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Poacher's Paradise Motel

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4.0 of 5
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97 Murray Street, Rutherglen, Victoria 3685, Australia
Poacher's Paradise Motel
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Ranked #3 of 6 Hotels in Rutherglen
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  • Location
    5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    5 of 5 stars
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Very nice, clean and comfortable rooms. Great place to stay in town and right behind the main street as well. Free austar and wifi is great. We would recommend highly to anyone coming to rutherglen. The rooms are very spacious and have everything you need

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 5, 2015

This is a clean, comfortable, well appointed well located Motel In Rutherglen. Room was spacious, clean with comfortable bed. Located adjacent to atmospheric Hotel with good well priced country style meals. Motel guests receive a 10% discount on Hotel purchases. Friendly and obliging hosts. Quiet location one block back from main street.

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Sydney, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 6, 2015

We dropped in on a trip from Melbourne to Sydney, a quick stop for my parents and myself. Our rooms were great and at a great price, greeted warmly by the owners, threw our things in our room and managed to take in about 5 wineries as the hotel is very closed to all that Rutherglen has to offer. We... More 

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Melbourne, Australia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 24, 2015

We arrived on a weekday without booking, which is a risk here, but were cheerfully met at Reception and efficiently booked into this (about) 10 unit motel. Room was modern, not trendy, but clean and very comfortable with all modern amenities inc WiFi. TV with Austar was a little smaller than expected but certainly not a deal breaker. Motel is... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 22, 2015 via mobile

A really lovely motel behind one of the old hotels in Rutherglen. Thank you to the lovely ladies in reception and who serviced our room. Nothing was too much trouble.the outdoor areas were well tended and welcoming, the large room was modern and comfortable. Fresh milk and larger than average towels was a bonus. The associated hotel offered room service... More 

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Brighton, Australia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 8, 2015

We had a lovely weekend in Rutherglen this weekend which in part was helped by the wonderful Jane who currently manages the Poachers Paradise motel. The motel itself is clean and adequate. The beds are good and the bathroom a decent size. The best thing about the motel is its location. It is at the back of the main street... More 

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Melbourne, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 3, 2015

What a fantastic motel. Could not have asked for nicer owners, nothing too much trouble for this lovely couple. Very impressed with the cleanliness of this motel and great facilities. Lovely walk to the pub and the main street. The breakfast was huge and beautifully prepared,,best in Rutherglen!! Discount at the pub available when showing room key, meals lovely. Would... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 15, 2015

Welcoming owners, Spacious clean rooms, good wifi.Close to everything. Jane made us feel very welcome and booked a table for NewYear's Eve dinner and gave us a 10% discount to use at the hotel.(great food) Nothing is too hard for them, they just know who to call and confirm if stores are opened or not. We stayed in room 9,... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 11, 2015 via mobile

The owners and staff were all fantastic great service friendly and a lot of personality,would recommend it to anybody traveling to the region The rooms were clean and tidy, beautiful breakfast and walk through to pub where the friendliness continued, music TAB and excellent meals in the dining room also the best coffee in Rutherglen Irene

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Melbourne, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 28, 2014

Have stayed here several times. Very clean and comfortable with great hosts. Spacious rooms, large bathrooms with showers that actually work and stay hot. Poachers is not an ordinary Motel, Jane and the staff make you feel welcome from the minute you arrive and tend to your every need. It's like a home away from home and you will be... More 

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