3.8 out of 5

"No thanks I don't want to as this is pointless because it doesn't have to work with the app but it doesn't even work at all so it's ok " More

By a verified traveller on Sat 15 Jul 2017

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Hotel Description

At Kaniva Colonial Gardens Motel, you'll be 0.5 km (0.3 mi) from Kaniva College and 8.4 km (5.2 mi) from Kaniva Golf Club. Highlights at this motel include free buffet breakfast and free self parking.

TVs with cable channels are featured in all 11 rooms, and you can enjoy DVD players, coffee/tea makers, and desks.

This business-friendly motel offers concierge services, a garden, and barbecues. Plus you'll find a free manager's reception. Each morning free breakfast is served.

Places within a 30-minute drive of this 3.5-star Kaniva motel include Kaniva Car Museum and Nhill Visitor Information Centre.

Standard Room, Non Smoking, Kitchenette

Bed Count 1 Queen Bed Maximum Occupancy 3 Max
AU$100 per night

Family Room, Non Smoking, Kitchenette (Standard Family 4)

Bed Count 1 Full Bed Maximum Occupancy 4 Max

Deluxe Room, Non Smoking, Kitchenette

Bed Count 1 Queen Bed Maximum Occupancy 3 Max

Family Room, Non Smoking, Kitchenette (Standard Family 6)

Bed Count 1 Queen Bed Maximum Occupancy 6 Max

Kaniva Colonial Gardens Motel ratings based on 48 Verified Reviews

Review Summary
3.8 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 3.0 out of 5.0
Hotel condition 3.0 out of 5.0

Guest reviews for Kaniva Colonial Gardens Motel

Everyone (26) Couples (14) Family (8)
4 out of 5
Puppet shop corner cafe commercial pub all excellent

Posted by on 27 Jan. 2019

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2 out of 5

No playground, no wi-fi

I chose this hotel for it's advertised 'on-site playground'. Apparently it'd been damaged and no longer exsists. There is no wi-fi, which I didn't check for. Very basic.

Posted by on 1 Oct. 2017

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2 out of 5

handy to S.A. Border

Pros: Very little,
Cons: Everything needs a thorough upgrade or renewal
Location: I was born and raised in this town and know it well - depends on what you want but one day spent here would cover it.
Only very average, no bedside lamps or clock radio, bathroom desperately needed doing over, serve yourself breakfast in another room handy but cereals were not marked so had to guess, 2 sachets of marmalade put out and we were the first partakers, people following would not know you had to knock on a door and ask - no signs put up to know how to request assistance, 2 teabags of the good tea, the rest was just the usual. I signed the guest book and registered my dissatisfaction and received a phone call when I was only a few kms down the road, things were discussed and the reason for lack of the above was that it 'got stolen by the travellers'. Yes, I can go along with that but still unsatisfactory. When I arrived on the day I inquired as to whether I had parked correctly in accordance with their signs only to be told I was ok as the next 3 rooms were not going to be occupied, however that night the no vacancy was showing all night! Not happy Jan!!

Posted by , from melbourne on 17 Sep. 2017

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3 out of 5
No thanks I don't want to as this is pointless because it doesn't have to work with the app but it doesn't even work at all so it's ok

Posted by on 15 Jul. 2017

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4 out of 5

Comfortable and convenient!

Our room was basic but clean and comfortable with all the necessities. Continental breakfast in the dining room was included in the very reasonable tarriff. A convenient place to stay on our Adelaide to Melbourne journey.

Posted by , from Berwick, Victoria on 15 Apr. 2017

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1 out of 5

On a Very busy Highway that sounds like a Airport

Pros: The Bathroom was clean, and a good water flow.
Cons: A very good go over with a paint brush, new carpet. And maybe some yoghurt with the continental breakfast.
Location: We thought the location was good, and the Cafe on the corner near the public toilets was fantastic, Great coffee and food, and Olive Oil to die for.
No sleep, you are sure a Jumbo jet is coming thru your room all night long, no gardens to speak of, every thing is in need of a paint and replacement.This is not an insult but a fact.

Posted by , from Geelong Victoria on 24 Mar. 2017

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3 out of 5
Pros: it was ok
Cons: need a toaster in room like all other motels
Location: location good
the experience was ok, just a small country town. good shops for eating and a lovely girft shop

Posted by , from Melbourne on 28 Dec. 2016

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3 out of 5
Both double bed and bunks for the kids need repair and uncomfortable.

Posted by on 25 Dec. 2016

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3 out of 5

Not bad for a halfway stop

Great place half way to Adelaide, staff extremely friendly. Motel rooms, clean but looking a bit tired and dated.

Posted by , from Bridgewater Victoria on 6 Oct. 2016

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3 out of 5

More heat needed.

The heater didn't work and there was no Austar. Bed was ok but the hot water took forever!

Posted by , from berwick on 30 Mar. 2016

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About the Kaniva Colonial Gardens Motel

Location 134 Commercial Street, Kaniva, VIC 3419

Property Features

Free breakfast is served daily, and guests can also enjoy a free manager's reception. The business-friendly Kaniva Colonial Gardens Motel also features a BBQ, a garden, and concierge services. Self parking is free. This 3.5-star Kaniva motel is smoke free.

  • 11 guestrooms or units
  • Buffet breakfast (free)
  • Manager's reception (free)
  • 1 conference room
  • Concierge
  • Garden
  • BBQ grill(s)
  • No smoking on site

Family Friendly Amenities

  • Family Property
  • Playground on site
  • Refrigerator
  • DVD player

Parking

Free self parking

Transport

  • Airport: Melbourne, VIC (MEL-Tullamarine) (412.8 km / 256.5 mi)
  • Parking: Free self parking

Room Amenities

Kaniva Colonial Gardens Motel offers 11 forms of air-conditioned accommodation with DVD players. Televisions come with cable channels. Guests can make use of the in-room fridges and coffee/tea makers. Bathrooms include a shower. Cots/infant beds (surcharge) and Rollaway/extra beds (surcharge) are also available.

  • Television
  • Cable channels
  • DVD player
  • Fridge
  • Coffee maker
  • Shower
  • Cribs (surcharge)
  • Rollaway beds (surcharge)
  • Desk
  • Air conditioning
  • Ensuite bathroom
  • Connecting rooms available

Food & Drink

Guests are served a free buffet breakfast daily from 7:30 AM to 9 AM. The motel hosts a free manager's reception on selected days.

Accessibility

If you have requests for specific accessibility needs, please note them at check-out when you book your room.

Hotel Policies

Check-in

  • Check-in time starts at 2 PM

Special check-in instructions:

The front desk is open during the following times:

  • Monday-Friday: 7:30 AM-8:30 PM
  • Saturday-Sunday: 8 AM-8:30 PM
If you are planning to arrive after 8:30 PM, please contact the property in advance using the information on the booking confirmation.

This property's front desk is open during the following times:

  • Monday - Friday: 7:30 AM - 8:30 PM
  • Saturday - Sunday: 8 AM - 8:30 PM
Guests arriving after 8:30 PM must make advance arrangements by contacting the property using the information on the booking confirmation.

Check-out

  • Check-out by 10 AM

Payment types

Children and extra beds

  • Children are welcome.
  • Rollaway/extra beds are available for AUD 10.00 per night.
  • Cribs (infant beds) are available for AUD 10 per night.

Pets

  • No pets allowed

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 are 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.

Fees

Optional extras

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

  • Crib (infant bed) fee: AUD 10 per night
  • Rollaway bed fee: AUD 10.00 per night
  • On-site credit card charges are subject to a surcharge

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

Hotel Names

  • Kaniva Colonial Gardens Motel
  • Colonial Gardens Motel
  • Kaniva Colonial Gardens

You should know

  • Connecting/adjoining rooms are subject to availability and can be requested by contacting the property at the number on your booking confirmation.