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Econo Lodge Absolute Lakes Entrance Motel

3300 Princes Highway, Lakes Entrance, Victoria 3909, Australia (Formerly Absolute Lakes Entrance Motel)
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Ranked #11 of 13 Lakes Entrance B&B and Inns
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 19, 2015
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  • Location
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    3 of 5 stars
  • Service
    3 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    3.5 of 5 stars
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Ballarat, Australia
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 19, 2015

This motel is cheap but for what you pay it is a good night's sleep. I wouldn't want to stay more than 1 night though. The chairs are too high for the table (or the table is too low for the chairs) so if you want to use laptop you have to sit right beside the TV. Good toiletries but... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 17, 2015

The hotel is located over looking the lake and the view was quite good if you get a room with a clear view that is. The room was clean and tidy and basically fulfilled our requirements. However, this hotel is a bit far from the Lakes entrance city centre and certainly not within walking distance to the pier or to... More 

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed April 14, 2015

We arrived this motel on Christmas holiday and we found this place is awful. Insects everywhere and the bedrooms looks very dirty. We were travel from SYD to Mel and this motel is the worst place ever. I would not recommend this place to anyone.

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Melbourne, Australia
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 14, 2015

If you want to go to Lakes Entrance, it's better to get something in the town centre. We couldn't find anything so we settled for this. There's complimentary breakfast which we didn't try. Pool looked yucky with mould/moss growing in it. Rooms were ok. Just not a good location.

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed April 5, 2015

Very expensive hotel. This Motel provides very basic amenities. Breakfast is very poor. There will be long Q for getting your turn to toast your bread as no other food options are available. There are good eating places nearby. Hence don't waste your time to take complementary breakfast

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Thornton, New South Wales, Australia
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 34 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed April 1, 2015

We arrived at this motel to find the entrance hard to find and when we did find it we had to drive right up and around to find reception. This motel is straight out of the 1960's, very old fashioned and in a great need of full rejuvenation and a complete overall to bring it into the 21st century. Our... More 

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Melbourne, Australia
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 25, 2015 via mobile

The room was comfortable and quiet. Decent facilities, and all the room equipment worked. There is wifi but could not connect the entire stay even though we mentioned this, the receptionist did come out and try and address this immediately but to no avail. Breakfast was very basic just cereal or toast but was included in the price. The swimming... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 29, 2015

just 5 minutes drive to city centre and beaches. the location is overlooking the beautiful lake view. I enjoyed the sunset view from the balcony nearby. There is a small jetty where you can park off your boat and a pretty walk leading to the main beach and city centre. Location wise it's good The room quality is fine. Bed... More 

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Blaxland, New South Wales, Australia
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed January 22, 2015

This is the worst motel I have ever stayed in both here and overseas. The staff were NOT polite, even accused us of being racists. When we got to the room it was filthy, smelt and was not pleasant. Understandably we did not stay. The smell was too much. There are other nicer motels in Lakes Entrance which are cheaper... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 6, 2015

Rooms were clean but smelled very strong of bleach and washing powder. Not good for those with allergies! Staff were friendly and accommodating. Nice location looking over water. Paid too much for this type of accommodation.

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