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City Gardens Motel

80 Argyle Street, Traralgon, Victoria 3844, Australia
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Melbourne, Australia
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35 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 5, 2015

The city gardens motel offers good clean, reasonably spacious rooms and whilst not the most modern they certainly have all the basic requirements. They also offer a decent breakfast. The owners are very friendly and helpful. I was offered a deluxe room with full english breakfast for $120.00 which I thought was good value. Julie suggested the bowls club for... More 

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Thank paul k
Peter S, Owner at City Gardens Motel, responded to this review

Thanks for your kind words Paul. As you point out we are not the most modern motel, but that doesn't stop us trying to provide the best of service and making sure our guests are properly looked after. We look forward to seeing you again . Regards. Peter More 

Little River, Australia
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 12, 2015

My daugther and I stopped in Taralgon for the night on the way to a ski holiday at Mt Hotham. We did not arrive until 8.30 pm but the heater had been switched on earlier so our room was nice and warm when we arrived. The owner also called us to confirm our check in time and to make sure... More 

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Thank Narelle M
Peter S, Owner at City Gardens Motel, responded to this review

Hello Narelle: So glad you enjoyed your stay, I hope the snow was good and not too cold. We are reasonably close to the snow and only an hour from the beach, so you could always enjoy a surf if the snow was bad. Great to have you stay with us and many thanks for the review. More 

Perth, Australia
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18 reviews
14 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 10, 2015

The moment we walked into the office we were greeted with a warm welcome. Very impressed with this small owner operated motel. Room was spotlessly clean, bed so so comfortable, linen crisp and fresh. Big windows made the room light and airey. The small vanity sink is in the bedroom outside the bathroom but this is no big deal. Would... More 

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Thank SideshowBob2013
Peter S, Owner at City Gardens Motel, responded to this review

Hi SideshowBob2013. Many thanks for your kind review of City Gardens, I'll make sure I pass on what you said to all our staff. We look forward to welcoming you back next time you visit the Traralgon and the Latrobe Valley. Peter More 

Australia
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137 reviews
135 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 131 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 26, 2015

An interesting place to stay. The positives - friendly owners. Walking distance to the town centre. Split system A/C thoughtfully turned on by owners prior to our arrival to heat the room. Large flat screen television. Off street parking. Clean and serviceable accommodation with decent room space to move around in, Nice breakfast. Location issues - being in Traralgon, depending... More 

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Peter S, Owner at City Gardens Motel, responded to this review

Thanks for taking the time to review your stay at City Gardens and your constructive remarks, we'll take your comments on board. Hopefully, timber mill and fate providing, you will come back and stay with us again. Regards Peter More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 11, 2015 via mobile

Good sized rooms. Big bed. Very clean. Great location. Super friendly owners. Air Con. Great location. I ordered food from a restaurant to my room - the owners went out of their way to plate it for me! That's the kind of place this is. I'll definitely stay here again.

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Peter S, Owner at City Gardens Motel, responded to this review

Thank you for your kind words, such positive feedback gives our staff a real lift as well as letting us know we are on the right track. Hope to see you again soon in beautiful Traralgon in the heart of the Latrobe Valley. More 

Bungendore, Australia
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22 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 46 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 3, 2015

Lovely little motel on the edge of an industrial area. A bit dated, but clean and comfortable. Breakfast was available and the nearby bowling club offered excellent evening meals, even on Good Friday! Very reasonably priced. A little bit of road noise was to be expected because of the location but we still slept well. The owners were very helpful... More 

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CitygardensTraralgon, Owner at City Gardens Motel, responded to this review

Thanks so much for taking the time to write such kind words about City Gardens, it is much appreciated. We are glad you enjoyed your stay and found everything up to expectations. With regard to your comment about the Wi-fi we are reviewing our policy at the moment. All the best and we hope you return soon to Gippsland and... More 

Bridgnorth, United Kingdom
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8 reviews
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 26, 2015

We stayed here on our drive from Melbourne up to Sydney in December 2014. This was our first night on the road as we were so surprised at how lovely this motel was! Firstly, the owners were so friendly and welcoming. They showed us the delicious breakfast menu and then led us to our room and it was huge! The... More 

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Thank Franys87
CitygardensTraralgon, Owner at City Gardens Motel, responded to this review

Thanks so much for your fantastic review, it's wonderful to know we made your stay in Gippsland and the Latrobe Valley that much better. I will pass on your words to our staff. We hope to see you back soon. More 

Twickenham, England
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 11, 2015

Nice reasonably sized rooms and clean. Wi-Fi was free for 2 hours per day. Only 10-15 minutes walk into the main part of town. Very reasonably priced. I was here on business and was happy with everything.

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Peter S, Owner at City Gardens Motel, responded to this review

Hi jdonbavand: Thanks for taking the time to write a few words about City Gardens. It's good to hear we are getting things right and that you had a pleasant stay, we hope to see you back so you can enjoy more Gippsland hospitality. I'll let everyone know of your comments. Peter More 

Melbourne, Australia
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46 reviews
21 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 23, 2014

Very clean and spotless motel (the cleanest I've seen) with great breakfast options! The rooms were spacious and comfortable and the place was close to the city center with supermarkets nearby. The only gripe I would have is that the wifi is free only for 2 hours -- it really should be free like almost every other place.The host and... More 

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Thank zooter r
Peter S, Owner at City Gardens Motel, responded to this review

Hi `Zooter R'. Thanks for your kind words about City Gardens. It's nice to know our hard work is appreciated and I will make sure the cleaning staff learn of what you wrote. I will take on board your comment about the Wi-Fi. We look forward to seeing you again when you next visit Traralgon. Regards. Peter More 

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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 12, 2014 via mobile

Small standard type rooms well laid out, what stands out most is that the room that we were in was the cleanest of any motel I have ever stayed in. We will definitely stay here again next time we over night in Traralgon. It is a real pleasure to find a clean motel room bath room and all.

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Thank Kevin R
Peter S, Owner at City Gardens Motel, responded to this review

Hi Kevin: Thanks for taking the time to post some very kind comments about City Gardens. Our cleaning and room staff work hard to make sure our rooms are spot on for our guests and I will make sure to let them know what you have written. We hope to see you again in Traralgon, premier town of the Latrobe... More 

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