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Manly Marina Cove Motel

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Cooroy, Queensland, Australia
Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Been staying here sporadically for business over past 3-4 years. Recent rennovations and styling are fablous. As always location is beautiful to wake up to water views and birds. Walking path along Moreton Bay is nice before/after work. High speed Wifi is free and fast. Easy walk to great cafes / restaurants. Only gets better beach time. Super friendly staff.

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Sue P, Manager at Manly Marina Cove Motel, responded to this review

Thank you Norman B for your review - and for your appreciation of our recent refurbishment. It is great that we have so many repeat corporate clients such as yourself - with many of them loving the walking/jogging/cycling tracks along the esplanade - a great way to unwind after work or prepare for your working day. We look forward to...

Sydney, Australia
Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Great place to stay, very clean, plenty of room, quiet location yet there is a very handy club across the car park. Hand to all shops and great restaurants. Plenty of parking and very friendly, helpful staff that is more than willing to inform you of the area. Have stayed here twice and would definitely stay here again !

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Sue P, Manager at Manly Marina Cove Motel, responded to this review

Thank you aussie59555 for your lovely review of your second stay with us. Our location is unique - and being so close to Manly Harbour Village provides so many great options for dining out. There is now a link online of all of the businesses (including cafes and restaurants) called the " Tastes of Manly" so that you can plan...

Kendal, United Kingdom
Reviewed 1 week ago

We had a pleasant welcome. The man upgraded us to a sea view without us asking. He gave us great advice about what to see and local amenities. It was nice to get real personal consideration. The hotel is clean and tidy, the room was quite large and comfortable. Wifi was good.

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Sue P, Manager at Manly Marina Cove Motel, responded to this review

Thank you Richard V for your lovely review of your recent stay at the Manly Marina Cove Motel. It is great to hear that we exceeded your expectations and that you felt welcomed and received personal attention to your needs. We love sharing with our guests the many places of interests around - including a day trip to South Stradbroke...

Texas, QLD
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I was sent to Brisbane for a week long training course and accommodation was organised by my employer - pleasantly surprised by the Manly Marina motel - far and away the nicest place my work has ever booked. Staff were very helpful and explained the services available, the local area and answered any questions I had. The room was spacious,...

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Sue P, Manager at Manly Marina Cove Motel, responded to this review

Thank you Bigpetesol for staying with us recently and taking the time to review our Motel. We are glad to hear that we are the nicest place your work has booked you into and that you found the rooms spacious, clean and well appointed. We generally have positive reviews regarding our beds - although everyone has their own personal taste/likes....

Garden Suburb Nsw
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The motel was in a great location - an easy, picturesque stroll into the village. The room was comfortable and the air-con was great - a nice enough view from the balcony looked onto the bay. Whilst we didn't have the opportunity to use the pool, it looked inviting. The reception was terrific an the ladies were very helpful. For...

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Sue P, Manager at Manly Marina Cove Motel, responded to this review

Thank you Gerry V for recently staying at the Manly Marina Cove Motel. We are glad to hear that you enjoyed your stay and the beautiful locale that we are in. OUr first floor studio rooms with the view looking over the bay towards Wellington Point are the most popular. We apologise regarding the servicing of your room, we have...

Queensland, Australia
Reviewed 15 October 2016 via mobile

We stayed at the Manly Cove weekender cottage and it was the shabbiest place we have ever stayed in australia. The paint is peeling off, the floor planks are loose. Not maintained at all. 1950's cooking stove. Not all windows can be closed. The second bathroom mentioned in the brochure is a dirty dunny under the house to be reached...

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Sue P, Manager at Manly Marina Cove Motel, responded to this review

In reading your review we were perplexed re a number of statements including the second bathroom? We have gone back through our communication trail with you and realize that an error has occurred where one of the documents attached was a draft brochure that included information on both the Weekender Cottage and the Manly Pavilion Apartments (which we also manage...

Brisbane, Australia
Reviewed 29 September 2016

Lovely location on the grounds of The Manly Royal Yacht Club. Different rooms have balcony views of the yachts. Sue - manager/reception was very helpful & welcoming. Comfortable bed & excellent desk light. Balconies are close so if you have neighbours using their balcony with loud conversation as I did for one of the nights it's just the luck of...

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Sue P, Manager at Manly Marina Cove Motel, responded to this review

Thank you Knightley2013 for staying and taking the time to review our Motel. We are glad to hear that you found our rooms spacious and comfortable and that you enjoyed the locale:) We are still amazed at how many dining options there are within walking distance - especially in the main hub of Manly in Cambridge Parade. We hope that...

Mermaid Beach, Australia
Reviewed 14 September 2016

Spotlessly clean and convenient if you need to be in Manly. However the beds are hard...and when asked for 2 singles I was told it would be an extra $40.00 to split the beds. This would take it to $230.00, expensive as you can find luxury accommodation near the city for just $200.00 including breakfast and free parking. Will not...

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Sue P, Manager at Manly Marina Cove Motel, responded to this review

Dear pamjimm Thank you for your valued review. It is disappointing to hear that your stay at the Manly Marina Cove Motel was not at the standard that we strive for. In regards to the cost of your stay - splitting of our commercial grade king size beds is a time consuming task hence the additional cost. We agree that...

Shepparton, Australia
Reviewed 29 August 2016

We had a great long weekend at the motel. Nice and quiet, very comfortable bed, great position and cool boats to look at. The shower was over the bath which I don't like, and the water pressure was fairly low, but most places are the same these days. We would definitely stay again.

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Sue P, Manager at Manly Marina Cove Motel, responded to this review

Thank you Andrew F for staying with us recently and reviewing your stay. We are happy to hear that you would definitely stay with us again and that you found your stay quiet and comfortable. We do have some rooms that have a walk in shower. We are surprised that you found the water pressure low - as we normally...

Sydney, Australia
Reviewed 25 August 2016

We recently stayed here for 2 nights and had a lovely relaxing time. The room is comfortable and clean and very well equipped. You have a small balcony overlooking the bay and you can go across to the RYCQ and have a fantastic breakfast overlooking the water.The staff are very friendly and helpful . This is a great location ,...

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Sue P, Manager at Manly Marina Cove Motel, responded to this review

Thank you JeanSydney_Australia for staying with us and taking the time to review our Motel. We are glad to hear that you had a comfortable, relaxing stay and enjoyed the location. Being located on the bay/marina and so close to many great cafes/restaurants is great, but also our close proximity to Brisbane CBD is a bonus - direct train trip...

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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
The Manly Marina Cove Motel is a 4 star motel located adjacent to the Royal Queensland Yacht Squadron where Brisbane meets Moreton Bay in Manly, Queensland. The quiet location offers great views over Moreton Bay and is close to many major road networks as well as the domestic and international airports. The motel is a 5 minute walk to Manly Harbour Village with a variety of restaurants and cafes. The location is ideal for corporates travelers doing business in the nearby business & industrial precincts in Manly, Wynnum, Lytton, Hemmant, Port of Brisbane and Brisbane's Bayside. Recently UNDER NEW MANAGEMENT - Sue and Paul Petersen are the new resident managers and look forward to welcoming you to the Manly Marina Cove Motel. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Manly Marina Cove Motel

Address: 578a Royal Esp, Brisbane, Queensland 4179, Australia
Region: Australia > Queensland > Brisbane Region > Brisbane
Price Range: $159 - $203 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4 star — Manly Marina Cove Motel 4*
Number of rooms: 39
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#12 Business Hotel in Brisbane
#28 Romantic Hotel in Brisbane
#36 Family Hotel in Brisbane
#60 Luxury Hotel in Brisbane
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“Ask for upstairs room on the water side for a great view.”
 of 5 bubbles aussie59555, 5 Dec 2016 | Read review
“Ask for a sea view although the harbour views are good too.”
 of 5 bubbles RichardV636, 29 Nov 2016 | Read review
“Choose a room with the Bay Views - the South side”
 of 5 bubbles GerryV526, 7 Nov 2016 | Read review
“first floor rooms have views of Morton Bay”
 of 5 bubbles JeanSydney_Australia, 24 Aug 2016 | Read review
“Ask Sue :) :)”
 of 5 bubbles 196vicys, 28 May 2016 | Read review
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