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RACV Noosa Resort
Ranked #2 of 10 Hotels in Noosa
Certificate of Excellence
Reviewed 17 December 2013

we spent 5 fabulous days at noosa racav resort in early December 2013
the precinct villa we stayed in was very classy , modern , very spacious
we had a roof top spa which was an added bonus
the facilities were first class , staff amazing - couldn't help more
the resort has a free shuttle bus to the town centre
we will visit noosa again and wouldn't stay anywhere else but racv resort

  • Stayed: December 2013, travelled with family
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RACVNoosaResort, Manager at RACV Noosa Resort, responded to this reviewResponded 18 December 2013

Dear whittons50th,

Thank you for your very kind words and it is great you had such a nice time with us. In addition to our Villa with rooftop Spa and the convenience of our free 21 seater shuttle bus to Hastings Street and Noosa shops, I am particularly pleased that you found our staff amazing - I am very proud of them and it means a lot to everyone to read such positive comments.

Thanks again and Merry Christmas!

Regards

Darren McClenaghan
Resort Manager
RACV Noosa Resort

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Reviewed 16 December 2013

My family and another friend stayed in one of the 3 BR apartments and it was a fantastic option for us. We had parking under the unit in a lock up garage with remote. The kitchen and main living area are on the ground floor along with a powder room. Upstairs we had a master bedroom with balcony and ensuite, and two additional rooms and a full bathroom. So no problem for the 5 of us. The total bonus was the hot tub on the roof deck. Great for sunsets and watching the bats come out at night. You might mistake them for low flying 747's but nope, they're bats. The kitchen was great - top of the line appliances, quartz counter (uh, bench tops) and all the pots and pans. We made a lot of our own meals and everything worked great. Another huge bonus - there is a bus that goes to Hastings street / main beach every hour. We have teenagers, and they used the bus to meet their friends and go the the beach. This is great as you don't have to worry about driving into town or parking. The only let down was the pool situation. The pool is nice, but be prepared for a lot of kids and marco polo-ing. An adult pool would have been good. All in all, I really recommend the RACV. Everything is new, and our apartment was spotless upon arrival. Don't be put off that it's not on Hastings street. It's 5 minutes away, and you don't have to deal with the congestion. Its also closer to Noosaville and the restaurants there if you want some variety, and their is another road that goes straight to Sunshine Beach, which we actually preferred over going into Noosa.

Room Tip: 3 Bedroom apartment/condo with hot tub is great.
  • Stayed: September 2013, travelled with family
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1  Thank FABourdain
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RACVNoosaResort, Manager at RACV Noosa Resort, responded to this reviewResponded 18 December 2013

Dear FakeAnthonyBourdain,

Thanks for your review and it is nice to have guests all the way from San Francisco California stay with us - we love our American visitors.

I am pleased you enjoyed your 3 bedroom Villa with roof top Spa - I used to live in one and also enjoyed sitting in the hot tub watching the sun set (thankfully the bats don’t stop at the resort and just pass us by - spectacular to watch).

I have some great news in response to your feedback about our pool. Our new 2nd pool, with water splash park, 2 waterslides, toddler’s pool and playground opens this weekend. We are so excited! Hopefully you get the chance one day to return again to check it out.

Thanks again - have a wonderful Christmas and New Year!

Regards

Darren McClenaghan
Resort Manager
RACV Noosa Resort

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Reviewed 11 December 2013

Good solid clean family accommodation.

The good.
Location is great as you are close enough to noosaville and hasting st (5 min by car) but far enough from the hustle and bustle!
Rooms/ apartments were clean and the facilities modern.
Kitchen and appliances were top notch.
Pool was smallish (for a resort of this size) but well appointed and very nice.
Beds were super comfy.

The average.
We found the set up unique. Essentially each apartment block has a ground floor and a top floor. Our apartment had an internal door connecting us to a much larger apartment next door and our little patio area was completely accessible to our adorning neighbor and we shared the same lawn.
As the internal connection was only a door, we were able to hear our neighbors a bit better than we would have liked.

We would recommend timing a stay to coincide with Wed or Sat so you can visit the quaint Emundi markets!

Room Tip: Noosa Thai outside the complex is great food at reasonable prices.
  • Stayed: December 2013, travelled with family
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RACVNoosaResort, Manager at RACV Noosa Resort, responded to this reviewResponded 18 December 2013

Dear Eekthecat88,

Thanks for your review and I am pleased you had a pleasant stay with us.

We do have some apartments that have the option to interconnect but there are 2 solid, fire rated doors that seperate them so I was a little surprised that, at times, you could hear your neighbours. Thanks for letting us know.

I have some great news to add to your feedback about our existing modern pool. Our new 2nd pool, with water splash Park, 2 waterslides, toddler’s pool and playground opens this weekend. We are so excited! Hopefully you get the chance one day to return again to check it out.

Have a very Merry Christmas.

Regards

Darren McClenaghan
Resort Manager
RACV Noosa Resort

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Reviewed 8 December 2013

Our apartment was very well appointed, comfortable & quiet. The staff were unfailing helpful & this resort has the feeling of being extremely well run, with attention to detail. We would most definitely stay again & that is the true test.

  • Stayed: June 2013, travelled as a couple
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1  Thank Pam S
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RACVNoosaResort, Manager at RACV Noosa Resort, responded to this reviewResponded 18 December 2013

Dear Pam S,

Thanks for your feedback and I am thrilled you not only had a great stay but you plan to stay again. I agree, that is the 'true test' for guest satisfaction and it is great that we will see you again one day!

Have a Merry Christmas and wonderful 2014!

Regards

Darren McClenaghan
Resort Manager
RACV Noosa Resort

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Reviewed 1 December 2013

Recently I had the opportunity to stay approx 9 nights at your Resort hosting the TSOAQ Car Club Nationals.

I would like to commend you and your staff without exception on the customer service that was provided.
The accommodation and the meals were also excellent – in fact I have to go on a diet after over indulging.

A special thanks to the Pillipino lady (studying nursing) who looked after us for our meals and who was quite concerned about my cough. She gave me medication to help.
She was very caring and performed her job extremely well – nothing was too much trouble. A special thanks to her.

In my opinion there are a lot of organisations that could take a leaf out of your book with regard to the high level of customer service that you and your staff provide.
Keep up the good work !

Room Tip: Ground level - don't have to carry luggage upstairs
  • Stayed: October 2013, travelled with friends
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1  Thank Arrand E
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RACVNoosaResort, Manager at RACV Noosa Resort, responded to this reviewResponded 3 December 2013

Dear ArrandE,

Thank you very much for a wonderful review. The Noosa team read all reviews and will be thrilled with your comments.

We hope to see you again one day - have a great Christmas and 2014.

Regards

Darren McClenaghan
Resort Manager
RACV Noosa Resort

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Reviewed 30 November 2013

Travelling with 5 couples and 1 single the 3 bedroom sanctuary rooms were a perfect bedding bathroom configuration giving everyone a very large comfortable bedroom and their own bathroom. Lots of privacy, great air conditioning, lots of big sliding doors for natural light and cross ventilation. Great bathroom amenities with lots of shelving for toiletries etc. loads of wardrobe space in each room. Very well appointed kitchen and laundrette. Back balcony sat 6 with an extra private balcony off the master suite with table for 2, as well as master suite also had its own private media room. Televisions in each bedroom as well as in the living room. So if anyone felt like they needed a quiet retreat they could toddle off for some quiet time in their own well equipped bedroom. Beds were super comfy.

The only thing I could say we thought was lacking, was not having a full length mirror in the master bedroom suite and the second ensuited room which made it a bit awkward when all trying to get ready for the wedding we had travelled up for. You had to go out and tidy yourself up in the dining room full length mirror and with time constraints, made it a little stressful all needing the mirror at a similar time. Only one of the three bedrooms had a full length mirror. This might be something that RACV could look at adding to make it a flawless stay. The restaurant served an awesomely fresh and delicious full buffet breakfast which I would highly recommend.

When travelling with a group as we did request rooms that are near each other for a really awesome time of togetherness. Our rooms were adjacent to each other and we could just take a few paces across the rear of our unit and visit each other and catch up for a cuppa or a drink. VERY COMFORTABLE & VERY RELAXED. would highly recommend the RACV. Only a 5 min drive to Hastings street and beaches. This is a peaceful modern luxurious resort.

Stayed: November 2013, travelled with friends
Thank LyndyK
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RACVNoosaResort, Manager at RACV Noosa Resort, responded to this reviewResponded 3 December 2013

Dear LyndyK,

Thanks for your review. I do not think I could have written a better description of our 3 bedroom, 3 bathroom apartments as you have. They are perfect to accommodate couples or large families with plenty of space, TV’s & bathrooms. The Food & Beverage team will also be delighted with your recognition of buffet breakfast in our Arcuri restaurant. I also appreciate and note your feedback for more full length mirrors in the apartment.

I hope the wedding you attended went well and hope to see you again some time.

Regards

Darren McClenaghan
Resort Manager
RACV Noosa Resort

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Reviewed 27 November 2013

We booked a 3 bedroom Precinct Villa for a stay with 3 adults and 4 children and were not sure what to expect as we were concerned that the resort would be too far out of town.

Once we arrived, we were so happy with the Villa and the resort that the thought of being a little out of town no longer bothered us. The villas are decorated and fitted out to a high standard and we were all very comfortable.

Our villa had a private plunge pool and the only downside to the villa was that there was not outdoor furniture so sit out and watch the kids play in the plunge pool.

There is a shuttle service that runs at set times into Hastings street but in the end we hired a car and were able to park it in the garage right under our villa. Perfect.

The pool area was fantastic and the kids had a ball in the evening kids club session.
We tried the pool side dining and the food and drinks were very good, reasonably priced and the service excellent.
Overall our stay here was fantastic and we would definitely come back again.

  • Stayed: October 2013, travelled with friends
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Address: 94 Noosa Drive, Noosa, Queensland 4567, Australia
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Region: Australia > Queensland > Sunshine Coast > Noosa
Amenities:
Bar / Lounge Business Centre with Internet Access Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Free Parking Children Activities (Kid / Family Friendly) Kitchenette Restaurant Room Service Shuttle Bus service Spa Suites Swimming Pool
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Ranked #2 of 10 Hotels in Noosa
Price Range: £147 - £516 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:5 star — RACV Noosa Resort 5*
Number of rooms: 170
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
Judged as the Sunshine State’s Best Deluxe Accommodation at the 2013, 2014 & 2015 Queensland Tourism Awards, 5 star RACV Noosa Resort provides a stunning destination for your next holiday. This award adds to RACV Noosa Resort being named in TripAdvisor Traveller’s Choice Awards for the last four years, as one of Australia’s Top 25 Places to stay. All apartments include prestigious fittings and fixtures throughout, including kitchen facilities with luxury appliances and stone bench tops, laundry facilities, Foxtel TV, DVD Player, large private bathrooms and a balcony or terrace with outdoor seating. The Resort offers facilities including a day spa with six treatment rooms, two heated pools, water slides and splash park, outdoor heated spa, restaurant and sunset bar with wood-fired pizza, gym, flood-lit tennis court, playground and bike hire. They are some of the largest apartments in the region, perfect for families, friends or couples that enjoy more space and self-catering. ... more   less 
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