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Melbourne, Australia
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3 reviews
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Not a bad place. One major issue however I had is the fact that the front wall is all windows, and the curtains while not see through are not blackout and light gets in through in the morning. Would be great to see blackout curtains there to provide privacy and let people sleep.

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Thank Greg T
Toowoomba, Australia
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5 reviews
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 28, 2016

Although our motel was average it was very clean, comfortable, and had every facility we could want. Our hostess was absolutely wonderful and made our stay memorable. Location was right near the centre of town and handy to the Bowls Club where all and sundry dine. The Telstra Air WiFi was only a couple of minutes away and this made... More 

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1 Thank Gem S
Melbourne
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50 reviews
37 hotel reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 2, 2016

You have about three choices in Lightening Ridge - this is one of them and this is a gem (pardon the pun). We selected this motel because we knew no better (saw it in Lonely Planet) and lived to celebrate the decision. At $80.00 a night you get a clean, modest size air conditioned room right in the middle of... More 

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2 Thank Stanley18
Sydney, Australia
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24 reviews
7 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 2, 2016

I visited here in May, 2012. Stayed for three nights. The motel is central to everything in Lightning Ridge. The breakfasts to the room are good. The rooms are of an older type but are clean and roomy, and good value for money, with all the usual; t.v., a/c, toaster, tea & coffee maker, etc. All rooms have at least... More 

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1 Thank Rick T
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4 reviews
3 hotel reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 22, 2016

Friendly manager who could not do enough to assist us! Very good cheap accommodation! Comfortable bed with clean linen. Very satisfactory shower and toilet which were both clean and fresh. Shower is not suitable for wheelchair access! Short walk to venues for café and meals. Would definitely stay here again!

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Thank Rose-Maree B
Coomera, Australia
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47 reviews
26 hotel reviews
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 26, 2015

Rocked up at the ridge without pre-booking accommodation. June is a busy time at the Ridge due to the mines 'running'. Luckily we were able to secure a room here. Room was clean although a bit tired and was in need of some tlc. Beds were clean and comfy

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Thank Angie S
Port Macquarie, Australia
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123 reviews
28 hotel reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 23, 2015

Very pleasant staff, room was clean, a little dated. Great location but a little issue with neighbours who were shaping up for big night , luckily management had a word with them. About 1 am th neighbour at the back came home, I thought he was coming bathroom window! Eventually everything quitened down and was quite good. I would go... More 

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1 Thank RichardR_10
Bradford, United Kingdom
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12 reviews
5 hotel reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 10, 2013

The Black Opal Motel is definitely not posh by any means, but it was a bargain. The manager was lovely and even offered to lend me her car to see the Bore, really really kind of her. I saw no cobwebs in my room and it was more than clean enough for me, My room did have a chipped table... More 

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3 Thank jack198612
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 3, 2013 via mobile

We come every year for the Easter Festival - and we usually stay at blueys, but was booked out. I rang here and had 1 room left. Carroll .. Couldn't do enough for us. We travel for the first time with our 8mth old little girl, and she made it so homey for us. Nothing was a problem !!! Best... More 

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2 Thank Kimmyy
Shelly Beach, Australia
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121 reviews
37 hotel reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 2, 2013

We were part of a group of 4 who visited Lightning Ridge in April 2013. It was a good time to visit as the days had started to cool- only 30degrees C- and the nights were pleasantly cool. We arrived mid afternoon and were greeted by the manager- a very helpful and pleasant lady- who couldnt do enough for us.... More 

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Address: Cnr Opal & Morilla St, Lightning Ridge, New South Wales, Australia
Location: Australia > New South Wales > Lightning Ridge
Number of rooms: 12

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