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Singapore

Ok for short stay

Review of Sunset Motel
3.0 of 5 bubblesReviewed 11 Aug 2023via mobile
The location, bed and room size are their plus points. However, they need to spruce up their other things such as bathroom heater (heat will stop after a while), kettle (lid was broken and I’ve no idea how to open it when it’s hot), and their electricity wiring. As the bathroom heater was not working, I was given a portable heater (which will weirdly, also stop after a while despite changing to another one). No idea if it’s really just this room #5 or throughout.

The new recep staff is chinese, and after hearing butchering up English, we switched to using mandarin for conversation. Think this place is popular for Chinese guests, maybe due to language issue.
Date of stay: August 2023
Trip type: Travelled as a couple
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Reviewed 6 March 2023 via mobile

We had a lovely stay this motel. Very friendly people and is was a very quiet area. We also had a nice continental breakfast which was, included in the our stay to enjoy the next morning.
Nice and handy to restaurant

Date of stay: February 2023
Trip type: Travelled as a couple
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Reviewed 17 February 2023

This hotel has so much potential; the views from your room are stunning and the visiting birds (including fowls) provide character. The rooms however, are adequate rather than spectacular and the lack of shower pressure was irritating. For whatever reason, the manager was unavailable to meet us in person on arrival and did this on-line leaving the responsibilities of checking us in with his delightful mother (who doesn't speak English). He was otherwise obliging, though. The included breakfast was also adequate rather than memorable. Check out was a case of leaving the key in a box without personal contact.

Room tip: Rooms at the back have great views.
Date of stay: February 2023
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Thank Tom L
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Reviewed 11 January 2023 via mobile

It’s a little down from the main highway towards Lake Matheson. but it means you get a great view of Mt Cook and Mt Tasman. We stayed in a unit at the back with a wide grassy area shared with the other units. Outdoor table and chairs to enjoy the sunshine. Pretty amazing to see the mountain peaks from your back door.

Staff were warm and checkin was easy.

Comfortable units with sofa, coffee table, heated towel rails in bathroom, and a fan for the bathroom. No aircon needed in January. Kitchenette was handy with kettle, microwave and fridge and basic cutlery, bowls, plates, cups and wine glasses.

Wi-Fi and TV and enough space for 3.

Rooster, chickens and birds visit

Room tip: Free Parking outside the unit. It’s a very small grocery store in town.
Date of stay: January 2023
Trip type: Travelled with family
Thank Jl4774
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Reviewed 31 January 2021 via mobile

Great quiet overnight stay. Triple studio unit was tidy and clean. Had everything we needed for overnighter. Comfy bed and Good value for money. We arrived later than planned and check in was easy. Beautiful view of Mt Cook which looked stunnning at sunrise. Good selection.of tea and coffee. We would stay again.

Date of stay: January 2021
Trip type: Travelled with family
Thank l3e13
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Reviewed 21 December 2020 via mobile

There was a great view from the room and good birdlife. The furniture and fittings are newish and the bed is comfortable. Bottle of milk is a nice touch. Lighting a bit dim for reading. We enjoyed the spa bath. The management were friendly and helpful.

Date of stay: December 2020
Trip type: Travelled as a couple
Thank IanA2319
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