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Welcome Stranger Motel

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#19 of 25 Hotels in Bendigo
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Melbourne, Australia
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Stayed in Bendigo for a family birthday party Unsure where to stay Travelling through Golden Square via the Calder we noticed a motel sign on left at Oak Street Arriving at Welcome Stranger we found the location to be excellent close to main part of town and shops A few minutes drive away was the RSL lovely meals etc The...

Thank Norm B
Long Jetty, Australia
Reviewed 31 December 2016

Researching Bendigo motels, we opted for the unusually named Welcome Stranger Motel. Its website listed basic rooms at $140 a night – a bit expensive for a Budget motel. However, when inquiring the price of $110 was offered. I wondered how many potential guests were dissuaded from booking by the high price. With the help of the GPS we found...

Thank BL1947
Melbourne, Australia
Reviewed 20 December 2016

No complaints regarding room or surroundings. Unfortunately, staff unavailable at advertised office open hours twice during our overnight stay - in the evening and next morning. When he eventually made contact (to our mobile phone when it was too late), he was extremely rude and hung up on me. Bad form for someone in the hospitality business.

Thank Christine W
Reviewed 23 November 2016 via mobile

We paid $120 for the upgraded room, well worth it, first time here and would happily come back midweek. It was very quiet and the room was comfy and clean, the building had some very nice touches which added to the atmosphere of a nice room. Lovely shower, over all aside from not having breakfast options I couldn't fault the...

Thank michelesY8776YC
Koondrook, Australia
Reviewed 16 November 2016

Spotless room, spotless ensuite. Great value for money, quiet location , just off main Hwy. didnt know of this location . Easy parking, especially if you have a trailer or horse float, plenty of turning room at the rear.

Thank jimb01950
Mornington Peninsula, Australia
Reviewed 6 September 2016 via mobile

Photos on website show renovated rooms. Family rooms not yet renovated very old, that I can deal with but unfortunately bed extremely uncomfortable & had terrible nights sleep. Didn't even want to use shower. One nights stay too expensive & uncomfortable. Lady at reception was not owner she was very nice. I do not recommend at all!!!

1Thank TraceDK24
Reviewed 1 September 2016

Really comfortable, prestige rooms. White and fresh - obviously newly refreshed. Wi fi difficult to connect at times. But this motel is a definitely a good recommendation at the price. Management impressed as efficient but not too involved.

Thank didot
Reviewed 30 May 2016

Wanting to see the Marilyn Monroe exhibition, I decided to take a 4-day mini break in Bendigo. I chose this motel because of its reasonable rates and closeness to the centre of town, but hadn't realised how close it is to the Bendigo Creek cycling path, which was a real bonus. This track takes you a few kilometers north or...

Thank Melbournegreynomads
Melbourne, Australia
Reviewed 15 May 2016

Had a Thursday night at Motel. Upgraded to a double deluxe for an extra $10. Well worth it. Room large, spacious with a queen and a single. Water pressure in shower great. Room located at rear of property. Relieving Receptionist welcoming and personable. Location great as 1 block back from main highway and that street runs all the way into...

Thank Brian D
Melbourne, Australia
Reviewed 17 January 2016

Not ultra modern but spotlessly clean and refurbished inside.Was given an upgrade to deluxe room which for a motel was spacious and had gorgeous vaulted ceiling.Room was very well appointed and contained all the extras to enhance your stay.

Thank 42pal

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  • Pool
  • Free Parking
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Pool
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  • Accessible rooms
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Family Rooms
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  • Air Conditioning
  • Refrigerator in room
  • Free Internet
  • Public Wifi
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Parking
  • Laundry Service

Additional Information about Welcome Stranger Motel

Address: 56 MacKenzie Street Wes and Specimen Hill Road, Bendigo, Greater Bendigo, Victoria 3550, Australia
Region: Australia > Victoria > Greater Bendigo > Bendigo
Price Range: $115 - $161 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3.5 star — Welcome Stranger Motel 3.5*
Number of rooms: 17
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#7 Romantic Hotel in Bendigo
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“I had a room at the back of the property and it was very quiet for sleeping.”
 of 5 bubbles Melbournegreynomads, 29 May 2016 | Read review
“Booked through "bookings.com" - requested a "quiet location" which was granted”
 of 5 bubbles 42pal, 16 Jan 2016 | Read review
“Any room would be good, but Rm. 6. would be good. Queens sized bed plus single.”
 of 5 bubbles BobSuker, 8 Oct 2015 | Read review
“Rooms at the back are further from main road.”
 of 5 bubbles I5603XHmarcb, 15 Jun 2015 | Read review
“Ask for a room near the pool to reduce road noise. Not suitable without a vehicle.”
 of 5 bubbles pindari2014, 16 Apr 2015 | Read review
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