We really enjoyed our stay at Hillcrest. I LOVED the "sky lounge" --- the space where they serve the free breakfast. It has this great retro feel (little bit Twin Peaks-esque!) with amazing views of the bay. In the morning and afternoon, the cockatoos and parrots visit the balcony so you can get up-close photos of the birds. I really appreciated the free breakfast as well - it was basic, but everything you need to get going for the day - coffee, toast, cereal, juice. I also have to mention the pool, which is a plus you don't usually get. It's really clean and overlooks the town below, which I found nice. The rooms were clean and well kept, and definitely consistent with the retro vibe. Staff was great - very welcoming and helpful whenever we had questions about the accommodation or area. Well worth the money.
One thing to consider is that as it's up the hill, it's a 5 minute drive down to the main area for food and drinks (and beach). Very easy (and parking is easy as well), but you should probably have a car (unless there is a bus or something I don't know about).More
- Free Parking