8.5
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Housekeeping5
Shops4
Swimming Pool2
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South Seas Motel & Apartments

"Extremely clean, welcoming friendly staff & great value for money."

Gina - April 21, 2019

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South Seas Motel & Apartments

12 Merimbula Drive, Merimbula, Merimbula, Australia, 2548 - See map
What guests are saying:Read all 402 reviews
Excellent comfort
8.5 room quality and comfort
Excellent service
8.5 rating for service
Excellent cleanliness
8.3 rating for cleanliness
Very good facilities on premise
7.7 facilities on premise

The management was very friendly passionate and great And all the staff were amazing and friendly to me and my young son.

Anthony | December 28, 2019

Great place to stay, perfectly located to the beautiful Merimbula waterfront, restaurants, shops & beaches.

Gina | April 21, 2019

Restaurants and grocery stores just nearby, nice tidy and comfortable rooms without being fancy.

Damian | November 15, 2019

I'd say it was pretty good and would stay again, in a deluxe room as I like my comfort.

Janine | January 21, 2019

The staff are very accommodating and the rooms were serviced and cleaned every day.

Angelina | March 7, 2019

Good accommodation and additional facilities such as a microwave make it a winner.

Patrick | November 30, 2019

  • Free Wi-Fi in all rooms!

  • Daily housekeeping

  • Garden

  • Fishing

  • Table tennis

Cheaper than 99% of all properties in Merimbula in the last 24 hoursCompared to 136 Merimbula properties at Agoda for various dates
Value for money8.2
Distance to city center1 km
Location rating9.0

Rooms available at South Seas Motel & Apartments

Excellent
Room comfort & quality
8.5
Two Level Apartment
Two Level Apartment
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  • Room size: 78 m²/840 ft²
  • Balcony/terrace
  • 1 queen bed & 1 queen bed a...
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Standard Apartment
Standard Apartment
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  • Room size: 58 m²/624 ft²
  • Balcony/terrace
  • 1 single bed and 1 queen be...
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Twin Room with Balcony
Twin Room with Balcony
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  • Room size: 35 m²/377 ft²
  • Balcony/terrace
  • 1 single bed and 1 queen be...
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Deluxe Queen Room with Pool View
Deluxe Queen Room with Pool View
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  • Room size: 50 m²/538 ft²
  • Balcony/terrace
  • 1 double bed
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Deluxe Family Room with Pool View
Deluxe Family Room with Pool View
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  • Room size: 70 m²/753 ft²
  • Balcony/terrace
  • 3 single beds and 1 queen b...
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Deluxe Twin Room with Pool View
Deluxe Twin Room with Pool View
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  • Room size: 50 m²/538 ft²
  • Balcony/terrace
  • 1 single bed and 1 double b...
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Queen Room with Balcony
Queen Room with Balcony
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  • Room size: 35 m²/377 ft²
  • Balcony/terrace
  • 1 queen bed
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Studio Room
Studio Room
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  • Room size: 20 m²/215 ft²
  • Shower
  • 1 queen bed
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Queen Room with Garden View
Queen Room with Garden View
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  • Room size: 35 m²/377 ft²
  • Shower
  • 1 queen bed
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Budget Twin Room
Budget Twin Room
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  • Room size: 35 m²/377 ft²
  • Shower
  • 1 single bed and 1 queen be...
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Frequently asked questions

What time is check-in and check-out at South Seas Motel & Apartments?

Check-in is from 12:00 AM, and check-out is until 10:00 AM. You may request early check-in or late check-out during booking, subject to availability. Guests checking in or out before or after the designated periods may be charged an additional fee. The motel offers luggage storage to guests for before check-in and after check-out.

How do I get to South Seas Motel & Apartments?

For those who wish to drive their own cars, South Seas Motel & Apartments has a car park available for guests. Parking is free for guests.

What is the smoking policy at South Seas Motel & Apartments?

South Seas Motel & Apartments does permit smoking in some areas and is not 100% smoke-free.

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What people love about South Seas Motel & Apartments

  • 10.0
    Exceptional
    "The bbq area and pool were our favourite features"

    Anthony | December 28, 2019

  • 10.0
    Exceptional
    "Very accommodating even with my delayed arrival."

    Anthony | December 28, 2019

  • 7.6
    Very good
    Location
    "Very well kept & clean motel in a good location."

    David | October 13, 2018

Property ranking|Compared to 136 Merimbula properties
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Room comfort score
8.5/10
Room size
46 sqm.
Location score
9.1/10
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99
%
of Merimbula properties
Better than
95
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of Merimbula properties
Bigger than
91
%
of Merimbula properties
Better than
90
%
of Merimbula properties
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Overall rating:
8.5
Excellent
402 reviews
Cleanliness
8.3
Facilities
7.7
Location
9.0
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What travelers say they love:
The pool and barbecue facilities are also great and clean.
Angelina from Australia
Couple
More about South Seas Motel & Apartments

More about South Seas Motel & Apartments

Designed for both business and leisure travel, South Seas Motel & Apartments is ideally situated in Merimbula; one of the city's most popular locales. Situated only 1 km from the city center, guests are well located to enjoy the town's attractions and activities. Also within easy reach are Merimbula Divers Lodge, Merimbula Fresh Food Market, Magic Mountain.

At South Seas Motel & Apartments, every effort is made to make guests feel comfortable. To do so, the hotel provides the best in services and amenities. A selection of top-class facilities such as free Wi-Fi in all rooms, daily housekeeping, laundromat, wheelchair accessible, facilities for disabled guests can be enjoyed at the hotel.

Step into one of 20 inviting rooms and escape the stresses of the day with a wide range of amenities such as television LCD/plasma screen, linens, towels, internet access – wireless, internet access – wireless (complimentary) which can be found in some rooms. The hotel offers fantastic facilities, including golf course (within 3 km), outdoor pool, diving, fishing, table tennis, to help you unwind after an action-packed day in the city. Discover an engaging blend of professional service and a wide array of features at South Seas Motel & Apartments.

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Housekeeping
7 mentions
Swimming Pool
3 mentions
Internet
2 mentions
Food & Dining
1 mention

What they offer

7.6
Very good
"Great value for money, would definitely go there again."

David | October 13, 2018

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Reviews of South Seas Motel & Apartments from real guests

Overall rating
8.5
Excellent
From 402 reviews
9.3Location
8.8Service
8.4Cleanliness
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Rating via Agoda8.3
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Cleanliness8.3
Facilities7.7
Location9.0
Room comfort and quality8.5
Service8.5
Value for money8.2
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7-8 Very Good (15)
6-7 Good (6)
<6 Below Expectation (7)
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8.8
Excellent
Janine from Australia
Couple
Stayed 1 night in January 2019

Well equipped for a motel room”

Friendly lady at reception who gave us a very useful map of Merimbula and highlighted the route to the beaches, lagoon and Woolworth supermarket. Excellent location near the main shopping area so everything in easy walking distance and petrol station opposite . Had a deluxe room, which had a very comfy bed and was clean apart from dozens of ants in the kitchenette area. Ant spray was in the cupboard under the sink, so a good spray of the area soon fixed that problem. Good wifi, good view over pool which I had intended to use but didn't as unfortunately it was foggy that day though others were swimming happily and using the BBQ area. Good food at the RSL cub 5 minutes walk. I haven't stayed in a motel for over 20 years as we usually stay in a 4* hotel or hire an apartment , but this was for an overnight stop. I'd say it was pretty good and would stay again, in a deluxe room as I like my comfort. This place was fine so I recommend it.

Reviewed January 21, 2019
10.0
Exceptional
nikki from Australia
Couple
Stayed 1 night in August 2016

Great Place to Stay!”

We stayed for one night over the weekend and would definitely stay again. We we’re upgraded at no charge to a 2 bedroom as we arrived early and our room wasn’t ready which was super nice. The Lady who checked us in was very friendly and helpful. The accommodation was close to the beach and shops. The room had really nice and fresh smell. The rooms were extremely clean. Comfy bed , clean fresh sheets. Cooking facilities available in the room which was handy. Nice balcony with a view. Value for money would highly recommend. Merimbula is such a lovely town, we will be back!

Reviewed August 15, 2016
10.0
Exceptional
John from Australia
Family with teens
Stayed 4 nights in December 2015

Comfortable, helpful and great location”

Location, comfort and helpful polite staff

Excellent location for 6nights with a 12 year old girl. Very clean rooms and site. Everything Merimbula has to offer is right on your doorstep. Pool area and pool was always clean and plenty of room for guests and their families.

Reviewed January 04, 2016
9.2
Exceptional
Gina from United Kingdom
Solo traveler
Stayed 3 nights in March 2019

A little 'Gem' on the Sapphire Coast!”

Great place to stay, perfectly located to the beautiful Merimbula waterfront, restaurants, shops & beaches. Extremely clean, welcoming friendly staff & great value for money. Would definitely stay here again!

Reviewed April 21, 2019
7.7
Very good
Monica from Hong Kong
Couple
Stayed 1 night in January 2015

Nice host, comfortable bed, nice stay ”

Nice host, comfortable bed, nice stay

Nice host, comfortable bed, nice stay . My partner and I enjoyed the stay at South seas motel & apartments very much. We had a long drive before check in, the host gave us with a bottle of hot milk during our check in and expressed sincere welcome that made us felt good.

Reviewed February 06, 2015
8.0
Excellent
Melvyn from France
Couple
Stayed 1 night in February 2012

Nice Hôtel”

Excellent place for the money

we stayed on a trip from sydney to melbourne. we initially only booked for one night, but after receiving a free room upgrade and checking out the room, we decided to stay an extra night. an extra bonus being we got the extra night at the same price as the first that we had got from wotif. excellent location and clean, well maintained rooms. i would definatley use again and would recommend. i have stayed at other motels on the same street but this is the best that i have used in the area.

Reviewed June 25, 2012
9.0
Exceptional
jodie from Australia
Family with young children
Stayed 1 night in May 2012

Great Location. Cheap and Cheerful”

Right in shoping precinct

Great little motel right near everything for a short stay. Has a pool but was too cold when we stayed. Right in the middle of the shops was close to shops and restaraunt. Quite a busy place in peak seasons though.. Thank you

Reviewed October 23, 2012
8.0
Excellent
ki from Singapore
Couple
Stayed 1 night in September 2012

Wish we were staying there longer.”

well equipped for a longer stay.

We were there for an overnight stop, however motel room is well equipped for a longer stay. There is a kitchenette in the room, very sufficiently equipped in my opinion, complete with dishwashing detergent which was a first for me! Otherwise very well kept and spacious. Woolworths and a few restaurants located nearby. Host was also very pleasant.

Reviewed October 08, 2012
7.7
Very good
Kanokkarn from Australia
Group
Stayed 1 night in September 2013

Great friendly helpful manager ”

Great friendly helpful manager, good kitchen facilities in room, close to town centre

The motel is dated but clean and provide good kitchen facilities. The deluxe room can accommodate 3 people comfortably. We always parked our car at the motel and took a short easy walk to town centre.

Reviewed October 06, 2013
9.7
Exceptional
Georgina from Australia
Couple
Stayed 1 night in May 2012

The perfect one nighter”

Frindly staff, clean rooms, comfortable queen size bed, convenient location

My husband and I stayed here overnight on our way back to Sydney. Being one of the cheaper places in the area our expectations were not high. However we were pleasantly surprised to be welcomed by a lovely lady who greeted us by name before we even introduced ourselves. Arriving in the evening we received a free upgrade to a larger room, which had everything we needed for a good night stay including a must for us - a comfortable queen size bed. Located across the road from the local Chinese restaurant w had a lovely dinner, then followed up with a great nights sleep. Thanks for a lovely stay.

Reviewed July 20, 2012
9.0
Exceptional
Martin from United Kingdom
Couple
Stayed 1 night in May 2012

Friendly service, well equipped room”

Nice staff, good facilities, in the centre of town, pool.

We only stayed for 1 night but we had everything we needed, mini kitchenette with toaster, kettle and selection of crokery and cutlery. Large bathroom with good shower. TV and aircon/heater in room. On the ground floor our room had patio doors that opened onto a small patio area with table and 2 chairs. Downsides would be the aircon unit was very noisy, wi-fi was available although very expensive, only your first 50mb were free. Overall though, very happy with our stay.

Reviewed June 16, 2012
8.7
Excellent
Jennifer from Australia
Couple
Stayed 1 night in February 2013

Friendly staff and clean rooms”

Clean rooms, central location, nice pool

Arrived well before check in time and the man at the desk was lovely and let us in early no problem at all. Room was clean and functional and perfect for our 1 night stay. Hotel is right in town so walking distance to everywhere. There is a supermarket accross the road and a kitchenette in the room so practical in that sense.

Reviewed March 06, 2013
9.7
Exceptional
Jun from China
Family with young children
Stayed 1 night in December 2015

Good location good staff”

Location, Staff, Town

It is located at the center of the town, right across from the Coles supermarket, 5 minutes walk to the beach. There is a small kitchen area in the room. Very nice hotel and very nice staff.

Reviewed January 19, 2016
8.0
Excellent
Damien from Australia
Family with young children
Stayed 3 nights in January 2018

Damien”

great older style apartment , did not have any of the advertised free wifi, had to go to pool area. Rest of the stay excellent

Reviewed January 12, 2018
7.6
Very good
David from Australia
Couple
Queen Room with Balcony
Stayed 1 night in October 2018

Great hotel in a excellent location with friendly staff. ”

Very well kept & clean motel in a good location. Great value for money, would definitely go there again.

Reviewed October 13, 2018
6.7
Good
YUE from Hong Kong
Family with young children
Stayed 1 night in December 2015

Value for money ”

Friendly staff, good lication, basic equipment in t room

T staff was friendly n gave us dining advice. T room provided basic equipment n we could cook. It is a motel so t overall cleanliness is still acceptable. It is a choice w value for money

Reviewed December 22, 2015
8.8
Excellent
Angelina from Australia
Couple
Stayed 2 nights in January 2019

Amazing location”

Could not have chosen a better location, a walking distance to all of the beaches that you would want to visit and all of the shops, restaurants and supermarkets. The staff are very accommodating and the rooms were serviced and cleaned every day. The pool and barbecue facilities are also great and clean.

Reviewed March 07, 2019
8.8
Excellent
John from Australia
Solo traveler
Stayed 2 nights in January 2019

Located 1 behind the main shopping centre, handy to shops and 2 clubs - RSL & Club Saphire. ”

No hesitation in using again but beware not all rooms have aircon but those without have fans (located in the wardrobe). Very clean and friendly staff but make sure of checkout times as the office doesn't open until 0830 so if you have an early start I would pre check with the office

Reviewed January 31, 2019
8.0
Excellent
Tom
Family with young children
Stayed 1 night in January 2013

Nice one nighter on the way south.”

Laid back costal town feel.

Was just looking for an over nighter on the way through to Victoria. An easy relaxed atmosphere, nothing fancy, but captures the coastal holiday vibe. The only thing I overlooked was that the 'budget room' does not have an airconditioner. Whilst it does come with a fan, there is no front window to open, and only a small back window - so no cross ventilation, and it got pretty muggy. Just something to be aware of if you are planning to spend a bit of time there in the warmer months.

Reviewed January 08, 2013
9.7
Exceptional
Chelsea from Australia
Couple
Stayed 5 nights in March 2015

Amazing hotel”

The Staff, the location and the bbq area

We stayed here for our honeymoon. Best decision as the staff were amazing, the room was comfortable and tidy and the location is the best! We will most definitely be back!

Reviewed April 02, 2015
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