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Grand Central Motel

6 Helen Street, Mount Gambier, South Australia 5290, Australia
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5 of 5 stars reviewed 1 week ago
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  • Location
    4 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    3 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    3.5 of 5 stars
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Adelaide, Australia
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7 hotel reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

I have stayed here on several occasions, and really unsure why some people are bagging this place. What I require is friendly staff and a clean room, this is what I get. Jenny also gives me a microwave so I can cook my dinners !!! Never had a problem with noise ?? And the breakfast is fantastic. So all in... More 

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Friendly receptionist that then directs you to a room that is in desperate need of a refurb. Unfortunately, friendly does not relate to making these rooms any better. Everything was dated - from the bedspreads (what motel still uses blankets?) to the carpet to the outdated bathroom & the fact that even the carpet edges had been painted!! The vertical... More 

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Bathurst, Australia
18 reviews 18 reviews
6 hotel reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

As the heading suggests these poor rooms need some loving. The owner was very nice and helpful, it's a shame the rooms don't live up to her personality. I didn't want to take my shoes off.as the carpet looked very used. The bed spreads where very dated and brings you down a bit. One of my pet hates is old... More 

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Bundoora, Australia
13 reviews 13 reviews
9 hotel reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We stayed here for three nights. The room was okay when we came back on the 2nd Day the floor had fluff and loose cotton on the floor obviously hadn't vacuumed properly. The disappointing things that we were downstairs and had the stairs near us for upstairs they were extremely noisy and people did not care running up and down... More 

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Melbourne, Australia
3 reviews 3 reviews
3 hotel reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
1 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Attending a family function 70's motel that is way past its use by date. As we had already prebooked & paid, this left us with not many options but to put up & shut up. The rooms were really small & everything hit each other as in the door hit the bed. It was hot but we couldn't make any... More 

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Casterton, Australia
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 8, 2014

Stayed here recently to see a show at Sir robert Helpmann theatre. It is in a great location. The staff were very friendly and although the rooms were not large it has everything we needed including free wifi. Rooms were clean. We did a package with breakfast included and the breakfast was served to our room and it was beautiful.... More 

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Greater Melbourne, Australia
2 reviews
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed December 7, 2014

Stayed one night early Oct. Room was not clean - moved bedside table to access power point had not been cleaned for many months - fridge had iced up and shower area could have been cleaner. Never given any motel in Australia this lower rating before - have experienced similar in Asia.

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Melbourne, Australia
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6 hotel reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed November 16, 2014

Shame that this review is the worst one of our road trip as the location was good & that was the only good point of our stay here. The building is tired & the rooms were very small to the point that the 2 of us could not move around it together. The walls were thin & we could hear... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 4, 2014

Stayed one night in a twin share room. Excellent comfortable beds, good amount of room in bedroom and bathroom. Bathroom very roomy, with large hand basin (does have a few chips in enamel around the edges, but very serviceable): shower is excellent and very roomy. Best feature was whisper quiet near new Daiken air conditioner - couldn't hear it working... More 

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Tasmania, Australia
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed August 15, 2014

Unfortunately, this is a pretty tired motel from the 70's - the rooms are OK ..just - very basic & small with minimalistic furnishings. Our main complaint was the room maintenance - handle hanging from the bedside cupboard drawer (see pic), & the bathroom definitely needed a major makeover + one of the taps was loose in the shower. One... More 

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

This is impossible that you stayed here recently. The photo you supplied is from a very old website showing old bedspreads and bedside tables. We have new bedspreads and have so for 12 months now. Also the so called photo is of the family room with kitchenette and we have no broken handles. It is a criminal offence to write... More 

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Address: 6 Helen Street, Mount Gambier, South Australia 5290, Australia
Location: Australia > South Australia > Mount Gambier
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Number of rooms: 23
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