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Palms Motel

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Iron/ironing board
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Iron/ironing board

Overview of Palms Motel

Palms Motel

3 out of 5
Guests rated this property 2.1/5 for cleanliness.

Popular amenities

  • Parking included
  • Air conditioning
  • 24/7 front desk
50 Geelong Road, Footscray, VIC, 3011

Explore the area

  • Popular LocationFlemington Racecourse3 min drive
  • Popular LocationRoyal Melbourne Showgrounds4 min drive
  • Popular LocationHighpoint Shopping Centre4 min drive
  • AirportMelbourne, VIC (MEL-Tullamarine)24 min drive

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About this area


Located in Melbourne, Palms Motel is near a metro station. Princess Theatre and Old Melbourne Gaol are cultural highlights, and some of the area's notable landmarks include Queen Victoria Market and Melbourne Central. SEA LIFE Melbourne and Melbourne Star Observation Wheel are not to be missed.

What's nearby

  • Flemington Racecourse - 3 min drive
  • Royal Melbourne Showgrounds - 4 min drive
  • Highpoint Shopping Centre - 4 min drive
  • Melbourne Star Observation Wheel - 6 min drive
  • Royal Children's Hospital - 6 min drive

Getting around

  • Showgrounds Station - 5 min drive
  • Middle Footscray Station - 10 min walk
  • Melbourne Airport (MEL) - 24 min drive


  • Plough Hotel - 5 min walk
  • Domenico’s Pizza - 5 min walk
  • 8bit - 6 min walk
  • Jim Wong Chinese Restaurant - 7 min walk
  • Fox in the Corn - 7 min walk

About this property

Palms Motel

3-star Melbourne motel in Footscray, near Flemington Racecourse
This motel features a 24-hour front desk and free self-parking. All 36 rooms provide fridges, coffee makers and flat-screen TVs. Guests will also find showers and ironing boards.
Palms Motel offers 36 forms of air-conditioned accommodation with an iron/ironing board. Flat-screen televisions are featured in guestrooms. Guests can make use of the in-room fridges and coffee/tea makers. Bathrooms include a shower.

Property amenities

Parking and public transport

  • Free self-parking on site

Family friendly

  • Fridge

Guest services

  • 24-hour front desk

Languages spoken

  • English
  • Hindi
  • Vietnamese

Room amenities


  • Air conditioning


  • Hairdryer (on request)
  • Shower


  • 32-inch flat-screen TV

Food and drink

  • Coffee/tea maker
  • Fridge


  • Iron/ironing board

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Check-in time starts at 1 PM
Minimum check-in age - 18


Check-out before 10 AM

Special check-in instructions

Front desk staff will greet guests on arrival

Access methods

Staffed front desk


Pets not allowed (service animals welcome)

Children and extra beds

Children are welcome
Rollaway/extra beds are not available.
Cots (infant beds) are not available

Payment types

Important information

You need to know

Extra-person charges may apply and vary depending on property policy
Government-issued photo identification and a credit card, debit card or cash deposit 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
This property accepts credit cards

Property is also known as

Palms Footscray
Palms Motel Footscray
Palms Motel Motel
Palms Motel Footscray
Palms Motel Motel Footscray

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Overall score and ratings

Rating 5 - Excellent. 7 out of 184 reviews
5 - Excellent 4%
Rating 4 - Good. 26 out of 184 reviews
4 - Good 14%
Rating 3 - Okay. 42 out of 184 reviews
3 - Okay 23%
Rating 2 - Poor. 54 out of 184 reviews
2 - Poor 29%
Rating 1 - Terrible. 55 out of 184 reviews
1 - Terrible 30%




Staff & service


Property conditions & facilities

2/5 Poor

Disliked: Cleanliness
Stayed 3 nights in Dec 2017

1/5 Terrible

Disliked: Cleanliness, staff & service, property conditions & facilities, room comfort
This Motel should be close down .Never book this motel better to sleep on the street.

1/5 Terrible

Disliked: Cleanliness, staff & service, property conditions & facilities, room comfort
We refused to stay there.
Our son, who lives in Melbourne, observed the motel the day before our arrival and was concerned that we had already paid. His comments on the motel's appearance and general upkeep were most unflattering. When we arrived on the afternoon of Tuesday 13 December my wife refused to accept the accommodation and indicated that, as far as she was concerned we would go elsewhere even if it meant forfeiting what we had paid.. I was in agreement but preferred to try to, at least. recover some of our cost. I indicated to one of the managers?? that we would walk away, no questions asked, if he refunded us half of our payment. He declined the offer, hence my telephone call to you.

1/5 Terrible

Disliked: Cleanliness, property conditions & facilities, room comfort
Bare electrical wires hanging out of the walls where power point should be, disconnected smoke alarm, graffiti and mould in the bathroom

1/5 Terrible

Disliked: Cleanliness, staff & service, property conditions & facilities, room comfort
filthy, hair on outside of pillowcases
This was the worst ever motel experience and I hold just as responsible for even advertising such an appalling place on their site. We did not end up staying, as we could not bring ourselves to stay in such filth. $135 out of pocket and a 1hr drive home was not ideal. All I can say is enter at your own risk, this place should not be allowed to service the public.