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Echuca, Australia
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We stayed here while visiting Ararat for the Aradale Asylum Tour. We were very happy with our room, it was very clean quite large and quiet. Short walk to the local RSL where we had dinner. King size bed, very comfortable large shower big bathroom. We were unable to access free wifi but this wasn't really an issue.

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South Melbourne, Australia
Reviewed 19 October 2016

Lovely big room, very clean pleasant welcome by reception staff. Handy microwave toaster jug, tea coffee sachets. Easy walk to shops.Only 9 units it the no vacancy sign not used as all units were occupied. Information in room on the many attractions in and around Ararat. Table chairs and two seater coach

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Thank Heather Y
Reviewed 9 October 2016 via mobile

Have stayed in most motels in Ararat and this would have to be the best. The only issue was dvd player but no dvds or even place to hire them which really is no big drama otherwise couldn't fault location cleanliness or service

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Thank mega1959
Melbourne, Australia
Reviewed 9 October 2016

This is a lovely quiet, clean, comfortable motel. It had a good firm bed and nice linen, a very large tv and a good table to work at. It is walking distance to cafes and pubs. Staff are friendly and efficient.

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Thank Celia W
Reviewed 20 August 2016

This is a clean and comfortable Motel. I liked the continental breakfast packs. No traffic noise due to double glazing.... I would certainly recommend this as a place to stay if you are in Ararat on business.

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Thank Paul G
Melbourne, Australia
Reviewed 24 July 2016 via mobile

I stayed overnight on a business trip and was very impressed with the size, quality and cleanliness of the room. The room was modern, well equipped with basic cooking facilities, large bathroom, small table and chairs and a huge TV. The bed was very comfortable also. They do offer cooked breakfast options etc but I didn't eat there so can't...

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Thank Pisces_7
Mildura
Reviewed 15 July 2016

This place is brilliant. When travelling in the country regions you never know what to expect, but the SC ticks all the boxes. Meticulously spotless and prepared for incoming guests. Spacious and welcoming with everything that you need for an overnight or longer term stay. Service outstanding!

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Thank Wayne H
Camperdown, Victoria
Reviewed 9 June 2016

Attended a function in Ararat booked in to the motel to be suitably surprised with room size and wonderful amenities! loved the double glazed windows made for a great nights sleep! Very welcoming and obliging hosts!

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Thank CountryKitHomes
Reviewed 17 May 2016

clean, quiet & spacious undercover parking good location loads of space in the bathroom massive TV & sound bar comfy bed, double glazed windows so quiet night sleep we would definitely stay there again

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1Thank Bernie S
New South Wales, Australia
Reviewed 1 May 2016

This motel recently changed managers, can only say from our experience the new manager was most unorganised and sadly lacked PR skills. Having confirmed my booking twice, on arrival was told no room available.

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Joanne R, Owner at Southern Cross Motor Inn, responded to this review

Dear Greg M, ownership of the motel changed in January. As the new owner we cannot be responsible for bookings not passed onto us from the previous owners. You may have reconfirmed your booking with them, but you did not reconfirm a booking with us at any time between January and when you arrived at the motel in April. You...

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Parking
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  • Kitchenette
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
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  • Refrigerator in room
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  • Free Parking
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Centrally located, close to shops and restaurants. Opposite the Visitor Information Centre and railway station and bus terminal.All our units have kitchenettes, quiet split system airconditioning, individal instananeous gas hot water systems, double or quadruple window glazing. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Southern Cross Motor Inn

Address: 96 High St, Ararat, Victoria 3377, Australia (Formerly Orchid City Motor Inn)
Region: Australia > Victoria > Grampians > Ararat
Price Range: €95 - €103 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 9
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“All rooms are identical only small complaint close to a busy road although did not trouble us with the noise”
 of 5 bubbles heathery71, 19 Oct 2016 | Read review
“Have stayed many times and all rooms 4 star”
 of 5 bubbles WayneH533, 15 Jul 2016 | Read review
“Rooms on side street away from main traffic, just perfect!”
 of 5 bubbles CountryKitHomes, 9 Jun 2016 | Read review
“All the rooms seem equally good.”
 of 5 bubbles robe397, 9 Apr 2016 | Read review
“small motel, opposite railway station, a bit noisy despite the double/triple/quadruple glazing.”
 of 5 bubbles evab249, 7 Apr 2016 | Read review
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