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Alexander Motor Inn & Apartments

980 Mt Alexander Rd, Essendon, Moonee Valley, Victoria 3040 Australia See on map
Free Wifi
Free Parking
Air Conditioning
Non-Smoking Hotel
Room Service
Family Rooms
3.5 Star accommodation
See why so many travellers make Alexander Motor Inn & Apartments their motel of choice when visiting Essendon. Providing an ideal mix of value, comfort and convenience, it offers a budget friendly setting with More an array of amenities designed for travellers like you. You’ll enjoy relaxing rooms that include a flat screen TV, a kitchenette, and a refrigerator, bringing comfort and convenience to your visit. Plus, Alexander Motor Inn & Apartments offers a restaurant, providing a pleasant respite from your busy day. It's easy to stay connected during your stay as Alexander Motor Inn & Apartments offers guests free wifi. For guests with a vehicle, free parking is available. If you like Mediterranean restaurants, Alexander Motor Inn & Apartments is conveniently located near 400 Gradi - Essendon, Rubicon Bar Restaurant, and 88 Keys Melbourne. If you’re looking for something to do, Woodlands Park (1.1 km), St Johns Uniting Church Essendon (0.7 km), and Dimples (0.4 km) are a nice way to spend some time, and they are all within walking distance of Alexander Motor Inn & Apartments. At Alexander Motor Inn & Apartments, your comfort and satisfaction come first, and they look forward to welcoming you to Essendon. Less
Hotel class
Hotel Amenities
Free Parking
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Room Service
Air Conditioning
Business Centre with Internet Access
Dry Cleaning
Non-Smoking Hotel
Refrigerator in room
Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
Room types
Non-Smoking Rooms, Kitchenette, Family Rooms
Hotel class
Room types
Non-Smoking Rooms, Kitchenette, Family Rooms
Number of rooms
Price range
USD 56 - USD 119 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Formerly known as
BEST WESTERN Alexander Motor Inn
Also Known As
Best Western Melbourne
Australia > Victoria > Greater Melbourne > Moonee Valley > Essendon
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Dirty, smoke detector without cover or batteries, toilet base loose and pipes at back wrapped with plastic bag and tape.

Wires for appliances a jumble, stick carpet, mouldy shower curtain, damaged tiles in shower.

Overpriced. Reported the smoke detector, nothing was done.

I le
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Nice staff with clean beds, linen etc but rooms very aged and in need of an update. Clean in most areas but could do with dusting of window sills, top of wardrobe etc. shower was okay but on need of a good steam clean. Staff very friendly and helpful.
Place just old, needs an upd
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Clean and has everything you need for a short or overnight stay. Nothing special but more than adequate and we always get a good sleep here. Highly recommend if you are not hung up on fancy places to stay but prefer value.
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I booked this room purely on location and price, nothing more than that.
This is an old school motel, the rooms and bathrooms are dated and in need of update.
It was winter in Melbourne, and I found the heater provided barely adequate heat for the room. It was ok once in bed and
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This hotel is one of very few in Essendon and was very close to family so location was perfect. It is very close to public transport (trains and trams), a foodwork's supermarket and excellent coffee shops. Cost of apartment was very reasonable. We stayed in a 3 bedroom apartment
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Standard Queen Room
What's this near the iron?
Bathroom mold around window area
Mold on bathroom ceiling.
airport shuttle?
I have been onto the hotels web page and it appears that they do not have an airport shuttle but the tram does go from outside the hotel, it take 15mins from the hotel to Melbourne airport. I am sure the reception at the hotel will be able to give you more details - i.e. how much, tram number, time departure from hotel
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how far is mooney valley racecourse by tram>/ what is the tram #?
Sorry not real sure the distance but from memory not far. Have no idea the tram #
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"Rooms at the back of the hotel are quieter as the front is on main rd. They also have noisy functions under rooms at front of hotel."
"Avoid lower floor rooms or near main road.due to poor soundproofing."
"Rooms towards back will have less traffic noise."
"do not book"
"I would imagine that the rooms would be similar"
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