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“Great place to rest your head”
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Ocean Views Resort
Ranked #12 of 16 Hotels in Caloundra
Brisbane
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9 reviews
8 hotel reviews
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“Great place to rest your head”
Reviewed October 21, 2012

Just spent 3 wonderful days at Caloundra. Room was clean ameneties was great. Everythign was in walking distance. Coles, KMart, restaurants, Sunday Markets, coffee by the beach. Our room only had a small ocean view from our balcony but we were not there long enough for this to be a major factor. Roof top has wonderful views and worth a visit with of course some wine & biscuits to watch the sun set. $99 deal on Wotif so no negative issues from my point. Recommend and would return

  • Stayed October 2012, traveled as a couple
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Brisbane, Australia
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Reviewed October 18, 2012

Stayed for 3 days last month , didn't know the anything about it, just booked it on the net.
Stayed on the 4th floor. Room was excellent , quite spacious and very comfortable. Big balcony , great view out to the ocean. Kitchen was large and well appointed , we self catered so this was a bonus compared to other places in this price range.

Location was also another surprise , right on the main street means that there are many dining options within a short walk to the hotel. Stacked Pancake cafe adjacent and a restaurant in the complex .

Easy access to the farmers and craft markets in the main street as well , on a Sunday .

We enjoyed it so much we have booked another stay.

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  • Stayed September 2012, traveled as a couple
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Reviewed October 16, 2012

We stayed in a 4th floor motel room and the quality and price was excellent and our room had a balcony which overlooked the pool. It is in a great location being a block back from Bulcock Beach within easy walking distance to everything and plenty of secure carparks. Our friends had a studio unit on the 3rd floor which was well appointed but were a little disappointed that they only had glimpses of the ocean because of surrounding buildings. The rooms were spotlessly clean with modern and relatively new furniture and our rooms had a really comfy beds. The entrance to the building and carpark was off a quiet side street so access was easy.

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  • Stayed October 2012, traveled with friends
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Brisbane, Australia
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed October 8, 2012

Me and my partner stayed here for two nights on the sixth floor. The room had great views of the ocean and the balcony space was huge.
Everything was very clean, very neat and very comfortable, with great ducted air conditioning and good TV.

There is safe parking, a sauna, a pool and a spa. We stayed during school holidays and there seemed to be very few children around

On the opposite corner on Bulcock St we ate at a great Indian place. There's also fish and chips just down the road and the ocean is only a short walk away.

My only concern was the smell when we first walked in. It was coming up from the drain in the floor of the bathroom, which is a common problem in buildings like this, I ran the tap in the bath for a minute and the smell was gone. But it wasn't pleasant.
Otherwise, I highly recommend staying here.

  • Stayed October 2012, traveled as a couple
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Reviewed October 4, 2012

We stayed at the OVR for 3 nights when we went to the caloundra music festival,we were on the 5th floor which gave us great views of the ocean...the room was very neat & the bed was comfortable...being on the Main Street was great as we were walking distance to shops,restaurants & the Sunday markets,although a little bit further away from the festival on kings beach it was a nice walk along the boardwalk overlooking the ocean or the shuttle bus stop was not far up the road...the staff were very friendly & helpful...we would definitely stay at the OVR next time we are on the Sunshine Coast...

Stayed September 2012, traveled as a couple
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Perth, Australia
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Reviewed September 27, 2012

We stayed in the motel units recently. We arrived after an all night flight and a couple of hours of driving and it was still only 9 in the morning. We explained to the lady on reception we realised we couldn't get into our room but were wondering if we could park. We were given a parking space and she promised to ring us as soon as the room was ready. We went for a walk and had a lovely breakfast at a place suggested by the lady on reception and were just finishing breakfast when we received a call to say our room was ready. We were impressed by the level of service. The room was good and the bed was comfortable. The hotel is well located. However the staff is their biggest asset. We were given so much information about Caloundra. For example when the markets where on, beach walks and places to eat.

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  • Stayed September 2012, traveled as a couple
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Brisbane, Australia
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Reviewed August 31, 2012

We stayed here for a weekend recently, the motel style room was new looking and comfortable. There was a small fridge in the room with tea and coffee making facilities. We had distant ocean views, over the top of some buildings. There was an enclosed balcony you could sit out on. The bed was really comfortable, quite firm, which we like.

The bathroom looked fine but was lacking in some areas. The glass shower screen was too narrow so water went all over the floor. The bathroom lighting was also quite dim. One thing we found a bit irritating was a fan which made a fair bit of noise and we couldn't switch off. It didn't prevent us sleeping but was still a bit annoying.

There was a pool and spa which we didn't use but looked nice. Underground secure parking on 3 levels.

The management and receptionist were helpful and friendly, both via email booking and in person. There are lots of places to eat and shop within a few minutes walk, in the main streets and also along the seafront. We would stay again if in the area.

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  • Stayed August 2012, traveled as a couple
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Property: Ocean Views Resort
Address: 115 Bulcock St, Caloundra, Queensland 4551, Australia
Location: Australia > Queensland > Sunshine Coast > Caloundra
Amenities:
Kitchenette Restaurant Swimming Pool
Hotel Style:
#6 Top resorts Hotel in Caloundra
#7 Luxury Hotel in Caloundra
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Hotel Class:4.5 star — Ocean Views Resort 4.5*
Number of rooms: 66
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