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Grand Central Motel
Ranked #9 of 17 Hotels in Mount Gambier
Horsham, vic
Level 4 Contributor
46 reviews
22 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
“Good place to stay”
Reviewed 24 April 2012

A great place to stay at a good price, very helpful reception lady with advice where to eat and sights to see... as others have said its basic but its clean and has everything you could want.room we were in has lcd tv and in built dvd which was handy.. very centrally located, close to cbd and shops/hotels/restaurants, and not a big drive to see the sights like the blue lake, breaky was very nice too!

  • Stayed April 2012, travelled as a couple
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Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 17 April 2012

Thoroughly enjoyable stay, unbeatable location,close to shops, restaurants and walking distance to several attractions. Comfortable beds, hot showers, excellent service and friendly helpful staff. Not luxurious but good enough and immaculate.

  • Stayed April 2012, travelled as a couple
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Norwich, United Kingdom
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9 reviews
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 25 March 2012

Good location for an overnight stop if travelling on the coastal road between Adelaide and Melbourne. Mount Gambier is a small town but there's plenty to occupy visitors for an afternoon and evening. 
Jenny is extremely helpful, providing maps, suggestions for things to do and places to eat at. 
The rooms are basic as you'd expect from motel but they are good value for money. Breakfast can be ordered at additional cost. 
Wifi is available in all rooms for additional charge. $10 for 3 hours is the minimum charge, which by Australia standards is cheap. 
Overall 4 out of 5. Basic but good value for money and very welcoming.

  • Stayed February 2012
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florida
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 February 2012

Jenny is a customer service driven operator with enough experience to do everything right. The room and bathroom are about as dated as you will find yet absolutely spotlessly clean. The sheets were crisp and towels even had a little flourish folding to them! Price for our late arrival/ early departure was a welcome perk. But expect very basic furnishings, commercial grade carpet, fluorescent light fixtures and vertical lovers on a window with leaks. The rooms are set behind the office vertically to a fairly busy road so road noise is minimized yet evident.
Depends on what you looking for, but Jenny and her obvious high standards overcome the property deficiencies especially for a one night stay on the road. We were arriving late and she made arrangements for us to get the key and our room was available. Would absolutely stay again.

  • Stayed February 2012, travelled with family
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Melbourne, Australia
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 September 2011

This motel is not the flashiest that we have stayed in but we did have a most enjoyable three night stay. The accommodation is very clean and comfortable. Jenny the owner was exceptionally friendly and only to happy to assist with any inquiries. Being so close to of town was a bonus as we were able to walk to the shopping strips and eateries without having to take the car. The added bonus is that either a continental or cooked breakfast is included in the tariff. We opted for the cooked breakfast which was both delicious and very generous. We will certainly stay here again on our next visit to Mt. Gambier. Highly recommended.

  • Stayed August 2011, travelled as a couple
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Property: Grand Central Motel
Address: 6 Helen St, Mount Gambier, South Australia 5290, Australia
Region: Australia > South Australia > Mount Gambier
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Ranked #9 of 17 Hotels in Mount Gambier
Price range (per night): ₹ 4,623 - ₹ 8,091
Hotel Class:3 star — Grand Central Motel 3*
Number of rooms: 23
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