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Reviewed 4 days ago NEWvia mobile

If you are looking for something special in the outback then the place to stay is The Desert Sands at Broken Hill. It is within walking distance to everything in the city & Manager David will look after your every needs. The rooms are very clean & spacious, some with huge spas & the beds are large & very comfortable...

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Comfy beds spotlessly clean tasteful decor middle of town swimming pool air con all u expect from a cheap hotel. Would stay again if ever back in broken hill. Give them a try they are worth a look mot bad

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Sydney, Australia
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I booked online and my flight way delayed so I didn't get in till 9pm, I called the motel as soon as I arrived into Broken Hill and no one answered my call. I got a cab to the motel and there was no one in sight so I had to find an alternative motel that would take a last...

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Melbourne, Australia
Reviewed 6 January 2017

Stayed here for two nights. Excellent service at check in and we arrived early which was not an issue. The room itself was spotless and more than adequate. The bathroom had all the essentials, such as shower gel, shaving cream, shampoo, conditioner, hand wash, etc., therefore, you didn't have to bring anything. Both the bathroom & the bedroom were a...

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Thank Freo
Adelaide, Australia
Reviewed 7 December 2016

We recently stayed at the Desert Sands Motor Inn. From the time we drove onto the property until we left was one of the worst experiences in our lifetimes. The room itself is the filthiest motel we have ever seen -- there was mould in the carpet (obviously from the air conditioning unit on the wall) and the skirting boards...

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Reviewed 17 November 2016 via mobile

Room was basic. Aircon was very noisy. There was no bath mat in the room just two towels that where thin. Bed was hard and not a great night sleep was had. Central location is about all that is a bonus for the place.

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Reviewed 17 November 2016 via mobile

We stayed hete 2 nights. Peaceful at night. Its beside The hotel which is being renovated soon to reopen. It has a thai restaurant on site. We walked into the main street for 2 nights for dinner.lived the italian restaurant great food. As goiod maybe better than sydney. Plenty to see and fo there. We went to silverton 20 mins...

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Thank Helen R
Sydney, Australia
Reviewed 30 October 2016

Reception was friendly and helpful. Rooms are a bit dated but very clean. We booked through Booking.com and when we arrived they had the wrong room available for us. Something to do with Booking.com's website. Because they were booked out we had to wait till the 3rd day for another room. They then gave us an upgrade to a much...

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Reviewed 21 October 2016 via mobile

Bed is comfortable, bathroom is clean the main things are fine. Walls are a bit shabby and it needs a good thorough clean. Had loud crickets that sounded like was coming out of the air conditioner. Could do with a update. But it was alright and a good location and price is good.

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Reviewed 18 October 2016 via mobile

Clean simple rooms. The air conditioner was noisy. Simple bed coverings. Simple furniture. Some power points weren't working. A microwave just randomly put on the desk. The pool was closed which was a disappointment. Some rooms face a working messy area. The rooms and bathrooms were clean and staff friendly.

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Amenities

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  • Pool
  • Free Parking
  • Bar/Lounge
About the property
  • Wheelchair Access
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  • Pool
  • Bar/Lounge
Room types
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
In your room
  • Air Conditioning
  • Refrigerator in room
Services
  • Free Parking

Additional Information about Desert Sands Motor Inn

Address: 357 Cobalt St, Broken Hill, New South Wales 2880, Australia
Region: Australia > New South Wales > Broken Hill
Price Range: ₹ 4,078 - ₹ 6,017 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3.5 star — Desert Sands Motor Inn 3.5*
Number of rooms: 32
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