We stayed in a 2br ground floor sc unit near the pool for 4 days.
The negatives. The spa, which is also the shower for the main bedroom, is hard to get in and out of, as it is very high. The room details said the room had air con, but it didn't, only ceiling fans. The cleaner was still cleaning the room when we arrived at 2pm. She didn't advise that she'd mopped the floor and my partner nearly went head over, as he was wearing thongs. We were near the pool area which can get noisy because some parents think it's ok for their children to run and dive in the pool & leave them unattended. That is not the resorts fault and credit to the gardener that let the children know the rules in front of the parents. There was a stain on the floor in 2nd bdrm & a slat missing on the vertical blind, also in that room. No exhaust fan for bathrooms & poor phone reception inside the building. Mattress in main also needs a mattress topper, not real comfy. I put a blanket underneath to cushion it. One of the leather lounges in lounge room was very uncomfortable and couldn't sit on it. Lucky there was another one to sit on.
The positives. The kitchen was equipped with everything we needed. Two bathrooms, which was an added bonus. One with a spa in it and the other with a laundry. There is a 2nd small tv in the main bedroom which was also convenient and Foxtel on main tv. The gardens are well maintained and immaculate as is the pool area. The Resort is right opposite Pippi beach, so very handy and a short drive from the town centre. Basics are supplied, but you might want to take some dishwashing powder/tablets as only 1 use supplied and same for washing powder & limited dishwashing liquid and soap, so take some from home. Hardly anyone uses the pool near reception, so if you want quiet maybe go to that one.
All in all we had a great stay and would stay again.
- Official Description (provided by the hotel):
- The only ABSOLUTE BEACH FRONT Resort Accommodation in Yamba!•Lap pool (SUITABLE FOR TRAINING) with splash area catering for smaller children•Outdoor entertaining areas and barbeques •Large Leisure Centre pool•Outdoor heated spa •Two Tennis courts •Security parking, mostly undercover• Easy walking to shopping, golf club, bowls club and general sights of Yamba. Free WIFI in the Leisure Centre and set within tropical gardens - paradise on the beach! A welcome pack is available on arrival to get you started! ... more less
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