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BEST WESTERN Banjo Paterson Motor Inn

3.0 of 5 Hotel   |   131 The Esplanade, Lakes Entrance, Victoria 3909, Australia
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Ranked #12 of 16 Hotels in Lakes Entrance
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4 of 5 stars reviewed yesterday
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Bairnsdale, Australia
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12 reviews 12 reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

We stayed for 1 night because we needed accommodation in lakes, we have stayed at the more upmarket accommodation in lakes before and thought it very overpriced for what was there. This motel had what we needed at a more economical price, with a very clean room, it was upstairs which wasn't a problem for us.....Lovely view of the water... More

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Brisbane, Australia
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94 reviews 94 reviews
46 hotel reviews
63 helpful votes 63 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 19, 2014

The esplanade location is the only highlight of this motel. However after a long walk visitors should be aware that new, contemporary or luxury doesn't appear to exist in any of the nearby competitors either. It's such a shame that a beautiful location like this is so devoid of tourist accommodation investment. This motel's condition is a typical example of... More

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Banjo P, Front Office Manager at BEST WESTERN Banjo Paterson Motor Inn, responded to this review

Hello, thank you for taking the time to complete the review, and apologise that we didn't meet your expectations. We are at the momemt upgrading bathrooms in a section of the motel, with plans to upgrade others in the future. Clancy's restaurant is themed in the style of a rustic log cabin in keeping with 'Clancy of the Overflow' a... More

Melbourne, Australia
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5 reviews 5 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 9, 2014

We stayed for a couple of nights and found the room to be very clean and comfortable. We asked for it to be made up between nights and they did a superb job.It was easy to walk into the city for meals and the onsite restaurant was really lovely with magnificent seafood. We would certainly go back again.

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Banjo P, Front Office Manager at BEST WESTERN Banjo Paterson Motor Inn, responded to this review

Hello, Thank you for taking the time to complete the review and for your kind words. Would welcome the opportunity to have you stay with us again. More

Melbourne, Australia
1 review
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 16, 2014

Clean and comfortable but mean when it comes to staying on Best Western's own discount rates. The room was under the stairway to the second floor which meant you could not open the curtains as people coming down the stairs could look straight in. Also very reluctant to accept Fly Buys card because "Fly Buys cost us a lot and... More

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Poole, United Kingdom
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15 reviews 15 reviews
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6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 4, 2014

We stayed here for 1 night on our road trip from Melbourne to Sydney. Our choice of this motel was based on the reviews provided here on tripadvisor and we were pleased with our stay also like the majority of the other reviews. Great location on the esplanade and easy waking distance to the footbridge to cross to the beach.... More

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Banjo P, Front Office Manager at BEST WESTERN Banjo Paterson Motor Inn, responded to this review

Hello, Thank you for taking the time to complete the review. Glad you had a restful time while staying with us, and hope you will consider staying with us again should you be in this area again. More

Shrewsbury, United Kingdom
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19 reviews 19 reviews
19 hotel reviews
22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 28, 2014

This Best Western provides what you expect from a decent Motel. The room decor is a bit bland but it is very clean and tidy and good value for money for this area and seafront location. The staff were very pleasant and helpful.

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Banjo P, Front Office Manager at BEST WESTERN Banjo Paterson Motor Inn, responded to this review

Hello, thank you for taking the time to complete the review, your comments are important to us. Do hope you will be in the area again and hope to see you then. More

Bellingham, Washington
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82 reviews 82 reviews
32 hotel reviews
37 helpful votes 37 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 23, 2014 via mobile

We stayed one night enjoying the second floor room facing the harbor, our one night rate was equal to what we paid for smaller rooms elsewhere! We found the room large and clean, the reception was welcoming. We also experienced a wonderful dinner for two at Clancy.

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Banjo P, Front Office Manager at BEST WESTERN Banjo Paterson Motor Inn, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to complete the review. Glad that you enjoyed your stay with us and hope that you will consider staying with us again when you are next in the area. More

Ottawa, Canada
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57 reviews 57 reviews
22 hotel reviews
30 helpful votes 30 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 17, 2014

A good basic motel with reasonable (but small) rooms. The restaurant is great and all you need to see is within a short walk. Lake's Entrance is beautiful and the staff at the Inn made us feel welcome and were very helpful

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Banjo P, Front Office Manager at BEST WESTERN Banjo Paterson Motor Inn, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to complete the review. Glad to see you had an enjoyable time while staying with us and hope you would consider staying with us again on your next trip to our area. More

Traralgon, Australia
1 review
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 2, 2014

We stayed overnight in a deluxe balcony room. The room had been tastefully updated and was very comfortable and clean. We had a nice water view from our room and balcony and the room was spacious with a comfortable 2 seater couch in room. We normally stay in the much more expensive 5star hotels in Lakes., but not anymore when... More

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Banjo P, Front Office Manager at BEST WESTERN Banjo Paterson Motor Inn, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to complete the review, we appreciate any comments you have made and take them into account. Glad you had a comfortable stay with us and hope to see you again in the future. More

Melbourne, Australia
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47 reviews 47 reviews
10 hotel reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 6, 2014

I have been staying here over a number of years now and feel qualified enough to give a good review. The rooms are always cleaned and the ones in the rear are much quieter than the ones on the street frontage. The people are nice and friendly. The restaurant is also very good and I'd suggest the sea food dishes.... More

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Banjo P, Front Office Manager at BEST WESTERN Banjo Paterson Motor Inn, responded to this review

Hello Michael, thank you for taking the time to review our motel & restaurant. look forward to seeing you again on your next trip to Lakes Entrance. More

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Address: 131 The Esplanade, Lakes Entrance, Victoria 3909, Australia
Location: Australia > Victoria > Gippsland > Lakes Entrance
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
Hotel Class:3 star — BEST WESTERN Banjo Paterson Motor Inn 3*
Number of rooms: 22
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