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Longford, Australia
Reviewed 7 September 2016

We were going to stay at Katoomba at the weekend until we found out prices and availability of rooms. We then changed our plans and stayed midweek which is when we found this little gem!. The Manager was very friendly and gave us a lot of helpful hints about t Blue Mountains. The rooms were of good size very well...

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3ExplorersMotel, Manager at 3 Explorers Motel, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to offer a very kind review, delighted that you enjoyed your visit to the Blue Mountains & stay at the 3 Explorers Motel, hope to see you again.

Macksville, Australia
Reviewed 27 August 2016 via mobile

Clean comfy room. Air con heating 😀 good, it was very cold at Katoomba! Friendly staff. Great location to Echo Point, Three Sisters and The Scenic Cable car. A few minutes in car to shops and CBD. Only suggestion, don't use Rose scented room freshener! Not good for allergies.

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3ExplorersMotel, Manager at 3 Explorers Motel, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to offer a kind review, pleased that you enjoyed your visit to the Blue Mountains & stay at the 3 Explorers Motel. "Only suggestion, don't use Rose scented room freshener! Not good for allergies" you will be pleased to know we do not use this ?

Sydney, Australia
Reviewed 23 August 2016

Demand for this tourist area is high as population seems to double on the weekend. Demand effects pricing/value. Room was clean and well appointed, although it was just a family motel room with no views or anything special so the value certainly doesn't compare to other places we've stayed. Husband and wife team running it are friendly and informative. So...

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3ExplorersMotel, Manager at 3 Explorers Motel, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to offer a review of your recent stay, as indicated in each room, water pressure is quite high & Guests are advised not to over do the cold water, the hot water is generated by Gas Fired & not storage tanks, all rooms are the same & we do not appear to have any...

Reviewed 21 August 2016 via mobile

Enjoyed 2 nights at this fine motel . Super clean , modern and comfortable . Very nice fellow at reception . Great heating , great warm bed . Great tv and nice hot shower ;) perfect location near echo point in a peaceful quiet area . Highlight was a beautiful old fashioned motel style hot breakfast brought to my door...

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Reviewed 31 July 2016

The room was surprisingly nicely sized and appointed. The beds were very comfortable with quality bedding and even heated mattress pads! The room was very clean. You can't beat the location and the owner was very friendly and extremely helpful with recommendations on when to go to certain attractions for maximum enjoyment and to avoid the crowds. Every tip he...

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Mooloolaba, Australia
Reviewed 26 July 2016 via mobile

We stayed here for a couple of nights. The hotel has the charm of a classic Australian building. One of the owners talked me through all the local tourist spots as I was checking in. He was very knowledgable and friendly. The room had every amenity required and more. It was quite cold outside when we were there, however, the...

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Reviewed 10 July 2016 via mobile

Stayed here for 2 nights. Hotel manager very welcoming and gave us great tips on accessing the local area. Our room, the family suite, was clean and had been preheated for our arrival. Plenty of room for two adults and two teenagers. Free wifi worked well also.

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Canberra, Australia
Reviewed 17 May 2016 via mobile

My son and I stayed here for 5 nights and really enjoyed our visit. The owner gave us great advice on places we wanted to visit, like the best times to avoid peak periods, where to park etc. which made all the difference! The chocolate shop directly opposite the motel and the three sisters being a short walking distance away...

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Melbourne
Reviewed 14 May 2016

Good quiet location, short walk to Three Sisters. Rooms clean, good bed linen, well equipped with microwave, iron, tea/coffee, Wi-fi etc. Bathroom small and dated with pink tiles but very clean and functional. The owner was helpful and friendly. Katoomba town centre is a solid walk away and the dining options are a bit limited which we found surprising for...

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3ExplorersMotel, Manager at 3 Explorers Motel, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to offer a review on your recent stay @ the 3 Explorers Motel, pleased that you enjoyed your stay & your time in the Blue Mountains, first Guests in the 3 years we have been here to find fault with the Canton restaurant, very sorry to hear you did not enjoy your meal there.

Sydney
Reviewed 8 May 2016

We booked this motel for a mothers day weekend getaway. We had a family room, 2 single beds and a queen bed. Room was clean and comfortable. The heater had been turned on for us prior to our arrival. Gentleman checking us in was very friendly and informative. The location is great, just a short 5 minute walk to The...

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Thank you for taking the time to offer a review on your recent stay @ the 3 Explorers Motel, pleased that you enjoyed your stay & your time in the Blue Mountains, pleasure having you & hope to see you again.

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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Address: 197 Lurline St, Katoomba, New South Wales 2780, Australia
Region: Australia > New South Wales > Blue Mountains > Katoomba
Price Range: ₹ 5,886 - ₹ 9,679 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4 star — 3 Explorers Motel 4*
Number of rooms: 15
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Also Known As:
3 Explorers Hotel Katoomba
3 Explorers Motel Katoomba, Blue Mountains
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#2 Family Hotel in Katoomba
#4 Romantic Hotel in Katoomba
#4 Luxury Hotel in Katoomba
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“All rooms were great, whether upstairs or downstairs.”
 of 5 bubbles StephG34, 31 Dec 2016 | Read review
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“Ground level out the back.”
 of 5 bubbles , 7 Oct 2016 | Read review
“Some of the rooms are upstairs so may want to specify ground floor.”
 of 5 bubbles sarahnorris99, 6 Oct 2016 | Read review
“Book early if staying on weekends”
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