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3 Explorers Motel

4.0 of 5 Motel   |   197 Lurline St., Katoomba, New South Wales 2780, Australia
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Ranked #2 of 16 Hotels in Katoomba
Certificate of Excellence 2014
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  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Location
    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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Singapore
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35 reviews 35 reviews
19 hotel reviews
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Booked the Luxurious Spa for 2 Nights. The room is decorated with chinese painting and overall is spacious and clean. The bed is comfortable except for pillow which is rather flat for our liking. (But seems that most of the pillow in Australia accommodation is flat). Each bed comes with heater matt but the only complain I have is the... More

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3ExplorersMotel, Manager at 3 Explorers Motel, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to offer a review on your recent stay @ the 3 Explorers Motel, pleased that you enjoyed your stay & your time in the Blue Mountains, hope to see you again. More

Melbourne, Australia
1 review
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

This is a small / modest motel, with a great location and staff that are eager to please. Our room was very clean and comfortable - with a nice touch of having the heater on as we checked in (it was 8C outside). The free WiFi was reliable and of adequate speed. There was no fuss in resetting our room... More

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3ExplorersMotel, Manager at 3 Explorers Motel, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to offer a very kind review on your recent stay @ the 3 Explorers Motel, delighted that you enjoyed your stay & your time in the Blue Mountains, pleasure having you & hope to see you again. More

Waikerie, Australia
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5 reviews 5 reviews
4 hotel reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

Let's just say it was cosy, clean,close location but very dated. Given we had just came from a 4 1/2 star apartment we felt it was way over priced compared to other motels in the Blue Mountains. We felt the rating was far to generous which left us disappointed. Would we stay again? NO

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3ExplorersMotel, Manager at 3 Explorers Motel, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to offer a review on your recent stay @ the 3 Explorers Motel, very sorry you did not enjoy your 1 night stay with us, all rooms were refurbished not so long ago & the majority of our Guests have been very pleased with the results & accommodation, Guests tend to be well aware... More

Melbourne, Australia
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3 reviews 3 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We booked a couple of months in advance to stay for 4 nights. Although there was just the two of us we were given a room with an extra bed which made the room feel noticeably smaller, but aside from that everything else was great. The owner/manager was very friendly and helpful, the room was clean when we arrived and... More

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3ExplorersMotel, Manager at 3 Explorers Motel, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to offer a very kind review on your recent stay @ the 3 Explorers Motel, delighted that you enjoyed your stay & your time in the Blue Mountains, pleasure having you & hope to see you again, when you booked online, the request was for a Twin Share Room with a Queen & Single... More

Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
2 reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Great stay. Beds a little worn but very clean, new decor, reverse cycle with a timer (loved it), electric blankets worked a treat, very quiet area, very little noise, too far to walk to the main strip but a short stroll to the bus stop which can take you to the main shopping area on Lurline st in no time.... More

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3ExplorersMotel, Manager at 3 Explorers Motel, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to offer a very kind review on your recent stay @ the 3 Explorers Motel, delighted that you enjoyed your stay & your time in the Blue Mountains, although we would like to point out that the Motel installed new beds (in the last 18 months) in all rooms, pleasure having you & hope... More

Melbourne AU
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76 reviews 76 reviews
63 hotel reviews
76 helpful votes 76 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

It's hard to find a decent motel in the Blue Mountains. It's not the coolest of locations and in past years, there's been little interest in developing anything funky or interesting. So, here's a hotel that's neither funky or interesting, but it is good. It's very clean, well run and in an excellent location - so well done! Sometimes you... More

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3ExplorersMotel, Manager at 3 Explorers Motel, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to offer a very kind review on your recent stay @ the 3 Explorers Motel, delighted that you enjoyed your stay & your time in the Blue Mountains, pleasure having you & hope to see you again More

1 review
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Perfect for our family of 5! Just what we needed.... Really good advice about where to go, fridge very useful to store breakfast, great motel. Really recommend it for no fuss, clean rooms and perfect for kids.

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3ExplorersMotel, Manager at 3 Explorers Motel, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to offer a very kind review on your recent stay @ the 3 Explorers Motel, delighted that you enjoyed your stay & your time in the Blue Mountains, pleasure having you all & hope to see you again More

Garches, France
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55 reviews 55 reviews
48 hotel reviews
68 helpful votes 68 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

A somewhat basic motel with a freezing bathroom coming right from the 80's ...The manager is quite obsessed with the smokers, chinese, dutch and french being the worst ... he has a lot (too much) to tell on the subject. I precise we are non smokers. On a more positive side he is very keen to provide interesting advice on... More

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3ExplorersMotel, Manager at 3 Explorers Motel, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to offer a review on your recent stay @ the 3 Explorers Motel, as you mentioned on arrival, you were very concerned regarding smokers in our rooms & we did explain that smoking is not permitted in any room, although some overseas visitors find this a problem. very pleased that you enjoyed your stay... More

Halesworth
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7 reviews 7 reviews
6 hotel reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 16, 2014 via mobile

This is a very good motel, so close to the three sisters and all major attractions! We really liked our room, which was quite big, clean and very comfy. If we visit again, we would stay here again no doubt!

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ThreeExplorersMotel, Manager at 3 Explorers Motel, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to offer a very kind review on your recent stay @ the 3 Explorers Motel, delighted that you enjoyed your stay & your time in the Blue Mountains, hope to see you again More

Singapore, Singapore
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4 hotel reviews
24 helpful votes 24 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 15, 2014

This is a nice motel and is close by to most attractions. The staff is friendly and offers excellent advice on where and the best time to visit the attractions. The rooms are clean and warm. Comes with complimentary wifi.

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ThreeExplorersMotel, Manager at 3 Explorers Motel, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to offer a very kind review on your recent stay @ the 3 Explorers Motel, delighted that you enjoyed your stay & your time in the Blue Mountains, hope to see you again. More

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Address: 197 Lurline St., Katoomba, New South Wales 2780, Australia
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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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