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Newcastle, Australia
Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

We also booked this hotel with a group, 6 months prior to arrival and stayed 4 nights. We had a lovely stay and the staff were very accommodating, the accommodation was as expected (for a country motel) and breakfast was excellent. We booked a family room and I could not recall the quote ...maybe $190 per night at the maximum....

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Wollongong, Australia
Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

The room was great and at a higher expectation than I was expecting and the service was great and as it was hot on the day the staff turned the air conditioner on so the room was cool when I entered. Close to shops but still in a quiet location.

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Thank bettyhatcliffe
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

All round a welcoming, clean and cozy facility. Good service and friendly owners. Very quiet, centrally located. Great breakfast served to the room. Stayed a few times and can always count on them. Give Stuart a call to book!

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Thank Shottycanuk
Newcastle, Australia
Reviewed 1 week ago

We stayed in this motel as part of a group booking. Both myself and another group were expecting a price of about $180 per night for a family room but were charged $259 per night at checkout. We had researched the price on the internet prior to ringing up and it definitely was not over $200. I didn’t really need...

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Dianne N, Owner at Dawson Motor Inn, responded to this review

I believe that this comment is damaging our name and reputation of one of the best motels in Lismore. The quote that was originally given to this gentleman and other families staying the same duration for this annual event was $259 per night. Our base rate for this holiday season is $279 per night for 2 people + $10 extra...

Sydney, Australia
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We brought the family up for NY from Sydney. Couldn't expect more - the owners were delightful from the moment we arrived till we left, our room was well equipped & had a recent refurb that made it very comfortable. We had use of the esky round the pool which was great. Of course the prices are high over the...

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Thank 1st_Point_Review
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Very basic .Clean rooms and linen. Parking was a bit of a problem as parks not allocated to any room so if you go out and come back someone has used your car park. SUGGESTION. Number the parks to suit each room. Solve the issue. We had to park on the other side of reception where we couldn't see the...

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Thank Heather H
Brisbane, Australia
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

We stayed four nights here for a cricket carnival. Perfect position across from the fields and very handy to shops and restaurants. Very comfortable king size bed in the main bedroom whilst the single bed was separated into the living room. Stuart was a great host. Would stay here again.

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Thank Glengallen
Brisbane, Australia
Reviewed November 12, 2016 via mobile

After initially booking I emailed a couple of questions which Stuart responded to in quick time. Arrived to find a clean well maintained studio as advertised. Decor and amenities are a little dated but none the less well looked after. Beds were comfortable and reception were helpful with bedding requests and configuration.

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Thank Paul H
Sydney, Australia
Reviewed November 11, 2016

Having travelled back from Melbourne and stayed at a range of motels this was by far the best. The friendly service, excellent location, great value and above all beds for people over 6ft in height!!! The last one might not seem a biggie to everyone but I guarantee you the number one thing a weary traveller wants is a good...

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Thank jseagull23
Reviewed November 6, 2016

We have just stayed two nights here. Room, linen etc were good. So dissapointed though at 9am (8am to us) on Sunday morning when we were trying for a peaceful lay in to have a man, directly outside our window (so close and so loud) with first a whippnersnipper going up and down and then a roaring lawn mower!!! I...

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Thank Carolyn R
Dianne N, Owner at Dawson Motor Inn, responded to this review

Thank you for your feedback, glad you were happy with the room. We put a lot of effort into making sure our guests are comfortable and feel at home. I'm sorry you were woken by gardening outside. We endeavour to keep noise to a minimum, however as you note, the gardening was after 9am local time. As you were arriving...

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Amenities

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Pool
  • Free Parking
  • Room Service
About the property
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
  • Wheelchair access
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  • Pool
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Suites
  • Family Rooms
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  • Air Conditioning
  • Refrigerator in room
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  • Free Parking
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  • Self-Serve Laundry
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Stuart and Dianne,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 

Additional Information about Dawson Motor Inn

Address: 25 Dawson Street, Lismore, New South Wales 2480, Australia
Location: Australia > New South Wales > Lismore
Price Range: $75 - $108 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3.5 star — Dawson Motor Inn 3.5*
Number of rooms: 21
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