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Fountain View Motel Dubbo

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Newcastle, Australia
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed April 25, 2016 via mobile

We paid $99 (cheap yes, but...) for a queen room, but the room was gross. Carpet stained, old and grubby, grime and dust under the microwave. The towels were old, thin and marked, and the sheets old, and had a few small holes and stains (as did our blanket). Small basket in bathroom containing our face washer and soap was... More 

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Lake Macquarie, Australia
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 24, 2016

The wife and I booked a room at the Fountain View Motel for a 2 night stay in April. The requirements were a cheap price, clean rooms, reasonably secure off-street parking for our motorcycles and convenience to the Dubbo Showground. As a couple, we hadn't been to Dubbo for about 35 years. I had personally been to Dubbo on business... More 

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Melbourne, Australia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 17, 2015

This was a quick trip to Dubbo and this motel was centrally located, with pleasant staff, wifi, and a clean room. For one night (or two), it was fine. The room was not big but it was adequate for what we needed.

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Victoria, Australia
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33 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 81 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 4, 2015

We stayed overnight whilst making the long haul down the Newell with a very grumpy cat in tow. The staff were extremely accommodating and friendly. The room was clean, quiet and comfortable. Definitely worth the stay if travelling with pets.

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Broken Hill, Australia
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 19, 2015 via mobile

Ok motel for a night, beds need to be softer bit like sleeping on the floor. Maybe need up grading to new beds. Carpets needs gleaning, probably needs an overhaul. I stay at a lot of Choice hotels, this one needs a bit of attention. Would not stay on next visit. Host very nice

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Sunshine Coast, Australia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 2, 2015

Booked a "pet friendly" room for family of 4 travelling interstate with 2 cats but room did not accommodate as only 1 bed. However, hotel manager provided us with another room which was more than adequate and suitable for the entire tribe! And... we were only charged the standard rate. Would definitely recommend to other travellers with pets. Thank you... More 

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Toowoomba, Australia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 1, 2015

We were traveling from Toowoomba to Canberra and Dubbo and we were looking for a motel that we could have a dog in. The motel is showing it's age, however it is comfortable and had everything we wanted for a good nights sleep. This motel has 1 room available to have a pet in, so make sure you book before... More 

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Wollongong, Australia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 28, 2015

We stayed over the Easter weekend and we found the hotel very comfortable and a good price. We had our two sons with us and they enjoyed the pool and the water playground right across the road. The owners are so friendly and we felt very welcome. Location was convenient and the room was quiet. Good value for money and... More 

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Kilkenny, Australia
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35 hotel reviews
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 22, 2015

We were a little disappointed with the Econa Lodge. The rating given doesn't seem to match the description. When we arrived a few minutes early, our room was not ready, so we said we would go shopping. The Owner took my wife aside and offered her other selections of rooms which were ready, but none met our requirements. We left... More 

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Goulburn, Australia
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed March 14, 2015

Just 2.5 stars ... not their self rated 3.5 stars. ISSUES: The house manager bell kept going on every ten minutes through the night. There is a layer of grime on many things. There are three separate switches to put on TV or air conditioner. Drinking water was tainted with poxy rose petals. Front door needed considerable pressure to close...... More 

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Amenities

Highlights
  • Pool
  • Free Parking
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
About the property
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
Things to do
  • Pool
Room types
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Family Rooms
  • Kitchenette
In your room
  • Air Conditioning
  • Microwave
  • Refrigerator in room
Internet
  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Free Parking
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Relax and enjoy the country-style atmosphere of this well established 3 star self rated motel in Dubbo. Offering excellent value and comfortable accommodation the motel is situated opposite the lush grounds of Elston Park with its lovely water playground and is conveniently located to the Dubbo Showground, Apex Oval and Shopping Centres.. The Fountain View Motel features FREE Wireless Broadband, swimming pool, air conditioning and Austar TV as well as all of the facilities you would expect to find in a comfortable motel. Rooms are available with Queen Size beds and kitchenettes. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Fountain View Motel Dubbo

Address: 113-115 Cobra St, Dubbo, New South Wales 2830, Australia (Formerly Econo Lodge)
Location: Australia > New South Wales > Dubbo
Price Range: $75 - $91 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — Fountain View Motel Dubbo 3*
Number of rooms: 27
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