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Reviewed 9 August 2016 via mobile

Terrible. Insects everywhere Tv doesn't work properly. Sheets don't get changed. Crap under bed. Can't wash dishes properly sink tiny. Walls thin can hear your neighbours. Police there a lot. Owner goes out all the time so can't get hold of him. Try doing your washing put money in nothing happens. Have to wait for owner to start machine then... More 

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Thank Lyn G
Tannymorel, Queensland, Australia
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36 reviews
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Reviewed 4 July 2016

Our room stunk of a mix of cigarette smoke and wet dog as did our sheets, and despite buying a can of Glen 20 and spraying every time we entered the room, or before we left, it still stunk. It didn't help that people on both sides were allowed to sit outside and smoke, right next to our room. While... More 

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Reviewed 14 May 2016 via mobile

Pet friendly but thin walls with scary neighbours. Not the nicest neighborhood. Could hear arguments next door all night. Sheets dirty, tap and towel rack fell off. No smoke alarm. Over priced wouldn't stay again

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Thank Bron C
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22 reviews
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Reviewed 30 April 2016 via mobile

I'm normally easily pleased with accommodation, but this place is terrible. Dreadfully overpriced and the rooms aren't great. Worst part is the paper thin walls. I was kept up for most of the night by the people in the room next door. I knocked and asked them to keep it down but the TV blared through the thin wall for... More 

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Thank MissDilligaf
Surfers Paradise, Australia
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Reviewed 25 March 2016 via mobile

Rooms are neat and tidy, these people are not nosey and annoying like some motel owner/managers... Expect to be left alone to enjoy your stay, but they are always there if you have a question or need something. . Location is fantastic and you will be wrapped with how close all the shops, beaches, pub(quality), take aways, public transportation at... More 

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Thank alan c
Melbourne, Australia
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Reviewed 15 December 2015 via mobile

When we arrived at this motel there was a handwritten note on a piece of cardboard that they would be back at 1:30. It was 2pm when we got there. When they finally got back we were just handed the key, no paperwork at all (I had booked 5 weeks in advance and the money was taken out of my... More 

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Thank Maddy719
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Reviewed 6 October 2015 via mobile

A very nice couple runs the place. Very clean, tiled floors, new curtains, all interiors renovated and brand new. Nice showers, walk to the beach. There is some road noise, so if you are sensitive to it then ask for a room in the back. Best of all Pet Friendly! Did I mention good value for money!

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Thank John C
adelaide
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Reviewed 15 September 2015

Room was clean but neighbours left a lot to be desired. Room next door had lady of the night who parlayed her trade quite openly throughout the day. Room on the other side had guest who started drinking from 9.30am and became louder and more obnoxious as the day wore on. Didn't feel safe staying there.

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Thank chocolatestarfish7
Bundaberg, Australia
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5 hotel reviews
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Reviewed 31 May 2015

We stayed here several years ago and took up several of their rooms as we are a large family. Things have only improved. We stayed at the Marlin due to its proximity to the theme parks and the Gold Coast main street. It is close to Harbour Town and a great deal of the shopping centres. Easy to find as... More 

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Thank Annamarie D
Sydney, Australia
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Reviewed 3 December 2014

Thank-you Amith for the superb accormodation service over a week at Marlin Motel. This accomodation is a great value for money and bring facilities and amenities to suit all needs. Thanks also to the management team for helping me with maps and guidance to get around and to get into Brisbane in timely manner due to my extended business. I... More 

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  • Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
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Additional Information about Marlin Motel

Address: 27 Brisbane Road, Biggera Waters, Gold Coast, Queensland QLD 4216, Australia
Region: Australia > Queensland > Gold Coast > Biggera Waters
Price Range: £67 - £103 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — Marlin Motel 3*
Number of rooms: 10
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“Small motel with all rooms on the ground floor. Rooms have different set ups and bed numbers etc,”
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