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3 Explorers Motel
Ranked #9 of 15 Hotels in Katoomba
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Reviewed 29 January 2013

The place is very clean and has all the amenities (refrigerator, wine glasses, comfy beds, free wifi) that you could want when hiking around the Blue Mountains. And the manager at the front desk is very friendly and will answer any questions. The place is quiet, right across from a good chocolate shop and close to the 3 sisters.

  • Stayed: January 2013, travelled with friends
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Reviewed 13 January 2013

We stayed a couple of nights at the 3 Explorers Motel and just had good experiences! Very friendly and caring people, especially the Managers Natasha and Chase Johnson! Incredible service, very clean. The 3 Explorers Motel is localized very good, very close to the 3 Sisters and other attractions. Natasha and Chase Johnson also helped a lot to find out the best hikes for our group of friends! Thank you very much!

  • Stayed: December 2012, travelled with friends
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Reviewed 11 January 2013

A short taxi ride from the train station, we arrived and were met by very friendly staff and given our room. Very clean, basic room, just what we needed for a one night stay. Ordered breakfast for the morning which was ok.

Perfect location for seeing the 3 Sisters and doing any other walks. Free WiFi included which was a real plus - why can't city hotels manage this!?

Stayed: December 2012, travelled as a couple
2  Thank Richard F
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Reviewed 30 December 2012

This is a great place to save a few dollars and stay close to the 3 sisters rock formation - it's within walking distance to Echo Point and easy driving distance into town and to the Skyrail. The manager in reception was so incredibly friendly and helpful and spent a lot of time with us detailing restaurant and hiking recommendations, he was great.

The room is clean and comes with all your basic needs (and coffee - bonus!), though it is definitely basic motel-quality, no frills. My only complaint is the walls/windows must be very thin because people would sit outside our window and smoke (we had a ground floor room with a table and chairs outside) which would wake us up with the smoke coming in our room and we could hear them talking as if they were sitting in bed with us.

Overall, though, if you're looking to save some money and stay close to the action, this is the place for you!

Room Tip: You can smell people's smoke on the ground floor so if that bothers you, you might want a higher...
  • Stayed: November 2012, travelled as a couple
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Reviewed 25 December 2012

The rooms were very clean as well as the bathroom and the bed is wonderful to sleep in. The place is close to everything you should see. The management is very welcoming and helpful, gave us lots of information what we should do. Very friendly people, would definitely recommend staying there!

  • Stayed: December 2012
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Reviewed 20 December 2012

Very comfortable and pleasant rooms. Management were wonderful, helpful and very accomodating of our needs. My Dad gets around with a cane these days - the ground floor rooms suited our needs perfectly! Absolutely recommmended.

  • Stayed: December 2012, travelled with family
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Reviewed 20 December 2012

The manager was very helpful and friendly and well versed in giving advice on what attractions to see as well as directions to the attractions. The rooms were very clean and service was the best. A must stay location when you visit the area.

Room Tip: All rooms were very clean and nice.
  • Stayed: November 2012, travelled with family
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Address: 197 Lurline St, Katoomba, New South Wales 2780, Australia
Region: Australia > New South Wales > Blue Mountains > Katoomba
Amenities:
Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Free Parking Room Service
Hotel Style:
#2 Family Hotel in Katoomba
#4 Luxury Hotel in Katoomba
#4 Romantic Hotel in Katoomba
Price Range: £69 - £123 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4 star — 3 Explorers Motel 4*
Number of rooms: 15
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