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John Pirie Motor Inn

3.5 of 5 Motel   |   166 - 174 Warnertown Road, Port Pirie, South Australia 5540, Australia (Formerly Comfort Inn)
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

We recently stayed the weekend and had a number of rooms ,the rooms although a little dated are very clean and well stocked , the reception staff are friendly and happy to assist .We did however have a problem with a b breakfast tray which was still in front of out room when we arrived around 5 in the afternoon... More

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Lovely 2br family spa suite. Plenty of space for the kids, spacious lounge and kitchen. A plethora of toiletries available and good quality linens provided. Only grumble would have to be the average attention paid to cleanliness. With just a tiny bit more attention to detail by the cleaners the establishment would be great. Thanks

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

Thank you for your review. It's great to get your response about our motel so that we can improve our business, features and service. I will share your comments with our team. Sincerely, Andrew Spier, G.M. More

Adelaide, Australia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 weeks ago

I have had the equivalent room to this for a lot less money-- couldn't fault the cleanliness and comfort of the bed-- coffee and tea provided-- nibbles and drinks in fridge--- restaurant attached early breakfast there or in room--- evening meals pricey but well worth it generous servings and delicious lot of rooms some have parking in front but due... More

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

Thank you for your review. We value your comments and criticisms and use them to offer better product and service at our motel. Our rooms feature items sometimes unnoticed such as conveniet car parking adjacent to our ground floor only rooms, suites and apartments and free Wifi to all guest areas. The fresh milk in the rooms is just another... More

Ballarat, Australia
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5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 16, 2014 via mobile

The room we booked was comfortable and clean, which is all we hope for in a motel. We looked round the town but couldn't find anywhere to eat so decided to try the motel. So pleased we did! Since moving to live in Australia from the UK we have been consistently disappointed by the poor quality of restaurants across the... More

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

Thank you four your kind review. Our Chef is certainly proving his reputation of producing quality meals. We have introduced a 7 course degustation menu on Saturday nights which is proving to be popular. The John Pirie Motor Inn is an ideal spot to stay whilst traveling through. Very quiet location at the base of the spectacular Flinders Ranges. Regards,... More

Melbourne, Australia
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36 helpful votes 36 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 6, 2014

Our room here was a great size. It had a kitchen which was handy. The room featured a desk, table and chairs, couch and a comfortable bed. There was a spa also. We decided not to try the spa, as the bathroom wasn't very clean. Little bits of paper and wrappers on the floor. Hairs on the tiles. This establishment... More

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

Hi, thank you for your review. Please accept my apologies for this abnormal condition/occurrence of the bathroom. It was most gratifying & pleasant to hear that you enjoyed everything else about our property. I hope you'll give us another try again soon. Regards, Andrew Spier. G.M. More

Malmsbury, Australia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 21, 2014

We had a family suite which with 3 kids (2 teenagers) was great, they could have a room to themselves on a "real" bed, not a bunk. Beds were extremely comfortable. Room was nice and clean. Having the bath was a bonus. Would recommend John Pirie Motor Inn to anyone travelling this way.

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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. The family suite is ideal for the larger family and also features a spa bath. We hope you return soon. Our Bed & Breakfast package is very popular & when a booking is made online you can save almost 35% off the buffet breakfast! Regards, Andrew Spier, G.M. More

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6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 9, 2014

We had the family room. Very spacious and comfortable. Breakfast was awesome and plentiful. Our waitress Viking was helpful and pleasant with a great sense of humor. We could only stay one night..... we would return again.

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

Thank you for your response. Our buffet breakfast is plentiful and good value especially when booked with our Bed and Breakfast rate. We hope to see you again very soon. Andrew Spier G.M More

Rockingham, Australia
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4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 7, 2014

Comfy bed, spa was really nice and a great size. At time of booking, the spa room was only about $10 more than other rooms in town so I opted for a spa over no spa. Heater was really good. Ordered room service for dinner, food was pretty good, though my one piece of fish was very small.

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

Hi. Thank you for your response. I'll look into our serving size of the meal ordered. Hope to see you again soon. Andrew Spier G.M More

Sydney, Australia
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 4, 2014

The accommodation was adequate - tired and worn out but clean and quite comfortable. I would have been happy enough with this if it wasn't so overpriced. We had a "family suite" but didn't end up using the second room because the kids were too scared to sleep in it (it had one small, high window & had the feeling... More

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

Hi, we apprciate your response, thank you. We are constantly up grading our rooms to ensure they are quiet & comfortable. Just recently we have installed split system reverse cycle air conditioners to a further 50% of the property and Ipod/Ipad compatable clock radios. Thanks again & we hope to see you again. Andrew Spier G.M. More

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16 hotel reviews
25 helpful votes 25 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 27, 2014

We have stayed at this property previously, however found it very mediocre. This vist has altered that opinion. The greeting at the desk was friendly and warm. the room clean and well presented. the fridge has been replaced from an old rattler to a new one large enough that you can actually put it bottles in it. In general although... More

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

Thank you for your kind response. We hope to see you again soon. Andrew Spier. More

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Address: 166 - 174 Warnertown Road, Port Pirie, South Australia 5540, Australia (Formerly Comfort Inn)
Location: Australia > South Australia > Port Pirie
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Hotel Class:3.5 star — John Pirie Motor Inn 3.5*
Number of rooms: 43
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