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Walkabout Motel

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15 Moodemere Street, Rutherglen, Victoria 3685, Australia
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4 of 5 stars
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Ottawa, Canada
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97 reviews 97 reviews
34 hotel reviews
36 helpful votes 36 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Its a great simple and clean place with a good location to visit the area. The Motel can coordinate trips to the various vineyards and its a short walk into the nice town. People are great and the rooms are well set up.

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Melbourne, Australia
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242 reviews 242 reviews
24 hotel reviews
130 helpful votes 130 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Title says it all. Has everything you need but it is pretty basic with long narrowish rooms. It's a very old fit out inside and needs a lift. The single bed in our room (the fancily named Muscat suite) has a serious list and was quite unnerving. I also cursed management at 1am when the clock radio went off (some... More 

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Tawonga, Australia
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47 reviews 47 reviews
22 hotel reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 29, 2015

We stayed Sat and Sun of the long weekend and had a lovely time. Tanya the host was incredibly accommodating and even provided a lovely breakfast treat for us on Australia day. Nothing was too much trouble and I really appreciated any chats we shared. The pool area was fantastic for our 9yo daughter and the play equipment was a... More 

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Melbourne
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10 hotel reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 7, 2015

My family recently enjoyed a wonderful four night stay at the Walkabout. We have two young children and booked one of the self contained cottages which met our needs perfectly. The interior of the cottage is a little bit dated but it is extremely clean and has new linen and towels. We were impressed with how the cottage was equiped... More 

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Melbourne
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5 hotel reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 7, 2015

Definitely the pick of motels on our recent road trip. Loved the family suite with separate room for the children. Lovey friendly owners who were very helpful and welcoming. Kids loved the pool and spa - lovely and big and well situated. The trampoline and swing were a bonus! Handy location and great value. Highly recommend

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Central Victoria
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112 reviews 112 reviews
20 hotel reviews
53 helpful votes 53 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 17, 2014

The service was fine, the room was clean but a little outdated in the bathroom. A little far in walking distance from the shops but still okay. Nothing grand but okay..Breaky was in the price which was lovely..

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Melbourne, Australia
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8 reviews 8 reviews
6 hotel reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 4, 2014

My Wife and I have just spent 3 days in this wonderful Motel. Very quiet and peaceful. Lovely and comfortable, with friendly and helpful service from the owner. Well situated to wineries in the area and we found some great places to eat.

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Melbourne, Australia
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45 reviews 45 reviews
11 hotel reviews
22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 1, 2014

This was very nostalgic for us. We stayed at the Walkabout Motel which was originally called the Wine Motel, over 30 years ago when it was first opened. Not all the rooms were completed!! We happened to stay there again in Sept,14. The rooms are all named after wines - Moselle, Claret, Burgundy. Obviously wines of the original era of... More 

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Mildura, Australia
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31 reviews 31 reviews
16 hotel reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 5, 2014

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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WalkaboutMotel, Owner at Walkabout Motel, responded to this review

It was our pleasure to look after you and your family. We are happy that you enjoyed your stay with us and that you would like to come back and visit us again. We look forward to looking after you again in the future. Please give us a call for a special return price. Thanks Tanya, Paul and Paige More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 1, 2014

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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WalkaboutMotel, Owner at Walkabout Motel, responded to this review

We are extremely glad that you enjoyed yourself while staying at out Motel. We hope that you will return and enjoy our hospitality again. Give us a call for a special return price. Thanks Paige, Tanya and Paul More 

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