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Mount Barker
Reviewed 28 October 2016 via mobile

At short notice We secured a room. Room clean and the bed comfortable. Lovely big bathroom but NO HANDBASIN. Also, No Mirror in the bathroom. Cleaning teeth and shaving (Hubby) in kitchen sink seemed only option - Yuk. Loved the location and provision of outdoor furniture.

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Thank Lynne F
Australia
Reviewed 6 September 2016 via mobile

We arrived really late and could hear the pillows calling. Upon calling to confirm availability and then arriving..things went very smoothly. Although somewhat dated, beds are firm, staff are friendly, helpful, and will go the extra mile so your stay is as comfortable as possible. We were on a budget, needed a bed, and a cup of tea, which is...

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Thank QueenItchyFeet
Lithgow, Australia
Reviewed 7 August 2016

We went to a christening in Woonoona and was told this motel was just round the corner. So I booked it and was quoted an amount but when we arrived we were told there was no booking but they had room for a greater amount but we agreed on the quoted amount. The room had nice beds and plenty of...

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Thank Margaret H
Reviewed 20 June 2016

Clean and tidy room. A little bit far from Wollongong central. Restaurants and shops are close by. Lots of choices for take away/delivery meals. Parking on site, right in front of your door. Stayed only for 2 nights and overall it was okay. Nothing fancy but wasn't bad.

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Thank Ingrid P
lithgow
Reviewed 18 June 2016

Had a room closest to highway and didn't hear a thing. Rooms are basic but clean and comfortable. I think they are value for money. Close to local attractions and transport. Staff were helpful and friendly.

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Thank Christine C
Reviewed 30 April 2016 via mobile

Didn't expect much as only booked because everywhere else had no vacancies. Just wanted bed and a shower, and didn't care if decor was dated as long as it was clean.... But: room smelt awful like it hadn't been opened up for a long time, carpet was stained, nothing seemed really clean, and after neighbour in next room mentioned they...

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Thank Amanda C
Jindabyne, Australia
Reviewed 25 April 2016 via mobile

Stayed here for 2 nights for a work trip. Typical of most cheap motels it stank of cigarette smoke which drives me crazy. The room was tidy but I didn't expect much. Had a spa bath in the bathroom which was never ever going to be used by anyone with half a brain or respect for their health. Seriously. It's...

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Thank Matt D
Reviewed 21 March 2016 via mobile

My husband & i stayed for 1 night, this was a last resort booking due to all other motels in wollongong being booked out. The room it self was "ok" however the bathroom is another story. Firstly there is no vanity in the bathroom! The vanity is in the room and doubles as a kitchenette with bar fridge microwave hair...

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Thank Blumaln
Melbourne, Australia
Reviewed 21 January 2016 via mobile

I booked the cheapest motel I could find close to where I needed to be. Then I read the TrupAdvisor reviews and thought - this will be an interesting! My expectations were high . The motel is from the 60's/70's and there are lots of them in Oz. The Windmill hasn't been updated - but it's very quiet,clean , comfortable,...

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Thank BORN-TO-ROLL
Sydney, Australia
Reviewed 19 January 2016

Stayed one night in January 2016. Room had kitchenette which was handy. Motel was close and handy to family we were visiting. Service was good. Beds were comfy with plenty of pillows. Motel is a bit dated but no real complaints apart from cracked cup that was replaced.

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  • Free Parking
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  • Air Conditioning
  • Refrigerator in room
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  • Free Parking

Additional Information about The Windmill Motel

Address: 491 Princes Highway, Wollongong, New South Wales 2517, Australia
Region: Australia > New South Wales > Wollongong
Price Range: $122 - $175 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — The Windmill Motel 3*
Number of rooms: 26
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“Fairly quiet and a 15 min drive to the centre of Wollongong”
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