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Pathfinder Motel

380 Cotham Rd., Kew, Boroondara, Victoria 3101, Australia
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Pathfinder Motel
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Ranked #4 of 4 Hotels in Kew
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  • Location
    3 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    2.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    2 of 5 stars
  • Service
    2 of 5 stars
  • Value
    2 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    2 of 5 stars
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Merimbula
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14 reviews 14 reviews
12 hotel reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Only stayed here for 1 night as it was cheap. Room was fine for the price. Clean. Unfortunately when I enquired about the advertised "free" continental breakfast I was told the kitchen was being renovated. No offer of compensation or voucher for breakfast elsewhere, Beware, you get what you pay for ! Why did I not read the Trip Advisor... More 

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Devonport, Australia
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed April 6, 2015

Old (e.g., paint peeling from rotting timber door frame). Dirty (e.g., mould around the taps in the bathroom). Uninviting and limited breakfast of cereal and toast. Faulty light switch (which cracked when you turned it on). Noisy fridge with a broken shelf. Noisy traffic until 3 am (and I was told this was one of the quietest rooms), which made... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 16, 2015

Definitely will stay here again. Close to everything. Was a tad noisy but for a cheap overnight stay you can't go wrong. Comfy bed, hot water and a place to park the car.. If you don't mind the dated furniture and coverings and need somewhere for a stop over that isn't going to break the bank than I would recommend!

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Melbourne, Australia
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32 reviews 32 reviews
16 hotel reviews
21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed December 19, 2014

Had to go the Melb for work and they booked me into the pathfinder motel as it was close to where my appointment was. The lady at reception was friendly, the room however smelt of cigarette smoke and the noise from the trams and traffic is very loud. If your after a nice quiet place then this is not for... More 

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed November 2, 2014 via mobile

Raised concerns regarding ceiling in Rm. 15 which had fibrous material flaking all over our pillow and on carpet. Bed directly under. Since raising concerns no one got back to me. Looks like it has been that way for a while. Dust in bed was bad. No phone response.

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Top Contributor
59 reviews 59 reviews
18 hotel reviews
28 helpful votes 28 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 8, 2014

We phoned before arriving as we were checking in late and received good service by Doris. The room was basic but clean. The bathroom window was open and could not be closed which made it very very cold. The heater in the main room didn't work properly and seemed to be stuck on a very low temperature. Being a 0... More 

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Sale, Australia
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36 reviews 36 reviews
12 hotel reviews
28 helpful votes 28 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 30, 2014

The staff were helpful, the location convenient for where we need to go, the room was "OK' the bathroom cold, noisy and had a constant draft. The bed was at best fair, the heating had no thermostat control, our circumstances changed so we went home

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Bendigo, Australia
1 review
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed December 4, 2013

DISGUSTING ROOMS----HORRIBLE EMPLOYEES--- If you don't want to be screamed at by the "workers" I suggest you save your money and DO NOT stay here!!!!!! HORRIBLE EXPERIENCE!! Don't even consider staying here. It will wreck your whole stay! I can't even believe how bad I have been treated. It is disgusting. I have never been spoken to so horribly by... More 

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Bendigo, Australia
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed December 4, 2013

Stayed one night at this motel, the worst motel I have by far ever been at, firstly the room we were given was someone else's, we went inside and luggage and peoples belongings inside, we were then given another room.... Disgusting, dirty, not 3 stars. Staff member rude and very very very nasty..... Upsetting terrible worst stay ever, would rather... More 

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Paris, France
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45 hotel reviews
72 helpful votes 72 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed November 26, 2013 via mobile

Looks rundown from the outside... but inside is worse! Rated 3 stars (probably when it opened in late 60's...) but dont get fooled, it would still be a shame in the middle of African bush Comfort was probably average back then (60's) it's just a disgrace now. Cherry on the cake is that service is rude/totally unprofessional and overall cleanliness... More 

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