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Overview of Island Palms Motor Inn

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Outdoor pool
Outdoor pool
Terrace/patio
In-room safe, desk, blackout curtains, iron/ironing board

Island Palms Motor Inn

3.5 out of 5

4.1/5 Very good

Guests rated this property 4.2/5 for cleanliness.

Popular amenities

  • Pool
  • Free WiFi
  • Parking included
  • Air conditioning
  • Breakfast Available
  • Business Services

Cleaning and safety practices

  • Cleaned with disinfectant
  • 72-hour vacancy between guest room stays
  • Personal protective equipment

Explore the area

    Popular LocationLeon Island2 min drive
    Popular LocationForster Marina3 min drive
    Popular LocationForster-Tuncurry Golf Course5 min drive
    AirportTaree, NSW (TRO)37 min drive

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  • Deluxe Room, Hot Tub (Spa)

    4.2/5 guest room rating

    Room amenities

    • 34 sq m
    • Park view
    • Sleeps 2
    • 1 Queen Bed
    More detailsDeluxe Room, Hot Tub (Spa)
  • Family Room

    5/5 guest room rating

    Room amenities

    • 34 sq m
    • Park view
    • Sleeps 4
    • 1 Queen Bed and 2 Single Beds
    More detailsFamily Room
  • Family Studio Suite

    4/5 guest room rating

    Room amenities

    • 34 sq m
    • Park view
    • Sleeps 5
    • 1 Queen Bed, 1 Double Bed and 1 Single Bed
    More detailsFamily Studio Suite
  • Standard Double Room, 1 Queen Bed

    4.9/5 guest room rating

    Room amenities

    • 28 sq m
    • Sleeps 2
    • 1 Queen Bed
    More detailsStandard Double Room, 1 Queen Bed
  • Superior Twin Room

    4.7/5 guest room rating

    Room amenities

    • 34 sq m
    • Park view
    • Sleeps 4
    • 1 Queen Bed and 1 Double Bed
    More detailsSuperior Twin Room

About this area

Forster

Island Palms Motor Inn is located near the beach and in an area with good shopping. The area's natural beauty can be seen at Diamond Beach and Wallis Island Nature Reserve, while Great Lakes Museum and The National Motorcycle Museum are cultural highlights. Take the opportunity to explore the area for water adventures such as scuba diving and other activities like whale watching.
Popular Location

What's nearby

  • Leon Island - 2 min drive
  • Forster Marina - 3 min drive
  • One Mile Beach - 4 min drive
  • Burgess Beach - 4 min drive
  • Forster-Tuncurry Golf Course - 5 min drive

Getting around

  • AirportTaree, NSW (TRO) - 37 min drive

Restaurants

  • Lakeside Tavern - 4 min walk
  • 101 Thai House - 18 min walk
  • Paradise Marina - 3 min drive
  • Restaurant 26 - 4 min drive
  • IDragon - 4 min drive
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About this property

Island Palms Motor Inn

Suburban motel in Forster with free parking
An outdoor pool, concierge services and laundry facilities are available at this smoke-free motel. Free WiFi in public areas and free self parking are also provided. Additionally, tour/ticket assistance, a garden and a front desk safe are on-site. All 32 rooms provide conveniences such as fridges and microwaves, plus complimentary wireless Internet access and LED TVs with digital channels. Guests will also find patios, room service (during limited hours) and coffee/tea makers.
Island Palms Motor Inn offers 32 forms of air-conditioned accommodation with a safe and coffee/tea makers. Rooms open to patios. 32-inch LED televisions come with digital channels. Guests can make use of the in-room fridges and microwaves. Bathrooms include a shower, complimentary toiletries and hairdryers.

Guests can surf the web using complimentary wireless Internet access. Business-friendly amenities include desks and telephones. Additionally, rooms include an iron/ironing board and blackout curtains. Housekeeping is provided on a daily basis.

Recreational amenities at the motel include an outdoor pool.

The recreational activities listed below are available either on-site or nearby; fees may apply.

Cleaning and safety practices

Enhanced cleanliness measures

Disinfectant is used to clean the property

Social distancing

Contactless check-out
Protective shields in place at main contact areas
Guest rooms kept vacant for 72 hours between stays
Social distancing measures in place

Safety measures

Personal protective equipment worn by staff
Individually wrapped food options available for breakfast
This information is provided by our partners.

Property amenities

Internet

  • Available in all rooms: Free WiFi
  • Available in some public areas: Free WiFi

Parking and public transport

  • Free self-parking on site
  • On-site parking is wheelchair accessible
  • Height restrictions apply for on-site parking
  • Return airport shuttle (surcharge)

Food and drink

  • Cooked-to-order breakfast available for a fee daily 7:00 AM–8:00 AM: AUD 12-25 for adults and AUD 9-14 for children
  • Room service available

Things to do

  • Outdoor pool

Family friendly

  • Cots/infant beds (surcharge)
  • Laundry facilities
  • Microwave
  • Outdoor pool
  • Fridge

Conveniences

  • Front-desk safe
  • No lifts

Guest services

  • Concierge services
  • Daily housekeeping
  • Front desk (limited hours)
  • Laundry facilities
  • Luggage storage
  • Tour/ticket assistance

Languages spoken

  • English

Business services

  • Meeting rooms
  • Conference space (581 square feet)

Outdoors

  • Garden

Accessibility

  • If you have any requests for specific accessibility needs, please contact the property using the information on the reservation confirmation received after booking.
  • Accessible bathroom
  • In-room accessibility
  • Roll-in shower
  • Wheelchair-accessible parking
  • Wheelchair-accessible registration desk
  • Wheelchair accessible (may have limitations)

More

  • Smoke-free property

Room amenities

Bedroom

  • Air conditioning
  • Blackout drapes/curtains
  • Cots/infant beds (surcharge)
  • Climate control (heating)
  • Linens

Bathroom

  • Free toiletries
  • Hairdryer
  • Shower
  • Towels

Entertainment

  • 32-inch LED TV
  • Digital channels

Food and drink

  • Coffee/tea maker
  • Cookware/dishes/utensils
  • Electric kettle
  • Microwave
  • Fridge
  • Toaster

Outdoor space

  • Patio

More

  • Desk
  • Iron/ironing board
  • Phone
  • Safe

Policies

Check-in

Check-in from 2 PM - 7 PM
Minimum check-in age - 18

Check-out

Check-out before 10 AM
Late check-out subject to availability

Special check-in instructions

The front desk is open daily from 7:00 AM - 10:00 AM
Guests planning to arrive outside of normal check-in hours will receive an email with check-in instructions and key retrieval information; front desk staff will greet guests on arrival
For more details, please contact the property using the information on the booking confirmation
This property offers self-service check-in for guests arriving outside of normal check-in hours.

Access methods

Staffed front desk, key retrieval

Pets

Pets not allowed (service animals welcome)

Children and extra beds

Children are welcome
Rollaway/extra beds are not available.
Cots (infant beds) are available for AUD 10.0 per night

Payment types

Important information

Fees

You'll be asked to pay the following charges at the property:

  • Deposit: AUD 100 per accommodation, per stay

We have included all charges provided to us by the property. However, charges can vary, for example, based on length of stay or the room you book.

Optional extras

The following fees and deposits are charged by the property at the time of service, check-in or check-out.

  • Breakfast fee: between AUD 12 and AUD 25 for adults, and AUD 9 and AUD 14 for children (approximately)
  • Late check-out is available for a fee (subject to availability, amount varies)
  • Crib (infant bed) fee: AUD 10.0 per night

The above list may not be comprehensive. Fees and deposits may not include tax and are subject to change.

You need to know

Extra-person charges may apply and vary depending on property policy
Government-issued photo identification and a credit card may be required at check-in for incidental charges
Special requests are subject to availability upon check-in and may incur additional charges; special requests cannot be guaranteed
The name on the credit card used at check-in to pay for incidentals must be the primary name on the guestroom reservation
This property accepts credit cards, debit cards and cash
Safety features at this property include a fire extinguisher and a smoke detector
Please note that cultural norms and guest policies may differ by country and by property; the policies listed are provided by the property

We should mention

Pool access available from 8:00 AM to 8:00 PM
Only registered guests are allowed in the guestrooms
Parking height restrictions apply

Property is also known as

Island Palms Motor
Island Palms Motor Forster
Island Palms Motor Inn
Island Palms Motor Inn Forster
Island Palms Motor Inn Motel
Island Palms Motor Inn Forster
Island Palms Motor Inn Motel Forster

Frequently asked questions

Can I cancel my reservation for free at Island Palms Motor Inn and receive a full refund?
Yes, Island Palms Motor Inn offers free cancellation on select room rates, because flexibility matters! Please refer to Island Palms Motor Inn cancellation policy on our site for more details about any exclusions or requirements.
How much does it cost to stay at Island Palms Motor Inn?
As of 24 Jan. 2021, prices found for a 1-night stay for 2 adults at Island Palms Motor Inn on 26 Jan. 2021 start from AU$118, including taxes and fees. This price is based on the lowest nightly price found in the last 24 hours for stays in the next 30 days. Prices are subject to change. Choose your dates for more accurate prices.
Does Island Palms Motor Inn have a pool?
Yes, this property has an outdoor pool. Pool access is from 8:00 AM to 8:00 PM.
Is Island Palms Motor Inn pet-friendly?
No, only service animals are welcome at the property.
How much is parking at Island Palms Motor Inn?
Self-parking is free at this property.
What time is check-in at Island Palms Motor Inn?
Check-in is from 2 PM - 7 PM.
What time is check-out at Island Palms Motor Inn?
Checkout is at 10 AM. Late checkout is available for a fee (subject to availability).
Does Island Palms Motor Inn provide a shuttle to the airport?
Yes, there's an airport shuttle.
Where is Island Palms Motor Inn located?
Located in the heart of Forster, this motel is within 2 miles (3 km) of Leon Island, Forster Marina and Miles Island. The Sanctuary and One Mile Beach are also within 2 miles (3 km).
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Very good
Rating 5 - Excellent. 227 out of 649 reviews
5 - Excellent 35%
Rating 4 - Good. 298 out of 649 reviews
4 - Good 46%
Rating 3 - Okay. 89 out of 649 reviews
3 - Okay 14%
Rating 2 - Poor. 27 out of 649 reviews
2 - Poor 4%
Rating 1 - Terrible. 8 out of 649 reviews
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4.2/5

Cleanliness

4.2/5

Staff & service

3.9/5

Amenities

3.8/5

Property conditions & facilities

5/5 Excellent

Travelled with family
Happy face iconLiked: Cleanliness, staff & service, amenities, property conditions & facilities
Good for an overnighter or if travelling through as it is a bit out of town
Stayed 1 night in Jan 2021

5/5 Excellent

Stayed 2 nights in Dec 2020

5/5 Excellent

Travelled with partner
Happy face iconLiked: Cleanliness, staff & service, amenities, property conditions & facilities
We were pleased to find that the bed had a blanket, rather than a doona, which seems to be extremely popular lately. We cannot sleep under a doona because they get too hot, so we try to avoid accommodation that go with this trend. There has been an unwritten rule about motel parking, that is plainly obvious, and only seems to be understood by senior travellers: “Park front in to the space in front of your room, don’t park back in.” Because parking back in distributes exhaust gases into doorways. We suffered a little from this, but we can’t blame the motel for the ignorance of fellow travellers who only see the convenience of unpacking from the boot, rather than walking a short distance from a properly parked vehicle.
Stayed 2 nights in Nov 2020

5/5 Excellent

Travelled with partner
Happy face iconLiked: Cleanliness, staff & service, amenities, property conditions & facilities
Close to supermarket and pub. We stayed one night and it was great
Stayed 1 night in Nov 2020

5/5 Excellent

Business traveller
Happy face iconLiked: Cleanliness, staff & service, property conditions & facilities
Layout,plenty of room, good location neat & clean rooms
Stayed 1 night in Oct 2020

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