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3 Explorers Motel

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197 Lurline St., Katoomba, New South Wales 2780, Australia
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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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Sydney, Australia
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11 hotel reviews
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Not a great location - at least one kilometre from the shops, restaurants of Katoomba. The worst pillows I've ever come across since trekking in Nepal in the 70's. Bring your own pillow - seriously! It does seem overrated by the other reviews on this site.

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Thank you for taking the time to offer 2 reviews of your recent stay at our Motel, sadly it seems that in both reviews you endured 2 Days in silence & that neither of the 5 Pillows in the room came up to your requirements, it seems to have affected your whole experience of the visit to Katoomba, the 3... More 

Southampton, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

great location with a helpful, friendly host who advised on how/where to go to make most of visit. near the three sisters, in fact walking distance. bit of a hike to walk to town centre but few eating places nearby.

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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 

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7 reviews 7 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

This is a great motel to stay at in Katoomba, as it is only a 400m walk to Echo Point (Three Sisters), yet position doesn't feel crowded nor touristy. However, chocolate / coffee shop over the road. Probably drive into town centre (1km), which has many cafes, restaurants, & gift (& trinket!) shops, & generally has a old style, yet... More 

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Thank you for taking the time to offer a 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 

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5 reviews 5 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I stayed here with family for one night to break up our trip to Parkes. The location of the Motel is great. Only a short walk to Echo Point and various walks. There is also a chocolate shop located across the road that serves coffee, cakes ect. which is very convenient. The host of the Motel was very friendly and... More 

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Thank you for taking the time to offer a 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 

Wollongong, Australia
2 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Having stayed here twice now whilst attending the Blue Mountains Annual Ukulele Festival, we will be looking to return again next year. The accommodation was quiet, spacious, clean, well supplied and very comfortable. Service was very good and fridge, kettle and microwave added convenience. Airconditioning, large mounted TV and free WiFi...home away from home! We had a two night stay... More 

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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 

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19 hotel reviews
100 helpful votes 100 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We stayed for 2 nights and the 3 Explorers is an excellent location and offers large comfortable rooms. The owner gave us a great insight into what to see and visit in the area. Only 5 minutes walk to Echo point and 10 minutes into town. Good value, clean and comfortable.

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Thank you for taking the time to offer a 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 

Lancashire, United Kingdom
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7 reviews 7 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 17, 2015

Located just a short walk to Echo Point with views of the Three Sisters and the hills beyound, a view that you just do not tire of! There are plenty of Cliff walks to trek, but some of the steps are not for the faint hearted, especially the ones at Wentworth Falls (a short drive away) A visit to Jenolan... More 

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7 reviews 7 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 24, 2015

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
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 22, 2015

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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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 

Sydney, Australia
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27 reviews 27 reviews
13 hotel reviews
53 helpful votes 53 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 21, 2015

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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