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Blue Lake Motel

1 Kennedy Ave., Mount Gambier, South Australia 5290, Australia
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Blue Lake Motel
Ranked #14 of 18 hotels in Mount Gambier
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  • Sleep Quality
    4 of 5 stars
  • Location
    4 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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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

We booked this hotel knowing it was budget and after reading reviews. The owners are very friendly and the continental breakfast that was included was beyond our expectations. Yes the rooms are dated and in need of a little TLC but they were clean which was our main concern. Towels replaced & bathroom cleaned daily! Beds were comfy & rooms... More

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Mildura, Australia
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 10, 2014

under new management who appear to be endeavouring to improve the motels standard. We were looking for a cheap room which was quiet and off the highway and this it was. Rooms are very dated bed was comfortable . No hassles and management seemed receptive to comments we passed on re horrible coffee which we gather has now been replaced.... More

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Sydney, Australia
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed January 20, 2014

The room was smelly, can't even describe the smell. The bathroom mouldy and the exhaust fan didnt do anything to rid it of shower steam. The only upside to here was the shower head, although the water pressure and temp dropped and peaked several times during our showers. The place is very run down, reminded me of poor council flats.

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 4, 2014

We weren't expecting much for the price but the accommodation was reasonable. I booked this based on reviews and a lot of accommodation seemed to be situated right on the highway where as this far enough away that we had a terrific nights sleep with hardly any noise at all. Room is quite dated though and needs a general face... More

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Portarlington, Australia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 4, 2013

My Wife and I Stayed At The Blue Lake Motel Through Travel Auctions. The Hosts Were Very Friendly, The Rooms Was Quite Spacious and Very Clean. The Motel Provided a Kitchen and Laundry, Which We Found Very Handy. The Bed Was Very Comfortable, The Shower Good. The Heating Worked Ok, But The heater Unit Was A Little Noisy. The Location... More

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Adelaide, Australia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 4, 2013

We just recently went to Mt Gambier for Easter and we stayed at the Blue Lake Motel, on first appearance yes it does look a little old and unrenovated but we were warmly greeted and the room was exactly what we paid for. We stayed in the family room which had yes just a double bed but it was quiet... More

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 11, 2013

I recently stayed here while traveling through Mt Gambier on a motoring holiday. The room was a good size, a bit retro looking but very well maintained. The motel was about about 2 kms from the city center. The price of the room was also unbelieveable. Don't drive past this one!. Ian

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Oban, United Kingdom
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 30, 2013 via mobile

We spent a night here on our travels along the Great Ocean Road. We had read the reviews on here and decided to give it a shot. The room we had was large enough and clean and tidy. Tea and coffee, fridge, toaster etc. When we checked in we mentioned a deal on the web that included breakfast and the... More

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Guernsey
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 23, 2013

We spent a night here on our way to Melbourne from Adelaide; a very convenient stopping off place! Although dated it was clean and well equipped, with a fridge, tea, coffee, milk and a very good cooked breakfast. A peaceful location, on the edge of the town. The owners were friendly and helpful and at $70 per room we felt... More

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Adelaide
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 5, 2013

Bought three days on travel auction for three nights for $150 ,included in this was buy one breakfast get one free,which was very nice.Also had a BBQ pack thrown in which we ordered but then realised the next day would be to hot to cook a BBQ.The motel room was a bit dated but very clean,bed was very comfortable and... More

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Address: 1 Kennedy Ave., Mount Gambier, South Australia 5290, Australia
Location: Australia > South Australia > Mount Gambier
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