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Active Stays Motel

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Reviewed 14 May 2011

We purchased two SCOOPON vouchers for this hotel, and decided to use them after a a very hard year as a well deserved break. The way the accomodation was advertised on SCOOPON was so different to the reality. We had booked two rooms and were told that as our daughter had her own room this would be a twin room,...

6Thank Bella_Mutare
Townsville, Australia
Reviewed 14 May 2011

had the joy of staying at this motel using a scoopon voucher,was clean and comfy and very handy to all gold coast attractions would def be staying again staff were nice and helpful,some cooking facilities would of been handy but its is surronded by restaurants so was able to find eateries easy

2Thank alwaysaway2011
Reviewed 7 May 2011

Purchase 2 nights accommodation via a Scoopon Deal marketing Active Stays as some sort of retreat. Such a horrible motel we chevked out early. Rooms are SMALL and dusty, no security doors when located in a dodgey- looking area (XXX shop & Hooters across the road), conyinental breakfast was cornflakes, fruit cup and stale bread, poor TV reception, smoking neigjbours...

4Thank VickyNicky

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Pool
  • Beachfront
  • Free Parking
About the property
  • Wheelchair Access
  • Beachfront
  • Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
Things to do
  • Pool
  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Parking
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Active Stays provides budget accommodation for runners, cyclists, surfers, life savers or anyone else looking to participate or spectate in the wide range of sports and activities available on the Gold Coast. Offering exceptional value, our rooms are priced on the basis of the earlier you book, the less you pay and periods of high demand such as school holidays cost more than less popular periods. We have 19 clean, comfortable, air-conditioned rooms only 300 metres from Mermaid Beach and are close to major shopping, sporting and entertainment venues. Active Stays is fully non-smoking and we have a limited number of pet-friendly and family rooms. Guest parking, continental breakfast & WiFi internet are all available. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Active Stays Motel

Address: 2481 Gold Coast Hwy, Mermaid Beach, Gold Coast, Queensland 4218, Australia
Region: Australia > Queensland > Gold Coast > Mermaid Beach
Hotel Class:2 star — Active Stays Motel 2*
Number of rooms: 19
Also Known As:
Active Stays Motel Gold Coast/Mermaid Beach, Australia
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“Don't book to stay here...”
  • Mismatched dirty coffee/tea facility
  • Fixtures falling apart/floor hazard
  • More mould...
  • Mould in bathroom
  • Dirty Smeared Mirror and tiles
  • Water marks from room above
  • The other dirty pillow
  • Dirty Pillow
 of 5 bubbles HollieR902, 3 Oct 2012 | Read review
“Choose a good room by not staying at AS”
 of 5 bubbles AndrewH41, 8 Sep 2012 | Read review
“Make sure you go to trip advisor before you book any room!!!”
 of 5 bubbles Christine123_12, 9 Aug 2012 | Read review
“To be honest I don't think any room would be better than the next.”
  • This is the view of the yard from the room
  • The room power point looked extremely dangerous
  • This is the shower in the bathroom which was disgusting
 of 5 bubbles Sarah_JaneC242, 13 Jul 2012 | Read review
“Don't always judge a place by bitter reviews, and fight for your rights if the place falsely advertises if you're feeling ripped off”
 of 5 bubbles Zjana, 27 Jun 2012 | Read review
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