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The Railway Motel & Inn

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106 Roberts Street, Norseman, Western Australia 6443, Australia
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The Railway Motel & Inn
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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
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4 of 5 stars
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Kalgoorlie, Australia
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4 reviews 4 reviews
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

For $90 we get a carpeted 'donga' with a lopsided toilet and a comfortable clean bed. An absolute treat for us is the shower had amazing pressure, always a simple win! Added perk, do it yourself breakfast. Beware for those that are hoping for more modern accommodation/amenities!

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Wellington
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11 reviews 11 reviews
5 hotel reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

What a wonderful find on a rainy day in Norseman. Made to feel so welcome. Sure its a bit run down but so clean and cute! It can be a bit tricky travelling with a dog but this place is perfect as they have some dog friendly cabins. Warm, cosy and comfortable. And to then find that the $90 includes... More 

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Karratha, Australia
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29 reviews 29 reviews
10 hotel reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

After a very difficult couple of days travel from the Pilbara which included running off the road with a blown steerer and fuel filter problems it was nice to ring up this motel and be greeted by a friendly voice. We were arriving late and she was very helpful in suggesting somewhere to get a good feed on the way... More 

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Perth
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26 reviews 26 reviews
10 hotel reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 20, 2015

Well I was travelling for the first time from Port Lincoln to Perth. Was tired after the long 1200km stretch and the welcomed received was just what I needed. Audrey the dog was gorgeous and I lovely addition The room was basic but very clean and tidy would recommend to anyone for a budget stay

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Coffs Harbour, Australia
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9 reviews 9 reviews
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7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 28, 2015 via mobile

We loved it My mother would hate it Great old building, a bit shabby and run down but I'd prefer it any day over a sanitised bland motel. Lovely warm welcome and someone who understands that we love our dog and want her with us. Brekky included and best rate of all our stays across the Nullabor. I'd go again... More 

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Perth, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 26, 2015

I've stayed here a couple of times over the last year and I love Norseman and it's unique outback charm and character more each time I visit. This motel is 75 years old and was built with an art deco features of which there are glimpses throughout the building. It was built at the height of the mining boom in... More 

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Bundaberg, Queensland, Australia
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48 helpful votes 48 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed February 3, 2015

If it weren't for the fact we were so tired after driving over the Nullarbor, we would have demanded our money back and found somewhere else to stay the night. Don't have any idea what their better rooms are like, but their budget motel rooms are the pits....my husband thought he would fall through the bathroom floor every time he... More 

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railway_motelier, Manager at The Railway Motel & Inn, responded to this review

I'm sorry that this couple was so disappointed. However, they stayed in our cheapest motel room. We are still half way through repainting. At $90 our ensuite rooms are $50 cheaper than other motels in town. Our floors have been checked by builders and are safe although a couple of bathrooms bow in the middle. The rooms are clean, the... More 

Sydney, Australia
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14 reviews 14 reviews
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8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 8, 2015

Stopped at the Railway Motel after a big drive across the Nullabor. It is a retro type place, needs a litle work but that's the beauty of it. If you want to star in a 5 star Rydges its not for you but I dont think you will find it in Norseman. Our room was clean and comfortable, the people... More 

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Greater Perth, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 11, 2014

I travelled from Perth to Norseman recently to find out about my father who was killed in a gold mine just before I was born. The Railway Hotel became my comfort zone, and my "home." I loved the place the minute I walked through the front door, it was like I'd gone back in time to the hey day of... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 24, 2014

After seeing a good review on Tripadvisor I thought I would give this Motel a try. Quite shocked at the appearance from the outside the Red painted brickwork is an acquired taste but thankfully the inside is very good. It is a very old hotel however has charm on the inside. The owners Niece greeted us at reception and was... More 

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