Do you have laundry facilities?
Yes we have a free guest laundry onsite with a dryer and we also have a washing power available at reception.
Does your motel have after hours support?
We have staff onsite 24 hours a day working silently behind the scenes to ensure your stay with us runs smoothly. In the event you need to contact us after hours your call will be answered and tendered to by our onsite staff. We have an afterhours 24 hr key safe for late arrivals (by prior arrangement).
What is included in the continental breakfast?
Our continental breakfast consists of 5 different cereals including muesli, tinned fruit, dried prunes, yoghurt, raisin, grain and white bread, apple & orange juice, lite and full cream milk, tea and coffee. Gluten free available upon request.
Do you have BBQ facilities? If so do I need to bring anything in order to have a BBQ?
Yes we have BBQ facilities right next to our pool area. We provide all cooking utensils such as tongs, spatula and cleaning utensils. We also have a mushroom heater for those chilly Bathurst nights so really you can have a BBQ any time of the year with us.
Is your internet free and user friendly?
Yes our wireless internet is free and very easy to use. Upon checking in our staff will hand you our wireless internet password with instructions on how to logon.
Is there much traffic noise?
Absolutely not, we are the only motel in Bathurst that isn’t situated on a main highway. Charlotte Street is a very quiet street and we pride ourselves on our convenient yet quiet location.
Are all your rooms’ ground floor rooms?
Not all of our rooms are located on the ground floor; however, we strongly advise anyone who wants a ground floor room to request this upon making a booking.
Which rooms have been refurbished?
Although our refurbishment is ongoing and we will soon be entering the next phase of refurbishment. Rooms that have been newly refurbished are our ‘Superior Rooms’ and our Executive Suites’ and in our latest refurbishment all of our ‘Deluxe Twin Rooms’, ‘Family 5 Rooms’ and ‘Family 6 Rooms’ have been completed.
Do you have a restaurant?
Our restaurant is only available for functions and large group bookings. However, we do offer restaurant charge backs and upon checking in our staff are more than happy to advise you on which eateries will charge back to us.
Do you provide ‘real’ milk? Many motels I have stayed at have that nasty long life milk.
Yes we provide real milk. We also provide guests with various types of biscuits.
Is your motel a new motel?
The Governor Macquarie Motor Inn is an older motel with the first stage being built in 1967. Later additions were added matching the original structure of solid double brick – sound, solid and very sturdy.
Is the heater/air conditioner unit in the room set to a standard temperature or can we change it?
Our air-conditioning units can be set to any desired temperature to suit your personal needs.
Can I check in after hours?
If arriving outside office hours we have a key safe box located on the left hand side of the reception doors. It is very easy to use and requires a specialized code which will be given to you by our onsite staff. If any guests have difficulties accessing their key there is an after hours phone located just next to it which will call through to our onsite staff.
Is there parking at the motel?
Yes we have ample parking both on-street and off-street all of which is covered with our CCTV security cameras so you can sleep easy knowing your car is safe and secure when staying with us.
Who stays at your motel?
Due to our central location to the shopping, food, CBD district, sporting facilities and ovals we have a good mix of family and corporate clients.
Bathurst is the oldest inland city, is the Governor Macquarie Motor Inn built on the original settlement site?
Yes the Governor Macquarie Motor Inn is built on land which is part of the original historical settlement site near the Macquarie River. The motel is aptly named after Governor Lachlan Macquarie.
Is the motel under new ownership?
Yes the Governor Macquarie Motor Inn is under new ownership and management since September 2012. The owners are local and have been in business for over 30 years.
I am a rep who has to stay in Bathurst on a regular basis, is there a corporate rate?
We have many reps that stay with us and yes we have a discounted corporate rate. Our onsite staff are more than happy to discuss how to become eligible for the corporate rate.