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Pelican Motor Inn

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18 Merimbula Drive, Merimbula, New South Wales 2548, Australia
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3 Nights - Free Breakfast
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Perth, Australia
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5 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We stayed at the Pelican Motel whilst on a trip over to catch up with some old friends in Merimbula for a bit of a reunion.So close to shops, cafes and bowling club we only used the car once in the few days we stayed.Rooms was spotless, amazing shower, bed very comfortable and even bowls, plates supplied.(had to borrow a... More 

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Melbourne, Australia
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This motel is in a very convenient location in the town. You can walk across the road to the cinema or to the Bowls Club for dinner. The room is basic, the bathroom size was pretty good with an adequate size bench. Down side, they weren't thoughtful enough to turn on the heating which is what we experienced at the... More 

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Thank Jill2003
Wollongong, Australia
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13 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This motel is one of my favourite's of all the motels I stay in around NSW. Firstly, the staff are so welcoming, and on the two occasions I have stayed there during Winter they have the heater turned on in my room before I get there. The rooms are always spotless, well-lit and with plenty of space to spread out... More 

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Thank Frances U
Sydney, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 16, 2016

This was a great place to stay we were in a tour group and Bruce and Terry were wonderful hosts. The rooms were spacious, comfortable beds, good bathrooms, and we had dinner on the last night in a maquee on site lovely ambiance really enjoyable XX

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Thank Kathy H
Berwick, Australia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 8, 2016

Great motel. Nice neat rooms with little kitchen, microwave and plates etc. Comfortable beds. Terri & Bruce couldn't do enough to make us feel at home. So central to everything. Walking distance to Bowling club and RSL for meals and Woolworths supermarket, just walk through the picture theatre across the road. Vline bus stops out the front. The pool and... More 

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Sydney, Australia
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 25, 2016

We stayed 4 nights and were very happy with the room. It had a kitchenette with a microwave, bowls, plates, etc. so you could duck up the road (one street away) to Woolies and buy breakfast items, bread, cereal, milk, etc. if you wanted. Parking was a breeze right out the front of the unit. It also caters for buses... More 

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Sydney, Australia
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 25, 2016 via mobile

Our family of 3 including our teenage son used the Pelican Motor Inn based on a previous stay there and good recent reviews. The room was spacious and clean, the beds comfortable and the bathroom about right for the standard of the motel including a good shower. We did have concerns however when it came to the wifi or lack... More 

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Wollongong, Australia
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3 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 20, 2016

Excellent Motel, we were made to feel right at home when checking in and we're not let down when we arrived at our room.Room was very tidy and well set up, micro wave and plates etc were very handy for the couple of nights we stayed. Comfortable bed and we slept very well even though the room was up the... More 

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Melbourne, Australia
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57 hotel reviews
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 16, 2016

Not the best accommodation I've come across, through no fault of the management. Rooms were clean and well maintained. However, there is something about them that makes the rooms seem small. We made the mistake of taking a balcony room and suffered from smokers, some rooms away, the balcony space drifting smoke into our room and forcing us to close... More 

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Victoria, Australia
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed March 25, 2016

Stayed two nights for a family function. Came away disappointed. 2 nights of very little sleep due to hard beds, so much so that at least 3 of us had sore backs on the last morning. Weren't given an opportunity to use the wifi which was advertised. Was charged more than we were quoted, which was very disappointing.

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Pelican-Merimbula, Manager at Pelican Motor Inn, responded to this review

Any of these issues could have been mentioned during your stay but each time we saw you or your party it was mentioned everything was fine. We apologise if you found our beds uncomfortable, we purchase quality beds and get complemented regularly on the quality sleep our guests have. We have even recently supplied the name of the beds to... More 

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Amenities

Highlights
  • Pool
  • Free Parking
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
About the property
  • Wheelchair access
Things to do
  • Pool
Room types
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Kitchenette
  • Family Rooms
  • Accessible rooms
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  • Air Conditioning
  • Refrigerator in room
  • Microwave
Internet
  • Free Internet
  • Public Wifi
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Free Parking
  • Laundry Service
  • Self-Serve Laundry
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Located in the heart of Merimbula, the Pelican Motor Inn is the closest AAA rated 3.5 Star property to the heart of town and offers all the comforts and conveniences for a memorable Merimbula holiday. The Pelican Motor Inn is in a central Merimbula location within 80 metres of the Post Office and an easy stroll to Merimbula-Imlay Bowling Club, RSL, shops, Restaurants, Pictures, beaches and the beautiful Lake Merimbula. Merimbula/Pambula and Tura Beach Golf Clubs are only a nine iron away. All 25 of our Merimbula motel units have newly renovated bathrooms, new split system air-conditioners / heating, queen size beds and ground level access, many have scenic views over the township and Merimbula Lake. Family rooms have cooking facilities. All rooms now have HD Televisions and microwaves. Enjoy a BBQ at our great BBQ area, take a dip in the solar heated saltwater pool or just sit and relax in the garden area. For large group bookings enjoy dinner or drinks in the 80 seater marquee. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Pelican Motor Inn

Address: 18 Merimbula Drive, Merimbula, New South Wales 2548, Australia
Location: Australia > New South Wales > Merimbula
Price Range: $81 - $143 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3.5 star — Pelican Motor Inn 3.5*
Number of rooms: 25
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