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4.4 out of 5

"No comments - all good only including location and cleanliness " More

By a verified traveller on Sat 08 Aug 2020

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Hotel Description

At Zig Zag Motel you'll be within a 20-minute walk of Eskbank House and Museum and 3.4 km (2.1 mi) from State Mine Heritage Park and Railway. Highlights at this motel include a restaurant, an outdoor swimming pool, and free self parking.

All 50 rooms feature LED TVs with digital channels, and you can enjoy free WiFi, DVD players, and espresso makers. In-room dining is easy with amenities like refrigerators, microwaves, and room service. Additionally, safes, hair dryers, and phones are available.

The restaurant, Switchback Restaurant, serves local cuisine and is open for breakfast and dinner. For a drink, you can stop by the motel's own bar/lounge. Additionally, you'll find free WiFi in public areas, a free manager's reception, and laundry facilities. Cooked-to-order breakfast is available on weekdays between 6:30 AM and 9:30 AM and on weekends between 7 AM and 10 AM.

With a stay at this 4-star Vale Of Clwydd motel, you'll be 37.7 km (23.4 mi) from Katoomba Scenic World and 38.1 km (23.7 mi) from Three Sisters.

Classic Room, 1 Queen Bed, Ground Floor

Bed Count 1 Queen Bed Maximum Occupancy 2 Max
AU$134* Per night/room 12 Aug. - 13 Aug.

Executive Room, 1 King Bed, Ground Floor

Bed Count 1 King Bed Maximum Occupancy 2 Max

Family Room, Multiple Beds, Refrigerator & Microwave, Ground Floor

Bed Count 1 Queen Bed Maximum Occupancy 4 Max

Luxury Studio Suite, 1 King Bed, Jetted Tub, Ground Floor

Bed Count 1 King Bed Maximum Occupancy 2 Max

Family Apartment, 2 Bedrooms, Kitchen, Ground Floor

Bed Count 1 Queen Bed Maximum Occupancy 4 Max

Family Apartment, 1 Bedroom, Refrigerator & Microwave, Ground Floor

Bed Count 1 Queen Bed Maximum Occupancy 6 Max

Zig Zag Motel ratings based on 264 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 Zig Zag Motel

Everyone (162) Couples (63) Business (1) Family (41)
4 out of 5
No comments - all good only including location and cleanliness

Posted by on 8 Aug. 2020

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9 Aug. 2020 by Reservations

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5 out of 5
We really enjoy how clean the place was and how fast the service was.

Posted by , from Sydney on 15 Jul. 2020

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18 Jul. 2020 by Zig Zag Motel

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5 out of 5
We love zigzag it’s the third time we’ve stayed and it will definitely be our go to motel..

Posted by , from Blacktown on 23 Jun. 2020

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24 Jun. 2020 by Reservations

Thank you for your review! We look forward to seeing you again soon.

4 out of 5
We had a nice cosy room for our family of 2 adults and 2 kids and stayed for 2 nights. I like the quiet location and the we had a hot breakfast delivered to our room every morning. The staff are very friendly, highly recommend if you’re staying in Lithgow.

Posted by , from Sydney on 9 Jun. 2020

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24 Jun. 2020 by Reservations

Thank you for your review! We hope to see you again soon.

5 out of 5
Really great place for families ! Glad they had enough space for all of us, very clean and friendly 😊

Posted by on 2 Jun. 2020

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2 Jun. 2020 by Reservations

Thank you for your kind feedback! Look forward to seeing you again.

5 out of 5
Friendly staff,a wonderful meal and a quite location

Posted by on 20 Mar. 2020

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22 Mar. 2020 by The Zig Zag Motel

Thank you for your kind review!

5 out of 5

Posted by on 16 Feb. 2020

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16 Feb. 2020 by Zig Zag Motel

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4 out of 5
Property is very clean and well maintained, restaurant serves quality food in big portions.

Posted by on 3 Feb. 2020

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16 Feb. 2020 by Zig Zag Motel

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4 out of 5
Quite location, restaurant expensive and room delivery charge.

Posted by on 10 Dec. 2019

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Comment from Hotel Management

11 Dec. 2019 by manager

Thank you for staying with us at the Zig Zag Motel. We are please to hear you got to enjoy our very own switchback restaurant. Sorry to hear you thought it was expensive, we pride ourselves on being competitive and affordable. We will take your view on board. Looking forward to welcoming you back in the future.

4 out of 5
Convenient for me on trip to sydney restaurant reasonable and prompt service even though they had a coach as well.

Posted by on 26 Oct. 2019

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26 Oct. 2019 by manager

Thank you for staying with us at the Zig Zag Motel. Happy to hear you enjoyed your stay with us.

Property Features

There's a restaurant on site. You can enjoy a drink at the bar/lounge. A free manager's reception is offered daily. WiFi is free in public spaces. An outdoor pool, a terrace, and tour/ticket assistance are also featured at the business-friendly Zig Zag Motel. Self parking is free. Smoking is allowed in designated areas at this 4-star Lithgow motel.

  • 1 floor
  • 50 guestrooms or units
  • 5 buildings
  • Built in 1985
  • Dining venue
  • Bar or lounge
  • Manager's reception (free)
  • 1 conference room
  • Breakfast available (surcharge)
  • Dry cleaning
  • Self-service laundry
  • Express check-in
  • Express check-out
  • Staff is multilingual
  • Storage area for luggage
  • Front-desk safe
  • Tour and ticket information
  • Concierge
  • Wedding services available
  • Terrace
  • Garden
  • BBQ grill(s)
  • Outdoor picnic space
  • Newspapers in lobby (free)
  • Smoking in designated areas

Family Friendly Amenities

  • Family property
  • Outdoor pool
  • Free WiFi
  • 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: Bathurst, NSW (BHS) (57.2 km / 35.6 mi)
  • Train station: Lithgow Station (1.7 km / 1.1 mi)
  • Parking: Free self parking

Room Amenities

Zig Zag Motel offers 50 accommodations with DVD players and espresso makers. LED televisions come with premium digital channels. Guests can make use of the in-room refrigerators and microwaves. Bathrooms include complimentary toiletries and hair dryers. This Lithgow motel provides complimentary wireless Internet access. Business-friendly amenities include desks, safes, and phones. Additionally, rooms include irons/ironing boards and blackout drapes/curtains. Renovation of all guestrooms was completed in May 2016.

  • In-room dining (limited hours)
  • LED television
  • Digital channels
  • Premium channels
  • DVD player
  • Refrigerator
  • Microwave
  • Espresso maker
  • Electric kettle
  • Hair dryer
  • Safe
  • Toiletries (free)
  • Telephone
  • Iron and ironing board
  • Desk
  • Blackout drapes
  • Climate control (air conditioning)
  • Ensuite bathroom
  • Connecting rooms available
  • Wheelchair accessible

Food & Drink

The motel hosts a free manager's reception daily.

Switchback Restaurant - This restaurant specializes in local cuisine and serves breakfast and dinner. Guests can enjoy drinks at the bar. A children's menu is available.

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 9:00 PM

Special check-in instructions:

The front desk is open during the following times:

  • Monday - Friday: 7 AM - 9:00 PM
  • Saturday - Saturday: 8:00 AM - 7:30 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 9:00 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 the property in advance for check-in instructions. Front desk staff will greet guests on arrival.

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

  • Monday - Friday: 7 AM - 9:00 PM
  • Saturday - Saturday: 8:00 AM - 7:30 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 9:00 PM must make advance arrangements by contacting the property using the information on the booking confirmation. Guests planning to arrive outside of normal check-in hours 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 available for AUD 30.0 per day.
  • Cribs (infant beds) are available for AUD 20.0 per night.

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 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.Personal protective equipment, including masks and gloves, will be available to guests.Social distancing measures are in place; a shield is in place between staff and guests in main contact areas; guests are provided with hand sanitizer.Contactless check-in and contactless check-out are available.Individually-wrapped food options are available for breakfast and lunch, and also through room service.

  • Service animals are allowed
  • Service animals are exempt from fees/restrictions
  • UnionPay
  • 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 is cleaned with disinfectant
  • Staff do not wear personal protective equipment
  • Protective clothing is available for guests
  • Masks are available for guests
  • Debit cards not accepted
  • Gloves are available for guests
  • Shield between guests and staff in main contact areas
  • Property does not follow sanitisation practices of any association
  • Guests are provided with free hand sanitiser
  • Staffed front desk
  • Social distancing measures are in place
  • Contactless check-in is available
  • No lifts
  • Property confirms they are implementing enhanced cleaning measures
  • Individually wrapped food options are available
  • Individually wrapped food options are available for breakfast
  • Individually wrapped food options are available for lunch
  • Individually wrapped food options are available through room service
  • No gap period between guests' stays

Fees

Optional extras

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

  • Breakfast fee: between AUD 14 and AUD 20 for adults, AUD 8 and AUD 12 for children (approximately)
  • Crib (infant bed) fee: AUD 20.0 per night
  • Rollaway bed fee: AUD 30.0 per day

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

Hotel Names

  • Zig Zag Lithgow
  • Zig Zag Motel
  • Zig Zag Motel Lithgow
  • Zig Zag Motel Vale Of Clwydd
  • Zig Zag Vale Of Clwydd
  • Zig Zag Motel Motel
  • Zig Zag Motel Vale Of Clwydd
  • Zig Zag Motel Motel Vale Of Clwydd

You should know

  • Pool access available from 8:00 AM to 6:00 PM.
  • Connecting/adjoining rooms are subject to availability and can be requested by contacting the property at the number on your booking confirmation.

National Rating

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

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