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Reviewed 22 April 2016 via mobile

I recently spent some time travelling to Goondiwindi for business and would gladly return to this gem of a motel! From the moment we arrived until we checked out we received wonderful service from the welcoming and friendly staff who truly went out of their way to make us feel comfortable and welcome after a long day. We enjoyed a...

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Leslie K, Front Office Manager at The Jolly Swagman Motor Inn, responded to this review

Hi Emily, Thanks for taking the time to write such a positive review, we are so glad that you enjoyed your time with us. We aim to provide Quality Customer service and do our best to ensure that our guests enjoy their stay at The Jolly Swagman so it's nice to know that we were able to make your stopover...

Gunnedah, Australia
Reviewed 2 April 2016

We visited the Jolly Swagman as a stop-point on our journey and were blown away by the exceptional customer service and hospitality. Les (Owner Manager) went out of his way to make us feel welcome and comfortable. We also had a meal at the Restaurant and Steakhouse with our family, and the food was fantastic. Great value for money and...

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Leslie K, Front of House at The Jolly Swagman Motor Inn, responded to this review

Hi Melissa and Rob, Thank-you for taking the time to review our Motel, we appreciate your positive feedback and your recommendation of our Motel and Restaurant. It is always nice when a guest enjoys their stay with us. Les and the staff at The Jolly Swagman thank-you for your support. We look forward to seeing you and your family again,...

Narrandera
Reviewed 28 March 2016

We were happy with our stay at this motel, the restaurant was excellent, room was reasonable size for an older country motel, but the bed was a bit hard for us, staff were very friendly. Undercover car parking in front of your room. Quiet.

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Leslie K, Front of House at The Jolly Swagman Motor Inn, responded to this review

Hi, Thank-you for taking the time to review our Motel, your feedback is so important to us. It helps us to ensure that we are meeting our guest expectations and providing the best service that we can. I am sorry that you felt the bed was too hard for your liking, if you stay with us again, please notify one...

Adelaide
Reviewed 17 March 2016

Decided to stay here after reading the reviews of motels in Goondiwindi on Tripadvisor. Prices ranged to over $200. Swagman was only $115. It is a large, single storey, older motel (1980 look). I must say we had our reservations about staying here once we had seen the room. BUT, it was clean, quiet, comfortable and the staff went out...

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Leslie K, Front Office Manager at The Jolly Swagman Motor Inn, responded to this review

Hi Peter, Thank-you for taking the time to review our Motel, we appreciate our guests comments, you are our most valuable asset and we appreciate your patronage. I am glad that you found our staff to be helpful and that you can appreciate that even though our Motel may be an older style that the rooms are clean, quiet and...

Gold Coast, Australia
Reviewed 14 March 2016

We had been travelling for 2days in the car with a 1 & 3yr old. We were tired when we pulled in. My 1yr old was crying when I walked into reception. The ladies instantly cheered him up, chatting away. They introduced themselves, told me nothing was a bother. It isn't anything fancy but it's a motel and our room...

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Leslie K, Front Office Manager at The Jolly Swagman Motor Inn, responded to this review

Hi Simone, Thank-you so much for your lovely review, we enjoyed having you and your family stay with us too. We are a family oriented Motel and I am so glad that we were able to make you feel welcome and comfortable when you were dining in our Restaurant and that after a long day we were able to help...

Brisbane, Queensland, Australia
Reviewed 8 March 2016 via mobile

I booked in here at the last minute after another motel got my booking wrong. Clean rooms, plenty of power points and lots of benchtop surface for bags and computers, for a business traveller. Friendly reception, with tips about the restaurant given. Early checkout not a problem. Decor and furnishings may be a little dated, but the practicalities make up...

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Leslie K, Front Office at The Jolly Swagman Motor Inn, responded to this review

Hi Lee-Anne, Thank-you so much for taking your time to review our property and for such lovely comments. We are so glad that you enjoyed your stay with us. We try our best to accommodate and ensure that our rooms are clean and tidy. Our Chef's pride themselves on delivery food of a high standard so I am glad that...

Goondiwindi, Australia
Reviewed 17 February 2016 via mobile

Coral le- restaurant was amazing. Stuffed mushrooms for entree was incredible! Even for two non mushroom eaters, we devoured them! Next, I had the seafood marinara pasta which was the best meal I've had. The mrs had chicken stuffed with sun dried tomato and camembert. She loved it too! Highly recommend going here as not only was the food great...

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Leslie K, Front Office at The Jolly Swagman Motor Inn, responded to this review

Hi Sam, Wow, thank-you so much for such a glowing review, we are so glad that you enjoyed your dining experience in our Restaurant and hope that next time you are in Goondiwindi that you will stay with again. We hope to see you again soon. Kind Regards Kylie Chandler

Mudgee, Australia
Reviewed 31 January 2016 via mobile

Stopped here for a night on my way through to NSW and the room was lovely and clean and super comfortable bed overall I would go back and not far at all from the CBD!! The staff at reception were lovely and helpful and were very efficient in there job

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Leslie K, Front Office at The Jolly Swagman Motor Inn, responded to this review

Hi Carmen, Thank-you for taking the time to review our property, we appreciate your positive review. We are always trying to ensure that our guests have a positive experience when staying at our establishment.. We are glad that you enjoyed your stay and hope to see you again one day soon. Kind Regards Kylie Chandler

Reviewed 22 October 2015 via mobile

Another big surprise in just our 2nd nights stay in a Queensland motel. After a lovely stopover in Gunnedah (the Mackeller Motel) we find ourselves in the Jolly Swagman at Goondiwindi. The motel has good sized rooms (Queen Beds) which are very clean. However the big surprise was the restaurant the Coral-Le- Restaurant serving food of the highest order. My...

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Leslie K, Front Office at The Jolly Swagman Motor Inn, responded to this review

Hi John, Thank-you for taking the time to review our property, we appreciate your positive review. We are always trying to ensure that our guests have a positive experience when staying at our establishment.. We also like to let you know that we have just introduced a new improved Menu, with some delicious new additions, but don't worry, we kept...

Lakes Entrance, Australia
Reviewed 18 October 2015

Stayed here for the second time and unlike the first time, we didn't have as good a rest. The bed was uncomfortably firm and the furnishings were tired and worn. We stayed in the spa room but had no idea how to work the spa so didn't use it, and as the shower was over the bath and there was...

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Leslie K, Front Reception at The Jolly Swagman Motor Inn, responded to this review

HI Jenny, I am sorry to here that you experience at our Motel did not meet previous expectations, we endeavour to make our guests as comfortable as possible. Had you seen one of friendly reception staff we could have swapped your room for one that had a bed that you found more comfortable and we could of advised how to...

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  • Pool
  • Room Service
  • Free Parking
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Spa
About the property
  • Wheelchair Access
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  • Pool
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Spa
Room types
  • Accessible rooms
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  • Air Conditioning
  • Refrigerator in room
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  • Room Service
  • Free Parking
  • Children Activities (Kid / Family Friendly)

Additional Information about The Jolly Swagman Motor Inn

Address: Andersen Street, Goondiwindi, Queensland 4390, Australia
Region: Australia > Queensland > Goondiwindi
Price Range: $152 - $159 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3.5 star — The Jolly Swagman Motor Inn 3.5*
Number of rooms: 55
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“Some rooms may have been renovated. Ours was not.”
  • Basic room , carpet was new.
 of 5 bubbles peterperfect2, 17 Mar 2016 | Read review
“Wnat to sleep in? Kids and adults alike love to spend time in the BBQ Pool area and enjoyment can equal noise.”
 of 5 bubbles mariafA2290BT, 21 Sep 2015 | Read review
“All rooms were ground floor and accessible. I have a physical disability and the room was great”
 of 5 bubbles 458maxinem, 17 Sep 2015 | Read review
“Accommodation fine, Restaurant, not for me.”
 of 5 bubbles Alby20142014, 14 Aug 2015 | Read review
“All ground floor rooms all accessible some bigger than others.”
 of 5 bubbles 519lindsayc, 10 Aug 2015 | Read review
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