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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

After a long drive we pulled off the road and checked in to the Plainsman. We were offered a newly refurbished room at the back of the complex. It was nicely appointed in blue hues. There was a kitchenette that was very handy for us as we like to prepare our own salad meals when travelling. The beds were comfortable,...

Thank Shannynsteel
Steve - Marilyn C, Manager at Plainsman Motel, responded to this review

We are pleased our guests have a comfortable stay. Our refurbished rooms are very relaxing and a stroll across the road to the Forbes Services Club Bistro for food and beverage. Our motto is "Many Happy Returns". Cheers, Steve & Marilyn.

Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Comfortable clean white beds. Friendly helpful hosts. Central location close to park's to walk your dog. Your dog is allowed on the room. You are asked to not let the dog on the beds. To bring the dogs own bed or mat to rest on. Show respect for the next tenant. Not an unreasonable request for a greatly appreciated service...

Thank julie w
Steve - Marilyn C, Manager at Plainsman Motel, responded to this review

Lovely to have you & pet stay. We strive for guest's comfort and relaxing stop over. Steve & Marilyn

Wollongong, Australia
Reviewed 3 December 2016 via mobile

Husband and I and 6 year old stayed overnight in family style room , very neat and clean.Hottest day ever thank goodness for the pool and a/con.Good value for money and very friendly staff.Have stayed here before and will definitely stay again.Highly recommended.

Thank tlbarker21
Steve - Marilyn C, Manager at Plainsman Motel, responded to this review

We are pleased you enjoyed your stay and the cool pool. A new cabana sun shade has been added this weekend to add comfort for pool and BBQ users. Safe travel, Steve & Marilyn

Narromine, Australia
Reviewed 28 August 2016

the room was ideally situated however the toilet had skid marks from the previous occupant, the shower had a leak that saturated everything on the vanity and the ac was extremely noisy and this place was top dollar, people came in off the street when booking in and got given deluxe rooms for $2 more. We go to Forbes a...

Thank Johnkaren2016
Steve - Marilyn C, Manager at Plainsman Motel, responded to this review

Firstly we apologise for your uncomfortable stay. The benefit of having an onsite manager is that most inconveniences can be attended to immediately 'if' reported. From your Trip Advisor nickname I was able to trace your stay date and room number. The shower head was a 5 minute fix with a new 'O' ring. The toilet was a more serious...

Canberra, Australia
Reviewed 23 August 2016

Very friendly staff, managers were very accommodating, rooms nicely renovated and comfortable. Could do with more lighting around the basin mirror, quite difficult to see to shave and my lady had a little difficulty with applying her makeup. Recommended though, a pleasant experience overall.

Thank chrisgilm0ur
Steve - Marilyn C, Manager at Plainsman Motel, responded to this review

We are pleased you had a comfortable stay. A light fitting has been installed above the vanity basin to provide better lighting. We hope you can stay again when you next travel through Forbes. Regards, Steve & Marilyn

Albury, Australia
Reviewed 21 August 2016

Very comfortable accommodation, Comfortable beds, clean, quiet. The only issues were hard to get a park if staying in the corner back rooms - big 4wd's take up corner spaces. Some heavier curtains which block out car headlights at night would be great too. Otherwise Good value for money. Customer service was excellent

Thank m0m08
Steve - Marilyn C, Manager at Plainsman Motel, responded to this review

Thank you for staying. We are pleased you had excellent service and a comfortable stay. We look forward to greeting you on your next visit. Steve & Marilyn

Reviewed 13 July 2016

The rooms (we upgraded to a Family room) are spacious. Upside: The room and bathrooms have been renovated and are very modern and stylish. Parking area is massive. Too cold to try the pool but it looked clean. Fantastic staff who are very friendly and helpful. Downside: Lack of pay TV channels and the wifi didn't work in our room...

Thank OzTripcritic
Steve - Marilyn C, Manager at Plainsman Motel, responded to this review

Thank you for your review and we are pleased you enjoyed our friendly service and renovated rooms. We are endeavouring to increase our WiFi signal to overcome the weakness in your room because of a large shady tree. Look for improvement. Safe travel, Steve & Marilyn.

Reviewed 3 July 2016 via mobile

Unfortunately the worst motel I have ever stayed in. I didn't even sit down because the sofas and dining chairs were filthy. The floors were also dirty with chewing gum on the floor next to the stove. I didn't take my shoes off either because the floors were sticky. The Windows were open on a cold evening when we arrived...

2Thank mumofthreeWagga
Steve - Marilyn C, Manager at Plainsman Motel, responded to this review

Thank you for your extensive property evaluation. We agree that our apartment is not renovated and mainly used for our rural working guests but refer to Kimothy555's review on 26 May 2016 'Good value for money & excellent customer service' if you would like to take an average mark. Safe travel.

Brisbane Region, Australia
Reviewed 30 May 2016 via mobile

Check in was friendly and hotel is across road from the RSL. Rooms smelt very strongly of cleaner/air freshener which was over powering and gave us both a head ache. Air conditioning/heater was loud and could not be used, it was not very effective anyway. TV stopped working but we didn't advise reception as we were only there a few...

Thank Lorraine H
Steve - Marilyn C, Manager at Plainsman Motel, responded to this review

We are sorry you did not have a good experience. We have investigated your complaint and advise: 1. Our cleaning uses moderate messures of chemicals but in the case of alergies and adverse reactions, we do with fore warning, use only vinegar and natural cleaners. 2. We found the airconditioner was set on High Speed Fan which is indeed ineffectual...

Sydney, Australia
Reviewed 26 May 2016

We stayed here in April for 2 nights. The family room was exactly what we needed, 2 separate bedrooms, kitchen with full facilities, bathroom (including washing machine & dryer) and lounge / dining room. Marilyn was extremely friendly & pleasant upon arrival, even offering their own paper from behind the counter for us to read. The room is good value...

Thank Kimothy555
Steve - Marilyn C, Manager at Plainsman Motel, responded to this review

A great pleasure of managers in the hospitality industry is to have satisfied guests. We are pleased you enjoyed your stay. The apartment, while not fully renovated yet, is a comfortable space for family or work teams. Ring us direct for our "Loyalty Rates". Safe travel, Steve & Marilyn.

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  • Pool
  • Free Parking
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
About the property
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
  • Wheelchair access
Things to do
  • Pool
Room types
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Accessible rooms
  • Kitchenette
  • Family Rooms
In your room
  • Air Conditioning
  • Refrigerator in room
  • Free Internet
  • Public Wifi
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Parking
  • Meeting Rooms
  • Self-Serve Laundry

Additional Information about Plainsman Motel

Address: 22 Sherriff St, Forbes, New South Wales 2871, Australia
Region: Australia > New South Wales > Forbes
Price Range: £66 - £108 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — Plainsman Motel 3*
Number of rooms: 41
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“Go for the deluxe”
 of 5 bubbles Johnkaren2016, 28 Aug 2016 | Read review
“try getting a side room if you have a large car and not a corner room.”
 of 5 bubbles m0m08, 20 Aug 2016 | Read review
“newly renovated rooms at the back of the motel eliminates any street noise”
 of 5 bubbles X3046BJkarenp, 27 Jan 2016 | Read review
“Ask for renovated room at back of property”
 of 5 bubbles 29kurtb, 16 Dec 2015 | Read review
“right side of motel next to a rural supply store....go left”
 of 5 bubbles DeniseIreland63, 24 Apr 2015 | Read review
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