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BEST WESTERN Alexander Motor Inn & Apartments

980 Mt Alexander Road, Essendon, Moonee Valley, Victoria 3040, Australia
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  • Location
    4 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    3 of 5 stars
  • Service
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    3.5 of 5 stars
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Perth, Australia
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I booked this place last minute because I didn't have many other options. Was a bit disappointed with the location, it still cost about $60 return with a cab to the airport. There are no lifts in the property, and you hve to carry your own suitcase up the stairs. I wouldn't recommend this place to seniors or disabled. I... More 

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Strathmore, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I sourced city accommodation but found it too expensive. This hotel was 15 min from the Airport and CBD. It was well within my budget. The location allowed me to fullfill my plans to attend events at Melbourne Show Grounds, Flemington Race Course and MCG. My wife and I found the room clean and very comfortable. Staff could not be... More 

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AlexanderMotorInn, Manager at BEST WESTERN Alexander Motor Inn & Apartments, responded to this review

Dear Sir. Many thanks for your favorable review of our property. We look forward to seeing you again in the future. Keep well. More 

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed May 31, 2015 via mobile

Would not stay here again! Yes it was cheap and convenient but that is all this place has going for it. Upon opening the door, an overwhelming smell of stale air and mothballs hit us in the face. The bed wasn't made properly (the bed spread sat on top of the doona) the bathroom smelt stale and mouldy. The shower... More 

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AlexanderMotorInn, Manager at BEST WESTERN Alexander Motor Inn & Apartments, responded to this review

Dear Sir/Madam. Your complaint has been read and contents considered. As your identity cannot be confirmed, we question if you stayed at our property as room information including surveys request all guests to lodge complaints directly to the Front Office for rectification. We welcome you to identify yourself in order to follow up this complaint. With thanks. More 

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed May 28, 2015

Stayed in a unit for a week. Not impressed, poorly laid out have to walk downstairs in middle of night if you need to use the bathroom!! Overpriced for what you get, on a very busy road so noise is always an issue. Staff are very efficious rather than being friendly and welcoming, it's like this is it if you... More 

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AlexanderMotorInn, Manager at BEST WESTERN Alexander Motor Inn & Apartments, responded to this review

Dear Ron. I'm sorry your experience with us was not up to expectation. Records do not indicate that a complaint was lodged at Front Office. If guests usually express dissatisfaction with a room, an alternative is offered subject to availability. We hope you will try us again. More 

wagga wagga Australia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 28, 2015

I stayed at this Motel with my daughter to attend a Funeral. We were due to arrive at around 7:30pm Sunday night, and received a phone call from the Manager to remind us that the Reception closed at 9pm. I thought this quite efficient and appreciated the call. The room was a twin and quite small, however very very comfortable.... More 

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Berwick, Australia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 7, 2015

It served the purpose. Close to Airport for an early morning start. Would have liked a ground floor unit as I am "a certain age" and climbing steep stairs with luggage and up and down to gather forgotten items from car is not my idea of a restful time!

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Gold Coast, Australia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 30, 2015

Booking was easy to do and no dramas on arrival. The front-of-house staff are efficient and obliging. Nothing seems to be a trouble for them. While the outward appearance seems dated, the rooms are clean, comfortable and the re-furbishment has been tastefully carried out. There is the odd, small sign that the place is rather old but, on the whole,... More 

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Sydney, Australia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 28, 2015

I stayed here for three nights and yes it is dated but the rooms are very clean and comfortable. Has all that is required, location is very central and staff very friendly and helpful. Any requests are no problem at all in fact they go out of their way to accommodate . Resturant on site, meals good qaulity and reasonably... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 21, 2015

This hotel is situated on very busy street with few convenient services for walkers nearby. The rooms were small, dated but clean and quiet (given the street noise!) The hotel restaurant provided varied excellent meals with great service and daily specials. For a one night stay between flights, it worked for us but we would not use it as base... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 17, 2015

Great location - close to both tram and train so getting from one place to the next without a car was very easy. My flight arrived hours before check-in, but Jennifer, one of the hotel staff, was very kind and had a room available for me by 11:30am on a very busy weekend. The room was simple and clean, and... More 

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