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Adelaide, Australia
Reviewed 26 September 2016

This is our 2nd time staying here, and we had the same ground floor room. inside the main building. the seating and other facilities in the room were clean and comfortable and the bed was very comfortable. the welcome at reception was friendly. We definitely recommend the Sonbern Lodge to anyone staying in Wallaroo.

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Adelaide, Australia
Reviewed 4 July 2016

We stayed at sonbern lodge again with friends,always the same rooms 17-18 the reason friendly manager (david)and staff,always helpful,room always clean and tidy, we know any problems would be fixed straight away, close to what we want. The manager david a wealth of knowledge on the area, david even had the warm air conditioner on for us arriving,going to try...

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Adelaide, Australia
Reviewed 10 June 2016

Great rooms,excellent staff, perfect location and very quiet. No putting up with noise from a caravan park and late arrivals. Why pay for a place in a caravan park when this is much better value SUPER ALLISION is Super Awesome,always welcoming and freindly.

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Ottawa, Canada
Reviewed 19 March 2016

This inn over 100 years old with its stained glass front window and dark wood stairwell had the atmosphere I expected after reading about it. Reception was friendly and helpful and our room upstairs had the charm of early Australia, with a modern bathroom. We had a door onto the verandah to view the park in moonlight and hear birds...

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Adelaide, Australia
Reviewed 10 February 2016

Great rooms,excellent staff, perfect location. Great prices.very quiet and can walk to everything .Great pubs to eat in and the prices bakery is fantastic .Great fishing at the jetty andnear by at moonta

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David W, Manager at Sonbern Lodge Motel, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to write a review for Sonbern Lodge Motel. We certainly appreciate your positive comments about our Motel and Wallaroo in general. We strive to provide clean ,comfortable accommodation at a realistic price, while also offering something a little different, to the other Motels. We are indeed very lucky to be the only Motel located...

Gawler
Reviewed 25 January 2016 via mobile

Great service when checking in. Hotel room was upstairs, basic but very clean and comfy. Bed was super comfortable. We ordered the extra breakfast which was great and served in the wonderful old dining room by a friendly lady. We enjoyed our stay and will be back.

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David W, Manager at Sonbern Lodge Motel, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to write a review for Sonbern Lodge Motel. We appreciate your kind remarks and are pleased you enjoyed your stay with us. Its pleasing to know the front desk staff are giving a good first impression and the breakfast cook and waitress, provide good food and service. Once again many thanks for your review...

Adelaide
Reviewed 25 January 2016

My wife and I recently stayed at Sonbern for three nights and could not fault too much at all. We had one of the rooms at the rear of the main building, which was large enough, comfortable enough and clean. My only criticism might be the thin walls between bathrooms, which means that plumbing can be a little on the...

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David W, Manager at Sonbern Lodge Motel, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to write a review for Sonbern Lodge Motel. It is always encouraging to get positive feed back and to know that our guests are happy with our facilities. I acknowledge your comments about the plumbing and will ask our plumber if there is anything we can do, to try and overcome this annoying problem....

Brisbane, Australia
Reviewed 21 January 2016

Great service, friendly and helpful staff and comfortable rooms. We arrived late after 7 days of camping across the Nullabor, room was ready and available at a minutes notice, staff were very friendly and helpful. The room was clean with a very comfy bed.

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David W, Manager at Sonbern Lodge Motel, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to post a review for Sonbern Lodge Motel. I am extremely pleased that you were given a warm and friendly greeting and that you found your room comfortable and clean. We pride ourselves on attention to detail and our cleaning staff strive to deliver extremely clean facilities. Once again thank you for your positive...

Adelaide, Australia
Reviewed 15 December 2015

We stayed two nights in this classic style motel The owners have gone to great lengths to restore the heritage feel of the building by utilising period fittings and furniture pieces. upon arrival we were greeted by the smiling host who was very helpful and friendly which was appreciated after a long hot drive. The bed was very comfortable; the...

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David W, Manager at Sonbern Lodge Motel, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to write a review for Sonbern Lodge Motel. I am very pleased you enjoyed your stay and appreciate your comments. We have tried to furnish the Lodge building, with furniture that is sympathetic to the period, whilst providing guest with the comforts of today. I note your comments re shelf space in the ensuite...

Adelaide, Australia
Reviewed 17 November 2015

Excellent Olde World Charm. Felt like you were back in the 1930/40's but with modern facilities in your room. The bed was very comfortable, the air conditioning was excellent and the bathroom though small was all very functional with lots of nice hot water. The dining room for breakfast had tonnes of charm and the breakfast was terrific. The grilled...

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David W, Manager at Sonbern Lodge Motel, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to write a review for Sonbern Lodge Motel. It is pleasing to know you were more than happy with your accommodation experience at Sonbern Lodge. We provide a unique style of accommodation without forgoing the modern facilities like s/s rev.cyc air conditioning and LCD TV's, to mention just a couple. The original Dining room,...

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Amenities

Highlights
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Parking
  • Room Service
About the property
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
  • Wheelchair Access
Room types
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Suites
  • Kitchenette
  • Family Rooms
  • Accessible rooms
In your room
  • Microwave
  • Air Conditioning
  • Refrigerator in room
Internet
  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Public Wifi
Services
  • Free Parking
  • Self-Serve Laundry
  • Shuttle Bus Service
  • Room Service
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Sonbern Lodge Motel provides "Quality Accommodation" in a Grand Historic building, right in the heart of Wallaroo. All rooms have ensuite, rev.Cycle air conditioning, LCD TV, queen beds, table and chairs, lounge seating, electric blankets, hair dryer and tea/coffee making with small fridge. Some rooms also have microwave and toaster. Free Wifi is available in all rooms. Balcony rooms available, all rooms at Realistic tariffs. Family rooms and 2 bedroom Cottages with cooking facilities also available. Free Off Street parking with security lighting. Breakfast available 7 days, cooked or continental. Very clean, comfortable and quiet. "Don't judge a book by its cover". ... more   less 

Additional Information about Sonbern Lodge Motel

Address: 18 John Tce | John Tce, Wallaroo, South Australia 5556, Australia
Region: Australia > South Australia > Wallaroo
Price Range: ₹ 5,140 - ₹ 5,644 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 20
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“as stated we always have 17-18 as close to parking,air conditioner good and hot water.”
 of 5 bubbles FALL481BLUE, 3 Jul 2016 | Read review
“We always stay in the rooms out the back,they are fabulous.”
 of 5 bubbles anthonyh73, 10 Jun 2016 | Read review
“More modern units have been built behind the old lodge but we chose the original building for its charm.”
 of 5 bubbles findthemusic, 19 Mar 2016 | Read review
“Choose a room downstairs if you are not good on stairs if staying to the main building.”
 of 5 bubbles D5924DSdavidg, 16 Nov 2015 | Read review
“The courtyard rooms are the best pick.”
 of 5 bubbles TedV243, 24 Aug 2015 | Read review
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