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3 Explorers Motel

4.0 of 5 197 Lurline St., Katoomba, New South Wales 2780, Australia
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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7 reviews 7 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We stayed at the 3 Explorers for 3 nights in Jan2015. The location is excellent the rooms are very big very comfortable & very clean. The owner was very knowledgeable about the area & was very helpful.

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Loegstoer, Denmark
2 reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We had a family room, which worked well for us – like many other places it can be a bit tight for a family of five, so be sure to use your time exploring the fantastic surroundings. The place is very close to the 3 sisters and the information centre. While in Katoomba be sure to walk the National pass... More 

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Sydney, Australia
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27 reviews 27 reviews
13 hotel reviews
49 helpful votes 49 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

The service we got from the people there was very nice & kind, good advices & suggestions. Our room was big enough with all the supplies we might need like hair dryer, iron, microwave & ... However the room we had was a bit too dark with its one small window covered by trees. Also I expected much more from... More 

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East Maitland, New South Wales, Australia
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4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

For 3 years this has been our January home for 3-6 days & has always met expectations. This year we opted for the queen bed & spa situated on the ground floor. This room is like a private apartment, being situated behind the office, with access from the managers carport, via a lattice gate. It has a small outside sitting... More 

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Coolangatta, Australia
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Clean rooms, a long way out of town although is on the tourist bus route that circles through katoomba and Leura. Owner not very helpful. Managed to seriously offend my son when he went to the office to ask where the bus stop was. There are better deals...

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Perth, Australia
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Very impressed with many aspects of our stay. Invaluable advice from the owner about some tourist attractions we were planning to visit. We had the family room with bunks and the accommodation was perfect for sharing a room with kids as the room set up allowed us to watch TV after kids were asleep. Perfect, quiet location.

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Singapore, Singapore
1 review
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 27, 2014

My family and I stayed for 2 nights at the 3 Explorers Motel. The experience was very pleasant. The room was exactly what we saw from the website. The accommodation was basic but clean and pleasant. It is less than 10mins walk to Echo points The Three Sisters and unknown to us, the chocolate gallery is just opposite the motel.... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 15, 2014

Very quiet town, quiet street. But near the three sisters and the science world. Small but comfort room. Clean, warm and suffcient for family vacation. A little far from town centre, where a Chinese restaurant located.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 10, 2014 via mobile

Great location, great value for money, clean and tidy room. Comfy bed, bathroom is dated but spotless. Nice quiet location but still close to shops and sights, friendly helpful staff filling us in on all the places to eat and see, Free parking Will be staying here again.

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Los Alamos, New Mexico
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1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 4, 2014

Our first trip from the U.S. to Australia and the Blue Mtns. was enhanced by our stay at the 3 Explorers Motel in Katoomba. Located w/in walking distance to Echo Point, 3 Sisters, and hiking/walking trails. Friendly staff ready to provide lots of information about activities and answer questions. Microwave and refrigerator allowed us to reheat beverages and store fruits,... More 

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Address: 197 Lurline St., Katoomba, New South Wales 2780, Australia
Location: Australia > New South Wales > Blue Mountains > Katoomba
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Hotel Class:4 star — 3 Explorers Motel 4*
Number of rooms: 15
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Also Known As:
3 Explorers Hotel Katoomba
3 Explorers Motel Katoomba, Blue Mountains
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#2 Luxury Hotel in Katoomba
#2 Romantic Hotel in Katoomba

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