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Poet's Recall Motel & Restaurant

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West St, Gundagai, New South Wales 2722, Australia
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Poet's Recall Motel & Restaurant
Ranked #4 of 7 Hotels in Gundagai
Certificate of Excellence 2014
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  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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51 reviews 51 reviews
14 hotel reviews
23 helpful votes 23 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

A great place for an overnight stop between Melbourne and Sydney. It has good rooms and great service with a restaurant attached for dinner and/or breakfast. I recommend a downstairs room for oldies especially if stairs a difficulty. The pool is wonderful after a long drive and very relaxing. It comes fully equipped with toaster and kettle etc and room... More 

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Lake Macquarie
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3 reviews 3 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I travel to Melbourne from Newcastle a couple of times every year and always stay here - on the way down and on the way back home. I have never had a bad experience here. I have forgotten how many times I have stayed here. It isn't a 5 star resort but it is a lovely little motel in the... More 

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Top Contributor
53 reviews 53 reviews
15 hotel reviews
28 helpful votes 28 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Yes, the bed is comfy, the room is roomy and clean and yes I know it was Christmas Eve when we checked in... However, we did ask about dinner on Christmas Eve and Breakfast on Christmas Day when we booked prior to our holiday. We even requested menus (via email) for the express of being able to ring ahead to... More 

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Grovedale
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7 reviews 7 reviews
4 hotel reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 21, 2014

This motel in Gundagai is ideal for a sleep halfway between Geelong and Sydney. The owners are very helpful and caring, the room was good with a larger than usual bathroom. The outdoor pool was very welcome on our arrival after a 7 hour journey. We were most welcomed by the staff member in the breakfast room in the morning... More 

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Poets Recall M, Manager at Poet's Recall Motel & Restaurant, responded to this review

Thank you for your very kind and thoughtful review. We enjoy giving our guests the best stay possible. Yes you are right, we are not the cheapest, nor are we the most expensive, however we have to charge a little more to maintain our high standards. We look forward to seeing you again. More 

Bundaberg, Australia
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 13, 2014

I stay at many motels and found this one to be one of the best. The room was large spacious well equipped and super clean. I had a great meal in the restaurant where I was made to feel welcome. While I waited for my meal I chatted to the couple at the next table who were also happy with... More 

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Poets Recall M, Manager at Poet's Recall Motel & Restaurant, responded to this review

Thank you for your very kind comments. We value your business and hope to see you again in the near future. More 

Sydney, Australia
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8 reviews 8 reviews
6 hotel reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed December 12, 2014

Quaint place and I liked the poetry theme through out, but could do with a more intense clean. Although the carpet was vacuumed, it smelt strongly of smoke (discovered whilst doing push ups!). In many hundreds of motel stays this is the first one that I have ever not had a seal across the toilet on arrival to show that... More 

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Poets Recall M, Manager at Poet's Recall Motel & Restaurant, responded to this review

I am amazed the you thought the carpet smelled of smoke because the carpets have just been cleaned and all our rooms are non smoking. People just do not smoke inside these days. I am sorry that you didn't have a piece of paper across your toilet but I am glad that your toilet was so clean you couldn't see... More 

Melbourne
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22 reviews 22 reviews
8 hotel reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed December 7, 2014

Encouraged by some good reviews on this site, we stayed one night en route to Sydney. The room was very musty and dark, though the queen bed was comfortable enough. We went to the dining room full of anticipation - the service was just appalling, with the wine orders confused, the salmon very overdone and the scotch fillet very thin... More 

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Poets Recall M, Manager at Poet's Recall Motel & Restaurant, responded to this review

I am so sorry you had such a poor stay with us. I do wish you had communicated your unhappiness to me whilst you were here. The outcome would have been more positive for us both. We try to always please and we like our guests to leave here happy and satisfied with our motel and restaurant. My breakfast staff... More 

Hobart, Tasmania, Australia
2 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 6, 2014

i recently stayed at this motel for the first time whilst travelling, however my work associates rave about it. they were 100 per cent correct. from the minute you book in you are made most welcome. the rooms are large and spacious and on both occasions, spotlessly clean. the bed was very comfortable and a huge plus, great pressure in... More 

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Poets Recall M, Manager at Poet's Recall Motel & Restaurant, responded to this review

Thank you for your wonderful and heart warming comments about Poet's Recall Motel and Restaurant. I look forward to greeting on your next stay. More 

Melbourne, Australia
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9 reviews 9 reviews
6 hotel reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 1, 2014

I can certainly say, Yes we'll be back! Such a quaint, beautiful motel. We had a ground floor, it was obviously a busy time because I don't think there were many rooms left. We just needed a room for the night while travelling from Hunter Valley back to Melb. Could not have found a better place. Receptionist was a delight... More 

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Poets Recall M, Manager at Poet's Recall Motel & Restaurant, responded to this review

Thank you so much for your kind and generous words. Our staff at Poets genuinely enjoy caring for our guests and your comments, when read to them this morning , lifted all our spirits. We look forward to greeting you on your next trip through beautiful Gundagai. More 

Brisbane
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4 reviews 4 reviews
3 hotel reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 3, 2014

I travel a lot and stay in many country motels. I stayed at Poet's Recall last night and I can only say it's one of the best. The room we stayed in was very elegant with a bath in the ensuite which was a real bonus. The bed was comfortable and water was hot, plenty of it and consistent. I... More 

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Address: West St, Gundagai, New South Wales 2722, Australia
Location: Australia > New South Wales > Gundagai
Number of rooms: 26

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