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“Great location, excellent value for money” 4 of 5 stars
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Shelly Beach Motel
510 Esplanade, Urangan, Hervey Bay, Queensland 4655, Australia   |  
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Ranked #2 of 4 hotels in Urangan
Maroochydore, Australia
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“Great location, excellent value for money”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 16, 2013

We had a lovely break at the motel, owners were great & were really friendly & helpful with everything, our room had a sea view & very clean, very well equiped with a lovely BBQ area, plent of rooms for a boat.
As it is pet friendly even our little dog had a lovely time & had some playmates to play with, with beach & good walking paths across the road, will definately stay again

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  • Stayed May 2013, traveled as a couple
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 4 of 5 stars Location
    • 4 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
    • 4 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 5 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
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Rating summary
  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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Mackay, Australia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 14, 2013

We have stayed at this motel twice now and would stay again. The rooms arent brand new but its right across from the water and the footpath down to all the shops etc. it is a bit of a walk though so if you dont like to walk then would recomend driving! The rooms offer some cooking facilities plus there is a nice bbq area to use. Service is always excellent and helpful. look forward to going back again in the future!

  • Stayed April 2013, traveled with family
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 4 of 5 stars Location
    • 3 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
    • 4 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 5 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
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Adelaide, Australia
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed April 24, 2013

Motel is on Esplanade close to a range of restaurants so a good location. It is an old motel that has a partial make over. Don't stay here if you can't cope with mosquitoes or flying insects - only some screened windows. None on bathroom louvres that cannot be closed. Also, noise from adjacent rooms through thin walls.

  • Stayed April 2013, traveled with friends
    • 2 of 5 stars Value
    • 4 of 5 stars Location
    • 2 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
    • 2 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 3 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 3 of 5 stars Service
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Moscow, Russia
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44 helpful votes 44 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 23, 2013

here again - the street noise was the most annoying thing. especially sad given that all the rooms overlook the road - so we cant recommend rooms that could be more quite than others.
Not that close to most restaurants - a bit more than 1,5 km (close enough if you decide to drive, though)
On the contrary - the beach is right across the street, but the was noone in the water, so we didnt dare neither.
so if you sleep very well and came here for the beach or a trip to Fraser - a decent choice

  • Stayed April 2013, traveled as a couple
    • 3 of 5 stars Value
    • 3 of 5 stars Location
    • 2 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
    • 3 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 3 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 3 of 5 stars Service
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 23, 2013

This was a great place to stay. Rooms are average, but clean and with a kitchenette. The hosts were friendly, helpful, and overall fantastic. Get that great small town comfort. Laundry is available. Across the street is beach access for a nice stoll along the water. Sunsets are amazing here. It's centrally located, short drive to plenty of restaurants to the west, short drive to the marina to the east. Otherwise very quiet and comfortable. They even stayed up late for our late arrival (just contact ahead). They respond to emails quite quickly compared to many other places we stayed.

Stayed October 2012, traveled as a couple
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Gove, Australia
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 27, 2013

Our family of 6 booked 2 rooms in January this year on our trip from Sydney to Darwin. The motel is a lil dated in its decor and if you are looking for luxury you will probably be disapointed. We were looking for a cheap place for one night and it had everything we needed, there was even a bbq outside for us to cook our breakfast before we left in the morning. Id recommend Shelly beach to anyone looking for a cheap, no fuss motel to stay on there way through, if i was staying for a few days i might look elsewhere

  • Stayed January 2013, traveled with family
    • 4 of 5 stars Value
    • 4 of 5 stars Location
    • 3 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
    • 3 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 3 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 4 of 5 stars Service
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Bicester, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 25, 2013

We stayed at the Shelly Beach motel the night before & after our Fraser Island trip and it ticked all the boxes. The rooms were all individually furnished to a lovely cosy standard, it is clear that the owners take real pride in their appearance. Everything was clean and nothing was too much trouble - we were even allowed to leave our car under the canopy for the night we were at Fraser Island. There's not a lot of restaurants or bars though within walking distance, except for the Raging Bull approx. 400yds away where we had the most amazing steak ever so what else could we possibly want?!

  • Stayed January 2013, traveled as a couple
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 4 of 5 stars Location
    • 5 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
    • 5 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 5 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
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Address: 510 Esplanade, Urangan, Hervey Bay, Queensland 4655, Australia
Location: Australia > Queensland > Fraser Coast > Hervey Bay > Urangan
Amenities:
Beach Free Parking Restaurant Room Service
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Ranked #2 of 4 hotels in Urangan
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