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Welcome Stranger Motel

56 MacKenzie Street Wes and Specimen Hill Road, Bendigo, Victoria 3550, Australia
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Ranked #17 of 25 Hotels in Bendigo
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 15, 2015
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  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Location
    4 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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Portland, Australia
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6 reviews 6 reviews
3 hotel reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 15, 2015

This motel was off the highway and nice and quiet, we stayed in one of the newer rooms and it was very comfortable. Great bathroom and the bed was so comfortable and the room was spacious. The staff were friendly and helpful. this motel is only a short drive from town with lots of touristy things to do, Bendigo pottery,... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 26, 2015

Stayed three night on long weekend for my sons basketball tournament,The room had a double and a single bed.The room was a fantastic size with everything we needed just no austar but that's ok. Shower was amazing the room was alittle dark but we enjoyed our stay.The kids loved the pool and the best thing is that there was free... More 

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Echuca
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33 hotel reviews
73 helpful votes 73 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 23, 2014

Wonderful little motel tucked away in a quiet part of Bendigo. well appointed, very functional and great service. Although the pool could do with a bit of maintenance, it was lovely to be able to cool off after a long drive and the pool area is lovely. Breakfast was delivered on time and hot. The gardens are beautiful and a... More 

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Melbourne, Australia
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22 reviews 22 reviews
6 hotel reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 5, 2014

We stayed overnight to go to a party so did not want to spend money on a room we were not going to be spending a lot of time in. The room was clean, included table and chairs for four people. Beds were comfy, everything worked and was roomy enough for 2 adults and two children. We were able to... More 

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38 hotel reviews
67 helpful votes 67 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 18, 2014

The room was quite dated and basic but was clean. The motel is a bit of a distance from town - we walked out for a meal which is doable but not great. Staff were friendly and helpful. The price was fine though.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 4, 2014 via mobile

A big thank you to Karen & Charlie who were able to accomodate us at the last minute. The room was very comfortable and pretty too! Our Queen bed gave us a spectacular rest...especially with an extra hour before check out granted to us! We also received lots of info and a map to help us get around. Would definitely... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 8, 2014

We stayed in one of the rooms that had not been renovated. This did not matter as the room was extremely clean and had a lovely fresh smell to it. There were no drinks or bar snacks which i found disappointing. And when i went to put my breakfast order 5 minutes after the cutoff time of 7 pm it... More 

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Ulladulla NSW
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21 reviews 21 reviews
8 hotel reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 11, 2013

We found the Welcome Stranger Motel clean and good value for the Bendigo area. It is situated a few kms out of the centre. We paid $99 for the room which did not included breakfast. They are updating the rooms- painting and renovating the bathrooms. They seem to be doing a very good job. I travel for work and my... More 

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Main Beach, Australia
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10 hotel reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 24, 2013 via mobile

A busy weekend in Bendigo and pleased we had booked our rooms some time ago. We had 6 rooms booked for a family wedding. Some rooms were refurbished and some weren't. Very hospitable hosts and couldn't do enough for you. Very quiet clean and comfortable. My only gripe is that we had 1 room in original condition and 1 refurbished... More 

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Lower Portland, Australia
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10 hotel reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 11, 2013

We were happy to stay as it was in quiet area couple blocks back from main ... room were average but pleasant to stay. We just wanted a relaxing night. Which we got. The shower area was very compact. Charlie & Karen were very polite, and helpful. We probably will stay again... Thank you

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