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Horizons Motel

Van Dieman Motel 2267 Gold Coast Hwy, Mermaid Beach, Gold Coast, Queensland 4218 Australia
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#3 of 5 motels in Mermaid Beach
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Small boutique style Motel, suitable for anyone looking for Reserved off-street parking and easy access to our ground level rooms. You will be 5 minutes walk to the pristine Nobbys Beach & Shopping Village with plenty of Restaurants & Coffee Shops. North & Southbound public buses are within a couple minutes walk of the Motel. Mention you saw this review to Manager Kim and I will provide a special room rate to you.
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Free parking
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
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Breakfast in the room
Airport transportation
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Non-smoking hotel
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Paid wifi
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Kazb68 wrote a review Jan 2024
Newcastle, Australia6 contributions3 helpful votes
Ok for a quick stop over. Very dated with a strong disinfectant smell. There was a piece of soap left in the shower as well as the wrapper. If I was a scotch drinker I would have been very pleased as there was a bottle of scotch with a little in it left in the cupboard 😂 Clean crisp sheets and a great air conditioner. Ya get what ya pay for
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Date of stay: January 2024
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Trip type: Travelled as a couple
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Aviva B wrote a review Jan 2024
Gold Coast, Australia207 contributions92 helpful votes
The shower was way too small, even for average sized people & there's no working fire alarm. The rubbish bin situation* heavily monitored by management despite being properly disposed of. Best thing about here is the location on 1 side right near the bus stop.
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Date of stay: March 2023
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Room Tip: Beware the walls are very thin,so you'll be heard even laughing & sneezing so people will be...
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derk24 wrote a review Dec 2023
Goulburn, Australia5 contributions1 helpful vote
the miniscule TV was not working but would have been very hard to watch due to being stuck high in a corner, no spare toilet roll minimal coffee (poor quality) small bars of soap in bathroom, overpriced, I would NEVER stay here again . I have travelled extensively and this would be one of the worst motels I have ever stayed in .
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Date of stay: December 2023
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Trip type: Travelled solo
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Tama F wrote a review Apr 2022
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Constant surveillance when you walk out of your door. We (my 1 y.o. child and I) touched a bird statue just outside reception and straight out the manager came out and yelled at us very spitefully, ‘don’t touch anything! Respect our property!’. It made us feel sooo bad. It was a terrible experience for us. The room also smelt of strong disinfectant which made us feel sick. The bed blanket was synthetic material and hot.
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Date of stay: April 2022Trip type: Travelled with family
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Annamarie D wrote a review Oct 2019
Bundaberg, Australia819 contributions305 helpful votes
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I originally walked in and was really thrilled with the scent. It was really pleasant. The lady at reception was very helpful with parking and shopping as well as where to go for meals etc so I was really looking forward to my stay. I had brought my four legged companion and this was great as a dog friendly room. There was also a swimming pool there but I was not interested in that. A quick look in the room and found the coffee and milk etc so I was happy enough. I went out, got my dinner and then went back to the room. I ate my dinner and then decided to have a shower and have a good night sleep before another big day driving the next day. And that's where the wheels fell off the bus. No soap. No shampoo. No conditioner. Odd. And because I knew I was staying in motels for a few weeks I did not bother to pack any for the trip. So I had a shower and wished away the road grime. And the same thing again in the morning. As I left the motel, a gent at the helm asked "I hope you've enjoyed your stay" and whilst I was going to stay mum I thought it best he know so I said it would have been preferable with soap. He blamed 'housekeeping' must've overlooked it. I'm sorry, you don't overlook that stuff! He did offer me "a free soap if you want". Bit late to shut the gate. Also, the bed was was lovely but the chairs were a horrible baby poo green colour and very stained so I was reluctant to sit on them.
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Date of stay: October 2019
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Response from Kim H, Manager at Horizons Motel
Responded 16 Oct 2019
Dear Guest. Thank you for taking the time to review the Horizons Motel. It was I you spoke to at reception when you checked-out, and I can only apologize again for the missing soap and shampoo. I you had called me when you noticed the missing items (our number is clearly displayed on the "Welcome" sheets in your room) I would have immediately given you the soap and shampoo. Your comments about the chairs have been noted for action.
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shopaholickk wrote a review Nov 2018
Singapore, Singapore424 contributions85 helpful votes
A small cosy place, we stayed a night while we were in the area. Our room was very cosy and very clean with all the basic amenities you'll need for a short stay. The lady at the reception was very friendly and sweet. The only issue we had was when we tried to use the toaster in the morning, it short-circuited the tv and surroundings. The walls are quite thin so we can hear talking whenever it happens outside our room, but we're heavy sleepers so it didn't bother us. Also, we would've appreciated a floor mat/towel and stronger wifi :) All in all we would stay again if it were a quick stop.
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Date of stay: October 2018
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Trip type: Travelled as a couple
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Lien I wrote a review Aug 2018
Nambucca Heads, Australia246 contributions49 helpful votes
Our stay at Horizons was good. The lady in the office was friendly and the room was clean and comfortable. Plenty of restaurants nearby and only a short walk to the beach. A perfect place for your Gold Coast getaway.
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Date of stay: August 2018Trip type: Travelled with family
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Andrew M wrote a review July 2018
Byron Bay, Australia25 contributions8 helpful votes
Nice, clean and comfortable, staff were great Only issue was very little sound proofing to the outside, not a huge problem but keep it in mind if you're after somewhere quite. Close to great restaurants and shops.
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Date of stay: July 2018
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Dean A. C wrote a review Apr 2018
Brisbane, Australia26 contributions6 helpful votes
We stayed,ast night for the commonwealth games, the manager is wonderful, lovely lady. Excellent service on check in, close to mermaid beach and Nobby beach cafes and bus to Broadbeach. We will be back in a months time for a week.
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Date of stay: April 2018Trip type: Travelled as a couple
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Serena G wrote a review Jan 2017
Perth, Australia16 contributions149 helpful votes
We really enjoyed our stay at Horizons. Room was spacious, comfortable and great value for money. The managers were so kind and helpful, friendly, caring and happy. It is a great location, short walk to delicious food and beaches. Would definitely return.
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Date of stay: January 2017Trip type: Travelled as a couple
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AU$134 - AU$192 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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NUMBER OF ROOMS
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Frequently Asked Questions about Horizons Motel
Which popular attractions are close to Horizons Motel?
Nearby attractions include Miami Marketta (0.8 km), The Spit (1.2 km), and Doodlebugs (1.0 km).
What are some of the property amenities at Horizons Motel?
Some of the more popular amenities offered include free wifi, a pool, and free parking.
What food & drink options are available at Horizons Motel?
Guests can enjoy barbeque facilities during their stay.
Is parking available at Horizons Motel?
Yes, free parking is available to guests.
What are some restaurants close to Horizons Motel?
Conveniently located restaurants include Etsu Izakaya, Foster's Bakery, and Nobby's Beach Surf Life Saving Club.
Are there opportunities to exercise at Horizons Motel?
Yes, guests have access to a pool during their stay.
Does Horizons Motel have airport transportation?
Yes, Horizons Motel offers airport transportation for guests. We recommend calling ahead to confirm details.
Are there any historical sites close to Horizons Motel?
Many travellers enjoy visiting Post Office Gallery (6.8 km).
Is Horizons Motel accessible?
Yes, it offers wheelchair access. For specific enquiries, we recommend calling ahead to confirm.