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Reviewed 15 November 2016 via mobile

Visited in October 2016. Had a wonderful stay. Absolutely no complaints. The location is ideal, literally across the street from Coogee beach. If you want an American style hotel- stay at the Holiday Inn downtown, this place isn't for you. But if you want a quiet, bed/breakfast, family owned place with loads of charm, give the Dive Hotel a try.

Thank Nick H
Brisbane, Australia
Reviewed 6 November 2016

Last weekend we returned to The Dive after many stays. How good it feels to be greeted with "Welcome home" from the owner.....speaks to the friendly and homely ambience of this gorgeous little boutique hotel overlooking the beautiful Coogee Beach.

Thank Guthrie_10
Adelaide, Australia
Reviewed 2 November 2016

We only stayed for the weekend but it was perfect for what we needed. The location is great, right across the road from the beach & close to restaurants & bars. Staff were extremely friendly & kept the hotel clean. Our room was large but the bathroom was extremely small. You could also hear the pipes when people were having...

Thank Cheryl P
Reviewed 27 October 2016

The first impression of this small hotel was a little disappointment, but this did not last for long. The place was right on the beach, quirky and very friendly. The room was big with a big and very comfortable bed, but the shower could use a little more space. The Rome had a galley kitchen and microwave if you wanted...

Thank Vic W
Reviewed 27 September 2016 via mobile

We enjoyed our stay at this hotel, great location, welcoming staff and a nice clean room. The ensuite was very small and walls are a bit thin as we could hear other people talking in the breakfast area while in our room We loved the furnishings and atmosphere plus there were lots of magazines available.

Thank CorineJamin
Reviewed 9 September 2016

The best part about this hotel is that you are 200m from the beach. Just cross the street and you can dip your feet in the ocean. The rooms, however, are a little odd. While the kitchen is a nice feature, there is really not much space to store any clothes. Even worse, the bathroom is the smallest one with...

Thank foodgrmpee
Lyon, France
Reviewed 29 August 2016

Very good location and quiet near Sydney. We apreciated our room with a balcony district view. The room for the breafast is very friendly and gives the oppotunity to discuss with the other guests. Our stay was a very good experience.

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Reviewed 29 August 2016 via mobile

Spent 3 nights here for a weekend away. Great comfortable accommodation at an affordable price. Breakfast is included and there's a good selection of coffees! Staff were friendly and helpful. It was nice mingling at breakfast with other guests.

Thank soretoes
Hengevelde, The Netherlands
Reviewed 26 August 2016

Perfect location friendly staf and good breakfast wat else do you need Nice place beautiful beaches and Nice restaurants Goodgee is al beautiful Ares to stay You van make loung walks allong the cost Realy nice

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Thank 322renk
Melbourne, Australia
Reviewed 24 July 2016

Location is great. While the room was clean, we had to access the room via an outside metal stairway which was slippery and awkward with cases. Breakfast was very basic and staff almost non-existent. I cannot really recommend Dive hotel. Also being met by a large dog was a bit unwelcoming.

Thank Robyn S

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Staying in Coogee

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Very accessible by public transport, Coogee is the smaller, friendlier, more intimate version of Bondi Beach. Coogee is the only beach in the Eastern suburbs that does not have big waves, making it an excellent family beach. The Coogee Bay Hotel, located right across the beach, has one of the biggest beer gardens in Australia and plenty of entertainment every night of the week. Be on the lookout for celebrity footballers! A little further south is Wylie’s Baths, offering sweeping 180 degree views over the Pacific Ocean, and it is perfect for a swim or a few laps. Plenty of dining choices surround the beach, including the famous fish and chips.
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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Beachfront
  • Breakfast included
About the property
  • Beachfront
Room types
  • Kitchenette
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
In your room
  • Air Conditioning
  • Microwave
  • Refrigerator in room
  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Breakfast included
  • Shuttle Bus Service
  • Laundry Service
  • Concierge
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
If it's a Sydney beach hotel you're after, there's none better located than Dive Hotel. It's 20 minutes drive from Sydney Airport and the City. It's a door-to-door bus ride away to the City, Opera House,NSW Uni, Randwick Racecourse, Aussie Stadium, and Cricket Ground.And it's a frisbee throw away to parks and pools, clifftop walks and Coogee's thriving restaurant, pub, club and cafe culture. It featured in Travel & Leisure USA, Conde Nast Traveler, NY Times,Time Out, Lonely Planet, London Observer and Guardian.Surf the net to your heart's content, thanks to free Wi-Fi. It's just one of the practical things that a Dive room provides. No expensive mini-bar, but a well-equipped kitchenette, with a fridge, microwave, tea, coffee and milk etc. There's free-to-air cable television, and a portable CD player. All rooms have aircon and a state-of-the-art stainless steel and blue tiled bathroom with a decent-sized hairdryer and a grown-up iron and board.Please note that there are 2 dogs on hotel premises. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Dive Hotel

Address: 234 Arden St, Coogee, Randwick, New South Wales 2034, Australia
Region: Australia > New South Wales > Greater Sydney > Randwick > Coogee > Coogee
Price Range: $196 - $355 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4 star — Dive Hotel 4*
Number of rooms: 16
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Also Known As:
Dive Hotel Coogee
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#1 Business Hotel in Coogee
#4 Luxury Hotel in Coogee
#4 On the Beach Hotel in Coogee
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See which rooms travellers prefer

“I stayed on the first floor along the main walkway and didn't hear a peep from outside”
 of 5 bubbles , 20 Jan 2017 | Read review
“#6 is our favourite...spacious and a huge bathroom.”
 of 5 bubbles Guthrie_10, 5 Nov 2016 | Read review
“Front rooms have balconies and great views. Back rooms have no view.,”
 of 5 bubbles 353vicw, 26 Oct 2016 | Read review
“Be aware of the stairs if you book here”
 of 5 bubbles Ablablah, 22 Jul 2016 | Read review
“#6 is our favourite with a huge bathroom whilst other with sea views are a ailable”
 of 5 bubbles Guthrie_10, 13 Jun 2016 | Read review
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