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Desert Sands Motor Inn

357 Cobalt Street, Broken Hill, New South Wales 2880, Australia
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Sydney, Australia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

This is a good value budget country style motel. Very comfortable, clean, and friendly staff. If you are looking for budget accommodation would highly recommend. Good location can walk to everything. The motel was booked out every night we were there, so I think that is a good recommendation for budget accommodation.

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New South Wales, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

On our return trip from Ayers Rock we stopped in at Broken Hill and stayed here. Rooms were reasonably priced and very, very clean. They were well maintained and the beds were very comfortable. Desk staff were friendly and helpful in providing local tourist information and good places to eat. Free WIFI was provided and mobile service was great. Nice... More 

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Thank Lisa I
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Stayed for one night and I found it ok for one night. The hotel is dated but the rooms were equipped with all that you need and restaurants, pubs and shops were within easy walking distance. Breakfast in the restaurant was unavailable but the friendly staff were able to assist me. For me the pillows were uncomfortable (too firm).

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Adelaide, Australia
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed June 16, 2016

The motel was reasonably central (about 5minutes walk to the main streets) and was quiet with no noticeable passing traffic. The staff were friendly, so that was all good. The room was clean, but badly needed an upgrade. The pool was closed for maintenance (which was obviously badly needed), but there wasn't any indication as to when it would reopen.... More 

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Adelaide, Australia
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 21, 2016

The room had been described as deluxe and the price reflected that but it was anything but that. The first room we got had a double and a single bed squeezed in. The built in furniture and carpet had definitely seen better days. We asked to swap and after some hesitation and another couple complaining about their room they moved... More 

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Melbourne, Australia
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed April 11, 2016

stayed two nights, friendly enough people, pool not working and run down, bbq area dirty and also run down, rooms have large fridge (big tick) but run in a cupboard without ventilation making them run all night. Bathroom excellent, bed looked and felt well worn. Night life and general people in Broken Hill seem grumpy, understandable with drought and mines... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 7, 2016 via mobile

Stayed here overnight after a 900km drive. Was greeted by nice friendly staff. My room was amazing! Very clean! Even had a comfy little lounge to sit and watch tv. Bathroom had a modern touch complete with hand wash, body lotion & shaving cream, tissues, blow dryer and a good supply of toilet paper & towels. I honestly don't know... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 29, 2016

Booked in for the Easter break with the promise of a pool, attached restaurant and hotel and arrived to find that the pool was in a state of disrepair and unable to be used; the restaurant was closed for refurbishment as was the hotel it was attached to. So instead of being able to relax by the pool and pop... More 

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Toowoomba, Australia
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed March 15, 2016

we were four friends travlling together so needed two rooms,a queen and a twin. got there after long drive from dubbo and were given two keys.our room was ready but twin wasnt even made up.told lazy manager who didnt appoligise and offered smaller twin.were told on booking there was breaky but were told it was no longer available.needed a good... More 

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Launceston, Australia
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35 reviews
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 27, 2016 via mobile

We stayed only one night in this motel. Staff very pleasant and helpful. The pool was refreshing after a hot day. Good parking. Clean room.Large bathroom.Good bed, very comfortable. Facilities ok. The restaurant was closed the night we were there. Close to other eating places

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Amenities

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  • Pool
  • Free Parking
  • Bar/Lounge
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  • Pool
  • Bar/Lounge
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  • Air Conditioning
  • Refrigerator in room
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  • Free Parking

Additional Information about Desert Sands Motor Inn

Address: 357 Cobalt Street, Broken Hill, New South Wales 2880, Australia
Location: Australia > New South Wales > Broken Hill
Price Range: $73 - $90 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3.5 star — Desert Sands Motor Inn 3.5*
Number of rooms: 32
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