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1 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Not worth it, I would definitely recommend staying somewhere else, the prices may be cheap but that's for a reason!! Showers barely work, pretty much no hot water, service was bare and the accommodation was dirty! Maybe they should invest in new items for the places and new cleaners!

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1 Thank foodtasterfortripA
Newcastle, Australia
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 30, 2015

We went to a friends birthday party on 26 September and instead of driving straight home to Newcastle we decided to stay at Great Lakes Motor Inn for the night. On arriving at the motel at around 3.30pm, I had to wait in reception for half hour to check in. There was a sign on reception saying that if the... More 

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Thank Musska
Nelson Bay, Australia
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed April 7, 2015

I HIGHLY recommend people forget about this hotels existence! I paid $400 for 3 nights. When my partner and I had looked at the reviews we were laughing at how one review said (Tap does not turn off) and Karma hit us bad when we tried to use the tap in the bath room and it ran flat out and... More 

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1 Thank Kayla L

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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed April 6, 2015 via mobile

Arrived in Forster without booking and was definately prepared for something cheap and cheerful. Was given room key and opened door to find an overpowering smell of cheap air freshener. No ventilation and barely any windows, had to step over the bed to get into bathroom and couldnt get in shower without getting jammed behind the door. Eventually went out... More 

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2 Thank Kelly M
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed April 5, 2015 via mobile

Just finished our stay at Great Lakes Motor Inn and don't recommend it at all. They could not supply warm water let alone hot water for the showers even when the motel is only half full, but the reason for writing this is more about their totally poor attitude to this. So do yourself a favor and stay somewhere else... More 

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2 Thank Iain H
Sydney, Australia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 14, 2015

I stayed here for a few nights whilst travelling with my daughter. The room was spacious, clean and comfortable and they arranged for my check in after hours which was a great help. The staff were very helpful and being walking distance to everything in forster I didn't need my car which was a god send! I will definitely be... More 

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1 Thank annakin82
Surfers Paradise, Queensland, Australia
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 2, 2015

Older style travelling through motel. I stayed here overnight when driving up to Brisbane. It was suitable for my circumstances and walking distance to everything I needed. Only thing was the road outside is quite noisy with passing trucks but it's not the Great Lakes Motor Inn's fault.

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1 Thank Hugh J
Sydney, Australia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 13, 2014

i recently stayed for two nights during the week. The owner was friendly and pleasant to deal with. Perfect location to the beach and local shops. Rooms clean and comfortable, Would recommend this motel.

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1 Thank Frances P
Bowral, Australia
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed November 7, 2014

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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3 Thank Jennifer C
Broadbeach, Australia
2 reviews
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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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  • Pool
  • Room Service
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  • Pool
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
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Additional Information about Great Lakes Motor Inn

Address: 24 Head St, Forster, New South Wales 2428, Australia
Location: Australia > New South Wales > Forster
Price Range: $56 - $61 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — Great Lakes Motor Inn 3*
Number of rooms: 27
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