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Brisbane, Australia
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

A typical inside besser block, outside decorated in a faux Spanish style motel. It was neat and clean inside with toiliteries, good ones according to my wife, provided. Our room has a queen size bed, lounge, small table, coffee maker and the usual jug and toaster. It's nice to sit in a lounge to watch TV after a days driving....

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andrewrwall, Owner at Spanish Lantern Motor Inn, responded to this review

Thank you for doing a comprehensive and detailed review of the motel. The lounges in our rooms are really excellent, comfortable and appreciated by weary travellers after a long day of driving. Glad that you particularly enjoyed the lounge. It is great to know that you and your wife had a pleasant stay here at Spanish Lantern in Parkes and...

Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Just pulled up for a night met by the owners with a frindly greeting. We went to our room and qe were so impressed with how clean and roomy it was with a comfortable bed and a 2 seater lounge as well as a fridge and table. Very spacious bathroom and shower. We will definitely stay here again and highly...

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Management response:

Hi and thanks for the review and recommendation to anyone who is passing through the Parkes area or travelling along the Newell Highway. See you again in a couple of weeks when you come back through. Susan & Andrew

Adelaide, Australia
Reviewed 19 February 2017

I was delighted to find a coffee machine and decent coffee pods in my motel room at this little motel in Parkes, definitely not what is normally in the highway stops that I usually stay at. Also pleased about the sensible price of $115 for a nice room on the ground floor for my husband and I. A good find...

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Thanks and great that you love our new pod coffee machines. We know that everyone likes a good coffee after a long day of driving and now we can offer that to all our guests, along with a clean and comfortable unit BONUS! Much appreciated Susan & Andrew

Murray Bridge, Australia
Reviewed 4 February 2017 via mobile

Very kind and understanding owners. We made a mistake with our booking on bookings.com and therefore had to contact the Motor Inn to inform them that we weren't going to make it that night at late notice. They were very generous and went out of their way to help us. Thank you.

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Thank you Rose for your kind comments. We always try to help our guests help wherever possible and were glad to be able to do so for you and your husband. Andrew & Susan

Kilmore, Australia
Reviewed 29 January 2017

Just returned from our travels with our little Jack Russell. He was very welcome here, stayed in a very clean and neat double. The motel has a nice grassy area for smokers and four legged visitors wanting to chase their abundant supply of pine cones. A great stay, will be back.

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Management response:

Thank you for taking the time to write a review and for letting people know what you thought of the motel. We do allow pets in some of our rooms and ask that people give us a ring to make a booking for those rooms. Then you won't miss out. We are new owners and still settling in and so...

Melbourne, Australia
Reviewed 28 January 2017

The Host was very pleasant and the room was very fresh and clean. The location was good. The advice of Host as to where to eat the evening meal was spot on. Would definitely stay here again if the occasion arose.

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Thanks Chris for your comments. We are new owners of the motel and really pleased to hear that your dinner was good. We will definitely recommend our guests go there for dinner in the future. Local knowledge is an important part of running the front desk which we are collecting so thanks again. See you next trip north or south...

Sydney, Australia
Reviewed 22 January 2017

What a fabulous time I had at Parkes this year. It was the first year that I attended and I caught the Elvis Express from Central, what a fun-packed trip. It was very hot in Parkes in the 40's but I knew that it could be so I packed light summer clothes and my swimming costume. Nice pool and grassed...

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Thanks heaps for your review. We are really glad that you loved the festival and that the motel was a great spot for your weekend of fun and activities all based around Elvis. We are the new resident owners and we arrived just before Christmas. We didn't know what to expect but a fantastic time was had by all and...

Sydney, Australia
Reviewed 21 January 2017 via mobile

Stayed at Spanish Lantern last year for the Elvis festival and found the owners to be very accommodating and could not fault the facilities. This year however it was a different story. 1. Beds not made. 2. Biscuits and toiletries not replaced. 3. Insufficient chairs for the 4 bedder family room. 4. Tea towel not replaced after 4.5 days. 5....

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Twenty-five thousand people had a fabulous time at the Elvis Festival in Parkes this January. As the new owners of 3 weeks at Spanish Lantern we enjoyed the experience too. It was like no other to have guests dressed in costume as Elvis having fun and loving the festival atmosphere and our saltwater pool and picnic area. We are disappointed...

Reviewed 20 January 2017

Stopped in the reception parking area after a long day on the road from the nsw border. A warm greeting was given to me and my wife while we quickly checked in to a large unit with queen size bed. It was just what we needed and a nice cup of tea refreshed us ready for a look around the...

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Management response:

Thank you taking the time to write a review of Spanish Lantern. We are new and still settling in and finding our way around Parkes. We appreciate the extra review so that people know about the property and that we are here now. We look forward to providing comfortable quiet ground floor units to people staying in the area. The...

Brisbane, Australia
Reviewed 21 December 2016 via mobile

A simple motel. Very welcoming extremely clean and comfortable. We had the family room with queen and 3 single beds. Had everything we needed. No complaints and we will stay again without question next time we pass through.

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Management response:

We are new resident owners of Spanish Lantern Motor Inn and had been here only a few days when you posted this review. Thank you for your compliments. We are making some new improvements and upgrades to the motel complex straight away and will be pleased to see you on your next trip through Parkes. Best regards Susan & Andrew

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Amenities

Highlights
  • Pool
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Room Service
  • Free Parking
About the property
  • Wheelchair Access
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
  • Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
Things to do
  • Pool
Room types
  • Suites
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Accessible rooms
  • Kitchenette
In your room
  • Air Conditioning
  • Microwave
  • Refrigerator in room
Internet
  • Public Wifi
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Internet
Services
  • Room Service
  • Free Parking
  • Airport Transportation
  • Breakfast Available
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
3.5 star AAA Tourism GROUND FLOOR units situated in a convenient location next door to Parkes Visitor Information Henry Parkes Centre. Here 4 interesting museums are found including the Elvis Collection. All rooms are non-smoking and quiet with parking at your door. The rooms are set well back from the Newell Highway behind the reception complex. Ample large vehicle/trailer parking is available at the rear of the property. Well-equipped rooms feature queen beds, lounge, air conditioner, 32" TV, ensuite bathroom with walk-in shower, tea/coffee making, toaster and microwave available. Everything that you may need for a comfortable overnight stay or a longer visit to Parkes. We hope to see you soon. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Spanish Lantern Motor Inn

Address: 62 Peak Hill Rd, Parkes, New South Wales 2870, Australia
Region: Australia > New South Wales > Parkes
Price Range: €59 - €99 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3.5 star — Spanish Lantern Motor Inn 3.5*
Number of rooms: 14
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“The rooms on the end of the block have really good parking for big cars.”
 of 5 bubbles bevandmal43, 18 Feb 2017 | Read review
“Single storey so any room good.”
 of 5 bubbles ChrisSimi, 28 Jan 2017 | Read review
“Opposite the pool area is nice”
 of 5 bubbles feinoz, 21 Jan 2017 | Read review
“All the rooms are ground floor and seem the same”
 of 5 bubbles seniorguest, 19 Jan 2017 | Read review
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