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Buffalo Motor Inn

3.5 of 5 Small Hotel   |   766 Anzac Hwy, Glenelg, South Australia 5045, Australia
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Ranked #5 of 8 Glenelg B&B and Inns
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 8, 2014
Anne P Kurri Kurri, Australia
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Rating summary
  • Location
    5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    3 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4 of 5 stars
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11 reviews 11 reviews
6 hotel reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

very old worn out decor, could see others laying on beds through gaps in windows as you walked past rooms, this made us very uncomfortable so we adjusted curtain edges with tape in our room. a deposit was held thought it was a big excessive for quality of room. the beds where the worst to try and sleep in should... More

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Kurri Kurri, Australia
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5 hotel reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 8, 2014 via mobile

Accommodation basic, but clean. Rooms could do with modernisation, but staff and location excellant. Manager Steve was very helpful with recommending tourist attractions and providing brochures. Only a short walk to the marina and restuarants, Jetty Road shopping and eateries, public transport, and beach. Would definately stay here again.

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Sydney, Australia
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4 hotel reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 28, 2014

The Buffalo Motor In seriously needs a make-over. It's very much a motel stuck in 1983. But that's about the only complaint I have. Our room was spotless, the bathroom was super-clean and the beds were comfortable. Breakfast isn't included, but you get a mini-fridge, kettle and toaster. The customer service is also very good. The real reason to stay... More

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Horsham, vic
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24 reviews 24 reviews
13 hotel reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 29, 2013

We stayed here for 3 nights in a spa room upstairs, never had any problems with chemical smell as someone else has said, room was clean, some furnishings were outdated like the bedside table with the laminate wood peeling but other than that, clean well kept room, had the usual bits, decent sized mini fridge, lcd tv with pay tv... More

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Coonalpyn
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3 reviews 3 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
2 of 5 stars Reviewed October 30, 2013 via mobile

Friendly service but the rooms need a very much needed update. Although the rooms are meant to be non smoking there're was a very strong stale cigarette smell in the bathroom. A $200 credit card authorisation was held for over a week before the funds were released.

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Hobart, Australia
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 17, 2013

Within easy walking distance to Glenelg strip, Trams and Beach. Clean room with very tired furnishings and facilities. Always smelled of cleaning chemicals when entering the room. The bed must be the oldest still in use anywhere - brown stained, and the bedspread has very obvious spot-cleaning marks on it. We were happy to reuse towels but they were changed... More

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Perth, Australia
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 16, 2013 via mobile

We purely booked a room here online as it was in a good location and was reasonably priced for the area. As a bonus it advertised a complimentary continental breakfast. The rooms are spacious and acceptable with everything you need. Basic place, nothing flash. When we checked out there was no mention of any free breakfast and when I asked... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 2, 2013

Excellent motel great service from the time you get picked up at the airport excellent service at book in and clean quiet rooms . We stay there regularly and always get friendly service.l would be more than happy to recommend the motel to anyone. The people who drive the bus are always very pleasant and nothing is a problem to... More

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manchester
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33 reviews 33 reviews
15 hotel reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 30, 2013

Very nice bloke on check in, couldn't have been friendlier and always let on when seeing us about the place. This motel is comfortable and does the job. Perfect location at the end of Anzac and close to the centre of Glenelg. Glenelg is very busy and expensive during the summer but this place was very reasonable at $110 a... More

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 28, 2013

I stayed at the Buffalo for a second time in January 2013 and again had a marina view room. All my work colleagues stay at the Buffalo for its great location. While it is on Anzac Highway it is in fact on the last few inches of the quiet, so-called highway before it turns the corner towards Jetty Road and... More

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Address: 766 Anzac Hwy, Glenelg, South Australia 5045, Australia
Location: Australia > South Australia > Greater Adelaide > Glenelg
Amenities:
Free Parking
Hotel Style:
Ranked #5 of 8 B&Bs / Inns in Glenelg
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Hotel Class:3.5 star — Buffalo Motor Inn 3.5*
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
Located in seaside Glenelg overlooking picturesque Holdfast Shores Marina and Wigley Reserve. The closest motel to the beach, just a short walk to the many cafes, restaurants and hotels and cosmopolitan Jetty Road Shopping. ... more   less 
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