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Garden City Motor Inn

#37 of 42 Hotels in Toowoomba
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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    2 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

    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
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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    • Pool
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    • Free Parking
    • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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    • Smoking rooms available
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    Official Description (provided by the hotel)
    We offer great service and clean and comfortable rooms. Our motel has 15 rooms - all on the ground floor. We are located close to the CBD, City Golf Club, restaurants and medical facilities. We offer free to air tv and Austar, Free Wireless Internet, a Swimming Pool, and Microwaves in all rooms. A BBQ area is available for guest use. Parking for buses, trucks and trailers is available at the rear of the motel. We have 2 bedroom family units that will accommodate up to 6 people, as well as units that will sleep 2, 3 or 4 people. A bus stop is conveniently located right outside the motel. Fully Cooked Breakfasts and Room Service Dinners are available. We are AAA rated at 3 1/2 stars. ... more   less 
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