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4.4 out of 5

"Great location, warm room (great for winter) " More

By a verified traveller on Tue 22 Jun 2021

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Hotel Description

At The 3 Explorers Motel you'll be within just a 10-minute stroll of Blue Mountains National Park and Three Sisters. Highlights at this motel include in-room free WiFi and LCD TVs.

Digital TV, coffee/tea makers, and hair dryers are featured in all 15 soundproofed rooms. Refrigerators and microwaves make in-room dining convenient. Additionally, irons/ironing boards and desks are available.

This business-friendly motel offers free WiFi in public areas, a garden, and express check-out. Added amenities include luggage storage. There's also the convenience of free self parking.

Sights within a 20-minute walk of this 4-star Katoomba motel include Echo Point Lookout and Katoomba Scenic World.

Superior Queen Room

Bed Count 1 Queen Bed Maximum Occupancy 2 Max
AU$96* Per night/room 8 Nov. - 9 Nov.

Queen Spa Room

Bed Count 1 Queen Bed Maximum Occupancy 2 Max

Two Room Spa Suite

Bed Count 1 Queen Bed Maximum Occupancy 4 Max

Superior Family Room

Bed Count 1 Queen Bed Maximum Occupancy 4 Max

Superior Twin Room

Bed Count 1 Queen Bed Maximum Occupancy 3 Max

The 3 Explorers Motel ratings based on 134 Verified Reviews

Review Summary
4.4 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 4.5 out of 5.0
Hotel condition 4.0 out of 5.0

Guest reviews for The 3 Explorers Motel

Everyone (79) Couples (25) Family (28)
5 out of 5
Great location, warm room (great for winter)

Posted by on 22 Jun. 2021

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22 Jun. 2021 by Steve

Thank you for your Great Review and your kind words about our Great Location, warm rooms, Great for Winter. Thank you very much for Staying with us, keep warm. Kind regards, Steve The 3 Explorers Motel.

5 out of 5
Good location.

Posted by on 21 Jun. 2021

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21 Jun. 2021 by Steve

Hi, thank you for your very Positive Review and Very Good Rating. So pleased to hear you had a lovely Stay with us. See you again one day, all the very Best. Kind regards, Steve The 3 Explorers Motel.

5 out of 5

Posted by on 17 Jun. 2021

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29 Jun. 2021 by Steve

Hello, many thanks for taking the time to Review our Motel and giving us a very delightful 5 out 5. Will share this with all our Staff. So pleased you enjoyed your Stay with us. Please come back again one day. Kind regards, Steve The 3 Explorers Motel.

4 out of 5
Very Central to all Katoomba tourist attractions. Very reasonable price.

Posted by on 15 Jun. 2021

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15 Jun. 2021 by Steve

Hello, thank you for your Review. Very pleased you found that we were very well Located to all the Tourist Attractions and places to visit during your Stay. All the very best, see you again one day. Kind regards, Steve The 3 Explorers Motel.

5 out of 5
Extremely clean and comfortable family room

Posted by on 15 Jun. 2021

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15 Jun. 2021 by Steve

Hi, Thank you for Reviewing our Motel. Thank you very much for noting your Room was " Extremely Clean and Comfortable" - Family Room. Very much appreciated. Kind regards, Steve The 3 Explorers Motel.

5 out of 5

Posted by on 11 Jun. 2021

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21 Jun. 2021 by Steve

Hi Many thanks for your kind Review and generous 5 Rating. It's great to know you enjoyed your Stay with us. Please come back again one day and visit us. Kind regards, Steve The 3 Explorers Motel.

5 out of 5
Warm, comfortable beds, excellent location,and a really good shower!

Posted by on 1 Jun. 2021

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1 Jun. 2021 by Steve

Thank you very much for your Review and Feed-back. Always great to hear when our Guests have found our Motel very comfortable indeed. "Warm Comfortable Beds, Excellent Location and a really Good Shower". Thanks again for the Review, very much appreciated. Warm regards, Steve The 3 Explorers Motel

4 out of 5
Sadly COVID has removed one of the much loved aspects of smaller type motels - key in your room on arrival and drop box on departure - there’s no interaction with the friendly local owners. Lost a lot of personal appeal.

Posted by on 31 May 2021

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1 Jun. 2021 by Steve

Very sorry you missed the interaction from our Staff, but as you say, due to Covid and changed times, we now offer All our Guests an easy quick Contactless Check-In system. So pleased you were still able to give our Motel a good 4. Hope to see you again one day. Thank you for your Review. Kind regards, Steve The 3 Explorers Motel

5 out of 5
A great peaceful stay!

Posted by on 17 May 2021

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19 May 2021 by Steve

Hi, Thank you for your Lovely Review. So pleased you had a Peaceful Stay with us. Sometimes that's what the quiet Blue Mountains and clear Fresh Air is all about "Peace and Tranquillity". Kind regards, Steve The 3 Explorers Motel.

5 out of 5
Had everything we needed.

Posted by on 6 May 2021

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7 May 2021 by Steve

Thank you for your Excellent Review. It's lovely to to know you could offer our Motel 5 out of 5, thank you again. So pleased you Enjoyed your Stay with us. See you again next time. Kind regards, Steve The 3 Explorers Motel.

Property Features

As a guest of The 3 Explorers Motel, you'll find a garden and express check-out. WiFi is free in public spaces. Free self parking is available. This 4-star Sydney motel is smoke free.

  • 1 building
  • 15 guestrooms or units
  • 2 levels
  • Front desk (limited hours)
  • Express check-out
  • Storage area for luggage
  • Garden
  • No smoking on site

Family Friendly Amenities

  • Family property
  • Free WiFi
  • Soundproofed rooms
  • Refrigerator
  • Microwave

Internet

Available in all rooms: Free WiFi

Available in some public areas: Free WiFi

Parking

Free self parking

Transport

  • Train station: Katoomba Station (1.9 km / 1.2 mi)
  • Parking: Free self parking

Room Amenities

The 3 Explorers Motel offers 15 accommodations with coffee/tea makers and hair dryers. These individually decorated and furnished accommodations include desks. Refrigerators and microwaves are provided. This Sydney motel provides complimentary wireless Internet access. 40-cm LCD televisions come with digital channels. Additionally, rooms include irons/ironing boards and blackout drapes/curtains. Housekeeping is provided daily.

  • LCD television
  • Digital channels
  • Refrigerator
  • Microwave
  • Coffee maker
  • Housekeeping (daily)
  • Hair dryer
  • Iron and ironing board
  • Desk
  • Blackout drapes
  • Sound-insulated rooms
  • Climate control (air conditioning)
  • Ensuite bathroom
  • Unique furnishings
  • Unique decor

Hotel Policies

Check-in

  • Check-in time starts at 2 PM
  • Minimum check-in age is: 18
  • Check-in time ends at 6:00 PM

Special check-in instructions:

The front desk is open daily from 8:30 AM - 6:00 PM. To make arrangements for check-in please contact the property ahead of time using the information on the booking confirmation. If you are planning to arrive after 6:00 PM please contact the property in advance using the information on the booking confirmation. Guests must contact the property in advance for check-in instructions. Front desk staff will greet guests on arrival.

The front desk at this property is open daily from 8:30 AM - 6:00 PM.
To arrange for check-in, guests must contact the property in advance of arrival using the information on the booking confirmation. Guests arriving after 6:00 PM must make advance arrangements by contacting the property using the information on the booking confirmation. Guests must contact the property in advance for check-in information. 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

  • 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 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 Visa, Mastercard, American Express, debit cards, and cash. 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; staff at the property wear personal protective equipment; a shield is in place between staff and guests in main contact areas; guests are provided with hand sanitizer; cashless payment methods are available for all transactions; contactless room service is available. Contactless check-in and contactless check-out are available. This property affirms that it adheres to the cleaning and disinfection practices of Safe Travels (WTTC - Global).

  • No rollaway/extra beds available
  • No cots (infant beds) available
  • No lifts
  • Service animals are allowed
  • Service animals are exempt from fees/restrictions
  • Debit cards
  • Staffed front desk
  • Property is cleaned with disinfectant
  • Staff wear personal protective equipment
  • 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 available
  • Property confirms they are implementing enhanced cleaning measures
  • 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 follows sanitisation practices of Safe Travels (WTTC - Global)
  • Cashless transactions are available
  • Contactless food service / room service is available

Hotel Names

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You should know

  • Registered guests are the only ones allowed to be in guestrooms.
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Frequently asked questions

*Price based on the lowest price found within past 24 hours and based upon one night stay for two adults over the next thirty days. Prices and availability subject to change. Additional terms may apply.