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Port Macquarie, Australia
Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

We stayed here overnight on our way to Western Plains Zoo and to also visit the local Warrumbungle Observatory that evening. We booked a room with breakfast via Hotels.com. When we arrived to check in there was a little concern that either our room hadn't been cleaned or was booked to another visitor who was extending their stay. This was...

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Brisbane, Australia
Reviewed 1 week ago

Matthew Flinders in one of the last motels as you head south out of town. Rooms set back from the highway are quiet. Non-smoking room was clean. Staff helpfully stayed for us to arrive late after a long day driving.

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

When you find a true gem on the travelling road, stick with it! The Matthew Flinders Motel in Coonabarabran, NSW, looks like a 1990s home-style motel in outback NSW, a bit worn around the edges. And you are exactly right, that's what it is. It doesn't pretend to be anything else. However; when you stay here, you realize the value....

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Toowoomba, Australia
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Don't know which rooms those who posted all the glowing reviews stayed in, but Room 5 couldn't be one of them. Exterior of the place looked in need of a great deal of TLC. Poor paintwork and he chairs outside the rooms with their the butt-buckets set the tone. Rooms clean, wi-fi strained later in the day. There was a...

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Maidenwell, Australia
Reviewed 16 January 2017

We booked rooms for the trip south and trip back. Very easy internet booking. No credit card pre-payment required. The rooms were dated but nicely renovated. The air-conditioning was quiet, and the motel is set far enough back from the highway that you don't hear any road noise. We dined in the restaurant on New Year's Eve and the food...

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matflind, General Manager at Matthew Flinders Motor Inn, responded to this review

WOW, thankyou for your kind thoughts and going to the trouble of writing such a nice review. We look forward to your next visit. Safe Travels :)

Reviewed 16 January 2017 via mobile

Couldn't be more impressed with this motel. Friendly service, great dinner and breakfast, clean and the most comfy bed of our trip with quality linen. Also plenty of room for a portacot. This far exceeded our expectations!

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matflind, General Manager at Matthew Flinders Motor Inn, responded to this review

Good morning Kristin, Thankyou for your lovely comments. We will pass them on to the team and let them know how much their hard work is appreciated. We look forward to hosting you and your family on your next journey. Safe Travels :)

Reviewed 13 January 2017

An excellent stopover point after visiting Sidings Springs. Was great to have restaurant on site too, meant we didn't have to go into town and could just relax. Everything was basic, clean and comfortable and the staff friendly. Exactly what we were looking for.

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matflind, General Manager at Matthew Flinders Motor Inn, responded to this review

Aww, Thank you donna. We're glad you got to enjoy siding springs and some of our little part of the world. I hope we were able to make your travel experience memorable. Thankyou for choosing to stay with us and for taking time to write your review. May 2017 bring you and your family all they wish for. :)

Reviewed 6 January 2017 via mobile

We actually stayed here about 7 years ago with the kids on a road trip. This time we had our dog and were headed home. The staff have changed but they are friendly on the phone and in person. The Motel is an older establishment We were in room 40. Our room was clean, beds comfortable with fresh white bedding,...

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matflind, General Manager at Matthew Flinders Motor Inn, responded to this review

Hi Julie, Thankyou for taking the time to give us some feedback and we're glad you enjoyed your stay. We are being squeezed by all the bank fees, just like everyone else, so have not put up our CC surcharge since we took over. We are doing our best to keep prices down and are absorbing as much as we...

Reviewed 2 January 2017 via mobile

Well arrived at this motel no knowing what to expect had a pet and after the hot drive the airconditoner was already turned on the roon was very clean plus the bed is very large the people who greet you were great the only let down was the restaurant was closed but they served pizzas as there are not of...

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matflind, General Manager at Matthew Flinders Motor Inn, responded to this review

Thank you Glen for your kind review. We do try to have our restaurant open as much as possible but due to Xmas public holidays we had difficulty securing enough staff to function at full capacity that day. We appreciate your understanding and look forward to your next visit. Safe Travels :)

Reviewed 2 January 2017

After a long hot drive this motel was good value for the money. Nothing special but nothing wrong either. There is a swimming pool located in a large central courtyard which is pretty characterless which was nice for a cool off. The staff were friendly and provided us with fresh milk to make a cuppa in our room. The room...

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Restaurant
  • Pool
  • Free Parking
  • Room Service
  • Bar/Lounge
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  • Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
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  • Pool
  • Bar/Lounge
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
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  • Refrigerator in room
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Additional Information about Matthew Flinders Motor Inn

Address: Newell Highway, Coonabarabran, New South Wales 2357, Australia
Region: Australia > New South Wales > Coonabarabran
Price Range: $91 - $117 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3.5 star — Matthew Flinders Motor Inn 3.5*
Number of rooms: 40
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“If you want breakfast ask about it when you check in.”
 of 5 bubbles theonlyCBC, 20 Feb 2017 | Read review
“If you are travelling with a dog, there are dog friendly rooms.”
 of 5 bubbles jktoo, 9 Feb 2017 | Read review
“Keep driving until Gilgandra - better and cheaper options for places to stay.”
 of 5 bubbles PCee068, 22 Jan 2017 | Read review
“All rooms are identical and are well back from the road, with easy access to pool and restaurant.”
 of 5 bubbles majsmith, 15 Jan 2017 | Read review
“Check out your room first before payment”
 of 5 bubbles 923janetted, 13 Nov 2016 | Read review
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