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Melbourne
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18 reviews
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Reviewed 25 January 2016 via mobile

Buffalo Motor Inn is located in Glenelg 200mts from the foreshore, 500 mts to the shops and restaurants. It is clean and tidy beds are comfortable and the air conditioning is old but worked well. Basic kitchen and bath room no frills but all that is needed. Hope to return.

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Heiloo, The Netherlands
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 22 January 2016

Great location, near restaurants, shop and beach. Friendly staff, full equiped clean room. Fridge, iron, airco, even a washing line was available. Only minus was the bed which was not so big. There for, when my wife moved, I moved along.

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Mildura, Australia
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
Reviewed 14 January 2016

Close to Jetty Road and the beach, good eating close by and lots of parks. Hotel is old style Motel and needs some upgrading, but was comfortable and quiet and close to all I needed. Beds were comfortable, OK for a short stay.

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Reviewed 31 December 2015 via mobile

Because there hasn't much else. Rooms okay, price very good, staff friendly (other than the checkin) $200 upfront charge way overdone for what is really budget accomodation, and a handful of Foxtel channels isn't quite Foxtel. But ... great location.

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Horsham, Australia
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed 16 December 2015

The staff were very helpful in arranging early check in as we were attending a wedding. The room was very clean and was spacious with nice view over Marina. Within very easy walking distance to great eating venues in Jetty Street and at Marina as well as Kids activity park

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Sydney, Australia
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Reviewed 26 November 2015

Two minutes walk to marina and main street. Older style room that was large . In a great central position which is within walking distance of all Glenelgs attractions and plenty of restaurants. When compared in price to other Glenelg motels this is a bargain.

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Clifton Springs, New York
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Reviewed 19 November 2015

Very clean unit in a quiet area beautiful beds , had a toaster but no knifes or plates so needed to go down to reception to to get same other that that had a great stay. A bit hard to get in as there was a narrow entrance and the rear gate was chained so all traffic had to negotiate... More 

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Sydney, Australia
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Reviewed 4 November 2015

Selected this place for a night because of its location but at $110 per night it was great value. Close to the beach and Glenelg's main shopping area and we found it quiet. Friendly, efficient reception. The room was clean and comfortable and we have paid more for inferior rooms.

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Perth
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Reviewed 12 October 2015

Buffalo Motor Inn is an old style motel with onsite parking in the heart of Glenelg. A room for up to 3 people cost $135. This does require a shared bed and a separate single bed. The location is excellent a 5 minute walk to Jetty Road. The motel though dated is clean and the staff were always helpful. the... More 

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Reviewed 11 September 2015 via mobile

I think my title says it all. Not expensive. Basic accommodation. Typical old fashioned motel style. If you just want a bed in a good spot to base yourself from - this is it. If you want to impress someone with a weekend away ... go across the road to Oaks. Much more expensive though!!!!

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  • Free Parking
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  • Family Rooms
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  • Refrigerator in room
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  • Laundry Service
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Located in seaside Glenelg overlooking picturesque Holdfast Shores Marina and Wigley Reserve. The closest motel to the beach, just a short walk to the many cafes, restaurants and hotels and cosmopolitan Jetty Road Shopping. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Buffalo Motor Inn

Address: 766 Anzac Hwy, Glenelg, South Australia 5045, Australia
Region: Australia > South Australia > Greater Adelaide > Glenelg
Price Range: ₹ 5,826 - ₹ 8,431 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3.5 star — Buffalo Motor Inn 3.5*
Number of rooms: 34
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“Make sure room is not facing the road.”
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