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El Paso Motor Inn

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29 Clarence St, Port Macquarie, New South Wales 2444, Australia
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  • Location
    5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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Canberra, Australia
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We stayed (in Room 405) for two nights in March as we were unable to get into our usual place for the first two nights of our Port Macquarie stay. This motel is in a very central location so very easy to get to shops and restaurants, cafes etc. Having stayed here a couple of times since 1976, and knowing... More 

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Brisbane, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We only stayed one night after a big day's driving and with another big day ahead, but were very pleased with our upstairs room. It was clean and comfortable, with a pristine bathroom. The motor inn overall was central to the area, and we walked around to the waterside, and to nearby restaurants. Plus with our exdpedia booking we had... More 

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Robina, Australia
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7 hotel reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Stayed here just one night last weekend and very happy with the service. Being upgraded to a suite over a very busy weekend was a treat. Room 500 very quirky but you would need to be careful in this room as there are a couple of steps that you do have to go up and down in the room. Nice... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

shower screen needs a door or higher hob as the water ran out onto bathroom floor, had to ring reception to ask for more towels to soak up excess water. breakfast was very basic continental included in price.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I stayed here in the late 1990s it was ok than just a motel but since the rooms have been fully re fitted its excellent king size beds 42in tv soft carpet shower wonderful free breakfast undercover parking and a new lift to all floors thanks el paso for a top nights sleep your doing a fantastic job the rooms... More 

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Ben P, General Manager at El Paso Motor Inn, responded to this review

Hi Alan M, Thank you very much Alan, we appreciate the positive feedback more then you would know. Yes we have undergone a massive transformation since the 1990's. With almost all of our rooms finished and the last eight to be completed in a few months, the pool area undergoing a transformation, painting of the building, new handrails, the beautiful... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

great place to stay friendly staff comfy bed , pillows a little hard for my liking , renovations being completed , overall good stay close to town , shower pressure good just a little bit of water escapes into bathroom area beware

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Ben P, General Manager at El Paso Motor Inn, responded to this review

Hi Djjames, I am very happy to hear you enjoyed your stay with us at the El Paso Motor Inn. It is good to hear the renovation have hit the mark. Yes we have brand new and very comfortable mattresses. In terms of the pillow, I am sorry it did not hit the mark for you. Although we have just... More 

Ellenborough, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We have stayed at the El Paso on numerous occasions and the most recent was in a recently refurbished room. I asked for a room away from the road and was in 505 which is up stairs (top floor) and away from traffic noise - which is great as i'm a light sleeper. The new rooms are great - nicely... More 

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Ben P, General Manager at El Paso Motor Inn, responded to this review

Hi Mrnudie, Thank you for your review. I am very happy to hear we have hit the mark each time you have stayed with us, we love repeat guests. Yes, most of our rooms are away from the street and are perfect if you are looking for a quiet nights sleep. Thank you for your kind comments about our rooms.... More 

Sydney Tourist
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

I have recently visited the El Paso. I had always stayed here in Port as a sales rep but a change in job meant I hadn't been there for a few years. The renovations are nearly finished and it shows. The rooms are comfortable and modern and the staff and service are great. The location is great and prices are... More 

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Ben P, General Manager at El Paso Motor Inn, responded to this review

Hi Knob, Thank you for your review. It was great to see you have come back to stay with us and enjoyed yourself. Yes we have spent the past three years slowly renovating the motel, with only 8 rooms to go we are on the home stretch. These works have already earn't us a rating of 4 STARS! I am... More 

Greater Sydney, Australia
1 review
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 21, 2015

Room was very clean and up on the fifth floor. Enjoyed a light complimentary breakfast in the restaurant next morning with a great view. Starting at 6:20am Sunday morning there was work being done onsite (renovations). Although there were notices posted on-site about this, I was shocked to be woken up by this early morning work, especially so early on... More 

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Ben P, General Manager at El Paso Motor Inn, responded to this review

Hi Gavvo, I am glad to hear you enjoyed your stay with us. I hope you enjoyed the new Elevator we installed late last year. It makes staying on the top floor much more enjoyable. I am very sorry you were woken up early on Sunday morning. Although I don't think it was from our tradesman if it was at... More 

Coffs Harbour, Australia
1 review
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 19, 2015

El Paso has recently been renovated to create very stylish rooms with conveniences like USB charging ports and free internet. The rooms are quiet and literally a stones throw from a range of entertainment, fine restaurants and classy cafe's but more importantly the wonderful Hastings River waterfront parks and headwater. My room like most do not have a nice view... More 

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Ben P, General Manager at El Paso Motor Inn, responded to this review

Hi Anna, Thank you for your positive comments. Yes we have renovated most of our rooms with less then 10 to go then all 56 of our rooms will be up to a very high standard. I am very happy to hear that you like the look of the rooms as we spent hours and hours coming up with our... More 

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