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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 #1 of 16 hotels in Katoomba
Certificate of Excellence 2014
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5 of 5 stars reviewed 2 days ago
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  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
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parrearra, Australia
2 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

A great spot, handy to transport, short walk to town and a 5 min stroll to Echo Point. What more could you wish for. The Motel was clean and had all ammenities that we needed. Staff were extremely helpful as to buses to take you to view the local sites and also with regards to walking in bush. Echo Point... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

Owner is very friendly and introduce you to the surrounding on arrival. Room is clean, air conditioned and serviced everyday. Excellent location, within walking distance to 3 sisters and scenic world. Quiet environment. Reasonably priced.

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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

Sydney
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7 reviews 7 reviews
3 hotel reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

I've stayed in Katoomba a fair few times over the years and the town has its fair share of shabby guesthouses, seedy B&Bs and faded hotels. The 3 Explorers Motel is a welcome change from this scene - we stayed there in room 3 last Friday and Saturday, and found it to be a very clean, cosy, well maintained motel... 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, hope to see you again. More

Sydney
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15 reviews 15 reviews
5 hotel reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Me and my 11 year old son stayed here during school holidays to visit Katoomba and 3 Sisters. The location is very good as it is walking distance to the Echo Point as well as Scenic World (15 min walk) The chocolate shop right across the hotel is a good place to wind down after busy day. We had no.1... More

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Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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49 reviews 49 reviews
9 hotel reviews
28 helpful votes 28 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We booked this as last minute booking and we were told that its a family room but when we got there they put us in a small room with a bunker bed ... There was nothing great about this place but theres nothing horrible either ...

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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, hope to see you again. More

Liverpool, Australia
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3 reviews 3 reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Great position, close to the Echo point and town centre. Very nice and cossy rooms. Staff was very friendly and helpful. Room was very clean. The only remark is that the bathroom is cold. Overall very good value for money. Would recommend to others.

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

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4 reviews 4 reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Found this hotel on Australia.com. Room was basic but clean and warm on arrival. Manager was very helpful in providing general knowledge of the area, places to eat, visit and best times. Get to Scenic World for 9am, you get 5 dollars off the ticket and much quieter than 11am onwards when the coaches arrive. We used the map provided... More

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

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Brisbane, Australia
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11 reviews 11 reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Great position close enough to walk to Echo point and other sites, but far enough away from crowds and constant buses arriving. Chocolate shop across the road. Very clean and comfortable room. Staff were friend and helpful.

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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

Sydney, Australia
Top Contributor
91 reviews 91 reviews
15 hotel reviews
46 helpful votes 46 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

As a couple we only stayed 1 night due to time constraints. Reception was friendly and efficient and the room was clean, comfortable and fairly spacious. The motel was quiet. My only gripe was the unreliable hot water supply when taking a shower. Also in our ground floor room you could hear the plumbing from room above. All in all... More

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Canberra
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8 reviews 8 reviews
7 hotel reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I chose this hotel based on previous tripadvisor reviews and have had a similar experience to most travellers. Check in was efficient with a thorough run down provided on quality local restaurants to eat at, location of local attractions and best times to visit. I interrupted the well practised spiel a number of times and was told "I will get... More

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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

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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*
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#1 Luxury Hotel in Katoomba #2 Romantic Hotel in Katoomba
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