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Smerdon Lodge Motel

42 Dimboola Rd, Horsham, Victoria 3400, Australia
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 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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Lilydale, Australia
14 reviews 14 reviews
6 hotel reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Good unpretentious lodgings for a break in our trip, covering all the bases. On the highway but with quiet rooms, good access to city's facilities, obliging owners who are sprucing up the place. If you want a stopover that is basic, reasonably priced and very adequate, give this a try.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 14, 2015

Just what we needed after a long, long day of traveling - a warm welcome from Craig and seamless, professional service to boot. From the time we walked in the door we felt right at home. Can't wait to see how the renovations look!

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 26, 2015

Under new management and doing a great job. Craig was very pleasant and accommodating. Room was clean with new linen. Stay was very good value, including a great cooked breakfast. If/when in the area again would definitely stay again.

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Smithfield, Australia
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27 reviews 27 reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 1, 2015

we wanted a last min get away but had our dog with us, no worries! we stayed for 4 nights from the 28th dec 2014 to jan 1st 2015, so we had new years eve in horsham, and drove home new years day. this motel is quite comfortable homely and relaxed. it is truely pet friendly, without a thousand unreasonaible... More 

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Adelaide, Australia
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9 reviews 9 reviews
7 hotel reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 31, 2014

Stayed here btn xmas and new year, to break up a long drive from Phillip Island back to Adelaide, with 2 dogs. So good to get dog friendly accomodation where the dogs are allowed inside, and noticed in the room notes that kennels are available if you want the dog to sleep out. Small fridge, but we had an esky,... More 

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Melbourne, Australia
15 reviews 15 reviews
3 hotel reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed October 9, 2014

My partner, daughter and I took a last minute trip down to Melbourne over the weekend and after driving for a few too many hours, we decided to see if there was a motel room available. It was 10:30pm and it didn't look open, but they have a night bell, so I rang it, only to be greeted on the... More 

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Robyn K, Owner at Smerdon Lodge Motel, responded to this review

Sorry, to have upset you. You asked for a room for 2, I could see 3 people in the car. We do not provide free accommodation without prior arrangement. Honesty is the best policy and would be greatly appreciated . More 

Murray Bridge, Australia
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10 reviews 10 reviews
10 hotel reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 7, 2014

Stayed here for one night on my drive back to Western Australia. Basic, clean, accommodation. Motel has a pet friendly room. .My dog was allowed to sleep inside. Owner very helpful, even stored my frozen food in his own freezer overnight as freezer compartment in room fridge was too small.. Plenty of take away food places close by. Would definitely... More 

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Albany, Western Australia
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79 reviews 79 reviews
28 hotel reviews
29 helpful votes 29 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 27, 2014

Horsham is a city en route between Adelaide and Melbourne and we needed a cheap, basic hotel to stay over the night. Tried the Smerdon for the first time and it is as desired. Basic but clean, quiet and hits the target market. Its on a good location on the main road and is near plenty of food choices and... More 

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Melbourne, Australia
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107 reviews 107 reviews
99 hotel reviews
74 helpful votes 74 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 19, 2014

The hotel has a good casual feel about it. Ground floor rooms with parking directly outside your door. Older style, with clean and comfortable beds and pillows. Good manager who helped with some questions I had about the area. I had a room at the far end of the hotel. Cable TV etc, fridge, usual facilities, - all fine with... More 

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Melbourne, Australia
4 reviews 4 reviews
3 hotel reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed March 24, 2014

On a recent trip to Adelaide booked room at Smerdon Lodge using internet, when stopped for dinner in Ballarat. Rang phone number provided at 10.00 pm and recorded message said office closed at 9.30 pm, and to ring 'nightbell' upon arrival. Arrived at motel just after midnight very tired and cold. Stood pressing nightbell for quite a long time, thinking... More 

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