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Dawson Motor Inn

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25 Dawson Street, Lismore, New South Wales 2480, Australia
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 18, 2015

Staff are nice. Tidy rooms very spacious. Comfy pillows (always important) Very impressed, competitive rates. Nice work. Wouldn't mind a bigger tv but I like that there is 2 and 2 aircons. Close to all cbd on lismore. Cheaper deals for longer stays.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 6, 2015

Staff were nice and the room clean. A small studio but at the price paid was good value. We ordered room service for breaky and it was very good and on time. The pool looked good but it was too chilly at this time of year.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 24, 2015

This was a very economical place to stay. It has everything you need. It is clean and not too cluttered. The food was good. It is not a luxury resort but it is sufficient for a good decent place to stay when in Lismore.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 31, 2015

We have stayed in the Dawson quite a few times. It has always been good and the service of the manager is outstanding in our view, thank you Stuart! We think though that the rooms need updating, the decor is very dated and the beds could be a lot more comfortable. A good new project for the new, recent, owners... More 

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Rockingham, Australia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 22, 2015

Motel welcom by Stewart was first rate. Service and rate were terrific. When we arrived the only room available was single beds and had the offer to view before we decided. Would stay again. Thanks Stewart.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 1, 2015

Stayed for 5 nights on business. Very friendly owners, home cooked meals available. Good breakfast. I was upgraded to a better room for no additional charge. Reasonably priced and more than adequate mini bar and snacks. Clean and spacious. The only negative was that shower pressure was poor, but that is very common these days.

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 19, 2015 via mobile

Service was friendly and helpful. Room was spotlessly clean but basic. Outdoor setting too close to rooms because noise travelled into rooms. Needed a vegetarian option on room service menu. Good value for money.

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 7, 2015

Stayed for one night on the way to the Gold Coast. The manager was very friendly and helpful. Family of 4.. Our Room consisted of a queen bed, single bed and sofa bed. Two way bathroom, connecting to both bedrooms. A tv in each bedroom. Overall Clean and tidy.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 6, 2015

Stayed here for one night for daughters swimming carnival. Manager was extremely friendly and helpful. Room was clean and a good size. Cooked breakfast was perfect, best value for $12 would highly recommend it.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 25, 2015

Good place to stay; the staff were really nice, the hotel was clean. Only downside is the walls are a touch thin and I could hear the people next door to me talking WAY into the morning. To be fair to them they were talking pretty softly but the walls aren't great at blocking it out. Also the aircon smelled... More 

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