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Coonawarra Motor Lodge

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114 Church Street, Penola, South Australia, Australia
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  • Location
    4 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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Melbourne, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

This motel was very clean and in a great spot for both the town and the wineries. They have reverse cycle aircon/heating and electric blankets. Lovely big shower. Price very reasonable. We drove to Naracoorte from here and Mt gambier, easy drives. Would definitely recommend.

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Birmingham, United Kingdom
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Clean comfortable rooms for an overnight stay. Restaurant on site looked good but we headed into nearby town for food. Greeted by friendly staff with lots of useful local information. Quite expensive but most accommodation in the area seems to be. Very handy for visiting the nearby wineries.

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Edinburgh, United Kingdom
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10 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Arriving just as the reception was closing without having booked in advance was a risk however one that paid off handsomely for us. The owners were happy to accommodate and gave us a nice and clean double twin room upstairs. Just far enough away from any major road noise to allow a goods nights sleep. The restaurant next door is... More 

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Ontario, Canada
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21 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 42 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Don't be fooled by the "Coonawarra" name. This is in Penola, just south of Coonawarra, but still close to the wineries and to some eating spots in Penola (although some of those spots close up early). We found the rooms very basic and simple, but roomy and it was nice to have a walk-out to a little courtyard area. Another... More 

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Manresa, Spain
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 37 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 20, 2015

The rate quality/price is good. The room is well equipped, it has all you need and it is very big and comfortable. The motel is very well located, near the vineyard of Coonawarra. The owner is very friendly, he recommended us an excellent restaurant in the middle of vineyards.

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Melbourne, Australia
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 19, 2015

This Motor Lodge provides a very roomy, well furnished, comfortable place to stay iideally located to many of the wineries of Coonawarra and within walking distance to the township of Penola. A plus for my husband and I was that the breakfast was delivered to the room hot and not luke warm. The only negative was that there is no... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 7, 2015

My husband and I enjoyed our stay at the Coonawarra Motor Lodge. It was nothing fancy but had everything you need at a good price. The bed was a little uncomfortable, that would be my only complaint. Good service from staff, and good location. Great to come back to and rest after a long day wine tasting!

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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 30 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 1, 2015

As my wife was on crutches following hip tendon surgey we requested a ground floor room. This was provided in a very spacious and modern room. The proprietor was most helpful and friendly during our 2 night stay. Room was clean and continental breakfast provided to our room which had a jug and toaster, glasses etc all provided. Nice and... More 

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Sydney, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 27, 2015

Recently we did a road trip in Victoria and discovered this very clean and comfortable Motor Lodge . It's in Penola on the road to many of the Coonawarra vineyards. We stayed here to do some wine tasting. The room was spacious and modern and the owner very friendly and helpful. It also shared the main building with a very... More 

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Sydney, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 26, 2015

We fell upon this motel from info given at the tourist information centre great place to stay clean and has a nice courtyard it was great to open your door and walk to the restuarant friendly staff only to pleased to make our stay great thank you

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