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Solomon Inn

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111 Princes Hwy, Figtree, New South Wales 2525 Australia
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The property has a range of rooms including queen, twin and family rooms. self rated 3.5. We are ideally situated within 8 minutes drive of the CBD of Wollongong, the Entertainment Centre, beaches and Port Kembla. We are conveniently located close to Figtree private hospital and Wollongong hospital. Licensed restaurant, bar, pool room and conference facilities are all available at the property. Ample off-road parking.
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Free parking
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
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English, Hindi
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Anne N wrote a review May 2021
Sydney, Australia294 contributions102 helpful votes
I must say that the pictures were somewhat different to the reality. The motel is in a great location, but it is pretty old and pretty tired. The room was reasonably clean, and the bed OK for one night. The bathroom was adequate although there is nowhere in the shower to put anything (ie no niche/ or rack/ or soap dish). The layout was a bit awkward - at the end of the main room was a small room which contained a handbasin, a bench with microwave, a frig and some hanging space. This room had a door, which opened against the hanging area and bench with frig, microwave etc. At the other end of the bench there were some drawers containing a toaster and lots of toast crumbs, and these were blocked by the bin. If you require a hairdryer, I'd suggest taking your own. There was one, but the "safety features" rendered it basically useless. If you do decide to stay here, take care to actually book through the motel - their website is not optimised, and you will probably end up booking through some other site and paying more. Our room was at the back so we did not hear road noise although I suspect it may be quite noise if you get a front room
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Date of stay: May 2021
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SiFAM wrote a review Feb 2021
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Do NOT stay here!!! This is NOT a 3 star motel! NOT even a 1/2 star MOTEL would do this justice. The photos online are fake and not reflective of the decrepit state that the rooms are in! The rooms are disgusting, filthy and old -worse than a hovel! We turned around and asked for our money back which the owner (Mark) refused! This is false advertising and illegal! The owner told us that the motel has not been refurbished since 1980!! The place was revolting and we went to find alternate accomodation! We have yet to get our money back!! What a bad place and bad management!DO NOT STAY HERE!!
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Date of stay: February 2021
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Room Tip: Do not stay here fullstop!
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SunshineGirl wrote a review Jul 2020
Canberra, Australia27 contributions6 helpful votes
Stayed with two teenage daughters when visiting friends. The motel was convenient to both Wollongong and Dapto. Was easy to find and very close to amenities like supermarket cafes restaurants. Management was friendly and accommodating and flexible with our needs. It is older style and slightly dated but for two nights was the perfect price. The room was clean and warm and although was compact, there was plenty of room for we needed and we did not feel cramped. Although situated on a busy road, it didn’t disturb us at all as we couldn’t even hear any road noise at all! Would recommended and would happily stay again.
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Date of stay: July 2020Trip type: Travelled with family
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BlakeHere wrote a review Feb 2020
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Arrived to find the TV still on.The lamp was broken and hidden behind the microwave. Opened the microwave to see it hadn't been cleaned. Used bathroom to notice dirt had collected on the walls. Almost smashed into wall in front as toilet is so close. I looked at the shower to see black mould. Marks of water down front of cabinets The chairs were marked and torn. One pillow looked used. Hairs in the bed. Closed room and put keys in the return box 9:00pm and drove home. Made for a very long day. And early start the next. It didn't look better in the daylight as I drove past I do not recommend this site
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Date of stay: February 2020Trip type: Travelled on business
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speckybecky2002 wrote a review Nov 2019
sydney3 contributions6 helpful votes
what you see IS NOT WHAT YOU GET!! The room we had smelt old and it was nothing like what the picture displays. Went to have a shower and there was no hot water. My husband and I ran the hot water for over 3 minute and still no hot water. I called reception and the guy turned up about 5 minutes latter, he came into the room turned the tap and and there was hot water instantly, yet my husband and I had it running for ages and nothing. Went to have a shower in the morning and exactly the same thing. let the water run for over 5 minutes and no hot water. The toilet flush also got stuck and was then on continual flush so we had to turn the water off at the toilet. I was left feeling very suspicious of the hotels intentions after my stay here especially after the creepy guy who came to our room when we had no hot water, but suddenly did after he arrived to turn the tap in the bathroom sink. This is the type of hotel that would have hidden cameras to watch the guests. It also advertises a restaurant. which wasn't even open.
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Date of stay: November 2019Trip type: Travelled on business
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PRICE RANGE
US$69 - US$98 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
ALSO KNOWN AS
woolongong
FORMERLY KNOWN AS
Sovereign Inn Wollongong
LOCATION
AustraliaNew South WalesFigtree
NUMBER OF ROOMS
56
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Frequently Asked Questions about Solomon Inn
Which popular attractions are close to Solomon Inn?
Nearby attractions include Werakata National Park (0.7 km) and All Saints Slovenian Catholic Church (0.3 km).
What are some of the property amenities at Solomon Inn?
Some of the more popular amenities offered include free wifi, an on-site restaurant, and free parking.
Which room amenities are available at Solomon Inn?
Top room amenities include air conditioning, a flat screen TV, and a refrigerator.
What food & drink options are available at Solomon Inn?
Guests can enjoy an on-site restaurant and barbeque facilities during their stay.
Is parking available at Solomon Inn?
Yes, free parking is available to guests.
What are some restaurants close to Solomon Inn?
Conveniently located restaurants include Chicko,s Chickens and Quality Food, San Choi Chinese Restaurant, and Brown Sugar.
Is Solomon Inn located near the city centre?
Yes, it is 0.4 km away from the centre of Figtree.
Which languages are spoken by the staff at Solomon Inn?
The staff speaks multiple languages, including English and Hindi.
Are there any historical sites close to Solomon Inn?
Many travellers enjoy visiting The Old Court House Wollongong (4.8 km), Miners Tribute Monument (7.2 km), and St Michael's Anglican Cathedral (4.0 km).
Is Solomon Inn accessible?
Yes, it offers wheelchair access and reduced mobility rooms. For specific enquiries, we recommend calling ahead to confirm.