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Sandcastles 1770 Motel & Resort

PricelineUSD 93*
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04/06/2017 05/06/2017
1 room 2 adults 0 children
USD 180*
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Reviewed 29 May 2016 via mobile

We arrived at about 11pm, our key was left for us in the safe, the staff were nice to deal with over the phone for our late arrival. We left early prior to the office opening and put tge key in the door. We found it a bit pricey however it was clean and tidy, easy to find. Great for...

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Mark H, Manager at Sandcastles 1770 Motel & Resort, responded to this review

Thanks for taking the time to review, hope you can stay longer next time.

Melbourne, Australia
Reviewed 19 May 2016

We had a really great time in this beautiful holiday village. The pool is beautiful as is the spa and the 100m walk to the beach is a refreshing start to every morning. I would recommend to everyone looking at a holiday in Agnes Waters.

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Mark H, Owner at Sandcastles 1770 Motel & Resort, responded to this review

Thank you for the positve review. We believe we have the nicest gardens and pool area in the town and our position with direct beach access and a short walk to the shops is also the best location in town.

Marple, United Kingdom
Reviewed 15 May 2016

We was on a self drive tour and this was our designated stop off, I wished I had carried on driving. On arrival we was allocated room 7 in the motel. Climbed a flight of steps to a paved area which looked like it had not been swept for a while there was also a water feature which had fallen...

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Mark H, Owner at Sandcastles 1770 Motel & Resort, responded to this review

It is very disapointing to get a review such as this when we have been working very hard to improve the overall standards of our motel and resort. Most of our reveiws reflect the current standard of service but some people try to find fault regardless. The writer makes many statements with absolutely no knowledge or understanding. So lets get...

Brisbane, Australia
Reviewed 27 April 2016

Great proximity to Agnes Water beach and local shops. Our Beach House provided plenty of space and amenities for a family to stay for a week or more. Decor and furnishings are modern, fresh and clean.

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Mark H, Manager at Sandcastles 1770 Motel & Resort, responded to this review

Thank you for the review and glad you enjoyed your stay.

Brisbane, Australia
Reviewed 14 April 2016

Sandcastles was the perfect getaway for our family this Easter and a little more luxurious than our usual budget kind of vacation. The location was excellent, such an easy stroll to the beach and the luscious landscaping added to the tropical setting and created a sense of privacy. While resorts aren't really our thing Sandcastles was a nice surprise, the...

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Mark H, Manager at Sandcastles 1770 Motel & Resort, responded to this review

Thanks you for your nice review, hope to see you next time you come to Agnes Water/1770

Toowoomba
Reviewed 12 April 2016

Highly recommended to anyone that wants a great stay in a perfect location. The sunrise over the beach is a must and the 2 bed villa with the pool was clean tidy and well decorated with our own private pool

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Mark H, Manager at Sandcastles 1770 Motel & Resort, responded to this review

Thank you Keighley for your great review.

Gladstone, Australia
Reviewed 7 April 2016 via mobile

I'm writing this on night 1 of my 2 night stay at sand castles. Awesome place, no real complaints what so ever! Started off with the lovely receptionists who were polite and super friendly. The boyfriend and I were initially in motel/budget room 37 (2nd level) but it had no balcony. We really wanted a room with a balcony so...

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Mark H, Manager at Sandcastles 1770 Motel & Resort, responded to this review

Thank you for your nice comments. We do try to please all our guests and will accommodate a change in rooms if we can. We look forward to having you stay with us again and please try one of the Beach Homes then, I think you will be very happy. In regard to the very small number of complaints we...

Brisbane, Australia
Reviewed 5 April 2016

Broken screens, no a/c, no dryer, no change of towels, 1 satchel each of washing & d/washing powder for 4 night stay. Leaking fridge, spa not working, TV in 3bdr not working, missing handles on doors. No response from management despite asking for maintenance on screens upon arrival. Came home covered in mozzie bites. Grounds and pool lovely and actual...

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Mark H, Owner at Sandcastles 1770 Motel & Resort, responded to this review

Very disapointed to read this reveiew. 1 Broken screens, After the guest complained about the screens, I personally went and secured 2 screens that had dislodged at the corners, all other screens were OK. The guests were not there when I did it . 2 No A/C, None of the Beach Homes have A/C, they are not advertised as having...

Reviewed 1 April 2016 via mobile

We spent a single night en route to cairns. Room had a queen size bed and two singles. Little kitchenette and shower room. Perfectly adequate for our needs. We were in the motel part I think but I wouldn't spend more than a night or two in the room. It's located on the road to 1770, there is parking but...

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Mark H, Manager at Sandcastles 1770 Motel & Resort, responded to this review

Thank you for your review. Our motel rooms are quite spacious, we do have guests who are happy to stay for extended stays, but it is all a personal choice. The swallows in the underground carpark at night are a real problem. But as a protected species, there is not a lot, except fitting a roller door, that can be...

Emerald, Australia
Reviewed 30 March 2016

We stayed over the Easter break - there were 7 of us in total and each of us were sad to leave! Modern decor, all the amenities we needed (kitchen, washing machine, dishwasher), short walk to the beach, comfortable beds and a homely feel! It was our first time to Agnes/1770 and we will definitely be back and staying at...

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Mark H, Manager at Sandcastles 1770 Motel & Resort, responded to this review

Thank you for your nice review. We had many families stay with us over the Easter break and the school hol;idays. It is great to see all the kids enjoying the pools and the gardens, riding their bikes and scooters safely on the paths inside and on the way to the beach. We look forward to having you back here...

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Amenities

Highlights
  • Free Parking
  • Pool
  • Beachfront
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Spa
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
About the property
  • Beachfront
  • Wheelchair Access
Things to do
  • Pool
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Spa
Room types
  • Kitchenette
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Accessible rooms
  • Suites
  • Family Rooms
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  • Refrigerator in room
  • Microwave
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  • Public Wifi
  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Free Parking
  • Children Activities (Kid / Family Friendly)
  • Meeting Rooms
  • Banquet Room
  • Babysitting
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Located at the gateway to the Southern Great Barrier Reef, Sandcastles 1770 Motel and Resort offer a range of accommodation options to suit every traveler, including: - Beach Home Apartments with optional plunge pool, - Self-contained Garden Villas, - Deluxe, air conditioned Motel Suites. Privately tucked amongst palm trees and lush tropical gardens, our primary resort is located alongside coastal creeks and cabbage palm forests. It enjoys direct beach access 60 seconds from bed to beach), a lagoon-style pool & heated spa, tour booking desk as well as an on-site cafe and bar. The resort also features a function room - an ideal venue for wedding receptions, corporate events and other group functions. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Sandcastles 1770 Motel & Resort

Address: 40 Captain Cook Drive, Agnes Water, Queensland 4677, Australia
Region: Australia > Queensland > Agnes Water
Price Range: $101 - $224 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4 star — Sandcastles 1770 Motel & Resort 4*
Number of rooms: 50
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