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Melbourne, Australia
Reviewed 18 February 2016

The Alexander Motor in is a good place to stay. Compared to city prices, it's great value. The train station is 10 minutes walk away and the train to the city takes 20 minutes. The Queen room has everything you could reasonably want -- TV, fridge,toaster,kettle, iron and ironing board. Coffee and tea are supplied. The unit has air conditioning....

Thank Jeffry B
Rouen, France
Reviewed 14 February 2016 via mobile

I spent a week in a contained apartment with my partner and it was an overall good experience. The down part was the noise coming from the street because our apartment was located really close to it, but there is not much you can do about traffic. Clean room and all we needed to cook & wash.

Thank Kumulu
Brisbane, Australia
Reviewed 7 February 2016

We booked in to stay here to go to the Moonee Night Races. The rooms were large and very clean and were well equipped with everything we needed, the reception staff were all lovely. It was only a short walk to shops, pubs and to the Moonee Night races so was very convenient. Only annoyance was the TV in room...

Thank Katy_Smith_81
Sydney, Australia
Reviewed 29 January 2016

Good value and close to transport (rail and tram). Plenty of eating places nearby. Room was tidy although bar bridge was tiny. TV could have been a little larger, but not a major issue. Staff friendly. Ate at the restaurant one night - was good value (specials on that night). Ask for a ground room - easier to bring your...

Thank Mal C
Reviewed 22 January 2016 via mobile

FAMILY ROOM = SHOE BOX... BIG $ 4 POOR VALUE Dirty room. Hair on beds glad i brought my own bedding and pillows. Bathroom had dirt all over the top of tiles. Handles shower and door were grimey, floor was sticky. also was glad i brought cleaning wipes, wiped over all surfaces and the wipes were black. the family room...

2Thank Kylie H
AlexanderMotorInn, Manager at BEST WESTERN Alexander Motor Inn & Apartments, responded to this review

Hi Kylie. It is disappointing to have read your review with a number of issues of concern. Our records indicate a complaint was not lodged with the Front Office. Please confirm date of stay and room number. Unless complaints are immediately lodged with Management, rectification is impossible. Many thanks.

Beechworth, Australia
Reviewed 11 January 2016

This hotel is conveniently located, close to Melbourne airport and close to Melbourne CBD. Its clean, comfortable although the rooms are not palatial they well maintained. Staff are friendly and very courteous and breakfast is well presented and good quality and quantity.

Thank John E
Wodonga, Australia
Reviewed 5 January 2016 via mobile

Don't bother, crap room not what we booked, uncomfortable AF bed, minimal amenities, couldn't even tell if restaurant was open. Room was shoe box size despite booking "family room" certainly not worth the price paid. Booked "2 bedroom" and got one bedroom with bunks, not what was booked. Soaps and shampoo were "communal" pump bottles in the bathroom, nil others...

1Thank Claireyella
AlexanderMotorInn, Manager at BEST WESTERN Alexander Motor Inn & Apartments, responded to this review

Dear Claireyella. I refer to your recent review and am sorry that you were most disappointed with your accommodation. It is most unusual that the room type you thought you had booked was not allocated. Did you come to Reception and query this ? We insist and prefer all guests to come to the Reception and lodge complaints immediately so...

Reviewed 21 December 2015 via mobile

Very friendly staff. Rooms were neat, basic facilities but good value. Parking not a problem and included in price. Motel has restaurant facilities, which look well presented. Can't comment on the meals I attended a business dinner elsewhere that night. Tram stop very close do if you need to go into the City, you can be there in 25 minutes....

Thank Gary E
Epsom, United Kingdom
Reviewed 5 December 2015

The motel was further out of Melbourne than we realised. It was in Essenden. We took a 30 minute tram ride in and back from the city each day. The stop was near the motel. The staff were excellent though the rooms are now ready for a programme of refurbishment.

1Thank 186Steve
Hong Kong, China
Reviewed 28 November 2015 via mobile

It's not Top dollar, motel service and range of hotel rms and apartments. I have stayed here a few times,in apartment with some friends/colleagues. Nice to break out into a little garden area and the Essendon area is superb, only 5 min walk up the road from civilisation. 15 min cab ride from airport or plenty of parking if you...

Thank David P

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Additional Information about BEST WESTERN Alexander Motor Inn & Apartments

Address: 980 Mt Alexander Rd, Essendon, Moonee Valley, Victoria 3040, Australia
Region: Australia > Victoria > Greater Melbourne > Moonee Valley > Essendon
Price Range: €80 - €107 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3.5 star — BEST WESTERN Alexander Motor Inn & Apartments 3.5*
Number of rooms: 45
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“Try get a room behind the main building or at the side back to keep road noise at a minimum.”
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“Tell them of any special needs. The rooms at the back were more secluded.”
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“A sleeping mask helps if you are sensitive to light. The outside area is very well lit!”
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