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Island Palms Motor Inn

3.5 of 5 Motel   |   115 The Lakes Way, Forster, New South Wales 2428, Australia
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Ranked #4 of 10 hotels in Forster
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3 of 5 stars reviewed 2 weeks ago
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  • Sleep Quality
    4 of 5 stars
  • Location
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4 of 5 stars
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Los Barrios, Spain
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78 reviews 78 reviews
30 hotel reviews
25 helpful votes 25 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Easy to find, typical Motel. Well run and supervised. The ground floor room we had was spacious(we could have fitted friends in to join us) was clean and presentable as was the bathroom. Rear overlooking rough ground from small balcony area.

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Wetherby, United Kingdom
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42 reviews 42 reviews
22 hotel reviews
26 helpful votes 26 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We enjoyed a comfortable night's stay in late February 2014. Our welcome was friendly and efficiently dealt with and our room was spacious, well appointed and comfortable. We dined in the restaurant which was enjoyable with good food and service. Both the motel and the restaurant gave good value for money.

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Newcastle, New South Wales, Australia
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7 reviews 7 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed March 9, 2014

Was disappointed to find that the back door was wide open when I arrived after 10.30pm after a long day. I was unable to move the door more than 6 inches in either direction, and it was apparent that the door had not been closed for some time. I didn't contact the manager then, but when I raised it in... More

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Sydney, Australia
4 reviews 4 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 9, 2014

We stayed 1 night at the Island Palms Motor Inn. The room was spacious and clean as was the bathroom. The bed was good so had good sleep. I liked the fact the room opened out with a sliding door so no need for constant air conditioning. Quiet considering it is on a main road. The restaurant was really good,... More

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Brisbane, Australia
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29 reviews 29 reviews
17 hotel reviews
22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 5, 2014

We recently stayed 1 night at the Island Palms Motor Inn. The rooms were ok. The negatives - dated furnishings, locks on doors didn't work, non-allocated parking so we always had to park away from our room which I hate doing with small kids. Positives - pool was nice, available last minute, rates good. We were visiting friends so spent... More

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Brisbane, Australia
17 reviews 17 reviews
17 hotel reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 24, 2014

We stopped in on our way from Brisbane to Sydney, the rooms were large and well maintained, but dated. The view was nothing to write home about as the hotel backs onto some scrub land and is located several Km’s back from the Beach and main centre of town so would not be idea for anyone contemplating a beach holiday.... More

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3 hotel reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 16, 2014 via mobile

Last min accommodation booked for short stay. If your not wanting luxury but a bed to sleep it's a quiet and moderately clean motel... Hard to find comparible rate for 2 adults and 2 kids.. Probably only recs to owners is to maybe check rooms for maintenance issues. We stayed in rm 11 which had a leaking tap and evidence... More

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Vernon, Canada
2 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 8, 2014

My fiance and I were looking for somewhere clean and affordable to stay in Forster during the holiday and that's exactly what we got. Our room was quite large with a comfy bed and a TV at the end. Everything was clean and looked recently updated. The motor inn is located right near the shopping center which is perfect, but... More

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Sydney, Australia
16 reviews 16 reviews
15 hotel reviews
66 helpful votes 66 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed November 29, 2013

Where do I begin?I stayed at this Motel the night of Tuesday the 19th of November and checked out the next morning.On our trip home my Grandson who is 6 years old realised he had left his Ipod under the pillow.My Daughter rang and spoke to the Manager there (I can't mention his name due to legal reasons) He found... More

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Orange, Australia
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8 reviews 8 reviews
4 hotel reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 19, 2013 via mobile

I booked my parents in here for 3 nights and they were impressed. The rooms were spacious and clean ,and a comfortable bed. My task was to find a motel with wheelchair access that did not charge a hefty penalty like some others do...at $ 99 a night it was a winner...they told me breakfast was very generous in size... More

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Address: 115 The Lakes Way, Forster, New South Wales 2428, Australia
Location: Australia > New South Wales > Forster
Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Free Parking Suites Swimming Pool
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Ranked #4 of 10 hotels in Forster
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
Hotel Class:3.5 star — Island Palms Motor Inn 3.5*
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
The Island Palms Motor inn is a perfect place to start your discovery of the crystal clear waters and pristine beaches of the Great Lakes area. Set in a quiet, comfortable and relaxing atmosphere, We are located adjacent Wallis Lake, Forster Stockland Shopping Centre & The Lake Side Tavern. Close to beach, clubs & restaurants. ... more   less 
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