We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.
Map updates are paused. Zoom in to see updated info.
Reset zoom
Updating Map...
24/12/2017 25/12/2017
    There are no pins in your viewport. Try moving the map or changing your filters.
    • {providername} {price}
    {providername} {price}
    We can't find prices for this accommodation
    From {rate_price} {rate_periodicity}

    Plainsman Motel

    22 Sherriff St, Forbes, New South Wales 2871, Australia
    Lowest prices for your stay
    24/12/2017 25/12/2017
    Are these your travel dates?
    TripAdvisor uses this information to find you the lowest prices for your stay.
    SAVE US$2
    Traveller (26)
    Room & Suite (11)
    Dining (3)
    • Excellent26%
    • Very good36%
    • Average16%
    • Poor13%
    • Terrible9%
    Travellers talk about
    “across the road” (15 reviews)
    “rsl club” (5 reviews)
    Free Wifi
    Free Parking
    Air Conditioning
    Non-Smoking Hotel
    Family Rooms
    Wheelchair Access
    Meeting Rooms
    Self-Serve Laundry
    3.0 Star Hotel
    All hotel details
    {"containerClass":null,"containerAttributes":null,"widget":{"name":"ibex_photo_carousel","template":"ibex_photo_carousel__widget","moduleList":["handlers"],"divClasses":"prw_rup prw_ibex_photo_carousel","js":{"handlers":"(ta.prwidgets.getjs(this,'handlers'))"},"dust":{"nav_controls":"ibex_photo_carousel__nav_controls"}},"scriptFlags":null}
    24 Dec25 Dec
    1 room, 2 adults, 0 children
    Standard Room

    Getting you more information on this room

    Free Cancellation
    Show Available Rooms
    Sorry, this partner no longer has rooms available on TripAdvisor. Please visit one of our 7 partner sites to see rooms from US$84.
    We're sorry, there are no rooms available on TripAdvisor. Please change your dates, or view all Forbes hotels with availability
    Standard Room

    Getting you more information on this room

    Free Cancellation
    {"BOOKING_FEATURES": ["IB_STREAMLINED_SELECTED_ROOM","IB_SHOW_EMAIL_FOR_INSECURE_LOGIN","VISA_SPONSORSHIP_WEB","RCMS_INLINE_ROOM_GRID_MAX_OCC","IB_POST_BOOKING_LOGIN","IB_IRG_PERFORMANCE_METRICS","IB_IRG_MATCH_META","CHILDREN_SEARCH","ATTRACTIONS_REMOVE_PAYMENT_ADDRESS_FIELDS","HR_IB_EXCLUDE_TAXES_AND_FEES","IB_DW_CCNAME_WITH_AUTOCOMPLETE","IB_IRG_PERFORMANCE_METRICS_MOBILE","IB_BOOKNOW_CLEAN_WITH_ICON_SHORT_BTN","STORED_CARDS","IB_PRICE_WINS_COPY","IB_PRICES_OUTSIDE_ROOM_BUTTON","IB_EXIT_INTERRUPTER","IB_SHOW_AMENITIES_AS_ICONS","META_AIR","IB_INLINE_ROOM_GRID","IB_TIME_OF_STAY_PAYMENT_TYPES_V3","IBEX_HIGH_EQUITY_BRANDING","IB_PRICE_WINS_POST_TX","IB_BOOKING_FORM_FAVICON","IB_URGENCY_BLOCK"] , "IMPRESSION_KEY": "692437172d58432390f44bc5de9e9c22", "roomSelectionModel": {"partnerInfos":[],"multiplePartners":false,"polling":{"locationId":287068,"bookingSessionId":null,"detailedAvailabilityKey":null,"commerceContentIds":[],"additionalContentIds":[],"pollCount":0,"checkin":{"day":24,"month":12,"year":2017},"checkout":{"day":25,"month":12,"year":2017},"adults":2,"child_rm_ages":"","rooms":1,"display_rooms":300,"entryPrice":-1,"entryCurrency":"USD","complete":false,"formKey":"","showAllRooms":true,"genNewBookingSessionId":false,"winningProviderAtClick":"","selectedRoomKey":"","impressionKey":"692437172d58432390f44bc5de9e9c22","navArea":null,"referringServlet":"Hotel_Review","highestMetaPrice":86,"lowestMetaPrice":84,"additionalPartner":false,"highestMetaPriceDisplay":86,"roomsToVerify":[],"clazz":null},"summary":null,"unavailable":true,"metaOffers":[],"mismatchCheckModel":null,"totalMediaCount":0,"hotelPhotos":[],"noticeHeaderMessage":null,"moreProviders":null,"lowestPricePartner":null,"showAllRooms":true,"isMetaCheaper":false,"isBookingLessThanOrEqualToMeta":null,"avgHistoricalPrice":0.0,"avgHistoricalDisplayPrice":null,"expressBookState":{"hasFullTravelerInfo":false,"hasReducedBillingInfo":false,"hasFullBillingInfo":false},"highestMetaPrice":86,"lowestMetaPrice":84,"highestMetaPriceDisplay":86,"hotelName":"Plainsman Motel","hasSpecialTimeOfStayTaxes":false,"trackingTree":null,"trackingTreeId":null,"showPriceHoverTooltip":false,"trackingContext":"eyJzdGF0ZSI6IkhPVEVMX0FVQ1RJT04iLCJwIjoiSFJfTWFpbkNvbW1lcmNlIiwiaWRzIjp7IkJGSyI6IjY5MjQzNzE3MmQ1ODQzMjM5MGY0NGJjNWRlOWU5YzIyIiwiQUlLIjoiMjM1YTlmZTJjNzJlNDhhMThiMDI5YjZjOGRjNTUxMDEifSwiZW50cnlTZXJ2bGV0IjoiSG90ZWxfUmV2aWV3In0=","cheaperPricesExist":false,"enableLPF":false,"priceDropPercent":0,"canExpandRooms":false,"expandRoomsToAllPartners":false,"roomSelectionKey":null,"useSupplierDirectTreatment":false,"isSupplierDirect":false,"showProviderSeparator":false,"clazz":null,"isPriceDrawerEnabled":false,"seeMoreMessage":null,"seeMoreIFrameMessage":null,"isPricelineCom":false,"isMetaMarketingLandOnBookingFormEnabled":false}, "ibAvailability": false, "metaAvailability": true, "topOfferIsIB": false, "numHacTries": -1, "checkIn": "24/12/2017", "checkOut": "25/12/2017", "lowestPrice": "US$84", "hasDates": true, "hacComplete": false, "contentIdMappings": {"56503630":"BookingCom","79420009":"CheapTicketsEWS","76474989":"Hotwire","71241020":"TravelocityEWS","80071213":"AgodaIB","109338665":"HotelsCom2IB","78867580":"OrbitzEWS"}, "pollingEnabled": false, "preventScroll": false, "offerClickToken": null, "conditionalUpdate": false, "mightGetRooms": true, "divClasses": "ppr_rup ppr_priv_hr_inline_room_grid_hsx", "singlePartnerRoomGridWidget": {"containerClass":null,"containerAttributes":null,"widget":{"name":"ibex_room_grid_hsx","template":"ibex_room_grid_hsx__widget","moduleList":["handlers","tracking"],"divClasses":"prw_rup prw_ibex_room_grid_hsx","js":{"handlers":"(ta.prwidgets.getjs(this,'handlers'))","tracking":"(ta.prwidgets.getjs(this,'tracking'))"},"dust":{"sub_header":"ibex_room_grid_hsx__sub_header"}},"scriptFlags":null}, "multiPartnerRoomGridWidget": null, "mismatchMessage": {"containerClass":null,"containerAttributes":null,"widget":{"name":"ibex_mismatch_message","template":"ibex_mismatch_message__widget","moduleList":["handler"],"divClasses":"prw_rup prw_ibex_mismatch_message","js":{"handler":"(ta.prwidgets.getjs(this,'handler'))"},"dust":{}},"scriptFlags":null}, "maxRoomsToShow": 300, "isTablet": false, "roomGridRowWidget": {"containerClass":null,"containerAttributes":null,"widget":{"name":"ibex_room_grid_row_hsx","template":"ibex_room_grid_row_hsx__widget","moduleList":[],"divClasses":"prw_rup prw_ibex_room_grid_row_hsx","js":{},"dust":{"amenities":"ibex_room_grid_row_hsx__amenities","condition_col":"ibex_room_grid_row_hsx__condition_col","price_text":"ibex_room_grid_row_hsx__price_text","reservation_col":"ibex_room_grid_row_hsx__reservation_col"}},"scriptFlags":null}, "mismatchMessageLightbox": null, "deviceInfo": "OtherOS OtherBrowser", "bookOnTripAdvisor": "Book on <img class=\"ibHeaderImg\" alt=\"TripAdvisor\" src=\"https:\/\/static.tacdn.com\/img2\/branding\/rebrand\/TA_logo_primary.png\"\/>"}
    Write a ReviewReviews (83)
    Traveller rating
    Traveller type
    Time of year

    1 - 5 of 82 reviews

    Reviewed 11 October 2017 via mobile

    Perfect location to Grinstead Oval for Forbes Running Festival. Super friendly staff and we were grateful for a late check out so we could shower after the race. Comfortable beds, spacious room and big shower. Highly recommend.

    Thank Fiona R
    Response from Steve - Marilyn C, Manager at Plainsman MotelResponded 13 October 2017

    We appreciate your positive feed back and glad you enjoyed your stay. We look forward to seeing you again at The Plainsman

    Reviewed 2 October 2017 via mobile

    This motel is beautiful n staff are outstanding. They go out of there way to help especially Sharee! This lady help us at 8.30 at night at MacDonalds (just finished her shift) call motel n found us a beautiful clean n updated room. Would definitely...More

    1  Thank Kristy B
    Response from Steve - Marilyn C, Manager at Plainsman MotelResponded 4 October 2017

    Thank you for your review. We might send Sharee to Maccas every night to find nice families in need. Safe travel and we hope to see you again.

    Reviewed 20 September 2017

    Wonderful service from the very welcoming and attentive staff. THE BEST fried eggs and bacon at breakfast - thank you so much. The selection of cereals, fruit and toast spreads were also fabulous. We had a very relaxing stay, despite our trip being a business...More

    1  Thank Ambrozia
    Response from Steve - Marilyn C, Manager at Plainsman MotelResponded 22 September 2017

    Thank you for your review. Yes, our comfortable Breakfast Restaurant is a relaxing way to start your day. We look forward to greeting you again on your next visit to Forbes.

    Reviewed 6 September 2017

    Am staying here for one night, tonight. Everything is good, room is recently refurbished and very clean and well presented. This is not the lap of luxury but is very good and the price is acceptable. If you want a spacious, neat and clean room...More

    Thank Jeffr22
    Response from Steve - Marilyn C, Manager at Plainsman MotelResponded 8 September 2017

    We are pleased you were comfortable in our Deluxe Rooms and look forward to seeing you on your next trip.

    Reviewed 13 July 2017 via mobile

    From the time I booked, I knew it'd be a great stay. Steve was so friendly and accommodating (excuse the pun). Room was so comfy, felt like home. I'd have no hesitation in staying there again. Thanks for a great stay Steve and Marilyn.

    Thank KiwiFabio1966
    Response from Steve - Marilyn C, Manager at Plainsman MotelResponded 15 July 2017

    The nice thing with our job is meeting nice people. We look forward to greeting you again. Cheers

    Econo Lodge Ben Hall Motor Inn
    37 reviews
    #5 of 8 hotels in Forbes
    0.4 km
    Town and Country Motor Inn
    104 reviews
    #1 of 8 hotels in Forbes
    1.1 km
    Country Mile Motor Inn - Forbes
    29 reviews
    #4 of 8 hotels in Forbes
    0.3 km
    Forbes Victoria Inn
    48 reviews
    #6 of 8 hotels in Forbes
    0.2 km
    • Top amenities
    • Pool
    • Free Parking
    • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
    • Hotel Amenities
    • Free Parking
    • Self-Serve Laundry
    • Meeting Rooms
    • Room amenities
    • Air Conditioning
    • Refrigerator in room
    • Things to do
    • Pool
    • Price range
    • US$89 - US$115 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
    • Hotel class
    • Room types
    • Non-Smoking Rooms ,
    • Accessible rooms ,
    • Family Rooms
    • Number of rooms
    • 41
    • Reservation Options
    • TripAdvisor is proud to partner with Expedia, Hotels.com, Hotwire, Travelocity, Priceline, Orbitz, Agoda and TripOnline SA so you can book your Plainsman Motel reservations with confidence. We help millions of travellers each month to find the perfect hotel for both holiday and business trips, always with the best discounts and special offers.
    • Location
    • Australia >
    • New South Wales >
    • Forbes
    • Also Known As
    • Comfort Inn Forbes ,
    • Forbes Comfort Inn
    Add Photo Photos
    Traveller (26)
    Room & Suite (11)
    Dining (3)
    Pool & Beach (2)
    Hotel & Grounds (18)
    Nearby HotelsSee all 8 hotels in Forbes
    Forbes Victoria Inn
    48 reviews
    .15 km away
    Town and Country Motor Inn
    104 reviews
    1.09 km away
    Econo Lodge Ben Hall Motor Inn
    37 reviews
    .37 km away
    Country Mile Motor Inn - Forbes
    29 reviews
    .33 km away
    Nearby Restaurants
    Bake House Forbes
    66 reviews
    .34 km away
    Lakeside Takeaway
    19 reviews
    .70 km away
    Forbes Services Memorial Club
    24 reviews
    .12 km away
    Vandenburg Hotel Restaurant
    25 reviews
    .15 km away
    Nearby Attractions
    McFeeters Motor Museum
    86 reviews
    .83 km away
    Dogman and Rabbitgirl Pyramid Sculpture
    11 reviews
    .77 km away
    Forbes Visitor Information Centre
    9 reviews
    1.00 km away
    Forbes Historical Museum
    6 reviews
    .38 km away
    Questions & Answers
    Get quick answers from Plainsman Motel staff and past guests.
    Note: your question will be posted publicly on the Questions & Answers page.
    Posting guidelines
    Room Tips
    "Room 30 is removed from the highway, recently refurbished and has microwave, toaster, cups, bowls and..."
    Read review
    "all rooms good"
    Read review
    "Go for the deluxe"
    Read review
    "try getting a side room if you have a large car and not a corner room."
    Read review
    Is This Your TripAdvisor Listing?
    Own or manage this property? Claim your listing for free to respond to reviews, update your profile and much more. Claim Your Listing