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Reviewed 3 October 2016

We had our first visit to Gippsland and found HappyDays on the net. It was a great find! Leanda and Ron have worked hard to create a very attractive facility. Despite the cold outside, our room was cosy and welcoming, as was the welcome from our hosts. They provide a 'guests' kitchen' and lounge that has all that you would...

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Ron H, Owner at Happy Days Motor Inn, responded to this review

Ken, can I hire you as our PR person. Thank you so much for your compliments and providing the additional information for those looking at visiting. Yes, the coffee, tea location is not ideal and you have provided us with food for thought, thank you, we do appreciate comments that will improve Happy Days, (positive or negative comments are appreciated,...

Reviewed 3 July 2016

We had the pleasure of staying here as we were dining at the Tinamba Hotel next door. Wow, this place is gorgeous. Hard to explain, but we were very welcomed by Ron & Leanda. All the rooms and I think there are only 5 of them, are very tastefully decorated and very clean. The bed was extremely comfortable. There is...

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Ron H, Owner at Happy Days Motor Inn, responded to this review

Thank you so much for your very kind review. I sometimes think I'm repeating myself but we really do love sharing our Happy Days with all the lovely guests who come to share the experience of Happy Days. And we look forward to you visiting us, The Tinamba Hotel and our wee little town again. Many Thanks and Kind Regards,...

Paynesville, Australia
Reviewed 15 May 2016 via mobile

This motor inn is not what we expected; however on arrival we were greeted with such warmth! Not your 5-star country retreat however the premises are attentive and homely with space to wander and enjoy the expanse of paddocks to smell the countryside. An excellent location next to one of the most amazing award-winning restaurants of the Amba Lounge. Our...

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Ron H, Owner at Happy Days Motor Inn, responded to this review

Our apologies for not responding sooner. Thank you so much. We feel very grateful for your lovely review. we do count ourselves very blessed to share our little patch of paradise with the many wonderful guests who stay with us and we know how lucky we are to have such an amazing venue as The Tinamba Hotel just up the...

New South Wales, Australia
Reviewed 11 January 2016

This place is Great , different and pleasant to stay Central to Heyfield , maffra ,Newry It does not look like a normal unit style motel, make the effort to go in and explore you will be happily surprised The managers are very friendly and accommodating The rooms have a comfy feeling and antique manner The set up is happily...

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Ron H, Owner at Happy Days Motor Inn, responded to this review

Thank you so much for your most gracious review. We are pleased that our love for Happy Days and how we would like our guests to experience is felt by them. I agree with you as to the proximty to so much that our area of Gippsland has to offer. we feel that Tinamba is at the crossroads of what...

Clayton, Australia
Reviewed 19 September 2015

Stayed at Happy Days for our son's wedding. Reception next door at "Tinamba Hotel", so convenient. A very hospitable and friendly stay. Rooms are fabulous, clean, spacious with great facilities. Bonus for us was the "Dog Friendly" atmosphere. Ron and Leanda made us feel like we were staying with friends. Highly recommend Happy Days and hope to go again one...

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Ron H, Owner at Happy Days Motor Inn, responded to this review

Thank you so much for your review, it make us happy to know you enjoyed your stay and that we provide such a warm and friendly atmosphere. It shows how much that we do love what we do. Also glad to hear your celebrations went well. Take care.

Greater Melbourne, Australia
Reviewed 20 August 2015

It was a very pleasurable shock to see the 'upside down' layout, with all rooms facing an internal under-cover recreation area. The generous and varied supplies for breakfast were welcome, and the actual accommodation - while not 'upmarket' - was clean, well provisioned and comfortable. My only complaint is the lack of reception personnel. I could not connect to the...

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Ron H, Owner at Happy Days Motor Inn, responded to this review

My apologies for not being available to assist you when you needed it. We pride ourselves on being available but not intrusive and have an open door policy. Our instinct radar was obviously way out of sync, apologies once again. Regarding the wi fi password we'll put that in our welcome sheet to provide that as you arrive in future....

Inverloch, Australia
Reviewed 7 August 2015

Large comfortable rooms with ensuites and all the usual comforts plus ample communal kitchen, dining and lounge area with breakfast supplies. Room to cook your own meals including a BBQ area. I stayed several nights on business and will use it as my base in the area on future visits. The owners are friendly and helpful. The indoor pool and...

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Ron H, Owner at Happy Days Motor Inn, responded to this review

Hello Mark, We are so humbled by your wonderful review. It validates for us that we strive to provide a warm, friendly and comfortable environment for our guests, we love where we live and we enjoy sharing our piece of paradise with others. Looking forward to seeing you on your future visits. Happy Days, Ron and Leanda

Geelong, Australia
Reviewed 20 July 2015

Because the motel was booked out, we stayed in "the cabin," which was very down market, but in fairness, the normal rooms we saw looked very good and spacious. The hospitality was wonderful and warm and we felt quite at home. Lots of breakfast supplies were provided. A carport for guests was very welcome in the winter frosts. Would happily...

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Ron H, Owner at Happy Days Motor Inn, responded to this review

Hello Ian, Thank you for your generous review. We do understand our cabins are, (as we say more modest) but it is something we don't shy away from and do let potential guests know. We are so pleased you will return to try the main accommodation section and look forward to seeing you then. P.S. Thank you for crediting us...

Mallacoota, Victoria, Australia
Reviewed 24 June 2015

Two weeks ago 14 of us spent a very enjoyable 3 nights at Happy Days. We had a great time, cooking for ourselves in the well-appointed kitchen for 2 nights and eating at the Tinamba pub on the other night. The rooms were comfortable a well-appointed with excellent showers. The hot tub was most relaxing in the evenings. We appreciated...

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Ron H, Owner at Happy Days Motor Inn, responded to this review

Hi John, It's great to read your review, thank you. We are very pleased that you had a great time, (makes us happy). We love sharing our Happy Days and being able to provide a suitable venue for people to gather and enjoy. Cheers

Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
Reviewed 27 May 2015

Good country accommodation. Welcoming hosts and friendly dog. Rooms spacious & comfortable with a touch of old world charm. Indoor pool is a beauty. Enjoyed the "cook it yourself breakfast" and our stay in general. Right next door to Tinamba Pub where excellent food is served.

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Ron H, Owner at Happy Days Motor Inn, responded to this review

Hi Tony, Sorry for the late response, thanks all the same; love "quirky" as a description. We are pleased to know we have made your stay with us enjoyable and that you like how we do things. We've actually given Boof (our dog) the title of concierge, believe it or not, he more often leads our guests to us; wherever...

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Pool
  • Free Parking
  • Free Breakfast
  • Spa
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  • Wheelchair Access
  • Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
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  • Kitchenette
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Happy Days Accommodation - Award Winners, Prime 7 Wellington People's Choice Awards Budget and short term available Happy Days is Dog Friendly and is a motel style accommodation house set in beautiful garden areas, with a vista of rural and mountain scenes, the views are enchanting. Relax in the quiet picturesque surroundings of our Happy Days. Rooms are charming and spacious, each with their own ensuite, air conditioning, television and bay window to take in the view. Ample parking, beautiful surrounds and a stone's throw from the award winning Tinamba Hotel. Happy Days is only a short distance to destinations in Gippsland, Heyfield, Sale, Traralgon, Stratford, Briagalong to name a few. We are close to the Rail Trail and other outdoor pursuits such as bushwalking, the mountains, the beach, Lake Glenmaggie, Newry Motocross; Golf, Tennis Clubs & the local gymnastics centre as well. We are also central to many quaint townships that have art galleries, antique & gift shops and cafes. Our hospitable and relaxed attitude is appreciated. Clubs and family gatherings find it ideal with ample carparking, plenty of space to relax and enjoy. Find Us On Facebook ... more   less 

Additional Information about Happy Days Motor Inn

Address: 6a Tinamba-Seaton Rd, Tinamba, Victoria 3859, Australia
Region: Australia > Victoria > Tinamba
Price Range: $114 - $145 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — Happy Days Motor Inn 3*
Number of rooms: 6
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