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John Pirie Motor Inn

166 - 174 Warnertown Road, Port Pirie, South Australia 5540, Australia (Formerly Comfort Inn)
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  • Location
    4 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4 of 5 stars
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Brisbane
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Good location to stay in this area. Facilities were reasonably good and clean. You can also have dinner at the same place, but the breakfast is a bit expensive for what it is. Location is good for the surrounding towns.

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Adelaide, Australia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

The John Pirie Motor Inn is the best place to stay in Pirie. The rooms are very nice with great beds and tv's. The staff were awesome and went out of their way to help in every way. As with most country town motels they are made up monday to friday with business people and this place is very busy... More 

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Adelaide, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

A great place to stay, location, friendliness, comfortable and clean room, customer service, dining experiences, value - all great. The only complaint I have, speaking for myself, is that the room at night, after the room lights were switched off, had light entering it from the outside and hence the room was not dark and made it more difficult to... More 

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JPMI, General Manager at John Pirie Motor Inn, responded to this review

Thank you for your review. I'm glad that you enjoyed your stay. All of our rooms are fitted with block-out curtains to stop the security outdoor night-lights filtering into our guest rooms. I know how frustrating and annoying this can be. Please send me a private email and let me know which room it was as we maybe able to... More 

Sydney, Australia
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I read a couple of the reviews and what do people expect in country South Australia, the hanging gardens of Babylon. Stayed one night for work and it was reasonable for a reasonable price, would stay there again. Had no issue except the buffet breakfast finished to early at I think 9am so I had to rush a bit. Wifi... More 

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ajs2483, General Manager at John Pirie Motor Inn, responded to this review

Thank you for your review. I'm glad you enjoyed your stay albeit with parking problems and early finish of our breakfast. I recommend, if you choose us, to try an executive room which has easier off street access. Looking forward to seeing you again. Regards, Andrew Spier. More 

Wattle Glen
1 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Room was small, dark and greatly overpriced. Lights had to be left on all the time, fridge was totally full of drinks with no room for anything else. We were told when queried "Well it's only a standard room after all and it's just a bar fridge" After two weeks of staying at different motels it was by far the... More 

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ajs2483, General Manager at John Pirie Motor Inn, responded to this review

Thank you for your review. I'm sorry that you were disappointed with our standard queen room. It is a Southern facing room with a large verandah which at this time of year can be quite dark especially with the internal face brick walls. As with all of our rooms, suites and apartments we offer a fully stocked mini-bar, with free... More 

Tusmore
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 22, 2015

The John Pirie Motor Inn has rooms of generous proportions, a fresh and welcoming attitude (and aroma), along with a pleasant location shielded from highway traffic. What's more, the restaurant offers an attractive menu in a relaxed setting. Excellent value all round.

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JPMI, General Manager at John Pirie Motor Inn, responded to this review

Thank you for your review. I'm very glad that you enjoyed your recent stay. Thank you again and we hope to see you again soon. Andrew Spier More 

Mallala
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 8, 2015

JP performed at high standard as in the past will continue to use when in the area. This facility serves high quality meals at a very comparable rate compared to others in 50-60 km range. Would recommend to corporate users.

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JPMI, General Manager at John Pirie Motor Inn, responded to this review

Thank you for your review. We are so glad that you enjoyed your stay and we hope to see you again soon. Andrew Spier More 

Adelaide, Australia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 4, 2015

Have stayed here several times over the years for work and get the standard rooms. After my disappointing stay last time, this time around was much better. The room I stayed in this time was much smaller than previous rooms almost too cosy even for one. The decor in this room was still very basic and outdated but much cleaner... More 

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ajs2483, General Manager at John Pirie Motor Inn, responded to this review

Thank you for you review. I'm glad that you have found some improvement with our property. We are constantly renovating the property as we trade which is proving to be a long process. Our standard rooms will be further updated soon. Hope to see you again soon. Andrew Spier. More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 25, 2015 via mobile

Had a short stay not long ago, with the partner.. Booked last minute but the stuff were very accommodating and friendly, had a room that was close to pool, nice and quiet... very comfy.. had a brilliant meal too..

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ajs2483, General Manager at John Pirie Motor Inn, responded to this review

Thank you for you review. We are currently updating our property to a better standard so I hope you'll see an improvement next time you stay with us. Hope to see you soon. Andrew Spier. More 

Cheltenham, Australia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 20, 2015

My first stay in Port Pirie and this motor inn was excellent. My partner had booked a spa room which was extremely large and very clean. The staff were very pleasant and we enjoyed an excellent meal at their restaurant. Would definitely stay again.

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JPMI, General Manager at John Pirie Motor Inn, responded to this review

Thank you for your review. Our spa baths are extremely popular with our guests as we have a range of different sizes and rooms to suit. We are so glad you enjoyed your stay, hope to see you again. Andrew Spier More 

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