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Garden City Motor Inn

718 Ruthven Street, Toowoomba, Queensland 4350, Australia
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Gladstone, Queensland, Australia
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15 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 28, 2015 via mobile

Excellent little motel,very clean and comfortable bed. Good value for what it is a small well managed motel offering good value for money. No nightclubs and little street noise despite being situated on the highway, ideal for travellers.

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Victoria, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 14, 2015

This motel featured rooms that open onto a garden setting. The hosts were very nice, and the rooms were quite comfortable. We enjoyed relaxing in the garden after our day long drive. The motel was located on a quiet street and easy to get back on the highway the next day.

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vic
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 21, 2015

I have booked 2 bedroom apartment for 1 night after looking at the photos on the website. When we checked in I was told that they were situated at different property. So after I got the key we had to drive out onto the busy road and turn right. When we pulled up I nearly had a massive panic attack.... More 

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Thank tina83Vic
Management response:

Thank you for your review. I would like to take this opportunity to clarify your concerns. On all of our booking websites, including the one you booked through, it clearly states that our Self Contained Units are located 400 meters from our Reception/Office. This information is also printed on your Confirmation Receipt that you received when you made your booking.... More 

Jandowae, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 19, 2015

We arrived at the Garden City Motor Inn in Toowoomba to stay to enjoy a night with our kids who lived just around the corner. The owner asked us if we wanted an upgrade in one of their units that they were refurbishing around the corner (even nearer to our kids). Obviously we said yes and what a wonderful upgrade... More 

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Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 1, 2015

We often stay here for a weekend stopover in Toowoomba. The motel is in a good position being close to all Toowoomba's main shopping spots. It is also only a short walk away from the local Club where one can get a selection of meals. The rooms are in excellent condition and one could not ask for more....they have everything... More 

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Sydney, Australia
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 11, 2015

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 March 31, 2015

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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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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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 22, 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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