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Mariners Cove Motel & Apartments

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The Esplanade, Paynesville, Victoria 3880 Australia
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#2 of 2 hotels in Paynesville
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Comfortable, relaxing accommodation in the heart of The Gippsland Lakes, Paynesville the boating capital of Victoria. Walk to Raymond Island to see Koalas and other Australian native animals in their natural environment. Walking, biking, swimming, kayaking, water-skiing or just plain relaxing. Well situated for day trips to other attractions in East Gippsland as well as wineries and boutique breweries. In Winter we are just a few hours from the snow fields.
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Free parking
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Breakfast available
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Spa
BBQ facilities
Non-smoking hotel
Wifi
Self-serve laundry
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AussieJulesW wrote a review Jul 2022
Melbourne, Australia474 contributions143 helpful votes
We enjoyed our stay at the MC. It is a great value motel with friendly staff and views overlooking the yachts and boats berthed behind. We had the basic one bedroom and it was clean and we had most of what we needed. They brought us a microwave on request, which we now know can be sorted in advance. I wasn’t that thrilled we had to park our car away from our room, but for the majority your car is right outside. The location meant we could walk to everything, including the (free) ferry across the Raymond Island. We would stay again.
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Date of stay: July 2022Trip type: Travelled as a couple
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Steve V wrote a review Mar 2022
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Our room was spacious and very clean with everything we needed. We had water views over the canal which was full of, mostly, very expensive boats. We enjoyed the Raymond Island experience and following the koala trail. We saw plenty of them, albeit fast asleep. The music festival was great, despite the weather being less than perfect and after having dinner at the Hotel on Saturday night stayed to enjoy a terrific band that we danced to all night. A terrific Motel in a perfect spot, with extremely friendly and welcoming staff, and a great place to visit.
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Date of stay: February 2022
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Response from Tamara Cook, Owner at Mariners Cove Motel & Apartments
Responded 17 Jul 2022
Many thanks for your review. We are currently underway with a refurbishment so we look forward to welcoming you back to enjoy Mariners again.
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Ian B wrote a review Feb 2022
New York City, New York107 contributions51 helpful votes
We stayed here one night to break the trip to Melbourne and to enjoy the Paynesville Music Festival and was lucky enough to get a room here. Spacious, spotlessly clean with views over the water and moored boats behind. The staff were exceptionally friendly on check-in and the proximity to the Raymond Island ferry, main street and 3880 Restaurant was excellent. A really excellent motel apartment.
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Date of stay: February 2022Trip type: Travelled as a couple
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David Jackson wrote a review Jan 2022
Sydney, Australia60 contributions6 helpful votes
The Mariner’s Cove Motel made us feel welcome and confirmed that serene Paynesville feeling. The apartment was clean, spacious with a waterfront view of a tributary. A short walk to the Raymond Island ferry and eateries. Happy to endorse.
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Date of stay: January 2022Trip type: Travelled as a couple
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DARREN E wrote a review Jan 2022
Corinella, Australia14 contributions4 helpful votes
From the time we arrived, from the time we left ,great place to stay. Excellent location close to everything Room was lovely and clean very comfortable Great sitting outside on waters edge or fishing the jetty Will definitely be back
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Date of stay: January 2022
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111Jacquie61 wrote a review Jan 2022
Greater Melbourne, Australia47 contributions48 helpful votes
Our hosts, Jack and Jean, were delightful. The hotel room was spotless and well equipped with a sink and microwave (on request) which was great when not a studio. We had breakfast and snacks each day on our lovely patio fronting onto the canal, which had a peaceful view. It was a three-minute walk to all shops. We will definitely stay again when we next visit Paynesville.
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Date of stay: January 2022
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MichaelG77 wrote a review Jan 2022
Melbourne, Australia32 contributions11 helpful votes
We loved our stay at Mariners Cove Motel & Apartments. Managers Jeanne and Jack, and other staff, were friendly and happy to help with any queries we had. So good is the location, we barely had to use our car! The main Paynesville shops, pub and restaurants are just around the corner along the town foreshore (which includes a swimmable lake beach), and the Raymond Island ferry is only a five-minute stroll. Parking at the motel is easy with reserved spaces. Our motel room was comfortable and well-equipped. With its private-ish verandah, the room faced directly onto the Mariners Quay canal which is lined with boats of every description. A row of small jetties on the motel side give easy access to the water, and the motel's grounds are beautifully landscaped and maintained. Suffice to say we spent much of our motel time on the verandah enjoying the view of boats coming and going, the fresh air and the sounds of the local birds.
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Date of stay: January 2022
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Room Tip: Motel rooms have verandahs, are fairly private and face directly onto Mariners Quay
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Tony B wrote a review Dec 2021
Melbourne, Australia78 contributions19 helpful votes
For a minibreak I was planning to go to Lakes Entrance, but a Men's Shed friend advised me to go to Paynesville instead. Mariners Cove looked like a good place to stay and I wasn't disappointed. Although on my own I was booked into a family unit with extra single+queen beds upstairs and appreciated the airiness of the double height space. Internet worked well and hot water came out of the shower almost instantly (I do so hate dead legs). Best of is the location, room with a back terrace on the water and the Raymond Island ferry just across the road. Friendly welcome at reception was appreciated. Would I stay here again? Yes.
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Date of stay: December 2021
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ContentedTraveller63 wrote a review Nov 2021
Melbourne, Australia254 contributions150 helpful votes
Second visit to this property and it did not disappoint. We visited Paynesville so we could dine at Sardine Restaurant which is a short walk away. The rooms are comfortable and good value. It is an older style motel, the room and bathroom are clean, the king bed comfortable and the outlook stunning. We would certainly stay again next time we are in the area.
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Date of stay: November 2021
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Big Poppa Pauley wrote a review Aug 2021
Melbourne, Australia2240 contributions266 helpful votes
My wife and I managed to get away for a couple of days between lockdown and Paynesville was the destination. It’s been about 30 years since we were last here and my how she’s grown up. We chose to stay at Mariners Cove as it was right on the water, you literally open up the doors and the water is right there, along with bbq and outdoor seating should you choose to cook and eat this way. The room was fine, a touch dated, but quite large and had everything we needed. The motel is close to restaurants, hotels and the ferry across to Raymond Island. In all a nice stay and we would stay there again when we returned.
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Date of stay: August 2021Trip type: Travelled as a couple
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US$116 - US$134 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
LOCATION
AustraliaVictoriaGippslandPaynesville
NUMBER OF ROOMS
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Frequently Asked Questions about Mariners Cove Motel & Apartments
Which popular attractions are close to Mariners Cove Motel & Apartments?
Nearby attractions include Raymond Island (0.9 km), Paynesville Sunset Cove Walking Track (1.1 km), and The Floating Tin Shed (0.6 km).
What are some of the property amenities at Mariners Cove Motel & Apartments?
Some of the more popular amenities offered include free wifi, a spa, and free parking.
Which room amenities are available at Mariners Cove Motel & Apartments?
Top room amenities include a kitchenette, air conditioning, and a flat screen TV.
What food & drink options are available at Mariners Cove Motel & Apartments?
Guests can enjoy breakfast and barbeque facilities during their stay.
Is parking available at Mariners Cove Motel & Apartments?
Yes, free parking is available to guests.
What are some restaurants close to Mariners Cove Motel & Apartments?
Conveniently located restaurants include SARDINE eatery + bar, Pier 70, and Cafe Toonalook.
Does Mariners Cove Motel & Apartments have any great views?
Yes, guests often enjoy the marina view available here.
Is Mariners Cove Motel & Apartments accessible?
Yes, it offers wheelchair access and reduced mobility rooms. For specific enquiries, we recommend calling ahead to confirm.