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Bluey Motel

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32 Morilla Street, Lightning Ridge, New South Wales 2834, Australia
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Bluey Motel
Ranked #1 of 3 Hotels in Lightning Ridge
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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Bourke, Australia
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7 reviews 7 reviews
3 hotel reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 4, 2014

I stay frequently at Bluey's for work, however my husband and I just spent 2 fabulous nights at Bluey's and the wonderful Kay. The rooms are always clean and fresh and well appointed, the motel is situated centrally to everything you want to see and do in Lightning Ridge. Kay is always delightful and great to have a yarn with,... More 

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Tenterfield, Australia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 27, 2014

Motel was recommended by a friend and on checking Bluey's on tripadvisor, decided to book for five nights. Was not disappointed, our unit of yesteryear style was clean, comfortable and excellent value. Kay and Ron are great hosts and an asset to "The Ridge", giving great information on things to do and see.

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Toronto, Canada
13 reviews 13 reviews
7 hotel reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 20, 2014

Normally we would not consider staying at a motel as unprepossessing as the Bluey, but it had good ratings here, so we did. And we were not disappointed. The rooms, while tiny and basic, were clean and comfortable, and Kay, the owner, was pleasant and very helpful. At $96 for the night, it was good value too. All in all,... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 26, 2014 via mobile

Blueys motel is great value for what you get. The rooms are very clean and the service was extra friendly. The room had everything you would want including a microwave and utensils to eat in if you want. I would highly recommend it!

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26 reviews 26 reviews
25 hotel reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 24, 2014

We booked direct through their own web site. Email response was clear and fast. Hotel was easy to find and excellent location in the middle of town. Walking distance to shops and Supermarket. Club across the street serving meals. Motel is old style building (70's) which fits in with the character of the town. I hope Bluey's is never modernised... More 

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Sydney, Australia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 1, 2014

We recently stayed at the Bluey Motel for an overnight stay on our way further north. Owner was friendly and helpful. Rooms were Clean and comfortable. Showers were large and with ample hot water. Motel consists of only 10 rooms and had chairs outdoor to enjoy the afternoon sun. Beds were also comfortable. No hesitation in recommending.

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22 reviews 22 reviews
9 hotel reviews
21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 27, 2014

Great central location and a thoughtful host. Nice and clean with good amenities. Don't be fooled by the older exterior this motel is well worth its tarrif. Host 'Kaye' went our of her way to make a traveller welcome even with a late arrival.

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6 hotel reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 5, 2014

Stayed 3 nights for a sightseeing trip to the Ridge. For the price range this motel is fantastic. The rooms are on the small size but very serviceable. Our room had a fridge, microwave, kettle, toaster, cutlery, plates and mugs (not the little tiny ones, but a decent size mug). Compared to the room size the bathroom was spacious with... More 

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89 reviews 89 reviews
28 hotel reviews
62 helpful votes 62 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2014

Probably the first motel built at the "Ridge" and a trip back in time to about the '70's as it wasn't there in the late '60's when we last visited. A small but friendly lot of 9 units run by lifetime local Kay who is helpful and friendly. Right in the middle of town and across from the local club... More 

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18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 8, 2014

We stayed for one night on our way to Queensland. The room was small but had everything you need, including microwave for a short stay and situated within easy walking distance of shops. Friendly proprietor and would stay again if travelling to lightning ridge again.

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Address: 32 Morilla Street, Lightning Ridge, New South Wales 2834, Australia
Location: Australia > New South Wales > Lightning Ridge
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Number of rooms: 10

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