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San Francisco, California
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 103 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

A distance to Hobart, but worth the drive back after visiting the historical park. Not much to brag about here. An old room with very used and tired furniture and features; no internet in room.. only in lobby. Staff is very formal, restaurant overpriced by 3x. Move along to better nights stop.

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Maleny, Australia
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Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

I wasn't planning to write a review of our stay a week and a bit ago, but having read the last review I can't believe we stayed at the same motel. Sure, it's not 5 star but neither is the price. We travel extensively, staying in a range of accommodation and our room here was very clean and comfortable. Just... More 

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Sunshine Coast, Australia
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55 reviews
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 94 helpful votes
Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

We chose this hotel (knowing that it looked quite dated primarily) for it's proximity to Port Arthur. It was indeed dated though this is reflected in the cheap nightly tariff. The room was nonetheless comfortable and more than adequate for our one night stay. Did not spend much time in the room as we were exploring the Port Arthur site,... More 

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Brisbane, Australia
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Reviewed 1 week ago

I have to hand it to the Port Arthur Motor Inn staff; they nearly all do an excellent job of playing the role of convict jailer to a tee. Rude, condescending, and barely able to hide their contempt of their guests. It made us feel like we were living the lives of the poor unfortunates who'd long passed through this... More 

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Sydney, Australia
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20 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago

The rooms have everything one needs for a comfortable, cosy stay. However, don't expect state-of-the-art facilities. The showers are wonderful and the beds very good. The restaurant is just average (steer clear of the seafood chowder ... although the fish is quite good). The laundry facilities are WONDERFUL! The staff are extremely accomodating. Good value over all.

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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I booked online as I previously phoned and did not receive good service on this phone call. Easy enough to find, keep going past the port Arthur signs and it's the next turnoff. We stayed for one night and the location is great, use your key to access the historic site so no need to go back and park at... More 

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Perth
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29 hotel reviews
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

The information here on Trip Advisor notes free breakfast and 3.5 stars - very spartan breakfast is actually $10 each and I seriously doubt that the inn is 3.5 star-worthy. The "continental" breakfast is toast, cereal, tinned fruit and yoghurt (plus tea/coffee/juice). At $10 each it's expensive, but serviceable. We were not charged for our 4 year old to eat... More 

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Edinburgh, United Kingdom
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207 reviews
44 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 79 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We stayed in the motel for one night and had both dinner and breakfast there. The motel room was fine, both clean and comfortable and it couldn't be more convenient for visiting the adjacent historic site. Dinner was more quantity than quality. Breakfast was very poor and uninspiring.

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Greater Sydney, Australia
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25 reviews
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The main advantage of staying here is the location - so close to Port Arthur Historic site that I could see it from my room in the Officers Row. This is by no means a fancy hotel, but it doesn't claim to be. My room was clean and tidy, and the a/c worked great on the chilly evening I was... More 

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Melbourne, Australia
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9 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

A comfortable place to stay but were disappointed to be woken up by the cleaners at 8.30am. At the back of the Historic Site, owners seem like they'd be happy to help but didn't really chat, just handed us the key and pointed us on the way. Bar there is a local hangout which adds flavour to it.

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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Port Arthur Motor Inn is amazingly situated in the Port Arthur Historic Site precinct, it is this location which makes the hotel unique. Walk to all your tours direct from the hotel. Our Dining room has the finest view over the historic site, relax by the fire in winter and out on the terrace in summer. We cater for most budgets, with our Guard row rooms and our Officer row rooms. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Port Arthur Motor Inn

Address: 29 Safety Cove Rd, Port Arthur, Tasmania 7182, Australia (Formerly Comfort Inn Port Arthur)
Region: Australia > Tasmania > Port Arthur
Price Range: $102 - $165 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3.5 star — Port Arthur Motor Inn 3.5*
Number of rooms: 35
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Also Known As:
Comfort Inn Port Arthur Hotel Port Arthur
Port Arthur Comfort Inn
Port Arthur Motor Inn Tasmania
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“Do not Choose Any .... stay away”
 of 5 bubbles JosephY179, 30 Nov 2016 | Read review
“Stayed in the Guard Row (cheaper but no view)”
 of 5 bubbles Grux, 27 Nov 2016 | Read review
“The Officers Row has great views across the historic site.”
 of 5 bubbles Kitty_Mew_Mew, 6 Nov 2016 | Read review
“Great view of historic site from this motel.”
 of 5 bubbles Lyrebird06, 18 Sep 2016 | Read review
“Access to Historic centre”
 of 5 bubbles Janlhope, 24 Jul 2016 | Read review
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