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Bunbury, Australia
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25 reviews
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Quite easily the best in Millicent. Have stayed in all motels here as I've been working quite a bit around the area. This place is easily he nicest. Large rooms with comfy beds and modern essentials. Pool was clean and feels like your in a resort. Nice meals from the restaurant and Will the owner was very polite and down... More 

Thank wilson861
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74 reviews
45 hotel reviews
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Reviewed 7 September 2016 via mobile

Staying here was like stepping back in time to the 70s. Clean and tidy with very comfy beds and crisp sheets the bathrooms haven't been updated for decades and are just about ready for a makeover. But they are roomy with plenty of hot water and good pressure. The air conditioner however is noisy as hell and kept waking me... More 

Thank Rodney L
Melbourne, Australia
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29 reviews
5 hotel reviews
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Reviewed 25 August 2016

Well equiped motel, clean and friendly. A very Quiet place included all the essentials for a pleasant stay. Great restaurant if you wish to have a meal. Generous serves and modern menu. Close to town center and on the main road easy to find as you drive into Millicent, Pleasant 2 day stay.

Thank Sylvia K
Melbourne, Australia
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81 reviews
20 hotel reviews
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Reviewed 5 June 2016

We stayed at Sandpipers recently having read all the reviews about how it was the best motel in Millicent. What can I say...........if that's the case then the other motels must be absolutely terrible. The motel is extremely tired and really needs a renovation other than some new furnishings. The bathroom window was permanently open which made showering in winter... More 

Thank ContentedTraveller51
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110 reviews
74 hotel reviews
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Reviewed 14 February 2016

We stayed here for one night recently. The room was spacious, clean and tidy. It was a bit dated, but had been smartened up with modern fittings. The bathroom was very old and must be due for replacement, but it was clean. The bed was comfortable and the wifi worked well. The air conditioning was very noisy. A microwave was... More 

Thank ColinBut
Houston, Texas, United States
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6 reviews
3 hotel reviews
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Reviewed 8 January 2016

The new owners are superb! They have done a great job with this hotel. And the restaurant on-sites serves high style food. Wife is from Thailand and she's an amazing chef! Thank you for a great stay and your food and service are fantastic!!! Romy + Michael

Thank Ro_2020_2020
Strathalbyn, South Australia, Australia
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7 reviews
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Reviewed 3 December 2015

We had a disastrous stay. I made bookings and restaurant reservations 7 weeks in advance. We were told the restaurant was privately booked when we checked in at 5pm. We had to go off site to find somewhere nice for my Birthday dinner. The Facility hosted a huge function, with very loud live band, and plenty of drunk revellers not... More 

3 Thank Sandra S
Will B, Owner at Sandpipers at Millicent, responded to this review

Here at Sandpipers we do on occasion have functions such as wedding receptions, birthday parties and work Christmas shows, however we are always mindful of our guests and keep noise to a minimum. On this particular occasion you have grossly exaggerated the amount of noise and the time that it finished. We had a full house on this night (30... More 

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Reviewed 25 November 2015

I had one of the newly renovated rooms, which was very nice and comfortable. I was in the back row of units so back from the road, but there was no real traffic to speak of anyway. There was a pool which looked inviting, but it was a bit chilly to try. The only negative was that it was a... More 

Thank kazzh57
2 reviews
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Reviewed 10 May 2015 via mobile

Sensational authentic thai and contempory meals....beautiful flavours...great value...the staff very attentive and professional....Make sure you visit the restaurant at this motel....you will not be dissapointed!

2 Thank Lyn T
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24 reviews
9 hotel reviews
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Reviewed 13 January 2015 via mobile

Staff very friendly and helpfull. Owners have just taken over facillity. Rooms are clean and are slowly being upgraded. Food available, very reasonable prices. Pool available. 10 - 15 minutes walk to town.

1 Thank Paul M

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Pool
  • Free Parking
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  • Wheelchair Access
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  • Pool
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  • Air Conditioning
  • Refrigerator in room
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  • Business Centre with Internet Access
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Ideally situated in the heart of the Limestone coast, Sandpipers at Millicent is perfect for a restful stopover while exploring nearby attractions including wind farms, caves, wineries, timber industries, lakes and beaches. Thirty quiet, clean, comfortable, spacious, enclosed and secure ground floor units including disabled facilities, free Foxtel, free wifi internet, conference centre and swimming pool. Please note that due to renovations some facilities may not be available at all times. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Sandpipers at Millicent

Address: 51-57 Mount Gambier Rd, Millicent, South Australia 5280, Australia (Formerly Diplomat Motel)
Region: Australia > South Australia > Millicent
Price Range: $110 - $129 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3.5 star — Sandpipers at Millicent 3.5*
Number of rooms: 30
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“all sre well located with a rear exit/entrance leading to a courtyard and pool area, makes it easy to get to front restaurant.”
 of 5 bubbles 29sylviak, 25 Aug 2016 | Read review
“Rooms at the back are away from the highway and therefore quieter.”
 of 5 bubbles ContentedTraveller51, 5 Jun 2016 | Read review
“Pay via an agent (Expedia) to avoid a 'Booking & Credit Card Fee'”
 of 5 bubbles ColinBut, 14 Feb 2016 | Read review
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