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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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4 of 5 stars reviewed 3 days ago
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  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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Sydney
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15 reviews 15 reviews
5 hotel reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

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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ThreeExplorersMotel, 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, delighted that you enjoyed your stay & your time in the Blue Mountains, hope to see you again More

Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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49 reviews 49 reviews
9 hotel reviews
27 helpful votes 27 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

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
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

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

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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4 reviews 4 reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

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

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

Brisbane, Australia
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11 reviews 11 reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week 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
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91 reviews 91 reviews
15 hotel reviews
41 helpful votes 41 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 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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ThreeExplorersMotel, 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

Canberra
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8 reviews 8 reviews
7 hotel reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 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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ThreeExplorersMotel, 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

Christchurch, New Zealand
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16 reviews 16 reviews
15 hotel reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

The 3 Explorers Motel is excellently situated a short walk from Echo Point and an even shorter walk from the delectable Blue Mountain Chocolate shop. Not having visited Australian Motels before it's hard to comment on value, but compared with the numerous motels we've stayed at in NZ the accommodation here is fairly basic. The room we had was large... More

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ThreeExplorersMotel, 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, delighted that you enjoyed your stay & your time in the Blue Mountains, we do not, as advertised, offer cooking facilities. also each bathroom certainly has a towel rail. very pleased you enjoyed the rooms, free WiFI etc. & yes it... More

Sydney, Australia
1 review
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

From the moment we walked in we were met with a bad attitude. We were asked if we had the right place as around the corner was a cheaper hotel. The signage states 'superior' and we were to find little that was superior. I would never recommend this place to anyone. Basil Faulty provided better customer service.

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

Thank you for taking the time to offer your review, although of course we obviously disagree with your version of events, also having ourselves worked & stayed in a number of Motels around Australia, we agree with the majority of our guests that are rooms are of a high standard to most Motels. On arriving at reception, we were advised... More

Sydney, Australia
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4 reviews 4 reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Clean, comfortable and homely room for the family. Friendly reception. Close to Echo point and Blue Mountain Chocolate shop is just across the road (very handy for a hot chocolate in a windy winter day). We would like to be back again!

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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

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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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