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Tea Gardens Country Club & Motel
Ranked #2 of 2 Hotels in Tea Gardens
Nelson Bay, Australia
1 review
“Everything worked perfectly.”
Reviewed 18 July 2014

peaceful location, quiet ,comfortable and welcoming. Room was clean and pleasant, very comfortable bed, good hot water pressure, great spa, everything needed and it all worked. we will be back! club at walking distance is good for a feed or drink too.

Room Tip: the carpark side is more convenient if you have to move a lot of luggage.
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  • Stayed July 2014, travelled as a couple
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clubinn, Owner at Tea Gardens Country Club & Motel, responded to this review, 21 July 2014
Thank you Michael for your review. You have highlighted all the things that make our Motel the perfect place for a relaxing getaway - peaceful location, quiet ,comfortable and welcoming.

Although we are an older style motel our rooms was clean, beds are comfortable and the spa is just what is needed after a day out! Our Motel has everything you need for an enjoyable break away.

An added bonus is our location next to the Tea Gardens Country Club and easy walk to the waterfront.

We look forward to welcoming you back.
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Sydney, Australia
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
Reviewed 17 June 2014

We had a 70th birthday party to attend and this was the most convenient accommodation by far as the party was next door. Big rooms, accessible, quiet, spa in the bathroom. It could use some upgrading especially the sofa bed. Great customer service too. Great value and excellent location.

Room Tip: We enjoyed our room and didn't choose it.
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  • Stayed June 2014, travelled with family
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clubinn, Owner at Tea Gardens Country Club & Motel, responded to this review, 21 July 2014
Thank you for taking the time to write a response on your stay at our Motel.

Our location next to the Tea Gardens Country Club is certainly a bonus, particularly if you are attending a function.

You have highlighted the positive things about our Motel which guests regularly comment on and which keep bringing our guests back to us again and again. Our guests always comment on the convenience of our location next to the Tea Gardens Country Club, our peaceful location surrounded by bush land, comfortable large rooms and our welcoming staff.

We openly admit to being an older Motel but our rooms are spotlessly clean. We are slowly upgrading our rooms. However in the current economic climate it is difficult to do all that we would like to do. We have noted your comments on the sofa bed and we would not usually use the sofa beds in our rooms. We always advise anyone booking our rooms through us that we would only use the sofa beds for children under 12.

Again thanks for taking the time to write your review.
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Port Douglas, Australia
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 9 March 2014

Great facilities, good pool for a quick dip, fantastic food next door at the club and the hosts are very helpful.Found the rooms well equipped with a decent size TV and the bush out the back is relaxing

Room Tip: A five minute drive to the beach, but with walking distance of the river and shops
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  • Stayed March 2014, travelled solo
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Level 1 Contributor
3 reviews
Reviewed 15 February 2014

Brilliant stay. Affordable, great location with very clean beds and bathroom.
Quiet area but next to the club for good and drink a walk away. Walking distance from restaurants, ice cream parlour And a pub.

  • Stayed January 2014
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Sydney, Australia
Level 4 Contributor
18 reviews
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 14 February 2014

We stayed at Club Inn Motel for 2 nights 07/02 & 08/02 we had 2 rooms. Both the rooms were a bit dated but clean and the beds comfortable. Location was a bit out of town but peaceful . Yes the breakfast was bread, weetbix and juice it was advertised as breakfast supplied not buffet or restaurant and that is exactly what it was. Room was unserviced but for a weekend who cares?
Our rooms looked at the bowling green which was ok. We had dinner in the club which was just a walk up the driveway.
The owners were very nice and helpful especially when i needed to change our booking,Robyn always sent through confirmation emails and were very nice when we booked in.
They were very knowledgeable about the local area.
I would stay here again.

  • Stayed February 2014, travelled as a couple
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Sydney, Australia
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 12 February 2014

This place is nothing like what they show in the pictures.
It is located in front of a cemetery, in the middle of no where. The room was smelly, in the bathroom there was hair everywhere. The white spa bath was kind of yellow.
Breakfast was included. So in the mini bar we found 2 slices of bread wrapped in plastic, 4 weet-bix and two glasses of juice (yes, open glasses).
I received a two night voucher from work, for a romantic get away. The voucher from the motel had beautiful pictures. To our surprise, the place was completely different from the pictures. I had read bad reviews for this place on google already, but as it was a present from work, I thought google was mistaken! (Google is always right!)
We did the check in hoping that the inside would be better then the outside presentation. After 30 minutes in the room we decided to leave and drive another 3 hrs back home.
I don't recommend this place to anyone.

  • Stayed February 2014, travelled as a couple
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Mittagong, Australia
2 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 February 2014

We stayed at the motel for one night. The room was large but smelt extremely musty on arrival. There was a urine smell near the toilet. When we booked in we were told about the spa bath as if it was a feature obviously they are unaware of how much bacteria they harbor, not the sort of feature we want.
We dined at the club next door during which time there was a blackout. When we returned to the motel the man who booked us in was standing outside the office, he said "we don't have a generator." There was no attempt to assist us to find out room down the dark corridors although surely they would have a torch. We negotiated by the light of our mobile phone, noticing that the corridor did not have the required emergency lighting. My husband did not find the bed comfortable but I did. I would not choose to stay there again.
Very dated.

  • Stayed February 2014, travelled as a couple
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Additional Information about Tea Gardens Country Club & Motel

Property: Tea Gardens Country Club & Motel
Address: 2 Yalinbah St, Tea Gardens, New South Wales 2324, Australia (Formerly Club Inn Motel)
Region: Australia > New South Wales > Tea Gardens
Amenities:
Business Centre with Internet Access Kitchenette Swimming Pool Wheelchair access
Hotel Style:
Ranked #2 of 2 Hotels in Tea Gardens
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): £
Hotel Class:3.5 star — Tea Gardens Country Club & Motel 3.5*
Number of rooms: 31
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