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50 reviews
15 hotel reviews
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We stayed 5 nights at the Terrapin Apartments. The apartment we got was spotless, very homely and well equipped. The beds were large and comfortable. There were tons of DVDs available for guests in the apartment so we ended up watching some during our stay. We visited the pool only once since it wasn't that big and you have amazing... More 

Thank hallkri
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29 reviews
16 hotel reviews
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Reviewed 9 October 2016 via mobile

Veronica and Roland are two of the nicest people you'll meet. They are so suited to hospitality. Nothing was too much trouble. We had a gorgeous apartment with everything we needed, that it was truly a home away from home. Security gates made us feel safe at almost times. The pool was gorgeous and the area so quiet and private.... More 

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6 reviews
6 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed 23 September 2016 via mobile

We stayed 4 nights,5 days in Noosaville staying at the Terrapin Apartments. Ideally situated one block back from the river, they offered a quiet location within easy reach of amazing restaurants and of course the beautiful Noosa River. Our two bedroom townhouse was immaculate and very well equipped. There was foxtel and free ( but slow ) Wifi. Dozens of... More 

Thank AndyC0108
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41 reviews
30 hotel reviews
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Reviewed 6 May 2016 via mobile

Upgraded to a deluxe apartment, beautiful and functional. 2 bathrooms, 2 bedroom. Stair gates and high hair for toddler, full kitchen. Opposite pool which we used frequently, like a private pool never saw anyone else in it. Walking distance to river, restaurants and supermarket. Hosts very helpful and welcoming. Our second stay, would not consider staying anywhere else, so cheap... More 

Thank MJRAust
bittenbahrain, Manager at Terrapin Apartments, responded to this review

Thank you for the lovely review. We are so happy that you enjoyed the upgrade to the superior townhouse. We are very lucky to be in such a handy location so close to the river, shops cafes. We always offer the best deals if you book direct and we look forward to welcoming you back again anytime. More 

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350 reviews
27 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 143 helpful votes
Reviewed 6 April 2016

We were very late in making a booking for a wedding at Noosaville and our first choice was full. However we were very pleasantly surprised when we arrived at Terrapin Apartments. Our unit had both a ground floor which included a large well equipped kitchen with adjoining lounge and dining facilities. There was also a well equipped laundry with dryer... More 

Thank SinkingSeabourn
bittenbahrain, Manager at Terrapin Apartments, responded to this review

Thanks for the great review, great to hear you found the townhouse spacious and clean. We try our best to ensure our guests have an enjoyable and comfortable stay and value all feedback and comments. We look forward to welcoming you back again. More 

Caloundra, Australia
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62 reviews
9 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
Reviewed 17 March 2016

We were grateful to be able to check-in early and get settled before an afternoon commitment. The unit was very spacious, clean and extremely well equipped. Living area is on the ground floor with fairly steep stairs up to the bedrooms and main bathroom. The garden and pool area was all clean and well kept and peaceful during our visit... More 

Thank DenJan2
bittenbahrain, Manager at Terrapin Apartments, responded to this review

Thank you for the review, we are really glad to hear you found the accommodation spacious, clean and well equipped. We are really lucky to be in such a handy position so close to everything but quiet and away from the traffic noise. We do hope to welcome you back again at The Terrapin Apartments. More 

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4 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed 26 February 2016 via mobile

On arrival at the terrapin apartments we were warmly welcomed and shown to our accommodation. Lived up to our expectations and more. Exceptionally clean and spacious, tasteful colour scheme throughout property. Air conditioning helped with the hot weather being experienced at the time. Short walk from some excellent restaurants and ferry terminal connecting to other parts of Noosa. Water sports... More 

Thank johncardro
bittenbahrain, Manager at Terrapin Apartments, responded to this review

We are really happy that you found our accommodation clean and spacious and the décor pleasing. We thank you for your review and that you recommend a stay here at The Terrapin Apartments. We look forward to welcoming you back again. Many Thanks Caroline & Mick ( Resort Managers) More 

Tiptree, United Kingdom
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75 reviews
11 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 40 helpful votes
Reviewed 26 February 2016

My wife and I have stayed at the Terrapin five times now and can recomend it a great place to stay when you visit Noosaville . Carolin is the perfect host with the town houses well aquiped and very clean . We will be back in May for a three week stay be fore we go home.

Thank eddymollie
bittenbahrain, Manager at Terrapin Apartments, responded to this review

Thank you Eddy and Mollie for the lovely review, we are so happy that you enjoy staying here at the Terrapin. It is a pleasure for us to look after you and you lovely family. We look forward to welcoming you back again in the future. More 

Brisbane, Australia
1 review
Reviewed 24 February 2016

This is our second time staying at the Terrapin Apartments and it certainly wont be the last. The apartments are beautifully presented, immaculately clean and modern. The apartment was equip with everything you need including iron & ironing board, washing machine & dryer, dishwasher. Our apartment was pretty much opposite the pool which was so convenient with children. Carolyn &... More 

Thank Sabrinahawe
Brisbane Region, Australia
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5 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 7 December 2015

We had a mini-vacation at Terrapin for the first time this year - can't believe we haven't stayed here before.... The management were extremely friendly and helpful, especially as we arrived after 6pm for check-in. The units were well e-quipped, furnished beautifully, very clean; and had a good selection of movies and games suitable for families. The pool area is... More 

Thank Sara U

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Free Parking
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  • Kitchenette
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  • Refrigerator in room
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  • Self-Serve Laundry
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Relax in affordable Noosa luxury at The Terrapin Apartments. We are a small family friendly complex containing two bedroom townhouses set in spacious ,tropical gardens. Heated outdoor pool with BBQ and pagola.Reverse cycle air conditioners and ceiling fans. Fully equipped kitchen with dishwasher. Separate laundry with washer and dryer. Free foxtel channels and free WI-FI. Friendly onsite managers with a tour desk with a free booking service. Walk to nearby restaurants, cafes and boutiques on Gympie Terrace. Close to river and supermarkets. Excite yourself with all the water activities available or relax at days end at the Yacht Club watching the sunset. A gateway for the Sunshine Coast Hinterland and its charming villages. Explore Eumundi markets . See The Everglades and Fraser Island. Enjoy a ferry ride to the famous Hastings street and see Noosa National Park and protected main beach. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Terrapin Apartments

Address: 15 The Cockleshell, Noosaville, Noosa, Queensland 4566, Australia
Region: Australia > Queensland > Sunshine Coast > Noosa > Noosaville
Price Range: $144 - $260 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4 star — Terrapin Apartments 4*
Number of rooms: 2
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“The very last unit of the block is very quiet and has a green outlook on one side.”
 of 5 bubbles SinkingSeabourn, 5 Apr 2016 | Read review
“all the town houses are good , but we like room 6 or 7”
 of 5 bubbles eddymollie, 25 Feb 2016 | Read review
“If you have a family try booking the apartments closest to the pool for convenience”
 of 5 bubbles Sabrinahawe, 24 Feb 2016 | Read review
“All are suitable. It is a quiet area and rooms are arranged around the pool and BBQ area.”
 of 5 bubbles Rabbit048, 4 Nov 2015 | Read review
“Room location is not an issue as the apartments are in a quiet street off Gympie Terrace (main Noosaville road).”
 of 5 bubbles GraemeR287, 20 Oct 2015 | Read review
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