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Sydney, Australia
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

This place looks like it is stuck in the '70s, but don't be fooled. This was a last minute booking for business and I was concerned that the place was going to be horrible based on the photos. I was pleasantly surprised. Yes, it is outdated and the décor is very old BUT what is important to me when travelling... More 

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Sterling, Virginia
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4 reviews
4 hotel reviews
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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 17, 2016 via mobile

I highly question whether some of the reviews here are "inside jobs". This motel is terribly outdated. Be warned and deserves no more than 2-2 1/2 stars at best. Basically the quality of Motel 6 or Super 8. Bed is very uncomfortable. Toilets were clean but was afraid to take socks off on the stained, ancient carpet. Nice location on... More 

Thank Frank P
GlenelgManager, General Manager at Ensenada Motor Inn and Suites, responded to this review

Hi Frank P, Thank you for your review because here at the Ensenada we value all feedback as it helps us meet our customers expectations. We are disappointed we did not exceed your expectations. Our property is fairly rated as 4 star and was totally refurbished in 2010. In addition, all our reviews are submitted by like TripAdvisor members just... More 

Adelaide, Australia
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37 reviews
16 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 31, 2016

We stayed at the Ensenada for a 3 night getaway from our rat race. What a gem. From the first contact by phone to the lovely Julie who helped me out with a technical glitch when I was booking through a 3rd party website. We were welcomed by a friendly fellow and escorted to our suite (no.42). The room was... More 

Thank Vanessaaussie
GlenelgManager, General Manager at Ensenada Motor Inn and Suites, responded to this review

Thank you Vanessaaussie for your feedback. We're pleased you loved the self-contained suite and the large bathroom and towels. We aim to do all those old-fashioned services like cleaning car windows as we feel it is part of hospitality, at least here at the Ensenada Motor Inn it is. We look forward to seeing you again on your next visit... More 

Canberra, Australia
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214 reviews
43 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 66 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 27, 2016 via mobile

I can't tell you the last time I've been 'escorted' to, and guided around my room by a hotel receptionist! Such an old fashioned little motor inn located just off the end of the tram line in Glenelg, it was just what we needed for a bed to sleep and a place to shower for the weekend. The beds were... More 

Thank Ronni68
GlenelgManager, General Manager at Ensenada Motor Inn and Suites, responded to this review

Hello Ronni68, Thank you for your review. We love it when clients take the time to submit a review as all feedback assists us in meeting our clients expectations. Yes, we are a little old-fashioned in our service area; that is we still love to exceed in giving good service. It's better to show a guest to their room rather... More 

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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 23, 2016 via mobile

Room was very clean facing the street across road from the coast of Glenelg. Queen size bed the rooms are accessed by stairs as there is no lift and free secure car parking at rear Bed would have been more comfortable if the bottom sheet had fitted bed and could have been tucked in. Two bus coaches running at 5... More 

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Bonalbo, Australia
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72 reviews
15 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 22, 2016

I spent four nights at the Ensenada. The rooms were very well equipped, always spotless and comfortable. The staff were excellent, very helpful. patient and friendly. I recommend this motel which is a very short walk to the beach and close to all facilities in Glenelg. On top of this the prices were very good value.

1 Thank Peter W
GlenelgManager, General Manager at Ensenada Motor Inn and Suites, responded to this review

Hello Peter W, Thank you for your review. We appreciate your positive feedback as it help us exceeds our customers expectations. Our location is recognised by many as one of our great features and we our most pleased to hear that our staff were helpful, patient and friendly. We look forward to seeing you on your next visit to Adelaide,... More 

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17 reviews
5 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 21, 2016

We booked this sight unseen due to travelling to a conference located near by. From the first phone call to book - the staff were accommodating and friendly. On arrival we were escorted to our room. Older style motel but clean and tidy - close to tram that takes you into the city and casino Stayed four nights - great... More 

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Kadina, Australia
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86 reviews
16 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 19, 2016

Booked the winter special and had 2 nights and 2 cooked breakfast (delivered to the room). The rooms were super clean and comfortable, mini bar prices very reasonable and it is a very short walk to all the attractions Glenelg has to offer. Thoroughly recommend this accommodation.

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34 reviews
9 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed June 5, 2016 via mobile

Fantastic stay. Nice and close to jetty road. Walking distance to restaurants,shops etc. Rob was really friendly and helpful. Our room was very comfortable with all that you need Ordered breaky and that came on time and was still hot. Very quiet even though you are so close to jetty rd and the night life. Recommend this place. Good price... More 

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Oxford, United Kingdom
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111 reviews
80 hotel reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed May 30, 2016

I had to be in the north of Adelaide for a meeting, so I stayed in Glenelg the night before. The Best Western Ensenada Motor Inn was a fine place to stay. It's laid out more like a hotel than a classic Aussie motel: the main effect of this is that there are quite some stairs to climb with your... More 

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Parking
About the property
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
Room types
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Suites
  • Kitchenette
  • Family Rooms
In your room
  • Air Conditioning
  • Refrigerator in room
  • Minibar
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Internet
  • Public Wifi
  • Free Parking
  • Dry Cleaning
  • Laundry Service
  • Self-Serve Laundry
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
The Ensenada Motor Inn & Suites has a selection of accommodation including Executive & Deluxe Motel Rooms, Self-contained Suites and two bedroom Holiday Apartments. •FREE Wi-Fi available in all motel rooms, suites and holiday apartments. •FREE secure parking available onsite. •Holiday Apartments are located nearby at 16 & 29 Colley Terrace. We are ideally situated opposite picturesque Colley Reserve, only a one minute walk to the golden sands of Glenelg Beach and adjacent to Moseley Square, famous for its cafes, restaurants and tram service to the Adelaide City CBD. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Ensenada Motor Inn and Suites

Address: 13 Colley Tce, Glenelg, South Australia 5045, Australia (Formerly Best Western Adelaide)
Location: Australia > South Australia > Greater Adelaide > Glenelg
Price Range: $103 - $188 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4 star — Ensenada Motor Inn and Suites 4*
Number of rooms: 39
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Also Known As:
Best Western Glenelg
Glenelg Best Western
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#4 Luxury Hotel in Glenelg
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