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Palms Motel

07/05/2017 08/05/2017
1 room 2 adults 0 children
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Adelaide, Australia
Reviewed 20 January 2017

Last weekend I was in Melbourne performing at a Festival in Footscray. The Festival Organiser had booked me and my husband, abd two other performers into the Palms Motel in Footscray. We went into our room. A very musty smell assailed our nostrils. There was only one bath towel, so my husband went in search of a second towel. The...

Thank Ros H
Alice Springs, Australia
Reviewed 11 December 2016

Absolutely disgusted as written to the booking agent who should remove this listing immediately. Good morning booking .com staff, I would like to voice my concern about this property I will departing today after just one night. I arrived yesterday and paid in full upon arrival for 3 nights. I proceeded to the room to drop bags to make my...

1Thank Tom S
Reviewed 27 November 2016 via mobile

I am apalled such an establishment is allowed to continue a service to the public in the state that it is in. I booked this motel through expedia and feel they too should have a responsibility of care to the consumer. This motel is not worthy of patronage, it is like commissioned housing where rooms look to be occupied by...

Thank Teressa L
Lismore, Australia
Reviewed 26 October 2016

I wouldn't stay here again. This motel is legit dodgy. There's a lot of junkie guests and I was woken up by a domestic happening. I drove out after checking out and there's just a bunch of trashy people constantly hanging around the place and getting up for their morning ciggie staring at you as you go. Also, the room...

1Thank Lauren D
Nowra, Australia
Reviewed 22 October 2016

Due to lots of travelling, I have stayed in a multitude of motels in my time. The Palms Motel in Footscray would have to be the most disgusting motel I’ve ever stayed in. I was in three different rooms in one night! The first room, I opened the door and took one step in and came straight back out again....

Thank pamela1616
Melbourne, Australia
Reviewed 23 September 2016

We had to find somewhere to stay late at night & ended up in this dive. There were no towels,were given some on request. Tried not to touch anything as everything was so dirty.Shady looking people wandering around & a man yelling outside the door made us feel unsafe. We paid $125 for the night. A valuable lesson learned "READ...

Thank Gail P
Reviewed 3 July 2016

We thought we were in a bad movie. Our "family" room had the right amount of beds but that was where the description ended. The rooms were not filthy but they weren't clean either. They stank, had a mildew type of smell and there were stains all over carpets and some of the bed coverings. This hotel is in desperate...

2Thank Gizmobubbles
Reviewed 1 July 2016

I stayed 2 nights here. What can i say? Shocking. Dismal. Wrong. Yes, I could have stayed somewhere else but I was silly enough to pay the full deposit prior to coming so I was in a catch 22 situation. The place is full of gamblers and seedy types who looked dazed and confused. People are staggering down corridors. People...

2Thank Tony M
Melbourne, Australia
Reviewed 12 June 2016 via mobile

Dirty .. Filthy.. Rubbish tip is cleaner Plz don't go there... Disappointing... I paid $100 one early morning coming from airport...I stayed for 1/2 hour .. And booked another hotel.. And no refund... Shower and bed sheet were not clean...the whole room was disgusting.. Never in my life

1Thank gemadem
Melbourne, Australia
Reviewed 26 March 2016

Found the motel to be quite adequate for the cheap rates. Room was basic but had everything you need for an overnight stay and was surprisingly quiet. Bed was comfortable and cleanliness not an issue.

4Thank Nadine W

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  • Refrigerator in room
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Additional Information about Palms Motel

Address: 50 Geelong Rd, Footscray, Maribyrnong, Victoria 3011, Australia
Region: Australia > Victoria > Greater Melbourne > Maribyrnong > Footscray
Price Range: $91 - $108 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — Palms Motel 3*
Number of rooms: 36
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“Full length mirror”
rosh367, 19 Jan 2017 | Read review
“Don't stay there”
pamela1616, 21 Oct 2016 | Read review
“"no good rooms here"”
18gailp, 22 Sep 2016 | Read review
“always check with TRIP ADVISOR for any reviews before committing yourself to booking”
Kilamanjaro445, 15 Feb 2016 | Read review
“DONT stay here save your money an go somewhere decent this place is ferral an over priced pick a decent motel to stay dont even check in here!”
Sammi_9273, 24 Jun 2014 | Read review
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