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Grand Central Motel

6 Helen Street, Mount Gambier, South Australia 5290, Australia
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Ranked #11 of 18 Hotels in Mount Gambier
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3 of 5 stars reviewed 3 weeks 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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2 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We travelled The Great Ocean Road moving on every night, this was the worst hotel/motel we stayed in. The rooms are small and ours smelt of urine, althought the sheets were clean. We should have asked to change rooms but we had moved in our luggage when we noticed the smell and it was only for one night. Whould not... More 

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Echuca, Victoria, Australia
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

My partner and I stayed for 2 nights and found the motel good. The service from the staff was excellent and they were very helpful. The room and bathroom was small and appliances very basic but it had all that we needed. If you're not looking for luxury then this is an affordable place to stay.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

My friend recommended me to stay here as it was well located and best price around. And he know i don't like paying high prices for a room. However, reading the views I was a bit unsure so I went there and asked to see a room. It was completely fine, I was confused. Anyway I booked in as I... More 

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Geelong, Australia
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4 reviews 4 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Come to Mt Gambier regularly and stay at another motel but due to their price increases I thought I would give this motel a try. It was very clean and the staff are very friendly and helpful. We had free wifi which is nice. The room was very comfortable and had everything we required. Breakfasts are beautiful as we like... More 

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Some people require more than friendly staff to give a motel a good review! Dirty coffee cups, a filthy remote control, and a bathroom that needs a major upgrade are all major factors affecting my review. Also a good nights sleep is another vital point for me & this was bad due to the closeness of my room to the... More 

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Adelaide, Australia
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7 hotel reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 19, 2015

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 January 18, 2015

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
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18 reviews 18 reviews
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7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed January 9, 2015

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
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9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 8, 2015

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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1 of 5 stars Reviewed January 4, 2015

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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