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Pattaya, Thailand
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74 reviews
12 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 13 July 2016

Stayed the night at the Black Dolphin on the way home after a road trip, good rooms and different levels of comfort and cost, friendly staff greeted us and filled us in on the local knowledge needed to eat and drink

Thank David F
Crewe, United Kingdom
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6 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
Reviewed 28 June 2016 via mobile

The 21st century and they want $10 a day for Wifi, get out of town. No microwaves either, everything else is fine but in this day and age there's no excuse for the highwayman approach to wifi Not happy.

1 Thank JakeManning

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Melbourne, Australia
2 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 15 March 2016 via mobile

Not too friendly, found them to be quite rude. The rooms are quite old and dirty. I would not recommend this motel, feel it's too expensive for the quality. Pool was dirty also . You can find better in Merimbula for the similar price .

1 Thank fish040
Sydney, Australia
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83 reviews
52 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 42 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 March 2016 via mobile

I booked a deluxe room which while not outrageously expensive wasn't cheap either. I wouldn't describe the room as deluxe. Cleanish but not spotless. Room equipped with everything you need but decor was dated. Bed was very comfortable. Good location as easy to walk into Merimbula and to the beach. The front desk was very helpful and courteous but I... More 

1 Thank CD323
Sydney, Australia
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30 reviews
16 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 11 February 2016 via mobile

I stayed in a Deluxe room with lake views. Very nice daycore', I could see that it was newly renovated. Even though they advertise they have a Restaurant, it doesn't open outside of school holidays. They have a lovely swimming pool area. Unfortunately I found the bed very lumpy, and the room extremely stuffy. Also air conditioner so old, didn't... More 

Thank Tracey B
Wollongong, Australia
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179 reviews
49 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 97 helpful votes
Reviewed 27 January 2016

After being in the Snowy mountain region for 2 days it was wonderful to be on the coast again in the beautiful sea side town of Merimbula. On the south east side of the town you will find Main Beach and roughly a dozen hotels / motels. Black Dolphin however is splendid, from its staff providing perfect service, to the... More 

Thank AussieAceCo
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32 reviews
20 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
Reviewed 26 January 2016

We stayed here for 5 nights at the end of January, The room was clean and tidy. the location of the hotel is fantastic you can easily walk to the beach, shops and restaurants. We had pre-paid for the WI-FI and what we didn't use was refunded back to us.There was no air-con in our room but fortunately it was... More 

Thank Annmaree G
Queanbeyan, Australia
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3 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 24 January 2016

This motel is in an awesome location and is clean and well maintained. The room was spacious and clean with a nice patio area that looked over the lake. We originally booked for 3 nights and had to change it to 2 nights which was no issue and the reception staff were very accommodating. We had a great stay and... More 

Thank O_Chesh
Bega, Australia
1 review
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 23 January 2016

Was booked into motel for a romantic weekend,found out Thursday that i had Whooping Cough so rang motel manager to ask if i could move reservation to following weekend due to my virus and the high rate of contamination of Whooping Cough to other residents, was told no they wouldn't do that,so i lost my 75% deposit. Is this the... More 

1 Thank lucklyjustme13
Townsville, Australia
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6 reviews
3 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 17 January 2016 via mobile

Black Dolphin Resort Motel made us very welcome so late in the day. The room was very clean, we enjoyed the view over the river. It was very comfortable for our one night stay. We didn't experince any road noise. The bed was comfortable, the only disappointment was the fridge was a bit small could even fit a six pack... More 

Thank RodKnight

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  • Free Parking
  • Pool
  • Restaurant
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  • Pool
  • Restaurant
Room types
  • Kitchenette
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Family Rooms
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  • Air Conditioning
  • Refrigerator in room
  • Public Wifi
  • Paid Wifi
  • Paid Internet
  • Free Parking
  • Children Activities (Kid / Family Friendly)
  • Laundry Service

Additional Information about Black Dolphin Resort Motel

Address: Arthur Kaine Road, Merimbula, New South Wales 2548, Australia
Region: Australia > New South Wales > Merimbula
Price Range: $88 - $189 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3.5 star — Black Dolphin Resort Motel 3.5*
Number of rooms: 47
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“stay on the north side of the property for less street noise.”
 of 5 bubbles AussieAceCo, 26 Jan 2016 | Read review
“Check out the room before you decide to stay there”
 of 5 bubbles therameus, 22 Sep 2015 | Read review
“Drive a further 4 kms to the Pambula-Merimbula Golf club for a good and cheap lunch. Plus you can see the kangaroos running from hole to hole.”
 of 5 bubbles Hi_HoSilver2013, 9 Jan 2015 | Read review
“Further from the road to avoid traffic noise and away from any bird boxes to avoid bird noise!”
 of 5 bubbles jamesbT8213ZC, 26 Nov 2014 | Read review
“Choose apartment option if available.”
 of 5 bubbles 955jeanineh, 28 Oct 2014 | Read review
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