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Blue Gum Motor Inn

3.5 of 5 109 Cobra St (Mitchell H/way) | Cnr. Cobra & Gipps St, Dubbo, New South Wales 2830, Australia
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    5 of 5 stars
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ANDERSONVILLE
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9 reviews 9 reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

We've been visiting Dubbo for 10 years, staying up to a week at a time. We've been in rooms for 5 or 6 people each time. We appreciate the space for a family. The water park across the street is a great attraction for the younger kids. We all enjoy the motel pool. And there are plenty of places to... More 

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Rob Z, Manager at Blue Gum Motor Inn, responded to this review

Thank you for your lovely review Don. The Blue Gum has always prided itself as being a family friendly accommodation spot, and having only taken over earlier this year, I’m glad we’re keeping up the tradition! Rob and I really enjoyed meeting you and your family and thoroughly enjoyed our chats during your weeks stay. In fact, having picked up... More 

Sydney
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45 reviews 45 reviews
26 hotel reviews
28 helpful votes 28 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

The Blue Gun Motor Inn is a very comfortable motel that deserves the favourable reviews it receives on Trip Advisor. It is situated on the main highway into Dubbo, but the rooms are located away from the main road and are very quiet. We stayed for one night and our room was spacious, very clean and nicely furnished. The large... More 

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Rob Z, Manager at Blue Gum Motor Inn, responded to this review

Thank you for your well thought out and detailed review. We couldn’t be happier to know that you enjoyed your stay with us and that you found our accommodation and service of high standard. We were delighted to meet you both and hope that you continued to enjoy your time in Dubbo and stay at the zoo. Thank you again... More 

Adelaide
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3 reviews 3 reviews
3 hotel reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We really enjoyed our 2 day stay in Dubbo.. The owners were extremely friendly and helpful with information to improve our access to restaurants and activities.The recently stylishly renovated king room matched anything provided in a luxury hotel- well done Amanda !! This is the service that travellers look for on their trips, but rarely get- we will be back.... More 

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RobZ_Dubbo, Manager at Blue Gum Motor Inn, responded to this review

It was an absolute pleasure to meet you both – I trust you had a safe and enjoyable journey back home. Thank you for choosing to stay at the Blue Gum and for your lovely compliment on our new premier king rooms (I did have fun!) and hospitality. We’d love to welcome you back again. Happy holidays to you and... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We were in a family room. It was quite new to my grandchildren to stay in a motel. What they enjoyed was the swimming pool. It was quite reffreshing after a day out in the heat.As for myself i stayed at the Blue Gumm a couple of years ago and found the service to be exellent.They are in a quiet... More 

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RobZ_Dubbo, Manager at Blue Gum Motor Inn, responded to this review

Thank you for your glowing review Allen! It was our pleasure having you and your three grandsons stay with us. You should be very proud of your grandkids; they have beautiful manners. I’m glad they enjoyed the pool after their visit to the zoo and the Old Dubbo Gaol. It certainly was hot enough! It was lovely to have you... More 

Sydney, Australia
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3 reviews 3 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We stayed in the family room, it's an older style room but the owners have it spotless. It had all that we needed for our stay. We stayed one night as we were staying at the zoo the next night. Before checking out we made plans to extend our stay. We got a message from Rob to say that we... More 

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RobZ_Dubbo, Manager at Blue Gum Motor Inn, responded to this review

It was lovely to meet you and your gorgeous family Leigh-Ann. Thank you for the lovely feedback. I’m pleased our offer to check in early was helpful – it certainly has been unseasonably hot these last few days. Our lovely new air conditioners are certainly working a treat! We’re so pleased that you had a wonderful time exploring Dubbo. We’d... More 

Brisbane, Australia
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51 reviews 51 reviews
33 hotel reviews
88 helpful votes 88 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We stayed here based on its TripAdvisor rating and I don't think it really lives up to it. The owners were very nice and helpful with information on restaurants etc but the room was very tired. The air con unit was an old unit in the wall which made a LOT of noise and was quite annoying. The bathroom was... More 

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RobZ_Dubbo, Manager at Blue Gum Motor Inn, responded to this review

Hello Geoff, I trust your interstate move went well. We have to say we were extremely disappointed to read your review. We are a proud family run business who since taking over the motel less than 10 months ago have fully renovated several rooms including bathrooms to offer premier King suites; we have installed luxurious queen pillow top beds in... More 

Lake Innes NSW
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 16, 2014

Blue Gum's newly refurbished rooms are fantastic! Beautifully appointed with fantastic amenities! Mandy and Rob are excellent hosts who went out of their way to ensure our stay was comfortable. Very cost effective and value for money. A great place to stay prior to our visit to Taronga's Western Plains Zoo. Would highly recommend Blue Gum to everyone and would... More 

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RobZ_Dubbo, Manager at Blue Gum Motor Inn, responded to this review

It was our pleasure having you stay with us. We are over the moon that you enjoyed your stay in the king suite; perhaps even more so since you booked based on your friends’ (and past guests) recommendation. I was also pleased to read that you thoroughly enjoyed your Zoo experience/stay; it truly is incredible. Thank you for going out... More 

Brisbane
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18 reviews 18 reviews
8 hotel reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 15, 2014

Blue Gum Motor Inn was a great place to stay. The staff were really helpful, offering some fantastic recommendations, and the rooms were clean and comfortable. We loved the oversized towels which are so rarely found in hotels! Blue Gum doesn't scrimp on the little things where others hotels might.

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RobZ_Dubbo, Manager at Blue Gum Motor Inn, responded to this review

Many thanks for your lovely feedback Hayley! We’re absolutely delighted that you enjoyed your stay and that you found your room clean and comfortable. I know I love a big towel! We’re also pleased that you enjoyed the Fairways Asian recommendation (another hidden treasure in Dubbo). Thank you for taking the time to post a review; we’d love to welcome... More 

Sydney, Australia
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17 reviews 17 reviews
7 hotel reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 10, 2014

Excellent place to stay. Clean and cost effective. Family Friendly Mandy and Rob are great owners who went out of their way to ensure an early check in for the elderly in-laws staying for a weekend wedding in Dubbo. Breakfast is across the road if you choose. We would stay again.

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RobZ_Dubbo, Manager at Blue Gum Motor Inn, responded to this review

Hi Andrew, We were more than happy to accommodate an early check-in, especially for a special occasion. We’re thrilled you and your lovely family had a great time in Dubbo and that you enjoyed your stay with us. Thank you for taking the time to let other potential guests know of your experience. We’d love to see you again next... More 

Canberra
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14 reviews 14 reviews
13 hotel reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 7, 2014

Clean Hotel with friendly service from Rob and Mandy really made out stay when visiting the Dubbo Zoo Highly recommended. Rob will provide you all the tips as to where to go to dinner or other things to do in Dubbo. Don't forget to visit the Village Bakery Cakes and Pies are the best in Town.

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RobZ_Dubbo, Manager at Blue Gum Motor Inn, responded to this review

Thank you for your lovely review and feedback No1Director! I’m pleased you enjoyed your stay with us and that our dining and exploring suggestions were helpful. We’ll be sure to pass on your great feedback to the rest of the Blue Gum team – it is always nice to know that our extra efforts are noticed and appreciated. We’d love... More 

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Address: 109 Cobra St (Mitchell H/way) | Cnr. Cobra & Gipps St, Dubbo, New South Wales 2830, Australia
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Location: Australia > New South Wales > Dubbo
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Hotel Class:3.5 star — Blue Gum Motor Inn 3.5*
Number of rooms: 24
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