Sandpiper Motel Apollo Bay

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Apartment, 2 Bedrooms, Kitchen, Garden Area | Balcony
Standard Room, 1 King Bed, Balcony, Hill View | Balcony
Pillow-top beds, iron/ironing board, cots/infant beds, free WiFi
Room, 1 King Bed, Balcony, Ocean View | View from room

Overview of Sandpiper Motel Apollo Bay

Sandpiper Motel Apollo Bay

4.0 star property

4.4/5 Excellent

Guests rated this property 4.5/5 for cleanliness.

Popular amenities

  • Free WiFi
  • Parking included
  • Air conditioning
  • Breakfast available
  • Laundry
  • Housekeeping

Cleaning and safety practices

  • Cleaned with disinfectant
  • Hand sanitiser provided
  • Social distancing
3 Murray Street, Apollo Bay, VIC, 3233

Explore the area

  • Popular LocationGreat Ocean Road Waterfront3 min walk
  • Popular LocationApollo Bay Bowls Club9 min walk
  • Popular LocationApollo Bay Golf Club14 min walk

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About this area

Apollo Bay

Sandpiper Motel Apollo Bay is located near the beach and in an area with good shopping. Great Ocean Road Waterfront and Apollo Bay Harbour are worth visiting if an activity is on the agenda, while those wishing to experience the area's natural beauty can explore Great Otway National Park and Maits Rest Rainforest Walk. Don't miss out on a visit to The Redwoods Otways. Discover the area's water adventures with kayaking and power boating nearby, or enjoy the great outdoors with hiking/biking trails and mountain biking. Guests love the motel's quiet location.

What's nearby

  • Great Ocean Road Waterfront - 3 min walk
  • Great Ocean Road Visitor Information Centre - 8 min walk
  • Apollo Bay Bowls Club - 9 min walk
  • Apollo Bay Golf Club - 14 min walk
  • Apollo Bay Harbour - 2 min drive

Getting around

  • Melbourne Airport (MEL) - 154 min drive


  • Dragon Bay Inn - 6 min walk
  • The Vista - 7 min walk
  • Tiki Bar - 7 min walk
  • Waves - 8 min walk
  • Sandy Feet - 8 min walk

About this property

Sandpiper Motel Apollo Bay

4-star motel near the beach
Laundry facilities, a library and a garden are available at this smoke-free motel. Free WiFi in public areas and free self parking are also provided.
Sandpiper Motel Apollo Bay offers 20 air-conditioned accommodations with coffee/tea makers and a hairdryer. Beds feature pillowtop mattresses. Flat-screen televisions come with satellite channels.

Bathrooms include a shower and complimentary toiletries. This Apollo Bay motel provides complimentary wireless Internet access. Housekeeping is provided on a daily basis.

The recreational activities listed below are available either on-site or nearby; fees may apply.



Cleaning and safety practices

Enhanced cleanliness measures

Disinfectant is used to clean the property

Social distancing

Social distancing measures in place

Safety measures

Hand sanitiser provided
This information is provided by our partners.

Property amenities


  • Available in all rooms: Free WiFi
  • Available in some public areas: Free WiFi

Parking and public transport

  • Free self-parking on site
  • Limited on-site parking (max. 1 space per unit)
  • Free off-site parking
  • Street parking available

Food and drink

  • Full breakfast available for a fee daily 8:00 AM–11:00 AM: AUD 15 for adults and AUD 15 for children

Family friendly

  • Cots/infant beds (surcharge)
  • Laundry facilities
  • Fridge


  • Library
  • No lifts

Guest services

  • Daily housekeeping
  • Front desk (limited hours)
  • Laundry facilities


  • Garden


  • If you have any requests for specific accessibility needs, please contact the property using the information on the reservation confirmation received after booking.
  • Upper floors only accessible by stairs


  • Smoke-free property

Room amenities


  • Air conditioning
  • Bed sheets
  • Cots/infant beds (surcharge)
  • Heating
  • Pillow-top mattress


  • Free toiletries
  • Hairdryer
  • Private bathroom
  • Shower
  • Towels


  • Flat-screen TV
  • Satellite channels

Food and drink

  • Coffee/tea maker
  • Electric kettle
  • Fridge


  • Iron/ironing board

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Check-in from 2:00 PM - 9:00 PM


Check-out before 10 AM

Special check-in instructions

The front desk is open daily from 2:00 PM - 6:00 PM
Guests will receive key retrieval information
If you are planning to arrive after 6:00 PM please contact the property in advance using the information on the booking confirmation

Access methods

Staffed front desk, key retrieval


Pets not allowed (service animals are welcome, and are exempt from fees)

Children and extra beds

Children are welcome
Rollaway/extra beds are available for AUD 35 per night.
Cots (infant beds) are available for AUD 10.0 per night

Payment types

Important information

Optional extras

  • Fee for full breakfast: AUD 15 for adults and AUD 15 for children (approximately)
  • Crib (infant bed) fee: AUD 10.0 per night
  • Rollaway bed fee: AUD 35 per night
  • Credit card charges are subject to a surcharge of 1.5 per cent

The above list may not be comprehensive. Fees and deposits may not include tax and are subject to change.

You need to know

Extra-person charges may apply and vary depending on property policy
Government-issued photo identification and a credit card, debit card or cash deposit may be required at check-in for incidental charges
Special requests are subject to availability upon check-in and may incur additional charges; special requests cannot be guaranteed
This property accepts credit cards, debit cards and cash
This property reserves the right to pre-authorise the guest's credit card prior to arrival.
Noise-free guestrooms cannot be guaranteed
Safety features at this property include a smoke detector
Be prepared: check the latest COVID-19 travel requirements and measures in place for this destination before you travel.

National rating

This property has been awarded a star rating from the Australian star ratings agency, Star Ratings Australia.

Property is also known as

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Sandpiper Apollo Bay
Sandpiper Hotel Apollo Bay
Sandpiper Motel Apollo Bay/Great Ocean Road
Sandpiper Apollo Apollo
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Overall score and ratings



Rating 5 - Excellent. 343 out of 607 reviews
5 - Excellent 57%
Rating 4 - Good. 193 out of 607 reviews
4 - Good 32%
Rating 3 - Okay. 58 out of 607 reviews
3 - Okay 10%
Rating 2 - Poor. 7 out of 607 reviews
2 - Poor 1%
Rating 1 - Terrible. 6 out of 607 reviews
1 - Terrible 1%




Staff & service




Property conditions & facilities



5/5 Excellent

Travelled with partner
Liked: Cleanliness, staff & service, amenities, property conditions & facilities
Lovely location, easy walk into Apollo Bay township Accommodation was very comfortable, staff very friendly, a great place to stay
Stayed 1 night in Jul 2022

3/5 Okay

Travelled with partner
Liked: Cleanliness, staff & service
Stayed one night during our trip to the great ocean road. Overall the stay was ok. Check in process was easy and pleasant. Our room was not as updated as some of the pictures on Expedia and the bathroom was dated
Stayed 1 night in Apr 2022

5/5 Excellent

Travelled with family
Liked: Cleanliness, staff & service, amenities, property conditions & facilities
Friendly staff, ocean view from our balcony and clean.
Stayed 2 nights in Apr 2022

4/5 Good

Travelled with partner
Liked: Cleanliness, amenities, property conditions & facilities
Loved the location. Room well appointed. Bathroom door handle was loose. Lots of great places to eat. Loved it was in the middle of the great ocean road. Would recommend.
Stayed 2 nights in Apr 2022

4/5 Good

Liked: Staff & service, amenities, property conditions & facilities
Very comfortable bed, a clean fresh room and bathroom, a cute porch with a sea view and a convenient location.
Stayed 1 night in Mar 2022