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Noosa, Australia
Reviewed 3 days ago NEWvia mobile

My wife and I booked online using Wotif and paid $115 for the one night in a studio apartment, 34a. After paying for the room we were notified by email of the exact whereabouts of the room: above the restaurant which took 3 flights of stairs to get there and prone to excess noise. We were ok with these conditions...

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Rockhampton, Australia
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We recently stayed at Sandcastles 1770 while visiting Agnes Waters. Our family stayed in beach house no. 16 which is on the second level. The layout of the apartment was excellent for a family or even 3 couples. Very spacious bedrooms and the well laid out living spaces were even more generous. Great to have an internal courtyard area for...

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

Thank you Janet for your positive review and we look forward to welcoming you to Sandcastles in the future.

Middlemount
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Stayed here for our wedding - floors were filthy had to wear shoes inside the entire time. Wedding dress was black before I left the room. Staff unfriendly and borderline rude. Would not stay here again.

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

We enjoyed having nearly all the wedding guests stay here. I am somewhat perplexed about the comments received from Sara, given how far we went out of our way to accommodate all her requests. All guests were given a generous discount and upgrades where possible. All were quite happy when they departed. From booking a 2 bedroom Beach Home, Sara...

Middlemount, Australia
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Awesome location and friendly staff willing to assist with all required. We would absolutely reccommend this place for accommodation and a holiday destination to anyone who would love a relaxing holiday.

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

Thank you, we aim to provide a nice friendly atmosphere to all our guests.

Townsville, Australia
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

On our return north we decided to call into Angus Waters again after a 20 year gap. The town has certainly improved since the road was sealed, dirt on our previous visit. We booked into Sandcastles 1770 Motel and resort in an executive motel room. The room was a good size with a comfortable bed, microwave and crockery/cutlery and a...

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

Thanks for the review and happy to hear you enjoyed your pizza!

New South Wales, Australia
Reviewed 31 October 2016

This property was well positioned with just a short walk to the beach. We stayed in a 2 bed apartment and the furnishings etc were modern and spacious. Good patio for afternoon drinks. The pool for the apartments was well appointed with BBQ and shaded tables a spa and good sized pool and great garden. There is another pool for...

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

Thanks Julie. hope to see you back sometime soon.

Rockhampton, Australia
Reviewed 26 October 2016

My husband and I had a lovely relaxing time. We stayed in a beach house with its own plunge pool and it was very clean and comfortable. We ate at the restaurant and the staff were very friendly and the food was lovely.

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

Thanks for the review. Good to hear you enjoyed your stay, found everything to your liking and that the restaurant was also great.

Gladstone, Australia
Reviewed 23 October 2016

We have just returned from Sandcastles 1770 Motel and Resort for an overnight stay to attend a wedding in Agnes Water. We chose Sandcastles as it is very close proximity to the centre of Agnes and the beautiful beach. We booked a studio room as we only needed overnight accommodation and were surprised to find it very spacious with an...

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

Thank you for your review. We understand things can go wrong or fail at any time and will always attempt to fix any issue that is brought to our attention. Hope you can come and stay a little longer next time.

Reviewed 20 October 2016

Our experience was going really well until just after 9pm on the first night both of our toilets would not flush, Keeping in mind we where on holiday with our elderly parents who are over from Scotland, this is not a great start to our first day on holidays. I proceeded to call the manager and was advised by the...

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

What a ridiculous review title! I am sorry to hear Amanda had such a bad experience, however I would like to set the record straight on a couple of issues. Our flushing water supply is from an underground RAINWATER tank. Due to the prolonged dry spell it went below the pick up level. I received a call at about 9.20pm...

Emerald, Australia
Reviewed 16 October 2016

Accomodation was really nice and had everything we needed. Short walk to beach which was handy with kids. And swimming pool was lovely and child friendly as well. Down side was how open the accomodation is in the beach homes. Everything locks up and is secure where 2nd and 3rd bedroom is but it's open to elements and it rained...

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

Thank you for your reveiw. The Beach Homes are 'open plan' pavillion style beach houses, designed to be open, light and airey. The open courtyards are open to the elements and will get wet when it rains, although you can go from room to room under cover.

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Amenities

Highlights
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Parking
  • Pool
  • Beachfront
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Spa
About the property
  • Beachfront
  • Wheelchair access
Things to do
  • Pool
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Spa
Room types
  • Kitchenette
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Suites
  • Family Rooms
  • Accessible rooms
In your room
  • Microwave
  • Refrigerator in room
  • Air Conditioning
Internet
  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Public Wifi
Services
  • 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: £62 - £110 (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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“No airconditioning in beach houses”
 of 5 bubbles saralA9759OH, 15 Nov 2016 | Read review
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“Upstairs Beach Houses probably better than downstairs due to better outlook but otherwise all are good.”
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