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Spanish Lantern Motor Inn

07/05/2017 08/05/2017
1 room 2 adults 0 children
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Melbourne, Australia
Reviewed 1 week ago

Have been stopping at the Spanish Lantern over the last couple of years on our trips from Melbourne to Brisbane. It has always been a clean comfortable stopover that doesn't pretend to be anything it's not. Andrew has continued the great work in providing an excellent service and decent coffee ! Couldn't recommend highly enough for the road weary traveller....

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andrewrwall, Owner at Spanish Lantern Motor Inn, responded to this review

Really appreciate you taking the time to write an accurate and honest review of Spanish Lantern, thank you. Our reputation is excellent and we plan to keep up the good work! Will definitely see you and your family next drive north or south. Warm regards Andrew

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Stayed here for 3 nights. Although older in appearance on the outside the rooms were pleasantly surprising, they were lovely and cosy. The cleanliness is outstanding and made myself and a colleague in another room completely comfortable and satisfied. The price represents excellent value. My bathroom was of an older style bathroom but due to it being immaculate the styling...

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andrewrwall, Owner at Spanish Lantern Motor Inn, responded to this review

So pleased to read that your highlight was the bed!!! Thank you for sharing that with people reading tripadvisor reviews of our property. As relatively new owner/operators of the motel we are investing in the future comfort of our guests (fabulous quality of sleep being the most important). We know that getting to Parkes means a big day of driving...

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The staff were very welcoming and the room was very spacious, very clean and had a couch to sit on and relax which was great instead of sitting on the bed all the time. The price was very reasonable compared to other hotels in the area. I would absolutely stay here again.

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andrewrwall, Owner at Spanish Lantern Motor Inn, responded to this review

Love it that you would stay again here and that you have taken the time to write a review. Thank you so much. Susan

Brisbane, Australia
Reviewed 13 March 2017

A typical inside besser block, outside decorated in a faux Spanish style motel. It was neat and clean inside with toiliteries, good ones according to my wife, provided. Our room has a queen size bed, lounge, small table, coffee maker and the usual jug and toaster. It's nice to sit in a lounge to watch TV after a days driving....

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andrewrwall, Owner at Spanish Lantern Motor Inn, responded to this review

Thank you for doing a comprehensive and detailed review of the motel. The lounges in our rooms are really excellent, comfortable and appreciated by weary travellers after a long day of driving. Glad that you particularly enjoyed the lounge. It is great to know that you and your wife had a pleasant stay here at Spanish Lantern in Parkes and...

Reviewed 4 March 2017 via mobile

Just pulled up for a night met by the owners with a frindly greeting. We went to our room and qe were so impressed with how clean and roomy it was with a comfortable bed and a 2 seater lounge as well as a fridge and table. Very spacious bathroom and shower. We will definitely stay here again and highly...

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Management response:

Hi and thanks for the review and recommendation to anyone who is passing through the Parkes area or travelling along the Newell Highway. See you again in a couple of weeks when you come back through. Susan & Andrew

Adelaide, Australia
Reviewed 19 February 2017

I was delighted to find a coffee machine and decent coffee pods in my motel room at this little motel in Parkes, definitely not what is normally in the highway stops that I usually stay at. Also pleased about the sensible price of $115 for a nice room on the ground floor for my husband and I. A good find...

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Thanks and great that you love our new pod coffee machines. We know that everyone likes a good coffee after a long day of driving and now we can offer that to all our guests, along with a clean and comfortable unit BONUS! Much appreciated Susan & Andrew

Murray Bridge, Australia
Reviewed 4 February 2017 via mobile

Very kind and understanding owners. We made a mistake with our booking on bookings.com and therefore had to contact the Motor Inn to inform them that we weren't going to make it that night at late notice. They were very generous and went out of their way to help us. Thank you.

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Thank you Rose for your kind comments. We always try to help our guests help wherever possible and were glad to be able to do so for you and your husband. Andrew & Susan

Kilmore, Australia
Reviewed 30 January 2017

Just returned from our travels with our little Jack Russell. He was very welcome here, stayed in a very clean and neat double. The motel has a nice grassy area for smokers and four legged visitors wanting to chase their abundant supply of pine cones. A great stay, will be back.

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Thank you for taking the time to write a review and for letting people know what you thought of the motel. We do allow pets in some of our rooms and ask that people give us a ring to make a booking for those rooms. Then you won't miss out. We are new owners and still settling in and so...

Melbourne, Australia
Reviewed 29 January 2017

The Host was very pleasant and the room was very fresh and clean. The location was good. The advice of Host as to where to eat the evening meal was spot on. Would definitely stay here again if the occasion arose.

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Thanks Chris for your comments. We are new owners of the motel and really pleased to hear that your dinner was good. We will definitely recommend our guests go there for dinner in the future. Local knowledge is an important part of running the front desk which we are collecting so thanks again. See you next trip north or south...

Sydney, Australia
Reviewed 22 January 2017

What a fabulous time I had at Parkes this year. It was the first year that I attended and I caught the Elvis Express from Central, what a fun-packed trip. It was very hot in Parkes in the 40's but I knew that it could be so I packed light summer clothes and my swimming costume. Nice pool and grassed...

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Thanks heaps for your review. We are really glad that you loved the festival and that the motel was a great spot for your weekend of fun and activities all based around Elvis. We are the new resident owners and we arrived just before Christmas. We didn't know what to expect but a fantastic time was had by all and...

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Amenities

Highlights
  • Pool
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Room Service
  • Free Parking
About the property
  • Wheelchair Access
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
  • Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
Things to do
  • Pool
Room types
  • Suites
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Accessible rooms
  • Kitchenette
In your room
  • Air Conditioning
  • Microwave
  • Refrigerator in room
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  • Public Wifi
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Internet
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  • Room Service
  • Free Parking
  • Airport Transportation
  • Breakfast Available
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Hi, We are Susan and Andrew new owners of Spanish Lantern Motor Inn Parkes. We bought the motel December 2016 and are renovating and updating all the facilities. It is already a nice small motel on the north-side of Parkes next door to the Visitors Information Centre. We have started painting the outside and fixing up the gardens. The rooms are at the back of the block which makes them very quiet and well-away from the Newell Highway. You will enjoy a good nights sleep, we guarantee it. The motel is set on over an acre of land with lots of room at the rear for larger vehicles, trucks, trailers, caravans and RVs. Late check-ins are avialble and can be arranged by ringing the motel. We hope to meet you here soon. Susan & Andrew ... more   less 

Additional Information about Spanish Lantern Motor Inn

Address: 62 Peak Hill Rd, Parkes, New South Wales 2870, Australia
Region: Australia > New South Wales > Parkes
Price Range: RM305 - RM509 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3.5 star — Spanish Lantern Motor Inn 3.5*
Number of rooms: 14
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“We had room No. 4 which was very spacious for just the 2 of us.”
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“The rooms on the end of the block have really good parking for big cars.”
bevandmal43, 18 Feb 2017 | Read review
“Single storey so any room good.”
ChrisSimi, 28 Jan 2017 | Read review
“Opposite the pool area is nice”
feinoz, 21 Jan 2017 | Read review
“All the rooms are ground floor and seem the same”
seniorguest, 19 Jan 2017 | Read review
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