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Marlborough Motor Inn

19 Monaro Hwy, Cooma, New South Wales 2630, Australia
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  • Sleep Quality
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Location
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    3 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    3.5 of 5 stars
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Brisbane, Australia
1 review
3 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

We enjoyed our time at Marlborough Motor In the Management and staff we nice to talk with it was very relaxing. We had a nice dinner and breakfast and a good night sleep after a spa. the room could do with a make over but at the same time it was homely.

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Mooroopna, Australia
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4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Friendly place to stay. We were there with a group of people and we enjoyed it. It was only a one night stay. The only thing I was disappointed in was that there was nowhere for me to walk early in the morning.

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We stopped here for one night recently. The price is fair for what you get. The bed was very comfortable which is the main thing, and the showers were hot. To be honest, as others have said the rooms could benefit from some fresh paint and more thorough cleaning.

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Marlborough M, Manager at Marlborough Motor Inn, responded to this review

The you for staying with us. We have received many compliments for our beds and bedding, hot showers, free Hi Speed WiFi and digital Tv's. These are new investments. Complete renovations are being undertaken. Please see new photos of the newly refurbed rooms with 42" TV, touch lamps new furniture and Monsoon showers. This is an independently assessed for 3.5... More 

Caloundra, Australia
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10 reviews 10 reviews
7 hotel reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 19, 2015

An older motel in need of some TLC. Too far to walk into town. Friendly manager, comfortable bed, hot showers but that's where it ends. Driveway was suicidal on our motorcycles and we were told we could put them undercover but that was not possible. The laundry was $12 a load ( other places were either free or $5 max)... More 

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Marlborough M, Manager at Marlborough Motor Inn, responded to this review

Hi SMW, Thank you for staying with us. You are correct, as we did advise that this Motel was built in 1965 by Sir Reg Ansett and like many motels in Australia, it is of the same vintage. Though the motel has undergone many soft refurbishments. It is undergoing hard refurbishment now. We have three driveways, 2 main one have... More 

victoria
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 27, 2015

Stay there at anytime with what they gave us , tremdous , they were helpful and Curtiss and even the cook came and had a chat , one big family and the meals were great and the people that run it are full of helpful knowledge

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Marlborough M, Manager at Marlborough Motor Inn, responded to this review

Thank you. The staff and the Chef are very appreciative of your kind words. We believe the Hotel industry gives us a great opportunity to make new friends. Hope to see you again. More 

Sydney, Australia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 2, 2015

Hotel location is close to several fast food outlets so I arrived after I had already eaten and missed out on sampling the in-house restaurant. Chandra the Manager/Owner was exceptionally helpful and had a great sense of humour. Free Wi-Fi, internet enabled TV, many TV channels to choose from and a clean comfortable bed ... what else do you need?

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Marlborough M, Manager at Marlborough Motor Inn, responded to this review

Thank you for choosing to stay here. Our staff, from maintenance, cleaners to the Executive Chef are dedicated to customer service and we are pleased that you have acknowledged our effort. We continue to strive to improve not just our service but our facilities. Kind Regards. More 

Wangaratta, Australia
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27 helpful votes 27 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 27, 2014

We were made to feel very welcome and were given great advice on what to see in the area and the most scenic way to continue our journey to the coast - thank you. We were generously supplied with maps and tourist attraction brochures. The room was large and comfortable. The reading lights were sufficient but not good for older... More 

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Marlborough M, Manager at Marlborough Motor Inn, responded to this review

Thank you for Staying with us. The Snowy Mountains and the drive to the coast offer great scenic views. I love this country. We have started the room upgrade and the LED lights will be an improvement. Hope to see and your friends in the future. More 

Narooma
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9 hotel reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 11, 2014

Travelling for work. Booked into the Marlborough on the Monaro Highway. Only $105/night but not a 3 star at all...more like 3.5 to 4 (country area). Good customer service and most`of all very quiet even though on the highway (double brick makes a real difference) If you want Indian tucker while in town You cant go past the Restaurant which... More 

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Marlborough M, Manager at Marlborough Motor Inn, responded to this review

Thank you for your review Harry. Look forward to seeing you again. More 

Sydney, Australia
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8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 20, 2014

This is an older hotel and quite dated on the outside. Even though the rooms could use a paint and the bathroom is small the actual room is huge as is the king size bed! Normal pillows and memory foam pillows are provided. There is a restaurant on site and they do room service as well. Both Australian and Indian... More 

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Marlborough M, Manager at Marlborough Motor Inn, responded to this review

Quite correct this motel was built in 1965 and the outside only renovated once, with a few additions. We have started a full refurb. Some before and after demolition pictures show that the interior was not renovated since built. The refurbed rooms will be different. Thank you for your kind comments and we look forward to seeing you again. More 

Sydney, Australia
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 9, 2014

I just had an overnight stay at the Marlborough Motor in on my way to Perisher valley. I couldn't get into our accommodation in Perisher till a day later than expected and since I was already nearby, had to stay the night in Cooma.It was a Saturday night and as I was travelling with my son, I didn't want to... More 

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Marlborough M, Manager at Marlborough Motor Inn, responded to this review

It would appear that American Express has been very economic with truth with you. Mastercard and Visa card charge from 1% on Standard card to 2.8% on premium cards. Amex charges its merchants anything from 5% to 3.5%. They now charge this motel 3.5%. Most small business refuse to accept Amex because of the unreasonable fees. Customers on the other... More 

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