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Southern Cross Motor Inn

96 High Street, Ararat, Victoria 3377, Australia (Formerly Orchid City Motor Inn)
Southern Cross Motor Inn
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Rating summary
  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    5 of 5 stars
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Camperdown, Australia
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7 reviews 7 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

Congratulations stayed last night in your king room very clean and well presented the bed was extremely comfortable and all linen etc was of high quality keep up the Good work motel is in a excellent location and easy walk to cafes

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

We picked this Motel because of the reviews and I can see now why it rates so highly. We've stayed in many Hotel/Motels over the years and from my experience this is just about the best, it's got everything you would want to be very comfortable. I was very happy with the spacious room and kitchen facilities. Thank you to... More 

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Melbourne, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

This is the only accommodation you need to stay in while in Ararat. Conveniently located to all shops and services. Comfortable beds, and warm quilt covers, internet coverage, everything you'll possibly need. Perfect! Even little signs about everything you need to know, information about the town etc. telephone. Off street car parking. Total comfort and Privacy.

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Nuriootpa, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We stayed here on the way home from melbourne. Room was on the main highway but the windows are doubled glazed so there is no road noise. The room was clean and spacious we had a king room. The staff were helpful and pleasant.

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South Australia, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 17, 2015

Stayed there at short notice on a motorbike trip around Victoria. Managed to get in on a very busy Friday night in Ararat. Stayed in King Room with King bed (super comfortable) and good size TV. Nice big bathroom and good size room especially for one night. Quiet room even though facing the road with double glaze windows.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 3, 2015

The Southern Cross was very clean and the room suited our needs with 2 kids. The people stayed open as we got there late and we appreciated that. Would stay again and recommend it for people passing through. We went to the Ararat Gardens the next morning which were nice for the kids to run around.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 31, 2015

The rooms are spotless ..The TV nice and large great for watching ..hope the socceroos win the the finial tonight .. linen white and crisp .The windows with all extra glazing makes the room so quite . Stay here you won't be disappointed .

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Adelaide, Australia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 29, 2015

My partner and I stopped here overnight on the way to a festival in Beaufort after driving from Adelaide. Our room was right on the main road to Melbourne but with the quadruple glazing we didn't hear anything. The room was spotlessly clean, the bed was very comfortable and the huge TV was unexpected. The shower was fantastic and not... More 

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Melbourne, Australia
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18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 28, 2015

We had a lovely stay over xmas at this unassuming motel in Ararat. We found this motel comparable to any city 4 star hotel in terms of the standard of the room, bedding etc. The hosts were lovely and even though it is near the highway it was very quiet. If you have the need to stop over in this... More 

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Geelong, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 28, 2015

wow what a clean and comfortable room ,pleasant staff on arriving large rooms could not fault good value for money would stay there again.for a country motel it is up there with the best,was close to the road but very little noise if any.

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