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Garden City Motor Inn

718 Ruthven Street, Toowoomba, Queensland 4350, Australia
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  • Location
    4 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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Sydney, Australia
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78 hotel reviews
273 helpful votes 273 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

The Garden City is one of your older-style variety of motel. It probably could be said it has seen better days. So, for starters, it is competitively priced (though it must also be said competition between motels in Toowoomba can be intense). My room was clean and of more or less a standard size and amenity, with comfy queen-size bed,... More 

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Ipswich, Australia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

My time at this hotel was great, friendly staff unlike other hotels which were usually very rude and unapproachable, excellent customer service were positive attributes. Very spotless, clean rooms. Barbeque area and smoking area were a plus. Price of the rooms were very reasonable and swimming pool area was a nice addition to my stay. Gardens were nicely trimmed and... More 

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Bacchus Marsh, Australia
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51 reviews 51 reviews
20 hotel reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 16, 2015

We stayed at this motel for one night in February, 2015. The room was adequate but was a little cramped with the extra unused single bed. The car park was steep and a bit limited. There was reasonable free WIFI reception available. The accommodation was suitable for our short stopover but the traffic noise was very loud and the location... More 

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Paris, France
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18 hotel reviews
22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed February 7, 2015

Stayed 2 nights while in Toowoomba on business. Depressing and noisy. I must have been the only non-smoker, all other guests sitting outside rooms puffing away. Disgusting. Smelly. No room service. On main highway, so very noisy. Pool very unappealing, situated at the front facing the busy road. Poor WiFi, slow and limited. And wasn't cheap.

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Gold Coast, Australia
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed January 23, 2015

We booked through a booking site and this place was advertised as having spacious family rooms and a pool. When we got there the "Family room" was a normal double with two double beds squashed into a small space and a shower only bathroom last renovated about forty years ago. The pool was literally green and "closed for winter" (we... More 

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Gympie, Australia
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37 reviews 37 reviews
15 hotel reviews
59 helpful votes 59 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 29, 2014

The rooms here were average and parking was a bit of a problem. Access to the road was hampered by a huge tree which you could not see past. No restaurant or bar but breakfast was available. Close to town.

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Coolangatta, Australia
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18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 28, 2014

The place is pretty reasonably priced compared to other motels ive stayed in Toowoomba. To be honest its probably one of the better motels ive stayed at for its price. Its about 1.7km walk away from the city centre. Bernys fish and chips, the spar, bakery, kebabs and Chinese is only a 200m walk. Which I found handy. Bernys fish... More 

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Brisbane, Australia
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed October 7, 2014

The pool was closed for cleaning which was a huge disappointment for the kids. The rooms were small and dated, the kids room was like a prison cell. The bathroom must have been last renovated in the 70's and was very grimy. Kept awake all night by the TV blaring from next door and constant coughing.

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Alice Springs, Australia
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1,033 reviews 1,033 reviews
144 hotel reviews
2,608 helpful votes 2,608 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 6, 2014

This Golden Chain motel is located only a few minute drive, to the main shopping centre and also to a large variety of restaurants and other attractions. Although located along a main road, the motel was very quiet and we did have a good sleep. Adele and Ben are very welcoming, friendly and keen to have a chat when not... More 

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Adelaide, Australia
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125 reviews 125 reviews
48 hotel reviews
122 helpful votes 122 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 1, 2014

We spent one night here. This motel is set in attractive and treed grounds. Our room was comfortable and very clean. The shower was very good. Although our room was just one back from the busy highway the noise from passing traffic was not too bad. The hosts were friendly and helpful. It was good value for money and we... More 

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