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Brooke P

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5.0 of 5 bubblesReviewed 23 Jan 2024
I love this place! We stayed for 2 nights in January and had the most relaxing stay. The pool and sunlounge area is perfect for just lounging around and sipping cocktails and the rooftop bar has great views over the harbour. Our room also looked over the water and was beautifully appointed and a had very comfy bed. All the staff were friendly and the hotel was very clean...only suggestion would be to have bigger cups in the room for making tea...otherwise perfect stay!
Date of stay: January 2024
Trip type: Travelled as a couple
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Amar Maglic, Guest Services / Front Office at Crystalbrook Riley, responded to this review
Responded 30 Jan 2024
Dear BrookepC2861BU,

Thank you so much for your incredibly kind words! It warms our hearts to know that you found our services, room, pool area and fantastic rooftop bar Rocco to be amazing.

The Crystalbrook Riley team works hard to provide a memorable stay, and your kind words are truly appreciated. We look forward to the opportunity to welcome you back for another memorable stay.

Warm Regards,
Amar Maglic
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Reviewed 21 January 2024

Not family friendly. Don't go on a weekend. Because if there are any issues they can"t fix them. Mouldy curtains and light fittings. Also there are no restaurants at the Riley that cater for children on weekends.

Date of stay: January 2024
  • Trip type: Travelled with family
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Amar Maglic, Guest Services / Front Office at Crystalbrook Riley, responded to this reviewResponded 30 January 2024

Dear 425moirab,

Thank you for sharing your feedback regarding your recent stay at Crystalbrook Riley,

I would like to extend my sincere apologies for any inconveniences you encountered during your stay, and I appreciate your honest feedback.

At Crystalbrook Riley, we are committed to delivering exceptional service, and I regret that we fell short of your expectations. We take your feedback as an opportunity to review and refine our processes to ensure a seamless experience for all our guests.

Please be advised that are all restaurants are Riley are family friendly and cater for little kings and queens. However I apologize if this was not communicated correctly to you.

Thank you for bringing this to our attention, and we hope to have the opportunity to welcome you back for an improved experience in the future.

Warm Regards
Amar Maglic

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Reviewed 12 January 2024

Excellent hotel close to all you need, quiet spot, clean great service, friendly helpful staff beautiful lobby, pool is great!!. Recommended cocktails by the pool too. Calypso bar is a new seafood and rum bar located on ground floor of the glass tower, excellent cocktails and service!!

Room tip: Fresh hotel with modern innovations.
Date of stay: November 2023
  • Trip type: Travelled as a couple
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Amar Maglic, Guest Services / Front Office at Crystalbrook Riley, responded to this reviewResponded 18 January 2024

Dear felicew2024,

Thank you for sharing your feedback with us! We are absolutely delighted to hear that you had a wonderful stay at Crystalbrook Riley - Thrilled to hear that you tried our new popular Seafood and Rum bar: Calypso Club.

Our team is committed to delivering five-star service, and it's fantastic to hear that you experienced it during your stay. Your satisfaction is our ultimate goal, and we're thrilled that we met your expectations.

We genuinely appreciate your feedback, and we look forward to the opportunity to host you again for another outstanding experience.

Yours sincerely,
Amar Maglic

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Reviewed 11 January 2024 via mobile

Lovely place to stay. Great pool and views. Great location, close walking distance to shops and eateries. Great facilities with bikes, restaurants and a beautiful day spa. Only negative is one night bar shut very early before 6pm and no poolside food or beverages available. Overall a great place to stay highly recommended.

Date of stay: January 2024
Trip type: Travelled as a couple
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Amar Maglic, Guest Services / Front Office at Crystalbrook Riley, responded to this reviewResponded 18 January 2024

Dear 334jadeg,

Thank you for taking the time to share your positive experience during your staycation at Crystalbrook Riley. We are delighted to hear that you had a relaxing week and that you also tried one of our wonderful treatments in Eleme Spa.

We strive to provide a memorable and rejuvenating experience for our guests, and your feedback is a wonderful affirmation of our efforts.

We hope to have the pleasure of welcoming you back for another delightful stay in the future.

Yours sincerely,
Amar Maglic

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Reviewed 6 January 2024 via mobile

We stayed for 5 nights in this hotel and had 2 rooms for me and my husband, and for my son and his fiancé. It was quite a modern trendy hotel. The pool was busy during peak hours and guests reserved the sun beds early so this was a bit of a struggle to get any. But the pool is open from 6 to 9 so there’s time to enjoy the facilities without it being too crowded. Breakfast was at Pepper Crane snd they had a good variety of food at the buffet. I have to say the coffee was not good but it was from the machine. Wifi was reliable. Overall it was a wonderful hotel, centrally located, with friendly staff.

Date of stay: December 2023
Trip type: Travelled with family
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Amar Maglic, Guest Services / Front Office at Crystalbrook Riley, responded to this reviewResponded 18 January 2024

Dear Ivy B,

Thank you for taking the time to share your positive experience during your staycation at Crystalbrook Riley. We are delighted to hear that you had a relaxing week with your family and that found staff friendly and helpful.

We strive to provide a memorable and rejuvenating experience for our guests, and your feedback is a wonderful affirmation of our efforts.

We hope to have the pleasure of welcoming you back for another delightful stay in the future.

Yours sincerely,
Amar Maglic

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Reviewed 1 January 2024

This is a very nice-looking hotel, but they are understaffed, and we had a problem with the second room we stayed in as the first room was an upgrade, but the bathroom was really small for two people. We then changed to a regular room on the day we checked in and experienced a problem with ants in the bathroom by the sink each morning. They wanted to change our room on the last night but by then it didn't make much sense (we only stayed 3 nights). The ant problem was minor in nature but still an issue. We had difficulty getting wash cloths each day and the service was sub-par in every area (restaurants; front desk; housekeeping, etc.) Good location.

Room tip: Find another hotel in the area with better service and non-issues with pests (ants).
Date of stay: October 2023
  • Trip type: Travelled with friends
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Thank mg772022
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Amar Maglic, Guest Services / Front Office at Crystalbrook Riley, responded to this reviewResponded 1 January 2024

Dear mg772022,

Thank you for dropping us a review surrounding your recent stay with us! Anything less than excellence is not really the Riley way so I apologize that we missed the mark on this occasion.

If you like to discuss this further Please email me directly on amar.maglic@crystalbrookcollection.com

Thank you again and we very much hope we get the pleasure of playing host to you again at Riley Crystalbrook or any of our other fantastic properties around the country

Amar Maglic
Riley Crystalbrook

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