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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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Cheltenham, Australia
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13 reviews 13 reviews
13 hotel reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

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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22 reviews 22 reviews
20 hotel reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

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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3 reviews 3 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

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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10 reviews 10 reviews
7 hotel reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
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 

Top Contributor
129 reviews 129 reviews
28 hotel reviews
68 helpful votes 68 helpful votes
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 

Adelaide, Australia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 23, 2015

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
28 helpful votes 28 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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188 reviews 188 reviews
70 hotel reviews
111 helpful votes 111 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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160 reviews 160 reviews
29 hotel reviews
61 helpful votes 61 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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