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Lake Forbes Motel

8 Junction Street, Forbes, New South Wales 2871, Australia
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Ranked #3 of 7 Hotels in Forbes
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 21, 2014
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  • Location
    4 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    3.5 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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Sydney, Australia
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The motel is getting a bit old. That's ok I guess but this also means the sound proofing is not very good. You also get noise from the wooden walkways. Family rooms are advertised as Queen bed but are actually doubles. Not great if you are over 6 feet tall, like me. Traffic noise is terrible. Big trucks roar past... More

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Balranald, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 21, 2014

My husband and I stayed at the Lake Forbes Motel on 20/10/2014 when we were desperate to find accommodation that actually offered evening meals. The motel is small but quiet and the bed was so comfortable, right down to the pillows!. The room was spotless - I am pretty fussy when it comes to cleanliness and I could not fault... More

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 19, 2014

What a wonderful week at this motel. The manager/owner and his wife did more for my husband I on a recent trip to Forbes than what I expected. Every day there was clean towels and the room left fresh and clean. We had an extra car and trailer and that was accommodated as well. The clothes were wash and back... More

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Penrith, Australia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 9, 2014

Stayed here overnight and the rooms are moderately furnished. With a good size TV and wifi the rooms do have so e little creature comforts. Beds were very comfortable as well. Definitely happy to recommend

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Rockhampton, Queensland, Australia
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 27, 2014

PROS - Excellent evening meal (chicken korma and rice) generous portion, piping hot, delivered to room and extremely tasty. Managers/owners very friendly and helpful. Rooms very clean and tidy. Plenty of blankets. Shower has good pressure with lots of hot water. In a lovely area with view of park/lake. CONS - Take your earplugs, traffic is close, loud and constant.... More

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Brisbane, Australia
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed July 24, 2014

On the up note; we arrived in late, with no booking at 9.30pm and Lake Forbes Motel was the only one left open, the others had closed for the night at 9pm so it is difficult to gripe about the convenience of being actually let in after a long day. However, on the actual experience and the room I have... More

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lakeforbes, Owner at Lake Forbes Motel, responded to this review

My wife served you and we were just about to close up. We had the last room left in Forbes because of a cancellation. The room is family room and can sleep 4 people. The rate of $135 is on of the cheapest rates in Forbes. You were very rude and abrupt with my wife when you first arrived and... More

Sydney, Australia
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8 reviews 8 reviews
3 hotel reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 7, 2014

They Lake Forbes Motel is immaculately clean and when we arrived an hour early the owner kindly allowed us into our room. The room and bathroom were spotless and with no smells at all. Heating was terrific and electric blankets to warm the bed. The shower was hot and with plentiful. Our ONLY caution would be to take your EAR... More

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Sydney, Australia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 7, 2014

When I arrived I was welcomed by the owner: lovely man. Friendly and attentive. Nice and cozy room, neat bathroom. Probably what I loved the most was the electric blanket available, which I only realised was there when I went to sleep. Nice treat!

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Sydney, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 14, 2014

We spent 3 nights in Lake Forbes, the room is very clean, the room service is great, the people are friendly and easy talk to. We had a great time stay there. Looking forward to come back next time...

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lakeforbes, Owner at Lake Forbes Motel, responded to this review

Thank you for your great review. Looking forward to your next visit. More

Melbourne, Australia
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7 reviews 7 reviews
7 hotel reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 1, 2014

Although this is an older style property, I found the room to be very comfortable and clean. Exactly what I was looking for, and the right price, during a roadtrip from Melbourne to Brisbane. It is set in a lovely location right next to Lake Forbes. I enjoyed an early morning walk around the lake. I visited the motel during... More

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lakeforbes, Owner at Lake Forbes Motel, responded to this review

Thank you for review, my wife and I appreciate your comments. We do our best to look after our guests. More

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Address: 8 Junction Street, Forbes, New South Wales 2871, Australia
Location: Australia > New South Wales > Forbes
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Number of rooms: 16
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