4.3 out of 5

"Bell Motel is our 'go to' place to stay in Melbourne. Extremely friendly and helpful hosts who do their best for their guests. We like having a King ... " More

By a verified traveller on Thu 26 Jul 2018

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Hotel Description

At Bell Motel, you'll be 4.6 km (2.9 mi) from Austin Hospital and 8.3 km (5.2 mi) from University of Melbourne. Highlights at this motel include free continental breakfast, an outdoor swimming pool and free self parking.

All 33 soundproofed rooms feature LCD TVs with digital channels, and you can enjoy free WiFi, sitting areas and DVD players. Fridges, microwaves and room service make in-room dining convenient. Additionally, coffee/tea makers, hairdryers and irons/ironing boards are available.

This smoke-free motel offers free WiFi in public areas, a garden and barbecues. Additionally, you'll find a conference centre and laundry facilities. Each morning free breakfast is served.

Attractions within a 10-minute drive of this 3.5-star Preston motel include Princess Theatre and Her Majesty's Theatre.

Standard Room

Bed Count 1 Queen Bed Maximum Occupancy 2 Max
AU$96 per night

Two Bedroom Apartment

Bed Count 1 King Bed Maximum Occupancy 5 Max

King Spa Suite

Bed Count 1 King Bed Maximum Occupancy 2 Max

Standard Twin Room

Bed Count 1 Queen Bed Maximum Occupancy 3 Max

Family Room

Bed Count 1 Queen Bed Maximum Occupancy 4 Max

Corporate Room

Bed Count 1 King Bed Maximum Occupancy 2 Max

Bell Motel ratings based on 229 Verified Reviews

Review Summary
4.3 out of 5 4.5 out of 5.0
Room cleanliness 4.5 out of 5.0
Service & staff 4.5 out of 5.0
Room comfort 4.0 out of 5.0
Hotel condition 4.0 out of 5.0

Guest reviews for Bell Motel

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4 out of 5

Posted by on 28 Apr. 2019

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28 Apr. 2019 by Jodie Moy - Manager

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5 out of 5

Posted by on 17 Apr. 2019

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19 Apr. 2019 by Jodie Moy - Manager

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5 out of 5

Posted by on 15 Apr. 2019

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15 Apr. 2019 by Jodie Moy - Manager

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4 out of 5

Posted by on 15 Apr. 2019

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15 Apr. 2019 by Jodie Moy - Manager

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5 out of 5
Good service and awesome staff. Nothing that i can say that in needed. Everything was there.

Posted by on 14 Apr. 2019

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14 Apr. 2019 by Jodie Moy - Manager

Thankyou for the great review and we look forward to welcoming you back very soon. Regards

5 out of 5
Corporate rooms were quiet and clean. Good WiFi access. Breakfast was basic but perfectly adequate.

Posted by , from Warragul on 8 Apr. 2019

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9 Apr. 2019 by Jodie Moy - Manager

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4 out of 5
Convenient as close to everything I needed and breakfast included was great. The building and room had a musty smell to it and the constant traffic noise from Bell St made it hard to sleep.

Posted by on 8 Apr. 2019

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8 Apr. 2019 by Jodie Moy - Manager

Thankyou for your feedback. On your next visit please request a room facing off Bell street and they are alot quieter. Regards

4 out of 5
Well located, very clean rooms, very comfortable bed, large free carpark and reasonable price. Older style and slightly musty smell in room.

Posted by on 3 Apr. 2019

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3 Apr. 2019 by Jodie Moy - Manager

Thankyou for your feedback. We look forward to welcoming you back. Regards

5 out of 5

Posted by on 24 Mar. 2019

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1 Apr. 2019 by Jodie Moy - Manager

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4 out of 5

Posted by on 22 Mar. 2019

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1 Apr. 2019 by Jodie Moy - Manager

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Property Features

Free breakfast is served daily. WiFi is free in public spaces. An outdoor pool, a BBQ, and a garden are also featured at Bell Motel. Free self parking is available. This 3.5-star Preston motel is smoke free.

  • 33 guestrooms or units
  • Continental breakfast (free)
  • Conference centre
  • Dry cleaning
  • Self-service laundry
  • Front desk (limited hours)
  • Storage area for luggage
  • Front desk safe
  • Garden
  • BBQ grill(s)
  • Lift
  • No smoking on site

Family Friendly Amenities

  • Family Property
  • Outdoor pool
  • Free WiFi
  • Soundproofed rooms
  • Laundry facilities
  • Refrigerator
  • Microwave
  • DVD player

Internet

Available in all rooms: Free WiFi

Available in some public areas: Free WiFi

Parking

Free self parking

Transport

  • Airport: Melbourne, VIC (MEL-Tullamarine) (19.6 km / 12.2 mi)
  • Metro station: Bell Station (0.9 km / 0.6 mi)
  • Parking: Free self parking

Room Amenities

Bell Motel offers 33 forms of air-conditioned accommodation with DVD players and coffee/tea makers. This accommodation offers separate sitting areas. Fridges and microwaves are provided. Bathrooms include a shower, complimentary toiletries and a hairdryer. Guests can surf the web using complimentary wireless Internet access. LCD televisions come with digital channels. Housekeeping is provided on a daily basis.

  • Sitting area
  • In-room dining (limited hours)
  • LCD television
  • Digital channels
  • DVD player
  • Fridge
  • Microwave
  • Coffee maker
  • Kitchenware
  • Shower
  • Housekeeping (daily)
  • Hairdryer
  • Toiletries (free)
  • Iron and ironing board
  • Sound-insulated rooms
  • Air conditioning
  • Ensuite bathroom

Food & Drink

Guests are served a free continental breakfast daily from 7:30 AM to 9:30 AM.

Room service (during limited hours) is available.

Nearby Activities

Recreational amenities at the motel include an outdoor pool.

Hotel Policies

Check-in

  • Check-in time starts at 2 PM
  • Check-in time ends at 8 PM
  • Minimum check-in age is 18

Special check-in instructions:

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

Guests planning to arrive outside of normal check-in hours must contact this property in advance for check-in instructions and key retrieval information. For more details, please contact the office using the information on the reservation confirmation received after booking.

The front desk at this property is open daily from 7 AM - 8 PM.
Guests arriving after 8 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.
  • Cribs (infant beds) are available for AUD 10.0 per day.

Pets

  • No pets allowed, but service animals are welcome

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. The name on the credit card used at check-in to pay for incidentals must be the primary name on the guest room reservation.

  • Only service animals are allowed
  • Parking height restrictions apply

Fees

Guests will be asked to pay the following charges at the property:

  • Deposit: AUD 200 per stay

We've listed all charges provided to us by the property, but they may vary based on length of stay or the room booked.

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 10.0 per day

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

Hotel Names

  • Bell Motel Preston
  • Bell Motel
  • Bell Preston
  • Bell Motel Preston, Greater Melbourne

National Rating

This property has been awarded a star rating from the Australian star ratings agency, Star Ratings Australia.