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San Marino by the Sea

04/06/2017 05/06/2017
1 room 2 adults 0 children
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Sunshine Beach, Australia
Reviewed 17 February 2017 via mobile

I enjoyed my stay in this accommodation. It was nice quiet and clean which was just what I needed. It's located close to shops and restaurants and of course the beautiful Marcoola beach. The manager Neil was very friendly and helpful. I definitely recommend this place.

Thank Eky A
Reviewed 22 July 2016

My daughter & I stayed for 5 nights. We were very happy with our 2 br, 2 bthrn apartment. It was very clean, comfortable and had a lovely view from the balcony which was great for a leisurely breakfast. Lots to see & do close by (probably suggest hiring a car if you don't have your own - also had...

Thank Annette M
Neil L, Manager at San Marino by the Sea, responded to this review

Hello Annette, I was an absolute pleasure meeting you both and it warms my heart to know you had a wonderful relaxing stay. I look forward to welcoming you both back in the near future. Happy travels, Neil and Jody, Managers

Melbourne, Australia
Reviewed 7 June 2016

We booked a 3 bedroom apartment in May 2016.We were 4 adults & 2 kids and there was enough space and privacy for all of us. The apartment was spotless and all the facilities were perfect. Jodie & Neil were really nice and helpful. Its a great place to stay, would definitely recommend to anyone.

Thank HelenVas
Neil L, Manager at San Marino by the Sea, responded to this review

Thank you Helen for your lovely review and for choosing to stay with San Marino by the Sea. It warms our hearts to know you and your family enjoyed your stay and left with good memories. We look forward to welcoming you back soon and wish you the best with all of your travels. Kind regards, Jody and Neil San...

Brisbane, Australia
Reviewed 3 May 2016

We had a fantastic stay! We booked a 2 bedroom apartment at the last minute for a weekend away with our 2 small children. We loved the close location to the beach and we lucky enough to have a room with a room top area. The apartment was great and had everything we needed for a comfortable stay. We will...

Thank Rebecca M
Neil L, Manager at San Marino by the Sea, responded to this review

Thank you Rebecca. We love hearing that you and your family enjoyed your stay at San Marino as well as Marcoolas gorgeous beach. We look forward to seeing you again soon. Happy Travels, Jody and Neil, San Marino.

Reviewed 25 April 2016

Great service from Neil and Jodie, restaurants across the road, Marcoola Beach Surf Club also runs a shuttle bus where you can eat cheap good meals. They also have daily specials. Only downfall is that internet is an extra charge.

Thank GonzoPerth
Neil L, Manager at San Marino by the Sea, responded to this review

Thank you GonzoPerth for taking the time to review our wonderful little resort!! It was fantastic to meet you all and have you stay with us during the amazing Surf Life Saving Championships. The Marcoola Surf Club is a wonderful place to eat and with their free bus it makes it even more affordable for guests. We wish you all...

Reviewed 13 April 2016 via mobile

We stayed during school holiday season and it was peaceful. The apartments were clean and contained everything we needed. Management were so helpful and friendly. Definitely will be staying again and highly recommend for a peaceful and relaxing stay. Not many shops around was a bonus for us!

Thank Michele B
Neil L, Manager at San Marino by the Sea, responded to this review

Thank you Michele B for your review. It warms our hearts to know you had a wonderful and relaxing time with your family during the school holidays. Marcoola is a perfect holiday destination for families with the beach right at your door. We look forward to welcoming you back in the near future. Best wishes, Jody and Neil, Resident Managers

Coolum Beach, Australia
Reviewed 15 March 2016

Arrived on Monday, Temperature was in the 30's took bags upstairs to a very spacious appartment, very clean and looked great. Went to turn on Air Con did not work. Notified Management immediately, was told it would be fixed. 3 days later Management offers a bottle of wine as compensation 4 NO Air Con. The wine was out of date...

2Thank Bert1222
Neil L, Manager at San Marino by the Sea, responded to this review

Thank you Bert1222 for taking the time to complete your reviews. We are very sorry to hear you were not satisfied with our response to the air conditioning issue within your apartment. We offered you another apartment, which was also an upgrade, but you both declined. Our air conditioning tech was onsite that day to try to fix the problem...

Kurrajong NSW
Reviewed 23 February 2016

Just completed our 5th stay / holiday here, and again, loved every minute of it. Stayed in Room 26 this time ( 4th Floor, middle, overlooking Discovery Beach ). Facility Manager's Neil & Jody, have grounds looking wonderful; everything is well maintained and in excellent order. Location is the drawcard for us. Quiet, very central to everywhere / everything on...

Thank Rob E
Neil L, Manager at San Marino by the Sea, responded to this review

It's always a pleasure to welcome you both back to San Marino, it warms our hearts to know it feels like home for you. Marcoola Beach is truly beautiful, especially when you have the chance to view from your own balcony and bedroom. We are looking forward to seeing you both again in the future. Kind regards, Jody and Neil....

Reviewed 16 February 2016

We stayed in a 2 bedroom ocean view apartment on the 4th floor in September 2015. The apartment itself was somewhat outdated, like the bathrooms and kitchen but the view makes up for everything. Bring your binoculars because during the whale watch season you will sure spot these beautiful creatures on a daily basis. We were lucky to see some...

Thank discover99
Neil L, Manager at San Marino by the Sea, responded to this review

Hello discover99, I believe you have uncovered one of our secrets here....whale watching from your balcony or the beach. Many guests have been lucky enough to see the magestic creatures at play on the horizon. We are happy to hear you were able to take advantage of our facilities as well as the closeness of the patrolled beaches. San Marino...

Reviewed 9 February 2016 via mobile

Myself and 4 friends stayed at this weekend resort for a weekend getaway and we were blown away with the place. The photos really do not do it justice. Even though we had fairly ordinary weather all weekend, that did not ruin our stay at this fantastic resort. The pool and BBQ area was great, we even managed to squeeze...

Thank Matt C
Neil L, Manager at San Marino by the Sea, responded to this review

Thank you Matt C for choosing San Maino as a place to getaway with friends. It's always a pleasure to know our guests have enjoyed our facilities, especially our newly updated tennis court (even though it was a bit wet). Hopefully your next visit will include plenty of sunshine and great weather. We look forward to welcoming you back again...

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  • Pool
  • Free Parking
  • Beachfront
About the property
  • Beachfront
  • Wheelchair Access
Things to do
  • Pool
  • Tennis Court
Room types
  • Kitchenette
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
In your room
  • Air Conditioning
  • Refrigerator in room
  • Paid Wifi
  • Free Parking
  • Self-Serve Laundry
  • Children Activities (Kid / Family Friendly)
  • Airport Transportation
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
San Marino offers affordable 1, 2 and 3 bedroom Self-Contained Sunshine Coast Holiday Accommodation. Opening up onto private balconies overlooking the ocean. Marcoola Beach Family Holiday Apartments are tastefully decorated and generously sized. All apartments are spacious, open planned,contain fully equipped kitchens complete with full size refrigerator, oven, dishwasher, microwave and full laundry. Marcoola Holiday Apartments are absolute beachfront and perfect for a relaxing holiday escape. Quality Sunshine Coast Holiday Accommodation in a tranquil setting, while still being totally accessible to the areas of Mooloolaba, Noosa, Coolum and Maroochydore. Try San Marino at Marcoola, we are sure you will be pleasantly surprised. We look forward to meeting you soon. ... more   less 

Additional Information about San Marino by the Sea

Address: San Marino 917 David Low Way, Marcoola, Queensland 4564, Australia
Region: Australia > Queensland > Sunshine Coast > Marcoola
Price Range: $123 - $182 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4 star — San Marino by the Sea 4*
Number of rooms: 35
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See which rooms travellers prefer

“some apartments have private rooftop areas with great views of the beach.”
GonzoPerth, 25 Apr 2016 | Read review
“Make sure your Air Con works”
Bert1222, 15 Mar 2016 | Read review
“Rooms on upper levels facing the ocean have amazing views!”
discover99, 16 Feb 2016 | Read review
“Choose a high floor for views.”
journeywings, 16 Nov 2015 | Read review
“Room 24 is great, but so are most of the upper levels I'd imagine. Go off-peak season for very reasonable rates!”
joelherro76, 5 Oct 2015 | Read review
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