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Coolabah Motel Walgett NSW

95 Wee Waa Street, Walgett, New South Wales 2832, Australia
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Ranked #1 of 2 Hotels in Walgett
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  • Location
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    3.5 of 5 stars
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    3 of 5 stars
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    3.5 of 5 stars
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Melbourne, Australia
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12 hotel reviews
30 helpful votes 30 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

A cheap stopover night’s sleep on our way (wife & I) from Melbourne to Palm Cove in North Queensland. Not high expectations before arriving so our expectations were fully met. Small room with all the absolutely expected amenities & no more. Old & outdated but clean. No requirement for any service – slept & left early. Nothing in the town... More 

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Winmalee
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed January 23, 2015

While the staff where friendly, the rooms clean and secure parking. I found the room over priced, For $99 it was a very basic room lacking everything you would expect for that price. If your employer is paying your accommodation then by all means stay here but if your a budget traveller I would recommend you look else where.

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sisao, Owner at Coolabah Motel Walgett NSW, responded to this review

Thankyou for your review. We appreciate your comment and feedback. Although rooms have basic amenities - It does have brand new air-cons heaters in x 18 rooms, brand new 32" TV's in x 18 rooms, brand new bar fridges in x 18 rooms and brand new mattress in x 18 rooms. So rooms are extremely comfortable ensuring a good nights... More 

Adelaide, Australia
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132 reviews 132 reviews
50 hotel reviews
125 helpful votes 125 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 6, 2015

Walgett is a dusty little outback town but we found the accommodation to be very satisfactory. It was basic, don't expect anything else but clean. The bed was very comfortable and we slept well. The owners were very helpful. The security in the park was welcome. In the evening we ate at the nearby Sports Centre which provided a good... More 

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Sydney, Australia
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10 hotel reviews
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 6, 2014

I recently stayed at this place for work and was very happy with it. It's not flash but the room was a decent size, it was clean, the applicances all worked and it had an iron and ironing board. Importantly, the staff were really helpful (even when I locked myself out and had to disturb them at night) and they... More 

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sisao, Owner at Coolabah Motel Walgett NSW, responded to this review

Thank you for your review, It was much appreciated and we glad you enjoyed your stay. I am not quite sure what you meant by the pool was unusable it actually was only tested last week by POOLWERX in Dubbo for chemical testing and was rated the cleanest pool in the Walgett Region (includes 8 surrounding towns). New patio furniture... More 

Sydney, Australia
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13 hotel reviews
42 helpful votes 42 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 5, 2014

This motel offers good clean basic safe accommodation. Very convenient location for those who have business in the town or area and also for those who are travelling within the area. Easy to reach places such as Lightning Ridge and other outback areas. Don't expect any frills or a boutique setting, be realistic about country accommodation. What makes this place... More 

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Mendooran
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13 hotel reviews
40 helpful votes 40 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 5, 2014

Claudia will look after you very well, the rooms are comfortable, the parking is safe (that's important in Walgett). And the rooms are good value. Very central, walk to dinner!!!. I found some good places to eat, the RSL is good, and there is an Australian Chinese nearby (300m Max) from the hotel. Better yet ask Claudia if she is... More 

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Sydney, Australia
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68 hotel reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 5, 2014

Ive stayed many times at the Coolabah Motel Walgett, while working and I total have stayed close to five months in nights. The service is with a Smile, be it from mum or dad or their daughter and husband. Its important to keep in mind your in a small town in very outback NSW, and that, this motel was built... More 

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Sydney, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 5, 2014

I stayed here for work for many months. The owners made us feel like we were at home and nothing was too much trouble, which makes all the difference after a long day's drive. The Coolabah has all the facilities you could need in Walgett and it's close to all of the towns attractions. I wouldn't stay anywhere else when... More 

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Fremantle, Australia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 29, 2014

big thanks to John for all his help and assistance.. Top bloke. Great little stay in walgett. Like all country towns, dont expect anything but the basics and you'll appreciate it. Great price, good shower and hot water, secure, good parking, clean, good beds, friendly service with the Sporting Club clse by for a great eat and watering hole. what... More 

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Erina, Australia
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed August 13, 2014

Organised accommodation here for 2 staff members on a business trip. Booked 4 weeks in advance, gave credit card for confirmation, even phoned and emailed the week before to confirm reservation. My girls arrived there at approx. 5.30pm in the afternoon only to be told by John that they had been double booked and "someone" had cancelled our booking. I... More 

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