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Dawson Motor Inn

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25 Dawson Street, Lismore, New South Wales 2480, Australia
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I believed the images from the motel and read the reviews as usual but got a nasty surprise on arrival. I was not expecting an old,tired motel but it is. I could not believe the room would be that small. To be able to use the room at all we had to leave our luggage in the car.

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Brisbane, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

The Dawson Motel was fine for our two-night-away business trip. The management is excellent. We stayed in Rooms 3 & 4 which were well presented. Even though these are close to the front or street we slept well. Our breakfasts were yummy for a very cold morning and a long working day ahead.

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Thank Paul O
Gold Coast, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 17, 2016 via mobile

We arrived at Dawson Motor Inn after dark and were warmly greeted by Stuart, the Manager. It was lovely to be greeted by such a friendly, genuine person. We stayed in Family Rooms and they were spacious with a separate bedroom which was good. We ordered the complimentary breakfast and that was delivered to our rooms that evening. There is... More 

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Perth, Australia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 14, 2016 via mobile

We stopped in for just one night but were made to feel so welcome. The room was upgraded for us to a family suite and it was quite clean, comfortable and the complimentary breakfast was very welcome. We even got gluten free toast. Awesome little place.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 4, 2016 via mobile

We came here at 10:30 on a Saturday night with no booking (because we had a wedding and couldn't get out of Lismore because of flooding). The owner came to the front desk and welcomed us so politely and was very understanding about our situation and had a room for us to stay in. Amazing service, rooms very clean &... More 

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Coffs Harbour, Australia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 31, 2016

Nice place - tidy and welcoming. Was just there overnight so didn't use any of the other facilities. Close to town, but not right in the middle of the busyness. I'd stay there again as I I had no problems with it.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 23, 2016 via mobile

When i walked into the door i greeted my the Manager Stuart. He shook my hand and gave me a really safe and satisfied feeling. Our room was comfortable and just big enough. Bed was super comfy. We stayed in room 16 which was back from the road and close to the laundry. The room had everything we needed. The... More 

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Brisbane, Australia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 18, 2016

We visit Lismore for business in mid May for a couple of nights every year and always look for a good value motel to stay. Dawson offered a budget rate and included a continental breakfast included which was good for us making an early start. The city is popular with sporting comps around this time as well as the Gemfest... More 

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Sydney, Australia
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 12, 2016

Room was a bit old but it was immaculate and I did get a decent night's sleep. The only bit I didn't like was the bathroom sink being separate from the bathroom. The internet connection was good, which surprised me for a motel in the regional areas.

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1 Thank wwwqi
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 8, 2016 via mobile

A nice place to stay. Rooms were large and the staff were very pleasant to deal with. The only thing I didn't like was the water pressure in the shower. Stayed in the family room and the beds were comfy with an adjoining bathroom. Will stay again.

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Amenities

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  • Pool
  • Free Parking
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Room Service
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  • Pool
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  • Suites
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Family Rooms
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  • Air Conditioning
  • Refrigerator in room
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  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Free Parking
  • Room Service
  • Dry Cleaning
  • Business Center with Internet Access
  • Laundry Service
  • 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: $80 - $116 (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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