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Bananatown Motel

15 Grafton Street, Coffs Harbour, New South Wales 2450, Australia
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  • Location
    3 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    2.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    2.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    2.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    3 of 5 stars
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed March 19, 2015

stopped in for a quick over night stay with a group of friends. Whilst discussing between the group if we needed two or one room the receptionist was pushy handing myself two keys to two rooms. I asked him to wait for a minute as we had not come to a conclusion. I was told repetitively to "come pay me... More 

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed January 2, 2015

Totally fine for $80-$100/night. Absolutely criminal that they charge $300/night for the most rundown looking room I've ever stayed in in a Western country. Our hotel double booked us so they found us accomodation here for a night. Seriously, for this type of money it is laughable.

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed December 27, 2014

Considering this motel was overpriced due to the xmas holidays it would only be far to rate it on the standard price range which is still overpriced. Friendly greeting with a price haggle (drop) which suited me. Comfortable and reasonably clean with all the bits and pieces. Did find scuffed cupboard doors and rusty outside bar fridge. A few loose... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 20, 2014

It's convenient, most of all it is clean with good facilities. Hosts are pleasant, and conversational It's not the Taj.. (Pun) but we enjoyed our night there, most of all, the 5 to 10 minute walk to some great pub meals. We'd stay again, if we were just travelling through. A little bit of noise from the trucks that forget... More 

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed October 18, 2014

Last room avail in Coffs. We would NEVER stay here again. The house next door to the motel contains Drunken, Feral Hillbillies that swore and fought until early hours of the morning. Smoking permitted outside the rooms and woofted in all evening. Road noise was nothing in comparison to the disgusting behaviour of the neighbours. If you don't mind loud... More 

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed September 27, 2014

Unfornatually this hotel is a hole, it's dirty they don't really care about the clientele that they let stay here, for people who live on the premises they don't address the noise levels that their guests make. When I turned the fan on dust went flying around the room, the floor where the fridge is was dirty and sticky, the... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 23, 2014

Our expectations were not high but were quickly surpassed. Check-in was easy with the very friendly manager. Although dated, the room was very comfortable and very clean. There was great water pressure in the shower and the beds were the best we have slept in for some time. Undercover parking and free wifi were a bonus. Only a couple of... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 30, 2014

We arrived late in Coffs Harbour wanting to find a nice motel. The first motel I found was the Banana town motel. As soon as I spoke to the owner's and checked the room I knew we would have a great stay. We were greeted by the friendly staff who's hospitality were excellent. The room was very clean and the... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 12, 2014

We booked 6 people for $180 overnight which was great value. Pros - Warning about food fights was informative and helpful - two room apartment actually meant two motel rooms - readily available commentary soap -good water pressure - lovely artwork adorning all rooms creating a bright and cheerful atmosphere (unsure if sourced from local artists. - complimentary door wolf... More 

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Newcastle, Australia
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed February 23, 2014

Stayed here Feb 2014. Last minute thing. Room was interesting to say the least, something out of a bad movie. A mish mash of colours and patterns. Not very clean. Could hear the trucks out on the main road as well as people at 7am outside the windows talking loudly. Was going to stay 2nd night as we were exhausted... More 

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