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4.2 out of 5

"Clean, comfortable and affordable. " More

By a verified traveller on Sun 20 Jun 2021

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Hotel Description

At Forster Motor Inn you'll be within a short 5-minute stroll of Wallis Lake and Miles Island. Highlights at this motel include an outdoor swimming pool, and in-room kitchenettes and free WiFi.

LCD TVs with digital channels are featured in all 29 rooms, and you can enjoy furnished patios, hair dryers, and irons/ironing boards. In-room dining is convenient with amenities like kitchenettes and room service. Microwaves, desks, and free toiletries are also available.

This business-friendly motel offers free WiFi in public areas, a terrace, and a garden. Additionally, you'll find barbecue grills, express check-in, and luggage storage. Each morning continental breakfast is served between 7:30 AM and 8:30 AM. There's also the convenience of free parking nearby.

With a stay at this Forster motel, you'll be 22.8 km (14.2 mi) from Diamond Beach.

Standard Queen Room, NON PET FRIENDLY

Bed Count 1 Queen Bed Maximum Occupancy 2 Max
AU$96* Per night/room 28 Jul. - 29 Jul.

Twin Room, Pet Friendly

Bed Count 1 Queen Bed Maximum Occupancy 3 Max

Twin Room, NON PET FRIENDLY

Bed Count 1 Queen Bed Maximum Occupancy 3 Max

Large Family Room, 2 Bedrooms, NON PET FRIENDLY

Bed Count 2 Twin Beds Maximum Occupancy 6 Max

Deluxe Room, NON PET FRIENDLY

Bed Count 1 Queen Bed Maximum Occupancy 2 Max

Family Room, NON PET FRIENDLY

Bed Count 1 Queen Bed Maximum Occupancy 4 Max

Forster Motor Inn ratings based on 234 Verified Reviews

Review Summary
4.2 out of 5 4.0 out of 5.0
Room cleanliness 4.0 out of 5.0
Service & staff 4.0 out of 5.0
Room comfort 4.0 out of 5.0
Hotel condition 3.5 out of 5.0

Guest reviews for Forster Motor Inn

Everyone (104) Couples (66) Family (68) Other (1)
4 out of 5
Clean, comfortable and affordable.

Posted by on 20 Jun. 2021

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Comment from Hotel Management

23 Jun. 2021 by manager

thank you

4 out of 5

Posted by on 17 Jun. 2021

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Comment from Hotel Management

29 Jun. 2021 by manager

Thank you

5 out of 5
This hotel was great, it is exactly what you think it is from the photos and the price point being a little dated but super clean and everything works. This place is fantastic value for money and I've already booked my next stay in with them.

Posted by on 4 Jun. 2021

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Comment from Hotel Management

23 Jun. 2021 by manager

thank you so much

4 out of 5
Very central to shops, restaurants, beach and lake. Windows had no locks and door had no chain

Posted by on 2 May 2021

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Comment from Hotel Management

23 Jun. 2021 by manager

thank you- not a prison

4 out of 5
Friendly staff. Very dated interior but super clean. New comfortable bed with crisp sheets.

Posted by on 1 May 2021

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Comment from Hotel Management

23 Jun. 2021 by manager

thank you

3 out of 5
Dated property (old fashioned) but clean

Posted by on 15 Apr. 2021

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Comment from Hotel Management

15 Apr. 2021 by reception

thank you might not like look of motel but at least clean which is what we are aiming for with guests

3 out of 5

Posted by on 9 Apr. 2021

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Comment from Hotel Management

20 Apr. 2021 by manager

thank you no feedback to see how we can improve?

5 out of 5
Lovely place to stay. Walking distance to everything and pets very welcome. Service was five star as they were so friendly and helpful. Would definitely recommend.

Posted by on 7 Apr. 2021

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9 Apr. 2021 by manager

thank you much appreciated

5 out of 5
This place is older but very clean, nice size rooms and very comfortable. It is pet friendly so you can take your dog and it has a nice pool, it’s not flash but it’s good.

Posted by on 31 Jan. 2021

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31 Jan. 2021 by manager

thank you

2 out of 5

Posted by on 27 Jan. 2021

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10 Feb. 2021 by Manager

Thank you Not surprised when you use ANONYMOUS as your TAG

Property Features

As a guest of Forster Motor Inn, you'll find an outdoor pool, a terrace, and barbecue grills. Public spaces have free WiFi. The business-friendly Forster Motor Inn also features a garden, express check-in, and room service (during limited hours). Smoking is allowed in designated areas at this Forster motel.

  • 29 guestrooms or units
  • 2 levels
  • Built in 1979
  • Breakfast available (surcharge)
  • Front desk (limited hours)
  • Express check-in
  • Storage area for luggage
  • Terrace
  • Garden
  • BBQ grill(s)
  • Smoking in designated areas

Family Friendly Amenities

  • Outdoor pool
  • Free WiFi
  • Kitchenette
  • Microwave

Internet

Available in all rooms: Free WiFi

Available in some public areas: Free WiFi

Parking

Free parking nearby

Transport

  • Airport: Port Macquarie, NSW (PQQ) (111.7 km / 69.4 mi)

Room Amenities

Forster Motor Inn offers 29 air-conditioned accommodations with hair dryers and irons/ironing boards. Rooms open to furnished patios. Kitchenettes offer microwaves and cookware/dishes/utensils. Bathrooms include showers and complimentary toiletries. Guests can surf the web using the complimentary wireless Internet access. 37-inch LCD televisions come with digital channels. Housekeeping is provided daily.

  • In-room kitchenette
  • Private patio (furnished)
  • In-room dining (limited hours)
  • LCD television
  • Digital channels
  • Microwave
  • Electric kettle
  • Kitchenware
  • Shower
  • Housekeeping (daily)
  • Hair dryer
  • Toiletries (free)
  • Iron and ironing board
  • Desk
  • Climate control (heating)
  • Ensuite bathroom
  • Wheelchair accessible
  • Free tea bags/instant coffee

Food & Drink

For a fee, guests can enjoy continental breakfast daily from 7:30 AM to 8:30 AM.

Room service (during limited hours) is available.

Hotel Policies

Check-in

  • Check-in time starts at 2 PM
  • Minimum check-in age is: 18
  • Check-in time ends at 9 PM

Special check-in instructions:

The front desk is open daily from 8 AM - 7 PM. If you are planning to arrive after 7 PM please contact the property in advance using the information on the booking confirmation. Front desk staff will greet guests on arrival.

The front desk at this property is open daily from 8 AM - 7 PM.
Guests arriving after 7 PM must make advance arrangements by contacting the property using the information on the booking confirmation. Front desk staff will greet guests on arrival.

Check-out

  • Check-out by 10 AM

Payment types

Children and extra beds

  • Children are welcome.
  • Rollaway/extra beds are not available.
  • Cribs (infant beds) are not available.

Pet Policy

  • Pets: AUD 25 per pet, per night
  • Maximum 2 per room
  • Food and water bowls are available
  • Certain rooms only, restrictions apply
  • You can request a pet-friendly room by reaching out to the property at the number on the booking confirmation

Policies

Charges for extra guests may apply and vary according to property policy.

A cash deposit, credit card, or debit card for incidental charges and government-issued photo identification may be required upon check-in.

Special requests are subject to availability at the time of check-in. Special requests can't be guaranteed and may incur additional charges.

This property accepts credit cards and cash. Onsite parties or group events are strictly prohibited. For guests' safety, the property includes a smoke detector in each accommodation. This property advises that enhanced cleaning and guest safety measures are currently in place. Disinfectant is used to clean the property; commonly-touched surfaces are cleaned with disinfectant between stays; bed sheets and towels are laundered at a temperature of at least 60°C/140°F. Social distancing measures are in place; guests are provided with hand sanitizer; cashless payment methods are available for all transactions. Contactless check-out is available.

  • No rollaway/extra beds available
  • No cots (infant beds) available
  • No lifts
  • Events/parties not allowed
  • Debit cards not accepted
  • Staffed front desk
  • LGBTQIA friendly
  • Property is cleaned with disinfectant
  • Staff do not wear personal protective equipment
  • Protective clothing is not available for guests
  • No shield between guests and staff in main contact areas
  • Guests are provided with free hand sanitiser
  • Social distancing measures are in place
  • Contactless check-in is not available
  • Property confirms they are implementing enhanced cleaning measures
  • Individually wrapped food options are not available
  • No gap period between guests' stays
  • Staff temperature checks are not conducted regularly
  • Temperature checks are not available to guests
  • Bed sheets and towels are washed at a temperature of at least 60°C/140°F
  • Commonly touched surfaces are cleaned with disinfectant
  • Property confirms they are implementing guest safety measures
  • Contactless check-out is available
  • Property does not follow sanitisation practices of any association
  • Guest accommodation is not sealed after cleaning
  • Electrostatic spray is not used for disinfection
  • Cashless transactions are available
  • Masks are not compulsory at the property
  • Contactless food service / room service is not available
  • Reservation is not required for facilities on site
  • Mobile key entry is not available
  • Food service not has not been amended for enhanced safety

Fees

Optional extras

The fees and deposits listed below will be charged at the time of service, check-in, or check-out.

  • Fee for continental breakfast: AUD 7 per person (approximately)
  • Pet fee: AUD 25 per pet, per night

This may not be a comprehensive list. Fees and deposits are subject to change and might not include tax.

Hotel Names

  • Forster Motor Inn
  • Forster Motor
  • Forster Motor Inn Motel
  • Forster Motor Inn Forster
  • Forster Motor Inn Motel Forster

You should know

  • Pets are welcome in certain rooms only; other restrictions apply (please see the Fees section for related charges). To make arrangements for your pet, contact the property directly at the number on your booking confirmation.
  • Alcohol isn't served at Forster Motor Inn.
  • This property welcomes guests of all sexual orientations and gender identities (LGBTQ friendly).
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