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Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Overnight stay with no expectations of quality. Very pleasantly surprised, cabin was well presented and very roomy. Beer and meals at the adjoining Hotel did the job. Excellent value for money and I would not hesitate to recommend fro either short or longer term stay..

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Sleepymanagement, Manager at Tin Can Bay's Sleepy Lagoon Motel, responded to this review

Thank you for your encouraging review. I am pleased to hear back that your enjoyed your stay here.

Caloundra, Australia
Reviewed 1 week ago

We we a bit hesitant to book a four-day stay at the Sleepy Hollow Motel when we read that the accommodation was in cabins. Generally this means a pretty basic room. The good reports on Tripadvisor convinced us to try it. It was a very pleasant surprise. Our cabin was really nice, fairly large, and with just about everything you...

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Sleepymanagement, Manager at Tin Can Bay's Sleepy Lagoon Motel, responded to this review

Thank you for your great review I am pleased to hear that you enjoyed your stay here. I will certainly give consideration to some of your suggestions. The bites that you mention are probably from midges (sand- flies) - we don't get them too often around the motel but when it is hot and the wind comes from the north...

lancs
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Stayed 2 nights at this motel. We found the accommodation very clean and extremely comfortable. Staff very helpful and polite . Loved our stay in Tin Can Bay taking in dolphins and the beautiful scenery.

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Sleepymanagement, Manager at Tin Can Bay's Sleepy Lagoon Motel, responded to this review

Thank you for your great review. I am glad that you enjoyed your stay at our motel and some of the attractions on the Cooloola Coast

Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Great motel very clean modern and quiet. Good air conditioning and great location. Beds and pillows are very comfortable and the rooms are a good size. Great people running the place and very knowledgable about the area.

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Sleepymanagement, Manager at Tin Can Bay's Sleepy Lagoon Motel, responded to this review

Thank you for your great review. It was a pleasure having you here. I am glad that you enjoyed your stay.

Brisbane
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The unit was really nice, clean and a good size Staff were friendly and helpful The bed was the let down, it was terrible, you could feel the springs sticking thru on the side. Another couple we were talking with had the same complaint Otherwise it was a rally good stay and we will be back at some stage. Cheers

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Sleepymanagement, Manager at Tin Can Bay's Sleepy Lagoon Motel, responded to this review

Thank you for your good review. I am glad that you enjoyed your stay here. I know a couple of mattresses need to be replaced and am in the process of organizing this job; thank you for bringing the issue to my attention.

Townsville, Australia
Reviewed 17 January 2017

Small, semi detatched, basic cabins. Cabins are very close together, so not much privacy. Our cabin was a bit grubby, with marks on the walls and stains on the carpet and cushions. However, adequate for a short stay and cant complain about the price.

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Sleepymanagement, Manager at Tin Can Bay's Sleepy Lagoon Motel, responded to this review

Thank you for your feedback. We have had a very busy holiday season because the Cooloola Coast is a popular destination for tourists - we need to do some extra cleaning now that the busy period is over to bring all our cabins back to the usual "spot on" state in which they are presented. I am pleased you found...

Ireland
Reviewed 16 January 2017

Used as a resting point while visiting Rainbow Beach. Apartments are well kept, clean and modern. Beds were comfy and shower is good. No complaints at all but very little happens here. Some lovely walks along the shore and people are very friendly.

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Sleepymanagement, Manager at Tin Can Bay's Sleepy Lagoon Motel, responded to this review

Thank you for your kind review. I am glad to hear that you enjoyed your stay here in Tin Can Bay on the Cooloola Coast.

Kingscliff, Australia
Reviewed 13 January 2017

As Tin Can Bay is small, the motel's location next to the only pub and off the main, very quiet street was good. Room was basic, bare, clean, large bedroom with comfortable double bed - suitable to its rate. 'Cooking' by microwave only does not constitute a self-catering accom, though it has basic crockery and cutlery were there in the...

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Sleepymanagement, Manager at Tin Can Bay's Sleepy Lagoon Motel, responded to this review

Thank you for your review. I am pleased to hear your found our accommodation acceptable. I don't recall it being as hot here as it has been these last few days however this sort of weather is certainly the exception and not the normal. Thank you for staying with us ps. the bites you mention are from midges which are...

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Reviewed 11 January 2017

Very clean and comfortable, handy to everything and well priced. It's only small, it has a kitchen with only a microwave, no hot plate, however there is a good BBQ to use. Everything worked, couldn't fault it. Paul was very helpful.

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Thank you for you encouraging review. It is pleasing to hear that you enjoyed your stay with us.

Sydney, Australia
Reviewed 10 January 2017

We chose to have a 1 night stay before heading over to Fraser Island. Staff were very welcoming and friendly. Good local knowledge of places to eat and things to see and do. The accommodation pods are really spacious, immaculately clean and well equipped. Comfortable beds helped for a good sleep.

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Sleepymanagement, Manager at Tin Can Bay's Sleepy Lagoon Motel, responded to this review

Thank you for your great review. I am pleased to hear that you enjoyed your stay here and the accommodation we provide. I hope that you had an enjoyable visit to Fraser Island

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  • Wheelchair access
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Kitchenette
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
We have 24 cabins, sleeping up to 5 people. We were known as Sleepy Lagoon Hotel Motel, but we now are a separate entity, hotel is next door with a different lessee. We have been undergoing refurbishments since taking over business in May 2014. Now we are known as Tin Can Bay's Sleepy Lagoon Motel. We offer single night stays and a discount for 2 nights or more getaways. Approx 3 mins to world-renowned daily dolphin feeding. 25 Mins to Rainbow Beach and barge to Fraser Island. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Tin Can Bay's Sleepy Lagoon Motel

Address: Groper Street, Tin Can Bay, Queensland 4580, Australia
Region: Australia > Queensland > Fraser Coast > Gympie Region > Tin Can Bay
Price Range: £43 - £64 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — Tin Can Bay's Sleepy Lagoon Motel 3*
Number of rooms: 24
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“All cabins. Seemed to be pretty quiet no matter what number you pick.”
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