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241 reviews
62 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 69 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Had a couple of nights here and found it very comfortable and convenient. Bed was good, room clean, good shower, air conditioning and handy parking out the back. Didn't eat hear but menu looked good, nice outdoor verandah for a drink. Was a little expensive though so would look around

Thank jrr270455
Level Contributor
6 reviews
Reviewed 16 October 2016 via mobile

Diggers Tavern is value for money, clean and neat. We stayed in room no. 10. It was spacious and light. TV, air con, tea and coffee things, a fridge - everything you need. The young lady behind the bar was very welcoming. Checked us in quickly and gave us some useful information about Bellingen. Highly recommend.

Thank suziekewBrisbane
Tamworth, Australia
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10 reviews
4 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 12 August 2016

This venue is ideal for a stopover in the quaint village of Bellingen. Clean -- Quiet rooms with all conveniances. Central to shopping & great eateries. The Bar & Bistro another plus , with friendly hospitality.

1 Thank jahn305
DiggersTavern, Public Relations Manager at Diggers Tavern & Motel, responded to this review

Thank you for your lovely review! We are glad you enjoyed your stay in town and we will hopefully see you again in the future! More 

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49 reviews
7 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 July 2016 via mobile

We stayed here during a week night and although it was dark when we arrived and we had a bit of difficulty locating the rear entrance we eventually found our way in. The rooms were very clean. We looked at eating at the bistro but it was in the middle of the bar so we gave it a miss. We... More 

Thank Southsfan1
DiggersTavern, Public Relations Manager at Diggers Tavern & Motel, responded to this review

Thank you for your review! We urge you to try our bistro out on your next visit - the surf and turf is to die for! Thanks for visiting and we will hopefully see you next time! More 

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4 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed 8 June 2016 via mobile

This was a good place to stay, very clean and quiet. Also reasonably priced. Our only problem was we locked ourselves out on Sunday morning and took a bit to get back in again as the place was well locked up. It's location right in town is a bonus, as you can walk everywhere.

Thank Annette M
DiggersTavern, Public Relations Manager at Diggers Tavern & Motel, responded to this review

Thank you for your review! We are sorry to hear about what happened, we are currently trying to work out a way around this whilst still keeping the security very high for the safety and peace of mind for our guests. We hope you enjoyed our town and hope to see you again soon! More 

Coolangatta, Australia
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10 reviews
5 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
Reviewed 22 February 2016

The motel is in a great central location in the heart of Bellingen. Felt very much welcomed in the bar and bistro by the locals and staff. The meal we had at the Bistro was a great hearty meal, exactly what you expect from a small country town! Loved it, would recommend, can't wait to come back!

Thank MissCaseyPaige
DiggersTavern, Public Relations Manager at Diggers Tavern & Motel, responded to this review

We are very proud of our family run business and love hearing reviews from happy customers. Thank you for your fantastic comments and we are pleased you had a great time at our facility. More 

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65 reviews
26 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 32 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 February 2016 via mobile

Just visited there for a drink and meal only to find out the power was out an this side of Bellingen. Unlike the other places this place offered to cook food with gas. They gave us options because of the limitations but good on them for not saying " sorry no power" like the other establishments. The food was great... More 

Thank Sandy R
DiggersTavern, Public Relations Manager at Diggers Tavern & Motel, responded to this review

Thank you for your review and we are very pleased you were happy with your visit to our facility. Hopefully you will visit again when the power is on and take advantage of our extensive menu! More 

Warrnambool, Australia
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16 reviews
4 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 11 December 2015

Great place to go for a beer or a meal. You can also stay out back in units. Food is excellent beer is nice and cold and service is good. Good place to meet a few of the local characters . Easy walk to many fabulous coffee shops . Right next door to football ground where very big market is... More 

Thank Jill A
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14 reviews
7 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 23 October 2015 via mobile

We stayed here overnight after planning to stop in Dorrigo & finding everything was booked out. It was nearly 9:00pm when we arrived in Bellingen and we booked in without seeing the room first as we were tired, hadn't had dinner, and had to leave early the next morning. We were pleasantly surprised. The room was very comfortable, well equipped... More 

Thank jevans337
Sydney, Australia
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61 reviews
23 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 47 helpful votes
Reviewed 22 October 2015 via mobile

The Motel is attached to the Pub, so take the side door if you want to avoid some of the drunks in the public bar. The rooms are clean but claustrophobic - no views other than the car park which is next to the bottle shop. You can't park next to your room like most Motels, so be prepared to... More 

Thank Peter M

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Wheelchair access
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Located in the Main St of Bellingen within easy walking distance of shops, markets and restaurants. Rooms are comfortable with en-suites, air-conditioning & off-street parking. The Bistro boasts the best value meals in town. Drive-thru bottleshop located at rear. Facilities include: TAB, Poker Machines, ATM, Bistro, Pool tables, Arcade games & Beer garden. Open 7 days. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Diggers Tavern & Motel

Address: 30 Hyde Street, Bellingen, New South Wales 2454, Australia
Region: Australia > New South Wales > Bellingen
Price Range: £75 - £82 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:2.5 star — Diggers Tavern & Motel 2.5*
Number of rooms: 13
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“Room 11 & 12 have a connecting door & are on the church side”
 of 5 bubbles lyn0907, 14 Jun 2015 | Read review
“As for rooms at the back”
 of 5 bubbles SHEILSA_12, 25 Feb 2015 | Read review
“Take an extra pillow”
 of 5 bubbles OrphanA_13, 18 Nov 2014 | Read review
“They are all across the hall from each other. Not sure any have a view of anything”
 of 5 bubbles anecessaryevil, 5 Oct 2013 | Read review
“Room 7 was great for 2 people.”
 of 5 bubbles Geckobeach02, 25 Sep 2013 | Read review
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