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Bluey Motel

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04/06/2017 05/06/2017
1 room 2 adults 0 children
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I was handed the keys by the very friendly wife of the proprietor, and when we opened the room we were delighted. It was clean, spacious enough and had all the extras - tea, coffee, shampoo, information about the town etc. that we would hope was included. The location is central, and it is walking distance to the few eateries...

Thank Merilyn K
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We stayed two nights and were very impressed with our room. So clean and had everything we needed. Kay was friendly and very helpful. Extra towels were available to use at the artesian pool which is a must when visiting Lightning Ridge.

Thank M0Ha11
BlueyMotel, Manager at Bluey Motel, responded to this review

Thank you so much for your review. I am glad you enjoyed your stay at Bluey Motel and hope to see you again one day.

Edinburgh, United Kingdom
Reviewed 11 April 2017 via mobile

My boyfriend and I stayed here a night in March. It's a simple set up but comfy, clean place to stay so what more do you expect from a motel. Right in the centre of town so can walk to most places. We visited the bore baths twice and did tour down a mine shaft as well as looking at...

Thank EmmaSanderson10
Reviewed 15 January 2017

We weren't sure whether this place would be up to scratch for its low price but glad we were wrong. Kay runs a great establishment. The room was clean and thoughtfully provided with everything we would need. I would not hesitate to recommend this motel.

1Thank Charles Ko & Y
BlueyMotel, Manager at Bluey Motel, responded to this review

Thank you for your delightful review and I am so pleased you enjoyed Bluey Motel as much as I enjoyed having you.

Wamuran, Queensland, Australia
Reviewed 14 January 2017 via mobile

Comfortable beds. Fans and air conditioner in room. Fridge and coffee making facilities. Friendly owner. No under cover parking Across the road from the Bowling club $99 a night for a double room Good TV and free wifi Just a regular motel room BUT - I must mention that there was no cold water in the shower. Now normally it...

Thank Sue M
BlueyMotel, Manager at Bluey Motel, responded to this review

Hello Sue M Thank you for staying at Bluey Motel and I hope you enjoyed Lightning Ridge. The water for your showers is bore water so we cannot control the temperature of the water which comes out of the ground. I have always found that if you run the tap for a minute or so the water cools down and...

Reviewed 7 December 2016

What a quaint little motel this place is of 10 rooms! Now..don't get me wrong but the motel IS small in comparison to some of the Motels/Hotels we have been in on this outback trip but the difference is this Motel's makeup!! It's a studio apartment like setup,big enough room as is the en-suite with a kitchenette of sorts, fridge...

1Thank TheAngryAnt
East Maitland, Australia
Reviewed 19 November 2016

Stopped off at Lightning Ridge on a road trip to Queensland. As result of reviews on trip advisor booked in to Blueys Motel, which is probably the oldest and cheapest motel at Lightning RidgeDefinately not a five star glitz and glamour establishment,but with a manager like Kay it is the place to stay at the Ridge ,an intended over night...

Thank troubledtrekker
BlueyMotel, Manager at Bluey Motel, responded to this review

Thank you for your delightful review, I`m so pleased I was able to help you enjoy your stay. Hope to see you again one day.

Sheffield, United Kingdom
Reviewed 10 November 2016

Stayed here for 2 nights during our holiday in Australia. Well priced motel, perfect location and clean. Much to see in Lightning Ridge, great place. Very friendly and informative owners. Would recommend.

Thank Ann P
Reviewed 5 November 2016 via mobile

We booked this very last minute and Kay was very accommodating and a wonderful host. The room is no frills in style but it's clean with everything you need and the shower is fantastic too. Well priced and perfect location too. Would recommend and come back here again.

Thank Emy H
Reviewed 17 October 2016 via mobile

Had a great weekend, can highly recommend The Bluey Motel, the Owners and Staff are very friendly with wonderful service. The disabled room is very easily accessible and well set out. Great location. Thank you Robert & Kerry.

Thank Lisa L

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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Accessible rooms
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Welcome to Bluey Motel. We are a privately owned motel with 10 rooms. Situated opposite the Bowling Greens and walking distance to shops, we offer friendly service, fresh rooms, off street parking, guest laundry and shady BBQ areas. The rooms include: reverse cycle air-conditioning; tea/coffee facilities; fridge, microwave colour TV, DVD/VCR; ensuite. We Offer: fax and Wi-Fi Broadband; tourist information and tour bookings. We accept Eftpos, Mastercard and Visa. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Bluey Motel

Address: 32 Morilla St, Lightning Ridge, New South Wales 2834, Australia
Region: Australia > New South Wales > Lightning Ridge
Price Range: RM240 - RM272 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 10
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  • At what time does the pool open each day?

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“NB This place is a MOTEL - not a hotel. It is fairly small - maybe 12 rooms and I think any room would be as good as any other.”
215merilynk, 11 May 2017 | Read review
“The trick is the longer you stay the cheaper the nights stay!!!”
TheAngryAnt, 7 Dec 2016 | Read review
“All room have good car access.”
snowgum, 11 Aug 2016 | Read review
“Easy access to all the Ridge has to offer!”
F2704ILsandrac, 25 May 2016 | Read review
“The rooms right at the back would be the quietest”
dickybeachMerewether, 13 Apr 2016 | Read review
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