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Reviewed yesterday NEWvia mobile

After staying here approximately 12 months ago, we were hestitant to stay again due to the poor state of accomodation and service offered. The bowling club has purchased this motel and the couple managing the place are great! Rooms were clean as a whistle, smelt fresh. New appliances throughout including aircon. Easy to deal with. Extremely compfortable beds and extra...

Thank Jonathan W
Reviewed 2 days ago NEWvia mobile

We stayed at Forster Palms for one night in March 2017. The motel is now owned by Forster Bowling club & is under new management. The rooms have recently been refurbished. New beds, bed linen, towels, microwave, kettle & fans. The room was immaculate & you can tell that the new management really takes pride in the motel. It's in...

Thank Rebecca C
Batemans Bay, New South Wales, Australia
Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Under new Management they are on a new lease, new beds etc, staff that really cares and with the new owners being the Forster Bowling Club. Parking for out showroom wasn't a problem, plenty of room for everyone so in say that its a growing challenge for the club but Im sure they will achieve that. We would recommend this...

Thank Merv J
Tuncurry, Australia
Reviewed 1 week ago

The motel has been sold and the new owners are Forster Bowling Club They now have a new manager who is very helpful & accommodating. The rooms have been cleaned thoroughly. New bed linen & towels and ceiling fans have been replaced. The new owners are still working on improvements . The motel is right next door to the bowling...

Thank Tuncurrycoach
Byron Bay, Australia
Reviewed 16 January 2017

It looks O.K. from the outside, but once inside not so much... Bathrooms apart from being old and dated are not at all cleaned well. Hairs everywhere. Bed linen was dirty with even traces of lipstick, yuk... Spoke to reception who did not speak very good english and nothing done to fix it. We are a family of 5 and...

Thank HobartXmas
Reviewed 26 November 2016 via mobile

looked for good price close to mates house for a surprise visit with our new little family arrived to find it out dated an shower uncleaned, brought to attention of owners an got told its just cause they are old its hard to get the scum marks off, seriously aint that hard my partner has worked in housekeeping an if...

Thank Troy B
Reviewed 1 October 2016 via mobile

My partner and i happened to book online for 2 nights over the long weekend. We went there for a much more special occasion though so we booked a Delux, Queen suite with Spa and blacony. $430 for 2 nights which i couldnt believe but it was my partners 23rd birthday and my first weekend out of hospital in 3-4...

2Thank FairGuest7645
Brisbane, Australia
Reviewed 18 April 2016 via mobile

Only gave it a two because I don't like giving a one. Stayed here previously and found it good however, it must have changed hands. The chap on the reception was fairly surly and wasn't that pleasant at all. At $128 a night for two this place is vastly overpriced and as a regular traveller of this country the rooms...

Thank wiremu2014
Jackie L, Manager at Forster Palms Motel, responded to this review

Hi Wiremu, The Motel hasn't changed hands, and our apologies you weren't happy with us this stay. Most guests find our rooms quite spacious, as the previous review says, and clean as we do not have a time limit on housekeepers. I will make sure your room is sprayed, and I can assure you we have a regular pest control...

Lithgow, Australia
Reviewed 12 April 2016 via mobile

We booked in to stay 3 nights only stayed 2 as it was dirty and bugs crawling all over the place. We had friends that lived in foster who come to visit after a deep sea fishing trip the owner seen them get out of my car so they assumed they stayed aswell so when I arrived home they charged...

Thank kathglenn1
South coast NSW
Reviewed 4 April 2016 via mobile

We travelled in a large group and overnighted in Forster motel is older style but well maintained with good sized rooms. An update to bathrooms would lift its appeal. Shower curtains are a poor option in 2016. No power point near bed is also scheduled shortcoming. Located on the lakes way , two minutes drive from CBD and beach side....

Thank Kcandthecook
Jackie L, Manager at Forster Palms Motel, responded to this review

Hi Kcandthecook, Thank you for taking the time to write a review. Yes, we are an older style Motel but we pride ourselves on good old fashioned service and clean rooms. Sorry you weren't pleased with having a shower curtain, and the power point. We will take your comments on board for future renovations. We hope we can welcome you...

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  • Accessible rooms
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  • Refrigerator in room
  • Public Wifi
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  • Free Parking
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Additional Information about Forster Palms Motel

Address: 60 Macintosh St, Forster, New South Wales 2428, Australia
Region: Australia > New South Wales > Forster
Price Range: €72 - €98 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3.5 star — Forster Palms Motel 3.5*
Number of rooms: 36
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