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“Home away from home” 4 of 5 stars
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Village Family Motor Inn
3.0 of 5 Motel   |   84 - 100 Westbury Rd, Launceston, Tasmania 7250, Australia   |  
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Ranked #7 of 29 Hotels in Launceston
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“Home away from home”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 15, 2009

The reception of the hotel from the time of booking over the phone was very warm and welcoming. Our family did not expect much considering it has a rating of 3. We arrived on Christmas Day and were exhausted having slept only 2 1/2 hours the night before. Having noticed our condition, the hotel manager directed us to our room to have a much needed sleep and offered to sort our the paper work later that day. Although our room could do with some upgrading, it was sufficient for what we required over our two days stay. We received a type of service that is unmatched by any standard. Our children felt at home and enjoyed the simple yet secured environment. We did not mind that the motel not being in the town centre. We knew the shops would be closed on Christmas Day and we had a car to go around town anyway. The big plus was that there was a grocery store 200 metres away that was open on Christmas Day where we were able to get all the supplies that we needed.

  • Liked — Comfortable beds, clean, quiet, self-contained
  • Disliked — TV reception
  • Stayed December 2008, traveled with family
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Location
    • 5 of 5 stars Check in / front desk
    • 3 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 4 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
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Rating summary
  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 12, 2007

We nearly left after being given keys to an uncleaned family room, but the staff were so apologetic we stayed. The other apartment was 3 star only, clean but tired and could use an all over decor refresh. But the beds were comfortable and the lounge sittable. The garden beds needed a bit of a spruce up.
The restaurant whislt the service and atmosphere was good, the food was really only equal to take away.
A bit of out of the way for those wanting to stay close to Launceston in town, we were in the suburbs it seemed. But it was fine for a few nights stay with a family.
Clean and basically comfortable with lovely staff.
The manager was very helpful in trying to find us last minute accomodation for us New Years in Hobart when our booked accomodation was cancelled the last minute !

  • Stayed January 2007, traveled with family
    • 2 of 5 stars Value
    • 2 of 5 stars Location
    • 2 of 5 stars Check in / front desk
    • 3 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 3 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 2 of 5 stars Service
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Additional Information about Village Family Motor Inn

Address: 84 - 100 Westbury Rd, Launceston, Tasmania 7250, Australia
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Location: Australia > Tasmania > Launceston
Amenities:
Bar / Lounge Free Parking Children Activities ( Kid / Family Friendly ) Kitchenette Restaurant Spa Swimming Pool
Hotel Style:
Ranked #7 of 29 Hotels in Launceston
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Hotel Class:3 star — Village Family Motor Inn 3*
Number of rooms: 40
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
Visit the Village Family Motor Inn (Golden Chain member). Conveniently located only five minutes from the city of Launceston and fifteen from the airport. You'll enjoy the clean and comfortable accommodation, restaurant and bar overlooking Launceston and the Tamar river. Children under 13 stay free...Games room, playground, heated spa and indoor pool. Choose from motel rooms(continental breakfast included) or 2&3 bedroom self-contained units. ... more   less 
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