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Mendooran
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205 reviews
44 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 94 helpful votes
Reviewed 13 August 2016 via mobile

Been staying here a little bit with work. Always clean and comfortable. The owners are very helpful and make staying very easy. The dining room can surprise with some very good meals served up. Drinks at the bar are not excessively expensive. Highly recommended to travelers who dont want to stay in town.

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Thank Royal B
Chris F, Manager at The Barwon Inn, responded to this review

Many thanks, glad you enjoy your stays here. Jenni Mckenzie, manager. More 

Brisbane Region, Australia
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44 reviews
9 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 30 June 2016

Tucked away just out of Walgett is the Barwon Inn. A hidden gem that provides country hospitality, impressive meals and a bed that is just so comfortable. A place that is well worth the effort of tracking down.

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1 Thank John P
Chris F, Manager at The Barwon Inn, responded to this review

Many thanks, glad you enjoyed your stay. More 

New South Wales
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215 reviews
54 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 126 helpful votes
Reviewed 23 December 2015 via mobile

I work in Walgett on a regular basis and the Barwon Inn is my preferred accommodation. All rooms have been renovated in recent years and are quite comfortable. The bush setting is tranquil and the river is a casual stroll away. Evening meals are magnificent.

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1 Thank PadreJose
Chris F, Manager at The Barwon Inn, responded to this review

Thank you for the positive review, and we are glad that you enjoy your stays here!! More 

Gunnedah, Australia
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11 reviews
4 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 26 November 2015 via mobile

I used the Barwon Inn for 6 weeks while working in Walgett and found it very comfortable. Even though the rooms weren't self contained I was allowed to use my 2 burner cooker outside the room. The meals from the dining room were a delight and huge making them great value for money. I would certainly recommend the Barwon Inn... More 

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Mendooran
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205 reviews
44 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 94 helpful votes
Reviewed 22 September 2015 via mobile

Jenni looked after us and was very flexible with all aspects of the booking. Your choices is Walgett are limited, The Barwon Inn is definitely one of the better places to stay. Everyone was happy with their stay.

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Thank Royal B
Chris F, Manager at The Barwon Inn, responded to this review

Thank you Royal, glad you enjoyed the stay, and hope to see you here again one day!! More 

Dubbo, Australia
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223 reviews
73 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 92 helpful votes
Reviewed 22 August 2015

Have stayed here many times and always it's been a good experience. The current hosts have updated the rooms and they are pretty well set up, clean and really quiet very efficient air conditioners in the rooms. The bathrooms are a probably in need of the next work in updating but they are ok

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Thank ReidyNSW
Chris F, Manager at The Barwon Inn, responded to this review

Thank you for your comments, bathrooms are on the list to upgrade- hope to see you again at the Inn! More 

Sammamish, Washington
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213 reviews
43 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 60 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 March 2015

We got very lucky to find this place, since we arrived in Walgett after 8pm, when everything sort of shuts down (including the motels). With no internet reception and no desire to continue on to Lightning Ridge for another 75k dodging kangaroos and other critters on the dark roads, we went to the police station. The very helpful and friendly... More 

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Chris F, Manager at The Barwon Inn, responded to this review

Thank you for your review, am glad you enjoyed your stay!! More 

Hervey Bay, Australia
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37 reviews
18 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
Reviewed 23 January 2015 via mobile

Great spot. Will stay here again next time I come through. Fantastic location with enviro values. Spacious rooms. Clean and comfortable. Friendly staff. Very good value for money. Had the place entirely to ourselves. Great night sky for photo buffs.

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Chris F, Manager at The Barwon Inn, responded to this review

Many thanks for your review, much appreciated, and am glad you enjoyed you stay!! More 

Sydney, Australia
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12 reviews
8 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 11 January 2015 via mobile

Friendly staff and a peaceful, safe place to stay. Meals were fantastic and reasonably priced. Great country hospitality. Only down side was the water in the shower smelt a little as it was bore water, but each room had bottled water to drink. I'd stay here again.

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Thank Baz969
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10 reviews
6 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
Reviewed 27 October 2014 via mobile

My colleague and I stayed here for business for two weeks. We were pleasantly surprised to find a newly decorated room, furnished with extremely comfortable beds and with a great little kitchen area. Amazing food served at the bistro- try it out!

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  • Free Parking
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
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  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
Room types
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Family Rooms
  • Kitchenette
  • Accessible rooms
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  • Air Conditioning
  • Microwave
  • Refrigerator in room
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  • Free Parking
  • Self-Serve Laundry
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Located 7km out on the Kamilaroi Highway, west of Walgett, 18 rooms, set on 55 hectares. Rooms have microwave, toaster, kettle, bar fridge, ironing facilities and Foxtel, and all rooms are fully airconditioned. Rooms set in a quiet, tranquil bush setting, close to the Barwon River. Safe for all vehicles small and large. Restaurant and bar facilities available Monday to Thursday and breakfast available daily. ... more   less 

Additional Information about The Barwon Inn

Address: Kamilaroi Highway, Walgett, New South Wales 2832, Australia
Region: Australia > New South Wales > Walgett
Number of rooms: 18
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“Book early this place is in demand from government and business travellers.”
 of 5 bubbles johnpM8860HH, 30 Jun 2016 | Read review
“All rooms are ok”
 of 5 bubbles ReidyNSW, 22 Aug 2015 | Read review
“Book early - travelling contractors and regulars tend to keep it fairly busy”
 of 5 bubbles SheepCocky, 30 Jun 2014 | Read review
“Definitely an upgraded room.”
 of 5 bubbles Post4sue, 22 Apr 2014 | Read review
“The renovated rooms are great.”
 of 5 bubbles PadreJose, 10 Aug 2013 | Read review
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