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Hervey Bay, Australia
Reviewed yesterday NEW

Staying at this location on a whim, we were pleasantly surprised by the large, comfortable accommodation and range of facilities. We dined at the restaurant for dinner. The food was delicious, serving portions were very large (recommend sharing!) and the service was lovely.

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Sydney, Australia
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The Sanctuary Resort is a good choice for a one or two nights stop-over, cutting the long road trip between Sydney and Noosa. We got a superior room, very vast and well appointed with a king-sized bed and a 42 inch tv. My only criticism is the noisy, antiquated a/c unit which sounds like a plane taking-off! There's also a...

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Ballarat, Australia
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Stayed here while at a conference. Unfortunately there was a World Rally event on at the same time - stay away from Coffs Harbour if this event is on again and you are not a petrol head! Sanctuary Resort Motor Inn is a 7 minute drive or a good 30min walk, out of the CBD. Pros: Clean, quiet, big rooms,...

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Thank AllanRosemary
Medowie, Australia
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Stayed here one night for a stop over and it was quite nice, we got a king deluxe room which website said was newly refurbished. We were pleasantly surprised after reading some previous reviews, the room was nice and clean. Bed was comfortable, a full king bed, not two beds pushed together like I have experienced in other hotels. Bathroom...

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Thank asha09
Sydney
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We had a pleasant upstairs room which was well presented and equipped. We enjoyed a tasty dinner and breakfasts on two mornings. The motel was quiet and comfortable and in a convenient location. We had stayed in the next door motel before and found it noisy but this location was quiet with a friendly Kookaburra

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Thank Barbara M
Canberra, Australian Capital Territory, Australia
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The motel was ok, the room was large. It was quite busy when we stayed there and were told that if we wanted to dine in the restaurant we would have to wait till 7.30pm, a bit late when you have a hungry 7 year old. The motel is located near the main road which is quite handy.

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Thank Jasmine B
Maitland, NSW Australia
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Stayed here som 30 years ago when my kids were, well kids. Other than a minor renovation some time ago, I could have been in the same era. Still did get a relatively cheap deal which include a $20 voucher at the restaurant which wasnt open because the chef had unexpectedly quit. Used the voucher at breakfast however. Would I...

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Thank WPS111
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Never ever waist your time and money as after falling for the con job Name sanctuary resort. This is neither a sanctuary nor a resort. As I sat on my beautiful balcony looking around my sanctuary with the cool breeze blowing the stench of the skip bins 5 metres from my face. I decided to go inside to the 70's...

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Thank Alex G
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Wished we had not booked this place as clearly clever photography hid the mismatched, weary, worn and somewhat in need of repair furniture. Flickering fluro lights gave the kids an unexpected light show, the drawer knob fell off when attempting to open the drawer. Uncomfortable beds and continuous traffic noise throughout the night from the busy highway did not help...

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Sydney, Australia
Reviewed October 25, 2016 via mobile

We have driven passed the Entrance to this Motel for many years on our way up the coast. I booked this Motel on price as we were driving through on our way to Brisbane. What a wonderful surprise. Lovely facilities with beautiful pool, tennis court etc. Rooms were dated but very clean. We had our pushbike and found the Motel...

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Amenities

Highlights
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Pool
  • Restaurant
  • Free Parking
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room
About the property
  • Wheelchair access
Things to do
  • Pool
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Tennis Court
  • Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room
Room types
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Suites
  • Kitchenette
  • Family Rooms
In your room
  • Air Conditioning
  • Microwave
  • Refrigerator in room
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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Internet
  • Public Wifi
Services
  • Free Parking
  • Meeting Rooms
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Sanctuary Resort is set back from the highway amongst natural bushland. Ideally located within minutes drive from the Airport, CBD, Hospital, International Stadium & Industrial Areas. Sanctuary Resort has 38 Spacious Rooms all with Air-Conditioning, Austar & Wireless Broadband. Our Licensed Restaurant & Bar are open Mon-Sat. We have a 15 metre Swimming Pool with a Waterslide + Tennis & Squash Courts.The Sanctuary Resort Motor Inn also offers practical and economical conference facilities ideal for seminars and meetings. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Sanctuary Resort Motor Inn

Address: 250 Pacific Hwy, Coffs Harbour, New South Wales 2450, Australia
Location: Australia > New South Wales > Coffs Harbour
Price Range: $78 - $207 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4 star — Sanctuary Resort Motor Inn 4*
Number of rooms: 37
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Hotel Style:
#9 Luxury Hotel in Coffs Harbour
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See which rooms travelers prefer

“Upstairs, king--sized bed and balcony.”
 of 5 bubbles joelled616, 2 weeks ago | Read review
“Top floor room best.”
 of 5 bubbles AllanRosemary, 2 weeks ago | Read review
“The room upstairs on the South side was quiet and peaceful”
 of 5 bubbles 175barbaram, 3 weeks ago | Read review
“No comment”
 of 5 bubbles 411kirkh, Oct 7, 2016 | Read review
“Wi fi is limited but is free. Large parking area capable of taking buses, caravans etc.”
 of 5 bubbles jayb211, Jul 25, 2016 | Read review
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