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Bushmans Retreat Motel

116 Mount St | Corner Mount & Cross Streets, Gundagai, New South Wales 2722, Australia
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Ranked #7 of 7 hotels in Gundagai
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 5, 2014
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  • Location
    4 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    3 of 5 stars
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    3 of 5 stars
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    3.5 of 5 stars
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    3.5 of 5 stars
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    3.5 of 5 stars
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Melbourne, Australia
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17 reviews 17 reviews
15 hotel reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We booked this motel knowing that it wasn't highly rated but we were travelling from Sydney to Melbourne with a cat, and didn't have any other options at the time! For $95 (yep you pay extra for having a pet in the room) it was one of the worst motels I've encountered. The room was old and outdated (basin plug... More

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The bushmans is budget friendly, The room was clean. It had a very dated heater but there was electric blankets, also had microwave and kettle. The TV was to small and poorly positioned. It is pet friendly. Unfortunately the hot water ran out by 9.30am so no hot showers before we hit the road :-(

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Sydney
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 5, 2014

Friendly service and near the Hume high way. Good stop over point on the way to Melbourne. There was a good family room where two kids and two adults can stay. the room was big enough and tea and coffee facilities were there

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Ballarat, Australia
2 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 21, 2014

On arrival we were made to feel welcome. Thank you. Quaint retro decor (we loved the style) and very clean room with a comfortable bed. We ate in the restaurant and our meals were homestyle and of generous proportion. This motel is a winner. Great value for those who would enjoy a change from the more expensive chain style motels.

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New South Wales
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3 hotel reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 29, 2014

My husband and I stopped here overnight on a long trip. Vash could not have been nicer...very friendly, a lovely young guy. The rooms are clean, no complaints whatsoever. We are stopping back here shortly on another overnighter...this time with our little dogs...no problem at all...how many motels accommodate you like this?...a haven for dog lovers. To those who want... More

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 29, 2014

Give this motel a try. You will not be disappointed.The rooms are so very fresh and clean.The very nice young fellow Could not help us enough when we dropped in with our pet.The meals were plentiful. After being on the road for a couple of days we were sick of fast food.So we ordered 3 different meals when we booked... More

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed January 8, 2014

We booked the family room for a night in January and it was not worth the $140 we paid. We had to use two mattresses on one bed coz we could feel the slats of the bunk bed through the "mattress". And didnt want to sleep under the sheets coz they seemed kinda nasty and unclean. The pool was pretty... More

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Portland, Australia
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 8, 2014

this motel is by no means 5 (or even 4, or 3.5!) star, but it was adequate for what we needed: a stopover on a 1300km road trip with 3 kids & an infant. We had Family Room #3 - booked in advance, on a booking website (can't remember, maybe wotif?). Room #3 has a set of bunks, a single,... More

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Sydney
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6 hotel reviews
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 29, 2013

I didn't have high expectations for this motel after reading the previous reviews however I needed dog-friendly accommodation to break the drive between Melbourne and Sydney and this seemed the best option. The manager was friendly upon arrival. The motel is old and definitely no-frills however the sheets were clean, as was the bathroom and the air-conditioning worked well (considering... More

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Sydney, Australia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 5, 2013

after reading reviews about this establisment we very nearly didnt stay. but i looked at other establishments that knockers of this motel have posted hey supprise supprise they are serial whingers one comment on a one of sydneys premier 5 star hotels end result they got what they wanted discounts freebee,s we decided to try it ourselves my wife and... More

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Address: 116 Mount St | Corner Mount & Cross Streets, Gundagai, New South Wales 2722, Australia
Location: Australia > New South Wales > Gundagai
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Free Parking Children Activities ( Kid / Family Friendly ) Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly ) Restaurant Room Service Swimming Pool Wheelchair access
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The Bushman's Retreat Motel offers 20 rooms and a Restaurant that's open Monday to Saturday from 6:00pm to 10:00pm. We seat upto 30 people and are well known for our Steaks, Schnitzels and Grilled Fish!. All rooms have HD T.Vs with Foxtel, Movies & Sports. Pet friendly rooms available upon request. The rooms are equipped with tea coffee,hairdryer,fridge,electric blanket,toaster shower and Reverse cycle a/c. The motel caters for large coach bookings and breakfast is also available and delivered to units. Wi-Fi is available in restaurant, will be available for rooms in soon. A guest coin operated laundry & Dryer is available on premises. Walking distance to McDonalds, Hungry Jacks & Shell Servo. Short drive to town for Pubs, Clubs & Chinese Restaurant New bed covers have been added to most rooms and the improvements are continuing! ... more   less 
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