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  • Excellent11%
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  • 1 week ago
    “Clean,Geat Stay , excellent and value for money”
  • Oct 4, 2018
    “Worst place to stay”
27 Brisbane Rd, Biggera Waters, Gold Coast, Queensland 4216 Australia See on map
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Free Parking
Air Conditioning
Non-Smoking Hotel
Family Rooms
Pets Allowed
Self-Serve Laundry
3 Star accommodation
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Accomodation is very clean with white towels and blankets, polite owner and very cheap to stay ! Highly recommended ,with the money you pay you’ll receive the best service , we will highly recommnet and we’ll stay again

Date of stay: January 2019
Thank jess5663
Reviewed October 4, 2018 via mobile

Don't stay here. We had no toilet paper in the unit. The guy wouldn't answer the doorbell and the phone number posted on the office door doesn't exist. No free WiFi password supplied. No shampoo and a very noisy location. Better value for money elsewhere.

Date of stay: October 2018
Thank ColinA1176
Reviewed January 20, 2017 via mobile

DISGUSTING....half way house feel & VERY DODGY goings on......have stayed in backpakers occasionally THIS PLACE IS DREADFUL / DIRTY / DODGY. ...comings & goings all night. There seems to be a fleet of very modern black Mercedes in owners 'driveway' ....mmmmmm

Date of stay: January 2017
Thank travellingannie1947
Reviewed August 9, 2016 via mobile

Terrible. Insects everywhere Tv doesn't work properly. Sheets don't get changed. Crap under bed. Can't wash dishes properly sink tiny. Walls thin can hear your neighbours. Police there a lot. Owner goes out all the time so can't get hold of him. Try doing your...More

Date of stay: May 2016
Thank Lyn G
Reviewed July 4, 2016

Our room stunk of a mix of cigarette smoke and wet dog as did our sheets, and despite buying a can of Glen 20 and spraying every time we entered the room, or before we left, it still stunk. It didn't help that people on...More

Date of stay: July 2016
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About
Description
pet friendly/FoxTel/Free Wifi/ Less
Hotel class
Hotel Amenities
HOTEL FEATURES
Free Parking
Air Conditioning
Microwave
Non-Smoking Hotel
Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
Refrigerator in room
Self-Serve Laundry
Room types
Non-Smoking Rooms, Family Rooms
Hotel class
Room types
Non-Smoking Rooms, Family Rooms
Number of rooms
10
Price range
$87 - $114 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Also Known As
Marlin Motel Gold Coast/Biggera Waters
Location
Australia > Queensland > Gold Coast > Biggera Waters
Hotel class
Room types
Non-Smoking Rooms, Family Rooms
Number of rooms
10
Price range
$87 - $114 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Also Known As
Marlin Motel Gold Coast/Biggera Waters
Location
Australia > Queensland > Gold Coast > Biggera Waters
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Room & Suite (18)
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"Small motel with all rooms on the ground floor. Rooms have different set ups and bed numbers etc,"
479annamaried
May 31, 2015
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"If you have a big car then back in parking is far easier."
olie293
Dec 27, 2013
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