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Desert Sands Motor Inn

357 Cobalt Street, Broken Hill, New South Wales 2880, Australia
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Ranked #10 of 10 Broken Hill B&B and Inns
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 1, 2014
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  • Location
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    3 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    3 of 5 stars
  • Service
    3 of 5 stars
  • Value
    2.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    3.5 of 5 stars
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Adelaide
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 1, 2014

I stay here for business trips and love the place. There is a pub connected to motel, which is handy!!! Room service or dining in hotel is not too bad either. I have the spa room and the spa is amazing, very deep and very spacious! Rooms are standard but pleasant. I know other rooms can be a bit outdated....... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 23, 2014 via mobile

Rolled up to an empty reception. No bell, sign or instruction visible. Waited, called, poked around, no one around. Another (apparently regular) customer headed off to find staff who eventually came and handled my booking without any apology or friendly comment. The room was okay. Tiny bathroom and clashing doors, lack of power points and only one chair for a... More 

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Sale, Australia
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8 reviews 8 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 15, 2014

Staying at the Desert Sands Motor Inn, Broken Hill, Australia, was absolutely wonderful. Rooms are large and spacious (we had the privilege to stay in a king room), king bed was wonderfully comfortable, spa bath was a dream, and the staff are friendly and helpful. The rooms are well sound proofed so no traffic noise was a bliss. We dined... More 

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Hervey Bay, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 15, 2013

Wow after driving for 2 days we decided to have a stopover in Broken Hill what a little gem this place is. Staff are wonderful we had huge room felt like home nice and quiet. Meals that we delivered to our room were georgous. I had the best steak I had had for a while really really impressed. Loved all... More 

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed September 17, 2013 via mobile

This place completely discredits the star rating system. I may have gotten the worst room in the complex but you've gotta call 'em as you see 'um- it does not merit 3 stars, let alone 4. The management simply aren't trying very hard. Upon arrival found the reception not just unmanned but closed. Sign instructed me to go to the... More 

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Orange
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 16, 2013

Sure, it aint the Sheriton Wentworth Hotel, but as far as country motels go, this is not the worst Motel I have stayed in by a long shot. It was clean with a comfortable bed, a TV that worked and a bar fridge with tea/coffee making facilities. I hads no problem with this motel at all, in fact, if I... More 

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Perth, Australia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 12, 2013

We recently stayed at this property with a tour group from WA. We were very happy with the property. Rooms were clean and refurbished, smallish bathrooms but very clean. Staff were terrific and food in the restaurant was terrific. We would bring groups to this property again and all of the 20 people we had with us were very happy... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 20, 2013

Don't be fooled by photography, this is a grubby little motel complex, not all the rooms have a verandah so we had people sitting outside our room smoking. The shower head leaked a spray of cold water over the top, while I waited an eternity for the water to heat up. The toilet roll holder was falling off the wall.... More 

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Adelaide, Australia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 30, 2013

Stayed here on a trip back to Adelaide. Room was quite small, bathroom tiny. However, this can be overlooked if staying only one night and due to the fact that everything in the room was spotlessly clean. The shower is possibly the best I have ever experienced!

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed May 29, 2013

My wife and I stayed at this motel late May 2013. Reception was good, BUT, the room was a shocker. We asked for a twin and were given a room with a double bed and a single. Just as well we had no cat - there was certainly not enough room to swing one. Less than a meter between the... More 

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Address: 357 Cobalt Street, Broken Hill, New South Wales 2880, Australia
Location: Australia > New South Wales > Broken Hill
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Number of rooms: 32
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