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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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Wattle Glen
1 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

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 2 weeks ago

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 4 weeks ago

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 4 weeks ago

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 

Adelaide, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 20, 2015

I stay here for work a few times a year, and always go for the executive rooms as they are a little larger. Very comfy beds, and there is a table and chairs which is a good work space. On site restuarant is good - they do great breakfasts! Generally pretty quiet Great Place to stay when in Pirie

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

Thank you for your review. So glad to hear you enjoy the quiet atmosphere. We hope to see you again soon. Andrew Spier. More 

Perth, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 7, 2015

Have stayed a few times.The staff are very friendly and helpful. The rooms are clean and comfortable. The king size bed is great. The restaurant attached is very good, lovely service, good food. Thank you to all staff for excellent customer service.

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

Thank you for your review. We installed King beds in all but 6 rooms recently and it has been the single biggest 'upgrade' comment yet. I am so glad that you enjoyed your stay again. Hope to see you soon. Regards, Andrew Spier, G.M. More 

Munno Para, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 6, 2015

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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3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 5, 2015

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 

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