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Pelican Motor Inn

18 Merimbula Drive, Merimbula, New South Wales 2548, Australia
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Ranked #2 of 16 Hotels in Merimbula
Certificate of Excellence 2014
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5 of 5 stars reviewed 1 week ago
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    4 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Very pleased with our stay. Room was clean and had a beautiful view of the bay. The Main Street is just around the corner. Cinema is across the street as well as a good selections of restaurants. Went to pier one for dinner which was lovely as well. Would definitely stay again.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 14, 2014 via mobile

I had a 2 night stay and was very happy. The staff are friendly, the rooms very clean and provide all the basics you need. The wifi was consistent and didn't slow despite the hotel being full. They are also touring motor bike friendly. They do have rooms which overlook the Lake which you may want to request, however mine... More

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Burnie Tasmania
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 22, 2014

My husband and I booked an overnight through Booking.com and he was very impressed by the helpful and friendly lady at check in. (I didn't accompany him) The room was spotless and all that we needed but I was a tad disappointed with the "balcony" - was just the walkway to the room. Some rooms do have balconies and lovely... More

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Benalla, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 21, 2014

Stayed only one night and as it was quiet he put us in a balcony room which had great views over Merimbula. Motel was very central and walking distance to everything, Bruce suggested places to eat, some nice walks and things to do while we were there. Rooms was spacious, comfortable, quiet and clean. Really enjoyed our stay!

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Singapore, Singapore
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 11, 2014

I had read the good reviews on Tripadvisor - so when I needed a motel on the drive back from Melbourne to Sydney, decided to give the Pelican a go. I've stayed in many Motels throughout Australia, and I have to say that the Pelican is what you'd expect from a good Aussie Motel. I rang a few hours before... More

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Kilmore, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 3, 2014

Stayed for one night only on my way north for work. Quick check-in with Bruce, very friendly and helpful. Room was very clean and the bed very comfy, with a decent kitchenette. Great shower but the bathroom needs a fan. Motel is in an excellent location, only a short walk to restaurants, post office, banks, supermarkets and the infamous Boardwalk.... More

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Sydney, Australia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 8, 2014

We needed a crash pad on the way home from the snow and chose the Pelican Inn. They ticked all the boxes. It is a motel, so it's not the Ritz, but lovely Dianne had the room warmed up for us on arrival ( it was a cold week), the bed configuration was good, comfy beds, clean, quite and a... More

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Pelican-Merimbula, Manager at Pelican Motor Inn, responded to this review

ScambusterSZ, thank you for taking the time to give us a review. we are in the process of putting fans in each room and we only have a couple to go. Very glad you had a lovely stay and I will pass on your comments to Dianne, hopefully we will see you next time you head our way. More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 7, 2014

We stayed at the Pelican Motel after in-between stops with our families on a road trip from Melbourne to Sydney. I would highly recommend the Motel and its host's Bruce and Terrie to any travelers heading their way. Great shower, brilliant heaters and the room was the cleanest we have ever stayed in. Motel was right in town and Terrie... More

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Pelican-Merimbula, Manager at Pelican Motor Inn, responded to this review

Thank you CRyno for giving us a lovely review, very happy Terrie was able to give you a couple of tip's on what to see in Merimbula. I will pass on your compliments to our cleaning staff. Tell your youngest she still does the best kangaroo impersonations I have ever seen. Hopefully we will see you back in Merimbula one... More

Wheeling, West Virginia, United States
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8 hotel reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 23, 2014

I stayed here for one night while visiting Australia. It is very clean. Bed was comfy. Owner very friendly. It was the best room during our road trip along the coast. Owner also recommended a great place for dinner.

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Pelican-Merimbula, Manager at Pelican Motor Inn, responded to this review

Melinda G, thank you very much for taking your time to give us a lovely review. Glad we were able to help out with your stay in Merimbula and we hope you had a lovely trip in Australia. More

Singapore, Singapore
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 11, 2014

We had a great stay here. staff were charming. Rooms were spotless. Pool area was well kept. Great to get into a decent shower in the morning. We booked via the internet (3rd party website) but realised after we could have saved money booking direct through them - when will we ever learn! I would recommend this place especially if... More

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Pelican-Merimbula, Manager at Pelican Motor Inn, responded to this review

Hi Alan, thankyou for your kind recommendation and kind review. Hopefully we will see you back in Merimbula and staying with us again soon. More

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Address: 18 Merimbula Drive, Merimbula, New South Wales 2548, Australia
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Location: Australia > New South Wales > Merimbula
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Number of rooms: 25
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