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Essendon Motel

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Desk, blackout curtains, iron/ironing board, free WiFi
Desk, blackout curtains, iron/ironing board, free WiFi
Desk, blackout curtains, iron/ironing board, free WiFi
Family Room | Desk, blackout curtains, iron/ironing board, free WiFi

Overview of Essendon Motel

Essendon Motel

3.5 star property
City centre motel within walking distance of DFO Essendon

6.0/10 Good

665 verified guest reviews

Popular amenities

  • Free parking
  • Free WiFi
  • Non-smoking
  • Air conditioning
  • Lounge area
  • Microwave
The price is AU$113
Price available on 8/3/2023
93 Bulla Rd, Essendon North, VIC, 3040

Room options

About this area

What's nearby

  • In Essendon North
  • University of Melbourne - 16 min drive
  • Marvel Stadium - 14 min drive
  • Queen Victoria Market - 17 min drive
  • Melbourne Central - 22 min drive
  • Melbourne Convention and Exhibition Centre - 16 min drive
  • Collins Street - 17 min drive
  • Crown Casino and Entertainment Complex - 19 min drive
  • Aami Park - 21 min drive
  • Rod Laver Arena - 25 min drive
  • Melbourne Cricket Ground - 29 min drive

Getting around

  • Melbourne, VIC (MEB-Essendon) - 6 min drive
  • Melbourne Airport (MEL) - 11 min drive
  • Melbourne, VIC (AVV-Avalon) - 44 min drive
  • Showgrounds Station - 7 min drive
  • Sunshine Station - 11 min drive
  • Essendon Station - 29 min walk
  • Glenbervie Station - 25 min walk


  • Creme - 11 min walk
  • Hey Jude's - 12 min walk
  • Krabi Thai Restaurant - 12 min walk
  • Friends of Ours Cafe - 13 min walk
  • Andy's Place - 14 min walk

About this property

Essendon Motel

A great choice for a stay in Melbourne, Essendon Motel is only 2.1 mi (3.3 km) from the airport. You'll have free perks such as WiFi and self-parking. Fellow travellers say good things about the comfortable beds and helpful staff.


Chinese (Mandarin), English

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

Social distancing

Contactless check-out

Safety measures

Hand sanitiser provided
This information is provided by our partners.

At a glance

Hotel size

  • 25 rooms
  • Arranged over 2 floors


  • Check-in time from 1:00 PM until 10:00 PM
  • Minimum check-in age – 18
  • Check-out time is 10:00 AM

Restrictions related to your trip

  • Check COVID-19 restrictions

Special check-in instructions

  • The front desk is open daily from 10:00 AM - 10:00 PM
  • Front desk staff will greet guests on arrival
  • This property doesn't offer after-hours check-in

Required at check-in

  • Credit card, debit card or cash deposit required for incidental charges
  • Government-issued photo ID may be required
  • Minimum check-in age is 18


  • No cots (infant beds)


  • Pets not allowed


  • Free WiFi in public areas
  • Free WiFi in rooms


  • Free uncovered on-site self-parking

Other information

  • Smoke-free property

Property amenities

Food and drink

  • Continental breakfast (surcharge) each morning 6:30 AM–9:30 AM
  • Room service

Working away

  • Conference space


  • Front desk (limited hours)
  • Tour/ticket assistance
  • Laundry facilities
  • Luggage storage


  • Wheelchair-accessible


  • Chinese (Mandarin)
  • English

Room amenities

Be entertained

  • 26-inch LCD TV
  • Digital TV channels

Home comfort

  • Air conditioning
  • Coffee/tea maker
  • Electric kettle
  • Iron/ironing board

Sleep well

  • Blackout curtains
  • Alarm clock
  • Bed sheets provided

What to enjoy

  • Separate sitting area

Freshen up

  • Private bathroom
  • Shower only
  • Free toiletries
  • Towels

Stay connected

  • Desk
  • Free WiFi
  • Free local calls

Food and drink

  • Mini fridge
  • Microwave
  • Toaster


  • Daily housekeeping

Fees & policies

Optional extras

  • Continental breakfast is offered for an extra charge of approximately AUD 5 to 25 per person

Hygiene & cleanliness

This property advises that enhanced cleaning and guest safety measures are currently in place.

Disinfectant is used to clean the property; commonly touched surfaces are cleaned with disinfectant between stays; bed sheets and towels are laundered at a temperature of at least 60°C/140°F.

Guests are provided with hand sanitiser.

Contactless check-out is available.


This property is managed by a professional host. The provision of housing is linked to their trade, business, or profession
<p>This property does not have lifts.</p><p>This property accepts credit cards. Cash is not accepted.</p>

Also known as

Comfort Inn Essendon
Comfort Inn Motel Essendon
Essendon Comfort Inn
Essendon Motor Inn
Essendon Motor
Essendon Motel
Essendon Motel Motel
Essendon Motel Essendon North
Essendon Motel Motel Essendon North

Frequently asked questions

Does Essendon Motel offer free cancellation for a full refund?
Yes, Essendon Motel does have fully refundable room rates available to book on our site. If you’ve booked a fully refundable room rate, this can be cancelled up to a few days before check-in, depending on the property's cancellation policy. Just make sure that you check this property's cancellation policy for the exact terms and conditions.
How much does it cost to stay at Essendon Motel?
As of 5 Feb 2023, prices found for a 1-night stay for 2 adults at Essendon Motel on 6 Mar 2023 start from AU$109, including taxes and fees. This price is based on the lowest nightly price found in the last 24 hours for stays in the next 30 days. Prices are subject to change. Choose your dates for more accurate prices.
What are the cleanliness and hygiene measures currently in place at Essendon Motel?
This property confirms that disinfectant is used to clean the property and guests are provided with hand sanitiser. Please note that this information has been provided by our partners.
Are pets allowed at Essendon Motel?
Sorry, pets aren't allowed.
Is parking offered on site at Essendon Motel?
Yes, there's free self parking.
What are the check-in and check-out times at Essendon Motel?
You can check in from 1:00 PM - 10:00 PM. Check-out time is 10:00 AM. Contactless check-out is available.
Is there an on-site casino at Essendon Motel?
No, this motel doesn't have a casino, but Crown Casino and Entertainment Complex (19-min drive) is nearby.
What is there to do at Essendon Motel and nearby?
Recommended spots to visit include DFO Essendon (13-min walk) and Royal Melbourne Showgrounds (3.3 mi), along with Melbourne Zoo (5.8 mi) and Marvel Stadium (7.8 mi).
Are there restaurants at or near Essendon Motel?
Yes. Nearby restaurants include Creme (11-min walk), Hey Jude's (12-min walk) and Krabi Thai Restaurant (12-min walk).
What's the area around Essendon Motel like?
Essendon Motel is in Essendon North, a short 13-minute walk from DFO Essendon. Travellers say that this motel is in a good location.







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Property conditions & facilities




2/10 Poor

Unclean stuff
Hotel was not clean enough to stay with baby
Parmita, 4-night family trip
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8/10 Very good

Henry, 1-night trip
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6/10 Good

wayne, 2-night trip
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6/10 Good

Clean but tired. Priced accordingly
Verified Wotif guest review

8/10 Very good

nothing fancy but clean room, comfortable bed, friendly staff, DFO across the road, reasonably priced
Verified Wotif guest review

2/10 Poor

I thought the property was very run down , it was very noisy,the rooms smelt like cigarette smoke and you couldn’t lock the doors properly.
Verified Wotif guest review

2/10 Poor

The mattress was that old it was like sleeping on a bed of springs. Woke up very sore and stiff. The bathroom smelt disgusting.
Verified Wotif guest review

8/10 Very good

Warm bed & a hot shower. Dont need much more!
Tony, 1-night trip
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8/10 Very good

Lyn, 1-night trip
Verified Lastminute guest review

2/10 Poor

The room was dirty
Raylene, 3-night family trip
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