We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.
We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.
All 16 Merimbula hotels

Pelican Motor Inn

18 Merimbula Drive, Merimbula, New South Wales 2548, Australia
Hotel website
Hotel amenities
Pelican Motor Inn
Best prices for: 1 room 1 guest
Enter dates for best prices
Check In Check Out
Show Prices
Compare best prices from top travel sites
and 1 more site!
You added Pelican Motor Inn to your Saves list
Ranked #1 of 16 Hotels in Merimbula
Certificate of Excellence 2014
A recent review
4 of 5 stars reviewed 3 days ago
TMC_london london , england
Write a Review

99 reviews from our community

Traveler rating
See reviews for
Rating summary
  • Location
    5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    5 of 5 stars
Traveler tips help you choose the right room.   Room tips (20)
Date | Rating
  • English first
  • German first
  • Any
English first
  • All months
  • Mar-May only
  • Jun-Aug only
  • Sep-Nov only
  • Dec-Feb only
All months
london , england
Top Contributor
99 reviews 99 reviews
52 hotel reviews
52 helpful votes 52 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

As a one night stop heading up to Sydney this place worked fine. Being a little nervous of motels you are not always sure what you may get but our reception on arrival was warm and friendly by the lady receptionist (and the lovely dog) and she was more than happy to humour us in a little conversation after our... More 

Was this review helpful? Yes
Senior Reviewer
7 reviews 7 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I cannot recommend Pelican Motor Inn highly enough. The staff were fantastic. The pool was a solar heated saltwater pool that was devine. Terrie and Bruce were wonderful hosts. The position, you can't go past it. We barely used our car on this trip due to the location of the hotel. The Beds were really comfy and the kitchenette was... More 

Was this review helpful? Yes
Katoomba, Australia
Senior Reviewer
8 reviews 8 reviews
8 hotel reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We stayed here on our way through to Lakes Entrance and after reading reviews and getting prices decided on the Pelican Inn. The owners were away during our stay but the woman on reception greeted us warmly and was very friendly and helpful. The room was pleasant and clean, the shower was hot and there was plenty of water pressure.... More 

Was this review helpful? Yes
Bairnsdale, Victoria, Australia
4 reviews 4 reviews
4 hotel reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 6, 2014

I stayed here for 1 night and found it very comforting that the host asked me if I would prefer to stay around in the courtyard area as it would feel more secure, as I was on my own. Very thoughtful host, very clean motel, good value. Thanks for a lovely stay. I have put sleep quality as very good,... More 

Was this review helpful? Yes
mount keira nsw
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 15, 2014

we stayed 7th Nov to the 10th Nov 2014 Bruce &Terrie would have to be the best hosts ever nothing was too much trouble The motel itself is very comfortable and the pool area is great. With the fabulous marquee A pleasant surprise. All round great time .can't recommend it enough Alan&Elaine Wood.

Was this review helpful? Yes
Shell Cove, Australia
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 12, 2014

We had a group of 50 people stay at this Motel. Great location in the centre of town, easy walk to clubs, shops and supermarket, the rooms were excellent, clean and serviced daily, Breakfast brought to all our rooms every day, all within a 15 minute time span. Great pool, and at the end of the pool a fully decked... More 

Was this review helpful? Yes
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 12, 2014

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.

Was this review helpful? Yes
Sydney, Australia
4 reviews 4 reviews
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 

Was this review helpful? Yes
Burnie Tasmania
Top Contributor
76 reviews 76 reviews
30 hotel reviews
42 helpful votes 42 helpful votes
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 

Was this review helpful? Yes 2
Benalla, Australia
14 reviews 14 reviews
9 hotel reviews
23 helpful votes 23 helpful votes
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!

Was this review helpful? Yes 1
Questions? Get answers from hotel staff and past guests. Ask a question
Owners: What's your side of the story?
Register now for free — and start getting automatic notification of new reviews, responding to traveler feedback, adding new photos to your listing and much more.
Manage your listing

Been to Pelican Motor Inn? Share your experiences!

Write a Review Add Photos & Videos

Additional Information about Pelican Motor Inn

Address: 18 Merimbula Drive, Merimbula, New South Wales 2548, Australia
Phone Number:
Location: Australia > New South Wales > Merimbula
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Number of rooms: 25
Reservation Options:
TripAdvisor is proud to partner with Booking.com, Priceline, Agoda and Odigeo so you can book your Pelican Motor Inn reservations with confidence. We help millions of travelers each month to find the perfect hotel for both vacation and business trips, always with the best discounts and special offers.
Hotel Style:
#1 Romantic Hotel in Merimbula
#4 Business Hotel in Merimbula

37 photos of this hotel

Traveler photos: See what travelers like you saw

All traveler photos (11)
Pool/beach area (3)
Room/suite (4)
Hotel & grounds (1)
Bathroom (2)
View from room (1)

Management photos: Courtesy of the property manager

All management photos (26)
Room/suite (3)
Hotel & grounds (7)
Pool/beach area (1)
Bathroom (2)
Other (13)
Hotels you might also like...
Check In Check Out
Prices are for 1 room, 2 adults
Price Your Stay