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Moonta Bay Patio Motel

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Adelaide, Australia
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16 reviews
9 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

My wife & I just returned from an enjoyable & restful three night Holiday Auction stay at the Patio motel & restaurant. We have stayed there several times in the past - it is a very nice location situated just above the beach/jetty area - but in recent years it has had money spent to upgrade the rooms significantly. The... More 

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Thank Ratty60
MBPatio, Manager at Moonta Bay Patio Motel, responded to this review

Hi Ratty60, Thank you for taking the time to review our establishment. We're glad to hear that you enjoyed the recent renovations. We love that you're a returning customer of ours. We do pride ourselves on our hospitality and service. We're sorry you feel that way about the room tariff, we do try our best to keep our accommodation rates... More 

Adelaide, Australia
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5 reviews
3 hotel reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I would thoroughly recommend the restaurant where we had two evening meals . Food quality was excellent and generous in servings, staff were very good and service at a reasonable pace (i.e.. not too quick or slow). Good value all round - we will be back All staff were friendly and co-operative.

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Thank silvergraham2016
MBPatio, Manager at Moonta Bay Patio Motel, responded to this review

Hi silvergraham2016, Thankyou for your response, you were a pleasure to host. We look forward to seeing you again soon. Safe travels! Kind regards Management More 

Lock Haven, Pennsylvania
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6 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 19, 2016

We stayed three nights and we were very happy with our stay. We found the staff bight happy friendly and very helpful we were made feel very welcome as soon as we arrived was the feeling we had. Our room we were very happy with and we hope to stay again will be happy if we get the same room.... More 

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Thank AllanC1192
MBPatio, Manager at Moonta Bay Patio Motel, responded to this review

Hi AllanC1192, Thank you for your review. We appreciate your recommendations. It's great to hear some feedback on our loyal staff and happy to know there warm reception hasn't gone unnoticed. Our chefs are also happy to hear you feedback, our Coffin Bay oysters are always a favourite! We hope to see you again soon. Kind Regards Management More 

Port Adelaide, Australia
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5 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 10, 2016

Used a Travel Auction deal, very happy with room and cleanliness. All staff were friendly and co-operative. Thoroughly recommend the restaurant where we had two evening meals and cooked breakfasts. Food quality was excellent and generous in servings, staff were very good and service at a reasonable pace (i.e.. not too quick or slow). Good value all round - we... More 

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Thank dme48431
MBPatio, Manager at Moonta Bay Patio Motel, responded to this review

Hi dme48431, We appreciate you taking the time to review us, Thankyou so much for your lovely review our Travel Auction packages are of great value and we highly recommend them. We look forward to seeing you upon your next visit. Kind Regards Management More 

La Spezia, Italy
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7 reviews
4 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 13, 2016

We stayed here for three nights and although the hotel was average (dated, small) the location is great and the restaurant was lovely. The continental breakfast was minimal (toast, juice, small selection of cereals). Staff were friendly enough. You can walk to the jetty and the waterpark (free) is just down the road. You need a car for anywhere else.... More 

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Thank robynfabs
MBPatio, Manager at Moonta Bay Patio Motel, responded to this review

Hi robysfabs, Thankyou for taking the time to review us, we are always looking to update and try new options. If you could please email me directly at mppm@yorkepeninsula.net.au with any additional continental breakfast suggestions. I have passed on your room concerns to the overseer and head cleaner. I do hope you'll try us again soon. Kind Regards Management More 

Mount Gambier, Australia
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12 reviews
5 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed June 7, 2016

We have just stayed for 3 nights. We usually travel to Moonta and stay at the Seagate motel across from the Patio at least twice a year and have done so for the past 8 years, but thought we would give the Patio a go as we had heard the tired rooms have had a make over. Wish we had... More 

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4 Thank Helen H
MBPatio, Manager at Moonta Bay Patio Motel, responded to this review

Hi Helen H, Thankyou for taking the time to review us, I have addressed all your concerns to the cleaner who is working on amending all mentioned issues. We wish you had expressed these concerns with us at the time of your stay so we could resurrect there and then. We do hope you try us again. Kind Regards Management More 

Adelaide, Australia
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9 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
1 of 5 stars Reviewed May 17, 2016

This place advertises rooms that are well overpriced. The fact that nearly everyone staying there was using a travel auction is indicative of its true worth. The management are unfriendly, unhelpful and uncooperative. Needs bulldozing and rebuilding to get the most of its views.

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Thank pop212
MBPatio, Manager at Moonta Bay Patio Motel, responded to this review

Hi pop212, As you can imagine we are stunned to say the least to read your review. Whilst we appreciate all constructive criticism your harsh words have unfortunately given us absolutely nothing to work with or build on. Kind Regards Management More 

Adelaide, Australia
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113 reviews
11 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 58 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 9, 2016

We stayed there over the May mothers Day weekend. Our room was at the front ground level but did not have ocean views. The motel is very tired looking but everything was very clean and we had a large flat screen TV. The Receptionist was very friendly but seemed to be over worked and attempting to help in the restaurant... More 

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Thank wendy22102
MBPatio, Manager at Moonta Bay Patio Motel, responded to this review

Hi wendy22102, Thankyou for taking the time to review us, I have passed your comments about the outside view of the motel onto our overseer. Regarding your check in our receptionists and waitresses are all multi skilled. At your time of check in 7:30PM we were in the middle of a dinner function, our door does have a buzzer but... More 

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16 reviews
6 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 24, 2016

Rooms really good, up to date, clean. A pleasure to stay in. The restaurant was another matter. Restaurant service indifferent, one was given the impression that we, the guests, were just a bit of an annoyance really. Food average pub fare, uninspired and not well presented. Three cooked breakfasts took 80 minutes to deliver, and the restaurant was near empty!... More 

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Thank Lorraine B
MBPatio, Manager at Moonta Bay Patio Motel, responded to this review

Hi Lorraine B, Thankyou for taking the time to review us, I'm sad to hear of your experience with us. We pride ourselves on excellent customer service and amazing restaurant meals. Unfortunately the morning referred to our breakfast chef has some car troubles hence the wait on your breakfast, which we informed you of at the time. Your correct in... More 

Mount Barker, Australia
1 review
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 29, 2016

Stayed for 3 nights. Purchased through travel auctions. Room, restaurant and service all great. One complaint. Continental breakfast was included, valued at $9. In the morning when we went for breakfast in the dining room we were unable to upgrade to a cooked breakfast. The cooked breakfast was $16 and we would have had to pay the whole $16, not... More 

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1 Thank Kathy W
MBPatio, Manager at Moonta Bay Patio Motel, responded to this review

Hi Kathy and Andy, I have addressed this complaint with the waitress on duty that morning. We do infact offer the difference in surcharge, I'm sorry to inform you that she was unaware. If you'd like to contact me via the motel directly we'd be more then happy to reimburse you the difference. We're happy to hear this was your... More 

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  • Free Parking
  • Restaurant
  • Beachfront
  • Room Service
About the property
  • Beachfront
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  • Air Conditioning
  • Refrigerator in room
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Additional Information about Moonta Bay Patio Motel

Address: 196 Bay Rd, Moonta, South Australia 5558, Australia
Location: Australia > South Australia > Moonta
Number of rooms: 18
Also Known As:
Moonta Bay Patio Motel South Australia
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