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Grand Central Motel

6 Helen Street, Mount Gambier, South Australia 5290, Australia
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Ranked #5 of 18 hotels in Mount Gambier
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4 of 5 stars
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Melbourne, Australia
2 reviews
2 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

There is always an issue with prebooking a motel that involves leaving a credit card as unfortunately - it leaves you no-where else to go. First impression is an aging building in need of some TLC that has not one nice aspect from whichever room you may happen to be in....just brick walls. There is no pool & lots of... More

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KL
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5 hotel reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Checked in with my friend as a stopover on our way to Adelaide. Nice basic place to stay over night. The owner, Jenny, was very nice and friendly. Gave us a small carton of fresh milk for our coffee. Walking distance to eateries and the craters (i.e. blue lake).

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Camperdown Vic
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4 reviews 4 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I have stayed at the Grand Central for a couple of weeks now and it is a great spot to stay, right in the centre of the Mount. Yes, while the motel is aged and the rooms are small, but the beds are really good and the shower is spacious with lots of water. Pros. Very affordable tariff. Clean rooms... More

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Melbourne, Australia
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26 reviews 26 reviews
16 hotel reviews
63 helpful votes 63 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 6, 2014

This motel is centrally located in the CBD of Mount Gambier. It's close to the main highway to Port Macdonnell where we were scuba diving with friends. I found the motel on an internet booking site but booked directly with the owner, Jennifer. Our phone call was answered and we were told that we would be called back shortly. Jennifer... More

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Townville, South Carolina
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127 hotel reviews
150 helpful votes 150 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 29, 2014

The motel is located in town which is a good location. We could walk to the cave garden. The motel is old and worn. The staff just functional and not very helpful. The room was basic, but worn. Don't think I would stay here again.

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Wokingham
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 16, 2013

Centrally located motel. Rooms were adequate for what we required, and were clean and tidy. Everything worked as it should, and reasonably priced. Plenty of shops, restaurants etc close by, abd ideally situated for visiting the Blue Lake.

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Perth, Australia
1 review
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 26, 2013

Mount Gambier - What a lovely place to visit. The Grand Central Motel was clean, good value for money and a great location. Shopping, resturants and cafes all in walking distance. The staff were very helpful which topped our stay off.

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Geelong, Australia
2 reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 25, 2013

Stayed here 2 weeks ago( Nov 2013) and it was a very pleasant motel for the price we paid. It had all the things a traveller wants , the cooked breakfast was first class and I would definitely stay again if going through Mt Gambier. When travelling you spend most time site seeing therefore I don't need an expensive room... More

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Goolwa, Australia
1 review
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed November 8, 2013

This room was booked by friends in the Mount & I wish to express my disappointment in this motel as we paid $95 a night & the beds were hard, rooms were very small, basic & had cheap furnishings & fittings. Wi-Fi & breakfast was an extra charge & there was a not so nice smell coming from the shower... More

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Edinburgh, United Kingdom
1 review
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed October 5, 2013

We have been traveling from Scotland for 8 weeks & this would be the worst accom we have stayed in. The rooms were not only wee but very tired & basic.The bed was hard & the bathroom smelt dreadful. We had an upstairs room although we requested downstairs & there aren't any lifts so we had to carry our luggage... More

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grandcentralmotel, Owner at Grand Central Motel, responded to this review

Hi Malcolm, I have checked my bookings for September and I don't have a booking for a Malcolm with last name beginning with R from Edinburgh Scotland. Also we have brand new outdoor carpet on our stairs and balcony so I don't see it can be worn and filthy when it is only be there for 3 months. Anyone who... More

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Address: 6 Helen Street, Mount Gambier, South Australia 5290, Australia
Location: Australia > South Australia > Mount Gambier
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Ranked #5 of 18 hotels in Mount Gambier
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