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The Priory Hotel

11 St Dominics Road, Dongara, Western Australia, Australia
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Ranked #2 of 2 hotels in Dongara
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 28, 2013
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  • Location
    4 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    3 of 5 stars
  • Service
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    3.5 of 5 stars
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Perth, Australia
2 reviews
1 of 5 stars Reviewed today NEW

At the beginning of July 14 my sister and I visited The Priory Hotel and asked what choices she would have if we visited the restaurant that week. She was delighted to hear she would be able to pick from 4 items on the menu complete with sauces etc, as she is highly allergic to the onion family. I asked... More

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Mandurah, Australia
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27 reviews 27 reviews
12 hotel reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed April 28, 2014

The Priory Lodge is conveniently located close to the Irwin River and a walk into town takes about 10 minutes. Staff are friendly, drinks are cold and food is good. Rooms are basic, but the one we had did have an ensuite, some rooms had to use the common bathrooms.

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 28, 2013

An old converted nunnery ;) - food & booze a bit pricey - unless you stay on the specials. It pays to ask to see the room before handing over some dosh. Seems the bed, pillows & linen have improved somewhat - given others reviews. BTW: best coffee in town is at The Season Tree cafe (5 senses coffee).

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 27, 2013 via mobile

Locals love it. Full of character, simple clean, in the wonderful Dongara and Irwin River region. Half the price of Margaret River, a quarter the crowd. Four hours north of Perth, 70 km from Geraldton. Worth the visit.

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Milnthorpe, United Kingdom
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8 reviews 8 reviews
3 hotel reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 30, 2013

This former nunnery is the tops for the colonial-style architecture and period charm. It won't appeal to those who demand the more extreme degree of cosseting in terms of interior décor etc, although on the plus, the staff are very friendly and co-operative, and the breakfast shouldn't be missed for a good start to the day! One day someone will... More

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Melbourne, Australia
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314 reviews 314 reviews
52 hotel reviews
159 helpful votes 159 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 23, 2013

We did not stay at this hotel, but only had lunch sitting out on the front verandah. The steak sandwich was delicious and the Wild Orchid unwooded Chardonnay was good. The manager was hanging coloured streamers for the upcoming Hawthorn - Freemantle grand final and was happy to have a friendly chat. Worth a stop.

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Perth, Australia
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7 reviews 7 reviews
5 hotel reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 16, 2013 via mobile

The accommodation needs more than a lick of paint, but this place attracts interesting people and has a real sense of community. The pub adds colour, even if some of the locals have had a beer too much...

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Melbourne
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 10, 2013

Old and shabby. The room had very high ceilings and was very cold with a small electric air con to warm it up. Could not see out of windows because they were too high and curtains closed. Needed the light on all the time. Had to check in through bar where they failed to tell us there was no breakfast.... More

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High Wycombe, WA
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27 reviews 27 reviews
9 hotel reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 29, 2013 via mobile

The reverse aircon and tv didn't work but the room and facilities were quite good. Bed was comfortable. Enjoyed the outdoor bar area. The alfresco areas were well done with plenty of shade and seating.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 13, 2013 via mobile

We have just book into The Priory and after reading previous reviews I was a bit worried we would be let down. What an awesome surprise I had. Thank god my husband , who is a carpenter and interested in old buildings, convinced me to stay. The place is fascinating and is oozing charm and character. We have stayed in... More

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Address: 11 St Dominics Road, Dongara, Western Australia, Australia
Location: Australia > Western Australia > Dongara
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