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9 Dianella Dr, Casuarina, New South Wales 2487 Australia See on map
AMENITIES
Free Internet
Free Parking
Air Conditioning
Pool
Non-Smoking Hotel
Restaurant
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4.5 Star accommodation
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Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

Lovely appointed room, had everything we needed including a washing machine, microwave and dishwasher. King size bed was comfortable and a nice view from the balcony over the swimming pool area. The only down side was the floor needed mopping, it was quite dirty.

Thank Sharon I
Reviewed 5 days ago

This was our 7th visit to Santai to celebrate our baby moon and it was just as relaxing as always! Although Santai will continue to be our #1 choice for a weekend away, we were a bit disappointed by the room we were allocated this...More

Thank Kayla-Jane M
Reviewed 1 week ago

We booked into Santai for 4 nights as we could not get into our favorite place down the road at Byron Bay. The accommodation provided and room facilities were fantastic. There was no daily service but you could request new towels, not sure you should...More

Thank Kerryn B
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Bought a Luxury Escapes 4 day/3 night package. Surprised at the quality of the resort, excellent rooms, the location is great, close to the supermarket and a couple of nice restaurants. Probably the only issue was with the wi-fi, not great. The reception lass was...More

Thank swannie00450
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Loved our stay for 2 nights, the layout of the hotel can be a little confusing but once you know where you are going it helps. Beautiful hotel and really clean. Very happy with the overall quality and price.

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About
Hotel class
Hotel Amenities
HOTEL FEATURES
Pool
Free Parking
Restaurant
Free Internet
Spa
Air Conditioning
Hot Tub
Laundry Service
Meeting Rooms
Microwave
Non-Smoking Hotel
Outdoor pool
Refrigerator in room
Self-Serve Laundry
Wheelchair Access
Beachfront
Room Service
Bar/Lounge
Breakfast included
Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Awards & Recognition
Certificate of Excellence
Certificate of Excellence
Room types
Kitchenette, Suites, Non-Smoking Rooms
Hotel class
Awards & Recognition
Certificate of Excellence
Certificate of Excellence
Room types
Kitchenette, Suites, Non-Smoking Rooms
Number of rooms
114
Price range
US$112 - US$247 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Formerly known as
Grand Mercure Apartments
Also Known As
Santai At Casuarina Beach Hotel Kingscliff
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Santai At Casuarina Beach Kingscliff
Location
Australia > New South Wales > Casuarina
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Traveller (210)
Room & Suite (217)
Pool & Beach (54)
Dining (1)
Amenities (32)
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Questions & Answers
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shelld1976
24 July 2018|
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Response from Jaynie88 | Reviewed this property |
I assume it is however it is a fair distance away from 'walking to' activities etc for children.
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richmel2108
1 October 2017|
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Response from Cazz1960 | Reviewed this property |
Sorry for the delay just saw message. They do not serve breakfast or have a bar by the pool . Totally self contained . There is a bakery just down the road but wouldn't recommend it. The nearest place is Kingscliff 3 km away... More
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annekewils0n
24 November 2016|
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Response from Stevebrett | Reviewed this property |
Restaurants at Salt less than 10 min drive, you can hire cycles at Santai if your keen, however Spice Den at Santai is excellent and I recommend it over anything at Salt. Beach is only a 3-5 min walk away.
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Room Tips
"East facing gets the afternoon sun"
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"Ask for a pool view as we didn't ask and unfortunately got a view of the driveway."
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"We have sta Ed in a number of rooms now and they are all as god as each other, just different perspectives of..."
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"Better internet coverage"
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