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solihull
Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Great room, spotless, walk in shower, all accessories provided. Very comfortable bed, nice little seating area outside. Washing machine and tumble drier, free. Bronwen (?) the owner extremely helpful with recommendations of where to eat and drink. Quiet location, like I say, can't fault it !

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davidf1953, Owner at Sandpiper Motel, responded to this review

It doesn't get any better than this! Bronwyn gets another deserved mention in despatches.

Cambridge, United Kingdom
Reviewed 1 week ago

Well located. A modern, compact, clean, well appointed room. Friendly staff, nice touch to remember our names. Complimentary laundry. Great stopover when undertaking the great ocean road. Easy walk to restaurants and shops.

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davidf1953, Owner at Sandpiper Motel, responded to this review

Music to our ears! Thank you for your kind words.

New York City, New York
Reviewed 1 week ago

The rooms were large and clean. Plenty of space to throw your clothes on the floor. Joking aside, this place is the best deal in Apollo Bay. Brenwin aka "Brownie" was really helpful and naturally friendly. She helped us out a lot.

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davidf1953, Owner at Sandpiper Motel, responded to this review

Our managers, Bronwyn and John feature heavily in our positive reviews and we are very proud of them. They make our guests welcome and provide them with the best advice on how to enjoy their stay in and around Apollo Bay.

Swindon
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Very pleasant well decorated Motel. Bronwyn was very helpful and remembered our names. The room was clean and came with shampoo and conditioner. A kettle, fridge and tea, coffee and milk were also provided. The motel is near the edge of town and is very quiet and peaceful. It is within Close walking distance of the beech, shops and restaurants....

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davidf1953, Owner at Sandpiper Motel, responded to this review

A very concise description of what we hope all our guests take away from their stay at Sandpiper. Thanks!

Kingscote, Australia
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The motel is very well located. The owners John & Brawnie are very helpful with ideas about where to go. Apollo bay is an ideal location to spend the night and then spend the next day going to 12 Apostles

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davidf1953, Owner at Sandpiper Motel, responded to this review

Apollo Bay is a great location from which to explore the Great Ocean Road. Thanks for the positive review of Sandpiper.

Melbourne, Australia
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Loved staying here, particularly hearing the waves crashing on the beach at night, the cool breeze and a great room. Not on the great ocean road, only two houses back. But the stay went too soon. We'll be back.

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davidf1953, Owner at Sandpiper Motel, responded to this review

Great to hear we have great audio as well as visual appeal! The crashing waves are a certainly a great sleep inducer.

Geelong, Australia
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We were greeted by Bronwyn who was so friendly and gave us great suggestions for our stay .. our apartment was great, clean and well stocked with everything we needed... walking distance to town, I highly recommend to anyone looking for comfortable affordable accommodation.. thanks

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davidf1953, Owner at Sandpiper Motel, responded to this review

"Just Perfect"...music to our ears.

Chennai (Madras), India
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Good place to stay. Right location. Has parking facility. The lady at the reception guided us. I would Recommend for family. Apollo bay is a beautiful place to relax. Better to stay upstairs than staying in the ground floor.

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davidf1953, Owner at Sandpiper Motel, responded to this review

We couldn't have said so much positive about Sandpiper Motel and Apollo Bay in so few words! Thanks!

Cebu City, Philippines
Reviewed 18 February 2017

Quiet location, center can be reached on foot. Very nice reception by the owner. She was very helpful and gave a lot of valuable info, e.g. dinner. The room is a bit old, equipped but badly soundproofed.

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davidf1953, Owner at Sandpiper Motel, responded to this review

Thank you for your positive review. Our managers are a valuable part of our team. They make our guests feel welcome and help them enjoy their stay to the full. We have renovated and decorated all our rooms over the last couple of years so we are not really sure to which room the guest is referring.

Sydney Australia
Reviewed 15 February 2017 via mobile

Stayed here for two nights on the way through the Great Ocean Road and couldn't fault this lovely motel. It isn't cheap but then we found every accommodation in this area expensive. We had an ocean view ( glimpses really as it is one street back from the beach... a bonus for lack of traffic noise) queen bed room which...

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

A two night stay is a good test of our performance, and your review confirms you had a relaxing stay. That's what we aim to provide our guests. The Ocean View rooms are different from the panoramic views offered on parts of the coast. Our location is about 75 metres back from the beach, so the views are filtered by...

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  • Refrigerator in room
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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 Street, Apollo Bay, Victoria 3233, Australia
Region: Australia > Victoria > Apollo Bay
Price Range: RM567 - RM863 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4 star — Sandpiper Motel 4*
Number of rooms: 20
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“They are all good”
 of 5 bubbles SolihullChris, 20 Mar 2017 | Read review
“Our room faced the courtyard across from reception. Was very quiet.”
 of 5 bubbles TravellBuddies, 6 Feb 2017 | Read review
“Ask for a room that is not close to the pump or generator that kept us awake all night. It was very annoying.”
 of 5 bubbles Connie5192, 25 Jan 2017 | Read review
“Go for the Deluxe Spa Suite.”
 of 5 bubbles ChrisPaul_F, 28 Nov 2016 | Read review
“Ours was a garden room with no view but fine for one night and it was too cold to sit outside so we didn't make use of the outdoor area. Some rooms are upstairs so if you want to avoid steps ask for a ground floor room.”
 of 5 bubbles FionaM231, 1 Nov 2016 | Read review
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