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Sandstock Motor Inn

101 Dumaresq Street, Armidale, New South Wales 2350, Australia
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Ranked #4 of 21 Hotels in Armidale
Certificate of Excellence 2014
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  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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Sydney, Australia
12 reviews 12 reviews
5 hotel reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 4, 2014

This is just the best, for location, décor, attention to detail , and all the little extras plus the personal touch and friendliness of the owner/manageress. The thoughtfulness even extended to allocating a room next to the one required for a step through shower - with the bed facing the way (for a picky traveller) - having the heating on... More

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Sydney, Australia
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118 reviews 118 reviews
46 hotel reviews
166 helpful votes 166 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 13, 2014

We were running late so I phoned ahead and spoke to the woman at reception and advised her of the time we expected to arrive ... no problems !. We arrived sometime after 6pm and met the lady from the front desk who said she had already put the heater on in our room to warm it up for us... More

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12 reviews 12 reviews
10 hotel reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 2, 2014

Arrived without a booking in inclement weather, and was greeted warmly, given a good price on the room, was given advice on eating options, and even offered use of an umbrella to walk to nearby eateries. Location wise, there is a supermarket, bowling club, several eateries and a bar within a couple of minutes walk. On the downside, there is... More

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Canberra, Australia
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81 reviews 81 reviews
25 hotel reviews
55 helpful votes 55 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 22, 2014

My wife and I consider this motel to be one of the most comfortable motels of the many we have stayed in over recent years. The owner/ proprietor was very welcoming and helpful and the room she provided had many small touches which made our brief stay most satisfactory. The motel is well located in the heart of town but... More

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Brisbane, Australia
1 review
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 9, 2014

We stayed here because of the reviews and we were not disappointed.  The rooms are very comfortable, clean and well maintained. Everything works and there were lots of little extras in the room that you don’t usually get in country motels.  Very happy to recommend and will definitely be staying here again next time we’re passing through.

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Tenterfield, Australia
1 review
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 21, 2014

We recently stayed at this motel and found the rooms spotlessly clean and well maintained. The bed was very comfortable and the shower very good .Great location, close to shops and Bowling Club.Owner very friendly and helpful. Would recommend.

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12 reviews 12 reviews
9 hotel reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed February 3, 2014

I choose this motel based on it's rating and positive reviews but was very disappointed in the accommodation, the sofa had no support and was a struggle to get up from but mainly the bed was very hard and uncomfortable giving both of us a sleepless night, tossing and turning, just trying to get comfortable and ease the pain in... More

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Sydney, Australia
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69 reviews 69 reviews
13 hotel reviews
38 helpful votes 38 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 31, 2014

More expensive than anywhere else we had stayed on our road trip. Room was large but bathroom only average- shower head poor (we did report this to the manager). Microwave, kettle and toaster but no bread and butter plates- weird. Air con really struggled- lucky it was only 35 degrees. Nice but jaded. Quiet and clean.

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Toowoomba, Australia
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 10, 2014

An extremely quiet motel even though it is centrally located near to the CBD. Rooms were spotless and the beds were very comfortable. Air conditioning helped to maintain the room to a pleasant temperature, allowing a good night's rest. Interesting to note that the room had a bath, which would be an added bonus for travellers with small children. Also... More

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Sydney, Australia
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62 reviews 62 reviews
21 hotel reviews
37 helpful votes 37 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 7, 2013 via mobile

Clean room with ensuite and assorted soap etc, comfortable bed. Very convenient to walk into Armidale for evening meal or across the road to a large bowling club. Comfortable sofa, table and chairs should you wish to eat in. Value for money motel room. We chose to eat at The New England Brasserie. Excellent

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Address: 101 Dumaresq Street, Armidale, New South Wales 2350, Australia
Location: Australia > New South Wales > Armidale
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
Number of rooms: 12
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