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Hobart, Australia
Reviewed 7 August 2015 via mobile

With so many places to choose from its hard to know which to pick so we relied on TripAdviser again and we're glad we did. The motor inn is tidy and clean, not new but everything you need. Heating was good (temperatures were very cold outside), the bed was comfortable and the room nice. Local advice was invaluable and we...

Thank Tina M
Bombala, Australia
Reviewed 1 August 2015 via mobile

We just checked in for a night stay, we were offered lots of local information, fresh milk for a tea and a late check out. Very welcoming lady in the office, the room is very clean and comfortable. Close to the main street, we will be back! Lovely views of Merimbula

Thank Mez_Spence
Canberra, Australia
Reviewed 11 July 2015

This was a clean and comfortable motel in a great location. The manager was so helpful recommending where to eat for dinner and breakfast - both were excellent. We were only there overnight and as there was a cold snap I was terrified that I would freeze but the a/c worked amazingly well and was actually quiet so we could...

Thank Annabelle825
Bendigo, Victoria, Australia
Reviewed 9 July 2015

Stayed here for two nights , its in a great location close to cafes and restaurants.The staff were helpful with their local knowledge. The rooms are basic and a bit dated, but they were clean and comfortable. We only paid $100 a double per night, which we think is great value for a clean comfortable motel in a great location....

Thank Steve L
Pelican-Merimbula, Manager at Pelican Motor Inn, responded to this review

Thanks Steve for a positive review. As a family run property we strive to ensure all our guests are treated in a friendly and professional manner. We believe that great service is better than good service. See you on your next visit...

Reviewed 18 April 2015 via mobile

Stayed for 2 nights in April. Lovely rooms that are well maintained and very clean. Off street parking. Management very helpful. Very quiet even though it's on a main road. Walking distance to shops and the clubs. Would definitely stay again when on a short break in Merimbula.

Thank Linda N
Reviewed 16 April 2015 via mobile

On our recent inaugural iBMW Australian Rally 2015 I suggested we all stay at the pelican inn. 20 bikes stayed, it was fantastic. Off street parking, clean well appointed rooms, great showers ,friendly accommodating staff, great room rates. Bowling club over the road, service station across the street. I was very happy with our choice to stay there.

2Thank KiwiMat 7
Reviewed 5 April 2015 via mobile

We stayed here over the Easter weekend with 2 little kids and loved it! Amazing service, the owners were very friendly and gave us so much information about things to do upon our arrival. Very neat and well maintained rooms. Definitely recommend!

Thank Shakti K
Barooga, Australia
Reviewed 25 March 2015

We only wanted a motel walking distance to the centre of Merimbula for the restaurants shops etc. We booked the Pelican Motor Inn totally unseen and unheard of , as it was just the distance to town that we wanted we just grabbed it. We weren't disappointed at all. We were given room one and even though it was on...

1Thank cliffnmax
Reading, United Kingdom
Reviewed 17 March 2015

This is a well maintained ,very comfortable motel in a good situation in Merimbula. The owner was very helpful with suggestions as to where to eat, visit and stop over for the next night. Loved the bird life with singing Bellbirds, and parrots visited the balcony. Would certainly stay here again.

Thank catho2
Shanghai Region, China
Reviewed 6 March 2015

We stayed for a night in the Pelican motor inn while on a road trip from melbourne to sydney. Merimbula is a beautiful little town on the sapphire coast and the Pelican was a perfect host to us with its good location, easy parking, comfortable beds and considerate hosts who guided us to a late dinner place (Duci's - offered...

Thank RahulChawla_14

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  • Pool
  • Free Parking
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
About the property
  • Wheelchair Access
Things to do
  • Pool
Room types
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Smoking rooms available
  • Accessible rooms
  • Kitchenette
  • Family Rooms
In your room
  • Air Conditioning
  • Refrigerator in room
  • Microwave
  • Free Internet
  • Public Wifi
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Parking
  • Laundry Service
  • Self-Serve Laundry
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Located in the heart of Merimbula, the Pelican Motor Inn is the closest AAA rated 3.5 Star property to the heart of town and offers all the comforts and conveniences for a memorable Merimbula holiday. The Pelican Motor Inn is in a central Merimbula location within 80 metres of the Post Office and an easy stroll to Merimbula-Imlay Bowling Club, RSL, shops, Restaurants, Pictures, beaches and the beautiful Lake Merimbula. Merimbula/Pambula and Tura Beach Golf Clubs are only a nine iron away. All 25 of our Merimbula motel units have newly renovated bathrooms, new split system air-conditioners / heating, queen size beds and ground level access, many have scenic views over the township and Merimbula Lake. Family rooms have cooking facilities. All rooms now have HD Televisions and microwaves. Enjoy a BBQ at our great BBQ area, take a dip in the solar heated saltwater pool or just sit and relax in the garden area. For large group bookings enjoy dinner or drinks in the 80 seater marquee. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Pelican Motor Inn

Address: 18 Merimbula Dr, Merimbula, New South Wales 2548, Australia
Region: Australia > New South Wales > Merimbula
Price Range: ₹ 5,899 - ₹ 9,400 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3.5 star — Pelican Motor Inn 3.5*
Number of rooms: 25
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“Ask for a room at the back for less street noise. Not all rooms has kitchenettes.”
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“Both Managers were great and very helpful with lots of local knowledge.”
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“Room 5 was great.”
Janisa1, 9 Aug 2016 | Read review
“There is a bit of road noise in the front rooms, but bearable.”
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“Pay attention at check-inn as all the local tips are very useful.”
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