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Buffalo Motel and Country Retreat

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Overview
6774 Great Alpine Rd, Porepunkah, Victoria 3740 Australia See on map
AMENITIES
Free Wifi
Free Parking
Air Conditioning
Non-Smoking Hotel
Family Rooms
Laundry Service
3 Star accommodation
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Reviewed 7 November 2018

Comfortable and clean rooms at a budget price. They have everything you need. A great location on the river, with beautiful gardens and a huge deck with views of the mountains. In a great position with access to the rail trail across the road. A...More

Date of stay: November 2018
Thank Lynette G
Reviewed 3 August 2018 via mobile

A nice clean room with renovated bathrooms. Coffee machine in room is nice touch, though a simpler instruction sheet would help instead of having to read whole proper manual. Bed was clean and pillows were comfy. Hot water in shower was great for nice shower...More

Date of stay: August 2018
1  Thank Hannah L
Response from IreneW3740, Owner at Buffalo Motel and Country RetreatResponded 23 August 2018

Hannah , thank you for your review and your feedback about the view from your room You will be pleased to note that we plan to undertake some landscaping work shortly to improve the outlook.

Reviewed 29 April 2018

Lovely basic motel, very clean room, comfy bed, shower a little small but newly renovated. Reception staff were very helpful and friendly, especially after our unpleasant experience at other accommodation in Bright who 'lost' our reservation, and left us room-less at the last minute.More

Date of stay: April 2018
Thank SueH1541
Response from IreneW3740, Owner at Buffalo Motel and Country RetreatResponded 29 April 2018

Sue, thank you for your positive feedback on your stay at Buffalo Motel and Country Retreat. We pride ourselves on offering a 5 star cleanliness and comfort standard for a 3.5 Star tariff I’m so pleased that our team were able to assist you on...More

Reviewed 14 April 2018

This is one of the best country motels I have stayed in for quite a while. The host is warmly welcoming, the rooms quite comfortable and the other facilities made my stay very relaxed. The place seems to have been undergoing a bit of renovation...More

Date of stay: April 2018
Thank Sandra W
Response from IreneW3740, Owner at Buffalo Motel and Country RetreatResponded 15 April 2018

Sandra, thank you very much for your positive feedback. Yes, we have been renovating the property progressively over a number of years to improve the facilities and comfort level for our guests. Your comments about our cleanliness standard is very much appreciated as we do...More

Reviewed 13 March 2018

Enjoyed our stay at Buffalo Motel. Last minute booking for Brighter Days. Early check in helped us a lot. Friendly Staff. Even took us in to Bright by car so we can enjoy our night out . Thanks Again. Will be back.

Date of stay: March 2018
Thank myjaspa
Response from IreneW3740, Owner at Buffalo Motel and Country RetreatResponded 14 March 2018

Thank you very much for your positive review. We do try to assist when we are able, particularly when we meet guests as gracious as you. We hope you return to visit us again soon.

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Hotel class
Hotel Amenities
HOTEL FEATURES
Free Parking
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Air Conditioning
Laundry Service
Non-Smoking Hotel
Refrigerator in room
Room types
Non-Smoking Rooms, Family Rooms
Hotel class
Room types
Non-Smoking Rooms, Family Rooms
Number of rooms
20
Price range
US$ 93 - US$ 117 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Location
Australia > Victoria > Porepunkah
Hotel class
Room types
Non-Smoking Rooms, Family Rooms
Number of rooms
20
Price range
US$ 93 - US$ 117 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Location
Australia > Victoria > Porepunkah
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Traveller (54)
Room & Suite (11)
Dining (2)
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bedarra
27 November 2015|
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Response from IreneW3740 | Property representative |
Yes we have a large gas BBQ on the deck with pristine views of Mount Buffalo and the Ovens River. You can dine alfresco breakfast, lunch or dinner on a DIY basis if desired. Hot Country style breakfast are available on... More
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IreneW3740
4 October 2015|
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Response from IreneW3740 | Property representative |
Yes Buffalo Motel and Country Retreat is definitely a AAA 3.5 Star property. It was inadvertently classified incorrectly by Trip Advisor on its website. The property owner has written to Trip Advisor to request that they... More
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"Just be pleasant tot eh staff and I am sure they will assist in making you comfortable"
gregelliott
15 Oct 2016
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"Most rooms protected from road noise by the trees and garden, but room away from road and closer to the..."
301MaryH301
10 Apr 2016
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"Because of the peaceful location, I think any room allocated would be satisfactory."
barbarabW2567HR
4 Apr 2016
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"Ask for the deluxe suite - it has a lovely sitting area."
terriandsimonf
2 Apr 2016
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