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Diggers Tavern & Motel

30 Hyde Street, Bellingen, New South Wales 2454, Australia
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Ranked #7 of 11 Bellingen B&B and Inns
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 5, 2014
terrymag Brisbane, Australia
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Rating summary
  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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Brisbane, Australia
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4 hotel reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 5, 2014

Stopping overnight to visit friends in Bellingen and needed 2 good value rooms as travelling with another couple. This place fills the bill with very clean basic but comfortable rooms. Parking is easily available at the rear of the pub. Staff are helpful and even though a pub there is no noise. Bellingen is worth a visit with many interesting... More

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Sydney, Australia
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 4, 2014

We stopped in Bellingen to break the journey from Sydney to the Far North Coast. We arrived with no booking. The exterior of the Diggers Rest is a bit off-putting but the rooms, at the rear, are a very good size, clean and tidy and very quiet. The welcome was fine. Bellingen is a delightful spot, well worth the side... More

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 23, 2013

The room was a good size and clean. We stopped here for two nights on our way up to Byron bay. The actual pub was not great but the room was fine. I guess the main thing for us was that the air con wasn't strong enough. The room was still really hot. However, apart from this it was really... More

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Brisbane, Australia
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96 hotel reviews
61 helpful votes 61 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 6, 2013

Needed a night in town to head home the next day. The Pub itself is pretty awful in that 90's chrome and fluorescent sense. Pretty easy to avoid. Rooms were small but clean and quiet. $100 a night. The Tourism Info centre was next to completely useless. This was found by default. The rooms are at the back and quiet... More

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South West Rocks, Australia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 25, 2013

Needed somewhere to stay in Bellingen without busting the budget. Also, wanted to park the car and walk everywhere. Diggers ticked all the box's. This is an ideal location and the facilities are clean and comfortable. The room we stayed in had been renovated and the bed was comfy with feather pillows. The bathroom was a good size with shower... More

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London, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 28, 2013

Stayed two nights at this place which is very popular with locals for eating and drinking too. Spotless room and enjoyed my conversations with all of the bar staff I spoke to, very friendly. Great base for exploring Bellingen.

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Brisbane, Australia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 31, 2013

We spent one night in Bellingen at the Diggers Tavern and Motel which is situated in the main street in the middle of town. We probably wouldn't have thought to enquire here as it looked like a noisy pub. However the Tourist Information Centre had told us it had rooms so we took a look. The ensuite room was spacious,... More

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Brisbane, Australia
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 8, 2013

We stayed recently at Diggers Tavern for a couple of nights. The rooms are basic and clean for a one night stop over. However the parking is not 'motel' style but instead is the general pub car-park and for those accessing the shops, it is also on a slope. There is a short distance to walk to access the rooms... More

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London
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64 hotel reviews
54 helpful votes 54 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 7, 2013

Don't be put off by the exterior or the regulars in the bar who stare at you if you walk through the tavern to get to the rooms. The room was cheap, clean and, for a base for one or two nights, perfectly acceptable. Don't expect much but for the price it is a good deal. We didn't eat in... More

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Canberra, Australia
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28 hotel reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 4, 2013

This motel is located near the middle of town, an easy walk to cafes, restaurants and shops. It is certainly an older style, but bathroom was updated and roomy. Good value for the price ($110 a night), which also seems to be the same whether you stay weekend or mid-week.

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Additional Information about Diggers Tavern & Motel

Address: 30 Hyde Street, Bellingen, New South Wales 2454, Australia
Location: Australia > New South Wales > Bellingen
Amenities:
Bar / Lounge Restaurant Wheelchair access
Hotel Style:
Ranked #7 of 11 B&Bs / Inns in Bellingen
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
Located in the Main St of Bellingen within easy walking distance of shops, markets and restaurants. Rooms are comfortable with en-suites, air-conditioning & off-street parking. The Bistro boasts the best value meals in town. Drive-thru bottleshop located at rear. Facilities include: TAB, ATM, Bistro, Pool tables, Arcade table, Children's play area & Beer garden. Open 7 days. ... more   less 
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