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Vladvonbounce
Melbourne, Australia

Cheap, Cheap, Cheap!

3.0 of 5 bubblesReviewed 16 Dec 2018
This is a challenging one to review. On the one hand it is really a terrible place to stay but on the other hand it is so cheap that it is actually a great place to stay.

We payed $115 for 4 adults for one night. A lot of accommodation places will charge you about that much for just 1 adult so this is definitely great value.

However the place generally looks like it is falling apart. The communal kitchen area in particular was one of the few times I have ever described an accommodation as filthy and unhygienic looking. Not only that but it was only really stocked for one group to use at a time and there are quite a lot of rooms so if more people were staying would be a problem. The bathroom was very small and unpleasant and the shower was very hard to get consistent warm water. The wifi did not work at all. The beds were comfy although too many blankets for summer. The tv was located in a spot which made it impossible to watch without bending your neck 90 degrees.

If you stay here you likely want to have very low expectations. This is definitely just a place to sleep not a room to enjoy using.
Date of stay: December 2018
Trip type: Travelled with family
2.0 of 5 bubblesRooms
1.0 of 5 bubblesCleanliness
3.0 of 5 bubblesService
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Reviewed 6 December 2018 via mobile

Mt. View Motel was better than I expected.

My room was clean, the toilet paper was quality, the owners were friendly, and the price was reasonable. That being said, there were no cooking facilities in my room and the camp kitchen was very unhygienic and badly maintained. My bathroom definitely needed help as water would simply splash into the middle of the kitchen-like-space and it didn't run down the drain because there was no slope to the floor. It would also be nice if they upkept the weeding if they're going to have any (I think?) garden beds.

Be warned there are often rough characters staying here which isn't nice for visitors but I appreciate that the owners are making somewhere for them to stay.

Overall, Mt. View does well to give a comfortable enough stay in this low-standards, once beautiful town.

Date of stay: November 2018
Trip type: Travelled solo
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Reviewed 25 November 2018

Yeah I hope to not return to not only Queenstown but specifically this motel. Pretty overpriced.
Upon arrival the room was really musty smelling
the heater wasnt working in our room we would of contacted the staff but it seemed to be too late at night to bother them, beyond that id be bold to say What staff?
the bistro was shut due to "in between cooks"
cold hell of a place overall
easy parking right out the front of your donger
Nice views of mountains

Room tip: no comment
Date of stay: November 2018
  • Trip type: Travelled as a couple
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Reviewed 9 November 2018 via mobile

Room was smelly, musty and stale cigarettes, even though there was a no smoking sign in the room. Carpet dirty, sheets had stains on them, not the cleanest experience. However the proximity to town centre was good and only a 5 minute walk in.

Date of stay: November 2018
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Reviewed 22 October 2018

This is Queenstown, a wild west town built on its mining and remote heritage. I give 5 stars because the motel is exactly as advertised: Ex singleman's quarters, clean, warm (heater and some electric blankets provided), and we were not expecting all the frills of a 5 star resort. Functional ensuite. Room was big for 2 people and we had a queen and single bed between the 2 of us. Kettle and toaster handy. Bravo to the manager/owners. Easy walking to the town centre.

Date of stay: October 2018
  • Trip type: Travelled with friends
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Reviewed 17 March 2018

I can't praise enough. From time of booking (accommodation for 35 people no mean feat) until departure we were well looked after. Maxine & Robert were very helpful especially to two of member who experienced car trouble and could not leave with the other members of the Group. They were checked on to make sure all was going well with the repairs,allowed to stay on over checkout time and offered lunch. What more could anyone need. Good old fashioned caring about others. Would highly recommend

Date of stay: March 2018
  • Trip type: Travelled with friends
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