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The Jolly Swagman Motor Inn

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Reviewed 12 June 2016 via mobile

Easy enough to find and close to the highway. The room was basic with an uncomfortable bed. It had limited equipment for eating breakfast (i.e. No bowls or spoons). Rate was stated as x and charged as x plus $10.00 so be careful. Expensive for what we received.

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Leslie K, Front Office at The Jolly Swagman Motor Inn, responded to this review

Hi Stuey, I am sorry to hear that you did not enjoy your stay with us. I do apologise that you feel that you were over charged on a quoted rate, if you had come to reception with this information one of our friendly staff would of endeavored to remedy this to your satisfaction. If you ever decode to stay...

Bli Bli, Australia
Reviewed 4 June 2016

If you appreciate threadbare towels with trailing cottons, this might be for you. Our room was state of the ark. Everything was tired looking showing ancient reminders of cheap makeovers in days gone by. Old air conditioning, old furniture, old fittings, old carpet, old drapes, old paintwork. Noise carried from the courtyard to inside almost without diminishing. While reception was...

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Leslie K, Front Office at The Jolly Swagman Motor Inn, responded to this review

Hi Stuey, I am sorry to hear that you did not enjoy your stay with us. If you ever decode to stay with us again, please notify us immediately of your dissatisfaction, whether it be the bed or something else and we will move you to another room in an effort to make you more comfortable. Our beds are Beard...

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Reviewed 9 May 2016

After a long drive it was good to find a quiet and peaceful motel near town. Although there was a huge coach parked in the driveway, and the motel looked quite full, there was no noise or disturbance from other guests. Only a quick drive into town to get some takeaway food and a convenient place to stay.

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Leslie K, Front Office at The Jolly Swagman Motor Inn, responded to this review

Hi, Thank-you for taking the time to review our Motel, we appreciate your positive feedback and your recommendation of our Motel. It is always nice when a guest enjoys their stay with us. Les and the staff at The Jolly Swagman thank-you for your support. We look forward to seeing you again, until then, happy travels. Kind Regards Kylie Chandler...

Bundaberg, Australia
Reviewed 24 April 2016

We have stayed here on a number of occasions, the rooms are very comfotable and of a consistent standard. Room service is excellent and we will try to make it to the restaurant next time. The meals have also been consistently good. The staff are always friendly and have an excellent knowledge of the area, I guess it comes from...

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Leslie K, Front Office Manager at The Jolly Swagman Motor Inn, responded to this review

Hi Christine, Thank-you for taking the time to review our Motel , we appreciate your positive comments. We aim to provide a high level of Customer Service so it's nice to know that we are achieving this. Please do join us for a meal in the Coral-Le Restaurant with it's warm and inviting atmosphere, it will be a dining experience...

Reviewed 22 April 2016 via mobile

I recently spent some time travelling to Goondiwindi for business and would gladly return to this gem of a motel! From the moment we arrived until we checked out we received wonderful service from the welcoming and friendly staff who truly went out of their way to make us feel comfortable and welcome after a long day. We enjoyed a...

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Leslie K, Front Office Manager at The Jolly Swagman Motor Inn, responded to this review

Hi Emily, Thanks for taking the time to write such a positive review, we are so glad that you enjoyed your time with us. We aim to provide Quality Customer service and do our best to ensure that our guests enjoy their stay at The Jolly Swagman so it's nice to know that we were able to make your stopover...

Gunnedah, Australia
Reviewed 2 April 2016

We visited the Jolly Swagman as a stop-point on our journey and were blown away by the exceptional customer service and hospitality. Les (Owner Manager) went out of his way to make us feel welcome and comfortable. We also had a meal at the Restaurant and Steakhouse with our family, and the food was fantastic. Great value for money and...

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Leslie K, Front of House at The Jolly Swagman Motor Inn, responded to this review

Hi Melissa and Rob, Thank-you for taking the time to review our Motel, we appreciate your positive feedback and your recommendation of our Motel and Restaurant. It is always nice when a guest enjoys their stay with us. Les and the staff at The Jolly Swagman thank-you for your support. We look forward to seeing you and your family again,...

Narrandera
Reviewed 28 March 2016

We were happy with our stay at this motel, the restaurant was excellent, room was reasonable size for an older country motel, but the bed was a bit hard for us, staff were very friendly. Undercover car parking in front of your room. Quiet.

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Leslie K, Front of House at The Jolly Swagman Motor Inn, responded to this review

Hi, Thank-you for taking the time to review our Motel, your feedback is so important to us. It helps us to ensure that we are meeting our guest expectations and providing the best service that we can. I am sorry that you felt the bed was too hard for your liking, if you stay with us again, please notify one...

Adelaide
Reviewed 17 March 2016

Decided to stay here after reading the reviews of motels in Goondiwindi on Tripadvisor. Prices ranged to over $200. Swagman was only $115. It is a large, single storey, older motel (1980 look). I must say we had our reservations about staying here once we had seen the room. BUT, it was clean, quiet, comfortable and the staff went out...

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Leslie K, Front Office Manager at The Jolly Swagman Motor Inn, responded to this review

Hi Peter, Thank-you for taking the time to review our Motel, we appreciate our guests comments, you are our most valuable asset and we appreciate your patronage. I am glad that you found our staff to be helpful and that you can appreciate that even though our Motel may be an older style that the rooms are clean, quiet and...

Gold Coast, Australia
Reviewed 14 March 2016

We had been travelling for 2days in the car with a 1 & 3yr old. We were tired when we pulled in. My 1yr old was crying when I walked into reception. The ladies instantly cheered him up, chatting away. They introduced themselves, told me nothing was a bother. It isn't anything fancy but it's a motel and our room...

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Leslie K, Front Office Manager at The Jolly Swagman Motor Inn, responded to this review

Hi Simone, Thank-you so much for your lovely review, we enjoyed having you and your family stay with us too. We are a family oriented Motel and I am so glad that we were able to make you feel welcome and comfortable when you were dining in our Restaurant and that after a long day we were able to help...

Brisbane, Queensland, Australia
Reviewed 8 March 2016 via mobile

I booked in here at the last minute after another motel got my booking wrong. Clean rooms, plenty of power points and lots of benchtop surface for bags and computers, for a business traveller. Friendly reception, with tips about the restaurant given. Early checkout not a problem. Decor and furnishings may be a little dated, but the practicalities make up...

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Leslie K, Front Office at The Jolly Swagman Motor Inn, responded to this review

Hi Lee-Anne, Thank-you so much for taking your time to review our property and for such lovely comments. We are so glad that you enjoyed your stay with us. We try our best to accommodate and ensure that our rooms are clean and tidy. Our Chef's pride themselves on delivery food of a high standard so I am glad that...

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Amenities

Highlights
  • Pool
  • Free Parking
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Room Service
  • Spa
About the property
  • Wheelchair Access
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Things to do
  • Pool
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Spa
Room types
  • Accessible rooms
In your room
  • Air Conditioning
  • Refrigerator in room
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  • Free Parking
  • Children Activities (Kid / Family Friendly)
  • Room Service

Additional Information about The Jolly Swagman Motor Inn

Address: Andersen Street, Goondiwindi, Queensland 4390, Australia
Region: Australia > Queensland > Goondiwindi
Price Range: €93 - €108 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3.5 star — The Jolly Swagman Motor Inn 3.5*
Number of rooms: 55
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See which rooms travellers prefer

“Good safe off street parking . Quiet location”
 of 5 bubbles 159traceyg, 9 Jan 2017 | Read review
“Some rooms may have been renovated. Ours was not.”
  • Basic room , carpet was new.
 of 5 bubbles peterperfect2, 17 Mar 2016 | Read review
“Wnat to sleep in? Kids and adults alike love to spend time in the BBQ Pool area and enjoyment can equal noise.”
 of 5 bubbles mariafA2290BT, 21 Sep 2015 | Read review
“All rooms were ground floor and accessible. I have a physical disability and the room was great”
 of 5 bubbles 458maxinem, 17 Sep 2015 | Read review
“Accommodation fine, Restaurant, not for me.”
 of 5 bubbles Alby20142014, 14 Aug 2015 | Read review
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