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Hobart, Australia
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83 reviews
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Reviewed 2 September 2016

This is a small establhment with just 5 motel units. The one we had was well presented and had reasonable space and a microwave, kettel and toaster. The was a comfortable lounge and the bathromm was a decent size and bright. Unfortunately the owner had recently had a road accident, but the room had been prepared. It was nice to... More 

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Torquay, Australia
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7 reviews
5 hotel reviews
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Reviewed 11 August 2016

Overall a really nice room, with plenty of space and really nice presentation - it felt just like a room at a BnB - comfortable, clean and tidy. Just myself as was in the middle of travelling around the state for business so needed a good quiet place and this was great. Lovely owner - very friendly. Only issue -... More 

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Lancefield, Australia
2 reviews
Reviewed 10 July 2016

Cameron was great, heater was turned on prior to arrival, nice to get to a warm room ,rooms are excellent ,great value for money well equipped rooms ,also haven't seen for year's large bars of soap ,great weekend. Whole town was great and all business's ,will be going back again have recommended to all our friends,.

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Thank christirpkos
Warrnambool, Australia
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20 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
Reviewed 15 June 2016

We needed a place to stay overnight on a recent trip to the Golden centre of Victoria, we could not get into a hotel in the major towns in the area, but we found whispering gums motel in Newstead had rooms, so we decided to stay. We found a very comfortable room with friendly hosts who made our stay enjoyable.... More 

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Penshurst, Australia
2 reviews
Reviewed 23 May 2016

We stayed 4 nights, while we visited friends in the surrounding area. Cameron was so helpful and welcoming. Our room was warmed for us. A chocolate bar waited on the bed. The room was clean and comfortable. Full-sized soap-bars were supplied - first time we've seen that. Inexpensive and quiet. We will be back as often as we can. Joy... More 

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Thank Joy H
1 review
Reviewed 1 March 2016

Wonderful motel. Clean, tidy room & with an excellent bathroom & shower. Very relaxed atmosphere & very good value. Cameron the proprietor was the kindest host. You will experience proper country hospitality, Highly Recommended (I'm an experienced world traveller, have stayed in various expensive & fancy places & the Whispering Gums is right up there with the best of them!).

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Melbourne, Australia
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38 reviews
5 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
Reviewed 11 February 2016

We have now stayed here three times and I would highly recommend this motel to the tired traveler. Excellent place to stay, we found it to be spotless, quiet, good price, great service from Cameron who was happy to provide information on things to see and do in the area. On one occasions over winter we pre-booked a room arrived... More 

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Dampier, Australia
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9 reviews
3 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 November 2015

We drove into Castlemaine looking for accommodation for a night but were told by all motels they were booked. I had seen a vacancy sign 15k's back at Newstead, so went back. The Whispering Gums Motel was a delight and the family running it were lovely. Great value, clean and comfortable and the complimentry block of Lindt chocolate was a... More 

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Brunswick, Victoria, Australia
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65 reviews
10 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
Reviewed 18 June 2015

Went again to stay at whispering Gums. Nice warm place for winter. Lovely sweet people there running it. Cameron could not be more helpful. Current up to date motel accom. 5 units only. Low price for a motel. Sweet friendly horse named Bobby you can feed over the fence! large screen tv. Wifi but a bit slow if too many... More 

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Thank Cherry C
Melbourne, Australia
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7 reviews
4 hotel reviews
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Reviewed 15 June 2015

We stayed for 1 night Australia Day weekend in January to attend the Newstead Folk Music Festival. When I booked it I thought it wouldn't be very good because the price was cheaper than I expected to pay especially considering that it was a long weekend. But what a surprise we got, lovely setting in nice gardens. Very comfortable, great... More 

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  • Refrigerator in room
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Address: 61 Lyons St, Newstead, Victoria 3462, Australia
Region: Australia > Victoria > Newstead
Number of rooms: 5
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“no tip need small great friendly motel good old fashion service”
 of 5 bubbles christirpkos, 10 Jul 2016 | Read review
“Only five rooms and all are Excellent!”
 of 5 bubbles jano404, 11 Feb 2016 | Read review
“For a stopover this is a great little place. All rooms in a line away from the road so very relaxing”
 of 5 bubbles Mergatrogd, 5 Nov 2015 | Read review
“all rooms great.”
 of 5 bubbles cherryc2013, 18 Jun 2015 | Read review
“I would probably suggest the very last room .... # 5 .... furthest from the main road and one less neighbour to wake you up!”
  • Soy Candle helps eliminate the 'closed room' smell.
  • clean & comfortable, though a little 'busy' with all the frills
  • a little 'busy' with all the trimmings!
  • spacious & clean bathroom / good water pressure in shower
  • welcome chocolates are always a winner!
 of 5 bubbles LFSingapore, 17 Feb 2014 | Read review
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