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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We stayed at The Sails last weekend as my brother in law was involved in a Hot Rod run in Brunswick Heads and we're very impressed upon checking into The Sails. We were greeted by a very lovely lady at reception who was very helpful. We had planned to take the kids to the beach but noticed a beautiful pool...

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Elanora, Australia
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We asked for a quiet room, however all the ones at the rear are set back away from any highway noise. as there is a bypass now, there's little traffic anyway. The room is a good size, with high ceilings. They've update the whole thing but left the early 1950's type benches and sink units. This means you ahve air-con,...

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Melbourne, Australia
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We booked a single night at The Sails Motel last minute after spending two nights in Byron Bay and wanting to explore the region further. What a find! We loved Brunswick Heads and the Sails Motel was a dream find. Our 2BR motel room was spacious and beautifully appointed. The beds were very comfortable and the bathroom quite big. The...

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Thankyou Claire for taking the time to share your experience in Brunswick Heads at The Sails. It's great to hear you enjoyed the motel ammenities and town atmosphere, thanks for your positivity towards our business and community, we look forward to welcoming you back next year. Best regards Amanda & Simon

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Great hotel. Family had a great time staying here. Especially after a long drive up the coast. Location was ideal, minutes walk to everything including the beach! Our kids loved the semi covered pool. Staff were super helpful and friendly. We will come back and stay longer next time.

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Thankyou for taking the time to review The Sails and for choosing to stay with us while holidaying up the coast, Brunswick Heads is a great town to visit to break up a long drive, we hope you enjoyed your road trip and look forward to welcoming you back sometime soon. Best regards Amanda & Simon

New South Wales, Australia
Reviewed 10 January 2017

Have stayed at this place before prior to a makeover, very much improved. Great bed and linen - the most important components. Had very positive dealings with owners during booking and checking in. Glad the standard has lifted as prices you pay for a room in peak season should warrant excellent facilities and services. Very convenient to everything in Brunswick....

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Thankyou Adnil for returning to stay with The Sails and for sharing your review on the updates made since your last stay. Since taking over the business we have enjoyed making improvements to the property so our guests can have the best experience. We look forward to possibly welcoming you again, Kind regards Amanda & Simon

Reviewed 9 January 2017

We loved our stay at this motel. The Sails Motel is great ‘cos it’s located in the coolest part of Brunswick Heads. The rooms are spacious, simple and clean, with comfortable beds, air con, tea and coffee facilities, mini bar fridge and a couch to chill on. We chilled some Champagne and just let the rest happen around us. The...

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Thanks Belinda, it was great to meet you and hear that you both settled into The Sails and enjoyed all the elements our motel and town has on offer. Brunswick Heads is a little holiday gem and Simon and I appreciate hearing all our guests feedback on our business and local community, so thankyou for sharing your experience on your...

Sydney, Australia
Reviewed 8 January 2017 via mobile

We stayed here for a couple of nights while visiting Bruns and really enjoyed the stay. Friendly, quiet and clean with a great little pool area. Location is perfect with a short walk into town and a excellent restaurant next door and coffee place across the road. It's been modernised with fresh paint and updated furniture. What all motels should...

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Thanks Captain Major Major for your lovely review, its so good to hear our guests enjoying the extra details and activities on offer that make a Sails Motel stay in Brunswick Heads a great one! Regards Amanda

Newcastle
Reviewed 4 January 2017

Stayed here over new years for falls festival. Motel was in a central location to everything we needed, shops, beaches, bus stops etc. Rooms were clean and updated and beds were comfy, was great to have access to a fridge and toaster as well. Staff were extremely friendly and always willing to help. Only reason I can't give 5 stars...

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Thanks so much for taking the time to give your great feedback on The Sails Motel and for choosing to stay with us over your Falls Festival holiday. Apologies your air con was playing up, thankyou for bringing the issue to our attention, we have since fixed this. We look forward to seeing you again in the future. Amanda

Reviewed 3 January 2017 via mobile

Stayed here for falls festival, Byron. Perfect location for any festival in Byron bay parklands, only 15 mins on the bus, bus stop near motel. Brunswick Heads is awesome. Everything you need, great beach and lovely river. Nice cafes and restaurants. Sails is perfectly located near everything, coffee across the road. IGA (tourist town prices!) and BWS down the road)....

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Thanks RachaelID15 for sharing your Falls Festival accommodation experience and great recommendation! Brunswick Heads and our motel has everything you could want for a cool seaside holiday and it's a bonus that The Sails Motel is so close to the transport and festival site. We agree that all the festival guests were respectful of the town and of the motel...

Reviewed 22 November 2016

With a friendly welcome and easy access to all that Brunswick Heads and surrounds has to offer Sails Motel is a true gem. The motel style rooms are clean, comfortable and well presented. The beds are top notch. Would definitely stay again!

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Thankyou Kathryn for your glowing review, Simon and I appreciate you taking the time to share your positive notes on The Sails Motel and Brunswick Heads.

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Amenities

Highlights
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Restaurant
  • Pool
  • Free Parking
About the property
  • Wheelchair Access
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
  • Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
Things to do
  • Restaurant
  • Pool
Room types
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Accessible rooms
In your room
  • Air Conditioning
  • Refrigerator in room
Internet
  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Public Wifi
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  • Free Parking
  • Self-Serve Laundry
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
The Sails Motel is 15 minutes north of Byron Bay and 30 minutes from both Coolongatta and Ballina airports. An original motel experience with modern updates, rooms offer a private en suite flat screen TV, microwave and toaster along with tea and coffee making facilities. Guests can enjoy the convenience of crockery and cutlery and a daily housekeeping service with complimentary Eco.Logic Fair Trade hair and body care amenities. The Sails is located on Tweed Street. Drive in, park for free and hire one of our bike's to explore the beaches, river and boat harbor. Alternatively, walk around town and take in a great choice of cafes, restaurants and boutique retailers. Our pool is surrounded by gardens with BBQ and terrace areas setup for guests to relax or socialize. Free Wi-Fi is available. On site restaurant - Fat Belly Kaf - Greek Modern Mediterranean is open for dinner Tuesday to Sundays and for lunch on Saturdays and Sundays. Jones & Co are directly across the road for the best 'Allpress' coffee, breakfast and gifts. Open early 7 days until midday. Brunswick Heads, where the river meets the sea, you have found the secret holiday spot we love. ... more   less 

Additional Information about The Sails Motel

Address: 26 - 28 Tweed Street, Brunswick Heads, New South Wales, Australia (Formerly Brunswick Sails Motor Inn)
Region: Australia > New South Wales > Byron Shire > Brunswick Heads
Price Range: €89 - €126 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3.5 star — The Sails Motel 3.5*
Number of rooms: 22
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“We asked for a room at the rear of the car park to get a bit further from the highway. There's little noise anyway.”
  • Huge vanity area and modern tiling with a renovated shower
  • A poor photo before we left. Immaculate on arrival...
 of 5 bubbles shadow347, 1 Feb 2017 | Read review
“The rooms at the furtherest end of the driveway at the west end - there's upstairs but we didn't look inside them”
 of 5 bubbles RussellRBBB, 20 Nov 2016 | Read review
“Rooms at the back are probably quieter”
 of 5 bubbles RLF050954, 17 Oct 2016 | Read review
“Rooms toward the back are all on one level so no stairs and you can park right out side your room”
 of 5 bubbles AustraliaMaree, 29 Aug 2016 | Read review
“Ladies, bring a hair dryer”
 of 5 bubbles 511hazelc, 22 Aug 2016 | Read review
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