The 3 Explorers Motel

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Individually decorated, individually furnished, desk, blackout curtains
Individually decorated, individually furnished, desk, blackout curtains
Individually decorated, individually furnished, desk, blackout curtains
Individually decorated, individually furnished, desk, blackout curtains

Overview of The 3 Explorers Motel

The 3 Explorers Motel

4.0 star property

4.4/5 Excellent

Guests rated this property 4.5/5 for cleanliness.

Popular amenities

  • Free WiFi
  • Parking included
  • Air conditioning
  • Housekeeping

Cleaning and safety practices

  • Cleaned with disinfectant
  • Contactless check-in
  • Hand sanitiser provided
  • Personal protective equipment
197 Lurline Street, Katoomba, NSW, 2780

Explore the area

  • Popular LocationBlue Mountains National Park5 min walk
  • Popular LocationThree Sisters6 min walk
  • Popular LocationEcho Point Lookout7 min walk

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About this area


The 3 Explorers Motel is located in Katoomba, a neighbourhood in Sydney, and is in a rural area and near a train station. While the natural beauty of Blue Mountains National Park and Three Sisters can be enjoyed by anyone, those looking for an activity can explore Leura Golf Club. Leuralla New South Wales Toy and Railway Museum and Everglades Historic House & Gardens are also worth visiting.

What's nearby

  • Blue Mountains National Park - 5 min walk
  • Three Sisters - 6 min walk
  • Echo Point Lookout - 7 min walk
  • Silver Mist Reserve - 8 min walk
  • Katoomba Scenic World - 17 min walk

Getting around

  • Katoomba Station - 2 min drive
  • Sydney Airport (SYD) - 88 min drive


  • Miss Lilian's Tea House - 3 min walk
  • Pins On Lurline - 6 min walk
  • Cassiopeia Specialty Coffee - 11 min walk
  • Katoomba Canton Palace - 12 min walk
  • Anki's Indian Restaurant - 15 min walk

About this property

The 3 Explorers Motel

4-star Sydney motel in Katoomba, near Blue Mountains National Park
Express check-out, tour/ticket assistance and a garden are available at this smoke-free motel. Free WiFi in public areas and free self parking are also provided.
The 3 Explorers Motel offers 15 accommodations with coffee/tea makers and a hairdryer. This individually decorated and furnished accommodation includes desks. Fridges and microwaves are provided.

This Sydney motel provides complimentary wireless Internet access. 40-cm LCD televisions come with digital channels. Additionally, rooms include an iron/ironing board and blackout curtains. Housekeeping is provided on a daily basis.



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
Follows the industry cleaning and disinfection practices of Safe Travels (WTTC - Global)


Contactless social distancing and check-out
Cashless transactions are available for all charges at the property
Protective shields in place at main contact areas
Social distancing measures in place
Contactless room service is available.

Safety measures

Personal protective equipment worn by staff
Hand sanitiser provided
This information is provided by our partners.

Property amenities


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

Parking and public transport

  • Free self-parking on site

Family friendly

  • Microwave
  • Fridge
  • Soundproofed rooms


  • No lifts

Guest services

  • Daily housekeeping
  • Front desk (limited hours)
  • Luggage storage
  • Tour/ticket assistance


  • Garden


  • If you have any requests for specific accessibility needs, please contact the property using the information on the reservation confirmation received after booking.
  • Upper floors only accessible by stairs


  • Smoke-free property

Room amenities


  • Air conditioning (climate-controlled)
  • Bed sheets
  • Blackout drapes/curtains


  • Hairdryer
  • Private bathroom
  • Towels


  • 40-cm LCD TV
  • Digital channels

Food and drink

  • Coffee/tea maker
  • Microwave
  • Fridge


  • Desk
  • Individually decorated
  • Individually furnished
  • Iron/ironing board
  • Soundproofing

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Check-in from 2 PM - 6:00 PM
Late check-in subject to availability
Minimum check-in age - 18


Check-out before 10 AM
Express checkout

Special check-in instructions

The front desk is open daily from 8:30 AM - 6:00 PM
Guests must contact the property in advance for check-in instructions; front desk staff will greet guests on arrival
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 6:00 PM please contact the property in advance using the information on the booking confirmation

Access methods

Staffed front desk


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

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; cash is not accepted
Safety features at this property include a smoke detector
Be prepared: check the latest COVID-19 travel requirements and measures in place for this destination before you travel.

We should mention

Only registered guests are allowed in the guestrooms

Property is also known as

3 Explorers
3 Explorers Katoomba
3 Explorers Motel
3 Explorers Motel Katoomba
3 Explorers Hotel Katoomba
3 Explorers Motel Katoomba, Blue Mountains
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Overall score and ratings



Rating 5 - Excellent. 239 out of 483 reviews
5 - Excellent 49%
Rating 4 - Good. 194 out of 483 reviews
4 - Good 40%
Rating 3 - Okay. 34 out of 483 reviews
3 - Okay 7%
Rating 2 - Poor. 13 out of 483 reviews
2 - Poor 3%
Rating 1 - Terrible. 3 out of 483 reviews
1 - Terrible 1%




Staff & service




Property conditions & facilities



4/5 Good

Travelled with family
Liked: Cleanliness
Returned guest of this well-located motel. Everything was as good as expected however the bathroom window was hard to close on a windy night.
Stayed 1 night in Aug 2022

5/5 Excellent

Liked: Cleanliness, staff & service, property conditions & facilities
Loved the checkin … unlocked door, key in room, sms concise instructions. Smooth operators here!!!
Stayed 1 night in Jul 2022

3/5 Okay

Stayed 3 nights in May 2022

3/5 Okay

Travelled with family
Liked: Cleanliness, staff & service, amenities, property conditions & facilities
The location was good and check in check out was easy. Thanks for the stay
Stayed 1 night in May 2022

4/5 Good

Liked: Cleanliness, staff & service
Minor feature perhaps but door in built in cupboard in main area squeaked like mas every time we opened or closed it. Refrigerator door rusty in several parts. Paint on walls and ceiling is crackig and looks unsightly
Stayed 1 night in May 2022