We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.
We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.
New! Find and book your ideal hotel on TripAdvisor — and get the lowest prices

The Excellsior

Show Prices
Book on TripAdvisor
Trusted partner. We work with to make your booking as easy as possible.
Secure payments. We use industry-leading practices to keep your information secure.
Enter dates for best prices
powered by PriceFinder
1 room
Check In Check Out
Please enter your travel dates to continue
Check Availability
Book on
or compare prices from up to 200 sites including:
Professional photos
The Excellsior
View Map
{"widget":{"name":"ibex_photo_carousel","template":"ibex_photo_carousel__widget","dust":{"nav_controls":"ibex_photo_carousel__nav_controls"},"divClasses":"prw_rup prw_ibex_photo_carousel","moduleList":["handlers","shims"],"js":{"handlers":"(ta.prwidgets.getjs(this,'handlers'))","shims":"(ta.prwidgets.getjs(this,'shims'))"}},"containerClass":null}
Add Photo Write a Review

61 Reviews from our TripAdvisor Community

Traveler rating
Traveler type
Time of year
Language
Showing 61: English reviews
Auckland Region, New Zealand
Level Contributor
46 reviews
9 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Our apartment was well equipped lovely view over the river and really close to the beach, cafes, transport, and seafood markets. The owners were friendly and helpful with information re transport, trips etc.

Helpful?
Thank Colleen G
Brisbane, Australia
Level Contributor
4 reviews
2 of 5 stars Reviewed July 30, 2016

Contacted customer service regarding issues. Advised it will be attended to. This was not attended to. Air conditioner makes a big noise and does not work. The dishwasher does not work. The utensils are old dirty and stained. Leaking taps. The manager was suppose to help with checking in, and this was not offered. Had a 2 month old baby... More 

Helpful?
Thank sirputh2016
Excellsior, General Manager at The Excellsior, responded to this review

This review is for Sailfish Cove building, NOT for Excellsior Building. Thank you for your feedback Sirputh. We will work on providing better service and improving the apartment. More 

Brisbane, Australia
Level Contributor
10 reviews
5 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 23, 2016

A lovely serene/restful break with uninterrupted views of the river. Every apartment had river views which were just beautiful. We were within walking distance of Mooloolaba beach and shops. The staff were very friendly and helpful and the apartment was very clean. We didn't have to draw the curtains at night in the bedroom as we were completely private. It... More 

Helpful?
Thank Ivan L
Excellsior, General Manager at The Excellsior, responded to this review

Thank you for your feedback Tranquillity. We are happy to hear you enjoyed your stay with us at Excellsior. We look forward to welcoming you in future again. More 

Level Contributor
11 reviews
5 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 10, 2016 via mobile

We enjoyed our stay here. It was a last minute booking and we were pleasantly surprised. The unit was close to everything, was clean with all the equipment needed for a comfy holiday. We had unit 13, 2nd floor 1 bed.

Helpful?
2 Thank mazgoldie
1 review
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 6, 2015

The Excellsior was very close to shops, (including subway, mcdonalds, noodlebox, and dominos pizza , just to name a few.) Also close to convenience stores. A short stroll takes you to under water world, and a short half hour drive to Australia Zoo. Great family spot just across from the water. Perfect location. The proprietors were so friendly.

Helpful?
1 Thank LIVID O
Brisbane, Queensland, Australia
Level Contributor
20 reviews
11 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 25, 2015 via mobile

I stayed here with my family & like every hotel had its pros & cons. Pros: quick & easy payment & sign in, walking distance to the beach & shops, friendly staff. Spacious rooms. Cons: although were on the river view theres trees in the way so we just see trees & the road, the room was not cleaned very... More 

Helpful?
Thank Angelina M
Brisbane, Australia
Level Contributor
26 reviews
4 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 10, 2015 via mobile

We stayed at Excellsior Apartments for 4 nights over the queens birthday long weekend . It was central to everything and the views of the river amazing . It was a home away from home . The kitchen had. Everything we needed and the place was spotless. It was an easy check in with the gentleman at reception being very... More 

Helpful?
1 Thank 1shazz1
Brisbane, Australia
Level Contributor
3 reviews
3 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed November 5, 2014

The location is great. A short walk away from the main strip on a quiet cul-de-sac next to the river. That is where it ends the room was outdated and had a very unpleasant smell of urine. Freezer on the fridge was totally frosted over. Furniture was old and sagging. With an update it would be a good stay but... More 

Helpful?
3 Thank bwsouthbank
1 review
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed August 27, 2014

The apartments are close to all amenities but sadly they are not cleaned properly and the management need to improve this because I would rate this as a 2* hotel at present and I would not want to stay there in the future.

Helpful?
2 Thank Mrskaketon
Birmingham, United Kingdom
1 review
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed August 19, 2014

I spent two nights in this hotel and found it to be filthy dirty with mould in some places, the worst hotel that I have stayed in Australia I won't be returning here and won't reccomend anyone of my friends to its a disgusting place.

Helpful?
5 Thank Daisy P
Questions? Get answers from hotel staff and past guests. Ask a question

18 photos of this hotel

Traveler photos: See what travelers like you saw

Viewed
All Traveler Photos (17)
Viewed
Hotel & Grounds (5)
Viewed
View from Room (2)
Viewed
Bathroom (1)
Viewed
Pool/Beach Area (1)
Viewed
Other (8)

Management photos: Courtesy of the property manager

Viewed
All Management Photos (1)
Viewed
Other (1)
Check In Check Out
Hotels you might also like...
Travelers also viewed these Mooloolaba hotels
0.2 mi away
Nautilus Mooloolaba
Nautilus Mooloolaba
#7 of 14 in Mooloolaba
4.0 of 5 stars 242 reviews
0.2 mi away
Beachside Mooloolaba Sunshine Coast
0.3 mi away
Aegean Apartments
Aegean Apartments
#17 of 30 in Mooloolaba
4.0 of 5 stars 63 reviews
Show Prices
Show Prices
Show Prices
0.1 mi away
Dockside Apartments Mooloolaba
Dockside Apartments Mooloolaba
#24 of 30 in Mooloolaba
4.0 of 5 stars 25 reviews
0.0 mi away
River Esplanade Motel
River Esplanade Motel
#9 of 14 in Mooloolaba
4.0 of 5 stars 73 reviews
0.6 mi away
Beach Club Resort Mooloolaba
Beach Club Resort Mooloolaba
#15 of 30 in Mooloolaba
4.0 of 5 stars 229 reviews
Show Prices
Show Prices
Show Prices
Questions? Get answers from hotel staff and past guests. Ask a question

Amenities

Highlights
  • Pool
  • Free Parking
Things to do
  • Pool
Room types
  • Kitchenette
Services
  • Self-Serve Laundry
  • Free Parking

Additional Information about The Excellsior

Address: 104 River Esp, Mooloolaba, Queensland 4557, Australia
Location: Australia > Queensland > Sunshine Coast > Mooloolaba
Price Range: $90 - $149 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4 star — The Excellsior 4*
Number of rooms: 25
Reservation Options:
TripAdvisor is proud to partner with Expedia, Agoda, Hotwire, Hotels.com, Travelocity, Priceline and Booking.com so you can book your The Excellsior reservations with confidence. We help millions of travelers each month to find the perfect hotel for both vacation and business trips, always with the best discounts and special offers.
Also Known As:
The Excellsior Mooloolaba, Sunshine Coast
Is This Your TripAdvisor Listing?
Own or manage this property? Claim your listing for free to respond to reviews, update your profile and much more.
Claim Your Listing
Enter dates for best prices
Check In Check Out
Price Your Stay