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Pelican at Lakes Motel

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171 Esplanade, Lakes Entrance, Victoria 3909, Australia
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Pelican at Lakes Motel
Ranked #11 of 13 Lakes Entrance B&B and Inns
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  • Location
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    3 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    2.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    3 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    3 of 5 stars
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5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed June 9, 2012 via mobile

Thia motel is run by people who clearly have no concept of good business practice. They are in the tourism industry and have clearly missed the concept of the customer comes first. They have no customer service skills whatsoever. Would never choose to stay here and would advise anyone thinking of it to rethink their decision!

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sydney
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26 reviews 26 reviews
21 hotel reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 20, 2012

We stayed three nights here and although outdated, the motel is adequate for the budget traveller. The host, with many years in this motel, is very helpful and provided a great experience for us, going out of his way to please everyone, not easy with 30 senior travellers. A warning for those with problems negotiating getting into a bath to... More

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Hobart, Australia
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33 reviews 33 reviews
19 hotel reviews
77 helpful votes 77 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 18, 2011

Lakes Entrance is a fantastic spot to break up a Sydney/Melbourne coastal trip or vice versa, all the convenience of the city (think convenient ordinary tasting fast food franchises) with the added advantage of excellent value sensational fresh tasting food from the many local restaurants. Pelican at Lakes Motel offers the best value in town in my opinion, walking distance... More

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Canberra, Australia
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34 hotel reviews
39 helpful votes 39 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 26, 2011

We stayed here as a one night stop-over in Lakes Entrance. There are huge price diferentials up and down the main street, and for a 2 room suite, $130 is a bargain. The Pelican is clean and is exactly what you are paying for, a cheap motel in a great spot. The rooms are clean, and you are in easy... More

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Sydney, Australia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 2, 2010

We stayed at Pelican at Lakes Motel about a week ago. We were driving through to Melbourne and thought Lakes Entrance would be a good place to stop. We were having a bit of trouble finding decent available accommodation so we stopped at Pelican at Lakes, walked in and found that there was an availability. We paid $75 for the... More

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Melbourne, Australia
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 15, 2010

Rooms are clean and presentable, for what we paid, but we observed that the outside presentation had alot to be desired............there was weeds in pavements, gravel and along fence lines, grass was quite long in areas,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,clearly they need to keep up their maintinance of their outdoor area. Meals were great in their restaurant. Overall, a nice experience though

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Ireland
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed February 8, 2010

We had booked here for one night whilst we were driving from Melbourne to Sydney, We got our room key and found the room absolututely basic and very old. I had no problem with that as we hadnt paid that much for the room. We then went out for a couple of hours to explore the area. When we came... More

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melbourne
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 26, 2010

I thoroughly enjoyed the weekend.Every time we visit lakes entrance, we stay over at the Pelican. The service is excellent and the manager very friendly and professional

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Melbourne
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed January 19, 2010

I will never stay in again and I will not recommend anyone that I know to stay there. The manager there only wants you charge the money but not provide valuable service. When you received your credit card bill, you will find that they charged you addtional fee without notice you. In the end, you pay much more that the... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 4, 2008

We stayed over the Melbourne Cup Weekend (3 nights) and has a great time. The weather was sunny and not too hot. The restuarant there has good meals and as we had a package it a great. The three of us always enjoy staying there. It is a nice walk to the shops and to the North Arm for extra... More

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Address: 171 Esplanade, Lakes Entrance, Victoria 3909, Australia
Location: Australia > Victoria > Gippsland > Lakes Entrance
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Number of rooms: 27

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