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The Lakes Resort

17 Lake Terrace West, Mount Gambier, South Australia, Australia
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Ranked #11 of 18 Hotels in Mount Gambier
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3 of 5 stars reviewed 2 weeks ago
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  • Location
    4 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    2.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    3.5 of 5 stars
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Melbourne, Australia
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We purchased an EXECUTIVE WITH SPA room for full rate of $191 at 5.45pm, at the end of a very long day of travel from Victor Harbour. We chose the accommodation for the high city view, quiet location, attached restaurant and advertising materials at an Information Centre along our drive. On check in, curtains were drawn across and soft side... More

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Cronulla, Australia
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 21, 2014

Booked through agoda.com. Room described as small standard room, and it was very small. Even the bath towels were not much bigger than a hand towel. Confectionary in the room was past its 'use by' date. The bonus with this motel is it is close to the Blue Lake and is in a quiet area with very little traffic noise.... More

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Adelaide, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 25, 2014 via mobile

I was very impressed with the lakes Val was pleasant and willing to please.The view was fantastic close to everything rooms are clean and serviced every day.Thanks for a wonderful stay will be back again

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Adelaide, Australia
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2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 24, 2014

This motel is good value for what is on offer. best views in mount Gambier, quiet without the traffic noise of the other motels in town. Large rooms and the staff are very welcoming. There are more updated motels but none have this location and once again for the price you pay is good.

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Ampthill, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 20, 2014

I managed to get a room at very short notice as the other motel I had booked in Mt Gambier was so awful that I refused to stay there. The staff at the Lakes were very helpful and welcoming, and I loved the view over the town from my room. It's the only motel in town that's quiet (all the... More

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Adelaide, Australia
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3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 7, 2014

After arriving at an apartment and finding it disgusting we managed to book into this beautiful resort which is very close to the blue lake. The staff could not do enough to help and make the disaster we had turn into a delight. From the room to the food coupled withe the fantastic service it was a winner for us... More

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed January 6, 2014

It wasn't the flaky paint around the bathroom door frame, nor the smoke burn in the hand basin that bothered me. I was even willing to ignore the poor reviews on trip advisor; that was until the blaring sounds of 'go grease lighting' infiltrated my room at 10.30pm keeping me from much needed sleep after an 8hour journey. The Lakes... More

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed November 18, 2013

I recently had a role for 9 months which required me to go to mt gambier every 2 - 3 weeks. On my first trip I just googled accommodation, found this resort which sounded nice and booked myself in. My first clue was when I got to the place and the sign out the front said "Lakes Resort Motel." This... More

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Val M, Owner at The Lakes Resort, responded to this review

Hi Sassimo123, Thank you for your feedback. We understand where you are coming from with the whole "not a resort" comment. We know we are NOT a resort, but we inherited the name when I purchased the motel, and it unfortunately isn't an easy, straight forward task to change your Business name. Kind Regards, Val More

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 29, 2013

I have stayed at the Lakes Resort many times and did again this week. Mine was a business trip however I would stay there if I was in Mt Gambier on vacation of if just passing through. The hotel overlooks the town and is close to the Blue Lake; which has a walking track for some exercise. The room is... More

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed June 24, 2013 via mobile

My husband booked us the excecutive suite with corner spa as a suprise for my birthday. We were both happy with the size of the room, the cleanliness and the view. On the down side the rooms are very dated and need a revamp especially for the price. The do need to put in new hot water systems in the... More

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Val M, Owner at The Lakes Resort, responded to this review

Dear Kat0323, We are sorry that you feel our hot water systems let you down during your stay. We are working on upgrading the entire motel, but all this does come with time. We are continuously updating our rooms at present, and we do hope you return visit us one day to enjoy the improvements. Regards, Val More

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Address: 17 Lake Terrace West, Mount Gambier, South Australia, Australia
Location: Australia > South Australia > Mount Gambier
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Number of rooms: 40
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