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Smugglers on the Beach
Ranked #6 of 40 Hotels in Coffs Harbour
Certificate of Excellence
Reviewed January 11, 2012

Had a great time at Smugglers, the location was excellent, the unit was as expected and the staff were really friendly. Unlike some other places we have stayed in coffs, Smugglers was exactly like the website says. Highly recommended to families looking for a relaxing stay in Coffs.

Room Tip: We stayed in room 11 which has a personal balcony and bbq.... which i dont think the others had!
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  • Stayed: December 2011, traveled with friends
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Reviewed January 10, 2012

Smugglers is a brilliant place and the beach and surrounds are lovely. Our expectations were exceeded and I would highly recommend it to anyone and I know we will definitely return.
The accomodation was perfect as we could cook some of our own meals which helps keep costs down when you have kids. We loved the location just being out of Coffs but still in reach of everything. The staff were very friendly and helpful. I think I want to buy an apartment there I loved it that much. :)

Stayed: December 2011, traveled with family
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Reviewed January 8, 2012

We loved staying at Smugglers on the Beach. Good room and facilities and with the beach only a few meters away it was a perfect place to relax.

Room Tip: Get an upstairs room overlooking the pool and with ocean views.
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  • Stayed: January 2012, traveled with family
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Reviewed January 7, 2012

Booked one their three bedroom units and we were staying with family and it was just suberb. We stayed in no. 19 situated on the first floor with a great view of the ocean. Two large bathrooms, one with jaccuzzi, full sized kitchen and loungeroom. Loved falling asleep to the sound of the ocean.
Although the weather wasn't great, the two minute walk to the beach was handy. Had a couple of swims in the pool, which is nicely protected from winds.
Also has a BBQ area located with the pool which was great, includes a fridge to keep your food and drinks cool until you decide you're ready to cook.
A 5 minute drive away is Park Beach Plaza for those non beach worthy days.
Great accommoation and will definitely stay there again

  • Stayed: December 2011, traveled with family
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Reviewed December 21, 2011

Smugglers on the beach is a lovely place for winding down after a hard day of soaking in the sun at the beach located just a few steps outside your door. It's located in a very quite and clean area by a lovely beach. If you're looking for some clean, family orientated and great value for price accommodation in coffs harbour, this is definitely the place for you. The pool is great for those hot days. The owners are friendly and welcoming. If you feel like hitting up some ice cream, check out the big banana just a few minutes drive away. Overall our 3 night stay was great and just what we needed. If in Coffs make sure you don't miss out all the surrounding national parks and lovely little historical towns! Cheers.

  • Stayed: December 2011, traveled with family
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Reviewed December 19, 2011

Spent 5 nights with the family. Nice clean place. Very quite (complex has only 16 units). We had a reasonable view of the sea. The beach was almost like a private beach... A bit pebbly in some places, but sandy closer to the sea. Great staff too....

Overall, very happy - great value for $$.

  • Stayed: December 2011, traveled with family
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Reviewed December 3, 2011

Last year we discovered Smugglers on the Beach. Despite six days of almost continuous rain our holiday was so good we chose to return this year to a holiday destination that gave us all that we wanted. And we were not disappointed, in fact, we thought Smugglers was even better this time round. Our unit was again spotlessly clean and well-equipped, the solar-heated pool always sparkled, rackets and balls were at the ready for the kids to play tennis, the fully-equipped covered bbq area gave us the opportunity to enjoy our evening meals with little effort ... and the spa gave a great end to the day! Doesn't get much better! With the beach so close at hand, the kids spent hours exploring rocky outcrops, making rafts and then sailing them in the rock pools, and so on. For 'serious' surfing we usually went to patrolled beaches such Park Beach and that's an easy drive away, as are so many other fun activities in the Coffs Harbour area.Yes! We'll be back to Smugglers again ... if only to catch up on staff that couldn't have been more friendly and obliging! Thanks Darcy, Necia and Michael!

Room Tip: We were three adults and two lively boys (10 and 8). Unit 18 provides us with separate rooms, a spa...
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  • Stayed: November 2011, traveled with family
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Additional Information about Smugglers on the Beach

Address: 36 Sandy Beach Rd | Korora, Coffs Harbour, New South Wales 2450, Australia
Location: Australia > New South Wales > Coffs Harbour
Amenities:
Beach Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Free Parking Children Activities (Kid / Family Friendly) Kitchenette Swimming Pool Wheelchair access
Hotel Style:
Ranked #6 of 40 Hotels in Coffs Harbour
Price Range: $91 - $184 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4 star — Smugglers on the Beach 4*
Number of rooms: 16
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
Smugglers On The Beach is absolute beachfront accommodation located just five minutes north of Coffs Harbour's City Centre. Coffs Harbour accommodation at its finest, Smugglers On The Beach offers 16 fully self-contained resort style apartments. Nestled among tropical gardens, all apartments have their own private patio or balcony overlooking the pool, floodlit gardens or magical Pacific Ocean. The large apartments are designed and custom furnished to provide plenty of space for a relaxed and comfortable holiday, with attention to the minor details that help to make your holiday in Coffs Harbour a special one. With 1, 2 and 3 bedroom apartments we can cater for everyone from the solo traveler, couples, large families right through to large group bookings for weddings, sporting events, family reunions or almost any other occasion. ... more   less 
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