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114 Church St, Penola, South Australia 5277 Australia
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Coonawarra Motor Lodge is located in Penola, the heart of the Coonawarra Wine District. Visit our website or phone us direct for the very best rates and options. We offer clean, comfortable and affordable accommodation for travelers, holiday makers, business and families. All rooms have Queen beds, Air-con, En-suite bathroom, TV, free WiFi, tea and coffee facilities. Local attractions include 20 something cellar doors, specialty shops and galleries, well known restaurants, Mary MacKillop Centre, Naracoorte Caves and a short drive to Mt Gambier and the coastal towns of Robe and Beachport.
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Air conditioning
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Non-smoking rooms
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AllyB wrote a review Aug 4
Adelaide, Australia27 contributions9 helpful votes
Spacious, modern and very clean rooms. Great location for exploring local wineries. Max offered great recommendations for places worth visiting. Very good value. Easy walk into Penola or to quite a few cellar doors. Highly recommend.
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Date of stay: July 2020
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Alyce A wrote a review Jul 2020
Mount Gambier, Australia49 contributions3 helpful votes
Stopped in for 1 night to save driving home after wine tasting and dinner. Clean and comfortable, all we needed for the night. Great location as quick walk to centre of penola for pubs and cafes etc. And short drive, or ride, or use the walking trail to visit many great wineries.
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Date of stay: July 2020Trip type: Traveled as a couple
Penny wrote a review Jul 2020
Adelaide, Australia22 contributions4 helpful votes
The facilities in my room were clean, modern and I didn’t want for anything. Great value for money and location. I’ll likely be a return visitor as it exceeded my expectations. Thanks to all the team @ the Lodge.
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Date of stay: July 2020
Brenton McCourt wrote a review May 2020
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Both my Wife and I stayed here for 2 weeks for business, the most amazing hosts we have ever come across. Di & Max go well and truly beyond all expectations and are exceptional people hands down. would we recommend staying at the Coonawarra Motor Lodge? A big YES from both Tina & myself......10 STARS.
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Date of stay: March 2020
Trip type: Traveled on business
Room Tip: Just a quick call to the most amazing hosts, Di & Max...….ask what you need
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tisard78 wrote a review Mar 2020
Melbourne, Australia7 contributions3 helpful votes
Was an excellent stay. Really central to restaurants. The shower is excellent (pressure, space and continuously hot water). The beds are king size. I was there with my partner and the bed was so big it was like she was wasn’t there at all. Best sleep ever! Restaurants are limited. The royal oak was really good value. Local beer is excellent Mixed grill at the prince of Wales. Love a Mixed grill, reminds me of a time 25 years ago. Hard to find these days.
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Date of stay: March 2020Trip type: Traveled as a couple
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Frequently Asked Questions about Coonawarra Motor Lodge
Which popular attractions are close to Coonawarra Motor Lodge?
Nearby attractions include Petticoat Lane (0.5 miles), Mary MacKillop Interpretive Centre (0.5 miles), and The Mary MacKillop Stable School Park (0.4 miles).
What are some of the property amenities at Coonawarra Motor Lodge?
Some of the more popular amenities offered include free wifi, free parking, and reduced mobility rooms.
Which room amenities are available at Coonawarra Motor Lodge?
Top room amenities include air conditioning, a flat screen TV, and a refrigerator.
What food & drink options are available at Coonawarra Motor Lodge?
Guests can enjoy barbeque facilities during their stay.
Is parking available at Coonawarra Motor Lodge?
Yes, free parking is available to guests.
What are some restaurants close to Coonawarra Motor Lodge?
Conveniently located restaurants include Pipers of Penola, Upstairs, and Vintage Cafe.
Is Coonawarra Motor Lodge located near the city center?
Yes, it is 0.7 miles away from the center of Penola.
Are there any historical sites close to Coonawarra Motor Lodge?
Many travelers enjoy visiting Petticoat Lane (0.5 miles) and Sharam Cottage (0.6 miles).
Is Coonawarra Motor Lodge accessible?
Yes, it offers reduced mobility rooms. For specific inquiries, we recommend calling ahead to confirm.