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Fairway Motor Inn

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Stay at this award-winning, eco-friendly Merimbula motel located across the road from the renowned Merimbula Golf Course and minutes from the beaches of the Merimbula district. The Fairway Motor Inn offers newly renovated four-star accommodation in Merimbula. All rooms are large and spacious with 32" LCD cable TV and high-speed wireless Internet. Enjoy the resort facilities, including outdoor pool, tennis court and sun bed. Other facilities at this Merimbula motel include Mini bars and King / Queen Pillow Top Mattresses and ample free parking. Guests staying at Fairway Motor Inn will be close to a variety of activities such as boat cruises, whale watching (seasonal), sailing and scuba diving. Golfers will enjoy being opposite the golf course and club. You can also experience the excellent local restaurants, including the Wheelers Oyster Restaurant located next door. For superior customer service and an ideal location in Merimbula, make a reservation at the Fairway Motor Inn today!
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We stayed here for golf at the superb Merimbula Golf Club over the road and we ate at the excellent Wheelers restaurant next door. So, 5 stars for location! The Fairway is a pretty average Best Western motel: clean, comfortable, quiet, everything works. For an old-fashioned
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Response from Debbie G, Owner at Fairway Motor Inn
Responded 4 days ago
Hi Ian, lovely to see you and your group enjoyed your stay with us. Yes we really are lucky to be in the position we are with a lovely little working triangle between the Fairway Motel, Wheelers Restaurant and the golf club. We are constantly refurbishing and upgrading so i hope the painters didnt get in your way too much this week. Next time you come you will be pleasantly surprised by the refurbishing we are doing. ?!?! Oh and by the way always call the motel direct to get the best price available. You will always get a better price than online rates. We hope to see you again soon. kind regards, Debbie
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Very big room, huge comfy bed, kitchenette with fridge etc. Nice shower. Parking right outside the room. Friendly check-in. Hotel is opposite the Golf Club where we spotted lots of Kangaroos whilst enjoying a beer. We ate at Wheelers Restaurant next door which was great but you
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Response from Debbie G, Owner at Fairway Motor Inn
Responded 4 days ago
Hi Kathryn, So glad to hear you enjoyed your stay with us. The Golf Club and Wheelers both provide great meal options with atmosphere and both within walking distance. Isnt it amazing that whilst we are on the main road (as far as geographically) most people now use the bypass and it is surprisingly quiet. Hope we get to see you again soon. Kind regards, Debbie
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Nice enough motel, but pricy compared to Eden, which is only 20 minutes by car south of Merimbula. The lady who checked me in and out was cheerful and polite and offered me fresh milk for tea and coffee, which was appreciated. I liked that the motel is located next door to a
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Response from Debbie G, Owner at Fairway Motor Inn
Responded 1 week ago
Dear valued guest, Sorry to hear your visit was full of rare events. Firstly I would like to thank you for the lovely comments and I would like to put your mind at rest with the Golf Club. They are actually doing very well since the new owners have taken on the restaurant ( 12 weeks back) and most nights really busy. However they did have a few unforseen things happen and a lack of staff on just the night you visited so they did warn guests that they would have to close early- just that night. I should have probably told you that on check in however i did not realise you were dining there. So look forward to some great Australian and Chinese dining next time you visit there together with raffles and free prizes on weekends! On these days you actually are required to book ahead! And if you are a golfer even better! I am very pleased you liked your room as our staff try very hard every day to make sure guests are comfortable. Also please be prepared for a few strange "visitors"when you visit a country motel in Australia. We have just had deterrent sprays around the motel which is why you probably had the huntsman visit you as this sometimes brings these out but not normally in your room. While they are harmless, they can be a little scary i know and my apologies to your wife. So i hope you come back to enjoy a better experience next time.
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We arrived after a long drive to find everywhere to eat closed around 4pm. We were directed to the golf club but they had closed too. However we were directed by them to a very nice thai restaurant in pambula where we had a great meal. Outside the accomodation left us
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Response from Debbie G, Owner at Fairway Motor Inn
Responded 1 week ago
Thanks for taking the time to send us your comments. Not sure why restaurants were closed so early ??sometimes they close after lunch and re-open for dinner. I do know the golf club often has special functions there which is why they may have been closed but really glad you found some nice Thai! We are currently refreshing our motel with new signage, new painting and new soft furnishings. So i do hope you get to visit us again to experience the changes.
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Comfy motel on the way to Melbourne. Not very modern, needs some renovation. Could be also a bit cleaner. The room was dark. It has kitchen, microwave, kettle. You can order a breakfast but it is not included.
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Response from Debbie G, Owner at Fairway Motor Inn
Responded 7 Jan 2019
Thanks for your time in giving us your feedback. We do take all comments seriously to see how we can improve. We are continuously refurbishing all of our rooms to keep up with what each guest requires. Perhaps you were in one of the rooms not yet refurbished. I am pleased to hear that the block out curtains worked well to keep the room dark for you. As we take pride in our cleanliness and our staff work hard to do so, if ever you have a cleanliness issue, please feel free to bring your concerns up to the staff during your stay so that it can be sorted. Hope to see you here again.
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"The lower level ground floor rooms are the quietest, but there are steps to negotiate."
"Rooms are a generous size great for families or golfers"
"The bathroom has a nice open shower with no steps or bath to climb over."
"We had a superior spa room, number 3, on the ground floor and it was perfect"
"quite and peaceful close to nature"
US$113 - US$192 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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AustraliaNew South WalesMerimbula
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