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Sundowner Oriana Motel Orange

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07/05/2017 08/05/2017
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Mollymook Australia
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We stayed here as we know the new owners: wonderful people with deep knowledge of the hospitality world. Step by step they are renovating and uplifting this wee gem. Beautiful gardens, great F&B, and the new deluxe room is a sign of things to come. Don't miss it...and watch this space for more amazing changes.

Thank Mary E
Wagga Wagga, Australia
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Stay mid January 2017 We booked because of the lower price ($110 a night), but still paid too much. To add insult to injury we found a recent receipt in the room for $56 a night. So 2 things that showed us, bad housekeeping and we had been ripped off. This would have been a flash establishment in the late...

Thank Tony D
Penrith, Australia
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This was the cheapest place we could find in the Orange area. The room was large enough to accommodate our grand-children and ourselves in comfort. Three single beds and a large double. We all slept well and undisturbed by any traffic noise or snoring from the adjoining rooms. The hotel is sixties style but very clean. Too cold to use...

Thank Paul v
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Place is recently under new management so it's updated, much better than the prior reviews I read and photos posted. I'm glad I took a chance as it was so close to everywhere I wanted to go. My number 1 priority-really great location, easy to get to town center even by walking and 10 minutes by car to trails and...

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Sydney, Australia
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Stayed at this hotel only because it was close to wedding we were attending. Whilst the staff were very pleasant it is a very old and tired hotel. There was no information booklet as to what the hotel offered (only a pool), there was a restaurant on site but there was no menu to look. We may have tried the...

Thank Ann0259
Reviewed 21 March 2017 via mobile

Very disappointing, carpet felt damp, ancient AC with no front cover, bare lights, no fly screens, holes in curtains half hanging, paint peeling. We really wanted to give the place a go to support new ownership. However, the renovations and repairs have a long way to go before it is acceptable/priced reasonably. I wish the news owners the best as...

Thank Trish G
Logan City, Australia
Reviewed 16 March 2017

We only stayed one night at the Sundowner Oriana, but would happily stay there again if we were to re-visit Orange. The motel sits well back from the road, is very quiet, and the rooms are unusually large and very comfortable, The staff are very friendly as is often the case with country motels. We did not use the restaurant...

Thank Ron M
Reviewed 3 March 2017 via mobile

First a disclosure - The new owners are friends of ours and we are so happy to welcome them to Orange The team at the Oriana has been busy deep cleaning rooms (mostly done) and fixing defects (underway) I have had the pleasure of trying the daily menu twice since launch and on both occasions the meal over delivered in...

1Thank KatienSteph
Sydney, Australia
Reviewed 28 January 2017 via mobile

Ok so having stay at motels on a regular basis for work I can safely say this place is a dump and needs a total overhaul of the rooms and management. Room 19, Cockroaches. Grotty bathroom. Leaking taps. No tea, coffee, kettle. No sanitary baggies. No electric blanket. AC not effective apart from keeping me awake. Mouldy smelling blankets. Dated...

Thank Thegutho
Reviewed 18 January 2017 via mobile

Leaking shower, duck poo around pool. Fly screens with big holes, curtains held up with tape. Not many channels on tv , poor signal. Air-conditioning broken (40 deg heat with no relief at night) Garbage bins in main area over flowing for 2 days..

1Thank garry l

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07/05/2017 08/05/2017
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Additional Information about Sundowner Oriana Motel Orange

Address: 178-184 Woodward St, Orange, New South Wales 2800, Australia (Formerly Oriana Motor Inn)
Region: Australia > New South Wales > Orange
Price Range: €85 - €96 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — Sundowner Oriana Motel Orange 3*
Number of rooms: 49
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“All the rooms need updating but to be away from the highway up the back is best.”
Ann0259, 29 Mar 2017 | Read review
“All units appeared to us to be equally well located.”
O8913KOronm, 15 Mar 2017 | Read review
“Make sure you check out the bed first.”
Graemer2251, 27 Apr 2016 | Read review
“Ask for a room at the rear to avoid traffic noise.”
Brian_Stanley2014, 29 Mar 2016 | Read review
“Main sure the room is not too close to the main road.”
Sydneytown, 15 Feb 2016 | Read review
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