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Sandpiper Motel

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04/06/2017 05/06/2017
1 room 2 adults 0 children
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

What a beautiful and cozy place The Sandpiper motel is! Had a weekend away with friends and stayed in the 2 bedroom apartment. Great size, beautiful comfortable beds with beautiful clean linen. The kitchen had everything you needed for a weekend away. The managers were fantastic and the location was within walking distance to the restaurants and beach which was...

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davidf1953, Owner at Sandpiper Motel, responded to this review

We have all the ingredients for a great stay and you have identified them all. Great location, comfortable, clean accommodation with a warm welcome and great friends! What more could you want. Spread the word. Thanks for the positive review.

Toowoomba, Australia
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We could not suggest anything that could improve our stay. The room was delightful with a comfortable homely feel. Everything was well laid out. There was a very pleasant garden outside where we took the opportunity to sit and have a cuppa after a long drive. A quiet location but only a short walk to the beach and the main...

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tony s, Owner at Sandpiper Motel, responded to this review

Great to see you were so happy with your stay at Sandpiper, and thank you for the review. The location is our best kept secret. As you say, it's a short walk to the beach and town centre, but Sandpiper has peace, quiet and ocean sounds to lull you to sleep. The layout lends itself to interesting gardens with lots...

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

The room was large and spacious! And had a very motel feel about it where you step out of your room and walk to your car parked just outside. The room had a nice view and the bathroom was large and well stocked with towels and toiletries. There was a shower rather than a bathtub which was a blessing. Overall...

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tony s, Owner at Sandpiper Motel, responded to this review

That guests have a great stay at Sandpiper is our objective, so to see that achieved is very rewarding for us. We appreciate your scoring us so highly in your review. The rooms are designed to provide comfort and relaxation; "Sandpiper is fun" was the brief for our recent refurbishment. We aim for spotlessly clean rooms, now supported by new...

Adelaide, Australia
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We stayed here on 03 May for one night. After deciding to stop in Apollo Bay for the night, we quickly decided on the Sandpiper Motel because of the previous favourable reviews. The room was a great size, clean, the bed was comfortable and the shower had great water pressure. Everything you could want. As for location, you couldn't get...

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tony s, Owner at Sandpiper Motel, responded to this review

Thanks for your very positive review of Sandpiper. The aspects of the room that you highlighted; we regard these as essentials for an overnight stay. We strive to deliver these to every guest at a high standard. Location is possibly our best secret. Being a short walk fro the main business/restaurant area makes for serenity rather than traffic noise, and...

Mechanicsburg, Pennsylvania
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Our room was comfortable, clean, and quiet. The Sandpiper is in a residential neighborhood a block from the bay and a short walk from the town center. The previous factors justify an excellent rating without going further, but there was more. Bronnie at the reception desk was extremely helpful. We had seen positive information about the La Bimba restaurant, and...

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tony s, Owner at Sandpiper Motel, responded to this review

Excellent to see you had a good stay at Sandpiper. Our managers take great pride in ensuring guests have a relaxing stay and get all the good information about the region. Apollo Bay is blessed with some very good restaurants and pubs. It's one of the real benefits of staying in Apollo Bay. And the walks are a joy. Please...

Melbourne, Australia
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Very comfortable suite, charming hosts. We had just completed the Great Ocean Walk - Sandpiper was perfect accommodation to enjoy at the end of 5 days of roughing it. The spa was much appreciated. Thank you

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tony s, Owner at Sandpiper Motel, responded to this review

It's always great to get feedback like this. It gives us a sense that we compare favourably against hotels beyond the local market. Thank you for scoring Sandpiper so highly in your review. Your comments point to an enjoyable stay for you, and that's what we strive for with every guest. Enjoy the rest of your trip, and please recommend...

Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We stayed at coastal hotel and had noisey neighbours so tyres sandpiper next night. Staff are lovely and had a great room excellent location. My favourite accommodation of 7 nights travelling in Melbourne. XO Very friendly and genuine staff.

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davidf1953, Owner at Sandpiper Motel, responded to this review

Very kind words..thanks! We pride ourselves on the way we treat our guests and this enhances the physical qualities of our property.

Reviewed 17 April 2017

We booked at the Sandpiper for the nights before and after we completed the Great Ocean Walk. Bronwyn knew all about the walk and welcomed us, by name and couldn't have been more helpful and knowledgable of the area. Our spa room was large and comfy and well appointed. When a massive storm hit on our second night on the...

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tony s, Owner at Sandpiper Motel, responded to this review

Bad luck to get caught in one of those big storms. They don't happen often, but camping becomes impossible. So happy we had the rooms to help out. Bronwyn and John are the perfect hosts in any circumstances, but particularly when guests face difficulties. Thank You for this glowing review and recommendation, and we trust the "Walk" went well after...

Fredericton, Canada
Reviewed 16 April 2017 via mobile

We recently Stayed at the sandpiper motel in Apollo Bay. It is located very centrally within a 5 min walking distance to the beach and the town. Our hostess was extremely helpful and gave us great advise in terms of planning our trip. We followed her directions and it worked out to be perfect. The motel itself is very clean...

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tony s, Owner at Sandpiper Motel, responded to this review

Your review of Sandpiper reflects that you enjoyed your stay and that's what we love to see. Guest services at Sandpiper are free; in addition to parking and beach towels that includes guest laundry, wifi and guest computer with internet. Thanks for taking the time to provide such positive feedback, and please recommend us to friends and family.

New Hope, Pennsylvania
Reviewed 10 April 2017

From the moment that lovely and warm Bronwyn welcomed me and said that my room was past the lavender hedge and to the right of the lemon tree, I was sold! The motel is just across the street from a protected and scenic beach -- great for walking or running or sunbathing. Immaculate and modern room, well appointed, and convenient...

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tony s, Owner at Sandpiper Motel, responded to this review

Thank you for your very positive review of Sandpiper. The unusual layout of rooms combined with gardens, paths and boardwalks make for a very relaxing stay. Thanks also for acknowledging Bronwyn. The managers have a great service commitment and it makes the stay. Apollo Bay's beach is a real winner and makes a stroll to restaurants all that more enjoyable....

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Non-Smoking Hotel
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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 

Additional Information about Sandpiper Motel

Address: 3 Murray St, Apollo Bay, Victoria 3233, Australia
Region: Australia > Victoria > Apollo Bay
Price Range: $98 - $215 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4 star — Sandpiper Motel 4*
Number of rooms: 20
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