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Melbourne, Australia
Reviewed 15 March 2017

I spoke to the Debbie at the property to ask her what time we could check in and she asked me what time we would be arriving and when I said around lunch time she told me that the unit would be ready. The units are of the older type of motel but are very clean and the bed was...

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Debbie B, Owner at Big River Motel, responded to this review

Hi there Tullagirl, Thank you for your wonderful review. We really appreciate these comments. We are in the process of selecting new carpets for our Deluxe rooms. We have already finished the standard rooms, so when you visit again you will see a lovely new look. I'm glad you liked your afternoon treat (Banana cake). Look forward to seeing you...

Pakenham, Australia
Reviewed 14 March 2017

Stayed in Deluxe Queen Room, could do with an update, worn carpet, chair and coffee table in poor condition. Microwave, jug, toaster supplied - but no cutlery or plates (their book says 'available from reception'). Must say though - it was very clean and the Queen bed was very comfortable - room serviced daily with fresh towels - tea &...

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Debbie B, Owner at Big River Motel, responded to this review

Hi Yvonne, Thank you for you review. I'm glad that you were happy with the cleanliness of the room and the complimentary daily service. We are undertaking the job of replacing the carpets and furniture ( in the deluxe rooms) very soon. The standard rooms have all been done. Hope to see you again when visiting Echuca next. Regards, Debbie

Melbourne, Australia
Reviewed 27 January 2017

At entry we are unable to reverse our cars in car parks in front of our own room so it is hard to check in and take your things out of the car. Then we are also told how to park, we aren't dumb and can read the sign of not to reverse park, however the car next to us...

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Reviewed 2 December 2016 via mobile

Not a bad budget hotel. Built some time back but all freshly painted and refurbished. Also a good foxtell movie selection. I am unsure if free WIFI is offered they offer rooms in the 80 dollar range. Close to the hospital so may be ideal for people visiting patients.

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Debbie B, Owner at Big River Motel, responded to this review

Hi Steve, Thank you for reviewing our Motel. We do offer free wifi and have been told that the signal is very strong, so that is good. We like to keep our tariff at an affordable rate. We are the closest Motel to the Hospital so we do have a lot of guests stay that are visiting friends and family....

Mackay, Australia
Reviewed 4 November 2016

Good and , clean, great position, lots of it seemed renewed but at least 20 plus years old. Beautiful garden of roses, lovely owner, one of the best motels I have used. Excellent price. close to Echuca hospital. Across the road to a nice fish shop, and near a heated council swimming pool.

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Debbie B, Owner at Big River Motel, responded to this review

Hello Aileen, Thank you very much for your lovely review. We too think we are in a great location being so close to the Hospital, heated pool, and the very popular Top of the Town fish & chip shop. And yes, the roses are looking beautiful at this time of the year. Thanks again. Kind Regards, Debbie & Chris

Melbourne, Australia
Reviewed 21 October 2016

Checked into this motel for an overnight stay and found it to be clean and tidy. This establishment is definitely dated with fittings but this can be overlooked as price is very affordable. Walls a bit thin and car parking a bit tight but owners were very friendly and helpful.

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Debbie B, Owner at Big River Motel, responded to this review

Thank you for your review. As our Motel is not one of the newer ones in Echuca, we ensure that our rooms are cleaned to a high standard and also kept at an affordable price. We are happy to hear that you were happy with our service. Regards, Debbie and Chris

Reviewed 3 September 2016 via mobile

We rocked into Echuca to have a look at 4pm, but with no real intention to stay. Once we realised there was much to enjoy about this town we looked for accommodation. This was the first place we enquired about and decided to give it a try. So glad we did. While it is basic, that's what we were after....

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Debbie B, Owner at Big River Motel, responded to this review

Hi Tracey, Thank you for your great review. We are always trying to improve our service and we appreciate your comments. We hope you had a nice look around lovely Echuca. Regards, Debbie & Chris

Greater Melbourne, Australia
Reviewed 1 August 2016

We were delighted to find many new upgrades on what was already a lovely place to stay-New split system ,down lights new grassed area outside our room,and general internal improvements.In addition ,the usual lovely warm welcome on arrival.A GREAT place to stay .

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Debbie B, Owner at Big River Motel, responded to this review

Thank you for your kind words Maria. We are pleased to say that all of our rooms now have the new split system units which look great and work so effectively.

Adelaide, Australia
Reviewed 20 July 2016 via mobile

I travel SA extensively. This place is very clean, relaxing, comfortable and well presented. One of the best places I've ever stayed in this price range. When I head to Berri the accommodation choice is easy.

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Reviewed 13 July 2016

Had to stay in Echuca unexpectedly and this place was great. Greeted by a friendly and kind lady called Deb. Rooms are clean and warm, bed very comfortable, plenty of tea and coffee after a long drive. Breakfast, prices are excellent with a full range on the menu. If you are on a budget, I highly recommend this hotel.

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Debbie B, Owner at Big River Motel, responded to this review

Thank you for your glowing review. We are very happy to hear that everything was pleasing to you, and thanks for your recommendation. Regards, Deb

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Amenities

Highlights
  • Free Parking
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
Room types
  • Kitchenette
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
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  • Air Conditioning
  • Refrigerator in room
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  • Free Internet
  • Public Wifi
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
Services
  • Free Parking
  • Shuttle Bus Service
  • Airport Transportation
  • Laundry Service

Additional Information about Big River Motel

Address: 317 High St, Echuca, Victoria 3564, Australia
Region: Australia > Victoria > Echuca
Price Range: €59 - €84 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — Big River Motel 3*
Number of rooms: 15
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“We had a ground floor , very quite.”
334aileenr, 4 Nov 2016 | Read review
“Room 6, queen room”
mareealys, 19 May 2015 | Read review
“all rooms the same.I think but a few are on first floor”
geoffc615, 6 May 2015 | Read review
“Have a chat to Debbie, one of the owners, shes really helpful.”
961jebw, 5 May 2015 | Read review
“The rooms closer to reception have better Wifi connection”
Ruthejorda, 26 Nov 2014 | Read review
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