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The Railway Norseman Motel

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106 Roberts Street, Norseman, Western Australia 6443, Australia
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The Railway Norseman Motel
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  • Sleep Quality
    4 of 5 stars
  • Location
    4 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4 of 5 stars
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Perth, Australia
1 review
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

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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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 Norseman Motel, 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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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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3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 24, 2014

It's quite acceptable for a nights stay . Pretty old and weathered, it felt like it could be used in a movie. Had a good feed for breaky, self service, I bet it'd get pretty hot here some days luckily we missed that. The staff were friendly and helpful. I'd say they are used to very short stays from people... More 

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Perth, Australia
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 18, 2014

The building has awesome history to it but needs a facelift, our bed was really comfy and our room was clean, there is nothing wrong with this motel as it's budget accommodation and the rooms are very old but still fine, in your rate is also included breakfast! The motel dog is so lovely & cute,

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Perth, Australia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 9, 2014 via mobile

I stayed here in October which was a couple of days ago, friendly reception, rooms were great and clean and nice big tv, good solid big bed.Decent bathroom which was also clean, great value for money at $80, nice table and chairs outside each room to have a beer after your long drive. I would definitely stay here again.

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Murray Bridge, Australia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 8, 2014

Although a very old building the rooms are clean, beds are comfy, water is hot, and the airconditioner actually worked...Lovely lady runs the place...My old dog was allowed to stay inside with me in one of the motels pet friendly rooms..Rates are very reasonable..I would definitely stay here again.

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Adelaide, Australia
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 23, 2014

This establishment seems to have a variety of rooms - motel style and rooms in the old hotel. We had the latter which upon arrival was very cold but with two heaters on the go it eventually warmed up. The hotel appears quite old and needs a good makeover but it's sufficient for a stop over. Our accommodation was the... More 

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