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Sydney, Australia
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18 reviews
8 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Pleasantly surprised that it has a full kitchen, dishwasher, oven, cooktop, pots and pans etc. Nice views and confortable. Secure underground carparking. Cooked my own dinner but had $15 continental breakfast on ground floor.

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Longmont, Colorado
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85 reviews
33 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

We stayed one night in a 1-bedroom apartment. Nice layout, spacious, nice sized balcony. Cleanliness: first impression clean, however, room service staff lacks attention to detail. I never saw a dirty electric kettle like here - that thing should have been discarded a while ago. Otherwise I didn't notice other things but you lose trust id you see something like... More 

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Thank Frank S
Sydney, Australia
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8 reviews
6 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

I stayed here for a wedding. Check-in staff were friendly, in fact everyone was friendly. The room was great (stayed in a 1 bedroom apartment) with a full kitchen, dishwasher, fridge. I had a balcony which opened right up. In the mornings I saw the parachutes from Stuart Park. Air conditioning worked wonders. The only grip I have about this... More 

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Thank Gabby M
Gulgong, Australia
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6 reviews
Reviewed 1 week ago

I have now stayed at Pioneer Sands four times and now wouldn't stay anywhere else in Wollongong. I usually stay in a one bedroom apartment which has a fully equipped kitchen, with separate dining and lounge area. All the comforts of home! The apartment is always clean and serviced daily. Staff are very pleasant and helpful. Pioneer Sands is located... More 

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Thank june414
QualitySuites1, Manager at Quality Suites Pioneer Sands, responded to this review

Dear june414, Thank you so much for taking the time to review the Quality Suites Pioneer Sands and share it with the Tripadvisor community. We are so glad to hear that you enjoyed your stay again with us. What a great review. Thanks again for sharing your experience and hope to see you soon again. Kind Regards, Rebecca Bauer Manager More 

boyne island
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21 reviews
14 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

Great place, good staff, nice n quiet. Rooms clean, good bed, great kitchen facilities, breakfast good. Only one very small whinge, that's the card swipe for the garage, trying to stop half way down the drive, especially on a motor bike, can see where plenty of vehicles have not come away unscathed. Otherwise we enjoyed our stay

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Thank chooknhally
QualitySuites1, Manager at Quality Suites Pioneer Sands, responded to this review

Dear chooknhally, Thank you for taking the time to place a review on Tripadvisor. I truly appreciate your feedback about the hotel and staff. I will definitely pass on your kind words. We look forward to welcoming you back at the Quality Suites Pioneer Sands. Kind Regards, Rebecca Bauer Manager More 

Sydney, Australia
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158 reviews
32 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 33 helpful votes
Reviewed 24 October 2016 via mobile

Second stay at the Sands Checkin was smooth and efficient Professional service from staff Motel is a modern facility that has undercover parking outside pool and indoor spa sauna and gym My only issue was the strong smell when we entered the room We informed reception and the smell was minimised by staff however it kept coming back each time... More 

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Thank Bali1961
QualitySuites1, Manager at Quality Suites Pioneer Sands, responded to this review

Dear Bali1961, Thank you for taking the time to post a review on Tripadvisor regards your recent stay at the Quality Suites Pioneer Sands. Your feedback is very important to us and we can assure you that we will use this information to do everything possible to create an enjoyable experience for each of our guests. We hope to see... More 

Lithgow, Australia
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16 reviews
9 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
Reviewed 19 October 2016

All the staff we found to be really lovely with a great attitude. We had a sick toddler and the staff were really helpful. We forgot to bring our portacot and it was no drama that they procured one and put it in the room. The afternoon concierge Benjamin was fantastic as well as the daytime concierge. I dont recall... More 

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Thank Daschmitz
QualitySuites1, Manager at Quality Suites Pioneer Sands, responded to this review

Dear Daschmitz, Firstly, I would like to thank you for taking the time to post a review about Quality Suites Pioneer Sands. We are so glad to hear that you enjoyed your stay. We truly appreciate your feedback about the hotel and staff, I will ensure that your kind words are passed onto our team. Thank you again for sharing... More 

Lismore, Australia
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65 reviews
6 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
Reviewed 18 October 2016 via mobile

Great quiet, serviced apartments with plenty of space and a good size kitchen. No laundry though. A bit out of town but everything's about 15 minutes away. Breakfast is a bit ordinary but the breakfast pack in the room is fine for a quick bite. There is a bar on site too.

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Thank U3367QDgarym
QualitySuites1, Manager at Quality Suites Pioneer Sands, responded to this review

Dear U3357QDgarym, Firstly, I would like to thank you for taking the time to post a review about Quality Suites Pioneer Sands. We truly appreciate your feedback about the hotel. The hotel offers a free laundry in the basement of the hotel. Thank you again for sharing the experience of your stay with us and we hope to see you... More 

East Maitland
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41 reviews
25 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
Reviewed 9 October 2016 via mobile

Stayed her for two nights. Staff very friendly and helpful. Arrived early but able to checkin at no extra cost. 2 bedroom apartment exceptionally clean with good size rooms and full kitchen facilities. Good supply of complimentary products and mini bar. Breakfast was great additional cost $7 for full hot breakfast however the continental breakfast included in room tariff was... More 

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Thank Christine T
QualitySuites1, Manager at Quality Suites Pioneer Sands, responded to this review

Dear Christine T, Thank you for your review. It is good to hear you enjoyed your stay with the Quality Suites Pioneer Sands. Our specious One or Two Bedroom Apartment ideal for Family/Friends getaways. The Quality Suites Pioneer Sands is located in Towradgi and it is 4 km north of the CBD. We do offer all our guests free undercover... More 

Canberra, Australia
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54 reviews
33 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 October 2016 via mobile

Stayed here over a long weekend. We had a one bedroom apartment. It was clean & tidy and the price was good. The shower was a little small & the water pressure wasn't great. We also went to have a spa in the communal spa but it was a bit smelly. In all, not a bad hotel that suited out... More 

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QualitySuites1, Manager at Quality Suites Pioneer Sands, responded to this review

Dear Jason_Jacqui, Thank you for taking the time to post a review on Tripadvisor from your recent stay at the Quality Suites Pioneer Sands. Your feedback is very important to us and we can assure you that we will use this information to do everything possible to create an enjoyable experience for each of our guests. We hope to see... More 

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Amenities

Highlights
  • Free Parking
  • Pool
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Spa
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
  • Beachfront
About the property
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
  • Wheelchair access
  • Beachfront
Things to do
  • Pool
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Spa
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
Room types
  • Kitchenette
  • Suites
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Family Rooms
In your room
  • Air Conditioning
  • Microwave
  • Refrigerator in room
  • Minibar
Internet
  • Paid Wifi
  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
Services
  • Concierge
  • Free Parking
  • Meeting Rooms
  • Laundry Service
  • Self-Serve Laundry
  • Multilingual Staff
  • Breakfast Available
  • Business Centre with Internet Access
  • Banquet Room
  • Conference Facilities
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Wollongong's boutique accommodation & conference and events. The Quality Suites Pioneer Sands - is ideally located on the Sydney side of Wollongong at only 55 minutes drive from Sydney Airport. We offer One and Two Bedroom Apartments with large open plan space flowing onto balconies with escarpment or Wollongong skyline views. All apartments feature modern finishes, Austar cable on LCD TV's, internet, air conditioning and fully self contained kitchen facilities. Other facilities include a cafe, outdoor pool, gym spa and onsite business services. This could be your next stop for your business or leisure trip to Wollongong. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Quality Suites Pioneer Sands

Address: 19 Carters Lane | Towradgi, Wollongong, New South Wales 2518, Australia
Region: Australia > New South Wales > Wollongong
Price Range: £90 - £188 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4 star — Quality Suites Pioneer Sands 4*
Number of rooms: 47
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“top floor corner suite”
 of 5 bubbles RayW791, 30 Nov 2016 | Read review
“Rooms on the side or rear are quieter.”
 of 5 bubbles june414, 24 Nov 2016 | Read review
“Pleased where we were”
 of 5 bubbles chooknhally, 30 Oct 2016 | Read review
“Quieter at the back of the hotel away from the main road.”
 of 5 bubbles Ted268, 14 Aug 2016 | Read review
“Top floor to avoid hearing people above you and on the Eastern side of building.”
 of 5 bubbles millie1800, 23 May 2016 | Read review
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