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Moonta Bay Patio Motel

196 Bay Rd, Moonta, South Australia 5558 Australia
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If you're looking for accommodation in Moonta Bay, the recently renovated Moonta Bay Patio Motel offers clean, comfortable rooms with all modern conveniences. The easy access car park free of charge is suitable for boat trailers.
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Free parking
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Bar / lounge
Breakfast available
Non-smoking hotel
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Air conditioning
Flatscreen TV
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Non-smoking rooms
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Phil J wrote a review Nov 2020
Gold Coast, Australia93 contributions21 helpful votes
Had 1 night here and must say that nice location by the sea , The Motel is very average and no were to eat but in the Town. We went to Port Hughes Pub for dinner. Well what a good meal and very good price . Great Sunsets at dusk . Just somewere to sleep and move on .
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Date of stay: November 2020Trip type: Travelled as a couple
Madam wrote a review Sep 2020
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Had a cosy stay for 2 nights with hubby. Clean room, due to COVID room servicing isnt available. Which didnt bother me, I can make my own bed and wash my own dishes. Reception including Checkin is at the Caravan Park as it has been for quite sometime now which is no big deal and there is still after hours assistance if need be. Room has a toaster and tea coffee making facilties and if you need anything they will do their upmost to accomodate. Great service, nothing was too much trouble.
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Date of stay: September 2020
Susan P wrote a review Aug 2020
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We booked for a 3 night stay at the beautiful Moonta Bay, however the Moonta Bay Patio Motel is far from beautiful. First disappointment was to find restaurant attached to motel is no longer operating and doubt that it has for some time, so don't think that was just a pandemic issue. There is only one other place to eat in Moonta Bay so that left us with no choice. Why weren't we warned of this when we booked. Their advertising says the motel had been completely refurbished - yes there was a coat of paint, a new toilet and a new vanity - the bathroom floor and shower screen are original and very tired looking. 2 people booked in, 2 towels, 2 hand towels, no bathmat, 1 small soap for 2 people for 3 days?? Our major problem was when we returned from our first day's outing we were shocked to find the room hadn't been serviced, all wet towels still hanging as we'd left them, breakfast dishes unwashed, bed unmade - not the sort of service one expects when holidaying in a motel. When I approached the only staff member i saw (Judy) she told me that no servicing was allowed during the pandemic. Funny that as i then rang a few other motels in the general area and they all confirmed that their rooms were being serviced daily. Judy did try and redeem the situation by bringing new towels and replenishing stocks of tea, coffee etc. Oh, and if you like a glass of wine at the end of the day, take your own glasses, as only 3 tumblers are supplied. Only a very small pouch of dishwashing detergent was supplied to wash our own dishes for 3 days. I do believe Judy is doing the best she can having been left to cope by the owners, but seriously no room servicing was just ridiculous and spoilt our whole experience of Moonta Bay. It does make me question if rooms are actually cleaned once guests move out. The sight of unironed pillowslips does make me wonder about the cleanliness of the bed linen. I sympathise with all small businesses during these trying times, so really do not like complaining, but if this sort of standard is maintained, there really is only one way this motel is going I'm sorry to say. We have travelled extensively both internationally and domestically and have never experienced unserviced rooms before.
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Date of stay: August 2020
Room Tip: Request downstairs if stairs are an issue
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Adrian B wrote a review Mar 2020
Aldinga Beach, Australia83 contributions20 helpful votes
Booked months ago, arrived, staff stated no key available, that I had to go over to caravan park to get it myself? Odd start. The room is very small for a king room, with a bank of air-conditioners out behind the bathroom. Very loud all night, even with window and door closed. Average for quite an expensive room
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Date of stay: March 2020Trip type: Travelled with friends
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MrDavetheSarks wrote a review Mar 2020
Melbourne, Australia20,346 contributions539 helpful votes
Close to the beach and has a nice restaurant. Rooms were rather comfortable, though tricky when it comes to checking in as staff not always available. A bit of a hike from the town as well. However, not a bad place to stay.
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Date of stay: February 2020
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USD 89 - USD 102 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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Frequently Asked Questions about Moonta Bay Patio Motel
Which popular attractions are close to Moonta Bay Patio Motel?
Nearby attractions include Moonta Mines Museum (5.3 km), Splash Town - Copper Coast (0.1 km), and Moonta Bay Jetty (0.2 km).
What are some of the property amenities at Moonta Bay Patio Motel?
Some of the more popular amenities offered include free wifi, an on-site restaurant, and a lounge.
Which room amenities are available at Moonta Bay Patio Motel?
Top room amenities include air conditioning, a flat screen TV, and a refrigerator.
What food & drink options are available at Moonta Bay Patio Motel?
Guests can enjoy an on-site restaurant, a lounge, and breakfast during their stay.
Is parking available at Moonta Bay Patio Motel?
Yes, free parking is available to guests.
What are some restaurants close to Moonta Bay Patio Motel?
Conveniently located restaurants include Coffee Barn Gelateria, Cafe Capella's, and Port Hughes Tavern.
Are there any historical sites close to Moonta Bay Patio Motel?
Many travellers enjoy visiting Miner's Cottage and Heritage Garden (4.1 km).
Is Moonta Bay Patio Motel accessible?
Yes, it offers wheelchair access and reduced mobility rooms. For specific enquiries, we recommend calling ahead to confirm.