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Walkabout Motel

15 Murray Valley Highway, Rutherglen, Victoria 3685, Australia
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Ranked #5 of 6 hotels in Rutherglen
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4 of 5 stars reviewed 3 weeks ago
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
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Mildura, Australia
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13 hotel reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We stopped into the cottages for one night on the way to our skiing trip to Mt Hotham. The 5 of us fitted perfectly in the 2 bed cottage. It was lovely and comfortable. It even had a corner Spa! The managers were friendly and helpful. The price was perfect for the 5 of us (mum, dad and 3 kids)... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

My family (me, wife, 11 year old daughter) spend 2 nights in July at the Walkabout. This was not our first stay - my wife and I spent a night or two some years ago, and our good memories brought us back. The property is very clean and well maintained. A little dated, maybe, but who cares? My daughter was... More

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Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 13, 2014

We have just returned from a two night stay at the Walkabout. While the hotel itself appears a little dated, if you want excellent customer service then this is the place for you. Leading up to our stay I was dealing with Tanya via email who could not have been anymore helpful with planning our stay. Paige looked after us... More

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WalkaboutMotel, Owner at Walkabout Motel, responded to this review

Thank you Vivienne for your wonderful review. It is extremely pleasing to hear that you had a wonderful experience at our Motel and had a terrific wine tour. We appreciate guests feedback and yours was most welcoming. We look forward to looking after you again in the future, please let us know if there is anything we can do for... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 21, 2014

Great service, relaxing, warm friendly. Lovely room with open fireplace & spa. The bed was extremely comfortable! Can't wait to get back to try their limo wine tour and outdoor spa and barbecue area in the warmer months. Thank you for such a pleasant stay.

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WalkaboutMotel, Owner at Walkabout Motel, responded to this review

We are extremely glad that you loved your stay we us and had a relaxing time, as that is what it is all about. We do certainly hope that you will come back and try our wonderful limo wine tour and our fantastic outdoor spa. Give us a call for a special return price. Thanks Tanya, Paige and Paul More

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed February 19, 2014

Arrived pretty late at night. The air conditioning was that noisy that we had to turn it off as it felt like we were sleeping next to a truck with its fridge motor running. It's 2014 surely, for the price you pay the air cons should be upgraded to something from this century. We had booked this one based on... More

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WalkaboutMotel, Owner at Walkabout Motel, responded to this review

Thank you for your honest review Chris. As we have recently taken over, we are currently in the process of upgrading our motel, unfortunately we cannot do this all at once. We hope that you will come back again and see the improvements. Thanks again More

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 13, 2014

I have stayed here twice now and have done their Limo wine tour both times, in fact it was the specific reason I went back. Great value for money and has a wood cabin feel about it. There Limo wine tour for a half or full day is great fun but the full day can be a bit much if... More

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WalkaboutMotel, Owner at Walkabout Motel, responded to this review

Appreciate all your comments and love the fact that you are a return guest to the Walkabout Motel and love our limo winery tours. Looking forward to seeing you again in the future and hope that your next stay is better than the last. If there is anything we can do to make your next stay more enjoyable, please call... More

Melbourne, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 6, 2014

We booked the Champers room over the Xmas break and when we arrived thought WOW what a great sized room. The friendly service when booking in was great and made so easy after the long drive. We understand that this motel is under new management and we were made to feel very welcome. My wife and I were asked to... More

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WalkaboutMotel, Owner at Walkabout Motel, responded to this review

Thank you very much we appreciate your kind words. As we have just recently taken over this motel we are all trying very hard to make sure our guest enjoy there stay. Happy to see you enjoyed your stay and limo tour. We hope to see you again soon. More

Canberra, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 26, 2013

we have just had the best four night break for christmas in rutherglen with family. the family owners of the walkabout motel were very friendly,and made us very welcome and nothing was too much trouble for them, very helpful. we would recomend this motel anytime and especially for families with children. cannot praise them enough. great stay.!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

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WalkaboutMotel, Owner at Walkabout Motel, responded to this review

Glad to hear that you had a great stay with us. It is always good to find the time to interact with our guests when possible. We always enjoy spending time with our guests. Hope to see you and your family again soon. More

Canberra, Australia
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36 helpful votes 36 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 27, 2013

Stayed a Sat night whilst on a quick wine weekend stopover to the mountains. Multiple adults so worked out much cheaper than comparable separate hotel rooms or the nearby B&B's. Grounds & facilities looking tired, but cottages clean & comfortable with a passable kitchen - and plenty of room to pile up the wine bottles. Beds comfortable enough, although very... More

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WalkaboutMotel, Owner at Walkabout Motel, responded to this review

Thank you very much for your comments. As we have just recently acquired the Walkabout Motel, all comments are welcome to assist us to continue to improve our facilities. We are glad you enjoyed your stay, we hope that you will return again soon. Thanks Tanya and Paul More

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed November 9, 2013

We stayed here for two nights in the supposed '2 Bedroom' Family unit. It's more like 1 bedroom, with a 2nd bed in the lounge room. Motel is dated and in need of some TLC. Service was horrible. Despite confirming accommodation and wine tour the day before, they then cancelled our tour 40mins before we were meant to depart. We... More

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WalkaboutMotel, Owner at Walkabout Motel, responded to this review

Hi Josh, very sorry you feel this way. I did apologise that my Limousine driver had called in sick, I then found another driver that could take you in the afternoon. When you came back and said the afternoon wasn't suitable I phoned 3 other tour operators while you stood there and listened in reception while I tried to find... More

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Address: 15 Murray Valley Highway, Rutherglen, Victoria 3685, Australia
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Location: Australia > Victoria > Rutherglen
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Walkabout Motel in Rutherglen, Victoria is a great central base to explore the North East. Close to Albury/Wodonga, Corowa, Wangaratta, Beachworth. Also the great Murray River and wonderful golf courses. Now of course Rutherglen has over 20 fantastic wineries, all unique in their own way. Great way to visit these is in our stretch limousines. We can guide you to your tastes & visit some that you may have in mind, we can also find little treasures off the beaten track. ... more   less 
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