Buffalo Motor Inn

3.5 star property
3.5-star motel, convenient for Glenelg Beach

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Buffalo Motor Inn

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In-room safe, iron/ironing board, free WiFi
Check-in/check-out kiosk
Suite (Spa) | Deep soaking bathtub

Overview of Buffalo Motor Inn

8.2 out of 10 Very good
8.2/10 Very good

Property highlights

  • Free parking
  • Air conditioning
  • Free WiFi
  • Laundry facilities
  • Connecting rooms available
  • Non-smoking
The price is AU$150
Price available on 30/10/2023
766 Anzac Highway, Glenelg, SA, 5045
Main amenities
  • Daily housekeeping
  • Near the beach
  • Room service
  • Air conditioning
  • Front desk safe
  • Self-serve laundry
  • Luggage storage
  • Limited hour front desk
  • Tour/ticket assistance
Feel at home
  • Fridge
  • Connecting/adjoining rooms available
  • Private bathroom
  • Television
  • Daily housekeeping
  • Laundry facilities

Room options

Standard Twin Room

  • 24 sq m
  • Sleeps 3
  • 1 Queen Bed and 1 Single Bed

Standard Double Room

  • 24 sq m
  • Sleeps 2
  • 1 Queen Bed

Suite (Spa)

  • 24 sq m
  • Sleeps 2
  • 1 Queen Bed


  • 24 sq m
  • Sleeps 2
  • 1 Queen Bed

About this area

What's nearby

  • In Glenelg
  • Glenelg Beach - 3 min walk
  • Westfield Marion Shopping Centre - 7 min drive
  • Brighton Beach - 11 min drive
  • Henley Beach - 11 min drive
  • Royal Adelaide Hospital - 12 min drive
  • Adelaide Convention Centre - 12 min drive
  • Adelaide Casino - 13 min drive
  • Adelaide Entertainment Centre - 13 min drive
  • Rundle Mall - 14 min drive
  • Adelaide Oval - 13 min drive

Getting around

  • Adelaide, SA (ADL) - 11 min drive
  • Adelaide Hove Station - 6 min drive
  • Adelaide Oaklands Station - 6 min drive
  • Adelaide Warradale Station - 7 min drive
  • Moseley Square (Stop 17) Tram Stop - 6 min walk
  • Jetty Road (Stop 16) Tram Stop - 9 min walk
  • Brighton Road (Stop 15) Tram Stop - 14 min walk


  • Mediterranean Cafe Ristorante - 2 min drive
  • Zest Cafe Gallery - 5 min walk
  • Montezuma's - 11 min walk
  • Simply Sushi - 9 min walk
  • The Strand Cafe Restaurant - 8 min walk

About this property

Buffalo Motor Inn

At Buffalo Motor Inn, you'll be within a 15-minute drive of Adelaide Oval. You'll have free perks such as WiFi and self-parking. Also, this motel is 0.2 mi (0.3 km) from Glenelg Beach. Public transportation is only a short walk: Moseley Square (Stop 17) Tram Stop is 6 minutes and Jetty Road (Stop 16) Tram Stop is 9 minutes.


Chinese (Mandarin), Croatian, English, Filipino, Malay

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

Social distancing measures in place
This information is provided by our partners.

At a glance

Hotel size

  • 36 rooms


  • Check-in time from 2 PM until 4:30 PM
  • Minimum check-in age – 18
  • Check-out time is 10 AM

Restrictions related to your trip

  • Check COVID-19 restrictions

Special check-in instructions

  • The front desk is open daily from 9:00 AM - 4:30 PM
  • Guests planning to arrive outside of normal check-in hours must contact the property in advance for check-in instructions and lockbox information; front desk staff will greet guests on arrival
  • To make arrangements for check-in please contact the property at least 48 hours before arrival using the information on the booking confirmation
  • If you are planning to arrive after 4:30 PM please contact the property in advance using the information on the booking confirmation
  • For more details, please contact the property using the information on the booking confirmation

Required at check-in

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


  • No cots (infant beds)


  • Pets not allowed
  • Service animals welcome


  • Free WiFi in public areas
  • Free WiFi in rooms


  • Free on-site self-parking

Other information

  • Smoke-free property

Property amenities

Food and drink

  • Room service (limited hours)

What to do

  • Beach nearby


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


  • Safe-deposit box at front desk


  • Wheelchair-accessible

Room amenities

Be entertained

  • LCD television
  • Cable TV channels

Home comfort

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

Freshen up

  • Private bathroom
  • Shower/bath combination
  • Free toiletries
  • Hairdryer
  • Towels

Stay connected

  • Free WiFi
  • Phone

Food and drink

  • Fridge


  • Daily housekeeping
  • In-room safe
  • Connecting/adjoining rooms available

Fees & policies

Refundable deposits

  • Deposit: AUD 200.00 per stay

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.

Social distancing measures are in place.


The property has connecting/adjoining rooms. These are subject to availability and can be requested by contacting the property using the number on the booking confirmation.
This property does not have lifts.
Please note that cultural norms and guest policies may differ by country and by property. The policies listed are provided by the property.
The name on the credit card used at check-in to pay for incidentals must be the primary name on the guestroom reservation.
This property accepts major credit cards. Cash is not accepted.
This property reserves the right to pre-authorise the guest's credit card prior to arrival.
This hotel will place an authorization for AUD200 for all bookings 48 hours prior to check-in.

Also known as

Buffalo Motor Glenelg
Buffalo Motor Inn
Buffalo Motor Inn Glenelg
Buffalo Motor Inn Motel
Buffalo Motor Inn Glenelg
Buffalo Motor Inn Motel Glenelg

Frequently asked questions

Does Buffalo Motor Inn offer free cancellation for a full refund?
Yes, Buffalo Motor Inn 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 Buffalo Motor Inn?
As of 29 Sept 2023, prices found for a 1-night stay for 2 adults at Buffalo Motor Inn on 30 Oct 2023 start from AU$150, 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 Buffalo Motor Inn?
This property confirms that disinfectant is used to clean the property and social distancing measures are in place. Please note that this information has been provided by our partners.
Are pets allowed at Buffalo Motor Inn?
Sorry, pets aren't allowed, but service animals are welcome.
Is parking offered on site at Buffalo Motor Inn?
Yes, there's free self parking.
What are the check-in and check-out times at Buffalo Motor Inn?
You can check in from 2 PM - 4:30 PM. Check-out time is 10 AM.
Is there an on-site casino at Buffalo Motor Inn?
No, this motel doesn't have a casino, but Adelaide Casino (13-min drive) is nearby.
What's the area around Buffalo Motor Inn like?
Buffalo Motor Inn is located near Glenelg Beach in Glenelg, a short 6-minute walk from Moseley Square (Stop 17) Tram Stop and 4 minutes' walk from The Beachhouse.



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10/10 Exceptional

Michael, 2-night trip
Verified Hotels.com guest review

10/10 Exceptional

I was in and out outside hours, but the whole system worked seemlessly. Nice comfortable room and very clean. Good value for money.
Lindsay, 1-night trip
Verified Lastminute guest review

10/10 Exceptional

Suited my needs perfectly.
Ingrid, 1-night trip
Verified Lastminute guest review

6/10 Good

The property was good for price & walking convenience
Maria, 2-night family trip
Verified Wotif guest review

10/10 Exceptional

Roger, 1-night trip
Verified Expedia guest review

8/10 Very good

Cynthia, 1-night trip
Verified Wotif guest review

6/10 Good

Convenient and walking distance was great. Staff very friendly. Room and bathroom were clean but bathroom in need of updating. Paint flaking off the tiles and areas of breakage/mould. Facilities noisy on a night due to water pipes and other rooms air conditioning.
Hazel, 2-night family trip
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10/10 Exceptional

Was lovely and clean easy access to everything we needed
Alik, 2-night romance trip
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8/10 Very good

Simon, 1-night trip
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10/10 Exceptional

We flew in late so appreciated being able to collect a key to our room after hours & go straight to sleep in a comfortable bed. Clean and roomy, all we needed. Thanks.
Heather, 1-night romance trip
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