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Sydney, Australia
Reviewed 3 July 2015 via mobile

I stayed in deluxe room (tv, couch, table, shared verandah, heating, plenty of towels, comfy bed, & almost double glazing for the ouside noise which wasn't a problem even on Friday and Saturday nights). Had a fun cosy stay. Friendly reception, very kind and warm, and accommodating. The hotel was clean & good looking inside over all and had a...

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Ceduna
Reviewed 27 May 2015

The location of the Ensenada is a prime reason for staying there. All rooms are comfortable with everything in good order including the bathroom. The newer rooms at the rear are less inspiring than the rooms at the front and the noise problem from the footpath has been addressed some time ago. We try to stay there whenever we are...

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Perth
Reviewed 4 May 2015

found room to be small, cramped, dated furniture, overpriced. Windows wouldn't open so that's why staff suggested not opening them! Bathroom extremely small. Great location but internet pictures deceiving

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Canberra
Reviewed 1 May 2015

During a recent visit to Adelaide, I stayed 2 nights at the Best Western Ensenada Motor in Glenelg (19th + 20th April, 2015). My check-in before 10.00 am was swift. I was particularly impressed with Mr Rob McBride's efficiency and professionalism at the front desk. My allocated room on the ground floor (I think #3) was very spacious and clean,...

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Melbourne, Australia
Reviewed 21 April 2015

we were travelling for our yearly holiday and wanted to stay in Glenelg. I stayed here about 14 years ago and it was good. the hotel and room is a bit dated but as we are only there for a couple of nights it was ok. the bed was comfortable and a/c worked great. the hotel is very close to...

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Busselton, Australia
Reviewed 15 April 2015

Hadn't stayed in Adelaide before, but wanted to be by the beach, near a tram stop and walking distance to eateries. This was perfect. Some people had said it was noisy, but we were there on Friday and Saturday nights and the noise wasn't apparent. Lovely spot to stroll around in the evening to choose which one of at least...

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Darwin, Australia
Reviewed 14 April 2015

We spent the last night of our driving holiday here and needed to repack suitcases before flying out. Our room on the second floor was very clean and tastefully decorated but had a lot of furniture including a couch and a dining table. There being no lift, we had to manage our heavy cases up two and a half flights...

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Rancho Santa Margarita, California
Reviewed 13 April 2015 via mobile

This is a really nice hotel and the location is perfect for enjoying this beautiful city. Old world charm, with friendly old world service with a smile. I would love to return and spend more time exploring Glenelg and I would recommend this hotel to all. Easy walking to the beach and restaurants.

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Brisbane, Australia
Reviewed 4 April 2015

Absolutely reversed our opinions on motel-style accommodation in Glenelg. Stayed 1 night at another establishment, and it just wasn't up to scratch . Finding this place was a blessing, even if it did cost us more. The duty manager/part owner, Rob McBride, welcomed us and was able to provide a lovely 1 bedroom suite for 3 nights. So comfortable and...

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Geelong, Australia
Reviewed 30 March 2015 via mobile

Disappointed with this hotel despite the amazing location. Our first morning there the cleaners walked in while we were still in bed. Our third day cleaners let themselves in to our room even though we didn't have the 'Please make up our room sign' ... while nothing was disturbed or taken we felt violated. The hot water service is out...

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Amenities

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Parking
About the property
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Suites
  • Kitchenette
  • Family Rooms
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  • Air Conditioning
  • Refrigerator in room
  • Minibar
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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Internet
  • Public Wifi
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  • Free Parking
  • Dry Cleaning
  • Laundry Service
  • Self-Serve Laundry
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
The Ensenada Motor Inn & Suites has a selection of accommodation including Executive & Deluxe Motel Rooms, Self-contained Suites and two bedroom Holiday Apartments. •FREE Wi-Fi available in all motel rooms, suites and holiday apartments. •FREE secure parking available onsite. •Holiday Apartments are located nearby at 16 & 29 Colley Terrace. We are ideally situated opposite picturesque Colley Reserve, only a one minute walk to the golden sands of Glenelg Beach and adjacent to Moseley Square, famous for its cafes, restaurants and tram service to the Adelaide City CBD. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Ensenada Motor Inn and Suites

Address: 13 Colley Tce, Glenelg, South Australia 5045, Australia (Formerly Best Western Adelaide)
Region: Australia > South Australia > Greater Adelaide > Glenelg
Price Range: $132 - $286 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4 star — Ensenada Motor Inn and Suites 4*
Number of rooms: 39
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Also Known As:
Best Western Glenelg
Glenelg Best Western
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#4 Luxury Hotel in Glenelg
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See which rooms travellers prefer

“Get a back room, no view but not facing a busy road”
 of 5 bubbles blc11, 27 Nov 2016 | Read review
“Rooms on the beach side may be a little noisier with windows opened, but you do get ocean glimpses!”
 of 5 bubbles Vandrhen, 27 Oct 2016 | Read review
“Suite 42 can be a little noisy but we didn't find it a real problem”
 of 5 bubbles Vanessaaussie, 31 Aug 2016 | Read review
“A higher floor is always my preference”
 of 5 bubbles R8613XHpeterw, 22 Aug 2016 | Read review
“avoid room 13 at all costs”
 of 5 bubbles F5134PDmarier, 29 May 2016 | Read review
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