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Aspendale, Australia
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8 reviews
3 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Stayed overnight on an impromptu visit. Very helpful owners who accommodated my husbands request for a room with a view. Very clean, comfortable, great location and very affordable. Would love to stay here again on a return visit.

Thank juzcruizin
Brisbane, Australia
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72 reviews
28 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 36 helpful votes
Reviewed 23 October 2016

This is my favourite accommodation from our recent road trip - mainly due to the exceptional customer service provided by Bruce and Terri. We have stayed at many hotels around Australia and overseas, some 5 star and some 3 or 4 star but it is rare to get the quality of service that you receive at this hotel. We arrived... More 

Thank troopy0
Newcastle, Australia
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11 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 25 September 2016 via mobile

On completing mogo @canberra tour these tours are well organised by the motel owners good food great bus driver Rob each night they put the light on plus heater such a nice touch only senior tour that does this well worth doing these tours motel is right in central merimbula don't forget to get some oysters they take you to... More 

1 Thank David W
Brisbane, Australia
2 reviews
Reviewed 22 September 2016 via mobile

Can't speak highly enough of the lovely lady who settled us in and made sure we had everything we needed for our stay. She was also able to give us ideas of what to do in Merimbula and after we leave.

Thank yellowoodfloris
1 review
Reviewed 10 September 2016

We traveled over to the Coast for a few days break and picked the Pelican Motel by chance as there were a few to choose from in the same area, we certainly were not let down. Room was very well priced, Manager was very helpful at check-in with lots of information on local walks and eateries, excellent heating was a... More 

Thank KStreet69
Canberra, Australia
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25 reviews
9 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
Reviewed 26 August 2016 via mobile

We spent two nights here and the room had recently been renovated so everything was nice and clean and the staff were super friendly(and have a gorgeous dog to greet you too). Unfortunately the mattresses are super hard and we both had trouble sleeping and were super sore the next few days! Also there is a shared balcony that runs... More 

Thank Alana G
Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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4 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 14 August 2016

I arrived on the late flight and was greated by the lovely Terry. She had put me next door as staying by myself, and had put the light and heater on in the room for me. What a lovely way to start ? The room was spotlessly clean with new bathroom and kichen facilities. Nice linen too. Highly recommend- I... More 

Thank Lisa R
Sydney, Australia
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11 reviews
Reviewed 9 August 2016

Had a room for two, facing the road; behind a half wall which kept the road noise out. Room was clean and well presented with a microwave and small fridge with freezer. Refurbished bathroom and very helpful staff - Terrie in particular.

Thank Janissa1
Sydney Australia
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18 reviews
13 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
Reviewed 9 August 2016 via mobile

A good clean motel. A typical Australian motel. Had one of the basic rooms at a good rate so nothing special. TV Is on the small side but worked OK. Host/Reception was very good and welcoming. Handy to walk to Cinema and Bowling club which had reasonable food. Good free WIFI with no conditions.

Thank BonesCentralCoastNSW
Bombala, Australia
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20 reviews
4 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
Reviewed 30 July 2016 via mobile

We love the Pelican, it's clean, very comfortable beds and most rooms have a view of the stunning Merimbula Lake. Terry, is so welcoming and helpful. Fresh milk for a cup of tea is a lovely touch. We have stayed here many times and it's always perfect! Walking distance to the best restaurant in Merimbula, Ritzy.

Thank Mez_Spence

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  • Pool
  • Free Parking
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  • Wheelchair Access
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  • Pool
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Smoking rooms available
  • Kitchenette
  • Family Rooms
  • Accessible rooms
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  • Air Conditioning
  • Refrigerator in room
  • Microwave
  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Self-Serve Laundry
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Located in the heart of Merimbula, the Pelican Motor Inn is the closest AAA rated 3.5 Star property to the heart of town and offers all the comforts and conveniences for a memorable Merimbula holiday. The Pelican Motor Inn is in a central Merimbula location within 80 metres of the Post Office and an easy stroll to Merimbula-Imlay Bowling Club, RSL, shops, Restaurants, Pictures, beaches and the beautiful Lake Merimbula. Merimbula/Pambula and Tura Beach Golf Clubs are only a nine iron away. All 25 of our Merimbula motel units have newly renovated bathrooms, new split system air-conditioners / heating, queen size beds and ground level access, many have scenic views over the township and Merimbula Lake. Family rooms have cooking facilities. All rooms now have HD Televisions and microwaves. Enjoy a BBQ at our great BBQ area, take a dip in the solar heated saltwater pool or just sit and relax in the garden area. For large group bookings enjoy dinner or drinks in the 80 seater marquee. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Pelican Motor Inn

Address: 18 Merimbula Dr, Merimbula, New South Wales 2548, Australia
Region: Australia > New South Wales > Merimbula
Price Range: €82 - €137 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3.5 star — Pelican Motor Inn 3.5*
Number of rooms: 25
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“Both Managers were great and very helpful with lots of local knowledge.”
 of 5 bubbles KStreet69, 10 Sep 2016 | Read review
“Room 5 was great.”
 of 5 bubbles Janissa1, 9 Aug 2016 | Read review
“There is a bit of road noise in the front rooms, but bearable.”
 of 5 bubbles 600robynb, 26 Jul 2016 | Read review
“Pay attention at check-inn as all the local tips are very useful.”
 of 5 bubbles HDAV1960, 11 Jul 2016 | Read review
“We had a front room near the road but very quite had a balcony at the rear of the room and you could see the lake from there”
 of 5 bubbles KathyH980, 16 May 2016 | Read review
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