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Plainsman Motel

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04/06/2017 05/06/2017
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Hervey Bay, Australia
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We stayed for 4 Nights in a deluxe room. Quite spacious, very clean and quiet. Steve and Marilyn were very pleasant as were all the staff. We asked for a microwave which was in our room when we arrived. Given lots tea, coffee and packets of biscuits, which is a lovely gesture. There is also a toaster in the room,...

Thank Shirl071
Reviewed 17 April 2017 via mobile

Very convenient if you have a function across the road at the services club, as we did. Also walking distance to the lovely Forbes town square. Rooms clean and comfortable, but overpriced. Air conditioner unit extremely noisy.

Thank NSW5
Steve - Marilyn C, Manager at Plainsman Motel, responded to this review

We are pleased to have our guests enjoy a comfortable stay and the facilities of the club. Our replacement of the older style air conditioners with new quiet split system units is progressing well with 10 units now installed and several more to be completed shortly. Ask about our loyalty rates when next visiting Forbes. Cheers and safe traveling.

Adelaide, Australia
Reviewed 3 April 2017 via mobile

A friendly greeting upon arrival for a 3-night stay. Simple but well-equipped room. A train woke me at 6 the next morning. The only other disturbances outside my room, at the rear of the place, was the cockatoos, which seem to never sleep. Easily fixed with earplugs. Comfy bed, but a lounge chair might have been nice. I would stay...

Thank Jenny M
Steve - Marilyn C, Manager at Plainsman Motel, responded to this review

Thank you for staying and your review. The 'Sounds of the Country' can be an early riser and it would be nice to have cockatoos sing instead of screech. We hope you can stay with us on your next trip to Forbes.

Reviewed 21 March 2017

From the moment I walk into to Reception, I was made to feel very welcome. I was in Forbes for a retreat weekend with a group of ladies. Our host, Steve and Marilyn, were fantastic and when above and beyond to help us with our stay. The rooms were very clean and some have recently been updated. The breakfast was...

Thank Kristie N
Steve - Marilyn C, Manager at Plainsman Motel, responded to this review

We enjoyed looking after your group. Our Breakfast Restaurant with its friendly atmosphere is a great meeting place for groups. Thank you for staying and we hope to host you again next year.

Sydney, Australia
Reviewed 15 March 2017

We were made very welcome by a lovely, friendly lady and gentleman in reception, and our comfort was seen to and assured from the beginning. The room was clean, spotless in fact, and had everything needed to make our stay a pleasure. Breakfast, both continental and cooked, was a treat and a great start to our day. Our stay could...

Thank texandpeter
Steve - Marilyn C, Manager at Plainsman Motel, responded to this review

Thank you for staying and enjoying our facilities. We look forward to greeting you again on your next stay in Forbes.

Reviewed 6 March 2017

Good size room and very clean. Reception staff very friendly and obliging . The RSL club is right across the road and provides very good food at reasonable prices.Room has tea and coffee facilities and a toasted is provided. This motel also has free washer and dryer for guests use.

1Thank tedqueensland
Steve - Marilyn C, Manager at Plainsman Motel, responded to this review

Thank you for your review. Yes, the free laundry facilities are very handy if you are traveling for several days and our central location makes dining facilities easy to walk to. We hope to greet you again when you next stay at Forbes.

Reviewed 24 February 2017 via mobile

Great place to stay .Room had been updated not finished to a high standard needed exhaust fan in bathroom and door on bathroom could of been updated along with rest of room. Great location club across road so easy to get a meal.

Thank Angie H
Steve - Marilyn C, Manager at Plainsman Motel, responded to this review

We are always pleased to hear of our guests' comfortable stays. Our great location allows easy access to bistro/bar/gaming/theater and cafe facilities at the Forbes Services Memorial Club who welcome our guests.

Reviewed 18 February 2017 via mobile

When you book into a motel you would expect a smile and a friendly greeting. Well you WON'T find it at this one. The lady at reception was very rude and abrupt she's not a friendly person at all. A friendly greeting and a clean motel usually gets repeat guests well I can assure you we won't be one of...

Thank Barney587
Steve - Marilyn C, Manager at Plainsman Motel, responded to this review

We are disappointed to read this review and cannot recall an unpleasant conversation with a recent guest. We carefully read other comments also and are pleased with our guests favourable assessments of our Hospitality and Friendliness. Please reread the most recent reviews.

Sydney Australia
Reviewed 1 February 2017

Very nice people including the lovely housekeeping ladies whose friendly personalities were so nice to be around. We had a big family group with 4 adjacent rooms fro the Elvis festival in January. The pool was a hit. I don't usually take time to write reviews so this is due to wanting to share with the staff what a difference...

1Thank Erin_Barlow
Steve - Marilyn C, Manager at Plainsman Motel, responded to this review

Thank you for your review. It was our pleasure to look after your family group. A good time is had by all at the Elvis Festival and we hope you can attend a future event.

Reviewed 4 January 2017

After a long drive we pulled off the road and checked in to the Plainsman. We were offered a newly refurbished room at the back of the complex. It was nicely appointed in blue hues. There was a kitchenette that was very handy for us as we like to prepare our own salad meals when travelling. The beds were comfortable,...

Thank Shannynsteel
Steve - Marilyn C, Manager at Plainsman Motel, responded to this review

We are pleased our guests have a comfortable stay. Our refurbished rooms are very relaxing and a stroll across the road to the Forbes Services Club Bistro for food and beverage. Our motto is "Many Happy Returns". Cheers, Steve & Marilyn.

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  • Pool
  • Free Parking
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
About the property
  • Wheelchair Access
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
Things to do
  • Pool
Room types
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Accessible rooms
  • Kitchenette
  • Family Rooms
In your room
  • Air Conditioning
  • Refrigerator in room
  • Free Internet
  • Public Wifi
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Parking
  • Self-Serve Laundry
  • Meeting Rooms

Additional Information about Plainsman Motel

Address: 22 Sherriff St, Forbes, New South Wales 2871, Australia
Region: Australia > New South Wales > Forbes
Price Range: ₹ 5,559 - ₹ 7,563 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — Plainsman Motel 3*
Number of rooms: 41
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Also Known As:
Comfort Inn Forbes
Forbes Comfort Inn
Plainsman Motel Forbes, New South Wales
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