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20 reviews
3 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 28 October 2016 via mobile

Chose this place based on the reviews I read about the place. It was a little off my expectations. The room was a lot smaller than I expected. From the pictures, you couldn't really tell. So I've sketched out the floor plan of the room and attached it here. Booked a room for 5 persons and was a little surprised... More 

Thank Elisha T
john B, Owner at Bamboo Motor Inn, responded to this review

We always take note of reviews and were disappointed with your negative comments. We do advertise accurately with the size of room in square metres and the rooms are clearly pictured without the use of wide angle lenses. It is noted that you did not actually dimension the sketch you provided . This is a motel room with kitchenette and... More 

Sydney, Australia
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33 reviews
4 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 27 September 2016 via mobile

Stopped here on our way home, this place is simple and basic, if you are on a budget it will do , the place is clean, but if you want the best this is not the place for you. This place is only suitable for only one night, the manager is pleasant and accommodating

Thank Siciliana555
Werribee, Australia
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43 reviews
17 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 July 2016

Have spent a few here. The rooms are plain and ok condition. Bed was very comfy and also Austar channels, which were a bit of a pain to work out. Basic facilities at a good price. Staff always friendly and helpful.

Thank SteveRobDonut
North Wonthaggi, Victoria, Australia
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21 reviews
3 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
Reviewed 13 June 2016 via mobile

Self contained rooms with microwave, fridge and kettle for our convenience. Beds are pretty comfortable, and shower isn't too bad compared to other places I've stayed. Only 1 tv in kitchen area and not in main room. Right across the rd from the floating dragon and waling distance from everything. Friendly staff.

Thank Sarah F
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3 reviews
3 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 15 May 2016

Well located budget motel just a few doors down from Nicks and walking distance to the shops. It is clean and well looked after, the owner was friendly and accommodating. Really for the price it doesn't get better than this for a budget motel.

Thank Jimmy B
john B, Owner at Bamboo Motor Inn, responded to this review

Thank you for your positive review. It is always pleasing to have guest confirmation that our product has been well received . If possible come and stay with us again. More 

Dapto, Australia
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20 reviews
4 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 8 May 2016 via mobile

My partner and me were on a short getaway to the island. Stopped over in lakes entrance and stayed at the bamboo. Very comfortable and clean. Great rates and convenient location. Will stay again. Friendly staff who are accommodating.

Thank Joleen I
john B, Owner at Bamboo Motor Inn, responded to this review

Thank you for your kind review . We are delighted you enjoyed your stay . Please hurry back. More 

Melbourne, Australia
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54 reviews
31 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 44 helpful votes
Reviewed 23 April 2016

A good, clean motel that is well priced and central. The beds are large and comfortable. Have stayed here twice on seperate road trips and will most likely stay here again next time I'm passing through

Thank Aquatic_Ape
john B, Owner at Bamboo Motor Inn, responded to this review

Thank you for your review. We constantly work hard to provde a satisfactory product and look forward to your return. More 

Canberra, Australian Capital Territory, Australia
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21 reviews
6 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
Reviewed 21 April 2016 via mobile

Good value no frills motel. Convenient location for cruises and restaurants. Helpful host. Room we stayed in had unusual configuration with sink in bedroom but others may be different. Has basic kitchenette including a microwave but no wine glasses. Overall great location and excellent value for money.

Thank opals48
john B, Manager at Bamboo Motor Inn, responded to this review

Thank you for staying with us and for your review. We do encourage all our guests to ask for any item they may require as most items like extra pillows,blankets,wine glasses, cork screws, bottle openers, crockery,cutlery steam irons ice cubes and chilled filter water are available from reception on request. More 

Adelaide, Australia
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37 reviews
15 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
Reviewed 10 April 2016

We stayed as a group of 9 on a motorcycle trip. The location is right on the esplanade and all or our rooms were clean and well maintained. The manager (John) went out of his way to help us out with any query we had, even had a follow up email to make sure we had enjoyed our stay. The... More 

Thank David B
john B, Owner at Bamboo Motor Inn, responded to this review

Thanks again for staying with us and for your positive review . It is hoped we will see you again and as always we will do our best to meet your requirements and expectations. More 

London, United Kingdom
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6 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 30 March 2016

Great original style motel, large clean room, good value and perfect location, right on the waterfront. I left a bag there by accident and John very helpfully forwarded it on to where we were staying in Bondi.

Thank Rizola
john B, Owner at Bamboo Motor Inn, responded to this review

Thank you so much for your kind review and thank you again for staying with us More 

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Parking
  • Beachfront
About the property
  • Beachfront
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  • Suites
  • Kitchenette
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
In your room
  • Air Conditioning
  • Refrigerator in room
  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Public Wifi
  • Paid Wifi
  • Paid Internet
  • Free Parking
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Located on the waterfront within easy reach of all that Lakes Entrance has to offer. The Bamboo Motor Inn is an independant better than 3 star self rated motel providing a range of unpretentious comfortable and clean no smoking ground level accommodation for individuals, couples and families with room capacities of up to 6 guests. For travellers wanting overnight or longer stays in standard rooms or self catering suites our rooms meet 98% of guests expectations. Our room descriptions and pictures are guaranteed accurate and are expected to meet and surpass 98% of guests expectations for quality and value for this class of accommodation with free parking, excellent tray service breakfasts, charge back meals, 24hr check in facilities, laundry service, internet access and covered carpeted colonnade and BBQ area. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Bamboo Motor Inn

Address: 167 Esplanade, Lakes Entrance, Victoria 3909, Australia
Region: Australia > Victoria > Gippsland > Lakes Entrance
Price Range: $73 - $130 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — Bamboo Motor Inn 3*
Number of rooms: 17
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Bamboo Motor Inn Lakes Entrance, Victoria
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#2 On the Beach Hotel in Lakes Entrance
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