Keeping in mind the room was only $50 a night and I have had overnight stays in Mt Gambier for the same price, I had an idea of what to expect.
The room was basic, just a bed, fan, heater, private sink for brushing teeth etc. Cleanliness was ok, though I did note a tomato sauce packet under the bed and the pillow case wasn't as clean as it could have been.
I used a tshirt over the pillow to be safe and slept on top of the sheets.
Another thing to consider is the road noise. Now if you don't have earplugs and are a light sleeper you may not have a good sleep - I was here due to last minute change of plans and did not bring ear plugs. Seems every second car that went past the night of my stay was clapped out with bogan loud exhaust systems, I did hear some screeching too.. Just hoons being hoons on the eve of a public holiday. If you can deal with this or are a heavy sleeper then you probably will sleep alright.
This is out of control of the hotel management so it is not their fault. It is on a main road so you will get that noise.
Another guest had a TV going all night which I could hear through my door - another precaution to bring good ear plugs.
The cleanliness of the shared showers was average.
All in all not much out of the ordinary for a $50 a night room as a last minute booking due to some unforeseen circumstances.
Familienurlaub (1 Nacht), 6. März. 2021
Location, if travelling to and from Melbourne. Have oub
Familienurlaub (1 Nacht), 4. Feb.. 2021
It runs like a hostel with some very interesting history. The room is big with a very high ceiling. No ensuite bathroom but the communal amenities is very nice and give you a sense of being a traveler in the 19th century.
For what you pay for (only $50 a night) I think it is an excellent bargain.
Reise (3 Nächte), 28. Jan.. 2021
Had a really nice stay at the Royal Hotel!
Special thanks to Grant for making sure I could check-in late (around 1 AM) without any trouble.
Himanshu, Reise (1 Nacht), 27. Jan.. 2021
Had no idea that we had a booking when we arrived. When they eventually got it sorted and gave us a key the room hadn’t been cleaned with a slept in, unmade bed and takeaway papers around the room. When I informed them of this they gave us a clean room straight away. The ladies toilets on the floor were clearly being used by men as all of the toilet seats were left up and my wife didn’t feel safe using them. Only $50 p/n so I suppose you get what you pay for. Lesson learned.
Romantikurlaub (1 Nacht), 9. Jan.. 2021
Extremely old and outdated, shower facilities were not inviting at all
Familienurlaub (1 Nacht), 1. Jan.. 2021
Mouse poo on the floor, chewy in the bed. NOT COVID SAFE. Room doesn’t feel safe, no air conditioning or fan. A window without fly wire. Nothing is cleaned and amenities are shared, unsafe for women.
E, Urlaub mit Freunden (1 Nacht), 31. Dez.. 2020
Age of hotel we only needed a place to sleep and have a shower served us well almost pinched pillow best one I have slept on
Alwyn, Familienurlaub (1 Nacht), 30. Dez.. 2020
A few friendly suggestions
Extremely old building with dirty carpets but the staff were very friendly. Old worn Furniture can be replaced with minimal cost with op shop furniture . But overall l do not complain as l got a very good rate
Prasad, Familienurlaub (1 Nacht), 28. Dez.. 2020
Royal hotel is horrible dirty
The bed was horrible older shower and the toilet everything was so filthy
Familienurlaub (2 Nächte), 27. Dez.. 2020