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“Great place, Poorly trained staff.” 4 of 5 bubbles
Review of The Beachouse

The Beachouse
Ranked #4 of 24 things to do in Glenelg
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Recommended length of visit: 2-3 hours
Owner description: Packed with Australia-first and world class attractions, The Beachouse is a family entertainment complex perfect for a fun filled day out! It sits proudly on the foreshore in Glenelg, Adelaide's most sought-after beach side location, 10 minutes from the airport and 15 minutes from the city. Our attractions include 3 Fully Enclosed Heated Water slides, Dodgem Cars, Bumper Boats, Mini Golf, a Play Castle, Train, Carousel & heaps of Arcade, Prize & Ticket Games! All the rides and games are accessed via Funcard system, there is no entry fee! The Funcard costs $2.00 and is yours to keep, you then charge your card with credits, a package or time card! Perfect for all ages! Have fun!
Useful Information: Activities for young children, Lockers / storage, Food available for purchase, Wheelchair access, Activities for older children, Bathroom facilities, Stairs / lift
Melbourne, Australia
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18 reviews
4 attraction reviews
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“Great place, Poorly trained staff.”
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 31 August 2014

This is a great place for the kids (and big kids), shame about some of the poorly trained (or underpaid) staff. We spent $100 on 2 children for 100 minutes each to use on games and rides. After 20 minutes the now very upset kids said most of the games weren't working. We asked the staff member that we paid to enter who then told us that only some of the rides and games could be used with the card, a fact she forgot to mention when paying for them, the kids buy now had used 30 minutes each and played 1 game.

After explaining the obvious issue to the staff member she finally decided to issue another 100 minute card each for the trouble.

Note to management: Train your staff better, what you don't pay them in a decent wage could at least go towards better training as they are the face of your business.

Visited August 2014
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45 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
“Kids didn't want to leave”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 August 2014

My 2 year old niece loved this place and didn't want to leave. She loved the merry go round and the train .

Visited August 2014
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1 Thank Lisa D
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Melbourne, Australia
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7 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
“No value”
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 July 2014

Not much value for money. Limited games and very boring.
Very expensive for the food and coffee was cold.

Visited July 2014
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Thank Lou H
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Melbourne, Australia
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33 reviews
11 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
“Great mini golf circuit and antique carousal”
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 July 2014

This is the best mini golf course we have played on with goldfish ponds and a cute little train travelling through it.

Visited June 2014
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Llandudno, United Kingdom
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30 reviews
4 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
“Fun for kids but pricey”
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 July 2014

My grandchildren love it there. I found it very chaotic and expensive. I think if you buy tickets in advance it is probably cheaper

Visited April 2014
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