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Starfish Lodge, 1/1A Messines Street

houseDuplex
placeShoal Bay, NSW

groups Max Occupancy: 8
hotelhotel Bedrooms: 3
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bathtub Bathrooms: 2
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directions_car Parking: 1
schedule Check-in Time: 2:00pm
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schedule Check-out Time: 10:00am

Impressive Pet Friendly Duplex

The Location -  The duplex is just 300m to the pristine and sparkling waters of Shoal Bay Beach and all the delights along the foreshore including a selection of cafes, restaurants and boutique shops There is a boat ramp, trailer parking, BBQ, picnic facilities, tennis court hire close by, bike hire, kayak and SUP in the warmer months and don't miss walking to the summit of Tomaree Mountain, which offers stunning views. Close by (2.5km's away) you have the lovely patrolled (Sep-Apr) surf beach of Fingal Bay, also offering a cafe and restaurant and children's playground. Nelson Bay CBD is 3.2km away, and offers boutique shopping, award winning restaurants, fishing co-op, specialty stores. 

The Duplex - Our property is built for a maximum 5 adults. With high ceilings, floor boards and down lights throughout, the air conditioned living area is situated on the upper level and offers a stylish leather lounge suite, 50 inch plasma TV, DVD player, free wi-fi, plus a variety of DVDs and board games for guests use.

There is a dining table with six chairs and sliding glass door access to a front covered balcony area with outdoor setting and gas BBQ. The functional kitchen comes fully equipped with a stainless steel fridge/freezer, oven, microwave, cooktop, dishwasher and plenty of bench space to prepare family meals. There is also a high chair for the baby of the family plus a child safety gate at the top of the stairs. The master bedroom is on the upper level and offers a queen size bed, a 42 inch TV, DVD player, ceiling fan and built in robe, with a bathroom offering a shower over the corner spa bath, vanity and toilet.

The tiled second bedroom is positioned on the ground floor and offers a queen size bed plus a king single bed, built-in robe and sliding door access to a fenced rear yard with covered patio. The third bedroom is air conditioned and ideal for the kids and comes with a bunk bed, a single trundle bed and a portacot. The downstairs bathroom is combined with the internal laundry and offers a glass shower, toilet, top loading washing machine and dryer.

Other features include a pet friendly rear yard with kennel, a fold up clothes line plus another outdoor setting and second gas BBQ. The property also offers internal access to the single lock-up garage and driveway which has enough space for a small trailer boat.

There are definitely smoke alarms at this property.

Please note - Personal linen is not provided at this property (sheets, towels and bath mat). Please contact our office if you would like to hire linen.

There are only allowed to be a MAX of 5 adults at this property at all times. The other 3 beds are children size.

Duplex Features

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Internet
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Washer / Dryer
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Boating
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Non-Smoking
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Pets Allowed

Rooms/Bedding

A three bedroom, two bathroom duplex (bedroom one: one queen bed, bedroom two: one queen bed and one king single and bedroom three: one set of bunk beds and one trundle) Accommodates: 8.Guests MAX 5 Adults.

Total Beds within Property:

  • 2 x Queen Beds king_bedking_bed
  • 1 x Single Bed single_bed
  • 1 x Bunk Bed single_bed
  • 1 x Other Bed hotel

Amenities

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  • Baby Crib
  • Jetted Tub

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  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining

domainGeneral

  • Air Conditioning
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Garage
  • Internet
  • Parking
  • Washing Machine

countertopsKitchen

  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen
  • Oven
  • Stove
  • Full Kitchen
  • High Chair
  • Crockery & Cutlery

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  • Lawn / Garden

groupsSuitability

  • Children Welcome
  • Pets Considered

weekendLiving

  • Washer & Dryer
  • Ceiling Fans In Bedrooms
  • Linen & Towels Not Provided

outdoor_grillOutdoor

  • Balcony
  • Bbq Grill
  • Outdoor Furniture
  • Fenced Yard
  • Boat Parking
  • Covered Area
  • Secure Parking
  • Pets Welcome

tvEntertainment

  • CD Player
  • DVD Player
  • Surround Sound
  • Multiple TV

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Location

1/1A Messines Street, Shoal Bay, NSW 2315

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Average Rating

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3.8 / 5
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5 / 5
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3.5 / 5
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4.6 / 5
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3.6 / 5
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4 / 5
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4.5 / 5

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Starfish Lodge

There was a very off putting smell in the downstairs part of the accommodation. There were odd smells throughout, but my assumption is that the downstairs portion of the accommodation suffered from dampness issues. We are lucky there were only two of us staying and we did not have more guests that were required to use or sleep in the downstairs area.
Reviewed by Tim B. on Tue 15th Jun 2021
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3 / 5
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3 / 5
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4 / 5
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3 / 5
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5 / 5

Thank you for providing this very valuable feedback. We're happy to tell you that due to your reporting of this issue, they've been fixed by our housekeeping team. We truly appreciate you letting us know so we can continually improve upon our services.
Response from Winning Holidays on Sat 17th Jul 2021

Great location and PET FRIENDLY!

The townhouse has a great layout for 2 couples as there are queen sized beds upstairs and downstairs with their own bathrooms.
The kitchen is modern and the backyard is dog proof, so you can leave your furry friends there and walk down for a swim.
Shoal Bay is one of my favourite beaches in all of Australia and we were only a 4 minute walk to the sand.
You're also within easy walking distance of restaurants and the excellent Game Fishing Club for dinner.
Highly recommended.
Reviewed by Brett S. from Clovelly, NSW, Australia on Tue 25th May 2021
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5 / 5
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4 / 5
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5 / 5

Nice Place in A Great Location

We came with three Kids and a dog for our annual Shoal Bay holidays - have stayed in many places, but when we bring the dog it's good to have a place with a garden. She is an outdoor dog, so it was just big enough to sit and play with her, with covered space to keep her dry if it rains.
We liked the layout with the master bedroom upstairs and room for the teen kids downstairs - nice to have some glimpses of the water and beaches on the horizon - the overall layout was good with high ceilings and an open plan kitchen.
The remote for the TV was missing the battery cover (not unusual) but it also didn't seem to change to HDMI for using the DVD player - we were able to change it on the back of the TV. There were an assortment of dishes and glasses for cooking and dining in - some of them were a bit cracked and worn so could probably se some new salad bowls, etc.
Overall, the place is well presented and a good size for a family with a few kids.
We had the linen service and stayed for 10 days, would book again.
Reviewed by Brian F. from Killarney Heights, NSW, Australia on Thu 22nd Apr 2021
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4 / 5
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4 / 5
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5 / 5
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5 / 5
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4 / 5

Thank you for taking the time out to leave a review. It will help us improve our services and provide a better experience to you again. The property will be inspected and issues identified addressed. It was great to have you stay with us.
Response from Winning Holidays on Fri 14th May 2021

Cleanliness lets it down

Great location.
Layout of apartment was good as was bed configuration.
Cleanliness of apartment on arrival was a huge let down. Bins had food on lids, spills on floor, shower/ bath had mould, kitchen draws had a lot of food crumbs in them & the between couch cushions was a lot of rubbish. There was also no batteries in any tv or aircon remotes- we had to go & buy some.
Reviewed by Guest from Dubbo, NSW, Australia on Mon 28th Dec 2020

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3 / 5
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3 / 5
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4 / 5
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1 / 5
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4 / 5

Hi Kaylie, our apologies for any issues with cleanliness, the property should definitely have been clean and everything in working order. We will be following this up immediately with an inspection, cleaning and maintenance. We assure you that your feedback is shared with our housekeeping department and they are working on improving.
Response from Winning Holidays on Mon 28th Dec 2020

Great place to stay

The unit accommodated four adults and two children comfortably. Ocean view from the very comfy couches in the living room. Close to the waterfront, shops and restaurants. Well stocked kitchen. Really enjoyed our stay.
Reviewed by Anix from Sydney, NSW, Australia on Thu 23rd Jul 2020

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5 / 5
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5 / 5
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5 / 5
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4 / 5

Cancellation Policy

Please click "Read More" to view our Cancellation Policy:


If you cancel your accommodation the following applies -

1. Bookings cancelled at least 90 days prior to “Guest” arrival date is refundable less a cancellation fee of $100.00.

2. Booking cancelled less than 90 days from “Guest” arrival date are non refundable but the following does apply –

i) if any guest has booked direct with Alloggio Holidays, and request a refund for a booking arrival date inside 90 days, we do not refund but can transfer booking dates or if guests are uncertain of dates we will provide them with an Alloggio Holiday gift voucher to the value of their “Rent” component of the booking.

ii) our fees will be retained however when the guest does utilise the gift voucher the value of rent will be towards whatever the cost of their new booking value is. There will be no booking fees charged on gift voucher bookings as we have already retained the fees.

iii) The voucher will be valid for booking stay dates within three years from date of issue and may be used on any of our Holiday Properties depending on availability.

3. If you shorten your stay, the unused portion of your rental is not refundable.

4. Any Bookings made via an OTA, for example, Stayz, , Airbnb or other booking provider will be subject to the OTA Terms and Conditions.If you cancel any booking made through Stayz, , Airbnb or other booking provider you may be required to pay further fees to those providers pursuant to their cancellation policy.

5. Any costs imposed by any other provider are in addition to any costs imposed by Alloggio Management.


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