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Sydney, Australia
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We are regular travelers to Coonabarabran, We have tried most motels in town and Matthew Flinders is our place of choice. They have rooms where pets are allowed, as we sometime travel with our 2 small dogs. Rooms are surprisingly quite being just off the highway.

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1Thank Greg M
Brisbane, Australia
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Our room at the Matthew Flinders was great, the staff couldn't be more helpful. The rooms were comfortable and very clean, nice and quiet and in a great area for heading off the next day. We had dinner at the inhouse restaurant and were quite disappointed after such a great experience with the room. My meal was supposed to have...

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1Thank jane s
Mackay, Australia
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

This is a ideal place to take an overnight break for our family and our precious pet. Still on the HWY with a 24 hour servo just down the road. Clean, quiet and comfortable. The lovely reception staff where very helpful and friendly.

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1Thank jacfit912
Brisbane, Australia
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I had booked this motel before leaving Brisbane and after a full day driving, we were looking forward to checking in to enjoy a cool drink and a rest before dinner. We arrived at 6:30pm and after checking in at reception, went to our room. The room we were given was not worth the asking price, as it was old...

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1Thank Janette D
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Although on the main highway, the Matthew Flinders is surprisingly quiet and relaxed. The rooms are dated, but like most of the budget rooms in this strip. Waiting for the restaurant to open as I write. It's advertised in the hotel's information as opening at 5.30. It's 6.27 and they e finally lifted the shingle. Anyway it's fresh and crisp...

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1Thank Simon-in-Civic
Mooloolaba, Australia
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We were travelling south from Brisbane and the highway was closed just north of Coonabarabran, therefore we arrived in late (7.45pm) and they were waiting for us, we did phone and advise, we quickly went over and had tea at the restaurant, they were opened till 8.30, we had a pleasant meal and glass of wine, in comfortable surroundings. The...

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1Thank Steph G
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

If it's a good night's sleep you're after, the beds are the most comfortable of any motel I've stayed in - quality bed linen too! A traditional country motel, well located on the edge of town with an inviting pool area plus good food from the licensed restaurant. Friendly and accommodating staff complete the package. We spent a few days...

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matflind, General Manager at Matthew Flinders Motor Inn, responded to this review

Thankyou Bren9491 for recognising our team and their efforts in such a good light. In todays age it is so easy to pick the smallest of faults and we are so glad that we have made your stay a memory, and more importantly that you got to enjoy what our small part of the world has had to offer our...

Toowoomba, Australia
Reviewed 8 October 2016

Some points for the owners on running a motel: When guests pay $114 for a room, they expect the waste bins to be empty. If WiFi is part of the package described on your website, then provide it. It's pretty deceptive to the customer who turns up only to be informed then that there are issues in "some rooms". Yeah,...

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Sydney, Australia
Reviewed 4 October 2016 via mobile

We spent the long weekend in October. After a long drive from Sydney we were pleased to get a nice room. The decor was outdated and the room was a bit dark, however was very clean and comfortable. The staff was friendly and very helpful. I would stay again.

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Sydney, Australia
Reviewed 3 October 2016 via mobile

We spent a weekend here and the room was clean, a little dated in decor but clean and comfortable. Check in was easy, however as we left early morning, I couldn't find a key box to leave our room key in, so I left it in the room. I would definitely stay here again!

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Restaurant
  • Pool
  • Free Parking
  • Room Service
  • Bar/Lounge
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  • Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
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  • Pool
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
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Additional Information about Matthew Flinders Motor Inn

Address: Newell Highway, Coonabarabran, New South Wales 2357, Australia
Region: Australia > New South Wales > Coonabarabran
Price Range: £52 - £66 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3.5 star — Matthew Flinders Motor Inn 3.5*
Number of rooms: 40
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“Check out your room first before payment”
 of 5 bubbles 923janetted, 13 Nov 2016 | Read review
“Our room was about 4 from the front, and barely heard the highway noise.”
 of 5 bubbles StephG34, 8 Nov 2016 | Read review
“Rooms in motel such as 17 away from road noise which was not significant anyway”
 of 5 bubbles Pups3155, 18 Sep 2016 | Read review
“down the back - quiet”
 of 5 bubbles anthonyb897, 17 Aug 2016 | Read review
“All rooms are on the ground floor.”
 of 5 bubbles ValC706, 23 Apr 2016 | Read review
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