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Located next door to a complex with a bar and bistro and only 5 minutes' walk from Broken Hill town centre, Desert Sand Motor Inn offers an outdoor pool, barbecue facilities and off-street parking. The rooms at Desert Sand Motor Inn are air-conditioned and have free WiFi, flat-screen TVs and desks. Each room has a microwave, a toaster, refrigerator and an electric kettle. The bathroom comes with a hairdryer and free toiletries. Desert Sand Motor Inn Broken Hill is a 15-minute drive from the Living Desert and Sculpture Symposium. It is a 10-minute walk from Broken Hill Train Station and the historic town of Silverton is a 25-minute drive away.

Couples particularly like the location — they rated it 8.5 for a two-person trip.

Desert Sand Motor Inn has been welcoming guests since 26 Oct 2014.

Property highlights

Top location: Highly rated by recent guests (8.6)

Free private parking available on-site

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Room type
2 single beds
1 large double bed
1 extra-large double bed
1 large double bed
3 single beds
1 large double bed
1 single bed
1 large double bed
1 single bed
1 double bed
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Travel Sustainable Level 2
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Guest reviews


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  • John
    Very comfy bed and very good pillows and very good shower.
  • Michaela
    Room was clean and in good condition. The room had been renovated since our last stay. There were external roller window shutters which were perfect for keeping the heat and noise out.
  • Sharon
    Clean, comfortable and close to the main attractions. Parking onsite. Microwave.
  • Terese
    Older style property with updated rooms and bathrooms. Clean and comfortable. Good location.
  • Rebecca
    It has the best shower, super friendly stuff and grate location
  • Nina
    The rooms were clean, the beds were comfy, the shower was GREAT.. after long hours driving it was wonderful to have a good shower.. Staff were very helpful and knowledgeable. Would recommend staying, perfect location to head off and see the...
  • Heidi
    Clean, comfortable bed, large bathroom, convenient walking distance into town. Great friendly and helpful staff.
  • Donna
    The friendly, knowledgeable and helpful reception staff. Nothing was too much trouble
  • Faith
    great location for where we needed to visit and investigate.
  • Andrew
    I appreciated the fact that my feedback was listened to and acted on! Superb!! The room was again very comfortable.

Property questions and answers
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  • Do you have satellite channels incl Fox sports

    Yes we have foxtel with a dedicated sports channel
    Answered on 10 February 2020
  • Good morning, could you please tell me the rules on pets please and is there an extra cost?

    yes there is a $20.00 fee for pets. We have only 5 rooms which are pet friendly.
    Answered on 22 January 2020
  • Is there free parking

    Answered on 15 March 2020
  • What type of room do I need to book if I want to bring a dog please? Thanks

    Hi, We do allow fur babies and have a one off fee. look forward to meeting you and your fur baby. Regards Desert Sand Motor Inn
    Answered on 10 November 2020
  • Hi. Myself, wife and dog will be in Broken Hill on 1/1. Do you have suitable accommodation available? If so, what is the cost? kindest regards Greg Martin

    Hi, We do allow fur babies and have a one off fee. look forward to meeting you and your fur baby. Regards Desert Sand Motor Inn
    Answered on 10 November 2020
  • Extend from 1 night to 2 nights

    We are happy to, subject to availability. Thanks for asking
    Answered on 9 February 2021
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Facilities of Desert Sand Motor Inn

Most popular facilities
  • Outdoor swimming pool
  • Free parking
  • Free WiFi
  • Non-smoking rooms
  • Family rooms
  • Tea/coffee maker in all rooms
  • Toilet paper
  • Towels
  • Towels/sheets (extra fee)
  • Private bathroom
  • Free toiletries
  • Shower
  • Linen
  • Wardrobe or closet
  • Alarm clock
  • Inner courtyard view
  • View
  • Outdoor furniture
  • BBQ facilities
  • Toaster
  • Kitchenware
  • Electric kettle
  • Microwave
  • Refrigerator
Room Amenities
  • Socket near the bed
Pets are allowed on request. Charges may be applicable.
Living Area
  • Seating Area
  • Desk
Media & Technology
  • Flat-screen TV
  • Satellite channels
  • Radio
  • TV
Food & Drink
  • Wine/champagne
    Additional charge
  • Kid meals
    Additional charge
  • Breakfast in the room
  • Tea/Coffee maker
WiFi is available in the rooms and is free of charge.
Free private parking is possible on site (reservation is not needed).
  • Street parking
  • Accessible parking
  • Daily housekeeping
  • Fax/photocopying
    Additional charge
  • Packed lunches
  • Express check-in/check-out
  • Laundry
    Additional charge
Reception services
  • Invoice provided
Safety & security
  • Fire extinguishers
  • CCTV outside property
  • CCTV in common areas
  • Smoke alarms
  • Designated smoking area
  • Air conditioning
  • Heating
  • Private entrance
  • Carpeted
  • Family rooms
  • Non-smoking rooms
Outdoor swimming pool
  • Seasonal
  • All ages welcome
  • Fence around pool
Languages spoken
  • English

House rules

Desert Sand Motor Inn takes special requests - add in the next step!


From 14:00


Until 10:00



Cancellation and prepayment policies vary according to accommodation type. Please enter the dates of your stay and check the conditions of your required room.

Children and beds

Child policies

Children of any age are welcome.

Children 3 years and above will be charged as adults at this property.

To see correct prices and occupancy information, please add the number of children in your group and their ages to your search.

Cot and extra bed policies

Cots and extra beds are not available at this property.

No age restriction

There is no age requirement for check-in


Pets are allowed on request. Charges may be applicable.

Mastercard Visa Eftpos American Express Cash is not accepted Bankcard Desert Sand Motor Inn accepts these cards and reserves the right to temporarily hold an amount prior to arrival.

The fine print

In response to Coronavirus (COVID-19), additional safety and sanitation measures are in effect at this property.

Food & beverage services at this property may be limited or unavailable due to Coronavirus (COVID-19).

Due to Coronavirus (COVID-19), this property has reduced reception and service operating hours.

Please inform Desert Sand Motor Inn in advance of your expected arrival time. You can use the Special Requests box when booking, or contact the property directly with the contact details provided in your confirmation.

Swimming pool #1 is closed from Thu 09 Jun 2022 until Thu 01 Sept 2022

The New South Wales Government has issued a mandatory code of conduct outlining the rights and obligations of people either hosting or renting accommodation on a short-term basis, including a complaints process.

FAQs about Desert Sand Motor Inn

  • Room options at Desert Sand Motor Inn include:

    • Family
    • Suite
    • Double
    • Twin/Double
    • Twin

  • Desert Sand Motor Inn offers the following activities / services (charges may apply):

    • Swimming Pool

  • Yes, this hotel has a pool. Find out the details about the pool and other facilities on this page.

  • The prices at Desert Sand Motor Inn may vary depending on your stay (e.g. dates you select, hotel's policy etc.). See the prices by entering your dates.

  • Desert Sand Motor Inn is 1,050 yards from the centre of Broken Hill. All distances are measured in straight lines. Actual travel distances may vary.

  • Check-in at Desert Sand Motor Inn is from 14:00, and check-out is until 10:00.