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Motel Woongarra

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Melbourne, Australia
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4 reviews
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Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Very impressed with the cleanliness of this motel. Rooms spacious and also offered air conditioning. Our previous accommodation was sold and last minute finding something the day before proved almost impossible but very pleasantly surprised with this motel and would recommend for a quick stay.

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Hastings,Vic
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10 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Situated close to all services in town.nice comfy room with all the usual appointments lovely hosts.Lots of local business discount cards provided and a large,large breakfast $11 on offer, very quiet with no traffic noise.

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Frankston, Australia
1 review
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Motel was clean and well kept. Nothing was too much trouble for owners who were friendly and full of information about the surrounding area. Rooms appeared to have been recently spruced up and had all facilities ( fridge extra bedding recycle bin etc) A very pleasant stay

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ACT, Australia
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We had a lovely stay at the Woongarra. The things we loved: Very friendly and informative owner who is proud of his motel Cleanliness Huge shower head Excellent reading light (a rarity in most hotels) Hand rail near shower Shower caddy (some hotels make it difficult to store our toiletries) Comfortable high bed Lovely gardens Recycling bins in room Privacy... More 

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MotelWoongarra, Owner at Motel Woongarra, responded to this review

Thank you Vivienne_G for choosing to stay at Motel Woongarra and for providing a review of your experience. Not only did you experience the upgrades that we have undertaken but by booking direct you received the best available tariff. We would be delighted to have you stay again to experience the further upgrades planned. More 

Gawler, Australia
1 review
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Seven friends meet yearly for aMelbourne cup celebration , & Rutherglen was the venue this year. Woongarra was perfectly situated. We couldn't fault the attention and overall standard of the rooms and service.

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MotelWoongarra, Owner at Motel Woongarra, responded to this review

Thank you maryfranfgraham for choosing to spend your Annual Melbourne Cup celebration at Motel Woongarra. We certainly enjoyed having you all stay and would be happy to host your event again in the future. More 

Melbourne, Australia
2 reviews
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Very central location with great facilities. The Motel has everything you need with plenty of room. The owners are very friendly with lots of advice with regards to local current activities. We have been there for the past three years , on the same weekend and will continue to re book.

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MotelWoongarra, Owner at Motel Woongarra, responded to this review

Thank you christopherkK539EV for your ongoing support of Motel Woongarra and for taking the time to write a review of your experience here. As a AAA Star Rated Property we are constantly upgrading things, not only the rooms and facilities but also the way we operate to ensure that our Guests are enjoying their visit to our Region whether it... More 

Melbourne, Australia
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

If you're looking to visit Victoria's northern wine country Rutherglen, with great Cafes etc. etc is a great place to base yourself. And if you're staying in Rutherglen you won't do better than Motel Woongarra, the rooms are clean fresh comfortable and very well appointed. The hosts are very friendly and knowledgeable and the breakfasts wonderful.

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MotelWoongarra, Owner at Motel Woongarra, responded to this review

Thank you aedelton for choosing Motel Woongarra as your base for your recent North East Victorian Wine Region visit. We also enjoy the many features that Rutherglen has to offer and take great pleasure in assisting our Guests to experience them all. We look forward to having you stay again. More 

Canberra, Australia
1 review
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The room was very clean and fresh, aired out, everything we needed for a nights stay. If you need a bed and bathroom for a stay, this is perfect. Owners were very pleasant and professional. They recommended eating places for the night with unbiased views. Quiet room, comfortable bed, refurbished bathroom.

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MotelWoongarra, Owner at Motel Woongarra, responded to this review

Thank you 288sharon for your review of Motel Woongarra and the service you received during your recent stay. Our Guests opinions are important not only to future Guests but also for our planning and training purposes. Thank you once again and we would be happy to welcome you back again. More 

Sydney, Australia
2 reviews
Reviewed 28 October 2016

Great location with clean and spacious rooms to spend the night. Within walking distance of restaurants, pubs and main street. Easy to find on the map and owners very informative regarding where to eat and details of local wines.

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MotelWoongarra, Owner at Motel Woongarra, responded to this review

Thank you Murray W for your recent visit to Motel Woongarra and for taking the time to write a review of your stay. We take great pride in presenting clean rooms and also appreciate our close proximity to the Restaurants, Hotels and Shops that Rutherglen has on offer. We would be pleased for you to drop by again on your... More 

Barham, Australia
1 review
Reviewed 25 October 2016

Stayed two days (convention) and paid well over four hundred dollars. Room was clean and well maintained, but fell far short of other rooms where I have paid substantially less. Fit-out was fairly "basic".

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MotelWoongarra, Owner at Motel Woongarra, responded to this review

Thank you geoff_barker49 for your review of Motel Woongarra. We take great pride in providing clean and well maintained rooms in addition to offering value for money. Our records indicate that you booked via an Online Travel Agent, a 2 bedroom family room for 5 Adults. A search of other Motels in Rutherglen for the same accommodation indicated that our... More 

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Amenities

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Pool
  • Free Parking
  • Room Service
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  • Non-Smoking Hotel
  • Wheelchair Access
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  • Pool
Room types
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Family Rooms
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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Internet
  • Public Wifi
Services
  • Free Parking
  • Laundry Service
  • Children Activities (Kid / Family Friendly)
  • Room Service
  • Airport Transportation
  • Dry Cleaning
  • Business Centre with Internet Access
  • Concierge
  • Self-Serve Laundry
  • Conference Facilities
  • Babysitting
  • Breakfast Available
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Motel Woongarra in historic Rutherglen is on the door step to Victoria's North East Award Winning Wineries. Woongarra is an Aboriginal word meaning "Sleeping Place"' and where better to come to for sleeping than this family friendly Motel. Situated diagonally opposite Rutherglen Estates Cellar Door and Tuileries Conference Room and Restaurant, Motel Woongarra offers 12 spacious ground floor rooms to suit your needs - all rooms are non smoking. Rutherglen & Motel Woongarra make a great stopover between Melbourne & Sydney or Melbourne & Canberra or alternatively stay a while, relax and explore the wonders of North East Victoria. Winery Tour Packages are a specialty at Motel Woongarra. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Motel Woongarra

Address: 40 Drummond St | (Corner Main and Drummond Streets), Rutherglen, Victoria 3685, Australia (Formerly EconoLodge Motel Woongarra)
Region: Australia > Victoria > Rutherglen
Price Range: $106 - $132 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3.5 star — Motel Woongarra 3.5*
Number of rooms: 12
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“We had the Queen size room which had been renovated since our trip last year. The owners are considering the needs of their customers and reviewing arrangements.”
 of 5 bubbles christopherkK539EV, 3 Nov 2016 | Read review
“Have the cooked brekfast”
 of 5 bubbles aedelton, 1 Nov 2016 | Read review
“No advice - no need for improvement.”
 of 5 bubbles 609murrayw, 28 Oct 2016 | Read review
“Room 1 is closest to the road, but there isn't a lot of traffic anyway.”
 of 5 bubbles mandp141, 5 Oct 2016 | Read review
“All rooms that I have stayed in are excellent.”
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