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Beach Drive Motel

24 Beach Rd, Batemans Bay, New South Wales 2536, Australia
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Ranked #5 of 15 Hotels in Batemans Bay
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3 of 5 stars reviewed 3 weeks ago
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4 of 5 stars
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Sydney, Australia
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41 reviews 41 reviews
5 hotel reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The 70's style motel was only 5 minutes walk to the Soldiers Club & 10 minutes walk to the town centre We had pre booked for 2 nights & on arrival welcomed by the friendly owner offering an up grade for $20 per night which we took up on the basis of bigger room / bigger bed / bigger TV... More 

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Christopher C, Owner at Beach Drive Motel, responded to this review

Dear Graham We thank you for taking the time to submit a review and are pleased our Budget Motel met your requirements. It is unfortunate that our wi-fi was out of order for your stay on Wednesday 29.04.15 & Thursday 30.04.15 but this was due to circumstances beyond our control. Our IT Service Provider has ordered the necessary items to... More 

Sydney, Australia
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7 reviews 7 reviews
5 hotel reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

on the water, walk to the club, we looked at all the options but none had ALL the benefits, like price location and really nice hosts, Chris is somewhere, just a good bloke and he will look after you, you just know when you feel comfortable and reasonable

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Christopher C, Owner at Beach Drive Motel, responded to this review

Dear 'Jo d' We thank you for such a positive review and are pleased your stay with us was enjoyable. As a Budget Motel we try hard to offer affordable accommodation at a reasonable price. Both our Standard Budget and Deluxe rooms all have big TV's, Toasters, kettles & microwaves, together with Free wi-fi and free Foxtel. We look forward... More 

Queensland, Australia
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22 reviews 22 reviews
13 hotel reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 22, 2015

Great place for the night while we were on our road trip to Melbourne. Although it was raining, we could not fully enjoy this lovely town. The motel was clean, bed was comfortable and was in a quiet location. Very good welcome from Chris with everything explained. I left my pillow there and they very kindly organised to post it... More 

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Christopher C, Owner at Beach Drive Motel, responded to this review

Dear Bruce We are pleased you had an enjoyable stay with us on Friday 17.04.15 and wish to thank you for taking the time to submit such a positive review. It is unfortunate your stay was marred by wet weather and we would welcome a return visit from you in the warmer months so you can enjoy the township and... More 

Melbourne, Australia
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21 reviews 21 reviews
9 hotel reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 5, 2015

Located on the water this 70s style motel offered a clean and spacious room - our room was suitable for those who needed wheelchair facilities. The bed was comfortable too. Chris checked us in and was very friendly and obliging. Within walking distance to shops and restaurants - we had some excellent grilled fish and chips at the place next... More 

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Christopher C, Owner at Beach Drive Motel, responded to this review

Dear 'Oz_Traveller63' We are pleased your stay at our Budget Motel was enjoyable and wish to thank you for taking the time to submit such a positive review. We have also had good feedback from other Guests on our room for the disabled, particularly relating to the large shower/toilet area and for being so wheelchair friendly. Wishing you all the... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 3, 2015

This was a great clean motel, very cosy and a quiet stay, comfy beds too. They we're really polite and very accommodating (especially when allowing us to charge our electric car overnight). Chris was probably the nicest guy I've met.

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Christopher C, Owner at Beach Drive Motel, responded to this review

Dear Nicholas We are glad our Budget Motel met your requirements and wish to thank you for taking the time to submit a review. Your Tesla Electric Car is quite unique and it was a pleasure to assist in the overnight battery recharging. Wishing you all the best on your future travels. More 

Cootamundra, Australia
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7 reviews 7 reviews
6 hotel reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 22, 2015

We book on line and what a great find. we found a very clean and comfortable room. we met Chris and he was very obliging and friendly. the motel couldn't do enough for us.. the location is great with a walk to two clubs and main shops of Batemans Bay....totally recommend a visit if need somewhere to stay in the... More 

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Christopher C, Owner at Beach Drive Motel, responded to this review

Dear Steve & Kathy Thank you for the positive review and for accepting us for what we are, a Budget Motel offering reasonably priced accommodation. Our Deluxe rooms are much larger than the Standard Budget rooms and are suited to Guests seeking that extra space with a bigger fridge and TV. We are also pleased that you enjoyed the Free... More 

Croyde, United Kingdom
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19 reviews 19 reviews
6 hotel reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed February 24, 2015

Shabby motel, showing its age, how this could be described as luxury is beyond me. This kind of offering lets Australia down. Batemans Bay is wonderfully situated, yet the town is dire, cheap,and uninspiring. Could not leave soon enough. Sort yourself out.

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Christopher C, Owner at Beach Drive Motel, responded to this review

Dear Jonathan282 What a dire review!!! We are not sure where you got the 'luxury' tag from as we are a Budget Motel and don’t pretend to be anything else. We cater for a variety of people from all cultures and most of our Guests are happy to accept us for what we are. Usually guests come directly to us... More 

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3 hotel reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 23, 2015 via mobile

We stayed here 15 years ago and decided to stay again. Very comfortable and clean. Bathrooms have been renovated breakfast delivery to room was a bonus. Great value and reception staff very helpful and nothing was any trouble

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Christopher C, Owner at Beach Drive Motel, responded to this review

Dear 'Michandchrislee' We are pleased you enjoyed your stay at our Budget Motel and wish to thank you for taking the time to submit a review. We wish you both well and look forward to your next visit. More 

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6 reviews 6 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 17, 2015 via mobile

Very helpful and friendly owner. Family room was a good size nice and neat and clean. Pretty comfy beds and the air con worked really well. Value for money would definitely stay again. Walking distance to town good fishing for the kids directly across the road.

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Christopher C, Owner at Beach Drive Motel, responded to this review

Dear 'Roxystars' Thank you for taking the time to submit a review. We are pleased your stay at our Budget Motel was enjoyable and we look forward to your next visit. Wishing you all the best. More 

2 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 8, 2015

Convenient motel and in walking distance to the town centre and marina. Just far enough away from all the bars and noise. Chris, the owner, was welcoming and polite and would do anything for you. Rooms are very large, great facilities with a large fridge, great TV and the rooms are clean daily. What a fabulous stay and we highly... More 

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Christopher C, Manager at Beach Drive Motel, responded to this review

Dear Christina & Cameron We are pleased you both had an enjoyable stay with use from 05.01.15 to 08.01.15 and appreciate you taking the submit a lovely review. Our larger Deluxe rooms are quite popular for Guests wanting more space, a bigger TV and fridge and we are grateful that our Budget Motel met your expectations during your 4 day... More 

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