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At The Sound
Ranked #11 of 140 Specialty Lodging in Noosa
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Coffs Harbour, Australia
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76 reviews
27 hotel reviews
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“Convenient and affordable”
Reviewed January 11, 2012

We stayed here just after Xmas in the peak season. Very clean and very friendly and helpful staff. The noise from the main road was a little noisy but it IS the main thoroughfare into Noosa in THE busiest time of the year!! Once the balcony doors were closed it was fine. Hastings Street - Noosa main street - is only 3 bus stops away - very convenient!! And during the holidays all of the buses are free. Very close to restaurants on the river as well.

  • Stayed December 2011, traveled with family
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Brisbane, Australia
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Reviewed November 28, 2011

We had a great stay for one night, staff were friendly and welcoming. The apartment was comfortable.
Good value for a stay in Noosa.

  • Stayed November 2011, traveled as a couple
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Melbourne, Australia
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Reviewed January 9, 2011

My husband & i recently stayed at the Sound and it was a very last minute decision to spend a few days in Noosa. We only booked a few weeks earlier. As this was last minute At the Sound, was the only place we could afford at the time and had availability.
We were happy with the service, check in and check out fairly easy and quick with friendly locals.
This place had a BBQ and Pool, we were happy with both. In the rooms they had everything basic you needed as a self contained apartment, again we were on a budget for this trip so it was handy to spend a couple of nights cooking in and the apartment had everything we needed and kitchen was clean.

The only thing with this place is the noise level you get from the main road right in front. if you want to have the balcony doors open to get fresh air, its gets pretty loud. Downfall but close to everything, either by car or walking as on main road.

If you want somewhere cheap but still has a pool, bbq and balcony and 20mins walk to main beach noosa, then by all means. If you plan not to spend much time sitting on the balcony, then the noise level will not be an issue for you.

Would not recommend only cause of the noise level from the main road, only downfall. Everything else is fine.

  • Stayed January 2011, traveled as a couple
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Reviewed December 30, 2010

This place was absolutely awful. We came here because it was cheap and last minute. Within half an hour we had begun to regret it. It's on a main road with a terrace that faces the road thus extremely noisy. Absolutely no privacy whatsoever. The lady at the front desk was awful and takes bad customer service to a whole new level with her unprofessionalism. We were quietly having drinks with some friends when instead of coming over and politely telling us to keep it down, she stood outside the office and screamed at us like we were children. Severely disappointed with this place and it has zero atmosphere. Don't stay if u have children as the road is very busy and loud. Dont stay if you want to relax as no noise is allowed - except for the manager to yell out. This is not a resort, nor could it ever be 4 stars...its a motel and a budget one at that. Overall it's a 1 out of 10. And I will certainly be providing feedback on the staff to the MOTEL themselves.

  • Stayed December 2010
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Brisbane, Australia
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Reviewed July 24, 2010

This is definitely more of like a 3 star motel than a four star self catering apartment. But then again, it was one of the cheapest we could find in noosa. It was small and a little noisy inside and we had a view of the road and bus stop!
But on the plus side, it was nice and clean and had everything we needed for our 2 night stay. Definitely need a car if you're staying here as there's no shops/cafes nearby although you could take a longish walk to hastings st. Don't go expecting a resort/hotel though cos this is not it....

  • Stayed July 2010, traveled as a couple
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Reviewed July 24, 2009

It is time the wotif's, trip advisors etc started actually reviewing hotels/motels/accomodation before allowing them to publish star ratings, & totally false information, with misleading photographs! Getting sick of being conned by so much bull. It is happening over & over again, & I am very wary now of using these services.

This is not a hotel, it is a run down motel on the side of the road. Bed almost in the kitchen of the studio, & bathrooms horrible.

So disappointing. Don't go there.

  • Stayed July 2009, traveled as a couple
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Brisbane
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Reviewed March 8, 2009

After reading previous reviews, we decided to try this place due to its close proximity to hastings st.  Staying in hastings st. proved far too expensive for the night we wanted, and this was the perfect alternative.  What a find!  This lovely self contained apartment style accommodation was just what we wanted.  Very clean, spacious and is well equipped even having a washing machine/dryer.  It is on a main road so the road noise is noticeable during the day, but at night we just shut the doors and had the air con running (which was quite noisy, but did the job).  The walk to hasting st will take around 25 mins, and there doesn't appear to be a great deal of cafe's/ shops around the accommodation, but not a problem if you have a car.I highly recommend this accommodation if you're looking for a cheaper alternative to hastings st or a self catering apartment.  The staff are lovely and the apartment is spotless. Finally a place that provides more than enough tea bags for your stay, as well as clean cups and glasses.  Great find!

  • Stayed March 2009, traveled as a couple
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Property: At The Sound
Address: 119 - 127 Noosa Pde | Noosa Sound, Noosa, Queensland 4566, Australia
Location: Australia > Queensland > Sunshine Coast > Noosa
Amenities:
Free Parking Kitchenette Suites Swimming Pool
Hotel Style:
Ranked #11 of 140 Specialty Lodging in Noosa
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Hotel Class:4 star — At The Sound 4*
Number of rooms: 22
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
At The Sound has 22 x 1 bedroom self contained studio apartments. Features include, air-con, microwave, 2 burner cooktop, fridge/freezer, en-suite - some with large corner spa bath, washer/dryer, queen bed, Cable TV, double foldout sofa at an extra cost of $30. Wireless internet, pool, outdoor heated spa, BBQ area and off street undercover parking. At The Sound is 1.5km's from Hastings Street & Main Beach & a short stroll to the Noosa River. Gympie Terrace & Hastings Street are renowned for their indoor/outdoor Cafes, restaurants, water sports & unique shopping. Enjoy a leisurely walk through the National Park or laze on the beach at Noosa Main Beach. Book direct and save. ... more   less 
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