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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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  • Location
    4 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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New South Wales, Australia
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27 reviews 27 reviews
5 hotel reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Front reception is friendly, room is big and clean. I had a room near reception at the front, can hardly hear any traffic noise. Motel is vintage but nicely renovated. Ok for an overnight stay and yes would stay again if in the area.

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Canberra, Australia
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23 reviews 23 reviews
20 hotel reviews
36 helpful votes 36 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

this is a lovely motel with rooms at the back which are quiet , well appointed spacious and very clean. I was moved because fridge control was broken and phone didn't work.. So room 36 was fine but tv instructions for my room were missing. The wireless didn't work until lovely receptionist Rhea turned it on By now we are... More 

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Yungaburra, Queensland, Australia
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11 reviews 11 reviews
4 hotel reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We were travelling through from Sydney to Brisbane and this motel has exceeded our expectations. The family suite has two LARGE rooms and the beds were comfy. The facilities were very good and the bathroom was also large. Very clean and tidy facilities, if slightly retro. The lady at the front desk was friendly and quite helpful. Well done to... More 

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Newcastle
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31 reviews 31 reviews
25 hotel reviews
43 helpful votes 43 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We stayed here for a 1 night stopover. The motel is not fancy but is very comfortable and spotlessly clean with all that you need. Easy to find, very friendly service and a great restaurant on site. The rooms are quite big and have a kitchenette with sink, bar fridge, kettle and toaster. Very pleasant stay and we would stay... More 

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Toronto, Australia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Big Windmill is old. (I last stayed here in 1982). But it has not stood still and deteriorated. It trades on the quaintness of the "real" life-size European windmill at the front of the property which contains the Edelweiss Bavarian Restaurant. When I stayed here before it was a Dutch themed "Big Windmill Restaurant". At least someone in recent management... More 

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Palm Beach, Australia
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

great rooms great service good value , I have been coming up here for many years and seen the place get older and more deteriorated but the make over is well done. The restaurant is under new management and is an all German exclusive with no Australian beer or any kind of steak ,chicken ,pasta or any form of something... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 19, 2014

Had the best night great company great fun great food great drinks must book for your end of year fun staff was excellent and very attentive great service highly recommend snappa were great really must book

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Brisbane, Australia
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21 reviews 21 reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 19, 2014

Stayed at the Big Windmill overnight to break up a 8-9hour driving trip and would definitely stay there again. The staff were very friendly, the rooms are very spacious and most importantly the beds are very comfortable. Would also highly recommend the Edelweiss restaurant that is attached to the hotel.

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Central Coast NSW
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6 hotel reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 7, 2014 via mobile

We stayed at the big windmill this weekend & had a great stay. Beds were comfy, the family rooms are a fantastic size - plenty of room for us all, and very clean. Big thumbs up for the staff on reception, we were greeted with a smile & the lady there was very helpful. Overall we enjoyed our stay and... More 

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Umina Beach, Australia
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5 hotel reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 5, 2014

As a Sales Rep I have been staying at the Big Windmill for over 12 years now. Over the years it has gone through a few management and staff changes. One thing has always remained the same....a high level of service and presentation, and great friendly people always welcoming you. The rooms are large and roomy, well appointed, with nice... 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
Hotel Style:
#4 Business Hotel in Coffs Harbour

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