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The Beach Retreat Coolum

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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Had a 5 night stay just recently in a 1 br apartment, great view, but upkeep of maintenance is a big issue, paint peeling from air conditioner vents. Marks on ceiling from dryer could easily be cleaned. Artwork above bed had been broken and not replaced. The blanket on the bed had a funny smell and had to be replaced....

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Noosa, Australia
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Room was old and tired, furniture was chipped, carpet old and dirty. The bathroom was revolting and tired - hair on the floor and in the shower upon arrival. The vent in the bathroom has never been cleaned by the looks of it - completely covered in dust, yuk.

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Having read so many negative reviews we were pleased on arrival to find our 1 bedroom apartment clean and very functional...even has a spa bath...checkin was efficient and friendly. Going to take a dip in the very inviting looking pool follwed by the outdoor spa. Very reasonble price...

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Thank Elizabeth C
Gold Coast, Australia
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Needed an overnight stay at Coolum for business, thought this place opposite the beach would be the go. It has a million dollar view from the third floor unit but oh so old and dirty. Not sure if the cockroach on the balcony with so much dirt in the sliding door tracks did my head in or the special place...

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Found Beach Retreat to be quite a nice place to stay located across from the beach with walking distance to anywhere, plenty of places to eat nearby or the hotel has a BBQ facility by the pool. Some of the rooms have kitchen facilities . After reading some of the reviews we were worried what our room was going to...

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Thank Debbie M
Brisbane
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Of course, the Beach Retreat’s greatest gift and asset is the Coolum coastline. Not only the strip of beach running parallel to the CBD: if you have time to do nothing else in Coolum, follow the southbound coastal boardwalk to Point Perry outlook, follow the pathway on to First Bay, décompressez in the shade of the pandanus trees, watch the...

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1Thank TheOldiesBrisbane
Cairns, Australia
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Booked this on booking dot com thinking we had a bargain but it proves you get what you pay for lol. Photos online are very old ...the place is clean but old and run down needs work everywhere. ..even the gardener doesn't do a through job Kids pool had a green tinge and was full of dirt ....the deeper pool...

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essex
Reviewed February 10, 2017 via mobile

Stayed 4 nights whilst visiting relatives nearby, great location opposite lovely beach and very close to shops and restaurants We had one bed room with ensuite and very small balcony, accommodation was basic and comfortable but a little tired Car park underneath but spaces not allocated so pot luck Free wifi but only limited data allowance which we quickly used...

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Brisbane, Australia
Reviewed February 9, 2017 via mobile

After calling to confirm (twice) that it was suitable and ok for me to bring another child for the weekend of our booking, I arrive to be told that this isn't possible. The answer was "we had a temp last week and it's probably her fault" Seriously!! After driving 2/12 hours with another child in the car I certainly wasn't...

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Brisbane, Australia
Reviewed February 8, 2017 via mobile

This property has enormous perks. Firstly, it is less than half the cost of hotels in the same area (and I did my homework) so a big tick for the budget! The location is second to none, right opposite the beach, a short stroll to shops and restaurants, and a little drive to Mt Coolum and the great bike paths...

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Amenities

Highlights
  • Pool
  • Free Parking
  • Beachfront
  • Spa
About the property
  • Beachfront
Things to do
  • Pool
  • Spa
  • Hot Tub
Room types
  • Kitchenette
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Family Rooms
In your room
  • Air Conditioning
  • Microwave
  • Refrigerator in room
Internet
  • Public Wifi
  • Paid Wifi
  • Paid Internet
Services
  • Free Parking
  • Self-Serve Laundry

Additional Information about The Beach Retreat Coolum

Address: 1750 David Low Way, Coolum Beach, Queensland 4573, Australia
Location: Australia > Queensland > Sunshine Coast > Coolum Beach
Price Range: $66 - $748 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4 star — The Beach Retreat Coolum 4*
Number of rooms: 55
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“On the 2nd floor in far corner on the right looking from the road, we had a beautiful view of sunrise”
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