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Dawson Motor Inn

3.5 of 5 Motel   |   25 Dawson Street, Lismore, New South Wales 2480, Australia
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Ranked #1 of 11 hotels in Lismore
Certificate of Excellence 2013
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5 of 5 stars reviewed 2 weeks ago
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Rating summary
  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4 of 5 stars
  • Service
    5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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Tampere, Finland
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9 reviews 9 reviews
7 hotel reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We stayed at this motel for a one night. Our motel room was very clean and comfortable. The price was very affordable and it included a free breakfast and free wifi! In addition the laundry was complimentary. In addition we were allowed to clean our wet equipment because of last night's rain.

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Sydney, Australia
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7 reviews 7 reviews
3 hotel reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 3, 2014

I am usually at the Dawson Motor Inn with 1 or 2 of my 4 children for sporting trips, swimming, cross country and athletics. It is central, always clean and the hosts are always helpful. We head down the road at night for dinner at "Fire in the Belly"...within walking distance which is great.

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Brisbane, Australia
1 review
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 29, 2014

WOW..What a wonderful place, Peter & Garry are the best hosts that we have come across in a very long time, awesome guys, we got the Bed & Dinner package and the meal was amazing and so was the breakfast the next morning, when talking to Peter it was like we had known him for years, when staying in Lismore,... More

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Warners Bay, Australia
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3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 12, 2014

While the Dawson is an older type of motel the rooms are well maintained and clean. We were in Lismore for a junior cricket competition staying 5 nights. The manager of the motel, Stewart was fantastic making us most welcome when we arrived, explaining the available services and also offering to launder the boys whites every day free of charge.... More

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Sydney, Australia
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed January 12, 2014

Sadly the exotic site photographs belie a mediocre truth. Small room with 2 beds (one double) a table outside for smokers and late night chatters to accumulate. Washbasin not in bathroom. Artificial feeling blankets. Overpriced. Bland.

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Brisbane, Australia
1 review
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 12, 2014

Lovely and clean, spacious room. The service was a delight and very generous. Close to many restaurants. Pool was refreshing. Best sleep I'd have for years. Great lounge set up. Bathroom and shower was roomy. Great value for money.

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Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
2 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 12, 2014

We stayed at Dawson over New Year's and really enjoyed the hospitality of the hosts, Peter and Gary. Thanks to them, Dawson has a wonderful friendly personality, unlike other motels where we've stayed before. We really appreciate the New Year's Eve poolside BBQ that they put on for guests.

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Melbourne, Australia
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1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 31, 2013

Two very weary travelers found an oasis of friendly service at this small motel. It provides great value for money ..but is main asset is its management who could not do enough for us just a very nice place to stay , as others have said not a flash motel but one with a caring nice attitude many Thanks Jean... More

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Ingolstadt, Deutschland
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7 reviews 7 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 29, 2013

The room was clean and the staff friendly. We were here around Christmas time and payed 109 Dollars per night for a room for 3 (we were two). In general it was good! Minor things to complain: - The WiFi was free but you wouldn't want to pay for it anyway. The reception in the room and the performance in... More

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Tenterfield, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 25, 2013

Myself and my dad are very with the Dawson Motor Inn I will stay there again. The food was very very good and I loved the pool. I would be happy to tell my friends about the place. The stuff where very helpful and friendly.

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Additional Information about Dawson Motor Inn

Address: 25 Dawson Street, Lismore, New South Wales 2480, Australia
Location: Australia > New South Wales > Lismore
Amenities:
Business Center with Internet Access Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Free Parking Room Service Suites Swimming Pool
Hotel Style:
Ranked #1 of 11 hotels in Lismore
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Hotel Class:3.5 star — Dawson Motor Inn 3.5*
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
Peter Garryand Stuart,hosts of the Dawson Motor Inn are proud to have you stay with us.Our first-rate facilities and affordable accommodation will make your time in Lismore, be it business or leisure, relaxing and comfortable. The Dawson Motor Inn is Lismore’s most popular motel and in a quiet location.Our 21 modern, clean, and all ground level units include Studio Rooms, Family Rooms and Executive Suites, all with off street parking right outside your room. All of our motel rooms have en-suite, reverse cycle air, dining table, writing desk, mini-bar, FREE wireless broadband and much more.With a refreshing salt-water pool & BBQ we’ll make you feel right at home.FREE Fast Wi-Fi, FREE Guest Laundry, FREE use of BBQ at Pool, spotlessly clean, quiet at night, walk to CBD, home cooked Room Service Breakfast and Dinners. Voted 1 of 10 in Lismore.All of our units are 3.5 star AAA rated, and we are situated on the edge of the CBD and only half an hour away from the beautiful beaches of Byron Bay and Ballina.Come and enjoy the natural beauty of the untouched Rainbow Region and pristine beaches of Byron Bay and Ballina. STUDIO ROOMAll rooms have a comfortable queen size bed, or queen and single bed, modern, dining table and chairs, writing desk and en-suite bathroom.Reverse cycle air conditioning, high-speed wireless internet access available FREE, Austar Pay TV (free), ISD/STD direct telephones. FREE Fast Wi-Fi, FREE Guest Laundry, FREE use of BBQ at Pool, spotlessly clean, quiet at night, walk to CBD, home cooked Room Service Breakfast and Dinners. Voted 1 of 10 in Lismore.In room mini bar, iron / board, toaster, hair dryer, tea / coffee, clock radio. Microwaves available.FAMILY ROOMFamily Rooms are very spacious rooms with separate lounge-room and bedroom, interconnecting bathroom, views to pool and palms. Dining table. 2 TV's. Queen- size bed in bedroom, single bed and a double pull-out sofa bed in lounge room, porta cot available. ... more   less 
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