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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
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    4 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4 of 5 stars
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Munno Para, Australia
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10 reviews 10 reviews
7 hotel reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Lovely clean room, staff very friendly and helpful. We had a King Size bed and an updated bathroom, quiet away from the road. Would stay again. There is a restaurant attached or you are in walking distance to the Sportmans hotel.

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

Thank you for your review. I appreciate your feedback. I hope the Port Pirie Lifestyle Expo was all you hoped for as we certainly had good weather and people attending. Regards, Andrew Spier. G.M. More 

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128 reviews 128 reviews
28 hotel reviews
66 helpful votes 66 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Good value and the bed (if you like it hard, as I do), was quite comfortable. The room was clean and pleasant and the room service was spot on. The swimming pool was a nice little gem to cool down in and deep enough to have some fun with dives etc. The staff were pleasant and it was a relatively... 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. We have a manager on duty 24/7 who can assist with unruly guests and any other problems that may occur, just in case you stay with us again. Hope to see you again. Regards, Andrew Spier. G.M. More 

Adelaide, Australia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 weeks ago

Stayed two nights for work and was pleasantly surprised. Stayed at many motels and this one is clean and classy at good price. Friendly service and will stay again. King size bed and very clean barhrooom

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

Thank you for your review. We hope you will return one day, maybe not for work, and explore what Port Pirie and the Southern Flinders Ranges have to offer. Have a happy and safe Easter. Regards, Andrew Spier. More 

Canberra, Australia
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45 reviews 45 reviews
41 hotel reviews
27 helpful votes 27 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 22, 2015

I was greeted by a helpful woman at the front desk who had me in my room quickly. The room was spacious, clean and reasonably up to date. The bed was firm and comfortable - I had a good sleep. The flat screen TV was a good size. My only gripe was the snail pace of the free wifi Still... More 

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

Thank you for your review. We are happy that you enjoyed your stay. Please either give me a call or email regarding the less than satisfactory Wifi strength. This is the first complaint about the service and we will test and rectify this ASAP. Thanks again. Andrew Spier, G.M. More 

Adelaide, Australia
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3 reviews 3 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 28, 2015

Apparently this is the only place one would like to stay in at Port Pirie and I have to agree. It's no Shangri-La but not bad for a motor inn. They have repainted rooms so are now bright, rooms are an impressive size with all the amenities one would expect. Free wifi but I had my own dongle so didn't... More 

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

Thank you for your review. I do apologize about the silly response from our staff. Our housekeeping staff are viligent, during the day, regarding insects etc. Please see our reception staff to assist you further. Regards, Andrew Spier. G.M. More 

Warrington, United Kingdom
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172 reviews 172 reviews
67 hotel reviews
107 helpful votes 107 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 9, 2015

The motel room is spacious, with a large fridge, comfortable bed, aircon, and clean bathroom. All fine. We thought the restaurant looked ok but what a mistake! We waited over an hour for our food, even though there was only one table of eight ahead of us. I chose the special of the day....prawn and halloumi salad. When it eventually... More 

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

Thank you for your review. I do apologize that our restaurant did not meet expectations bu am glad everything else was satisfactory. Regards, Andrew Spier, G.M. More 

Melbourne
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159 reviews 159 reviews
28 hotel reviews
53 helpful votes 53 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 4, 2015

Lovely accommodation in Pirie. There are a range of room types but the queen/ executive rooms are spacious, clean and the beds are comfy Pirie is popular mid week with sales reps & service workers so BOOK EARLY here or you won't get a room! Prices are a bit higher midweek too because of its popularity. Most of the rooms... More 

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

Thank you for your review. We hope you'll visit us again soon. Andrew Spier G.M. More 

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9 reviews 9 reviews
9 hotel reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 23, 2015

Room was huge with a bed to match it! Shower and bathroom were clean with plenty of towels. The pool was extra clean and a welcome relief from the heat after a long day driving. A decent walk into town for dinner but again was good after all day in the car. However the restaurant was there in case we... More 

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

Thank you for your review, very much appreciated. We hope to see you again soon. Andrew Spier, G.M. More 

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12 reviews 12 reviews
7 hotel reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 29, 2014 via mobile

Friendly greeting and good location close to highway if for quick overnight stay. A very basic small room, even at $99 a night. Hot shower and large fluffy towels made up for hard bed. Only use for quick overnight stay

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

Thank you for your review. Our standard rooms are great for an overnight stay and they are our smallest rooms available but they do have nearly all of the features of our other rooms, suites & apartments. Being well off the road & opposite our in-ground swimming pool they feature a new queen beds & FREE: Foxtel TV channels, Wifi... More 

Whyalla, Australia
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14 reviews 14 reviews
5 hotel reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 23, 2014

We decided to stay her as it was in close range to the concert. The room was neat and tidy and the reception staff were very friendly. It must be a good place as the band stayed at the same place as we did and got to have an early morning chat to him,

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

Thank you for your review. The concert at Globe Oval, next door to our Motel, was a first for us too. It was staged there because of the then current football season were using the usual grounds used for local open-air concerts. We were a bit nervous about late loud noise etc but everything went well and all quiet by... More 

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