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William Macintosh Motor Lodge

3.5 of 5 Motel   |   20 Stewart Terrace, Naracoorte, South Australia 5271, Australia (Formerly Sundowner William Macintosh Naracoorte)
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5 of 5 stars reviewed 4 weeks ago
HelenG724 Adelaide, Australia
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  • Location
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    3.5 of 5 stars
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    3 of 5 stars
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    3 of 5 stars
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    3 of 5 stars
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    3.5 of 5 stars
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Adelaide, Australia
1 review
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
2 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

The room was nice with great windows and space. However the heater sounded worse than a freight train and gave as much warmth as a cool breeze. When I mentioned this to the owner after a 2 degree evening the simply said thanks for telling us. No apology or discount at all. Also the hotel is actually outside of Naracoorte.... More

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lynchman, Manager at William Macintosh Motor Lodge, responded to this review

Thank you for your feedback. We are very sorry you were disappointed with your stay with us. Had you informed us during your stay that your heater was ineffective we could have done something about it or moved you into another room. We are always more than happy to help with guest requests to provide a comfortable and enjoyable experience.... More

Adelaide, Australia
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30 hotel reviews
36 helpful votes 36 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Located just on the edge of the town of Naracoorte it is in a great location. The proprietors obviously take great care with this place, it is designed well with landscaped features around the motel. We booked an executive room which is a bit larger than the average room, together with spa, king bed and lovely outdoor space outside the... More

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lynchman, Manager at William Macintosh Motor Lodge, responded to this review

Thank you for your great review. We are glad you enjoyed your stay and your food experience and I agree with you the Executive Rooms although a bit more expensive are worth the extra. We would love to have you stay with us again next time you are visiting the South East. More

Perth, Australia
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10 reviews 10 reviews
5 hotel reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 25, 2014

At reception, all staff were extremely helpful, attentive and friendly. Nothing was too much trouble. The room was comfortable, homely and restful although perhaps the bathroom is a bit dated but still very functional and everything worked well. I went out for dinner that night however breakfast in the morning was an ample sized serving, hot, cooked properly and tasty.... More

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26 helpful votes 26 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 21, 2014

Brenton and his team are revamping the Motel. It has been many years since I stayed here. It is rated at 3.5 stars but the very nice Spa rooms should be 4.5 stars. The property has all that I look for for business travel, quiet split air-conditioning, great beds and pillows, parking for my large 4WD with trailer and equipment,... More

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Adelaide, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 11, 2014

Mario and his staff make you feel at home. The new menu is bringing in the locals. Whenever I travel the world I always look for where the locals eat it is usually the nest place. I thoroughly recommend this place for all business travellers. The rooms are clean and quite. I had the spa room, wish I had my... More

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Port Adelaide, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 22, 2014

I use the William Macintosh motor lodge for business when in the Naracoorte area. This easter weekend we stayed for two nights and the rooms have everything you need, the food was great (new menu), breakfast was awesome, Brenton & kemilee are very friendly, love your feedback. I recommend this motor lodge everytime

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Melbourne, Australia
19 reviews 19 reviews
5 hotel reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 18, 2014

We had decided to give this Motel a try out based on some interesting reviews. Travelling to Adelaide by car for business and a wedding, we had decided to stop overnight at Naracoorte. we decided after our first visit to return via the same route and Motel. On the first visit we were treated to excellent friendly service by Brenton... More

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Sydney, Australia
2 reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 2, 2014

We stopped into the William Macintosh to attend a night of entertainment they had on in their quaint function room. We were greeted by the new managers, Brenton and Kemilee, and instantly made to feel welcome. Apparently there had been some issues with previous management, but from what we could see things have been well and truly turned around. The... More

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lynchman, Manager at William Macintosh Motor Lodge, responded to this review

Thank you for your glowing review. It was a great night of entertainment and a terrific atmosphere - the comedians were very funny and engaging with the audience. We are glad you enjoyed your meal and the hospitality. We look forward to seeing you again. More

Mount Gambier, Australia
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 1, 2014

I recently stayed at the motel for a function, the service was outstanding. The new managers Brenton and Kemelee did a fantastic job, well done on a great night. The meals for the night were mouth-watering prawns for entree and snapper pie for mains very tasty. The rooms have everything you need, very clean and tidy. I would highly recommend... More

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Adelaide, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 30, 2014

Attended over the weekend for a function and felt like I was in a resort in Thailand! The rooms were fantastic, everything you needed was available. Mario's service was spectacular, at all times. The managers Brenton & Kemelee, were sensational. Last not least was the Resident Chef Joe, his meals were fantastic, and I enjoyed every mouthful. Does a great... More

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Address: 20 Stewart Terrace, Naracoorte, South Australia 5271, Australia (Formerly Sundowner William Macintosh Naracoorte)
Location: Australia > South Australia > Naracoorte
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
Hotel Class:3.5 star — William Macintosh Motor Lodge 3.5*
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UNDER NEW MANAGEMENT AS OF 11/11/2013Rest and explore from the Sundowner William MacIntosh Motor Lodge, Naracoorte, just inland from Mount Gambier on the South Australian - Victorian border.In the heart of the Limestone Coast region lays a district that is clearly a destination in itself. A collection of townships rich with assets, offering visitors a range of unforgettable experiences.The 30 room Motel is nestled in Naracoorte amongst 2 acres of lawns, native shrubs, trees and fruit orchards. Sundowner William MacIntosh Motor Lodge is the perfect place to stay when visiting Naracoorte. All rooms are on the ground floor with free car parking right out the front door and set in a tranquil garden setting all with a spectacular Golf course directly across the road.We also boast the 'famous' Highlander Restaurant which offers a fully licensed fine dining experience, perfect for that special occasion. Serving both local and international dishes complimented with local wines direct from the Coonawarra region.A major attraction in Naracoorte is South Australia's only World Heritage Site. Naracoorte Caves National Park, located only 10km away from the Sundowner William MacIntosh Motor Lodge.William Macintosh Motor Lodge offers comfortable accommodation at reasonable rates. ... more   less 
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