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Bluestone Motor Inn

3.0 of 5 Motel   |   1 Paterson Street, Tennant Creek, Northern Territory 0860, Australia
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3 of 5 stars reviewed 5 days ago
Jasper6678 Sydney, Australia
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  • Sleep Quality
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Location
    3 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    3 of 5 stars
  • Service
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    2.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    3 of 5 stars
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Sydney, Australia
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31 reviews 31 reviews
12 hotel reviews
38 helpful votes 38 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Stayed for 2 nights last month. Friendly reception, no trouble finding room. Room clean but old, needing serious upgrade. Only one chair in the room. Mine has a double bed and a single bed, leaves not much room to move around. Bed is comfortable but piloows needed changing, past its use by date! Place was quite, not much noise from... More

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Townsville, Australia
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3 hotel reviews
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Bluestone is probably the best in Tennant Creek, but. The room smells of sulphur. cms of dust on fans, grime in bathroom, carpet needs a good clean. restaurant very good, food, staff and service very good.

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Adelaide, Australia
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed June 4, 2014

We booked one of the better rooms. Deluxe - they called it. It was quite unclean, with a long dark hair, belonging to someone else, in the bed. It was quiet enough to get a good sleep apart from the airconditioning sounding like helicopter blades. I have stayed there many times over the years, and very little refurbishment has happened... More

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Darwin, Northern Territory, Australia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 27, 2014

Overall this motel was good. We were travelling with 2 Adults and 2 kids and the room we had was big enough. It was nice to have table and chairs in the room to be able to sit and eat etc, as many motels do not have this. The pool was clean and refreshing. We stayed in a Deluxe room... More

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Canberra
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 25, 2014

I stayed twice in the Bluestone Motor Inn during a 48 days transcontinental solo motorcycle tour (1st and 4th April, 2014). For a basic room (low numbers, opposite reception, I paid AUD$130.00 and $125.00 respectively. This rate did not include breakfast. My rooms were of adequate size, clean and had coffee/tea making facilities. For those wanting something better, modern and... More

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sydney australia
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28 hotel reviews
65 helpful votes 65 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 24, 2014

Friday 23 May 2014 This is way outback Oz so expectations should not be high. Reception was lovely so cheerie and friendly. The motel is large and has BBQ area, pool, laundry and restaurant. There aren't a lot of places to stay in Tennant Creek and $140 for the night is a bit steep, for what you get, just the... More

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Sydney, Australia
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8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 4, 2014

From what I had heard/read before travelling through the Northern Territory I wasn't expecting much in the way of lodgings for an overnight stop at Tennant Creek, but was pleasantly surprised when arriving at the Bluestone Motor Inn. Upon arrival the young man at the counter was very helpful, friendly and attentive. When we asked if there was wifi internet... More

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Katherine
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5 hotel reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 29, 2014

Having lived in the Territory for six years and stayed various places, I'm used to things being expensive and often poor quality; so while $155 was a lot for us, I knew that it was probably Tennant prices. However the friendly, quick and informative staff, with that laid back Territory humour that urban areas have lost some of, soon took... More

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 25, 2014

Stayed in one of the two family rooms. Basic rooms but fits fove with a double and two singles. Staff were friendly and willing to assist. Noise of the trucks can be annoyibg abd so is the smell of the water.

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Mackay, Australia
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8 reviews 8 reviews
6 hotel reviews
28 helpful votes 28 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed April 1, 2014

Stopped in tenant creek as there was nobody else who accepted pets on our journey for another 13 hours. And boy was that a mistake! The receptionist was dressed very inappropriate and took forever to serve us. Finally we get to our room and it hits us! The stench! Yuck! It smelled like old books/mould/urine all mixed together and sprayed... More

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Address: 1 Paterson Street, Tennant Creek, Northern Territory 0860, Australia
Location: Australia > Northern Territory > Red Centre > Tennant Creek
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
Hotel Class:3 star — Bluestone Motor Inn 3*
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