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4 reviews
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

The Schnitzel House has been a regular place for us to eat when we visit family. Last night we were less than impressed!! After a long wait, my parents meals came out first. About 15 mins later ours arrived. Aren't they supposed to all come out together?? Went to get some salad and was disappointed with what was on offer.... More 

Thank Dellie_girl
Adelaide, Australia
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42 reviews
8 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
Reviewed 16 August 2016

Late check in was no problem, as we were travelling from Adelaide later in the evening. Everything was ready for us. Friendly staff helped us and the room was clean and tidy. Extra blankets, but there was an aircon in the room, so it was lovely and warm. Shared facilities, but you can't expect everything in a small hotel. These... More 

Thank SkyeMaroc
Geelong, Australia
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45 reviews
4 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
Reviewed 6 August 2016 via mobile

Stayed overnight in one of the motel rooms, was older style but very clean, good value at $90 for 2 persons, (queen bed ) this also gave us a 25% discount on meals etc in venue. We purchased 2 medium schnitzels, with discount cost around $15 each with salad bar. Good meal, was very filling. Good value, centrally located.

Thank Lynda K
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28 reviews
9 hotel reviews
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Reviewed 29 July 2016 via mobile

We had dinner here one night as part of our great ocean road trip but not really somewhere we would go back to. The food we had wasn't terrible but it wasn't anything to rave about and my mums meal got completely forgotten and by the time they made it we had already completely finished eating and the table had... More 

Thank BLEC_Adelaide
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5 reviews
3 hotel reviews
Reviewed 20 May 2016 via mobile

The room was basic but clean and comfortable. The staff were friendly and helpful but did make us wait 30 minutes to check in as we forgot the time difference from Victoria. We just had a drink in the bar while we waited. Onsite bar and bistro were great. We had the Sunday roast special for just $10 each. Delicious... More 

Thank Jody G
Colonel Light Gardens
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76 reviews
15 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
Reviewed 22 March 2016 via mobile

Checked out the Entertainment Book and found the Federal Hotel House of Schnitzels. Lovely meal with a few drinks. They serve the Mini, Midi and Mega Schnitzels. Plenty of toppings to choise from. Sure you will enjoy. Plenty of patronage by lo locals which is a good sign.

Thank Les P
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25 reviews
4 hotel reviews
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Reviewed 24 January 2016 via mobile

Passing through Mount Gambier for a night and wanted to book a cheap room that was clean and nice and this fit the bill. Paid $90 and had a large room with ensuite that was clean and although these are the local pub rooms it was separate from the pub itself (next door rather than above). Very comfortable King size... More 

Thank Belinda M
Largs Bay, Australia
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3 reviews
Reviewed 8 January 2016 via mobile

This popular pub demands a booking for dinner in their 'House of Schnitzel' restaurant. I decided on a whim to eat there and had trouble getting a table....eventually the waitress let me eat at a 'reserved' table at 6:15pm....as long as I was finished by 7pm. The staff did not seem entirely efficient but were friendly enough. The wait to... More 

Thank Innika A
Adelaide, Australia
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174 reviews
30 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 54 helpful votes
Reviewed 7 September 2015 via mobile

Great pub with vibrant feeling. Stopped in here for lunch and the place was full! This day it was popular with the older crowd but we managed to nab the last table. The staff are fantastic and very friendly and did all they could to find us the table and even did some rearranging, The meal was reasonably priced and... More 

Thank dja_mr
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9 reviews
5 hotel reviews
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Reviewed 17 August 2015 via mobile

Didnt book a table walked in about 5:30pm the dining room was empty so we took our pick on a table, the decided to kill time in the front bar. Luckily we reserved the table we picked because when we went back to the dining room the place was packed around 6:30ish. Bit of a lengthy wait on the meal... More 

Thank Craig S

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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
The Federal Hotel Motel boasts a total of 14 rooms including 10 ensuite motel rooms and 4 hotel rooms with shared facilities. Our ensuite motel rooms are beautifully maintained with tea and coffee facilities, fridge, reverse cycle air conditioning and breakfast available upon request. We serve tradional pub meals in our front bar and our restaurant is a themed "House of Schnitzel" open for lunch and dinner every day, with lounge areas serving Vittoria Coffee available throughout the day. The Federal Hotel Motel is perfectly situated on the main street of the town central to the shopping precinct and all the local tourist attractions. At the end of our street you also run straight in to the major tourist attraction in the town ? The famous Blue Lake. The hotel also offers TAB & Lotteries facilities (gamble responsibly). Nestled in a beautiful part of the world in the South East of SA, on your trip you can enjoy some of the most beautiful attractions including the Blue Lake, numerous limestone caves, the Coonawarra wine region, plus much more, where you can relax and indulge in the abundant natural beauty of the region. If you are after warm and friendly service; clean, quiet and comfortable rooms; and close proximity to most attractions, then look no further than the Federal Hotel Motel. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Federal Hotel

Address: 112 Commercial St E, Mount Gambier, South Australia 5290, Australia
Region: Australia > South Australia > Mount Gambier
Price Range: ₹ 3,146 - ₹ 4,924 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — Federal Hotel 3*
Number of rooms: 13
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“There are rooms with a glass door to the balcony, or internal rooms.”
 of 5 bubbles SkyeMaroc, 15 Aug 2016 | Read review
“Ask to not be put in a room near kitchen, upstairs or downstairs.”
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 of 5 bubbles pathwinder, 16 May 2015 | Read review
“They are all good I stay in room 4 or 5.they are all large rooms”
 of 5 bubbles 210cherylw, 16 Sep 2013 | Read review
“Not a great choice of rooms as most face the road way but the noise was not a problem.”
 of 5 bubbles maatte47, 31 Dec 2012 | Read review
“all rooms noisy from road traffic”
 of 5 bubbles robertw203, 30 Dec 2012 | Read review
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