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Nhill, Australia
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168 reviews
46 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 70 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago

The Pathfinder is a very central Hotel on the Cnr Cotham & Burke Rds Kew & ideal if you need the Tram to go to the City as it is right on the door step but very noisy being on the corner where the Tram, Bus & traffic lights are BUT ideal for that night if you have appts to... More 

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Thank Classyofnhill
Auckland Region, New Zealand
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115 reviews
25 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 64 helpful votes
Reviewed 16 October 2016 via mobile

I've stayed in a few bad hotels but oh my god this is a whole new level. The place looks like it is currently going through being demolished and it actually should be Old furniture and scraps of wood were piled outside the door, broken kettle literally on the ground outside the front door. Everything inside is old, mouldy and... More 

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2 Thank natsnaps

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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 9 May 2016

Great motel with charming houses and a lovely yard. Clean and bright inside. It's not located in CBD so it might costs sometime to get there, but Tram stop is just outside the motel, so it's still a very suitable accommodation if your trip is not a hurry one. The restaurant serves great foods which are very worth of trying.

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Brisbane, Australia
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7 reviews
3 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 March 2016

Good clean accommodation with a continental breakfast included. Tram stop outside door however allow 40 minutes each way to Melbourne CBD. No shops nearby. Purchase Mykey card for commute to city. Reasonable rates as much of reasonable rate accommadation in CBD sold out for Ednbrough Tatoo.

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Geelong, Australia
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3 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
Reviewed 16 December 2015

Old and tired looking and need of some TLC but having said that it was habdy to tramss, clean, fresh sheets and towels, beds comfortable and we had a good nights sleep.. Continental Breakfast was good. Staff trusting very helpful. I left my new phone charger which they have kept for me to collect.

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1 Thank Suzette_D_12_12
Churchill, Australia
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60 reviews
11 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
Reviewed 11 July 2015 via mobile

Staff were pleasant but room was small and smelt musty. Bathroom was even smaller and I will not even comment on the shower!! We had a corner room, so very strange shape. Bed was uncomfortable. Noisy in our room at night. Free breakfast was included but does not start until 8am on. Saturday which was the time we had to... More 

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3 Thank Patti H
Riddells Creek, Australia
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29 reviews
10 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
Reviewed 17 June 2015

Stayed here for one night with my husband. Great position and the cheapest accommodation around by far. Yes it's out dated and a bit old and musty but the walls are solid and our room was spotless. Breakfast was included (toast and cereal) as was parking and the staff were very friendly. I thought $100 for all that was quite... More 

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1 Thank maude72
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21 reviews
3 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed 9 June 2015

Very disappointing stay at this motel. We asked for a quiet room and were given room 18, right on the corner near the main road! It was very noisy, and one of the windows didn't close properly which made it worse, and cold in winter. We paid for accommodation with breakfast included, only to be told (in the morning) that... More 

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Merimbula
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15 reviews
13 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
Reviewed 22 April 2015 via mobile

Only stayed here for 1 night as it was cheap. Room was fine for the price. Clean. Unfortunately when I enquired about the advertised "free" continental breakfast I was told the kitchen was being renovated. No offer of compensation or voucher for breakfast elsewhere, Beware, you get what you pay for ! Why did I not read the Trip Advisor... More 

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Devonport, Australia
2 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 7 April 2015

Old (e.g., paint peeling from rotting timber door frame). Dirty (e.g., mould around the taps in the bathroom). Uninviting and limited breakfast of cereal and toast. Faulty light switch (which cracked when you turned it on). Noisy fridge with a broken shelf. Noisy traffic until 3 am (and I was told this was one of the quietest rooms), which made... More 

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Amenities

Highlights
  • Free Parking
  • Pool
  • Room Service
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
Things to do
  • Pool
Room types
  • Kitchenette
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Family Rooms
In your room
  • Refrigerator in room
  • Air Conditioning
  • Minibar
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  • Free Internet
  • Public Wifi
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
Services
  • Free Parking
  • Room Service
  • Laundry Service
  • Self-Serve Laundry

Additional Information about Pathfinder Motel

Address: 380 Cotham Rd, Kew, Boroondara, Victoria 3101, Australia
Region: Australia > Victoria > Greater Melbourne > Boroondara > Kew
Price Range: RM333 - RM419 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:2.5 star — Pathfinder Motel 2.5*
Number of rooms: 24
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See which rooms travellers prefer

“Most rooms face busy Burke & Cotham Rds & 2 storey with no lifts.”
 of 5 bubbles Classyofnhill, 25 Nov 2016 | Read review
“Avoid room 18, it looks like an old supply room has been converted into a room to make extra money. Or avoid altogether.”
 of 5 bubbles 432jackm, 8 Jun 2015 | Read review
“Best tip - don't go there.”
 of 5 bubbles tb10615, 6 Apr 2015 | Read review
“get a room away from the road”
 of 5 bubbles stuartq2013, 30 Jul 2014 | Read review
“Go somewhere else”
 of 5 bubbles Pass12345, 28 Jun 2013 | Read review
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