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Wangaratta, Australia
Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

We didn't expect this to be a 5 star premises, but it certainly surpassed some of our stays in 4 star establishments. The little extras for the price makes this place an excellent place to stay - free continental breakfast, free parking, biscuits (cream ones) with tea and coffee facilities, and a microwave with crockery and cutlery. Our double room...

Thank Alis0n52
Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Besides the fact that Bell St is very busy and therefore the road-facing rooms get quite a bit of road noise, the first impression was of the external building door which had, at some point, been subject to a jemmy bar or similar. Once in my room, I noticed that the extra lock had been removed at some point. Didn't...

Thank Jodie C
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

First night stopover in Melbourne and we didn't need anything special ... just a room for the night. Very friendly welcome ... good start. The room was what you would expect for the price & location but it was a nice size and well equipped. The breakfast was normal fare but plenty to eat and drink and the bread was...

1Thank EndOfTheStorm
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We arrived late after dropping a relative at the airport. Reception was closed but we were provided with easy to follow instructions to get our key and find our room. Even a personally written note wishing us a happy new year and a pleasant stay. Very quiet and comfortable room, the night was very hot, but the manager and switched...

1Thank JandD870
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We have stay here a few times and find the service from Paul and staff excellent. The rooms are very clean and well kept. We would recommend staying here for a quality low cost room. Handy to where we wanted to go.

Thank Peter D
Hervey Bay, Australia
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We had not used this motel prior to this occasion and were very pleasantly surprised by the room size and the comfort within the room. During our two night stay there was no noise from outside or other guests (the place was full!). The bed was huge and extremely comfortable with the TV well located for ease of viewing. The...

Thank Allan M
Glenrothes, United Kingdom
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Stayed for 3 nights with family. Very comfy hotel, well equipped large rooms with large tv, fridge, microwave and kettle. Giant bed was very comfortable. Breakfast had good selection of cereals, breads etc. all very satisfying. Ten minute walk to tram and train to centre. Plenty of restaurants an bars nearby. Staff were all very helpful. Will certainly go back.

Thank John S
Reviewed 8 January 2017 via mobile

Thank you Paul & Sue for the one night stay! Very friendly persons and everything was very clean! Breakfast ends at 9:30 and at 9:20 we got new milk, toast etc. - that's how it always should be. The breakfast terrace is very nice. Stayed there one night and everything was pretty good.

Thank Laura P
Adelaide, Australia
Reviewed 29 December 2016

We have spent 4 nights in the Bell Motel. Must admit we have stayed at many motels and was a bit concerned about this one, it was unknown to us. There was no need to worry, the motel is older, however it is very clean and very comfortable. I understand it is currently going through a bathroom up grade. The...

Thank Lloyd Judy M
Wodonga, Australia
Reviewed 29 December 2016

We had a spa room which has a king bed and plenty of space on ground floor. Too busy to use spa but will book same again due to the bed and space. Paul is a great operator. Would recommend you stay here. Close to tram into center of Melbourne city center (40 mins). Basic but ideal self catered breakfast.

Thank mclean298

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Pool
  • Free Parking
  • Breakfast included
About the property
  • Wheelchair Access
Things to do
  • Pool
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Suites
  • Kitchenette
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  • Air Conditioning
  • Refrigerator in room
  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Parking
  • Breakfast included
  • Business Centre with Internet Access
  • Laundry Service
  • Self-Serve Laundry
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Looking for Melbourne accommodation in a great location?At the Bell Motel, you are perfectly situated to explore and experience the delights of Melbourne. Conveniently located in Preston and only 20 minutes to Melbourne's CBD and Tullamarine Airport, 10 minutes to the Ring Road and Eastlink and close to a direct train route to the MCG, Etihad Stadium and Melbourne's Tennis Centre, the Bell Motel is ideally situated to meet the needs of both corporate and leisure travellers. The motel is located close to the Mercy, Austin, Heidelberg Repatriation and Warringal hospitals. Direct public transport to hospitals is nearby. We are also situated close to the Darebin International sporting complex. The Bell Motel offers true country charm close to the heart of the city. The motel has 33 rooms, including spa suites, which are well appointed and provide comfortable, secure and affordable accommodation.Free continental breakfast is also included. Our conference room can seat up to 30 people and provides excellent facilities for your next business meeting. Take a dip in our outdoor pool or chill out in our landscaped BBQ area - perfect for the busy executive or weary traveller. Access to the metropolitan and western ring roads is close by and tram, rail and bus networks are only a short walk away. We aim to provide a clean, safe and comfortable experience without being in a crowded environment. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Bell Motel

Address: | Cnr Patterson & Bell Streets, Preston, Darebin, Victoria 3072, Australia (Formerly Golden Chain Bell Motor Inn)
Region: Australia > Victoria > Greater Melbourne > Darebin > Preston
Price Range: $129 - $164 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3.5 star — Bell Motel 3.5*
Number of rooms: 33
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“We had room 24 - too close to the stairs. Noisy. Ask for a room away from the stairs and Bell Street.”
 of 5 bubbles Alis0n52, 19 Feb 2017 | Read review
“Ask for a room away from the road noise of Bell St.”
 of 5 bubbles 88jodiec, 17 Feb 2017 | Read review
“Out the back is probably quieter.”
 of 5 bubbles EndOfTheStorm, 31 Jan 2017 | Read review
“We were on the ground floor of the second building”
 of 5 bubbles allanm449, 27 Jan 2017 | Read review
“Ask for room not on road side.”
 of 5 bubbles johnsZ1054BE, 21 Jan 2017 | Read review
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