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Haarlem, The Netherlands
Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

we had a nice stay at this motel. Rooms are clean, enough space and with an outdoor area where we could relaxt when our little daughter was asleep. Very friendly manager, had a nice chat. Would deffenately advise people to stay here.

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Toronto, Canada
Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

We spent a night at the Sandpiper before and after conquering the Great Ocean Walk. We were greeted by Bronwyn who immediately made us feel very welcome. The room is clean and very comfortable with a large spa bathtub. The location is terrific - an extremely short walk to restaurants and the beach. There is a guest laundry which came...

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Adelaide, Australia
Reviewed 1 week ago

This is the third time we have stayed at Sandpiper. It is a very neat and clean motel with friendly staff. They have a guest laundry if needed. It's just a minutes walk from the beach. They provide a toaster, plates and cutlery if you would like to cook Basic breakfast in your room. We are happy to recommend it...

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Sydney, Australia
Reviewed 1 week ago

Room was clean and quiet. Bathroom was average. Receptionist was very friendly. Great parking and good location near the beach, with easy access. Decor was average Apollo Bay itself wasn't that great - quite the overrated place...

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tony s, Owner at Sandpiper Motel, responded to this review

Thank you for your constructive review of Sandpiper. Sounds like the Apollo Bay didn't meet your expectations. We wish you well for the rest of your vacation.

Melbourne
Reviewed 1 week ago

We were pleasantly surprised at how lovely Sandpiper was and Bronwyn was a lovely host who was more than happy to share ideas for restaurants and things to do. It was a great stay in great accommodation and all the little details had been thought of.

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tony s, Owner at Sandpiper Motel, responded to this review

Great to see you had such a good stay at Sandpiper. Your comments on the room and the details will be very encouraging for our cleaning staff; they have to get the details right every day.

Singapore, Singapore
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Was greeted by Bronwyn upon checking in and she always addressed me by my first name at every occasion. Stayed in the family apartment which was really big and comfortable. Only downside that I felt was the shower pressure was a little low. Not too sure if that is normal in Apollo Bay. Didn't cook even though the room had...

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tony s, Owner at Sandpiper Motel, responded to this review

Thank you for reviewing Sandpiper; It's great to see you had a enjoyable stay. Bronwyn and John are quite remarkable in their ability to remember every guest's name. Along with the warmth of the service they provide, it really makes the stay. We wish you well on the rest of your vacation.

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We stayed at the Sandpiper 23/24 December. We were greeted by Bronwyn at the checkin desk, she was lovely. She took our names and addressed us using our names throughout our stay. This made us feel special and gave a personal touch to our stay. We had a sea view room and the accommodation was superb. We loved it and...

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tony s, Owner at Sandpiper Motel, responded to this review

Two night stays always put us to the test, so it's great to see you enjoyed your stay at Sandpiper. The ocean View rooms are very relaxing and the sound of the waves helps a good night's sleep. Thank you for the review and for recommending Sandpiper.

Braunsbach, Germany
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We visited the motel in December 2016 for 1 night. The Garden Room was very comfortable, relatively new and nothing was broken. The manager was extremely nice and gave excellent information about the area. The motel is easy to find and very quiet. The parking spot was good. Guest laundry is available.

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tony s, Owner at Sandpiper Motel, responded to this review

Thank you for your glowing review of Sandpiper, and particularly for acknowledging the service you received. Our managers seek to make every guest feel welcome and enjoy their stay. enjoy the rest of your vacation.

Sydney, Australia
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Our stay at Sandpiper was very convenient as we walked the great ocean walk and tour started at the information center which is very close. We stayed 2 nights the beginning and end of our walk to back from our walk to a clean room and lovely hot shower was great so thankyou Sandpiper. Also there is washing facilities so...

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tony s, Owner at Sandpiper Motel, responded to this review

Thank you for reviewing Sandpiper. It's always a good test for us when guests have repeat stays like yours, so coming through with this score is very important to us. More importantly, Sandpiper met your needs. Hope you will recommend us to friends and family.

maidenhead
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We were most welcomed by the lovely Brunwin who checked us in. The Motel is very nicely situated conveniently from the main Stretch of Shops and restaurants. The motel itself is very clean and has everything you need, wifi, hairdryer, tea, milk etc. Only qripe is that the occupants above us were really inconsiderate. Scraping chairs. Noisy children etc. We...

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tony s, Owner at Sandpiper Motel, responded to this review

Sandpiper's location is one of our best assets. The balance between proximity to beach and shops, and the tranquility of birds, gardens and the sound of waves crashing. Makes for a very relaxing stay. Thanks for your positive review.

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Sandpiper Motel has recently been completely remodeled and provides simple, stylish and contemporary accommodation at a reasonable price. The Motel caters for both couples and families and has sufficient flexibility to look after groups. We are only a gentle stroll from the many and varied restaurants in the centre of Apollo Bay and there is lots to see and do in the vicinity so why not stay a while! ... more   less 

Additional Information about Sandpiper Motel

Address: 3 Murray Street, Apollo Bay, Victoria 3233, Australia
Location: Australia > Victoria > Apollo Bay
Price Range: $122 - $206 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4 star — Sandpiper Motel 4*
Number of rooms: 20
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Also Known As:
Sandpiper Hotel Apollo Bay
Sandpiper Motel Apollo Bay/Great Ocean Road
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“Go for the Deluxe Spa Suite.”
 of 5 bubbles ChrisPaul_F, Nov 28, 2016 | Read review
“Ours was a garden room with no view but fine for one night and it was too cold to sit outside so we didn't make use of the outdoor area. Some rooms are upstairs so if you want to avoid steps ask for a ground floor room.”
 of 5 bubbles FionaM231, Nov 1, 2016 | Read review
“Room 4 we could hear motors during the night. We are used to no noise in the country where we live, so this might not be an issue for most.”
 of 5 bubbles KGTI, Sep 12, 2016 | Read review
“We had one room for 3 adults and it was plenty big enough.”
 of 5 bubbles T1769TWamyb, Aug 6, 2016 | Read review
“Aside from the ocean there was no noise, very peaceful”
 of 5 bubbles A2064RKlaurenm, Jun 14, 2016 | Read review
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