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Melbourne, Australia
Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

From the friendly welcome in Reception to the comfortable room with a view for a very reasonable price our choice to stay at the Lakes Resort was one of genius. We could not have been happier with our decision and the friendly staff made it an even better choice. Easy stroll up the road for even more spectacular views of...

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Reviewed 1 week ago

We stayed one night while visiting Mt Gambier for the tourist attractions. The receptionist was very knowledgeable and imparted a lot of info when we checked in. We had a "small standard room" for the night. It was compact, but still larger than some budget hotels we've stayed at, and included an en-suite shower room, microwave, hair dryer, ironing board,...

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Victoria, Australia
Reviewed December 2, 2016

I had an overnight stay at The Lakes Resort. The room was comfortable and clean - good bed and good shower. WiFi was reasonable. The motel is located in a good area on the elevated fringe of the Mount Gambier town area. Disappointing that the restaurant was closed Sunday/Monday so no breakfast available. It appeared that the restaurant may be...

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Adelaide, Australia
Reviewed November 21, 2016

Very friendly and helpful on check-in,great cosy and clean rooms with a magnificent view all over the city sky line. Three minute walk to the wonderful blue lake, great central location to all sight seeing facilities. The best thing is coming home each day to the lovely hot Spa & Pool, very relaxing at the end of the day.

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Melbourne, Australia
Reviewed October 16, 2016

Was not over rapt with room, looked tired. Very large room, but a lot of wasted space. Separate bathroom with spa, shower and separate toilet within, making it very dark and cramped, all that room could of had it all open and larger shower. 2 basins in another separate area, but no towel racks to put your hand towel, would...

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Melbourne, Australia
Reviewed October 5, 2016

The outlook from the room was brilliant,the room was spacious and comfortable,the bed was extremely comfortable,the room was clean except for 2 areas,the bottom of the fridge door needed a good clean,but the shower was terrible there was mould everywhere,it was not till you got into the shower and turned round to face the glass that you noticed it,there was...

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Thank Dennis N
Mildura, Australia
Reviewed September 25, 2016 via mobile

The room was clean enough. But The beds were SO hard. And The noise from other guests was so loud. No road noise though. Expensive For what it is.The resturent may have been open. But didn't look at it.

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Reviewed September 24, 2016 via mobile

Didnt look like the photos but it was neat and tidy so can't complain. Its got fantastic lookouts over the lake which is less than a minutes drive from the hotel which was a great plus point and Coles was also conveniently close! Would stay here again

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Kangarilla
Reviewed August 10, 2016

The Lakes is in a fantastic location over looking the city of Mt Gambier. The motel room was comfortable enough but the bed covers are a bit cheap and nasty. We were very disappointed to find that there was a restaurant that wasn't operating (even mon a Saturday night). The water in the bathroom/shower had a lasting septic type smell...

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Reviewed August 7, 2016

Wasn't the most pleasant experience, however the receptionist said she would have a plumber come in immediately and fix the problem. Too late for me as I was there on business for a night, but hopefully it fixes the issue for the next person.

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Pool
  • Free Parking
  • Restaurant
  • Room Service
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room
About the property
  • Wheelchair access
Things to do
  • Pool
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room
In your room
  • Air Conditioning
  • Refrigerator in room
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  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Free Parking
  • Room Service
  • Meeting Rooms
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
The Lakes Resort is situated on the edge of the Valley Lake Crater with spectacular views over the City from our fully licensed restaurant.It's quiet location away from the busy main highway ensures a good nights sleep ... more   less 

Additional Information about The Lakes Resort

Address: 17 Lake Tce W, Mount Gambier, South Australia 5290, Australia
Location: Australia > South Australia > Mount Gambier
Price Range: $80 - $119 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3.5 star — The Lakes Resort 3.5*
Number of rooms: 40
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  • Can tickets for local attractions be purchased at the front desk?
  • Do you have to pay extra for a mini-fridge?
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See which rooms travelers prefer

“All rooms are excellent.”
 of 5 bubbles Philby55, 4 days ago | Read review
“request a room with good view over Mount Gambier”
 of 5 bubbles 838ianm, Dec 2, 2016 | Read review
“All rooms have good city views.”
 of 5 bubbles Y4543TApeterm, Nov 21, 2016 | Read review
“Don't pick rooms under balcony rooms at front”
 of 5 bubbles Debz0632015, Oct 16, 2016 | Read review
“Ask for a room with a view”
  • Mould in shower
  • Mould in shower
  • View from carpark
  • Fridge door needs cleaning
 of 5 bubbles DennisN55, Oct 5, 2016 | Read review
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