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Marion Motel and Apartments
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Marion Motel and Apartments
Ranked #2 of 2 Hotels in Marion
Reviewed 24 December 2012

I stayed here for 2 nights in October on a business trip. I had a room on the first floor i assume this was a suit as it had 2 single beds and a queen in a separate attached was an en suite which was the only bathroom, the room was of a good size but the bathroom was small very small.
every thing about this place needs updating its old and looks and feels like it. the rooms were serviced and clean.
the first night i was kept awake by a female trying to cough a lung up from the unit below this went on for way to long. the second night i had the delights of a hysterical child until and its parents screaming at each other this went on until well after 1am i tried contacting reception but no one answered.
the area this motel is in is not the best either.
There is a takeaway pizza place and a fish&chip shop you can walk to. otherwise you will need a car.

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  • Stayed: October 2012, travelled on business
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Reviewed 19 November 2012

I booked the spa room for 4 night. When I got there the lounge and carpet was so dirty. No way in the world I would have a spa as the walls around it were covered in dirty hand prints. Yuck I would never stay there again.

  • Stayed: November 2012, travelled with family
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Reviewed 16 November 2012

Stayed here recently as part of a group on a cricket trip. Had an interconnecting room and while it was OK it was simply just out of date. The sink in the en suite was cracked and the microwave did not work. Carpet was grubby and we all were not pleased with the bedding. Would not have stayed here had we had a choice. The only saving grace was the receptionist, Sarah who went out of her way to help with anything.
The rooms were dark and the ground floor windows were screwed shut so you could not open them to get fresh air.
The garden was manicured and was a pleasure to sit in but the pool was dirty.

  • Stayed: November 2012, travelled with friends
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Reviewed 9 November 2012

I spent a week in a Standard room on the ground floor. 1 QS bed and one single. Beds were super comfortable. The bathroom was large with a big shower, good pressure and lots of hot water. No bath.

The staff were more than accommodating with any requests but for things that shouldn't have to be requested, like cleaning the pool, raising the tennis court net, cleaning our room and putting an 'out of order' sign on the washing machine.

We found what could be the best Chinese food ever down the road at Ginling and there is a very handy shopping centre across the road with a butcher, bakery, IGA, hairdresser and fish and chip shop to name a few. Dominos pizzas is right next door also.

I'm not sure if I would stay again.

Pool was great once clean and the BBQ is good too. Lock up car park is a bonus and the garden is beautiful.

  • Stayed: October 2012, travelled with family
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Reviewed 19 September 2012

I agree that you get what you pay for. At $100 I think it is a bargain! The room was clean and comfortable. Great wall mounted flat-screen TV. Good size work desk. 2 comfy arm chairs and a well stocked fridge of basics. I haven't come across a bargain like this for a while and there is no competition in this area.

Stayed: September 2012, travelled solo
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Reviewed 8 September 2012

You pay for what you get at the Comfort Inn Marion.
We have stayed at this motel twice now and not been dissappointed either time. However, a word of warning, you get what you pay for. This motel is pretty ok for the price you pay and they do have bigger & better rooms at the higher end of the price range.

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  • Stayed: September 2012, travelled with family
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Reviewed 5 August 2012

The location was central, but the room lacked basic services and was run-down. The telephone didn't work, the motel information booklet was missing and the bathroom sink looked very unhygienic due to numerous gouges. Very expensive for shabby accommodation.

  • Stayed: July 2012
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Additional Information about Marion Motel and Apartments

Address: 540 Marion Rd, Marion, South Australia 5038, Australia (Formerly Comfort Inn on Marion)
Region: Australia > South Australia > Greater Adelaide > Marion
Amenities:
Bar / Lounge Business Centre with Internet Access Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Free Parking Restaurant Swimming Pool
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Ranked #2 of 2 Hotels in Marion
Price Range: £74 - £95 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3.5 star — Marion Motel and Apartments 3.5*
Number of rooms: 32
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Also Known As:
Comfort Inn Marion
Marion Comfort Inn

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