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Alexander Motor Inn & Apartments

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980 Mt Alexander Rd, Essendon, Moonee Valley, Victoria 3040 Australia See on map
AMENITIES
Free Wifi
Free Parking
Air Conditioning
Non-Smoking Hotel
Restaurant
Room Service
Family Rooms
3.5 Star accommodation
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All reviews tram stop location was perfect plenty of parking tea and coffee old style motel airport west down the road clean rooms public transport city melbourne toaster twin claustrophobic conditioner pressure tariff
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Reviewed 14 October 2018

Nice staff with clean beds, linen etc but rooms very aged and in need of an update. Clean in most areas but could do with dusting of window sills, top of wardrobe etc. shower was okay but on need of a good steam clean. Staff...More

Thank BettyMcC80
Reviewed 16 September 2018 via mobile

Clean and has everything you need for a short or overnight stay. Nothing special but more than adequate and we always get a good sleep here. Highly recommend if you are not hung up on fancy places to stay but prefer value.

Thank GraemeB759
Reviewed 9 September 2018

I booked this room purely on location and price, nothing more than that. This is an old school motel, the rooms and bathrooms are dated and in need of update. It was winter in Melbourne, and I found the heater provided barely adequate heat for...More

Thank MelbourneTravelmad
Reviewed 2 August 2018

This hotel is one of very few in Essendon and was very close to family so location was perfect. It is very close to public transport (trains and trams), a foodwork's supermarket and excellent coffee shops. Cost of apartment was very reasonable. We stayed in...More

Thank Ben P
Reviewed 25 June 2018

Convenient for it's closeness to the city & convenient public transport facilities virtually on your doorstep. The motel is showing it's considerable age & lack of modern facilities. Reception staff were welcoming but somewhat reserved in nature generally and did not make any attempt to...More

Thank Mark D
Response from AlexanderMotorInn, Manager at Alexander Motor Inn & ApartmentsResponded 1 July 2018

Thanks for taking time to put this review. Unfortunately we don't change bed linens everyday due to consistently provide budget accommodation for our guests, otherwise it will cost you more than just hundred dollar per night. We did replenish amenities every day so I appreciate...More

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About
Hotel class
Hotel Amenities
HOTEL FEATURES
Free Parking
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Room Service
Restaurant
Air Conditioning
Business Centre with Internet Access
Dry Cleaning
Non-Smoking Hotel
Refrigerator in room
Bar/Lounge
Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
Room types
Non-Smoking Rooms, Kitchenette, Family Rooms
Hotel class
Room types
Non-Smoking Rooms, Kitchenette, Family Rooms
Number of rooms
45
Price range
US$ 61 - US$ 154 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Formerly known as
BEST WESTERN Alexander Motor Inn
Also Known As
Best Western Melbourne
Location
Australia > Victoria > Greater Melbourne > Moonee Valley > Essendon
Hotel class
Room types
Non-Smoking Rooms, Kitchenette, Family Rooms
Number of rooms
45
Price range
US$ 61 - US$ 154 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Formerly known as
BEST WESTERN Alexander Motor Inn
Also Known As
Best Western Melbourne
Location
Australia > Victoria > Greater Melbourne > Moonee Valley > Essendon
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Traveller (39)
Room & Suite (30)
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OamOpa
23 October 2015|
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Response from LindaMayH | Reviewed this property |
I have been onto the hotels web page and it appears that they do not have an airport shuttle but the tram does go from outside the hotel, it take 15mins from the hotel to Melbourne airport. I am sure the reception at the... More
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michael6060
14 October 2015|
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Response from Ian B | Reviewed this property |
Sorry not real sure the distance but from memory not far. Have no idea the tram #
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"Rooms at the back of the hotel are quieter as the front is on main rd. They also have noisy functions under..."
R1578SNbenp
1 Aug 2018
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"Avoid lower floor rooms or near main road.due to poor soundproofing."
markdK7028UL
25 Jun 2018
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"Rooms towards back will have less traffic noise."
TouringMikeO
19 Nov 2017
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"do not book"
tonilacey
6 Oct 2017
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