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Shellharbour Village Motel

28 Mary Street, Shellharbour, New South Wales 2529, Australia
Shellharbour Village Motel
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Rating summary
  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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Birmingham, United Kingdom
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29 reviews 29 reviews
17 hotel reviews
34 helpful votes 34 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 29, 2015

The room was perfectly fine. We had not booked to stay there but were informed by tourist information that rooms were available here. The receptionist (male) was downright rude and if I wasn't so hot and tired I would not have bothered trying to get a room there. I asked to see the room before committing to staying which he... More 

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australia
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12 reviews 12 reviews
8 hotel reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 26, 2015

Motel run by the Gestapo. Upon check in I was informed that I would need to have both key cards in power slot to enable the aircon. Then when I asked Mr perfunctionary (manager /owner?) If this meant that on this extremely hot day, if we left the room to go out for dinner we could not have the room... More 

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shellharbour, Manager at Shellharbour Village Motel, responded to this review

OMG, hell hath no fury like a large woman (her choce of words), with a broken foot (not supported by plaster cast or moon boot) and who on making the booking DID NOT request ground floor room. Being human, I guess my "perfunctory attitude" was the reflection of her hostility on being informed that no ground floor rooms were available... More 

Toowoomba, Queensland, Australia
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24 reviews 24 reviews
8 hotel reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 24, 2015

After driving down from Sydney and finding nothing that appealed to us in Wollongong we drove past this Motel but were put off by the Pink paint. We drove around to the information site to find it had just closed but were lucky when the attendant stopped to ask if we needed help. She recommended the Shellharbour Village Motel and... More 

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Queanbeyan
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11 reviews 11 reviews
4 hotel reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 10, 2015

When we decided to go to Shellharbour for a couple of days we emailed Shellharbour Village Motel for availability, we were quite surprised when we got a phone call regarding the inquiry as most do by email.When we arrived we found the owners very friendly and helpful, the motel room was very roomy and immaculate, as we had our three... More 

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Timaru, New Zealand
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90 reviews 90 reviews
29 hotel reviews
48 helpful votes 48 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 20, 2014

I was attend a friends wedding just out of Shell Harbour and chose to stay at the Shellharbour Village Motel. The room was very clean, wifi was available for purchase (which wasn't too badly priced and quick enough) and the bed was comfortable. Being summer in Australia it was hot - so the large air conditioning unit in the room... More 

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Wollongong, Australia
2 reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 17, 2014

What can I say about this little gem! Firstly Doug you were funny and so helpful from the moment I booked a couple of months ago til when my partner and I arrived. The room was immaculate and the bath was just what the doctor ordered after the wedding we attended. And what a location! Easy peasy walk to the... More 

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Senior Contributor
40 reviews 40 reviews
7 hotel reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 29, 2014

We stayed here because Wollongong was booked out but we were pleased we did. This motel is near Shellharbour village with lots of cafes and beach within a few blocks. We took our bicycles and enjoyed a relaxed cycle (mostly) along the foreshore up to Lake Illawarra. We felt welcome by the front desk who was very helpful and the... More 

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Penrith, Australia
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8 hotel reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 6, 2014

My husband and I spent the night over the long weekend and found this place to be very nice. We stayed in room 6 on the ground floor. Firstly the room was extremely clean and tidy big ticks for the cleaning people, top job! We also found the man in reception very friendly and helpful. The room was quite large... More 

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Sydney, Australia
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87 reviews 87 reviews
15 hotel reviews
49 helpful votes 49 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 14, 2014

My wife and I use this as a place to retreat and get away from it all. Great location and right down the street is the harbor. Good food and coffee very close (to walk to). Great staff and owners. I recommend this place- it has nice rooms too. -David

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Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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39 reviews 39 reviews
27 hotel reviews
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 5, 2014

This motel has the attributes of being a really great place to stay however its pulled back by abysmal air conditioning.,Stayed here three times now and each time the weather was getting colder and the same problems were encountered. The air conditioning/heating system is controlled centrally and if someone in a room changes any setting it has an adverse effect... More 

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