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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 37 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

No redeeming features. Depressing, noisy. Fights between guests. Screaming and yelling all night. Police attended. Abandoned couches in car park. One of the showers on level 2 is leaking water out through the bricks into the common area Walk way and out via the drains to the car park 2 floors below. No where descent nearby to eat. Just a... More 

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Positives- close to Sydney. Cleaners do the best job they can in these outdated rooms. Negatives- I was shocked when I walked into room. 3rd world. Tiles, poorly painted white brick walls which were dirty, old metal beds, which were rusting, Tv and Wifi didn't work properly, toaster, handle ripped off. No matching chairs, chairs in room rusty old outdoor... More 

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Sydney, Australia
1 review
Reviewed 14 October 2016

I found this Motel pleasant and comfortable room were cleaned every day staff was helpful with information and direction Secure parking great price I would have no problem recommending my friends to stay at Marco polo Thanks

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Thank inn0vative1
Marco_Polo_Sydney, Manager at Marco Polo Motor Inn, responded to this review

Dear Inn0vative1, Thank you for your review of Marco Polo Motor Inn. We are pleased to hear that you enjoyed your stay, and we hope to see you again next time. It’s great to hear that you found value in our service, as well as our free secure undercover parking, and clean comfortable rooms. Have a lovely day, Warm regards,... More 

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16 reviews
5 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 September 2016 via mobile

Budget motel providing less than budget value. An absolute disgrace. I occupied two rooms over a three night stay. Both were dirty. The second rooms bathroom had mould wherever you looked. Much worse than the first room but what made it horrible was the dribbles of mould, dirt or what ever it was flowing down the tiled walls in the... More 

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Marco_Polo_Sydney, Manager at Marco Polo Motor Inn, responded to this review

Dear Mark M, We are extremely disappointed to hear your review. We are known to our guests as a clean motel, as all rooms are serviced regularly by our housekeeping staff. Rooms occupied by guests for several nights are cleaned thoroughly unless the guest indicates that they would not like to be disturbed. Our motel has a thorough housekeeping procedure... More 

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Reviewed 26 August 2016 via mobile

Budget motel but very clean and tidy rooms.Rooms were cleaned daily during our stay.Close to public transport and near to city as well as definitely good parking area. Very helpful housekeeping staff and well appreciated for cleaning the room daily.Everything was provided before we need. Bad aspect -Qt noisy due to renovation work everyday and no lift so it's hard... More 

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Adelaide, Australia
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 13 August 2016

Clean, simple and comfortable motel. Budget and spartan, but does not distract from it's benefits. Clean, comfortable, close to Sydney, buses out front, train line 400m south. Summer Hill food and restaurants 400m south Staff are very helpful, we were able to store our car for the days whilst we were away in a their carpark at a competitive price.... More 

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88 reviews
16 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed 31 July 2016

We stayed her for 14 days with friend. We practicaly use it only for overnight. For the money it was ok. But room should be cleaner. There was a lots of dust. Parking right next to the room was useful. Room was very small for 3 people, view to the wall was depressive. WiFi in our room was useless. Working... More 

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Marco_Polo_Sydney, Manager at Marco Polo Motor Inn, responded to this review

Dear Peta H, First of all, we would like to thank you for leaving a review. Feedback from our guests, especially extended stay guests such as yourself, help us to improve the motel and brings things to our attention so that they can be resolved. As a budget motel, we strive to provide clean and comfortable accommodation at a competitive... More 

Smiths Lake, Australia
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Reviewed 24 July 2016 via mobile

Great place to overnight or for a couple of days. Secure parking (free) means you can take the car, and being on a main road it's easy to get to. Train station is only a short walk for access to the city. Room was clean and comfortable and bigger than I expected. And best of all - No traffic noise.

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Marco_Polo_Sydney, Manager at Marco Polo Motor Inn, responded to this review

Dear Jackiwho, Thank you for leaving your feedback. It’s lovely to hear that you enjoyed your stay and found it to be comfortable and convenient. Many other guests like you have found “comfort for less” at Marco Polo Sydney. As you have mentioned, our free parking is ideal for leaving the car at the motel and using nearby public transport... More 

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Reviewed 14 June 2016 via mobile

What a great find ! The Marco Polo Motor Inn is a really nice, clean and comfortable place to stay and recharge your batteries ! Just along Parramatta Road it's only 10 minutes from central Sydney and just down the road to great Italian and Chinese restaurants (arguably the best Italian in Sydney at Dolcissimo where we had certainly the... More 

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Marco_Polo_Sydney, Manager at Marco Polo Motor Inn, responded to this review

Dear Guest, Thank you for your review. It is lovely to hear that you enjoyed your stay at Marco Polo Motor Inn. We are glad that you found our motel clean, comfortable, and convenient. We hope that you will return to stay with us again the next time you are in Sydney. Warm regards, Marco Polo Motor Inn More 

Siem Reap, Cambodia
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4 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 June 2016 via mobile

Efficient and quick customer service . The lovely receptionist was very kind and she gave us all the information that we needed . The room was clean when we checked in and the parking was perfect and secure . 10 minutes walk to the Tram and the Train stations . Very convenient . We were in room 109 and it... More 

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Thank DeeDee M
Marco_Polo_Sydney, Manager at Marco Polo Motor Inn, responded to this review

Dear DeeDee M, Thank you for your review. We love to hear back from our guests. It’s great that you enjoyed our friendly customer service, free parking, and convenient location. We aim to provide the best in comfort and convenience for our guests while offering affordable rates. We deeply apologise for the error in cleaning service. The cleanliness of our... More 

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Parking
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Family Rooms
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  • Air Conditioning
  • Refrigerator in room
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  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Free Parking
  • Self-Serve Laundry
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Marco Polo Motor Inn offers budget 3 1/2 star accommodations conveniently located half way between Sydney City CBD and Olympic Park at Homebush. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Marco Polo Motor Inn

Address: 42 Parramatta Rd, Summer Hill, Ashfield, New South Wales 2130, Australia
Region: Australia > New South Wales > Greater Sydney > Ashfield > Summer Hill
Price Range: $88 - $253 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3.5 star — Marco Polo Motor Inn 3.5*
Number of rooms: 49
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“Corner room for 3 people on the second floor was really bad.”
 of 5 bubbles 292petah, 30 Jul 2016 | Read review
“Rooms quieter at the back, and nicer on 1st floor near parking.”
 of 5 bubbles Marulan, 14 Mar 2016 | Read review
“no lifts choose bottom floors”
 of 5 bubbles lauriceh997, 6 Mar 2016 | Read review
“get the room with a balcony”
 of 5 bubbles gregoryf822, 27 Nov 2015 | Read review
“accessibility, budgeted, aircon, near summer hill station, restaurants, summer hill village,”
 of 5 bubbles visit2sydney, 15 Nov 2015 | Read review
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