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Ben Chifley Motor Inn

272 Stewart St., Bathurst, New South Wales 2795, Australia
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Ben Chifley Motor Inn
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Ranked #11 of 11 Hotels in Bathurst
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3 of 5 stars reviewed 4 weeks ago
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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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Toongabbie
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6 reviews 6 reviews
4 hotel reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Recently travelled to Bathurst (a few times) and have now had to stay twice at the Ben Chifley. First trip (room I stayed in bed was terrible), second Trip room i stayed in bed was a bit better. Rooms are of good size - not huge and not small. Owners are very friendly and make you feel at home. Very... More 

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Airlie Beach, Australia
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31 helpful votes 31 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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25 reviews 25 reviews
6 hotel reviews
16 helpful votes 16 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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1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
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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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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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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