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4.6 out of 5

"Beautiful and relaxing stay. Really enjoyed the 2 nights we spent there. " More

By a verified traveller on Mon 18 May 2020

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Hotel Description

At Clarendon Chalets, you'll be 7.5 km (4.6 mi) from Blue Lake Reserve and 7.8 km (4.8 mi) from Umpherston Sinkhole. Highlights at this guest house include free self parking, a spa tub, and in-room kitchens.

TVs with DVD players are featured in all 5 rooms, and you can enjoy washers/dryers, free WiFi, and free wired Internet. Kitchens come with refrigerators, microwaves, and stovetops, making in-room dining convenient. Living rooms, dining areas, and private yards are also available.

This business-friendly guest house offers free WiFi in public areas, a garden, and barbecue grills. Other amenities include laundry facilities, a picnic area, and tour/ticket assistance. Continental breakfast is available daily between 7:00 AM and noon.

Sights within a 10-minute drive of this 4-star Ob Flat guest house include Mount Gambier Wildlife Park and Warreanga Forest Reserve.

Studio Chalet

Bed Count 1 Queen Bed Maximum Occupancy 2 Max
AU$146* Per night/room 1 Aug. - 2 Aug.

Garden Chalet

Bed Count 1 Queen Bed Maximum Occupancy 7 Max

Meadow Chalet

Bed Count 1 Queen Bed Maximum Occupancy 2 Max

Orchard Chalet

Bed Count 2 Full Beds Maximum Occupancy 6 Max

Avocado Chalet

Bed Count 1 Full Bed Maximum Occupancy 4 Max

Clarendon Chalets ratings based on 87 Verified Reviews

Review Summary
4.6 out of 5 4.5 out of 5.0
Room cleanliness 4.5 out of 5.0
Service & staff 4.0 out of 5.0
Room comfort 3.5 out of 5.0
Hotel condition 4.5 out of 5.0

Guest reviews for Clarendon Chalets

Everyone (28) Couples (34) Family (25)
5 out of 5
Beautiful and relaxing stay. Really enjoyed the 2 nights we spent there.

Posted by on 18 May 2020

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28 May 2020 by frank

Thank you ,love to have you back again ,

4 out of 5
unique little cottage very well set up clean and cosy

Posted by on 1 Feb. 2020

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5 out of 5
Claredon Chalets are beautifully appointed accomodation meeting all the needs of a family. Thae gardens are brilliant and the birds are highly entertaining. Peaceful country accomodation within great proximity of so many things to see and do.

Posted by on 3 Jan. 2020

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8 Jan. 2020 by frank

Thank you for the lovely words ,it helps us to keep going.

5 out of 5

Posted by on 30 Nov. 2019

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Comment from Hotel Management

3 Jan. 2020 by frank

Thank you for staying at Clarendon, it is family like yourself that make it a pleasure for us in hosting Frank& eve

2 out of 5
The room had a very bad odour when we arrived/ we left the screen open to allow fresh air in however this made no improvement. There was no one at reception so we couldn’t request a new room. I believe the smell was possibly a dead possum in the roof ???? Also the carpet was a type of rough hessian material which was very coarse on the feet. Overall a very disappointing stay 😐

Posted by on 1 Jan. 2019

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4 out of 5

Great chalet with serene ambience

Spent one night with family. Great location and serene ambience. Chalet was clean and comfortable. Enough room with two separated queen beds. Definitely recommend to anyone visiting Mount Gambier!

Posted by , from Melbourne on 20 Apr. 2017

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5 out of 5


From the moment you drove down the avenue of trees we knew this place was special and we we're right.

Posted by , from Adelaide Hills SA on 19 Mar. 2017

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1 out of 5


Pros: Leaving
On arrival, no-one in reception but they left a note. Room provided was not the cottage we had booked & paid for 6 months in advance. Instead, had an older & substandard room from about 30 years ago, woken at midnight by people one of the adjoining rooms who talked loudly for the next hour. Next morning, asked why we had been downgraded. They gave our cottage to someone else at the last minute...."..Oh, didn't we tell you...?". Then attempted to provide us with a small part-refund, but instead charged our credit card MORE.

Posted by , from Melbourne on 5 Jan. 2017

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5 out of 5

wonderful experience

Pros: the environment and the location is good. the hotel owner prepared milk, juice and bread for us.
Cons: the room is a little bit cool and the hair dryer doesn't work.

Posted by on 9 Nov. 2016

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4 out of 5

Studio Suite

We saw no staff but everthing was organised. A beautiful quiet spot. Room was very comfortable but the windows in the raked ceiling had no curtains and let way too much light in.

Posted by , from Adelaide on 16 Apr. 2016

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Property Features

As a guest of Clarendon Chalets, you'll find a spa tub, tour/ticket assistance, and barbecue grills. WiFi is free in public spaces. The business-friendly Clarendon Chalets also features a garden, a picnic area, and laundry facilities. Free self parking is available. This 4-star Ob Flat guesthouse is smoke free.

  • 5 guestrooms or units
  • 5 buildings
  • Breakfast available (surcharge)
  • Self-service laundry
  • Tour and ticket information
  • Wedding services available
  • Garden
  • BBQ grill(s)
  • Outdoor picnic space
  • No smoking on site

Family Friendly Amenities

  • Number of living rooms
  • Free WiFi
  • Kitchen
  • Laundry facilities
  • Separate dining area
  • Washer/dryer
  • Full-sized refrigerator/freezer
  • Microwave
  • DVD player


Available in all rooms: Free WiFi , Free wired Internet

Available in some public areas: Free WiFi


Free self parking


  • Airport: Adelaide, SA Airport (ADL) (449.8 km / 279.5 mi)
  • Parking: Free self parking

Room Amenities

Clarendon Chalets offers 5 air-conditioned accommodations with washers/dryers and DVD players. Accommodations offer separate living rooms and include desks. Accommodations at this 4-star guesthouse have kitchens with full-sized refrigerators/freezers, stovetops, microwaves, and separate dining areas. This Ob Flat guesthouse provides complimentary wired and wireless Internet access. Additionally, rooms include coffee/tea makers and hair dryers.

  • In-room kitchen
  • Washer and dryer
  • Dining room
  • Living room
  • Private outdoor space
  • Television
  • DVD player
  • Refrigerator (full size)
  • Microwave
  • Stove
  • Coffee maker
  • Kitchenware
  • Hair dryer
  • Desk
  • Air conditioning
  • Ensuite bathroom

Food & Drink

For a fee, guests can enjoy continental breakfast daily from 7:00 AM to noon.

Hotel Policies


  • Check-in time starts at 2:30 PM
  • Minimum check-in age is: 18


  • Check-out by 10 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


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

A cash deposit, credit card, or debit 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.

This property accepts credit cards.

  • No rollaway/extra beds available
  • No cots (infant beds) available


Optional extras

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

  • Fee for continental breakfast: AUD 8.00 for adults and AUD 8.00 for children (approximately)
  • Late check-out is available for a fee (subject to availability)

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

Hotel Names

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  • Clarendon Chalets House
  • Clarendon Chalets House Mount Gambier
  • Clarendon Chalets Mount Gambier
  • Clarendon Chalets Guesthouse Ob Flat
  • Clarendon Chalets Guesthouse
  • Clarendon Chalets Ob Flat
  • Clarendon Chalets Ob Flat
  • Clarendon Chalets Guesthouse
  • Clarendon Chalets Guesthouse Ob Flat
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*Price based on the lowest price found within past 24 hours and based upon one night stay for two adults over the next thirty days. Prices and availability subject to change. Additional terms may apply.