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Saunders Beach Ocean View Holiday Units

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Reviewed 30 December 2016

We were very pleased about the location of the units, on the beach front. The units were well maintained but the owners were rude and intrusive. They ruined the experience and we were glad to get out. The husband was noted to watch like a guard from his balcony or stand like a sentry watching us talk to friends. We...

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Reviewed 19 December 2016

GENERAL Beautiful beachfront location approx. 20 mins. north of central Townsville. Rates are affordable and great value for families. This is a husband and wife operation - the wife was super accommodating and friendly... the husband not so much (drinking/anger management issues??). The beach is beautiful and clean... just be cautious if you decide to go swimming... we were told...

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1Thank RVSATA
Brisbane, Australia
Reviewed 24 November 2016

We selected an Ocean View which was a quiet magical spot. The units were a bit tired but they were spacious and clean. Went for several walks on the beach and these holiday units are right on the beach with nothing in between you and the beach. Great overnight stay on your way to your next destination. It is a...

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Thank 255068Karen
Cairns, Australia
Reviewed 19 July 2016

Fantastic value for money units in an exceptional location. We had unit two which was very nice and extremely clean, whoever does the cleaning is doing a really good job! Able to check out a little later even though there were more guests coming in, very accommodating. Beach is wonderful!

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Reviewed 10 April 2016 via mobile

Units are old and overpriced, not to mention the owners (the husband mostly) are the rudest people I have ever met! He sits on the second floor overlooking your every move. We stayed for a few hours but felt that uncomfortable that we asked the wife to be refunded- thankfully she agreed due to the actions of her husband and...

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6Thank Alana R
Reviewed 8 April 2016

Only about 20km from Townsville, but you could be on a deserted island. Saunders Beach is a little known gem but well worth visiting. The units are clean and basic. Self contained is a huge bonus. Only problem, you are in the middle of the tropics, and you have to pay for air-conditioning!! This is ridiculous. Yes you have a...

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Townsville, Australia
Reviewed 11 January 2016

Could only stay 2 nights but would love to stay longer. Very clean self-contained unit and good BBQ facilities in the well-kept gardens. Great pool (heated for winter use) and the ocean almost at your doorstep. Thoughtful and friendly hosts who go out of the way to make the stay an enjoyable experience. John & Marita.

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Lithgow, Australia
Reviewed 25 July 2015

It's been nearly 2 years but we have made our way back to Saunders Beach, and all of the great memories rematerialised. We never tire of the view from the front verandah of our unit or the kitchen table for that matter. It is 25 metres from the front door to the sand and depending on tides it can be...

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Thank GPSD
London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 22 March 2015

I proposed to my wife here. It is a cliché, but the ocean views are stunning. At this time of year, the sea is an intense, deep indigo, as if the bleaching sun had drained all the blue of the sky into it, and a scatter of green islands are, but for the stingers, within swimming distance. Pale sand, the...

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Reviewed 1 February 2015 via mobile

We have stayed there a few times now. Nev and Lee are great people, very friendly and helpful. They look after every need you have. People who put a negative comment about this place are mad. Yes they have small kids that play but thats what makes it a family friendly place. They entertained our kids for days on end,...

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Address: Ocean View Units 23 Cay St | Saunders Beach, Townsville, Queensland 4818, Australia
Region: Australia > Queensland > Townsville
Number of rooms: 8
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“Ask for a beachfront room”
RVSATA, 19 Dec 2016 | Read review
“Ask for ocean front room we did not have one this time but have when stayed before and the view is exceptional.”
462Debbie, 19 Jul 2016 | Read review
“Ask for an Ocean View Room. Come prepared with your food and drinks its about 40 kilometer round trip to get more supplies.”
GPSD, 24 Jul 2015 | Read review
“Chose an ocean view.”
215janew, 30 Aug 2014 | Read review
“If you can get an Ocean View Room take it or if you prefer the garden there are 3 Garden View Rooms as well.”
GPSD, 5 Nov 2013 | Read review
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