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Blue Dolphin Motel

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Sydney, Australia
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56 reviews
25 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed June 1, 2016

Please avoid this dump. The entire place needs an over-hole, The location is mind blowing with it's wonderful estruary views. This is a total dump and owners don't really care. DON'T STAY here. There is a filthy pool, un-operational. They seems to only employ cheap labourers and reception is just as bad. I think they get paid peanuts ! or... More 

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Toowoomba, Australia
1 review
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed March 25, 2016 via mobile

Do NOT stay , filthy, revolting, stinks. Shockingly bad reviews everywhere! Dirty, pool......what pool, lawns gardens a disgrace, should NOT be for public use. Rude man running the place, smelly woman. Old lady didn't know what she was doing. BBQ was filthy, mouldy bathrooms.

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Bowraville, Australia
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17 reviews
8 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed December 4, 2015 via mobile

So bad! Very overpriced not clean. Stayed here because the others where I've stayed at before were booked but it was the worst the place needs to be demolished! Stay at marcel towers or the Miramar or destiny much cleaner don't stay here!! Not kidding!

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3 Thank Maryjane C
London, United Kingdom
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13 reviews
7 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed June 12, 2013

This has to rate as one of the worst places we have ever stayed in. On a trip from Qld down to Sydney we stopped overnight at this motel. It boasted the " motel with the million dollar views" so we really expected it to be a nice stay. The rooms were drab,curtains falling apart with obvious sun damage,leaky shower,no... More 

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15 Thank travelexpert11
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed January 20, 2013

Travelling from Queensland to Sydney when we needed to stop over somewhere for 1 night. Booked this motel based on what I saw on their website. When we got there though, it was nothing like advertised. It was a very, very hot day & the website advertised both air conditioning & a pool. The first thing that hit us was... More 

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Port Macquarie, Australia
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49 reviews
25 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 37 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed December 2, 2012

Run down and has an uncared for look and feel. It is in a great location with beaut views over the river especially from room 17, and the RSL Club is nearby but this is one motel that I will not be staying in again anytime soon. I agree with all of the recent reviews - a disaster!

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8 Thank Grandalf242
Adelaide, Australia
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8 reviews
5 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed November 29, 2012

I (unfortunately) stayed here for for one night on the way from Sydney to Queensland on 13/10/12 and have to agree with all the other reviews here regarding the dilapidated and run-down state of the place. I think my room number was 11, it was downstairs near the pool which was not usable...it had no water in it, apart from... More 

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12 Thank Toni B
314KenR, Owner at Blue Dolphin Motel, responded to this review

13.10.12 Reviewer registers in Unit 11, Blue Dolphin Motel. 29.11.12 Via email reviewer alleges he was bitten by bed bugs. We immediately checked the room. WE FOUND NO BED BUGS . 29.11.12 Our main cleaner had worked in Nth Qld and was familiar with bed bugs. SHE SAID THERE WERE NO BED BUGS. Nevertheless, we insisted she check the mattress... More 

Maleny, Australia
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151 reviews
31 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 93 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed November 11, 2012

We stayed here on a recommendation of some friends who had stayed there about 20 years ago. But I must say these friends only said that it has a million-dollar view, and that it was built in 1958. The room was clean, and the view is spectacular, (room 17), but that is where the bad begins, single bed was not... More 

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6 Thank KevinRL
Sydney
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14 reviews
13 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed May 4, 2012

I've had the profound misfortune of spending a night in this [--] hole earlier this year. Yes, same deal, arrived late and everywhere else was full. If I had only had the sense to look before I handed over the plastic, I would have willingly driven the 400 klms home to avoid this hovel. The state of disrepair is of... More 

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9 Thank PatientAussie
Sydney, Australia
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1 review
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed January 25, 2012

Stayed here 1 night coming back to Sydney from QLD - all other hotels fully booked. The hotel needs MAJOR renovations, repairs and should be inspected to see how it measures up to health and safety regulations (poorly I would think). It was very run down, the pool didn't look usable, the foyer was full of old box TVs and... More 

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  • Free Internet
  • Free Parking
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  • Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
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  • Kitchenette
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  • Refrigerator in room
  • Air Conditioning
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  • Free Internet
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  • Free Parking

Additional Information about Blue Dolphin Motel

Address: Fraser Street, Nambucca Heads, New South Wales, Australia
Location: Australia > New South Wales > Nambucca Heads
Number of rooms: 20
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