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Port Adelaide, Australia
Reviewed 1 week ago

My wife, grand-daughter (aged 11) and I visit Goolwa every year in January school-holidays.. Always stayed at this Motel. This is the second time under the new management after my wife and I both commented on how much better it is. The new owners are great, trying very hard to improve what has been a somewhat neglected operation. Rooms are...

Thank dme48431
Adelaide, Australia
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Greeted upon arrival with a smile is always the best way to start off a stay & that's exactly what we received. The room was clean & neat. We were surprised by the sheer size of the family room & the fact there was a seperate roof for the two single beds. The beds could have been more comfortable as...

Thank Hamish G
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We had booked the family room for 4 adults. Stayed one night after attending a local party. Room was very dated and had a musty smell. Beds were so soft you sank a foot down as soon as you sat on them. One of our party ended up sleeping in the car. Bathroom was smaller than my ensuite at home...

Thank Erin C
Adelaide, Australia
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Located in the Motel Goolwa. We did not stay in the Motel We dined, then a show in the function room after, with TV and radio personalities New owners have really improved the restaurant, the food selection and service. We had their chicken breast which was tasty, a generous serve served by pleasant staff. Prices were reasonable as were the...

Thank john m
Melbourne, Australia
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

My son & I arrived after hours without booking ahead... a quick enquiry in adjoining restaurant and we were instantly & warmly greeted by the lovely owner (sorry didn't catch her name) who couldn't be more welcoming despite being after-hours... rooms were of good size, very clean and well presented with everything you could need.. the shower access was abit...

Thank Karen L
Murray Bridge, Australia
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Motel has changed hands and the new owners are trying their best to bring this Motel up to scratch. The room was good , nice comfortable bed , showers a bit dated but ok water very hot. The rest of the kitchen ok all the cups and plates old type. We always take our own mugs. These Motels never supply...

Thank Derek S
Albury, New South Wales, Australia
Reviewed 14 January 2017

This is a great 3-3.5 star motel. Right in the heart of f town you couldn't ask for a better location. Plenty of off street parking and very quiet at night. Large rooms, good beds, clean rooms, plenty of hot water for showers, kitchenette area with adequate cups plates toasters kettles and one of the largest bar fridges I have...

Thank Paul A
Adelaide, Australia
Reviewed 10 January 2017

Perhaps I'll start with the negatives; The room was quite large however that meant the small TV was 'lost' in the space. The Queen bed was starting to develop a roll to the centre. The reading lamp on the double bed was only operated on one side so both were either on or off, no individual reading The reading lamp...

Thank DeanMcoz
Sydney, Australia
Reviewed 9 January 2017

The room was large enough but the bathroom dated, shower tiny and difficult to get in and out as the door opened the wrong way in the shower room. For one night not a problem but would be annoying if it was a week. The pool looked like it needed some attention so didn't use.

Thank bam1748
Mackay, Australia
Reviewed 2 January 2017 via mobile

We spent New Years Eve at this restaurant at Motel Goolwa after lucking in on a table for 8 at the very last minute. The atmosphere was a lot of fun with a band organised and the owners/staff were really friendly lovely people. Despite an obviously busy night the service was excellent and food beautifully prepared particularly the calamari. Only...

Thank Kylie1310

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  • Free Parking
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
About the property
  • Wheelchair Access
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
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  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
Room types
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Accessible rooms
  • Suites
  • Family Rooms
In your room
  • Air Conditioning
  • Refrigerator in room
  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Parking
  • Conference Facilities
  • Meeting Rooms
  • Business Centre with Internet Access
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
UNDER NEW MANAGEMENT Centrally located in the heart of the town, the Goolwa Central Motel is the perfect place to base your next getaway. Situated on the stunning Fleurieu Peninsula, Goolwa is the gateway to everything this world-renowned region has to offer. It is where the Murray River meets the Southern Ocean and is the type of holiday destination where you will make memories to last a lifetime. From miles of perfect white, sandy beaches to riverboats, to the best of South Australia's local food and wine and the environmentally significant wetlands of the Coorong National Park, the historic town of Goolwa and the Fleurieu Peninsula has much to offer. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Motel Goolwa

Address: 30 Cadell Street, Goolwa, South Australia 5214, Australia (Formerly Goolwa Central Motel)
Region: Australia > South Australia > Goolwa
Price Range: $137 - $196 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — Motel Goolwa 3*
Number of rooms: 25
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Also Known As:
Best Western Goolwa
Goolwa Best Western
Motel Goolwa South Australia
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“Prefer ground floor rooms”
 of 5 bubbles dme48431, 14 Feb 2017 | Read review
“I expect a better updated room for the price. If they had charged $110 to $120 on peak that would be different..”
 of 5 bubbles dereks975, 21 Jan 2017 | Read review
“downstairs rooms would be more accessible”
 of 5 bubbles , 26 Nov 2016 | Read review
“Rooms on the ground floor are easily assessable. Top floor rooms would have a better view of the surrounding area.”
 of 5 bubbles L4339IRmichaelf, 27 Oct 2016 | Read review
“Family rooms with Spa bath & separate bedrooms a real treat when away”
 of 5 bubbles X2130NZkarenr, 19 Oct 2016 | Read review
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