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Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

The Taft worked for our purposes well. The rooms are spacious, air conditioned, with free wi-fi and TV. Large bath. The location is excellent, an easy walk to the beach or the many restaurants, shops, and tram stop at Moseley Square. Our room had a mini fridge and minimal provisions for self-catering, which is really all we needed. The staff...

Thank Ziggyfly
Cathy R, Front Office Manager at Taft Motor Inn, responded to this review

Thank you for your feedback. We are pleased you enjoyed your stay with us. As an older style motel we are always trying to improve. We pride ourselves on the cleanliness of our rooms and our location.

St Helens, United Kingdom
Reviewed 2 March 2017

A nice big clean room, well equipped for self catering, breakfast could be served in the room or delivered the evening before so you could make your own toast etc at your leisure. Always plenty of hot water and lovely thick fluffy towels. Nice pool area and also children's play area with paddling pool. Launderette on site. Would be nice...

Thank BobPat11
Cathy R, Front Office Manager at Taft Motor Inn, responded to this review

Thank you for your feedback. It was a pleasure having you stay with us. We are happy you enjoyed your stay. Kind regards John, Cathy & Team

Canberra, Australia
Reviewed 29 January 2017 via mobile

We had a brief stay at Taft over the weekend, and stayed in a one bedroom apartment. For the four of us (one girl & 1 baby), we were comfortable and with enough room. The rooms were clean, quite modern, we found the beds to be comfortable and the bedding was soft and clean. We were impressed to have decent...

Thank jfay82
Brisbane, Australia
Reviewed 20 December 2016

Stayed here for one night in November and scored a room right on Moseley Street. This would have annoyed my wife, but I was on my own on this occasion and wasn't bothered by the traffic. The room was clean and tidy and adequate for the night. Nice clean sheets and towels along with the usual bathroom accessories. Just a...

Thank Steve P
Reviewed 8 July 2016 via mobile

I recently stayed at the Taft motor inn , perfect location, room was dated but spotless at a reasonable price... Within easy walking distance from trendy Jetty Road and the Beach..will definitely stay again...

Thank 919vickiim
Cathy R, Front Office Manager at Taft Motor Inn, responded to this review

Thank you for your feedback. We are an older style motel but pride ourselves on the cleanliness of our rooms. We look forward to your return visit. Kind regards John, Cathy and Team

Melbourne, Australia
Reviewed 27 February 2016

We needed a two bedroom place, preferably near Glenelg, for three nights in February. After searching TA and several other sites we came up empty handed. A travel agent/friend recommended the Taft and we got lucky. The staff (Cathy in particular) were extremely helpful and friendly. The building and facilities are a little dated, but everything worked well and the...

2Thank Gee-Dee-50
Amsterdam, The Netherlands
Reviewed 3 February 2016

Looked fine from the outside good parking too, just off main street in Glenelg so good for beach and restaurants BUT when we entered the room, spacious, one of the net curtains was ripped in several places, the shower had a curtain which with an open window ( which we couldn't shut) was annoying. The airco didn't work .. there...

Thank iainadamson
Reviewed 24 January 2016 via mobile

My husband, 18 month old son and I have stayed at The Taft a number of times and this time I have to admit we were a bit disappointed with the cleanliness of our unit. The floor was disgusting, very dirty which was evident in both feel and look. This made the soles of our feet black (no exaggeration) and...

Thank Fleurfriend
Melbourne, Australia
Reviewed 3 January 2016

My boyfriend and I stayed here for a week over new years.. and were very happy with our stay. The location is in a quiet street only a few blocks from the main strip and beach of glenelg. Such fantastic value for money! We got amazing service from both front desk and housekeeping and the room itself was fantastic. The...

Thank TheRealLaydeeLisa
Tatura, Australia
Reviewed 16 December 2015

This is a great motel. Spacious comfortable rooms and very friendly management. Would recommend this for families as the location is excellent. The only downside is that the air conditioners need upgrading to split systems. Ours was held together outside by duct tape. I'm sure that this is under control. We will definitely be back to this gem.

Thank Mandy P

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  • Free Parking
  • Pool
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Pool
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  • Kitchenette
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  • Air Conditioning
  • Refrigerator in room
  • Free Internet
  • Public Wifi
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Parking
  • Laundry Service

Additional Information about Taft Motor Inn

Address: Motel 18 Moseley St, Glenelg, South Australia 5045, Australia
Region: Australia > South Australia > Greater Adelaide > Glenelg
Price Range: RM427 - RM546 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3.5 star — Taft Motor Inn 3.5*
Number of rooms: 26
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Also Known As:
Best Western Glenelg
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“We were around the side, it was nice and quiet”
BobPat11, 2 Mar 2017 | Read review
“Rooms away from Moseley Street may be quieter.”
486stevep, 19 Dec 2016 | Read review
“Ask for ground floor if anyone in your party has difficulty with stairs”
Gee-Dee-50, 26 Feb 2016 | Read review
“Downstairs is easier with luggage.”
Devowales, 2 Nov 2015 | Read review
“Don't choose an upstairs room if you have mobility problems as the access is by stairs only.”
Panda055, 10 Sep 2015 | Read review
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