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Bute
Reviewed 1 week ago

Very enjoyable stay.. The room was spotless, including bathroom facilties and spa. ,The hotel service exceptional, as a customer one could not expect more. Highly recommend for those who are fussy. Food top notch

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ajs2483, General Manager at John Pirie Motor Inn, responded to this review

Thank you for your review. We are so glad you enjoyed your stay and we hope to see you again. Thank you again, regards, Andrew Spier.

Manly
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This is a very thoughtfully put together property, recently renovated with high quality finishes. The experience is enhanced by great staff. For example the pool is a good sized fully tiled 1.8m plunge pool, not the dinky ones you usually get.

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ajs2483, General Manager at John Pirie Motor Inn, responded to this review

Thank you for your review. Our swimming pool and free BBQ are very popular this time of year before the heat gets to extreme, great spot in the evening with a refreshing dip an d a cold beverage. Glad to hear you enjoyed yourselves, hope to see you again soon. Regards, Andrew Spier.

Lausanne, Switzerland
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Comfortable, clean, modern, new! Nice view from room. Vety quiet location. Breakfast fresh anddelicious. Late check out possible! I highly recommend this place if you're visiting MacKay. You need a car as it is 10 mn from the center of Mackay

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ajs2483, General Manager at John Pirie Motor Inn, responded to this review

Thank you for your review but I think you have the wrong motel as we are in sunny Port Pirie, South Australia. Just 5 minutes from the centre of SA's first provincial city at the foothills of the spectacular 'Flinders Ranges' and 2 hours north of Adelaide.

Craigie
Reviewed 22 October 2016

Great location, quiet and comfortable. While they were occupied to maximum with no vacancies left, we were not disturbed by noise. The rooms are spacious with everything you need (including iron, ironing board, hairdryer and extra blankets). Our favourite though, after a long and tiring day was to relax in the fabulous large bath (yes fits 2) with the best...

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ajs2483, General Manager at John Pirie Motor Inn, responded to this review

Thank you for your review. 40% of our rooms feature spa baths to relax in after a long day. So glad you enjoyed your stay, hope to see you again. Thanks again, Andrew Spier.

Melbourne, Australia
Reviewed 22 October 2016

We have been by-passing Port Pirie for more than thirty years and never called in. Called and stayed at the John Pirie this time and found a gem. Clean units, helpful hosts and a fabulous breakfast that cancelled out lunch! Stayed on our way north and again on the return and look forward to staying there again and spending some...

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ajs2483, General Manager at John Pirie Motor Inn, responded to this review

Thank you for your review. We're very happy that you enjoyed your stay and we hope you'll call in again. Regards, Andrew Spier.

Sydney, Australia
Reviewed 19 October 2016

We had one room up from the Standard, I think they call it Deluxe. The room was very spacious and comfortable. The bathroom was a little bit tired and could do with an update but everything was spotless and good

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ajs2483, General Manager at John Pirie Motor Inn, responded to this review

Thank you for your review. So glad you enjoyed your stay in our executive King room, hope to see you again soon. Regards, Andrew Spier.

Marlo, Victoria, Australia
Reviewed 5 October 2016

Great rooms. Massive bed. Clean. Genuine decent staff who had to endure some unpleasant diner, whinging about 'nothing'. Very well handled by staff. Breakfast was served promptly and delicious (& decent amount).

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ajs2483, General Manager at John Pirie Motor Inn, responded to this review

Thank you for your review. We are very happy that you enjoyed your stay and hope to see you again soon. Regards, Andrew Spier.

Adelaide River, Australia
Reviewed 5 October 2016

Our stay at the John Pirie Motor Inn was simply perfect. The motel was very charming, clean, quiet, and comfortable. We were were satisfied with everything, the location was great and people friendly. We highly recommend it to others.

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ajs2483, General Manager at John Pirie Motor Inn, responded to this review

Thank you for your review. My team here really enjoy reading great reviews such as yours. Thank you. We hope to see you again real soon. Sincerely, Andrew Spier.

Adelaide
Reviewed 4 October 2016

Nice clean room. Very comfortable. Great shower. Friendly & helpful staff. This is the second time we have stayed here & will definitely be back next year! Its easy to find & well located. Tea & coffee facilities in room. Also had a fridge, with mini bar facilities. Can order room service if preferred.

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ajs2483, General Manager at John Pirie Motor Inn, responded to this review

Thank you for your review. Looking forward to seeing you again next time. All the best, sincerely, Andrew Spier

Port Augusta
Reviewed 3 October 2016

Good , clean and comfortable, with excellent service and restaurant service and meals. the staff are friendly and helpful. the location was the entrance to the city and easy to get to. This is a well maintained motel.

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ajs2483, General Manager at John Pirie Motor Inn, responded to this review

Thank you for your review. So glad you enjoyed your stay and am hoping you'll come back again soon. Regards, Andrew Spier.

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Amenities

Highlights
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Pool
  • Room Service
  • Free Parking
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
About the property
  • Wheelchair Access
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
Things to do
  • Pool
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
Room types
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Suites
  • Kitchenette
  • Family Rooms
  • Accessible rooms
In your room
  • Air Conditioning
  • Refrigerator in room
  • Minibar
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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Internet
Services
  • Room Service
  • Free Parking
  • Meeting Rooms
  • Dry Cleaning
  • Business Centre with Internet Access
  • Laundry Service
  • Banquet Room
  • Self-Serve Laundry
  • Conference Facilities
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
This Colonial style property conveniently located on the main road (Warnertown Road) at the entrance to Port Pirie, arriving from Adelaide. When driving from the North (Port Augusta) on Port Germien Road we are located at the other side of T intersection with Warnertown Road. Our property is well lit, secure and surrounded by gardens and palms. Free wireless connection is available to all rooms. Featuring a paved courtyard and off-street car-parking adjacent to all guest rooms. Our in-ground swimming pool is the perfect place to relax after a long drive with BBQ facilities for you to enjoy. JP's licensed restaurant is open for breakfast & dinner serving a wide range of dishes for the discerning palette and a fine selection of wines from the Clare valley and other districts. Room service available during restaurant hours. ... more   less 

Additional Information about John Pirie Motor Inn

Address: John Pirie Motor Inn 166 - 174 Warnertown Rd, Port Pirie, South Australia 5540, Australia (Formerly Comfort Inn)
Region: Australia > South Australia > Port Pirie
Price Range: €66 - €98 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3.5 star — John Pirie Motor Inn 3.5*
Number of rooms: 43
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