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The Wallangulla Motel

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Brisbane, Australia
Reviewed yesterday NEWvia mobile

Stayed here for two nights and as other reviews have indicated, it was a good choice. Don't know what other motels in town are like but we were happy with our choice. Nice room, handy to the bowls club across the road for dining and all costs there charged to our room. Very satisfied.

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Sydney, Australia
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Travelled to Lightning Ridge with approx. 15 motorbikes. Majority of us stayed in the new section. Lovely big rooms, clean and tidy. Unfortunately no undercover parking, but we were able to park directly in front of our room as we had a ground floor unit. Parking is paved - no gravel for the bikes. Able to walk around the town...

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Thank RD2LV
Sydney, Australia
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

It's Lightning Ridge so it's a long way from anywhere in particular but if you happen to be in that part of NSW and you realize that the most stunning and valuable opal - black opal - in the world comes from here, then drop in. And if you are overnighting my advice would be to stay at the Wallangulla...

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Thank Alacartemenu
Sydney, Australia
Reviewed 13 March 2017

I visit Lightning Ridge twice a month .After trying other accomodation,Wallangulla is the best option,with easy meal options and great location.Brighter reading lamps wouls be my only suggested improvement.Tops

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1Thank 1938bernardff
Brisbane Queensland
Reviewed 26 February 2017

Top to marks to Carol who made our stay so comfortable and who found our lost iPad and rang swiftly before we had left town to return it. Family room in Gem Court excellent, very roomy. Breakfast SUPERB

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Thank DaphiesDucks
Sydney
Reviewed 13 February 2017

Despite the fact that the temperatures were in the 40's I travelled here with a friend and stayed two nights. As it was extremely hot the functioning airconditioning and clean spacious rooms in the new part of the motel were much appreciated. As this hotel is associated with the bowling club you can put your meals on your room tab...

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Thank PatienceSydney
Warialda, Australia
Reviewed 8 February 2017

Located across from the club makes this motel an attractive option and the location also allows easywalking to shops etc.Parking was a little difficult depending on how other guests decided to park their acr etc.

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Thank Collins2402
Melbourne Australia
Reviewed 22 January 2017

After a long drive from Armidale we were overjoyed to find that the promises on the website were delivered in spades. We had booked for 2 nights but stayed for 3 such was our enjoyment. Comfortable spacious rooms with all necessary amenities. Across the road from the Bowling Club which at the Ridge is the centre of Town. All drinks,...

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Thank WinstonSpencer
Melbourne, Australia
Reviewed 8 December 2016

I stayed at the Wallangulla Motel in Lightning Ridge on Wednesday 6th of December . I must say I was a little worried about the standard of Motel in the Ridge because I had stayed at another Motel there 10 yrs ago and it was Horrendous! That was then and this is now and the Wallangulla delivered a modern ,...

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Forster, Australia
Reviewed 22 November 2016 via mobile

Terrible visit. Stayed here with the kids over night. The lady at the reception was rude and we stayed in the older part of the motel. It wasn't packed out. The air con was struggling and they didn't even tell us there was a pool in the new section. Very disappointing and don't recommend

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  • Pool
  • Free Internet
  • Free Parking
About the property
  • Wheelchair Access
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  • Pool
Room types
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
In your room
  • Air Conditioning
  • Microwave
  • Refrigerator in room
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  • Free Internet
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  • Free Parking

Additional Information about The Wallangulla Motel

Address: 22 Morilla St, Lightning Ridge, New South Wales 2834, Australia
Region: Australia > New South Wales > Lightning Ridge
Price Range: $84 - $123 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 43
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See which rooms travellers prefer

“Choose a room in the Gem Court section rather than the Potch Court section”
Alacartemenu, 29 Mar 2017 | Read review
“Ask for a room in the newer part”
PatienceSydney, 12 Feb 2017 | Read review
“Make sure air con is working”
Collins2402, 7 Feb 2017 | Read review
“We stayed in the newer section which appeared to be a better standard than the older part.”
WinstonSpencer, 21 Jan 2017 | Read review
“Book the Refurbished side .”
BenD800, 8 Dec 2016 | Read review
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