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Pathfinder Motel

3.0 of 5 Motel   |   380 Cotham Rd., Kew, Victoria 3101, Australia
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  • Location
    2.5 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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13 reviews 13 reviews
8 hotel reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

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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9 hotel reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

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
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed December 4, 2013 via mobile

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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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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Melbourne, Australia
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed June 28, 2013

If I was asked "where you would recommend staying, a bus shelter or the Pathfinder Motel"? Hands down the bus shelter everytime. Checked in for 3 nights and during my stay have been moved to 4 different rooms. First room the tv didnt work, 2nd smelt like smoke and 3rd room I had to move out for someone else. The... More

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Melbourne, Australia
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed May 28, 2013

Planned to stay here for three nights but the room was dirty, small and very hot, the furnishings were old and unpleasant. We had checked whether there was air-conditioning as temperatures were in high 30s, there was a unit but it was very loud and had very little effect. The standard was so poor we decided not to stay here,... More

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 6, 2013

I was comfortable in my room at the Pathfinder. As I wanted to stay in Kew, I found it good value. Plenty of parking. The decor is old but the room was clean airy and light with a/c. The breakfast was fine. My window faced north which I enjoyed for some winter warmth, and it was nice to open to... More

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed March 20, 2013 via mobile

Don't expect a warm welcome here. The lady on reception who I suspect is the owner was impolite, unfriendly and unhelpful in her manner and response to my questions.. Rooms need new decor to make it worth the price. Can be nosy with traffic on the 2 busy adjoining roads.

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Brisbane
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5 hotel reviews
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 7, 2012

First impression wasnt great. On a very busy street corner and the receptionist spoke little English & no friendly greeting. Reasonable sized motel block. Had 2 rooms, next to each other. Very dark, old & very dated. Beds were OK, not alot of cupboard space and very small bathroom in which you are unable to close the bathroom window. Noisy... More

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Address: 380 Cotham Rd., Kew, Victoria 3101, Australia
Location: Australia > Victoria > Kew
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Hotel Class:3 star — Pathfinder Motel 3*
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