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Top Spot Motel

8 Beach Rd, Maroochydore, Queensland 4558 Australia
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#1 of 4 motels in Maroochydore
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With an AAA Tourism rating of 3 1/2 stars, we are very proud of our 16 beautifully appointed refurbished units. We extend a warm friendly welcome, with a 5 star service and satisfaction in comfort and detail to all business people, holiday makers, wedding parties, Bowls, Golf, Tennis, Basketball folk, shop-a-holics and Eat-a-holics. We have it all, within walking distance. Through our back gate to a wonderful small beach on the river esplanade, which has a jetty (see picture). You can swim or fish or just sit on the bench, read, take in the beautiful views, pelicans, herons, cormorants, sandpipers and our own osprey eagles. We have a list of bird routes and sightings in the Maroochy Shire. Through our back gate to Post Office, Chemist, Hairdresser, News agency, Information Centre and a very large Woolworths. Restaurants, bars, bistros and takeaways, Maroochydore RSL, Swan Bowls Club and several Surf Clubs in the immediate area (free bus services) Home to the coast's biggest shopping venue: Sunshine Plaza.
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Property amenities
Free parking
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Wifi
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Baggage storage
Express check-in / check-out
Laundry service
Self-serve laundry
Non-smoking hotel
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Air conditioning
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Non-smoking rooms
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HOTEL CLASS
3.0 of 5 stars
HOTEL STYLE
Centrally Located
Family
Languages Spoken
English
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Evans_Head wrote a review 16 Feb
Evans Head, Australia860 contributions174 helpful votes
Great motel, friendly owners, rooms were all perfect spotless clean. All 21 of us had no complaints. SURF club and the RSL club have shuttle buses. Woolworths is only a 5 minute walk from the motel. Accommodation prices are cheap here. We all highly recommend.
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Date of stay: February 2024Trip type: Travelled on business
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Toowoombatourist wrote a review Dec 2023
Toowoomba, Australia301 contributions252 helpful votes
Perfect for a short stay...walking distance to places to eat, shopping and the beach. We booked a family room for 3 adults and it's size was ideal for an overnight stop. Definitely an older property but that actually adds to it's appeal. Management have kept the rooms pretty basic but they are very clean, well maintained and contain all the necessities for an easy weekend away. Reception staff were friendly, check-in & out was smooth, and there was ample parking right in front of your room! (benefit of old style accommodation) Although easy to find, be alert for the driveway when entering... we had to lap the block the first time after missing the entrance! The property is located quite close to the night club area of Maroochydore, so also be aware that you can hear the noise associated with that well into the night...but it honestly didn't impact our stay at all. This motel is one I'd certainly stay at again!
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Date of stay: November 2023Trip type: Travelled with family
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Paulie S wrote a review Oct 2023
Shellharbour, Australia770 contributions170 helpful votes
We selected Top Spot Motel, as it suited our budget, location is very central… within walking distance to Sunshine Plaza, the Restaurant Strip of Maroochydore and Maroochy River / Cotton Tree Beach. I was greeted by very friendly, welcoming staff and too keen to help you, to make your stay comfortable. Well laid out, our motel room was spacious, very clean, has all the necessities you need (body wash / shampoo, coffee/tea condiments, air con and the necessary appliances), to make your stay comfortable, plus free parking, right in front of our motel door. We were only there for an overnight stay, a place to rest, very comfortable bed and pillows, which met our requirements and we had a good night’s sleep which gave me the much-needed boost, to help with our four-hour travel ahead of us. I recommend Top Spot Motel - comfortable place to rest, conveniently close to town which you get “top notch” quality with that budget friendly price. I can’t fault this motel, it’s perfectly designed for travellers, especially for tourists… walking distance to town and close to public transport.
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Date of stay: October 2023
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Navigate44214434320 wrote a review Sept 2023
Brisbane Region, Australia1709 contributions85 helpful votes
Location, price, friendly staff. loads of tea bags. I stayed 5 nights and found everything perfect, my next stay in Maroochydore I will stay there again for sure. I used public transport to and from home on Gold Coast and also whilst in residence at the hotel. went my bus to Noosa also.
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Date of stay: September 2023
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Downunder55er wrote a review Aug 2023
Hamilton, New Zealand3 contributions
Thoroughly enjoyed my stay. So handy to the CBD, plaza’s and cafes. Well laid out and spacious units with everything that was needed including comfortable bed and sofa and milk already in the fridge. Friendly and helpful host with options for meals in the area.
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Date of stay: August 2023Trip type: Travelled solo
Room Tip: Plenty of parking - but can walk everywhere in the downtown area and beach reserves
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LiddlePaddy wrote a review Apr 2023
Blue Mountains National Park, Australia189 contributions27 helpful votes
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Top Spot Motel is a beautiful retro motel experience in the heart of the action between Maroochydore and Maloollaba. If heart can be rated Top Spot is 6 star, just meet Karen. Rooms are spotless comfy good linen ironing boards TV that swivels and you can keep an eye on your car just two meters away. Cotton Tree is close. Big Top and restaurants and Sunshine Plaza as well as beach. Top Spot!
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Date of stay: April 2023Trip type: Travelled with family
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Michael I wrote a review Jan 2023
The motel is well located in town,reasonably priced ,everything seemed to work ,but has no reserved parking in front of your room. We stayed four nights and 3 days,in this time the room was not cleaned,no topping up of beverages and biscuits and the towels were changed once.Being out all day and getting back to the motel on our second night at 11pm we found the room had not been touched and we had no clean towels.I went to see the night manager and told him ,very politely,that our room had not been cleaned .He was very aggressive and rude from the outset and told me the towels only get changed every three days.I asked for at least one towel so at least my wife and her 88 year old mother could shower ,which he refused to do.I was told I was a whinger and he closed the door in my face. At no time ,either at booking or check in,was I told the towels only get changed every three days,or that cleaning and top up was not part of the service.Up until my encounter with the night manager we thought the motel was reasonable overall and were thinking of re booking for our next trip up here ,but after being treated so rudely and unprofessionally plus the lack of cleaning we will be looking elsewhere.
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Date of stay: December 2022
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Trip type: Travelled as a couple
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Sooty wrote a review Nov 2022
Tweed Heads, Australia157 contributions23 helpful votes
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Unfortunately a few things weren’t ok, hence the ‘poor’ rating. This is a very dated Motel but it is situated very close to the Sunshine Plaza and the Restaurant Strip of Maroochydore. Be warned, the Wifi does ‘not’ work in the back bedrooms as apparently the signal will not go thru the brick wall. It also will ‘drop-out’ in the front room but I was told that if you stand ‘outside’ the front of your room (honestly!) You should get some reception. I did say that I don’t think that I would be standing outside the Motel Room for the ‘Free’ WiFi. We also didn’t have parking outside our room as other rooms had because the room was close to a corner so we had to park elsewhere. Unfortunately, if you sleep in the single bed (front room) there is a chance that you will be kept awake from the Restaurant/Club noise around the corner. We stayed on a Saturday Night. You can hear quite a bit outside noise in the front room but very Quiet in the back room with door closed. Air-con is only in back room so door has to be kept open to cool front room down. Disappointing.
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Date of stay: November 2022Trip type: Travelled with family
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Ray M wrote a review Aug 2022
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Older establishment but very well maintained. Room was spacious and very clean. Great location, several eateries within a couple of minutes walk and Sunshine Plaza also only a few minutes walk away. Bed very comfortable, amenities very good. We would stay here again if on the Sunshine Coast.
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Date of stay: August 2022Trip type: Travelled as a couple
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T C wrote a review June 2022
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Stayed here previously with no issues... never again! Website changed the dates on booking when booked, called straight away to rectify, no accomodation available for the dates wanted, no drama, cancelled the booking, lady was very helpful. Day of booking comes around, I receive an email from the manager. I understand she's probably having a bad day but there's no need to be so rude when the hotels website was the issue to begin with. She was on loud speaker and entirely put our family off using this hotel in future. And I suggest if you're booking you call the hotel directly rather than being screwed around by their website, and make sure they send you a confirmation email for your booking and a cancellation one if the booking is cancelled (I received neither).
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Date of stay: June 2022Trip type: Travelled solo
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AU$152 - AU$191 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
LOCATION
AustraliaQueenslandSunshine CoastMaroochydore
NUMBER OF ROOMS
16
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Frequently Asked Questions about Top Spot Motel
Which popular attractions are close to Top Spot Motel?
Nearby attractions include Maroochydore, Sunshine Plaza (0.4 km), Red Lock Escape Rooms Maroochydore (0.3 km), and VR Hero (0.3 km).
What are some of the property amenities at Top Spot Motel?
Some of the more popular amenities offered include free parking, laundry service, and internet access.
Which room amenities are available at Top Spot Motel?
Top room amenities include a kitchenette, air conditioning, and a refrigerator.
What food & drink options are available at Top Spot Motel?
Guests can enjoy barbeque facilities during their stay.
Is parking available at Top Spot Motel?
Yes, free parking is available to guests.
What are some restaurants close to Top Spot Motel?
Conveniently located restaurants include Pum's Kitchen, Red Sea Restaurant, and Orleans Restaurant and Bar.
Are any cleaning services offered at Top Spot Motel?
Yes, laundry service and self serve laundry are offered to guests.
Are there any historical sites close to Top Spot Motel?
Many travellers enjoy visiting Buderim - Palmwoods Heritage Tramway (7.7 km).
Is Top Spot Motel accessible?
Yes, it offers wheelchair access and reduced mobility rooms. For specific enquiries, we recommend calling ahead to confirm.