay over the last 7 nights. We were not sure what to expect with the accommodation after reading a few of the reviews that were placed on Trip Advisor, however we found the accommodation and conditions exactly as per your website and exactly what you would expect... More 

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BlueWatersApartments, Manager at Blue Waters Apartments, responded to this review

Thank you Fiona and Matt for staying with us and for your wonderful review. Blue Waters is our passion and we are very committed to providing the very best quality accommodation at a reasonable, family friendly price. Our heated pool, and the beautiful waterfront park, play equipment and walking tracks are very popular with all ages. Hope to see you... More 

Adelaide, Australia
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3 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 27, 2015 via mobile

The view was amazing with uninterrupted views from the balcony to sit and relax and eat! The facilities in the apartment were perfect for a family to holiday...we cooked, we did washing and relaxed all in the comfort of the apartment! We will definitely stay again when we holiday on March next year

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BlueWatersApartments, Manager at Blue Waters Apartments, responded to this review

Hi Daniel, So glad that you enjoyed your long stay with us so much. It would be a pleasure to have your family spend some more time with us in the future. More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 21, 2015 via mobile

We had a family of 11 stay for 8 days 7 nights. There were builders/painters working a little loud, but not irritating. The pool was cold with the spa being under repair, but it didnt bother my 7 kids, swimming at this time of the year is a bonus. We had 27a and 27c, 27a was a great unit as... More 

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BlueWatersApartments, Manager at Blue Waters Apartments, responded to this review

Thank you for your lovely review. We look forward to seeing you all again soon. Don't forget to let us know straight away about any lighting or any other issues. We are usually about to fix any issue within a few minutes. More 

Perth, Australia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 20, 2015 via mobile

We stayed in apartment 5b from the 6th May through to the 12th. Apartment was a generous sized 2bed2bath with full kitchen which is always handy to have to save on your expenses especially when travelling as a large family. Location is perfect not directly in amongst the hustle and bustle, lovely quiet area with a fantastic large park and... More 

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BlueWatersApartments, Manager at Blue Waters Apartments, responded to this review

Thank you so much for your lovely review. I am sure it will be most helpful to other travellers. This part of the Gold Coast is really magical and we love living here ourselves! We would be delighted to welcome any of your clients in the future. Hope to see you all again soon. More 

Perth, Australia
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 13, 2015

Stayed for 22 Nights during April / May 2015. The 3 Beedroom apartment was as I expected. Had an issue with one of the appliances which was fixed by the time we got home from the theme parks. Very little noise coming into the room but to have say better block out curtains on the upstairs bedroom would have been... More 

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BlueWatersApartments, Manager at Blue Waters Apartments, responded to this review

I'm so pleased that you were able to stay with us for 22 days. You really had the chance to get to know the area and Blue Waters. So pleased to hear that you enjoyed your stay and we would be delighted to welcome you or any of your friends in the future. More 

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed May 6, 2015 via mobile

I will never stay at this place again. Family of four stayed for three nights four days. On second day of staying tryed to use the toaster provided which tripped all the power in tbe unit and as reception was still closed we couldnt do anything about it left a note for reception early in tbe morning about the problem... More 

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BlueWatersApartments, Manager at Blue Waters Apartments, responded to this review

It is disappointing to us that you did not enjoy your experience here at Blue Waters Apts Trina. The vast majority have such an enjoyable time that we see them again and again. I would like to make some comments which will help you understand how self-contained accommodation works throughout Queensland. Self contained accommodation is incredibly cost effective and fantastic... More 

sydney
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 18, 2015

If I had my family with me I would have been very disappointed, as I was staying on my own and out for most of the day so being unable to access my balcony was not a problem, however the workmen being there at 6.30 was, no sleep in for me!!!, No access to the stairwell during 7 am to... More 

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BlueWatersApartments, Manager at Blue Waters Apartments, responded to this review

Thank you for your feedback. We appreciate your comments and have addressed some of the issues your have raised. The reality is that we have kept the inconvenience to an absolute minimum and have been conscious of the expectations of our wonderful guests. More 

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