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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
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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Gympie, Australia
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37 reviews 37 reviews
15 hotel reviews
52 helpful votes 52 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

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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26 reviews 26 reviews
12 hotel reviews
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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896 reviews 896 reviews
131 hotel reviews
1,901 helpful votes 1,901 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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121 reviews 121 reviews
44 hotel reviews
109 helpful votes 109 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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Coolum Beach, Australia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 27, 2013

I have stayed here several times over the last few months. Rooms are very clean and comfy. But what sets this motel apart are Ben and Adele who run it. They are awesome and nothing is too much trouble for them. Would not stay any where else in Toowoomba.

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Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
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30 reviews 30 reviews
17 hotel reviews
21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 16, 2013

Stayed one night & found the room to be clean, comfy & reasonably priced. Being on the main road, I found a lot of traffic noise & the workers staying there at the same time arose early and were very loudly talking outside our room from 6.30am. Not the motels fault, just guests without manners!! Probably wouldn't choose this motel... More 

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Qld
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37 reviews 37 reviews
11 hotel reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 12, 2013

Stayed here one Saturday night. Staff very friendly and cheerful. Requested a room at the back so no traffic noise. Rooms large, clean, quiet and comfortable. Would stay again and recommend to others. The only hassle is getting to the hotel if approaching from the west. Had to go into the shopping centre, make a "U"turn to get across the... More 

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Glen Innes, Australia
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59 reviews 59 reviews
21 hotel reviews
21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 3, 2013

stayed 2 nights good value for money - clean - modern - serviced and comfy bed - friendly owners. near old part of town which is ok for 6 days but not much use on Sunday for shopping unless you drive but there are 1 or 2 small shops nearby open on Sundays within walking distance it is on the... More 

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Toowoomba
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 10, 2012

Quickbeds forgot to notify motel of our booking but luckily they still had a room for us. Very nice people.

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Address: 718 Ruthven Street, Toowoomba, Queensland 4350, Australia
Location: Australia > Queensland > Toowoomba
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Number of rooms: 15
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