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Southgate Motel
Southgate Motel
Southgate Motel
Southgate Motel
Southgate Motel
Southgate Motel
Southgate Motel

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8.2

Excellent

793 reviews

793 reviews

Housekeeping6
Shops2
Car Park2
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8

Excellent

Location rating score

Excellent location
Parking
FREE
Nearby landmarks
The Lady Nelson Visitor and Discovery Centre 880 m
Mount Gambier Rsl War Museum 1.1 km
Main Corner Complex 1.2 km
Centenary Tower 1.7 km
Blue Lake 2.1 km
The Blue Lake 2.1 km
Cave Gardens 2.2 km
Tantanoola Caves Conservation Park 2.5 km
The Valley Lake 3.0 km
Mount Gambier Farmers Market 3.6 km

Southgate Motel

175 Commercial Street, Mount Gambier, Mount Gambier, Australia, 5290 - See map

The car parking and the Wi-Fi are always free, so you can stay in touch and come and go as you please. Conveniently situated in the Mount Gambier part of Mount Gambier, this property puts you close to attractions and interesting dining options. Don't leave before paying a visit to the famous Mount Gambier Airport. Rated with 4 stars, this high-quality property provides guests with access to restaurant, hot tub and spa on-site.

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Highlights

Check-in [24-hour]

Free Wi-Fi in all rooms!

Hot tub

Sauna

Daily housekeeping

Hygiene Plus
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Safety Features
Staff trained in safety protocol
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Preventative Equipment
Hand sanitizer
Health and Medical
First aid kit
Doctor/nurse on call

Facilities

Car park

Free Wi-Fi in all rooms!

Check-in/out [express]

BBQ facilities

Swimming pool [outdoor]

Hot tub

Luggage storage

Check-in [24-hour]

Value for money7.7
Location rating8.0

Rooms available at Southgate Motel

Excellent
Room comfort & quality

8.2

Three-Bedroom Apartment
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  • Room size: 180 m²/1938 ft²
  • Shower and bathtub
  • 1 queen bed & 2 single beds...
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Deluxe Twin Room with King and Single Bed
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  • Room size: 36 m²/388 ft²
  • Mountain view
  • 1 king bed and 1 single bed
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Premier King Room
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  • Room size: 50 m²/538 ft²
  • Garden view
  • 1 king bed
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Deluxe King Room
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  • Room size: 36 m²/388 ft²
  • Garden view
  • 1 king bed
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Deluxe Twin Room
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  • Room size: 36 m²/388 ft²
  • 1 single bed and 1 king bed
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Apartment
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  • Room size: 125 m²/1345 ft²
  • 2 king beds and 2 single be...
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Double Queen Bed Non Smoking
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    APARTMENT QUEEN BED 2 BEDS 2 QUEEN BEDS AIR CONDITIONED FOR NON-SMOKERS WITH KITCHEN SITTING AREA
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      APARTMENT 2 QUEEN BEDS 2 TWIN BEDS FOR NON-SMOKERS
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          Frequently asked questions

          Does Southgate Motel have a hot tub?

          A hot tub is one of the facilities available at Southgate Motel.

          How much does it cost to stay at Southgate Motel?

          Room rates depend on the dates, room types, and number of guests, so please click here to see the latest and best deals from Agoda!

          What time is check-in and check-out at Southgate Motel?

          Check-in is from 02:00 PM, and check-out is until 10:00 AM. You may request early check-in or late check-out during booking, subject to availability. Guests checking in or out before or after the designated periods may be charged an additional fee. The motel offers luggage storage to guests for before check-in and after check-out. The motel also offers 24-hour check-in.

          How do I get to Southgate Motel?

          Parking is free for guests. Self-parking is conveniently available at the motel. If you're looking for an easy way to get around Mount Gambier with private transportation, the motel can arrange car rental for you.

          Is breakfast offered at Southgate Motel?

          Start your mornings right, with the continental and buffet breakfast options offered at Southgate Motel. Adults can enjoy breakfast offered with an additional charge of 22 AUD if not included in the room rate. You may save on breakfast costs with Agoda by booking a room with breakfast, which is often included for less than buying it at the motel.

          What is the smoking policy at Southgate Motel?

          Southgate Motel does not permit smoking in any of its rooms, but allows smoking in designated areas.

          What is the closest airport to Southgate Motel?

          The closest airport to Southgate Motel is Mount Gambier Airport, 9.8 km away.

          What restaurants are nearby Southgate Motel?

          Southgate Motel is located in Mount Gambier, famous for good restaurants such as Mount Gambier Laundry & Cafe, The Gates at Southgate and NHMG.

          What popular shopping places are close to Southgate Motel?

          Shopping options in Southgate Motel’s Mount Gambier neighborhood include Mount Gambier Farmers Market.

          What are popular attractions near Southgate Motel?

          Southgate Motel is located in Mount Gambier area, which is famous for attractions such as Mount Gambier Rsl War Museum and Centenary Tower.

          What popular natural sightseeing spots are close to Southgate Motel?

          Southgate Motel is located within Mount Gambier, which makes it conveniently close to natural sights including Blue Lake, Cave Gardens and Tantanoola Caves Conservation Park.

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          What people love about Southgate Motel

          • 10

            Exceptional
            Location

            "All was good in our stay - cleanliness, location from city / attraction, quietness, parking."

            Geetha

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            April 22, 2022

          • 8.8

            Excellent
            Spaciousness

            "Room was very spacious with all the basic facilities."

            Praveen

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            April 5, 2021

          • 10

            Exceptional
            Location

            "Ver close to shops and felt comfortable staying at south gate"

            Swapna

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            December 31, 2020

          Property ranking|Compared to 62 Mount Gambier properties
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          Room comfort score
          8.2/10
          Location score
          8/10
          Cleanliness score
          7.9/10
          Value for money score
          7.7/10
          Better than
          95
          %
          of Mount Gambier properties
          Better than
          84
          %
          of Mount Gambier properties
          Better than
          82
          %
          of Mount Gambier properties
          Better than
          81
          %
          of Mount Gambier properties
          Overall rating:

          8.2

          Excellent
          793 reviews
          Cleanliness
          7.9
          Facilities
          7.4
          Location
          8.0
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          More about Southgate Motel

          More about Southgate Motel

          Southgate Motel

          Enjoy all the sightseeing options of Mount Gambier with a stay at Southgate Motel. Stay flexible with your holiday planning when you're in Mount Gambier at Southgate Motel, just 9.8 km from Mount Gambier Airport.
          The facilities and services provided by Southgate Motel ensure a pleasant stay for guests. Post your pictures and answer your emails whenever you want, with the motel's free Wi-Fi internet access. The motel provides car hire services to help you find what you want in Mount Gambier. Parking is available and free, provided by the motel for guests with their own transportation.
          While lodging at this wonderful motel, the helpful staff at the front desk can assist you with multiple services that include concierge service, express check-in or check-out, luggage storage and safety deposit boxes. The motel's on-site laundromat, dry cleaning service and laundry service help you keep your favorite travel outfits clean so you can pack less. In-room conveniences include room service and daily housekeeping, so you can relax and enjoy your stay. The motel is entirely non-smoking, ensuring a clean air environment.
          Smoking is restricted to the designated smoking areas.


          Dining and things to do

          Start your vacation days in the best possible way. Begin every morning of your stay with an in-house breakfast. Never let hunger affect your travel plans! Restaurants on-site provide convenient and tasty dining options. Have fun at night with your travel companions right at the motel's bar. If you're truly selective about eating, you'll be grateful for the in-house BBQ facilities available here.
          To fill your days, be sure to check out the fantastic facilities offered at Southgate Motel. Pamper and indulge yourself with a visit to the hot tub, spa and sauna. The many offerings at Southgate Motel ensures you'll have plenty to do during your stay. No vacation is complete without a refreshing jump into the pool. For those who hate to miss a workout, a trip to the motel's fitness facility will keep you fresh and healthy.


          Reasons to stay here

          Rooms here are cheaper than 98% of accommodations in the city.
          This motel's food and dining score higher than 92% of accommodations in the city.
          Room comfort is said to be outstanding here, scoring higher than 95% of accommodations in the city.

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          Amenities and facilities
          Very good
          Facilities

          7.4

          Most talked about facilities

          Housekeeping

          13 mentions

          Breakfast

          3 mentions

          Swimming Pool

          3 mentions

          Internet

          2 mentions

          Languages spoken

          • English

          Accessibility

          • Wheelchair accessible

          Internet access

          • Free Wi-Fi in all rooms!
          • Internet services
          • Wi-Fi in public areas

          Things to do, ways to relax

          • Garden
          • Hot tub
          • Sauna
          • Spa
          • Swimming pool [outdoor]

          Cleanliness and safety

          • Anti-viral cleaning products
          • Breakfast in room
          • Breakfast takeaway service
          • Cashless payment service
          • Daily disinfection in all rooms
          • Daily disinfection in common areas
          • Doctor/nurse on call
          • First aid kit
          • Guest rooms seal after sanitization
          • Hand sanitizer
          • Hot water linen and laundry washing
          • Hygiene certification
          • Individually-wrapped food options
          • Physical distancing of at least 1 meter
          • Professional-grade sanitizing services
          • Protective screens in common areas
          • Room sanitization opt-out available
          • Rooms sanitized between stays
          • Safe dining setup
          • Sanitized kitchen and tableware items
          • Shared stationery removed
          • Staff trained in safety protocol
          • Temperature check for guests and staff

          Dining, drinking, and snacking

          • Alternative meal arrangement
          • Bar
          • BBQ facilities
          • Happy hour
          • Restaurants
          • Room service

          Services and conveniences

          • Air conditioning in public area
          • Concierge
          • Contactless check-in/out
          • Daily housekeeping
          • Dry cleaning
          • Elevator
          • Facilities for disabled guests
          • Food delivery
          • Heating in public area
          • Invoice provided
          • Laundromat
          • Laundry service
          • Luggage storage
          • Meeting/banquet facilities
          • Safety deposit boxes
          • Smoke-free property
          • Smoking area
          • Terrace

          For the kids

          • Family room
          • Kids meal
          • Kids safety features
          • Swimming pool [kids]

          Land sports

          • Golf course (within 3 km)

          Access

          • CCTV in common areas
          • CCTV outside property
          • Check-in/out [express]
          • Check-in/out [private]
          • Check-in [24-hour]
          • Fire extinguisher
          • Non-smoking rooms
          • Pets allowed
          • Safety/security feature
          • Security [24-hour]
          • Smoke alarms
          • Soundproof rooms

          Getting around

          • Car park [free of charge]
          • Car park [nearby]
          • Rental car
          Food and dining
          Breakfast options
          • Continental
          • Vegetarian
          • Full English/Irish
          • Gluten-free
          Restaurants on site

          The Gates Restaurant

          • Cuisine: American, Asian, Australian
          • Menu: Buffet, A-la-carte
          Location
          175 Commercial Street, Mount Gambier, Mount Gambier, Australia, 5290
          Excellent
          Location

          8

          Property policies
          Children and extra beds

          Extra beds are dependent on the room you choose. Please check the individual room capacity for more details.

          All children are welcome.

          Infant 0-1 year(s)
          Stay for free if using existing bedding.
          Baby cot/crib may be requested directly from the property.
          Children 2-3 year(s)
          Stay for free if using existing bedding.
          If you need an extra bed, it will incur an additional charge.
          Guests 4 years and older are considered as adults
          Must use an extra bed which will incur an additional charge.
          Others
          • When booking more than 5 rooms, different policies and additional supplements may apply.
          Some helpful facts

          Check-in/Check-out

          • Check-in from14:00
          • Check-out until10:00

          Extras

          • Breakfast charge (unless included in room price)22 AUD

          The property

          • Number of rooms 52

          Reviews of Southgate Motel from real guests

          Provided by verified guests of Agoda
          7.7
          /
          10
          Cleanliness7.9
          Facilities7.4
          Location8.0
          Room comfort and quality8.2
          Service7.8
          Value for money7.7
          High score for Mount Gambier
          Rating
          9+ Exceptional (19)
          8-9 Excellent (13)
          7-8 Very Good (26)
          6-7 Good (13)
          <6 Below Expectation (11)
          Time of the year
          Mar - May (13)
          Jun - Aug (20)
          Sep - Nov (14)
          Dec - Feb (35)
          All guests (114)
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          10.0
          Exceptional
          Geetha from Australia
          Family with teens
          Deluxe Twin Room with King and Single Bed
          Stayed 2 nights in April 2022

          Location & Cleanliness”

          All was good in our stay - cleanliness, location from city / attraction, quietness, parking. Only downside is that water pressure in the shower drops during peak hours around 7-8am. Will stay again.

          Reviewed April 22, 2022

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          10.0
          Exceptional
          Meredith from Australia
          Couple
          Deluxe King Room
          Stayed 6 nights in February 2019

          Exceptional”

          The King Size bed had a wonderful mattress. The room was very spacious and was cleaned every day by friendly staff. Would definitely stay here again.

          Reviewed March 01, 2019

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          10.0
          Exceptional
          Swapna from Australia
          Family with young children
          Deluxe Twin Room with King and Single Bed
          Stayed 4 nights in December 2020

          Clean and comfortable ”

          Ver close to shops and felt comfortable staying at south gate

          Reviewed December 31, 2020

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          10.0
          Exceptional
          Andrew from Australia
          Couple
          Deluxe King Room
          Stayed 1 night in November 2019

          Enjoyable overnigh stay”

          Clean, quiet and comfortable room with renovated bathroom.

          Reviewed December 02, 2019

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          8.8
          Excellent
          Praveen from Australia
          Couple
          Deluxe King Room
          Stayed 3 nights in April 2021

          Excellent”

          Room was very spacious with all the basic facilities. Good location, close by to shops. However, noise from outside/other rooms were heard throughout the stay.

          Reviewed April 05, 2021

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          6.4
          Good
          Sarah
          Family with teens
          Deluxe King Room
          Stayed 1 night in April 2019

          Pretty disappointing”

          Lovely staff, working hard over the very busy Easter period. But the hotel leaves much to be desired. Pretty shabby state, though they are excited to annouce renovations will begins soon - which we could tell from the giant dumpster out our windows. Very thin walls, we heard the neighbouring family all evening and from 6am, plus the upstairs family who appeared to be dancing until the wee hours. There is a pool but the outdoor areas is quite ugly and uninviting.

          Reviewed April 21, 2019

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          4.4
          Abdallah from New Zealand
          Couple
          Stayed 1 night in February 2019

          Lousy and Noisy ”

          Book supposedly renovated deluxe king room based on picture advertised. But upon check in being given old and dated executive room with crack tiles in the bathroom. Okey fine, not bothering since only for a night. But after shower realised that we being given room facing main road with big truck pass every other minute! Whole room shake whole the night. We were driving from Melbourne to Adelaide and its supposed to be our rest stop but we unable to properly sleep. They said window are double glaze for noise reduction. You gotta be kidding me. And since room far from reception, we didn't get any wireless connection. Was very disappointed and check out early in the morning took more than 20 minutes. Avoid at any cost!

          Reviewed February 21, 2019

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          3.6
          Connie from Australia
          Couple
          Deluxe King Room
          Stayed 1 night in January 2021

          Pretty bad - go eslewhere!”

          Grotty place and very disappointing. Staff at front counter ok but otherwise a horror story. Furniture outdated and dirty room 👎👎👎👎

          Reviewed June 10, 2021

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          8.0
          Excellent
          David from United Kingdom
          Couple
          Stayed 1 night in May 2012

          Cut above most in this type of market”

          clean, comfortable, pleasant helpful staff, range of facilities, convenience of access

          i have to be honest and say that i do not normally expect motels to be of hotel standard, because whilst others may disagree, i see a motel basically as a one night or so stopover on a holiday or business trip, whereas i expect more of a hotel. whilst not plush in the top hotel sense the best western southgate motel could prove satisfactory in either category, particularly with its excellent range of services, good food and adequate parking. it is also well situated for local visiting and access to major routes.

          Reviewed May 11, 2012

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          6.7
          Good
          Pieter from Netherlands
          Couple
          Stayed 1 night in February 2014

          Convenient along the road motel, nothing special”

          Parking close to room, clean, convenient when on the road

          Nothing special, but the hotel is clean, ok, conveniently located when travelling through Mt Gambier. I could park my motorcycle immediately outside my room (not covered). Breakfast was mediocre (no cheese/ham)

          Reviewed February 23, 2014

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          5.0
          Peter from Australia
          Couple
          Stayed 1 night in July 2013

          A nice (but not a great) place for one night”

          Reasonably priced, easy to find and close to the blue lake

          My partner and I stayed at the Best Western Southgate Motel for a night in July, 2013 whilst we were traveling to Melbourne. In short, it was a nice - but not a great - place to stay. I'd stay there again as it was reasonably priced (thanks to Agoda) and the room was comfortable although somewhat aged and, resultantly, tired. The proximity of the hotel to Mt. Gambier's "Blue Lake" was great as it's a great place for a morning walk. The only real 'downer' was noticing (2 days after we'd checked out) that even though the accommodation charge was paid in full via the Agoda website about 2 weeks before we arrived, the goose on reception improperly charged in excess of $100.00 to the Amex card taken as 'security' at the time of checking in - which then necessitated 2 calls by me to have the charge reversed. That was an unnecessary headache.

          Reviewed July 29, 2013

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          8.7
          Excellent
          Robert from Australia
          Business traveler
          Stayed 1 night in July 2014

          Comfortable motel with good food”

          Location, Restaurant, Room comfort

          I have used this motel many times as it is well located and has a reasonable restaurant. The lasts visit has not changed my attitude. I will visiting again

          Reviewed August 04, 2014

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          7.0
          Very good
          susantha from Australia
          Group
          Stayed 2 nights in November 2014

          value for money ”

          clean , most importantly bedding was comfortable, value for money

          we will consider Best Western Southgate for future stays as its lived up to their advertisement. It clean (room carpets required cleaning) but other facilities offered are value for money.

          Reviewed November 24, 2014

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          6.3
          Good
          Clarence from Singapore
          Couple
          Stayed 1 night in June 2012

          Great location in Mt Gambier”

          good location, efficient service

          The rooms were large and well equiped. Another positive aspect of this motel is that they provide free interenet conection in all rooms. This was very useful for us as we made full use of the internet connection to plan our daily itinary. There are also many food options and supermarkets located within a short distance of the motel.

          Reviewed July 03, 2012

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          10.0
          Exceptional
          Elizabeth from Australia
          Couple
          Stayed 1 night in April 2012

          Nice hotel, great service, quiet location”

          Lovely restaurant and bar, room spacious

          As it was cold and wet during our stay, we did not have to get wet going to the restaurant or bar and the location was close to the hub of the city but not on a busy and noisy street. Staff were pleasant and helpful and we were amazed at the large size of our room.

          Reviewed April 28, 2012

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          10.0
          Exceptional
          Royce from Sri Lanka
          Couple
          Stayed 2 nights in March 2017

          Best bang for the buck in the area”

          Pretty much close to all the attractions. Although outdated the building and rooms were neatly presented. Saw a notice in our room saying the building will be renovated soon.

          Reviewed March 14, 2017

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          7.7
          Very good
          eng from Singapore
          Family with young children
          Stayed 1 night in June 2012

          Hotel rooms was huge and clean”

          Free wifi

          Hotel room was huge and clean, hotel also have free wifi. We booked a standard queen room for 3 people for abt Singapore dollar, good value I feel.

          Reviewed July 02, 2012

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          7.3
          Very good
          Ho from Hong Kong SAR, China
          Family with teens
          Stayed 1 night in July 2012

          spacious apartment with broken lock”

          very spacious

          pros: huge apartment, can fit in more than 8 people. nice kitchen convenient location cons: door lock was broken, staff can't help. we have to stay in our apartment for the whole night. can't even go to the other hotel room to visit my family.

          Reviewed July 23, 2012

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          8.0
          Excellent
          Louise from Australia
          Couple
          Stayed 1 night in February 2013

          Great Location”

          Very large rooms

          This hotel was easy to find on the main road into town. The rooms were large and comfortable.

          Reviewed February 18, 2013

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          9.6
          Exceptional
          AZMI from Malaysia
          Couple
          Stayed 1 night in December 2018

          Excellent”

          Clean, big room, good location, ample free parking, quick access to room.

          Reviewed December 31, 2018

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