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The Esplanade Motel

251 Esplanade, Lakes Entrance, Victoria 3909, Australia
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Ranked #11 of 17 Hotels in Lakes Entrance
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5 of 5 stars reviewed 2 weeks ago
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    3.5 of 5 stars
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    3.5 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    3.5 of 5 stars
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Very Comfortable 2 Room Unit all the Amenities own washing Machine and Drier TVs in Lounge and Master Bedroom with own Shower and Toilet .Very Friendly Staff Restaurant reasonable price and good Food under cover Parking

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We made a big mistake by staying here. We thought we were booking the Esplanade Resort but accidentally called this place. From the moment we got there I knew it was going to be a disaster. The old women with curly short hair who checked us in was so rude and clearly is over her job. The younger man is... More 

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Melbourne, Australia
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed June 12, 2015

Pulled up earlier in the day o see if the Greek Cafe next to this motel was open, prior to checking where i had been booked in for the night and thought - WOW hope I'm not staying there...... Two hours later i keyed in the address and guess what. Tiny room, uncomfortable bed, electric blanket that i was unsure... More 

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Leeds, West Yorkshire
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 4, 2015 via mobile

We were restricted on motel choice due to it being Easter weekend and we paid through the nose for the privilege, just shy of $200 for one night for a tiny room on the front. This was by far the smallest and most expensive room on our trip, but it was clean and tidy. We were woken by bikers leaving... More 

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Melbourne, Australia
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed April 24, 2015 via mobile

4.5 stars usually means comfort and a bit of luxury but we didn't get it here. Lakes Entrance is a great destination and we have been going there for years. We thought we'd upgrade our stay and indulge in 4.5 stars but this was a disappointment. When you stay for three nights you need a good nights sleep but the... More 

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Stratford, Australia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 23, 2015

Stayed at the Explanade Motel in a 2 bedroom aparrtment and the room was spacious and had everything we needed (even a dishwasher).I could not fault it at all. Therer were six of us in the room and it was good. If staying at lakes again I would certainly stay herre again

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 7, 2015

Great location, on the Main Street near all the cafes and shops, clean rooms that had been renovated recently, staff very friendly and a great price. Only down side was showers didn't hold any one temperature, and then suddenly would go very cold/hot. Overall I recommend this to everyone just think I might have picked the one time 20 people... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 5, 2015

Great acom central host good .rooms older but good 75 bucks. Bed veranda no view but had that on bike .but had a great bath to soak in .all pain gone stayed 2 nites instead of one,would highly recomd.just do it

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 4, 2015

this motel was $75 a night for a basic but clean room right on the esplanade. It had five hours of wifi for free and was very close to shopping, supermarket and eating places. The room was not large and a bit tired looking but given the price it was good value for money. The bed was comfortable and there... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 2, 2015

$70 for a straightforward room, with wifi, and friendly service, on the Esplanade, in the middle of town. What's not to like! Easier than pitching the tent, and with a shower. Neat, clean, cheap and convenient. Go for a walk over to the beach. Lovely

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