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5 reviews
Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

The motel staff were friendly and helpful. The room was clean and tidy had all that was needed and reasonably priced. Walking distance to Twin Towns and shops. Has a pool with spa attached. Pretty quiet considering its on a main road. Air conditioned, t.v small fridge. Laundromat next door. Bowls club across the road with good food and entertainment.... More 

Thank Cheryl H
Port Melbourne
Level Contributor
29 reviews
8 hotel reviews
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

It is an older style motel, like something you would find in the USA.. Conveniently located near the beach and airport.. It's very old yet comfortable and the management were friendly and welcoming ... They were very helpful

Thank Kay L
Coffs Harbour, Australia
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30 reviews
16 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
Reviewed 26 October 2016

This motel is excellent value for money. It is very conveniently located, a short walk to shops and directly opposite Tweed Heads Bowling Club. The owners were very friendly and helpful - most welcoming. It is an older style motel and the room we stayed in was not overly large, but was well decorated, spotlessly clean and very comfortable. It... More 

1 Thank Buster2014
Level Contributor
3 reviews
3 hotel reviews
Reviewed 23 October 2016

Very small. I wouldn't go back with a family. Had to stand on chair to turn air con on and off. Manager was nice and friendly though. Good location, walking distance to Coolangatta. Wasn't as cheap as it should be.

Thank Tanya M
Level Contributor
10 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 30 July 2016 via mobile

Have stayed a couple of times, the rooms are great, clean, tidy and comfortable. Located opps bowls club close to shops, transport or a leisurely walk to the beach. Staff are great, friendly and always willing to help. Easily to recommend, make it a place to stay.

Thank DavidMMelbourne
Batehaven, Australia
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132 reviews
41 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 63 helpful votes
Reviewed 18 July 2016

This motel is located opposite the Tweed Heads Bowls Club and is within walking distance of both the local beaches and the shops. The rooms are clean and staff are friendly and helpful. Breakfast was a little overcooked (my poached eggs were hard) and there are better breakfast options close by. Whilst there is free Wi-Fi, which is reasonabley fast,... More 

1 Thank Mike H
Northern Brisbane
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88 reviews
28 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
Reviewed 17 July 2016

Chose this motel as ratings said dated, basic but clean. Was school holidays so limited choice for accom. Blue Pelican's location and reviews seemed a good place to stay for a family get-together, even if not the cheapest.. They were welcoming. Upgraded us to a family room so we had a large room; and large bathroom. Basic accommodation but sheets... More 

Thank accomodationreview
Sydney, Australia
1 review
Reviewed 10 July 2016

The room showed on website and pictures on description are totally different from what actually allocated No Recliners / easy chair, rather only two dining chairs found No study Table as mentioned on web A/C remote out of order

Thank M Nayyer Q
Auckland Region, New Zealand
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24 reviews
6 hotel reviews
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Reviewed 7 July 2016 via mobile

My friend and I stayed here over the Cooly Rocks weekend. The rooms are basic motel style, the room was very clean and the beds comfy. The young man looking after the motel on our visit was friendly and willing to help if needed. The motel was within walking distance to the main events and the Bowls Club is straight... More 

Thank Kathleen C
Adelaide, Australia
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141 reviews
66 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 38 helpful votes
Reviewed 9 May 2016

On arrival at the motel we were greeted by Lee the friendly new owner who had only been there for only 6 weeks. Our room was very well equipped with great décor and very clean. They offer Free WiFi and also to my husband's delight had FOX FOOTY which is not offered in many motels in NB.S.W. & Queensland. The... More 

Thank PAM D

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Pool
  • Free Parking
  • Beachfront
  • Room Service
About the property
  • Wheelchair Access
  • Beachfront
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  • Pool
Room types
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Kitchenette
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  • Air Conditioning
  • Refrigerator in room
  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Parking
  • Room Service
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
"We are centrally located for business, pleasure, relaxing,entertainment and health care"Conveniently located just south of the Qld border. In fact we are only a short 10min walk from the border. Our central location means that you can check in and just walk to everything *** FREE WiFi / Internet is available to all guestsWe are directly Opposite the Tweed Heads Bowls Club, Closest Motel Accommodation to Tweed Heads Hospital, Close to Twin Town’s Club, Close to Tenpin Bowling, Close to Tweed Day Surgery, Close to the Civic and Cultural Centre, Close to the Library, Close to Cooly Hotel and also very Close to Tweed Centro Shopping Centre, they are all only a short walk away.We are also within walking distance to some of the world’s best Beaches, namely, Kirra, Coolangatta, Greenmount, Rainbow Bay, Snapper Rocks and Duranbah just to name a few.A short walk to the Tweed River and you’ll discover just some of the beauty this region has to offer, an excellent pathway follows the river. Heading left it will take you through to Jack Evan’s Harbour and around to Twin Town’s Clubs, it will then take you along the breathtaking coastline, overlooking our magnificent beaches from Point Danger Lighthouse and lookout.Head Right at the pathway and you’ll discover secluded beaches, parks and the Tweed Marina and Harbour.Hungry Jack’s, Thai, Chinese, Pizza and Cheesecake shop are all a 2 min walk away on the very next block.We are centrally located for business, pleasure, relaxing,entertainment and health care. A short 5 mins drive from Gold Coast Airport/Coolangatta Airport. We are barely 5 mins off the H’way.Only 35 minutes from Gold Coast’s Theme Parks.Close enough for enjoyment, yet far enough away to be quiet and relaxing. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Blue Pelican Motel

Address: 115 Wharf Street, Tweed Heads, New South Wales 2485, Australia
Region: Australia > New South Wales > Tweed Heads
Price Range: $110 - $146 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — Blue Pelican Motel 3*
Number of rooms: 20
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“Non smoking queen room”
 of 5 bubbles kayledson, 13 Nov 2016 | Read review
“If traffic noise is a concern, a room towards the rear of the motel should be quieter.”
 of 5 bubbles Buster2014, 26 Oct 2016 | Read review
“A room to the rear of the motel is quieter due to it being on a main road.”
 of 5 bubbles 169MikeH, 18 Jul 2016 | Read review
“We had family room, sleeping for 6 comfortably. quiet end room.”
 of 5 bubbles accomodationreview, 17 Jul 2016 | Read review
“Close to coolangatta airport and friendly 2 story motel stairs walk up no lifts”
 of 5 bubbles Goodpicker1, 9 Jan 2016 | Read review
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