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Canberra Carotel Motel & Caravan Park

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04/06/2017 05/06/2017
1 room 2 adults 0 children
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Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

Ok so the photos we were shown and what you see on the internet are nothing like what it is, The staff seemed alright except It felt like I was back doing fifo work, the room was ok but it felt like the ghetto, I got no sleep as the teenagers or who ever riding around on the push bikes...

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1Thank J D
Robert H, Manager at Canberra Carotel Motel & Caravan Park, responded to this review

We apologise about the disturbance of the teenagers who were riding their bikes around at all hours. You may not be aware that our care taker was dealing with these guys throughout the night as he was aware we had other guests staying with us. In reference to the pool it was closed down as the ducks were creating a...

Greater Newcastle, Australia
Reviewed 17 April 2017 via mobile

We booked to stay at the Canberra Carotel during April with our 4 kids (ages 9,7,3&1). The motel is in desperate need of renovations. We stayed in a 1 bedroom family room and I can't believe that they are allowed to use these rooms for 6 people. This is not a family friendly motel. No playground or any other amenities...

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Robert H, Manager at Canberra Carotel Motel & Caravan Park, responded to this review

Sorry you didn't enjoy your stay. Over all most of our guests are very happy with what we provde.

Wagga Wagga, Australia
Reviewed 16 April 2017 via mobile

We stayed for 2 nights in a family cabin. The cabin had everything we needed, including a fully decked out kitchen. Yes it's not 'up to the minute' with its decor etc but we found it to be comfortable and suited our needs. We'd happily stay again. It was convenient having an on site shop too, at reception. I'd rate...

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Robert H, Manager at Canberra Carotel Motel & Caravan Park, responded to this review

Thank you for your positive response. It sound like your room suited your needs while staying with us and that you found it to be good value for money. Please call again when next in Canberra.

Reviewed 15 April 2017

Staff were very friendly and went out of their heir way to assist me. As it was not a planned stop and not prebooked, I was given only what was available and perhaps not the best in the complex. However, the one-bedroom unit, despite being jaded and needing a bit of a facelift, ticked all the boxes e.g airconditioning; spacious;...

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Robert H, Manager at Canberra Carotel Motel & Caravan Park, responded to this review

It is great that you had a good experience with our staff and that you found your room suited your needs for an emergency stop over.

Rosebud, Australia
Reviewed 16 March 2017

This motel is now becoming very tired & old, but still a great budget place to stay close to Canberra, large comfy CLEAN beds, hot shower & room to stretch out in the 5 berth family unit with large television & great cooking facilities. Topped of by great friendly staff.

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Robert H, Manager at Canberra Carotel Motel & Caravan Park, responded to this review

We are delighted that you enjoyed your stay with us and that you found our staff to be very friendly. Please call again when you are next in Canberra.

Greater Melbourne, Australia
Reviewed 13 March 2017

We stayed as a family of 5 in a cabin at the Carotel, it was basic but had everything we needed. We really have no complaints except to say the bedroom with the bunks and single bed was too small for 3 especially in the hot weather. Everything was very clean and we would stay here again. The staff were...

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Robert H, Manager at Canberra Carotel Motel & Caravan Park, responded to this review

Thank you for your response. We certainly have had some hot days over the summer and now look forward to the autumn change. It is great that you and your family enjoyed your stay with us and we look forward in assisting you again when next in Canberra.

Wodonga, Australia
Reviewed 10 March 2017

My daughter has just arrived home from her school camp where they travelled to Canberra. All we have heard about is how "awesome and amazing" the Carotel is. Not much about the actual camp just the Carotel!! She said the rooms were great the beds were soooooo comfortable and the Chef was awesome!! Thank you for giving my daughter such...

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Robert H, Manager at Canberra Carotel Motel & Caravan Park, responded to this review

Fantastic. We are delighted to receive your positive feed back from your daughter regarding how awesome and amazing she found her stay with us. Our Chef does a great job dealing with the school groups along with his staff and he also will be very grateful to receive the positive feed back.

Sydney, Australia
Reviewed 9 March 2017

They've just let the campsite run down, mould all over the bathroom ceiling, couldn't tell you when the bathrooms were last cleaned eg no toilet paper in some toilets for days. Cost is ridiculous for what you get, same price as some of the luxury park we stayed in on the same trip. A really pity as we used to...

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Robert H, Manager at Canberra Carotel Motel & Caravan Park, responded to this review

As I have previously stated the Caravan/Camping amenities block is cleaned daily. No further improvements as the Caravan/Camping area is currently being sold off for residential sites.

Busselton, Western Australia, Australia
Reviewed 21 February 2017 via mobile

I cannot express my disappointment how this place exists in this day is beyond my comprehension. Level sites don't exist. Could not put up awning as needed a powder monkey, or pile driver to put a peg in to hold it against the (gale force winds not the parks fault) The ablution block was like something out of a Wild...

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Robert H, Manager at Canberra Carotel Motel & Caravan Park, responded to this review

For your information the ACT health department are at liberty to inspect our facilities at any time and they have done so over the years. The caravan area is currently being sold off for residential blocks hence no further improvements are taking place.

Reviewed 18 February 2017

very clean and well kept easy axes to everything good parking reasonable distance from all the sites around canberra and close to the highway into canberra from Sydney plenty of good parking and free Wife

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Robert H, Manager at Canberra Carotel Motel & Caravan Park, responded to this review

Thank you for your very positive feed back. We are delighted that you enjoyed your stay with us.

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Amenities

Highlights
  • Free Parking
  • Pool
  • Free Internet
About the property
  • Wheelchair Access
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
Things to do
  • Pool
Room types
  • Kitchenette
  • Suites
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Family Rooms
  • Accessible rooms
In your room
  • Air Conditioning
  • Refrigerator in room
  • Microwave
Internet
  • Free Internet
Services
  • Free Parking
  • Self-Serve Laundry
  • Meeting Rooms
  • Banquet Room
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Welcome to the Canberra Carotel Motel / Caravan Park which is situated on an undulating 20 acres in a quiet setting, located just 6 km north of Canberra's main shopping hub and ideally located to numerous major attractions. We offer a variety of accommodation catering for individuals through to large groups. We offer facilities for camping, caravanning, staying in motel rooms, cabins, units or villas. We also have two separate self-catering blocks that sleep up to 12 guests in individual rooms. Our large, dedicated and experienced team of staff is eager to assist in making your stay as enjoyable as possible. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Canberra Carotel Motel & Caravan Park

Address: Corner of Aspinall & Zelling Streets, Watson, Canberra 2602, Australia
Region: Australia > Australian Capital Territory > Canberra
Price Range: $87 - $238 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — Canberra Carotel Motel & Caravan Park 3*
Number of rooms: 131
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“Book early”
thekuz, 13 Jan 2017 | Read review
“The unit we were in was away from the road (which doesn't seem too busy) and very quiet.”
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“Ask for one of the newer cabins.”
MM693, 1 Oct 2016 | Read review
“Only stay if there is nowhere else”
760ricg, 18 Aug 2016 | Read review
“The family rooms (400's and 600's) are the more modern facilities.”
amyhF4009RR, 23 Jul 2016 | Read review
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