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Macksville, Australia
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26 reviews
3 hotel reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

Clean comfy room. Air con heating 😀 good, it was very cold at Katoomba! Friendly staff. Great location to Echo Point, Three Sisters and The Scenic Cable car. A few minutes in car to shops and CBD. Only suggestion, don't use Rose scented room freshener! Not good for allergies.

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Sydney, Australia
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3 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Demand for this tourist area is high as population seems to double on the weekend. Demand effects pricing/value. Room was clean and well appointed, although it was just a family motel room with no views or anything special so the value certainly doesn't compare to other places we've stayed. Husband and wife team running it are friendly and informative. So... More 

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3ExplorersMotel, Manager at 3 Explorers Motel, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to offer a review of your recent stay, as indicated in each room, water pressure is quite high & Guests are advised not to over do the cold water, the hot water is generated by Gas Fired & not storage tanks, all rooms are the same & we do not appear to have any... More 

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3 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Enjoyed 2 nights at this fine motel . Super clean , modern and comfortable . Very nice fellow at reception . Great heating , great warm bed . Great tv and nice hot shower ;) perfect location near echo point in a peaceful quiet area . Highlight was a beautiful old fashioned motel style hot breakfast brought to my door... More 

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3ExplorersMotel, Manager at 3 Explorers Motel, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to offer a very kind review, delighted that you enjoyed your visit to the Blue Mountains & stay at the 3 Explorers Motel, hope to see you again. More 

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8 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The room was surprisingly nicely sized and appointed. The beds were very comfortable with quality bedding and even heated mattress pads! The room was very clean. You can't beat the location and the owner was very friendly and extremely helpful with recommendations on when to go to certain attractions for maximum enjoyment and to avoid the crowds. Every tip he... More 

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3ExplorersMotel, Manager at 3 Explorers Motel, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to offer a very kind review, delighted that you enjoyed your visit to the Blue Mountains & stay at the 3 Explorers Motel, hope to see you again. More 

Mooloolaba, Australia
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65 reviews
29 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 36 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We stayed here for a couple of nights. The hotel has the charm of a classic Australian building. One of the owners talked me through all the local tourist spots as I was checking in. He was very knowledgable and friendly. The room had every amenity required and more. It was quite cold outside when we were there, however, the... More 

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3ExplorersMotel, Manager at 3 Explorers Motel, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to offer a very kind review, delighted that you enjoyed your visit to the Blue Mountains & stay at the 3 Explorers Motel, hope to see you again. More 

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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 9, 2016 via mobile

Stayed here for 2 nights. Hotel manager very welcoming and gave us great tips on accessing the local area. Our room, the family suite, was clean and had been preheated for our arrival. Plenty of room for two adults and two teenagers. Free wifi worked well also.

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3ExplorersMotel, Manager at 3 Explorers Motel, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to offer a very kind review, delighted that you enjoyed your visit to the Blue Mountains & stay at the 3 Explorers Motel, hope to see you again. More 

Canberra, Australia
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8 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 16, 2016 via mobile

My son and I stayed here for 5 nights and really enjoyed our visit. The owner gave us great advice on places we wanted to visit, like the best times to avoid peak periods, where to park etc. which made all the difference! The chocolate shop directly opposite the motel and the three sisters being a short walking distance away... More 

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3ExplorersMotel, Manager at 3 Explorers Motel, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to offer a review, delighted that you enjoyed your visit to the Blue Mountains & stay at the 3 Explorers Motel, hope to see you again. More 

Melbourne
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86 reviews
64 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 65 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 14, 2016

Good quiet location, short walk to Three Sisters. Rooms clean, good bed linen, well equipped with microwave, iron, tea/coffee, Wi-fi etc. Bathroom small and dated with pink tiles but very clean and functional. The owner was helpful and friendly. Katoomba town centre is a solid walk away and the dining options are a bit limited which we found surprising for... More 

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3ExplorersMotel, Manager at 3 Explorers Motel, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to offer a review on your recent stay @ the 3 Explorers Motel, pleased that you enjoyed your stay & your time in the Blue Mountains, first Guests in the 3 years we have been here to find fault with the Canton restaurant, very sorry to hear you did not enjoy your meal there. More 

Sydney
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22 reviews
5 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 8, 2016

We booked this motel for a mothers day weekend getaway. We had a family room, 2 single beds and a queen bed. Room was clean and comfortable. The heater had been turned on for us prior to our arrival. Gentleman checking us in was very friendly and informative. The location is great, just a short 5 minute walk to The... More 

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3ExplorersMotel, Manager at 3 Explorers Motel, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to offer a review on your recent stay @ the 3 Explorers Motel, pleased that you enjoyed your stay & your time in the Blue Mountains, pleasure having you & hope to see you again. More 

Sydney, Australia
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17 reviews
13 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 3, 2016

My boyfriend and I enjoyed two nights here over the ANZAC Day long weekend. The owner was very friendly and recommended a vast array of things to see and do. The room was spacious and clean. And the best thing was that it was so close to all the main attractions (i.e. walking distance to The Sisters and a quick... More 

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Non-Smoking Hotel
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Additional Information about 3 Explorers Motel

Address: 197 Lurline St, Katoomba, New South Wales 2780, Australia
Location: Australia > New South Wales > Blue Mountains > Katoomba
Price Range: $97 - $144 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4 star — 3 Explorers Motel 4*
Number of rooms: 15
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Also Known As:
3 Explorers Hotel Katoomba
3 Explorers Motel Katoomba, Blue Mountains
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#2 Family Hotel in Katoomba
#4 Romantic Hotel in Katoomba
#4 Luxury Hotel in Katoomba
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