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3 Explorers Motel

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197 Lurline St., Katoomba, New South Wales 2780, Australia
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Fuerth, Germany
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46 reviews
26 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Hi, we have been there for three nights during our tour through Australia. The 3 Explorers is a perfect place to stay in Katoomba. The information center is only 5 minutes to walk, Scienic World is not more than 5 minutes per car and the towncenter of Katoomba may be 10 minutes to walk. The staff is extraordinary friendly. Rooms... More 

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2 Thank WWE0
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 

Preston, United Kingdom
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25 reviews
12 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago NEW via mobile

We stayed for 2 nights after spending NYE in Sydney. The motel room was nicely decorated, spotlessly clean, was very spacious and contained all the amenities we needed. The owners were very helpful in advising us on the best way to explore the Blue Mountains and the surrounding area. You can tell by the standard of the rooms and the... More 

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2 Thank Tom L
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 

Sydney
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3 reviews
3 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Friendly and helpful staff. Location very good. Room we had was clean and quiet, comfortable beds. Room was pretty basic though and quite compact, suited us as only staying the one night. Would stay again.

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2 Thank Peter O
3ExplorersMotel, Manager at 3 Explorers Motel, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to offer a review & allowing us to respond, pleased that you enjoyed your visit to the Blue Mountains & stay at the 3 Explorers Motel, Hope we see you again. More 

Orange, Australia
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5 reviews
3 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
1 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I rang them twice in 30 minutes to make a booking and no one answered . So to be honest i really can't give a review either good or bad because that's really hard to do when you can't even book in there.

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

Thank you for your review unfortunately as you state you have never stayed at our Motel & that is of course the problem with reviews on Trip Advisor, anyone can submit a review even competitors, due to the standard of our rooms we are a very busy Motel that offers only 15 rooms, I am sure that larger establishment have... More 

Sydney, Australia
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213 reviews
42 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 139 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

.” Pros:The location is fantastic and close to sights, restaurants, and walks. Very easy to find and convenient. Parking on site was a great relief as it was very busy in school holidays. The manager was very helpful and friendly. There was access to breakfast but we didn't try it. cons:Our bed was very hard which meant we didn't sleep... 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 & allowing us to respond, pleased that you enjoyed your visit to the Blue Mountains & stay at the 3 Explorers Motel, The room has never been part of a residence, enjoys a large corner Spa & a very popular room, we certainly had heavy rain & fog during your... More 

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46 reviews
43 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 56 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 3, 2016

5 minutes walk from the 'Three Sisters', 20 minutes walk from Scenic World, 25 minutes walk to town ... perfect. Nice room on the first floor, comfy bed, fridge etc etc. Helpful owner who gave us good advice about timings for our excursions to avoid the crowds, To do ... three sisters of course, walks around the cliff top, scenic... 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 & allowing us to respond, pleased that you enjoyed your visit to the Blue Mountains & stay at the 3 Explorers Motel, Hope we see you again. More 

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15 reviews
12 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 26, 2015

Stayed here mid week for 2 nights in a 2 bedroom spa suite. Travelling with a 1 yr old child we were very happy to see large spacious rooms! Lovely decor and after some bushwalking was stoked to relax in the spa with a beer! Highly recommend!

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2 Thank P1peth
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 

Auburn, California
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3 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 15, 2015 via mobile

So friendly and very helpful. Don't often write a review but this place deserves it!!! Hotel in a great location to the center of town and very close to Scenic World. Such a great town!! Also traveling around Australia I have found some locations wifi were complete rubbish. Not the 3 Explorers Motel!

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

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

Kent, United Kingdom
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273 reviews
110 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 184 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 14, 2015

We stayed for four nights. Extremely good welcome and advice and tips for touring from Chris. Room also has excellent information folder and details for sights to see and eateries. Excellent free wifi. Small bathroom but perfectly adequate with good walk in shower. Room good size, but I do feel the Motel should have some rooms with a King size... 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, as advised in Room information, Toaster, Plates, Bowls & Cutlery available at Reception, we can not offer self Catering, pleasure having you & hope to see... More 

Umina Beach, Australia
1 review
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 30, 2015

My partner and I stayed here for a short weekend away. The motel was super easy to find, great value for money and central to Katoomba's town centre, Scenic World and the Three Sisters. We were walking distance from lookouts and restaurants. The beds were super comfy and we had access to free wifi.The staff and managers were super nice... 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 

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