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High Wycombe, WA
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 12, 2013 via mobile

Have stayed before at this Motel so thought this would be good to revisit. Convenient close to public transport, plenty of restaurants locally. Disappointed - had a superior room (supposedly ) no mini bar fridge (although we BYO anyway) but the room was average, bed comfortable, requested extra pillows as only 2 in room for QS bed and extra towels... More 

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Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 25, 2013

After reading some pretty appalling reviews I admit I was not looking forward to staying at the Jika but had no other option. I do think it is over priced but when there is nothing else around I guess you can get away with that. I have to say I have found all the staff very friendly and helpful. Like... More 

Thank Philip and Meli... M
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed September 2, 2013

Very very basic, close to Melbourne. We were in the standard room and all furnitures are really old and basics. WiFi to be payed (10 $) and accessible to 2 devices. Breakfast still very very basics (bread, butter and few more). If you need a cheap solution to sleep and don't expect nothing more let's go for it. In any... More 

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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed July 9, 2013

Have stayed here many times over recent years due to handy location, but it has become so run-down that we will never stay here again. Room and furnishings were worn out, shabby, stained, neglected, broken. Everything reeked of cigarettes, including all bedding: made for a nauseating night. A/C had to be set at 30C. to produce a feeble warmth on... More 

Thank farawyeyes
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4 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 15, 2013

My husband was in the Austin hospital having a liver transplant. We stayed here for 4 mths then another month... All staff were kind considerate... Helpfull... Nothing was to much trouble for them... I was on my own and they helped me. The cleaning staff were awesome... Got me and gave me anything my husband and I needed. I could... More 

Thank Scottandsuzie
Manukau, New Zealand
2 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 26, 2013

We stayed here in September 2011. Check in was fine - really nice front-desk staff. Area was well stocked with all the touristy brochures. The 24 hour reception service was very convenient especially with our early checkout. Plenty of off-street secure parking. Room was clean upon arrival and there was aircon and heating. No qualms at all with the room.... More 

Thank Hibiscus_T
Melbourne, Australia
1 review
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 26, 2013

I love reading people's reviews of this place. I mean, what do you expect for $110 a night? Sure, it is basic but also clean and great value for the cost conscious traveller. My room was clean and simple. It came with complimentary shampoos, etc and tea and coffee making facilities. It is great to still have low priced, acceptable... More 

Thank Sam T
Bangkok, Thailand
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9 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed February 26, 2013

We picked this hotel through American Express and were disappointed. The hotel was tired, the resturant only open for a continental breakfast and the daily cleaning room service sporatic. We stayed there 8 nights and some days the cleaning was well done and others days not completed at all. The location was ok, a 15 minute walk to the train... More 

Thank Robin H
Penrith, New South Wales, Australia
1 review
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
1 of 5 stars Reviewed January 6, 2013

Staff not very helpful, room in need of an update, wallpaper peeling off wall, carpet stained and dirty in need of a good clean, bathroom also dirty, shower in bath was difficult to climb in and out of (safety issue)broken sleep from other guests late at night and early morning, bed uncomfortable lumpy pillows, overall not a pleasant stay. Overpriced,... More 

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Gold Coast
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93 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 81 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 27, 2012

Basic but adequate...small room with queen and single bed, fridge, tv, kettle. Parking at the door. Breakfast (included) was limited but sufficient for a quick start to the day....cereals, toast, yogurt, juice, fruit salad. Conveniently located on main road.

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Sundowner Jika International Motel offers exceptional value accommodation with rooms ranging from standard to deluxe executive suites. Located in the popular suburb of Fairfield; the Central Business District is just minutes away, by car, bus or train. The Yarra River with its parkland, public boathouses and restaurants are also just a short stroll from your door. All rates include a delicious complimentary continental buffet breakfast served daily in our Viva restaurant. The entire motel has been fully refurbished in 2007. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Sundowner Jika International

Address: 551 Heidelberg Rd, Fairfield, Yarra, Victoria 3078, Australia
Location: Australia > Victoria > Greater Melbourne > Yarra > Fairfield
Price Range: $75 - $195 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — Sundowner Jika International 3*
Number of rooms: 49
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Also Known As:
Jika International Melbourne
Best Western Melbourne
Melbourne Best Western
Jika International Hotel Melbourne
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