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Bluey Motel

Certificate of Excellence
32 Morilla Street, Lightning Ridge, New South Wales 2834, Australia
Bluey Motel
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Rating summary
  • 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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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

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 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

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.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

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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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

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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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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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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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 22, 2015

An older style motel with a good value for money comfort. The lady running the motel just makes you feel happier than when you walked in. A good room to stay in for a stop over which is what we were hoping for. Give it a go.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 15, 2015 via mobile

If you are after Flash , don't stay here , but if you are after a comfortable bed , a clean room and a time to relax with the locals this is the place you need to stay . Kay and her husband and their little dog Toots are amazing people by the time you leave their you feel like... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 7, 2015

We were very pleasantly surprised when we opened our door to this little motel. Couldn't ask for anything better. Very clean, well equipped kitchen & good bathroom facilities. Host & staff were great. Re-serviced & topped up daily if need be. Would recommend to anyone.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 5, 2015

An immaculate room, run by a lovely lady, Kay. It is an older style motel but had a small kitchen, a table and chairs and everything we needed for a comfortable stay. So often in budget motels, you find there is only one chair and you have to take turns, but we also had a small table and chairs outside... More 

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