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Waves Maroochy River

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07/05/2017 08/05/2017
1 room 2 adults 0 children
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I visited my son and his wife today who booked a two bedroom apartment in the Waves complex for the Easter long weekend. What an ideal place. All apartments face the water, looking up the estuary to the open sea at Cotton Tree and Maroochydore - a view that I have always thought hard to beat. Lovely big balcony and...

Thank Eve L
WavesResort, Owner at Waves Maroochy River, responded to this review

Hi Eve Wow! We must of really impressed you for you to take the time to leave a lovely review as an "unofficial" guest! As you suggest, we are very spoilt with our location here and we hope your family also enjoyed their stay with us. Kind regards Lyndon and Sara.

Bendigo, Australia
Reviewed 6 March 2017

Short visit for a family wedding in Maroochydore and lucked in with our choice of Waves on Maroochy River. Beautiful outlook over the river towards the open sea. A view you can only see to believe at sunrise

Thank Steviej1198
WavesResort, Owner at Waves Maroochy River, responded to this review

Hi Steviej Thanks for a lovely review, hopefully you can spend more time with us next time! Kind regards Lyndon and Sara

Gold Coast, Australia
Reviewed 18 February 2017

My partner and I took a 3 day break from the Gold Coast and chose to stay at this lovely hotel at Maroochydore. We asked for and were given a great 2 bedroom apartment room on the 7th floor with spectacular views across the Maroochy River to the ocean beyond. The location and facilities were excellent and we thoroughly recommend...

Thank Wayne G
WavesResort, Owner at Waves Maroochy River, responded to this review

Hi Wayne Thanks for a lovely review and we are glad you enjoyed your time here with us. It is nice to hear our staff were able to accommodate your room requests and remind others that this service is only available to direct bookings and subject to availability. We look forward to providing the same level of service to you...

Cooroy, Queensland, Australia
Reviewed 29 January 2017

We rented a 3 bedroom apartment for the weekend. The booking website said 180 degree views but we were on a 1st floor apartment (106) so the view was restricted to about 90 degrees (unless you walked to edge of courtyard and looked around the wall) but still great. As a bonus in our apartment we had access to a...

Thank Danielle T
Reviewed 11 January 2017

Every January we stay at Waves for a week and every year it never disappoints. The view you have of the river and beach is just amazing. So nice and quite but close enough to everything; Sunshine Plaza and Big Top just over the road. The management is amazing and everyone is so lovely and approachable if you ever need...

Thank Bernadette L
WavesResort, Owner at Waves Maroochy River, responded to this review

Hi Bernadette Thanks for your lovely review and although it is constant, it is always comforting to hear such positive feedback regarding our location, complex and more importantly our staff. As repeat guests I trust it is nice for you to see the familiar faces year in year out. We look forward to accommodating you upon your next visit to...

Reviewed 2 January 2017 via mobile

Waves is a family favourite of ours and this is our third year returning. The spectacular view and location is perfect. Close to bars and restaurants on ocean street and sunshine plaza a short walk away you can't get any more easy. 10/10

1Thank marvinsmum
WavesResort, Owner at Waves Maroochy River, responded to this review

Hi Marvinsmum Thanks for a lovely review, Obviously we are doing something right with our ever increasing list of repeat guests! As you suggest, our location really is hard to beat with everything within walking distance. We hope to see you at the same time next year! Kind regards Lyndon & Sara.

Victoria, Australia
Reviewed 27 November 2016 via mobile

Recently stayed here for our end of year family get away with the kids before the busy season hits..... we decided why not stay in a room fully equipped "a home away from home", the choice we made did not disappoint. The moment we walked into the penthouse suite we felt at home, the two bedroom apartment had everything and...

Thank Stacey C
WavesResort, Owner at Waves Maroochy River, responded to this review

Hi Stacey Glad to hear you guys had an enjoyable time here with us and we thank you for taking the time to leave such a lovely review. We do pride ourselves on quality of apartments, cleanliness and also our second to none location, so once again it's lovely to hear all our hard work pays off! Hope you had...

Gold Coast, Australia
Reviewed 25 November 2016 via mobile

Wow!!!!! My reaction as I walked through the door. The view, the apartment and the vibe. A friend and I stayed on the 2nd floor for 4 nights. Wished it was a longer amount of time. The apartment is immaculate. All appliances and kitchenware are maintained to the highest of standards. The king size bed (if not bigger than that)...

2Thank PrincessMichelle1
WavesResort, Owner at Waves Maroochy River, responded to this review

Hi PrincessMichelle Wow, thanks for such an awesome review, I must say we really enjoy seeing guests enjoying their time here with us but you two really stood out as great fun! I have made a note on your file to install additional recycling bins on your level next time you stay to cater for all your empty bottles! Unfortunately...

Moreton Bay Region, Australia
Reviewed 10 November 2016 via mobile

Stayed at waves for my birthday last year and the year before. Absolutely love it! Is a bit pricey but so worth it! They have great mid week deals! No matter what level you stay on the view is beautiful and rooms are amazing. Would 100% recommend!

Thank mwilson96
WavesResort, Owner at Waves Maroochy River, responded to this review

Hi mwilson96 Thank you for taking the time to leave a lovely review and glad to see that we have met your expectations once again! We certainly don't aim to be the cheapest on the coast, we are more focused on delivering a quality product at a competitive price and as the vast majority of our reviews reflect, our location,cleanliness...

Rosebud, Victoria, Australia
Reviewed 1 November 2016 via mobile

Lovely clean spacious apartment with amazing view right on the water - beautiful sea breeze & can hear the waves at night. Balcony & lounge overlook the water. Fantastic location, 1 minute walk to supermarket/chemist/newsagent - 5 minute walk to Sunshine Plaza with terrific shopping/cinema/restaurants. Ticks all the boxes!

Thank Kathy O
WavesResort, Manager at Waves Maroochy River, responded to this review

Hi Kathy Thanks for taking the time to leave us a review, and a lovely one at that. We are happy that we ticked all the boxes for you! Hope you choose to stay with us next time you visit the coast. Kind Regards Lyndon and Sara

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  • Pool
  • Beachfront
  • Free Parking
  • Spa
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
About the property
  • Beachfront
  • Wheelchair Access
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
Things to do
  • Pool
  • Spa
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
  • Hot Tub
Room types
  • Kitchenette
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Suites
In your room
  • Air Conditioning
  • Refrigerator in room
  • Paid Internet
  • Paid Wifi
  • Free Parking
  • Self-Serve Laundry
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Waves Maroochy River is located right on the river mouth opposite the new Ocean Street dining precinct. As Waves Maroochy River is one of the closest resorts to Sunshine Plaza and with the new Big Top Market Fresh directly across the road, you will be spoilt for options when it comes to shopping or dining out. Access to the river is via our own private jetty or if the beach is more your thing, a short stroll along the river through Cotton Tree Park will find you at our very own Maroochydore Beach. Our complex of 1,2 or 3 bedroom fully self-contained self-catered apartments is complete with a resort style heated pool, spa and separate kids wading pool. Selected ground floor and penthouse apartments also offer their own private Jacuzzi and outdoor kitchen complete with gas bbq. An onsite gymnasium is also available to all our guests. Parking is provided in our secure underground basement with security controlled lift access to each level. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Waves Maroochy River

Address: Maroochydore, Sunshine Coast, Queensland 36-38 Duporth Ave, Maroochydore, Queensland 4558, Australia
Region: Australia > Queensland > Sunshine Coast > Maroochydore
Price Range: $262 - $457 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4.5 star — Waves Maroochy River 4.5*
Number of rooms: 30
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“Ring the hotel reception staff as we did and request a floor with the view you want. For example for photography or to view the sunrise.”
  • View from 7th floor across the Maroochy River
  • View across the Maroochy River 7th floor
wayneg951, 18 Feb 2017 | Read review
“Above level 1 for better view, Room 106 for use of private spa (but you have to pay extra)”
  • View from edge of balcony. Absolutely stunning.
  • Lovely decorations and comfortable furnishings.
  • Gorgeous styling
370daniellet, 29 Jan 2017 | Read review
“Corner suites have amazing unobstructed views”
jesso562, 9 Oct 2016 | Read review
“Best rooms overlook the ocean”
F8337MVjanw, 26 Sep 2016 | Read review
“Rm 403 perfect sweeping views to the mountains and the river and ocean.”
  • Early rowers
  • Stunning sunset views over Maroochy River
MarinaKingham, 28 Jun 2016 | Read review
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