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Hendra
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

This is the third time we have stayed and will keep on staying there when we can. Once again the room was clean, the staff very accomodating, the food was great and we had a good rest. The dog is more than welcome. Well done gentlemen, once again.

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launceston
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6 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

The room was very tired and in need of upgrade. Bed was ok. The furniture was all bits and pieces. The carpet was absolutely disgusting - very warn and covered with large grease spots. The curtains basically did not give privacy. We will definitely not be staying here in this overpriced, over rated accommodation again again

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Sydney, Australia
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I stay in a lot of country Motels throughout NSW for work and the Matthew Flinders Motor Inn is a great place to stay for the night. My bed was very comfy, room was tidy neat and clean. Heaps of pillows and a nice warm blanket make for a comfortable sleep.

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24 reviews
6 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 weeks ago

Basic rather tired room which we felt was overpriced. We wouldn't have known there were electric blankets on the beds if we hadn't pulled the beds out from the wall looking for them. Having said that, we were very appreciative of them on such a cold night. Plenty of extra pillows, blankets. Good towels. The tea tray was good with... More 

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Newcastle
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188 reviews
27 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 81 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 11, 2016

Rooms were super clean and comfortable our room was heated as owners had turned on air con before our arrival, a very thoughtful touch. Yes it is an older style motel but they provided first class bedding and super soft towels. The toilette package provided luxury items including a toothbrush which I have only ever come across in 5 star... More 

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Qld
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7 hotel reviews
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed July 11, 2016 via mobile

Never known a motel with so many rules. It says there is a law against cooking in motel rooms so they don't provide a microwave BUT you can hire one for $10 if you want to "heat infants' milk, but strictly no cooking". Strange then that almost every other motel in the land provides a microwave. No cutlery except for... More 

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matflind, General Manager at Matthew Flinders Motor Inn, responded to this review

We humbly apologise Andrea that you felt the rules were too much. We believe our rules are no extra than any other motel & are really common sense for the comfort of our guests to make their stay as pleasant as possible. eg. if a guest spent the night microwaving a curry or fish dish in a room we are... More 

Canberra, Australia
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4 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 2, 2016

We booked this motel as it was dog friendly and got a good sized room (with shower chair and commode chair so it must have been their disability access room also). Toiletries and towels and bedding were very nice, wi-fi was good, but the dinner service was very slow. Our dinner took more than an hour to arrive and we... More 

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Mansfield, Australia
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15 hotel reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 23, 2016

Large room somewhat dated but still very comfortable. Good bed, excellent bath sheets and quality tea and coffee in the room. Efficient, friendly staff. Restaurant on site was very convenient. Average food well presented.

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Thank Lorraine B
matflind, General Manager at Matthew Flinders Motor Inn, responded to this review

Thankyou Lorraine for taking the time to give us such a wonderful review. We are taking the comments on board from our guests about the Restaurant and in the process of planning some renovations & working with a new Chef on fresh menu changes. I hope we have the pleasure of hosting your next trip through our part of the... More 

Gold Coast
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120 reviews
15 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 40 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 17, 2016 via mobile

Motels in country Australia are all pretty average really. We paid an extra $10 which meant a largish room, huge white bath sheets and white sheets without the daggy bedspreads. Also a full kit of toiletries (tootphbrush and paste, lotion, shampoo, conditioner, shower cap) which seems over and above any motel I've stayed at. Bathroom itself featured very patterened tiles... More 

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Thank journeywings
matflind, General Manager at Matthew Flinders Motor Inn, responded to this review

We thank you for your feedback and we are having the heating looked at. Please accept our apologies for the downfall. We are so sorry it detracted from your otherwise great experience. More 

Sydney, Australia
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70 reviews
27 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 32 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 23, 2016

We were pleasantly surprised with this motel, the rooms were nice and spacious with nice decor. The front desk was pleasant and there was an onsite restaurant which we didn't end up going to. The rooms were quiet enough and we did't notice any traffic noise. It's about a three minute drive from the centre of town.

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matflind, General Manager at Matthew Flinders Motor Inn, responded to this review

WOW, Thankyou Leisurelymonkey for your kind words. We're glad you had such a nice experience and look forward to your next return. More 

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Amenities

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  • Restaurant
  • Pool
  • Free Parking
  • Free Internet
  • Room Service
  • Bar/Lounge
About the property
  • Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
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  • Restaurant
  • Pool
  • Bar/Lounge
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
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  • Air Conditioning
  • Refrigerator in room
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Additional Information about Matthew Flinders Motor Inn

Address: Newell Highway, Coonabarabran, New South Wales 2357, Australia
Location: Australia > New South Wales > Coonabarabran
Price Range: $67 - $80 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3.5 star — Matthew Flinders Motor Inn 3.5*
Number of rooms: 40
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