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Ben Chifley Motor Inn

3.0 of 5
272 Stewart St., Bathurst, New South Wales 2795, Australia
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Ranked #11 of 11 Hotels in Bathurst
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 25, 2015
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  • Location
    4 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    3 of 5 stars
  • Service
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    3.5 of 5 stars
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Airlie Beach, Australia
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56 reviews 56 reviews
26 hotel reviews
30 helpful votes 30 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 25, 2015

Reception were wonderful at checkin and very helpful to get our bike under cover due to the storm. The rooms are a little dated and the shower set up gave us a little chuckle but it worked just fine. The beds and pillows badly need updating as the pillows were like rock and the bed was not comfortable. We did... More 

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Liverpool, Australia
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13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 7, 2014

Even though we only stayed 1 night, it was well worth the stay. From the initial phone contact until finalising our bill and saying our goodbyes, they were charming country folk. The family room we stayed in was quite big (2 bedrooms). Everything the proprietors did was above our expectations. We had a cooked country breakfast was massive. Value for... More 

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Sydney, Australia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 5, 2013

I had dealings with both the male and female owner operators, although, for the most part, I had dealings with the male. He couldn't have been more accommodating and helpful. He was always ready for a chat and made me feel really comfortable. I chose Ben Chifley motel because of its name and that I was researching Ben Chifley. It... More 

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Parramatta, New South Wales, Australia
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4 hotel reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 27, 2013

I booked at this motel when I could not get a room at my usual motel. The rooms were small and outdated but still clean and comfortable. Maybe new beds would of made my sleep better. Also the breakfast room was only open between 7am and 8 am. The managers were very friendly but seemed a bit over whelmed by... More 

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Singapore City, null, Singapore
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed June 11, 2012

Helpful staff when we checked in, but room was expensive, smelly, dated and barely adequate. Not recommended unless no other option.

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 1, 2012

For $195 for a 2 bed room per night was VERY expensive. Pool had mould in it and rooms very dated.

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 20, 2011

We got accomodation in the middle of the night here. The receptionist was lovely and wasnt a bother to her at all. Excellent people!!

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hurstville
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed April 2, 2009

I have stayed with this motel for near on three years, The motel has just had a change of managers or owners, not for the better- arrived to the hotel to check in at 6pm was greeted by three people stuff in behind the counter each with their own idea of what needed to be done, no one new how... More 

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Melbourne
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 13, 2009

This was my second trip to bathurst and I choose the Ben Chifley again due to the enjoyable experiences I had the first time. The staff were very helpful even when I had trouble gaining access to the internet, a manager came to my room to assist and next thing I knew was I was connected. The rooms were very... More 

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NSW
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed January 27, 2009

I was looking to book this property for a large sporting group, I live within the same region as the Ben Chifley and decided I would go and inspect the property prior to confirming the booking. On entering the property reception I was met by a gentlemen with whom I discussed the possibility of inspecting one of the rooms available... More 

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motel11, Managment at Ben Chifley Motor Inn, responded to this review

This lady wanted to book 8 rooms for the Bathurst 12hr and was told that we had only a few room left and they were older budget rooms. She asked price and then requested to view rooms, She was informed before vewing our rooms that as we had a lot of problems with Guests from the previous year we were... More 

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