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Port Arthur Motor Inn

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“historic site”(95 reviews)
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“officers row”(8 reviews)
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All reviewshistoric sitegreat locationofficers rowroom key opensprivate gatedirect accessrooms are basic but cleanseafood chowdercooked breakfastpenal colonybottled watermain entranceghost tour at nightday passwould stay againstaff were lovelylovely view
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Reviewed 28 December 2017

Basic motel with average rooms and prety dated bathrooms. Rooms are of reasonable size but the bathrooms are super small and refurbishment is long overdue. Mixing hot and cold water in the shower was a hit and miss! Wi-Fi was not available in the rooms...More

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Response from Audrey N, Owner at Port Arthur Motor InnResponded 29 December 2017

Thank you for your review. Your comments are appreciated

Reviewed 27 December 2017

I chose this based on the reviews I had read. Yes it has a great location, able to walk in to the Port Arthur site. However the bathroom was not what was pictured with poor hot water. Upon arrival Christmas party in progress, difficult to...More

Thank ozuck
Response from Audrey N, Owner at Port Arthur Motor InnResponded 28 December 2017

We are sorry you did not enjoy your stay. Yes our bathrooms are of the older type but they are maintained and spotlessly clean with only quality towels and bathroom requirements. Our meal prices are comparable to all other restaurant's in the area including the...More

Reviewed 26 December 2017

This accommodation is very handy to the historic site. The rooms are in need of a make over but adequate. A number of staff were smokers, smoking close to doorways and where guests had to walk past. Really tainted the fresh air. Cigarette butts and...More

Thank Sandra C
Reviewed 16 December 2017

This motel is situated within the historic site of Port Arthur penal colony. It is within walking distance of the site.......however, the industrial bin at the end of the main block was open and the smell of rotten garbage permeated the end accommodation. The corridor...More

Thank 675billo
Response from Audrey N, Owner at Port Arthur Motor InnResponded 18 December 2017

We are sorry you did not enjoy your stay. As we had a school group of 106 for dinner that night it was explained to all housegueests that if they wished to dine before 7.00 pm when our restaurant reopened after the group left that...More

Reviewed 15 December 2017 via mobile

The absolutely ONLY thing going for this place is its location. The motel has not been updated or renovated since it’s conception decades ago. It was probably meant to be a cheap accommodation option back then. Very basic and run down today with exorbitant prices...More

Thank Ania O
Response from Audrey N, Owner at Port Arthur Motor InnResponded 16 December 2017

We are sorry you did not enjoy your stay with us. We remember you and your stay with us well

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We booked a spa room five months early and it was let to someone else when we arrived, so it doesn't really matter when or if you book...
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"Ask for a room with a view of the Site"
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"Room 4 (as it has an opening door onto the verandah)or any other room overlooking the Port Arthur site"
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"Pay extra for the better rooms as they front the Historical site and have views and a deck."
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"Try to get close to the breakfast room so you don't have to walk so far in the cold!"
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