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Review of Ocean Vista on Alex

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Ocean Vista on Alex
Townsville, Australia
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13 reviews
10 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 35 helpful votes
“Lovely, quiet and we will be going back!”
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 January 2012

We stayed at the vista apartments in January 2012, two adults and two children, so the two bedroom apartment was just right for us. It was very clean, and the kitchen facilities were great, with plenty of crockery and utensils etc.
The ensuite bathroom has a spa bath, which the kids enjoyed.. and there is a HUGE flatscreen tv in the sitting area with a dvd player. Every room has a ceiling fan, but there is only aircon in the main sitting area. This left the bedrooms VERY hot, and fans were on full blast all night!
As we were kindly moved from a 2nd floor apartment to a 3rd by the owners, we had only a few stairs to access our rooftop spa and BBQ area. It was absolutely lovely up there, and we really enjoyed having a beer or two sat in the spa watching the sun go down. There is also a small-ish pool and spa at the back of the apartments which we used once during our 3 day stay, preferring to use the beach!
The apartments are about a 10minute walk into town, taking in a bit of a hill climb either way! but we enjoyed this walk and felt like we had to do some walking to burn off all the lovely meals,ice creams & coffees we had on the esplanade!
A lovely apartment, with a friendly welcome and we will definitely be going back on our next stay in Mooloolaba!

Room Tip: all third floor rooms have a short access to their rooftop spas. worth the extra money we think!
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  • Stayed January 2012, travelled with family
    • 4 of 5 bubbles
      Value
    • 4 of 5 bubbles
      Location
    • 3 of 5 bubbles
      Sleep Quality
    • 5 of 5 bubbles
      Rooms
    • 5 of 5 bubbles
      Cleanliness
    • 4 of 5 bubbles
      Service
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1 Thank tallulahjemima
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  • Location
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Sleep Quality
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Rooms
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Cleanliness
    4 of 5 bubbles
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Adelaide
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5 reviews
5 hotel reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 October 2011

I recently stayed at this property in first week of October, I went with my Mum, Sister and Nieces, we all had a fantastic time, the rooms where clean, spacious and well laid out. We absolutely loved the use of the private roof top spa, you could sit up there all day and watch the day go by. Maxine was great, and staff are friendly, it is a small complex and very quiet which is a bonus, I will certainly return. It is also very close to Mooloolabah's cafe strip.

  • Stayed October 2011, travelled with family
    • 5 of 5 bubbles
      Value
    • 4 of 5 bubbles
      Location
    • 4 of 5 bubbles
      Sleep Quality
    • 4 of 5 bubbles
      Rooms
    • 4 of 5 bubbles
      Cleanliness
    • 4 of 5 bubbles
      Service
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1 Thank AdelaideMilo
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Gladstone, Australia
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87 reviews
47 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 43 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 September 2011

Most places you stay have a information booklet that usually advises where the nearest places are like chemists, banks etc so that would have been handy to have, as we had no idea in what direction was a supermarket or even anywhere to buy our dinner after arriving in the dark so some take away menu, delivery menus etc from local restaurants would have been really handy to have, instead we had to walk/drive and find somewhere for dinner and again for breakfast in the morning.
Apart from that small issue it is a fantastic place to stay, very quiet, no traffic noise, lovely and clean and a fully equipped kitchen & laundry. Lovely spa upstairs for the upper level units, worth paying a little extra to get your own spa and BBQ. Lovely hostess and beautiful gardens, very clean and well kept.

  • Stayed August 2011, travelled as a couple
    • 4 of 5 bubbles
      Value
    • 5 of 5 bubbles
      Sleep Quality
    • 5 of 5 bubbles
      Cleanliness
    • 5 of 5 bubbles
      Service
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2 Thank broke1
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Melbourne
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8 reviews
7 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 August 2010

We just returned from a 2 week stay at Ocean Vista. Initially I had been looking for Moolooaba accommodation for our family, however Ocean Vista is so close (almost literally across the road) that we decided to give it a go, despite the Alex Heads address. With a 2 year old, 5 year old and me 7 months pregnant we were a little hesitant about the amount of walking we would be doing (no car!) but hoped we would like the accommodation despite the location. Turns out we loved it because of the location! The walk from Ocean Vista down the Moolooaba foreshore or along the café strip is just beautiful and something the whole family enjoyed each time we went out. In the opposite direction, we had Alexandra Headlands foreshore also a very short walk away; not to mention Mooroochydore another 20 minutes or so along! While our 2 year old rode in the pram most of the time, our 5 year old coped well with the walking and loved having the option of several parks in different directions to visit. The apartments are as impressive as the website suggests and very comfortable for an extended stay. They certainly provided everything we needed, including heaps of cupboards and storage space; no tripping over your suitcases here! For families with young children the 2nd bedroom is located away from the main living areas which made day time sleeps and bedtime much easier, without the need to tip toe around. The master bedroom is also big enough to house a portacot if needed, without too much trouble. We found the apartment lovely and clean upon arrival and were also lucky enough to enjoy a private roof top spa area, which was also well presented and maintained, as is the downstairs pool and spa. If I had to be picky we were a little disappointed that our mid-stay ‘clean and service’ did not actually include a clean; just a linen change, although that may not usually be the case. (We were asked if the service could be done earlier than normal, due to an important personal appointment the cleaner had. We were very happy to oblige and vacated the unit nice and early but returned to find only our towels and bedlinen changed.) As I’m a ‘clean freak’ we cleaned the apartment ourselves (ample brooms/mops etc provided) and were really not too fussed. However this may just be an isolated case due to the circumstances, as the information guide in the apartment stated that a clean would be done after a week. The management of the units are just lovely and will go out of their way to make your stay easy. Unfortunately our 2 year old came out in spots one evening during our stay. After venturing down to reception to ask about local doctors and medical care, I received a phone call on return to out apartment, offering to drive us wherever we needed to go! Following a diagnosis of chickenpox from the doctor the following day, a large selection of kids DVD’s were delivered to our room free of charge to entertain our sicky while in quarantine! We were very impressed.
Overall we were thrilled with our stay at Ocean Vista and highly recommend it for anyone planning on visiting Moolooaba or Alex Heads. We would not hesitate to stay there again and have already urged several friends who visit the area regularly to give it a go.

  • Stayed July 2010, travelled with family
    • 5 of 5 bubbles
      Value
    • 5 of 5 bubbles
      Location
    • 5 of 5 bubbles
      Sleep Quality
    • 5 of 5 bubbles
      Rooms
    • 4 of 5 bubbles
      Cleanliness
    • 5 of 5 bubbles
      Service
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2 Thank mum_to_too
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Queensland
Level Contributor
4 reviews
4 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 April 2009

My family and I stayed at Ocean Vista in February this year for 3 nights. The apartment was spacious enough and had all mod cons but I found the apartments bathrooms very dirty. In the main is an ensuite with a spa, the floors and corners of the room were covered in dark hair which I found quite gross. On inspecting the other bathroom and toilet I also found the suspicious hair all over. There is a perk at staying here as you may be lucky enough to get a rooftop spa. The spa's are great but not really able to used during the day as there are no shade sails. We did go up on one night for a quick dip and froze on our way back down to the room. I'm not sure what the other apartments are like as they are all privately owned, but the cleaniliness does need to be improved on. I also found the location to be a little out of the way, we found it quite difficult to find a place for a quick bite. All in all the apartments are fine but for the price you pay I would expect a clean apartment.

  • Stayed February 2009, travelled with family
    • 3 of 5 bubbles
      Value
    • 3 of 5 bubbles
      Location
    • 2 of 5 bubbles
      Rooms
    • 1 of 5 bubbles
      Cleanliness
    • 3 of 5 bubbles
      Service
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Thank JAYBAI
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Mount Gambier, Australia
Level Contributor
42 reviews
35 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 111 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 October 2008

We spent a week at this property after finding it on the internet. The placed looked great on its website and the cost was fantastic, compared to other accommodation in the area, so we booked hoping it was as good as the pictures looked...What a find!!! We had a 2 bedroom apartment ( 2 adults, 2 kids 5yrs & 2yrs) The decor was modern & clean, the rooms a nice size, 2 bathroooms and a wonderful balcony looking out to Alexandra Headlands and the beach. The pool was a nice size, nothing large or flash, however kept the kids busy and happy. However it was the private rooftop area that won us over. As part of the cost of our apartment we had the use of our own private rooftop which included spa, BBQ, outdoor setting, sun lounges and the most fantastic views of the coast, all to ourselves. We were suitably impressed.
We really cant fault the accommodation and facilities and the people that run the apartments are just lovely. Its not an overly large complex, only 3 levels, secure carparking underneath.
The apartments sit up on a small hill with Mooloolaba one side and Alexandra Headlands the other, although we spent all our time in Mooloolaba, tis a short 5 minute walk to restaurants, pubs, a Coles Supermarket and the beach. Our kids had no problem with the walk, its very pleasant along the foreshore, even pushing a stroller or carrying food supplies.
Having been regular visitors to the Sunshine Coast we wouldnt even consider anywhere else, we've found the perfect spot for our holidays!

  • Liked — The private rooftop spas, size of apartments, location
  • Disliked — The balconies might make some parents nervous if travelling with young children
  • Stayed October 2008, travelled with family
    • 5 of 5 bubbles
      Value
    • 4 of 5 bubbles
      Location
    • 4 of 5 bubbles
      Check-in / front desk
    • 5 of 5 bubbles
      Rooms
    • 5 of 5 bubbles
      Cleanliness
    • 5 of 5 bubbles
      Service
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1 Thank KingKyle
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Property: Ocean Vista on Alex
Address: Ocean Vista on Alex 10-12 Edward St, Alexandra Headland, Queensland 4572, Australia
Region: Australia > Queensland > Sunshine Coast > Alexandra Headland
Amenities:
Business Centre with Internet Access Swimming Pool
Hotel Style:
Ranked #9 of 16 Speciality Lodging in Alexandra Headland
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): ££
Hotel Class:4.5 star — Ocean Vista on Alex 4.5*
Number of rooms: 15
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