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The Railway Motel & Woodlands Guesthouse

106 Roberts St, Norseman, Western Australia 6443 Australia
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The Railway Motel and Woodlands Guesthouse provides comfortable rooms with character and charm in a relaxed, friendly environment. The old hotel has been converted into delightful en suite rooms with large bathrooms and spa baths while the motel units are cheap, clean and comfortable. Three of the motel units are pet friendly. All the rooms have reverse cycle air conditioning, television, fridge, microwave, kettle and hot drinks. A complimentary light self serve breakfast is provided in the foyer of the old hotel. This is often quite a social event. The motel does not provide evening meals but guests need only walk 200 metres to the local hotel which provides a range of hearty meals or takeaways. There is also a barbecue in the courtyard for guests to use.
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Free parking
Free breakfast
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Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
Non-smoking hotel
Self-serve laundry
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Air conditioning
Flatscreen TV
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Non-smoking rooms
Family rooms
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Jeff M wrote a review Oct 2021
Sydney, Australia245 contributions103 helpful votes
It was dusk but well within check-in timings and the town was empty where I normally stay but... I got the cold shoulder from the motel mangler (yes - I have used the correct word - this person is costing the Motel owners money) ... so, in frustration, I wandered along to the Caltex. I chatted with a local about my need for a shower and bed, she said "No problem - follow me" so I did... to The Railway Motel ... A ring on the bell and a wonderful lady welcomed me with a smile, good cheer and keys to what was a fabulous room... and, all that at a price which was crazy... Sheets - crisp and impeccably made as if done by a Nurse with a harridan Matron watching... The bathroom was huge, the spa pool amazing but in the WA desert - one old chap like me does not want to waste the water. If my wife was with me, well she would want to stay three or four days. On that subject, Norseman is a place you should visit... NOT just blast through coming or going. Great little town - nice people - Good service from Dave the Tow truck bloke... The local shop has most things - it is a mining town... take the shortcut to Hyden, it's very educational on that road. The Railway Motel is a perfect stop, I do not do it justice... The lovely owner has put her heart and soul into an eclectic destination - she deserves a Girl Guide Merit Badge... A great job... I should have stayed longer but time did not permit... The Railway Motel ... GREAT PLACE...
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Date of stay: September 2021
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Trip type: Travelled on business
Room Tip: I had a monster room - was it 17... A huge spa bath
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Pam S wrote a review June 2021
Geraldton, Australia146 contributions47 helpful votes
Such a beautiful place to stay with real character. The room we stayed in was a basic double room but with the most comfortable bed. We had a spa bath in our ensuite and all for $110! The hostess was just so welcoming and lovely - it felt like being reunited with a family friend. All in all a great one night stay and when we are next in Norseman we will certainly stay here.
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Date of stay: May 2021Trip type: Travelled as a couple
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David E wrote a review June 2021
Adelaide, Australia50 contributions27 helpful votes
Wonderful pub with all mod cons, great furnishings and a welcoming hostess. Quite a surprising find and well worth a visit. This is exactly the sort of historical, interesting, comfortable stop that people touring Australia need.
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Date of stay: June 2021Trip type: Travelled as a couple
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Juana Arriva wrote a review Dec 2019
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We loved this place, which we found at the end of a long and hot Nullarbor crossing. The building is a lovely green on the outside and amazing on the inside. Not sure what era - Art Deco maybe? We took a motel room out the back, very simple but adequate and the most comfortable beds and pillows. We were too stingy to pay an extra $30 for a spa suite in the main building (next time!) but the looked amazing. Breakfast is put out in the dining room to help yourself. The owner has installed a top quality coffee machine with beans you grind on the spot and real milk! We were directed down the road to the pub for dinner, and that was pretty good too.
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Date of stay: December 2019Trip type: Travelled with family
615traveller wrote a review Dec 2019
Hillarys, Australia32 contributions10 helpful votes
We are staying at the hotel now. Got two massive interconnected rooms and spa bathroom. Proprietor could not have been nicer or more helpful. We are very glad we decided to come here. If you like eclectic Aussie hotels then you are going to love this
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Date of stay: December 2019Trip type: Travelled with family
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Frequently Asked Questions about The Railway Motel & Woodlands Guesthouse
Which popular attractions are close to The Railway Motel & Woodlands Guesthouse?
Nearby attractions include Beacon Hill Lookout (1.8 km), Norseman Statue (1.1 km), and Gallery of Splendid Isolation (0.4 km).
What are some of the property amenities at The Railway Motel & Woodlands Guesthouse?
Some of the more popular amenities offered include free breakfast, free parking, and kids activities.
Which room amenities are available at The Railway Motel & Woodlands Guesthouse?
Top room amenities include air conditioning, a flat screen TV, and a refrigerator.
What food & drink options are available at The Railway Motel & Woodlands Guesthouse?
Guests can enjoy free breakfast during their stay.
Is parking available at The Railway Motel & Woodlands Guesthouse?
Yes, free parking is available to guests.
What are some restaurants close to The Railway Motel & Woodlands Guesthouse?
Conveniently located restaurants include Full Moon Cafe and Thai Restaurant, Cafe on Roberts, and bp norseman.
Is The Railway Motel & Woodlands Guesthouse located near the city centre?
Yes, it is 0.7 km away from the centre of Norseman.
Are pets allowed at The Railway Motel & Woodlands Guesthouse?
Yes, pets are typically allowed, but it's always best to call ahead to confirm.