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Cairns Region, Australia
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47 reviews
14 hotel reviews
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Reviewed 13 October 2015 via mobile

I recently stayed at the Aviators Lodge when I had friends and family visit. I have stayed here previously about 6 years ago. I choose the hotel due to the close proximity to the airport. Not much has changed in that time. The rooms are comfortable and a good size. The beds are very comfortable and will ensure a good... More 

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Thank Troy C
Brisbane, Australia
2 reviews
Reviewed 26 September 2015

Great room we had a refurbished room last night, the bed was really comfortable with cotton bedding we found the room had almost everything we needed there was no bedside table on one side which was weird , lovely check in the room was very clean road noise can be loud if you are not used to it , we... More 

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Thank debbieooo
Brisbane, Australia
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66 reviews
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Reviewed 26 September 2015

Stayed one night. Was able to arrange an early check in due to travel commitments. Staff at the motel are fantastic. Stayed in a renovated room. Was just what I needed for one night. Easy drive to the airport. A shuttle bus operates also.

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Adelaide, Australia
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82 reviews
47 hotel reviews
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Reviewed 10 September 2015

About ten minutes to Adelaide airport. Old motel needs an update. Rooms basic. Airconditioner would not heat room so was very cold had to use two blankets to keep warm. Nothing supplied in room. Only hand and shower gel mounted in dispenser. No stocked bar fridge. Restraint ok. Noisy if room on Tapleys hill road. Small TV. Shower took a... More 

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Adelaide, Australia
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6 hotel reviews
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Reviewed 9 August 2015

very disappointed. smells dated dirty dusty smells and did I say it smells very close to the airport and I guess that's why we chose to stay here. But it only takes 3 minutes to the airport why not stay 10 minutes away??? We couldn't watch the TV, as its on the wall next to the bed and you have... More 

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Albany, Australia
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3 hotel reviews
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Reviewed 2 May 2015 via mobile

Absolutly perfect for what I needed. Room was basic but very clean and had everything I needed. Yay!! Finally a hotel that had decent sized tea mugs!!! Nothing worse than drinking from a teeny tea cup in one gulp. These were decent sized mugs with a proper handle to hold - I know, minor detail - but I love my... More 

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Adelaide, Australia
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Reviewed 26 April 2015

Like other reviewers, I have to say that the motel was clean. Other than that, it is a very basic, institution close to the road. Had it not been for reasonable access to the airport for a really early morning flight, I would have gone elsewhere. A very amusing/irritating aspect to a stay in this motel is the $200 bond... More 

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Thank John S
Greater Adelaide, Australia
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3 reviews
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Reviewed 25 January 2015 via mobile

All though this motel was very clean and very comfortable. I thought it was overprice at $150 a night. Bathroom is very dated It could do with a revamp. The motel it is on a main road some rooms get the morning traffic noise. The price is obviously rated on its location to Adelaide airport. They do run a shuttle... More 

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Adelaide, South Australia, Australia
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65 reviews
13 hotel reviews
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Reviewed 2 December 2014

Although handy for those over-night stays when flying out early the next morning - the room was very basic and very close to the main road - which may not give you a good nights sleep if you are a lite sleeper? Certainly not worth the $150 just for a basic small room. We had originally booked into the Glenelg... More 

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Sydney, Australia
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34 hotel reviews
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Reviewed 4 November 2014

Since there is no on-airport accommodation at Adelaide airport, this hotel is the next best thing for a stopover between flights, being just a few kms away. Aviator's Lodge is pretty much your standard hotel/motel, breakfast served on a tray, and rooms basic but clean and functional. The big plus with this property is the $5 airport transfer, which takes... More 

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Highlights
  • Restaurant
  • Pool
  • Room Service
  • Free Parking
  • Bar/Lounge
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  • Restaurant
  • Pool
  • Bar/Lounge
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  • Kitchenette
  • Family Rooms
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  • Air Conditioning
  • Refrigerator in room
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  • Paid Wifi
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  • Shuttle Bus Service
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  • Free Parking
  • Laundry Service
  • Conference Facilities
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
The Aviators Lodge is ideally located just 3.8 kms from the Adelaide Airport, only 8 kms from the CBD and only minutes from the seaside suburb of Glenelg. We have the Biggles Restaurant and Bar where weary travellers can relax and enjoy dinner and drinks or have them in the comfort of their own motel room. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Aviators Lodge

Address: 728 Tapleys Hill Rd, West Beach, Charles Sturt, South Australia 5024, Australia
Region: Australia > South Australia > Greater Adelaide > Charles Sturt > West Beach
Price Range: $115 - $591 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3.5 star — Aviators Lodge 3.5*
Number of rooms: 30
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Also Known As:
Comfort Inn Adelaide
Adelaide Comfort Inn
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