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Sandpiper Motel
Ranked #4 of 12 Hotels in Apollo Bay
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Reviewed December 25, 2012

Very nice spot. We had to make a last minute change to our booking and had not problem doing so. Mangager/owner very accommodating.
Very short walk to the beach. Just off the main bustle of the main street but close enoght to walk to the stores.
Clean well laid out room. Good information on where to eat.
Stayed in room # 17 and could see the ocean. Nice balcony with table and chairs.
Nice laundry facilites.
Definately would stay there again.

  • Stayed: December 2012, traveled as a couple
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Reviewed December 19, 2012

Sandpiper Motel in Apollo bay is a nice motel. It is not directly on the main road or the coast but can be found easily. The rooms are clean; there is even some kitchen stuff for preparing breakfast, etc. A computer is available for internet access.

Stayed: March 2012, traveled as a couple
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Reviewed December 13, 2012

We were pleasantly surprised considering the price we paid. The entire complex was as good as new and very well kept. We chose the garden room and it was very cosy. My toddler enjoyed the large LCD tv and comfy bed. We managed to trip the power supply and set off the sensitive smoke detector within a night's stay but the staff graciously helped to sort it out. My little girl had a whale of a time at the beach just a short walk from the motel. Should they include a microwave then it would be perfect for families too. Already miss this place and looking forward to returning someday.

  • Stayed: November 2012, traveled with family
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Reviewed December 12, 2012

We stayed here recently during our retirement celebration holiday to Oz, it is one of the best budget hotels we have stayed in anywhere in the world and at a great price.. Our room was spotless with everything you might need, lovely modern bathroom, comfortable bed and the availability of breakfast brought to our room the night before to store in the fridge. Reception staff were very friendly and efficient and on their recommendation, ate in an excellent Italian restaurant a short walk away in the centre of Apollo bay. I would have no hesitation in recommending this establishment to anyone.

Room Tip: We stayed in room 2 which was quiet.
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  • Stayed: November 2012, traveled as a couple
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Reviewed December 12, 2012

Looked on trip advisor for the best place to stay. Down the list a bit found this place. Was modern inside. Clean, and didn't look 30 years old. Reasonable price 120 for the night. Best place to stay mid great ocean road I think.

  • Stayed: December 2012, traveled as a couple
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Reviewed November 5, 2012

stayed in a garden room bed was excellent and rooms very well presented. fresh and clean . reception very welcoming and polite and i highly recomend. location is just a little bit of a walk back to the centre of town 500m but the beach is only 50m away.

  • Stayed: November 2012, traveled as a couple
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Reviewed November 4, 2012

We drove from Melbourne to Adelaide along The Great Ocean Road and this was the best motel that we came across on the whole trip. We took a standard room for one night at 120AUD. It was tastefully furnished and spotlessly clean. The bed was comfortable with a selection of pillows. The bathroom was well maintained and had an overhead heater for those chilly spring mornings. Included in the price was use of the laundry and a good WI- FI.Situated just off the main road it was a short walk into town to the shops and cafés. The owners have obviously travelled themselves and know what the traveller is looking for. I would recommend this motel to anyone for a short or long stay. The proprietors live on the premises and gave us any information that we asked for and allowed us to look at the room before deciding if we wanted to stay there or not.

Room Tip: For a little extra you may like to take one of the rooms with a veranda they also looked nice.
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  • Stayed: October 2012, traveled as a couple
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Additional Information about Sandpiper Motel

Address: 3 Murray St, Apollo Bay, Victoria 3233, Australia
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Location: Australia > Victoria > Apollo Bay
Amenities:
Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Free Parking
Hotel Style:
Ranked #4 of 12 Hotels in Apollo Bay
Price Range: $120 - $224 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4 star — Sandpiper Motel 4*
Number of rooms: 19
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 
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Sandpiper Hotel Apollo Bay
Sandpiper Motel Apollo Bay/Great Ocean Road

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