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barmera
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Stayed one night in a queen bed room, would definitely book again when we pass through. Room had a lounge, large TV, great wifi, micro wave, toaster, kettle, good quality linen, very very clean, quiet, close to food outlets of many different styles. This room even had a bathtub, so relaxing after driving all day. A huge plus. Friendly helpful...

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SandstockMotorInn, Front Office Manager at Sandstock Motor Inn, responded to this review

Thanks for staying with us, we are really glad you enjoyed your stay. Hope to see you again!

Newcastle, New South Wales, Australia
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

A weekend away incorporating a day on the green, middle of town accommodation, across the road from Coles and most importantly the Bowling club, and the tourist information centre. Room was clean and tidy, staff happy to oblige with requests and a friendly hello and good bye on arrival and departure. Good place to stay, with good parking spaces.

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SandstockMotorInn, Front Office Manager at Sandstock Motor Inn, responded to this review

Thanks Dean, we are really glad you enjoyed your stay with us.

Reviewed October 30, 2016 via mobile

Excellent choice for accommodation to attend the Day on the Green. Centrally located and next to plenty of food/drink venues. Clean, tidy rooms. Ample parking. Reasonable rates. Friendly reception. I would stay here again.

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SandstockMotorInn, Front Office Manager at Sandstock Motor Inn, responded to this review

Thanks Coral. It's pleasure to hear your comments. We will look forward to you staying with us again!

Reviewed October 30, 2016

We found the motel clean and comfortable, but beginning to look and feel a little dated, and certainly at the more expensive end of the value for money spectrum. The fan activating with the light in the bathroom is always a negative for us, as is having to wash dishes in the handbasin. The supply of a plastic bowl could...

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SandstockMotorInn, Front Office Manager at Sandstock Motor Inn, responded to this review

Thanks Bruce for your comments. We are currently updating our rooms but have not completed all the rooms as yet. We provide daily housekeeping services, which includes washing up so our guest don't have to. As our bathrooms don't have opening windows, for ventilation purposes the fans must come on when the bathroom is being used.

Reviewed August 5, 2016 via mobile

Very comfortable after days of bushwalking and evenings at the Armadale club....I didn't order the breakfast but if I had read the reviews I might have....main minor criticism is the air freshener smell..essential oils might be a better choice :-)

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SandstockMotorInn, Public Relations Manager at Sandstock Motor Inn, responded to this review

Thanks Madelaine for staying at our motel when you were in Armidale. We have since changed our air freshener and hope you enjoy it next time you are in Armidale.

Hervey Bay, Queensland, Australia
Reviewed August 4, 2016 via mobile

Stayed here for a few nights again and recently as we always do and were greeted by relief managers who did as great a job as the owners usually do. Highly recommended you stay here when in Armidale, the location of the motel along with the Bowling Club directly across the road makes dining and getting around all to easy!...

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Waratah, Australia
Reviewed July 31, 2016

The room was in need of an update, had an overriding smell, including air freshner through the bed. Very bad smell in toilet shower. Have stayed in other rooms and they were acceptable.Overall did not feel clean.

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Reviewed July 16, 2016 via mobile

Have stayed several times and always faultless - very clean and comfortable Close to plenty of options for eating and only a short stroll to the centre of the city. Would deem the Sandstock as reasonably quiet in regards to road traffic and a good value stay

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South West Rocks, Australia
Reviewed May 26, 2016

We chose this motel because it was small and all ground level. The owners run the motel and they were lovely. The rooms are old but they are well presented with room to move. Within walking distance to eateries and shopping.

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Port Macquarie, Australia
Reviewed May 7, 2016 via mobile

I guess bad experiences with inconsiderate guests have turned the owners/managers into electricity police and towel nazis. There are several signs in the room about not using towels for make-up, muddy boots and car windscreens - and turning off electricity. I'm not a fan of these little signs when you're paying a decent rate for accommodation. Despite that, it was...

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Parking
About the property
  • Wheelchair access
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Accessible rooms
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  • Air Conditioning
  • Refrigerator in room
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  • Free Internet
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  • Free Parking
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
The Sandstock Motor Inn is a charming, boutique style motel with clean, well-appointed rooms. We are situated directly opposite the Armidale City Bowling Club, within walking distance to cafes, restaurants, movie theatres, hotels, parks and markets. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Sandstock Motor Inn

Address: 101 Dumaresq St, Armidale, New South Wales 2350, Australia
Location: Australia > New South Wales > Armidale
Price Range: $93 - $119 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3.5 star — Sandstock Motor Inn 3.5*
Number of rooms: 12
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“Don't stay”
 of 5 bubbles RayJ113, Jul 31, 2016 | Read review
“Any room at this Motel would be good”
 of 5 bubbles P791QJPaul, May 6, 2016 | Read review
“Any room really”
 of 5 bubbles 879annef, Mar 14, 2016 | Read review
“All rooms have parking space outside each room which protects the car from the morning sun.”
 of 5 bubbles tome362, Mar 6, 2016 | Read review
“Easy access, charge back to rooms for meals”
 of 5 bubbles paulinew76, Feb 29, 2016 | Read review
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