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Shae Killey4 years ago

Come for the touch, stay for the Coffs experience

Not long now until the best touch football players on this planet set foot on Coffs Harbour soil to battle it out for the 2015 Touch World Cup. This year's tournament will feature 800 games, 97 teams, 25 nations and 9 divisions over 6 days absolutely packed with touch football action. It doesn't matter whether you're playing in the tournament yourself or have come to support a competitor, you're going to need places to stay and eat during the event. We've saved you the trouble and found you the best and most affordable Coffs Harbour accommodation, as well places to eat during the 2015 Touch World Cup.

With the 2015 Touch World Cup spanning 6 days, you’re going to need some nice Coffs Harbour accommodation 

Pacific Bay Resort

Beachside location, Pacific Bay Resort - Coffs Harbour
Beachside location, Pacific Bay Resort – Coffs Harbour

If you’re looking to stay in luxury while visiting Coffs Harbour, look no further than the Pacific Bay Resort. Nestled among surrounding forests and mountains, book a room at this beachside location for some unforgettable views of Charleston Bay. While your mornings will be filled with thrilling touch football action, your spare time will involve anything from relaxing by the pool to treating yourself to a massage from the day spa. Rooms at this luxurious resort range from one bedroom spa suites to penthouses depending on the size of your wallet. Don’t hesitate however, as all rooms feature holiday necessities like air-conditioning, wi-fi access and cable TV. With such high quality accommodation it would be rude not to stay at the Pacific Bay Resort.
Where: Pacific Hwy Coffs Harbour NSW

Comfort Inn Big Windmill

Stay near the iconic windmill, Comfort Inn Big Windmill - Coffs Harbour
Stay near the iconic windmill, Comfort Inn Big Windmill – Coffs Harbour

If you’re a tourist visiting the Coffs Harbour region for the first time, be sure to stay at the iconic Comfort Inn Big Windmill. Just because you’re in Coffs Harbour for touch football doesn’t mean it has to be strictly business. The Comfort Inn Big Windmill is literally packed to the brim with interesting activities that you can do during your stay. Choose to spend your time doing laps of the crystal clear 15 metre swimming pool, take a short walk to a nearby beach or talk to the friendly staff who are happy to help you organise sailing, sightseeing and snorkelling adventures. Can’t be stuffed going out for dinner? The German inspired Edelweiss Bavarian Restaurant is located inside the hotel, so you can indulge in some traditional German a la carte cuisine just a few steps from your room. Wash it all down with an imported German brewski for the perfect end to a stressful day of cheering on your nation.
Where: 168 Pacific Hwy Coffs Harbour NSW


Wake Up

That Hip Joint Cafe

Friendly atmosphere, That Hip Joint Cafe - Coffs Harbour
Friendly atmosphere, That Hip Joint Cafe – Coffs Harbour

It is a well known fact that breakfast is the most important meal of the day, so be sure to make That Hip Joint Cafe your one stop shop when it comes to satisfying your breakfast cravings. Its modern elegant decor, funky orange colour and surrounding plants make it a hip yet tranquil place to sit down and enjoy your morning coffee. Whether it’s a tasty sandwich, light salad selection or a savoury treat you’re after, you’ll be spoilt for choice at this cosy little cafe. The staff at That Hip Joint Cafe will make you feel right at home, so pop in and fuel up before heading to the stadium.
Where: 1/175 Rose Ave Coffs Harbour NSW 2450


Eat

Sawtell Hotel

Perfect meeting place after the day of touch, Sawtell Hotel - Sawtell
Perfect meeting place after a day of touch, Sawtell Hotel – Sawtell

What better way to mingle with locals and fellow supporters by getting together over a good wholesome meal and a couple of cold tap beers? Located just a short drive south of where the Touch World Cup is taking place, there are bound to be plenty of people heading to the Sawtell Hotel after the day’s play. Perhaps you haven’t had enough sporting action for one day? Bring a couple of mates down to enjoy some more live sport on the big screen TVs, which include a TAB so you can have a little punt as well (gambling responsibly of course). If you’re travelling with the kids, book into the family friendly Fishtales Restaurant, located inside the Sawtell Hotel, for some scrumptious fresh seafood, alfresco style. With a laid-back atmosphere and friendly staff you can’t go wrong if you choose to spend the night at the Sawtell Hotel.
Where: 51-55 First Ave Sawtell NSW


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