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Tim602
Brisbane, Australia

The Best Quality Accommodation in Ararat.

5.0 of 5 bubblesReviewed 26 Oct 2023
We have been coming to the Southern Cross Motor Inn in Ararat for 2 years now and have never been disappointed with the quality of this accommodation. The rooms are bigger, the windows are double glazed so the rooms are quieter and they are always scrupulously clean. The operators of this motor inn are always looking to make small changes to make visitors more comfortable including, dare I mention it, the best quality toilet paper we have seen in a motel or hotel in a long time. The last time we stayed in October, we noticed they have now supplied non-slip mats to avoid older people like us slipping in the shower. We can thoroughly recommend this accommodation for its comfort and attention to detail.
Date of stay: October 2023
Trip type: Travelled as a couple
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Reviewed 25 May 2023

Returning traveller. Superb experience, everything done to a great standard, including the breakfast and the bedside lights. A great welcome, even the heating was on to greet me. Very highly recommended.

Date of stay: May 2023
  • Trip type: Travelled solo
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Southerncross Motorinn, General Manager at Southern Cross Motor Inn, responded to this reviewResponded 27 May 2023

It is always a pleasure to have you with us, we are both very happy to hear that you are feeling better, hope to see you again soon :)

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Reviewed 3 May 2023

This a family run motel and it is adequate but not set up for longer stays, as we stayed 4 nights. It was clean and quiet but very dark. They need better lighting or sheer daylight curtains, since the curtains open to the street. TV and internet were good but I have had better sleep in other places.

Date of stay: April 2023
  • Trip type: Travelled as a couple
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Reviewed 20 April 2023

I had a very comfortable stay here when I came here to work! Friendly staff, spotlessly clean room, very spacious and comfortable. Large bathroom, microwave and fridge.
Will definitely stay again. Not sure if they provide breakfast, as I just got Maccas :)

Date of stay: April 2023
  • Trip type: Travelled on business
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Reviewed 20 March 2023

Stopped over here for 1 night on our travels. Although they didn't have a family room large enough to accommodate to our family of 6, they did give us 2 rooms side by side. The rooms were both very large, one had a queen bed (wit a couch, desk etc), the 2nd room had a queen bed and a single bed. The rooms were cleaned tidy, the owners were very friendly and lovely. We would most certainly stay here again, and would highly recommend.

Date of stay: March 2023
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Reviewed 20 March 2023 via mobile

Returning guest. Such a joy to be at your wonderful motel again.
From the warm, country welcome to the very comfortable beds, restful decor, hot and strong showers and your breakfasts are filling and delicious …. everything is done to such a tremendous standard.
Always a pleasure to stay there, thank you.

Date of stay: March 2023
Trip type: Travelled solo
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