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Terrapin Apartments
Reviewed 18 August 2013

Huge thanks to Caroline for welcoming us at such short notice to Terrapin Apartments. Caroline was such a fantastic host, we stayed for just 1 night but would have stayed longer if we could. The apartments were very clean, spacious with good comfortable furniture, TV, DVD player and iphone dock with speaker, kitchen was fabulous, well appointed and had all those knick knacks that other places forget like a corkscrew etc. The bedrooms were just great, again very clean and just exactly what we needed. The kids bedroom had a queen bed and a single bed and they decided to share the queen bed and pretended they were camping, and they all made the most of the pool being heated too. The complex was just off one of the main streets in Noosaville with restaurants, shops and supermarkets just a short stroll away. Thomas Street in particular has lots of choice for restaurants and come breakfast time then just stroll along Gympie Terrace and you won't be disappointed.

Caroline was very flexible with our check out time which was really helpful. We will definitely be staying at The Terrapin Apartments again, it is now our No. 1 choice for staying in Noosa! Well done guys, you are doing a super job. Thank you for making our stay so lovely and relaxing.

Room Tip: All the rooms are fab!
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  • Stayed: August 2013, travelled with family
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bittenbahrain, Manager at Terrapin Apartments, responded to this reviewResponded 2 October 2013

Thank you for such a positive review. We really value our clients and all feedback is very important to us. We really appreciate that you liked the location ,so close to everything.
We look forward to your next visit.

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Reviewed 21 July 2013

Booked at the last minute but received great service from both Caroline and Mick. The apartments are well situated and close to all amenities. They are very spacious, well maintained and clean. Everything is provided to enable you move in and relax.
Good value for money and I recommend this to anyone who is visiting Noosa.

  • Stayed: July 2013, travelled solo
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1  Thank Alan M
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bittenbahrain, Manager at Terrapin Apartments, responded to this reviewResponded 2 October 2013

Thank you for taking the time to do a review, we are really happy to hear you found us good value for money and that you found the townhouse spacious. Many Thanks hoping to see you again soon.

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Reviewed 3 July 2013

A rather last minute booking but received a very warm welcome from Caroline, who remembered me from last year. These apartments are real little gems, tucked away from the main hustle bustle of Gympie Terrace, they offer peace and quiet while being within a short walk from all the local amenities. It was great being able to walk to dinner on Gympie Terrace in one direction, and to Woolworths etc in the other, this is such a convenient location.

The apartments are spotlessly clean and well maintained. The kitchen is very well equipped, although I did not do any actual cooking on this visit - the local restaurants are too good! It was particularly cold during the 4 days of our visit and the two small heaters provided were barely adequate, but this is a bit unusual. There were a couple of minor issues with the apartment but when mentioned to Caroline, she was as ever, very apologetic and obliging. I am looking forward to visiting again next year and hopefully staying for much longer.

Room Tip: Ask for one of the renovated units.
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  • Stayed: June 2013, travelled with family
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1  Thank Susan B
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bittenbahrain, Manager at Terrapin Apartments, responded to this reviewResponded 2 October 2013

Thank you for the lovely review, we are glad you liked the location and we agree we can walk to the restaurants on Gympie Terrace and River and supermarket. If you prefer leave the car at home .All feedback is important to us and helps us to improve and maintain standards.
We look forward to your next visit.

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Reviewed 22 June 2013

This was a return visit to Terrapin Apartments for me and this time I was accompanied by family members from the UK. From previous experience I knew that the apartments were close to everything that we needed. We ate at the excellent restaurants facing the Noosa River, took the informative ferry ride into Hasting Street and swam in the ocean as well as walking in the national park. Both myself and my overseas relations were very impressed with the standard of the accomodation and service provided by the very friendly managers Caroline and Mick who also arranged a booking for a day trip to Fraser Island. Value for money was tremendous, with well maintained units immaculately presented. We would certainly recommend this accomodation for a great holiday destination.

  • Stayed: June 2013, travelled with family
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1  Thank Brian B
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bittenbahrain, Manager at Terrapin Apartments, responded to this reviewResponded 2 October 2013

Thank you for the kind review. We are happy that you used our free Tour booking service. We are very pleased that you found us good value for money. We look forward to your next visit.

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Reviewed 11 May 2013

This was a last minute booking five days before we arrived on a busy weekend for Noosa (USM Sports event). The booking was processed smoothly, and upon arrival we found out we'd been upgraded. The two bedroom townhouse was very impressive and well furnished. Knowing that we'd need a little bit of extra time to check out the following day due our event the owners were very good about allowing us to do this.

The complex even had a shaded pool that we used for a quick recovery before the drive home.

Room Tip: Deluxe room was beautiful.
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  • Stayed: April 2013, travelled with friends
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1  Thank Tom H
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bittenbahrain, Manager at Terrapin Apartments, responded to this reviewResponded 2 October 2013

Thank you for taking the time to do a review, we are happy that you found the townhouse comfortable and modern. We are glad that you enjoyed our partly shaded outdoor pool which is heated all year round. Come back soon.

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Reviewed 3 May 2013

After booking an apartment elsewhere in Noosa only to find the booking was cancelled at the last minute the very helpful visitor centre found us an apartment in the Terrapin complex. We were relieved to find a lovely clean apartment with all the facilities we required. The apartments are close to the river & there are lots of places to eat within 5 minutes walk. The management were friendly & helpful.

  • Stayed: April 2013, travelled as a couple
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1  Thank Bridlington-1997
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bittenbahrain, Manager at Terrapin Apartments, responded to this reviewResponded 2 October 2013

Thank you for the kind review ,it means so much to us when clients are happy with our housekeeping and facilities. We agree that our location is ideal ..so close to everything.
We look forward to your next visit.

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Reviewed 12 April 2013

I walked the entire Gympie Terrace on Noosa River to arrange accommodation, and Terrapin Apartments clearly exceeded my expectations above all the rest for numerous reasons.
1. Best Location - centralised in the middle of the street, only one street back from the busy tourist hub so you enjoy the quietness and privacy of this intimate setting. 3 mins walk to Gypmie Tce, which is perfect for an evening watching the sun go down over the river with a bottle of wine, and enjoy one of the many accessible restaurants, fishing trips or sunset dinner cruises. 5-10 mins walk to and small shopping centre which includes Woolworths, pharmacy, Dan Murphys, McD’s, Reject shop and much more.
2. Modern internal furnishings by far - everything was tasteful, comfortable and very spacious, unlike the other resorts offering floral doona covers with matching curtains and dated 80’s cane furniture, Terrapin apartments modern furnishings were in neutral colours, fresh linen, and fully equipped for couples or families.
3. Most reasonably priced - with comparisons amongst all other holiday accommodation these apartments offer so much more quality and services for the price than all other accommodation along the street.
4. The unforgettable warmth of hospitality - demonstrated by the managers who spontaneously organise complementary wine and canopy evenings by the pool for all guests to enjoy. Always stopping to offer reassurance that your needs are being met, and enjoying a laugh and a story with all the guests.
5. And you cant beat the price for the quality of stay. By far the best value for comfortable accommodation.
If you ever have the pleasure of staying at Terrapin Apts, you shall experience the very best of Noosa.
Thanks Caroline & Mick

  • Stayed: April 2013, travelled with family
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bittenbahrain, Manager at Terrapin Apartments, responded to this reviewResponded 11 October 2013

Thank you Ruth for taking the time to write this great review. We are really happy that you enjoyed your stay here with us and it was a pleasure for us to look after you and your family.
We are really pleased that you gave lots of tips about the area, Noosa really has a lot to offer.
We look forward to welcoming you and the family back once again.

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Additional Information about Terrapin Apartments

Address: 15 The Cockleshell, Noosaville, Noosa, Queensland 4566, Australia
Region: Australia > Queensland > Sunshine Coast > Noosa > Noosaville
Amenities:
Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Free Parking Kitchenette Swimming Pool
Hotel Style:
Ranked #14 of 41 Speciality Lodging in Noosaville
Price Range: £75 - £164 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4 star — Terrapin Apartments 4*
Number of rooms: 2
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
Relax in affordable Noosa luxury at The Terrapin Apartments. We are a small family friendly complex containing two bedroom townhouses set in spacious ,tropical gardens. Heated outdoor pool with BBQ and pagola.Reverse cycle air conditioners and ceiling fans. Fully equipped kitchen with dishwasher. Separate laundry with washer and dryer. Free foxtel channels and free WI-FI. Friendly onsite managers with a tour desk with a free booking service. Walk to nearby restaurants, cafes and boutiques on Gympie Terrace. Close to river and supermarkets. Excite yourself with all the water activities available or relax at days end at the Yacht Club watching the sunset. A gateway for the Sunshine Coast Hinterland and its charming villages. Explore Eumundi markets . See The Everglades and Fraser Island. Enjoy a ferry ride to the famous Hastings street and see Noosa National Park and protected main beach. ... more   less 
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