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Barkley Inn

38-46 Head Street, Forster, New South Wales 2428, Australia
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  • Location
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    3 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    2.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    2.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    3 of 5 stars
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Armidale, Australia
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23 reviews 23 reviews
8 hotel reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

After reading many negative reviews we were worried about where we had booked. Arrived mid afternoon was greeted by a friendly and helpful young lady. Rooms were clean and modern. We had 5 rooms booked all upstairs. Continental breakfast supplied with room rate. Would stay there again....

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Waited so long at reception to check-in but noone around . There were cockroaches and cobwebs with a dead spider on ceiling. Mould on curtain and shower curtain. Cigarette burns on carpet. No internet at all but it was advertised. Stayed at many other places for half the price and got immaculate facilities with great service.

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12 reviews 12 reviews
7 hotel reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 21, 2015 via mobile

The man at reception was friendly, the room was clean, air con worked, but handles falling off several doors. The worst thing was the hot water running out. Had a family spa room and one spa was the end of the hot water til morning. The fact that there was limited hot water would have been helpful to know earlier.... More 

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2 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed January 13, 2015

Checked in late big mistake Room 307 a family room dirty carpet. tiles and bathroom deadly slippery when wet the couch in this room really stank and serious stains The neighbors had a domestic Ashley & Nathan all night then again in the morning shocking DO NOT STAY HERE THEY COULD RUN A ROOT IN A BROTHEL

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7 reviews 7 reviews
4 hotel reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed December 30, 2014 via mobile

This was a last minute booking over Xmas and not many rooms available in town. We now know why there were rooms at this place... The room was OK. On the first night, they didn't make the bed although seemed to do the rest of the servicing; a bit unusual, but can probably live with that. On our fourth night,... More 

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed December 28, 2014

This is the worst hotel ive stayed in. The reception unattended. The milk capsules in the fridge were 5 months old from expired date. The room wasnt clean. Got itchy from the bed. Honestly appauled. Its not like we paid $60.00 or $100 to stay here. It was $220.00 per night. So you would expect to get a half decent... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 14, 2014

Stay for a night. Very basic but fairly clean, and the room was cheap. Recption was unattended and had to wait for him to run from the motel a few doors down, seemed run off his feet and abrupt. There was a spa in our room but taps had been removed, that was fine as we had only paid for... More 

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Newcastle, New South Wales, Australia
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed December 9, 2014

I stayed 2 nights wasn't pleasant at all the owners son was very rude and disrespectful. The bathroom was leaking everywhere, shower wasn't warm, the so called queen bed was actually a double slab of rock, fridge not clean and the owners son is very rude!!!.. Had a incident were his dog and my friends dog got in a fight... More 

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Geraldton, Western Australia, Australia
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10 reviews 10 reviews
9 hotel reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed November 5, 2014

I didnt even get to stay at this hotel thank goodness. I wished i had checked the reviews before i rang the property. rang twice and 2 staff members gave me different prices. Then i got the owner such a rude man price went up by double, then when i wanted to confirm this price in writing, he said no... More 

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Newcastle, Australia
14 reviews 14 reviews
10 hotel reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 16, 2014

Good location with close walk to town and beach. However cleanliness not impressive and room had the feel it had been a while since it had been properly cleaned. Basic fittings and we were given a room with a spa but the fittings had been removed. Shabby paintwork and bathroom. Breakfast was worthwhile addition to cost. Don't think I could... More 

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Address: 38-46 Head Street, Forster, New South Wales 2428, Australia
Location: Australia > New South Wales > Forster
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Number of rooms: 21
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