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Buffalo Motor Inn, Glenelg

3.5-star3.5 stars
766 Anzac HighwayGlenelgSA5045Australia

3.5-star motel in Glenelg
  • Free WiFi and free parking
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Great location
Fantastic service
Room is all right
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Buffalo Motor Inn, Glenelg

from $76
  • Room
  • Suite (Spa)
  • Standard Double Room
  • Standard Twin Room

At a glance

Key facts

Hotel size

  • This hotel has 36 rooms


  • Check-in time 2 PM-7:30 PM
  • Check-out time is 10 AM
The front desk is open daily from 8 AM - 7:30 PM
To make arrangements for check-in please contact the property at least 24 hours before arrival using the information on the booking confirmation.

Required at check in

  • Credit card deposit required

  • Government-issued photo ID required

  • Minimum check-in age is 18

Travelling with others


  • No cribs (infant beds)


  • Pets not allowed


  • Free WiFi in public areas

  • Free WiFi in rooms



  • Free self parking
* See small print for additional details or extra charges

In the hotel

Food and drink
  • Cooked-to-order breakfast daily (surcharge)
  • Room service (during limited hours)
Working away
  • One meeting room
  • Front desk (limited hours)
  • Tours/ticket assistance
  • Laundry facilities
  • Luggage storage

In the room

Home comforts
  • Air conditioning
  • Coffee/tea maker
  • Iron/ironing board
Freshen up
  • Private bathroom
  • Shower/tub combination
  • Free toiletries
  • Hair dryer
Be entertained
  • LCD TV
  • Cable TV channels
Stay connected
  • Free WiFi
  • Phone
Food and drink
  • Refrigerator
  • Daily housekeeping
  • Connecting/adjoining rooms available

Buffalo Motor Inn, Glenelg’s small print

Also known as

  • Buffalo Motor Glenelg
  • Buffalo Motor Inn
  • Buffalo Motor Inn Glenelg


This hotel will place an authorization for AUD200 for all bookings 48 hours prior to check-in. For more details, please contact the property using the information on the reservation confirmation received after booking.

The property has connecting/adjoining rooms, which are subject to availability and can be requested by contacting the property using the number on the booking confirmation.

This property does not have elevators.

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.

Mandatory fees

Deposit: AUD 200.00 per stay

Optional extras

Cooked-to-order breakfast is offered for an extra charge of AUD 16.5 for adults and AUD 16.50 for children (approximately)

We have included all charges provided to us by this property. However, charges can vary, for example, based on length of stay or the unit you book.

What’s around Buffalo Motor Inn, Glenelg


  • Holdfast Marina - 2 min walk
  • The Beachhouse - 3 min walk
  • Jetty Road - 5 min walk
  • Glenelg Town Hall - 6 min walk
  • Glenelg Beach - 6 min walk
  • Bay Discovery Centre - 7 min walk
  • Glenelg Jetty - 8 min walk
  • West Beach - 35 min walk

Getting around

  • Adelaide, SA (ADL) - 15 min drive
  • Adelaide Hove Station - 9 min drive
  • Adelaide Oaklands Station - 10 min drive
  • Adelaide Warradale Station - 11 min drive
  • Free self parking

Recent reviews

Good 7.8 From 36 reviews

Buffalo Motor Inn, Glenelg
Great location
Great location, friendly, free parking. Free Wi-Fi - but password has to be re-registered every 24hrs from front desk.
A Traveler, us3 night trip
Buffalo Motor Inn, Glenelg
Business Trip.
Bathroom needs a refit. They don’t follow their environmental policy by giving new towels everyday, even when you hang them up as requested. Won’t be staying here again.
A Traveler, au4 night trip
Buffalo Motor Inn, Glenelg
Clean and comfortable.
The room was clean and comfortable. Some of the power points may need looking at as they were difficult to use due to their age Next time may ask for a ground floor unit as the stairs were hard to manage with my case by myself..
Dorothy, au2 night trip
Buffalo Motor Inn, Glenelg
Very Good8.0
Buffalo Inn review
If you want basic accommodation at an affordable price, this is quite ok. The hotel is of an older style and has only 2 floors with no lift. The room had a set of bunk beds as well as a seemingly small queen bed which was not overly comfortable. We stayed for 3 nights and I woke up with a sore back. each day. It sleeps 4 people and while it was ok for 2 of us, it would be a bit too cosy for my liking if it was accommodating 4. There was a good selection of pillows and extra blankets provided if required. Air con was pretty noisy but at least it had one. Toiletries consisted of liquid hand soap and a liquid combo of shampoo/body wash. It had reasonable quantities (about 6 - 8) of tea, coffee & sugar & also had some small milk tubs in the bar fridge. The shower was really good, even though it was over the bath but there was a very noisy exhaust fan(separate from the regular bathroom one) that kicked in every now and then. As far as security goes, it had a safety chain for the door but no safe to keep valuables in. Any staff that we spoke to were friendly and the hotel is in very close proximity to all the action of Glenelg pier, main shopping and entertainment areas - about a 10 minute walk. It is also across the road from a small park & the marina area. Parking and Wifi were included in the price
Kathy, au3 night trip
Buffalo Motor Inn, Glenelg
Comfortable location
Good location. Very friendly staff.very helpful
anthony, au2 night trip

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Buffalo Motor Inn, Glenelg

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