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4.1 out of 5

"I stayed in the premier room. Can not fault it, everything was perfect 👌 " More

By a verified traveller on Thu 05 Mar 2020

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Hotel Description

At Southgate Motel you'll be within a 20-minute stroll of Mount Gambier Catholic Parish and Cave Gardens. Highlights at this hotel include a restaurant, an outdoor swimming pool, and free self parking.

You can enjoy free WiFi, coffee/tea makers, and safes, featured in all 52 rooms. Minibars provide refreshments, and room service is also available. Pillowtop beds and premium bedding invite a comfortable night's sleep, and you'll find nice touches like free toiletries. Hair dryers, phones, and irons/ironing boards are also available.

At the hotel's own bar/lounge, you can stop for a drink. Enjoy the sauna, seasonal outdoor swimming pool, kids' swimming pool, and pool loungers. A conference center and a business center are among the business amenities offered. Added amenities include free WiFi in public areas and laundry facilities. Each morning buffet breakfast is served between 6:30 AM and 9:30 AM. There's also the convenience of RV/bus/truck parking.

Places within a 30-minute walk of this 3.5-star Mount Gambier hotel include Mount Gambier Central and Olympic Park.

Deluxe Room, 1 King Bed

Bed Count 1 King Bed Maximum Occupancy 2 Max
AU$126* Per night/room 8 Aug. - 9 Aug.

Deluxe Room, King Twin

Bed Count 1 King Bed Maximum Occupancy 3 Max

Premier Room, 1 King Bed

Bed Count 1 King Bed Maximum Occupancy 2 Max

Apartment, 3 Bedrooms

Bed Count 2 King Beds Maximum Occupancy 6 Max

Southgate Motel ratings based on 419 Verified Reviews

Review Summary
4.1 out of 5 4.0 out of 5.0
Room cleanliness 4.0 out of 5.0
Service & staff 4.0 out of 5.0
Room comfort 3.5 out of 5.0
Hotel condition 3.5 out of 5.0

Guest reviews for Southgate Motel

Everyone (209) Couples (138) Business (2) Family (68)
5 out of 5
I stayed in the premier room. Can not fault it, everything was perfect 👌

Posted by on 5 Mar. 2020

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6 Mar. 2020 by Jessie

Thanks so much for the review!

5 out of 5
Hotel was excellent position close to tourist destinations and next door to supermarket. A sauna upon arrival was great. Pool and spa looked inviting but was a bit cold. King size bed was great and comfortable. Cleanliness was perfect.

Posted by , from Werribee on 28 Feb. 2020

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2 Mar. 2020 by Jessie

Thank you Keith! We're glad to hear you enjoyed your stay here at Southgate Motel in Mount Gambier.

4 out of 5
Good big rooms/ bed good shower nice pool . Was here for a wedding food and drinks service fantastic

Posted by on 11 Feb. 2020

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11 Feb. 2020 by Jessie

Thanks for the lovely feedback! We're glad to hear you enjoyed your stay, and hope to have you back.

4 out of 5

Posted by on 29 Jan. 2020

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31 Jan. 2020 by Jessie

Hope to see you again soon!

5 out of 5
The entire room was exactly what was on the website and the bath was the best

Posted by on 28 Jan. 2020

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31 Jan. 2020 by Jessie

Thank you for the feedback!

5 out of 5

Posted by on 25 Jan. 2020

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28 Jan. 2020 by Jessie

Thanks for the great feedback!

5 out of 5

Posted by on 11 Jan. 2020

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13 Jan. 2020 by Jessie

Thank you for the feedback!

4 out of 5

Posted by on 6 Jan. 2020

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6 Jan. 2020 by Jessie

Thanks for the feedback!

3 out of 5

Posted by on 1 Jan. 2020

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6 Jan. 2020 by Jessie

Good afternoon. Please contact us so that we can further investigate your concerns.

4 out of 5

Posted by on 30 Dec. 2019

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31 Dec. 2019 by Jessie

Thank you! We hope you enjoyed your stay in Mount Gambier.

Renovations + Closures

Due to COVID-19, this property’s food and beverage options may be limited.

Property Features

Southgate Motel offers its guests an outdoor pool, a sauna, and a children's pool. There's a restaurant on site. You can enjoy a drink at the bar/lounge. A computer station is on site and WiFi is free in public spaces. You'll find a business center on site. A terrace, barbecue grills, and a garden are also featured at the business-friendly Southgate Motel. Self parking is free. This 3.5-star Mount Gambier hotel is smoke free.

  • 52 guestrooms or units
  • 2 levels
  • 80 sq ft of conference space
  • Dining venue
  • Bar or lounge
  • Poolside lounge chairs
  • Umbrellas for the pool
  • Conference center
  • Business facilities
  • Breakfast available (surcharge)
  • Dry cleaning
  • Self-service laundry
  • Front desk (limited hours)
  • Express check-out
  • Storage area for luggage
  • Front-desk safe
  • Concierge
  • Wedding services available
  • Terrace
  • Garden
  • BBQ grill(s)
  • Outdoor picnic space
  • Newspapers in lobby (free)
  • Television in lobby
  • Elevator
  • No smoking on site

Family Friendly Amenities

  • Family property
  • Outdoor pool
  • Children's pool
  • Free WiFi
  • Laundry facilities

Internet

Available in all rooms: Free WiFi

Available in some public areas: Free WiFi

Parking

Free self parking , RV, bus, truck parking

Transport

  • Airport: Mount Gambier, SA (MGB) (12.9 km / 8 mi)
  • Parking: Free self parking

Room Amenities

Southgate Motel offers 52 air-conditioned accommodations with minibars and safes. Pillowtop beds feature premium bedding. Guests can surf the web using the complimentary wireless Internet access. Bathrooms include complimentary toiletries and hair dryers. Business-friendly amenities include desks and phones. Additionally, rooms include coffee/tea makers and irons/ironing boards. Housekeeping is provided daily.

  • Pillowtop beds
  • Minibar
  • In-room dining (limited hours)
  • Coffee maker
  • Luxury bedding
  • Housekeeping (daily)
  • Hair dryer
  • Safe
  • Toiletries (free)
  • Telephone
  • Iron and ironing board
  • Desk
  • Blackout drapes
  • Air conditioning
  • Ensuite bathroom
  • Wardrobe or closet

Food & Drink

For a fee, guests can enjoy buffet breakfast daily from 6:30 AM to 9:30 AM.

Southgate Motel has a restaurant on site.

Room service (during limited hours) is available.

Nearby Activities

An outdoor pool and a children's pool are on site. Other recreational amenities include a sauna.

Hotel Policies

Check-in

  • Check-in time starts at 2:00 PM
  • Check-in time ends at 10:00 AM
  • Minimum check-in age is: 18

Special check-in instructions:

The front desk is open daily from 7:30 AM - 9:30 AM. Front desk staff will greet guests on arrival.

Due to COVID-19, this property's food and beverage options may be limited pursuant to local regulations.

The front desk at this property is open daily from 7:30 AM - 9:30 AM.
Front desk staff will greet guests on arrival.

Check-out

  • Check-out by 10:00 AM

Payment types

Children and extra beds

  • Children are welcome.
  • Rollaway/extra beds are not available.
  • Cribs (infant beds) are not available.

Pet Policy

  • No pets allowed, but service animals are welcome

Policies

Charges for extra guests may apply and vary according to property policy.

A credit card for incidental charges and government-issued photo identification may be required upon check-in.

Special requests are subject to availability at the time of check-in. Special requests can't be guaranteed and may incur additional charges. The name on the credit card used at check-in to pay for incidentals must be the primary name on the guestroom reservation. This property advises that enhanced cleaning and guest safety measures are currently in place.Disinfectant is used to clean the property; commonly-touched surfaces are cleaned with disinfectant between stays; bed sheets and towels are laundered at a temperature of at least 60°C/140°F.Social distancing measures are in place; a shield is in place between staff and guests in main contact areas; temperature checks are available to guests; guests are provided with hand sanitizer.Contactless check-in and contactless check-out are available.Each guestroom is kept vacant for a minimum of 48 hours between bookings.The property affirms that it adheres to the Safe Travels (WTTC - Global) sanitization guidelines.

  • Service animals are allowed
  • Service animals are exempt from fees/restrictions
  • Staff temperature checks are not conducted regularly
  • Temperature checks are available to guests
  • Bed sheets and towels are washed at a temperature of at least 60°C/140°F
  • Commonly touched surfaces are cleaned with disinfectant
  • Property confirms they are implementing guest safety measures
  • Contactless check-out is available
  • Property is cleaned with disinfectant
  • Staff do not wear personal protective equipment
  • Debit cards not accepted
  • Property follows sanitisation practices of Safe Travels (WTTC - Global)
  • Protective clothing is not available for guests
  • Shield between guests and staff in main contact areas
  • Guests are provided with free hand sanitiser
  • Staffed front desk
  • Social distancing measures are in place
  • Contactless check-in is available
  • No rollaway/extra beds available
  • No cots (infant beds) available
  • Property confirms they are implementing enhanced cleaning measures
  • Individually wrapped food options are not available
  • Gap period enforced between guests' stays 48 hours

Fees

Optional extras

The fees and deposits listed below will be charged at the time of service, check-in, or check-out.

  • Breakfast fee: between AUD 15 and AUD 22 per person (approximately)
  • Credit card charges are subject to a surcharge

This may not be a comprehensive list. Fees and deposits are subject to change and might not include tax.

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You should know

  • The seasonal pool will open in September and close in April.
  • Registered guests are the only ones allowed to be in guestrooms.
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