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Mt Lyell Motor Inn

1 Orr Street, Queenstown, Tasmania 7476, Australia
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Mt Lyell Motor Inn
Ranked #3 of 5 Queenstown B&B and Inns
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Rating summary
  • Location
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    3 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    2.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    3.5 of 5 stars
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Sydney
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35 reviews 35 reviews
30 hotel reviews
57 helpful votes 57 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed May 26, 2014

We stayed there only the one night while travelling through Tasmania. The outside appearance of the 'Motor Inn' suggested that it would be quite comfortable and to our liking. I have taken the opportunity of reading through previous comments and can't believe that we stayed in the same place. It's been many a year since this place could be referred... More

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Gold Coast, Australia
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15 reviews 15 reviews
12 hotel reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 21, 2014

Stayed here for one night on our way through. Reception at the hotel was very helpful. Had dinner in the pub which was also well priced and nice. Room was clean, comfy bed and good tv. Clean bathroom. Would stay here again.

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Wollongong, Australia
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12 reviews 12 reviews
5 hotel reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 6, 2014

Hotel is clean and comfortable, however for cost per night being around $90 couple with no breakfast if arrive Sunday Night on Monday Morning. Bar lady (middle aged) had NO PEOPLE SKILLS made people "wait" for service, whilst she carried on a Private Conversation with a friend. Would be better accommodation available, in Queenstown. Saving grace : Great little Fish/chip... More

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Picton, Australia
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48 reviews 48 reviews
21 hotel reviews
33 helpful votes 33 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 5, 2014

Having eaten dinner the previous night at the Empire Hotel over the road, and found it merely "OK" I thought I'd give the Mt Lyell Inn restaurant a go. It is a very basic space with a bar and poker machines in the background - a bit off-putting - but I was pleasantly surprised by my meal of Filet Mignon... More

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Sydney, Australia
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29 reviews 29 reviews
13 hotel reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 3, 2014

We crashed into this place after a very long drive from Mount Field National Park via Lake Saint Clare National Park with very low expectations as the place doesn't look like much from the outside... walking in the reception didn't help to change this perception as the reception is located right next to the bar, in from of some slot... More

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Richmond
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7 reviews 7 reviews
5 hotel reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 13, 2013

I've stayed here a couple of times and it's a great place. Off street parking. Very good restaurant downstairs (nothing fancy but well cooked meals). Close to the train and the main street. Beds are great. Had trouble with the TV but someone was able to help with that. Bit weird having a sink in the bedroom but we coped.... More

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London
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23 hotel reviews
31 helpful votes 31 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 12, 2013

We didn't stay here, but we did eat, and to be honest, I was surprised! I'm no expert when it comes to food, but I like to eat and this place was actually good! I ordered chicken schnitzel and had it with vegetables, and the veggies were awesome! Amazing pumpkin, cauliflower, carrots and potatoes - I would rate them as... More

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Melbourne, Australia
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56 reviews 56 reviews
20 hotel reviews
24 helpful votes 24 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 11, 2012

rooms are old but clean you have to remember that queenstown town is a old fashion boom town so things are a bit different there. all in all clean warm food was good and so was the service.

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Australia
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45 reviews 45 reviews
25 hotel reviews
30 helpful votes 30 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed May 13, 2012

Rooms very basic and looks like the owners bought cheap coloured paint that no one else wanted. Our room was grass green with purple trims....not a good fashion statement. Reminds me of a sturdy mining town motel with not much character. Rooms clean though and warm during the night. In hindsight, if we had a choice (and didn't want to... More

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Mt_Lyell-0364171888, Front Office Manager at Mt Lyell Motor Inn, responded to this review

What, you don't like retro! But seriously, you're right, the new owners did "inherit" some interesting colour choices and have been working hard to modernise. We're not trying to compete with the flasher establishments though, nor charge the big rates, but we're clean, fresh and have all the usual facilities. You'll be much happier if you come again. You've given... More

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Sydney
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6 reviews 6 reviews
5 hotel reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 11, 2012

Dined here on our second night in Q'Town and had a great dinner. It is a little disconcerting to walk through a small colourful pokie area to get to the dining area but what the heck! Pick a table and then order at the bar. Bar staff very helpful and recommended an excellent bottle of wine. The boys had Pumpkin... More

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Additional Information about Mt Lyell Motor Inn

Address: 1 Orr Street, Queenstown, Tasmania 7476, Australia
Location: Australia > Tasmania > Queenstown
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Also Known As:
Mt Lyell Motor Inn Queenstown, Tasmania

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Bar / Lounge Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Free Parking Restaurant Room Service
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true country hospitality, fantastic food (ours is the restaurant the locals come to), great rooms and very fair pricing in the capital of the West Coast ... more   less 
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