We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.

“Roach Motel!”

Best prices for -
Check In dd/mm/yyyy Check Out dd/mm/yyyy
Prices are for 1 room, 2 adults
Show Prices
Compare best prices from top travel sites
and 8 more sites!
Hillarys Harbour Resort
Ranked #1 of 1 Hotels in Hillarys
Reviewed 26 March 2012

I was pleasantly surprised at how nice the layout of the apartment was at first appearance, I didn’t mind the out dated furnishings either a bit of original charm and the secure parking was a Plus.
However Upon cooking a special meal for dinner at 9pm I began to get a multitude of unwanted visitors show up from under the fridge and the second bedroom (which was locked)
The Cockroaches were ranging from adults to babies crawling all over the benches, the cooking area, the fridge and even the ceiling!
There was no bug spray to kill them either
Not Happy about this I tried to call Reception but they had already gone home for the night.

So I barricaded ourselves in the bedroom stuffing the door with a sheet to stop them coming in.

Upon calling Reception In the morning, We were informed By the Owner that this has never happened before and he dose hope we will come back again?!?
No compensation was given for the Terrible night We were made to endure!

  • Stayed: February 2012, travelled as a couple
    • Value
    • Location
    • Sleep Quality
    • Rooms
    • Cleanliness
    • Service
1  Thank Holiday9Maker
This review is the subjective opinion of a TripAdvisor member and not of TripAdvisor LLC
Write a Review
Reviews (189)
Traveller rating
Traveller type
Time of year
Language

158 - 162 of 189 reviews

Reviewed 24 March 2012

We have stayed at Hillarys several times , each time for 3 weeks.
The location is great, with accomodation adjacent to a boat harbour, shops, restaraunts, fast food, the beach and close to Whitfords shopping Mall.
The accomodation is fine, fairly basic furnishings with a lounge area and full kitchen. For a cost of between $199-$299 nightly depending on 1 or 2 bedrooms. Great for short stays but a little expensive if you sty for your entire 3 week vacation as we do. It is definitely worth a visit with lots for the kids to do with a small attraction consisting of water slides and vaious rides and climbing pursuits also on site. In January there is also a small travelling fair.
It is about 30 minutes from Perth City.

  • Stayed: January 2012, travelled as a couple
    • Service
1  Thank colin170258
This review is the subjective opinion of a TripAdvisor member and not of TripAdvisor LLC
Reviewed 22 March 2012

Location: superb! With Sorrento Beach, Hilary's Harbour, all the shops and restaurants of Sorrento Quay, the Aquarium and the protected beach of Hilary's harbor on the doorstep this is a great location especially for a family with young children
I particularly loved the shaded children's play area right on the beach.
The 'resort' resembled a down market block of flats more than a resort. One sad little pool surrounded by plastic chairs and concrete and two vending machines which pass for the 'resort kiosk'. An undercover area with a few cheap plastic tables and chairs is the Resort Gazebo!
4 flights of stairs to the top floor apartments means you have to make a choice between a room with a view (of the capark as it turned out) or the convenience of not lugging suitcases upstai - don't expect help with this! Forget upstairs if you have a pram or stroller. The whole complex exudes drabness.
The apartment was big enough for our needs but I found the laundry that opened out onto the living room rather odd. The only toilet was in the ensuite so if you have people in they have to go through the bedroom to use the bathroom.
Since the apartments are individually owned my next comments relate only to 311 where we stayed.
Furniture and fittings were cheap and chairs and table didn't match. Bedding and linen was likewise of a low quality.
Bath towels were thin and small.
Fixtures were old and in in need of replacement. Dishwasher was rusty inside and microwave was antique. Bathroom needed refurbishing as the grouting was mouldy and the bath worn.
Housekeeping was almost non existent. We were there for 6 days and all that happened each day was that the bed was made and towels changed. Pyjamas left in the bed were thrown onto the floor by housekeepers. Used coffee cups in the sink were not washed. Splatters on the bathroom mirror made because the worn out shower curtain failed to do its job, were never wiped down. By the end of the week it was getting hard to see oneself in the mirror. Sand tracked in from the beach on Day 1 was still there when we left so the room was not vacuumed during the 6 days of our stay.
Reception is only open for limited hours.
All of this would have been tolerable but for the fact that this place claims to be
4.5 star and charges room rates accordingly. My estimate is that it's no more than 3 star if that!
We expected more and were very disappointed.

  • Stayed: March 2012
    • Value
    • Location
    • Rooms
    • Cleanliness
    • Service
3  Thank emel49
This review is the subjective opinion of a TripAdvisor member and not of TripAdvisor LLC
Reviewed 7 March 2012

Needs a bit of an update but great location, a must for oversea visitors wanting to experience a Perth beach with heaps to do for the kids and some lovely shops plus heaps of places to eat.

  • Stayed: February 2012, travelled as a couple
    • Value
    • Location
    • Sleep Quality
    • Rooms
    • Cleanliness
    • Service
1  Thank Well T
This review is the subjective opinion of a TripAdvisor member and not of TripAdvisor LLC
Reviewed 6 March 2012

This was the recommended accommodation for those attending a sporting tournament in Joondalup City which was a good 15 minutes away by car. The priority was that it had to be functional.
I travelled with my young daughter and we were trying to keep the costs down.
The apartment has a very good kitchen so we were able to go to the local supermarket and pick up supplies. Just be aware that the major supermarket close by is not open on Sundays. The IGA is however. There are plenty of good places to eat out at the Marina. The Aquarium is right next door and is worth visiting.
If you are trying to make an early start eg 5-6 am, the nearest food at that time is the local petrol station down the road at Sorrento Beach so get breakfast supplies the night before! The information folder would benefit from having a map of the area. Friendly reception staff.
Wifi is available but is rather pricey.
Very good laundry facilities in the actual apartment itself which is great for sportspeople and families. TV in the bedroom and in the lounge area. Bed was comfortable.

  • Stayed: June 2011, travelled with family
    • Value
    • Location
    • Sleep Quality
    • Rooms
    • Cleanliness
    • Service
1  Thank kiwi0810
This review is the subjective opinion of a TripAdvisor member and not of TripAdvisor LLC
Hotels you might also like...
Also consider these accommodations in or near Hillarys
7.7 km away
Rendezvous Hotel Perth Scarborough
3.5 km away
Ocean View Motel
Ocean View Motel
#1 of 1 in North Beach
75 reviews
8.1 km away
Indian Ocean Hotel
Indian Ocean Hotel
#2 of 6 in Scarborough
213 reviews
Show Prices
Show Prices
Show Prices
10.4 km away
Joondalup City Hotel
Joondalup City Hotel
#4 of 4 in Joondalup
47 reviews
7.6 km away
Sunmoon Boutique Resort
Sunmoon Boutique Resort
#4 of 6 in Scarborough
299 reviews
15.5 km away
The Marina Hotel
The Marina Hotel
#1 of 1 in Mindarie
150 reviews
Show Prices
Show Prices
Show Prices

Been to Hillarys Harbour Resort? Share your experiences!

Write a Review Add Photos & Videos

Additional Information about Hillarys Harbour Resort

Address: 68 Southside Dr | Hillarys Boat Harbour, Hillarys, Joondalup, Western Australia 6025, Australia
Region: Australia > Western Australia > Greater Perth > Joondalup > Hillarys
Amenities:
Beach Business Centre with Internet Access Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Free Parking Kitchenette Shuttle Bus service Spa Swimming Pool Wheelchair access
Hotel Style:
Ranked #1 of 1 Hotels in Hillarys
Price Range: €115 - €176 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4 star — Hillarys Harbour Resort 4*
Number of rooms: 34
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
1,2 and 3 bedroom fully self contained apartments.The 2 and 3 bedroom apartments have two ensuites. ... more   less 
Reservation Options:
TripAdvisor is proud to partner with Booking.com, Hotels.com, Expedia, TripOnline SA and HotelQuickly so you can book your Hillarys Harbour Resort reservations with confidence. We help millions of travellers each month to find the perfect hotel for both holiday and business trips, always with the best discounts and special offers.
Also Known As:
Hillarys Harbour Resort Apartments Hotel Hillarys
Hillarys Harbour Perth

Is This Your TripAdvisor Listing?

Own or manage this property? Claim your listing for free to respond to reviews, update your profile and much more.

Claim Your Listing