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

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8.1

Excellent

792 reviews

792 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]

Complimentary WIFi in all rooms

Hot tub

Sauna

Daily cleaning

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

Complimentary WIFi 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 Room, Multiple Beds
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  • Room size: 43 m²/463 ft²
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Deluxe Room, Multiple Beds
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  • Room size: 43 m²/463 ft²
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Apartment
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  • Room size: 125 m²/1345 ft²
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Deluxe Room, Multiple Beds
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  • Room size: 43 m²/463 ft²
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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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      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 61 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
      84
      %
      of Mount Gambier properties
      Better than
      80
      %
      of Mount Gambier properties
      Overall rating:

      8.1

      Excellent
      792 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 93% of accommodations in the city.
      This motel's food and dining score higher than 91% 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

      • Complimentary WIFi 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 cleaning
      • Disabled facilities
      • Dry cleaning
      • Elevator
      • 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 vary by room. Please check each room's capacity for 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 6 or more rooms, special policies 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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      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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      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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      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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      10.0
      Exceptional
      Elizabeth from Australia
      Business traveler
      Stayed 1 night in January 2015

      Most Enjoyable”

      Staff, Comfort, location

      My stay was really excellent. The staff were accommodating, friendly and very helpful. Is it Jenny on the bar? So sorry to forget your name but you were outstanding.

      Reviewed February 03, 2015

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      8.0
      Excellent
      Paul from Australia
      Business traveler
      Stayed 1 night in August 2013

      Good valu for money country motel”

      Comfortable room, clean , valur for money meals

      Thoroughly enjoyed my one night stay, friendly staff, large comfortable & clean room. Only negative is that it is close to the Jubliee Highway and you do get truck noise at night, take some earplugs and you will be fiune.!!

      Reviewed August 12, 2013

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      6.4
      Good
      Sarah
      Couple
      Stayed 1 night in November 2017

      Clean but tired”

      Advertised at 45% off regular pricing and bringing it in line with its neighbouring property, we chose this one believeing it to be superior. Whilst room was clean, restuarant was closed for two days includng breakfast and bed was lumpy. Shower could not be temperature stabilised.

      Reviewed November 27, 2017

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      9.3
      Exceptional
      Basil from India
      Couple
      Stayed 1 night in August 2013

      excellent stay”

      cleanliness, comfortable room, near to shopping centres

      excellent stay.cleanliness, comfortable room, near to shopping centres

      Reviewed September 03, 2013

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      9.0
      Exceptional
      Yee from Malaysia
      Group
      Stayed 1 night in August 2015

      Impressive apartment unit”

      Spacious, helpful staff, value for money

      We stayed in the "apartment" unit, which used to be the manager's accommodation. It was spacious beyond our expectation, and very well equipped. It was home away from home for us for one night and we enjoyed our stay.

      Reviewed September 07, 2015

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      9.3
      Exceptional
      chun from Singapore
      Group
      Stayed 1 night in August 2013

      Relaxed and beautiful scenery ”

      Clean, friendly, comfortable

      Very friendly and efficient staff. Rooms are clean and comfortable.

      Reviewed August 26, 2013

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      8.0
      Excellent
      Zheng from Singapore
      Group
      Stayed 1 night in October 2013

      comfortable stay”

      reputable hotel chain, wifi and large rooms

      close to many local restaurant and a few minutes drive to a few shopping malls. Woolworths is right beside the hotel! convenient indeed

      Reviewed November 09, 2013

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