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Comfort Inn Big Windmill

3.5 of 5 168 Pacific Highway S, Coffs Harbour, New South Wales 2450, Australia
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  • Sleep Quality
    4 of 5 stars
  • Location
    4 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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new south wales
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29 reviews 29 reviews
11 hotel reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

From the moment we booked in we were greeted by a friendly and helpful receptionist. As we were on route for a 3 week holiday on the Sunshine Coast we were wanting value for money and this motel ticked all the boxes..Rooms were clean well appointed and comfortable.. Well Done Bug Windmill we will stay again..

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General M, Manager at Comfort Inn Big Windmill, responded to this review

Dear Nora1968, Thank you for your kind review. We are happy to hear that you enjoyed your stay. Have a safe trip and we hope to welcome you back. Kind regards Avi Aronsen More

Sydney, Australia
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26 reviews 26 reviews
9 hotel reviews
23 helpful votes 23 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We stayed at the Big Windmill as a stopover between Sydney and Byron. They had a pet-friendly room available - lucky us! The room was big and well presented, clean, cool, spacious, quiet, comfortable. We couldn't ask for more for a motel on the highway. The pool was great to cool down on a 36 degrees day and after a... More

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General M, Manager at Comfort Inn Big Windmill, responded to this review

Dear ElenaScar, thank you for your kind review and I will forward this to all staff :) We are happy to hear that you enjoyed your stay with us. Yes, the windmill is unique and beautiful. The restaurant has recently undergone a major renovation and the new Bavarian restaurant, Edelweiss restaurant is impressive and we are glad to hear that... More

Rome
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3 reviews 3 reviews
3 hotel reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Lovely stay at the Windmill, Room was clean and large, the food at the Bavarian restaurant was delicious (schnitzels all round) and breakfast the next morning was easy. Couldn't fault it for a relaxing overnight stay when travelling from Sydney to the Gold Coast. Quiet and peaceful - no road noise.

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General M, Manager at Comfort Inn Big Windmill, responded to this review

Dear Christopher H, thank you kindly for your great review :) We are happy to hear that you enjoyed everything at your stay. Yes, the rooms in the back are large and minimal in noise. Those rooms are the most popular rooms, they are called Deluxe Queens, Deluxe Kings, Family Rooms and Family Suites. And it is easy to access... More

Sydney, Australia
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12 reviews 12 reviews
3 hotel reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I had room 10 for an overnight stay in September 2014. Immaculate room and consistent and strong Wifi all night. TV reception was excellent and the bathroom was pristine. Breakfast in the restaurant (outside) right outside my room. Excellent service. Would definitely stay again.

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General M, Manager at Comfort Inn Big Windmill, responded to this review

Dear Steve P, thank you very much for your kind review :) Yes, there are some great surfs spot and fishing spot not long from the motel and I hope you had a great surf time! Room #10 have a brand new bathroom and I am glad you noticed that. And I will let the staff know that they provided... More

Sydney, Australia
1 review
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I regularly travel the state and stay at a variety of motels, I have been staying at the Big Windmill every 6 weeks for about 2 years. During this time they have renovated, changed management and introduced a new restaurant. All positive things!! I believe hi speed internet is also on the way I look for several things in a... More

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General M, Manager at Comfort Inn Big Windmill, responded to this review

Dear Rob T :) Lovely to see that our regular guests supports us on Tripadvisor. After all you are the ones that knows the motel inside and out. We do appreciate great regulars like you and we do offer Regular Guests Rates and now 10% discount in the new restaurant if you are a Choice Privilege Member :) Once again... More

Sydney, Australia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I stayed overnight at the Big Windmill on 24th October and though this is an older style hotel, was pleasantly surprised at the size of the rooms and how comfortable the beds were. Stayed in Room 38 which is set back from the Hwy so very minimal noise. Had dinner in the new Bavarian restaurant in the Windmill with a... More

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General M, Manager at Comfort Inn Big Windmill, responded to this review

Dear Holdaysforever, thank you for your kind review. We are pleased to hear that you had a good stay. Yes, many of our guests get surprised once the enter the motel of how big the place is. It is 4 acres and the rooms are spaciaous :) The room you stayed in is one of our most popular rooms. Queen... More

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2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed October 12, 2014

Booked this motel on wotif.com only to find out that there were no clean rooms on arrival. The lady at reception had to clean our room herself while we dined at their ridiculously overpriced restaurant. Staff were friendly, rooms were old and outdated and wifi didn't work. Ok if u just want a bed for the night close to the... More

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General M, Manager at Comfort Inn Big Windmill, responded to this review

Dear Rosegeorge1, thank you for your review. We appreciate your feedback as we aim for our guests to have a great stay. I know you made a last minute booking on wotif.com and unfortunately we thought that we had closed all rooms online but we had not and that was an honest mistake. Luckily my superstaff are gross trained so... More

Sydney, Australia
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78 reviews 78 reviews
18 hotel reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed October 11, 2014

Spent 1 night as stop over on way to Gold Coast. Minimal but friendly contact with staff on both check in & check out. Room was dingy, curtains did not meet properly when closed, bed was like a slab of concrete, pillows were hard & lumpy. Air con was pathetic: old fashioned wall mounted type with very poor output. Free... More

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General M, Manager at Comfort Inn Big Windmill, responded to this review

Dear Mimistella, thank you for your review. I am sorry to hear that you did not enjoy your stay. Seems like everything was wrong. I would love for you to give us another chance and please give me a call or send me an email if you would like us to show you that we can and will do better... More

Rowlett, Texas
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289 reviews 289 reviews
158 hotel reviews
277 helpful votes 277 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 9, 2014

Over the years, I've driven by this motel many times en-route between Sydney and the Gold Coast, but this was the first time that I ever stopped to stay here. Overall, the stay was decent and comfortable. This is an older motel, but it is in excellent condition. Rooms are comfortable but typical of older, Australian roadside motels - but... More

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General M, Manager at Comfort Inn Big Windmill, responded to this review

Dear Step12dude, thank you for your review. I am glad to hear that you had a decent and pleasant stay :) Yes, our old lady Big Windmill Motel story goes all the way back to 1968. Our aim is to keep this beautiful place original and yet modern and comfortable and I am very glad that you could feel that.... More

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 8, 2014 via mobile

We were really impressed with the family suite we stayed in, with 3 adults and 2 young children all sleeping comfortably. The rooms were very clean and staff friendly. The new Bavarian restaurant on site served big, well priced meals and we found it very handy after a day of driving. Will definitely stay at The Big Windmill again next... More

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General M, Manager at Comfort Inn Big Windmill, responded to this review

Dear Carafes, thank you for your kind review. We are pleased to hear that you and your family had a good stay. We do have many families staying at Big Windmill, especially in school holidays :) Yes, the Family Suites are spacious for larger families because you have 1 queen bed in the main room and 1 queen and 2... More

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Address: 168 Pacific Highway S, Coffs Harbour, New South Wales 2450, Australia
Location: Australia > New South Wales > Coffs Harbour
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Hotel Class:3.5 star — Comfort Inn Big Windmill 3.5*
Number of rooms: 31
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Also Known As:
Comfort Inn Coffs Harbour
Coffs Harbour Comfort Inn

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