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Sundowner Bordertown Motel

25 Dukes Highway, Bordertown, South Australia 5268, Australia
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4 of 5 stars reviewed 2 days ago
Shelbord Adelaide, Australia
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  • Location
    3.5 of 5 stars
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    3.5 of 5 stars
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    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4 of 5 stars
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    3.5 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
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Adelaide, Australia
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26 reviews 26 reviews
10 hotel reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Stayed for 2 nights on work trip during freezing winter weather. Friendly, helpful staff, rooms are basic 60s style, but bed was very comfortable. Elec blanket worked only one side but the a/c kept room warm. No road noise from trucks, which made for good nights sleep. Tad expensive at $110 for superior room, may go basic next time. Restaurant... More

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This is typical 1960's motel you find in most country towns. The room was just average, clean and basic. Sink/hand basin peeling paint, electric blanket only 1 control working on a double bed, the other control broken. Plates and toaster were provided but no knife. This motel was overpriced. We booked this motel as I was assured that they had... More

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Adelaide, Australia
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26 hotel reviews
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 27, 2014

No complaints. Sixties-style basic motel but everything clean and working. Friendly hosts. A good choice in Bordertown for a short stay. In-room breakfast is available but we did not try it, nor did we use the restaurant for dinner.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 20, 2014

My husband and I stayed overnight on Thursday (before Good Friday) on the way to visit family in Adelaide. We arrived late just before 10pm after a long drive. Despite looking a bit dated we found our room very clean and smelling fresh. Would stay here again. Front counter staff very friendly. I would recommend calling direct to book to... More

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 29, 2014

we stayed one night on a recent trip from Adelaide to Wollongong. Room and pricing was of average standard for a country town motel. Dined in the attached restaurant and found the meal to be excellent and generous servings.

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed June 13, 2013 via mobile

upon first night stay check bed and sheets hadn't been changed from previous visitors I slept on top covers the duration of the stay.the air conditioning unit was louder then the trucks and trains passing bywould not recommend it again

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Melbourne, Australia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 11, 2013

Just a quick stay as we were travelling between Melbourne and Adelaide. Although outdated, the rooms are extremely clean and comfortable. Traffic noise did not seem to bother us through the night. Hosts were very helpful and welcoming.

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Melbourne, Australia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 24, 2013 via mobile

Only stayed one night as we were just passing through. The motel is the typical 70's style of motel, the decore is dated but we loved it for the nostalgia! The bed was very comfy and we had a great night sleep. The room was extremely clean and tidy and all amenities worked fine. Would happily stay here again.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 24, 2013

Not wanting to drive at night, my husband & I and our 3 children stayed overnight at this motel. It was basic & outdated, but suitable for our needs. We did find traffic noise a bit loud, but this didn't affect sleep quality. I found the unused electric blanket affected my sleep quality more, due to the plastic connector cord... More

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 17, 2013

We stayed for 3 nights for a Family celebration. The Motel was very good and clean. Nothing fancy but very managable. Very little noise from Highway and train. Had a good looking restaurant which we did not use because we got invited from family. I can recommend this Motel.

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Address: 25 Dukes Highway, Bordertown, South Australia 5268, Australia
Location: Australia > South Australia > Bordertown
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