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Coonawarra Motor Lodge

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04/06/2017 05/06/2017
1 room 2 adults 0 children
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Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Visiting family in Penola S/A stayed at Coonawarra Motor Lodge nice comfy accommodation clean friendly staff so we would stay there again penola is a great town to explore lots to see many wineries to visit great country town

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Max and Dianne S, Owner at Coonawarra Motor Lodge, responded to this review

We're pleased you enjoyed your stay with us and had time to explore the local area. Thank you for taking the time to leave a great review

Reviewed 5 days ago NEWvia mobile

Arrived late in the afternoon with 3 small children in tow on a busy weekend and found the owners so accommodating and went out of their way to provide us with a room. Room was clean and had everything you needed and very reasonably priced. Look forward to hopefully coming back soon.

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Max and Dianne S, Owner at Coonawarra Motor Lodge, responded to this review

Thanks for the review and pleased the room suited your needs. Happy we could help out at the last minute.

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

A last minute decision to go to Generations In Jazz on the weekend left us with very little accommodation to choose from. What a fantastic find the Coonawarra Motor Lodge in Penola was!! The room was exactly as expected. We had the family room. Comfortably firm double bed and a bunk bed in the room. Could not fault the cleanliness....

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Max and Dianne S, Owner at Coonawarra Motor Lodge, responded to this review

Thanks for the great review and we're happy it worked out for you.

Glasgow, United Kingdom
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We were on route from Adelaide to the Great Ocean Road and opted to book a night at the Coonawarra Motor Lodge in Penola. The room was clean and spacious, nice shower. Check in/out was straightforward and there was plenty of parking available. Ideal for a quick stop-over or if you are visiting the many vineyards nearby.

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Max and Dianne S, Owner at Coonawarra Motor Lodge, responded to this review

Thanks for the review and we're pleased to know you enjoyed your stay with us.

Hunter Valley, Australia
Reviewed 14 March 2017 via mobile

Lovely room, spotlessly clean, quiet and spacious. The staff were very friendly and helpful. The motel is very well situated, just a short drive to some of Coonawarra's best wineries. Parking is right outside the door, and the view over the lawn to the old pub is a delight to wake up to. Our only wish was that we'd booked...

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Max and Dianne S, Owner at Coonawarra Motor Lodge, responded to this review

Thanks for the great review and we're pleased your Penola experience was a good one. Will also pass on your comments to our very capable staff.

Melbourne, Australia
Reviewed 12 March 2017 via mobile

Stayed here overnight with my partner. Friendly hosts, relaxing setting, clean and comfortable rooms. Great value! Would recommend. Well located walking distance into Penola, nice restaurant next door and close to the vineyards

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Max and Dianne S, Owner at Coonawarra Motor Lodge, responded to this review

thanks for the great review and we're pleased your Penola experience was a good one

Sydney, Australia
Reviewed 7 January 2017 via mobile

We stayed here for just the night but we will be back. I was greeted by Dianne who was so friendly and helpful. Our room was excellent, extremely clean and well presented. A fab shower. We needed to use the laundry and it was fast and efficient for a small fee. This is the type of place that you recommend...

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Max and Dianne S, Owner at Coonawarra Motor Lodge, responded to this review

Thanks for the great review and look forward to your return later in the year.... returning guests are our best guide to how we measure up to service and quality accommodation.

North Sydney, Australia
Reviewed 2 January 2017 via mobile

This is a motor lodge. It does not pretend to be 5* and is priced accordingly. The rooms are clean, facilities ok, really convenient for town and local wineries. BBQ provided for guests and pleasant garden.

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Max and Dianne S, Owner at Coonawarra Motor Lodge, responded to this review

Thanks for the review and pleased you enjoyed the experience.

Reviewed 29 November 2016

This is a surprise gem, you get a hotel style room for the price of a motel. The facilities are top notch, new room, bar fridge, plates, dining table, coffee facilities, irons, big room, great view and everything you would expect and some nice little things like a window cleaner to clean up your windscreens. Things that make you feel...

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Max and Dianne S, Owner at Coonawarra Motor Lodge, responded to this review

Great to hear you enjoyed your stay and thanks for the positive review. Hope we get the chance to impress again sometime.

Australia
Reviewed 23 November 2016 via mobile

Great little place. The owners and staff are friendly and alway greet you with a smile. The bathroom is well appointed with a great size shower! Really well located between the Coonawarra and Penola. Cafes and restaurants are with in an easy 10 minute walk and the wineries start just a few minutes drive up the road.

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Max and Dianne S, Owner at Coonawarra Motor Lodge, responded to this review

Thanks for taking the time and for a great review. We're so pleased you enjoyed your stay with us. CML is a small family run motel and we try hard to provide a positive experience for all our guests...... looks like this time it paid off. Thanks again.

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Coonawarra Motor Lodge is located in Penola, the heart of the Coonawarra Wine District. We offer clean, comfortable and affordable accommodation for travelers, holiday makers, business and families. All rooms have Queen beds, Air-con, En-suite bathroom, TV, free WiFi, tea and coffee facilities. Local attractions include 20 something cellar doors, specialty shops and galleries, well known restaurants, Mary MacKillop Centre, Naracoorte Caves and a short drive to Mt Gambier and the coastal towns of Robe and Beachport. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Coonawarra Motor Lodge

Address: 114 Church St, Penola, South Australia 5277, Australia
Region: Australia > South Australia > Penola
Price Range: $128 - $141 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3.5 star — Coonawarra Motor Lodge 3.5*
Number of rooms: 12
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