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Poet's Recall Motel & Restaurant

Certificate of Excellence
West St, Gundagai, New South Wales 2722, Australia
Poet's Recall Motel & Restaurant
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Rating summary
  • 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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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Convenient location to break a long trip. Customer service that would out do many 5 star hotels. Clean and convenient. Great to be able to organise a very late check in in a rural area. Staff helpful and friendly.

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Healesville, Australia
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30 reviews 30 reviews
15 hotel reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This trip was disappointing, have stayed before and been very happy and have left a very positive review. The main reason for chosing ths motel on this trip was the excellent restaurant experience on my last stay, the room compendium stays there is no need to book and the restaurant is open till 8.00pm, well at 7.05 it was closed... More 

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Kihei, Hawaii, United States
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2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 1, 2015

Wonderful place to overnight between Sydney and Melbourne. The room was spacious, linens were lovely and the hospitality was terrific. A very quiet, restful Motel. Staff was very pleasant and helpful. Will definitely stop again.

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14 hotel reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 4, 2015

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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7 reviews 7 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 3, 2015

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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3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 30, 2014

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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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
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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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11 reviews 11 reviews
7 hotel reviews
12 helpful votes 12 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
11 helpful votes 11 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 

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