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Great Lakes Motor Inn

24 Head Street, Forster, New South Wales 2428, Australia
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    3 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    3 of 5 stars
  • Service
    2.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    3 of 5 stars
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Bowral, Australia
1 review
1 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We booked on Wotif and had organised with reception for a key to be left in the door. When we arrived at 9pm there was no key to be found, and reception was closed. We had to make several phone calls and wait for the manager to drive to the motel to bring us a key. He was very rude.... More

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Broadbeach, Australia
1 review
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
1 of 5 stars Reviewed February 5, 2014

We stayed at this motel and it was the worst accommodation I have ever stayed in. The bathroom was filthy with engrained grime from a long time ago. Nothing was clean and we were very disappointed and uncomfortable. Unfortunately we had paid before we saw the unit and when we left at 8:30 am there was none to complain to... More

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Newcastle, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 11, 2014

The saddest part of this motel is that no one loved it enough to appreciate it's uniqueness. It has so much potential for a retro boutique motel with historical value. But sadly everyone wants the same boring high rise experience so it's scheduled for demolition and to be replaced with a multi story building that looks the same as all... More

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Sydney, Australia
1 review
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed December 23, 2013

This is the dirtiest motor inn I have ever stayed in. Do you expect your room serviced daily - well you won't get it here. Do you expect toilet paper - you don' t get it here - when you run out that's too bad - you have to go and buy your own. The rooms are only serviced every... More

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Berlin, Germany
2 reviews
1 of 5 stars Reviewed October 8, 2013

We were booked to stay here at the same time as the Cyclone hit in January this year. On the way, the roads were closed due to severe flooding and we were unable to reach the Motor Inn. We were then refused a refund even though there was no possible way of getting there. Terrible people, all other accomodation we... More

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Cronulla, Australia
1 review
3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 4, 2013

My partner and I booked accommodation here the day before heading up. We were only staying a night and just looking for a cheap, clean room after deciding it was raining too hard to camp. Management seemed a little rude. I felt a little bit like I was in kindergarten - always in trouble until I could prove I'd done... More

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Bowral, Australia
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 5, 2013 via mobile

It reminded me of motor inn stays as a child, but run down though clean. It has been a very cute 1950's motel in its former years, but as it's about to be knocked down (there is a model on the office of the tower they are to build) there is not a lot of care anymore. Room was basic,... More

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nsw
1 review
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed January 1, 2013

we arrived after booking last minute on wotif.com, the organisation and communication between owner and cleaner (yes cleaner was checking people in!, well thats who she claimed to be!) was non-existant! we had actually booked online the day before arrival and they did not have a room allocated to us! to which they stated "it hasnt come through on the... More

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coffs harbour
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2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed December 20, 2012

When I told them I had a baby I was told abruptly that for $69 (the advertised price) it wasnt worth having to change the sheets for me, and then the man hung up on me. Rude, unhelpful and didnt want my business. Im sure there are plenty of places to stay where your allowed to at least book a... More

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Sydney, Australia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 20, 2012

Affordable (we found it on LastMinute.com) - It was a last-minute find, and I felt it was also worthy enough of a review on here! We had first planned on camping overnight somewhere in/near Forster on our road trip, but the rain was relentless! We looked up a good deal during our drive & found this gem. We were able... More

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Address: 24 Head Street, Forster, New South Wales 2428, Australia
Location: Australia > New South Wales > Forster
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Number of rooms: 27
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