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John Pirie Motor Inn

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Outdoor pool
Terrace/patio
Desk, blackout curtains, soundproofing, iron/ironing board
Desk, blackout curtains, soundproofing, iron/ironing board

Overview of John Pirie Motor Inn

John Pirie Motor Inn

3.5 out of 5

4.2/5 Very good

Guests rated this property 4.2/5 for cleanliness.

Popular amenities

  • Pool
  • Free WiFi
  • Air conditioning
  • Restaurant
  • Breakfast available
  • Business services

Cleaning and safety practices

  • Cleaned with disinfectant
  • Contactless check-in
  • 24-hour vacancy between guest room stays
  • Personal protective equipment
166-172 Warnertown Road, Solomontown, SA, 5540

Explore the area

  • Popular LocationEllen Street18 min walk
  • Popular LocationPort Pirie Regional Art Gallery19 min walk
  • Popular LocationPhoenix Park3 min drive
  • AirportWhyalla, SA (WYA)112 min drive

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About this area

Port Pirie

Located in Port Pirie, John Pirie Motor Inn is in the business district and near the beach. The area's natural beauty can be seen at Phoenix Park, while Port Pirie Regional Art Gallery and Port Pirie National Trust Museum are cultural highlights. Looking to enjoy an event or a match while in town? See what's going on at Port Pirie Memorial Oval.

What's nearby

  • Ellen Street - 18 min walk
  • Port Pirie Regional Art Gallery - 19 min walk
  • Port Pirie National Trust Museum - 3 min drive
  • Port Pirie Memorial Oval - 3 min drive
  • Phoenix Park - 3 min drive

Getting around

  • Adelaide, SA (ADL) - 151 min drive

Restaurants

  • Angus & Co Bar & Grill — 1 min walk
  • Happy Birds Chicken Bar - 10 min walk
  • Pizzario - 11 min walk
  • Port Pirie Chinese Restaurant - 14 min walk
  • Sanctuary Corner Cafe & Gifts - 19 min walk

About this property

John Pirie Motor Inn

Colonial Port Pirie motel in Solomontown, near Ellen Street
Along with a restaurant, this smoke-free motel has an outdoor pool and a bar/lounge. Free WiFi in public areas and a free manager's reception are also provided. Additionally, coffee/tea in a common area, a meeting room and laundry facilities are on-site. All rooms are soundproofed and offer free WiFi and hairdryers. For a bit of entertainment, flat-screen TVs come with digital channels, and guests will also find electric kettles and ironing boards. Weekly housekeeping is available.
John Pirie Motor Inn offers 43 forms of accommodation with a hairdryer and an iron/ironing board. 26-inch Flat-screen televisions come with digital channels. Guests can surf the web using complimentary wireless Internet access. Rollaway/extra beds (surcharge) are also available. Housekeeping is provided on a weekly basis.
Recreational amenities at the motel include an outdoor pool.

Children aged under 12 years old are not allowed in the swimming pool without adult supervision.

Cleaning and safety practices

Enhanced cleanliness measures

Disinfectant is used to clean the property
High-touch surfaces are cleaned and disinfected
Sheets and towels are washed at 60°C or hotter

Check-in

Contactless social distancing and check-out
Guest rooms kept vacant for 24 hours between stays
Social distancing measures in place

Safety measures

Temperature checks given to staff
Temperature checks available for guests
Gloves available
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

  • Wheelchair-accessible parking available

Food and drink

  • Continental breakfast available for a fee daily 8:00 AM–9:00 AM: AUD 15.95 for adults and AUD 15.95 for children
  • 1 restaurant
  • 1 bar
  • Manager's reception (select days)
  • Coffee/tea in a common area

Things to do

  • Outdoor pool

Family friendly

  • Laundry facilities
  • Outdoor pool
  • Rollaway/extra beds (surcharge)
  • Soundproofed rooms

Conveniences

  • Free newspapers in reception
  • Front-desk safe
  • No lifts

Guest services

  • Housekeeping (weekly)
  • Laundry facilities
  • Luggage storage
  • Tour/ticket assistance
  • Wedding services

Languages spoken

  • English

Business services

  • Conference space (364 square feet)
  • A meeting room

Outdoors

  • BBQ grill(s)
  • Garden
  • Picnic area

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 (select rooms)
  • Wheelchair-accessible parking

More

  • Smoke-free property
  • TV in lobby

Room amenities

Bedroom

  • Air conditioning (climate-controlled)
  • Bed sheets
  • Blackout drapes/curtains
  • Heating (climate-controlled)
  • Rollaway/extra beds (surcharge)

Bathroom

  • Hairdryer
  • Towels

Entertainment

  • 26-inch flat-screen TV
  • Digital channels

Food and drink

  • Electric kettle

More

  • Connecting rooms available
  • Desk
  • Iron/ironing board
  • Soundproofing

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Check-in

Check in 2:00 PM - 6:00 PM and 2:00 PM - 5:30 PM
Late check-in subject to availability
Late check-in fee: AUD 30 for check-in between 8:30 PM and 6:00 AM
Minimum check-in age - 18

Check-out

Check-out before 10:30 AM
Late check-out subject to availability
Late check-out fee: AUD 65
Express check-out

Special check-in instructions

The front desk is open Monday - Friday (9:00 AM - 6:00 PM) and Saturday - Sunday (10:00 AM - 5:30 PM)
To make arrangements for check-in please contact the property at least 24 hours before arrival using the information on the booking confirmation
If you are planning to arrive after 5:30 PM please contact the property in advance using the information on the booking confirmation
Guests will receive an email 24 hours before arrival with check-in instructions; front desk staff will greet guests on arrival
For more details, please contact the property using the information on the booking confirmation
This hotel’s reception is open from 2 PM to 8 PM on Sundays and public holidays. Guests planning to arrive outside of normal check-in hours must contact this property in advance to arrange check-in.

Renovations and closures

The following facilities or services will be unavailable from June 1 2021 to October 1 2021 (dates subject to change):
  • Dining venue(s)
  • Fitness facilities

Access methods

Staffed front desk

Pets

Pets not allowed (service animals welcome)
Service animals are exempt from fees

Children and extra beds

Children are welcome
Rollaway/extra beds are available for AUD 15 per night.
Cots (infant beds) are available for AUD 15 per night

Payment types

Important information

Optional extras

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

  • Fee for continental breakfast: AUD 15.95 for adults and AUD 15.95 for children (approximately)
  • Late check-in fee: AUD 30 for check-in between 8:30 PM and 6:00 AM
  • Late check-out fee: AUD 65 (subject to availability)
  • Crib (infant bed) fee: AUD 15 per night
  • Rollaway bed fee: AUD 15 per night
  • Credit card charges are subject to a surcharge of 1.3 per cent

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 Visa, Mastercard, American Express, Diners Club and JCB International; cash is not accepted
Noise-free guestrooms cannot be guaranteed
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

Only registered guests are allowed in the guestrooms
The property has connecting/adjoining rooms, which are subject to availability and can be requested by contacting the property using the number on the booking confirmation
Children under 12 years old are not allowed in the swimming pool without adult supervision
This property welcomes guests of all sexual orientations and gender identities (LGBTQ friendly)

Property is also known as

John Motor Inn
John Pirie
John Pirie Motor Inn Solomontown
John Pirie Motor Inn
John Pirie Motor Inn Port Pirie
John Pirie Motor Port Pirie
John Pirie Motor Solomontown
John Pirie Motor Inn Motel
John Pirie Motor Inn Solomontown
John Pirie Motor Inn Motel Solomontown

Frequently asked questions

Overall score and ratings

4.2

Very good

Rating 5 - Excellent. 165 out of 400 reviews
5 - Excellent 41%
Rating 4 - Good. 178 out of 400 reviews
4 - Good 45%
Rating 3 - Okay. 47 out of 400 reviews
3 - Okay 12%
Rating 2 - Poor. 7 out of 400 reviews
2 - Poor 2%
Rating 1 - Terrible. 3 out of 400 reviews
1 - Terrible 1%

4.2/5

Cleanliness

4.3/5

Staff & service

4.5/5

Amenities

4.0/5

Property conditions & facilities

5/5 Excellent

Business traveller
Liked: Cleanliness, staff & service, amenities, property conditions & facilities
Good quiet and clean hotel. Room was comfortable well presented. Check in was quick and efficient no waiting. Will be staying here again on next visit.
Stayed 1 night in Aug 2021

4/5 Good

Travelled with partner
Liked: Cleanliness, staff & service, amenities, property conditions & facilities
Great location, comfy bed and great size room.
Stayed 2 nights in Jun 2021

5/5 Excellent

Liked: Cleanliness, staff & service, amenities, property conditions & facilities
Rooms were clean and nice. Tv was a bit dated, and the bathrooms could use some TLC. But overall it was a nice room
Stayed 1 night in Jun 2021

5/5 Excellent

Travelled with partner
Liked: Cleanliness, staff & service, amenities, property conditions & facilities
Nice big bed, the spa was awesome and the toiletries were nice and environmentally safe options. Beautiful big towels. A very nice comfortable stay.
Stayed 2 nights in Jun 2021

4/5 Good

Liked: Cleanliness, staff & service, amenities, property conditions & facilities
Stayed 1 night in Jun 2021