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Colonial Inn Motel Tamworth

519 Armidale Road, Tamworth, New South Wales 2340, Australia
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Ranked #28 of 30 Hotels in Tamworth
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  • Location
    3 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    3 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    2.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    2.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    3 of 5 stars
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Hobart, Australia
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4 reviews 4 reviews
3 hotel reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed March 21, 2015

advertising out front said restaurant, pool etc, restaurant closed for both days and pool was green,told it was being fixed but obviously wasnt during our stay, towels hadn't been changed and were dirty...not a nice place to stay

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Buderim, Australia
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23 reviews 23 reviews
6 hotel reviews
107 helpful votes 107 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 2, 2015

We had a recent 4 night stay here with a large group of friends. $110/ night for a queen bed and a single bed. No cutlery, 2 mugs, had to ask for extra bowl to have cereal. Rooms were clean but very tired. Right on the edge of town so you'll need your own transport. As the title says get... More 

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sydney
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64 reviews 64 reviews
16 hotel reviews
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed January 26, 2015 via mobile

After reading some terrible reviews about this motel I expected the worst. It depends on what you want in a place to stay during the country music festival at Tamworth. It is located a short drive from Peel Street. It was clean, had good flowing hot water in the shower. The soap dispensers were full. The sheets were clean. The... More 

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14 reviews 14 reviews
9 hotel reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 9, 2015

Good stuff-Larger than average room,with sofa.Extra strong hot shower,compfy bed. Good value for money. Had DVD player if you into that! Picked this motel cause it has a restaurant,arrived 6.30pm Friday night & told they needed to know by 6.00pm if we needed dinner so they could bring in cooking staff? Had to go to town for takeaway. Room has... More 

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed September 23, 2014

As soon as I walked in you could smell paint fumes. Yes it was clean but carpet worn out. Bed covers had stains. There was no soap to wash ur hands or even a handtowel to dry ur hands. Hubby was tired and stubborn to leave and we were only there Thank Goodness for just one nite. Worst Place in... More 

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Lawson, Australia
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167 reviews 167 reviews
21 hotel reviews
75 helpful votes 75 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 8, 2014

This motel has had some bad reviews in the past but is apparently under new management. I stayed for 2 nights and the staff were friendly and the room was quiet, clean and comfortable. It is not a high end motel but provides good budget accommodation. Comfortable bed, big screen TV with Foxtel and a nice clean bathroom. Free WiFi.... More 

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Callala Bay, Australia
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11 hotel reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed August 8, 2014

It is a pity we didn't check the room properly on arrival. Room, on first impressions was reasonable. Travelled back into Tamworth for sightseeing and evening meal and entertainment. When arrived back at motel, used the toilet by lifting the seat to find dried excrement on the outer bowl and under the seat. Loved the sanitary seal label. Had shower... More 

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Brisbane, Australia
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105 reviews 105 reviews
10 hotel reviews
61 helpful votes 61 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 5, 2014

Don't believe the negative reviews. I have travelled and found people complain about hotels everywhere. I found the staff helpful and the rooms very tidy and good value for money. DVD players, Laundry Powder and amenities are provided. If you like a visit to a Country Town, this place is very good. Alot of hotels don't provide half the stuff... More 

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15 reviews 15 reviews
4 hotel reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed July 8, 2014

The owner is mean, the rooms are crappy. Not what they say is in the rooms terrible food in the resturant as well taste like its been reheated in the microwave also the beds are uncomfortable and bad to sleep on

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Adelaide City
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 22, 2014

Despite the bad reviews, my stay at the Colonial Inn Motel was very pleasant & for only $79, it is Great Value.!! :) After reading the bad reviews, I did had my concerns. Understanding some visitors may have had too much expectations from a "3.5 star" Motel, bad reviews is expected. Traveling solo from Queensland into South Australia, I needed... More 

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