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Bluey Motel

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32 Morilla Street, Lightning Ridge, New South Wales 2834, Australia
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    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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Brisbane, Australia
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15 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We stayed three nights and will definitely stay there again. I suffer from arthritis and can't sleep on a rock hard bed. The bed was very comfortable so I didn't need the roll of foam that I take with me every time I travel. For me having a good night sleep is priceless. The staff are friendly and helpful and... More 

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4 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

After reading some of the reviews of Bluey motel before we went we decided to stay there on our trip to Lightning Ridge. The motel is old and the rooms are small, but everything is neat and spotlessly clean. Lots of little extras were in the room, eg, cutlery, plates, microwave and fridge. The lady , Kay, who owns the... More 

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11 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This is a small motel on the main street. Its all on one level. The room has a useful kitchenette and fridge. It was compact in size and very clean and tidy. The guest laundry was great to have access to. There were sweet peas growing in the dividers between the outside area and the perfume was lovely.

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BlueyMotel, Manager at Bluey Motel, responded to this review

Thank you for your kind words about Bluey Motel. My husband (the gardener) was thrilled you noticed his sweet peas. More 

Blaxland, Australia
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16 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

There are not too many motels to choose from but if you want value and comfort Bluey's is good. The manager is a lovely lady who is very helpful with any advise you might want about Lightning Ridge and the motel is close to the shops and club.

BlueyMotel, Manager at Bluey Motel, responded to this review

Thank you for your review, we are so pleased you enjoyed Bluey Motel and hope to see you again one day. More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 25, 2015

Enjoyed our stay at the Ridge in this small motel. Great location and it was very quiet. Kay has a great personality and is very helpful. The rooms were very clean and comfortable and we particularly enjoyed being able to have more than one cup of tea each from the complimentary tea and coffee included. Will definitely be staying there... More 

Sydney, Australia
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97 reviews
26 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 74 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 12, 2015

Centrally located country Motel. Rooms are a bit old fashioned in décor but very clean and our double had more than the basics because it had a kichenette with microwave & toaster. Kay made us feel very welcome. We went around the corner to the IGA for nibbles and ate at the local RSL. Great value for money.

Sydney, Australia
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34 reviews
8 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 5, 2015

The room was clean, it included everything you would need and expect. The owner, Kay, was very nice. BBQ facilities and extra towels for the bore baths were a great bonus. Great location. Can't complain.

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Sydney, Australia
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95 reviews
44 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 42 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 28, 2015

The rooms are small but clean and well appointed, with comfortable beds. The decor is light which helps make the rooms feel larger than they really are. The price is modest and represents excellent value for money. Highly recommended.

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7 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 10, 2015

Absolutely loved staying here! we stayed to see my mums grave who was buried at the ridge many moons ago. Kay was so warm and welcoming and filled me in on local history since i had been away for soooo long. This is the only place I would stay again!

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108 reviews
71 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 90 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 9, 2015

Kaye who runs the Motel is a genuinely pleasant lady. Rooms are a reasonable size with a small kitchen annexe. Bedding is comfortable and aircon. quite. Wifi works well and no extra charge. Room was exceptionally clean. Fantastic hot shower.

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