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glasgow scotland
Reviewed 18 March 2017 via mobile

Nice location on the beach our room had a perfect view. Room was clean and comfortable with all you need. Breakfast was more than adequate. Staff very friendly too . Path to beach straight from the hotel. We didn't have time to use the pool but it did look inviting .

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FOM62, Front Office Manager at Opal Cove Resort, responded to this review

Thank you for your valuable feedback. I am pleased you enjoyed your time with us on your holiday. Kind regards,

Melbourne, Australia
Reviewed 16 March 2017

A very large resort with an abundance of leisure facilities and wonderful views We don"t play golf but course is obviously pretty good. Rooms may be in need of some reno work ( bathrooms maybe ) but considering the price charged they were up to standard. This is a very well priced resort for families , pool area was great...

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FOM62, Front Office Manager at Opal Cove Resort, responded to this review

Thank you for your valuable feedback. I am so pleased you enjoyed your stay with us and got to enjoy some of our great facilities. We are currently doing upgrades to all of our rooms so we would love to see you back again one day soon. Kind regards,

Tamborine Mountain, Australia
Reviewed 15 March 2017

this is the second time I have stayed here. The first time we were down the end where the AC units were and the noise kept me awake all night but the room was clean modern and a very comfy bed fantastic room with two large beds. this time I requested a quiet room so we were at the opposite...

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FOM62, Front Office Manager at Opal Cove Resort, responded to this review

Thank you for your valuable feedback. I am sorry to hear you did not enjoy your stay with us. You will be pleased to hear we are upgrading all of our rooms at the property. Upgrades have to be done in stages to limit the impact on guests staying at the resort. I do hope you will come back and...

Gold Coast, Australia
Reviewed 14 March 2017

An old style Resort but very clean with friendly professional staff. Had the best dinner I've had in a long time must have an excellent chef, breakfast was just as good well cooked with plenty of selection all very reasonably priced. Child friendly but also comfortable for couples.

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FOM62, Front Office Manager at Opal Cove Resort, responded to this review

Thank you for your valuable feedback. I am so pleased you enjoyed your time with us and we do hope to see you back again one day soon. Kind regards,

Horsham, United Kingdom
Reviewed 12 March 2017

There is little purpose in the management continuing to say that a refurbishment is planned - the problem is now. We reserved in December last and at recent times we watched the reports on TripAdvisor. So, we rather expected what we got, and we did. Basically what visitors have written is fact. The place is tired. Our shower was disgraceful,...

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FOM62, Front Office Manager at Opal Cove Resort, responded to this review

Dear Brian J, Thank you for taking the time to leave some feedback regarding your recent stay with us. We are currently in the process of major upgrades to the property which is done in stages to limit the impact on guests. This process does take time but the end result is a much better product for our guests. I...

Kings Langley, United Kingdom
Reviewed 12 March 2017 via mobile

In its heyday, in another age, this 4* property was possibly worth its stars. Now 2* might be generous. Difficult to understand how the owners have not updated in any evidential way. Having said that it has done the job we needed; a sea facing room which was great if somewhat knackered! The sunrise was perfect. The food offering and...

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FOM62, Front Office Manager at Opal Cove Resort, responded to this review

Dear TonyPKL, Thank you for taking the time to review our property after your recent visit. You will be pleased to hear we are currently in the process of major upgrades to the property. This process takes time as it needs to be completed in stages to limit the impact on guests. I do hope you will come back and...

Fareham, United Kingdom
Reviewed 8 March 2017

Don't be fooled by the beautiful pictures you'll be very disappointed as we were. This hotel is in dire need of a refurb. I booked to stay here thinking we could have a bit of luxury for a night during our drive from Brisbane to Sydney. If this was a U.K. hotel I'd be calling trading standards !! The reception...

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FOM62, Front Office Manager at Opal Cove Resort, responded to this review

Dear Mumager, Thank you for your valuable feedback. I am sorry to hear you did not enjoy your stay with us. You will be pleased to hear we are currently in the process of upgrades to the rooms currently picking the décor and colour schemes. We encourage our guests to bring up any issues you may have during your stay...

Sydney, Australia
Reviewed 1 March 2017

Ive always loved coming to this hotel over the years. I remember coming her in the 1990s. It was so clean an pristine looking and all the rooms were luxury. However ive been staying here 2 or 3 times a year for the past 4 years. Its soooooo tired. Its dated. Its a shame. My room is so not worth...

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FOM62, Front Office Manager at Opal Cove Resort, responded to this review

Dear Sulky2014, Thank you for your valuable feedback. You will be pleased to hear we are currently in the process of upgrades to the property. We are currently in the process of picking décor and colour schemes for the rooms. I do hope you will come back and see the changes we have made. Kind regards,

Australia
Reviewed 26 February 2017 via mobile

Opal cove is the exact reason you shouldn't believe photos websites post. We booked thinking we were getting this amazing place - we got a hotel that looked like it was still functioning in the 1970s. My husband likened it to 'the shining'. The staff at check in are touch and go. Sometimes you get a competent one some times...

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FOM62, Front Office Manager at Opal Cove Resort, responded to this review

Dear najlaber08511, Thank you for your feedback. I am sorry to hear you did not enjoy your stay with us. We are currently in the process of finalising room décor and colour schemes. Photos on the websites are not meant to be misleading and generally are a fair indication of what to expect at the property. Kind regards,

Tamworth, Australia
Reviewed 23 February 2017

When I went to book out we discussed my not being to get wi-fi.and the man at the check out did not ask for my key.I was charged $100 it was probably my fault BUT. Also my room was charged on credit with 2.5% surcharge where I always pay eftpos Opal Cove isn't what it used to be.You've lost me.

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FOM62, Front Office Manager at Opal Cove Resort, responded to this review

Dear keithnsue2017, Thank you for your valuable feedback. We do encourage our guests to bring up any issues they may have during their stay so we can rectify the issue immediately. We have just had new hi speed Wi Fi installed at the property and would have fixed this issue if you had reported it to us before check out....

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Amenities

Highlights
  • Pool
  • Free Parking
  • Restaurant
  • Beachfront
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Spa
  • Room Service
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
About the property
  • Beachfront
  • Wheelchair Access
Food & drink at the hotel
Things to do
  • Pool
  • Restaurant
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Spa
  • Hot Tub
  • Golf Course
  • Tennis Court
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  • Suites
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Family Rooms
  • Accessible rooms
In your room
  • Air Conditioning
  • Refrigerator in room
  • Minibar
Internet
  • Free Internet
  • Public Wifi
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
Services
  • Free Parking
  • Business Centre with Internet Access
  • Children Activities (Kid / Family Friendly)
  • Meeting Rooms
  • Laundry Service
  • Banquet Room
  • Conference Facilities
  • Room Service
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Nestled amongst 36 hectares of native bushland overlooking the magnificent pacific ocean and gardens is Absolute Beachfront Opal Cove Resort. The perfect destination for family holidays, business trips or short breaks. Resort facilities include 9 hole golf course, heated swimming pool, 3 floodlit tennis courts, gym, sauna, games room, 24hr reception & so much more. Absolute Beachfront Opal Cove Resort, where you can do as much or little as you like. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Opal Cove Resort

Address: Opal Bvd, Korora, Coffs Harbour, New South Wales 2450, Australia
Region: Australia > New South Wales > Coffs Harbour > Korora
Price Range: $117 - $320 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4 star — Opal Cove Resort 4*
Number of rooms: 174
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“Free wifi, comfy beds.”
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“Make sure you book on their website and get email from them to confirmed your request prior to arrival.”
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“If you must stay, make sure that it is not on the ground floor...”
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“Be sure to mention you want a comfortable bed and not near the lift or AC”
Shell182015, 15 Mar 2017 | Read review
“Ground floor rooms are ideal for small children as there is lawn outside the terrace”
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