We stayed here early in May 2014 on a trip from Melbourne
to Adelaide in a Twin room (Rm 14). The owners were slowly renovating the motel. Our room did not meet our expectations. The room was desperately in need of refurbishment. It was of a reasonable size and the beds were comfortable and there was little traffic noise from the highway. It was reasonably clean however this was difficult to determine as many of the fixtures were old and in need of replacement. The whole room needed painting and there were old water marks on the straw ceiling. The curtains were barely hanging on and difficult to close and the curtain rod to the 'cupboard' repeatedly fell down. We were told recent plumbing issues had been solved yet the water pressure in the shower was inadequate and difficult to adjust. The grouting needed attention in several places. There was a distinct 'musty' smell in the room and exposed electrical wiring was hanging out of the wall. One can understand that the owners are doing
their best to bring the standard of the rooms from the 60's into the 21st century but then they should be charging accordingly and not ask for the same price as we payed the night before for a similar room in a modern high-rise hotel in central Melbourne with lovely city views.
- Official Description (provided by the hotel):
- Situated 3.5hrs from Melbourne and 4.5 hrs from Adelaide on the Western Highway, only 45 minute drive to the Grampians. Horsham is a Major Regional City , an ideal base for touring Grampians, Little Desert National Park. Offering 15 large ground floor Motel Rooms, Microwaves, Austar, Wireless Broadband, tea & coffee facilities, toaster, iron, hair dryer, heating/cooling, Hot Tub Spa and Solar Heated Swimming Pool and are proudly known for our Freindly service. ... more less
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