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Buffalo Motor Inn

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Sydney, Australia
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I have stayed in this property a few times now and I love how central it is. With free wifi and free car parking, comfortable and clean rooms what more could you ask for. All at a reasonable price. Jetty road with shoppe and the tram to the city and the lovely Glenelg beach and jetty a few minutes walk,...

1Thank beecroftpam
GRE_Adelaide, Manager at Buffalo Motor Inn, responded to this review

Dear Guest, Thank you for taking the time to provide feedback. It is pleasing to hear that you found our accommodation clean & comfortable for your needs. Yes we are in a great location, handy to the Beach and the facilities that Glenelg has to offer. We look forward to welcoming you when next you visit Adelaide. The Team at...

Waimate, New Zealand
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Memo to other intending guests: If, like me, you note the Buffalo states there are Tea, Coffee and Toast Making Facilities in rooms, don't expect to find any crockery or cutlery there to help with preparing your breakfast toast. I found this very odd - and arrived late evening with the necessary food - and nothing to prepare it with....

Thank Doreen B
GRE_Adelaide, Manager at Buffalo Motor Inn, responded to this review

Dear Guest, It is disappointing to read your review in regard to the check in process, as the process & policy we have in place is standard procedure and it protects all concerned in regard to credit cards & Id. We are not a 24hour Motel and this is advertised on our Web site, therefore Reception was closed when you...

Reviewed 23 January 2017 via mobile

I really don't want to review this Hotel in case it gets booked out! but I feel people need to know. All contact with staff from booking to arrival and departure are great. The rooms are cleaned daily, new towels and always plenty of hot water. It's not modern but it's clean and fresh. Will be back again.

1Thank david_virtue
GRE_Adelaide, Manager at Buffalo Motor Inn, responded to this review

Dear Guest, Thank you for your review. We look forward to welcoming you when next you visit Adelaide. Your comments regarding your experience will be passed on to all our Team Members.

Balaklava, Australia
Reviewed 22 January 2017

The room was very clean and very comfortable. Off street parking was available and the motor inn was within walking distance of all the main attractions and shopping areas. Staff were very friendly and helpful.

1Thank maryanne277
Reviewed 30 November 2016 via mobile

The Buffalow is an older motel but it seems recently refurbished. Clean rooms, good beds and great bedding. The service was exellent and the manager was ever so helpful with room allocation changes. The rooms could do with double glazing as it is on the main road to the beach, marina, restaurants and party precinct and on the flight pass.

1Thank Denise H
Southport, Australia
Reviewed 27 November 2016

Booked this hotel for one night prior to interstate flight. Budget accomodation. Clean . However, asked for a quiet room and got a room on the main road into Glenelg... Very little sleep due to cars, couples arguing in the street and horribly noisey air conditioner. Wouldn't stay again

Thank U2Sisters
Woombye, Australia
Reviewed 14 November 2016

Made the booking on line and was pleasantly surprised on arriving to find a lass who was pleasant and helpful and appeared to be available right throughout out stay. Parking was readily available on site with no extra charge although we did have to carry our bags from the car and up a set of stairs to our room. The...

1Thank austrav2015
Port Pirie, Australia
Reviewed 23 October 2016

We stayed at the Buffalo Motel prior to taking an interstate flight. Free parking onsite was a plus. The rooms were clean and nice. This particular room was upstairs only accessible via outside stairway. It was a block away from Jetty Road and the Glenelg beach. The Watermark Hotel All you Can Eat Buffet is right across the road and...

1Thank Lisa D
GRE_Adelaide, Manager at Buffalo Motor Inn, responded to this review

Dear Guest, Thank you for taking the time to provide feedback. We are pleased to hear that you found our rooms to be suitable and presentable for your short stay in Glenelg. Our location is a great asset, as we are within walking distance to many great restaurants and various facilities available in Glenelg. We look forward to welcoming you...

Reviewed 4 October 2016 via mobile

I booked three nights accommodation on the 19/7 through a online booking agency. I tried to cancel the accommodation booking on the 28/7 through the agency and was being redirected to another web page that has an error message. I then contacted the hotel directly to advise my situation. They emailed me back and told me I had to cancel...

1Thank Marianne D
GRE_Adelaide, Manager at Buffalo Motor Inn, responded to this review

Dear Guest, It saddens us that this review has been posted on Tripadvisor. All Team members at this property provided advise to you as per Terms & Conditions of booking via a Third party site, and that is, that you need to Cancel the booking via the site you made the original booking -in this case Expedia. The onus is...

Melbourne, Australia
Reviewed 13 July 2016

Arriving late, with dark approaching, I pulled into the buffalo motel with hesitation. The front desk was very welcoming and friendly. Being alone I only required somewhere to crash for the night, as I could not find my destination in time. I was surprised how clean the room was for the price ($95.00). Every thing you would need for the...

2Thank Eric J

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  • Free Parking
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
About the property
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
Room types
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Family Rooms
  • Accessible rooms
In your room
  • Air Conditioning
  • Refrigerator in room
  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Parking
  • Laundry Service
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Located in seaside Glenelg overlooking picturesque Holdfast Shores Marina and Wigley Reserve. The closest motel to the beach, just a short walk to the many cafes, restaurants and hotels and cosmopolitan Jetty Road Shopping. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Buffalo Motor Inn

Address: 766 Anzac Hwy, Glenelg, South Australia 5045, Australia
Region: Australia > South Australia > Greater Adelaide > Glenelg
Price Range: €74 - €109 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3.5 star — Buffalo Motor Inn 3.5*
Number of rooms: 34
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“Make sure room is not facing the road.”
U2Sisters, 27 Nov 2016 | Read review
“Could request car park on ground level with room nearby!”
austrav2015, 14 Nov 2016 | Read review
“Rooms downstairs are more convenient, and you can walk to all on offer.”
EricJ916, 12 Jul 2016 | Read review
“Top floor is probably better if possible”
robynt357, 1 May 2016 | Read review
“ask for ground floor if you have heavy bags”
BeirutMoores, 8 Apr 2016 | Read review
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