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Boulder Opal Motor Inn

16 Elderslie St | PO Box 226, Winton, Queensland 4735, Australia
Boulder Opal Motor Inn
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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darwin
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

We had an overnight stay on our trip to darwin. Family of five so was a little crowded with extra trundle bed and our portacot but the family suite was booked already so we were happy that we could still be accommodated. Room was very clean though I really do not like shower curtains no matter how clean the bathroom... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We stayed here for two nights whilst on an outback tour. It was very comfortable, good food and helpful staff. WiFi is best only in the Reception area. Pool would be fantastic if it were heated by the artesian water supply but is a bit cool by mid winter. Good access to the Lark Quarry site and other dinosaur sites... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This place met all the basic requirements but was getting pretty tired. For the price it was not really value for money. However it was clean, functional and did us fine for one night. Did not try the restaurant so cannot comment. WiFi would not work in our room which was a pain

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Brisbane, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 22, 2015

I stayed at the Boulder Opal Motor Inn for a week on a work trip. I found the service to friendly, welcoming and helpful. The room was clean, spacious and comfortable. The breakfast was tasty and was always served with a friendly face. If you are lucky enough to be in Winton on a Wednesday, the Boulder Opal Motor Inn... More 

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Brisbane, Australia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 19, 2015

We had concerns when booking our accommodation in Winton that a movie pre-production crew would have "taken over" the town but it wasn't to be. our unit was roomy, bright and clean with a QS bed plus a single, bar size fridge and a microwave but no crockery / cutlery just a couple of beakers. We enjoyed a quiet, comfortable... More 

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Binfield, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 2, 2015

this was our first motel to stay in the Australian Outback, and we thought it was bad. Before we stayed at a dozen of other motels. Comparatively, this was one of the best, if not the best. The only annoying thing really was an ancient a/c that was too noisy.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 27, 2015

20 year old motel large and spacious grounds, room clean and comfortable. But for a motel this age it had uncomfortable chairs in the room. Winton like all the towns in western Queensland is suffering badly from the drought and fewer travellers. The restaurant is comfortable and again in the country the meal are huge and good , but usually... More 

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Brisbane, Australia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 26, 2015

We had not stayed at this motel before and therefore only knew what what was on their website. Our reception was polite and efficient and we found our room to be quite spacious with a very comfortable queen sized bed. There is a restaurant advertised as being available but unfortunately Sunday is the chef's night off so the restaurant is... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 20, 2015

After reading some bad and reasonable reviews about this Motel in recent times I returned to Winton and stayed at the Boulder for 3 nights last week with some trepidation Co owner Anne and her new staff must be given an 11 out of 10 for hospitality and service and the food in the restaurant was of a very high... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 18, 2015

The Boulder Opal Motor Inn, besides having absolutely fantastic food (a lovely surprise in outback Queensland), has what must surely be the only swimming pool with a wall with built in boulder opals! The amenities were good and we appreciated the toiletries supplied. Not all outback Queensland accommodation venues supply these, so be prepared to take your own.

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